Artists Exhibitions Hannah Hoffman News Fairs

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Lavinia

03.30.24–05.04.24

Isabelle Cornaro
01.23.16 – 03.19.16

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Installation view: Isabelle Cornaro. 01.23.16 – 03.19.16

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Isabelle Cornaro, Orgon Doors I (black and blue), 2013. Tinted elastomer and MDF. 51 x 31.1 x 4.7 inches (132 x 79 x 12 cm)

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Detail: Isabelle Cornaro, Orgon Doors I (black and blue), 2013. Tinted elastomer and MDF. 51 x 31.1 x 4.7 inches (132 x 79 x 12 cm)

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Detail: Isabelle Cornaro, Orgon Doors I (black and blue), 2013. Tinted elastomer and MDF. 52 x 31.1 x 4.7 inches (132 x 79 x 12 cm)

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Isabelle Cornaro, Landscape X, 2016. Baltic Birch, water-based acrylic paint, brass, brass screws, velvet fabric, dried fungus, tree root, agate, glass shaped as crystals, metal chains and jewelry, coins, scientific model. 240 x 211 x 105 inches (609.6 x 535.9 x 266.7 cm)

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Detail: Isabelle Cornaro, Landscape X, 2016. Baltic Birch, water-based acrylic paint, brass, brass screws, velvet fabric, dried fungus, tree root, agate, glass shaped as crystals, metal chains and jewelry, coins, scientific model. 240 x 211 x 105 inches (609.6 x 535.9 x 266.7 cm)

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Detail: Isabelle Cornaro, Landscape X, 2016. Baltic Birch, water-based acrylic paint, brass, brass screws, velvet fabric, dried fungus, tree root, agate, glass shaped as crystals, metal chains and jewelry, coins, scientific model. 240 x 211 x 105 inches (609.6 x 535.9 x 266.7 cm)

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Detail: Isabelle Cornaro, Landscape X, 2016. Baltic Birch, water-based acrylic paint, brass, brass screws, velvet fabric, dried fungus, tree root, agate, glass shaped as crystals, metal chains and jewelry, coins, scientific model. 240 x 211 x 105 inches (609.6 x 535.9 x 266.7 cm)

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Detail: Isabelle Cornaro, Landscape X, 2016. Baltic Birch, water-based acrylic paint, brass, brass screws, velvet fabric, dried fungus, tree root, agate, glass shaped as crystals, metal chains and jewelry, coins, scientific model. 240 x 211 x 105 inches (609.6 x 535.9 x 266.7 cm)

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Installation view: Isabelle Cornaro. 01.23.16 – 03.19.16

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Isabelle Cornaro, Untitled, 2016. Baltic Birch, Oak, acrylic paint, hair, and plexiglass. 64 1/2 x 43 x 3 7/8 inches (163.8 x 109.2 x 9.8 cm)

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Detail: Isabelle Cornaro, Untitled, 2016. Baltic Birch, Oak, acrylic paint, hair, and plexiglass. 64 1/2 x 43 x 3 7/8 inches (163.8 x 109.2 x 9.8 cm)

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Isabelle Cornaro, Untitled, 2016. Baltic Birch, Oak, acrylic paint, hair, and plexiglass. 64 1/2 x 43 x 3 7/8 inches (163.8 x 109.2 x 9.8 cm)

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Detail: Isabelle Cornaro, Untitled, 2016. Baltic Birch, Oak, acrylic paint, hair, and plexiglass. 64 1/2 x 43 x 3 7/8 inches (163.8 x 109.2 x 9.8 cm)

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Exhibition information

For her second exhibition with Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Isabelle Cornaro presents a selection of recent works that stage the multiple fractures in our cognitive relationship to objects. With a precise visual syntax, Cornaro uses strategies of translation, abstraction, and composition to generate formal and conceptual contradictions reactivating our sense of perception. Here, the anthropomorphic convenes with the abstruse pinpointing the way meaning is formed through objects and how objects become extensions of self as symbols of class and taste.

 

At the focal point of the exhibition, Cornaro has installed a large-scale composition of stands and display elements, interspersed with an array of found objects and rolls of velvet fabric. Reminiscent of a classical landscape painting translated into volumes, planes, and perspective markers, the work reveals itself as a static “tableau,” an abstraction of reality, which fragments away as the viewer’s movements through the installation breaks the spatial organization. The objects within the installation are either ornamental or symbolic, eliciting a narrative of fetishism and exchange value that reverberates throughout all the works in the exhibition.

 

Adjacent to the installation are examples from a series of solid rubber wall-based castings that recall the chaotic structures of 16th and 17th century Mannerist grotto design. The work presents the homogenized mechanical reproduction of individual objects: rope, jewelry, fabric, currency, stone, and chains, each of which maintain its original formal texture amidst its loss of functional status. The work is rendered through a single casting process during which color is added  when the material is still fluid. The title, Orgon Doors, refers both to an open textual description from Edward Kienholz’s Concept Tableau series (The God Box) which Cornaro has come to realize in several iterations, and Wilhelm Reich’s concept of  “Orgon” energy source.

 

A different group of works, designated by the artist as “drawings,” features bands of human hair intertwined around thin strips of painted wood board, whose organization stems from the tradition of landscape composition. In this construct, our experience of the material changes as its formal fragility finds a dependency upon the geometric composition that supports it. Unlike the modified process of the castings, the strands of hair are unaltered, allowing for a corporeal experience to surface from the abstract system in which it has been inserted.

 

Isabelle Cornaro (b. 1974, France) lives and works in Paris and Geneva. Her work has been the subject of numerous international solo exhibitions including South London Gallery, London (2015); Spike Island, Bristol (2015); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015); M-Museum, Leuven, Belgium (2014); LA><ART, Los Angeles (2014); Kunsthalle Bern, Bern (2013); CNAC-Le Magasin, Grenoble (2012); Frac Aquitaine, Bordeaux (2012); and Kunstverein Dusseldorf (2009). Recent group exhibitions include Une brève histoire du futur, Musée du Louvre, Paris (2015); Archeo, The High Line, New York (2014); Beware Wet Paint, ICA, London (2014) and One Torino, Palazzo Cavour, Turin (2013); Decorum, MAMVP, Paris (2013); Triennale de Tokyo, Palais de Tokyo (2012); and Vide-poche, SculptureCenter, New York (2011)

Past exhibitions

Raphaela Simon
Tischlein deck dich
04.02.16 – 05.21.16

Barbara Kasten
“I want the eyes to open” – Josef Albers
07.23.16 – 09.10.16

Current

Lavinia
03.30.24 – 06.04.24

2024

D’Ette Nogle
MATERIALOUTPOST: IN-COUNTRY
02.23.24 – 02.24.24

Kate Mosher Hall
Never Odd or Even
02.17.24 – 03.23.24

2023

Rosemary Mayer
Noon Has No Shadows
11.12.23 – 12.23.23

Monica Majoli
Space of the Line: Ben, Rameses, Tom
09.12.23 – 10.14.23

Luz Carabaño
encuentros

09.09.23 – 10.21.23

Dominique Knowles
My Beloved
06.03.23 08.05.23

Olga Balema
Loon

04.08.23 05.20.23

Darrel Ellis
01.28.23 03.18.23

2022

Elaine Cameron-Weir
Exploded View / Dressing for Windows
11.12.22 – 01.14.23

Sarah Pucci and Dorothy Iannone
Organized by Scott Portnoy
09.10.22 – 10.22.22

Sweet Days of Discipline
07.16.22 – 08.20.22

Ann Craven
Flowers (Watercolors)
06.04.22 – 07.09.22

Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo)
04.16.22 – 05.21.22

Rochelle Feinstein
You Again
02.12.22 – 03.26.22

2021

Raphaela Simon
Steine
12.11.21 – 01.29.22

Anita Steckel
09.11.21 – 11.13.21

Tony Cokes
Evil.80 Empathy?
06.28.21 – 08.1.21

Talia Chetrit
DICKERING
06.19.21 – 08.14.21

Kate Mosher Hall
Without a body, without Bill
02.20.21 – 04.24.21

2020

Alvin Baltrop
11.21.20 – 01.23.21

Hardy Hill
The Easy Yoke
02.28.20 – 04.11.20

Barbara Kasten
Chroma
02.11.20 – 04.04.20

2019

California Winter
11.08.19 – 12.21.19

Tony Cokes
Della’s House
02.12.19 – 03.22.19

D’Ette Nogle
D’Ette Nogle, 2019
01.29.19 – 04.27.19

2018

Adam Linder
FOOTNOTE SERVICE: SOME TRADE
04.28.18 – 04.29.18

Gallery Share
03.04.18 – 03.31.18

D’Ette Nogle
Wardrobe Selections for Gallery (2013-2018)
03.04.18 – 03.31.18

2017

Andy Robert
LAKOU: One, Two, Fifth
12.15.17 – 02.28.18

Elaine Cameron-Weir
wave form walks the earth
09.17.17 – 11.22.17

Rey Akdogan
07.08.17 – 08.26.17

Joe Zorrilla
Condo New York, hosted by Bortolami Gallery
06.29.17 – 07.28.17

TOUCHPIECE
Curated by Justin Beal
05.21.17 – 06.24.17

Ryan Mrozowski
03.18.17 – 04.29.17

Olga Balema
On The Brink Of My Sexy Apocalypse
01.25.17 – 03.11.17

2016

Paul Thek
11.12.16 – 01.07.17

Sam Falls
09.16.16 – 10.29.16

Barbara Kasten
“I want the eyes to open” – Josef Albers
07.23.16 – 09.10.16

A Change of Heart
Curated by Chris Sharp
06.04.16 – 07.16.16

Ben Schumacher
Motor Earth
04.02.16 – 05.21.16

Raphaela Simon
Tischlein deck dich
04.02.16 – 05.21.16

Isabelle Cornaro
01.23.16 – 03.19.16

2015

Daniel Buren, Sam Lewitt, Wilfredo Prieto, Charles Ray, Pamela Rosenkranz, Joe Zorrilla
11.21.15 – 01.16.16

John Finneran
Dreamers at the Gates of Where Dreamers Are
09.19.15 – 10.31.15

Margaret Lee and Emily Sundblad
You Can Teach an Old Zebra New Tricks
08.07.15 – 09.12.15

Joe Zorrilla
05.02.15 – 07.03.15

Gerhard Richter
Overpainted Photographs
03.21.15 – 04.18.15

Ryan Foerster
03.21.15 – 04.18.15

Various Artist
IMAGE SEARCH
01.01.15 – 02.28.15

2014

Ann Craven
11.15.14 – 12.20.14

Sam Falls
09.05.14 – 10.25.14

Matt Sheridan Smith
07.12.14 – 08.23.14

Joe Zorrilla
06.06.14

Isabelle Cornaro
03.04.14 – 04.19.14

Rey Akdogan
05.03.14 – 06.21.14

The Body Issue
01.11.14 – 02.15.14

2013

Jörg Immendorff
10.04.23 – 12.07.13

Sam Falls, Jacob Kassay, Matt Sheridan Smith, Joe Zorrilla
07.23.13 – 09.21.13

Mira Schendel
Mira Schendel
05.21.13 – 07.13.13

2024

Dominique Knowles at Klima Biennale Wien
04.06.2024 – 07.14.2024
Elaine Cameron-Weir in Frieze
04.03.2024
Monica Majoli in Contemporary Art Quarterly Archive
04.03.2024
Elaine Cameron-Weir in The Brooklyn Rail
04.01.2024
Kate Mosher Hall, Juliana Halpert and Olivia Mole in Conversation
03.23.24
Kate Mosher Hall in Mousse
03.18.24
Tony Cokes and Rochelle Feinstein at Kunsthaus Baselland
04.13.2024 – 08.18.2024
Olga Balema at Hessel Museum of Art
04.06.2024 – 06.26.2024
Kate Mosher Hall in Autre
03.15.2024
Olga Balema at Cooper Brovenick
03.15.2024 – 03.23.2024
Dominique Knowles at David Peter Francis
03.14.2024 – 04.20.2024
Kate Mosher Hall in Carla
03.13.2024
Ann Craven at Phillida Reid
03.09.2024 – 04.13.2024
Maren Karlson in Flaunt
03.09.2024
Elaine Cameron-Weir in Ocula
03.07.2024
D'Ette Nogle in Interview Magazine
03.07.2024
Elaine Cameron-Weir at Lisson gallery
03.07.2024 – 04.13.2024
Ann Craven in Artlyst
03.04.204
Kate Mosher Hall in Frieze Magazine
02.29.2024
Olga Balema at Woonhuis de Ateliers
02.29.2024 – 04.20.2024
Hannah Hoffman in ARTnews
02.27.2024
Tony Cokes at Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
02.23.2024 – 07.29.2024
Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in Family Style
02.22.2024
Hannah Hoffman in ARTnews
02.22.2024
Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in Frieze
02.16.2024
Elaine Cameron-Weir in artnet
02.14.2024
Tony Cokes at MUDAM
02.09.2024 – 09.08.2024
Ann Craven in Santa Barbara Independent
02.05.2024
Tony Cokes in Hyperallergic
01.31.2024
Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in MOMUS
01.19.2024
Tony Cokes in e-Flux
01.17.2024
Olga Balema in the New York Times
01.04.2024
Kate Mosher Hall in Frieze
01.03.2024
Rosemary Mayer in Artillery Magazine
01.02.2024

2023

Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in CURA
12.23.2023
Elaine Cameron-Weir in Artnet
12.22.2023
Rosemary Mayer in LA Review of Book
12.18.2023
Ann Craven in the Brooklyn Rail
12.14.2023
Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in BOMB Magazine
12.14.2023
Olga Balema in the New York Times
12.13.2023
Barbara Kasten in Artnews
12.13.2023
Darrel Ellis in the New York Times
12.13.2023
Rosemary Mayer in Frieze
12.07.2023
Rosemary Mayer in Mousse
12.06.2023
Monica Majoli in Artforum
11.30.2023
Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in FAD Magazine
11.28.2023
Dominique Knowles in Cultured
11.27.2023
Tony Cokes at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
11.23.2024 – 04.01.2024
Rosemary Mayer in LA Downtown News
11.20.2023
Rosemary Mayer in Insider
11.20.2023
Tony Cokes in E-Flux
11.20.2023
Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in Cultured
11.17.2023
Rosemary Mayer in Hyperallergic
11.02.2023
Tony Cokes in The Brooklyn Rail
11.01.2023
Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in Numero
10.20.2023
Darrel Ellis in OnMilwaukee
10.19.2023
Luz Carabaño in Hyperallergic
10.09.2023
Kate Mosher Hall in Artforum
10.05.2023
Tony Cokes at Moderna Museet
09.30.2023 – 09.22.2024
Tony Cokes at Museion Foundation
09.30.2023 – 02.25.2024
Luz Carabaño in Flaunt
09.22.2023
Rochelle Feinstein at Mehdi Chouakri
09.12.2023 – 11.04.2023
Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in NY Times
09.17.2023
Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in Latina
09.09.2023
Anita Steckel at Wonnerth Dejaco
09.08.2023 – 10.14.2023
Barbara Kasten at Bortolami
09.08.2023 – 10.28.2023
Kate Mosher Hall at Miguel Abreu
09.08.2023 – 10.21.2023
Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) in NY Times
09.07.2023
Dominique Knowles in Texte Zur Kunst
09.05.2023
Tony Cokes at DIA Bridgehampton
08.26.2023
Dominique Knowles in Elephant
07.12.2023
Dominique Knowles in LA Times
07.05.2023
Raphaela Simon and Andy Robert at Michael Werner Gallery
06.24.2023 – 09.09.2023
Darrel Ellis in ARTnews.com
23.06.2023
Tony Cokes at DIA Bridgehampton
06.23.2023 – 05.2023

Artists

Rey Akdogan Olga Balema Elaine Cameron-Weir Luz Carabaño Talia Chetrit Tony Cokes Ann Craven Darrel Ellis Rochelle Feinstein Kate Mosher Hall Maren Karlson Barbara Kasten Dominique Knowles Adam Linder D’Ette Nogle Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo) Andy Robert Raphaela Simon Anita Steckel Joe Zorrilla

Works by

Paul Thek Alvin Baltrop

2024


Frieze LA
02.29.24 – 03.03.24

2023

Tony Cokes and Dominique Knowles
Paris + Art Basel
10.18.23 – 10.22.23
Caitlin MacQueen and Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo)
The Dallas Invitational Art Fair
04.22.23 – 04.23.23

Frieze LA
02.16.23 – 02.19.23

2022

Rochelle Feinstein
Art Basel Miami Beach
12.01.22 – 12.03.22
Olga Balema, Ann Craven, Caitlin Macqueen and Anita Steckel
Paris + Art Basel
10.19.22 – 10.23.22
Kate Mosher Hall
Frieze NY
05.18.22 – 05.22.22
Elaine Cameron-Weir
(Shared with LambdaLambdaLambda who presented Nora Turato)
Frieze LA
02.17.22 – 02.20.22

2021

Olga Balema
(with Bridget Donahue Gallery)
Frieze NY
05.05.21 – 05.09.21

2020

Barbara Kasten
(with Bortolami Gallery)
Frieze LA - Projects
02.14.20 – 02.16.20
Andy Robert
Cape Town Art Fair
02.14.20 – 02.16.20

2019

D'Ette Nogle and Marcel Broodthaers
June
06.10.19 – 06.14.19
Andy Robert
Frieze NY
05.02.19 – 05.05.19
Group presentation
Frieze LA
02.15.19 - 02.17.19

2018

Olga Balema and Andy Robert
Paris Avant-Première
10.12.18 – 10.18.18
Olga Balema
Art Basel Hong Kong
03.27.18 – 03.31.18