MATTHEW RONAY – FEB 1 – MARCH 8, 2008
ANDREA ROSEN GALLERY – 525 WEST 24TH ST. – CHELSEA – NYC
a show of a completely different, minimalist striped down style. though, still very much hand-made, hands-on . . .
This is Matthew Ronay’s second solo show at the gallery.
MATTHEW RONAY, ‘Observance’, 2007-2008, walnut, sapele, clear pine, plaster silk, plastic, leather, newspaper, polystyrene, paint and vinyl glue.
MATTHEW RONAY, ‘Of Host’, 2007, steel, pine, walnut, cotton, plastic, paint and sawdust.
MATTHEW RONAY, ‘Mist Haze Fog Mist’, 2007, steel, walnut, clear pine, canvas, string and paint.
MATTHEW RONAY is a founder/musician, actually he is the drummer – of the artist performance noise punk band, THE FINAL RUN-INS. Their 7″ was on sale in the gallery for $5.
RONAY, is the guy in the middle:
THE FINAL RUN INS gave a great performance, and produced an even greater, whimsical and off-the-wall installation, ‘HONG KONG’, at TAXTER & SPENGEMANN, last summer, 2007.
artlovers was there – see: THE PIX – ‘HONG KONG’
MATTHEW RONAY, at the opening performance/installation of the FINAL RUN INS – ‘HONG KONG’ – a wildly successful – paper – Mandarin Chinese restaurant.
TAXTER & SPENGEMANN, MAY 31, 2007
PHOTOS: NANCY SMITH