Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Jeff Gibson

Jeff Gibson is an Australian-born artist and occasional critic who has worked in a variety of media and contexts—photography, collage, video, prints, posters, banners, and books for galleries and public spaces. Gibson moved to New York in 1998 to work for Artforum magazine, where he has been the managing editor since 2004. Since arriving in New York, he has exhibited on the Panasonic Astrovision screen in Times Square as part of Creative Time’s “59th Minute” program and mounted solo shows at the New York Academy of Sciences, Stephan Stoyanov, and Theodore. In 2011, two of the artist’s videos were projected onto the facade of the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York, as part of a curated series presented by Light Work and the Urban Video Project.

His video Metapoetaestheticism was exhibited in the 2014 Whitney Biennial. In 2016, Gibson produced a billboard, titled Armagarden, for the I-70 Sign Show, a curated program of artworks occupying advertising sites on the Missouri interstate. Gibson’s work was also included in the “Digital Infinity” section of the 2018 Front International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art. And in June of this year, the Griffith University Art Museum in Brisbane, Australia, staged a survey show of Gibson’s art, titled “Countertypes,” featuring a selection of works spanning 1980 to the present.

Jeff Gibson, Untitled, 2022, decoupage on wood panel, 24 x 24”.
Jeff Gibson, Untitled, 2022, decoupage on wood panel, 24 x 24”.
Jeff Gibson, Untitled, 2022, decoupage on wood panel, 24 x 24”.
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  1. […] Jeff Gibson sat down to discuss his recent show, Indensity, at Theodore Gallery, which ran until October 15. The title primarily speaks to the orchestration of intensity from a density of imagery. The show was comprised of 20 panels, works that Gibson began just before the pandemic and that have grown to a series of 87 to date. Each work is a coalescence of high and low, old and new, analog and digital material making up its own little world. horror, science fiction, surrealism, photo-realism, classical painting, abstraction and whatever else he might be thinking of. To hear more about this series, listen to the complete interview. […]


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