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Jessica Stockholder

Color Jam

Color Jam

Color Jam

Date: June 5 - September 2012
Place: The corner of State Street and Adams in Chicago under the auspices of the Chicago Loop Alliance.

This work fills the intersection of the street scape with color applied with adhesive vinyl and vinyl scrim. The volume of color intersecting the intersection is accommodating to the city's grid structure, and at the same time at odds with it.

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ArtLoop 2012


At the ADAA Fair in New York

An untitled work by Jessica Stockholder at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

An untitled work by Jessica Stockholder at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

ADAA Fair 2011

Date: March 2–6, 2011
Place: Park Avenue Armory, New York

Amid the ADAA fair’s old-world refinement and mighty blue-chip merchandise, Jessica Stockholder’s solo booth with Mitchell-Innes & Nash may be the most touchingly fragile, and alive. Wholly designed by the influential sculptor — who seems to be getting a second reputational wind these days after her star turn in the 1990s — the broad stand, at the end of one aisle, is organized around a sharp spike of black fabric that runs down one wall to the booth’s center, where a brightly colored chandelier lies crashed.

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Artist Jessica Stockholder to join University of Chicago faculty, chair Department of Visual Arts

Jessica Stockholder, an artist whose work has transformed the traditional conception of sculpture, will join the University of Chicago faculty as a Professor in the Department of Visual Arts (DOVA) in the Humanities and in the College and as chair of DOVA. Her appointment takes effect July 1.

Stockholder's appointment comes as the University prepares for the opening of the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, which will house DOVA, as well as studio, teaching, rehearsal, and performance space for several arts programs on campus. Stockholder said the University's lively intellectual atmosphere, as well as the building of the Logan Center, were key factors in her decision to join the faculty.

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The Jewel Thief in the New York Times

The Jewel Thief

Date: September 18, 2010 - February 27, 2011
Place: Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

The Jewel Thief explores new ways to think about and experience abstract art. Using divergent forms of display, the exhibition focuses attention on art’s intersection with the decorative and functional elements of architecture. Beginning in the museum’s atrium, the exhibition continues into the large Wachenheim gallery, filling the space with a diverse range of artwork, including painting, sculpture, textiles, wallpaper, chandeliers, video, and photography. 



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