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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Greenberg van Doren Gallery

Greenberg van Doren Gallery

730 Fifth Avenue, at 57th Street

New York, NY 10019

T (212) 445-0444

F (212) 445-0442


Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am- 6:00pm, Monday by appointment
Summer Hours, as of May 27, 2008: Monday – Friday, 10am-5:00pm
Since opening in 1999, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery has exhibited and
promoted the work of a dynamic group of contemporary artists alongside presentations of work by European and American Post-War and Contemporary Masters.  The gallery is unique in its diversity and commitment to new and established talent within a program that
includes historic exhibitions of works by American Masters.  Solo and group
exhibitions are devoted to artists working in all media: drawing and
painting, photography, sculpture, installation and video.

The gallery is proud to have presented the first one-person exhibitions by a
select group of ambitious young American and European artists who have made a mark on the international art scene, including Aïda Ruilova, Katy Grannan, Benjamin Edwards, Cameron Martin, and Malerie Marder.

Greenberg Van Doren

Gallery represents these artists, along with Emi Avora,  James Brooks (estate), Suzanne Caporael, Tim Davis, Richard Diebenkorn (estate), Sharon Ellis, Paul Graham, Eva Lundsager, Elizabeth Magill, Barry
Ratoff, Dorothea Rockburne, Alexis Smith, and Kevin Zucker.

Gallery artists have been included in important and prestigious museum
surveys and international exhibitions, including The Venice Biennale, The
Whitney Biennial, Greater New York at PS1 / MoMA, The Prague Biennale, and The Berlin Biennale.  Additionally, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery regularly participates in numerous international art fairs including The Armory Show (New York), The Art Show / ADAA Art Fair (New York) and Art Basel Miami Beach.

The gallery is a member of The Art Dealers Association of America.

Please visit our downtown gallery, Eleven Rivington, at and our sister gallery in St. Louis at