Lower East Side Gallery Openings This Weekend

Christopher Saunders, Whitenoise no. 11 2011.

On the Lower East Side gallery scene, a few weekend openings to highlight.

First, Shane McAdams and Christopher Sanders present “The Fair & Open Face of Heaven,” an exhibition of paintaings and works on paper at the Allegra La Viola Gallery.

At Invisible Exports, there’s a group exhibition featuring works by Ron Athey, Walt Cassidy, Jesse Aron Green, Geof Oppenheimer and Sue Williams. The show, titled “The Displaced Person” explores the ideas of renewal and alienation.

And at the Woodward Gallery, Harlem-based street artist Royce Bannon curates a group show. Street and graffiti artists represented include: Cassius Fowler, Celso, Chris RWK, Cope2, Darkcloud, H.veng.Smith, Indie184, infinity, KA, Keely, Kenji Nakayama, Kosbe, Matt Siren, Moody, Nose Go, Royce B, Russell King, UR New York, Veng, and Wrona.  See below for details on three openings:

Allegra La Viola (tonight 6-9 p.m.), 179 East Broadway

Invisible Exports (tonight 6-8 p.m.), 14A Orchard Street

Woodward Gallery (Saturday 6-8 p.m.), 133 Eldridge Street