Quaytman’s practice is to create installations of painted panels termed ‘chapters.’ The ongoing chapters, begun in 2001, explore formalist and conceptual variations of ideas about painting, as well as the poetic and grammatical possibilities of photography-based imagery.
Dorothea Rockburne, Set, 1970 Paper, chipboard, graphite, nails, and electrical tape Dimensions variable March 11 – April 30, 2011 “Corroborations never compare with counterexamples, or even ‘exceptions’, as catalysts for the growth of concepts.” —Imre Lakatos David Zwirner is pleased to present Proofs and Refutations at the gallery’s 519 West 19th Street space. The exhibition includes work by Francis Alÿs, Trisha Brown, André Cadere, VALIE EXPORT, Henry Flynt, Simone Forti, Dan Graham, Georg Herold, Alfred […]
R. H. Quaytman I Love-The Eyelid Clicks/ I See/ Cold Poetry, Chapter 18, 2010 Silkscreen inks on gessoed panel October 22, 2010 – January 16, 2011 In thought-provoking paintings, all made on small wood panels, R. H. Quaytman employs a variety of techniques and artistic vocabularies to explore the complex history of painting. The artist considers each new body of work as a new “chapter” in an ongoing investigation of the interrelationship of site, history, […]
R.H. Quaytman, Distance, Chapter 15, 2010 Silkscreen ink and gesso on wood 24 x 40 inches November 27, 2010 – April 3, 2011 In her work of the last decade, R.H. Quaytman has explored the proposition that a painting can both illustrate particular experiences of the world and embody them. She challenges expectations about what constitutes a painting proper by borrowing productive techniques and visual vocabularies from sculpture, photography, drawing, printmaking, and book design. Her […]
Piero Manzoni, Achrome, 1961-62 Artificial fiber, 24 3/16 × 18 1/8 inches Photo Archivio Opera Piero Manzoni Courtesy Gagosian Gallery March 2009 The Last Breath of Piero Manzoni, by Robert C. Morgan Chris Martin: Works on Paper at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, by John Yau Imi Knoebel at Mary Boone Gallery, by John Yau Philip Guston: 1954-1958 at L&M Arts, by John Yau The Art World on Facebook: A Primer, by Sharon L. Butler […]
Works by Burgoyne Diller January 23 – March 6, 2009 Featuring artists Matthias Bitzer, Liz Deschenes, Burgoyne Diller, Dan Flavin, Raymond Hains, Yuichi Higashionna , Gregor Hildebrandt, Akira Kanayama, Barbara Kasten, Camilla Low, Sherrie Levine, Kasimir Malevich, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Anthony Pearson, Florian Pumhosl, R.H. Quaytman, Eileen Quinlan, Anselm Reyle, Alexander Rodchenko, Haim Steinbach, Frank Stella & Katja Strunz.
Installation view December 14, 2008– February 1, 2009 Miguel Abreu Gallery is presents Chapter 12: iamb, R.H. Quaytman’s first one-person exhibition at the gallery. Chapter 12: iamb comprises two sets of paintings, one for a two-person show with Josef Strau at Vilma Gold in London and the other for Miguel Abreu Gallery in New York. Both sets use the motif of a painting lit by a lamp as the foundational image around which the other works coalesce. The […]