Will Corwin

Double Ladder, 2020, aluminum, 40 in. x 10 in. x 6 in. image courtesy Geary
Will Corwin, photo: Brett Dakin
William Corwin is a sculptor and journalist from New York. He has exhibited at The Clocktower, LaMama and Geary galleries in New York, as well as galleries in London, Hamburg, Beijing and Taipei. He has written regularly for The Brooklyn Rail, Artpapers, Bomb, Artcritical, Raintaxi and Canvas and formerly for Frieze. He curated and wrote the catalog for Postwar Women in 2019 at The Art Students League in New York, an exhibition of the school’s alumnae active between 1945-65, and 9th Street Club in 2020, an exhibition of Perle Fine, Helen Frankenthaler, Mercedes Matter, Grace Hartigan, Lee Krasner and Elaine Dekooning at Gazelli Art House in Mayfair. He is the editor of Formalism; Collected Essays of Saul Ostrow, to be published in 2021 by Elective Affinity Press, is curating Downtown Train at PS122 in March 2021 which features the work of Boris Lurie, Penny Arcade, Gabriella Grimes, Gordon Matta-Clark, and many others, and he will participate in the exhibition Roots/Anchors at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center in August 2021. He currently has an exhibition “Green Ladder” at Geary Contemporary in New York, on view through April 24th.  He is represented by Geary.
The book mentioned in the interview was Daniel Deronda by George Eliot.
Green Ladder (Installation) 3, images courtesy Geary
Double Ladder, 2020, aluminum, 40 in. x 10 in. x 6 in. image courtesy Geary
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  1. […] Will Corwin recently closed an exhibit at Geary Contemporary. He spoke to us at the end of March when the show was still running and explained that the work was taken from art created over the previous ten months. His art dealers visited his studio in Governor’s Island and selected work to include in the exhibition. He describes this show as the most thematically obsessive show he’s ever put up in that he has been working with ladder imagery for some time now. While he allows that the pandemic most assuredly must have had some effect on his work, the work he made during this period was not a direct response to this. Rather, Corwin says that lockdown gave him the space to take up things that he had long put off for lack of time. To hear more about his work, the meaning of ladders and his experience over the months of the pandemic, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Will Corwin recently closed an exhibit at Geary Contemporary. He spoke to us at the end of March when the show was still running and explained that the work was taken from art created over the previous ten months. His art dealers visited his studio in Governor’s Island and selected work to include in the exhibition. He describes this show as the most thematically obsessive show he’s ever put up in that he has been working with ladder imagery for some time now. While he allows that the pandemic most assuredly must have had some effect on his work, the work he made during this period was not a direct response to this. Rather, Corwin says that lockdown gave him the space to take up things that he had long put off for lack of time. To hear more about his work, the meaning of ladders and his experience over the months of the pandemic, listen to the complete interview. […]