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Park House Fall Exhibition

Rotating Exhibitions

Park House Rotating Exhibitions  
In addition to its permanent collection, Park House features a rotating program of specially curated exhibitions and a wide-ranging series of talks and events, all designed to enrich our understanding of those working at the forefront of contemporary art.   Through this evolving art program, Park House seeks to entertain, provoke and educate our members and their guests.   

FALL/WINTER ART ROTATION

Exhibition Overview
This October, Park House is delighted to present an exhibition of works from its members’ collections, highlighting the work of six women artists, to showcase eight of their works in the gallery halls. Concepts of deconstruction will be explored for this exhibition. By taking a deconstructive approach, in which not one single meaning can be found in a work, but rather many and often conflicting, we are able to discover and better understand underlying and perhaps unspoken thematics and frameworks. We open the work for interpretation by observation.  In each of these works the viewer is only privy to a moment in time, to the equivalent of a film still in a feature film. An instance with endless possibilities, with uncertain beginnings and endings. The placement of the works in the exhibition aims to provoke a desire to investigate what is not apparent at first glance and produce — rather than presume — meaning to the works and also to place them in conversation with one another. Members are invited to spend time with each piece, to look closely and often. 

The exhibition is curated by Dallas Contemporary’s Deputy Director, Carolina Alvarez-Mathies and will remain on view through April 2021.  

Participating Artists and Member Collections

From the collection of Erin Cluley and Tearlach Hutcheson and the Park House Collection, Katherine Bradford from the collection of Lisa and John Runyon, Sara Cardona from the collection of Carolina Alvarez-Mathies, Michelle Grabner from the collection of Mark Giambrone, Marilyn Minter from the collection of Deborah and John Scott, and Lorna Simpson from the collection of Nancy C. Rogers.

About our Guest Curator: 

We are thrilled to announce Carolina Alvarez-Mathies as guest curator for the Fall/Winter 2020 Park House exhibition. Carolina is a Salvadoran arts professional who recently joined Dallas Contemporary as Deputy Director. Carolina sits on the Board of Directors of Y.ES Contemporary, dedicated to supporting and developing contemporary art in her native El Salvador and beyond. She is a Fellow of the fourteenth class of the Central America Leadership Initiative, a part of Aspen Institute's Global Leadership Network. Most recently, Carolina served as El Salvador’s Ambassador on Special Mission for Cultural Affairs and is former Director of External Affairs at Creative Time, and Head of Communications at El Museo del Barrio.  She is an alum of Texas Christian University.

Circular Thinking

SARA CARDONA
2019
Digital print on aluminum dibond
72 x 51.5 in
Loaned by Carolina Alvarez-Mathies

Darkened Staircase

LORINA SIMPSON
2015
Ink and acrylic on gessoed aluminum and fiberglass board
67 x 50 in
Loaned by Nancy C. Rogers

Deluge

MARILYN MINTER
30 x 24 in
Loaned by Deborah & John Scott

Should I Tell Em?

TAYLOR BARNES
2000
Sewing and charcoal on cloth
32.5 x 30 in
Loaned by Erin Cluley & Tearlach Hutcheson

Twitch

TAYLOR BARNES
2020
Sewing and charcoal on layered cloth
40 x 29.5 in
Loaned by Park House Collection

Untitled

MICHELLE GRABNER
48 in round
Loaned by Mark Giambrone

Untitled

MICHELLE GRABNER
2018
48 in round
Loaned by Mark Giambrone

White Wave

KATHERINE BRADFORD
2017
Acrylic on canvas
46 x 28 in
Loaned by John & Lisa Runyon

ARTIST

Gilbert & George

Art for All

Gilbert & George are a fascinating collaborative duo based in East London. With the creed "Art for All," they have engaged and stunned the world with their peculiar performance pieces and vibrant photo-collage work.  

The pair met while studying at St. Martin's School of Art, and have lived together as "living sculptures" ever since. Their performance art piece, The Singing Sculpture, put them on the map in 1969. Since then, the two have functioned as one artist, and are known for large-scale photography, often working in bold colors and black grids. 

Rarely seen apart, and almost always in matching suits, Gilbert & George's relevancy extends beyond the art world. They have inspired comic book series and their work has been a favorite collectable of David Bowie.  In 2008, they were listed among the best dressed men over 50 in The Guardian. This year, they released a collaboration with the brand, Supreme

Their work is featured in The Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Tate Gallery, London, and all around the world.  


All Gilbert & George artwork is available for purchase from Lehmann Maupin Gallery. Prices available upon request.

Please contact sarah@lehmannmaupin.com for more information.

Click here for artwork specifications.

Church, 2011

mixed media

E II R Bear, 2009

mixed media

Fantasy Island, 2009

mixed media

Flag At 10, 2009

mixed media

Numbers 8 & 139, 2009

mixed media

Playboy, 2011

mixed media

Sex Beast, 2011

mixed media

Tarts, 2009

mixed media

Taxi & Bus, 2009

mixed media

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Charlie Billingham

A Well Deserved Break

Park House opened it's doors and showcased British painter, Charlie Billingham, and his unique art work that was featured in our rotating art gallery from December 2018 through October 2019. 

Charlie Billingham takes imagery from Regency-era satirical prints and drawings, cropping and distorting sections to create new compositions, devoid of the intended political and social meanings of the original illustrations. A rainbow of powdered wigs, plumed bonnets, sagging britches, and full-figured bottoms dance across his paintings. The canvases, which are sometimes hinged together to make folding screens, are often hung on block printed wall paintings and alongside colorful painted plant pots and houseplants, to create decorative, domestic interiors. Charlie Billingham (b. 1984, London) studied Fine Art and History of Art in Edinburgh (2008) and then Fine Art at the Royal Academy Schools in London (2013).

A Well Deserved Break, 2018

Oil on linen

Blockbuster, 2018

Oil on linen

Mr. Penny, 2018

Oil on linen 

Mrs. Pepys, 2018

Oil on linen

No Offence, 2018

Oil on linen 

Royal Rumble, 2018

Oil on linen

Strawberry Split, 2018

Oil on linen

Tight Rope, 2018

Oil on linen

Untitled, 2018

Oil on linen 

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