Michelle Grabner

Born:
1962
Residence:
Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Nationality:
American
Trust:
APT Los Angeles
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PRESS & PUBLICATIONS

  • No longer just X’s and U’s but.

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  • The ongoing exhibition of new works by Michelle Grabner at James Cohan Gallery in New York will end on January 28, 2017.

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  • James Cohan gallery in New York is hosting an exhibition of new works by Michelle Grabner that will be on view through January 28, 2017.

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  • One of my first stops at the Portland Biennial was a ramshackle detached garage that did not look long for this world.

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  • Feminist themes materialize in the works in Radical Plastic, the exhibition bringing to mind my initial exposure to feminism. In 1973, when I was an u

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  • On a recent morning at 8:20 a.m., Jens Hoffmann and Rachel Rose were talking about David Foster Wallace.

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  • Patron, Geoff Leong once again joins forces with dynamic artist- curator duo Vanya Balogh and Cedric Christie plus a new team of international guest curators to support one of the highlights of London’s Frieze week.

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  • The Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) is proud to present Michelle Grabner: Weaving Life into Art, the artist’s first solo exhibition at an encyclopedic museum.

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  • At the beginning of his essay in the catalog for this year’s Venice Biennale, Okwui Enwezor asks: “What do we see? A void of nothingness? A horizon of possibilities? What to do?”

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  • 10 Exhibitions Opening This Week

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  • Artforum reports that Portland’s Disjecta Contemporary Art Center has named Michelle Grabner curator of the Portland 2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art.

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  • Now in its seventh year, the Dallas Art Fair is held in the booming downtown Arts District, near the Dallas Museum of Art, designed by Edward Larabee Barnes; the Nasher Sculpture Center, designed by Renzo Piano; and the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, designed by I.M. Pei.

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  • Abstraction is dead! Long live abstraction! In Linear Abstraction, the SCAD Museum of Art negotiates the status of nonrepresentational work as it exists in the 21st century and includes work in various media, including painting, sculpture, photography, and digital formats.

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  • This year marks the 100th anniversary of a turning point in the history of visual art, when Russian artist Kazimir Malevich created his momentous 1915...

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  • In this article we bring you a selection of 10 opening exhibitions around the world. Our list includes an exhibition at Pace New York of Ilya and Emilia Kabakov’s recent paintings and installation work, there is Regarding the Forces of Nature: From Alma Thomas to Yayoi Kusama, an installation that features works by contemporary women artists at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, a project called An Unkindness by Mia Feuer that explores the relationships between human infrastructure and nature at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the exhibition Turner in Brighton at the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery centering on the recent acquisition of JMW Turner’s Brighthelmston, Sussex, and finally Julie Nord’s watercolor illustrations are up at the Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum in Aalborg, Denmark.

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  • On the occasion of her recent exhibitions at Green Gallery, Milwaukee, and Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, Illinois, Barry Schwabsky took a road trip

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  • It has been quite a year for Chicago-based artist, curator, and critic Michelle Grabner. Last November, she was tapped as one of the three curators

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  • Why has it never occurred to me to connect the work of William T. Wiley and that of H.C. Westermann?

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  • There's an anecdote I try to remember every time I get too down on New York and its coddled, flighty art world. One afternoon over lunch,

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  • Truth be told, the Museum of Contemporary Cleveland has had a hit-or-miss record with exhibitions since it opened its dramatic new

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  • MOCA Cleveland opened its fall 2013 exhibitions on November 1 with Chicago-based artist Michelle Grabner’s first comprehensive solo museum

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  • The Brooklyn Museum’s director of 17 years, Arnold Lehman, is stepping down in June 2015. Mr. Lehman is leaving the institution at the start of a

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  • “Boredom is really important to me,” said Michelle Grabner, standing among the pattern-based paintings in her debut solo exhibition with James Cohan

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  • As someone who is relatively new to visiting art galleries, my familiarity with quilting immediately ignited memories of home and family, creating a sense of ease while viewing CULT’s current exhibition, A Pattern Language: Michelle Grabner, Angie Wilson, and Lena Wolff

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  • As you know, I am frequently visiting university art departments and art schools. In the past two years, it has become routine for me to find a copy of your book,

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  • #access #discrimination #appropriation #institutions #representation #re-performance. Two important events transpired in the art world last week

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  • Michelle Grabner—artist, professor, long-time Chicagoan and, most notably these days, one of three curators of the current Whitney Biennial

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  • Is there such a thing as curatorial temperament? On the basis of the 2014 Whitney Biennial, the answer would have to be a qualified yes, or rather

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  • Although it may be far-reaching to think that a Whitney Biennial could be organized as a curriculum for other artists, aiming at pedagogy seemed a

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BIOGRAPHY

Michelle Grabner (b. 1962) received an MFA in Art Theory and Practice in 1990 from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, as well as an MA in Art History in 1987 and a BFA in Painting and Drawing in 1984 from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Selected solo exhibitions includes shows at the Rocket Gallery in London (2006), the University Galleries at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois (2006), and the Project Room at the Wendy Cooper Gallery in Chicago (2005).  She is a founder of The Suburban exhibition space in Oak Park, Illinois, and is represented by the Shane Campbell Gallery in Chicago. Michelle Grabner lives and works in Oak Park, Illinois.


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