Saturday, September 29, 2012

Daniel Turner opens Friday, October 5th @ The Journal Gallery (new location)

Daniel Turner

October 5 - November 25, 2012

Opening  Friday  October 5  6 - 9 PM  
Gallery Hours  Tuesday - Sunday  12 - 6 PM

The Journal Gallery is delighted to announce the opening of its second Brooklyn location with an inaugural exhibition by New York-based artist Daniel Turner. This is Turner's second solo exhibition with the gallery.

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Daniel Turner was born in 1983 in Portsmouth, Virginia and lives and works in New York City. Recent exhibitions include "Inside the White Cube" at White Cube Bermondsey, London, UK (2012); "Estate" at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (2012); "John McCracken + Daniel Turner" at Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York (2012); "Directions: Points of Interest" at Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy (2012); "Bulletin Boards" at Venus over Manhattan, New York (2012); "The Perfect Man II" at White Columns, New York (2011); "Mariana" at The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn (2011); "Four Rooms" at Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland (2011); "Expanded Painting" at The Prague Biennale 5, Prague, Czech Republic (2011); "Modern Talking" at Muzeul de Arta Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania (2011). Turner is the three-time recipient of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship award and is the co-founder of the gallery Jericho Ditch and the artist collective Jules Marquis. He was a visiting scholar at New York University (2009-2010) and has been selected for the Chinati Foundation's 2013 - 2014 residency program in Marfa, Texas.

The Journal Gallery West is The Journal Gallery's second Brooklyn location. Conceived by German architect Dominik Dippelhofer of SchemelWirtz and executed in coordination with Loadingdock5, the 3,500 square foot converted warehouse space will serve as the primary location for exhibitions by The Journal Gallery and will house the gallery's offices as well as the journal magazine's editorial offices. Located at 106 North 1st Street between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue, the new space will be open in coordination with The Journal Gallery's original Brooklyn location at 168 North 1st Street, which will continue to serve as a platform for smaller-scale exhibitions and projects for both the gallery and the magazine. 

The Journal Gallery West  106 North 1st Street  Brooklyn  NY 11249
Daniel Turner
Oct 5 - Nov 25 2012
Telephone +1 718 218 7148  

The Journal Gallery East  168 North 1st Street  Brooklyn  NY 11211
Juergen Teller  "Irene im Wald"
Sep 12 - Nov 4 2012
Telephone +1 718 218 7148  


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