Heskin Contemporary - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Heskin Contemporary. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Russell Roberts “Paper Bed Concrete Head”

    Russell Roberts “Paper Bed Concrete Head”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-03-12 - 2015-04-18

    Heskin Contemporary presents “Paper Bed Concrete Head” a solo exhibition by New York based artist Russell Roberts. This is his second solo exhibition with the gallery. For this exhibition Roberts will...More »

  • poster for “Ordinary Things: Shirley Irons and Lizzie Scott” Exhibition

    “Ordinary Things: Shirley Irons and Lizzie Scott” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2015-01-16 - 2015-02-21

    Heskin Contemporary presents “Ordinary Things” a joint exhibition of paintings by Shirley Irons and paintings and sculpture by Lizzie Scott. Both artists’s work reflects a shared interest in things...More »

  • poster for Margaret Lanzetta “Blues for Allah”

    Margaret Lanzetta “Blues for Allah”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-10-23 - 2014-12-13

    Heskin Contemporary announces Blues for Allah, an exhibition of recent paintings by Margaret Lanzetta. This is the artist’s first solo show with the gallery. Blues For Allah borrows its title from...More »

  • poster for Evelyn Twitchell “After August”

    Evelyn Twitchell “After August”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-09-11 - 2014-10-18

    Heskin Contemporary presents After August, an exhibition of recent paintings by Evelyn Twitchell. This is the artist’s first solo show with the gallery. In this new body of work, Twitchell continues...More »

  • poster for “Summer Gallery Group Show”

    “Summer Gallery Group Show”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography
    • 2014-07-01 - 2014-08-23

    Heskin Contemporary presents a Summer Gallery Group exhibition. Artists include Fred Escher, Nicola Ginzel, Shirley Irons, Erick Johnson, Sherry Kerlin, John King, Margaret Lanzetta, Nikki Lindt, Timothy...More »

  • poster for Nikki Lindt “dis place”

    Nikki Lindt “dis place”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-05-22 - 2014-06-28

    Recent paintings by Nikki Lind continue the artists’ investigation of the natural world. Using a poetic sensibility and at times humor, Nikki explores the changes that have occurred to these familiar landscapes...More »

  • poster for “there is no land but the land: A Collaborative Exhibition Between Graham Durward and Mary Schwab”

    “there is no land but the land: A Collaborative Exhibition Between Graham Durward and Mary Schwab”

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    • Media: Painting - Other
    • 2014-03-13 - 2014-04-19

    The gallery is pleased to announce There is no Land but the Land: Graham Durward and Mary Schwab. This collaborative exhibition wherein the works are discrete yet move towards a place shared by a similar...More »

  • poster for John King “Edge of Dark”

    John King “Edge of Dark”

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2014-01-30 - 2014-03-01

    Heskin Contemporary presents “The Edge of Dark: Recent Drawings” by John McDevitt King. In his first exhibition at Heskin Contemporary John King will exhibit eleven graphite drawings and one video. ...More »

  • poster for Lisa Stefanelli “Who’s Woods These Are”

    Lisa Stefanelli “Who’s Woods These Are”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2013-12-12 - 2014-01-18

    [Image: Lisa Stefanelli “Forest of Grey” (2013) C print]More »

  • poster for Julie Peppito “Connected”

    Julie Peppito “Connected”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Installation
    • 2013-10-17 - 2013-11-23

    Connected is Julie Peppito’s third solo exhibit at Heskin Contemporary, opening October 17th, she presents two and three dimensional portraits comprised of tapestry-like masses, realistically rendered...More »

  • poster for Fred Escher “The Third Act”

    Fred Escher “The Third Act”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2013-09-05 - 2013-10-12

    Fred Escher paints what he “was” and what he “is”. As the artist explains…”I have always worn khaki paints, boxer shorts, blue shirts and Sperry Top Siders. I had red hair and big feet and always wished...More »

  • poster for Sherry Kerlin “New Works”

    Sherry Kerlin “New Works”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-05-09 - 2013-06-08

    Sherry Kerlin’s paintings and drawings are dedicated to her unending search for the narratives that lie beneath what appears to be the immutable concrete surface of reality. She says, “I passed a poster...More »

  • poster for Timothy Linn "Painterly Geometrics"

    Timothy Linn "Painterly Geometrics"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2013-02-14 - 2013-03-30

    The gallery is pleased to announce a survey of works by Timothy Linn at Heskin Contemporary in Hell’s Kitchen and at the Heskin project space in SoHo. In the SoHo space, Linn will display large-scale works...More »

  • poster for Richard Artschwager "Sculptures and Multiples"

    Richard Artschwager "Sculptures and Multiples"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-11-07 - 2013-02-09

    [Image: Richard Artschwager "Untitled" (1971) wood 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 14 in.]More »

  • poster for Erick Johnson "New Works"

    Erick Johnson "New Works"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-09-14 - 2012-10-27

    Erick Johnson's current paintings and works on paper continue his explorations of color and form, featuring uneven grids, sometimes jagged, sometimes swaying. His shapes suggest pennants and sails that...More »

  • poster for Karl Francke "Recent Portraits"

    Karl Francke "Recent Portraits"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-05-31 - 2012-06-30

    The Brooklyn based artist Karl Francke's sense of portraiture came from old movies on late night television, where the paintings of dead ancestors were haunted with moving cut-out eyes. His own work echoes...More »

  • poster for Ben McLaughlin "Recent Paintings"

    Ben McLaughlin "Recent Paintings"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-05-31 - 2012-06-30

    In his second exhibition with the gallery, British painter, Ben McLaughlin continues his exploration into the cinematic atmospheric settings he is known for. In this current exhibition the artist created...More »

  • poster for Mauricio Cervantes "Ablutions and Bathers"

    Mauricio Cervantes "Ablutions and Bathers"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-04-19 - 2012-05-26

    In Mauricio Cervantes' recent body of work Ablutions and Bathers: a woman's body is celebrated both as a site of sacred power, and of blatant sexual energy that is a force akin to spiritual power. In the...More »

  • poster for "Abstract Gambol" Exhibition

    "Abstract Gambol" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-02-03 - 2012-03-03

    "Abstract Gambol" is a painting exhibition that includes the works of six painters whose divergent approaches in both concept and technique reflects a richness of possibility at work in abstraction today....More »

  • poster for "Captured (A Portrait Show)" Exhibition

    "Captured (A Portrait Show)" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2011-12-16 - 2012-01-28

    "Captured" is an exhibition of twenty-six artists, ranging from up-and-coming, mid-carrier, to well-established painters, sculptors and photographers. The show provides a comprehensive look at portraiture...More »

  • poster for "Five Fathoms: A New Portfolio of Woodcuts" Exhibition

    "Five Fathoms: A New Portfolio of Woodcuts" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2011-10-27 - 2011-12-10

    “Five Fathoms”, is a portfolio exhibition of woodcuts by four visual artists and one poet. The bold, elegant woodcuts in this limited edition artist’s book provide a contemporary visual analog to Twain’s...More »

  • poster for Joe Wardwell "Untied We Stand"

    Joe Wardwell "Untied We Stand"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-09-08 - 2011-10-22

    "Untied We Stand" is a lyric taken from the Weedeater song "God Luck and Good Speed." Living in the United States in 2011, ten years after September 11th, eight years of the Bush presidency, two ongoing...More »

  • poster for Nicola Ginzel Exhibition

    Nicola Ginzel Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Crafts
    • 2011-05-26 - 2011-07-02

    Nicola Ginzel is a mixed media artist in Brooklyn, New York, also working with embroidery, creating a different dialog. Ms. Ginzel’s work is based on the transformation of random ephemera gathered from...More »

  • poster for Jazmín Berakha "Vanishing Park"

    Jazmín Berakha "Vanishing Park"

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    • Media: Drawing - Crafts
    • 2011-05-26 - 2011-07-02

    Jazmín Berakha lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her work encompasses a wide range of media that includes traditional crafts, as well as music and film. In this exhibition, the artist works...More »

  • poster for Doreen McCarthy "Deliberate Deviations"

    Doreen McCarthy "Deliberate Deviations"

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    • Media: Other - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-04-14 - 2011-05-21

    "Deliberate Deviations" includes 2 site specific room installations, 2 inflatable sculptures, and works on paper. McCarthy’s sculpture emphasizes the centrality of form which inhabits and transforms the...More »

  • poster for Susan Still Scott "Corporeality and Other Things of Grace and Beauty"

    Susan Still Scott "Corporeality and Other Things of Grace and Beauty"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2011-03-03 - 2011-04-09

    Susan Still Scott mixes sophisticated visual play, with a range of carefully considered responses to issues of modernist painterly abstraction. For this show, “Corporeality and Other Things of Grace and...More »

  • poster for Sam Dargan "Thank God For Dynamite, Part 2"

    Sam Dargan "Thank God For Dynamite, Part 2"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-01-25 - 2011-02-26

    During a lecture describing the Russian Governments’ pogrom against Jews in the late 19th Century, Mark Twain said “If such a government cannot be overthrown otherwise than by dynamite, then thank God...More »

  • poster for Matthew Fisher "Lsot Time, Lsot Time, Lsot Time"

    Matthew Fisher "Lsot Time, Lsot Time, Lsot Time"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-12-09 - 2011-01-15

    In Matthew Fisher’s recent paintings, the artist once again incorporates witty, often symbolic objects (tokens of a prior occupation and forgotten military forces.) Obsolete treasures are stacked atop...More »

  • poster for Russell Roberts "Pockets of Accumulation"

    Russell Roberts "Pockets of Accumulation"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-10-21 - 2010-12-04

    This exhibition will be a new series of oil paintings and a selection of works on paper. The following is an excerpt from the catalogue adjoining the exhibition written by the artist and writer Jennifer...More »

  • poster for "New Narrative" Exhibition

    "New Narrative" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints
    • 2010-09-09 - 2010-10-16

    Narrative painting has had a long artistic tradition that dates as far back as cave paintings. The imagery told a story. And the story was a fundamental and necessary aspect of the painting, until the...More »

  • poster for Lisa Stefanelli "Sassyfras Paintings"

    Lisa Stefanelli "Sassyfras Paintings"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-05-21 - 2010-07-03

    Lisa Stefanelli’s paintings are flowing linear shapes that articulate a state of sustained exhilaration, frozen in space yet constantly moving. At the same time one can also see references to Islamic script,...More »

  • poster for Timothy Linn "Of Necessity: Recent Works on Paper and Sculpture"

    Timothy Linn "Of Necessity: Recent Works on Paper and Sculpture"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2010-04-01 - 2010-05-15

    Timothy Linn has developed his artistic vocabulary over years of experimentation within the traditional media of painting and sculpture, leading to a recent body of work that is compelling for its clarity...More »

  • poster for Nikki Lindt "Solastalgia"

    Nikki Lindt "Solastalgia"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2010-02-18 - 2010-03-27

    This exhibition features recent paintings and works on paper. "Solastalgia," from the Latin solacium (comfort) and the Greek, algia (pain)— which is defined as “the pain experienced when there is recognition...More »

  • Myriam Babin "Artic"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-02-18 - 2010-03-27
  • poster for Erick Johnson "Parallelogram Paintings"

    Erick Johnson "Parallelogram Paintings"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-01-14 - 2010-02-13

    This exhibition will be a new series of oil paintings and will also include a selection of gouache and ink works on paper. Since the 90’s, Johnson’s conceptual approach to painting has moved between the...More »

  • poster for Julie Peppito "Super Bumpy"

    Julie Peppito "Super Bumpy"

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    • Media: Painting - Other - Sculpture
    • 2009-12-03 - 2010-01-09

    The sales-circular-like coupon and bargain-filled exhibit pamphlet announcing Julie Peppito’s “Super Bumpy” exhibition was inspired by the economic downturn and it's effects on the art market. If Takashi...More »

  • poster for Jason Duval, Marina Adams, Hiroshi Tachibana "Seek & Hide"

    Jason Duval, Marina Adams, Hiroshi Tachibana "Seek & Hide"

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    • 2009-10-22 - 2009-11-28

    Seek & Hide is curated by Jennifer Riley and consists of works by three painters Marina Adams, Jason Duval and Hiroshi Tachibana. "Seek & Hide" brings focus to a concise selection of works of art,...More »

  • poster for India Evans "Rimembri Ancora"

    India Evans "Rimembri Ancora"

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    • Media: Other
    • 2009-10-22 - 2009-11-28

    "India Evans: Rimenbri Ancora" explores feminine identity with romantic and playful collage. Working from erotic vintage postcards, Ms. Evans places the female body in surreal, dreamlike narratives. The...More »

  • poster for Deborah Boardman "A Porous Space"

    Deborah Boardman "A Porous Space"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-09-09 - 2009-10-17

    In her latest installation "A Porous Space," Deborah Boardman emulates the architecture of Romanesque churches. Situated to maximize the energy of existing currents of underground waterways and magnetic...More »

  • poster for Ben McLaughlin "Recent Paintings"

    Ben McLaughlin "Recent Paintings"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-05-21 - 2009-06-27

    Ben McLaughlin’s paintings are cinematic, steeped in ambiguous atmosphere and emotion. His work suggests human alienation, presenting everyday subjects dislocated through cropping and unusual viewpoints....More »

  • poster for Angus Hood "Recent Paintings"

    Angus Hood "Recent Paintings"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-04-09 - 2009-05-16

    Angus Hood’s recent paintings have a discreetly alluring quality as autonomous objects, they also have an intriguing resonance when seen in the context of Hood's output thus far. [Image: Angus Hood...More »

  • poster for "Linked; Small Works, Big Ideas" Exhibition

    "Linked; Small Works, Big Ideas" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Other - Sculpture
    • 2009-02-19 - 2009-04-04

    Group show of painting, sculpture and hybrid works by nine artists, curated by Jennifer Riley. This exhibition brings together artists who share a thoughtful, expansive, attitude towards the genres, mediums,...More »

  • poster for Jenny Laden "New Paintings and Works on Paper"

    Jenny Laden "New Paintings and Works on Paper"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-01-08 - 2009-02-14

    In this new body of work Jenny Laden borrows from Byzantine painting (gold leafing, iconographic small wooden panels), cartoon imagery (line quality, bright colors, fantastical landscapes, exaggerated...More »

  • poster for "The Object Direct" Exhibition

    "The Object Direct" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2008-11-20 - 2009-01-03

    For the artists in this show, it’s both who shot J.R. and who shot Mister Burns. Equal parts the Pepsi Generation and New Coke, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Regan, the Challenger explosion, the first Gulf War...More »

  • poster for Mary Jo Vath "On the Table"

    Mary Jo Vath "On the Table"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-10-24 - 2008-11-15

    Mary Jo Vath’s recent work displays the inherent modesty of still life painting as it compels the viewer to look closely at the act of perception. She uses the tradition of objects and their arrangement...More »

  • poster for Pierre Obando "Noise"

    Pierre Obando "Noise"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-09-11 - 2008-10-18

    "Noise," is a series of paintings and works on paper by Pierre Obando that exploits the idea of unwanted aural/visual information, like “snow” at the end of a pre-cable television transmission. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for Joseph Wardwell "Look West"

    Joseph Wardwell "Look West"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-06-26 - 2008-07-31

    Joe Wardwell’s new paintings combine popular rock lyrics and images from the American West positing a relationship between texts and the landscapes they inhabit and describe. Wardwell taps into the popular...More »

  • poster for Eduardo Cervantes "Keraunothnatophobias and Multispectral Plain Scanning"

    Eduardo Cervantes "Keraunothnatophobias and Multispectral Plain Scanning"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-05-15 - 2008-06-21

    Eduardo Cervantes has created a large series of equally sized monochromatic paintings. He is working simultaneously within two imaginative views titled “The Keraunothnatophobias” and the “Multispectral...More »

  • poster for "The Indigenous Visitor"

    "The Indigenous Visitor"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-04-03 - 2008-05-10

    This exhibition of three contemporary figurative painters; Deborah Boardman, Matthew Fisher and Nikki Lindt feature works depicting various psychological and physiological states. Each artist addresses,...More »

  • poster for Matt Magee "Recent Paintings and Sculpture"

    Matt Magee "Recent Paintings and Sculpture"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2008-02-22 - 2008-03-29

    Matt Magee's new abstract paintings were created during his recent residency at the Albers Foundation. In these works he continues to codify form and one can examine a careful attention to detail as he...More »

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