Sunday, May 26, 2013

Events at Mike Weiss Gallery (I especially like Yigal Ozeri's work)



Yigal Ozeri Studio view / 2013 


 
 
Yigal Ozeri Untitled; Zuzana (Triptych) (Detail images) / 2013 / Oil on paper mounted on wood / 12 x 55 inches

Galerie Brandt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Opening Through June 30, 2013
Opening yesterday evening to over 600 people, Triads presents a new series of hyper-realistically painted triptychs. Displaying subtle progressions of movement like movie stills frozen in time, each work is instilled with temporal, fleeting qualities, which challenge Ozeri's ritualistic translation of the perfect trinity.

The Butler Institute of American Art, Howland Township, Ohio
On View Through September 29, 2013
Highlighting NY gallerist Louis Meisel as the premier arts dealer of photorealism, and for coining the term in 1969, this exhibition includes works by Richard Estes, Chuck Close, Peter Maier, and Yigal Ozeri.

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain
On view Through June 30, 2013
This is the first exhibition in Spain to trace Hyperrealism's development from its beginnings to the presentEncompassing three generations of artists, the show introduces the most important and striking works by leading figures, from Hyperrealism's outset in the 1960s to the contemporary practitioners who work with digital techniques. 

MANA Contemporary Fine Arts (Jersey City, NJ)
Currently On View
The Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation presents Obsession, exploring the collections and fervor of five passionate art enthusiasts. Alluding to Eileen's own passion for the process and vision of Yigal Ozeri, her immense collection includes over 80 Ozeri paintings, drawings, and multi-media works.


Kim Dorland / 2013 / New York, NY

Currently On View
Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
Open Through June 8, 2013
Two weeks remain in Kim Dorland's Ghosts of You and Me, here at Mike Weiss Gallery. Read press on the exhibition below, and make sure to see it up before June 8! 



Cameron Gray / I Thought You'd Always Be Mine / 2013 / Poster, monitor, media player / 34 x 22 1/2 inches

PULSE NY 2013 Recap

Mike Weiss Gallery recently participated in this year's 2013 PULSE NY, which opened to record attendance and rave reviews. Read recent press below!





Hermann Nitsch 60.Painting Action // 60.Malaktion / Installation view / Mike Weiss Gallery, NY / 2011


Retrospective & 75th Birthday Celebration
Nitsch Museum, Mistelbach, Austria
Through Summer 2014

Mike Weiss Galley is proud to have represented world-renowned Viennese action painter Hermann Nitsch for the last 10 years. Pushing the line between video, performance, music, installation, and painting with each exhibition, Nitsch's concept of total art ("Gesamtkunstwerk") has transformed contemporary practices. Exploring existentialism, the intersection of violence and culture, and religious ritual and sacrifice, Nitsch's oeuvre sits at the vanguard of experimental and multimedia modes, and he is considered as one of his generation's greatest artists. 

On his 75th birthday, we congratulate him and highlight some of his achievements over the last few years. Happy Birthday from all of us here at Mike Weiss Gallery.

135th Action at the 11th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba (2012)
Herman Nitsch Structuren, Vienna Leopold Museum, Austria (2011)
60.Painting Action // 60.Malaktion, Mike Weiss Gallery, NY (2011)
Bloodlines: Paintings by Hermann Nitsch, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, CO (2011)
Saint François D'Assise, Bavarian State Opera, Munich, Germany (2011)
Richard Massey Foundation, New York, NY (2011)
A Bigger Splash: Painting After Performance, Tate Modern, London (2011)
Staging Action: Performance in Photography since 1960, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (2011)

Michael Brown / Studio View / 2013


Mike Weiss Gallery is now formally representing artist Michael Brown, whose inaugural exhibition at the gallery will take place September 2013.

Infusing each object with formal qualities of design and delicate minimalism, Brown weaves together science, nature, architecture, industry, and history into harmonious byproduct, producing forms in the vein of arte povera. In his new series of steel and copper sculptures, found objects combine with industrial materials, intuitively forming architectural and model-like sculptures of hollow skeletal forms, each simultaneously mechanistic and organic, abstract but evocative of representation.

At age 31, Michael Brown has already been widely exhibited around the world, including New York, Paris, Los Angeles, Ontario, and Belgium. He began to show with galleries Yvon Lambert and Marc Straus in his 20s, and his work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Artforum, and TimeOut New York. Brown is included in prominent public and private collections including the the Beth Rudin deWoody Permanent Collection; the collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin, New York, NY; and the Eileen S. Kaminsky  Family Foundation, Jersey City, NJ.

Liao Yibai 2011

The Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT                 
March 16 - June 23, 2013

Liao Yibai's chair is highlighted among other works of his in this diverse show of leading contemporary Chinese artists. Here, the hot pot meal serves as a metaphor for the art of China today in all its complexity and variety, for Chinese artists' experiences and perceptions of the world, and for their individual and collective memories. Click here for more details - and click here to download an amazing review of the show by Artscope Magazine.

Other News:
Liao Yibai's giant stainless steel sculpture Fake Leica is featured in Focus Magazine, with Leica President Andreas Kaufmann.

 


Christian Vincent The Space Between / 2012 / Oil on canvas / 90 x 100 inches
 

After the incredible success of Christian Vincent's 2013 exhibition Ear to the Ground here at Mike Weiss Gallery, StudioBeat named the show one of the Top 5 NYC shows to see in their Art Exhibit RECAP!

Art News also recently published an article covering the exhibition - which can be downloaded here.

Will Kurtz Another Sh*t Show / Installation view / 2013

Recent Press from 
Another Sh*t Show at Mike Weiss Gallery:
March 21 - April 27, 2013






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