Episode 65 features Doron Langberg. Born in 1985 in Yokneam Moshava, Israel, he currently lives and works in New York City. He received his MFA from Yale University School of Art, holds a BFA from the University of Pennsylvania, a Certificate from PAFA, and attended the Yale Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk. Langberg has attended the EFA Studio Program, Sharpe Walentas Studio Program, Yaddo artist residency, and the Queer Art Mentorship Program. He is the recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters John Koch award for painting, the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, and the Yale Schoelkopf Travel Prize.
Langberg’s first solo exhibition at Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, was held in 2019. Works by the artist will feature in the forthcoming exhibitions: Intimacy: New Queer Art from Berlin and Beyond, at the Schwules Museum, Berlin (27 November 2020–25 February 2021); and Breakfast Under the Tree, curated by Russell Tovey and Robert Diament, at Carl Freedman Gallery, Margate, Kent (8 November 2020–17 January 2021).
Langberg’s work will be included in a major group exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston in 2022. Previously, his work has been shown at institutional venues including the LSU Museum, American Academy of Arts and Letters, Leslie-Lohman Museum and The PAFA Museum. His work is in the collections of The PAFA Museum and RISD Museum.
In the public realm, a reproduction of Langberg’s Joe and Edgar, 2020, can currently be seen in New York as part of Public Art Fund’s Art on the Grid, a city-wide initiative featuring 50 emerging artists.
Doron has a solo exhibition with Victoria Miro Gallery opening September 2, 2021.
Doron’s favorite quotes include ‘Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired’ ~ Martha Graham

Artist website ~ http://www.doronlangberg.com/

Victoria Miro Gallery ~ http://www.doronlangberg.com/

Artforum ~ https://www.artforum.com/print/202009/the-artists-artists-84359


Artsy ~ https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-14-artists-portraying-queer-love

Artdrunk ~ https://www.artdrunk.art/doron-langberg

Art of Choice ~ https://www.artofchoice.co/experience-physical-sensation-through-color-in-doron-langbergs-paintings/

Hyperallergic ~ https://hyperallergic.com/521769/a-dreamy-debut-of-paintings-queer-in-subject-and-form/

The Georgia Review ~ https://thegeorgiareview.com/posts/kaleidoscopic-consciousness/

Photo credit: Nir Arieli courtesy of Victoria Miro Gallery

oil on linen

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A favorite painting ~ Kerry James Marshall’s ‘Watts’

Dusan and Vincenzo 2020
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