To take stock of the past year, Artforum asked an international group of artists to select a single exhibition or event that most memorably captured their eye in 2019. Andrej Dubravsky was one of the over 30 artists asked to participate in this fantastic article surveying what stood out from some of the worlds most important creators today.
LAUNCH F18 is delighted to partner with the curatorial collective, Good To Know in Miami, Florida for the immersive exhibition, We Buy Gold. We will be featuring work by Didi Rojas and Julie K. Gray. The exhibition will be on view during Art Basel Miami Beach and opens on Thursday, December 5th and will remain on view through January 7th. To read more about the exhibition and to see a complete list of its programming please click here.
On view at the Rhode Island School of Design Memorial Hall is Covering As Much of The Sky, a solo exhibition by Meena Hasan. The exhibition features a selection of Hasan's paintings spanning over several years of work, and numouries different series. The exhibition opened on Tuesday, November 19 and remains on view through Thursday, December 5th.
On the occasion of LAUNCH F18's group exhibition, My Hollywood Mirror, co-curator of the show, Christin Graham sat down with participating artist, Rachael Tarravechia to discuss her studio practices, relationship with painting, and obsession with La Croix and wasabi beans. We're delighted to present this fun and personal conversation between the both of them. Please click here to read the full conversation.
LAUNCH F18 is delighted to announce the addition of Meena Hasan to the gallery roster. Meena joins the gallery's programing after her widely successful two-person exhibition with the gallery, Other Echoes In Habit The Garden, which opened in May 2019 and featured the work of long-time friend and colleague, Tommy Kha. The gallery is thrilled to continue to support such a talented artist whose thoughtful and dynamic paintings bring a remarkable perspective and achievement to the medium.
LAUNCH F18 is delighted to announce the addition of Didi Rojas to the gallery roster. Didi joins the gallery's programing after her recent solo exhibition with the gallery, You're Doing Amazing Sweetie, which opened with much critical acclaim in September 2019. The gallery is thrilled to continue to support such a talented individual whose remarkable ceramic sculptures have connected with people both nationally and internationally.
Christin Graham and Sam Trioli will be featured as guest curators for the New York City based gallery, Field Projects in their Winter 2020 Open Call. Field Projects is a New York City based project space located in the heart of Chelsea's gallery district. As an artist run space, they are committed to opening the field of exhibition opportunities to other working artists. For more information and how to apply please follow the link below.
From re-creating the Jacquemus Le Chiquito Bag (including one that’s even tinier than the original!) to sculpting everyone’s favorite Glossier products in clay, Brooklyn-based ceramic artist Didi Rojas is making art out of the most-coveted fashion and beauty items.
“You’re doing amazing sweetie!” said notorious momager Kris Jenner to her most famous little dividend, Kim Kardashian, during her daughter’s 2007 photo shoot for Playboy. Kris’s croon serves as the title for Didi Rojas’s first solo show in New York, which features forty-two single shoes (right foot only!) on a low pedestal in the center of the petite gallery.
Didi Rojas’ boots are not made for walking. Neither are her sneakers, flip flops, or her Balenciaga crocs, which landed office magazine's Issue 08 cover. In fact, all of her LAUNCH F18 gallery solo exhibition creations are strictly ceramic. The Brooklyn based artist’s show titled You’re Doing Amazing Sweetie will be open through October 19 with selections of Rojas' famous footwear sculptures.
LAUNCH F18 is delighted to announce our new partnership with the online art sales platform Artspace.com. The gallery launches its partnership featuring available works by Nathan Dilworth, Meena Hasan, Erika Mahr, Frankie Rice and Didi Rojas. Artspace is an e-commerce platform which performs like an online marketplace. The online service began in 2011 and was founded by Christopher E. Vroom and Catherine Levene. To date it is said to include over 2,000 active artists from 400 galleries around the world.
Shoes fascinate Brooklyn-based ceramic artist Diana Rojas. First using ceramics in college, she soon began to casting her favorite sneakers, heels, and boots using clay, making some life-size and some gigantic. In her first solo exhibition You're Doing Amazing Sweetie, Didi Rojas celebrates the beauty of footwear.
On the occasion of LAUNCH F18's group exhibition, Future Starts Slow, co-curator of the show, Christin Graham sat down with participating artist, Corinne Bernard to discuss her studio practices, relationship with art, and voice as a young emerging artist. We're delighted to present this thoughtful and personal conversation between the both of them. Please click here to read the full conversation.
Future Starts Slow artist, Rose Vickers sat down with Sam Trioli for Riot Material to discuss her work in the gallery's current exhibition as well as her practices as a writer, critic and curator.
Meena Hasan & Tommy Kha reviewed by Emily Sun for Hyperallergic. "Echoes of Identity Across the Work of Two Asian-American Artists" provides an in depth look at the artists stunning exhibitio Other Echoes Inhabit The Garden. To read the full article please click the link below.
Watch Meena Hasan & Tommy Kha discuss their exhibition Other Echoes Inhabit The Garden. Producer, Ronan Babbit captures the two artist in conversation within their exhibition, and reveals the deep and personal meaning behind the work and collaboration.
Featured in the NY Times: Show Us Your Wall series, Frankie Rice and his sculpture "Untitled" (2015) were part of the converstation focusing on artist, writer and director John Waters, and his personal collection within his New York City home. Rice, a long time friend of Waters created this series of remarkable sculptures made from pill bottles for H.I.V. medications.