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Joanne Greenbaum in "Extreme Drawing; Ballpoint Pen Drawing Since 1950" at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art

March 24 - August 25, 2013

March 24, 2013

The origins of the ballpoint pen go back to the late nineteenth century, but it was only after World War II that the technology was perfected and the ballpoint achieved commercial success. With the rise of anti-art movements such as Fluxus in the 1960s, a number of notable artists made drawings using the ballpoint including Cy Twombly and Alighiero Boetti. The last decade has witnessed a steady increase in artists drawing with the pen, using approaches from the abject to the sublime. This survey includes work by Rita Ackermann, Bill Adams, Alighiero Boetti, Dawn Clements, Russell Crotty, Joanne Greenbaum, Il Lee, and Martin Kippenberger. This exhibition is curated by exhibitions director Richard Klein.

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Massimo Bartolini at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

- will travel to S.M.A.K., Ghent

February 1, 2013

The exhibition is curated by Dr Fiona Bradley, the Director of The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, and Philippe Van Cauteren, Director of S.M.A.K., Ghent, with Massimo Bartolini. It is accompanied by a new publication containing images of all the studioworks and both large installations, and a new conversation between Massimo Bartolini, Fiona Bradley and Philippe Van Cauteren.

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Joanne Greenbaum at greengrassi

with Jennifer Steinkamp. January 11 - February 23, 2013

January 11, 2013

D'Amelio Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Joanne Greenbaum at Greengrassi gallery in London. Alongside works by Jennifer Steinkamp, Greenbaum will present 100 paintings from her ongoing 1612 series.

Joanne Greenbaum curates 'Forget About the Sweetbreads' at James Fuentes

January 6 - February 3, 2013. Opening reception January 6, 6 - 8 pm.

January 6, 2013

Co-curated with Adrianne Rubenstein. Featuring works by Heike Kati Barath, Miriam Cahn, Ellen Gronemeyer, Alice Mackler, Annette Messager, Norbert Prangenberg and Hal Saulson.

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Roland Flexner at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

December 7, 2012

Graphite is a naturally occurring mineral as well as a synthetic, industrial product that can be processed in multiple ways. This exhibition brings together recent artworks that reveal the material’s potential to take a variety of forms while also yielding a wide range of visual effects. Carvings, powder, liquid, lumps, sticks and pencils are just a few ways the material can be presented.

The first major museum exhibition to explore graphite as a medium in works beyond drawings, Graphite includes sculpture, drawing, and installation works created over the past decade—including several newly commissioned works—by emerging and established contemporary artists.

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Polly Apfelbaum

at The American Academy in Rome

November 15, 2012

Polly Apfelbaum Searches for Color and Geometry on Roman Floors

"Describe a particularly inspiring moment or location you've experienced in Rome thus far."

"It’s hard to narrow it down. To pick two, Borromini’s Cupola di San Carlo and Luigi Moretti’s Casa della GIL in Trastevere. Both have amazing complex geometries, one baroque and one twentieth architecture. For color and geometry, the beautiful Cosmati floors have been very inspiring..."

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Roland Flexner in Art in America

The Lookout: A weekly guide to shows you won't want to miss

November 15, 2012

"Though Roland Flexner has been living and working in New York for 30 years, the French-born artist's Japanese-inspired abstract landscape drawings didn't become well-known until they were included in the 2010 Whitney Biennale. Here, Flexner shows 100 new modestly-scaled works made by gently manipulating (via blowing through a straw or tilting the paper, for example) liquid graphite and violet or gold calligraphy ink..."

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Roland Flexner in the New Yorker

November 14, 2012

"In a hundred new black-and-white drawings, the French-born, New York-based artist uses gravity and breath to achieve dazzling yet subtle effects. Like clouds, the little framed works, which are created by blowing bubbles of ink onto paper and directing the flow once they burst, trick the mind into seeing what isn’t there: hidden grottoes, trees draped in Spanish moss, moonlit shores. The works are at once intimate and astronomical, contemplative and recreational, evoking both tantric drawings and acid trips. Through Dec. 22."

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"Feher Exhibit Makes the Mundane Profound", by Molly Glentzer

The Houston Chronicle

October 16, 2012

To read the article, click here

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Tony Feher traveling retrospective

opening October 13 in Houston

October 13, 2012

Tony Feher's twenty-five year traveling survey will open on October 13th at Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston. Organized by Claudia Schmuckli, Director and Chief Curator, the exhibition and the accompanying monograph represent the first attempt at a comprehensive, in-depth consideration of Feher's career. This will be Blaffer's grand reopening exhibition after WORK Architecture Company's major renovation of the museum.

Daniel Hesidence in Hue & Cry at S2 gallery, NYC

organized by Vladimir Roitfeld and Sotheby's

October 5, 2012

Exhibiting artists: Joan Mitchell, Albert Oehlen, Helen Frankenthaler, Cecily Brown, Jacqueline Humphries, Theaster Gates, Rosy Keyser, Daniel Hesidence, Liz Larner, Francesca DiMattio, Robert Melee, Wendy White, Jin Meyerson, Jackie Saccoccio, Ali Banisadr, Nicolas Pol, Kadar Brock, Angel Otero, Lily Phung.

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Joanne Greenbaum - Artforum.com Critics' Picks Oct. 2012

Joanne Greenbaum NICOLAS KRUPP Rosentalstrasse 28 September 1–October 27

October 2, 2012

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Socrates Sculpture Park Annual Benefit, honoring Tony Feher and curator Richard Flood

6:30 - 9:30pm

September 27, 2012

Socrates Sculpture Park will honor Tony Feher and curator Richard Flood at their annual benefit in September. The evening will include cocktails, live music boat rides and a buffet dinner. Ticket information to follow.

Tony Feher at Anthony Meier Fine Arts, review in the SF Chronicle

September 21, 2012

Tony Feher's exhibition at Anthony Meier Fine Arts in San Francisco runs from September 14 to October 19, 2012

To read the article, click here

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Tony Feher's site-specific installation at Art Expo Chicago

September 20 - 23

September 20, 2012

Tony Feher will present a site-specific installation as part of the IN/SITU program at Art Expo Chicago, alongside D'Amelio Gallery's booth at the fair.

Other participating IN/SITU artists include:
Robert Barry, Fiona Connor, Theaster Gates, Roy McMakin, D’Ette Nogle, Sarah Rara, Steve Roden, Jan Tichy & Jennifer West

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Polly Apfelbaum at the Met

Regarding Warhol Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

September 18, 2012

Commentators on contemporary art have often claimed that Warhol is the most influential artist of the last half-century. No exhibition, however, has truly examined that assertion in depth. The exhibition is built around five broad themes ranging from vernacular subject matter to celebrity portraiture to issues of sexual identity. The presentation will include approximately 150 works of art in a broad range of media across five decades. A quarter of the selected works are by Warhol, and they will be juxtaposed with key examples by some sixty leading contemporary artists. The show will be arranged as a series of thematic vignettes, not simply to demonstrate Warhol's overt influence, but to suggest how artists both worked in parallel modes and developed his model in dynamic new directions.

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Yayoi Kusama, "Drawings from the mid-50s" on Gallerist NY

Review by Andrew Russeth

September 14, 2012

"One of the nicest surprises among Chelsea’s season openers is a handsome one-room display of 12 early drawings by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at D’Amelio. They date from the start of her career in Japan, from 1953 to 1957, and show Ms. Kusama beginning to explore some of her trademark images, like obsessive, unwieldy fields of dots and high-pitched colors..."

Read the entire article here

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Roberta Smith reviews "Regarding Warhol" at the Metropolitan Museum

"The In-Crowd Is All Here", The New York Times Art Review

September 13, 2012

"...This is followed by a gallery devoted to “Business, Collaboration and Spectacle” in which works by Warhol, Mr. Koons and Takashi Murakami compete for space. The main motif is floral (although there’s no really great Warhol flower painting on hand); the color is fun, and a glowing paint-on-velvet installation by Polly Apfelbaum is a welcome surprise..."

To read the article, click here

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Joanne Greenbaum featured in Art21 Blog

"Lives and Works in Berlin | Portrait of Joanne Greenbaum in Berlin"

September 7, 2012

To read the article, click here

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Idea is the Object: review in the New York Times

Art in Review, by Roberta Smith

August 3, 2012

Taking its title from the 17th-century British philosopher John Locke, “Idea Is the Object” features the variously reality-based efforts of 13 artists from the United States and Europe. Veering between routine and impressive, it has been organized by Tracy Parker, a curatorial assistant in contemporary art at the Art Institute of Chicago, and Pavan Segal, a child and adolescent psychiatrist.

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Tamar Halpern - Fear for Poet and Drink Whiskey at Egeran Galeri

June 21 - July 28, 2012

June 21, 2012

D'Amelio Gallery is glad to announce the opening of Tamar Halpern's solo exhibition "Fear for Poet and Drink Whiskey", at Egeran Galeri, Istanbul.

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Polly Apfelbaum's Haunted House at "T" Space

June 16 - July 22, 2012

June 16, 2012

Polly Apfelbaum presents her installation “Haunted House” at “T” Space from June 16-July 22, 2012. “T” Space is open by appointment only. For further information contact Susan Wides at 917-697-0334.

Rhinebeck, NY

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Roland Flexner in "DECADE: Contemporary Collecting 2002-2012" at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Art and America, June 14, 2012

June 14, 2012

To read the article, click here

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D'Amelio Gallery at Art 43 Basel

June 14 - 17, 2012

June 14, 2012

Art 43 Basel
Art Feature, Hall 2.1, Booth R5
Messe Basel. Messeplatz.
4005 Basel, Switzerland.
+41 58 200 20 20.

Preview: Tuesday 6/12 and Wednesday 6/13

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Massimo Bartolini in Documenta (13)

Opens June 9th, 2012

June 9, 2012

D'Amelio Gallery is pleased to announce that Massimo Bartolini will be exhibiting work alongside the 150 artists in this year's Documenta.

dOCUMENTA (13) opens to the public in Kassel on June 9, 2012. For 100 days, over 150 artists from 55 countries and other participants from around the world will gather and present artworks, including sculpture, performance, installation, research, archiving and curatorial projects, painting, photography, film and video, text and audio works as well as other objects and experiments in the fields of art, politics, literature, philosophy, and science.

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Daniel Hesidence in Pothole, at Salon 94 Bowery

June 6 - July 6, 2012

June 6, 2012

Exhibiting artists include:

David Altmejd
Jules De Balincourt
Huma Bhabha
Joe Bradley
Jason Fox
Daniel Hesidence
Sarah Lucas
Julie Mehretu
Sterling Ruby
Dana Schutz

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Polly Apfelbaum in Stone Gravy, at Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe

May 31 - July 7, 2012

May 31, 2012

Polly Apfelbaum
Brad Eberhard
Annie Lapin
Kim MacConnel
Allison Miller
Richard Allen Morris
Ron Nagle
David Reed
Matt Wedel

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Tony Feher book signing and discussion with Zoe Leonard at the New York Public Library

May 30th 2012, the New York Public Library

May 30, 2012

Please join Tony Feher on May 30th for a discussion with Zoe Leonard, in honor of the monograph’s release. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

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Jedediah Caesar - Platform 9, at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

May 26 - August 12, 2012

May 26, 2012

Jedediah Caesar presents new work that explores the artist’s broader practices as they pertain to land and site—specifically to that of deCordova’s landscape. For this exhibition, Caesar will present new outdoor installation, sculpture, video, and printed matter along with his sculptural cuts that collectively reflect on place as a temporal, social, and sculptural material.

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Heather Rowe in Steel Life, at Michael Benevento

May 25 - August 4, 2012

May 25, 2012

Steel Life, a group show organized by Zak Kitnick, will take place at Michael Benevento, in Los Angeles, from May 25 to August 4 2012.

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Tony Feher Publication Release of Monograph Book

May 18, 2012

In conjunction with his travelling survey exhibition, D'Amelio Gallery is pleased to announce the release of a fully-illustrated monograph on Tony Feher's work. The 272-page book, with more than 100 full-color plates and essays by Russell Ferguson, Chair, Department of Art, UCLA, and exhibition curator Claudia Schmuckli, will be the largest publication to date to fully document and interpret Feher’s artistic output. For the first time, the book succinctly documents the numerous site-specific engagements of space and landscape in the artist's celebrated exhibition history of public commissions and installations. The monograph is designed by Takaaki Matsumoto Inc., New York, and published and distributed by Gregory R. Miller & Co., New York.

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Dedication of Tony Feher’s public commission at the Rockford Federal Courthouse, IL

On-site dedication ceremony and artist's talk at Rockford Art Museum, 7PM, 5/14

May 14, 2012

Feher’s commissioned public art installation at the new federal courthouse in Rockford, Illinois will be dedicated on Monday, May 14. A lecture with the artist will be held at 7pm at the Rockford Art Museum.

Super Special Happy Place is a two-acre installation composed of five varieties of crab-apple trees. The orchard will bloom with red, pink and white flowers, and grow clusters of apples in shades of scarlet, orange, and gold in the fall. This is Feher’s first work comprised entirely of natural materials. “I wanted each tree to be an individual, animated character,” Feher says, adding that the gnarled, stretching branches of the crab-apple tree make it especially expressive.

The installation is part of the General Service Administration’s Art in Architecture program, developed under the Kennedy administration.

For more information, visit: www.rockfordartmuseum.org

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Tony Feher at Des Moines Art Center

Tony Feher

May 11, 2012

D’Amelio Gallery is pleased to announce a twenty-five year traveling survey dedicated to the American sculptor Tony Feher. Organized by Claudia Schmuckli, Director and Chief Curator of the Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston, the exhibition will open May 11 at Des Moines Art Center and be accompanied by a monograph that represent a comprehensive, in-depth consideration of the artist’s career to date. It seeks to reveal the richness, complexity, and impact of Feher’s investigations through a careful selection of 60 key works. The artist’s embrace of fragility, transience and emotion, along with his preference for non-precious, commonly available materials and found objects, has been highly influential with a younger generation of artists who have similarly decided to become archivists of their own lives and personal journeys. The sculptures presented give form to a spatial vocabulary refined over nearly three decades.

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Jedediah Caesar in Art of America

The Lookout: A weekly guide to shows you won't want to miss

May 10, 2012

http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/news-opinion/finer-things/2012-05-10/the-lookout-05102012/

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Polly Apfelbaum receives the Rome Prize, to spend one year at the American Academy in Rome

April 27, 2012

Each year, through a national competition, the Rome Prize is awarded to approximately thirty individuals who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities. Prize recipients are invited to Rome for six months to two years to immerse themselves in the Academy community where they will enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to expand their own professional, artistic, or scholarly pursuits, drawing on their colleagues' erudition and experience and on the inestimable resources that Italy, Europe, and the Academy have to offer.

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Polly Apfelbaum in the New York Times

Art in Review, by Karen Rosenberg

April 20, 2012

Polly Apfelbaum’s art, which typically consists of petal-like pieces of crushed velvet laid out on the floor, always looks as if it had just blossomed underfoot. So it’s surprising to see her invoke rigid Euclidean geometry in this pair of solo shows (which are titled after Edwin Abbott’s 19th-century novel “Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions” and Ian Stewart’s 2001 sequel, “Flatterland: Like Flatland, Only More So”).

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Tony Feher: Extraordinary Ordinary at the Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, KS

On view through fall 2012

April 19, 2012

With the indoor galleries closed for renovation, the Ulrich Museum of Art turned to Tony Feher to activate the outdoor spaces by creating a pair of temporary site-determined artworks titled titled "Caral Sagan, Caral Sagan" for the Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection. On the WSU campus, his inventive application of fluorescent orange to the museum’s façade and the branches of trees across campus encourages university students, staff, and visitors to see familiar spaces anew.

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Polly Apfelbaum: Planiverse, at Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna

On view March 30 - May 19, 2012

March 30, 2012

Unlike the minimalists of the 1960s, who tried to make something completely unprecedented, a “specific object” that was neither a painting nor a sculpture, I am interested in making objects that maintain the properties of both painting and sculpture: structure and support, flow and movement, color and surface, repetition and interval.

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Polly Apfelbaum - Flatland: Color Revolt

at Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden

March 1, 2012

Polly Apfelbaum
Flatland: Color Revolt

Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden
511 West 20th Street, New York, NY

On view: 3/1/12 - 4/28/12

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Jedediah Caesar - Soft Structures, solo show at the MFA, Boston

December 17 2011 - April 1, 2012

December 17, 2011

Since receiving his BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in 1998, Los Angeles–based artist Jedediah Caesar has gained international recognition for sculptures that amass found materials into systems that reveal new patterns, often abstract, sometime social. Gathering natural and man-made debris like stones, packaging, and scraps, Caesar preserves them in a range of forms, including colored resin slices, impressions cast in clay, and raw assemblages. What results are works that evoke archeological strata, geodes, and fossils—forms at once raw and complex, echoing a mysterious past and an immediate present. Composed as wall installations that cling to architecture or freestanding sculptures, Caesar’s work exudes a blunt “it is what it is” presence, but with a highly visceral, permeable density that hints at greater depth.

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Tony Feher in Streams of Consciousness, at the Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

The histories, mythologies and ecologies of water. 11/10/11 - 3/11/12

November 10, 2011

SAC’s current exhibition approaches the timely subject of water through the work of 18 national and international artists and artist groups. The ideas and methods presented are diverse and expansive, but, for this exhibition, specifically hone in on water’s histories, mythologies, and ecologies. Salina’s iconic Campbell’s Ferry of the nineteenth century, the defunct Sutro Baths of San Francisco, a touring freshwater drinking station, the romances and broken hearts of Niagara Falls, and apocalyptic narratives set on stormy seas are among the many subjects adrift in Streams. Bridging then and now, local and global, metaphoric and scientific, the installation aims to elevate public awareness of the essential role water plays in the world today, in order to forecast a hydrated tomorrow.

Exhibiting artists: Scott Anderson, Amy Balkin, Priti Cox, Ian Davis, Tony Feher, Amy Franceschini, Katie Holten, Sigalit Landau, Marie Lorenz, Mary Mattingly, Michael Jones McKean, Json Myers, Robyn O’Neil, Julia Oschatz, Alicia Pozniak, Leslie Shows, Alec Soth, spurse.

For more information, visit: http://www.salinaartcenter.org/exhibitions/view/streams_of_consciousness_the_histories_mythologies
_and_ecologies_of_water/

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Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer on Jedediah Caesar

Jedediah Caesar, COMMA 23, 27 May - 26 June 2010, Bloomberg SPACE

May 27, 2010

Things forever collect in the margins and corners. Incessant accumulation seems to be a constant, especially if you are a good capitalist consumer. Clutter builds and spreads over every surface, monotonous and inexorable. It threatens to ruin spatial organisation and obscure mental clarity – so we cling to vestiges of order. Constant maintenance is required; the waste bin fills up so fast. We could gather up all the refuse and consolidate its diffuse unwieldiness into a few dense blocks: we could mould a scarecrow, an apotropaic talisman to ward off the mess monster of excess and decomposition that wants to bury us in a glut of things and material wreckage. We could and we would be modeling ourselves after Jedediah Caesar.