Jordan Sullivan

Love and other Wounds

, 2022
  • Material
    Coloured pencil on vintage paper
  • Edition Size
  • Measurement
    20,32 x 12,7 cm
    (8 x 5 in.)
  • Details about the frame
    Handmade black stained and waxed maple wood frame, incl. spacer bar and museum glass. Outer dimensions 31.5 x 24.4 cm, with hanging on the back.
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About the edition

The world as we know it is in danger, and with it the animals: a topic that Joan Jonas also dealt with in her show in the US pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2015 - the motif "Blue Bee" was a Part of it. "I want to show how beautiful these creatures are," says the artist, "and what we're losing." Beauty and fragility, both are also evident in this edition, which is based on a drawing by Jonas. Inspired by fairy tales and myths, Jonas repeatedly draws a link to the present in her work, creating immersive landscapes that lure us out of the role of mere observer and put us in perspective - to

About the artist

In 2013, we met the writer and artist Jordan Sullivan at the LA Art BOOK FAIR in Los Angeles. His zines and artist books made a lasting impression on us. Therefore, we are especially pleased to be able to present 5 unique pieces (pencil drawings on hotel paper) to you today! Jordan Sullivan is a writer and visual artist, originally from Houston, Texas, he grew up in Ohio and Detroit. As an artist he has participated in solo and group exhibitions worldwide. Sullivan has published over 30 zines and artist books in recent years. Many of them are in museum libraries, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He has been a visiting artist at the International Center for Photography, the California Institute of the Arts and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. His work has appeared in a number of publications including The Paris Review, The New Yorker and Elephant. Sullivan lives in Queens, New York.

Latest Exhibitions (Selection)

Booze Bullshit & Buttfucking: Jordan Sullivan, MRKT Gallery, San Francisco, 2023
An Island In The Moon, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR, January, 2015
Death Valley, Photo LA - Ampersand Gallery, 2015
The Young Earth, Peter Hay Halpert, NY, NY, 2015
A World, Printed Matter Art Book Fair at MOCA, Photo Installation for Secret Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, Jan/Feb, 2014
Sometime, Somewhere, The Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, March, 2013 (two-person exhibition)
Natural History, Underline Gallery, New York, NY, May/June, 2012 (solo exhibition)
A Room Forever, NowIDeA Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, March, 2012 (solo exhibition)
Roadsongs, Clic Gallery, New York, NY, April/May, 2012 (solo exhibition)
The Ghost Country, Clic Gallery, New York, NY, January, 2012 (solo exhibition)
A Temporary Place, Peel Gallery, Houston, TX, June/July, 2011 (two-person exhibition)
Tell Them Anyway, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR, March/April, 2014 (four person show)
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center Book Fair, IPL Library, March 2014
The Natural Collection, University of Hertforshire, England, March, 2014
Binding Image, Tetterode, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Feb., 2014
Petty Thieves, Petzworth Reading Room/Furthermore Gallery (Fotoweek DC), Washington DC, November, 2013
Secret Behavior, Berl's, Brooklyn, NY, September, 2013
A Different Kind of Order, ICP Triennial, International Center for Photography (Reading Room /Artist Book Installation), New York, New York, Summer, 2013
A Fair, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, January/February, 2013
White Space, Family Dynamics Benefit Auction, New York, New York, May 2013
Indie Photobook Library, Flash Forward Festival, June, 2012
Binding Image, MuzyQ, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November/December, 2012
The Wild & The Innocent, Clic Gallery, New York, NY, March/April, 2012
Mythologies, Rivington Design House, New York, NY, March, 2012
Indie Photobook Library, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, April 2011
ATTN: LIBRARY, Kosmos Lane Gallery, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, November, 2011
Summer Time, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY, June/July, 2011
Self Publish, Be Happy, Travelling Exhibition, 2011 {exhibitions at Photomonth Krakow, PhotoIreland Dublin, and Flash Forward Festival Boston}
Ofr. Galerie, Paris, February, 2010 {four person show}
Secrets, Space 15 Twenty, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Skye Parrott, October, 2010

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