David Stone
With "Dancing Squares" at the Octagon, RIVAA Completes Opening Sequence
Alexandre Tolipan for Gallery RIVAA

With its opening last week of Tad Sudol's Dancing Squares at The Octagon, The Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association completed its sequence of post lockdown openings. In September, they opened Vernissage XIX, delayed from March.

With "Dancing Squares" at the Octagon, RIVAA Completes Opening Sequence
Alexandre Tolipan for Gallery RIVAA

At the Octagon, artists take advantage of well lighted space, welcoming visitors as well as residents, and are invited to feature limited works of art that may be lost in larger events.

In previous shows at the new Octagon set up, Laura Hussey, then Ioan Popoiu showed off their paintings in planned three-month tenures.

With "Dancing Squares" at the Octagon, RIVAA Completes Opening Sequence
Alexandre Tolipan for Gallery RIVAA

The Octagon Gallery, 888 Main Street, Lobby Entrance, is open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. daily. The Main Gallery at 527 Main Street opens from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.