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Highpoint Editions @ E/AB Fair 2016

Highpoint is excited to return to the Editions/ Artists’ Books Fair (E/AB) during New York City’s Print Week, November 3-6, 2016. E/AB Fair will be held at The Tunnel in the heart of NYC’s vibrant arts district, Chelsea. An innovative and highly-respected fair, the rare combination of artists, printers, publishers and dealers that make up the 50 international exhibitors makes this fair impossible to miss. Highpoint will feature our latest collaborations with Mungo Thomson, Jim Hodges, Alexa Horochowski, & Todd Norsten, among others.

Location:
The Tunnel
269 11th Avenue
(bet. 27th and 28th Streets)

Dates and Times:
Thursday, 11/3, 6 -9pm  -  First View opening (purchase tickets here)
Friday, 11/4, 11am – 7pm FREE
Saturday, 11/5, 11am – 7pm FREE
Sunday, 11/6, 11am – 5pm FREE

See the E/AB Fair press release here.

 

Raised in Patagonia, Horochowski and her family moved to the United States when she was nine. She received her MFA at the University of Michigan and has exhibited work regionally at The Minneapolis Institute of Art; Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis; The Soap Factory, Minneapolis; and Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN. She has also exhibited her work nationally and internationally at Braga Menéndez Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina; The Drawing Center, New York City; Praxis International Art, New York City & Miami; and the Iris and Gerald Cantor Gallery, Worchester, MA. A recipient of the McKnight (2003 & 2014), Bush (2004), and Jerome Fellowships (2001), Horochowski has also been an artist-in-residence on three different continents. She is currently teaching at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.

Mungo Thomson has had solo projects and performances at ArtPace, San Antonio (2014); SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe (2013); The Times Museum, Guangzhou, China (2013); The Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (2012); The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2008); The Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France (2007); and Galeria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (GAMeC), Bergamo, Italy (2006), among others.

His work was included in The 2nd CAFAM Biennale, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China (2014); The Pacific Standard Time Public Art and Performance Festival, Los Angeles, USA (2012); Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), Istanbul, Turkey (2011); Compilation IV, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany (2009); The 2008 Whitney Biennial (2008); PERFORMA05 (2005), and The 9th Biennial of the Moving Image, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland (2001).

Thomson’s work is held in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris, France, among others. He is based in Los Angeles.

Learn more about Thomson on his website.

Jim Hodges was born in 1957 in Spokane, Washington and received his MFA from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Since the late 1980s, Hodges has created a broad range of work exploring themes of fragility, temporality, love and death utilizing a highly original and poetic vocabulary. His works frequently deploy different materials and techniques, from ready-made objects to more traditional media, such as graphite, ink, gold leaf and mirrored elements. Charting both the overlooked and obvious touchstones of life with equal attention and poignancy, Hodges’ conceptual practice is as broad and expansive as the range of human experiences he captures.

Hodges has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions at venues across the United States and Europe including the Centre Pompidou, Paris; Camden Art Centre, London; the Aspen Art Museum; CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. He has also been included in various significant group exhibitions, including the 2004 Whitney Biennial. Hodges served as the acting director of the Graduate Sculpture Department at the Yale University School of Art for the 2011/2012 academic years. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Association Internationale des Critiques d’art in 2006, the Albert Ucross Prize in 2001, and The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award in 1995.

Hodges currently lives and works in New York City.

Todd Norsten lives and works in Minneapolis. He holds a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Norsten has been the recipient of fellowships from Ellen Boetel Steckle, the Jerome Foundation, and the McKnight Foundation. He has had solo exhibitions at galleries worldwide including Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN; Federica Schiavo, Rome, Italy; and Adams & Ollman, Portland, Oregon. Norsten has participated in group exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Arario Museum, Seoul, South Korea; Blondeau Fine Art, Geneva, Switzerland; and International Print Center New York, New York, NY. Norsten’s work resides in numerous public and private collections, including the British Museum, the Walker Art Center, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Rob Fischer lives and works in New York. He has a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Fischer has received numerous awards including a Jerome Foundation Fellowship in 1995 and a Bush Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship in 1999. He has had solo shows at Ario, Beijing; Max Wigram Gallery, New York; Cohan and Leslie, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, Altria, NY; Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles; and Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York. Fischer has also participated in group exhibitions at the Aldrich Contemporary Museum, Ridgefield, CT; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the 2004 Whitney Biennial, New York; the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn; and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.

For more information you can visit Derek Eller Gallery’s website at:
http://www.derekeller.com/