6 October 2017

Dan Colen Free-Spirited And Up For Anything – By Edward Lucie-Smith

Just occasionally, an exhibition manages to take me unawares. This was very much the case with Dan Colen’s new show at Damien Hirst’s splendid Newport Street Gallery. It does help that this is one of the very best spaces for showing art in London. Colen first emerged onto the New York art scene in the […]

1 June 2017

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Dan Colen To Be Represented By Lévy Gorvy In New International Partnership

The American artist Dan Colen (b. 1979, New Jersey) is to be represented by Dominique Lévy and Brett Gorvy. This marks a conjoining of galleries which also exhibit the artist’s work. In the past Gagosian and Massimo de Carlo, Milan had an exclusive deal with the artist.

1 September 2014

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Dan Colen: The Intrinsic Properties and Potential Revelations of Oil Paint

Dan Colen is painting again! The Miracle paintings continue an investigation that has been central to Colen’s practice from the outset: to what extent does art come from the artist, and to what extent does it arise from forces independent of the artist? In his earliest paintings, Colen labored over precise oil renderings of banal […]

8 June 2012

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Dan Colen An American In Paris New Gagosian Exhibition

Gagosian Gallery has just announced Dan Colen’s first solo exhibition in Paris. “Out of the Blue, Into the Black” It is a eulogy in three parts comprising paintings, installation, and a sculpture. The title conflates two songs that open and close Neil Young’s 1979 album Rust Never Sleeps: “Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)” and […]