Exhibition | "GRANNY" A Solo Exhibition by Caitlin McCormack | Contemporary Art at Hashimoto Contemporary | San Francisco | Art Week

"GRANNY" A Solo Exhibition by Caitlin McCormack

Share this

Categories:

Exhibition Type:

How many artists: 
1

How many exhibition works:

Country:

Date: 
Saturday, 5 October 2019 to Saturday, 26 October 2019
Opening: 
Saturday, 5 October 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

 Hashimoto Contemporary is pleased to present GRANNY, a solo exhibition by Philadelphia-based artist Caitlin McCormack. For her inaugural solo exhibition with the gallery, she has created a new body of macabre yet playful osteological specimens and colorful flowers nestled in antique clock cabinets and pinned to lush velvets.  

 

McCormack has created her own taxonomy of creatures, familiar yet peculiar in their composition - delicately rendered skeletal remains laid to rest among cartoonish flora. Utilizing cotton thread to make three dimensional drawings, she observes anatomical specimens and then recreates them from memory. The results are distorted but recognizable figures. 

 

The new work featured in GRANNY explores “the intersection between crochet, gender, and age, viewed through the prism of remembrance.” McCormack contemporizes crochet as a medium while acknowledging, challenging, and incorporating humor within the connotations associated with her process - proclaiming “I am Granny.”    

 

  

Please join us for GRANNY, opening October 5th with an evening reception from 6pm - 9pm. The artist will be in attendance. The exhibition will be on view through October 26th. For more information, additional images, or exclusive content, please email us at sf@hashimotocontemporary.com

 

 

 

WHAT: 

GRANNY -  a solo exhibition by Caitlin McCormack

 

WHERE:

Hashimoto Contemporary

804 Sutter Street

San Francisco, CA 94109

 

WHEN:

Opening night reception: Saturday, October 5th, 6pm - 9pm

On view: Saturday, October 5th through Saturday, October 26th

 

RELEVANT LINKS:

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/495969214562446/

Hashimoto Contemporary: www.hashimotocontemporary.com

Curator ( Name ):

Artist ( Name ):

Artist ( Description ): 

Caitlin McCormack is a Philadelphia-based textile artist who works primarily with crocheted cotton threads, which are stiffened with glue and positioned to resemble osteological specimens. Her work explores the mercurial nature of human memory as it distorts over time. With the addition of vintage fabrics and found objects, the sculptures build upon a very personal taxonomy of creatures symbolizing Caitlin's memories and experiences. They allow her to explore the intersections of craft and gender, the navigation of trauma, and the relationship between cloth and living, organic forms. Her works have been displayed domestically and internationally, and have been featured in solo and group exhibitions at The Mütter Museum (Philadelphia), The Taubman Museum of Art (Roanoke VA), Mesa Contemporary Art Museum (Mesa AZ), Museum Rijswijk (The Netherlands), Rhodes Contemporary (London), Vanilla Gallery (Tokyo), Jonathan Levine Projects (Jersey City NJ), Feinkunst Krüger (Hamburg), Last Rites Gallery (NYC), Paradigm Gallery + Studio (Philadelphia), Red Truck Gallery (New Orleans), and most recently at Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco.

Telephone: 
4156559265
Other Info: 

ABOUT THE GALLERY:

Hashimoto Contemporary has locations in San Francisco and New York. Our roster consists of an eclectic blend of new contemporary artists. With monthly rotating exhibitions, our programming focuses on a range of painting, sculpture and installation-based work. You can also visit us at a variety of international art fairs and traveling exhibitions in Miami, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. 

Venue ( Name ):

Venue ( Address ): 

804 Sutter Street

San Francisco, CA 94109

Add new comment

Other shows from Hashimoto Contemporary

view
"Lately" - A Group Show
01/11/2020 to 02/01/2020
view
"The Fog Lovers Club" - A Solo Exhibition by Jeremy Fish
12/14/2019 to 01/04/2020
view
"Meguru": A Solo Exhibition by Ozabu
11/02/2019 to 11/23/2019
view
"GRANNY" A Solo Exhibition by Caitlin McCormack
10/05/2019 to 10/26/2019

Pages

_____________________________________________

Related Shows This Week

view
COLD II
01/08/2020 to 01/30/2020
view
CENTERs 20th Annual Review Santa Fe Photo Festival
01/01/2020 to 02/25/2020
view
Exhibition: Array 2019 / A Group Show
11/02/2019 to 02/02/2020
view
Sculpture by Lynn Dau: Objects Speaking Volumes
01/07/2020 to 02/02/2020
view
"Charles and Natalie Arnoldi: Natural Lineage"
01/16/2020 to 03/07/2020
view
CENTER's $5K Project Development Grant
01/01/2020 to 02/25/2020
view
CENTER'S Choice Awards
01/01/2020 to 02/25/2020
view
2020 Vision
01/10/2020 to 02/22/2020

Pages