Dikeou Superstars – July 2024

Galvanic quartz, strange poetry, and dreams from childhood that live on today. . .  A quick snapshot of what Dikeou Collection artists have been up to over the past month, and what to look forward to next month.

Double Limb installation view, works by Johannes Vanderbeek at Marinaro Gallery

Double Limb, a solo exhibition by Johannes Vanderbeek is on view at Marinaro Gallery through August 2.

If the Price Is Right at The Opening Gallery

If the Price Is Right, a solo exhibition by Rainer Ganahl is on view at The Opening Gallery through July 8.

Joe Brainard, Soho with Smoke, 1976, oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches; Tibor de Nagy Gallery

Work by Joe Brainard is on view at Tabor de Nagy Gallery through July 26.

Vik Muniz, Termaine Hicks, after Sameer Abdel-Khalek (November 27, 2001 - December 16, 2020), The Innocence Project, 2024, Archival inkjet print, 60 1/2 x 48 inches, Edition 2 of 3

Vik Muniz recently created a series of portraits of exonerees in support of the Innocence Project. Muniz also has work on view at Artepelag in Sweden through January 2025.

Paul Ramirez Jonas, Public Trust, Hounslow, UK; @paulramirezjonas

Paul Ramirez Jonas’ “Public Trust” art installation is currently on view in Hounslow, UK.

Lizzi Bougatsos, For you, 2024, Found pedestal, rose petals, latex Dimensions variable; ERMES ERMES

Work by Lizzi Bougatsos was recently exhibited at ERMES ERMES in Rome.

ART+FATHERHOOD: Marcel Dzama; David Zwirner on YouTube

David Zwirner Gallery created a delightful video of Marcel Dzama’s creative collaborations with his son. Insights into Dzama’s childhood dream memories are available in a new book titled Dream on Baby—Artists and Their Childhood Memories by Gesine Borcherdt.

Wade Guyton, Untitled, 2023-24, Twenty-six paintings, all Epson UltraChrome HDX inkjet on linen, Each painting: 213.4 x 175.3 cm, Photo: Courtesy the artist; Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel

Work by Wade Guyton has been (or will be) on view in the acclaimed The Lateness of the Hour exhibition at Foundation Beyeler in Switzerland through August 11. Guyton’s work was also highlighted as an “editor’s pick” at Art Basel, as exhibited by Matthew Marks Gallery and Chantal Carousel.

Life Lines installation view, works by Margaret Lee at Jack Hanley Gallery

Margaret Lee’s recent exhibition “Life Lines” at Jack Hanley Gallery was covered in White Hot Magazine. An excerpt of an interview with Lee and her partner Oliver Newton is available on Plus Magazine’s website (full coverage in print).

Serge Onnen with Planetariummonetarium, Peekskill, NY

Serge Onnen ventured to Peekskill, NY to tend to his “Plantariummonetarium” public art sculpture, which has been on view for 15 years. 

Anicka Yi, Galvanic Quartz, 2023-2024, PMMA optical fiber, LEDs, silicone, acrylic, epoxy, aluminum, stainless steel, steel, brass, motors and microcontrollers, 125,3 x 70,2 x 70,2 cm; Ester Schipper Gallery

Anicka Yi’s “Galvanic Quartz” was exhibited by Ester Schipper Gallery at Art Basel 2024.

Chris Johanson, Two Dimensional Print of Casual Post-Post Modern Sculpture; www.jandcarts.com

Brighten your summer with some sweet new prints, sculptures, posters, and more from Chris Johanson and Johanna Jackson.

Giasco Bertoli, From My Window, Kennedy Magazine; @giascoberoli

A photo project by Giasco Bertoli is featured in the latest issue of Kennedy Magazine.

Juan Gomez in his studio; @juan_e_gomez

Check out Juan Gomez’ Instagram to see some impressive shots from the studio!

Last month Kerri Scharlin was joined by Sean Landers and Richard Phillips for An Evening with Publicsfear at Printed Matter, Inc.

Misaki and Justin with Poko at Northing Space; @northingspace

Misaki Kawai, in collaboration with her family, is exhibiting at Northing Space in Norway through Summer 2024.

July 2024

Dikeou Superstars – June 2024

. . . A quick snapshot of what Dikeou Collection artists have been up to over the past month, and what to look forward to next month.


Joshua Smith and his wife Liz Hirsch will open their new gallery, 839, in Los Angeles on June 29.

Misaki Kawai, Fuzzy Style, at Lotte, @misakikawai

Misaki Kawai’s solo exhibition, Fuzzy Style, is on view at Lotte Gallery Department Store in Seoul through June 23. Her exhibition Moko Moko Club at Stavanger Kunstmuseum in Norway is on view through March 2025.

Chris Johanson, Resonating At This Moment Is, 2020-21, Acrylic on paper, 7 x 6 inches, 18 x 15 cm, 10 x 11 inches (framed), 26 x 28 cm.

Work by Chris Johanson is on view at The Hole in Los Angeles through June 15.

Johannes VanDerBeek, Eternal Vase, 2023, Cardboard, metal, aqua resin, paint, 56x24x11 in

Work by Johannes VanDerBeek is on view at Marquee Projects though June 9.

Sarah Staton, Dark Days, 2022, Acrylic on canvas, 55 1/8" x 39 3/8", 140 x 100 cm, @__sarah__staton__

Sarah Staton’s exhibition, Wonderful, is on view at UNICEF Innocenti in Florence through September 29.

Lizzi Bougatsos, Is That All There Is (SHOWTIME), surfacemag.com

Lizzi Bougatsos’ exhibition with Lonnie Holley, Never the Same Song, at MFA St. Petersburg, has received glowing praise and celebration from the local community and beyond. She is also exhibiting with Rob Pruitt in Help Me Lift You Up at Air de Paris through July 13. Read their interview with curator Baptiste Pinteaux here.

Margaret Lee in her studio. photo and pictured artwork by Lee

Margaret Lee was recently profiled in Cultured Mag, and her exhibition at Jack Hanley was covered by Art Daily. 

Olav Westphalen + team, Bauhaus Museum Dessau

Last month Olav Westphalen organized End Expo: A Consumer Fair for Mortals at Bauhaus Dessau.

@patricia_cronin, @liveoutloudorg

Patricia Cronin has been named as a LGBTQ+ Trailblazer of the Five Boros: The Bronx by Live Outloud.

Lucky DeBellevue, photographed by Miranda Lichtenstein.

Lucky Debellevue was featured in Interview Magazine where he discussed his recent works and exhibitions.

Joshua Abelow, Untitled, 2023, Oil on linen, 9 x 12 inches, @joshuaabelow

Work by Joshua Abelow is currently on view at Sleep Forever Gallery in Hawaii.

Sebastiaan Bremer, Melanie en Maryse, 2024, unique hand-painted archival inkjet print on matte paper with pigment ink, 100 x 100 cm

Work by Sebastiaan Bremer is on view at Galerie Ron Mandos in Amsterdam through June 2.

Simon Periton, NN01, 2020, collage on paper, 28.7 x 21 cm

Work by Simon Periton will be available for auction for London’s Drawing Biennial on June 19.

Ester Partegàs, Louise Neri and Brad Kahlhamer. Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Ester Partegàs was snapped with friends Louise Neri and Brad Kahlhamer at the 2024 MoMA PS1 Gala.

Photo from IN by Lisa Kereszi, Benjamin Donaldson, and Ottilie Leete. AnOther Mag

Lisa Kereszi’s book IN, which she cot-created with her husband Benjamin Donaldson and their daughter Ottilie Leete, was profiled in-depth by AnOther Magazine.

Anicka Yi accepts the 2024 Asia Arts Game Changer Award (Ellen Wallop)

Anicka Yi received the Game Changer Award at the 2024 Asia Arts Game Changers Gala on May 16. Yi also presented on stage at the art star-studded Kitchen Gala.

Agathe Snow, “Out of the Storm,” 2024, courtesy of Agathe Snow

Agathe Snow’s “Out of the Storm” sculpture at LongHouse Reserved was noted as a “must-see” of the summer.

Walter Robinson, "Urban Art Evolution" at the Nassau County Museum of Art Mar 23-July 7 2024Two stencil prints from 1982 & two paintings from 2023, http://walterrobinsonstudio.blogspot.com/

Work by Walter Robinson is currently on view at Nassau County Museum of Art through July 7.

June 2024

Dikeou Superstars – May 2024

A gathering to Remember, exhibiting with family, and a Roman holiday . . . A quick snapshot of what Dikeou Collection artists have been up to over the past month, and what to look forward to next month.

The Flow Chart Foundation, Gathering 2024: I Remember Joe Brainard

Celebrate the life and legacy of poet and artist Joe Brainard with a gathering at Flow Chart Space, NYC, on May 18.

Lonnie Holley / Lizzi Bougatsos

Lizzi Bougatsos & Lonnie Holley - Never the Same Song opens at Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg on May 18 through September 15

Life Lines - Margaret Lee, Jack Hanley Gallery, April 25-May 25, 2024

Margaret Lee “Life Lines,” her fifth solo exhibition at Jack Hanley Gallery, is currently on view through May 25. 

Lucky DeBellevue’s “Petra” (2021). © Lucky DeBellevue, courtesy of the artist and Elliott Templeton Fine Arts, N.Y. Photo: PazosPazos

Lucky Debellevue’s solo exhibition “Fassbinder Paintings” received a shoutout from The New York Times, on view at Elliott Templeton Fine Arts through June 2.

Jonathan Horowitz, "Immigrants are Essential," 2022. On view at Yokohama Museum of Art. Photo @sadiecoleshq.

Work by Jonathan Horowitz is on view at the Yokohama Museum of Art in Japan through June 9.

"Shoot for the Stars" at Swanson Kuball, illustration by Joshua Abelow. Photo @swansonkuball.

Work by Joshua Abelow and his family members is on view in “Shoot for the Stars” at Swanson Kuball through June 15.

Installation view, Steady: Michelle Lopez and Ester Partegàs April 17-September 8, 2024, Ballroom Marfa.

Work by Ester Partegàs is currently on view in a two-person show, “Steady,” with Michelle Lopez at Ballroom Marfa through September 8.

Annibale Carracci, Landscape with the Flight into Egypt, c. 1604, Oil on canvas, 122 cm × 230 cm (48 in × 91 in)

Devon Dikeou has been selected as one of six winners of the 2024-25 Rome Prize in Visual Arts. Song 2!

"Market Crash" by Rainer Ganahl, @daumenlutscher_berlin

Rainer Ganahl recently released a new book, “Market Crash,” through Daumenlutscher Gallery in Berlin.

Misaki Kawai for Lunch Lady magazine

Misaki Kawai was recently profiled in the latest issue of Lunch Lady family magazine (with a special mention of Kawai’s first exhibition of “Large Plane,” now housed at Dikeou Collection).

Vik Muniz, Brooklyn Rail

Watch Vik Muniz in conversation with curator Dan Cameron as they discuss the artist’s exhibition “Scraps and Legal Tender” at Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

May 2024

Dikeou Superstars – April 2024

Foldable books, scented visual music, and studio throwbacks. . . A quick snapshot of what Dikeou Collection artists have been up to over the past month, and what to look forward to next month.

The Photography Show Presented by AIPAD

Work by Lisa Kereszi will be exhibited by Yancey Richardson Gallery and work by Sebastiaan Bremer will be exhibited by Edwynn Houk Gallery at the AIPAD Photography Show in New York April 25-28.

Sebastiaan Bremer, @bascalyer

Bremer’s work will also be represented at the Dallas Art Fair by Hales Gallery, April 4-7.

Installation view, Stan VanDerBeek: Transmissions, Magenta Plains, New York, NY 2024

Johannes VanDerBeek and his sister Sarah organized an exhibition of their father, Stan VanDerBeek’s, work at Magenta Plains, on view through April 20.

Vik Muniz, “Harriet Tubman, Legal Tender,” Archival Inkjet Print, 68 1/4” x 48”, Edition of 6, 2024

Vik Muniz’ solo exhibition Scraps and Legal Tender is currently on view at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. through April 27.

Walter Robinson, "New Years," 2023 acrylic on canvas, 72" x 60"

Walter Robinson’s solo exhibition Assignment — Geneva is on view at Sébastien Bertrand in Geneva through May 11.

Misaki Kawai, "Another Visit," acrylic on canvas, 100 cm x 100 cm, 2022

Work by Misaki Kawai is on view at The Mass in Tokyo through April 14.

Anicka Yi, "Releasing The Human From The Human," 2019, kelp, aquazol, glycerin, crepeline, acrylic, LED, animatronic insect, 71.1 x 71.1 x 71.1 cm / 28 x 28 x 28 in
© Anicka Yi. Courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery.
Photo: David Regen

Work by Anicka Yi is on view in Shine On at Sadie Coles London through April 27.

Tim Van Laere Gallery

Marcel Dzama’s solo exhibition, Wild Kindness, is on view at Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerp through May 11. His other solo exhibition, Ghosts of Canoe Lake, at McMichael Canadian Art Collection was reviewed in Frieze.

Unbound Books vol. 14 — Sparrows by Nils Folke Anderson (art) and Benjamin Gantcher (poems)

Nils Folke Anderson collaborated with poet Benjamin Gantcher on a “free downloadable printable foldable” book from Unbound Books.

Simon Periton, "Guerrilla Gardener" and "Outdoor Miner"

Two outdoor sculptures by Simon Periton are on view at the Artyzen Hotel in Singapore as part of its private art collection.

@patricia_cronin, @cultureflock

A portrait of Patricia Cronin is featured among 20 other notable artists on a tote bag from Culture Flock.

Wade Guyton, “Untitled” (2012). Epson UltraChrome inkjet on linen; six panels 198 × 69 in. (502.9 × 175.3 cm) each; 198 × 429 in. (502.9 × 1089.7 cm)overall. Carlos and Rosa de la Cruz Collection. Photograph by Brian Forrest.

Work by Wade Guyton, among many contemporary art stars, from the De La Cruz Collection, will be auctioned by Christie’s upon the collection’s closing. 

Kerri Scharlin

Read Kerri Scharlin’s recent zingchat interview with Dikeou Collection Director Hayley Richardson.

Image courtesy Joshua Abelow

Joshua Abelow shared a fantastic shot of Van Hanos shaving his face in Abelow’s studio under "Call Me Abstract” before it made its home at Dikeou Collection.

Agathe Snow, "Out of the Storm"

Agathe Snow’s sculpture, “Out of the Storm” is currently on view in the gardens at Longhouse Reserve in Easthampton. Also check out this fantastic recipe for Winter Mushroom Ragu which features a harvest from her Mattituck Mushrooms farm.

Bighouse, in partnership with non-profit radio station dublab and the Institute for Art and Olfaction have created “Nose Music” – a new perfume box set, which contains ten custom-formulated fragrances, each inspired by a classic, groundbreaking album.

Chris Johanson created artwork for an album boxset that’s. . . scented.

April 2024

Dikeou Superstars Monthly Roundup – March 2024

Cemetery tours, dystopian animations, and interstellar kaleidoscopes on the Hudson . . . A quick snapshot of what Dikeou Collection artists have been up to over the past month, and what to look forward to next month.

Woodlawn Cemetery Conservancy; @patricia_cronin

Patricia Cronin will held lead the upcoming Women Who Built Woodlawn cemetery tour on March 3, on which her “Memorial to a Marriage” will be highlighted



Lizzi Bougatsos will read selections from Cookie Mueller’s body work in honor of what would be Mueller’s 75th birthday on March 4 at St Mark’s

Dan Asher Estate; Galerie Pact

A solo exhibition of Dan Asher’s iceberg photographs and oil stick drawings are currently on view at Galerie Pact in Paris through March 16

Printed Matter, Inc.; @lrkur

Lisa Kereszi will do a discussion and signing at Printed Matter Chelsea on March 21 in honor of her fifth monograph, Mourning

Johannes VanDerBeek, Bird Hand, 2024, Cardboard, aqua resin, paint, 9 x 9 x 3 inches; Marinaro Gallery

Work by Johannes Vanderbeek is on view in “All the Small Things” at Marinaro Gallery through March 16

WADE GUYTON, Untitled, 2020, Epson UltraChrome HDX inkjet on linen, 84 x 69 in.; Miguel Abreu Gallery

Work by Wade Guyton is on view in “When Image Processing Became Painting” at Miguel Abreu Gallery through March 16

@luckydebellevue; Elliot Temple Fine Arts

Work by Lucky Debellevue is on view in the salon room of Elliot Temple Fine Arts

Paul Ramirez Jonas and Glenn Ligon, with Thelma Golden and Byron Kim; throwback from Art F City

Paul Ramírez Jonas interviewed Glenn Ligon in advance of Ligon’s talk at the Cornell School of Architecture and Planning on March 5

Parapet / Real Humans

Joshua Abelow will exhibit with Katya Kirilloff at Parapet / Real Humans in March

21c Museum Hotel Bentonville

Work by Sebastiaan Bremer is currently on view in “Fragile Figures: Beings and Time” at 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville through January 2025

Ester Partegàs, Line (laundry baskets), 2023. Courtesy NoguerasBlanchard. Photo: Roberto Ruiz.

Ester Partegàs’ sculpture “Line (laundry baskets)” was the subject of a short essay by Robin Schiff for Los Angeles Review of Books

Drue Langlois, still from Veil of the Cloud

Check out Drue Langlois’ recent animation “Veil of Cloud” on YouTube

Serge Onnen, Planetariummonetarium, 2009; Patch

Have you seen Serge Onnen’s interactive “Planetariummonetarium” sculpture installed on the Peekskill waterfront in Hudson Valley. Patch investigates. . .

Sarah Staton, Plaque dedicated to Queen Caroline, 2024; Hammersmith Today

Sarah Staton created a commemorative plaque dedicated to Queen Caroline, making it the first permanent public artwork installed at a Tideway super sewer site


Anicka Yi recently gave an artist talk at Harvard’s Carpenter Center. Yi has also been selected as an Honoree for Asia Society’s Game Changer Awards occurring on May 16