Evan Gruzis

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New Technologies Don't Always Mean Interesting Painting   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Cory Arcangel, Tim Bergstrom, McArthur Binion, Greg Bogin, Stefan Bondell, Sarah Braman, Kadar Brock, Ethan Cook, Peter Demos, Ayan Farah, Anoka Faruqee, Mark Flood, Sayre Gomez, Evan Gruzis, Wade Guyton, Peter Halley, Adam Henry, Xylor Jane, Karl Klingbiel, James Krone, Landon Metz, Dianna Molzan, Sam Moyer, Oscar Murillo, Wil Murray, Angel Otero, Ara Peterson, Davina Semo, Travess Smalley, Andrew Sutherland, Peter Sutherland, Wendy White, Thomas Øvlisen at The Hole NYC May 3rd, 2013 - June 20th, 2013
Posted 5/28/13
New technology can be genuinely disruptive. The same week the group show “Xstraction” opened at The Hole Gallery, a company called Defense Distributed published digital blueprints for a potentially lethal, plastic pistol that could be fabricated at home using a 3D printer. The plans were quickly forced off their website by the US State Department. A 3D printer renders raw materials such as plastic, paper, metal, or other substances into objects, making it possible to manufacture nearly any... [more]
Evan Gruzis New Work   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Evan Gruzis at DUVE Berlin September 11th, 2009 - October 17th, 2009
Posted 9/9/09
    DUVE Berlin is pleased to present Quazai, the second Berlin solo exhibition by Evan Gruzis. As the title - a combination of the words ‘quasi’ and ‘banzai’- suggests, Quazai is a selection of work that emphasizes the absurd through hybridity and conceptual nuance. Recent to Gruzis’s work is a layered process used to produce three new canvases. Starting with one of his ink paintings as a background, Gruzis collages objects onto its surface in low relief. This assemblage is photographed and... [more]
Vacation's All He Ever Wanted  
Evan Gruzis at The Journal Gallery / New York May 15th, 2009 - June 14th, 2009
Posted 5/21/09
In his debut solo show of drawings "Dark Systems" at Deitch Projects this past winter, Evan Gruzis conjured the noirish world of Bret Easton Ellis novels, complete with Day Glo cotton candy colors, wayfarer-wearing apparitions, palm fronds, digital timepieces, and drawn open Venetian blinds. Gruzis was a painter before he started the MFA program at Hunter College, but his ink on paper works have drawn so much attention that he temporarily put his painting aside. In "Touch of Grey," his first... [more]
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