We are pleased to announce that Medrie MacPhee was selected as a recipient of the "Anonymous Was a Woman" award.
Each year, an outstanding group of distinguished women – art historians, curators, and writers – serve as nominators. Medrie was among ten distinguished artists recognized for their body of work.
Eric Fischl’s art fair paintings were recently mentioned in the Art Newspaper. The article looks at Art Basel which opened to invited collectors on June 14th.
Rift Raft, Fischl's art fair series is currently on view at Skarstedt Gallery, New York until June 25th.
Interview: Medrie MacPhee in Ridgewood
Written by Sharon Butler, Two Coats of Paint
March 17, 2016
Medrie MacPhee was recently interviewed on the art blog Two Coats of Paint by Sharon Butler. In this interview, MacPhee discusses her painting process, and the surprise elements and direction of her new works.
Click on the link here to view.
Triumphs and Laments
Tiber River, Rome, Italy
Internationally renowned South African artist, William Kentridge, is currently working on the creation of a monumental frieze along Rome's Tiber River urban waterfront. Measuring 550 meter's long, "Triumphs and Laments" will be Kentridge's first work of public art, and the largest in scale in Rome since the building of the Sistine Chapel.
Rose's Inclination, Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, IL
12 September, 2015 - 2 July, 2017
As part of the museum's Threshold site-specific installation series, artist Jessica Stockholder presents a new work, Rose's Inclination, at the University of Chicago's Smart Museum of Art. The installation, incorporating lamps, paint, Plexiglas, carpet, and mulch among other ordinary materials, intersects across both indoor and outdoor spaces of the museum.
For more information about the work, please visit the museum's website at the link here.
Commission for Mies Van Der Rohe Building, Toronto, Ontario
Medrie MacPhee has completed a large commission for Cadillac Fairview's, Mies Van Der Rohe buildling in Toronto, Ontario. The painting, titled All That Jazz, references the style of modern architecture championed by Mies Van Der Rohe as well as the architect's passion for jazz music. The work is now on display in the lobby of the building's main tower in downtown Toronto.
Click on the link here to view an image of the work.
Restoration of Nimbus
Alaska State Museum Building, Juneau, Alaska
In 1978, Robert Murray's large-scale public sculpture Nimbus was installed at the Dimond Courthouse in Juneau, Alaska. Having been the subject of much public controversy over the years, Murray has recently overseen the restoration of the ten-ton steel sculpture to its original brilliance. Intended to reference the striking appearance of an iceberg, the work may now be seen on its current site outside of the new Alaska State Museum building.
Please click on the link to the article published in Capital City Weekly here to read more.
IN CALGARY, EXPLORING THE CULTURAL SIDE OF ‘COWTOWN’
Published in The New York Times, October 26, 2014 and
The Toronto Star, November 7, 2014.
The New York Times covers Calgary’s cultural scene in an article written by Elisabeth Eaves. The article chronicles the writer’s recent travel experience to the city and examines several businesses that are contributing to Calgary’s arts and culture boom. Eaves visited our gallery to get an insider’s look into the places and people that make up the fabric of the city's growing scene.
Click here to view the article.