Monday, July 22, 2013

Summer Update

Friends, Because you all have been asking….. Here's a quick rundown on what Gallery 16 and some of our amazing artists have been up to this summer!

First off, have you been enjoying our  NEW WEBSITE and handsome NEW LOGO? 
Then, thank the fabulous team at McFadden + Thorpe for our new style! Our sleek new website has added features including links to our Vimeo page, which we update with video content. 
And, our Issuu page which now has 11 new catalogs for summer reading!

Futurefarmers: Amy Franceshini and Stijn Schiffeleers were in Oslo Norway creating a public artwork taking the form of a Bakehouse! Flatbread Society and Bakehouse Bjørvika is a public art project led by Futurefarmers. The multi-functional community oven will facilitate various types of bread baking. 

We are excited for an upcoming Futurefarmers exhibition here at Gallery 16 in November! Their first sine 2007!

Tucker Nichols: Tucker has been chasing Ada around like a doting father, oh and in two museum shows! What Time Is It There? at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum and Material World at the Denver Museum May 19-September 22, 2013. Other artists include Chuck Close, Lucas Samaras.

A video of Tuckers work by William Brangham, Rocks and Plants can be seen

Jered Sprecher: will be in residence at Chinati in July and August. Sprecher lives in Knoxville, TN where he is Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee. He received his MFA in Painting from the University of Iowa and is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Maya Hayuk: Hammer Projects: Maya Hayuk. For her first one-person museum exhibition in the United States, she will make a new site-specific mural on the Lobby Wall. Hammer Projects: Maya Hayuk is organized by Hammer assistant curator Corrina Peipon.

Ari Marcopoulos: Ari has taken over Times Square and glove box of every car in the world with Jay-Z's Magna Carta cd. Ari was the creative force behind all the images and the look of Jay Z's new album. His photographs are currently presented in rotation on enormous displays around Times Square. 

Rex Ray: Make sure to check out Rex's commission for the future home of Levi's on Market Street. His artwork and a written piece by Kevin Killian adorn the exterior of the construction site. 

Graham Gillmore: Graham has been commissioned to produce a large scale mural for the lobby of the new NeMa building at 10th and Market here in San Francisco. Graham will be painting directly on the 14x20 foot wall. This is Graham's first public commission in San Francisco. 

Darren Waterston: Darren's A COMPENDIUM OF CREATURES in on view at the Legion of Honor San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts March 30 – December 29, 2013. He is also preparing for his largest project ever at MassMoca Uncertain Beauty opening in March of 2014. It will feature a selection of paintings and works on paper in addition to a major new installation that will reinterpret James McNeill Whistler’s famous Peacock Room as a resplendent ruin, a vision of crumbling excess.

We'd also like to welcome Jason Jagel to Gallery 16! Come on people let him hear you! We are all excited for Jason's first solo show with Gallery 16 in 2014. More on that

An interview conducted by Patricia Maloney with Griff and Pat Williams on Bad at Sports can be heard here.