Francisco Ugarte, Self-Portrait (Drawing), 2012. graphite and charcoal on paper. 57.09 x 43.31 inches (145 x 110 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Curro & Poncho Gallery, México.

Elise Ferguson, Counterclock, 2015. pigmented plaster on MDF. 24 x 18 inches (61 x 45.7 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Romer Young Gallery.

Filip Dujardin, Untitled from series Fictions, 2010. Edition 5 of 10. inkjet print on archival pearl paper, printed 2015. 43.3 x 43.3 inches (110 x 110 cm). © Filip Dujardin / Galerie van der Mieden.

Aziz + Cucher, Time of the Empress Series, 2012. HD video. infinite loop. Courtesy of the artists.

Alois Kronschlaeger, Grid Structure #1: Configuration #4, 2015. basswood, mesh and ink. 95 1/4 x 50 3/4 x 51 5/8 inches (241.9 x 128.9 x 131.1 cm). Photo John Muggenborg.

Carmen Herrera, Untitled, 2012. acrylic and pencil on paper. 27.6 x 39.4 inches (70 x 100 cm). Framed: 30.5 x 42.3 x 1.8 inches (77.5 x 107.5 x 4.5 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Lisson Gallery, London, Milan and New York.

Barbara Kasten, Shadow=Light, 2010. digital video. 2 minutes 24 seconds. Courtesy of the artist and Bortolami, New York.

Richard Galpin, Black Mirror, 4x1, no. 4, 2014. sanded and varnished photograph. 60.59 x 47.28 inches (153.9 x 120.1 cm).

Jennifer Marman + Daniel Borins, Floor 1-25, 2000. mixed media (laminate flooring, plywood, rubber). dimensions variable.

Jean Shin, Carte Blanche Constructions, 2001. blank rolodex cards. Dimensions variable.

Francisco Ugarte, Intervention at Polyforum Siqueiros (Drawing), 2013. sketch paper, black, orange and blue markers. 40.16 x 28.74 inches (102 x 73 cm). Courtesy of the artist and talcual, Mexico D.F.

Jorge Tacla, Camouflage 102, 2012. oil and cold wax on canvas. 60 x 60 inches (152.4 x 152.4 cm).

The Architectural Impulse

Curated by Warren James

July 9 - August 15, 2015

Cristin Tierney Gallery is pleased to present The Architectural Impulse, a group exhibition of artists whose works draw from the materials, processes and theoretical concerns of the architectural discipline. Curated by architect Warren James, The Architectural Impulse features artists Aziz + Cucher, Filip Dujardin, Elise Ferguson, Richard Galpin, Carmen Herrera, Barbara Kasten, Alois Kronschlaeger, Jennifer Marman + Daniel Borins, Jean Shin, Jorge Tacla and Francisco Ugarte. The exhibition opens on July 9th with a reception from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, and Alois Kronschlaeger, Jorge Tacla, Jennifer Marman, Daniel Borins, Elise Ferguson, Jean Shin, Francisco Ugarte, Anthony Aziz and Sammy Cucher will be present. 


A panel discussion on this theme will be held at the Center for Architecture on July 8th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Moderated by Jing Liu and with Alois Kronschlaeger, Jean Shin and Elise Ferguson as guests, the discussion will take place at 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY and will be followed by a reception.


In ‘The Architectural Impulse,’ Art Aspires Holland Cotter, The New York Times
August 13, 2015
A Cohort of Artists Show How Architecture Informs the Everyday Alexandra Alexa, Artsy
August 7, 2015
At Cristin Tierney, Filip Dujardin Constructs Brutalist Playgrounds for the Eye Blake Gopnik, artnet News
July 24, 2015