Moran Bondaroff

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Moran Bondaroff is a contemporary art gallery founded in 2008 by Alberto Moran, Aaron Bondaroff, and Mills Moran as OHWOW.[1] The gallery began as an alliance of artists and curators, presenting various exhibitions, happenings,[2] and publications[3] before evolving into what it is today.

About[edit]

Moran Bondaroff exhibits work in a variety of media including: painting, drawing, installation, video, photography and sculpture. The gallery program currently includes Diana al-Hadid, Daniel Arsham, Charlie Billingham, Michael Genovese, Luis Gispert, George Herms, Terence Koh, Eric Mack, Robert Mapplethorpe, Anders Ruhwald, Jacolby Satterwhite, David Benjamin Sherry, Lucien Smith, Agathe Snow, Torey Thornton, Kon Trubkovich, and Nick van Woert.

Previous group exhibitions have featured work by artists including Rita Ackermann, Tauba Auerbach, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Peter Coffin, Dan Colen, Harmony Korine, Nate Lowman, Ryan McGinley, Mariah Robertson, Amanda Ross-Ho, Shinique Smith, Dash Snow, and Jessica Stockholder. As of spring 2011, Moran Bondaroff opened a gallery location in Los Angeles, designed by New York City architect Rafael de Cárdenas.[4]

Founded in 2012 by Moran Bondaroff, Know Wave (operating out of New York City, Los Angeles, London, and Tokyo) is an international community platform that promotes expression through music, interviews, publications, and happenings.[5]

Exhibitions[edit]

  • The Comforts of Bath, a solo exhibition of Charlie Billingham’s work, in Los Angeles, 2016
  • Eternal, an exhibition featuring works by Marco Barrera, George Herms, and Agathe Snow, in Los Angeles, 2016
  • War Games, a group exhibition curated by Benjamin Godsill, in Detroit, 2016
  • Dark and Light, a solo exhibition of Robert Mapplethorpe’s work, in Los Angeles, 2016
  • Paper in Practice, a group exhibition in Los Angeles, 2016
  • Intervals, a solo exhibition of Michael Genovese's work, in Los Angeles, 2016
  • Allergic to Morning, a solo exhibition of Lucien Smith's work, in Los Angeles, 2016
  • Puuuuuuuuuuffs, a solo exhibition of Brian Belott's work, in Los Angeles, 2016
  • Paradise Fire, a solo exhibition of David Benjamin Sherry's work, in Los Angeles, 2015
  • Never Had A Dream, a solo exhibition of Eric Mack’s work, in Los Angeles, 2015
  • Just Dropped In To See What Condition My Condition Was In, a solo exhibition of Nick van Woert's work, in Los Angeles, 2015
  • Queer Fantasy, a group exhibition curated by William J. Simmons, in Los Angeles, 2015
  • Aqua Regia, a solo exhibition of Luis Gispert's work, in Los Angeles, 2015
  • Ground and Figures, a solo exhibition of Diana al-Hadid's work, in Los Angeles, 2015
  • Some Stew You Got Inside Your Plastic Bag, and You Always Organize The Parts So Close, a group exhibition curated by Torey Thornton, in Los Angeles, 2014
  • House of the Rising Sun, a solo exhibition of Kon Trubkovich's work, in Los Angeles, 2015
  • How Lovely Is Me Being As I Am, a solo exhibition of Jacolby Satterwhite’s work, in Los Angeles, 2014
  • Some Narrow Sleeping, a solo exhibition of Torey Thornton’s work, in Los Angeles, 2014
  • Tender 2 The Sunshine Room, a solo exhibition of Charlie Billingham’s work, in Los Angeles, 2014
  • Kick the Tires and Light the Fires, a solo exhibition of Daniel Arsham's work, in Los Angeles, 2014
  • As Above, So Below, a solo exhibition of Robert Mapplethorpe’s work, in Los Angeles, 2014
  • Bloody English, a group exhibition curated by Ariella Wolens, in Los Angeles, 2014
  • Immediate Surroundings, a solo exhibition of Kim Ye’s work, in Los Angeles, 2013
  • Emergio, a solo exhibition of George Herms’ work, in Los Angeles, 2013
  • Haptic Translations, a group exhibition organized by Christine Messineo, in Los Angeles, 2013
  • Things Get Better, a solo exhibition of Scott Campbell's work, in Los Angeles, 2013
  • Wonderful Land, a solo exhibition of David Benjamin Sherry's work, in Los Angeles, 2013
  • No Man's Land, a solo exhibition of Nick van Woert's work, in Los Angeles, 2013
  • Lines and Cracks and Zebras and Horses, a solo exhibition of Michael Genovese's work, in Los Angeles, 2013
  • It Ain't Fair 2012, a group exhibition and final installment of OHWOW's annual exhibition, in Miami Beach, 2012
  • Tout Dit (2D), a solo exhibition of Agathe Snow's work, in Los Angeles, 2012
  • Seven Rain Paintings, a solo exhibition of Lucien Smith's work, in Los Angeles, 2012
  • Too Old For Toys, Too Young For Boys, a group exhibition curated by Alex Gartenfeld, in Los Angeles, 2012
  • Leap Second, a solo exhibition of Kon Trubkovich's work, in Los Angeles, 2012
  • All Oyster, No Pearl, a solo exhibition of Luis Gispert's work, in Los Angeles, 2012
  • the fall, the ball, and the wall, a solo exhibition of Daniel Arsham's work, in Los Angeles, 2012
  • It Ain't Fair: Materialism, a thematic group exhibition and fourth installment of OHWOW's annual exhibition, in Miami, 2011
  • Post 9-11, a group exhibition in Los Angeles, 2011
  • Form Forming Formation, a solo exhibition of David Benjamin Sherry's work, in Los Angeles, 2011
  • Noblesse Oblige, a solo exhibition of Scott Campbell's work, in Los Angeles, 2011
  • The Island, a site-specific exhibition organized by Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND) and OHWOW, in Miami, 2010
  • Skins, a group exhibition curated by Alex Gartenfeld, in Miami, 2010
  • It Ain't Fair 2010, a group exhibition, and third installment of OWHOW's annual exhibition, in Miami, 2010
  • Untitled Photographs, a solo exhibition of Tim Barber's work, in Miami, 2010
  • No Cause, a solo exhibition of Ari Marcopoulos' work, in Miami, 2010
  • It Ain't Fair 2009, a group exhibition, and second installment of OHWOW's annual exhibition, in Miami, 2009
  • It's Not the Heat, it's the Humility, a solo exhibition of Michael Genovese's work, in Miami, 2009
  • It Ain't Fair 2008, a group exhibition curated by Jeffrey Deitch, Terence Koh, Tim Barber, Kathy Grayson, Nicola Vassell, and Pablo de la Barra in Miami, 2008

Artists[edit]

Press[edit]

  • 2011 The New York Art Scene After 9/11: A (Very) Condensed Oral History by Dan Colen and Aaron Bondaroff[6]
  • 2011 New York State of Mind[7]
  • 2011 DIG[8]
  • 2011 Asked & Answered: OHWOW[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zara, Janelle. For the Former OHWOW Gallery’s First Outing, a Provocative Show New York Times, September 5, 2015.
  2. ^ Ortfed, John. Curating a Downtown Scene The New York Times, November 17, 2010.
  3. ^ Maine, Stephen. Untitled Photographs by Tim Barber Art in America, December, 2011.
  4. ^ Goldstein, Andrew M. OHWOW Gallery Goes West, Expanding to Los Angeles Art Info, March 23, 2011.
  5. ^ "iD Magazine Know Wave". iD. Retrieved 7 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Zhong, Fan. The New York Art Scene After 9/11: A (Very) Condensed Oral History by Dan Colen and Aaron Bondaroff Wmagazine Editor's Blog, July 7, 2011.
  7. ^ Rus, Mayer. New York State of Mind Los Angeles Times Magazine, July, 2011.
  8. ^ Barker, Elizabeth. DIG Whitewall Magazine, April 11, 2011.
  9. ^ Nelson, Steffie. Asked & Answered: OHWOW T Magazine Blog, March 21, 2011.

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