The sculptures, drawings, photographs, mixed media works, and films in Ana Mendieta: Late Works 1981-1985 at Galerie Lelong reveal Mendieta’s translation of her ephemeral practices in the landscape to independent art objects. Beginning in 1980, Mendieta took several trips to her birth country of Cuba. These visits brought a resolution that allowed the completion of her identity-oriented works and the seeking of an aspect of universality. In 1983, Mendieta left New York to begin a fellowship a... ...more
New York, NY. Porter Contemporary is pleased to announce Never Ending Story, a solo exhibition highlighting the new works of Jennifer Murray opening with an artist’s reception on May 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, an artist talk and music listening party on May 30 and continuing through June 22, 2013.
Charcoal, ink, acrylic, photography and animal skulls are simply the beginning of the story to Jennifer Murray’s second solo exhibition at Porter Contemporary. Murray imagines a totemic tribute to the... ...more
Kettle’s Yard presents an exhibition of work by artist Katie Paterson (b. Glasgow 1981). Paterson has earned widespread acclaim since leaving the Slade School of Fine Art in 2007 and was recently the youngest artist to be included in the Light Show at the Hayward Gallery, London.
Collaborating with leading scientists and researchers across the world, Paterson’s remarkable poetic and conceptual projects consider our place on earth in the context of geological time and change. The exhibition at... ...more
Rusted metal sheets, their shapes squashed and deformed, are exposed as a pathological testimony to the end of life. Using screened light as her paintbrush, Inbal creates and photographs mysteriously evocative forms emerging from densely complicated shadows.
Inbal: "After coming back from a vacation I called my family as I always do. Unfortunately, all I heard was about health problems… It seamed like everybody was preoccupied with them.
When my parents passed away I was quite young, I fel... ...more
New York, NY. Porter Contemporary is pleased to announce Contemplando, a solo exhibition highlighting the works of Carolina Rodriguez Baptista opening with an artist reception on June 27, 6:30 – 8:30 PM and continuing through July 27, 2013.
For Baptista’s debut solo exhibition at Porter Contemporary, she will focus on what she does best—intimate bronze sculptures of women with thought provoking expressions and poses. With both freestanding and wall sculptures along with a few select paintings... ...more
Paintings by Ed Rath
Through painted gardens Rath explores human desire to create a world of innocence and beauty.
A powerful metaphor for the loss of innocence we all experience after entering this world, the Biblical description of the Garden of Eden and the fall of man is one of our culture’s most enduring dramas. Through its rich imagery the story ignites a longing for a pristine world where suffering does not exist.
In seeking ways to create ... ...more
The Guggenheim Museum presents James Turrell, the eminent American artist’s first solo exhibition in a New York museum since 1980. The exhibition features a major new site-specific work, Aten Reign (2013), which represents one of the most dramatic transformations of the museum ever conceived—reimagining the rotunda of Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic building as one of Turrell’s luminous and immersive Skyspaces. Opening on the summer solstice, the installation will fill the museum’s central void with... ...more