25 Apr 2016
Newcomers to Frame
A profile of seven emerging galleries debuting at Frieze New York
Debuting at Frieze New York, a look at blank, High Art, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Jan Kaps, Eli Ping Frances Perkins, Regards and Truth and Consequences - the newcomers from across the world taking part in Frame, the section dedicated to solo presentations by galleries under eight years old.
Gallery Name: blank
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Director: Jonathan Garnham
Represented artists: Igshaan Adams, Jan-Henri Booyens, Kerry Chaloner, Jared Ginsburg, Donna Kukama, Turiya Magadlela, Misheck Masamvu, Kyle Morland, Gerda Scheepers, James Webb
Recent show: James Webb, 28 Jan – 5 Mar 2016
At Frieze New York: blank will show a new series of large-scale wall tapestries by Igshaan Adams (b.1982), a South African artist who employs traditional techniques such as weaving, embroidery and thread work to investigate the idea of hybrid identity in relation to race and sexuality.
Gallery Name: Hannah Hoffman Gallery
Location: Los Angeles, USA
Directors: Erin Falls
Represented artists: Rey Akdogan, Isabelle Cornaro, Ann Craven, Sam Falls, John Finneran, Matt Sheridan Smith, Joe Zorilla
Recent show: Isabelle Cornaro, 23 Feb – 19 Mar 2016
At Frieze New York: Hannah Hoffman Gallery is showcasing the work of Los Angeles-born artist Joe Zorilla (b.1982). A continuation of his on-going series ‘Structures More Like Breathing’, Zorrilla’s work takes inspiration from the irregular rhythms of everyday experience. Making use of a spectrum of mediums, the artist is as interested in the surface of a bruised apple as he is in the spaces between the rungs of a ladder.
Gallery Name: High Art
Location: Paris, France
Directors: Jason Hwang, Philippe Joppin, Romain Chenais
Represented artists: Olga Balema, Robert Bittenbender, Keith Farquhar, Tom Humphreys, Cooper Jacoby, Valerie Keane, Nina Könnemann, Bradley Kronz, Alan Michael Pentti Monkkonen, Max Hooper Schneider, Dena Yago, Nathan Zeidman
Recent show: ‘Chasser le Dragon’, 13 Feb – 19 Mar 2016
At Frieze New York: High Art will present the work of US artist Valerie Keane (b.1989), the subject of a recent solo exhibition at Lomex, New York. Keane’s presentation takes the setting of the contemporary art fair as its starting point, distilling the environment into fantastical and violent forms.
Gallery Name: Jan Kaps
Location(s): Cologne, Germany
Directors: Jan Kaps
Represented artists: Jean-Marie Appriou, Peppi Bottrop, David Flaugher, Violet Dennison, Tobias Hoffknecht, Patricia L Boyd, Jessie Stead
Recent show: Tobias Spichtig, 12 Feb – 2 Apr 2016
At Frieze New York: Jan Kaps gallery will bring floor-based sculptures by Patricia L Boyd (b.1980), building upon their solo show of her work last year. Boyd’s recent series, titled ‘Under Glass’ (2015-16), comprises silkscreen prints, pressed under sheets of glass, which record the artist’s own back after undergoing ‘cupping’ therapy.
Gallery Name: Eli Ping Frances Perkins
Location(s): New York, USA
Directors: Eli Ping, Frances Perkins
Represented artists: Rochelle Goldberg
Recent highlight: Tim Eastman, 19 Feb – 20 Mar 2016
At Frieze New York: New Yorker Rochelle Goldberg’s (b.1984) Frame presentation is a fluid ecology within which objects and actions appear unfixed. Making use of metallic glazes, porous ‘skins’ and the mingling of materials, Goldberg’s work captures the viewer in a situation of complicity.
Gallery Name: Regards
Location(s): Chicago, USA
Directors: Mike Schuh, Natalie Popovic Schuh
Represented artists: Aline Cautis, Christopher Aque, Judith Geichman, Kristen Van Deventer, Megan Greene, Matthew Metzger, Nick Bastis
Recent Show: Noelle Allen, ‘Low Fire’, 27 Feb – 9 Apr 2016
At Frieze New York: Regards gallery will host Brussels-born Nick Bastis (b.1985), an artist whose practice is concerned with transaction or exchange, be it material, linguistic or affective. For Frame, Bastis will present a variety of sculptures and a mix of graphic works.
Gallery Name: Truth and Consequences
Location(s): Geneva, Switzerland
Directors: Mike Schuh, Natalie Popovic Schuh
Represented artists: Mathis Altmann, Stéphane Barbier Bouvet, Kim Seob Boninsegni, Vittorio Brodmann, Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, Charles Irvin, Liz Craft, Pentti Monkkonen, Ulrich Wulff
Recent Show: Seyoung Yoon, 21 Jan – 5 Mar 2016
At Frieze New York: Truth and Consequences are showing Parisian duo Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, artists who place importance in ideas of craft and making. For Frame, they will present a stone mural with protruding pipes and two rows of hand-carved bench sculptures, accompanied by two large ceramic pitchers and hand-woven silk seat backs.
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