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Karin Waisman
The Horizon is not a Straight Line

The horizon is not a straight line (detail). 2019-2020. 68 x 252 x 2 inches. Cast resin and ceramic.

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Saturday, April 24 - May 31, 2021
158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States

Overview

Members Opening Reception: TBD
Gallery Talk with Karin Waisman: TBD
Bilingual Gallery Talk with Karin Waisman: TBD

Woodhouse Gallery 
Curator: Christina Strassfield 

Karin Waisman is an Argentinian-born multimedia artist who creates drawings, sculptures and ceramic wall installations. Waisman’s Guild Hall exhibition will explore nature and its elements. She will debut a site-specific cast resin and ceramic wall installation based on landscapes, Mylar drawings of mountains and ocean, and a bronze floor sculpture. An artist with an international exhibition history, this will be one of the most in-depth exhibitions of Ms. Waisman’s work locally. She has completed commissions for public places and institutions such as Espacio Escultórico del Desierto, San Luis Potosí, México; Museo del Barrio, New York; Plattsburgh Sculpture Park, SUNY Plattsburgh, New York; ART/OMISculpture Park, Ghent, New York; Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in the US (Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY; Museo del Barrio, NY; SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY; Point of Contact, Syracuse, NY; Wallace Gallery, SUNY Old Westbury, NY; Neuhoff Gallery, NY; Haim Chanin Fine Arts, NY; Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Plattsburgh, NY; Hartell Gallery, Cornell University, NY; y Überseemusum, Bremen; Unesco Institut für Pädagogik, Hamburg, GermanyBürgerhalle im Rathaus, Wolfsburg, Germany; Museo del Chopo, Mexico CityYvonamore Palix Gallery, Houston, TX; and Fundación Banco Patricios, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

  • Karin Waisman

    Karin Waisman was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and lives and works in New York. She has completed commissions for public places and institutions such as Espacio Escultórico del Desierto, San Luis Potosí, México; Museo del Barrio, New York; Plattsburgh Sculpture Park, SUNY Plattsburgh, New York; ART/OMI  Sculpture Park, Ghent, New York; Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York.

    Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in the US (Parrish Art Museum, Watermill, NY; Museo del Barrio, NY; SculptureCenter, Long Island City,NY; Point of Contact, Syracuse, NY; Wallace Gallery, SUNY Old Westbury, NY; Neuhoff Gallery, NY; Haim Chanin Fine Arts, NY; Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Plattsburgh, NY; Hartell Gallery, Cornell University, NY); Germany ( Überseemusum, Bremen; Unesco Institut für Pädagogik, Hamburg; Bürgerhalle im Rathaus, Wolfsburg); Mexico City (Museo del Chopo; Yvonamore Palix Gallery); and Argentina (Fundación Banco Patricios, Buenos Aires).

    Reviews of her work have been published in The New York Times, Art in America, ARTnews, The Brooklyn Rail, Sculpture Magazine, BOMB magazine, Arte al Dia, Art Nexus, ArtMedia among others.

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Supported by Kristin and Oliver Eberstadt, Florencia Masri, Jane Wesman and Donald Savelson, and public funding provided by Suffolk County.
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