Tag Archive: marco maggi

I’ll bet your relationship to art began with a crayon.

  Remember the smell?  The scratchy sound of the yellow and green cardboard flap folding back in a pixelated-spectrum-reveal?  Which do you choose first?  The joy of that short-lived, sharp-crayon-newness; the fuzziness of… Continue reading

our booth at PULSE in miami

  the dust has settled on what was our best art fair ever.   here’s a look at our booth: one of emil lukas’ “larvae” paintings (made using fly larvae to drag pigment… Continue reading

curating an opening exhibition

while our new space is gorgeous, a gallery is only as good as the art in it…  an inaugural show is the benchmark, setting your audiences’ expectations.   we couldn’t open with a solo… Continue reading

a look back at our clementina street gallery

i opened hosfelt gallery in october 1996 – 15 years ago.  today is the last day in our clementina street gallery in san francisco.  we’ve been here for 13 years.    feeling a… Continue reading

marco maggi in bogota

marco has installed an exhibition at NC-arte, an art foundation in bogota, colombia. called “radical optimism,” it begins in the atrium with a 10 meter column, wrapped in yellow post-its, then spreads across… Continue reading

a glance back

it’s been 14 years and 200 shows —  guess i’m feeling nostalgic…    we failed to photograph most of our early exhibitions, but here are some fun images. shahzia sikander, “beyond surfaces.”  this… Continue reading

something i never do in the gallery…

is hang salon-style.    i have a well-earned reputation as a give-every-work-of art-the-space-it-needs kind of guy.  i’m the only gallerist i know who regularly leaves a couple (or more) of the walls of the… Continue reading

PULSE art fair in miami

this is the second year we’ve done the PULSE fair in miami.  it’s been the best fair we’ve ever participated in.  more later, but this is the first chance i’ve had to post… Continue reading

the last images (i promise) that i’ll post

of the “wall drawing” show: above:   wendy hough’s chalk on black paint drawing  on the left, and gerhard mayer’s printed on vinyl and applied to the wall.       below:  sol lewitt and wendy hough.… Continue reading

the PULSE fair opens today…

a few views of our booth: a self-portrait (with dianne) in an etched, convex mirror by marco maggi. work by emil lukas, russell crotty, driss ouadahi, jim campbell and marco maggi. two cut… Continue reading

miami

it’s the first week in december, so  i must be back in miami for the art fairs.  boy, what a difference a year makes.   this time last year looked like the end of… Continue reading

marco maggi

just finished installing his show “cubic drops”  in our san francisco gallery.  it’s genius.   there’s a wealth of his masterful drawings —  in graphite and on aluminum foil and scratched into plexiglass.   there’s… Continue reading