Reflection: Art Exhibitions Visited 2011


Art Exhibits Visited

I like to look at and experience art in person. I feel lucky to have had these experiences, many of which were shared with friends and family.  Inspired by Joseph Gervasi’s list of books read in 2011, listed are the art projects visited in 2011 from as much as my memory, exhibition card collection, tweets, facebook and calendar documented.

MoMA – “Thing/Thought: Fluxus Editions, 1962-1978”,  “de Kooning: A Retrospective”

“Living as Form”, Creative Time

Chris Lawrence , Extrapolarpollengeist. AirSpace.

A West Philly invitational, AirSpace

Art in City Hall — “Disfunctional Furniture; Following the Line”; “Fancy Folks – Art and Mummery”, “Department of Alternative Affairs”, “The French Connection and Something French”

“Righteous Dopefiend” Penn Museum

Fabric Workshop & Museum, July 2011

“From Whence We Came” Curated by Ryann Casey, Benna’s Cafe

Art Basel Miami Beach, NADA (Recess, Joshua Liner Gallery, Bad at Sports Pirate Radio station, Ox-Bow…) Pulse Art Fair, SEVEN (Powhida, Jennifer Dalton, Tom Sanford) Fountain, Flights of Fancy: A Digital Art & Dance Party

“Tyson Reeder”, Lump Gallery, NC

“The Deconstructive Impulse”, Nasher Museum

“Pure Beauty”, John Baldessari, The Met

Penn’s MFA Thesis Exhibition, Ice box,  2011

“Crayons with Hot Sauce & Fine Wine” Bailey Goldenbaum, Rachael Ocelus, Great & Terrible Collective

Marginal Utility: Eric McDade “Nobody Digs Your Music But Yourself”, “Neoteny | The Hard Sell” Jayson Musson, Hadassa Goldvicht


Vox Populi: “Gabriel Boyce, Anna Neighbor, Dustin Sparks, Del Harrow & Chadwick Augustine”, “Anita Allyn, James Johnson, Bonnie Begusch, Claudia Weber” and “Piper Brett, Becky Suss, Emily Rooney, Kikuko Tanaka”

“I Apologize in Advance” Milton F Stevenson V, Grizzly Grizzly

“    “ Gerard Brown, Tiger Strikes Asteroid

“Continua”, Katie Murken, Gallery 2J

Space 1026 – “This is a Love Letter”, “Amber Dubois, Steve Riddle and MOMO”

Tim Portlock / Gordan Griska, CFEVA

Data Garden at Bartram Gardens

PAFA Thesis Exhibition, 2011

Salisbury University Art Galleries – Faculty Show, Mark Amerika

Temple Gallery – “The Big Shale Teach-In”, Gregg Bordowitz “I Believe in Art”

The High Line

“Facts and fables: Stories of the Natural World” The Schuylkill

Painted Bride – “A Le Josh Exhibit”

College Art Association Conference 2011

“Cut & Burst” Laura Manning, 81 Hester Street

“10kHr”, Laura Isaac

“I like the art world and the art world likes me”, ustream

ICA – “Sheila Hicks: 50 Years”

“Wave Currents: Matthew Suib and Nadia Hironaka with C Spencer Yeh” Ihouse

“In the Terrain of Water” Penn design

(talks) Leo Bersani, Slought

(talks) ICA – Leslie Hewitt;  What is contemporary art?

Youtube Video Performances: Abiola tv, damali abrams, Hennessey Youngman

NY Group Show, #KEP

SINErgy – “Synthesia 2” & “Unethical Machine”

“Hide/Seek”, Brooklyn Museum

Extra Extra – “Lowbeam” Zachary Davis, “Common Place” Beth Brandon, Samantha Margherita and Luren Jenison

Marlborough Gallery – POWHIDA

PS1 – “Ryan Trecartin: Any Ever”

“The Great Quentini Live at Event Horizon”, The Rotunda

Figment Festival, Governors Island (“Ghosts of Past, Present and Future” Kat Schneck, “TreeHouse” Benjamin Jones)


“Michelle Platt”, Elite Training North

“Elizaveta Meksin” EA Effect Boutique

Dave Kim “My Best Friend Facebook Forever”

Fringe Salon- Second Saturday – “HOMEBODY” w/ D. Elias Tinker, Mora (with special guest), bunnies + bats, and hero/victim

(there were many more events and exhibitions that I wanted to see – like Christian Marclay’s The Clock and Elizabeth Fiend’s Talk “Tongue in Cheek” at the Leeway Foundation, Linda Smith’s exhibition in Baltimore with the museum guards, A Seed on Diamond, Soil Kitchen…)