Woody De Othello | Hope, danger, humor coexist in exhibit spotlighting top SF Bay Area artists | East Bay Times

“Hope, danger, humor coexist in exhibit spotlighting top SF Bay Area artists”

Written by Lou Fancher

September 20, 2018

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Woody De Othello | Woody De Othello’s clay bodies at Jessica Silverman | SF Chronicle

“Woody De Othello’s clay bodies at Jessica Silverman”

Written by Charles Desmarais

September 18, 2018

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<i>Alone at the table</i><br>
Concrete, resin and fiberglass coated styrofoam, paint, automotive clear coat, ceramic, glaze<br>
Chair: 60 1/2 x 28 x 26 inches / 153.7 x 71.1 x 66 cm<br>
Vase: 21.5 x 14 x 23 inches / 54.6 x 35.6 x 58.4 cm<br>
2018

Hayal Pozanti | Proof of Work | Schinkel Pavillion

Proof of Work

September 8 – December 21, 2018

Curated by Simon Denny in dialogue with Distributed Gallery, Harm van den Dorpel, Sarah Hamerman and Sam Hart, Kei Kreutler, Aude Launay and Anna-Lisa Scherfose

Shown at the Schinkel Pavillion, Berlin, Germany

For more information, click here.

Judy Chicago | Judy Chicago on Life and Rebirth After ‘The Dinner Party’ | The Observer

“Judy Chicago on Life and Rebirth After ‘The Dinner Party’”

Written by Jordan Riefe

August 23, 2018

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<i>Study for Birth 2</i><br>
Sprayed paint, ink, and embroidery on fabric <br>
21 x 38 inches<br>
2018

Judy Chicago | An Actual Dinner Party Inspired by Judy Chicago’s “The Dinner Party” | The New Yorker

“An Actual Dinner Party Inspired by Judy Chicago’s ‘The Dinner Party'”

Written by Jiayang Fan

August 21, 2018

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<i>Installation view of Wing One, featuring Primordial Goddess and Fertile Goddess place settings</i> from The Dinner Party<br>
1974 - 1979<br>
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Collection of the Brooklyn Museum. © Judy Chicago

Woody De Othello | Bay Area Now 8 | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Bay Area Now 8

September 07, 2018 — March 24, 2019

The only survey exhibition of its kind in Northern California, the Yerba Buena Center for the Art’s signature triennial BAY AREA NOW returns in its eighth manifestation as a key component of YBCA’s 25th anniversary season.

For more information, visit here.

Matthew Angelo Harrison | Field Station | Michigan State University Broad

Matthew Angelo Harrison: Field Station

October 13 – November 25, 2018

Field Station is an annual cycle of projects that features work by artists at different moments in their careers. With a particular focus on new terrain, the series emphasizes the importance of research by offering a space for artists to develop ideas that may be in the early stages of conception or articulation

For more information, visit here.

<i>Dark Silhouette: Manifold Composition</i><br>
Wooden sculpture from West Africa, polyurethane resin, anodized aluminum<br>
Overall: 58 3/4 x 13 x 13 inches / 149.2 x 33 x 33 cm<br>
Sculpture: 10 1/4 x 10 x 3 1/2 inches / 26 x 25.4 x 8.9 cm<br>
2018

Judy Chicago | EXPO Chicago Names Artists Participating in 2018 Edition of Override: A Billboard Project | ARTFORUM

“EXPO Chicago Names Artists Participating in 2018 Edition of Override: A Billboard Project”

August 16, 2018

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Jessica Silverman Gallery | Ten Years and Counting: Jessica Silverman Gallery | Eyes Toward the Dove

“Ten Years and Counting: Jessica Silverman Gallery”

Written by Katy Diamond Hamer

August 17, 2018

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Installation view

Susanne M. Winterling | Toxic Environments, Sensitivities, and Planetary Times: Susanne M. Winterling | Mousse Magazine

“Toxic Environments, Sensitivities, and Planetary Times: Susanne M. Winterling”

Written by Sara R. Yazdani

August 2018

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<i>Yemaya micro</i><br>
Digital print on Plexiglas<br>
19 ½ x 19 ½ inches<br>
2015

Judy Chicago | Judy Chicago Responds to Criticisms About the “Dinner Party” | Hyperallergic

“Judy Chicago Responds to Criticisms About the ‘Dinner Party'”

Written by Jasmine Weber

August 13, 2018

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<i>The Dinner Party</i><br>mixed media<br>
42 x 48 x 3 ft<br>
1974 - 1979<br>
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Collection of the Brooklyn Museum. © Judy Chicago

Davina Semo | A Sparse Exhibition for a Crowded City at SOMArts | KQED Arts

“A Sparse Exhibition for a Crowded City at SOMArts”

Written by Sarah Hotchkiss

July 31, 2018

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Sean Raspet | Olfactory Suggestion | Rhizome

“Olfactory Suggestion: On Sean Raspet’s smell-based work”

By Alexander Iadarola

Aug 02, 2018

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Sean Raspet | On Making Things Nobody Asked For | The Creative Independent

“On Making Things Nobody Asked For”

Written by Lily Bartle and Elliott Radner

May 18, 2018

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Davina Semo | These 20 Female Artists Are Pushing Sculpture Forward | Artsy

“These 20 Female Artists Are Pushing Sculpture Forward”

Written by Tess Thackara

July 30, 2018

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Anna Martine Whitehead Performance

July 28 at 12pm
Jessica Silverman Gallery

Please join us on Saturday, July 28 at 12pm for Future Supper, a performance and casual gathering with Anna Martine Whitehead.

Click here for more information on the event.

Judy Chicago | In a Nutshell: 5 Facts on Judy Chicago | TheArtGorgeous

“In a Nutshell: 5 Facts on Judy Chicago”

Written by Katya Lopatko

July 16, 2018

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Panel discussion: Kinship, Affinities, Correspondences

July 21 at 3:30pm
Jessica Silverman Gallery

On the occasion of our summer exhibition “Kinship: Celebrating 10 Years of Jessica Silverman Gallery,” please join us for a conversation with artists participating in the exhibition—Luke Butler, Heather Rasmussen and Hank Willis Thomas. Moderated by James Voorhies, Chair of the Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice at California College of the Arts, the discussion will focus on topics close to the curatorial theme of the exhibition, including examining the complexities of familial relationships and economies of friendship within the arts community.

Click here for more information on the event.

fused | A Sunny Summer Group Show, With a ‘Twist’ | KQED

“A Sunny Summer Group Show, With a ‘Twist'”

Written by Sarah Hotchkiss

July 10, 2018

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John Houck | A Cookbook of Artists’ Creative Summer Desserts | The New York Times

“A Cookbook of Artists’ Creative Summer Desserts”

Written by Julia Sherman

June 22, 2018

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Jessica Silverman Gallery joins the ADAA

We are thrilled to announce that we are one of the newest members of the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA). The gallery is celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer, so the timing of this recognition by the ADAA is perfect. We are delighted to be a member of group of dealers who believe in the importance of ethics and aspire to museum quality art.

Click here to view our profile.

John Houck | Made in L.A. | The Hammer Museum

Made in L.A. The Hammer Museum Biennial

June 3-September 2, 2018

Made in L.A. 2018 is the latest iteration of the Hammer’s acclaimed biennial exhibition, showcasing artists from the greater Los Angeles area.

For more information, visit here.

Woody De Othello | Artist Focus | FRONT International

Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art: An American City

Shown at the Akron Museum of Art

July 14 – September 30, 2018

For more information, visit here.

Nicole Wermers | Dime-Store Alchemy | The FLAG Art Foundation

Dime-Store Alchemy

June 5 – August 17, 2018

Curated by Jonathan Rider

The FLAG Art Foundation is pleased to present Dime-Store Alchemy from June 5-August 17, 2018, on its 9th floor. The exhibition features 24 contemporary artists who elevate everyday objects through the framing devices of cabinets, shelves, and containers. Contextualized within the broader legacy of artist Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) and his celebrated box constructions, this selection of artworks, and their safeguarded contents, addresses issues of identity, value, memory, and time.

For more information, visit here.

Matthew Angelo Harrison | I Was Raised on the Internet | Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

I Was Raised on the Internet

June 23 – Oct 14, 2018

I Was Raised on the Internet documents a specific moment in time, beginning with 1998 and extending to the present, and focuses on the shifts that have occurred since the millennium. The nearly 100 works in the exhibition span photography, painting, sculpture, film, and video, as well as emerging technologies and interactive elements, which include interactive computer works and virtual reality. Among these are new adaptations of major bodies of work, as well as new commissions from some of the most significant artists working with these ideas today.

For more information, visit here.

Judy Chicago | A Reckoning | Institute of Contemporary Art Miami

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami presents “Judy Chicago: A Reckoning”, a major survey of works by the pioneering feminist artist. This exhibition highlights Chicago’s iconographic transition from abstraction to figuration, and explores the ways in which the artist’s strong feminist voice transforms our understanding of modernism and its traditions.

On view Dec 4, 2018 – Apr 14, 2019

For more information, visit here.

Judy Chicago, Bigamy Hood, 1965, 2011. Sprayed automotive lacquer on car hood. Courtesy the artist.

Woody De Othello | Funky Ceramics Are Everywhere. Including in Galleries | The New York Times

“Funky Ceramics Are Everywhere. Including in Galleries”

Written by Kate Guadagnino

June 4, 2018

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Judy Chicago | Awarded one of 2018 TIME 100

Congratulations to Judy Chicago, who is one of the 2018 #TIME100. Says Jill Soloway: “Her moment is finally here again, and everyone can see she is our legacy.” Read the rest of Soloway’s words about the artist here.

Artist Talk: Judy Chicago presents the Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture at Anderson Collection at Stanford University

April 23, at 6:30pm
Bing Concert Hall

Judy Chicago is an artist, author, feminist, educator, and intellectual whose career now spans five decades. Her influence both within and beyond the art community is attested to by her inclusion in hundreds of publications throughout the world. Her art has been frequently exhibited in the United States as well as in Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. In addition, a number of the books she has authored have been published in foreign editions, bringing her art and philosophy to readers worldwide. She is represented in the Bay Area by Jessica Silverman Gallery.

The McMurtry Lecture is presented this year in partnership with Stanford Live.

No tickets are required and seating is first come first served.

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Matthew Angelo Harrison | Matthew Angelo Harrison’s “Prototype of Dark Silhouettes” | Art-Agenda

“Matthew Angelo Harrison’s “Prototype of Dark Silhouettes”

Written by Jeanne Gerrity

April 13, 2018

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Installation view

Nicole Wermers | Privacy as Privilege: An Interview with Nicole Wermers | Berlin Art Link

“Privacy as Privilege: An Interview with Nicole Wermers”

Written by Emily McDermott

March 23, 2018

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DEU, Hamburg, Maerz 2018, Ausstellung im Kunstverein Hamburg: "Women Between Buildings" Nicole Wermers, Copyright photo: Fred Dott

Matthew Angelo Harrison | Critics’ Pick | Artforum

“Critics’ Pick”

Written by Glen Helfand

April 10, 2018

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Abstracted Ancestries: Matthew Angelo Harrison in conversation with Amanda Hunt

On the occasion of Matthew Angelo Harrison’s solo exhibition “Prototype of Dark Silhouettes,” please join us for a conversation between the artist and Amanda Hunt, Director of Education and Public Programs at MOCA LA. The discussion will explore themes such as ritual, materiality, and language within a context of constructions of race and identity.

Matthew Angelo Harrison (b. 1989, Detroit, MI) completed his BFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012. Harrison has had solo shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit in 2016 and Atlanta Contemporary in 2017. He currently has six works in the New Museum Triennial and had five pieces in “The Everywhere Studio,” the inaugural group show at the ICA Miami. His work has also been included in group exhibitions at the Jewish Museum in New York (2016) and Studio Museum in Harlem (2017). Harrison will be featured in MCA Chicago’s group show, “I Was Raised on the Internet,” which opens on June 23, 2018. Harrison lives and works in Detroit.

Amanda Hunt is Director of Education and Public Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and co-curator of the 2019 Desert X Biennial in Palm Springs. Past appointments include Associate Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, and Curator at LAXART, Los Angeles, where she helped coordinate the 2012 Pacific Standard Time Public Art and Performance Festival for The Getty Research Institute, and “Made in L. A. 2012,” the Hammer Museum’s first Los Angeles biennial. At the Studio Museum, Hunt produced exhibitions including “A Constellation, Black Cowboy,” and in 2016 commissioned “inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd,” a public sculpture initiative in partnership with the New York City Parks Department. She obtained her masters in curatorial practice from California College of the Arts.

Saturday, April 14 at 3:00pm at 488 Ellis Street

Judy Chicago | Judy Chicago Is Releasing a Line of Plates Inspired by Her Classic Feminist Work ‘The Dinner Party’ | Artnet News

“Judy Chicago Is Releasing a Line of Plates Inspired by Her Classic Feminist Work ‘The Dinner Party’”

Written by Sarah Cascone

April 4, 2018

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Judy Chicago | This epic, 40-year-old feminist art piece that we’re still learning from today | PBS News Hour

“This epic, 40-year-old feminist art piece that we’re still learning from today”

Written by Jennifer Hijazi

March 20, 2018

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Matthew Angelo Harrison | African spirits suspended in resin, culture at SF art gallery | San Francisco Chronicle

“African spirits suspended in resin, culture at SF art gallery”

Written by Charles Desmarais

March 16, 2018

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<i>Dark Silhouette: Zebra Manifold Composition no. 1</i><br>
Zebra bone, polyurethane resin, anodized aluminum, acrylic<br>
Sculpture: 18 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches / 47 x 24.6 x 9.5 cm<br>
Overall: 66 1/2 x 13 x 13 inches / 168.9 x 33 x 33 cm<br>
2018

Nicole Wermers | Women Between Buildings | Kunstverein Hamburg

With “Women Between Buildings,” the Kunstverein in Hamburg presents the first survey exhibition of Nicole Wermers in Germany. The show features pieces from the past ten years, including Untitled Chairs of the exhibition “Infrastruktur” which was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2015, as well as two new sculptures created especially for the Kunstverein. The exhibition will be accompanied by a publication published with Compagnia and Motto Books.

On view March 3 – May 6

Artist Talk: Nicole Wermers in conversation with Bettina Steinbrügge, Saturday, March 3, 3pm

Alternate view

Isaac Julien | The Rebellion of Moving Image | MOCA Taipei

The nine-screen installation of Ten Thousand Waves continues its world tour and opens on Saturday March 3rd as part of the exhibition “Rebellion of Moving Image” at MOCA Taipei in Taiwan, curated by Huang Hsiang-Ning.

Special event: artist talk with Isaac Julien on Saturday 3rd March, 10:30am-midday at MOCA Taipei.

Matt Lipps | Cut! Paper Play in Contemporary Photography | The Getty Center

Matt Lipps will be included in “Cut! Paper Play in Contemporary Photography” at The Getty Center in Los Angeles.

Interaction with paper plays an integral role in the practice of many photographers working today. Some create paper models with images gleaned from current events, popular magazines, or the internet for the express purpose of photographing them. Others cut, layer, fold, and/or assemble representational photographs to introduce tactile or narrative elements.  Along with Lipps, the exhibition features works by Thomas Demand, Christiane Feser, Daniel Gordon, Soo Kim, and Christopher Russell.

Opening February 27 and on view until May 27, 2018
For more information, visit here.

Isaac Julien | ‘It’s another watershed moment for history of queer rights’ | The Guardian

“Isaac Julien: ‘It’s another watershed moment for history of queer rights'”

Written by Glenn Dunks

February 16, 2018

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Sean Raspet | 2017 Tiffany Foundation Grant Recipient

Congratulations to Sean Raspet, who is one of 2017’s Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation recipients. Raspet receives an unrestricted grants of $20,000 as part of its biennial awards program.

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Sean Raspet<br>
<i>Arbitrary Embodiment (A04)</i><br>Polyethylene and APET lenticular lense in hair gel [water (aqua), carboner, hydrolyzed wheat protein, PVP, glycerin, triethanolamine, sodium hydroxymethylglycinate, polysorbate 20, tetrasodium EDTA, fragrance] with Cyclomethiocone, silicone polymer and preservatives in Plexiglas container on steel shelf<br>69 x 16 x 36 inches<br>Cube: 11 x 11 x 11 inches<br>2013-2014

Matthew Angelo Harrison | Future Greats: Matthew Angelo Harrison, selected by Cécile B. Evans | ArtReview

“Future Greats: Matthew Angelo Harrison, selected by Cécile B. Evans”

Written by Cécile B. Evans

January/February 2018

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<i>Mk-004-conjoined</i><br>
Ceramic, acrylic, aluminum<br>
8 3/4 x 11 x 8 1/2 inches<br>
2017

Judy Chicago | The Making of Judy Chicago’s Feminist Masterpiece, The Dinner Party | Artsy

“The Making of Judy Chicago’s Feminist Masterpiece, The Dinner Party”

Written by Alexxa Gotthardt

February 7, 2018

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Judy Chicago | Judy Chicago, the Godmother | T Magazine

“Judy Chicago, the Godmother”
Written by Sasha Weiss
February 11, 2018
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Judy Chicago | Roots of the ‘Dinner Party’: History in the Making | The New Yorker

“Roots of the ‘Dinner Party’: History in the Making”
February 2018
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Isaac Julien | Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Congratulations to Isaac Julien who was made a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) on Thursday February 1, 2018 by the Prince of Wales during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace! Back in SF, Julien’s exhibition “Playtime” is up at Fort Mason through February 11.

Jessica Silverman Gallery | San Francisco Has Replaced L.A. as the West Coast Capital of the Art World | Garage

“San Francisco Has Replaced L.A. as the West Coast Capital of the Art World”
Written by Michael Wilson
January 26, 2018
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John Houck | Critic’s Pick | Artforum

“Critic’s Pick”

Written by Kim Beil

January 19, 2018

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Jessica Silverman Gallery | The Art Lover’s To-Do This January | 7×7

“The Art Lover’s To-Do This January”

Written by Anna Volpicelli

January 8, 2018

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"Playtime" Installation view, Fort Mas..

Matthew Angelo Harrison | From the Personal to the Political, 19 Artists to Watch Next Year | The New York Times

“From the Personal to the Political, 19 Artists to Watch Next Year”

Written by Holland Cotter

December 27, 2017

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