"Summer Show" at dm contemporary

Update: dm contemporary will be closed for summer break beginning Saturday, August 15th. The gallery will reopen on Wednesday, September 9th, resuming normal hours (Wed. - Fri., noon until 6:00; Saturday, 12 noon until 4:00)

Summer is a great time for group shows, and I'll have a few more to show you as the season progresses, but for now let me take you on a walk-though of the Summer Show at dm contemporary in New York City. Owner/director Doris Mukabaa Marksohn has brought together 23 gallery and invited artists. The show is up through September 19. Here's a look around:

Entering the gallery: On left, Willy Bo Richardson; David Aipperspach, Blinky Bellini, 2014, oil and flashe on linen; two by Karen Schiff, Writing Spaces: Golden, 2010, ink on laid paper,  and Writing Spaces: Pools, 2010, ink and graphite on laid paper.

Willy Bo Richardson, Three Muses 4, 2012, oil on wood
Now we turn left . . .

And walk through the center room (we'll return) . . .

 . . . to the room at the far end of the gallery. From left: Martin Mullin, Richard Bottwin, two by Matthew Langley, Rob de Oude (top) and Joanne Mattera; in alcove: de Oude painting, and vessels by the team of Nadia Pignatone and Fausto Pellegrini

Rob de Oude, Dicey Dissolve, 2014, oil on canvas; Pignatone & Pellegrini, Bicolor Bowls, multi-layer cast porcelain

More direct views of Martin Mullin, City Works, 2013-14, gold leaf on linen on wood; Richard Bottwin, Yellow Facade, 2013, maple, ash veneer and acrylic color; Matthew Langley, Tough and Avenue, both 2015, acrylic on paper

Closer views of Bottwin and Langley
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Foreground: Rob de Oude, Stretched Plaid, 2014, oil on panel. and Joanne Mattera; in distance: Linda Cummings

Joanne Mattera, Silk Road 257, 2015, encaustic on panel

Linda Cummings, On Course, 2014, archival pigment on cotton rag

With Cummings in distance, we turn to Pignatone & Pellegrini's Morandi Mood, 2011, wheel-thrown vessels

Second view below, with two by Vincent Marksohn on far wall
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Vincent Marksohn, Movement in Color 2, 2015, archival pigment print

Below: with Marksohn on left, looking into the center gallery
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In the center gallery from left: Steven Baris, Derrick Velasquez; and Pignatone& Pellegrini vessels, Drips: Set of 2 

Derrick Velasquez, Untitled 104, 2015, vinyl and wood

Steven Baris, Regardless of Topography, D1 and D2. 2014, oil on mylar

With entrance on right we head into the third exhibition space.
Here, right: two by Karen Schiff; on far wall, Ron Johnson, Swerve City, 2015, acrylic on panel

In the third gallery: Sun K. Kwak, Untying Pink, 2005; Jackie Battenfield, shown below; on pedestal: Zoe Keramea, Boxes

Jackie Battenfield, Abloom color study 2, 2012, acrylic on mylar panel

David Headley, Picasso #1, 20-15, acrylic on cradled canvas panel

More info on the gallery website 
More Installation and individual images the gallery's Facebook page


Nancy Natale said...

A beautiful and colorful show! Thanks for posting, Joanne.

Unknown said...

That Derrick Velasquez piece is incredible! Thanks for sharing :-)

annell4 said...

Thank you so much for the post! Loved it!

annell4 said...

Thank you so much, a wonderful post!

Sue Marrazzo Fine Art said...

GREAT works! I am so INSPIRED!!!

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Willy Richardson said...

I just came across this now. Thanks so much for the mention!