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Past Exhibitions
Every apexart exhibition is accompanied by a brochure with a text by the curator and color images of the works in the show. The brochure communicates the curator's idea and serves as a surrogate for those unable to see the exhibition. Order past brochures online and/or sign up to receive upcoming brochures free of charge.
March 24 - May 14
Space Between the Skies
organized by Christopher Manzione

The focus of this show will be to replace the physical space of apexart with many different virtual landscapes, either created from data/imagery collected at real world sites or from 3D constructed spaces, thereby transporting the viewer beyond the limits of the physical gallery space.

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exh. #199
January 21 - March 5
Setting Out
organized by Shona Kitchen, Aly Ogasian, and Jennifer Dalton Vincent

Shona Kitchen, Aly Ogasian, and Jennifer Dalton Vincent explore how the nature of expeditions has translated into the modern day with archaeologists, engineers, scientists, and artists exploring a variety of realms, geographical and beyond, while maintaining the same eager hunger to uncover the unknown as the world travelers of early expeditions.

Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner

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exh. #198
December 23 - February 21
in Istanbul, Turkey

Apricots from Damascus
organized by Atif Akin and Dilek Winchester

Apricots from Damascus invites artists to prepare survival guides in the form of zines for Syrian refugees in Istanbul, Turkey.

Franchise Program Winner

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exh. #197
December 5 - December 31
in Copenhagen, Denmark

In Vitro (Studies On Entropy)
organized by Marie Nipper and Peter Amby

In Vitro (Studies On Entropy) engages artists to show works in ten abandoned modernist vitrines in Copenhagen, Denmark’s city center, focusing on transformation and disorder.

Franchise Program Winner

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exh. #196
November 5 - December 19
Alternative Unknowns
organized by Elliott P. Montgomery and Chris Woebken

Six New York City based artists and designers have been commissioned to create objects that provoke new ways of thinking about emergency preparedness. Each artist will be invited to a conversation with the NYC Emergency Management Department about emergency issues facing the city, and then will be tasked with designing object-based solutions.

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exh. #195
September 10 - October 24
Life After Death and Elsewhere
organized by Tom Williams and Robin Paris

Life After Death and Elsewhere is an exhibition conceived and organized in collaboration with prisoners on Death Row in Nashville, Tennessee. The show will focus on designs by the prisoners for their own memorials, which take various forms such as drawings, photographs, paintings, models, and text-based pieces, or, alternately, they will submit works that address their refusal to memorialize themselves.

Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner

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exh. #194
June 4 - July 25
Profiled: Surveillance of a Sharing Society
organized by Mary Coyne

Despite opposition to the post-Patriot Act surveillance programs adopted by government agencies, individuals continue to engage with social media platforms, sharing personal information online. Profiled observes the dichotomy between an over-sharing society and government and military secrets.

Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner

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exh. #193
May 2 - May 30
in Beirut, Lebanon

Space Between Our Fingers
organized by Rachel Dedman

Space Between Our Fingers is an exploration of outer space as image, metaphor, and utopia, as imagined by artists from or in the Middle East.

Franchise Program Winner

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exh. #192
March 19 - May 16

Feel Big Live Small
organized by Elan Smithee

Feel Big Live Small explores dioramas and miniatures as well as our fascination with all things small, both as a technical feat and a psychological relationship.

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exh. #191
February 7 - March 7
in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Beauty Salons and the Beast
organized by Rehema Chachage and Jan van Esch

Beauty Salons and the Beast uses popup exhibitions in beauty salons and barber shops to experiment with community engagement.

Franchise Program Winner

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exh. #190
January 14 – March 7

FOOT NOTES: On the Sensations of Tone
organized by Alastair Noble

Inspired by the musical theories of the nineteenth century German doctor and physicist Herman Helmholtz (1821-1894), Foot Notes: On the Sensations of Tone will examine how sound is an integrative principle in human and natural environments. Multi-media works and sound projects will map journeys, emotions, and memories.

Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner

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exh. #189
November 6 - December 20
Bianculli's Personal Theory of TV Evolution
organized by David Bianculli

TV critic David Bianculli highlights the evolution of television themes over time and reflects on his personal relationship to the medium.

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exh. #188
September 13 - October 11
Detroit, Michigan

organized by Yvette Granata

Trans-Farm engages with the world’s largest urban farming project to create and exhibit interdisciplinary urban agricultural works that blend the lines between edible, practical, artistic, and the technological.

Franchise Program Winner

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exh. #187
September 10 - October 25
Decolonized Skies
organized by Yael Messer and Gilad Reich

The use of privately owned satellites and drones have grown exponentially in recent years – both for military and civil use – watching over an ever-expanding geography and people. Decolonized Skies re-conceptualizes the air space as ‘commons,’ reclaiming the sky through social and collaborative practices.

Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner

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exh. #186
May 22 - July 26
The Hidden Passengers
organized by Avi Lubin

Through the work of eight international artists, The Hidden Passengers investigates the relationship between science and art and argues that by adopting scientific practices and tools, art finds a way to participate in the world.

Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner

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exh. #184
March 20 - May 10
Coding the Body
organized by Leah Buechley

Exploring how code is being used to understand, control, decorate, and replicate the human form.

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exh. #183
March 20 - May 10
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On the Streets
organized by Chương-Đài Võ

On the Streets recognizes the rapid urbanization in Southeast Asia through the entrepreneurial venture of street vending, and the impact of globalization on this culture.

Franchise Program Winner

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exh. #182
January 16 - March 1
Private Matters
organized by Ceren Erdem, Jaime Schwartz, and Lisa Hayes Williams

Private Matters presents a group of artists who, through individual strategies of sharing various kinds of secure information with the audience, blur the boundaries of the public and private.

Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner

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exh. #181
organized by Dan Kois
November 7 - December 21, 2013

Dan Kois, Senior Culture Editor at Slate, organizes a show challenging audiences to find the fear, joy, and release in a Russian-roulette style karaoke exhibition.
exh. #180

organized by crystal am nelson
October 5 - November 2, 2013 — in Marfa, Texas

Exploring the cultural landscape of Marfa that pre-dates Donald Judd and the contemporary art influence, Heterotopia will illuminate the pre-Minimalist history of this West Texas town.
Franchise Program Winner
exh. #179

  Death of a Cameraman
organized by Martin Waldmeier
September 12 - October 26, 2013

In the wake of the Arab uprisings, the anonymous cameraman has emerged as a powerful new figure in the politics of representation. Death of a Cameraman explores the complex space between the camera and eye and between documentary, documentarists, and the documented. 
Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner
exh. #178

organized by Kari Cwynar
May 23 - July 27, 2013

<laughter> researches laughter as a destabilizing force, using a six-month laughter epidemic in Central Africa as its anchor.
Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner
exh. #177

  Memphis Social
organized by Tom McGlynn for the Beautiful Fields collective
May 10 - 18, 2013, in Memphis, Tennessee

Presented in various venues throughout Memphis, this exhibition highlights local cultural traditions alongside the work of international artists.
Franchise Program Winner
exh. #176

  Exhibition Space
organized by Greg Allen
March 21 - May 8, 2013

Images, objects, and perceptions from the Palomar Observatory Sky Survey and Project Echo, two projects from the early days of the Space Race.
exh. #175

  Video Slink Uganda
organized by Paul Falzone and Marisa Jahn
February 7 - March 6, 2013, in Kampala, Uganda

Short-form experimental videos by artists from the African Diaspora will be shown in Ugandan video halls, gathering places known for showing pirated DVDs.
Franchise Program Winner
exh. #174

  Open Sesame
organized by Ola El-Khalidi
January 17 - March 2, 2013

Open Sesame invites artists to respond to stories collected from families from Kuwait who were forced to leave their homes during Saddam Hussein's regime, moving to Jordan, Egypt, and the USA.
Unsolicited Proposal Program Winner
exh. #173

  As Real As It Gets
organized by Rob Walker
November 16 - December 22, 2012

As Real As It Gets gathers fictional products, imaginary brands, hypothetical advertising and speculative objects, devised by artists, designers, and companies. We resist commercial material culture as inauthentic, phony, and less than legitimate, but should we? Presenting the marketplace as medium — while supplies last.
exh. #172

  Lima Rooftop Ecology
organized by Carlos Leon-Xjimenez
November 3 - December 1, 2012, in Lima, Peru

Presented on rooftops in Lima's historic city center, the exhibition Lima Rooftop Ecology will look at poverty, historic preservation, and tourism.

[Selected through apexart Franchise Program]
exh. #171

  UNREST: Revolt against Reason
organized by Natalie Musteata
September 12 - October 27, 2012

UNREST: Revolt against Reason presents an international group of contemporary artists who tackle issues of inequality, conflict, and instability in recent history. The impetus for this exhibition begins with the wave of uprisings in Syria, Yemen, Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, and Morocco and extends to the heterogeneous growth of the Occupy Wall Street movements, which permeated and infected streets, offices, schools, and cultural centers across the world.

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]
exh. #170

  The Permanent Way
organized by Brian Sholis
June 6 - July 28, 2012

The Permanent Way juxtaposes contemporary American landscape photographs with documentation of and information about the rapid expansion of railroads in the United States during the second half of the nineteenth century.
exh. #169

  Flesh and Concrete
curated by Jaya Klara Brekke and Julio Salazar
April 19 - May 17, 2012, in Mexico City, Mexico

The exhibition Flesh and Concrete examines the contradictions in the visually impressive but socially destructive process of infrastructure development, exemplified in the construction of the extension to the Supervia Sur-Poniente highway in Mexico City.

[Selected through apexart Franchise Program]
exh. #168

curated by Lynsey G
March 21 - May 12, 2012

Consent explores complicated questions of sex, pleasure, intimacy, and morality and how they relate to ideas of consent in pornography. The exhibition seeks to address the nature of consensual participation in adult material, as it collapses the distance between the "us" and "them" in porn and sex.
exh. #167

  Just do it! Creative strategies of survival
curated by Katharina Rohde
February 4 - March 3, 2012, in Johannesburg, South Africa

The exhibition Just do it! Creative strategies of survival investigates the complex relationship between local commerce, embodied by the proliferation of informal small businesses called Spaza shops in Johannesburg, and the global economy.

[Selected through apexart Franchise Program]
exh. #166

  A Postcard from Afar: North Korea from a Distance
curated by Mark Feary
January 11 - March 10, 2012

A Postcard from Afar: North Korea from a Distance is an attempt to envision a state and culture that is shrouded in secrecy and is both the producer and victim of oppositional propaganda mechanisms. The exhibition seeks to develop a picture of what North Korea might be, in the absence of reliable, unbiased information of a nation that operates in exile from the international community.

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]
exh. #165

  The Walls That Divide Us
curated by Miguel Amado
November 9 - December 22, 2011

The Walls That Divide Us addresses the post-Cold War proliferation of nation-state and city separation barriers across the globe as symbols of dissent in contemporary politics. Featured artists examine the ideology of wall building as a means of dividing land and people to establish sovereignty. Selected works explore the construction and fall of the Berlin Wall, phenomena including imperialistic enterprises and migration, and current zones of conflict such as the U.S.-Mexican border and the Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territory.

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #164

Private Stash: A Musician's Eye
curated by Fred Hersch
September 8 - October 29, 2011

Private Stash: A Musician's Eye explores the influences that shape jazz musician and composer Fred Hersch's work. The exhibition will feature everything from visual artwork to personal mementos, and will give visitors the opportunity to explore the many sights and sounds that have had an impact on his oeuvre.

exh. #163

  The Peripheterists
curated by Jocko Weyland
June 1 - July 30, 2011

With an often raw and personal undercurrent of neurosis and obsession and a tilt toward the refreshingly unordinary angle, The Peripheterists deal with traditional genres, bringing up old-fashioned but eternal questions about what art is, why people bother. If they walk away from it all do they remain artists, and are the most creative necessarily the ones who "make it?"

exh. #162

  We Have Woven the Motherlands with Nets of Iron
curated by Eric Gottesman and Toleen Touq
May 4 - June 6, 2011, in Amman, Jordan

A line drawn by man across a landscape allows populations to move but also to dream, to pray, to transcend. It is a means of control, at least until new technologies make new movements possible. We Have Woven the Motherlands with Nets of Iron will explore these questions about what remains of these lines in a post-colonial age. The show will occur on this line itself, after it was built, then broken, then revised and revived, at a time with the lines (borders) that this line (the Hejaz Railway) crossed are being redefined.

[Selected through apexart Franchise Program]
exh. #161

  Let It End Like This
curated by Todd Zuniga
March 9 - May 14, 2011

What will they say about you when you’re gone? What would you say about yourself? Let it End Like This asks a unique blend of writers, painters, directors, models, Olympians and brillianteurs in-between to create their own obituary, examining life gone by and still to come, deeds done or that remain, great loves won or still to be, and a few famous last words along the way.
exh. #160

  Washed out
curated by Corina Oprea, Isabel Löfgren, Judith Souriau, Milena Placentile, and Valerio Del Baglivo
February 2 - March 2, 2011, in Stockholm, Sweden

Washed Out compares the public/private nature of traditional Swedish laundromats to governmental behavior.

[Selected through apexart Franchise Program]
exh. #159

  Change the Channel: WCVB-TV 1972-1982
Curated by Gary Fogelson and Michael Hutcherson
January 12 - March 5, 2011

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]
exh. #158

Organized by apexart
November 10 – December 22, 2010

We invited artists and creative others from around the world to cut, dub, reverse, add to, and otherwise manipulate at least one broadcast commercial and submit a 60 second video. We asked you to add a critical element to the exhibition by watching and voting on as many videos as you'd like. The creator of the winning video will receive $2,000, and the top five videos will be shown on a public screen in Manhattan.
exh. #157

  You can't get there from here but you can get here from there
Curated by Courtenay Finn
September 15 - October 30, 2010

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]
exh. #156

  Men With Balls: The Art of the 2010 World Cup
Curated by Simon Critchley
June 10 - July 11, 2010

The FIFA World Cup is the most important and widely watched sporting event in the world and will run this year from June 11-July 11, 2010, in South Africa. The germinal idea for the show is very simple: to create the perfect football environment, a sort of mini-soccer paradise at apexart for watching games. Around the games themselves, there will be talks, events and a series of works that show the curious place that soccer has in contemporary art.
exh. #155

  Digital Domination - Cyber Nation
Organized by ABACA
May 27 - June 4, 2010

The exhibition will attempt to link observations about the impact of cybernetics and digital media on our everyday relationships, curated by students from Satellite Academy High School Forsyth Campus and organized by ABACA.
exh. #154

  Don't Piss on Me and Tell Me it's Raining
organized by Bad at Sports
April 7 - May 22, 2010

For the last five years Bad at Sports, a collective based in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco, has attempted to document their art world from the inside. The artists in the collective have logged close to 300 hours of audio interviews and (what might best be described as) reportage and produced thousands of blog posts and tweets for their site badatsports.com.
exh. #153

  free size
curated by Logan Bay
Franchise 2010—apexart in Thailand
March 13 - April 17, 2010

In a mass produced world of global goods, the act of creation is often lost or forgotten. Hidden machinery cranks and sweats out elements of our everyday life, yet we rarely glimpse the environment where ideas are physically forged. To produce the exhibition free size artists Alvaro Ilizarbe, Jen Stark, Juan Angel Chavez, and P7 will work directly in the Sinudom Silk Screen factory, in Thailand, along side employees creating works of art.

[Selected through apexart Franchise Program]
exh. #152


  The Incidental Person
curated by Antony Hudek
January 6 to February 20, 2010

The exhibition argues that the Incidental Person stakes out a new position, outside of the 20th-century triad Joseph Beuys-Marcel Duchamp-John Cage. Unlike the latter, the Incidental Person does not seek to solve the "art-life" or "mind-body" problems. Instead, she or he fails to see them as problems at all, since for the Incidental Person art, life, mind, and body cannot be understood in opposition to one another.

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]
exh. #151

  AVANT-GUIDE TO NYC: Discovering Absence
curated by Sandra Skurvida
November 4 - December 19, 2009

Avant-Guide to NYC maps the art environment of New York of the twentieth century, reconnecting historic sites to their present functions. Marcel Duchamp's studio, Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century, and Group Material — where are these places, and what are they now, in the constantly shifting cultural fabric of New York? The exhibition presents artists' works produced in response to the sites.

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]
exh. #150

  A Way Beyond Fashion
curated by Robert Punkenhofer
September 16 - October 24, 2009

A Way Beyond Fashion explores important issues raised by the fashion industry such as the projection of identity, the research for new technology and the question of sustainability in mass consumption.
exh. #149

curated by Susan McIntosh and Albert Wilking
July 8 - August 7, 2009

This exhibition takes the narrative template of Alice in Wonderland where childhood serves as a grand metaphor for the stages of development and the often nonsensical rituals that we must travel through in order to obtain a civilized or adult persona in the world we see through our looking glass.

exh. #148

  The Franchise

June 4 - July 3, 2009 (Los Angeles)
apexart presents the exhibition X, Y, Z, and U curated by The Franchise winners The League of Imaginary Scientists at Outpost for Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

June 10 – July 3, 2009 (New York)
While the franchise is on view in L.A., apexart will present an exhibition that comments on business strategies adopted by the artworld and the process of the franchise project.

[Selected through apexart Franchise Program]

exh. #147

  I can’t get no satisfaction: Contemporary views on the everyday
organized by ABACA's Curatorial Studies students
May 14 - May 30, 2009

Featured artists: Adam Brent, Cyriaco Lopes, Risa Puno, Joaquin Segura

Curated by: Alexis Arnau, Earon Brathwaite, Machiel Espinal, Ernest Johnson, Kiara McDonald, Nahyshel Molina, Kyana Morales, José Paulino, Angelica Rodriguez, Giornanda Rodriguez, Jonathan Rodriguez, Serena Vicens, Felicia Villacres

exh. #146

  I Am Art - An Expression of the Visual & Artistic Process of Plastic Surgery
curated by Anthony Berlet, M.D.
March 28 - May 9, 2009

Leon Dufourmentel, a pioneer in plastic surgery, said in 1948, “...If I went to Picasso for my portrait, he would probably make me a monster and I should be pleased because it would be worth a million francs. But if Picasso came to me with a facial injury and I made him into a monster, aha, he might not be so pleased.”

Presenting work by Anthony Berlet, M.D., Antonino Cassisi, M.D., Michael Cohen, M.D., Scott Spiro, M.D.

exh. #145

  Kick My Heart's Ass: Short Films About Love
curated by Davy Rothbart
February 11 - March 21, 2009

If the secrets to finding true love are often elusive, well, so are the secrets to making films about love. How do you inject humor into a film about heartbreak? How do you portray a happy romance without being too saccharine and oversentimental? Author and filmmaker Davy Rothbart, at work on a personal documentary called My Heart Is An Idiot, has asked a collection of talented and eclectic friends to explore these and other challenges by producing short, love-related films of their own.

With projects by Akay, Kyle Alvarez, damali ayo, Rachel Dengiz, Shaina Feinberg, Chelsea Hodson, Marc Israel, Sarah Locke & Ghostshrimp, Brett Loudermilk, Chris K, David Meiklejohn, Carson Mell, Amber Morris, Kel O'Neill & Eline Jongsma, Scott Patterson, Jessica Sanders, Dan Tice, Nicky Verdoodt, AJ Wilhelm & Jason Orfanon, Lev Yilmaz, Jenny Owen Youngs

exh. #144

  Nameless Science
curated by Henk Slager
December 10, 2008 - January 31, 2009

The debate on artistic research emerging worldwide in the field of visual art for some five years now tends to focus on what artistic research could be or should be. The exhibition Nameless Science aims to expand this debate by showing the outcome of artistic research in seven examples of best practices from artistic PhD projects.

With projects by Ricardo Basbaum (Brazil), Jan Kaila (Finland), Irene Kopelman (The Netherlands), Matts Leiderstam (Sweden), Ronan McCrea (Ireland), Sarah Pierce (UK/USA), and Morten Torgersrud (Norway).

exh. #143

  Perverted by Theater
curated by Franklin Evans and Paul David Young
October 22 - December 6, 2008

With works by Laylah Ali, Mel Bochner, Luis Camnitzer, Kabir Carter, Ele D'Artagnan, William Daniels, David Dupuis, Igor Eskinja, Jackie Gendel, Kate Gilmore, Trajal Harrell, Elana Herzog, David Humphrey, Ross Knight, Virgil Marti, Ryan McGinley, Martin McMurray, Jim Nutt, Ann Pibal, Shahzia Sikander, Jack Smith, Mickalene Thomas, and Alexi Worth.

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]
exh. #142

  fauxgala '08
organized by Vanessa Walters
October 16, 2008

The Man Piece, a Group Show including Jeremiah Clancy, Evan Collier, John Gregorio, Daniel Pettrow, Clayton Dean Smith, Eric Schmalenberger, Andrew Schneider
exh. #141

curated by Harley Spiller
September 4 - October 11, 2008

SCRAWL consists of close to 100 different handmade pronouncements collected from the streets and subways of New York City over the past 25 years. The works on exhibition range from scary to silly, from terse suggestions to indecipherably complex amalgams of mathematical figuring, philosophical posturing, and political ranting. Whether the ideas are impeccably presented in uniquely beautiful calligraphy, or scribbled, illegible palimpsests, the creators all seek to have their ideas recognized, many silently urging their fellow New Yorkers to right wrongs both personal and universal.

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]
exh. #140

  Nessie Does New York: Monetizing Myth, Legend & Culture
July 2 - August 2, 2008

This show explored the commercialization of myth, legend and culture through such examples as the Loch Ness Monster, Chupacabra and Bigfoot.
exh. #139

  Come Out & Play
June 4 - 14, 2008

6 days of projects organized by Azeb Worku Sibane, Vicky Shick, Daniel Seiple, Sheree Rose, Radhika Subramaniam, and Shelly Silver

exh. #138

  The Blue Print. From The Ground Up.
organized by ABACA
May 16 - May 31, 2008

Through installation, new media and fine arts, these Curatorial Studies students explore works of art that address different relationships of power in the city. Students connect their personal experience and their life in New York City to visual and architectural manifestations of power and ideology around them. They will closely look at the architecture in their neighborhoods such as East New York, Harlem and the Bronx.

Artists: Michael Dal Cerro, Michael Paul Britto, Karlos Carcamo and James Jaxxa

exh. #137

  Lots of Things Like This
curated by Dave Eggers
April 2 - May 10, 2008

This show explored a very small and specific type of artmaking exemplified by contemporary people like David Shrigley, Raymond Pettibon, Nedko Solakov, and Tucker Nichols. This kind of art, which we refuse to name, is somewhat crude, usually irreverent, and always funny. It exists somewhere between one-panel cartoons and text-based art.

exh. #136

  Thinking in Loop: Three videos on iconoclasm, ritual and immortality
curated by Boris Groys
February 20 - March 29, 2008

Through visual elements and theoretical texts, the videos in this exhibition reflected on the application of appropriational technique to film. Each of these videos combines a theoretical text that is written and spoken by the author and film footage, fragments taken out of different movies and film documentations. At first glance these videos remind the spectator of the videos and short films that are used today to transmit knowledge, to comment on the news, to spread religious and ideological propaganda, or to be used in the framework of education.

exh. #135

  The (Self)Promotion Show
January 9 - February 16, 2008

apexart held an open call, requesting submissions of a 30-second TV commercial about us from individuals and collaborative groups. The commercials are available for viewing on a public-access site, where viewers were encouraged to visit and cast votes for their favorite. In addition, all commercials were be on view as part of an innovative living-room-style installation at apexart from January 9 to February 16, 2008. The winning entry will have their commercial aired on network TV.

exh. #134

  Land Grab
curated by Sarah Lookofsky and Lillian Fellmann
November 7 - December 22, 2007

As real estate prices have skyrocketed throughout cities of the world, it has become increasingly difficult to sustain a place. Some artists' responses to this situation mirror those of many practitioners in the sixties and seventies who moved to the margins to seek out an abandoned or still undeveloped site to live and work on an expanded scale. By contrast, no piece in LAND GRAB has involved a real estate transaction or finding that prime location.

Artists: Leyla Cárdenas, Jens Haaning, John Hawke, Albert Heta, Søren Holm Hvilsby and Pernille Skov, Lasse Lau, Dan Perjovschi, Recetas Urbanas, Katrin Sigurdardottir, Michael Smith and Joshua White, Lars Vilks

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #133

  Stalking with Stories: The Pioneers of the Immemorable
curated by Antonia Majaca and Ivana Bago
September 19 to November 3, 2007

Every new telling of a story perfects its narrative but also rearranges, edits and moves it further from its original, authentic plot. What do we remember? How do we remember and retell stories of the past? How do we project them into the future?

Artists are Zbynek Baladran, Alejandro Cesarco, Felix Gmelin, Sanja Ivekovic, David Maljkovic, Ahmet Ogut, Katerina Seda, Artur Zmijewski

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #132

  The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe
July 7 - August 11, 2007

The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe was presented in response to two major social issues of our time: biennialessness and poverty. Through an open call to curators and artists, over 450 people became "with biennial." All works were available for donation. All 355 works in the exhibition were bid on and that nearly $13,000 was raised (in $10 increments) for the Robin Hood Foundation of NYC.

exh. #131

  The Museum of Crime and the Museum of God
curated by Luc Sante
May 16 - June 23, 2007

The show is comprised of nearly one hundred artifacts from Sante's own collection--holy pictures, photographs, death letters, leaflets, posters, dime novels, relics, banners, and ephemera. These objects will be connected by a text running along the walls of the gallery. The visitor can choose to engage with the exhibition either superficially or in depth. Either tactic is guaranteed to leave a subconscious residue of ambiguity and doubt.

exh. #130

    Don't Get It Twisted: Violence affects everyone
organized by ABACA
May 1 - May 12, 2007

This exhibition was curated and presented by high school students enrolled in ABACA's Curatorial Studies class held at Satellite Academy. This year's exhibition seeks to discuss and demonstrate different aspects of violence such as racism, stereotypes and social or historical injustice, as well as personal and emotional experiences with violence, through works of art.

Artists: Bradley McCallum & Jaqueline Tarry, Micheal Paul Britto, Lan Tuazon, John Abner and Jessica Acobe

exh. #129

  Quick! Pull My Animated Finger
curated by Matt Silverstein and Dave Jeser
February 24 - April 14, 2007

The two Jews from L.A. who bring you Drawn Together present the people who help write and draw the series in an “art” exhibit. Artists from Rough Draft Studios show unpublished, unaired, uncensored and mostly unseen stuff.

With work by Stephanie Arnett, Dan Bond, Edgar Duncan, Edmund Fong, Bari Kumar, Gennady Kornyshev, Samantha Harrison, Jeff Mertz, Mike Wodkowski and a text by Elijah Aron and Jordan Young

exh. #128

  Let Everything Be Temporary, or When Is The Exhibition?
curated by Elena Filipovic
January 10 - February 17, 2007

This exhibition brings together the work of a group of artists that consistently and very differently explore temporariness and, more specifically, the possibility of temporal instability in the work of art. This is manifest not so much as a subject, but rather as a constitutive element, shaping the artwork's fragility as well as the indeterminacy of an exhibition visitor's experience of it. Whether primarily motivated by the political, aesthetic, economic, or the intimate, these objects literally perform their temporal questioning.

Artists: Michel Blazy, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Gabriel Kuri, Oksana Pasaiko, Tomo Savic-Gecan, Joëlle Tuerlinckx

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #127

  Thanks: Returning the Favor
November 29, 2006 - January 6, 2007

Whether a gift for a superior, an inferior, a partner, family member or friend, issues of intent and meaning are part of the wrapping. This exhibition reconsiders the relationship of philanthropy, hidden meaning and gift giving. Ten local artists have each been commissioned to produce a "gift." A present for someone they don't know. The only restriction given was that it had to fit in the gift box we provided, otherwise we would show whatever they gave us, with no censorship.

Artists: Felipe Arturo, Nayia Frangouli, David Greg Harth, Vandana Jain, Matt Keegan, Kambui Olujimi, Lisi Raskin, Paul Wirhun, Joe Scanlan, Alejandra Villasmil

exh. #126

  Phantom Captain: Art and Crowdsourcing
curated by Andrea Grover
October 18 - November 25, 2006

Phantom Captain explores art collaboration that involves amateur groups of individuals responding to “crowdsourcing” initiatives created by artists. The term crowdsourcing was coined by Jeff Howe and Mark Robinson of Wired Magazine and describes “user-generated content,” or outsourcing labor to armies of amateurs. While crowdsourcing is becoming common practice in business (see Howard Rheingold’s Smart Mobs), its potential is also being harnessed by artists to create communal artworks.

Artists: Jeff Howe, Peter Edmunds, Harrell Fletcher and Miranda July, Aaron Koblin, Davy Rothbart, Allison Wiese

exh. #125

  neo-con: Contemporary Returns to Conceptual Art
curated by Cristiana Perrella
September 6 - October 14, 2006

Re-enacting (with a twist) famous conceptual works, the artists in neo-con level and humanize, by quirky humor and down-to-earth sensibility, the key principles of Conceptualism like the favoring of ideas over object-making, the dematerialization of the art object, the production of work in collaboration and often without a studio.

Artists: Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, Jonathan Monk, Yoshua Okon, Joao Onofre, Mario Garcia Torres, Francesco Vezzoli

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #124

  Gifts go in one direction
curated by Alexander Nagel
July 5 - August 12, 2006

How do the two terms, art and gift, dfine each other? This summer’s exhibition results from interviewing a number of artists and non-artists about gifts given and received, presents reflections on how gifts redefine the boundaries of artistic production.

Featuring gifts given and received by: Eric Walker, Eliza Griffiths, Julie Voyce, Stephen Andrews, Paul P., Glenn Ligon, Byron Kim, Paul Ramirez Jonas, Harrell Fletcher, Harriet Sigal, Lisa Sigal, Amy Sillman, Eric Banks, Jutta Koether, Richard Phillips, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin



exh. #123

  Sweet Taboos: A Mini Tirana Biennale in New York
curated by Edi Muka
May 24 - July 1, 2006

This "mini" version of the Tirana Biennale asks: What happens to inhibitions in today’s swell of globalization? Does the old Polynesian term “taboo” still have meaning, or have such notions disappeared in the “everything goes” drive of global Capital? To what extent do the power structures of our society differ from those of the past, and is history still relevant?

Artists: Adel Abdessemed, Ivan Grubanov, Sejla Kameric, Armando Lulaj, Suela Qoshja, Joanna Rytel, IngridMwangiRobertHutter



exh. #122

  Re_dis_trans - Voltage of Relocation and Displacement
curated by Aniko Erdosi
April 12 - May 20, 2006

The act of leaving one‘s given place and occupying another is both emotionally and spiritually intense. What can be the gains of the physical and intellectual relocation? And, more importantly, can we displace our focus without losses?

Artists: Big Hope (Miklós Erhardt and Dominic Hislop), Ian Burns, Sonja Feldmeier, Andrea Geyer, Wang Jianwei, Szabolcs Kisspál, Moshekwa Langa, Little Warsaw (Bálint Havas and András Gálik), Myrna Maakaron, Katarina Sevic

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]



exh. #121

  Neo-Sincerity: The Difference Between the Comic and the Cosmic is a Single Letter
curated by Amei Wallach
February 22 - April 8, 2006

From the Peloponnesian Wars to the Black Death and the War in Iraq, in dire times laughter has always been the best revenge. Art critic Amei Wallach surveys three generations of artists who amuse and appall.

Artists: William Anthony, Ida Applebroog, Hideaki Ariizumi, Atlas Group/Walid Raad, Tamy Ben-Tor, Paul Chan, Michael Combs, Thornton Dial, Matt Forderer, Regina Gilligan, David Hammons, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Melamid & William McClelland, Peter Land, Laura Nova, David Rees, Skart, Nancy Spero, Art Spiegelman, Marie Watt, Olav Westphalen, Paul Zaloom



exh. #120

  One Brief Moment
curated by Mark Soo
January 11 - February 18, 2006

Selected artists will review the apexart archive to interpret, speculate, add to and imagine their own understanding of what specific past events at the gallery might have been like.

Artists: Adam Chodzko, Maria Eichhorn, Knowles Eddy Knowles, Elizabeth Price

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]



exh. #119

  The Last Generation
curated by Max Henry
November 30, 2005 - January 7, 2006

Examines mechanical reproduction and seemingly “analog” approaches to art-making in our contemporary "digital" world.

Artists: Kota Ezawa, Malachi Farrell, Wayne Gonzales, Emilie Halpern, Jan Mancuska, Laurent Montaron, Scott Myles, Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven



exh. #118

  If It's Too Bad To Be True, It Could Be DISINFORMATION
curated by Mercedes Vicente
October19 - November 26, 2005

Exploring the complex relationship between mass media and global corporate culture, this exhibition explores the strategies of grassroots activism (installation, poster, video, radio, and internet art) to demand freedom of information rights and bring forward what is being omitted.

Artists: Paul Chan, Marcelo Expósito, neuroTransmitter, Martha Rosler, The Speculative Archive / Julia Meltzer and David Thorne, 0100101110101101.ORG (Eva and Franco Mattes), The Yes Men

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]



exh. #117

  The Art of 9/11
curated by
Arthur Danto
September 7 - October 15, 2005

Featuring responses by artists to 9/11, the exhibition aims to show how art actually embodies grief and to reflect on how artists dealt with the attack.

Artists: Audrey Flack, Leslie King-Hammond, Jeffrey Lohn, Mary Miss with Victoria Marshall and Elliott Maltby, Lucio Pozzi, Ursula Von Rydingsvard, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Westman, Robert Rahway Zakanitch



exh. #116

  Philosophical Toys
curated by Sina Najafi

June 29 - August 6, 2005

The tactile, visual, and philosophical fuse in this exhibition, historically anchored in the “gifts” innovated in the 1830s by Friedrich Fröbel, the inventor of Kindergarten.

For the 2005 summer program, an invited writer - Sina Najafi (Editor in Chief, Cabinet magazine)- selects three art dealers to each choose an artist for a group exhibition, with the writer contributing a text.

Works by: Friedrich Fröbel, Jeannine Mosely, and Shea Zellweger
Selected by: Norman Brosterman (author, Inventing Kindergarten) and Christine & Margaret Wertheim (The Institute for Figuring, Los Angeles)

exh. #115

  Sacred Wild
curated by Suzi Gablik
May 25 - June 25, 2005

Sacred Wild will examine the way contemporary artists are drawn to sacred images and are using them in their everyday life. The six artists, based in Iowa, Virginia, and Illinois, incorporate or address the trend towards investigating one's personal spirituality over organized religious thought.

Artists: Jane Vance Siegle, David T. Hanson, Hank Foreman, Kathy Pinkerton, Fern Shaffer and Othello Anderson

exh. #114

curated by Charles Esche
April 27 - May 21, 2005

Issue #7 of Afterall will be turned into an exhibition This issue pivoted around the idea of the gothic as both the dark side (of artistic behavior) and complex visual patterning.

Artists: Kenneth Anger, Jeremy Blake, The Handsome Family, Jutta Koether and Richard Wright

exh. #113

  Social Democracy Revisited
curated by Jonas Ekeberg
March 16 - April 16, 2005

The exhibition proposes that the Nordic discourses on the subject may have a value in the current international political climate as well as highlights artworks that seem to contest this kind of purposefulness. Ultimately intervening into the realm between art and politics with the same ambivalence which is so prevalent in the Nordic system.

Artists: Cathrine Evelid, Matias Faldbakken, Katja Høst, Ulf Lundin, Jakob Kolding, Ketil Nergaard, Aleksandra Mir

exh. #112

  Maurizio Couldn't Be Here
February 12 - March 12, 2005

Five Saturdays of Events: Each Saturday from Feb 12 to Mar 12, apexart featured a performance-related activity: an all day line-up of special guest speakers, premieres of TV ads of contemporary artists, bands collaborating with video artists, a traditional Afghan-food tasting performance, and other surprises.

exh. #111

  Too Much Pollution to Demonstrate: Soft Guerrillas in Tehran's Contemporary Art Scene
curated by Amiel Grumberg (1980-2004)
January 5 - February 9, 2005

Five Iranian artists use art as a tool for the demonstration of mental and physical constructions.

panel: Too Much Pollution to Demonstrate with Negar Azimi, Christopher de Bellaigue, Abbas Milani, and Farhad Moshiri at the Tribeca Grand Hotel

Artists: Roxanna Daryadanesh, Shahab Fotouhi, Barbad Golshiri, Neda Razavipour and Vahid Hakim

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #110

  Drafting Deceit
curated by Marta Kuzma
November 17 - December 22, 2004

Drafting Deceit modestly approaches the construction of delusion as a deliberate gesture that infers a particular performability located in the purposeful drafting of the illusory.

Artists: Sven Augustijnen, Michaël Borremans, Johannes Kahrs, Marije Langelaar and Mark Manders, Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley, Kirsten Pieroth

exh. #109

  Place for the Self
curated by Amnon Barzel
October 13 - November 13, 2004

This exhibition is about the meaning of a home, and a home within our own selves. A home where existential reflections and anxieties are accumulated through the dramatic events which characterize recent times.

Artists: Vito Acconci (New York), Krzysztof Bednarski (Warsaw, Poland), Barbara Bloom (New York), Zvi Hecker, (Berlin/Tel Aviv), Vittorio Messina (Rome, Italy), Anila Rubiku (Albania) and Micha Ullman (Israel)

exh. #108

  Building the Unthinkable
curated by Christian Stayner
September 8 - October 9, 2004

If the atomic bomb threatens total destruction, the work in Building the Unthinkable then shifts attention to its productive element. This exhibition examines contemporary artistic and architectural production responding to an unlikely inspiration.

Artists: The Center for Land Use Interpretation, Gregory Green, Michael Light, Andreas Magdanz, Peter Marlow, Dominic McGill, Beryl Korot and Steve Reich, World Power Systems and Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #107

  2004 Summer Program
organized by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz
June 30 - July 31, 2004

The 2004 Summer Exhibition presented an interruption of the typical expectations artworks
present to viewers. Cay Sophie Rabinowitz selected two gallerists (Brian Butler and Henry Urbach) to each choose two artists whom they do not represent for a group exhibition.

Henry Urbach selected Paul de Guzman and Wade Guyton.
Brian Butler selected Efrat Shvily and Liliana Moro.

exh. #106

  O.K., America!
curated by Peter Noever
May 26 - June 26, 2004

O.K., America! aimed to initiate a process of reflection on the ambivalent meaning of the "fingerprint" as a symbol of modern society. The work reflected on control and surveillance, identity and the freedom of artistic expression.

Artists: The Blue Noses Group, Daniele Buetti, Escape Group, Kendell Geers, Ghazel, Elena Kowylina, Elke Krystufek, Oscar Muñoz, Raymond Pettibon

exh. #105

  Black Dragon Society
April 21 - May 22, 2004

apexart moved Black Dragon Society and its Director from Los Angeles to NYC to take over the exhibition space.

Artists: Jeddiah Caesar, Steve Canaday, Gerald Davis, Jacques de Beaufort, Mark Golamco, Hannah Greely, Nick Lowe, Jodie Mohr, Ry Rocklen, Oscar Santos, Rob Thom

exh. #104

  Reciprocal Readymades
curated by Stephen Wright
March 17 - April 17, 2004

The Future of the Reciprocal Readymade: The use value of art reflected on the inability of art to empower anyone to do anything about socio-politial issues, despite promises supported by institutions, lending a largely unchallenged semblance of truth as well as the trustworthiness of convention.

Artists and Collectives: The Atlas Group (New York / Beirut), Grupo de Arte Callejero (Buenos Aires), The Yesmen (New York / Paris), Critical Art Ensemble (USA), Bureau d'études (Paris), AAA.Corp (France), xurban (New York / Istanbul)

exh. #103

  Treasure Maps
curated by Janine Antoni
February 11 - March 13, 2004

Treasure Maps exhibited images that represented visual language in its broadest sense. Highly specialized technical illustrations (DNA extraction, matrix and vector space) appeared alongside ambiguous drawing-like records of physical movement, which allowed viewers to explore, and in many cases invent, the internal logic of each image.

Participants: Earle Brown, Chitra Ganesh, Tim R. Riley, Michael Schumacher, Elizabeth Streb, Vinzenz Unger


exh. #102

curated by Craig Buckley
January 7 - February 7, 2004

Architecture and planning have often been privileged as sites for utopian projection. Adaptations looked at small-scale forms of independence, and the context in which they have emerged to consider the potentialities they hold and the limits they encounter.

Artists and Collectives: Kim Adams, The Arnait Video Collective, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Nils Norman, Ocean Earth, Michael Rakowitz, Raqs Media Collective, Stealth Group, Oscar Tuazon and Dick Fischbeck

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]



exh. #101

  Looking Awry
curated by What, How and for Whom, curatorial collective, Zagreb, Croatia (Ana Devic, Natasa Ilic, Sabina Sabolovic and Ivet Curlin)
November 12 - December 20, 2003

Looking Awry dealt with aspects of repetition, re-actualization, re-staging and re-enactments (as a form of change and a source of knowledge) in relation to both history and contemporary political investments of everyday life and popular culture.

Artists: Maja Bajevic, Igor Grubic, Aydan Murtezaoglu, Adrian Paci

exh. #100

  To be Political it has to Look Nice
curated by Pablo León de la Barra
October 11 - November 8, 2003

To Be Political It Has To Look Nice presented a series of intersections and distinctions in current contemporary cultural production from Latin America, featuring the work of over 35 artists and collectives from 9 countries.

Artists: Armando Andrade, Fernando Bryce, B-Lo, Erick Beltrán, Stefan Brüggemann, Miguel Calderón, Capacete, Carolina Caycedo, El Chino Ediciones, Eduardo Consuegra, Galeria Chilena, Mauricio Guillén, Helena Producciones, Larregui-Laguerre, M777, Olho SP, Sebastián Ramírez, Pedro Reyes, Los Super Elegantes, Javier Téllez, El Vicio

exh. #99

  Playing With a Loaded Gun: Contemporary Art in Pakistan
curated by Atteqa Ali
September 6 - October 4, 2003

Playing with a Loaded Gun: Contemporary Art in Pakistan featured work by 11 artists who explore the dichotomy of life in Pakistan, taking the nation's most difficult social, cultural, and political issues and examining them in beautiful and playful artworks.

Artists: Ambreen Butt, Alia Hasan-Khan, Hasnat Mehmood, Imran Qureshi, Rashid Rana, Reeta Saeed, Adeela Suleman, Masooma Syed, Risham Syed, Saira Wasim

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #98

  2003 Summer Program
curated by Katy Siegel
June 15 - July 26, 2003

Artforum contributing editor and art critic, Katy Siegel, has selected two gallerists to each select two artists that they do not represent for a four week exhibition.

Mitchell Algus selected John Dogg, Kaz Oshiro
Michelle Maccarone selected Nate Lowman, and Roberto Cuoghi

exh. #97

  Art After the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
curated by Eugenie Tsai
May 21 - June 21, 2003

Uncovers the many layers of the copy by looking at artists that either work directly from a reproduction or reproduce their own work. In both systems of production, the image is transformed in the artist's interpretation. The finished products deliberately never look like the source being copied.

Artists: Suzanne Bocanegra, Michael Cloud, Anoka Faruqee, Marietta Ganapin, Devorah Sperber

exh. #96

curated by Vasif Kortun
April 18 - May 17, 2003

Is it too romantic to treat an exhibition like a space of representation? Undesire articulates its curator's inability to be present in today's United States of America at war and the works echo the tensions and emotions that are created during a relationship of conflict.

Artists: Phil Collins, Fikret Atay, Inci Eviner, and Dan Perjovschi

exh. #95

  Between the Lines
curated by Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt
March 15 - April 12, 2003

Realizes an environment for information exchange of the many pertinent issues in the world today that are not being discussed by mainstream media. This idealized total resource system facilitates the dispersal of relevant information through the works by the artists.

Artists: Ross Birrell, Jakob Boeskov, Steven Duval, Gardar Eide Einarsson & Oscar Tuazon, Regina Moller, N55, John Pilger and others

exh. #94

  An Interest in Life
curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston
February 5 - March 8, 2003

Inspired by the Grace Paley short story by the same name, the exhibition An Interest in Life combines artworks demonstrating a liveliness that avoids art world hermeticism and encourages understanding through their plain spoken nature.

Artists: Brienne Arrington, Erin Cosgrove, Micol Hebron, Jen Liu, Jennifer Nelson

exh. #93

  Walking in the City
curated by Jill Dawsey and Melissa Brookhart Beyer
January 4 - February 1, 2003

Walking in the City examines the work of a younger generation of artists and highlights the way they engage with the historic strategies of resisting and negotiating regulated space developed by an older generation.

Artists: Valerie Tevere, Simon Leung, Kim Soo-ja, Valie Export, Yayoi Kusama, Adrian Piper, David Wojnarowic, Alex Villar

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #92

  sans an exhibition
November 13 - December 21, 2002

sans an exhibition consists of five weeks of disparate programming, with each day scheduled by a different artist, writer, and/or curator.

Programmers: Uthit Animana, Elaine Bowen, Matthew Buckingham, Mary Ellen Carroll, Mary Ceruti, Alicia Chillida,Paul Clay, Dean Daderko, Dennis Elliott, Heather Felty, Melissa Pearl Friedling, Charles Goldman, Christopher K. Ho, Moukhtar Kocache, Carin Kuoni, Jenny Perlin, Allison Peters, Mira Schor, Mari Spirito, Greg Williams and YYZ Artists' Outlet

exh. #91

  Time is Free
curated by Jan Hoet and Ann Demeester
October 9 - November 9, 2002

In Time is Free, the twentieth century notion of leisure time as unstructured and relaxing is challenged through the artworks by artists from around the world.

Artists: Ellen Brusselmans (Brussels), Jessica Diamond (USA), Asta Groting (Germany), Kenny Maclead (Scotland), Manfred Pernice (Germany), Ettore Spalletti (Italy), Sikle Schatz (Germany)

exh. #90

  Shadow Cabinets in a Bright Country
curated by Ted Purves
September 5 - October 5, 2002

Invites a selection of artist collaboratives to create projects that seek to fill holes left in the social sphere by the retreat of government interest and support.

Collectives: Temporary Services, The Center for Urban Pedagogy, Marksearch, Nuts Society and It Can Change

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #89

  Second Glance
part of 222-2002
organized by Sara Meltzer
July 16 - 31, 2002

Two gallerists each selects two artists whom they do not represent and who have not had meaningful exposure in New York for a two week exhibition. This year, artist and independent curator Omar Lopez-Chahoud has selected Chelsea Gallery Directors, Anton Kern and Sara Meltzer to act as curators for the 222 program.

Artists: Laura Carton and Jonathan Grassi

exh. #88

part of 222-2002
organized by Anton Kern
June 21 - July 10, 2002

Two gallerists each selects two artists whom they do not represent and who have not had meaningful exposure in New York for a two week exhibition. This year, artist and independent curator Omar Lopez-Chahoud has selected Chelsea Gallery Directors, Anton Kern and Sara Meltzer to act as curators for the 222 program.

Artists: Eli Sudbrack and Kalaman

exh. #87

  Public Key
curated by Angeline Scherf
May 15 - June 15, 2002

Does art always have to be explained, documented, mediated, exhibited? Will the artists of a transparent society have to submit to the rules of social control and the logic of marketing? The exhibition seeks to demonstrate that art strategies based on invisible, secret and encrypted proposals are now emerging within the informational paradigm.

Artists: Philippe Blanc, Dr. Brady, Cercle Ramo Nash, Florian Faelbel, Richard Kongrosian, Alexandre Lenoir, Martin Tupper, David Vincent

exh. #86

The Passions of the Good Citizen
curated by Heather Felty
April 10 - May 11, 2002

The Passions of the Good Citizen considered the desires implicit in consumer choices and how media and advertising drive those desires. The artists in the exhibition subvert, challenge, and in some cases succumb to the marketing methods so successful in advertising.

Artists: Michael Bevilacqua, Claude Closky, Jenny Holzer, Kristin Lucas, Ester Partegas, Juergen Teller, Carey Young

exh. #85

  Art That Heals
curated by Jean-Hubert Martin
March 6 - April 6, 2002

An exhibition considering connections between beauty and health/healing. Work by Joe Ben, a New Mexico Navajo Indian, who heals people through traditional sandpainting; Cai Guo-Qiang, a Chinese artist living in New York, whose work reflects traditional Chinese medicines; and Gera and Gedewon, two Ethiopian scholars who make talismanic paintings to cure their patients.

Artists: Gera and Gedewon, Cai Guo-Qiang, Joe Ben

exh. #84

curated by Kerry James Marshall
January 30 - March 2, 2002

Unjustified uses a curatorial strategy of resisting the implied justification for the array of works by not building the curatorial frame as a pre-interpretive device.

Artists: Edgar Arceneaux, Lynne Brown, Tim Fielder, Emily Jacir, Saeri Kiritani, Raj Kahlon, Carrie Moyer, Jane M. Saks Kwabena Prentiss Slaughter, May Sun

exh. #83

curated by Kelly Taxter
January 4 - 26, 2002

Artists who have subverted the original purpose of certain machines, technology, and objects of everyday use. Using materials intended for industrial applications and assembly-line economy, the artist designs for them a new function: to produce unique sounds and images.

Artists: Ruth Anderson, Ken Linehan, Kaffe Matthews, Andrea Polli, Scanner and Katarina Matiasek, Laetitia Sonami

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #82

  Revolving Doors: Public Sphere/Private Domain
curated by Monste Badia
November 14 - December 22, 2001

The exhibition borrows its title from the renowned image by Man Ray that shows the door in Marcel Duchamp's apartment in New York, which opens a space and simultaneously closes another one and its reverse - evoking the notion of fluidity and confusion between the realms of the public and the private.

Artists: Vito Acconci, Antoni Abad, Muntadas, Chris Marker, Francis Alys, Christian Jankowsky, Andreas M. Kaufmann, Otto Berchem, Roland Boden, Mark Formanek, Begoña Muñoz, Gillian Wearing

exh. #81

curated by Euridice Arratia
September 7 - November 3, 2001

An exhibition of artists whose works explore the human fascination with sports, the pervasiveness of contemporary sports culture and its richness for metaphorial play.

Artists: Grazia Toderi, Satch Hoyt, Elisabetta Benassi, Carlos Amorales, Gustavo Artigas, Michaela Schweiger, Mónica de la Torre, Bruce Pearson

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #80

curated by Annie Herron and Larry Walczak
July 18 - July 28, 2001

Two New York based artists: Sante Scardillo, who confronts the impact of advertising on social behavior by ‘hijacking’ advertisements, and Amy Kao, whose mylar works are explorations of perceptual emergence achieved through light.

Artists: Amy Kao and Sante Scardillo

exh. #79

curated by Derek Eller
June 27 - July 14, 2001

Two artists concerned with personal existence within a broader context and rediscovering the familiar. LeCuyer mines his subconscious to discover original form; Wesselo alters his vantage point to discover new things about both the landscape and himself.

Artists: Erik Wesselo and Clifford LeCuyer

exh. #78

  Lost and Found
curated by René Block
May 23 - June 23, 2001

Since the Readymade of Marcel Duchamp "objets trouvés" are an important issue in modern and contemporary art. But what about the things lost? The exhibition tells us, in a few extraordinary examples, about loosing and finding.

Artists: George Brecht, Stanley Brouwn, Marcel Broodthaers, Henning Christiansen, Maria Eichhorn, Romuald Hazoumé, Gülsün Karamustafa, Alison Knowles, Kim Sooja, Serge Spitzer

exh. #77

  Gesture, Posture and Bad Attitude in Contemporary News Photography
curated by David Byrne
April 18 - May 19, 2001

Byrne selected 20 news photographs to represent a documentation of a sort of choreographed performance - a dance of politics. Images were enlarged to 17 x 24 inches and printed on newsprint paper in black and white.

Artists: Jose Caruci, Jim Gleason, David Handschuh, Harry Hamburg, Srdjan Ilic, Laura Pedrick, Joe Petrella, Humberto Pradera, Susan Regan, Andrew Savulich, Apichart Weerawong, Andrew Wong

exh. #76

  In/SITE/Out: Inquiries into Social Space
curated by Karen Jones
March 16 - April 14, 2001

Investigates the extension of art practice into public or non-traditional (art) spaces, using examples from Conceptual and Performances art projects and extending into contemporary works.

Artists: Jan Baracz, Brett Cook-Dizney, Rainer Ganahl, Ellen Harvey, Runa Islam, Johannes Kahrs, Philippe Meste, Dave McKenzie, Karin Sander, Günther Selichar, Accra Shepp, Oona Stern

exh. #75

  Demonstration Room: Ideal House: Apex Art: 2001
curated by Jesus Fuenmayor and Julieta Gonzalez
February 7 - March 10, 2001

Forty artists from around the world were invited to design a house in response to issues involving the representation of utopia.

Artists: Francis Alÿs, Stefan Bruggeman, Mariana Bunimov, Minerva Cuevas, Stan Douglas, José Gabriel Fernández, Alicia Framis, Carlos Garaicoa, Alexander Gerdel, Liam Gillick, Dan Graham, Jeanne Van Heeswijk, Jose Antonio Hernández-Diez, Proyecto Incidental, Gabriel Kuri, Atelier Van Lieshout, Diana López, Mauricio Lupini, Rita McBride, Carlos Julio Molina, Claudio Perna, Paul Ramirez-Jonas

exh. #74

  Making the Making
curated by Charles Goldman
January 5 - February 3, 2001

An examination of artists who create simple machines not as artwork, but to assist them in making their work, using mechanical practices that were in existence long before photography or the computer.

Artists: Polly Apfelbaum, Torie Begg, Yvette Brackman, Ann Chu, Tim Clifford, Reed Danziger, Deborah Davidovits, Matt Harle, Klindt Houlberg, David Ireland, Richard Jackson, Micah Lexier, Gerhard Mayer, Kathleen McShane, Helen Mirra, Gay Outlaw, Roxy Paine, Joyce Pensato, Jack Pospisil, Richard Rezac, Tom Sachs, Joe Scanlan, Bob Seng, Michele Valerio, Allan Wexler

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #73

  Something Happened
curated by Sally Berger
November 15 - December 16, 2000

Looks at the individual ways in which creativity is directly and powerfully propelled in response to a life-altering moment, experience or event and explores the ways in which different media can be used to create highly personal auto-portraits while simultaneously providing a testament to our shared autobiography as human beings.

Artists: Greg Bordowitz, Ximena Cuevas, LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman with David Isay of Sound Portraits Productions, Chris Sullivan, Magdalena Campos-Pons

exh. #72

  Chinese Whispers
curated by Branka Stipancic and Ana Devic
October 11 - November 11, 2000

Chinese Whispers focuses on different modes of communication techniques via such issues as the artist’s position within a system of specific values, language as such, misunderstand-ings, absurdity, irony, etc., all in light of an Eastern European context.

Artists: Kai Kaljo, Ivana Keser, Vlado Martek, Dalibor Martinis, Roman Ondak, Tomo Savic-Gecan, Mladen Stilinovic, Slaven Tolj, Goran Trbuljak, Sislej Xhafa

exh. #71

  Errant Gestures
curated by Susette Min
September 9-October 7, 2000

Explores how select artists reveal, defamiliarize, or create manifold language systems in and through different media, featuring artists who collide words and images into disarray only to reveal a structure and texture of particular language systems.

Artists: Janet Cohen, Andrea Ray, Kay Rosen, Mark Lombardi, JonMarc Edwards, Rie Hachiyanagi

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #70

  Dog Day Afternoon
part of 222-2000
organized by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn
July 12 - July 22, 2000

Both artists study the human condition—Lucas Michael through the lens of a camera, Nobuhira Narumi through the eyes of a dog.

Artists: Nobuhira Narumi and Lucas Michael

exh. #69

part of 222-2000
organized by Magdalena Sawon
June 28 - July 8, 2000

Two projects that are a result of the artists' online encounters and interactions. Both investigate the creation and experience of simulated reality of the internet.

Artists: Alexander Vaindorf/Jenny Althoff and Kiki Seror

exh. #68

  Define: "context"
curated by José Roca
May 24 - June 24, 2000

Work by six Colombian artists that reflects on the problems associated with the reception of a work of art in the absence of a "proper" context.

Artists: Juan Fernando Herron, Antonio Caro, José Alejandro Restrepo, Miguel Angel Rojas, Jesus Abad Colorado, Delcy Morelos

exh. #67

  "Insertion": Self and Other
curated by Salah Hassan
April 18 - May 20, 2000

Features a group of artists living and practicing between two or more cultures and whose works investigate the intersections of autobiography, self-represenation and the other.

Artists: Berni Searles, Hassan Musa, Zineb Sedira, Olu Oguibe

exh. #66

curated by Ute Meta Bauer
March 15 - April 15, 2000

A project developed through a seminar where participants developed two kinds of constructions: individual projections of New York City and a prefabricated structural system.

Coordination: Christiane Erharter Workshop: Yvonne P. Doderer
Participants: Angelika Bartl, Monika Blaschke, Pirmin Blum, Sandro Droschl, Christiane Erharter, Andreas Fogarasi, Ulrike Griessmayr, Kristina Haider, Andre Krammer, Stefan Malicky, Wolfgang May, Matthias Mayr, Wolfgang Meisinger, Yves Mettler, Matthias Meyer, Karl Spoerk, Martina Steckholzer, Gabi Sturm, Nikola Winkler

exh. #65

curated by Luis Jimenez
February 9 - March 11, 2000

Like a chispa, a spark in Spanish, that ignites a fire, these three Latino artists have profoundly changed the way their culture and art is seen in their communities and beyond.

Artists: Cèsar Martìnez, Alfred J. Quiróz, Antonio Turok

exh. #64


Double Space
curated by A.S. Bessa
January 5 - February 5, 2000

Explores the ideas related to space in text, the architectural properties of writing, and the concept of text as a construction.

Artists: L. A. Angelmaker, Devon Dikeou, Kenneth Goldsmith, Jorge Pardo, Alain Resnais, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Fred Sandback, Carolee Schneemann, Lily Van Der Stokker

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #63

November 17 - December 18 1999

On October 20, 1999, we found out that our next show would be postponed. We asked Charles Long to loan us a work of his choice. We asked the Paula Cooper Gallery to loan us a Donald Judd of their choice. Then we asked four writers to deal with this juxtaposition/situation.

Writers: Ingrid Schaffner, David Robbins, Carolee Thea, Dorothy Krasowski

exh. #62

  Building Histories
curated by Maureen Connor
October 14 - November 13, 1999

The history of 291 Church Street, the building that houses apexart, is both typical of Tribeca loft buildings and unique in its historical usage by artists. This show presents work that addresses and reflects this history.

Artists: Arthur Cohen, Carrie Cooperider, Josiah McElhenny, Margaret Morgan, Repo History, Haim Steinbach, David Wells, Martha Wilson

exh. #61

  The Production of Production
curated by Bennett Simpson and Tim Griffin
September 9 - October 9, 1999

A diverse selection of works articulates the vast networks that impel production, and the interactions that affect what is produced. Ultimately the constant collision and convergence of productive contexts affects what art is and what it can be.

Artists: Dennis Balk, Bernadette Corporation, ChanSchatz, Stephen Hendee, Gareth James, Daniel Pflumm

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #60

organized by Christian Haye
July 28 - 31, 1999

Artist: Erwin Redl

exh. #59

organized by Carol Greene
July 21-24, 1999

Artist: Sergio Munoz-Sarmiento

exh. #58

organized by Susan Harris
July 14-17, 1999

Artist: Jean Shin

exh. #57

organized by Spencer Brownstone
July 7 - 10, 1999

Artist: Anthony James

exh. #56

  Arrested Ambition
curated by Gregory Williams
May 26 - June 26, 1999

During the last 30 years, a certain interest, in questions of failure and impossibility,divergent from the various Modernist explorations of such, has emerged on the art scene. The artists in "Arrested Ambition" willingly take on such questions and explore very personal and small-scale yet resonant examples of this anxiety.

Artists: Michael Smith, Art and Language, Sheila Pepe, Olaf Westphalen, Jenny Perlin

exh. #55

  Street Theater
curated by Hou Hanru and Evelyne Jouanno
April 22 - May 22, 1999

Exhibits the innovative work of Beijing based architect Yung Ho Chang created in response to the massive urban expansion in contemporary China. Also presents an installation that allows viewers to more directly experience the vision of his projects abroad and the ideals behind them.

An installation by Yung Ho Chang and Atelier FCJZ

exh. #54

curated by Dave Hickey
March 18 - April 17, 1999

When faced with the dilemmas of curating, a critic selects an artist whose work he is drawn to but does not understand. She in turn presents hybrid objects that the curator believes embody the high stakes bartending (the science of mixology) of artmaking.

An installation by Christine Siemens.

exh. #53

  Actual Size
curated by Nancy Princenthal
February 11- March 13, 1999

The title refers to the relativity and instability of scale and the linear, physical systems by which we gauge time, distance, space. Five artists engage this woozy immeasurability and home in on the soft spots between fact and memory, linearity and wishful thinking.

Artists: Mary Ellen Carroll, Heide Fasnacht, Kim Jones, Loren Madsen, Rebecca Quaytman

exh. #52

  Avoiding Objects
curated by Alice Smits
January 8 - February 6, 1999

We are not avoiding the objects in this show; instead, they are avoiding the way we only see them as a mean to a human end. They refuse to be incorporated in our rational systems of classification and want to be seen, caressed and listened to.

Artists: Merijn Bolink, Mary Carlson, Jan Fabre, Ann Hamilton, Job Koelewijn Donald Lipski, Ann Messner, Cornelia Parker, Man Ray, Maria Roosen and David Tudor Merijn Bolink

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]

exh. #51

  Harriet Craig
curated by David Rimanelli
November 19 - December 19, 1998

Presents work along the themes of domesticity, femininity and the underbelly of potential madness in both, derived from the 1950 Joan Crawford film, "Harriet Craig," in which Crawford portrays a high-bourgeios woman who looks to have it all but ultimately collapses under the weight of her own neuroses and fears.

Artists: Alex Bag, John Boskovitch, Chivas Clem, Martha Rosler and Christopher Wool

exh. #50

  Readers Profile
curated by Joseph Kosuth
Dates: October 14 - November 15, 1998

An exhibition of projects by the germany-based journal "finger," a newsletter for contemporary cultural phenomena.

"finger" is a group of four German artists: Martin Brandt, Florian Haas, Martin Schmidl and Andeas Wolf

exh. #49

  Remembering Times Past
curated by Irena Popiashvili
September 9 - October 10, 1998

Conceived in regards to the shifting realities of life in the former USSR, the show presents eight artists whose work addresses realities from the recent past and offers various perspectives on the assimilation of time into consciousness and the expression of that process through art.

Artists: Nora Fisch, Leandro Katz, Ilya Kabakov, Oliver Nikolich, Michael Schwab, Ana Tiscornia, Guram Tsibakh

[Selected through apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program]
exh. #48

  444-98 Summer Program
organized by Klaus Biesenbach
July 22 - 25, 1998

Artist: Monica Bonvicini

exh. #47

  444-98 Summer Program
organized by Marc Pottier
July 15 - 18, 1998

Artist: Erik Samakh

exh. #46

  444-98 Summer Program
organized by Hudson
July 8 - 11, 1998

Artist: Gavin Wilson

exh. #45

  444-98 Summer Program
organized by Casey Kaplan
June 24 - 27, 1998

Artist: Carey McCorkle

exh. #44

  Live and Let Die
curated by Udo Kittelmann
June 4 - 20, 1998

Condenses three artworks into a comprehensive image, which deals with the existential subjects of being human. The only artistic medium in all three contributions being real people, it tells the story of life and death and simultaneously illustrates that these subjects are often taboo, both in art and in life.

Artists: Tracey Emin, Noritoshi Hirakawa and Pierre Joseph

exh. #43

  Scattered Affinities
curated by Nuria Enguita Mayo
April 23 - May 23, 1998

The notion of networks or circuits extend into public and private realms, touching on themes as diverse as surveillance, music and archeology. Works by six international artists use diverse means to explore the vast yet personal set of relationships that structure behavior and knowledge.

Artists: Mira Bernabeu, Heath Bunting, Daniel García Andujar, Juan Fernando Herrán, Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag and Eulàlia Valldosera

exh. #42

  The Sound of One Hand
curated by Collier Schorr
March 19 - April 18, 1998

Selections from the private collection of Collier Schorr. The curator/collector investigates the ways in which a collection defines and represents its maker.

Artists: Harry Callahan, Gregory Crewdson, Sue de Beer, Patrick Demarchelier, Mark Dion, John Dogg, Nicole Eisenman, Mitch Epstein, Tim Gardner, Felix-Gonzalez Torres, Gary Hume, Karen Kilimnik, Silvia Kolbowski, Fran Lebowitz, Mark Morrisroe, Daniel Oates, Jack Pierson, Richard Prince, Thomas Struth, Wolfgang Tillmans, Eric Weeks and Gary Winograd

exh. #41

  Not For Sale: Feminism and Art in the USA during the 1970s
curated by Laura Cottingham
February 12 - March 14, 1998

A video essay uses primary footage to document the stories, challenges and acheivements of the women who, in the 1970s, attempted to transform the underlying tenets of fine art of fine art beyond terms dictated by a sexist ideology. Includes over 100 visual artists.

Artists: 90-minute video essay--over 100 artists

exh. #40

  Original Scale
curated by John Yau
January 8 - February 7, 1998

Looks to move beyond the binary terms of Abstract Expressionism and ask whether there are other structural principles for contemporary painting beyond the gesture and the grid. One proposal for an alternate structure is the human body in its contigent experiences of knowledge, memory, and perception.

Artists: Eve Aschheim, Bruce Conner, Elena del Rivero, Simon Frost, Mark Greenwold, Bill Jensen, Jasper Johns, Margrit Lewczuk, Ann Mikolowski, Giorgio Morandi, Catherine Murphy, Martin Noël, Blinky Palermo, Jürgen Partenheimer, Charles Seliger, Mark Tobey and Richard Tuttle

exh. #39

  Deep Skin Excursions: Early Work by Howard Fried
curated by Dennis Oppenheim
November 20, 1997 - January 3, 1998

Oppenheim presents the work of a peer in the conceptual art movement, Howard Fried. Using film, installation, and performance, the work delves without hesitation into the deepest and darkest problems of art-making, constantly questioning and prodding the territory in which he worked.

Artist: Howard Fried

exh. #38

  'Pagan' Stories: The Situations of Narrative in Recent Art
curated by Janet Kraynak
October 16 - November 15, 1997

After modernism's disavowal of the referential and the narrative, contemporary art sees the return of narrative tropes and of the artist as raconteur. The works in the show illustrate some of the mulitude of ways in which artists are reinterpreting and restructuring literary and illusionistic devices.

Artists: Bonnie Collura, Aki Fujiyoshi, Anna Gaskell, Johnna MacArthur, Alix Pearlstein, Georgina Starr, Sergio Vega and Kara Walker

exh. #37

  Dazzle Gradually
curated by Gregory Volk
September 11 - October 11, 1997

Borrowing the title phrase from Emily Dickinson, the exhibition presents work that blurs medium boundaries, the result of which is an understated and effortless ability to slowly reveal different dimensions existing within the pieces - metaphor, materiality, humor.

Artists: Ayse Erkman, Karin Sander, Roman Signer, Mikolaj Smoczynski and Ken Unsworth

exh. #36

  444 - 1997
organized by Lisa Spellman
July 30 - August 2, 1997

Artist: Adam Ames
exh. #35

  444 - 1997
organized by Jessica Fredericks/Andrew Freiser
July 23 - 26, 1997

Artist: David McMurray
exh. #34

  444 - 1997
organized by Stefano Basilico
July 16 - 19, 1997

Artist: Michelle Hines
exh. #33

  444 - 1997
organized by Paul Ha
July 6 - 12, 1997

Artist: Darryl Graff

exh. #32

curated by Raphael Rubinstein
May 29 - June 28, 1997

At the height of an art of "identity politics," the show brings together eight abstract painters who, carrying on the precedent of the likes of Beckmann, de Kooning, Bonnard and Joan Mitchell, revel in color and form for its phenomological, emotional and formal reverberations.

Artists: Norman Bluhm, Richmond Burton, Jan Frank, Shirley Jaffe, Jessica Stockholder, George Sugarman, Stanley Whitney and Holly Zausner
exh. #31

  Letter and Event
curated by Maria Lind
April 24 - May 24, 1997

A group of works from around the world deal with the consequences of poststructuralism, identity politics and globalization on personal, "real" levels. They offer no resolution to the ideas and experiences they present, but only distill and observe the inconclusivity of experience.

Artists: Christine Borland, Annika Eriksson, Douglas Gordon/Rirkrit Tiravanija, Renée Green, Henrik Håkansson, Carsten Höller, Matts Leiderstam, Olaf Nicolai, Ann-Sofi Sidén, Jaan Toomik, Gitte Villesen and Elin Wikström
exh. #30

  Ornament and Landscape: On the Nature of Artifice
curated by Tom Huhn
March 20 - April 19, 1997

Explores the relationship between the representative space of the landscape image and the introspective, self-referential space of the ornamental image. Suggests a continuity between the two but emphasizes the pleasure impulse behind the ornament.

Artists: Ann Agee, Helen Berggruen, Robert Berlind, Richmond Burton, Vija Celmins, Peter Hristoff, Neil Jenney, Ellen K. Levy, Georgia Marsh, Doug Martin, Ann Messner, Alison Moritsugu, Michael Norton, Jules Olitski, Harriet Shorr and John Torreano
exh. #29

curated by Mary Jones and Janice Krasnow
February 13 - March 15, 1997

Emphasizes the engagement of the Unconscious, its linguistic structure and its occasional slips into conscious behavior as a darkly comic taskmaster of our daily actions. We are asked to consider the possibility of "the accident" as a metaphor for art - that odd state of mind which allows accidents to happen and have meaning.

Artists: Jean Blackburn, Jeanne Dunning, Rochelle Feinstein, Allen Ruppersberg, Jim Shaw, Thomas Trosch and Lisa Yuskavage
exh. #28

  Color Detour
curated by Faye Hirsch
January 9 - February 8, 1997

Forced into a detour by the impossibility of obtaining an Andy Warhol "Do-It-Yourself," the curator brings together ten works that explore systems of image translation and the convergence of systems of information. The absent Warhol hovers among the works as the theoretical linchpin of the exhibition.

Artists: Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Viola Frey, Christian Garnett, Katurah Hutcheson, Janice Krasnow, Matvey Levenstein, Suzanne McClelland, Gerhard Richter, Carol Szymanski and Rémy Zaugg
exh. #27

  Try a Little Tenderness
curated by Joe Fyfe
November 26, 1996 - January 4, 1997

Art that attempts to immobilize the power of intimidating graphics and packaging of mass consumer culture. The critique is made though by a seeming degree of tenderness; the objects are softened, humbled, and sentimentalized.

Artists: William Eggleston, Robert Gober, Hal Hartley, Michael Hurson, Kevin Landers, Daniel Mahoney, Curtis Mitchell and George Stoll
exh. #26

curated by Barry Schwabsky
October 24 - November 23, 1996

Ceremonial presents eight works of art that together explore how the experience of color manifests itself through such diverse media as painting and video, writing and photography, or as a series of dialogues between iconicity and dispersion, body and clothing, sex and the sacred.

Artists: Diti Almog, Ghada Amer, Lucy Gunning, Soo Ja Kim, Joseph Marioni, Bettina Rheims, Lawrence Weiner and Brenda Zlamany
exh. #25

  Method and Multiplicity
curated by Richmond Burton
September 12 - October 19, 1996

Six painters who have developed highly individualized and specific process-based methods of painting. converge in this show to illustrate the many ways in which the medium of painting can be led.

Artists: Charles Andresen, Dona Nelson, Andrew Radcliffe, Jean Wolff, William Wood and Joe Zucker

exh. #24

    444 - 1996
organized by Steven Rand -- Artist: David Tica
July 17 - 20, 1996

organized by Paul Morris/Tom Healy -- Artist: Kathleen White
July 10 - 13, 1996

organized by John Weber -- Artist: Valentina Criserà
June 26 - 30, 1996

organized by Xavier LaBoulbenne -- Artist: Mike Sale
June 19 - 23
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exh. #20

  Cathode Ray Clinic #1
curated by Joshua Decter
May 16 - June 16, 1996

Constructs a theoretical therapeutic context where TV acts as a prescribed remedy for both media withdrawl and oversaturation. CRC #1 builds an experience that gives us what we want from TV while evoking how it is working on our desires and our abilities to take in information.
exh. #19

  Screaming Heads, Grating Bodies
curated by Donald Kuspit
April 11 - May 11, 1996

Two anti-idealists produce perverse art-historical constructions that desublimate and reinvigorate the portrait and the female nude. However harsh the works are on first glance, Condo and Hartman work from humanist ideals.

Artists: George Condo and Peter Hartman
exh. #18

  Alice's Looking Glass: A Glimpse at the Non-Linear
cuated by Mary Beyt
March 7 - April 6, 1996

Photography, sculpture and painting forgo the linear and the sequential for a fluidity of time, space and logic. Instead of being completely without order, the unifying factor among the seven artists is the simple license and will to break traditional dimensional boundaries and the resulting liberation of the work and the viewer.

Artists: Sally Apfelbaum, Richard Artschwager, Barbara Ess, Scott Grodesky, Fabian Marcaccio, Jonathan Seliger and Daniel Wiener
exh. #17

  The Rational Twist
curated by Carlos Basualdo
February 1 - March 2, 1996

Coming out of the historically-ignored South American movement of Concretism, contemporary Argentine art stakes out territory of material and affective intensity over a background of fluctuating ideologies. Despite an acute awareness of the problems of modernism, there remains an utopian will to continue an art of thought and carry the practice into the international context.

Artists: Fabián Burgos, Nicolás Guagnini, Graciela Hasper, Fabio Kacero, Raul Lozza, Jorge Gumier Maier, Omar Schiliro and Pablo Siquier
exh. #16

  All Dressed Up
curated by Steven Rand
December 21, 1995 - January 27, 1996

Addresses the idea that history has been discredited by a young generation and its artists in favor of a self-referential process of validation. Works hint towards new parameters of "globalism" within which the self and its choices can be defined and articulated.

Artists: Scott Carpenter, Alix Lambert, Moriko Mori, Camille Norment and Wolfgang Tillmans
exh. #15

    Madeleines: Themes from Marcel Proust's 'Remembrance of Things Past' in Recent Art
curated by Amanda Trager
November 15 - December 16, 1995

In the tradition of Proust, these artists prioritize empircal experience, personal memory and imagination over theory and formal concerns. The work highlights a new sense of subjectivity emerging in the mid-90s and the use of this sensitivity to bridge the gap between the outside world and the personal psyche.

Artists: Maureen Connor, Robert Feintuch, Joe Fyfe, Maureen Gallace, Paula Hayes, David Humphrey, Alix Pearlstein, Stephanie Rowden and Monique Safford
exh. #14

  Crossing Borders: THE MYST
curated by Rainer Crone and Petrus Schaesberg
October 12 - November 11, 1995

Exhibits work produced by four artists who blur the boundaries between mediums, between figuration and abstraction, and between different anthropological contexts.

Artists: David Amico, Adam Fuss, David Mach and Yoko Toda
exh. #13

    Dutch Wives, Phone Sex and Other Cheap Thrills
curated by Jessica Fredericks and Andrew Freiser
September 6 - October 7, 1995

Presents work that searches for the "erotic other," eroticism veiled in banalities. Formally the work is harsh and impenetrable with hard lines and unmodeled color, invoking a protected but forceful sensuality.

Artists: Matthew Abbot, Jasper Johns, Andrew Lord, Lari Pittman, Kevin Sullivan and John Wesley
exh. #12

    Three for Three
organized by Jay Gorney -- Artist: Arnold Helbling
July 20 - 25, 1995

organized by Steven Rand -- Artist: Mark Pasek
July 13 - 18, 1995

organized by Bill Arning -- Artist: Daniel Levine
July 6 - 11, 1995
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exh. #9

  Three Artists
curated by Mary Heilmann
June 1 - July 1, 1995

Hermine Ford, Cara Perlman and Taro Suzuki
exh. #8

  New York University Faculty
curated by Leonard Lehrer
April 20 - May 6, 1995 and May 11 - May 27, 1995 (two parts)

A presentation of the work of over 60 NYU studio art faculty. The diversity of the artists results in a broad range of conceptions of the art object, but the cohesion of the group and of the work illustrates a profound and ever-developing interest in what constitutes visual art.

Artists: 60 artists-see announcement
exh. #7

  The Uninvited
curated by Stephen Westfall
March 11 - April 15, 1995

Three artists whose work shares no immediate formal concerns but each invokes an "uninvited" presence, residual of a past event, or anticipating a future happening. It is this knowing and uninvited presence that merges the quotidien and the poetic.

Artists: Bill Barrette, Rico Espinet and Brian Wood

exh. #6

curated by Sam Hunter
January 28 - March 4, 1995

Artists: Tadeusz Myslowski, Nobuho Nagasawa, Jack Risley and Laura Stein
exh. #5

    Athena & Arachne
curated by Casey Kaplan
December 3, 1994 - January 21, 1995

Artists: Nancy Davidson, Oliver Herring, Robin Kahn, Lauren Letitia, Nancy Spero and Randy Wray
exh. #4

    Ethereal Materialism
curated by Susan Harris
October 15 - November 26, 1994

Artists: Ava Gerber, Jim Hodges, Siobhan Liddell, Wes Mills, Jessica Stockholder and Richard Tuttle
exh. #3

curated by Steven Rand
June 24 - July 30, 1994

Artists: Sidney Berger, Olivia Boudet, Jack Davidson, John Hogan, George Horner, Maia Hunter, Leonard Lehrer, Gerard Mossé, Mark Pasek, Steven Rand, Blake Summers, Suzan Woodruff and Josef Zutelgte
exh. #2

curated by Michael Toledo
May 6 - June 18, 1994

Artists: Mary Beyt, David Deutsch, Perry Greaves, Hal Hirshorn, Ursula Hodel-Streit, Bill Jensen, Margrit Lewczuk, Will Mentor, Joan Nelson, Carl Plansky, Marc Romano, Billy Sullivan, Katharine Umstead and Eric Wolf
exh. #1

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