February 18, 2021 - The Kitchen - Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts
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February 18, 2021

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Charline von Heyl, The Fish Can’t Hear You, 2020. Acrylic and oil on linen, 72 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Petzel, New York. Carol Bove, Yet to be titled, 2019. Stainless steel and urethane paint. 13 7/32 x 43 1/2 x 13 5/8 inches. © Carol Bove. Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner. Mark Grotjahn, Untitled (Capri 53.57), 2020. Oil on cardboard mounted on linen. 39 x 52 inches. Courtesy the artist and Gagosian. Photo: Wade Guyton. Installation view in Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts, The Kitchen. 

Peter Fischli, Untitled, 1962/2020. Lithograph with individual burned edges in plexiglass frame. 29 1/8 x 39 3/8 inches (print). 31 7/8 x 42 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (frame). Courtesy of the artist, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York, and Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich. Photo: Wade Guyton. Installation view in Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts, The Kitchen. 

John Armleder, Head, 2015. Mixed media on canvas. 59 x 51 x 2 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Massimo de Carlo. Photo: Wade Guyton. Installation view in Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts, The Kitchen. 

Virginia Overton, Untitled (Schedule 40), 2021. Steel pipe and steel couplings. 175 x 2 x 2 inches. Courtesy the artist and White Cube. Stephen Prina, Blind No. 15, Fifteen-foot ceiling or lower, (Primary Magenta/Phthalo Blue (Red Shade)/Hansa Yellow Opaque/Primary Yellow), 2011. Three panels: acrylic on linen, window-blind mechanism. 183 7/8 x 40 7/8 inches (each). Photo: Wade Guyton. Installation view in Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts, The Kitchen. 

Michael Krebber, MK.6121, 2021. Watercolor on canvas. 40 1/4 x 30 1/8 x 1 1/4 inches. Courtesy the artist and Greene Naftali, New York. Senga Nengudi, Ceremony for Freeway Fets, 1978. Eleven chromogenic prints: 18 x 12 inches (vertical images); 19 x 13 x 1 1/2 inches (vertical frames); 13 x 18 inches (large horizontal image); 13 7/8 x 18 x 1 1/2 inches (large horizontal frame) 12 x 18 inches (small horizontal images); 13 x 19 x 1 1/2 inches (small horizontal frames). Edition 2 of 5, 1 AP. © Senga Nengudi. Courtesy the artist, Lévy Gorvy, New York, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, and Sprüth Magers, Berlin. Photo by Wade Guyton. Installation view in Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts, The Kitchen. 

Rosemarie Trockel, Spirit, 2019. Digital print on paper, on forex, framed. 47 1/4 x 41 3/4 inches (paper). 47 3/4 x 42 1/4 inches (frame). Unique. Courtesy the artist and Sprüth Magers. Photo: Phoebe d'Heurle. Photo: Wade Guyton. Installation view in Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts, The Kitchen.

Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts
In support of The Kitchen’s next 50 years
October 15, 2020–March 13, 2021

The Kitchen
512 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011
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The Kitchen is pleased to announce the final phase of Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts, featuring new artworks by artists from throughout the organization’s community in New York and beyond. 

Organized by artists and Kitchen board members Wade Guyton and Jacqueline Humphries with The Kitchen’s curatorial team, Ice and Fire will raise crucial funds toward a renovation of our spaces in anticipation of The Kitchen’s 50th anniversary—helping ensure the organization will remain in the historic and beloved building it has called home in Chelsea since 1986. 

This latest iteration takes place in all areas of The Kitchen—from gallery and theater to dressing room and offices—presenting new and major artworks by artists such as Ei Arakawa, John Armleder, Tauba Auerbach, Ed Atkins, Carol Bove, Tony Cokes, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Trisha Donnelly, Sam Falls, Peter Fischli, Mark Grotjahn, Mary Heilmann, Charline von Heyl, Michael Krebber, Louise Lawler, Robert Longo, Rodney McMillian, Senga Nengudi, Albert Oehlen, Virginia Overton, Laura Owens, Matthew Ritchie, Taryn Simon, Haim Steinbach, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rosemarie Trockel, Danh Vō, Lawrence Weiner, Christopher Williams, and Anicka Yi. Also among newly-installed works created for The Kitchen are sculptures by Rirkrit Tiravanija and Virginia Overton, and a video-based installation by Kevin Beasley and Ralph Lemon revisiting their collaborative performance Rant #3, staged at The Kitchen on February 28, 2020. 

The Kitchen’s 19th Street space is open to the public only by appointment, in keeping with COVID-19 safety protocols. But Ice and Fire also takes speculative shape as a dynamic online viewing room featuring both installation views and images of featured artworks. Works from previous phases of Ice and Fire, including pieces by Cecily Brown, Simone Leigh, and others, remain on view here. Additionally, newly commissioned projects by artists Roe Ethridge and Tony Oursler document the exhibition, allowing viewers to see the installation and Kitchen building through the artists’ lenses.

The Kitchen is grateful to all these artists, as well as to our gallery and foundation partners, for their incredible generosity. Over the course of the exhibition, Exclusive Print Partner Absolut Art will also produce three benefit prints to raise funds for The Kitchen, the first of which was made by Lawrence Weiner. This partnership underscores the commitment that Absolut Art and The Kitchen share to making a diverse range of artworks accessible to a broad public. 

The exhibition is named after The Kitchen’s inaugural event in our Chelsea space, New Ice Nights, which took place in January 1986 and was described as “two evenings of performance and media: a fire sale to accelerate the current thaw.”

To explore the Ice and Fire online viewing room, visit 512w19.thekitchen.org.

To learn more about Ice and Fire and the history of The Kitchen, read the exhibition text here.

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