Author Archives: The Proposition

Drawing Now Paris


We are thrilled to announce our participation at the Drawing Now Paris l Le Salon du dessin contemporain, from March 29th thru April 1st! here’s a link to a preview of our show and access to a wealth of other information about the premier international drawing exposition.

Hyperallergic reviews Ben Bunch


We are pleased to share the art review blog Hyperallergic has reviewed Ben Bunch’s solo exhibition “Twenty-first Century Freemasonry”.   Robert Cicetti wrote the review entitled “Planned Obsolescence of Our Smartphone Leashes”. Visit the review here

Changes on Extra Place


The Proposition is proud to be part of of Extra Place.  Much underground and rebellious history are associated with the former backdoor entrance to CBGBs.  The New York Times East Village Blog The Local is examining some of the new renovations that will turn this former alleyway into a new pedestrian hangout. “Construction is scheduled to begin Monday on a new plan to turn the historic Extra Place alley into a pedestrian walkway for retail patios and a new local arts venue. The art space is a collaboration between developer Avalon Bay and Fourth Arts Block, a non-profit coalition of arts organizations. “We’re really excited” said the arts block’s director Tamara Greenfield. “We think it is a fantastic opportunity.” The vacant alley, tucked off First Street between Bowery and Second Avenue, has special historical significance. In the 1970′s, the backdoor for the legendary music club CBGB opened to the alley … Continue reading

SALON ZüRCHER Review in The New York Times


Our participation in Salon Zucher was reviewed in The New York Times by Karen Rosenberg this past week.  Two of our artists were mentioned, Evan Levine and Balint Zasko. “If you don’t have a booth at one of this week’s big fairs, the thinking goes, you’re invisible — especially if you’re a smaller gallery that’s slightly off the beaten track. The solution? Become a fair yourself. That’s what Zürcher Studio has done, carving its space into six booths and inviting in like-minded downtown and Brooklyn dealers. At the Proposition, Evan Levine’s large-scale painting “Leopard” wears its rainbow of spots well. (The Proposition is also showing smaller watercolors, by Balint Zsako of more mythical creatures.)” Read the full review here.