Kevin Appel

Los Angeles, California, USA
APT Los Angeles
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  • Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe gallery will be participating in the Expo Chicago 2017 at Chicago's Navy Pier.

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  • ‘Kevin Appel: Slip collapse then and’ is currently on view through April 29, 2017 at Christopher Grimes Gallery in Santa Monica, Los Angeles.

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  • Kevin Appel’s masterful collages constructed from whimsical shades of tissue, colored paper and finely sliced bits of wood invent an illusory visual

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  • The first time my college painting professor asked me what I thought of a Mark Rothko I said, ”I don’t know—what’s the caption?” So even though my

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  • Kevin Appel and Ruben Ochoa utilize distinctly divergent methods to confront and challenge the legacy of West Coast conceptual art and minimalism

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  • This week is Chicago’s turn to show itself off in the global art fair circuit. The windy city will be host to EXPO Art Week, an all encompassing art celebration that will feature not only the International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, but also a city wide art and cultural celebration, not to mention two satellite art fairs. In a partnership with Chicago’s Tourism Board’s...

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  • Is it economic pressure or the pressure of so many artists at work here that has led to a trend for group shows this year? The new bunch of galleries

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  • Los Angeles-based artist Kevin Appel‘s Screen series shows trivial nature photography layered with coloured, transparent materials in different

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Kevin Appel (b. 1967 Los Angeles) received a BFA from Parsons School of Design in New York in 1990, and an MFA from the University of California Los Angeles in 1995. In 1999 he received the Citibank Private Bank Emerging Artist Award from the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, in 2011 the California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists, and in 2008 he was named a Two Rooms Artist-in- Residence in Auckland, New Zealand. Selected solo exhibitions include Paintings at Susanne Viemetter Los Angeles (2012), Ameringer McEnery Yohe New York (2014), Christopher Grimes Gallery Santa Monica (2013), Small Paintings at Marianne Boesky in New York (2007); Anthony Wilkinson Gallery in London (2006); and Angles Gallery in Los Angeles (2006), Description Sin Lugar at The Museo Ruffino Tamayo in Mexico City (catalog, 2003), and The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (catalog, 1999). Selected group exhibitions include: Endless House: Intersections of Art and Architecture, Museum of Modern Art New York (2015), XL: Large-Scale Paintings from the Permanent Collection, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar, Poughkeepsie, NY (2015), Counterparts: Contemporary Painters and their Influences at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia in Virginia Beach, Virginia (catalogue, 2007), Drawing Now: Eight Propositions at The Museum of Modern Art New York (catalogue 2002), and Painting At the Edge of the World at the Walker Art Center Minneapolis (catalogue 2001). He is represented by Ameringer McEnery Yohe in New York, Christopher Grimes Gallery in Santa Monica, and Two Rooms Gallery in Auckland.
Kevin Appel lives and works in Los Angeles, he is a Professor at The University of California Irvine.

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