Ellie Bronson

Ellie Bronson, who is a regular contributor to artcritical, served as manager of the Kara Walker Studio from 2008-2011 and prior to that as archivist at Sikkema Jenkins & Co., the contemporary art gallery in New York, from 2001-2008. She also co-founded the production company B&B Arts (www.bandbarts.com), specializing in producing documentary films in arts-related fields.

Born in Boston and educated at St. Pauls School, Trinity College, and Hampshire college, Ellie studied philosophy, art history, photography, and sculpture, before graduating and moving to New York in 1999.

She is the author of “Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection” (The Dayton Art Institute, 2011).



More Articles by Ellie Bronson


E.V. Day and Kembra Pfahler, Untitled 17, 2012. Archival photographic print mounted on sintra, edition of 3. 24 x 16 inches. Courtesy of The Hole

Bunnies in the Lily Pond: E.V. Day and Kembra Pfahler at Giverny

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

An irreverent take on Monet’s storied garden, on view at The Hole


Dan Miller, Untitled (dm148), 2011. Ink and acrylic on paper, 22 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Creative Growth Art Center

The Independent: Calm Joy Amidst Art Fair Claustrophobia

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

In Chelsea’s West 22nd Street, through Sunday


Dasha Shishkin, With the Dark Comes Dinner I Hope, 2011. Mixed media on canvas, 72 x 105 inches. Courtesy of Zach Feuer.

Putting the Gore into Phantasmagoria: Dasha Shiskin at Zach Feuer

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Her electric Kool Aid-colored fever dreams remain on view through June 11.


Installation view: Kate Shepherd: And Debris, Galerie Lelong, New York, 2011. Photo: Michael Bodycomb. Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York

Through the Coat-Hanger Portal: Kate Shepherd’s Debris

Friday, April 8th, 2011

on view at Galerie Lelong through April 30


Kahn & Selesnick, Janus/Symbiosis, 2010. Archival Ink Jet Print, 12 x 12 inches. Courtesy of Yancey Richardson Gallery

Unitard Fabulists Adrift: Kahn & Selesnick on the Hourglass Sea

Friday, February 18th, 2011

at Yancey Richardson through February 19, and also on view at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago


Vik Muniz, Isis (Woman Ironing), from Pictures of Garbage, 2008. Digital C-print. Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

The Benevolent Ringmaster: Vik Muniz and his portraits in garbage

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

WASTE LAND, directed by Lucy Walker, to be broadcast April 19 at 10PM EST on PBS


Jennifer Steinkamp, Premature 5 & 7, 2010. 3-D computer animation, projected. Courtesy of Lehmann Maupin

“I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do”

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Jennifer Steinkamp at Lehmann Maupin