Wadada Leo Smith, notes (8 pieces), reviewed by the Free Jazz Blog

May 22, 2016

CHICAGO- notes (8 pieces): source a new world music: creative music by Wadada Leo Smith was originally self-published in 1973 in a run of 200 copies. The current edition was reprinted in an edition of 1000 by Corbett vs Dempsey to accompany the exhibition Wadada Leo Smith – Ankhrasmation: The Language Scores, 1967-2015 presented October 11-29, 2015 at The Renaissance Society of the University of Chicago. Read More

Cauleen Smith receives Herb Alpert Award

May 3, 2016

LOS ANGELES-  Artist Cauleen Smith receives one of five Herb Alpert Awards. Since 1994, the award, a collaboration between the Herb Alpert Foundation and the California Institute of the Arts, has honored five exceptional mid-career artists on an annual basis.  Read More

Magalie Guerin Named One of the 10 Chicago Artists You Should Know

February 22, 2016

CHICAGO- MakeItBetter.net named Magalie Guerin one of the “10 chicago artists you should know.” Magalie Guerin’s abstract oil paintings are colorful and playful, featuring various wonky shapes; they’re the type of paintings we could happily look at for hours, puzzling over their meaning. Read More

FEMALE GENIUS: Diane Simpson in PIN-UP Magazine

December 9, 2015

NEW YORK- Nobody minds being called a genius. But the addition of “female” certainly complicates things. If you’re a genius, you’re a genius, no matter your gender. In his 1994 book Profiles of Female Genius, Gene L. Landrum portrayed 13 “creative women who changed the world,” including Estée Lauder, Oprah Winfrey, and Margaret Thatcher. Read More

Diane Simpson and Lesley Vance at Herald St.

November 12, 2015

LONDON- They say that the first walls were made of textiles, or animal skins. Buildings developed as a support from which these coverings could be suspended, to shelter early humans from the elements. English preserves the idea of wall/shawl architecture in the word ‘cladding’ (‘clad’: ‘clothed’, as in ‘scantily-’). Read More

Gina Litherland: In the Realm of Innocents, at Crossman Gallery

October 15, 2015

WHITEWATER– Opening Monday, October 19, Crossman Gallery presents In the Realm of Innocents. This exhibition will include women artists whose work portrays a world of fantasy, fairytales or legends. Previewing at the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts in Milwaukee in January of this year, the exhibit will be expanded upon for the Crossman Gallery venue. Read More

Diane Simpson in Mommy at Yale Union

October 10, 2015

PORTLAND— A group show that considers the mother, with work by Lutz Bacher, Susan Cianciolo, Sonya Hamilton, Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Eliot Porter, Aura Rosenberg, Diane Simpson, Barbara T. Smith, Frances Stark, and Rosemarie Trockel. It will also include new site-specific works by Cathy Wilkes and Anicka Yi, and a performance by Karin Schneider. Read More

Cauleen Smith in Histories of Sexuality at New Museum

September 16, 2015

NEW YORK- “Histories of Sexuality” situates Wynne Greenwood’s work in proximity to two programs from the New Museum’s past that focused on sexuality and gender in then-recent video works: “HOMO Video: Where We Are Now” (1986–87), curated by William Olander, and the video programs associated with Marcia Tucker’s “Bad Girls” exhibition (1994), curated by filmmaker Cheryl Dunye. Read More

Barbara Rossi at the New Museum

September 16, 2015

NEW YORKBarbara Rossi: Poor Traits, presents a selection of Barbara Rossi’s enigmatic graphite and colored pencil drawings from the late 1960s and her meticulously rendered reverse paintings on Plexiglas from the early 1970s. Read More

Karl Wirsum, The Hard Way: Selections from the 1970s

September 10, 2015

NEW YORK– Derek Eller Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of drawings, sculptures and paintings created by Karl Wirsum in the 1970s. That decade was Wirsum’s most restless period geographically and artistically, as he moved back and forth from Chicago to Sacramento and experimented with materials, formats, and visual languages. Read More

Philip Hanson in -scape at Zhou B Art Center

July 18, 2015

CHICAGO— Zhou B Art Center is pleased to announce –scape, an exhibition of works by Jon Cates, Mo Chen, Snow Yunxue Fu, Philip Hanson, Max Hattler, Alan Kwan, and Philip Vanderhyden. Curated by artist curators Mo Chen and Snow Yunxue Fu, the exhibition takes on the idea of abstract space both physically and metaphysically. Read More

What Nerve! at Matthew Marks Gallery

June 27, 2015

NEW YORK—Matthew Marks is pleased to announce What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to Present, the next exhibition in his three 22nd Street galleries.  Read More

Brian Calvin solo exhibition opens at Le Consortium

June 19, 2015

DIJON, FRANCE—Brian Calvin’s first museum solo show in France. Presented at Le Consortium in Dijon, End of Messages illustrates Calvin’s mastery of framing and color through portrait and landscape paintings from 1995 to the present. Read More

Diane Simpson in Bonsai #5 at Maccarone

June 25, 2015

NEW YORK—Maccarone is pleased to present Bonsai #5, a group exhibition that pairs Roger Brown’s eponymous painting with the work of Carol Bove, Alex Da Corte, Peter Halley, Ken Price, and Diane Simpson. Read More

Barbara Rossi in June: A Painting Show at Sadie Coles Gallery

August 8, 2015

LONDON— Three paintings by Barbara Rossi are included in June: A Painting Show at Sadie Coles HQ, London. Other artists included in the show are: Helen Johnson, Jonathan Gardner, Sylvia Sleigh, Pieter, Schoolwerth, Ryan Mosley, Mernet Larson, Ahmed Alsoudani, Nicole Eisenman, Yamashita Kikuji, Jana Euler, Co Westerik, Rodel Tapaya, and Hayv Kahraman. Read More

David Hartt Interval at the Art Institute of Chicago

June 6, 2015

CHICAGO— The work of artist David Hartt investigates the specificity of place. By examining the culture and built environment of a given locale, Hartt observes how the needs and values of communities form, manifest, and change over time. Read More

Diane Simpson in Over & Under at Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

June 6, 2015

NEW YORK— Sikkema Jenkins & Co. is pleased to present Over & Under a group exhibition organized with the cooperation of Matt Keegan and featuring work by Tony Feher, Charles Harlan, Bill Jenkins, Matt Keegan, Babette Mangolte & Trisha Brown, Virginia Overton, Kay Rosen, Diane Simpson, and Haim Steinbach on view from June 4 through July 24, 2015. Read More

Albert Oehlen at Kunsthalle Zürich

June 5, 2015

ZURICH—Kunsthalle Zürich presents Albert Oehlen in An Old Painting in Soul. This exhibition brings together a selection of Oehlen’s work from the 1980s and is accompanied by new works on display for the first time. Read More

Christopher Wool at Luhring Augustine

May 8, 2015

NEW YORK—Luhring Augustine is pleased to present exhibitions of new paintings and sculptures by Christopher Wool in both the Chelsea and Bushwick galleries. Opening in both galleries on May 2 and closing on June 20 in Chelsea and June 21 in Bushwick. Read More

Molly Zuckerman-Hartung at Fjord

May 8, 2015

PHILADELPHIA— Fjord Gallery is pleased to present Greetings from Lake Zwenkau, a group show opening May 1st, curated by Cameron Masters and featuring works by Laura Brothers, Clement Valla, Lisa Sigal and Molly Zuckerman-Hartung Read More

David Hartt, Interval, at the Bonaventure Hotel with LAXART

February 28, 2015

LOS ANGELES- Situated in a street level suite of the Bonaventure Hotel, Interval contains a two-channel film work on LCD monitors, including original music by Mitchell Akiyama accompanied by seven photographs laminated as decals on the storefront of the space. A final element on the checklist is the building itself, which the artist sought out and made clear was the preferred installation site. Read More

Joyce Pensato solo show at Petzel Gallery

February 19, 2015

New York- Opening February 19th, Petzel Gallery, New York will be presenting new paintings and drawings by Joyce Pensato and primiring digital c-prints of collages in her Brooklyn studio. Read More

Diane Simpson Project with Matt Keegan Launched at LA Book Fair

January 28, 2015

Los Angeles – A small-run arts publication edited by Matt Keegan, featuring Diane Simpson will be released January 29th at the LA Book Fair. ==#2 is a non-thematic arts publication contained in a box with a 96-page bound volume featuring artist-to-artist interviews, texts, and transcriptions. Read More

David Hartt awarded FCA grant

January 10, 2015

New York –   The Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA) has awarded fourteen unrestricted grants of $35,000 each to individual artists and one collective in the United States. Nominated confidentially by prominent artists and arts professionals and selected by the Directors of the Foundation and noted members of the arts community, artist David Hartt is one of three artists awarded the visual arts grant. Read More

Diane Simpson at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

January 10, 2015

New York –   Mitchell-Innes & Nash is pleased to present a three-person show with Jo Baer, Anne Neukamp, and Diane Simpson. This will be the gallery’s first time exhibiting work by these three artists and will include a range of paintings and sculptures from 1978 to the present. Read More

Rebecca Morris in The Curve at Wallspace

January 10, 2015

New York –  Wallspace is pleased to present The Curve, a collection of works by six artists that broadly considers objects and their depiction, as well as how pattern and surface can be mobilized to wide-ranging, often delirious effect. A shared interest in geometric forms – in all of their attenuated, ribald permutations – pervades the show, as does a garrulous palette ranging from treacle to acid rain. Read More

Diane Simpson in All Summer In a Day

November 14, 2014

Portland, Oregon –  Fourteen30 contemporary is pleased to present a group exhibition All Summer In A Day, with work by Matt Connors, Kristan Kennedy, Owen Kydd, Diane Simpson, and Erika Verzutti. An opening reception will be held on Friday, November 21, and the exhibition will run through January 4, 2015. Read More

Frieze Masters 2014, Rumble in the Jungle

September 25, 2014
Regents Park, London- From 16 – 19th October Corbett vs. Dempsey & Thomas Dane Gallery present Rumble in the Jungle 1974. For their fifth collaboration, the third at Frieze Masters, Corbett vs. Dempsey and Thomas Dane Gallery propose to set their shared booth in October, 1974, exactly forty years ago. Read More

Rebecca Morris In The Office Of The Drunken Monkey at TSA New York

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK—Open until September 7, Rebecca Morris appears in a group exhibition at TSA Gallery, New York, along with Brian Scott Campbell, Rubens Ghenov, Rachael Gorchov, Lucia Hierro, David Humphrey, Julian Kreimer, Margrit Lewczuk, Dustin London, Dona Nelson, Devin Troy Strother, Christopher Ulivo, and Stephanie Washburn. Read More

Rebecca Morris in Paintings on Paper at David Zwirner

June 21, 2014

NEW YORK—Opening June 26th, Rebecca Morris will exhibit new works on paper at David Zwirner Gallery, New York, along with Ben Berlow, James Bishop, Ilse D’Hollander, Raoul De Keyser, Suzan Frecon, Mary Heilmann, Paulo Monteiro, Ad Reinhardt, Al Taylor, and Stanley Whitney. Read More

David Hartt releases new publication at LA Art Book Fair

January 17, 2014

LOS ANGELES—On Saturday, February 1st, artist David Hartt will release his new publication, Belvedere, at the LA Art Book Fair. The book includes photographs by the artist, as well as a conversation with Berlin-based architect and writer Markus Miessen. Read More

Cauleen Smith one of two recipients of FCA award in the Visual Arts

January 16, 2014
NEW YORK—The Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA) has awarded fourteen unrestricted grants of $30,000 each to individual artists and one collective in the United States. Nominated confidentially by prominent artists and arts professionals and selected by the Directors of the Foundation and noted members of the arts community, artist Cauleen Smith is one of two artists awarded the visual arts grant. Read More

Joyce Pensato: I KILLED KENNY opens at CAM St. Louis

January 14, 2014

ST. LOUIS—Opening January 24th, Joyce Pensato: I KILLED KENNY continues on from the Santa Monica Museum of Art to the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. An artist talk will take place in the galleries on Tuesday, January 21st. Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2013

November 15, 2013

MIAMI—Corbett vs. Dempsey is pleased to present work by David Hartt, Albert Oehlen, John Sparagana, Karl Wirsum, and Molly Zuckerman-Hartung. Read More

Diane Simpson at JTT Gallery

November 13, 2013

NEW YORK—Diane Simpson’s solo exhibition at JTT Gallery recently reviewed by Jerry Saltz for New York Magazine, Lumi Tam for Artforum, Andrew Russeth for Gallerist NY, Holland Cotter for the New York Times, and by Art in America. Read More

Karl Wirsum at Derek Eller

November 13, 2013

NEW YORK—Karl Wirsum’s solo exhibition at Derek Eller reviewed by John Yau for Hyperallergic, Peter Plagens for the Wall Street Journal, and Andrew Russeth for Gallerist NY. Read More

Joe McPhee’s Nation Time box set

October 19, 2013

CHICAGO—On sale November 1st, Corbett vs. Dempsey presents a 4-disc, box set edition of Joe McPhee’s Nation Time. A seminal spiritual-free-funk record, complete with all the recordings made during the 2-day 1970 session and two concerts from 1969.  The 60-page book features period photos and definitive new interview with McPhee. Read More

Rebecca Morris at Susan Hobbs Gallery in The Room and Its Inhabitants

October 17, 2013

TORONTO—Opening October 17th, Rebecca Morris shows new watercolors at Susan Hobbs Gallery in a group exhibition titled The Room and Its Inhabitants. Organized by Patrick Howlett, the exhibition also features Robert Bordo, Merlin James, Allison Katz, Sandra Meigs, Kim Neudorf, Justin Stephens, and Roger White. Read More

Karma International presents a Chicago Imagist exhibition

October 13, 2013

ZURICH—Opening October 13th, Marina Leuenberger of Karma International has organized an exhibition of work by a selection of artists associated with the Chicago Imagists, including Ed Flood, Art Green, Phil Hanson, Robert Lostutter, Gladys Nilsson, Christina Ramberg, and Karl Wirsum. Read More

Rice University to host exhibit and concert series by Peter Brötzmann

October 8, 2013

HOUSTON—Rice University’s Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts will host an exhibit by internationally acclaimed German artist and musician Peter Brötzmann this fall. “Peter Brötzmann Graphic: Design Work 1958-2013” will be on display Oct. 8-Nov. 14 at the Rice Media Center’s Visual and Dramatic Arts Main Gallery. Read More

Rebecca Morris at MOCA LA

October 5, 2013

LOS ANGELES—Rebecca Morris’ watercolors are on view at MOCA LA in the exhibition Room to Live: Recent Acquisitions and Works from the Collection, curated by Bennett Simpson. Read More

Arturo Herrera at Ballroom Marfa

September 27, 2013

MARFA—Arturo Herrera unveils a massive installation for Comic Future, an exhibition at Ballroom Marfa, featuring work by artists who employ the language of various and discordant approaches such as abstraction and figuration to twist representation of their immediate environment thereby imbricating a skewed, often apocalyptic vision of the future. Read More

Rebecca Morris: #18 at Galerie Barbara Weiss

August 24, 2013

BERLIN—Galerie Barbara Weiss presents its third solo show by the Los Angeles-based American painter Rebecca Morris (*1969 in Honolulu). A selection of new paintings from 2010-2013 will be exhibited, which have been recently shown at the Kunsthalle Lingen and that will further be presented at the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht in spring 2014. Read More

Dominick Di Meo at the DePaul Art Museum

July 6, 2013

CHICAGO—The DePaul University Art Museum opens a solo exhibition of 1960s–1980s work by Dominick Di Meo this week.

DiMeo was a member of the so-called Monster Roster—Chicago artists who in the mid-twentieth century developed a distinct approach to the human figure: disarticulated and often terrifying. Read More

Albert Oehlen / John Sparagana at STUDIOLO

May 25, 2013

ZURICH—Opening Saturday, May 25, Fred Fischli and Niels Olsen of STUDIOLO present new work by Albert Oehlen and John Sparagana.

STUDIOLO exists in the former studio of sculptress Marianne Olsen, a house designed by the Swiss postwar architect Georg Gisel. Read More

Margot Bergman & Jimmy Wright at NADA New York

May 4, 2013

NEW YORK—Corbett vs. Dempsey’s 2013 NADA New York booth will feature two artists, Jimmy Wright and Margot Bergman. The gallery will offer a contrast of four new paintings by Bergman, who has been working in Chicago since the late 1950s, with a series of 1970s and 1980s drawings and text works by Wright, who has lived and worked in New York since 1974. Read More

Scar, Left Cheek at Art Cologne 2013

April 1, 2013

COLOGNE—Corbett vs. Dempsey’s booth exhibition at Art Cologne 2013 is titled Scar, Left Cheek, after a descriptive line in Duke Ellington’s c.1939 passport, which will be on display. The year 1939 was very good for the American bandleader, pianist and composer Duke Ellington. Read More

Dominick Di Meo at Thomas Dane Gallery

February 2, 2013

LONDON—Corbett vs. Dempsey is proud to present Limp Voyeur in a Humid Landscape, a solo exhibition of 1960s paintings and works on paper by gallery artist Dominick Di Meo at Thomas Dane Gallery, London. The exhibition opens on February 27 and runs through April 28, 2013. Read More

John Sparagana in Analogital at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

January 23, 2013

SALT LAKE CITYAnalogital is an exhibition of international artists who engage with concepts generated from the transitional space between analogue and digital. Specifically the notion analyzes the forms that emerge from our culture’s conversion from film grain to computer pixel. Read More

NADA Miami Beach 2012

December 6, 2012
NADA MIAMI 2012
BOOTH 703
Deauville Beach Resort
December 6 – 9, 2012
Presenting artwork by:
Thomas Grünfeld
Robert Lostutter
Molly Zuckerman-Hartung
Fair Hours
Thursday, December 6th (2PM–8PM)
Friday, December 7th (11AM–8PM)
Saturday, December 8th (11AM–8PM)
Sunday, December 9th (11AM–5PM)
For more information about the fair please visit NewArtDealers.org

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Palimpsest at Frieze Masters, London, with Thomas Dane Gallery 2012

October 11, 2012
LONDON—Corbett vs. Dempsey is proud to present Palimpsest, a joint booth at Frieze Masters, London, with Thomas Dane Gallery, featuring:Ralph Arnold, Morris Barazani , Dominick Di Meo , James Garrett Faulkner, Ed Flood,  Llyn Foulkes, Art Green, Al Hansen, Robert Heinecken, Martin Kippenberger, Jiří Kolář , Nicholas Krushenick, Glenn Ligon, Albert Oehlen, Francis Picabia, Lari Pittman, Dieter Roth, Saul Steinberg, Peter Saul, Keiichi Tanaami, Christopher Wool , and Ray Yoshida. Read More

NADA New York 2012

May 12, 2012

NADA New York 2012

 Floor 3  Booth 14
May 4 – 7, 2012
Presenting artwork by:
Peter Brötzmann
Diane Simpson
John Sparagana
Center 548
548 West 22nd Street
between 10th and 11th Aves.
Open to the Public:
Friday, May 4; 2pm to 8pm
Saturday, May 5; 11am to 8pm
Sunday, May 6; 11am to 6pm
Monday, May 7; 11am to 4pm
Admission is free.

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Christina Ramberg at David Nolan Gallery

December 10, 2011

NEW YORK—Corbett vs. Dempsey and David Nolan Gallery are pleased to present Christina Ramberg: Corset Urns & Other Inventions, 1968-1980, an exhibition of Ramberg’s paintings and works on paper. Held at David Nolan Gallery, New York, the exhibition runs from December 10, 2011 through January 21, 2012. Read More

NADA Miami Beach 2011

December 1, 2011
NADA Miami Beach 2011
 
Booth #100
December 1 – 4
Presenting artwork by:
Margot Bergman, Tim Berresheim, Brian Calvin, Dominick Di Meo, Philip Hanson, David Hartt, Robert Lostutter, Albert Oehlen, Joyce Pensato, Rebecca Shore, John Sparagana, Christopher Wool & Richard Hell, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung
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Touch and Go: Ray Yoshida and his Spheres of Influence

November 13, 2010

CHICAGO—Presented in the Sullivan Galleries of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and curated by John Corbett and Jim Dempsey, Touch and Go is the largest and most extensive gathering of works ever devoted to the influential painter and collage-maker, Ray Yoshida (American, 1930–2009). Read More

Interstellar Low Ways at the Hyde Park Art Center

October 15, 2006

CHICAGO—Curated by Anthony Elms and Huey Copeland, Including works by the following artists: Matt Bakkom, Pedro Bell, Destroy All Monsters, Karl Erickson, Robby Herbst, Matthew Hanner, Alex Hubbard, Derek Jackson, Karl Heinz Jeron, Tim Kerr, Stephen Lapthisophon, Glenn Ligon, Dave Muller, Wangechi Mutu, My Barbarian, Senam Okudzeto, Joe Overstreet, Charlemagne Palestine, Adam Pendleton, Reverend Seymour Perkins, Mai-Thu Perret, Plastic Crimewave, Rob A. Read More