11 1/2 x 17 inches
Marfa, a famous arts town located in West Texas, is home to many intriguing artistic endeavors; most notably a Prada store art installation. Filled with a 2005 collection of Prada purses and shoes, the store is sealed shut and sits freestanding on the side of the open highway. Using mules, cowboys, models and Gray’s imagination, he was able to bring this unique series to life.
Recent Alligator Attacks
20 x 34 inches
40 x 40 inches, edition 5/50
Oil on linen
24 x 20 inches
Skeletal Leaf, Edition 1 of 5
Pigment prints & encaustic on wood panels
40 x 10 x 1.5 inches
Cardboard, glue, and rivets
18 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches
Dessins, Thémes et Variations, P3
26 x 23 inches
Signed in the plate
Published by Martin Fabiani, 1943
3 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches
Portraits from Archive/ Portrait I
37 1/2 x 25 1/8 inches
Edition of 20
A diverse group show, Winter Selections offers paintings, editions, photographs and sculptures from over twenty artists. With prices suited to gift giving (starting at $400), the exhibition offers the opportunity to select a memorable gift of fine art for a variety of individuals on your list. Whisking viewers into a joyous, colorful transversal of styles and mediums, the show conjures another world, one of the anomalous and the symbiotic, the electric and the tranquil.
The exhibition at once offers an overview of the gallery’s stable of artists while also introducing two new faces- artists Gray Malin and Chris Roberts-Antieau. L.A.-based photographer Gray Malin graduated from Emerson College with a degree in photography and marketing and has been exhibited in the Dallas Museum of Art, David Streets Gallery in Beverly Hills, and Gallery 825 of the Los Angeles Art Association. In his photographs Malin searches for (and finds) beauty the world over, capturing breathtaking landscapes (often beach scenes) from a helicopter. The resulting photos and their gem-like hues are sun-soaked and almost impossibly perfect. Fittingly, Malin’s work has been featured in fashion magazines like Elle and he has collaborated with David LaChappelle, whose photographs also blur the boundary between commercial and fine art photography.
Far from Malin’s manicured beaches, Chris Robert-Antieau’s ‘fabric paintings’ delve into another view of the beauty of life. Antieau creates heartwarming scenes that transform the everyday and the mundane with humor and whimsy. Her fabric vignettes are created through the use of fabric applique, the process of cutting fabric into shapes, then layering these pieces on a fabric background to create a collaged image. These homey scenes often revolve around the trials and tribulations of the family dog or cat, as in Tree Climber, depicting two cats mischievously climbing up an ornamented Christmas tree. Antieau-Roberts, born in Brighton, Michigan in 1950, is collected nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the collections of Oprah Winfrey, John Waters, Lyle Lovett, Senator Sam Nunn, and Bill Clinton and has been exhibited at the American Visionary Museum.
Fodor's Tastemakers- Gray Malin
November 6, 2014
Time Magazine- Chris Roberts-Antieau
May 2, 2013