KiptonART Newsletter | Issue 44
May 15, 2010
| Summer has arrived bringing new KiptonART opportunities for our artists! The "Urban Utopia" group show at 32 Greene street has been extended through May 30th. Read about the opening that brought in 700 guest who enjoyed artworks by twelve emerging talents including our Featured Artist, Ula Einstein. At the space this Wednesday, UNICEF's Next Generation Committee will be hosting the Guatemala Photo Exhibit, with photography of children in the Central American country. Purchase tickets here. On Friday, Salomon Contemporary located in Chelsea will open with artworks by the six 2010 KiptonART Rising Winners. As this is an exclusive opening, KiptonART will be giving away ften invitations to the first RSVPS. The exhibition runs through June 8.|
With all the exposure this past month, KiptonART is excited to share a select few of recent sales. Congratulations to all artists! Read about two members who help greatly by contributing their time to KiptonART: Stephen Frailey, who is curating the upcoming 75 Wall Street pop-up, and Sarah Basile, who writes for the Online Magazine. Two KiptonART artists are currently in group shows in New York City: Dave Eppley and Andrew Matusik. Contributor Shannon Gulliver explores the amazingly bizarre Naked Fruit exhibition at the New Museum. And, in case you missed them, KiptonART has recaps of both the Haiti Rebirth Charity Brunch and the Solving Kids Cancer Spring Celebration.
|FEATURED ARTIST: Ula Einstein|
the always-innovative Ula Einstein
about her inspirations, artwork and the upcoming future. Einstein is currently one of the twelve
artists displaying work in the KiptonART pop-up space at 32 Greene
Ula Einstein, While Waiting, Mixed Media, 9" x 12"
|KiptonART Access Event Recap: "Urban Utopia"Exhibition Opening|
April 28th, KiptonART presented "Urban Utopia" at 32 Greene Street in
attending included Todd English, Ken Starr and Diane Passage,
Director of Affirmation Arts Marla
Goldwasser, socialite Annabel
Vartanian, Wallace Forbes, Michael Rapp, David Prince, Vougette Laura
Lachman, Vanessa Noel and Elisabeth
Photograph courtesy of Jonathon
Ziegler/PatrickMcMullan.com: Anastasia Rogers, Kipton Cronkite, Karline
Moeller, Heidi Lee
|FEATURED GALLERY VIDEO: 32 Greene Pop-Up Space|
Check out the new video posted online about the Urban Utopia exhibit at
32 Greene Street. Interviews with
all participating artists and curators are included, with founder Kipton
Cronkite explaining the space and exhibition. Exhibition runs through May 30th.
Video shot of the space: produced by Isaac Bolden/Shot by Kareem A. Cox
|Salomon Contemporary Celebrates 2010 KiptonART Rising Winners|
Salomon Contemporary in Chelsea will be exhibiting artworks by the six 2010 KiptonART Rising Winners from May 21 - June 8. This Friday's opening is for a limited number of guests. KiptonART is currently giving away ten invitations to the first people to RSVP. For more details contact team@KiptonART.com. The artists include Kiritin Beyer, Julie Combal, Bon Duke, Emily Korman, Avery McCarthy and Matthew Satz.
Bon Duke, Proenza Schouler, 20" x 24", C-print (to be displayed at the gallery)
|Overview of a Select Group of Art Sales, May 2010|
Congratulations to the following
McCarthy, Michael Rollins, Matthew Satz, Paul Seftel
Margie Steinmann, Promisedland, 30" x 24", Acrylic on Canvas
|Meet One of KiptonART's CURATORS: Stephen Frailey|
Chair of Photography Department at School of Visual Arts
Besides being the head of the Photography Department at SVA, Frailey is an accomplished artist in his own right. He is curating the upcoming KiptonART exhibition at 75 Wall Street (Futre Perfect), opening to the public June 9 - July 31.
Read more about Stephen and the six other KiptonART curators
|Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection|
The Skin Fruit show has taken a great deal of flack from critics for aggrandizing a selection from the private collection of Greek billionaire Dakkis Joannou, who happens to sit on the board of the New Museum.
Photo courtesy of the New Museum
|Solving Kids Cancer Spring Celebration at the Museum of Natural History|
On May 12th, guests including Donna Karan, Marcia Gay Harden, Carolina Herrera, Amy Sacco, Liliana Cavendish, Nigel Barker and Nanette Lepore attended the Solving Kids Cancer Spring Celebration at the Museum of
Image shot by Chance Yeh/PatrickMcMullan.com: Former KiptonART Artist Brian Farrell
Meet Contributor Sarah Basile
Sarah Basile is a New York based art consultant, having earned a graduate degree from Sotheby's Institute. Every Thursday Sarah selects New York's top Weekend Art Picks for KiptonART readers, while also covering esteemed openings such as Marina Abramovic at the MOMA and the Whitney Biennial.
Learn more about Sarah BasileSarah Basile, photo taken at Alexander Charriol's "Human Flow" opening
|Two KiptonART Arists Exhibiting in NYC|
Check out two New York City group exhibitions displaying impressive works by KiptonART artists Dave Eppley and Andrew Matusik. Eppley's installation, made of luminescent tape in lighting blues and white, is featured on the sixth and fourth floor at the Bloomberg Building. Down at The Dash Gallery in Tribeca, Matusik is displaying four of his photographs. Both of the works will be up for the summer months ahead. Keep your eyes open for exclusive interviews with both artists.
Dave Eppley, Via, Vinyl Tape at Bloomberg
|Event Recap: Haiti Rebirth Charity Brunch|
A benefit for Habitat for Humanity International
On Saturday May 15th, a brunch was held at Columbia University to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity International, supporting relief for Haiti. Organized by Latoya A. Henry, Sir Charles Hill and Margaret Bouhairie-Martinez a panelist of economists, professors and executives spoke on the current state of Haiti and ways to progress the island nation into the future. KiptonART artists Kiritin Beyer, Jade Doskow, Marc Dimov, Sabina Forbes II, Marlon Kreiger, Mary Lonergan, David Needleman and Antoinette Wysocki kindly donated works that were included in the silent auction. The afternoon was a wonderful success.
Marlon Kreiger, Haiti, 10" x 13", C-print
Learn more about Habitat for Humanity
UNICEF Next Generation: Guatemala Photo Exhibit
This Wednesday May 19, UNICEF's Next Generation is hosting a special exhibit featuring photos of children in Guatemala shot by Mia Baxter and Dave Liberman. Hosted by Chair, Jenna Bush Hager, Danielle Abraham, Barbara Bush, Gillian Hearst Simonds, Kipton Cronkite, Manish Vora and the Next Generation Steering Committee, the event will take place at 32 Greene Street. A special thank you to Artlog and Sorgente Group.
Photograph taken by Mia Baxter