I really have no story to tell, and as you know very well, it’s almost impossible to paint people in some fraught situation, or even in a rather benign way, and not have the viewer project meaning, narrative, story.
Mark Greenwold Featured in the Brooklyn Rail
April 6, 2016
The Rumble of Panic has undoubtedly taken this distinguished
Ensemble of mortals outdoors by the swimming pool, where
There was no Mrs. Robinson, only one-half of the duo,
That concocted this prodigious ballad for The Graduate.
March 6, 2016
In the pencil drawing Josie (2015), at least three people and an oversized cat are gathered in a room under what looks like a skylight. A bespectacled man on the drawing's right-hand side is wearing boxer shorts and a t-shirt, his erect penis poking through his shorts. If he is embarrassed, he doesn't show it. A book is lying on the table in front of him, with the words “My Struggle” partially erased.
March 1, 2016
On Thursday, Independent inaugurates its seventh edition, this time in a new TriBeCa home, Spring Studios. Forty-four galleries from nine countries participate in the fair this year. And despite the fact that the fair's new space required a slimming down of its exhibitor list, they still managed to bring six new dealers into the fold for 2016. “Every year we try to have a certain amount of new galleries, to rotate in fresh perspectives,” said director Laura Mitterrand.
October 18 – December 22, 2015
Curated by Phong Bui, both shows are proposed experiments to explore the various conditions that lead to the production of small paintings: how paintings' sizes are determined by artists' conscious and unconscious intentions, and how those sizes, in turn, affect their relation to viewers in the various spaces the artworks quietly occupy in contemporary visual culture.