Greenspon

Austė

Born 1950 in Detroit, Michigan. Lives in Weston, Connecticut, and works in New Haven, Connecticut.

 

Education

1973      BFA Philadelphia College of Art

1976      MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

Forthcoming Exhibitions       

2016

Rogers, Los Angeles, California

 

Solo Exhibitions        

2016

 

2009

Greenspon, New York, New York

Projects (curated by Jens Hoffman), ARTBO, Bogotá, Colombia

Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, New York

1988

56 Bleecker Gallery, New York, New York

1987

56 Bleecker Gallery, New York, New York

1986

Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Paintings by Austė (window display), Barneys New York, New York, New York

1985

Tracey Garet Gallery, New York, New York

1982

Hamilton Gallery, New York, New York

1981

Hamilton Gallery, New York, New York

1979

Hamilton Gallery, New York, New York

Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, New York

1978

Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

Group Exhibitions

2015

Unorthodox, Jewish Museum, New York, New York

Nova (with Emily Sundblad), Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach, Florida

Surrealism: The Conjured Life, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

2011

Invitation to the Voyage, Algus Greenspon, New York, New York

1999

Detroit in Burning, Detroit Contemporary, Detroit, Michigan

1986

Pictures From The Inner Mind, curated By Dan Cameron and Frederick Sutherland, The Palladium, New York, New York

1985

Occult Art, Kamikaze Club, New York, New York

Austė And Robert Loughlin, Tracey Garet Gallery, New York, New York

Expressions, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York

Miró in America, curated by Barbara Rose, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

1984

Preview 1984-1985, Tracey Garet Gallery, New York, New York

Neo-Expressionist Painters, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut

1983

New Biomorphism and Automatism, Hamilton Gallery, New York, New York

1984: A Preview, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, New York

New Figurism In America, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Selections from The Dennis Adrian Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

Miro in America, curated by Barbara Rose, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

1981

Summer ’81, Dart Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

35 Artists Return to Artists Space, Artists Space, New York, New York

Heads, MoMA P.S.1, Long Island City, New York

Post-Modernist Metaphors, curated by Horace Brockington, The Alternative Museum, New York, New York

Word as Images, Bergman Gallery, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

1980

Plus 4, Hamilton Gallery, New York, New York

N.Y. TEOWZ, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas

Six American Critics Select, curated by Carrie Rickey, Grand Palais, Paris, France

Artists Draw, curated by Donald Sultan, Artists Space New York, New York

Review, Preview, Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Seven by Nine, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

School of The Art Institute of Chicago Alumni Sculpture Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois

Darkhorse, Midway Studio Gallery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Artists’ Self Portraits, Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

First Drawing Show, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

Selected Performances (as Cococello Club)

1984

Kamikaze Club, New York, New York

8 B.C., New York, New York

Hooligans in Purlieus, Terminal Show, Brooklyn, New York; No Se No, New York, New York; Life     Café, New York, New York

Banks of Beton, Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association, Brooklyn, New York

1982

Eyes of Huçul, Artful Dodger, Chicago, Illinois

In Petto, Creative Time, Projects at the Chamber, New York, New York; School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Storefront, New York, New York

Melody! Voices! Tai!!, A’s, New York, New York; Inroads, New York, New York; Gowanus Memorial Show, Brooklyn, New York; Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, Illinois

1979

Falan Your Knees, Louise!, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, Illinois

1978

Mermaid’s Wish, Swish, Swish, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, Illinois

1975

Borgia Correspondence, Gallery 1134, Chicago, Illinois

 

Selected Press & Publications

2015

Johnson, Ken. “’Unorthodox’ Faces Paradox at the Jewish Museum”. New York Times, November 12.

Chiaverina, John. “Presidential Campaigns and Old Camp Counselors: At the Opening of the Jewish Museum’s ‘Unorthodox’ Show”. ARTnews, November 4.

Margulies, Abby. “Radical Realism.” Guernica, November 2.

2009

Smith, Roberta. “Austė: Paintings and Works on Paper.” New York Times, October 2.

Saltz, Jerry. “A Protopunk, Revived”. New York Magazine. September 28.

Saltz, Jerry. “New York Art: Critics’ Pick: Austė”. New York Magazine, September 28.

Kley, Elizabeth. “Austė at Mitchell Algus”. Artnet, October.

1995

Smith, Roberta. “Art Review: Extreme Artifice Directly From Life (in New York Between the Wars”. New York Times, July 21.

1989

Austė. “The Indifferency of the Ha’Penny”. The Cottage (David McDermott and Peter McGough).

1987

McCormick, Carlo. “Reviews: Austė”. Artforum, April.

Mueller, Cookie. “56 Bleecker Show”. Details, March.

Becker, Robert. Profile. Interview. February.

1984

Austė. “Six Drawings”. Paris Review. Winter.

Adam, Helen and Austė. “Stone Cold Gothic”.

Cameron, Dan. “Neo-Surrealism: Having it Both Ways”. Arts, November.

1982

Bonesteel, Michael. “Zombies on Parade”. Chicago Reader, February 5.

Smith, Roberta. Review of Hamilton Gallery Show. Village Voice, February 23

1981

Welish, Marjorie, “Sam Gilliam and Austė at Hamilton”. Art in America, November.

Zimmer, William. “Thirty-Five Artists Return to Artists Space: A Benefit Exhibition”.

1980

Upshaw, Leon Regan. “New Wave in Chicago”. New Art Examiner, November.

Cohen, Ronny H. “Energism”. Artforum, September.

Frueh, Joanna. “Austė Pečiūra at Nancy Lurie”. Art in America, February.

1979

Rickey, Carrie. Soho Weekly News.

Frueh, Joanna. “’PERF DOC: Documentation of Artists’ Performance’ N.A.M.E. Gallery”. Artforum, December.

1978

Frueh, Joanna. “Beyond Patriarchy: Austė Pečiūra’s Superwomen”. New Art Examiner, April 14.