Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Kiki Smith, Magnolia Editions at Peters Projects this weekend

Kiki Smith - Congregation, 2014
Jacquard tapestry with hand painting and gold leaf, 116 x 76 in. Edition of 10

"Kiki Smith: Woven Tales" opens this Friday, May 13th at Peters Projects in Santa Fe, NM. This spectacular exhibition features all of Smith's tapestries to date (nearly a dozen), hanging together in one room!

There will be an artist talk with Kiki Smith and Donald & Era Farnsworth at Peters Projects on Saturday, May 14th at 11 am.

Kiki Smith - Visitor, 2015
Jacquard tapestry, 116 x 76 in. Edition of 10

Also opening Friday at Peters Projects is a traveling adaptation of the "Magnolia Editions: Innovation and Collaboration" exhibition first presented at the Sonoma County Museum of Art earlier this year.

"Magnolia Editions: Innovation and Collaboration" is curated by Randy Rosenberg and includes work from the last three decades by artists such as Robert Arneson, David Best, Enrique Chagoya, Chuck Close, Bruce Conner, Lewis deSoto, Donald & Era Farnsworth, Guillermo Galindo, Mildred Howard, Robert Hudson, Deborah Oropallo, Mel Ramos, The St. Petersburg Travelers, and Richard Wagener.

Bruce Conner - ANGEL WALL, CANYON DE CHELLEY, 2003/1976
Archival pigmented inkjet on Rives BFK white, 17.75 x 23.5 in. Edition of 10

Peters Projects is located at 1011 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM. If you can't make it to the opening, check out the shows on the Peters Projects website!

More work by Kiki Smith from Magnolia Editions

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Recent shows & events: Pace in Palo Alto, Close at Magnolia, Kala Auction 2016, and more

Donald Farnsworth shows Chuck Close new experiments with recreating quattrocento-era paper at Magnolia Editions.

Congratulations to Pace Gallery on the opening of their new location in Palo Alto, California.

Magnolia Editions staff were on hand at the opening of the inaugural exhibition last month, which featured work by James Turrell alongside a selection of Pace artists including Chuck Close; both Turrell and Close also attended the opening, with Close visiting Magnolia later in the week to review proofs of new works on paper (more photos here).

James Turrell, Chuck Close, and Era Farnsworth at Pace Gallery's new location in Palo Alto.

Chuck Close, Donald Farnsworth, Era Farnsworth, Nicholas Price, and Tallulah Terryll at Magnolia Editions.

Donald Farnsworth, Nicholas Price, and Chuck Close at Magnolia Editions.

Congratulations to Enrique Chagoya on a wonderful show at Anglim-Gilbert’s new gallery location on Minnesota St in San Francisco:

Prints by Enrique Chagoya (created at & published by Magnolia Editions) at Anglim-Gilbert.

Era Farnsworth at Anglim-Gilbert with Gallery Manager Shannon Trimble.

Congratulations also to Nora Pauwels and John DeMerritt, as well as to Rene Bott and Pam Paulson, for being honored recently at Kala Institute's 2016 Auction & Gala:

Nora Pauwels and John DeMerritt are honored as Artists of the Year by Kala Institute Executive Director Archana Horsting.

Nora Pauwels and John DeMerritt are honored as Artists of the Year by Kala Institute Executive Director Archana Horsting.

Audience of artists and art lovers at the Kala Institute 2016 Auction.

Pam Paulson and Renee Bott of Paulson Bott Press are honored for their contributions to the community by Kala Institute Executive Director Archana Horsting.

Check out many more photos of Chuck Close with new works in progress at Magnolia by viewing the full photo album at Magnolia's Facebook page!