Scavenge, solo show at Tibor de Nagy Gallery, NYC
29 May, 2017
Medrie Macphee is showing a series of new work in an exhibition entitled Scavenge from June 15 to July 28, 2017. It is the inaugural exhibition at Tibor de Nagy Gallery‘s new location at 11/15 Rivington St. in New York City. Opening Reception Thursday, June 15, 6-8 pm.
“This body of work presents a significant shift for MacPhee who is known for her use of architecture and architectural forms to create narratives around the ideas of a dystopian future/past. In 2012, MacPhee began a fake fashion line (RELAX) out of cheap discount clothing. The premise was total comfort in a fraught time… Gradually what had been a “fashion” sideline began finding its way into the paintings. Sometimes the clothing fabric is a detail in a larger painting and other times it covers the entire surface…”
Click to read the full press release.
Check out the listing in Artnet News’ editors-picks by Caroline Goldstein: “From the Future of Feminism to Cat Art: 12 Things to See in New York This Week”, June 12, 2017, or in Time Out – New York: “Scavenge” June 17, 2017.
Video of opening courtesy of Paul Caranicas
Photos of installation and opening at Tibor de Nagy Gallery courtesy of Drew Shiflett & Wendy White.