Pace Gallery Hosts ‘Fierce Creativity 2014’ Curated By Chuck Close and Jessica Craig-Martin

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

This week, for a limited run from October 22-25, Pace Gallery on East 57th Street is playing host to a multi-artist exhibit ‘Fierce Creativity: 2014,’ curated by Chuck Close and Jessica Craig-Martin. ‘Fierce Creativity’ is a selling exhibition, featuring works from 45+ leading contemporary artists.

Proceeds from the show will go to Artists for Peace and Justice, which supports communities in Haiti through programs in education, healthcare, and the arts. Sponsors for ‘Fierce Creativity’ included Bovet 1822 and Vhernier.

The exhibition committee includes Hope Atherton, Anne Bass, David Belle, Fabiola Beracasa Beckman, Stefania Bortolami, Cecily Brown, Gavin Brown, Ivy Crewdson, Clarissa Dalrymple, Stacy Engman, Mark Fletcher, James and Maya Frey, Thelma Golden, Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Paul Haggis, Jan Hashey, Kim Heirston, Philippe Laumont, Julian Lethbridge, Tobias Meyer, Yasuo Minagawa, Pascal Raffy, Andrea Rosen, Amy Sacco, John Silberman, Amy Todd Middleton, Carlo Traglio, Peter Tunney, and Leo Villareal and Yvonne Force Villareal. 

Participating artists include: Rita Ackermann, Huma Bhabha, Sanford Biggers, Cecily Brown, Tom Burr, Chuck Close, Anne Collier, Jessica Craig-Martin, Michael Craig-Martin, Martin Creed, Gregory Crewdson, John Currin, Urs Fischer, Liam Gillick, Katy Grannan, Damien Hirst, Jonathan Horowitz, Jasper Johns, Joan Jonas, Alex Katz, Julian Lethbridge, Malerie Marder, Mary Ellen Mark, Adam McEwen, Josephine Meckseper, Marilyn Minter, Rob Pruitt, Theo Rosenblum and Chelsea Seltzer, Mika Rottenberg, Jackie Saccoccio, David Salle, Joel Shapiro, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith, Billy Sullivan, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Peter Tunney, Jack Tworkov, Charline von Heyl, Kara Walker, William Wegman, Aaron Young, and Zhang Huan. 

Guests at the preview last night included Sting and Trudie Styler, Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor, Richard Avedon’s grandson Michael AvedonAntoine Verglas, and Catherine Keener.


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