This two-volume artist book with Ricky Jay and Vija Celmins, Jane Hammond, Justen Ladda, Glenn Ligon, Philip Taaffe, and William Wegman, published by the Library Fellows, Whitney Museum of American Art, and printed by the Grenfell Press, was featured in this exhibition at the Knoedler Project Space in New York
Natural Curiosities, 2010, Unique paper assemblage: extensive hand-painting in watercolor and gouache on cast paper pulp and Japanese Gampi paper with solar plate etching, 63 3/8″ x 59 1/8″ x 3.5″, Edition Varie of 10 with Wildwood Press.
November 4 – 7, 2010
Wildwood Press debuted Natural Curiosities at the 2010 IFPDA Print Fair in New York
January 28 – March 20, 2010
From the press release: “As the title of the exhibition suggests, the show is designed to make visible a portion of the female anatomy that is generally considered taboo – too private and intimate for public display.”
The exhibitions are accompanied by an catalogue with an essay by Anna C. Chave, Professor of Contemporary Art and Theory at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. The catalogue is available through Amazon.
November 22, 2009 – January 17, 2010
Curators Emily Cheng and Michelle Loh invited 75 creative people from various professions — artists, curators, writers, architects and others — to “represent something as vast and unknowable as the world , with all its systems and structures, in the confines of a single drawer.” To read more about the exhibition visit Triple Candie
October 16 – November 20, 2009
An exhibition of thirty one works of art created by collaborative teams of visual artists and poets was first shown in the Spring of 2009 at the Sidney R. Yates Gallery at the Chicago Cultural Center, then in the Summer at Indiana State University and in the Fall at Bowling Green State University. Jane Hammond worked with the poet Barry Schwabsky on a suite of four drawings entitled Advice.
The Touch-Up, 2009, Selenium toned silver gelatin print
October 2 – 31, 2009
An solo exhibition of the artist’s photographs was presented at the Visual Arts Gallery in Birmingham, AL. The artist was selected as the museum’s Pauline Ireland Visiting Artist for October 2009 and was present at the gallery for a lecture on October 9.
The exhibition catalogue which accompanied the artist’s traveling museum works on paper show (more below) is now available. The 168 page catalogue with 90 color illustrations contains essays by Faye Hirsch and Nancy Princenthal and an interview with the artist by Douglas Dreishspoon. The catalogue, which won a 2008 Association of University Presses Award, can be purchased directly from the the publisher at Penn State Press or from Amazon.
October 1 – January 9, 2009 Jane Hammond: Paper Work contained all manner of works on paper from 1989 through 2006 and recently travelled with exhibitions at the Tucson Museum of Art; the Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI (formerly the Elvehjem Museum); the Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; the Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; the Achenbach Foundation at the DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA and the Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI. The show was accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue published by Penn State Press and the Mt. Holyoke College Museum, containing essays by Faye Hirsch and Nancy Princenthal and an interview with the artist by Douglas Dreishspoon. The exhibition was organized and first presented by the Mt. Holyoke College Museum of Art (2006). To read more about this exhibition visit the Detroit Institute of Arts , the de Young Museum and the Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum . Click here to hear NPR affiliate reporter Tina Antolini’s interview of Jane at NPR Hammond Interview