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Nov 18, 2017 - Feb 12, 2018 Scott Galleries

/five at The Huntington

 

Top row (L-R): Jheanelle Garriques. Photo by Stevie Rae Gibbs. Photo courtesy of the artist; Kiki Loveday (née kerrie welsh). Photo by C.E. Nolen. Photo courtesy of the artist; Soyoung Shin. Photo by Sayoko Cox. Photo courtesy of the artist; Juliana Wisdom. Photo by Evan Backer. Photo courtesy of the artist. Bottom row (L-R) Olivia Chumacero. Photo by Chris Cruse. Photo courtesy of the artist; Sarita Dougherty. Photo by Chris Cruse. Photo courtesy of the artist; Zya S. Levy. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Top row (L-R): Jheanelle Garriques. Photo by Stevie Rae Gibbs. Photo courtesy of the artist; Kiki Loveday (née kerrie welsh). Photo by C.E. Nolen. Photo courtesy of the artist; Soyoung Shin. Photo by Sayoko Cox. Photo courtesy of the artist; Juliana Wisdom. Photo by Evan Backer. Photo courtesy of the artist. Bottom row (L-R) Olivia Chumacero. Photo by Chris Cruse. Photo courtesy of the artist; Sarita Dougherty. Photo by Chris Cruse. Photo courtesy of the artist; Zya S. Levy. Photo courtesy of the artist.

 

WCCW/five: Meet the Artists from The Huntington on Vimeo.

 

Press Release

 

The culmination of the second year of a five-year initiative called “/five,” which this year is based on the theme of “collecting” and “collections,” this focused exhibition features new work with related programming by seven artists who conducted research in The Huntington’s collections. Paintings, sculpture, textiles, video, writings, and other works will be on view by seven artists: Olivia Chumacero, Sarita Dougherty, Jheanelle Garriques, Zya S. Levy, Soyoung Shin, Kiki Loveday (née kerrie welsh), and Juliana Wisdom. The artists were selected in collaboration with the Los Angeles-based Women’s Center for Creative Work (WCCW).

 


Images

Juliana Wisdom (b. 1987), La Marquise de Pompadour, 2017. Porcelain, enamel, epoxy, and polyurethane foam.

Juliana Wisdom (b. 1987), La Marquise de Pompadour, 2017. Porcelain, enamel, epoxy, and polyurethane foam.

 


Juliana Wisdom in her studio, crafting a sculpture inspired by works in The Huntington’s collections.

Juliana Wisdom in her studio, crafting a sculpture inspired by works in The Huntington’s collections.

 


Bodies of Lineage, an evening of song, dance, and narrative by Jheanelle Garriques (b. 1993) in collaboration with Sokamba Performing Arts Company. Photo by Gilda Davidian. Courtesy of Women’s Center for Creative Work

Bodies of Lineage, an evening of song, dance, and narrative by Jheanelle Garriques (b. 1993) in collaboration with Sokamba Performing Arts Company. Photo by Gilda Davidian. Courtesy of Women’s Center for Creative Work

 


Participants in one of five salons artist Jheanelle Garriques hosted at The Huntington in summer 2017. Clockwise from bottom left: Camille LaGrange, Turay Turay, Sydney Lopez, Rachel O’Leary, Renae Keene, Jheanelle Garriques, and Afton Montgomery.

Participants in one of five salons artist Jheanelle Garriques hosted at The Huntington in summer 2017. Clockwise from bottom left: Camille LaGrange, Turay Turay, Sydney Lopez, Rachel O’Leary, Renae Keene, Jheanelle Garriques, and Afton Montgomery.

 


Zya S. Levy (b. 1980), objects from Green-Gold, Black and White, 2017. Plaster.

Zya S. Levy (b. 1980), objects from Green-Gold, Black and White, 2017. Plaster.

 


In her outdoor studio, Zya S. Levy peels the latex mold from a plaster cast of a cactus.

In her outdoor studio, Zya S. Levy peels the latex mold from a plaster cast of a cactus.

 


Sarita Dougherty (b. 1983), Song before Harvest (Mexican Pine, Mugwort, and Coast Live Oak en la Huerta de Cuati), 2017. Oil on board.

Sarita Dougherty (b. 1983), Song before Harvest (Mexican Pine, Mugwort, and Coast Live Oak en la Huerta de Cuati),, 2017. Oil on board.

 


Olivia Chumacero (b. 1951), still from When Light Married Water, 2017. Video and audio, including songs, narrative, and ambient sound.

Olivia Chumacero (b. 1951), still from When Light Married Water, 2017. Video and audio, including songs, narrative, and ambient sound.

 


Olivia Chumacero sits alongside Sarita Dougherty as Dougherty works on a painting at The Huntington’s Ranch Garden.

Olivia Chumacero sits alongside Sarita Dougherty as Dougherty works on a painting at The Huntington’s Ranch Garden.

 


Kiki Loveday (née kerrie welsh) (b. 1987), detail of object from What You Love, 2017. Installation of collected letters, objects, and ephemera by various contributors.

Kiki Loveday (née kerrie welsh) (b. 1987), detail of object from What You Love, 2017. Installation of collected letters, objects, and ephemera by various contributors.

 


Kiki Loveday (née kerrie welsh) researches representations of the ancient Greek love poet Sappho in The Huntington's Library.

Kiki Loveday (née kerrie welsh) researches representations of the ancient Greek love poet Sappho in The Huntington's Library.

 


Soyoung Shin (b. 1988), after a design by Melanie Florio (b. 1983), 24,000 BCE–1992 CE, 2017. Jacquard tapestry and cotton thread.

Soyoung Shin (b. 1988), after a design by Melanie Florio (b. 1983), 24,000 BCE–1992 CE, 2017. Jacquard tapestry and cotton thread.

 


Soyoung Shin stitches a border of one of two tapestries she commissioned while the other hangs on the wall behind her.

Soyoung Shin stitches a border of one of two tapestries she commissioned while the other hangs on the wall behind her.

 

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