Maddie Phinney




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Mark Newport, Sweaterman 5, 2008 Hand-knit acrylic yarn and buttons, 80 x 23 x 6 inches

Heroes of Superfuzz: Mark Newport’s Knitted Suits

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

The artist’s knitted full-body suits queer the superhero mythos and the gendered divisions between arts and craft.


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Multiple Layers of Significance: Mike Kelley at LA MoCA

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

The final stage of a two year retrospective is a prodigious homecoming.


David Hammons, Spade (Power to the Spade),1969, Body print, pigment, and mixed media on paper, 53 1/4 x 35 1/4 inches. Collection of Jack and Connie Tilton, New York. On view at Grey Art Gallery, NYU.

Radical Bodies at Grey Art Gallery

Friday, October 25th, 2013

A two-part exhibition tells the story of black performance art in the 20th century


Frank Moore, Her Closet, 1990. Oil and pins on canvas mounted on wood, in artist’s frame (painted wood), 31 x 30 inches. Private collection, New York. Courtesy Sperone Westwater, New York

Battle Lines: Frank Moore’s Toxic Beauty

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery through December 8


Keith Haring (American, 1958–1990). Still from Painting Myself into a Corner, 1979. Video, 33 min. Collection Keith Haring Foundation. © Keith Haring Foundation

Out of the Gallery and Into the Streets: Keith Haring’s Early Years

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Keith Haring: 1978-1982 at Brooklyn Museum until July 8


Mike Kelley, Arena #7, 1990. Found stuffed animals, wood, and blanket 11 1/2 x 53 x 49 inches. Courtesy of Skarstedt Gallery, New York

Rebellious Yet Tender Exuberance: Mike Kelley (1954-2012)

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

With additional tributes by Jane Hart, Dave Kudzma and Janese Weingarten


Lynne Yamamoto, Loboptera dimidiatipes, 2009-11. Hand embroidery on found doily, 10 inches in diameter. Courtesy of P.P.O.W.

Parts of a Whole: Lynne Yamamoto at P.P.O.W

Monday, November 7th, 2011

A small show of hauntingly austere works, through November 12