“In comparing these figures, the artist prompts us to ask where the real power lies — totalitarian military might or Web-age celebrity — and how the mass media work to reinforce or undermine its status. It’s an area that Wachtel, influenced by the Pictures generation, has been exploring since the 1980s.” -Michael Wilson, Artforum
“Julia Wachtel’s pictures are the stuff of serious play — a poetic simulation of everything wonderful and horrible all at once, part pop culture, part formal, abstract construction.” -A.M. Homes, Vanity Fair
Julia Wachtel’s most recent exhibition at the gallery, Empowerment, has been reviewed in the September issue of Artforum and October issue of Vanity Fair.
Read the Vanity Fair article here and the Artforum review here.
“We’ve established a working language, and we’re looking to explore every little part of it to the fullest.” -Mark Barrow in Architectural Digest
Mark Barrow & Sarah Parke’s current exhibition at the gallery, wave, particle, string, has been reviewed by Architectural Digest. Read the full story here.
“Elizabeth Dee takes the artist’s presence one step further in a presentation that incorporates artists voices through pull quotes featured prominently on the booth walls. The text… ends up being a valuable entry point.”
Artsy named Elizabeth Dee’s Frieze New York 2015 presentation one of its seven standout booths. Read the full feature here.
More installation views below.
“Leo Gabin and Harmony Korine are known chums, with Korine discovering the Belgian group, and the trio later providing Korine with online videos to inspire the writing of Spring Breakers, but here lies a welcomed new front of their artistic bond: A dada novel remixed into feature film collage.” -David Bartner, Screen Slate
Leo Gabin’s current exhibition A Crackup at the Race Riots was featured on NYC film blog Screen Slate. Read the entire piece here.
Crackup… is on view through Saturday, March 28.
Mac Adams was mentioned in a recent review of Not Really: Fictive Narratives in Contemporary Art in The New York Times. Read the full review here.
Not Really is on view at the Castle Gallery at the College of New Rochelle through April 19.
“How would a guy make a quilt?” Joel Otterson asked himself when he began his foray into the craft.
“He would make it out of concrete and stone,” he answered. And so he did.
Joel Otterson is among the artists interviewed in a recent LA Times piece profiling the men included in Man Made: Contemporary Male Quilters at the Craft & Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles. Read the full article here.
Man Made: Contemporary Male Quilters is on view through May 3, 2015.
“…I started to find a way to make those uncertainties productive [in Gold Diamond Park], to use the energy to break works out of their usual state of being just one way, and to imagine them more as entities that had lives, developments, different states they could occupy in time.”
-Gabriele Beveridge, Dazed Digital, 2014
Gabriele Beveridge recently discussed her current exhibition at Elizabeth Dee, Gold Diamond Park. Read the full interview here.
Gabriele Beveridge’s current exhibition at Elizabeth Dee, Gold Diamond Park, was included in Artinfo’s recent selection of “5 Must-See Gallery Shows in New York.”
Read the entire write up here.
…Wachtel wants to place the viewer in “the landscape, in the political environment, the packaging environment, or the Internet environment — it’s all about being mixed up in this irrational, swirling universe of imagery and information.”
Julia Wachtel was recently profiled in Artinfo. Read the full feature here.
Mac Adams work was recently included in the publication Mouse Muse: The Mouse in Art (Monacelli Press).
To find out more about Mouse Muse read a recent write up here.