MacGregor Harp

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MacGregor Harp has exhibited extensively, most notably at Suzanne Geiss in New York, The Stillhouse Group in Brooklyn, Freddy Gallery in Baltimore, and with a solo exhibition at Jackie Klempay in Brooklyn. Harp is known for paintings that comment on the American legal concept of “Corporate Personhood,” which he relates to the prevalence of urban creative professionals and their commodified taste for luxury. In addition to his artistic practice, Harp is the co-founder of 247365, an exhibition space with locations in the Lower East Side of Manhattan and Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn.

Kika Karadi

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Karadi has shown in galleries throughout the U.S. and Europe, including the Prague Biennale, the 51st Venice Biennale, and the Museo Storico Navale. In 2014 she has held solo exhibitions at The Journal Gallery in New York and Jonathan Viner Gallery in London, the latter with whom Karadi will present work at FIAC in Paris October 23- 26th. She was also included in “LIFE” curated by The Journal Gallery at Venus Over Manhattan. Born in Budapest, Hungary and educated at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Kika Karadi currently lives and works in New York and Minnesota.

Genieve Figgis

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Portrait of Genieve Figgis by Balarama Heller

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This summer Fulton Ryder published Genieve Figgis’ first artist book, Making Love with the Devil, whose release coincided with her American debut at Harper’s Books in East Hampton. “Yes Captain,” received a review by Art Forum calling her work “replete with lascivious, decadent content”, and GQ Magazine recently compared her paintings to those of Francis Bacon. This Irish painter received her master’s degree in 2012 from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. Look for her work next month at Frieze London and during Art Basel Miami this December. Her show, “Good Morning, Midnight,” is on view at half gallery until October 25th.

Eddie Martinez

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Eddie Martinez’s solo exhibition, “Nomader” is currently on view at Michael Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles and his solo show at Timothy Taylor Gallery in London opens October 13. Well known for his bold, semi-abstract paintings, Martinez also works three-three-dimensionally from found objects gathered along the shore of Long Island, resulting sometimes in painted-bronze sculptures. Martinez has exhibited extensively, with solo exhibitions at Peres Projects in Berlin, Half Gallery in New York, The Journal Gallery in Brooklyn, and Bill Brady KC in Kansas City. He has been included in group exhibitions all over the world at The Saatchi Gallery in London, Garage Centre For Contemporary Culture in Moscow, Museo de la Cuidad de Mexico in Mexico City, and Deste Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art in Athens. Eddie Martinez was born in Groton, Connecticut in 1977, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

Mel Kadel

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Kadel works with coffee-stained paper, micron .005 pens, ink, pencil, and blades to meticulously render, cut, and rearrange intricate drawings and patterns that have garnered the attention of musical group The Bird & The Bee, Brushfire Records, The New Yorker, LA Times Magazine, and many other publications and collaborators. Kadel has exhibited worldwide at Merry Karnowky in Los Angeles, Fuse Gallery in New York, MOHS in Copenhagen, Richard Heller Gallery in Santa Monica, and Subliminal Projects in Los Angeles. She was featured alongside Ed Ruscha and Ed Templeton in “Milk & Honey: Contemporary Art in California”, a collection of work by Californian artists. Originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Mel Kadel now lives and works in Los Angeles.

Kasper Sonne

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Kasper Sonne’s “TXC paintings” have received such global attention it’s no wonder a recent Artsy editorial said Sonne is “setting the art world on fire”. Just this year he has had solo exhibitions at Brand New Gallery in Milan, Galerie Olivier Robert in Paris, West gallery in The Netherlands and Robert Blumenthal in East Hampton. In 2013 he exhibited solo shows at The Hole in New York, Henningsen Gallery in Copenhagen, and SALTS in Basel. He has also been featured in group exhibitions at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Barbara Seiler Gallery in Basel, The Moving Museum in Dubai, and Sean Kelly Gallery in New York. He was born in 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and currently lives and works in New York. This weekend he will be presenting work at the DUVE Berlin booth at Art Berlin Contemporary and with Brand New Gallery at Expo Chicago.

B. Thom Stevenson

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Look out for B. Thom Stevenson alongside Alex Da Corte and Olympia Scarry in “Beyond The Pale” curated by Sam McKinniss opening at Interstate gallery in Bushwick this October. Stevenson is a multifaceted conceptual artist, who explores “the aesthetic waste of the bubbling subcultures in modern day America”. Elevating the punk aesthetic, he sources imagery from tattoo flash, magazine pages, and concert flyers, altering the images through painted layers. Stevenson published a collection of his work, “No Time For Prayers”, through BookMarc, a subsidiary of Marc Jacobs, where Stevenson has worked as part of the design team. B. Thom Stevenson was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1985, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn. His show “Dog Fight” is now on view at The Ryobi Room in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Photos of the artist courtesy Evan Schafer.

Lowell Boyers

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Photo courtesy Deborah Colton Gallery

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Lowell Boyers has exhibited worldwide, including exhibitions at Half Gallery in New York, Deborah Colton Gallery in Houston, Bitforms Gallery in New York, Panaroma Art Space in Cologne, Germany, and Von Lintel Gallery in New York. He is also prominently featured in the collection of Andy Spade. Marked by courageous bursts of color, Boyer’s paintings are amalgamations of form, which combine figures and flora into manipulated chaos. Lowell Boyers received his BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA from Yale University. He was born in Queens, NY and currently lives and works in New York City.

Matthew Chambers

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Matthew Chambers confronts the act of painting through diversity, exuberantly flitting from direct representation to complete abstraction and working in media as varied as oil paint, raw canvas, and fuzzy nylon flocking. He has had solo shows in New York at Untitled and Rental Gallery, the Zabludowicz Collection in London, Angstrom in Los Angeles, Blanket Contemporary Art in Vancouver, and recently mounted a two person show with Brendan Fowler at Hezi Cohen Gallery in Tel Aviv. His work has been featured in group exhibitions at Saatchi Gallery in London, The Rubell Family Collection in Miami, Zach Feuer in New York, MOCA Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, and Luce Gallery in Turin, Italy. Look out for his forthcoming exhibition at Praz-Delavallade in Paris. Born in 1982 in Boise, Idaho, he now lives and works in Los Angeles.

Jamison Brosseau

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Jamison Brosseau’s recent solo exhibition at Sardine Gallery in Brooklyn epitomized the artist’s tenacity for repetition. Other solo shows at Halsey McKay Gallery in East Hampton, Wildlife Gallery in Brooklyn and two person exhibitions with Eddie Martinez at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen and with JR Larson at Grizzly Grizzly in Philadelphia have displayed the range of his grasp on color and shape. His exhibition, “The Natural”, at Halsey McKay, pushed his vibrant patterns past the canvas and onto the furniture, creating an immersive installation not unlike Yayoi Kusuma. He has participated in group exhibitions at Dodge Gallery and Participant Inc. in New York, Galleri Loyal in Stockholm, and Lenicus Bauernmarkt in Vienna, among others. Jamison Brosseau was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1976. He received his MFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 2003 and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Callout image courtesy Adam Tetzloff

Bernhard Brungs

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Photo credit: Franziska Sinn

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Currently featured in the two-person exhibition, Muse, with Slawomir Eisner at CCA Andratx in Spain, Bernhard Brungs has exhibited extensively internationally, including solo exhibitions at Dittrich & Schlechtriem in Berlin, Produzentengalerie in Hamburg, Galerie Haas AG, in Zurich, and Tomio Koyama Gallery in Tokyo. His portraits of cultural and intellectual icons focus on the “details, with the overall shape emerging slowly and unexpectedly.The artist’s many muses include not only Susan Sontag, but also Virginia Woolf,  Jean Genet, and currently, Yves Saint Laurent. Bernhard Brungs was born in 1974 in Bielefeld, Germany. He now lives and works in Berlin.

Callout images courtesy Thomas Cummins and Julia Blaukopf.

Charles Lutz

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Focusing on the transference of values and transmutation, Charles Lutz is most often recognized for his “Warhol Denied” series created in 2006, which explored how works could function both conceptually and as a form of currency in a capitalistic and exploitative society. His piece in the 2013 Armory Show, Babel–a tower constructed of 1500 replicas of a forged Warhol Brillo Boxes that were then given freely to the public–caused quite a controversy, as have his other projects that deal directly with concepts of originality in the visual arts. Lutz has exhibited at several galleries and museums, including C24 Gallery, PEP Gallery, Hionas Gallery, Five Myles Gallery, and The Andy Warhol Museum. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1982, and graduated from Pratt Institute in 2004 with a BFA in Painting and Art History. The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Christian Joy

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Christian Joy is an American costume designer and artist best known for her stage costume designs for Yeah Yeah Yeahs lead singer, Karen O. Using found articles and occasionally eschewing thread and print for glue and marker pens she has influenced contemporary fashion with punk and DIY stylings. She has has had solo shows during NYC Fashion week, at the AVA gallery in NYC, and was featured at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London as part of the New York Fashion Now exhibit. In 2008 Joy began dressing UK band Klaxons and in 2009 collaborated with TopShop on three limited-edition collections. In 2011 she created the costumes for Stop the Virgens a “psycho opera” created by Karen O and KK Barrett. She has also created costumes for Santigold and Danish singer/songwriter Oh Land, principal ballerina of ABT, Isabella Boylston, and performer/choreographer, Anna Sperber. Joy has been featured in Nylon magazine, Time, New York Times magazine, ELLEgirl, who introduced her as a guru of ‘DIY’ Fashion, and Time Out New York, who featured Joy on the cover of their Most Stylish New Yorkers issue. In June 2014, she was involved in the production of “The Spirit’s Knife,” directed by ioulex and featured on Vogue Italia. Follow her on Instagram: @christianjoycostumes.

Paige Powell

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Photo courtesy of Mark C. O'Flaherty www.markcoflaherty.com

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Acclaimed for her photography, Paige Powell has been actively involved in the art world since the 1980s. After moving to New York City from Portland, Oregon with the hopes of working with Interview Magazine or Woody Allen, she landed both jobs. Through her work, she became a close friend and confidant of Andy Warhol, founder of the publication, and a fixture at his Factory. Her major contributions to the world of photography include her candid shots documenting the rise of avant-garde contemporary art. Powell currently works as a photographer, curator, and animal rights activist. She lives and works between Portland, Oregon, New York City and Los Angeles.

Callout photos courtesy ©PATRICKMCMULLAN.COM

Holly Coulis

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From her two-person show with Dana Schutz at Zach Feuer in 2002 and solo exhibition at Sardine this spring to her recent inclusion in group shows at Sargent’s Daughters, Jeff Bailey Hudson, and The Last Brucennial, Holly Coulis has long proven her distinctive voice in the art scene while consistently refreshing her disposition towards the figurative world through paint. Along with her upcoming show at Cherry and Martin 2732 in 2015, Coulis has had solo exhibitions at such galleries as Susanne Hillberry Gallery in Detroit, Claudia Groeflin Gallery in Zurich, Lamontagne Gallery in Boston, Groeflin Maag Galerie in Basel. She has also participated in group exhibitions at Storefront Gallery in Bushwick, Stefan Stux Gallery and Bravin Lee Projects in New York, and Gallery Diet in Miami, as well as numerous other international galleries. Coulis was born in 1968 in Toronto, Canada, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

The Bruce High Quality Foundation

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Self Portrait (Alex), 2013. Silkscreen, acrylic and enamel paint on canvas.

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The Bruce High Quality Foundation – Mission Statement
The Bruce High Quality Foundation, the official arbiter of the estate of Bruce High Quality, is dedicated to the preservation of the legacy of the late social sculptor, Bruce High Quality. In the spirit of the life and work of Bruce High Quality, we aspire to invest the experience of public space with wonder, to resurrect art history from the bowels of despair, and to impregnate the institutions of art with the joy of man’s desiring.

About the Foundation
The Bruce High Quality Foundation will mount their solo exhibition, “Vive la Sociale!” at Almine Rech Gallery in Brussels this coming September. In June, Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG featured new works by The BHQF at Art Basel. Other recent exhibitions have taken place at the Brooklyn Museum, the Lever House, Susan Inglett Gallery in New York, Contemporary Fine Arts in Berlin, and Galerie Bruno Bischofberger in Zürich. The BHQF was also featured in the 2010 Whitney Biennial, as well as other group exhibitions at MoMA PS1 in Queens, Acquavella Gallery in New York, and Centre Pompidou in Paris, among others. The Foundation also heads the free institution, BHQFU, which provides learning opportunities and residencies for artists, and until last year hosted expansive, open call exhibitions called “Brucennials.”

Cole Mohr

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Debuting with his solo show “Free Food” in Long Island City this May, Cole Mohr broke into the art world with his meticulous, stippled drawings and gestural abstractions. Mohr studied under Marianne Vitale, working as her studio assistant and appearing in her 2013 Performa biennial commission, “The Missing Book of Spurs.” Born in 1986, Cole Mohr currently lives and works in New York City.

Chris Succo

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Recently featured in the group exhibition “Life-The Journal Gallery at Venus Over Manhattan”, Chris Succo is known for his layered abstract works. He was named one of “25 Artists to Watch in 2014″ by Complex Magazine and has upcoming solo shows at Robert Blumenthal and DUVE Berlin this year. Succo has had solo exhibitions at such galleries as Rod Barton Gallery in London, Saks Gallery in Geneva, Brand New Gallery in Milan, and RH Contemporary Art in New York, among others. He participated in the “2014 Artists To Watch” exhibition at the M Building in Miami and was also commissioned by Achenbach Art Consulting to create works for the Campo Bahia in Brazil, which housed the German national team during FIFA World Cup this year. Succo was born in 1979 in Düsseldorf, Germany, and lives and works in Düsseldorf and London.

Aaron Stern

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Following the success of his first book, Everyone Must Be Announced (2012), which depicted live performances by iconic musicians, photographer Aaron Stern released his second major publication and deeply personal monograph, I Woke Up In My Clothes, this spring. Stern’s work has been exhibited extensively at the International Center of Photography, Milk Gallery, Paris Photo, and Chateau Marmont, among other venues. Also known for his photographic collaborations with Dazed & Confused, The New York Times’  T Magazine, and  L’Officiel Hommes,  Stern’s images often portray “a feeling of emptiness and void, loss, and, at other times, [feelings] of love and all different types of relationships.” Stern is based in both Los Angeles and New York.

Matthew Palladino

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Currently showing at Garth Greenan Gallery in New York until late June,  Matthew Palladino has exhibited in numerous locations across the country, including DCKT, Fredericks & Freiser, and the Richard Heller Gallery, as well as the Eli Ridgway Gallery in San Francisco. His work is also featured in the public collection of the Whitney Museum. Born in 1985 in San Francisco, CA, Palladino is also a graduate of the California College of Arts, San Francisco. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Peter Coffin

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Peter Coffin’s work incorporates a variety of media and styles including sculpture, drawing, and photography, as well as assemblage, sound, and video art. His practice is united by a sense of exuberance and occasional humor. Coffin recently presented work alongside Agathe Snow and Willy Le Maitre in “The Weird Show” at Canada. His  recent solo exhibitions were held at Venus Over Manhattan (New York, NY) and the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C.) in addition to numerous other gallery and museums both in the United States and internationally. He lives and works in New York.

Robert Davis

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Since his first solo show in New York last September at Half Gallery, Robert Davis has had solo exhibitions at Retrospective Gallery (Hudson, NY) and Bill Brady KC (Kansas City, MO). Other solo exhibitions were held at Luce Gallery (Turin, Italy) and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. He was featured among Rashid Johnson and Henry Taylor in George Nakashima: in conversation at Untitled Gallery earlier this spring, and has been in group exhibitions at Dodge Gallery in New York and the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, PA. Davis received his BFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he taught for 10 years. He is a recipient of the 2004 and 2007 Chicago Artadia Grant awards. Davis was born in Virginia in 1970, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

Joanne Greenbaum

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Joanne Greenbaum is the recipient of the Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Award in Art from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Grant, and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. She was born in New York City in 1953 and received her BA from Bard College in 1975. Her work has been shown worldwide in spaces such as: Rachel Uffner Gallery and MOMA PS1 in New York; Armand Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, CA; in addition to London, Basel, Zurich, and Berlin. Residencies include the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and The Chinati Foundation. Her work will be on view in several upcoming exhibitions including “If You Throw a Spider Out the Window Does It Break?” at Brennan & Griffin in New York, opening July 20th, 2014, and her solo exhibition opens at Galerie Crone in Berlin, Germany in November 2014.

Erik Foss

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The work of Erik Foss has been exhibited nationally and worldwide in places such as Deitch Projects, Jonathan LeVine, The Hole, and White Box, in New York; Colette, Paris, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ, and Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Sweden, among many others. The self-taught artist pins himself near the fringes of society through his perpetual discredit of mainstream ideology, while his practice draws from an unorthodox and turbulent history.

Leo Gabin

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With their upcoming London debut at White Cube in June and recent solo shows at Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York; The Cultural Centre, Bruges, Belgium; Peres Projects, Berlin; and the Kunstraum Mueenchen, Munich, the vanguard art trio, Leo Gabin, has recently been on everyone’s radar. The three artists behind the Belgian-based collective—Lieven Deconinck, Gaëtan Begerem, and Robin De Vooght—have been working together since the early 2000s and regularly experiment with a variety of media to explore the transience and capriciousness that underpins youth culture. Posts culled from websites, images shared in online forums, and video clips disseminated through social media often serve as the foundation for their video mash-ups, collages, and silkscreens—which bear some resemblance to Robert Rauschenberg’s work in the mid-60’s. These collected images are often transformed, clipped, and reconstructed to confront the classical notion of artistic ideation and the inherent ephemerality and mercurial nature of contemporary online media.