New Paintings | Joe Mangrum
colored sand on canvas, wood and other artifacts
Presented by Chashama
September 8 – 30, 2017
485 Madison Ave (South)
New York, NY
(Between 52nd and 51st)
Space provided by Jack Resnick & Sons
Nearest Trains: 6, E, M
Thursday – Sunday, noon – 7:30pm, and by appointment
Visible through storefront window 24/7.
Private Press Preview: September 13th, noon – 8pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 16th, 6-9pm
New Paintings, a solo exhibition by Joe Mangrum, includes exciting original permanent sand paintings. These pieces utilize Mangrum’s signature technique of binding colored sand to canvas and carved-relief wood panels. The exhibit also includes a selection of conceptual artifacts from years of creating paintings and large-scale installations. Mangrum’s work combines a rich library of cultural patterns with nature, science and technology in spontaneous abstract compositions.
About the Artist
Joe Mangrum has completed over a thousand dynamic and ephemeral sand paintings in public spaces, engaging audiences in New York and around the globe. A graduate of The School of the Art Institute Chicago, Mangrum’s work has been featured in The Museum of Art and Design, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, the de Young Museum in San Francisco, Doe Museum in The Netherlands, Sunshine Museum in Beijing, and Asia Society in New York. In 2012, he created a sand painting for the exhibition Watch Your Step at Flag Art Foundation. Mangrum is also a recipient of the Lorenzo Di Medici award in new media at the Florence Biennale.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Joe at firstname.lastname@example.org