60 Wall Gallery

60 Wall Gallery presents three to four exhibitions annually for the benefit of staff and clients. Curated by Deutsche Bank Art, the gallery is located in Deutsche Bank's Americas headquarters. Exhibitions feature highlights from the collection and works on loan by emerging artists and established galleries.  60 Wall Gallery serves as a unique opportunity to further demonstrate that Art works to broaden perspectives and enhance daily life at Deutsche Bank.

Current exhibition

Herland

Exhibition dates: November 18, 2014 – March 17, 2015
Artist reception: November 18, 2014, 6-8pm
Location: 60 Wall Gallery, Deutsche Bank, New York

Barbara Astman / Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons / Cao Fei / Keltie Ferris / K8 Hardy / Miyako Ishiushi / Siu Lan Ko / Sondra Meszaros/ Wangechi Mutu / Judy Pfaff / Soledad Salamé/ Fanny Sanin / Elisabeth Subrin / Carrie Mae Weems / Saya Woolfalk/ Miwa Yanagi

Deutsche Bank has been collecting cutting-edge, contemporary art for over 35 years. The bank’s earliest acquisitions for the Deutsche Bank Collection include works by many women who have had a seminal influence on subsequent generations, among them Louise Bourgeois, Marlene Dumas, Isa Genzken, Eva Hesse, Lee Krasner, Jac Leirner and Joan Mitchell.

Continuing the tradition of supporting the perspectives of women, Deutsche Bank Art will present an exhibition of 16 noted women artists at its internal, onsite gallery in New York in November. The exhibition is being staged on the 20th-year anniversary of the Women on Wall Street conference and its initiatives focused on success for women in the financial sector.

The title of the exhibition, Herland, loosely references the 1915 novel of the same name, a version of utopia written as a trilogy by the pioneering American feminist and sociologist, Charlotte Perkins Gilman. In Gilman’s story, a three-man expedition discovers an isolated society composed entirely of women. This civilization is based on parthenogenesis (a form of reproduction without fertilization) and has an ideal social order: free of war, discomfort, and domination, rich in education and cooperation, and where pragmatism and aesthetics are equally considered in all pursuits. 

Following the spirit of this amusing and allegorical narrative about gender, ideals and community, eight renowned women from the Deutsche Bank Collection will display a recent work. In addition, and as a condition, each is invited to recommend a work by another female artist they admire for inclusion in the show.

Rather than trying to portray Gilman’s tale or extolling her feminist perspectives, the show seeks to highlight the traditional precedents of women supporting other women. The artists’ works in Herland are radically divergent yet touch upon a variety of universal themes, encompassing both utopian and dystopian versions of cultural hybridity, memory and transformation, nature and landscape, and personal and collective identity. At the same time, the concept further highlights the definition of the Deutsche Bank Collection: to present the diverse perspectives of contemporary artists from around the globe whose work has universal resonance.

Barbara Astman (b. USA), “I As Artifact #20,” 2008-11. Digital c- print, unique, 35” x 35”. Courtesy of the artist and Corkin Gallery, Toronto
Barbara Astman (b. USA), “I As Artifact #20,” 2008-11. Digital c- print, unique, 35” x 35”. Courtesy of the artist and Corkin Gallery, Toronto
Sondra Meszaros (b. Canada), “Dust and Ashes, from Shun series,” 2010. Charcoal on Stonehenge paper, 45” x 56 ½”. Courtesy of the artist and Corkin Gallery
Sondra Meszaros (b. Canada), “Dust and Ashes, from Shun series,” 2010. Charcoal on Stonehenge paper, 45” x 56 ½”. Courtesy of the artist and Corkin Gallery
María Magdalena Campos-Pons (b. Cuba), “The House,” 2013. Polaroid Prints, 20” x 24”. Courtesy of the artist and Stefan Stoyanev Gallery, New York
María Magdalena Campos-Pons (b. Cuba), “The House,” 2013. Polaroid Prints, 20” x 24”. Courtesy of the artist and Stefan Stoyanev Gallery, New York
Carrie Mae Weems (b. USA), “Lewitt’s Wall,” 2006. Digital c-print, 73 3/8” x 61 5/8” x 2 ½”. ©Carrie Mae Weems. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
Carrie Mae Weems (b. USA), “Lewitt’s Wall,” 2006. Digital c-print, 73 3/8” x 61 5/8” x 2 ½”. ©Carrie Mae Weems. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
Cao Fei (b. China), “Airport, from “La Town,” 2014. C-print, 36” x 51.75”. Courtesy of the artist and Lombard Freid Gallery, New York
Cao Fei (b. China), “Airport, from “La Town,” 2014. C-print, 36” x 51.75”. Courtesy of the artist and Lombard Freid Gallery, New York
Siu Lan Ko (b. China), “One Only Cube,” 2008. Rubik’s Cube, 2.2” x 2.2” x 2.2”, Edition of 300. Courtesy of the artist and 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
Siu Lan Ko (b. China), “One Only Cube,” 2008. Rubik’s Cube, 2.2” x 2.2” x 2.2”, Edition of 300. Courtesy of the artist and 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
K8 Hardy (b. USA), “Position Series #20,”  2009. Chromogenic print, 30” x 20”, Edition of 3. Deutsche Bank Collection
K8 Hardy (b. USA), “Position Series #20,” 2009. Chromogenic print, 30” x 20”, Edition of 3. Deutsche Bank Collection
Elisabeth Subrin (b. USA), “Shulie Looking Back,” 2010. Digital c-print from 16mm drum scan. Courtesy of the artist
Elisabeth Subrin (b. USA), “Shulie Looking Back,” 2010. Digital c-print from 16mm drum scan. Courtesy of the artist
Wangechi Mutu (b. Kenya), “The Original Nine Daughters,” 2012. Suite of nine etchings with aquatint, linocut and collage, 18 ¾” x 10” each, Edition of 30. Published by Pace Editions, Inc. © Wangechi Mutu. Courtesy the artist and Pace Prints, New York
Wangechi Mutu (b. Kenya), “The Original Nine Daughters,” 2012. Suite of nine etchings with aquatint, linocut and collage, 18 ¾” x 10” each, Edition of 30. Published by Pace Editions, Inc. © Wangechi Mutu. Courtesy the artist and Pace Prints, New York
Saya Woolfalk (b. Japan), “An Empathic Preparing to Paint Images from the Book Empathetic Plant Alchemy (Jessica)," 2011.Archival ink-jet print on watercolor paper, 40” x 30”. © Saya Woolfalk. Courtesy Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Saya Woolfalk (b. Japan), “An Empathic Preparing to Paint Images from the Book Empathetic Plant Alchemy (Jessica)," 2011.Archival ink-jet print on watercolor paper, 40” x 30”. © Saya Woolfalk. Courtesy Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Judy Pfaff (b. UK), “A Thing with Feathers,” 2012. Mixed media in deep aluminum frame, 8’ x 8’. Courtesy of the artist
Judy Pfaff (b. UK), “A Thing with Feathers,” 2012. Mixed media in deep aluminum frame, 8’ x 8’. Courtesy of the artist
Keltie Ferris (b. USA), “Trio,” 2014. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 72” x 60”. Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York
Keltie Ferris (b. USA), “Trio,” 2014. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 72” x 60”. Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York
Fanny Sanin (b. Colombia), “Study for Painting No. 1 (6), 2009,” 2009. Acrylic on paper, 19” x 19”. Deutsche Bank Collection
Fanny Sanin (b. Colombia), “Study for Painting No. 1 (6), 2009,” 2009. Acrylic on paper, 19” x 19”. Deutsche Bank Collection
Soledad Salamé (b. Chile), “Brooklyn Bridge,” 2013. Print on industrial felt with embroidery, 20” x 26”, Edition of 7. Courtesy of the artist and Goya Contemporary Gallery, Baltimore
Soledad Salamé (b. Chile), “Brooklyn Bridge,” 2013. Print on industrial felt with embroidery, 20” x 26”, Edition of 7. Courtesy of the artist and Goya Contemporary Gallery, Baltimore
Miwa Yanagi (b. Japan), “Yuka, from My Grandmothers series,” 2000. Digital c-print, 63” x 63”. Deutsche Bank Collection
Miwa Yanagi (b. Japan), “Yuka, from My Grandmothers series,” 2000. Digital c-print, 63” x 63”. Deutsche Bank Collection
Miyako Ishiuchi (b. Japan), “Untitled (from Apartment),” 1978. Vintage gelatin silver print, 19.5” x 24.5”. Courtesy Andrew Roth Gallery, New York
Miyako Ishiuchi (b. Japan), “Untitled (from Apartment),” 1978. Vintage gelatin silver print, 19.5” x 24.5”. Courtesy Andrew Roth Gallery, New York
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