Exhibition: Dinner that night

Dinner that night Violet Dennison, Dan Herschlein, Corin Hewitt, Stephanie Hier, Jeanette Mundt, Brandon Ndife, Reid Ramirez Organized by Weston Lowe January 7 - February 11 2018

An abstracted painting of a bartender shaking a drink in front of a martini glass. The figure has a clown-face expression. The palette is primarily neon colors and shades of black.

Reid Ramirez, Cubes, cone, spheres (Bartender), 2016

I’ve known something was going to happen. It’s been due for a long time, and now it looks like it’s here or will be shortly. Perhaps tomorrow. Who knows? 

Violet Dennison (b. 1989, Bridgeport CT, lives in New York) received her BFA from New York University and her MFA from Bard College. Dennison has been included in exhibitions at Jan Kaps, Cologne; Carl Kostyal, Stockholm; Ramiken Crucible, New York; Union Pacific, London; and David Zwirner, New York. Her work has appeared in Artforum, Mousse, and the New York Times. In February 2018 she will be included in the New Museum Triennial, Songs for Sabotage. She was one of the founders of Violet’s Cafe, an artist-run project space. Dan Herschlein (b. 1989, Bayville NY, lives and works in New York.) received his BFA from New York University in 2010. Recent solo exhibitions include JTT and 56 Henry, both New York. Herschlein has been included in group exhibitions at Signal, Helena Anrather Gallery, and Magenta Plains in New York. His work has been featured in many publications including the New York Times, The New Yorker, Interview Magazine, BOMB, and Crush Fanzine.  Corin Hewitt (b. Burlington VT, lives and works in Richmond, VA) received his BA from Oberlin College and his MFA from Bard College. Solo exhibitions include Whitney Museum of American Art, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Seattle Museum of Art, Laurel Gitlen Gallery, New York, Taxter and Spengemann Gallery, New York and MOCA Cleveland. His work has been included in group exhibitions at the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo; Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp; Memmo Foundation, Rome; Sao Paolo Biennial in Brazil; Whitney Museum, New York; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; Galerie Perrotin, Paris; Public Art Fund in New York; and Wanas Foundation in Sweden. Hewitt was a recipient of the 2014-5 American Academy Rome Prize, a Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in 2011, and a Joan Mitchell Fellowship in 2010. In 2015, Mousse Publications released a 300-page monograph, entitled Seven Performances featuring six years of work. Jeanette Mundt (b. 1982, lives in Brooklyn, NY) received her BFA from Pratt Institute in 2002. She has had solo exhibitions at Société, Berlin; Off Vendome, New York; Green Gallery, Milwaukee; and Clifton Benevento Gallery, New York. Recently her work has been included in group exhibitions at Metro Pictures, New York; 47 Canal, New York; Carl Louie, Ontario; Svetlana, New York; Greene Naftali, New York; and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York. Her work has appeared in Mousse, The New York Times, Interview Magazine, and Artforum. In 2018 she will have a solo exhibition at Société in Berlin.  Stephanie Hier (b. 1992, Toronto, Canada, lives and works in New York) received her BFA from the Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, and studied at the Academy of Art Canada, Toronto. Solo and two person shows include Downs and Ross, New York; Neochrome Gallery, Turin; Three Four Three Four, New York; Ed. Varie Gallery at NADA New York; and Johannes Vogt, New York. Hier has also exhibited internationally including venues such as The Kitchen, New York; Museo della Frutta, Turin; The Power Plant, Toronto; Hester at NADA Miami Beach; Et. Al, San Francisco; Pony Club, Antwerp; Bb, Baltimore; CK2, Montreal; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Hier is the recipient of a Visual Arts Grant from the Canada Council for the Arts and was a finalist for the 2016 RBC Canadian Painting Prize. Brandon Ndife (b. 1991, Hammond, IN, lives in New Jersey) received his BFA from The Cooper Union in 2013 and is a current MFA candidate at Bard College. His work has been exhibited at Interstate Projects, Brooklyn; Species, Atlanta; Jeffery Stark, New York; and Kimberly-Klark, Queens. In February of 2018 Ndife will have a solo exhibition at Shoot the Lobster in New York. Reid Ramirez (b. 1979, Pleasant Hill, CA, lives and works in New York) received his BFA from Hunter College and his MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Ramirez has been included in group shows with Chin’s Push at Paramount Ranch, Los Angeles; Annarumma Gallery, Naples; Art in General, New York; White Box, New York, Open Space, Baltimore; Anderson Gallery, Richmond VA. He was the recipient of the Alice Cabell Horsely Parker Art Scholarship at Virginia Commonwealth University. Text: R. Brautigan

A gallery space with a row of neon lights hanging from the ceiling. On the left wall is an abstracted painting of a bartender shaking a drink with a clown-face expression. On the right wall is a wall hanging sculpture consisting of many sausage links arranged in an irregular order.
Corin Hewitt, Sausage Frescoes 4, 2017

Corin Hewitt, Sausage Frescoes 4, 2017

In a gallery space, a side view of many sausage links arranged in an irregular pattern hanging from nails.

Violet Dennison, 0000835431,0013283090,0000835440,0005334906,0000835412,0013283091,00 00835450,0005334929,0000835397, 2018

In a gallery space, a bright yellow and orange painting depicts the profile of a face leaning against the brim of a martini glass. In the background is a large sculpture of a brown chair with a sculpture consisting of sausages links beside it suspended from the ceiling. There is a small, darkish painting to the right.
A small abstracted painting depicting a face with a green eye leaning against the brim of a martini glass. There is an abstracted hand squeezing a blackish piece of fruit into the martini glass. The dominant colors are shades of yellow, orange, and red.

Reid Ramirez, Ears are Speakers (Drinker), 2015

In a gallery space, a piece of conduit extending out of an electrical socket. In the background is a brick wall painted white.

Corin Hewitt, Conduit Extrusion, 2017

In a gallery space, a large brownish sculpture of a chair is placed next to a sculpture consisting of sausage links hanging from the ceiling. To the right is small, dark painting. On the right wall is a large abstract painting of a horse in the middle of a battle scene. On the floor to the right is an abstract sculpture with a light-brown finish. The sculpture has a sock covering one of the protrusions.
A gallery space with white walls and flourescent lights hanging from the ceiling. There is a doorway on the middle wall to the left. On the left wall is a small wall hanging piece that is white and blue. In the middle of the room is a large brownish sculpture depicting a chair. Next to the chair is a sculpture consisting of sausage links hanging from the ceiling. To the right is a small darkish-blue painting.
In a gallery space, a large brownish sculpture resembling a lounge chair. The finish is painted thin with brush marks throughout.

Dan Herschlein, The Tenant, 2017

In a gallery space with white walls and wooden floors, two small paintings are hung evenly spaced apart. The painting on the left depicts a cubic form resembling an ice cube with a dark brownish-blue background. The painting on the right resembles an illustration. The dominant color is a warm white. The painting is in an irregularly shaped frame.
A painting depicting an abstracted cube resembling a melting ice cube. In the background is a brownish-blue wash of color.

Reid Ramirez, Cube, 2016

A small painting resembling a series of cartoons or illustrations depicting human forms riding a horse in a landscape. There is tiger and butterfly painted blue. The painting is in an irregularly shaped frame.

Stephanie Hier, Khaki Planter, 2017

In a gallery space, a large brownish sculpture of lounge chair facing into the gallery. To the left is a sculpture consisting of many sausage links hanging from the ceiling. In the background is a large abstracted painting depicting a battle scene with a horse in the center.
A sculpture suspended in a gallery space consisting primarily of sausage links hanging from chains.

Corin Hewitt, Sausage Frescoes 1, 2017

A small painting depicting an abstracted star in a dark sky. The star has bright red rays surrounding it with clouds are rendered in a range of blues and greens.

Jeanette Mundt, Heavenly Body, 2017

In a gallery space, a large painting is hung on a white wall depicting an abstracted scene of a cartoon-like horse collapsing in a battle field. To the right on the floor is abstract sculpture with a light-than finish. One of the protrusions coming out of the main form has a sock hanging over it.
A large abstracted painting of cartoon-like horse and its rider collapsing in a battle field.

Jeanette Mundt, War, 2017

In a gallery space, an abstract irregularly shaped sculpture freestanding on the ground. The sculpture has a light-tan finish and multiple protrusions. One of the protrusions has a sock covering it. In the background is a painting depicting blueberries and a stem in an regularly shaped red frame.
In a gallery space, an abstract irregularly shaped sculpture freestanding on the ground. The sculpture has a light-tan finish and multiple protrusions. One of the protrusions has a sock covering it.

Brandon Ndife, Monument to Cold and Hunger, 2018

In a gallery space, a small painting depicting a bushel of blueberries in an irregularly shaped reddish frame. To the right of the wall is a long hallway with many fluorescent lights hanging from the ceiling. In the distance is another painting.
A small painting depicting a bushel of blueberries with an abstracted curtain behind it. The painting is housed within an irregularly shaped reddish frame.

Stephanie Hier, Watering a Flower, 2016

A white gallery wall with two miniature objects attached to it resembling technical equipment.

Photography by Dario Lasagni.