‘Women at War’ curated by Monika Fabijanska to Open at Fridman Gallery NYC in Collaboration with Voloshyn Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

 

 

 

Dana Kavelina, a still from Letter to a Turtledove, 2020, film, 20:55 min. ©Dana Kavelina. Courtesy of the artist.

Fridman Gallery (NYC) and Voloshyn Gallery (Kyiv, Ukraine) are honored to present Women at War, curated by Monika Fabijanska.  This group exhibition features works by a selection of the leading contemporary women artists working in Ukraine, and provides context for the current war, as represented in art across media. Several works in the exhibition were made after February 24, 2022, when Russia began full-scale invasion; others date from the eight years of war following the annexation of Crimea and the creation of separatist “republics” in Donbas in 2014.

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‘Forward Ground’ Opening This Week at Fridman Gallery NYC

 

 


Avital Burg, Shavuot Flowers, 2021, Oil on linen, 12h x 12w in

Forward Ground is a multidisciplinary exhibition highlighting the work of fourteen contemporary artists. They take the inability to relive the past as a point of departure, turning friction into textures, creating new forms through inventive use of familiar materials, moving their (back)ground forward.

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Hana Yilma Godine: A Hair Salon in Addis Ababa at Fridman Gallery + Uffner Gallery NYC

 

 

 

Hana Yilma Godine, Hair salon in Addis Ababa #3, 2021, Fabric and oil on canvas, 60in x 80in

Fridman Gallery and Rachel Uffner Gallery are honored to announce A Hair Salon in Addis Ababa, a solo exhibition by Ethiopian painter Hana Yilma Godine spanning the two galleries.

Each gallery will present Godine’s new paintings portraying female protagonists in domestic and public spaces of their own making, drawing on everyday scenes of her home town of Addis Ababa: preparing for wedding celebrations, interacting in hair salons, resting in their living rooms. In a patriarchal society torn apart by a brutal civil war, Godine presents a parallel dimension where women are safe from violence and free to express themselves independently of social restrictions.

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Ambrose Rhapsody Murray: Within Listening Distance of the Sea… Opening at Fridman Gallery

 

 

 

Ambrose Rhapsody Murray, Within Listening Distance of the Sea, 2021, vintage kantha quilt, digital print on satin, vintage slip dress, sequins and various textiles, 108h x 75w in

Fridman Gallery is honored to announce Within Listening Distance of the Sea…, the first solo exhibition in New York by Ambrose Rhapsody Murray, presenting a new series of sewn textiles, and a short film made in collaboration with Logan Lynette and Heather Lee. The exhibition is accompanied by a digital catalog with an essay by the art historian, curator and author Kilolo Luckett.

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Dindga McCannon: In Plain Sight at Fridman Gallery in September

 

 

 

Dindga McCannon, Four Women, 1988, Mixed media, 24h x 27w in

Fridman Gallery is honored to present Dindga McCannon’s first major solo exhibition in her five-decade career. In Plain Sight brings together a range of works spanning the 1980s to today and highlights her multidisciplinary practice featuring mixed media quilts, paintings, and sculpture.

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‘Alternating Currents’ to Open at Fridman Gallery in July

 

 

Yashua Klos; Vein Vine (2021); Mixed media; 60h x 84w in. Image courtesy of the gallery.

Fridman Gallery will open its doors to Alternating Currents, an exhibition of new works by 12 emerging and mid-career artists. The exhibition reveals a pursuit of a sense of connection to something larger — to history, to cultural heritage, to traditional notions of artmaking — and sometimes a desire to break from it.

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Milford Graves ‘Heart Harmonics: sound, energy, and natural healing phenomena’ at Fridman Gallery

 

 

 

Milford Graves, Big Bang, 2020, Acrylic on wind gong, ⌀ 31 in

Fridman Gallery will open its doors to a solo exhibition of the late free jazz percussionist and visual artist Milford Graves. Heart Harmonics: sound, energy, and natural healing phenomena brings together three bodies of work comprising the most recent (and last) artistic output of his research.

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‘A stranger’s soul is a deep well’ to Open at Fridman Gallery

 

 

Sahana Ramakrishnan, All The Animals Asked For Blood, 2020
Egg tempera, sumi ink, gold leaf and ferricchloride on stretched paper, 16 x 13 x 1”

Fridman Gallery presents A stranger’s soul is a deep well, a multidisciplinary exhibition highlighting the work of nine contemporary artists: Ambrose, Heather Dewey-Hagborg, Athena Latocha, Abigail Levine, Nate Lewis, Tyrone Mitchell, Wura-Natasha Ogunji, Sahana Ramakrishnan and Matana Roberts.

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Alina Grasmann: Sculpting in Time to Open at Fridman Gallery in November

 

 

 

Sculpting in Time 1 (2020), Oil on canvas, 51” h x 70” w. Image courtesy of the gallery.

Fridman Gallery will be opening its doors to Alina Grasmann: Sculpting in Time, the artists second exhibition with the gallery. This exhibition will feature two new series of large-scale paintings combining imaginary, real, and emotional places. The paintings reflect the artist’s fascination with American architecture, landscape, mythology, cinema, literature, and illusion.

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Hana Yilma Godine + Azuki Furuya. Two-Floors, Two-Exhibitions Opening at Fridman Gallery September 27th

 

 

 

Image: Azuki Furuya, Limonium, 2020, mixed media, collage, and acrylic paint on wood panel, 60 x 48 in. Image courtesy Fridman Gallery.

Fridman Gallery will opens its doors to two exhibitions on two-floors of the gallery later in September ~ Azuki Furuya: Fragility and Hana Yilma Godine: Spaces within Space.

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‘Nate Lewis: Latent Tapestries’ at Fridman Gallery

 

 

 

Nate Lewis ‘Latent Tapestries’ at Fridman Gallery. Image, Nate Lewis, ‘Probing the Land V (2020), 44 x 60 in. Hand-sculpted inkjet print, ink, graphite, frottage. Image courtesy of the artist and Fridman Gallery

Fridman Gallery opens its doors to Latent Tapestries, a presentation of new work by New York-based, multidisciplinary artist Nate Lewis. This exhibition marks the artist’s first solo exhibition in New York.

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ruby onyinyechi amanze ~ Wura-Natasha Ogunji: you are so loved and lovely at Fridman Gallery

 

 

 

ruby onyinyechi amanze + Wura-Natasha Ogunji. Image courtesy Fridman Gallery

Since meeting in 2012 in Nigeria, amanze and Ogunji have engaged in an ongoing artistic exchange of writings, performances, conversations and shows in shared spaces.

Fridman Gallery is honored to present you are so loved and lovely, an exhibition of works in dialog by ruby onyinyechi amanze and Wura-Natasha Ogunji. The exhibition features new large-scale drawings and paintings, a selection of small works created early in the artists’ careers, videos, and audio recordings.

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Tajh Rust: Passages Opens at Fridman Gallery

 

 

 

Tajh Rust ~ Idowu. Image courtesy Fridman Gallery

Fridman Gallery will open its doors to Passages, the first solo exhibition by Brooklyn-born artist, Tajh Rust. The artists new paintings, a meditation on the lasting impression of transitions, trace the passage of time, of bodies through space, and of ideas through text.

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Aura Satz: Listen, Recalibrate at Fridman Gallery

 

 

Aura Satz, Flickering Between the Bullet and the Hole, 2016. Framed lenticular prints 39.37 x 39.37 in. Image via fridmangallery.com

In her second exhibition with Fridman Gallery, Aura Satz focuses on voices of female electronic music pioneers, and on sound signals as symbols of communication and disobedience. Included are a series of drawings, two sound sculptures, and a 16mm film.

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