Filed under: Art Market, Art World, Features | Tags: Aaron Parazette, ACME, Adam Sorensen, Ala Ebtekar, Alexis Stamatiou, Ali Smith, Allison Schulnik, American Contemporary, Andrew Guenther, Andrew Schoultz, Angela Dufresne, Angela Fraleigh, Angles Gallery, Anna Conway, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, Ben Snead, Ben Weiner, Benjamin Degen, Brett Reichman, Brian Zink, CANADA, Carlos Vega, Cary Smith, Catherine Kehoe, Corbett vs. Dempsey, CRG Gallery, Daniel Heidkamp, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Daniela Rivera, Danielle Tegeder, David Kordansky Gallery, Devening Projects + Editions, Dimitri Kozyrev, Domingo Barreres, Don Voisine, Echo Eggebrecht, Elaine Spatz-Rabinowitz, Eleven Rivington, Emily Eveleth, Erik Den Breejen, Feature Inc., Feodor Voronov, Franklin Evans, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Freight + Volume Gallery, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, Gregory Lind Gallery, Hannah Barrett, Harris Lieberman Gallery, Heyd Fontenot, Holly Coulis, Horton Gallery, Howard Yezerksi Gallery, Inman Gallery, International Art Objects Galleries, Jack Balas, Jake Longstreth, James Fuentes, James Gobel, James Harris Gallery, James Kelly Contemporary, James Siena, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Jered Sprecher, Jill Moser, Jim Gaylord, Joe Wardwell, John Sparagana, John Zurier, Jon Rappleye, Joshua Abelow, Jovi Schnell, Judie Bamber, Karla Wozniak, Kate Shepherd, Katherine Sherwood, Kelly McLane, Kent Dorn, Kiel Johnson, Kirk Hayes, Kristen Schiele, LaMontagne Gallery, Laurel Sparks, Leo Koenig Inc., Libby Black, Lisa Cooley, Lisa Sanditz, Liz Markus, Louise Belcourt, Mark Flood, Mark Moore Gallery, Marx & Zavattero, Matthew McClune, Melora Kuhn, Michael Scoggins, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Morgan Bulkeley, Nina Bovasso, Nuno de Campos, Paolo Arao, Patrick Wilson, Paul Shakespear, Paule Anglim, Pierogi, Robert Buck, Robert Kelly, Ryan Mrozowski, Sarah Awad, Sarah Cain, Sarah Walker, Shane Campbell Gallery, Shara Hughes, Shaun O’Dell, Sigrid Sandström, Sikkema Jenkins & Co, Siobhan Liddell, Steven Zevitas, Stuart Arends, Sue Scott Gallery, Susan Jane Belton, Susan Vielmetter Los Angeles Art Projects, Texas Gallery, Tim Bavington, Tommy Fitzpatrick, Wendy White, William Cordova, William Swanson, Xiaoze Xie, Yoon Lee, Zach Feuer, Zieher Smith
It is a simple truth that in any given month, if you added up all of the available space in commercial galleries around the country, the amount dedicated to painting would dwarf that of all other media. The list that I have compiled consists of 40 United States’ based galleries that have a proclivity for painting. That is not to say that painting is the only medium that these galleries show; indeed, most represent artists producing work in a range of media. All of them, however, have shown a particular interest in the medium over an extended period of time, and all have stables of artists that are at least 50% painters.
The list is obviously far from comprehensive, and I consciously avoided blue chip galleries such as David Zwirner and Matthew Marks in favor of younger spaces. Some dealers I have personal relationships with, and others I know only casually. If you love the medium of painting, these are all spaces that you should be familiar with.
I hope that you find the list informative. Directly below is a list and after the jump you’ll find some brief comments and a list of noteable artists. Enjoy! - Steven Zevitas, President/Publisher, New American Paintings
Jeff Bailey Gallery
Shane Campbell Gallery
Corbett vs. Dempsey
Devening Projects + Editions
Freight + Volume
Gallery Paule Anglim
James Harris Gallery
Harris Lieberman Gallery
International Art Objects Galleries
James Kelly Contemporary
Leo Koenig, Inc.
David Kordansky Gallery
Gregory Lind Gallery
Marx & Zavattero
Anthony Meier Fine Arts
Mitchell-Innes & Nash
Mark Moore Gallery
Friedrich Petzel Gallery
Sue Scott Gallery
Sikkema, Jenkins & Co
Fredric Snitzer Gallery
Susan Vielmetter Los Angeles Art Projects
Daniel Weinberg Gallery
Howard Yezerksi Gallery
Filed under: Art World, Noteworthy, Vote! | Tags: Ann Toebbe, Annual Prize, Bill Arning, BLICK Art Materials, Brion Nuda Rosch, Daniela Rivera, Erik Parker, Erin Payne, James Rondeau, Jeremy Couillard, Joe Bussell, Josh Reames, Maja Ruznic, Marcus Jansen, Marcus Kenney, NEXT ART, Noteworthy, Peter Boswell, William Betts
As we have previously mentioned, it’s time for our Annual Prize. Every issue of New American Paintings features two “Noteworthy” artists, one selection made by our editorial staff, and the other by the issue’s juror. Those twelve artists are automatically in the running to receive top prize, which includes cash, a gift certificate sponsored by BLICK Art Materials, and a chance to have their work displayed at the Next Art Chicago fair. If you haven’t already voted for our Reader’s Choice component, you have until January 7th! The winner will be announced January 13th.
For the second component, the winner will be determined by a panel of distinguished curators. The panel for the Annual Prize consists of three previous NAP jurors who have not made selections in the last year, including Bill Arning, Director, The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH), James Rondeau, Curator and Chair of Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago, and Peter Boswell, Senior Curator, Miami Art Museum. The winner of the Curator’s Choice will be announced on January 20th.
Noteworthy artists of 2011 nominated for the award included: William Betts, Joe Bussell, Jeremy Couillard, Marcus Jansen, Marcus Kenney, Erik Parker, Erin Payne, Josh Reames, Daniela Rivera, Brion Nuda Rosch, Maja Ruznic, Ann Toebbe.
Works by all artists follow below the jump. To see more about each artist, and to vote, click here by January 7th!
Filed under: Noteworthy, Vote! | Tags: Ann Toebbe, Annual Prize, BLICK Art Materials, Brion Nuda Rosch, Chicago, Daniela Rivera, Erik Parker, Erin Payne, Jeremy Couillard, Joe Bussell, Josh Reames, Maja Ruznic, Marcus Jansen, Marcus Kenney, NEXT ART CHICAGO, Vote, William Betts
Our final New American Paintings’ issue of 2011 is out on newsstands, so it’s once again time to ask our readers who they think deserves some extra attention. We are pleased to present the New American Paintings’ Second Annual Prize, which includes two components:
- $1,000 cash prize and a $500 gift certificate, sponsored by BLICK Art Materials, will be awarded to one of New American Paintings‘ 12 Noteworthy artists featured this year. The winner will be determined by a panel of distinguished curators (Stay tuned to learn more about our panel soon).
- $500 gift certificate sponsored by BLICK Art Materials, with the winner decided by YOU, our reader! Take a look at all 12 of this year’s Noteworthy artists after the jump and VOTE NOW!
Thanks to our sponsor Next Art Chicago, the two winners will also be prominently displayed at the Next Art Chicago fair at the Merchandise Mart, April 27th – April 29th, 2012.
Voting is open through January 7 (one vote per computer)
The winner of the Reader’s Choice will be announced by Friday, January 13th, and the winner of the Annual Prize will be announced January 20.
Filed under: Art World, Boston | Tags: Boston, Daniela Rivera, Evan J. Garza, Foster Prize, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, LaMontagne Gallery
Installation view, Daniela Rivera: Growth, LaMontagne Gallery, Boston
Tucked away in a remote, industrial corner of Southie, a stone’s throw from the Boston harbor, is South Boston’s LaMontagne Gallery and, housed within it, is Growth, Daniela Rivera‘s newest installation. Included as a finalist in the 2010 James and Audrey Foster Prize show at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston last year, and featured recently as a Noteworthy artist in edition #92 of New American Paintings, Rivera’s work for LaMontagne is not only a response to Richard Long’s 1967 work A Line Made by Walking, but also a “recognition of the presence of incompletion” in her own work.
Rivera’s work often changes the setting within which it is installed, pouring off the wall and onto the floor where viewers must walk around it, and this installation is no different. The installation of her painted panels at LaMontagne, which effectively turn the simple South Boston space into a site-specific landscape, is only half of the work. The presence, and participation, of viewers is inherent to the work itself, with people literally filling in the gaps on the floor by walking through the installation. A Line Made by Walking is, after all, based in the performative action of walking, and Growth cleverly recreates — in a very different context — the original actions that informed Long’s work to begin with.
More than just a thoughtful, coy attempt at audience participation and conceptual approach, Growth occupies a necessary place in the current moment in contemporary painting, where artists continue to walk the line between painting and sculptural and installation forms, and when the traditional spatial and material limitations set forth by the medium are abandoned in favor of better, and stronger, real estate. More pics after the jump!
—Editor-at-Large, Evan J. Garza