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Watchlist Artist: Andrew Brischler

Gavlak Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition of New York based painter Andrew Brischler, "Goodbye to All That," as well as his first solo show with the gallery. The title, taken from the transitional personal essay in Joan Didion's book Slouching Toward Bethlehem is an apt reference for this young painter's current status as a recent graduate of The School of Visual Art's MFA program. Like Didion, Brischler's current work is exploring the existential and at times youthful foolishness of living in New York City with reckless abandon. Brischler's awareness of his own place no... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 7/20/12

Space Is the Place

by ArtSlant Team
From the Press Release: Gavlak is pleased to announce two solo exhibitions by Aleksandra Mir (b. 1967, Poland) and Mungo Thomson (b. 1969, California). While both artists work across a variety of mediums and concepts, the two bodies of work on view continue their ongoing interest and exploration of space-related themes. For her second solo exhibition at Gavlak, Aleksandra Mir presents a series of collages made while living in Palermo, Italy. Combining religious iconography with images of space travel, Mir asks, "If angels and astronauts share the same sky, isn't it time they were i... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 4/25/10

Scandalous! Subversive! Transgressive!

by Nancy Jones
        Of course nobody’s shocked anymore. Well…maybe a few of the oldest of Old Guard Palm Beachers. Worth Avenue, their Via Condotti-like turf has suffered some bone-chilling temperatures recently, and then there are those stock market reversals. If that’s not shock enough, along comes the Gavlak Gallery to heat things all the way up to sizzling with Think Pink, a new show curated by formidable New York collector, curator and art-party hostess, Beth Rudin DeWoody. Sarah Gavlak, a Style Section “hottie” herself (and Larry Gagosian alumna) recently set up shop down the road from the li... [more]
Posted by Nancy Jones on 3/11/10