On View: Beatriz Milhazes @ James Cohan

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Durham Press would like to congratulate Beatriz Milhazes on her solo exhibition, Marola, currently on view at James Cohan Gallery in New York. The exhibition features nine paintings and two sculptures, and runs through November 28th, 2015.

The sculptures, a new development for Milhazes, were created at Durham Press over a five year period of exploration and experimentation. They feature a variety of materials including; hand painted “pucci” balls, acrylic, polished brass, aluminum, stainless steel, copper silk flowers, and beaded chains.

For more information on the exhibition, please contact James Cohan Gallery. For pricing and availability of prints, please contact Gwyneth Fearnhead at Durham Press or come visit us this week at the IFPDA Print Fair, November 5-8, at the Park Avenue Armory, NY (Park and 67th).

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On View: Mickalene Thomas @ Jepson Center

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Installation image courtesy of Telfair Museums

Telfair Museums | Jepson Center – September 11, 2015 – January 10, 2016

Mickalene Thomas’s current exhibition, Mickalene Thomas at Giverny, presents a selection of recent mixed media collages and paintings. The show includes Sleep: Deux Femmes Noires which was produced with Durham Press in 2013 and is a new acquisition of Telfair Museum. The show will represent Thomas’s time spent in Giverny and the European 19th century art that influences her.

Jepson Center
207 W York St
Savannah, GA 31401

Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm
Sun, Mon 12pm – 5pm

For pricing and availability on Mickalene’s prints, please contact
Gwyneth Fearnhead, [email protected]

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On View: Hurvin Anderson @ CAM St. Louis

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Hurvin Anderson: Backdrop, installation view, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, September 11–December 27, 2015. Photo: David Johnson.

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis – September 11, 2015 – December 27, 2015

Durham Press would like to congratulate Hurvin Anderson on his first major U.S. museum show at CAM St. Louis. Backdrop will include painting, sculpture, and never before seen photographs. This show continues to explore Anderson’s practice featuring memories and experiences derived from the communities where he grew up.

CAM St. Louis
3750 Washington Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108

For pricing and availability on Hurvin Anderson’s prints, please contact Gwyneth Fearhead, [email protected]

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On View: Chitra Ganesh @ Rutgers University

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Installation images courtesy of Rutgers University

Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries – September 1, 2015 – December 10, 2015

Chitra Ganesh has been named the 2015-16 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist in Residence at Rutgers University. Her solo exhibition will be on view September 1st through December 10th, 2015 in the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries at the Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Rutgers University. The exhibition will feature the portfolio, Architects of the Futurewhich was produced with Durham Press in 2014.

Gallery Wendi Norris – September 10, 2015 – October 31, 2015

Protest Fantasies is Ganesh’s second solo exhibition with Gallery Wendi Norris in San Francisco. The exhibition will host a new body of paintings on canvas that vary in size and draw from her use of mixed media, digital collages and drawings. Ganesh continues to explore issues of gender, sexuality and mythology in this new series of works.

ARTnews Habitat: Chitra Ganesh

For pricing and availability on Chitra Ganesh prints, please contact Gwyneth Fearnhead, [email protected]

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On View: Hurvin Anderson @ CAM St. Louis

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Durham Press would like to congratulate Hurvin Anderson on his upcoming solo exhibition entitled Hurvin Anderson at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. The exhibition will include a survey of Anderson’s most recent paintings along with never before seen sculpture and photography. The show will be on view September 11th through December 27th, 2015.

Read the press release here.

For pricing and availability of Hurvin Anderson’s prints, please contact Gwyneth Fearnhead[email protected].

On View: Polly Apfelbaum @ Locks Gallery

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Installation of Polly Apfelbaum and Lynda Benglis at Locks Gallery. Image Courtesy of Joseph Hu and Locks Gallery

Locks Gallery – June 12, 2015 – July 24, 2015

Polly Apfelbaum joins Lynda Benglis in an exhibition, Free Fallat Locks Gallery, Philadelphia. The show includes Apfelbaum’s floor installations, along with two large-scale woodblock monoprints, Baroque Time Machine 4 and Rusticiana, which were printed and published with Durham Press.

Beaufort Triennial – June 21, 2015 – September 21, 2015

The 5th edition of Beaufort Triennial entitled Beyond Borders features Apfelbaum, along with a selection of artists, architects, designers, musicians, poets, and writers who showcase work in various public spaces along the Belgium coast.

Museum of Arts & Design – April 28, 2015 – September 30, 2015

An exhibition featuring over 100 works of art, Pathmakers, highlights women’s influence in postwar visial art through textiles, ceramics, and metal. The show focuses on the modern craft movement of the 1950’s.

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On View: Michael Heizer @ Gagosian Gallery

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Durham Press would like to congratulate Michael Heizer on his most recent exhibition, Altars, now showing at Gagosian Gallery at their West 24th Street location in New York.
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Altars will run through July 2nd, 2015. For additional information, visit www.gagosian.com

Recent Articles on Altars:
The New York Times: Michael Heizer’s Big Work and Long View
The Washington Post: Artist Michael Heizer, in the Nevada desert for 43 years, returns to New York City with pair of $2 million rocks
Architectural Digest: Land Artist Michael Heizer Takes the Spotlight at New York’s Gagosian Gallery
The Gaurdian: Michael Heizer: ‘I’m a quiet man. I just make art’
Artsy: Rock, Paper, Screenprint: The “Post Historic” Artworks of Michael Heizer

For information and pricing on available editions, please contact Gwyneth Fearnhead at [email protected]

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On View: Durham Press Artist’s Fall Shows

 Mariposa, 2004 Acrylic on canvas 98 x 98 inches Private Collection Photograph by Sérgio Guerini. Courtesy of Galeria Almeida & Dale. ©2014 Beatriz Milhazes


Mariposa | 2004, Acrylic on canvas, 98 x 98 inches
Private Collection, Photograph by Sérgio Guerini. Courtesy of Galeria Almeida & Dale. ©2014 Beatriz Milhazes

Beatriz Milhazes: Jardim Botanico

PAMM, Pérez Art Museum Miami  – Sept. 19, 2014 – Jan. 11, 2015

This is Beatriz’s first major U.S. retrospective and will feature over 40 large-scale abstract paintings, collages and screenprints inspired by Brazilian and European Modernism, Baroque forms, popular culture, and the decorations of Carnival.  During the early 1990s, the artist developed an unusual painting technique, in which she adhered separate images executed in acrylic paint—such as flowers, arabesques, lace patterns or peace-signs—onto canvases in a style that references collage, graffiti, and plastic decals. This practice results in richly textured surfaces that appear prematurely aged. The exhibition will  examine Milhazes’s evolution from softer, more decorative forms to harder-edged abstraction. Several Durham Press prints will be featured as well!

Blow-Up | 1997, stretch velvet, fabric dye.
courtesy of Worcester Art Museum ©2014 Polly Apfelbaum

Polly ApfelbaumNevermind: Work for the 90s

Worcester Art Museum – October 8, 2014 – March 1, 2015

Polly Apfelbaum’s exhibition for the Worcester Art Museum will focus on the 1990s and will include a selection of her rarely seen early synthetic velvet and fabric dye works which developed into her now-iconic floor installations (or “fallen paintings”), exemplified by Blow-Up (1997) in the Museum’s collection.

 

Architects Of The Future - City Inside Her | 2014

Architects Of The Future: City Inside Her | 2014, Woodblock and Screenprint, 25 3/4 x 44 1/4 inches

Chitra GaneshOn Paper: Alternate Realities

The Baltimore Museum of Art – September 21, 2014-April 12, 2015

An exhibition of 26 prints from a diverse group of artists, this new show explores the relationship between high and low art by reimagining the visual language of popular culture. Featured artists include Wangechi Mutu, Amy Cutler, Chitra Ganesh, and Enrique Chagoya.

 

2012 Sculpture Diorite granite and concrete 35 × 456 × 21 2/3 ft. (10.67 × 138.98 × 6.6 m) Weight: 340 Tons

Levitated Mass | 2012, Sculpture, Diorite granite and concrete, 35 × 456 × 21 2/3 ft. Weight: 340 Tons
Courtesy of LACMA. © 2012 Michael Heizer

Michael Heizer, Levitated Mass: The Film

Levitated Mass is a film documenting the installation, transportation and sensation of Michael Heizer’s monolithic sculpture: Levitated Mass: The film was created by  Doug Pray and the sculpture is installed at LACMA. The film, which opened to rave reviews, can be viewed at the following:

Los Angeles, CA Landmark Nuart Opens September 5, 2014
Pasadena, CA Laemmle Playhouse 7 September 13 – 14, 2014
Seattle, WA SIFF Cinema September 26 – 28, 2014
Howell, MI Historic Howell Theater October 2 – 5 & 21 – 24, 2014
San Diego, CA Media Arts San Diego October 4 – 8, 2014
Portland, OR Northwest Film Center October 5 – 6, 2014
Santa Fe, NM CCA Cinematheque Opens October 10, 2014
Chicago, IL Gene Siskel Film Center October 24 – 30, 2014
New York, NY Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Opens November 14, 2014

 

courtesy of Paul Kasmin Gallery

Untitled | 2014 ink on paper, 60 x 95 inches
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James NaresHigh Speed Drawings

Paul Kasmin Gallery – Currently to October 25, 2014

HIGH SPEED DRAWINGS demonstrates Nares’ masterful ability to capture precise moments in time and extend them through visual representation. In his new body of work, Nares introduces a new technique, using Chinese ink on paper to create rippling lines of various widths.

In a similar fashion to his Brushstroke paintings and ROAD PAINT series, Nares re-appropriates mechanical tools to create his artworks. He utilizes a spinning steel drum, powered by a motor. As the drum, with paper fastened to it, rotates, the artist draws lines of ink using paintbrushes he has created specifically for this body of work. As a result of the spinning drum and the artist’s precise movements, each band takes its own form. Nares’ artworks showcase his exploration on the subject of movement; some drawings he creates with one steady line, others from a continuously repeating stroke, but all manifest a careful choreography of spontaneity and control.”

Read James Nares “High Speed Drawings” article

 

Clarivel Centered | 2014 Rhinestones, acrylic, oil and enamel on wood panel 60 x 96 inches
courtesy of Galerie Nathalie Obadia © 2014 Mickalene Thomas

Mickalene Thomas

Femme au Divan 

Gallerie Nathalie Obadia – September 11th – October 28th

A solo exhibition at Galerie Nathalie Obadia in Paris, including works from the Femme au Divan II exhibition in Monaco earlier this summer, a new selection of paintings, collages, and new film installation will be on view.’

I Was Born to do Great Things

Kavi Gupta Gallery – September 19 – November 15, 2014

I Was Born to do Great Things, at Kavi Gupta Gallery Chicago continues the exploration of my mother and muse, Sandra Bush. Following the film Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman (2012), the exhibition acts as a portrait of my mother through her belongings. Taking the form of a domestic installation, the exhibition will include a series of bronze works cast from these personal items. Carrying great significance to both mother and daughter, these articles of clothing and jewelry are destroyed through this process of casting and are preserved and transformed into highly finished objects of nostalgia and memory.

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On View: Roland Fischer International Summer Exhibitions

Current exhibitions featuring works by Roland Fischer:

Von Lintel Gallery – Los Angeles – through August 23rd
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AMBITIOUS is an inventory showcase of an ambitious array of works in multiple mediums and subject matter from 18 contemporary photographers.  Fischer’s striking portraits of Nuns and Monks will be on view.

Fischer’s artistic focus revolves around religious iconography and architecture, as seen in his photogravure print published with Durham Press entitled San Bartolome from 2007.

Von Lintel also has an extensive selection of Fischer’s magnificent, super-imposed c-print images of cathedrals and religious Islamic architecture.  Click here to view the collection.

2685 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034
[email protected]
(310) 559-5700

Galería La Caja Negra Ediciones – Madrid, Spain – through July 25th

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  Façades on Paper IV: Black Forest, 2012, Screenprint. Copyright Roland Fischer and Durham Press.

Roland Fischer’s Façades On Paper: The Complete Series I-IV will be on view at Galería La Caja Negra Ediciones in Madrid, Spain until July 25th 2014.  Each set in the series consists of 8 screenprints in editions of 100.  Total works amount to 3,200 prints in the Durham Press archives.

Fischer’s Façades are based on his travels, photo-documenting abstract and geometric images from iconic architecture and landmarks in major metropolitan cities throughout the world.

C/ Fernando VI, 17, 28004 Madrid, Spain
[email protected]
+34 913 10 43 60

For more information on the full set of Façades, visit Roland Fischer’s artist page.

Carlos Carvalho Contemporary Art – Lisbon, Portugal – through September 6th

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Photo credit: Mónica de Miranda and Carlos Carvalho

Another inventory wide exposition featuring Fischer will be at Carlos Carvalho Contemporary Art entitled We Are Pleased to Invite You #4, on view until September 6th, 2014.  Fischer will also be featured with Carlos Carvalho at the Est Art Fair in Estoril, Portugal from July 10-13.

Rua Joly Braga Santos Lt J, 1600-123 Lisboa, Portugal
[email protected]
+351 21 726 1831

Other artists on view:
Ricardo Angélico
José Bechara
Daniel Blaufuks
Isabel Brison
Carla Cabanas
Manuel Caeiro
Catarina Campino
Mónica Capucho
Alexandra do Carmo
Paulo Catrica
Sandra Cinto
Roland Fischer
Javier Núñez Gasco
Susana Gaudêncio
Catarina Leitão
José Lourenço
José Batista Marques
Mónica de Miranda
Antía Moure
Álvaro Negro
Luís Nobre
Ana Luísa Ribeiro
Richard Schur
Eurico Lino do Vale
Manuel Vilariño

On View: Beatriz Milhazes @ The McNay Art Museum

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Canela (Cinnamon) | 2009, Woodblock and Screenprint, 31 1/2 x 63 inches, copyright Durham Press and Beatriz Milhazes

On view now at the McNay Art Museum is work by Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes in a group show entitled Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting.  The exhibition will showcase two prints from Durham Press entitled Canela (Cinnamon) and Açúcar (Sugar).

The survey explores works by thirteen emerging and mid-career abstract painters whose artistic styles combine decorative, colorful patterns with layered ornamental motifs. The imagery, both surreal and psychedelic, derive from the Islamic arabesques of fantastic exoticism, touching on the sublime excesses of the baroque sensibility.

Beatriz Milhazes’s unique style and signature decalcomania, associated with the Brazilian tropicália movement, is rhythmic, folkloric and avante-garde.

Chief Curator Rene Barilleaux explains the theme of Beauty Reigns as a “sense of theatricality, of visual splendor, of visual pleasure, of eye candy.”  For more insight on the exhibition experience, listen to coverage from Texas Public Radio.

Artists on view:

Jose Alvarez D.O.P.A Ryan McGinness
Kamrooz Aram Beatriz Milhazes
Charles Burwell Jiha Moon
Annette Davidek Paul Henry Ramirez
Fausto Fernandez Rex Ray
Nancy Lorenz Rosalyn Schwartz
Susan Chrysler White

 

Beauty Reigns is accompanied by a beautiful illustrated book that includes two essays by Lilly Wei and Stephen Westfall contextualizing the approach to abstract painting and tracing its roots in twentieth-century art.

The second venue of the traveling exhibition will be at the Akron Art Museum from January 24 to May 3, 2015.

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Installation View of works by Beatriz Milhazes at The McNay Art Museum exhibition Beauty Reigns

 

REMINDER: Opening this September 19, 2014 through January 18, 2015 is the first major US survey of work by artist Beatriz Milhazes: Jardim Botânico at the Pérez Art Museum Miami.  Milhazes has collaborated with Durham Press for two decades and this retrospective at PAMM will include works produced over the past 25 years.

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