Marc Straus


Barry Schwabsky’s Letter to Anna Leonhardt

January 4, 2018

To Anna Leonhardt by Barry Schwabsky Thank you for showing me your new paintings, Anna. What changes they led me through! I remember you telling me that movement in a painting is not cinematic; “it’s like a thread,” you told me, “it starts somewhere...

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Brooklyn Rail Reviews Thomas Bangsted and Jeanne Silverthorne

December 14, 2017

The Brooklyn Rail jointly reviews Thomas Bangsted‘s and Jeanne Silverthorne‘s exhibitions. Art writer Joyce Beckenstein writes: “At first glance these two wildly different exhibitions, which are in fact consigned to separate gallery spaces, have absolutely nothing to do with one another. But spend some...

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Hyperallergic Interviews Thomas Bangsted

December 1, 2017

Thomas Bangsted shares with Sarah Rose Sharp at Hyperallergic how he reconstructs moments from the past with present-day photography. “In his third exhibition of photographs at Marc Straus, photographer Thomas Bangsted presents large-scale photographs that recreate historical maritime scenes through a painstaking process of...

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Entang Wiharso Included in STPI Singapore’s First Indonesian Group Show

November 22, 2017

The satirical works of three leading Indonesian artists, Entang Wiharso, Heri Dono and Eko Nugroho, are included in STPI Singapore’s first Indonesian Group Show “Allegories and Identities”. In STPI Gallery’s first Indonesian group show, star artists Eko Nugroho, Entang Wiharso and Heri Dono are...

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Jong Oh “Half Hitch” at IDEOBOX ARTSPACE, Miami | Dec 4, 2017

November 22, 2017

Neither photographs nor descriptive language do much to clarify the spatial complexity of Oh’s installations, which appear to move abruptly between visibility and invisibility. The pieces are best experienced in person, within the installation space. Oh manipulates simple elements such as thread, graphite, wood,...

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Hermann Nitsch at THE ARMORY SHOW 2018

November 11, 2017

We’re pleased to be participating in THE AMORY SHOW 2018, with a special presentation of Hermann Nitsch. The ARMORY SHOW will take place in March 8-11, 2018 at Piers 92 & 94 in New York City.

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Chris Jones in Group Exhibition “STUFF”

November 5, 2017

British sculptor Chris Jones is included in a group exhibition “Stuff” curated by Becca Pelly-Fry at LUBOMIROV/ANGUS-HUGHES. STUFF is an exhibition that aims to address issues of consumerism and accumulation of material possessions, through the lens of contemporary art. The artists included explore this...

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Jeanne Silverthorne In Conversation with Anna Chave

November 3, 2017

In conjunction with Jeanne Silverthorne’s inaugural exhibition, MARC STRAUS is delighted to present Jeanne Silverthorne in conversation with renown art historian, Anna Chave. The event will take place on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3:00pm. Anna Chave is Professor Emerita of Art History at...

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Thomas Bangsted: A Photographic Puzzle

November 2, 2017

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark produced two great videos on Thomas Bangsted a few years ago. If you are curious about his photographic processes, inspirations (such as Dazzle Camouflage Ships and Robert Cumming) and ideas, please enjoy them below.

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Entang Wiharso Upcoming Exhibitions and Projects

October 28, 2017

It’s a busy year-end for Indonesian artist, Entang Wiharso. Here is a run-down of his current and upcoming exhibitions and projects: The Art Show – Art of the New Millenium in Taguchi Art Collection The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan Exhibition on view: September...

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Jeanne Silverthorne is OBSERVER’s Must-See Exhibitions in NYC

October 18, 2017

Silverthorne’s work is fun and fleshy, belying its psychological depths. The sculptor takes everyday objects from around her studio—like rolling office chairs, shipping crates, and even flies—and casts them in industrial-grade rubber. Brightly tinting them and sometimes rescaling their original size, her objects appear...

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Hermann Nitsch’s Imitatio Christi by Donald Kuspit

October 4, 2017

Hermann Nitsch is an Austrian performance artist, in this exhibition performing with paint—making what he calls Schuttbilder—the 75th one, a seemingly endless group of paintings—but he’s better known for his performances in his Orgien Mysterien Theater, where animal blood and guts, along with naked...

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An Evening of Aboriginal Poetry and Art

September 30, 2017

In conjunction with the Australian Consulate in NYC, we are to present an intimate poetry reading by a prestigious First Nations writer Ali Cobby Eckermann in the setting of paintings by the highly awarded Aboriginal artist Margaret Loy Pula. This is a rare opportunity...

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