×
Jeffrey Deitch

Punch, curated by Nina Chanel Abney

  • Nina Chanel Abney,
  • Derrick Adams,
  • Trevor Andrew aka GucciGhost,
  • Alexandra Bell,
  • Katherine Bernhardt,
  • Jonathan Lyndon Chase,
  • Caitlin Cherry,
  • Theresa Chromati,
  • Cheyenne Julien,
  • Jon Key,
  • Austin Lee,
  • LILKOOL,
  • Ruby Neri,
  • Charlie Roberts,
  • Gabriella Sanchez,
  • Koichi Sato,
  • David Shrobe,
  • Reginald Sylvester II,
  • Allison Zuckerman
  • D7280f69 4282 49f1 9994 f2d5c8051048
    Derrick Adams, Style Variation Grid #2, 2018

Press for Punch, curated by Nina Chanel Abney

Current Exhibitions at Jeffrey Deitch


Punch, curated by Nina Chanel Abney

  • Nina Chanel Abney,
  • Derrick Adams,
  • Trevor Andrew aka GucciGhost,
  • Alexandra Bell,
  • Katherine Bernhardt,
  • Jonathan Lyndon Chase,
  • Caitlin Cherry,
  • Theresa Chromati,
  • Cheyenne Julien,
  • Jon Key,
  • Austin Lee,
  • LILKOOL,
  • Ruby Neri,
  • Charlie Roberts,
  • Gabriella Sanchez,
  • Koichi Sato,
  • David Shrobe,
  • Reginald Sylvester II,
  • Allison Zuckerman
  • Opens: Sep. 15, 2018
  • Closes: Oct. 27, 2018
  • Reception: Sep. 15, 2018
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

FAME

  • Richard Bernstein,
  • Opens: Sep. 07, 2018
  • Closes: Oct. 27, 2018
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

People

  • Group show,
  • Opens: May. 05, 2018
  • Closes: Jun. 30, 2018
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Inner and Outer Space

  • Kenny Scharf,
  • Opens: Oct. 21, 2017
  • Closes: Dec. 22, 2017
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Dream Baby Dream

  • Alan Vega,
  • Opens: Sep. 05, 2017
  • Closes: Sep. 30, 2017
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

Heidi, Midlife Crisis Trauma Center and Negative Media-Engram Abreaction Zone

  • Paul McCarthy,
  • Mike Kelley,
  • Opens: May. 02, 2017
  • Closes: Jun. 30, 2017
  • Reception:
  • Hours: 6 - 8pm
  • Admission: free

When

Sep 15 - Oct 27, 2018

  • Reception: Sep 15, 6 - 8pm

Where

Jeffrey Deitch

  • 18 Wooster Street, New York NY 10013 Map
  • 212.343.7300

About

Punch, curated by artist Nina Chanel Abney, will be presented at 18 Wooster Street from September 15 – October 27, 2018.

Abney has brought together a group of artists in her circle who examine culture and society through the figurative lens.

Punch focuses on artists of Abney’s generation whose work raises compelling questions about the blurred lines of art today: Where do we draw the line between culture and subculture, figuration and abstraction, and the physical and the digital?

Many of these artists grew up in the digital age, seeing firsthand how multiple streams of information from different media can penetrate consciousness. These image streams create a common language for artists to examine and digest how developments in society and culture have altered our perception of contemporary life.

The visual energy in these works is palpable—the rhythm and bold forms create a dynamic dialogue between art and popular culture. The works in the exhibition reference art historical precedents such as Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art as well as street art. The integration of design, graffiti, cartoons, satire, presented with visual punch, expands the language of representation.

Using painting, sculpture, and photography as acts of defiance, these artists explore how they can create a hybrid practice without adhering to historical labels while portraying a society immersed in new media and pop culture. Punch presents diverse approaches to contemporary figuration that defy traditional expectations.

Nina Chanel Abney was born in Chicago and currently lives and works in New York. Abney’s work is included in collections around the world, including the Brooklyn Museum, The Rubell Family Collection, Bronx Museum, and the Burger Collection in Hong Kong. Combining representation and abstraction, Abney’s paintings capture the frenetic pace of contemporary culture. Broaching subjects as diverse as race, celebrity, religion, politics, sex, and art history, her work eschews linear storytelling in lieu of disjointed narratives. Abney’s distinctively bold style harnesses the flux and simultaneity that has come to define life in the 21st century.

The artists included in Punch are:

Nina Chanel Abney
Derrick Adams
Trevor Andrew aka GucciGhost
Alexandra Bell
Katherine Bernhardt
Jonathan Lyndon Chase
Caitlin Cherry
Theresa Chromati
Cheyenne Julien
Jon Key
Austin Lee
LILKOOL
Ruby Neri
Charlie Roberts
Gabriella Sanchez
Koichi Sato
David Shrobe
Reginald Sylvester II
Allison Zuckerman


Top