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The Grove at HESTER / New York

The Grove 

Ditte Gantriis, Joshua Nathanson, Juan Antonio Olivares 
January 10–February 14, 2016 

55—59 CHRYSTIE ST 
SUITE 203
NEW YORK, NY 10002 

Installation view of The Grove, 2016 Hester, New York 

Installation view of The Grove, 2016 Hester, New York 


Joshua Nathanson Girl Leaving, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 75 x 51 inches 

Ditte Gantriis
Carpe Diem, 2016 Acrylic paint Dimensions variable 

Joshua Nathanson Girl Reading, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 75 x 51 inches 

Installation view of The Grove, 2016 Hester, New York 

Ditte Gantriis
Carpe Diem (goblets), 2016 Blown Glass
Various sizes 

Installation view of The Grove, 2016 Hester, New York 

Ditte Gantriis
Carpe Diem (goblets), 2016 (detail) Blown Glass
Various sizes 

Installation view of The Grove, 2016 Hester, New York 

Juan Antonio Olivares
Kokomo Lost, 2015-16
CNC-milled EPS foam, sand, driftwood, artificial foliage, LED monitor, media player, external speaker, HD video, 7m21s Dimensions variable


Installation view of The Grove, 2016 Hester, New York 

Ditte Gantriis, Joshua Nathanson, Juan Antonio Olivares The Grove (cushions), 2016
Digital print on cotton twill, upholstery foam
42
1/2 x 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches
Edition of 4 

Ditte Gantriis, Joshua Nathanson, Juan Antonio Olivares The Grove (cushions), 2016 (detail)
Digital print on cotton twill, upholstery foam
42
1/2 x 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches
Edition of 4 

Ditte Gantriis, Joshua Nathanson, Juan Antonio Olivares The Grove (cushions), 2016 (detail)
Digital print on cotton twill, upholstery foam
42
1/2 x 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches
Edition of 4 

Ditte Gantriis, Joshua Nathanson, Juan Antonio Olivares The Grove (cushions), 2016 (alternate view)
Digital print on cotton twill, upholstery foam
42
1/2 x 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches
Edition of 4 

Installation view of The Grove, 2016 Hester, New York 

Ditte Gantriis
Carpe Diem (candlestick), 2016 Turned smoked oakwood
15
3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches 

Ditte Gantriis
Carpe Diem (candlestick), 2016 Turned elmwood
15
3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches 

Ditte Gantriis
Carpe Diem (candlestick), 2016 Turned pinewood
15
3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches 

Joshua Nathanson Cat Bear Girl, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 38 x 26 inches 

“Some days Rose and Sorrel go through the formality of full proper dining, char- cuterie, silver utensils, napkins, candles, assortments of raw vegetables. Rem- nants of civility. On other days, it’s the opposite. Scooping food into their mouths like it was salt water.”
California Baby Redwood Flip 
Nantucket Blue Spruce 
Stratford Spruce
Vermont White Spruce Narrow 
Silverado Slim 
Centennial Fir Instant Evergreen
Fifth Avenue Flatback
Carolina Hemlock
Mendocino Pine Tree 
Berkshire Mountain Fir 

Application
I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at The Grove. 

Ditte Gantriis (b. 1980; Rudersdal, DK) lives and works in Copenhagen. She received her MA in Visual Communication from The Danish School of Design, Copenhagen in 2008. Recent solo exhibitions: Picnic Picnic, Sheffield, UK; Frutta, Rome; Die Raum, Berlin; David Dale Gallery; Glasgow; Peter Amby Gallery, Copenhagen; Toves Gallery, Copenhagen. Recent group exhibitions: BID Project Gallery, Milan; Kunsthal Charlottenberg, Copenhagen; 63rd-77th Steps, Bari; The Workbench, Milan; MOSTYN, Llandudno, UK; L21, Palma de Mallorca; Super Dakota, Brussels; Chez Valentin, Paris; Fondazione 107, Turin; Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York; Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster; Gallery Drei, Cologne; CREDAC, Ivry. Upcoming solo exhibitions include Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, and Frutta, Rome. 
Joshua Nathanson (b. 1976 in Washington, D.C.) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. He received his MFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, in 2006. Nathanson’s work has been exhibited locally and around the world at such establishments
as ARNDT, Singapore; four81, NY; 356 S. Mission, Los Angeles, CA; and Pepin Moore (curated by Jonas Wood), Los Angeles. During his undergraduate and graduate years, he studied under Mike Kelley, Christopher Williams, Liz Larner, Richard Hawkins, Haim Steinbach, and Marilyn Minter, and has been an active curator. In 2015, Nathanson had his first solo exhibition at Various Small Fires, Los Angeles. Upcoming solo exhibitions include Luce Gallery, Turin, and Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo; upcoming group exhibitions include Whitechapel Gallery, London. The artist appears courtesy of Various Small Fires, Los Angeles. 

Juan Antonio Olivares (b. 1988) based in New York/Düsseldorf. He received a BA in Visual Arts and Philosophy from Columbia University in 2011 and attended the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Prof. Christopher Williams from 2015-6. Recent exhibitions: M/L Artspace, Venice; MoMA PS1, Long Island City; Martos Gallery, New York; Back Yard Projects, New York. Forthcoming exhibitions: Filmwerkstatt Düsseldorf and Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. He is one half of the artist duo, Essex Olivares, with Eve Essex; they have exhibited at Shoot the Lobster, New York; Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York; Cuchifritos, New York; Sculpture Center, New York; and Cell Project Space, London. 
1 Ackerman, Amanda. “The Triangulations: seeding and saving.” The Book of Feral Flora. Los Angeles: Les Figues Press, 2015. 22. 
Images courtesy of Hester, New York. Photos: Pablo Enriquez. Joshua Natanson appears courtesy of Various Small Fires, Los Angeles