Young Artists: One

Presented with OpenArt

July 7 – September 9, 2020

Closing Reception

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 6–9 pm

Live performances by Four (electronics) and Renaissance (vocals) at the top of every hour. Please RSVP to attend. 

Please contact us to inquire about a work and/or make an appointment to see the exhibition in person.

info@fridmangallery.com

+1 (646) 345-9831

Young Artists: One highlights the voices of a diverse group of modern and contemporary artists with a focus on their practices, aesthetics, and conceptual questions.

Navigate to works in the show by clicking on an artist's name below. Move the cursor over a caption to read more about the artist, and click on the image to zoom in.   

 

Lucia Hierro 

BYOB: Retrato de la Artista Primavera 2020

2020

Raw canvas, foam, digital print on brushed suede

43" h x 33" w x 3" d

 

Nate Lewis

Probing the Land 2 and 2.1

2019

Hand-sculpted inkjet print

26" h x 60" w

 

Jerome Lagarrigue

Besieged

2017

Oil on linen

72" h x 96" w

More works by Jerome Lagarrigue

Owusu Ankomah

Movement No. 23

2008

Acrylic on canvas

39.5" h x 35.5" w

 

"Despite the commonly held myth of meritocracy in art, a deeply entrenched system of power and privilege exists, which values the creativity of some, while minimizing that of others."

 

Amani Lewis

DEV

2020

Acrylic, pastel, glitter and digital collage on canvas

56" h x 58" w

Original photo by Michael Evan Reilly.

Listen to Amani Lewis speak about their work in the exhibition

2:21

 

Ana Benaroya

The Show Must Go On

2019

Spray paint, acrylic and oil paint on canvas

40" h x 48" w 

 

Blitz Bazawule

A MOMENT IN TIME/ Diner

2020

Acrylic on canvas

30" h x 40" w 

More works by Blitz Bazawule

 

Amaryllis de Jesus Moleski

Glisteninglisteninglistening

2020

Watercolor, color pencil, graphite, gouache and airbrush on paper

30" h x 22.5" w

 

Gustavo Montoya

Niña a la matraca

1955

Oil on canvas

22" h x 17.5" w

Listen to curator James Bartlett speak about this work 

0:38

More works by Gustavo Montoya

 

Sanié Bokhari

6 Bunkers

2020

Acrylic on canvas

48" h x 36" w

Listen to Sanié Bokhari speak about her work in the exhibition

1:17

More works by Sanié Bokhari

Debra Cartwright

Lillie's Old Room

2019

Oil on canvas

60" h x 48" w

Listen to Debra Cartwright speak about her work in the exhibition

1:17

More works by Debra Cartwright

 

"Young Artists: One is the first of a series of exhibitions to explore power and voice within the art world. This power is largely determined through systems of access and privilege that determine which artistic voices are heard and which are dismissed."

 

Sahana Ramakrishnan

The Butterfly Woman

2020

Acrylic, sumi ink, gold leaf, rhinestones, color pencil, and oil pastel on paper

76" h x 45" w

Listen to Sahana Ramakrishnan speak about her work in the exhibition

0:49

More works by Sahana Ramakrishnan

Jamea Richmond-Edwards

Water Ritual with Golden Serpent

2020

Ink, acrylic, graphite, markers, glitter, fabric and mixed media collage on canvas

72" h x 72" w

 
 

Jacob Lawrence

Brotherhood for Peace

1967

Lithograph in colors

Edition 247/300

20.5" h x 16.5" w

Listen to curator James Bartlett speak about this work 

0:30

 

Nanette Carter

Cantilevered #53

2020

Oils on Mylar

32.5" h x 64.5" w 

Listen to Nanette Carter speak about her work in the exhibition

2:04

More works by Nanette Carter

 

Francks Deceus

Mumbo Mumbo #2

2020

Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas

60" h x 48" w

Listen to Francks Deceus speak about his work in the exhibition 

1:52

More works by Francks Deceus

"Young Artists: One, highlights these global voices, with a focus on the practices, aesthetics, and conceptual questions of each individual artist."

 

Remy Jungerman

Promise V

2019

Cotton textile, kaolin (pimba), yarn, nails, wood (yellow poplar, plywood)

92.5" h x 32" w x 32" d

More works by Remy Jungerman

 

Alteronce Gumby

Zahara

2019

Acrylic and glass on panel

24" h x 24" w

 

Al Loving

Home

2003

Acrylic on rag paper

14.25"h  x 14.25" w

 

Jonathan Podwil

011917 (Protest VI)

2020

Oil on Canvas

18" h x 24" w 

Listen to Jonathan Podwil speak about his work in the exhibition

1:13

More works by Jonathan Podwil

 

Purvis Young

Untitled #15

1992

Gouache and ink on

found ledger paper

14"h x 11"w

More works by Purvis Young

 

Ambrose

the space between

2020

Acrylic, paper and various textiles

96" h x 60" w

More works by Ambrose 

 

Amy Bravo

Vamos a la Granja!

2019

Acrylic, graphite and mixed media on unstretched canvas

94" h x 105" w 

More works by Amy Bravo

 

Kelly Sinnapah Mary

Untitled

2015

Ink on paper

24"h x 18"w

 

Nyugen Smith

Le Fleur Noir

2011

Oil stick, oil pastel, metallic marker, graphite, gesso watercolor, acrylic and ink on paper

30" h x 22" w

 

More works by Lorna Simpson

Lorna Simpson

Untitled

1995

Electrostatic heat transfer on felt

Edition 247/300

12" h x 15" w 

More works by Lorna Simpson

 

Oswaldo Vigas

Untitled

1965

Oil on paper laid down to cardboard

26"h x 19"w

 

Suzanne Jackson

Untitled (5)

c. early 1960s

Ink, crayon, graphite on paper

23.5" h x 15.5" w

More works by Suzanne Jackson

"In the context of this series, the word ‘young’ does not refer to an artist’s age, but rather to the new ways in which artists are claiming their voice and proclaiming their existence in the art world."

Paul Gardère

Speak Destiny

2000

Acrylic, cement, glitter, and mixed media on wood

50" h x 64" w x 3" d

More works by Paul Gardère

 
 

Tessa Mars

Rêve de liberté

2016

Acrylic on canvas

50"h x 40"w

Amani x Ambrose

THE CITY PLANNER

(Mark 4: 30-32)

2020

Acrylic, pastel, glitter, textile and digital collage on canvas

52" h x 52" w 

Original photo by @thugm0m Amira.

 

Stan Squirewell

Shekinah

2020

Mixed media collage with carved Shou Sugi Ban frame

49"h x 36.5"w

More works by Stan Squirewell

 

Kerry James Marshall

Keeping the Culture

2011

Color linoleum cut and screenprint on Arches

Edition 82/100

17.5" h x 28" w 

 

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum

Parallel 01

2016

Mixed media on paper

28"h x 19"w

 

"OpenArt’s aim in organizing the exhibition along with Fridman Gallery, is to provide multiple entry points into the understanding, engagement, and appreciation of contemporary art."

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