BLACK / WHITE + ALEX P WHITE

THE GILDED OWL is pleased to present it’s third exhibition in Hudson, New York titled BLACK / WHITE + ALEX P WHITE. Inspiration for the show comes from combining Alex P White’s design sensibility and our love of all things black & white.

A diverse grouping of images including works by VALIE EXPORT, Marina Abromovic, Sol Lewitt, Peter Blume, Sharon Brant, Klemens Gasser, Kahn & Selsnick, Jack Roth and Paul Jacobsen are uniquely paired with sculpture and objects created by Courtney Smith, Bill Stone, Cameron Shaw, Eric Fertman and Valerie Hammond. Furnishings and lighting designed by Alex P White are shown along with these works marrying the idea behind THE GILDED OWL’S vision which is to include the combination of art and furniture in a living environment focused on craftmanship.

Clockwise from bottom, works by Valerie Hammond, Courtney Smith, Paul Jacobsen,
Clockwise from bottom, works by Valerie Hammond, Courtney Smith, Paul Jacobsen, Cameron Shaw, Cameron Shaw, Johannes Dorflinger, Eric Fertman, Sol Lewitt and Al Held

An exceptional pair of hand dyed cotton and viscose lounge chairs playfully referred to as “The Creatures” are shown alongside White’s faceted black lacquer tables that can be reconfigured in multiple ways. “The Modules” come in custom colors as well.

Klemens Gasser "There Will be snowy owls without you" hangs above Alex P White's "Modules"  with a Paul Jacobsen "Shadow box arrangement"
Klemens Gasser “There Will be snowy owls without you” hangs above Alex P White’s “Modules” with a Paul Jacobsen “Shadow box arrangement”
Alex P White's "The Creatures" in the foreground with Paul Jacobsen's "Charcoal Flag"
Alex P White’s “The Creatures” in the foreground with Paul Jacobsen’s “Charcoal Flag”

In the front gallery “Betwixt”, a sensational wire brused cerused oak bench is positioned so that viewers can see if from all sides with it’s legs gesturing in different directions.

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“Betwixt” bench by Alex P White with Hella Jongerius black porcelain roses bowl, Eric Fertman’s “Boutonniere”, Eduardo Chillida and Paul Jacobsen

And in the center hall positioned next to THE GILDED OWL, White’s “Eclipse” lamp made of hand carved foam, poured aqua resin and neon illuminates the three story staircase.

The Gilded Owl with Alex P White's "Eclipse"
The Gilded Owl with Alex P White’s “Eclipse”

The austere simplicity of the THE GILDED OWL’S 1785 ship captains house combined with art that is pure and direct and otherworldly furniture and objects result in BLACK / WHITE + ALEX P WHITE.

The show runs through October 11th.

For press inquiries or information on any of the works in the show please contact

Andy Goldsborough / andy@thegildedowl.com

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