Showing posts from July, 2016

Photos From the Opening: The Thing I Came For in Heidelberg at Boecker Contemporary

With painter Katrin Mäurich at the opening.

With Robin Stout (ctr.).

Arvid Boecker (ctr) painter and director of Boecker Contemporary

Arvid Boecker and Paul Behnke

With White Goblin, 2016.

Installation view: The Thing I Came For at Boecker Contemporary

Installation view: The Thing I Came For at Boecker Contemporary

...And images from the catalogue with text by David Rhodes.


On Paper at Minus Space

Rudolf de Crignis, Painting #E92204, 1993
Watercolor and graphite on paper
15 x 11 1/4 inches (unframed), 17 5/8 x 13 5/8 inches (framed)
Courtesy Rudolf de Crignis Estate

Roberta Allen  |  Douglas Allsop  |  Hartmut Böhm Vincent Como  |  Julian Dashper  |  Rudolf de Crignis Nate Ethier  |  Cris Gianakos  |  James Howell Russell Maltz  |  Michael Rouillard  |  Erik Saxon Kate Shepherd  |  Howard Smith  |  Tilman Li Trincere  |  Sanford Wurmfeld
July 9 - August 13, 2016
(then by appointment only from August 14 - September 5)  Opening: Saturday, July 9, 6-9pm
MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the summer group exhibition On Paper, highlighting several generations of artists innovating at the intersection of reductive abstraction and paper.  The exhibition will feature a single work by seventeen established artists from the United States, Germany, New Zealand, and United Kingdom. 
On Paper will present spare, holistic works depicting geometric shapes, patterns, color systems, and diagrams mad…

New Shows Up or Opening Soon

I have a few shows that are up now or will be opening soon.
Please check them out if you happen to be in the area.

Details are listed below . . .

On view now in Brooklyn, NY . . .

Red Ripper, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 50 x 48 inches.

An Occasional Dream
June 24 - July 31, 2016

Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY

Life on Mars Gallery is pleased to present An Occasional Dream, our final exhibition celebrating our creative community. This show will feature Life on Mars artists: Todd Bienvenu, Farrell Brickhouse, Mandy Lyn Ford, Brenda Goodman, Arnold Mesches, Fran O’Neill and Karen Schwartz. We have also invited regulars from our artistic community, including Len Bellinger, Paul Behnke, Paul D’Agostino, Daniel John Gadd, Catherine Haggerty, Elisa Jensen, Zachary Keeting, Thomas Micchelli and Dave Pollack. I will also be showing one of my pieces to raise a painterly toast to all that we have accomplished within the Bushwick community and at the gallery. Life on Mars was a place created and built by paint…

Arvid Boecker at Stout Projects

Insomnia: New Work by Arvid Boecker July 9 - August 7, 2016 Opening reception: Saturday July 9, 6 - 8 p
Insomnia, featuring new work by Heidelberg based painter, Arvid Boecker,continues the artist's current explorations into the possibilities of sophisticated color pairings and the abruptness and reticence of space presented in the context of a minimal architecture.
Arvid Boecker studied art history and economics at the University of Trier. And received a Diploma in Painting from the Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar, Saarbrücken. Artax Kunsthandel, Düsseldorf; Galerie Grashey, Konstanz; Galerie Schütte, Essen; Galerie Drees, Hannover and Galerie p13, Heidelberg, represent Boecker’s work. In addition his work has been has been presented in art fairs including Art Cologne, Kunst Zürich, Art Karlsruhe, Art Frankfurt, Viennafair, Art Fai Düsseldorf, Arte Fiera Bologna, Kunst Wien, Art Bodensee and Art Fair Köln. Boecker’s paintings have been reviewed and featured in in over one hundred …