2010 Winter Salon
|When||11 Dec 2010 - 22 Jan 2011|
|Where||Elga Wimmer Gallery
526 W 26th Street #310
New York, NY 10001
Exhibition Postcard, 2010. Courtesy of Bjorn Ressle, Hee Yuen Chun and Elga Wimmer PCC New York
December 11, 2010 – January 22, 2011
Opening reception: Saturday December 11, 1-6pm
Björn Ressle Art Project is pleased to present 2010 Winter Salon – In Synthesis, an exhibition of over fifty selected artists. Inspired by salon-style hanging, most commonly attributed to the Salon de Paris held during the 18th and 19th centuries, the show intends to provide patrons of the arts with an inviting, intimate viewing experience to initiate a dialogue between artists, their work and the viewer. Following the interactive installation of the 2008 Winter Salon at Björn Ressle Gallery, this show pays tribute to the format of a salon hanging and celebrates the tradition that continues to render expositions of a large numbers of artists and an even larger numbers of works.
By utilizing the maximum floor-to-ceiling gallery space, The 2010 Winter Salon activates the wall with artworks in various media by artists, each of whom offer a unique perspective to the show. Established, innovative and emerging artists have contributed a body of nearly one hundred fifty works of art reflecting an impressive range of theories, generations, styles and distinctive visual expression.
In order to synthesize numerous languages spoken through various artistic disciplines, the two long walls in parallel are carefully installed to create dialogue in the spatial order. The 2010 Winter Salon – In Synthesis allows the viewer access to some of the past and current pivotal artistic ideas while introducing newer talent, to generate fresh creative energy through unexpected juxtapositions.
Ok Hyun Ahn, Lawrence Anastasi, William Anastasi, Carl Andre, Stuart Arends, Chan Hyo Bae, Robert Barry, Larry Bell, Joseph Beuys, Dove Bradshaw, John Cage, John Chamberlain, Jinkee Choi, Mark DeMuro, Linda DiGusta, Robert G. Edelman, Jacob El Hanani, Ron Gorchov, Jene Highstein, Gary Hill, David Hockney, Sook Jin Jo, Neil Jenney, Alex Katz, Linda Karshan, Miru Kim, Songyi Kim, Sol Kjok, Tadaaki Kuwayama, Kakyoung Lee, Zaun Lee, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Robert C. Morgan, Andy Moses, Gerard Mossé, Rakuko Naito, Dennis Oppenheim, Pim Palsgraaf, Keun Young Park, George Quasha, Robert Rauschenberg, Lovisa Ringborg, Dorothea Rockburne, Cordy Ryman, Ethan Ryman, Robert Ryman, Will Ryman, Fred Sandback, Anne Senstad, Howard Smith, Maxwell Stevens, Yuken Teruya, Cy Twombly, Ali Van, Bernar Venet, Merrill Wagner, Joan Waltemath, Marjorie Welish, Mark Wiener, Leah Yerpe, Mark Zimmermann
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