Nina Chanel Abney Packs a Visual "PUNCH" in Massive LA Exhibition

A total of 33 artists participating in the Jeffrey Deitch presentation.

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Following her New York installment last fall, acclaimed visual artist Nina Chanel Abney now launches the Los Angeles exhibition of “PUNCH” at Jeffrey Deitch Gallery in Los Angeles. Abney curates an expansive presentation featuring a total of thirty-three artists — most from LA — who explore modern society with dynamic, figurative compositions across painting, sculptures, and performance art. Participating artists include Devan Shimoyama, Gabriella Sanchez, Pat Phillips, Robert Nava, Cheyenne Julien, Lucia Hierro, among others.

“Many of these artists grew up in the digital age, seeing firsthand how multiple streams of information from different media can penetrate consciousness,” said the gallery in a statement. “These image streams create a common language for artists to examine and digest how developments in society and culture have altered our perception of contemporary life.”

View select artworks above and then head over to Jeffrey Deitch’s website to learn more. “PUNCH” is on view through August 17.

In other striking presentations, take a look at DRx’s “CARDBOARD SHOP” exhibition in Brixton Village Market.

Jeffrey Deitch
925 N Orange Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90038

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PUNCH, curated by @ninachanel opens TONIGHT from 6-8PM! ???? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ The exhibition features over 30 incredible artists in Abney’s circle whose work embraces the hybridity of the contemporary art discourse, exploring connections and disconnections between #culture and #subculture, figuration and abstraction and the physical and the digital. The Lineup: Nina Chanel Abney Trevor Andrew aka GucciGhost Greg Breda Amoako Boafo Jordan Casteel Jonathan Lyndon Chase Caitlin Cherry Jeffrey Cheung Theresa Chromati Kenturah Davis Danny Fox Monica Kim Garza Georgina Gratrix Lauren Halsey Lucia Hierro February James Khari Johnson-Ricks Cheyenne Julien Austin Lee Jaime Muñoz Narcissister Robert Nava Arcmanoro Niles Matthew Palladino Pat Phillips Umar Rashid Gabriella Sanchez Koichi Sato Tschabalala Self Alake Shilling Devan Shimoyama David Shrobe Henry Taylor __ Nina Chanel Abney, “Junk Mail Scribble #2” (2019) #ninachanel #ninachanel #ninachanelabney #punch #punchla #jeffreydeitch

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Finally got to meet one of my favs #markbradford ? Punch opens tonight!!! 6-8pm @jeffreydeitchgallery ?PUNCH features thirty-three artists who examine contemporary #culture and #society through the lens of figuration. The exhibition focuses on artists in Abney’s circle whose work embraces the hybridity of the contemporary art discourse, exploring connections and disconnections between culture and subculture, figuration and abstraction and the physical and the digital. The Lineup: Nina Chanel Abney Trevor Andrew aka GucciGhost Greg Breda Amoako Boafo Jordan Casteel Jonathan Lyndon Chase Caitlin Cherry Jeffrey Cheung Theresa Chromati Kenturah Davis Danny Fox Monica Kim Garza Georgina Gratrix Lauren Halsey Lucia Hierro February James Khari Johnson-Ricks Cheyenne Julien Austin Lee Jaime Muñoz Narcissister Robert Nava Arcmanoro Niles Matthew Palladino Pat Phillips Umar Rashid Gabriella Sanchez Koichi Sato Tschabalala Self Alake Shilling Devan Shimoyama David Shrobe Henry Taylor ___ @ninachanel @jeffreydeitchgallery #ninachanel #ninachanelabney #ninaabney #punch #punchla #comingsoon #jeffreydeitch

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