Monday, November 22, 2010

Gulgun Aliriza MFA '07

Exhibition: Evolution of a Gallery GREEN MOUNTAIN TO BLUE MOUNTAIN

A landmark exhibition which includes works by many illustrious artists including Gretna Campbell, Paul Georges, Lois Dodd, Robert De Niro, Sr, Rudy Burckhardt, and Robert Henry. Altogether 80 artists are represented who at one time were affiliated with Green Mountain Gallery, Blue Mountain Gallery, or both. Among the artists are Margaret Grimes and Gulgun Aliriza.

Lucien Day opened Green Mountain Gallery on Perry Street in 1968 and it evolved into an artist's cooperative as the Blue Mountain Gallery, now at its home in Chelsea.

The full color catalogue is available on line at or directly at

In it, the artists write very personally about their memories of the people and events in this gallery's long and lively history.

To celebrate this special event, there is a panel discussion , The Power of the Co-Op Model, on Thursday, December 9, 7 -8:30, and a concert by the First Street Woodwind Quintet, Saturday December 18, 2-4 pm.

Also available at the gallery, documentation of forty years of exhibitions, announcements, and photographs as well as papers from Lucien Day's memoirs and from the formation of Blue Mountain Gallery.

November 30 - December 30, 2010
RECEPTION: Thursday December 2, 5-8 pm
Blue Mountain Gallery
530 West 25th St. 4th Floor
Chelsea, NY

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