Robert Moeller

Taylor Davis: "Some Assembly Required"

Inaugural Exhibition: “Some Assembly Required” Featuring work by Taylor Davis @ The Cost Annex
59 Wareham St (5th fl.) Boston MA
Friday April 13th 2018. (One night only!)

The Cost Annex, a new project/exhibition space, located at 59 Wareham St. in Boston, is pleased to announce its first exhibition featuring the work of Taylor Davis, accompanied by an exhibition essay by art historian Martha Buskirk. This exhibition is being cited as a “critic’s pick “ by the Boston Globe (4/8/18). The Cost Annex will be formatted and programed on a pop-­?up basis, with short-­?term and time-­?sensitive engagements by both established and emerging artists. Given the brief nature of this exhibition, please join us on Friday April 13th.Being there is the essential point of contact... Additional viewings of the work will be available by appointment only.
Taylor Davis, artist and educator, earned her Diploma of Fine Arts from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, a BS of Education from Tufts University, and her MFA from Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. She has received numerous awards and grants including a Radcliffe Fellowship, an Anonymous was a Woman Grant, an Association of International Art Critics Award, and an Institute of Contemporary Art Boston Artist Prize. Her work has exhibited widely including the ICA Boston, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Tang Museum, and The
Aldrich Museum. Upcoming and selected gallery exhibitions include One Day at a Time, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. Curator Helen Molesworth, The Roger Ailes Memorial Show, yours mine & ours, New York, NY; REDGREENBLACKWHITE at September, Hudson, NY; These are Flat Things Which Are Not Flat at Koppe Astner, Glascow, SCT; Taylor Davis and Nancy Shaver at Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR; Cancel All Our Vows at Dodge Gallery NY, NY; the 2014 deCordova Biennial, Lincoln, MA; Sundown at Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, BE; Begin Again Right Back Here at White Columns, NY, NY; and N Wrk Abt at Samson Projects, Boston MA. Articles and reviews include: The New York Times, The Washington Post, Art in America, Artforum, The Boston Globe, and The Boston Herald. Davis is a Professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and faculty and sculpture co-­?chair at Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College since 2003.
Martha Buskirk is Professor of art history and criticism at Montserrat College of Art. She is author of Creative Enterprise: Contemporary Art between Museum and Marketplace (Continuum, 2012) and The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art (MIT Press, 2003), and she is co-­?editor of The Duchamp Effect (with Mignon Nixon, MIT Press, 1996) as well as The Destruction of Tilted Arc: Documents (with Clara Weyergraf-­?Serra, MIT Press, 1990). She has written numerous essays and articles that have appeared in Artforum, October, Art in America, and other venues, including various anthologies and museum catalogs. Her current research, supported by a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship and a 2016 Clark Art Institute Fellowship, examines the interplay between artistic authorship and legal definitions of intellectual property.

Special thanks to: Kristen Dodge, SEPTEMBER, Martha Buskirk and the Cost Foundation.