Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 14, 2012
In this final episode for Vans supported artist Dennis McNett, the Brooklyn artist has prepared for 4 months (and 8 total episodes) to create two life-size Viking ships, 10 diecut wood block pieces, a huge wave wall, and three memorial ships for his first big solo show in Chelsea. In this final episode below, Dennis and a cast of several hundred Vikings, weirdos, and even a few hipsters pull his Viking ship through the streets of New York.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 13, 2012
In Episode 6 of OTW.tv's Time and Space series, Brooklyn artist Dennis McNett refuses to confine himself to two-dimensional work. Below McNett shares a look at some of the costumes he’s created, holding true to the theory: get into it or get out … "You don't have to just carve a wolf. Put a f@#kin’ wolf costume on and be a wolf."
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 10, 2012
Continuing our OffTheWall.tv 2011 year-in-review of Vans Time and Space original art series, Episode 3 of Dennis McNett takes us through the artists' unique process of translating his wood carvings to prints during his continued preparation for his Reaping Waves, Vital Vessels, and the Passing of the Wolfbats exhibition last year.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Juxtapoz has partnered with OffTheWall.tv inviting you to further explore the artistic mind via Time And Space—an original video series that offers an inside look at Vans-supported artists creatively doing what they do best. To kick things off, we start with Dennis McNett...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Juxtapoz friend and feature alumnist Dennis McNett, a NYC-based installation, performance, and fine artist, is set to open a new exhibitions at AR4T Gallery in Laguna Beach, California. The exhibition, Wolfbat Shamans and the Whale of Gratitude, features McNett's woodcut prints, sculptural forms, wall installations, papier mâché and masks in mythical and animalistic creations.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 13, 2011
As you saw from the photos in our post last month, Dennis McNett had a massive parade through Chelsea during the opening for his current show, Reaping Waves and Vital Vessels; The Passing of the Wolfbats... here is a video that the guys over at Sixstair put together of that viking ship as it was marched through NYC by Vikings, skateboarders, and Wolfbats...
Juxtapoz // Sunday, December 19, 2010
This past Thursday night Dennis McNett opened his new show, Reaping Waves, Vital Vessels and the Passing of the Wolfbat, at the Joshua Liner Gallery in Chelsea. A full gallery of new work, a Viking ship parade through Chelsea, and a live performance by Brooklyn based band Natur. More photos after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Friday, December 17, 2010
Chances are, there haven't been all that many Viking Parades or invasions on Manhattan. Ever. We think the Vikings got to Newfoundland, but not New Amsterdam. Dennis McNett, whom we featured the other afternoon and who just opened a solo show at Joshua Liner in NYC, held a Viking Parade last night to coincide with his opening. Pictures after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Last week Dennis McNett invited us to his studio to talk about his upcoming show at the Joshua Liner Gallery, skateboarding, and not buying an Escalade. Interview after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 09, 2010
Scope Art Fair brought together collection of dynamic works from some of my favorite galleries this year as well as an array of alternative mediums and styles, upholding their promise to "Introduce artists, curators, and cutting-edge galleries to new international audiences". This particular fair had a great selection of sculptural work and installations. Dennis Mcnett sculptures Tony Curanaj oil painting Jen Stark hand-cut paper & foam core Treasure Frey collage Yigal Ozeri oil painting on canvas Ian Francis Ricky Allman Enrique Gomez de Molina Li Wei, 29 Levels of Freedom photograph Enrique Gomez de Molina, Pandora Olek yarn installation Robert Crumb