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August 1, 2016

Canadian artist Holmes incorporates neon into his oil paintings with a punk rock sensibility, mixing classical motifs such as flower still lifes with bold slashes of color that seemingly pulsate on the canvas. "I typically secure neon minutes after having completed a painting," says the former carpenter, who keeps a catalog of more than 100 neon elements on hand. "If too much time passes, some of the romance of the act is lost. It can't be an afterthought."

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5 Must-See New York Art Exhibitions At Mike Weiss Gallery, PACE, Park Avenue Armory And More

July 26, 2016 - Meg Busacca, Fashion Times

Mike Weiss Gallery's Summer 2016 Group Show featured in Fashion Times' "5 Must-See New York Art Exhibitions". 

Cheat Sheet: Summer Group Shows (and what curators are writing about them)

July 19, 2016 - Sharon Butler, Two Coats of Paint

Mike Weiss Gallery's 'School's Out' was featured in Two Coats of Paint's top summer group shows.

BEERS London: Two Person With Thrush Holmes & Jonathan Lux

July 13, 2016 - BEERS London

Thrush Holmes' work to show at BEERS Gallery in London from July 15th-August 30th, 2016. 

School's Out Summer Exhibition at Mike Weiss Gallery

July 7, 2016 - Gail Worley, The Worley Gig

"School’s out bitches, and the Mike Weiss Gallery has a new group exhibition that captures summer’s sense of freedom – of playfully breaking from the ordinary and letting the imagination run wild. The show, which is, fittingly, also called School’s Out, includes works by gallery favorites like Deborah Brown, Thrush Holmes, Jerry Kearns, and Liao Yibai. "

Tom Fruin's Watertowers Transforming the Brooklyn Waterfront

June 30, 2016 - by The Master & Dynamic Blog

"On this particular rooftop, there’s a good amount to see. We clamber over a rail, walk along a ledge, then climb up a ladder until we’re standing right across from the first Watertower, which is impressive in and of itself. Add in the sweep of the Manhattan Bridge, the East River, and the Manhattan skyline behind Fruin’s sculpture, and it’s a view that really can’t be beat."

School's Out Listed in Artnet News' 'Must See Summer Group Shows'

June 30, 2016 - Eileen Kinsella, Artnet News

"We all remember that distinctly joyful feeling from childhood each June, when the school doors opened and we had the summer to be free. Mike Weiss Gallery invites us to relive it with “School’s Out!” The summer group exhibition features wildly colorful works by Deborah Brown, Thrush Holmes, Jerry Kearns, and Liao Yibai."


June 13, 2016 - KAILYN GOMEZ

Mike Weiss Gallery will present a group exhibition called School's Out that encapsulates the whimsical and youthful freedom of a juvenile summer. The exhibition will be most of the summer, from June 23rd to August 6th, and will include works by Deborah Brown, Thrush Holmes, and Jerry Kearns.

Bas van den Hurk Accidental and Inevitable

June 8, 2016 - Peter Nijenhuis, De Wereld Werkt in Arnhem

When I use the word intuition I definitely do not mean that I am working in a mist or more or less from a blank sheet. I have been working as an artist for a long time; I have seen a lot. I think about my work and that of others, and over the years I have read a lot too. You cannot forget or switch off that background while you are working. By saying that I work intuitively I also wanted to react on the art theory that presents art as a form of knowledge production. In my opinion that is not the essence of art.

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Bas van den Hurk Will Have an Exhibition with MWG

June 8, 2016 - Mike Weiss Gallery

Bas van den Hurk will have an exhibition at Mike Weiss Gallery in Winter 2017.