|Jana Euler: Unform|
February 21 – April 19, 2020
Opening Friday, February 21, 6 - 8pm
|[Two rectangular orange paintings, in portrait orientation, hang on a white wall. Both canvases depict slugs filling up each rectangle. In the painting to the left, the slug almost forms into a square. In the painting to the right, the slug is stretched in a long line, twisting across the surface area of the canvas. The eyes of both slugs protrude from their animated bodies like antennae, raised and peeking over the boundary of each painting's edge]|
|Artists Space is pleased to present an exhibition by Jana Euler. As its title suggests, Euler's new works extend many of the artist's painterly investigations of the dynamic interrelations of sentient forms and their surrounding space—institutional, domestic, and perceptual. Unform stretches and complexifies the nature of painting itself, renewing its energy in confronting the conditions that inform identity and self-perception.|
Responding directly to the renovation and character of Artists Space's new exhibition space, Euler's paintings include both conventionally-stretched canvases and expansive structureless forms that function as autonomous beings and architectural elaborations. In these works, Euler manipulates the forms of figurative representation to delineate new ways of looking at social and cultural confinements as well as those rare catalytic moments of change or realization, be they emotional or institutional, where unforming leads to reforming.
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Artists Space is fully accessible via a wheelchair lift and automated door in front of the entrance on 80 White Street. The cellar gallery can be accessed via the ground floor elevator. Artists Space welcomes assistance dogs, and has wheelchair accessible non-gender-segregated toilet facilities. For access inquiries please contact Artists Space at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212 226 3970.
Lead Support for Jana Euler: Unform is provided by Blue Rider Group at Morgan Stanley, Murray Abramson, Richard Chang, and R.H. Defares.
|Exhibition support is provided by Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Eleanor Cayre, Lonti Ebers, Paul Leong, Modica Carr, and Julien Wolf & Alexandre Chastel.|
|Additional support is provided by The Friends of Artists Space, The Artists Space Program Fund, Atelier4, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Greenwich Collection LTD, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, and the New York State Legislature.|
Artists Space | 11 Cortlandt Alley | New York | NY | 10013
Friday, February 21, 2020
Out and about tonight? Catch Jana Eurl at the Artists Space tonight 8PM!!!
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