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Lavinia

03.30.24–05.04.24

Olga Balema
Loon

04.08.23 05.20.23

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Installation view: Olga Balema, Loon. 04.08.23 – 05.20.23

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Olga Balema, Loop 17, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 7 x 11 x 12 1/2 inches (17.8 x 27.9 x 30.5 cm)

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Olga Balema, Loop 17, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 7 x 11 x 12 1/2 inches (17.8 x 27.9 x 30.5 cm)

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Olga Balema, Loop 92, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 12 x 22 x 17 inches (30.5 x 55.9 x 43.2 cm)

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Olga Balema, Loop 92, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 12 x 22 x 17 inches (30.5 x 55.9 x 43.2 cm)

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Olga Balema, Loop 7, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 7 x 9 x 10 3/4 inches (17.8 x 22.9 x 27.3 cm)

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Olga Balema, Loop 7, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 7 x 9 x 10 3/4 inches (17.8 x 22.9 x 27.3 cm)

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Detail: Olga Balema, Loop 17, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 7 x 11 x 12 1/2 inches (17.8 x 27.9 x 30.5 cm)

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Detail: Olga Balema, Loop 92, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 12 x 22 x 17 inches (30.5 x 55.9 x 43.2 cm)

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Detail: Olga Balema, Loop 92, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 12 x 22 x 17 inches (30.5 x 55.9 x 43.2 cm)

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Detail: Olga Balema, Loop 7, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 7 x 9 x 10 3/4 inches (17.8 x 22.9 x 27.3 cm)

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Olga Balema, Loop 135, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 44 1/2 x 10 x 8 inches (113 x 25.4 x 20.3 cm)

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Olga Balema, Loop 135, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 44 1/2 x 10 x 8 inches (113 x 25.4 x 20.3 cm)

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Detail: Olga Balema, Loop 135, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 44 1/2 x 10 x 8 inches (113 x 25.4 x 20.3 cm)

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Olga Balema, Loop 70, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 48 x 15 x 13 inches (121.9 x 38.1 x 33 cm)

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Detail: Olga Balema, Loop 70, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 48 x 15 x 13 inches (121.9 x 38.1 x 33 cm)

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Olga Balema, Loop 67, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 48 x 12 x 5 inches (121.9 x 30.5 x 12.7 cm)

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Detail: Olga Balema, Loop 67, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 48 x 12 x 5 inches (121.9 x 30.5 x 12.7 cm)

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Olga Balema, Loop 36, 2023. Polycarbonate sheeting, acrylic paint, solvent. 9 x 29 x 40 inches (22.9 x 73.7 x 101.6 cm)

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Exhibition information

Olga Balema works from a space that is searching, intuitive and imaginative, relying on the visual rather than narrative as a guide. Formal integrity and rigor are at the core of her process and meaning emerges gradually. The sculpture develops through self-referentiality and visual association: a particular aspect of one work might reappear and be reworked in the next one. Outer edges – the way they’re constructed, layered over with varied materials, heat-sealed, broken, and glued again – may, for example, become the basis for a future body of work. The sculptures in Loon, made from transparent material, follow a trajectory that Balema has pursued intermittently for several years.

 

Balema’s sculpture also evolves in response to space, especially the exhibition spaces where her work is shown. The feeling or parameters of a given environment, its visual and aesthetic registers, are manifested in the works themselves. The work often deals with the floor, inducing a looking-in-motion that is reminiscent of how one explores a landscape or discovers things on the sidewalk. It’s a posture that requires the engagement of the whole body and that prompts different degrees of recognition as one approaches and backs away.

 

The results of this self-referential process, acutely attuned to the particularities of time and space, are works that are quiet, contemplative, and frequently disorienting. Balema’s practice tends to integrate unappealing qualities resulting in a body of work that can be brutal, abrasive and harsh. Notions of permanence and ephemerality are always at play. She’s drawn to materials and configurations that change over time, such as latex or envelopes of water that shift in hue as steel rusts within them. The longevity of a given work is often in flux, and some may disappear completely with time.

 

Loon is Balema’s second solo show with the gallery.

 

Olga Balema (b. 1984, Ukraine) is an artist living and working in New York. She received her MFA in New Genres from UCLA and subsequently attended the Rijksakademie as a resident, as well as Skowhegan. Balema is the recipient of a 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship for Fine Arts and a 2017 and 2021 recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. Balema has held solo exhibitions at venues including Camden Art Centre, London (2021); Bridget Donahue, New York (2019); Hannah Hoffman, Los Angeles (2017); Swiss Institute, New York (2016); and Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nürnberg (2015). She has participated in national and international group exhibitions in venues including Haus der Kunst, Munich (2018); Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Sankt Gallen (2018); High Art, Paris (2017); Croy Nielsen, Vienna (2017); Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2016); and in exhibitions including The Baltic Triennial 13, Vilnius (2018); 2015 Surround Sound Triennial, New Museum, New York (2015); and is a participant in the 2019 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Past exhibitions

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

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

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