‘Susan Chen: Plan B’ at Rachel Uffner Gallery

 

 

 

Susan Chen: The Paintings Are Not Going to Paint Themselves, 2023. Image courtesy of the artist and Rachel Uffner Gallery

Rachel Uffner Gallery is pleased to present Plan B, Susan Chen’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. Notably, the show forges an impressive new artistic direction for Chen, whose multimedia presentation includes a collection of ceramics alongside her signature large-scale, impasto-heavy portraits.

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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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