07: Steve Turner

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

So Excited, 7 August – 11 September 2021

Steve Turner is pleased to present So Excited, a group exhibition curated by Brittany Tucker that considers art-making as a form of hacking. Read more

We Got Food At Home, 7 August – 11 September 2021

Steve Turner is pleased to present We Got Food At Home, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based David Leggett which features recent paintings that continue his use of pop culture imagery, bright colors and soft materials to prompt discussion on topics such as race and class that are often difficult to confront. Read more

MythMaking, 7 August – 11 September 2021

Steve Turner is pleased to present MythMaking, a solo exhibition by London-based Richard Ayodeji Ikhide featuring paintings that are inspired by his Nigerian heritage and his desire to record the images of his subconscious Read more

EARLIER EXHIBITIONS

The Other Names, 1 July – 31 July 2021

Steve Turner is pleased to present The Other Names, a solo exhibition by Medellín-based Camilo Restrepo featuring 503 portrait drawings of those who were mentioned by their “other names” (the aliases that Colombian criminals assume), in El Tiempo, one of the country’s largest newspapers. Read more

Loud Flesh, 1 July – 31 July 2021

Steve Turner is pleased to present Loud Flesh, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based Gabby Rosenberg featuring new color-filled figurative paintings. Read more

No Rest For The Weary, 1 July – 31 July 2021

Steve Turner is pleased to present No Rest For The Weary, a solo exhibition by Krakow-based Karolina Jablonska featuring new paintings that depict the artist engaged in everyday activities–bathing, eating, drawing and thinking–within the confines of her own home. Read more

Lean On Me, 8 May – 19 June 2021

a river gets wide, 8 May – 19 June 2021 Kiyomi Quinn Taylor

Wasteland, 8 May – 19 June 2021

Probable Presence, 20 March – 1 May 2021

McNamee-Tweed’s drawings and ceramic paintings are no larger than a sheet of letter-sized paper, while his paintings on fabric span upwards from there, the largest equal to a newspaper spread. Read more

Business Casual, 20 March – 1 May 2021

Steve Turner is pleased to present Business Casual, a solo exhibition by New York-based Pablo Barba which will consist of seven paintings completed during the last year. Read more

Like A Virgin, 13 February – 13 March 2021

The American debut solo exhibition by Kazuhito Kawai which features new ceramic vessels. The title comes from Madonna’s hit song that came out in 1984, the year of Kawai’s birth. Read more

Best in Show, 13 February – 13 March 2021

A solo exhibition by Lisbon-based Ricardo Passaporte consisting of six new paintings that depict close-up portraits of recent Westminster Kennel Dog Show winners. Read more

Body Double, 13 February – 13 March 2021

A solo exhibition by Jersey City-based Mark Yang which features paintings that he created during the last year, some during his final months in Columbia’s MFA program prior to Covid and the rest after the shutdown. Read more

Soliloquy For Past Futures, 9 January – 6 February 2021

A solo exhibition by Chicago-based Benjamin Cabral that consists of a room installation reminiscent of a youth theater in which his paintings and sculpture exist as background, actor and audience. Read more

Grown Woman, 9 January – 6 February 2021

A solo exhibition by Milwaukee-based Kate Klingbeil which features new anthropomorphic paintings and sculptures that she created upon her return to Wisconsin after the onset of Covid. Her paintings depict fantastical underground landscapes and complex ecosystems that draw upon her upbringing in the rural Midwest and which represent the dark side of her mind. Read more

Kill Your Captors, 9 January – 6 February 2021

A solo exhibition by Hannah Epstein which features new hooked rugs, most of which she created after moving into an 1886 church in Mahone Bay, a small town one hour from Halifax. The hysteria of 2020 and the meme culture that ensued are depicted in the works on one wall while the wall opposite it displays a group of feline monsters bearing sharp teeth that are eagerly looking on. Read more

Mano Sin Hora, 21 November – 23 December 2020

Mano Sin Hora, Joaquin Boz’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery, consisting of new small-scale paintings that he created in his Buenos Aires studio during 2020. This marks the first time that Boz is presenting works in the United States that he created in his home city. Read more

Triple Play, 21 November – 23 December 2020

Triple Play, a three-person exhibition featuring new abstract works by Paolo Arao, Rhys Coren and Erin O’Keefe. While figuration has eclipsed non-objective work during the last few years, these three artists demonstrate that the field of abstract painting is also expanding in interesting ways. Read more

Yesterday, 21 November – 23 December 2020

Yesterday, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based Paige Jiyoung Moon that consists of intricately rendered paintings depicting memories of the artist’s pre-Covid life. Most depict special experiences such as trips to Catalina Island, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon or the pyramids near Mexico City. Read more

Magic Kingdom17 October – 14 November 2020

Steve Turner is pleased to present Magic Kingdom, a solo exhibition featuring new works by Dublin-based Jingze Du that relate to American popular culture and celebrity as perceived by Du, someone who spent the first thirteen years of his life in Yantai, China and most of the next twelve in Dublin, Ireland. Read more

Icons17 October – 14 November 2020

Steve Turner is pleased to present Icons, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based Gabby Rosenberg that consists of colorful, abstracted, figurative paintings. Created in a corner of her living room during a statewide stay-at-home order, Rosenberg’s new works depict figures in action that are confined underneath an archway. Read more

I Was Tempted To Throw My Phone In The River17 October – 14 November 2020

Steve Turner is pleased to present I Was Tempted To Throw My Phone In The River, a solo exhibition by New York-based Marcus Leslie Singleton that features paintings which depict life’s routine moments–fishing, driving a car, having a conversation, smoking a cigarette or just hanging out. Read more

Digging a Hole to the Surface12 September – 10 October 2020

Digging a Hole to the Surface, a solo exhibition by Ghent-based Shirley Villavicencio Pizango consisting of an array of portrait paintings, some of sitters in her studio, others based on memory. Read more

like a lion, my hands and my feet12 September – 10 October 2020Patrick Bayly

like a lion, my hands and my feet, a solo exhibition by New York based Patrick Bayly which consists of a quartet of paintings, each composed with a dominant color that also is its title–violet, yellow, red and green. The major color of one work returns as an accent in the other works. Read more

Walk The Air, 26 Jul – 30 Aug 2020

David ShrobeWalk the Air, a solo exhibition by New York-based David Shrobe that features new assemblage paintings that were made in the last several months. During that time Shrobe has found solemnity and inspiration from his family and the Black Lives Matter movement. Read more

Tableau vivant, 26 Jul – 30 Aug 2020

Kevin Mcnamee-TweedSteve Turner is pleased to present Tableaux Vivant, a solo exhibition by Kevin McNamee-Tweed which features a selection of new ceramic paintings which are his largest and most complicated works to date. Read more

Tomorrow Is Another Day, 26 Jul – 30 Aug 2020

Rebecca BrodskisSteve Turner is pleased to present Tomorrow Is Another Day, a solo exhibition by Paris-based Rebecca Brodskis that features nine new highly pared down portrait paintings. According to Brodskis, all of her characters are in an “in between” state, one of suspended animation, frozen still in the precise instant before the storm hits. Read more

Why you really mad?, 20 Jun – 18 Jul 2020

David Leggett Steve Turner is pleased to present Why you really mad?, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based David Leggett which features paintings and works on paper from the last few years that utilize a comic style to deal with serious subjects like racial injustice and police brutality alongside lighter ones like art history and pop culture. Read more

Memoir 1,, 20 Jun – 18 Jul 2020

 Steve Turner is pleased to present Memoir 1, a solo exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Brittany Tucker, a New York-based artist who has been working in Vienna during 2020. Read more

Schadenfreude, 20 Jun – 18 Jul 2020

Steve Turner is pleased to present Schadenfreude , a solo exhibition featuring recent work by Los Angeles- based Samantha Rosenwald. Schadenfreude , a German word that does not neatly translate into English, denotes the complex feeling of pleasure in witnessing another person’s misfortune. Read more

Making Bets In A Burning House, 15 February – 4 April, 2020

Hannah Epstein A solo exhibition by Hannah Epstein consisting of room installations in two separate galleries, one with a selection of handmade hooked rugs and the other with algorithmically printed digital works. Read more

Cartoons Too, 15 February – 4 April, 2020

Yung Jake A series of new paintings that mark the artist’s return to the medium after nearly ten years creating rap videos, related digital works and assemblage. The new paintings consist of supports made of found metal upon which the artist has painted portraits, mostly of himself, in which cartoon elements are included within his likeness. Read more

The Garden of England, 4 January – 8 February 2020

Jesse Pollock The Garden of England is a solo sculpture exhibition by Jesse Pollock featuring oversized cider jugs and tools used in the historic fruit growing industry in Pollock’s native Kent, England. Read more

Hospitality, 4 January – 8 February 2020

Lydia Blakeley Hospitality is a solo exhibition of new paintings by Lydia Blakeley, all of which present scenes from horse races in Great Britain. They depict the characters one might see at these events including the security guards and sniffer dogs who are stationed at the entrance; waiters in the hospitality tent; and tipsy patrons, some of whom have passed out. Read more

I’m Burning Here, 23 November – 21 December 2019

Luciana Lamothe This is Luciana Lamothe's second exhibition at the gallery, it consists of seven steel sculptures, four of which are site-specific, positioned between the floor and the supporting beams along the ceiling, while three smaller, parallel works rise up from the floor. Read more

Off Balance, 23 November – 21 December 2019

Gabrielle D’Angelo

This is Gabrielle D’Angelo’s debut solo exhibition in Los Angeles which features four wall works and one floor work made from fabric and wood that the artist subjected to numerous operations: dyeing, cutting, drilling, sewing, cinching, tearing, tying, knotting, draping, pleating, stuffing (...) Read more

Criollo Fittings, 23 November – 21 December 2019

Eugenia Mendoza

Criollo Fittings is a solo exhibition by Buenos Aires-based Eugenia Mendoza that will present woven wicker sculptures of mass-produced pipe fittings and other elements from building construction. Read more

Exhibition for Enter Art Fair, 29 August - 01 September 2019

Group Exhibition: Kevin Mcnamee-Tweed, Hannah Epstein, Paige Jiyoung Moon, Claire Milbrath, Dominic Dispirito, and Mariel Capanna

At Enter Art Fair, Steve Turner will present new work by six artists: Mariel Capanna (Philadelphia & New Haven); Dominic Dispirito (London); Hannah Epstein (Toronto & Los Angeles); Kevin McNamee-Tweed (Iowa City); Claire Milbrath (Montreal) and Paige Jiyoung Moon (Los Angeles). While they work with disparate materials and styles, all six artists create narrative works that loosely relate to themselves and which have an afnity with vernacular art. Read more.