The Still House Group: +1 #6



Feb 15, 2014–Mar 9, 2014
The Still House Group: +1 #6
New Commissions

The Still House Group: +1 #6

Dylan Lynch, Miles Huston
Curated by Jonathan Rider

Their House: How the Still House Group Turned a Red Hook Studio Into an Art World Success Story, Michael H. Miller, Gallerist, March 4, 2014. View article.
ART, Bill Powers, purple DIARY, November 29, 2013. View article.

For their Art in General New Commission, The Still House Group (an emerging artist-run organization based in Brooklyn) presents +1, a new artist-run space in the heart of Chinatown. Housed in a storefront space under the Manhattan Bridge, +1 will present a series of exhibitions by The Still House Group’s permanent roster of eight artists: Alex Perweiler, Isaac Brest, Zachary Susskind, Louis Eisner, Jack Greer, Brendan Lynch, Dylan Lynch, and Nick Darmstaedter. Each exhibition will be a solo presentation with a plus one – the addition of another artwork, object, or artist to the space. Building on Art in General’s own history as an artist-run alternative space, +1 is a new platform for The Still House Group to present unconventional work and exchange ideas.

Trading New York’s near record winter for an out of reach summer, the sixth iteration of +1 features a multi-media installation by Dylan Lynch + Miles Huston. Not limited to the interior, Lynch + Huston have attached a fabric vestibule to outside of the building, creating a separate room with a viewing window and gallery bench. Behind the glass, a grid of water-worn boulders, a glowing sea creature, and a neon sign of a palm tree and waves all compete to momentarily distract viewers from the endless winter outside.

+1 Openings – Artists
#1: September 29th – Isaac Brest + Brad Troemel / #2: October 27th – Nick Darmstaedter + Grayson Revoir / #3: November 24th – Louis Eisner + Peter Sutherland / #4: December 22nd – Jack Greer + Jonah Freeman & Justin Lowe / #5: January 18th – Brendan Lynch + Naomi Larbi / #6: February 15th – Dylan Lynch + Miles Huston / #7: March 9th – Alex Perweiler + Joe Graham-Felsen / #8: April 6th – Zachary Susskind + Allen Xu

+1 is located on the west side of Forsyth between Division and East Broadway. Exhibitions can be seen 24/7 through the window or by appointment. For more information, please contact [email protected].

February 15 – March 9, 2014

Dylan Lynch (b. 1987) is an American artist living and working in New York, NY. Lynch received his BA from Eugene Lang: The New School for Liberal Arts, New York, NY in 2011. Recently, he was the subject of the solo exhibition OOPS, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium (2014). Lynch has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including Strike(s), Nahmad Contemporary, New York, NY (2014); Straight II DVD, Miami, FL (2013); Mixed Media Message, curated by Neville Wakefield, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY (2013); The Still House Group presented by Jonathan Viner, ReMap 4, Athens, Greece (2013); and The Shadow Knows, C-L-E-A-R-I-N-G, Brussels, Belgium (2013); among others.

Miles Huston (b.1981) is an American artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Huston received an MFA from Yale University, New Haven CT in 2010 and his BA from The School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA in 2006. Huston has been featured in numerous group exhibitions, including Lucky Draw, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY (2013); I know this but you feel different, Marc Jancou Gallery, New York, NY (2012); Touchy Feely, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA (2011); Vide-Poche, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY (2011); Last Thursday, Lamontagne Gallery, Boston, MA (2010); among others. Huston is co-owner of KNOWMOREGAMES, a space for exhibitions in Brooklyn, NY.

For more information about The Still House Group, please visit enterstillhouse.com

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General Support of Art in General is provided by General Hardware Manufacturing Inc.; the Lambent Fund of the Tides Foundation; the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; The Greenwich Collection; Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; Agnes Gund; Select Equity Group Foundation; and by individuals. This program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

The New Commissions Program is made possible by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; Trust for Mutual Understanding; National Endowment for the Arts; Jerome Foundation; and the William Talbott Hillman Foundation. Support has also been provided by Commissioners’ Circle leaders Jeffery Larsen and Joseph Bolduc; Commissioners’ Circle supporters Sandra Ho and Jang Kim, and Cher Lewis, and Commissioners’ Circle members Roya Khadjavi Heidari, Sean Johnson, Mary Lapides, Richard Massey, Leslie Ruff, Joyce Siegel, and Jeremy E. Steinke.

Additional special event support provided by Effen Vodka, Old Grand Dad Whiskey, Hornitos Tequila, and ROOT [Drive-In].

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