Eddie Martinez Exhibition

The Drawing Center

poster for Eddie Martinez Exhibition
[Image: Eddie Martinez "Untitled" (2015) Silkscreen ink, oil paint, spray paint, and enamel on canvas, 72 x 60 in. Courtesy of the artist, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, and Timothy Taylor, London.]
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Eddie Martinez’s drawing practice blends seamlessly with his daily life as the New York-based artist carries pen and paper with him on the subway, to the doctor’s office, and to restaurants, and lectures. Stylistically evocative of mid-century abstraction, Martinez’s drawings bring their own complexity, plugging a rotating cast of characters into raw, vigorously-drawn landscapes: cartoon ducks, oversized eyes, coiled snakes, and anthropomorphic blocks of color are among his itinerant motifs. In his Brooklyn studio, Martinez maintains a “drawing wall,” wherein sketches ranging in size, shape, and material serve simultaneously as a source of inspiration and a data bank for the artist’s incessant imaginative output. The Drawing Center’s forthcoming exhibition Eddie Martinez: Studio Wall, will bring the drawing wall to the museum. The artist will paper the gallery with thousands of sketches that he will change throughout the exhibition’s run. In addition, several large drawings and paintings will be hung on top of these sketches allowing viewers to observe the interconnection between all aspects of Martinez’s practice. Organized by Claire Gilman, Chief Curator.

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Schedule

from October 13, 2017 to February 04, 2018

Opening Reception on 2017-10-12 from 18:00 to 20:00

Artist(s)

Eddie Martinez

Website

http://www.drawingcenter.org (venue's website)

Fee

General $5. Student/senior $3. Thursday nights 6-8pm Free.

Venue Hours

From 12:00 To 18:00
thursdays closing at 20:00
Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays

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Address: 35 Wooster St., New York, NY, 10013
Phone: 212-219-2166 Fax: 212-966-2976

Between Broome St. and Grand St. Subway: A/C/E to Canal Street

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