Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Renee French in NYC at Baumgold Gallery

Renée French
December 7 - January 15, 2011
Reception: Tues., Dec. 7, 6-8pm
60 East 66th ST., NY, NY 10065

..Adam Baumgold Gallery presents an exhibition of 100 intimately scaled graphite on vellum drawings by Renée French from her new graphic novel "h day" as well as recent portrait drawings from December 7 - January 15, 2011. This is Renee French's first New York solo exhibition.
......."h day" is the story of the artist's struggles with migraine headaches and ant infestation elaborated in an overlapping visceral narrative. Drawings of physical sensations alternate with drawings of interior fantasy, and demonstrate the state of the body manifesting in the mind.

.......Renée French's previous books include "the ticking," "micrographica," "edison steelhead's lost portfolio," "the soap lady" and "marbles in my underpants." Her comics have been published in numerous anthologies and periodicals since the early 1990s. French lives and works in Silicon Valley, CA and Sydney, Australia.

.... .The gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11:00 to 5:30 P.M. The gallery will be closed from Dec. 23 - Jan. 1. For additional information please contact Adam Baumgold at (212)861-7338 or at A preview of the exhibition can be viewed at

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