Lot 1: Reed Anderson

CEPA Gallery's 2014 Biennial Art Auction artist Reed Anderson

Reed Anderson
Switzerland / Papa Object
Acrylic on Photographic Reproduction
48 x 36 inches
Signed Recto
Unique Work
Papa Object Series
Courtesy of the Artist & Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

BIO: Reed Anderson was born in New York City in 1969. He attended the San Francisco Art Institute and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture before receiving his MFA in Studio Practice in 2009 from Stanford University. Anderson has exhibited extensively, including solo exhibitions at Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Galeria Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands; Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig & Berlin, Germany; Feigan Contemporary, NY; Plan B, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM; and Big Orbit Gallery in Buffalo, NY, among many others. His work has also been featured in group and traveling exhibitions at a myriad of venues across the country. Anderson is represented in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NY; the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; the Olbricht Collection, Essen, Germany; The West Collection, Philadelphia, PA; and the Burchfield Penney Art Center, among several others, both public and private. Anderson is represented by Pierogi Gallery, in Brooklyn where he currently has a solo show of new work. Anderson has an upcoming exhibition at Gallery 16, in San Francisco, California, in October of this year. www.reedandersoninfo.net and www.pierogi2000.com

STATEMENT: This work comes directly from a series of paintings titled Papa Object which is an ongoing series of paintings by Anderson exploring art’s relationship to objecthood and context. This particular painting spent time in a home in Zurich, Switzerland before returning to Anderson’s studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The entire project may be viewed at www.papaobject.com

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