Tops, Open Space, presented by President Clinton Projects, Long Island City, NY

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President Clinton Projects is pleased to present "Tops," featuring new work by 15 artists based in New York, Chicago and Baltimore. All included work will be displayed on tables.

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The Working Title, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

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Installation view March 25 – April 29, 2011 A 32-artist group survey of recent abstraction organized by Progress Report. Participating Artists: Amy Feldman, Benjamin King, Britton Tolliver, Cordy Ryman, Dennis Hollingsworth, Douglas Melini, EJ Hauser, Eric Freeman, Gary Petersen, Halsey Hathaway, Ian Pedigo, Inna Babaeva, Ivin Ballen, Jasmine Justice, JD Walsh, Jered Sprecher, Joshua Abelow, Joy Curtis, Keltie Ferris, Kris Chatterson, Lauren Luloff, Letha Wilson, Matthew Deleget, Omar Chacon, Osamu Kobayashi, Pamela Jorden, Patrick Brennan, […]

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Douglas Melini / Studio Visit, by Vince Contarino, Progress Report, July 30, 2010

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A painting in progress at Douglas Melini’s studio “PR was introduced to the paintings of Douglas Mellini from The Difficult Shapes of Possible Images, the 2006 show he organized at ZieherSmith, that was a collective preview of some of the most interesting NYC-based artists working with abstraction today. We dropped by his Bushwick studio earlier this summer to talk painting and gain some perspective into his working process…”

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Vince Contarino: Sweet Divide, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY

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Vince Contarino, Better Half, 2009 Acrylic on canvas over panel, 36 x 48 inches January 15 – February 6, 2010 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel presents Vince Contarino in “Sweet Divide” a solo exhibition of new paintings which address the specific challenges faced by abstract artists working today. Contarino describes a finished or successful painting as possessed of a nice awkwardness, differentiating an atypical abstract painting from a great one. He is conscious of existing within […]

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