Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Chris Bors

Chris Bors was born in Ithaca, New York and received his MFA from School of Visual Arts. Solo shows include Randall Scott Projects in Washington, D.C. and Art During the Occupation in New York City.

His art has also been exhibited at PS1 MoMA, Freight+Volume, Arts+Leisure, Kustera Projects, White Columns, and the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York, Casino Luxembourg in Luxembourg, Bahnwarterhaus in Esslingen, Germany and Bongoût in Berlin. His work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Time Out New York, and the Brooklyn Rail and featured in Vogue Italia, K48 and zingmagazine.

He has written for, ArtReview, and Art in America, among many other publications.

Books mentioned in the interview were, J.G Ballard, Kingdom Come and Michael Craig-Martin, On Being an Artist.
Chris Bors, Orange, Acrylic, vinyl paint and griptape on cloth, 20 x 24 inches
Chris Bors, Born Low 2, 2019, Acrylic on canvas, 45.5 x 34 inches
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  1. […] Chris Bors lives in New York City where he maintains a studio in Park Slope. At the moment he is working on several different types of paintings. He singles out his small abstractions that he calls Post Pop Paintings which feature circles, sometimes with color dripping from them. These paintings began on a white background but now he paints on textured surfaces as well. The evolution has also changed the content of the paintings and in some cases there are no circles. Bors most recent show titled American Jesus was followed by a residency at Mana Contemporary where he further explored the work style from that show. To hear more from Chris Bors about his diverse artwork, listen to the complete interview. […]


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