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Carrie Secrist Gallery is pleased to present ABOVE GROUND POOL, the first New York solo exhibition by LA-based artist Andrew Holmquist at 958 Madison Avenue as a part of Johannes Vogt Gallery's Next Door Gallery Guest program.

Press Release

Recently decamped from Berlin to Los Angeles, Holmquist’s newest body of work straddles painting and sculpture, where bodies and brushstrokes become intermingled and interchangeable, and the figure flirts with the viewer as they follow its slippage into abstraction. Suggesting events frozen in time or figures halted in the process of transformation, this work presents a welcome suspension from …

Recently decamped from Berlin to Los Angeles, Holmquist’s newest body of work straddles painting and sculpture, where bodies and brushstrokes become intermingled and interchangeable, and the figure flirts with the viewer as they follow its slippage into abstraction. Suggesting events frozen in time or figures halted in the process of transformation, this work presents a welcome suspension from the expected boundaries of the body in space, offering new possibilities for both. At Johannes Vogt Gallery, the artist’s medium to large-scale paintings surround a single, monumental ceramic sculpture …