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i-D | rashaad newsome’s explosive mash-up of post-feminism and the mainstreaming of vogue

March 22, 2016

The artist, composer, and ballroom community superstar walks us through his Brooklyn studio as he prepares for two new exhibitions. Rashaad Newsome only moved into his new studio five days ago, but already the airy Bed-Stuy space is littered with thousands of disembodied paper eyes, mouths, and limbs. Coffee is brewing, and a YouTube video […]


Rashaad Newsome on practice and influence

March 21, 2016

Walking through Rashaad Newsome’s studio would reveal the following panoply: cutouts of scantily clad bodies from magazines, prints of designer patterns from high fashion, research into the aesthetics of royalty. For Newsome explores the many layers of class, culture, race and sex by combining art forms from different worlds. Street-level aesthetics, especially those found in […]


Cindy Wright | Drawing Front Group Exhibition

March 17, 2016

We are pleased to announce De Buck Gallery artist Cindy Wright is being featured in this group show from the Art Association and Drawing Centre Diepenheim. Drawing Centre Diepenheim chooses a group of Belgian and Dutch artists for whom drawing is the main and sometimes only discipline in their art practice. At Drawing Centre Diepenheim the […]


THIS IS WHAT I WANT TO SEE | Studio Museum Harlem

March 7, 2016

Rashaad Newsome: THIS IS WHAT I WANT TO SEE spotlights multimedia artist Rashaad Newsome’s work about the dance form known as Vogue. For over a decade, Newsome has worked with members of the Vogue community, which developed in New York City’s queer ballroom scene of the 1970s. With a particular interest in critiquing the popular […]


Belgian Painter Cindy Wright Follows in the Footsteps of Flemish Masters

January 16, 2016

For many, the phrase “Flemish painter” sparks immediate associations with Vermeer, van Eyck, Rubens, and Brueghel the Elder and with the lush still-lifes and dark portraits of the Old Masters. Fortunately, as illustrated by the contemporary Belgian painter Cindy Wright, the tradition is hardly dead. Diamond and Pearls, 2014   I Cloud, 2015 Indeed, it’s […]


Zevs’ New Exhibition ‘Elle’ Shows Personal Growth

November 27, 2015

A gimmick is only as worthwhile as what you do with it. It’s hard to fault somebody for using any means necessary to capture our attention when it’s stretched as thin as it is these days. Once they’ve captured our interest though, there has to be something substantive in place to hold it. French artist Zevs […]


Colossal | Kelly Reemtsen

November 19, 2015

Kelly Reemtsen’s Painterly Juxtapositions of Chic Dresses and Power Tools Showcase Modern Femininity Los Angeles-based painter Kelly Reemtsen‘s newest works focus on the subject matter of well-dressed women toting household tools that range from mallets to power saws, each held in a causal position that demonstrates a comfortableness with the object in-hand. Each figure is […]


Wall Street International | Kelly Reemtsen

October 14, 2015

There is pressure on women all over the world to participate willingly in their own sexual objectification, but Naomi Wolf suggested in The Beauty Myth that the pressure became more severe instead of less for women in the USA after they began gaining more and more equal rights to men. American men seemed worried that integration might […]


Gallery Gurls Q & A with Kelly Reemtsen

October 8, 2015

In Conversation with Kelly Reemtsen on her provocative new show ‘Smashing’ October 8, 2015   LA-based artist Kelly Reemtsen returns for a second solo exhibit at the De Buck Gallery with the aptly titled show Smashing, further delving into the metaphor of modern women ‘breaking the glass ceiling’. In Smashing, a follow-up to to her 2013 show America’s Sweetheart, Reemtsen continues to explore […]


Being There at De Buck Gallery

September 29, 2015

The incessant rain could not dampen the spirit of those making the gallery rounds in Chelsea last Sept. 10th and one of the stops made by AF was at De Buck Gallery with their high quality contemporary art shows. For their season opener they presented Houston based artist Joseph Cohen and his show Dasein.  It […]


Joseph Cohen’s Rich Paintings Blend Pigment with Diamond and Gold Dust

September 15, 2015

In his debut showing with De Buck Gallery, contemporary painter Joseph Cohen expands upon his previous work through a new group of spare, textured, subtly shimmery paintings that evidence experimentations with materials and the nature of perception itself. In keeping with Cohen’s philosophical bent, the show is titled, “Dasein.” A German term that translates literally as “being there,” […]


Shozo Shimamoto Auction Results

June 23, 2015

Shozo Shimamoto has had a fantastic start to the year, with his solo debut at De Buck Gallery and a series of high auction prices for the artist. On February 12, Shimamoto’s Nihon Television 08 sold for 72,010 GBP ($114,098) at Bonham’s London, exceeding a high estimate of 25,000 GBP. Spring brought in more great […]


Shozo Shimamoto Answers Gutai’s Call at De Buck Gallery

June 19, 2015

FEATURED BY ARTNET The current exhibition at Chelsea’s De Buck Gallery features a posthumous selection of Shozo Shimamoto’s riotously colorful paintings, which are vibrant and captivating. What a simple glance doesn’t tell you is how, exactly, they were made. With help from an assistant, the artist created these striking action works by throwing bottles onto a […]


The Splatter Artist Who Influenced Japan’s Avant-Garde

June 12, 2015

By Sophia Callahan | the creators project The work of late artist Shozo Shimamoto splashes with color, fragments of plastic, and broken glass. Like Jackson Pollock’s drip paintings and Yves Klein’s body paintings, Shozo Shimamoto’s Bottle Crash works are benchmarks in the lineage of action and abstract painting. Now, a new show at De Buck Gallery features […]


De Buck Gallery x Brothers of Charity

De Buck Gallery is proud to support the Brothers of Charity’s humanitarian efforts in the Central African Republic via the resale of works by French street artist Zevs. The Brothers of Charity is a worldwide religious organization dedicated to providing humanitarian support to individuals, especially children and young people, living in war-torn countries. The Brothers […]


Sam Francis Exclusive Selection at De Buck Gallery

May 21, 2015

De Buck Gallery is pleased to offer a selection of works on paper by acclaimed artist Sam Francis (1923-1994), dating from the 1950s to 1980s. A key figure of the second generation of American Abstract Expressionism, Francis is recognized for his role in bringing the movement to international attention in Europe and Asia. Having spent […]


Gutai Great Shozo Shimamoto Celebrated in a Spirited Solo Show

May 8, 2015

FEATURED BY ARTSY Though pioneering postwar Japanese artist Shozo Shimamoto is no longer alive, his exuberant energy is as palpable as ever in the works on view in a solo showing at De Buck Gallery. Focusing primarily on paintings made later in his long career, the show provides a taste of his radical approach to art making and how he […]


artnet Asks: Optical-Kinetic Artist Alberto Biasi

April 29, 2015

FEATURED BY ARTNET You might not be familiar with the work of Alberto Biasi, though he’s appeared at Venice Biennales and in shows at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, but whet your appetite at New York’s De Buck Gallery which hosts “Unlimited Perception,” his first solo exhibition in New York since 1971. There, challenge your […]


Regine Schumann | Site-Specific Installations

April 27, 2015

Cologne-based artist Regine Schumann is amongst the most notable artists working in the field of acrylic sculpture today. Her work beautifully explores the relationships between color, light and architecture. From multiple panels of light to monumental blocks of pulsating color, Regine Schumann’s work is truly a visual experience. Schumann’s sculptures are created to interact with […]


Alberto Biasi’s Delightfully Disorienting, Optically Challenging Art

April 1, 2015

FEATURED BY ARTSY Along with movements such as Germany’s Zero Group and America’s Anonima Group, the members of the Italian Gruppo Enne were pioneers in reinventing the possibilities for retinal art in the mid-20th century. Using constructivist and optical art methods, Group Enne produced works that were neither flat nor sculptural, animated nor still. At New York’s De Buck Gallery, Alberto […]


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