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Follow Friday: A Global Mix, from Cairo, Istanbul, and Seoul to America’s East Coast

Cultural interchange is the word for these five galleries, with Egyptian and Bulgarian artists being shown in the U.S., an American artist conceiving works inspired by European cityscapes, and strongholds in Istanbul and Seoul promoting the Turkish and Korean art scenes on the international stage.

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art

Based in Scarsdale, NY, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art represents a number of contemporary artists born in the U.S., while also bringing a range of international artists into the upstate area. The gallery’s collection of works by American artists includes the seemingly molten bronze sculptures of David Kimball Anderson, painter Linda Touby’s sparse but intense abstractions, DJ Leon’s multimedia pop-cultural collages, the abstract but referential paintings of Stanford Kay, and Susan Wides’s bright images of New York City scenes; among the gallery’s international artists are Japanese-French duo Minimiam, Dominican painter Antonio Carreno, and Chinese abstractionist Yangyang Pan. Madelyn Jordon’s current exhibition flips the direction of its global exchange, showing “An American in Paris,” Lawrence Kelsey’s oil paintings of the iconic city.

 

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