Gilbert Hsiao: Jump & Flow

Installation view of Gilbert Hsiao: Jump & Flow, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2012

April 27 - June 16, 2012

MINUS SPACE is pleased to announce the exhibition Gilbert Hsiao: Jump & Flow. This is the New York-based artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery and his first in New York after living in Berlin, Germany for the past four years. Hsiao’s exhibition will consist of an installation of recent shaped patterned paintings.

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Layers, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

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Gallery Sonja Roesch is pleased to announce a group exhibition titled ‘Layers’, featuring work by Gabriele Evertz, Lev Khesin, and Julia Steiner. This exhibition is an exploration of the act of layering. The idea of Layers calls up several visual and biological associations ranging from the earth’s strata to the various layers of our skin.

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John Henry: Structures at Appropriate Scale, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

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John Henry, Blue Rhapsody, 1998 Painted aluminum 96 x 84 x 48 inches January 21 – March 26, 2011 Spanning a 50-year career as an artist and sculptor, John Henry has amassed an internationally collected body of work. Henry’s focus in the 60s and 70s was founded on the Constructivist movement melding technology and industrial materials with abstract forms. Today, the evolution of his work remains constant with his primary influence of the changing landscape […]

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Ruth Pastine: Present Fugitive, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

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Work by Ruth Pastine November 6 – December 31, 2010 Gallery Sonja Roesch is pleased to announce the exhibition Present Fugitive, featuring new work by California-based artist Ruth Pastine. This is the artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. Ruth Pastine’s nearly monochrome color field paintings invest in the perceptual experience of color, light, and temperature. Suspending preconceived notions about visual experience, she investigates the mercurial shift of warm and cool color identities. The complementary […]

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Aldo Chaparro: More Than This, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

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Installation view September 18 – October 30, 2010 Gallery Sonja Roesch is pleased to announce MORE THAN THIS, an exhibition of new work by Mexico City based artist, Aldo Chaparro. Aldo Chaparro is best known for expanding the boundaries between art and other disciplines such as music, industrial design, editing and writing. His work takes inspiration from song lyrics and the pop culture that surrounds contemporary music and art rock. Through the use of different […]

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Jan van der Ploeg: BIG CALM

Installation view of Jan van der Ploeg: BIG CALM, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2010

September 18 – October 16, 2010

MINUS SPACE is very excited to announce the solo exhibition Jan van der Ploeg: BIG CALM. This is the Amsterdam-based artist’s second exhibition with the gallery and it will feature a site-specific painting installation.

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Daniel Levine: Paintings, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

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Daniel Levine, Buttercup, 2003-2004 May 15, 2010 – June 26, 2010 Gallery Sonja Roesch is pleased to announce an exhibition of monochrome paintings by Daniel Levine. Since 1990, Levine has created groups of closed-system paintings that embrace the following elements: off-square painting supports of modest scale and varying depths, small borders to amplify the paintings’ complex surfaces, a variety of media (oil, gouache, flashe), and a palette of primary colors. The works in this show, […]

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Dirk Rathke: Curved Canvases, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

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January 23 – February 27, 2010 Dirk Rathke creates objects with painterly materials – wooden frames, canvas and paint – that go beyond the scope of the genre. This Berlin-based artist is part of a young generation that has developed fresh approaches to painting and has distinctive solutions in the geometric-abstract tradition. The relationship between line, area, space and movement is the main emphasis in Dirk Rathke’s artistic exploration. With his room drawings, Rathke explores […]

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Gilbert Hsiao: Shape/Anti-Shape, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

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September 12 – October 31, 2009 Gallery Sonja Roesch announces a solo exhibition of recent work by Gilbert Hsiao, featuring perceptually-based abstraction painted on shaped wooden panels. Hsiao has been exploring the mechanics of visual perception since the 1980s. The viewer perceives oscillation through the illusion of a continuous wave produced by the physiological experience of space and movement. Meticulously layered stripes in tightly woven structures create a musical rhythm and repose. “Shape/Anti-Shape” showcases Hsiao’s […]

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Jan van der Ploeg, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

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  Installation view May 16 – July 4, 2009 Gallery Sonja Roesch presents an exhibition featuring work by Dutch artist Jan van der Ploeg. The exhibition will open May 16 and close on July 4, 2009. Jan van der Ploeg is interested in the relationship between art and the public sphere. He constructs site-specific wall painting installations, both indoors and outdoors, that react with the surrounding architecture and atmosphere. The paintings represent a series of […]

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Accrochage, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

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Installation views January 17 – February 28, 2009 Gallery Sonja Roesch presents Accrochage, a group exhibition with nine artists explorin different approaches to reductive art. The exhibitions features work by Soledad Arias, Matthew Deleget, Daniel Levine, Rossana Martinez, Ruth Pastine, Mario Reis, David Simpson, Hills Snyder, and Tilman Through using different materials and procedures, these nine artists demonstrate a variety of approaches towards reductive and concept based art. The pieces are either painted, constructed, or […]

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John Clement: Alee, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

  September 13 — November 1, 2008 Right on the heels of Hurricane Ike, Gallery Sonja Roesch presents an exhibition featuring work by New York City-based artist John Clement. Starting with a coil of spiraling bent steel pipes, Clement diligently, but playfully, cuts, bends, joins, and welds the pipes into different interweaving and interconnecting arrangements. At once an ordinary industrial material is transformed into a whimsical and monumental line drawing in space. The curved form […]

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Sequence: Susanne Ackermann & Rossana Martinez, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

  Drawings by Susanne Ackermann & Rossana Martinez (left to right) July 12 — August 30, 2008 Gallery Sonja Roesch presents the exhibition Sequence, featuring work by Susanne Ackermann (Karlsruhe, Germany) and Rossana Martinez (Brooklyn, NY). The line, a basic mark-making gesture, transforms itself when repeated. It is through the layering and repetition, or sequence, of a line that shape, form, and depth are achieved. Both Susanne Ackermann and Rossana Martinez explore the line in […]

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Ruth Pastine: Ever Present, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

  May 10 — July 5, 2008 The Gallery Sonja Roesch is pleased to announce the exhibition Ever Present, featuring work by California-based artist Ruth Pastine. Ruth Pastine’s nearly monochrome paintings invest in the perceptual experience of color, light, and temperature. Suspending preconceived notions about visual experience, she investigates the mercurial shift of warm and cool color identities. The complementary oil colors are worked together on the canvas inch-by-inch, wet in wet , layer upon […]

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Jac Leirner, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

    January 12 — March 1, 2008 Jac Leirner creates installations, sculptures, and mixed media pieces using everyday objects like business cards, plastic bags, cigarette packs and banknotes, which are meant to live in transit; they circulate within our society with their final purpose to be destroyed and taken out of circulation. She dislocates these items from their known context and injects them with new value simply by stopping this throwaway product cycle and […]

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Painting or Object?, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

  Installation view with works by Josef Adam Moser & Mick Johnson (l to r) November 3 — December 15, 2007 Gallery Sonja Roesch presents Painting or Object? featuring artists Garland Fielder, Mick Johnson, Josef Adam Moser, and Dirk Rathke.  The exhibition investigates the borderlines between what constitutes a painting or an object. This question, though mainly used for classification and description of work, has been the subject of many discussions. The critical split occurs […]

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Alma Tischler & Tilman, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

  Alma Tischler (left) & Tilman (right) September 8 — October 27, 2007 Alma Tischler and Tilman were both master students from Guenther Fruhtrunk at the MA Academy in Munich. He is known for his radiating colorful geometrically structured paintings. While rejecting the figure reference, the structure of parallel lines in different thicknesses becomes a pattern where color becomes form as well as figure. Even though both Tischler and Tilman went their own way to […]

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Earthworks: Madeleine Dietz, Perla Krauze, Mario Reis, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

  Installation view July 7 — August 25, 2007 Madeleine Dietz, Perla Krauze, and Mario Reis, all born in the 1950s, grew up during the prominence of Earthwork or Land Art and are continuing to further the concepts the movement concerned itself with. For these three artists the main focus is not the concept of erosion, but rather the concept of preservation. They are freezing time and the erosion process through preserving natural materials that […]

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