Keith Mayerson

  • slant July 02, 2014

    Dream Time

    MY EXHIBITIONS are non-linear narratives, where the juxtaposition of each image together tells a specific story, like Scott McCloud’s definition of comics in his great book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (1994). My American Dream, recently included by curator Stuart Comer in the Whitney Biennial, was a giant comic composition, in addition to being a salon-style installation of paintings. I created “horizontal” installations in which paintings still tell stories but in a contemporary format. In homage to the early days of the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the forthcoming arrival

  • video January 25, 2012

    Keith Mayerson, 8 Americans, 2011. (Joe Bradley Excerpt)

    2011, 44:49

    This video is from an interview series produced in conjunction with the exhibition “8 Americans,” organized by Keith Mayerson for Maruani & Noirhomme Gallery in September 2011. Hosted by Mayerson and co-produced by Tom Powel Imaging, the series examines the practice and philosophies of most of the eight American painters associated with the exhibition in Brussels, including Hilary Berseth, Joe Bradley, Ann Craven, Francesca DiMattio, Jacob Kassay, and Dana Schutz.

  • video January 25, 2012

    Keith Mayerson, 8 Americans, 2011. (Dana Schutz Excerpt)

    2011, 54:59

    This video is from an interview series produced in conjunction with the exhibition “8 Americans,” organized by Keith Mayerson for Maruani & Noirhomme Gallery in September 2011. Hosted by Mayerson and co-produced by Tom Powel Imaging, the series examines the practice and philosophies of most of the eight American painters associated with the exhibition in Brussels, including Hilary Berseth, Joe Bradley, Ann Craven, Francesca DiMattio, Jacob Kassay, and Dana Schutz.

  • THEIR FAVORITE EXHIBITIONS OF THE YEAR

    To take stock of the past year, Artforum contacted an international group of artists to find out which exhibitions and events were, in their eyes, the very best of 2009.

    RICHARD ALDRICH

    “Pierre Bonnard: The Late Interiors” (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) You kind of get the feeling that Bonnard was a real artist. He was concerned not with the past (art history), present (his contemporaries), or future (his legacy), but with expressing himself in terms of his own perceptions, interactions, and experiences of the world. Whether of a room, a still life, or a loved one, each painting becomes