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Miguel Pang | The Washington Square Variations

AG Gallery is pleased to announce that a solo exhibition “The Washington Square Variations” by Miguel Pang Ly is fonally opening on Sunday, September 12, 2021.


The illustrations of the Washington Square Variations are made based on a mixture of Miguel’s imagination and his actual visits to the Washington Square while he was staying in New York City. This time we are pleased to invite you to a wall full of his art, 39 original Washington Square paintings by him.

AG Gallery has been presenting Miguel’s work since 2018, and we have been showing his New York themed art since then, as well as his more imaginary, storytelling works. We are excited to invite you to this spectacular exhibition The Washington Square Variations. We look forward to seeing each one of you at the gallery.


ABOUT ARTIST

Miguel Pang Ly is an illustrator born in Barcelona of Cambodian and Chinese parents. His main interest is to explore the depths of a story & the unconscious through the illustrations.

Some of clients are Les Fourmis Rouges, Lagrume, SM, A buen paso, Windsor&Newton, Blind books, Mov Palavers, Vegueta Ediciones, Ajuntament de santa Coloma, Ekaré, Magellan

Prizes: Gold Medal Illustrators 63 exhibit of the Society of illustrators of NY (2020), Communication Arts (2020), Special Mention Chen Bochui (2019), Society of illustrators (2017), American illustration (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2013), Latin American (2016, 2015, 2013) Bologna children´s book fair (2014), Premio Nazionale delle Arti 2012 per il design della comunicazione, Junceda Prize (2016)

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Now On View| Wenlu Bao: Blossoming Prison

“Blossoming Prison” by Wenlu Bao is currently on view and so far many people have already visited and enjoyed her work! Thank you for those who visited the show, if you haven’t checked it out, please make sure to come by as soon as the show will be closing on August 31, 2021. Here is a list of artwork featured in the show. Prints and sticker sets are available along with her original work. 

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AARON PILAND | STARDUST FOR BREAKFAST
November 9 (Sat.), 2019 ~ December 1 (Sun.), 2019

AG Gallery is pleased to present Aaron Piland with his new series work “Stardust for Breakfast”, the title of the exhibition. Please visit the exhibition at AG Gallery, the show is on view from November 9, 2019 until Sunday, December 1, 2019.

Aaron Piland is an artist and illustrator based in Portland Oregon, for the past 12 years he has been one half of a collaborative art project called APAK Studio with Ayumi Kajikawa. Now Aaron is starting his own solo project.

“Stardust for Breakfast” will be a series of prints and originals translating his thoughts and feelings into color and form, like an astronaut exploring the cosmos, he rides in a ship of the imagination exploring the mysterious inner dimensions of emptiness and form, visiting abstract landscapes that melt into the vastness of space on an epic search to bring back hidden treasures and ancient memories lost in the cosmic debris of time and space.

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Florent Poussineau | Contemporary Sapiens

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FLORENT POUSSINEAU
“CONTEMPORARY SAPIENS”

September 7, 2019 ~ September 30, 2019

AG Gallery is pleased to announce its new exhibition “Contemporary Sapiens” byFlorent Poussineau. We are extremely delighted to have Poussineau at AG Gallery for his first solo exhibition in New York City, and to present his latest oil paintings on playful yet could be controversal/challenging mediums including sugarpaste, translucent paper, and porcelain. Please join us for the  opening reception at AG Gallery on this Saturday September 7, 6-8PM. Artist will be present at the opening reception.

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Contemplation, Wolf, 2019, Wood, porcelain and oil paint, 12 x 12 inch

ABOUT ARTIST
Florent Poussineau is a contemporary artist based in France. Poussineau’s works are about relationships between people (individuals and also as a society) and food (and the food industry). Poussineau works mainly in performance, video, installation, and painting. In this exhibition we present Poussineau’s latest oil paintings of wild sapiens on ceramic and other landscapes made by himself. Poussineau create works from questions about the relation that we all have with food in the society. He especially focused on the western society’s food culture because it is where he was born and raised, and especially France, as he is based in today. Poussineau uses food both as a fine material, close to a piece of art, elite, and as a repulsive and disgusting element. Through food He play, prioritize, provoke contradictory feelings and reproduce in a certain way particular behavioral patterns present in our consumer society.

As Poussineau himself also mentions, having partnerships with professionals in the food industry is essential in his work. It questions the status of the artist / craftsman, gastronomic territory and knowhow. From an early age Poussineau was able to have apprenticeship with professionals in the food industry, including his father who is a pastry chef, and for many years his father has been one of  main teachers of Poussineau.

Food has been occupying our major daily actions; hunting, cultivating, harvesting, preparing, sharing, cleaning, and consuming, and so on. Besides the past enormous development of the science and technology and the improvement of mass productions and changing of our diet or that cooking at home has became not essential activity in some culture, food remains as a significant dominant part of our culture and it will always be. Looking at the food through Poussineau’s work is another way to experience consuming, discovering, and questioning of our food culture, and ourselves.

“The evolution of human thought has led him to suppress his enemies and to increase his dominant position in his territory. He has colonized the entire planet and is now in overpopulation. With his heritage passed down for generations, he has the conscience, the knowledge, the technology and the communication. He lives in society, in urban or rural environments and generally in shared dwellings. His diet consists of food wrapped in plastic and harvested in what is called supermarket. Fruits and vegetables, preparations made from cereals, dairy products and also meat. Where do these foods come from, how are they produced, what is livestock traceability? Individuals belonging to a relatively new species no longer wish to know it, and no longer wish to do so on their own. This is the situation of contemporary sapiens in 2019.” -Florent Poussineau 2019

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Contemplation, Goat, 2019, Wood, translucent paper and oil paint, 12 x 12 inch

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Contemplation, Moose, 2019, Wood, sugarpaste and oil paint, 12 x 12 inch

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Upcoming 7 Artists Show: Midsummer Stunner

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AG Gallery is pleased to present a group of 7 artists who are artists working in Williamsburg Brooklyn.

Exhibition On View: Saturday August 24, 2019 ~ Saturday August 31, 2019
Opening Reception: Sunday August 25, 6-8PM

 

        ARTISTS      
A.Revo
Adam Kalar
Daphane Love
Hannah Hill
John McFadden
Nina Khoury
Skylar Gerken

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