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Planthouse

Gallery description

Founded in 2013 by Katie Michel, Planthouse Gallery is a project space located on 28th street in New York City. Planthouse took its namesake from its original home located on the storied block between Sixth and Seventh Avenues that represents the vibrant center of city’s flower district. In 2015, the gallery relocated nearby, to 55 West 28th Street, trading in tulips and trees for the wholesale shops that now populate Tin Pan Alley, the strip between Fifth and Sixth Avenues which historically housed the city’s musicians, shops, and musical publishers in the early twentieth century. Planthouse is located on the parlor floor of a brownstone dating back to this period, and we hope the (colorful) ghosts of the past will continue to inspire our future and our commitment to exhibiting and publishing the contemporary work of emerging and established artists.

Contact: Katie Michel, Director
Email     |     Website     |     Phone: 212-564-5502

Artwork

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Ghostdance from 19 Poses
Margaret Garrett, 2020

Woodblock and Chine Collé Prints
24 x 36 inches
Edition of 5 + 2 APs
$2750

Printed by Flatbed Press

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Duo (1 &3) from 19 Poses
Margaret Garrett, 2020

Woodblock and Chine Collé
25 x 181/2 inches
​Edition of 10 + 2 APs
$2000 (unframed)

Printed by Flatbed Press

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Woodblocks in process from 19 Poses by Margaret Garrett, 2020

Ghostdance from 19 Poses
Margaret Garrett, 2020

Woodblock and Chine Collé Prints
24 x 36 inches
Edition of 5 + 2 APs
$2750

Printed by Flatbed Press

PURCHASE

Duo (1 &3) from 19 Poses
Margaret Garrett, 2020

Woodblock and Chine Collé
25 x 181/2 inches
​Edition of 10 + 2 APs
$2000 (unframed)

Printed by Flatbed Press

PURCHASE

Woodblocks in process from 19 Poses by Margaret Garrett, 2020

Planthouse is pleased to present 19 Poses, a suite of seven woodblock and chine collé prints by Margaret Garrett. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, the Martha Graham Dance Company chose 19 poses from evocative Graham dances to promote their 2020 season featuring women choreographers.

Long inspired by Graham’s work, artist-dancer Margaret Garrett was immediately moved. She set out to learn the poses and use them for a new body of work to honor the centennial which granted women the right to vote. 19 is a project incorporating performance, video, collage, painting and printmaking. The suite of woodblock prints, 19 Poses, is part of the series.

After teaching herself the poses, Garrett created a video of herself moving. Next, she set out to make a collage representing each shape. Then, she selected a few of these collages to use as a base for woodblocks. In January, Garrett traveled to Austin, Texas and spent a week working with Katherine Brimberry and Alex Giffen of Flatbed Press, printing and combining the blocks. These prints, especially Trio, Ghostdance and Duo, capture the magic of choreography in relief form. 19 Poses pays tribute to the Graham project and joins them in commemorating the 19th Amendment’s historic milestone.

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Miss Democracy
Victory Garden Collective, 2020

Letterpress, foil stamp print on Mohawk Renewal Cover
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 100
$150

​Printed by Publicide, New York

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UnMute Yourself
Martin Mazorra, 2020

Letterpress on Stonehenge
14 7/8 x 20 7/8 inches
Edition of 50
$100

Printed by the Artist

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Fragment Flag
Matt Magee, 2019

Three-color Silkscreen on Rives BFK
30 x 41 1/2 inches
Edition of 22
$2500

Printed By Erik Hougen at Lower East Side Print Shop

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VOTE-IVES
Victory Garden, 2020

Ceramic
4 x 4 x 5 inches
Edition of 100
$75

Produced by Kingsland Printing, Brooklyn

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Justice
Victory Garden, 2020

Silkscreen on Linen Towel and Newsprint
30 x 30 inches
Edition of 100
$35

Printed By Kingsland Printing, Brooklyn

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The Keeper
Chuck Webster, 2020

Bronze
14 x 18 x 3 1/2 inches
Edition of 5
$4,000

Fabricated by Excalibur in Brooklyn

PURCHASE

Miss Democracy
Victory Garden Collective, 2020

Letterpress, foil stamp print on Mohawk Renewal Cover
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 100
$150

​Printed by Publicide, New York

PURCHASE

UnMute Yourself
Martin Mazorra, 2020

Letterpress on Stonehenge
14 7/8 x 20 7/8 inches
Edition of 50
$100

Printed by the Artist

PURCHASE

Fragment Flag
Matt Magee, 2019

Three-color Silkscreen on Rives BFK
30 x 41 1/2 inches
Edition of 22
$2500

Printed By Erik Hougen at Lower East Side Print Shop

PURCHASE

VOTE-IVES
Victory Garden, 2020

Ceramic
4 x 4 x 5 inches
Edition of 100
$75

Produced by Kingsland Printing, Brooklyn

PURCHASE

Justice
Victory Garden, 2020

Silkscreen on Linen Towel and Newsprint
30 x 30 inches
Edition of 100
$35

Printed By Kingsland Printing, Brooklyn

PURCHASE

The Keeper
Chuck Webster, 2020

Bronze
14 x 18 x 3 1/2 inches
Edition of 5
$4,000

Fabricated by Excalibur in Brooklyn

PURCHASE