Vielmetter Los Angeles

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Vielmetter Los Angeles is a contemporary art gallery with branches in Culver City, California And Los Angeles.

History[edit]

The gallery was founded in 2000 by Susanne Vielmetter, a German native who moved from Cologne to Los Angeles in 1990.[1] The gallery moved to its current location, a 7,500 square foot space in Culver City, in 2010.[2] Between 2007 and 2009, the gallery maintained a branch in Germany called Susanne Vielmetter Berlin Projects.[2][3]

In 2018, a second Los Angeles branch was opened.[4][5]

Artists[edit]

Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects presented the first solo exhibitions of Rodney McMillian, Edgar Arceneaux, Ruben Ochoa, Steve Roden, and Wangechi Mutu,[6] as well as the first Los Angeles solo exhibitions of Amy Sillman, Jutta Koether, Mickalene Thomas and Sadie Benning. Other artists represented by the gallery include Ellen Berkenblit, Andrea Bowers, Nicole Eisenman, Karl Haendel, Stanya Kahn, Angel Otero, Mary Reid Kelley, Deborah Roberts,[7] Mickalene Thomas, and Nicola Tyson. The gallery has been instrumental in developing the careers of Nicole Eisenman, Charles Gaines, Wangechi Mutu, and Andrea Bowers. Recent additions to the program are Arlene Shechet, Liz Glynn, Hayv Kahraman, Samuel Levi Jones, William Pope.L, and Mary Kelly.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who Has the Most Artists in the Whitney Biennial? These Non-Blue-Chip Galleries Represent More Than a Quarter of the Show". artnet News. 30 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b Suzanne Muchnic (July 26, 2009), L.A.'s galleries reframe the recession Los Angeles Times.
  3. ^ Jori Finkel (September 7, 2008), A German Bad Boy Goes to California New York Times.
  4. ^ Greenberger, Alex (2 July 2018). "Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects to Open Second Space".
  5. ^ "Susanne Vielmetter to Open Second Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles". www.artforum.com.
  6. ^ "Review: Past, present collide in Wangechi Mutu's 'Nitarudi Ninarudi'". 29 November 2012 – via LA Times.
  7. ^ "Artist Deborah Roberts Joined Vielmetter Los Angeles and Has an Exhibition at Gallery's New Downtown Space".

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