Carriage Trade

  • Social Photography II

    A Benefit Exhibition of Cell Phone Photographs

    December 6 - 22, 2011
    Reception: Tuesday, December 6 | 6-9 p.m.
    Closing: Tuesday, December 20 | 6-9 p.m.
    Social Photography II is the second installment of a carriage trade benefit exhibition focusing on the relatively new medium of cell phone photography. Emphasizing no particular theme beyond how the cell phone camera is most often used, both artists and non-artists were invited to submit images from their phones and email them to carriage trade. The images will be printed on 5” x 7” paper and installed in a grid in the gallery. As cell phone cameras become more ubiquitous, their function (...)

  • POP Patriotism 2002

    September 22 - November 13, 2011
    Nancy Chunn
    Barbara Cliffe
    Jody Culkin
    Ken Freedman
    Komar and Melamid
    Ruth Liberman &
    Andrew Weinstein
    Ligorano/Reese
    David Opdyke
    Sante Scardillo
    Christy Rupp
    Thomas Sherrod
    Heidi Schlatter
    Michael Wilson
    POP Patriotism, curated by Peter Scott at Momenta Art in September 2002, is being re-presented at carriage trade from September 22 to November 13, 2011. A note on the re-presentation of POP Patriotism in 2011: In the panicked days, weeks, and months following September 11, 2001, many Americans were too overwhelmed to be aware of the way in which their fear was being appropriated by certain factions within government and business to further a set of goals, often having little to do with (...)

  • Henry Codax

    June 24 - August 13, 2011

  • PICTURE NO PICTURE

    April 28 - June 12, 2011

    Liz Deschenes

    Jose Gabriel Fernandez

    Dan Graham

    Louise Lawler

    Sherrie Levine

    Simon Linke

    Allan McCollum

    Olivier Mosset

    J.Pasila

    Lewis Stein

    No one seems to be sure what the decline of modernism’s cultural influence, beginning sometime in the 1950’s and 60’s, has led to. The return of narrative and ornament in the art and architecture of the 1970’s suggested an effort to break with the immediate past, but the privileging of rationalism as a guiding social order evident in the idea of markets finding their perfect equilibrium continues to dominate economic discourse, despite the occasionally irrational results. While architects like (...)

  • Jef Geys
    Woodward Avenue

    February 19 - April 3, 2011
    Friday-Sunday, 1-6pm
    carriage trade is very pleased to present Woodward Avenue by Jef Geys, a project first developed and exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. This exhibition is a variation of Geys’ Quadra Medicinale, at the Belgian Pavilion of the 53rd Venice Biennale, a collaboration of four of the artist’s friends who collected and archived “urban flora” in Brussels, Moscow, Villeurbanne, and New York. For Woodward Avenue, Geys asked the ethnobotanist Ina Vandebroek to collect weeds found on 12 (...)

  • Social Photography

    A Benefit Exhibition of Cell Phone Photographs
    January 19 - February 5, 2011
    Wednesday - Sunday, 1-6 pm
    Reception: Saturday, January 29, 6-9 pm
    Organized to benefit upcoming programming at carriage trade, Social Photography is an exhibition focusing on the relatively new medium of cell phone photography. As cell phone cameras become more ubiquitous, their function continues to evolve. Encompassing the varied roles of snapshots, visual notes, discrete picture taking, or the immediacy of citizen journalism, the cell phone camera lacks the intentionality of a point-and-shoot, resulting in a more direct recording of the “everyday.” (...)

  • Another Green World

    September 22 - November 28, 2010
    Extended until December 19
    Betty Beaumont
    Jennifer Bolande
    Vija Celmins
    Neil Jenney
    Barbara Ess
    Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson
    Mathias Kessler
    Gerhard Richter
    The exhibition Another Green World intends to draw parallels between the genre of landscape and the current preoccupation with "green" in popular culture. While the romanticism of 19th century landscape tradition linked the sublimity of nature with the existence of God, it also lent inspiration for westward expansion and the underlying impulse of "man’s" dominion over nature. This mixture of the profound with the pragmatic speaks to a fundamental contradiction in society’s relationship to (...)

  • Mistaken Identity

    May 7 - July 18, 2010

    Dan Graham
    Innocence Project
    Carol Irving
    John Schabel
    Karen Yama
    The Yes Men
    While the genre of portraiture tends to feature clearly defined subjects, the portrait show Mistaken Identity focuses instead on the uncertainties of facial recognition and how misperception might affect behavior in everyday experience. Linking the concept of belief to what we can “know” about an individual’s face, the exhibition explores identification as a process influenced by the particular circumstances of any given encounter. Commonly associated with detective stories and courtroom (...)

  • carriage trade benefit

    Saturday, April 17, from 6–10 pm
    Raffle will begin at 7:30pm
    carriage trade is re-opening as a non-profit at 62 Walker Street (near Broadway) with a benefit to raise funds for its upcoming programming. The artwork can be previewed from 2-6 pm Wednesday, April 14 - Saturday, April 17, the day of the raffle event. Tickets for the raffle are $125 and can be purchased through paypal and in the gallery the week of the benefit. The number of tickets sold will equal the number of donated works. On the night of the raffle, ticket holders are entitled to (...)

  • Market Forces

    Part 1 and 2
    at Galerie Erna Hecey
    May 28, 2009 - August 8, 2009
    Michael Ashkin
    David Baskin
    Betty Beaumont
    Gretchen Bender
    Dara Birnbaum
    Dan Graham
    Louise Lawler
    Alex MacLean
    Diane Nerwen
    Filip Noterdaeme
    Walter Robinson
    Ron Rocheleau
    Zoë Sheehan Saldaña
    Heidi Schlatter
    Peter Scott
    Monika Sziladi
    Momoyo Torimitsu
    JeongMee Yoon

    Market Forces, Part 1/ Consuming Territories, and Market Forces, Part 2/Consumer Confidence, were first presented at carriage trade in New York in the winter and spring of 2008, and will be shown together at Galerie Erna Hecey in Brussels in May 2009. A short excerpt from the original press release appears below: Market Forces addresses the euphoric consumer culture of the last decade that manifested itself in a seeming overflow of goods and services and an explosion of luxury housing (...)

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