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Natalie Frank, Stacy Leigh, Aurel Schmidt, and Lauren Seiden in conversation with Glenn Fuhrman

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Saturday, May 18, 6-8pm
Conversation begins promptly at 6:15pm
The FLAG Art Foundation | 545 West 25th Street, 9th floor
RSVP to rsvp@flagartfoundation.org

Timing with The FLAG Art Foundation’s contemporary drawing survey Drawn Together Again, on view on its 10th floor through May 18, 2019, FLAG’s founder Glenn Fuhrman, will moderate a panel discussion with artists Natalie Frank, Stacy Leigh, Aurel Schmidt, and Lauren Seiden, all included in the exhibition.

About:

Natalie Frank (b. 1980) is an artist living and working in New York, NY. Frank received a BA from Yale University, New Haven, CT, in 2002, and an MFA from Columbia University, New York, NY, in 2006. Recent solo exhibitions include Grimm, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX (2019); O, Half Gallery, New York, NY (2018); Dancers and Dominas, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (2017); Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm, University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY (2016); Intermission, ACME, Los Angeles, CA (2016); among others. Frank’s work has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including In the Collection, Yale Women Alumni, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT (2020); Drawn Together Again, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (2019); Natalie Frank, Amy Bessone, Salon 94, New York, NY (2019); Trans World, Nicodim Gallery/Galeria Nicodim, Los Angeles, CA, and Bucharest RO (2019); Inaugural Group Exhibition, Gavlak Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL (2018); Dread and Delight, The Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (2018); among others. Her work has been the subject of reviews and articles in publications including Hand Papermaking, ARTnews, The Brooklyn Rail, BOMB, Modern Painters, ArtReview, Los Angeles Times, Art in America, The New Yorker, among others.

Stacy Leigh (b. 1971) is an artist living and working in New York, NY. Leigh received a BFA from New York University, New York, NY. Recent solo exhibitions include Fortnight Gallery, New York, NY (2017); Castor Gallery, New York, NY (2015); among others. Leigh’s work has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including Drawn Together Again, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (2019); Angst & Contempt: New Paintings, Pen & Brush, New York, NY (2018); Face Time, Gallerie Manque, Brooklyn, NY (2017); Finally, Castor Gallery, New York, NY (2016); among others. Her work has been the subject of reviews and articles in publications including Newsweek, Art Daily, The Wild Magazine, Entertainment WeeklyCreem Magazine, among others.

Aurel Schmidt (b. 1982) is an artist living and working in New York, NY. Solo exhibitions include I Rot Before I Ripen, P.P.O.W, New York, NY (2017); Blast Furnace of Civilization, Half Gallery, New York, NY (2015); Man Eater, Deitch Projects, New York, NY (2008); Body Swallows World, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA (2007); as well as self-organized solo exhibitions Fruits (2014) and New Gods (2015), New York, NY. Schmidt was included in the 2010 Whitney Biennial and has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including Drawn Together Again, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (2019); Under the Volcano, Lomex Gallery, New York, NY (2016); Dead: A Celebration Of Mortality, The Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom (2015); Fractured Figure, Deste Foundation Centre For Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece (2007); among others. Curatorial Projects include Romeo Gallery, New York, NY (2016 – 2018); and Date of Birth, Ramiken Crucible, New York, NY (2014). Schmidt was included in Phaidon Vitamin D2 has been the subject of reviews and articles in publications including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Forbes, The Daily Beast, Purple Magazine, among others.

Lauren Seiden (b. 1981) is an artist living and working in New York, NY. Seiden received a BA from Bennington College, Bennington, VT, in 2003. Recent solo/two person exhibitions include Lyles and King Gallery, New York, NY (upcoming); Gallery Nosco, France (upcoming); Yesterday So Fast, Denny Gallery, New York, NY (2016); Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT (2014); among others. Seiden’s work has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including Drawn Together Again, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (2019); Pussy, King of The Pirates, Maccarone Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2018); The World on Paper; The Deutsche Bank Collection, Museum PalaisPopulaire Berlin, Germany (2018); The New Minimalist, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY (2018); Action+Object+Exchange, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (2014);  among others. Her work has been the subject of reviews and articles in publications including The Brooklyn Rail, Artforum, Modern Painters, New York Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, among others.

Image: Installation view of Drawn Together Again at The FLAG Art Foundation, 2019. Photography by Steven Probert.

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Date:
May 18
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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