440 Gallery | Brooklyn NY

Shop talk, answers to your FAQs, and a peek behind the scenes of an artist-run fine art gallery in Park Slope

Intuition is My Ally: Spontaneity and Structure in the Work of Amy Weil

I was always drawing when I was younger, ever since I can remember.  I especially loved drawing horses as a child.   Now I am a painter, focusing on the medium … Continue reading

August 2, 2018

Personal Politics

by Nancy Lunsford The past few weeks have been an escalating nightmare across the world and at home: the Orlando massacre, then the bombings in Istanbul and Bangladesh followed by … Continue reading

July 16, 2016

Jay Friedenberg: Digital Impressionist

Recently, Jay Friedenberg was named a finalist in “Structures” for Exhibition Without Walls.  He was interviewed by the online gallery and discussed his process and scientific background at length.  It’s … Continue reading

May 8, 2016

Matisse et Moi

by Una LaMarche When I was ten years old, I held my first public reading. It was an important moment in my life, and so—in the same way that my … Continue reading

April 17, 2016

Gail Flanery on Creating Change in Her Practice

There is an excitement in my studio. It started when Karen Gibbons and Tom Bovo and I, from 440 Gallery, were pondering our group show in The Project Space. Our … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

New Skills, Old Tricks by Nancy Lunsford

One of the great things about working with a master in any field is learning how to avoid—and repair—the inevitable glitches and mistakes that one makes in learning a new … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Shanee Epstein Reflects on Becoming a Full Time Artist

Last June, I left my job as an educator. For over 30 years, I always balanced work, family and my art. On one hand, I had only 2 days a … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Making Art from Bones – Leslie Green Guilbault, Small Works Show 2012 artist

So many people have asked about the three pieces of art formed from animal bones in our current Small Works Show, we asked Leslie Green Guillbault to share some information … Continue reading

December 18, 2012

Petits Fours: Amy Williams’ Versailles, May 24-June 24

Opulent, decadent, rich, over-the-top are just some of the words used to describe the French Ancien Regime Palace of Versailles. With Petits Fours, Amy Williams’ solo exhibition at the 440 Gallery, … Continue reading

May 21, 2012

Be There Now

The phone rings. The dog barks at the door. Email calls, and Skype beckons. Someone has to pick the kids up from soccer practice. Nothing in your MFA program covered … Continue reading

May 21, 2012

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