Dinner that night at Bureau

Artists: Violet Dennison, Dan Herschlein, Corin Hewitt, Stephanie Hier, Jeanette Mundt, Brandon Ndife, Reid Ramirez

Exhibition title: Dinner that night

Organized by: Weston Lowe

Venue: Bureau, New York, US

Date: January 7 – February 11, 2018

Photography: all images copyright and courtesy of the artist and Bureau, New York

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

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Corin Hewitt, Sausage Frescoes 4, 2017, Plaster, pork casings, cosmetics, clown make-up, and mixed media, 44 × 20 × 4 inches

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Corin Hewitt, Conduit Extrusions, 2017, Conduit, structolite and plaster, Dimensions variable

Corin Hewitt, Conduit Extrusions, 2017, Conduit, structolite and plaster, Dimensions variable

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Dinner that night, 2018, exhibition view, Bureau, New York

Brandon Ndife, Monument to Cold and Hunger, 2017, Cast hydrocal and found sock, 28 × 11 × 16 inches

Corin Hewitt, Sausage Frescoes 1, 2017, Plaster, pork casings, clay, cosmetics, and mixed media, 110 × 7 × 7 inches

Dan Herschlein, The Tenant, 2017, Wood, plaster, pigmented joint compound, milk paint, wax, 40.5 × 29 × 29 inches

Jeanette Mundt, War, 2017, Oil on canvas, 72 × 90 inches

Jeanette Mundt, Heavenly Body, 2017, Oil and rubber on linen, 16 × 12 inches

Reid Ramirez, Ears are Speakers (Drinker), 2015, Oil on canvas, 24 × 19.5 inches

Reid Ramirez, Cube, 2016, Oil on canvas, 36 × 29 inches

Reid Ramirez, Cubes, cone, spheres (Bartender), 2016, Acrylic on canvas, 36 × 29 inches

Stephanie Hier, Watering a Flower, 2016, Oil on canvas with glazed earthenware frame, 15 × 10.5 inches

Stephanie Hier, Khaki Planter, 2017, Oil and temporary tattoo on canvas with glazed stoneware frame, 13 × 9.5 inches

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