“Puff Pieces” at Rachel Uffner Gallery

Rachel Uffner Gallery is pleased to present “Puff Pieces,” a group exhibition curated by Feelings. Through the paintings and sculptures of Justin Adian, Lynda Benglis, John Chamberlain, Samara Golden, Guy Goodwin, Sam Moyer, Jayson Musson, and Erwin Wurm, the show serves as a singular consideration of puffy forms. Opening Reception: Friday, July 8, 2016, 6-8pm.


Puff pieces put up soft fronts. Buoyed by subjective views, these articles’ inflated accounts of their objects forgo neutrality for intensified terms of expression. Without counterargument or opposing perspectives, puff pieces brazenly advance, entertain, hype, and convert. The padded sculptures and paintings on display share puff pieces’ excess. Materials and approaches range, but all works present viewers with a generous surface. The round, swollen shapes and gentle contours may bring on sensations of pleasure, mirth, safety, and ease before traveling off in different directions. Reflecting on these first formal impressions offers a personal key to each work, a self-indulgent way in promoted by Feelings in its publication Soft Art.

Start Date

July 8, 2016

End Date

August 12, 2016


10:00 AM - 06:00 PM


Rachel Uffner Gallery, 170 Suffolk Street New York, NY 10002

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