2016

BOYS AND GIRLS CAN STILL DRAW
Marina Adams, Joe Andoe, Peter Barrickman, Steve DiBenedetto, Gaby Collins-Fernandez, Andrej Dubravsky, Andreas Fischer, Joe Fyfe, Margrit Lewczuk, Erica Mahinay, Amir Nikravan, Joanna Pousette-Dart, and Kristen Schiele

July 6 - August 26, 2016


Nathalie Karg Gallery is pleased to present Boys And Girls Can Still Draw, a group exhibition exploring the relationship between painting and drawing in contemporary practice. The show features work by: Marina Adams, Joe Andoe, Peter Barrickman, Steve DiBenedetto, Gaby Collins-Fernandez, Andrej Dubravsky, Andreas Fischer, Joe Fyfe, Margrit Lewczuk, Erica Mahinay, Amir Nikravan, Joanna Pousette-Dart, and Kristen Schiele.

 

All of the included artists were asked to submit paintings and works on paper, thus making visible the potential parallels and associations possible between the two. The resulting exhibition departs from the gallery’s minimalist aesthetic, presenting a saturated interactive space that highlights a variety of artistic styles, while keeping alive the joyous spirit of summer.

About Amir Nikravan

Amir Nikravan is an Iranian-Mexican-American artist based in Los Angeles. He received his BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2004 and his MFA from the University of California, Irvine, in 2011. His hybrid practice fuses elements of painting and sculpture resulting in highly refined objects, complicating the expectations of form and perception. In Nikravan’s most recent works, traditional Islamic forms are appropriated and…