The Evolution of FORGET ABOUT THAT SWEET FUCK BABY

From Poem to Audio to Film to Tribute to Must-Have Tee In case you’re wondering… The trajectory of the FORGET ABOUT THAT SWEET FUCK BABY tribute starts with a photo of Arleen by Toyo Tsuchiya from his No Se No series taken in 1983 (and shown at Howl! Happening in 2016). In it, she is … Continued

#HowlWrites Series: Featuring Quintan Ana Wikswo

In this autobiographical performance work, an American woman and a German woman go on a blind date in Berlin. As they eat, drink, and begin to dance, they discover their mothers were both patients of a Nazi gynecologist war criminal: one tortured in medical eugenics atrocities, the other celebrated as a SS officer’s pregnant wife. … Continued

Empire: An Arturo Vega Retrospective

Opening Reception: March 23, 2017 / 6 PM I want my paintings to look like what’s going on outside my window… —Robert Rauschenberg My ideas come from the streets. —Arturo Vega Howl! Happening is delighted to announce Empire: An Arturo Vega Retrospective—originally curated by Jade Dellinger for the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery of Florida SouthWestern State … Continued

Tom Murrin Archives & the Full Moon Show

On Sunday the 12th, Howl! will present the Full Moon Show. An homage to the great Performance Artist Tom Murrin, The Full Moon Show happens monthly on (you guessed it!) the full moon. The performance is always free to attend – and all are welcome. Howl! Happening houses the archives of Tom Murrin. Murrin, aka … Continued

Beth B VOYEUR / Lydia Lunch & Birdthrower

  Beth B VOYEUR opened on February 18th and we have lots of photos from the night to share. From Carlo McCormick to Anthony Haden-Guest to Curt Hoppe to Marcia Resnick, Howl! was packed with our favorite downtown folks. Next up on the calendar of events… Lydia Lunch and Birdthrower will be at the gallery … Continued

#HowlWrites Series: Featuring B.C. Edwards

This month we asked our programming director, BC Edwards to send along an excerpt from the collection of short stories he is currently working on. Recently he curated the 2017 installment of the Poetry Jukebox the launch for which is tonight at 7pm. The jukebox is a collaboration with the public space arts project Pianos … Continued

Beth B: Voyeur

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 18, 6–8 PM. Saturday, February 18– Thursday, March 16, 2017 Howl! Happening is pleased to present Beth B’s Voyeur, an installation of video, photography and sculpture that explores the varied perceptions of the female and male gaze. The exhibition enlists the viewer’s implicit participation with transgressive imagery and invites each person … Continued

Scooter LaForge Paints Flowers for Dior

Howl! Happening’s sensation Scooter LaForge kicked off Dior‘s U.S. launch of their latest scent “Poison Girl” at Up and Down last Tuesday night (Jan. 31) with spectacular florescent flowers. Covering the main room wall with large and lush flowers flowing through to the floor-to-ceiling mirrors in the loo, Scooter gave the minimalist bathroom a wake-up … Continued