BY KARIM HAMID
April 28, 2017 – May 26, 2017
OPENING PREVIEW: Friday, April 28, 7 – 10pm
116 E. 7th Street
New York, NY 10009
For centuries figurative representations in art remained linear and academic. At the start of the 20th century fresh threads and experimental approaches evolved the making and thinking around the imaging of human form. Today, there are myriad methods and aesthetics associated with the concept of figurative art, reflecting the increasing diversity of artists working throughout our world. Some strategies are easy to recognize and stem from formal representation like photorealism, while others disassemble formal conventions, abstracting form until it’s unrecognizable. SUPER Natural is an intimate survey, curated by artist Karim Hamid, featuring twenty-seven artists from five continents at the forefront of these threads, representing unique interpretations of the ‘figurative’ in art.
FEATURING ARTISTS: ADO LEOPOLD (SWISS) / ANGE BELL (IRELAND) / CHRISTIAN FUCHS (PERU) / CLAIRE SHEGOG (UK) / DANIEL OCHOA (USA) / DAVID FUNG (MEXICO) / EBEN HAINES (USA) / ELISE WEHLE (USA) / ELIZABETH WAGGETT (UK) / EMMA FINEMAN (USA) / ERIK JONES (USA) / FRANCES SCOTT (SWEDEN) / GREGORY JACOBSEN (USA) / Yi HSING (TAIWAN) / JANN CHEIFITZ (S AFRICA) / KARIM HAMID (USA) / LOU ROS (FRANCE) / NERYL WALKER (AUSTRALIA) / NICK RUNGE (USA) / NIKOLINA KOVALENKO (RUSSIA) / PATRICK EARL HAMMIE (USA) / PETER BUCHLER (GERMANY) / ROBERT POKORNY (USA) / SIPHO MABONA (S AFRICA) / VIKTOR FRESO (SLOVAKIA) / WENDELIN WOHLGEMUTH (USA) / WILLIAM P IMMER (UK)
GALLERY HOURS: Fridays and Saturdays, 12-8pm – Sundays 12 – 6pm