ZieherSmith presents a group exhibition featuring vigorous paintings and works on paper by Melissa Brown, Tomoo Gokita, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Kirk Hayes, Keegan McHargue and Gary Panter.
Melissa Brown received her MFA from Yale University. She has had solo exhibitions at Canada, New York, Bellwether Galleries, New York and Kenny Schachter, Rove Projects, London. Brown lives and works in Brooklyn.
Japanese artist Tomoo Gokita has shown at Bill Brady/ATM Gallery, New York and Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo and had work featured at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Deitch Projects, New York, Peres Projects, Berlin, and the Pera Museum, Istanbul. He lives and works in Tokyo.
In 2010, Trenton Doyle Hancock’s work was shown at the Dallas Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland. He has also previously shown at the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum, James Cohan Gallery, New York, and Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas. His work is in the permanent collections of the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Whitney Museum of Art, New York. Hancock lives and works in Houston.
Kirk Hayes had a 2010 solo exhibition at Horton Gallery, Berlin and has been included in group shows at the Nerman Museum, Overland Park, KS, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Artpace, San Antonio. His work is in the permanent collections of the Blanton Museum, Austin, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Hayes lives and works in Fort Worth, TX.
Keegan McHargue has mounted solo exhibitions at Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo, and Metro Pictures, New York, among others. Recent group shows include the forthcoming New York Minute at the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow. His work is in the permanent collections of several institutions including the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. McHargue lives and works in New York City.
Texan-born painter and graphic artist Gary Panter had a 2008 solo exhibition at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and has also shown at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, the Phoenix Museum of Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, and The Jewish Museum, New York, among many others. He lives and works in Brooklyn.