The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Thursday, October 6, 2022


Eden Deering started her art career at 8
Eden Deering stands for a portrait at PPOW art gallery in Manhattan on Jan 6, 2022, alongside a textile by Erin M. Riley, left. Deering is a director at PPOW, a contemporary art gallery in TriBeCa that grew out of the 1980s East Village art scene. She curates book-fueled exhibitions that comment on social life. Ian Lewandowski/The New York Times.

by Mia Adorante



NEW YORK, NY.- Name: Eden Deering

Age: 30

Hometown: New York City

Now Lives: In a one-bedroom apartment in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn that she shares with her boyfriend, Weston Lowe, who also runs a gallery.

Claim to Fame: Deering is a director at PPOW, a contemporary art gallery in Tribeca that grew out of the 1980s East Village art scene. She curates book-fueled exhibitions that comment on social life. “Everything, for me, starts with reading,” Deering said. “Writers and artists have always been in conversation with each other. Books give me a tool to think about the importance of art.” Her first group exhibition in 2019, “Do You Love Me?,” focused on “the unbalanced power dynamic between those that desire love and those in our culture who have the power to give it,” she said.

Big Break: Deering unofficially began her art world internship at age 8, when her mother, Wendy Olsoff, one of PPOW’s founders, took her to Art Basel in Switzerland, the Venice Biennale in Italy, and various artists’ studios. In 2016, while working as an assistant at Gladstone Gallery, she started a roving art collective, Duplex, with Sydney Fishman. Duplex now has a permanent gallery on Essex Street in lower Manhattan. “All of my friends are artists,” she said. “It is why I am.”

Latest Project: Deering will lead the programming at PPOW’s second downtown gallery, opening later this year a block away. It’s “a space for experimentation,” she said. “We don’t always get to work with the artists that I bring in for group shows.”

Next Thing: PPOW’s summer 2022 exhibition will feature feminist landscape paintings, including works by Carolee Schneemann, women artists in their 20s, as well as some from the 19th century. “Carolee always said she was a painter,” Deering said. “The general culture does not think of her as one.”

Personal Space: Her mother and Penny Pilkington, who co-founded PPOW in 1983, are still involved with the gallery. “I feel very honored to work for such incredible women,” Deering said. She credits the co-founders for their clarity of purpose. “Artists need money and space to work,” she said. “And that’s always been Wendy and Penny’s No. 1 priority.”

This article originally appeared in The New York Times.










Today's News

January 23, 2022

Drawing, a cure for the January blahs

Exhibition provides European viewers with a rare opportunity for an in-depth exploration of Georgia O'Keeffe's work

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art features drawings by avant-garde architect Sir Peter Cook

Eden Deering started her art career at 8

Samara Golden is spilling her 'Guts'

'Star Trek' auction filled with costumes, models and props warps to Heritage Auctions in February

Exhibition of new paintings, drawings, and photographs by Ed Templeton opens at Roberts Projects

The UK's largest touring exhibition British Art Show 9 opens in Wolverhampton

AstaGuru presents a celebration of global history and heritage with the second edition of 'Opulent Collectibles' auction

52 Walker opens an exhibition of works by Nikita Gale

CCA Tel Aviv opens the first solo presentation in Israel of works by Enrique Ramírez

Overlooked no more: Lee Godie, eccentric Chicago street artist

Mulyana's first solo exhibition at Sapar Contemporary opens in New York

Rare medal from the first modern Olympic Games sells for $88,580 at auction

Clarke Auction Gallery offers cure for winter blues at 'Awesome' Feb. 6 auction

Fontaine's Auction Gallery to offer fine & decorative arts at auction

Saatchi Gallery explores decades of social change in the U.S. with exhibition

In 'Whisper House,' the living are the pawns of the dead

Ann Arensberg, insightful novelist of mysteries and manners, dies at 84

Racial turmoil mars signs of progress at the U.S. Mint

Debbie Gibson goes shopping for vinyl records

A new coalition amplifies disability culture in the music industry

A reimagined 'Long Day's Journey Into Night' for the COVID era

At Sundance, two films look at abortion and the Jane Collective

Top 5 tips for finding the best online casino

Unique Valentines Day Gift Ideas for Him

What Does Agriculture Mean?




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful