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Aglaé Bassens
Do Not Disturb
04.05.24 - 05.11.24
Dallas

Claudia Keep
In Bed 
04.05.24 - 05.11.24
Dallas


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Emma cc Cook
Manners, Hayseed
03.02.24 - 04.01.24
Dallas

Moll Brau
The Living Room
03.02.24 - 04.01.24
Dallas



apricity
12.16.23—02.10.24

Dallas and Los Angeles




Sean Cairns & Joel Murray
Everyday Magic, Everyday Music
07.08.23 - 08.05.23

The Range
06.10.23 - 08.05.23


Emily Furr
Extra Strength
04.19.22 - 06.03.23


Fernanda Mello
Boundless Little Darkness
04.19.22 - 06.03.23


J.A. Feng
Creature Cravings
03.11.23 - 04.15.23

Gray Wielebinski
Love and Theft
02.11.23 - 04.01.23
12.26 West

Kevin Ford
Here
02.03.23 - 03.04.23

Chris Johanson & Johanna Jackson
The Chimes We Find
12.10.22 - 01.28.23

Aglaé Bassens
A Light Touch
11.06.22 - 12.23.22
12.26 West, Los Angeles

Keer Tanchak
A stranger every time
10.08.22 - 11.12.22

Emily Furr
Mechanical Poems
Works on Paper
12.26 West
09.25.22 - 10.29.22

Julia Maiuri
Mindscreen
08.27.22 - 10.01.22

Brandon Thompson
When You See Me, Make A Wish
07.09.22 – 08.26.22
12.26 West, Los Angeles

Sarah Ann Weber
The first green light of the sun
06.04.22 - 07.30.22

Ida Badal and Nik Gelormino
3 and 4
05.15.22 - 06.30.22
12.26 West, Los Angeles

Claire Colette
Open Channel
04.20.22 - 05.25.22

Liz Nielsen
Electric Romance
04.20.22 – 05.25.22

Hasani Sahlehe
Sky, You, Water, Ground
03.12.22 - 04.09.22

Austin Eddy
Above The House Where Paul Verlaine Died
03.12.22 - 04.09.22

David-Jeremiah
I Drive Thee
01.29.22 - 03.05.22

Marjorie Norman Schwarz
Six Patiences
12.11.21 – 01.22.22

Aglaé Bassens
Empty Threats
11.10.21 - 12.08.21

Amy Bessone
Amy’s World
09.11.21 - 10.30.21

Possibility Made Real:
Drawing & Clay
Curated by Julia Haft-Candell
05.22.21 - 07.30.21

Sophie Varin
Halfway There
06.16.21 - 07.24.21
12.26 West, Los Angeles

Emily Furr
Dynamite Bridge
05.15.21 - 06.13.21
12.26 West, Los Angeles

Keer Tanchak & Janet Werner
Romantik
04.17.21 - 05.15.21

Karla García
I Carry This Land With Me
02.27.21 - 04.09.21

Eve Fowler
Just Seated Beside The Meaning
01.09.21 - 02.20.21

Kevin Ford
Same Same
01.09.21 - 02.20.21

Rachel Jones
A Sovereign Mouth
10.30.20 - 12.19.20

Theodora Allen
Light Pollution
09.12.20 - 10.24.20

David Gilbert
The Great Outdoors
06.06.20 - 08.22.20

Gray Wielebinski
Two Snakes
06.06.20 - 08.22.20

Emily Furr
Cloudbusting
02.22.20 - 03.28.20

J.A. Feng
Low-Slung & Far-Flung
02.22.20 - 03.28.20

Molly Larkey
Utterance
01.11.20 - 02.15.20

Joel Murray
People and Ocean and Sky
01.11.20 - 02.15.20

Marjorie Norman Schwarz
Slow Change
01.11.20 - 02.15.20

Ry Rocklen
Food Group: On the Table
11.23.19 - 01.04.20

Cary Leibowitz
The Queen Esther Rodeo
11.23.19 - 01.04.20

Johanna Jackson
09.28.19 - 11.16.19

Alex Olson and Nancy Shaver
Waters
09.28.19 - 11.16.19

Aglaé Bassens: Empty Threats




12.26 is pleased to present Aglaé Bassens: Empty Threats, an exhibition of new paintings by the Belgian born, Brooklyn-based artist.

A sense of melancholy and solitude are pervasive qualities throughout Bassens’ work. Her paintings zoom in on the familiar and overlooked, intensifying moments such as the gentle swing of a lampshade or deriving formal pleasures from the stiff folds of a tablecloth. These images function as stage sets for dreamy, introspective contemplation. In Empty Threats, Bassens challenges us with single, cinematic-like images in which we are responsible for filling in the blanks.

In the last year, with the confines of home weighing on Bassens’ mind, the time she spent indoors throughout the pandemic slowly began to change her perception of her surroundings. What was once familiar and safe suddenly became strange and suspect. The surface of every object and the reflection of each window became a screen upon which to project anxiety. Artificial lighting confuses the time of day and leaning outdoor structures appear like futile human interventions in the face of the unknown. Images of interiors and domestic objects teeter the line between fictional and personal.

While each work in Empty Threats is of a specific place, the setting also feels unsituated and directionless. Certainly, ideas of the home and domestic life are at play, but through whose point of view? Are we looking out from the safety of within, or are we the intruder approaching the open window?

Aglaé Bassens (b. 1986, Belgium) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Bassens has a BA in Fine Art from the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University (2007) and an MFA in Fine Art Painting from the Slade School of Fine Art, London (2011). Solo exhibitions include Sincerely, Hesse Flatow, New York (2020), Surface Tension, Nars Foundation, Brooklyn (2018), You Can See Better From Here, CRUSH Curatorial, New York (2018) and Front Parting, Cabin Gallery London (2016). Recent group shows include Surface Tension, Workplace Gallery, London (2021) Fête Galante, Heaven Gallery, Chicago (2020), Still Here, Newington Gallery, London (2019), Chains, Central Park Gallery, Los Angeles (2019), HEADS, The Java Project, Brooklyn (2017), Contemporary British Painting Prize, London (2016), Biennial Of Painting: The Painter’s Touch, Museum of Deinze, Belgium (2014), PAPER, Saatchi Gallery, London (2013) and Jerwood Drawing Prize, London (2012). Her work is featured in New American Paintings No. 134 Northeast Issue, and in 100 Painters of Tomorrow published by Thames and Hudson (2014).

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