~CARROLL DUNHAM: all in the family !!

caught the CARROLL DUNHAM opening at BARBARA GLADSTONE last night.
and, you know what ?
the big, bad, bold, colorful, and downright raunchy paintings – were fab !!

I heard it was an auspicious full moon last night – ripe for changing opinions and set ways – so, I’m on it !!
doing 360s on every level . . . .

yep, for sure … caught CARROLL DUNHAM, his daughter LENA .. aka the It Girl !!
her mom, photographer LAURIE SIMMONS, and, of course … the ‘little’ sis, GRACE … at the opening !!

opening Nov 28, 2012
the show runs Nov 28, 2012 – Jan 19, 2013
GLADSTONE GALLERY – 515 West 24th St – Chelsea, NYC

CARROLL DUNHAM obliges a fan . . . .

CARROLL DUNHAM at the opening of an exhibit of new paintings . . . at Gladstone Gallery, NYC. NOV 28, 2012

Carroll Dunham was born in 1949 and currently lives and works in New York and Connecticut. He has been the subject of numerous one-person exhibitions, including a mid-career retrospective at the New Museum in New York and an exhibition of paintings and sculptures at Millesgarden in Stockholm. His work has been included in several Whitney Biennnials and in ‘Disparaties and Deformations: Our Grotesque’, SITE Santa Fe’s fifth biennial curated by ROBERT STORR. ~ press release

LENA DUNHAM . . . . New York’s big break-out star at her dad’s opening.
what, me famous ?

gallerist BARBARA GLADSTONE, left, with … photographer LAURIE SIMMONS, who just happens to be Lena Dunham’s real life … artist mom.

GRACE DUNHAM, the real life little sis from ‘TINY FURNITURE’.

CARROLL DUNHAM, ‘Next Bathers, five (dive)’, 2012
mixed media on linen. 88-1/4 x 68-1/4 in.

detail, CARROLL DUNHAM, ‘Next Bathers, five (dive)’.

detail, CARROLL DUNHAM, ‘Next Bathers, five (dive)’.

see: more PIX from the installation – on the gallery website.