Planthouse | Stigmergy & Massive Expanding Soap: Marion Wilson and John O’Connor | New York | Jan 20 – Feb 18, 2023


Marion Wilson and John O’Connor, Gumdrop, 2023 Hand-embellished, archival pigment print on 350 gsm Hahnemuhle museum etching paper
Edition of 26, 12.5 x 15 inches, Signed and numbered by the artists on front

January 20 – February 18, 2023

Stigmergy & Massive Expanding Soap: Marion Wilson and John O’Connor

In-Person Viewing:
55 West 28th Street, New York, NY 10001

Virtual Viewing:

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

–Albert Camus

Planthouse is pleased to present Stigmergy & Massive Expanding Soap, an exhibition featuring works on paper by Marion Wilson and John O’Connor. Gumdrop, a collaborative limited edition print published in conjunction with exhibition is now available!

John O’Connor lives and works in the greater New York City area. His work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art. He is represented in New York by Pierogi Gallery and will have a solo exhibition there in the fall of 2023, accompanied by a catalog with an essay by Philip Glahn. O’Connor is also a member of the art and technology collective NonCoreProjector.

Marion Wilson holds a B.A. Wesleyan University, an M.A. from Columbia University, and an M.F.A. from University of Cincinnati. She’s a recipient of national grants including NEA Artworks Grant with WPU Galleries, ARTPLACE with McColl Center, and Mural Arts Project/ Restored Spaces. Wilson’s work has been shown with Frederieke Taylor, Cheryl Pelavin, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, along with also being published in Hyperallergic, BOMB Magazine, Art in America, Time Out and NYT, among others. While an Associate Professor at Syracuse University Wilson also spearheaded several public art and architecture projects including MLAB; MossLab, 601 Tully; and in 2022, 100 Lagoon Pond—a floating houseboat/studio and public platform on Martha’s Vineyard. Wilson currently teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.

Tuesday – Saturday 12-6 PM
Appointment Preferred

55 West 28th Street
New York, NY 10001

[email protected]
Tel: (212) 564-5502

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