PULSE Miami Beach
Indian Beach Park, 4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida
Julia Mangold is a Munich-born minimalist sculptor whose work explores shape, form and materiality. Her sculpture and works on paper are at once rigorous and formal, yet also very sensual. Mangold has exhibited nationally and internationally and her work is included in the collections of the Busch Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Yale University Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Museum of Modern Art and the Deutscher Bundestag. In 2015, Mangold was the subject of a solo exhibition at Mies VanDer Rohe Haus in Berlin, Germany.
Isaac Layman pushes the limits of how a photographic image can be constructed while using his immediate domestic surroundings as subject matter. Layman has exhibited at the Walker Art Center, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, the Frye Art Museum, the Blanton Museum of Art and Norton Museum of Art, among others. He was awarded the Betty Bowen Award from the Seattle Art Museum and the Contemporary Northwest Art Award from the Portland Art Museum. His work is in many collections including the Walker Art Center, the Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Portland Art Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Ann Hamilton is internationally recognized for her large-scale multi-media installations. Using time as process and material, her methods of making serve as an invocation of place, collective voice, communities past and of labor present. Among her many honors, Hamilton has been the recipient of the National Medal for the Arts, the MacArthur Fellowship, United States Artists Fellowship, NEA Visual Arts Fellowship, and the Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. Hamilton represented the United States in the 1999 Venice Biennale, and has exhibited extensively around the world including a museum wide installation at the Henry Art Gallery in 2015. Her work is included in the collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, among many others.
Dinh Q. Lê creates conceptually based multimedia work that reflects on the complex history of Vietnam, issues of war, displaced populations, and how non-western cultures are depicted in western media. In July of 2015, Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum presented a retrospective of his work. Exhibiting internationally for over 15 years, Lê’s work was shown in the 2013 Carnegie International, dOCUMENTA (13), Singapore Art Museum, Kiev Biennial, a Projects 93 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and a critically acclaimed one-person exhibition at the Asia Society in New York. Lê’s work is included in numerous permanent collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, Ford Foundation, Portland Art Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art and the Zabludowicz Collection.
Matthew Picton’s wall-mounted sculptures of urban environments reconstruct, in paper and vellum, aerial views of city streets and blocks. Unlike street maps, Picton’s representations are at once cartographic, topographical and cultural, incorporating period-specific texts and musical scores. Born in London, England, Picton studied politics and history at the London School of Economics. His work is included in the collections of the de Young Museum, the Herbert Museum of Art, the Fidelity Bank collection, the Stadt Museum and The New York University Langone Medical Center Collection.
Michelle Ross examines the boundaries between painting, photography, and popular media, creating new relationships, both conceptual and aesthetic, that mirror the shifting realities of our time. Her formal and abstract painting, as well as digital collages, have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally, including the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, The Art Gym at Marylhurst University, Portland Art Museum, and Rome International University. In 2012, Ross was named as a Hallie Ford Fellow in the Visual Arts.
Judy Cooke is one of the Northwest's most influential painters, having explored abstract imagery and the structure of painting for over 30 years. She investigates the space between painting and sculpture, examining the physical nature of both in her work. Cooke has exhibited extensively, including a retrospective at the Art Gym at Marylhurst University, Portland Art Museum and Tacoma Art Museum. She has been the recipient of numerous prestigious grants, including the Flintridge Foundation Award for Visual Art, and the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship. Her work is included in the collections of the Portland Art Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Boise Art Museum, among many others.