Our Artists

Doug Aitken Doug Aitken (b. 1968, Redondo Beach, USA) is an artist whose work explores every medium: from sculpture, film, and installations to architectural interventions. His films often explore the modern condition, and his installations create immersive cinematic experiences. He has collaborated with numerous artists and musicians and his artwork has been exhibited in hundreds [...]

Joe Andoe Joe Andoe Rides Again by Deborah Solomon It has now been almost 40 years since Joe Andoe headed east, arriving in New York from his native Tulsa, Oklahoma. He soon won attention for lean, roughly poetic paintings of horses and winding roads. For starters, he’s an important forerunner of the photo-based realism that [...]

John M Armleder Born in 1948, John M Armleder, a native of Geneva, Switzerland, is an artist, sculptor, painter and art performer who finds his creative inspiration in what he calls a “supermarket of forms.” John Armleder always wanted to be an artist. After graduating from the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Geneva and The [...]

JOIN WAITING LIST Judith Bernstein Judith Bernstein (b. 1942, Newark, New Jersey, USA) lives and works in New York City. Since graduating from Yale in 1967, Judith Bernstein has developed a reputation as one of the most unwaveringly provocative artists of her generation. Steadfast in her cultural, political and social critique for over 50 years, [...]

Walead Beshty Walead Beshty (*1976, London, lives in Los Angeles) first became known for his large-scale photograms, seemingly abstract images that in fact tell the story of their own making. Using a horizontal color photographic enlarger, the photographic paper is exposed to each of the primary subtractive colors (Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow) in succession. The [...]

Todd Bienvenu Todd Bienvenu (born 1980 in Little Rock, Arkansas, lives and works in New York) paints oil and acrylic compositions on canvas. Emerging first from his dense figurative compositions are the power and energy of his strong colors, and their spontaneous movement. His paintings are expressive and uninhibited. The artist begins by applying color [...]

Greg Parma Smith Greg Parma Smith was born in 1983 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He lives in New York. He is known for his precise painterly realism, which incorporates elements of academic figuration, representational painting, neo-pop, and appropriation art. In his work Greg Parma Smith samples the iconography of comics, neoclassical nudes, graffiti, Song Dynasty literati [...]

Louise Bourgeois Louise Bourgeois (Paris, 1911–New York, 2010) is one of the most influential artists of the past century. Though she worked in several mediums throughout her 70-year career—including installation, performance, drawing, painting, and printmaking—she is best known as a sculptor. Using the body as a primary form, Bourgeois explored the full range of human [...]

Valentin Carron Valentin Carron (born in 1977 in Martigny, Switzerland) is one of the most convincing artists of his generation. His main source of inspiration is the canton of Valais, whose cultural heritage has been significantly influenced by tourism. In inscribing some familiar images of his region in a new context, Valentin Carron creates an [...]

Isabelle Cornaro Isabelle Cornaro lives and works in Paris and Geneva. Solo exhibitions of her work have been realized in international private and public institutions such as the MRAC Occitanie (Sérignan, 2018), Fondation Hermès (Brussels, 2016), South London Gallery (London, 2015), M-Museum (Leuven, 2014), La><art (Los Angeles, 2014), Kunsthalle Bern (2013), CNAC-Le Magasin (Grenoble, 2012), [...]

Eliza Douglas Born in 1984, American painter Eliza Douglas lives and works in Berlin and New York City. Her “meta-paintings”—in which she stages images drawn from artistic, fashion, consumer, and underground cultures—are one possible answer to the question of what painting can be in the 21st century. Her recent exhibitions include Lord of the Fucking Wasteland, [...]

Sylvie Fleury Sylvie Fleury (born 1961 in Geneva, Switzerland) is a contemporary Swiss pop artist known for her installations, sculpture, and mixed media pieces. Her work generally depicts objects with sentimental and aesthetic resonance in consumer culture, as well as the paradigms of the new age. Specifically, much of her work addresses issues of gendered [...]

Christina Forrer Animated by an interest in fables and folklore, Christina Forrer’s vibrant weavings and electrifying works on paper explore the depths of human emotion. Depicted in her signature representational style of fantastical characters with cartoonish features, her work is rendered with a keen attention to boldness of color and richness of pattern. While many [...]

Louisa Gagliardi Louisa Gagliardi (b. 1989) has a background in graphic design – studied in Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne ECAL (BA, 2012) and Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Since 2015 she has been focusing on her painting practice. Her artistic process in creating these paintings first appears to closely follow design parameters, but radically departs from this [...]

General Idea General Idea (founded in Toronto in 1969, active until 1994) were pioneers of conceptual and media art, whose work attained international prominence in the art world and the streets in equal measure. The groundbreaking collective practice of AA Bronson, Felix Partz, and Jorge Zontal—the latter two deceased in 1994—spanned more than 25 years, [...]

Michael Hilsman Born in 1984, Los Angeles, California. Lives and works in Pasadena, CA, USA. Michael Hilsman makes non-literal paintings of objects and figures that explore the absurdity, magic, and latent spirituality of the physical world.  Utilizing formats associated with classical painting such as portraiture and still life, and employing a wide visual vocabulary ranging [...]

Mickalene Thomas Mickalene Thomas was born and raised in New Jersey and lives and works in New York. One of the most influential artists today, her innovative practice has yielded instantly recognizable and widely celebrated aesthetic languages within contemporary visual culture. She is known for herelaborate paintings composed of rhinestones, acrylic, and enamel. Not only [...]

Jenny Holzer Jenny Holzer (b. 1950, Ohio, USA) has presented her astringent ideas, arguments, jokes, and sorrows in public places and international exhibitions, including the Venice Biennale, the Guggenheim Museums in New York and Bilbao, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Her medium, whether a T-shirt, plaque, or LED sign, [...]

Dorothy Iannone Since the 1960s, Dorothy Iannone (born 1933 in Boston, lives and works in Berlin) has attempted to represent ecstatic love, the union of gender, feeling, and pleasure. Today her oeuvre, which encompasses painting, drawing, collage, video, sculpture, objects, and artist’s books, is widely recognized as one of the most provocative and fruitful bodies [...]

Wade Guyton Born in 1972 in Hammond, Indiana, Wade Guyton (who lives in New York) is one of the most influential representatives of a generation of artists who reflect on and produce images in a digital era. Although some of his works question the structure and language of painting, in the traditional sense of the [...]

Scott King Scott King is an artist and graphic designer who has worked as art director of i-D magazine and creative director of Sleazenation. He has produced work for many influential figures including the Pet Shop Boys, Michael Clark, Malcolm McLaren, and Suicide. King’s work has been exhibited worldwide in both commercial galleries and institutions; he has also [...]

Christian Marclay Born in California in 1955 and raised in Geneva, Switzerland, Christian Marclay is known for his innovative work combining collage, sound recording, photography, video, film, sculpture, and performance. For four decades he has explored the connections between the visual and the audible, examining the ways these sensorial experiences enrich and challenge each other. [...]

Stefan Marx Artist Stefan Marx (born 1979 in Schwalmstadt, lives and works in Berlin) is an actor of the skateboard scene, whose drawings usually adorn productions of his label "The Lousy Livincompany" which was founded 1996. Since then he has worked for numerous Skateboard- & T-Shirt Labels worldwide. His work has been exhibited internationally and [...]

Olivier Mosset Olivier Mosset is one of the central figures of postwar abstract painting, and an essential reference for several generations of European and American painters. First associated with Daniel Buren, Michel Parmentier, and Niele Toroni in the ephemeral constellation B.M.P.T., his series of circles repeated tirelessly during the 1960s is among the most frequently [...]

Ebecho Muslimova Ebecho Muslimova (born 1984, Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia) currently lives and works in New York. "Ebecho Muslimova, known for her raucous and sexually uninhibited character "Fatebe" creates paintings and works on paper that beguile the eye as much as they humor the mind. Fatebe's physical contortions and unpredictable quandaries play themselves out like performances [...]

JOIN WAITING LIST Virginia Overton Virginia Overton (b.1971, Tennessee, United States) lives and works in New York. She creates sculpture and installation, repurposing materials commonly associated with factories, farms, and construction. By means of both subtle and drastic interventions, Overton recontextualizes these ordinary objects, revealing their intrinsic properties which highlights the wear accrued by passing [...]

Walid Raad In part, an artist and a Professor of Art at The Cooper Union. The list of exhibitions (good, bad, and mediocre); awards and grants (merited, not merited, grateful for, rejected and/or returned); education (some of it thought-provoking; some of it less so); publications (I am fond of some of my books, but more [...]

Walter Robinson Walter Robinson is an American painter and art critic born in 1950 in Wilmington, DE. He currently lives and works in New York City. Considered as a post-modernist artist, he has been painting things people like to buy: jars of Vaseline, striped shirts and doughnuts. He immortalizes images of a consumerist utopia. In [...]

Allen Ruppersberg A pivotal figure of the Californian Conceptual art scene, Allen Ruppersberg (born in 1944 in Cleveland) has, since the end of the 1960s, been pursuing an atypical practice, which favors no medium in particular. The corpus of his works, which the artist describes as “scenes,” thus includes installations, performances, multiples, paintings, sculptures, drawings, [...]

Kenny Scharf Kenny Scharf is an American painter born in 1958 in Hollywood, California. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. He won notoriety and fame in New York in the 1980s. He is fascinated by the surrealist and pop art movements. In 1978 he moved to New York to study at the [...]

Jim Shaw Jim Shaw (b.1952, Midland, Michigan, USA) is a multimedia artist producing drawings, collages silkscreens, photographs, sculptures, films, installations and paintings. Shaw received his BFA from the University of Michigan in 1974 and his MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 1978. Shaw was also a founder of the short-lived but influential [...]

Erik Steinbrecher Erik Steinbrecher (born 1963 in Basel, lives and works in Berlin) is known to a wide international audience, especially since his participation in documenta X (1997), as well as further major institutional presentations such as at Kunst-Werke in Berlin, MoMA PS1 in New York, the Kunsthalle Vienna, the Museum Haus Konstruktiv in Zurich, [...]

Mungo Thomson The wide-ranging, multi-media work of Mungo Thomson (born 1969, Woodland, CA, based in Los Angeles) approaches mass culture and everyday perceptual experience through a lens of deep time and cosmic scale, implicating the spaces of production and exhibition along the way in ever-widening extrapolations. He has convened an orchestral ensemble to perform a [...]

Mai-Thu Perret The sculptures, paintings, ceramic works, performances, and texts of Mai-Thu Perret (b. 1976, Geneva) exist at the intersection of contemporary culture, art historical critique, and visceral materiality. She explores (and generates) feminist narratives and counter-narratives that cast the role of the art object in new light, introducing utilitarian, symbolic, and even mystical possibilities in contexts [...]

Blair Thurman Blair Thurman lives and works in Hudson, New York. He is known for shaped canvas and neon works; abstraction sourced from vernacular visual culture and deep historical consciousness, strongly rooted in Pop and Minimalism.  Thurman’s formal content ranges from childhood toys and relics, pop songs, automobile culture, and the history of film. Starting [...]

Seob Kim In Seob Kim's works, details accelerate and turn upside down. Still, Kim develops a drawing stroke that takes time to deploy itself on the paper surface, forming a sensitivity to the subject he is depicting. The issue here is not about the High and Low but how to make complexity cohabit with the [...]

Julia Wachtel Julia Wachtel (b. 1956, New York, NY) lives and works in New York and Connecticut. Wachtel’s oil, acrylic, and silkscreen-on-canvas paintings, which are drawn from popular culture, explore the impact of our image-saturated world. A figure of the Pictures Generation artists who emerged in early-1980’s New York, Wachtel’s early work mined posters of [...]

Kelley Walker Kelley Walker (American, b.1969) is a digital media artist, sculptor, and installation artist based in New York, USA. He was born in Columbus, GA, and later moved to Tennessee, where he got his BFA at the University of Tennessee in 1995. His unique and characteristic work brings to light important issues of consumerism [...]

Dan Walsh Dan Walsh (b. 1960, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a painter, printmaker, bookmaker, and sculptor. Rooted in a meditative geometry, his work explores the boundaries of abstraction through subtly irregular shapes, inconstant lines and a pervasive wit. Walsh’s work has been exhibited in venues throughout the U.S. and Europe, including the Museum of Modern Art [...]