- Polly Apfelbaum & Tony Feher
February 2 – May 5, 2014
Dan Cameron is the Chief Curator of the Orange County Museum of Art, where he recently re-envisioned the former California Biennial and relaunched it as the California-Pacific Triennial. Cameron is also the Founder and Chief Curator of Prospect Biennial, the largest international biennial in the United States, and former Senior Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York (1995 - 2006.)
Polly Apfelbaum is a winner of the 2013 Rome Prize. A New York-based artist since 1978, she has been showing her work consistently in the United States and internationally since her first one person show in 1986. Recent solo exhibitions include “Planiverse,” Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna; “Flatland: Color Revolts,” Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden, NYC; “Flatterland: Funkytown,” D’Amelio Gallery, NYC. Recent group shows include “Regarding Warhol, Fifty Artists, Fifty Years” Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC and The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA; and “SIMPATICO,” Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery, Boston, MA. Her work is part of many important public collections, including The Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Brooklyn Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and The Dallas Museum, to name a few. She is represented by Clifton Benevento in New York City, Frith Street Gallery in London, and Galerie nächst St. Stephan in Vienna.
Tony Feher, born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas with various stops in Florida and Virginia. He received a BA from the University of Texas, and currently resides in New York City. Feher’s work can be found in international public collections including the Solomon R. Guggenheim of Museum and Whitney Museum of American Art (in New York, delete), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and The Art Institute of Chicago, (Illinois, delete). An in-depth retrospective organized by Claudia Schmuckli, Director and Chief Curator of the Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston, premiered at the Des Moines Art Center in 2012, and traveled to the Blaffer Art Museum, the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, MA, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and the Akron Art Museum, Ohio. A fully illustrated monograph published by Gregory R. Miller & Co. was published to accompany the survey. Feher is represented by Sikkema Jenkins & Co., NY and Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco.