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Joshua Abelow

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Joshua Abelow at James Fuentes LLC/New York January 13th, 2011 - February 13th, 2011
Posted 2/13/11

A series of drawings on display through February 13th at the James Fuentes Gallery chronicles the struggles of The Artist, a wild, spiral-eyed, long-nosed character who resembles Joshua Abelow, his creator, reflected in a funhouse mirror. The Artist is always naked, and naked in a completely vulnerable way, his body articulated by clownishly rubbery contours and scribbled hairs radiating from his nipples and bunching in crude squiggles over his erect penis. A goofy invertebrate, The Artist wobb... [more]

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Joshua Abelow at James Fuentes LLC/New York January 13th, 2011 - February 13th, 2011
Posted 1/30/11

Joshua Abelow makes simple pictures. That is, they seem simple until you think for a moment – and recognize the ontological complexities they explore and the good-humored auto-critique they perform. His exhibition OH! ABELOW, on view at James Fuentes LLC through February 13th, is comprised of a number of framed drawings and a repetitive series of bright, geometric burlap canvases that somehow manage to avoid redundancy. Abelow, who incorporates text, geometry, abstraction and figuration into this work,... [more]

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Joshua Abelow, Ky Anderson, Joe Biel, Libby Black, Michelle Blade, Ernesto Burgos, Ajit Chauhan, Todd Chilton, Creativity Explored, Chris Duncan, Vic Haven, Jason Jägel, Xylor Jane, Matt Kennedy, Mads Lynnerup, Barry McGee, Julio Morales, Danielle Mysliwiec, Tucker Nichols, Mat O'Brien, Matthew Palladino, Kottie Paloma, James Sterling Pitt, Kyle Ranson, Evelyn Reyes, Matthew Rich, Clare Rojas, Zachary Royer Scholz, Mike Shine, TM Sisters, Dean Smith, Deb Sokolow, Chris Sollars, Travis Sommerville, Paul Wackers, Lindsey White, Eric Yahnker at Eli Ridgway Gallery February 20th, 2010 - March 27th, 2010
Posted 3/16/10

        The third installment of Brian Nuda Rosch’s Paper! Awesome! show at Baer Ridgeway picks up where the previous two left off and with the same premise: limit artists to an 8 ½ by 11 paper canvas (with a notable few exceptions) and a relatively short time frame. The resulting works offer an intriguing cross-section of young and young-ish artists working with a broad range of media. Sprawling over the two level exhibition space, the install certainly has the look of diversity, ranging from... [more]

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