Fahren Feingold "Wet Dreams" Exhibition Publication - The Untitled Space

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Fahren Feingold WET DREAMS



Fahren Feingold WET DREAMS



The Untitled Space is pleased to present “WET DREAMS” a solo exhibition of watercolor paintings by artist Fahren Feingold on view from October 21st through November 13th, 2021. “WET DREAMS,” curated by Indira Cesarine. premieres the latest series of works on paper and panel by the artist known for her ethereal feminine nudes that emphasize the female gaze through vibrant brush strokes using her signature wet-on-wet watercolor technique. The exhibition will be the third in person solo exhibition of artwork by Feingold presented by The Untitled Space. The artist, who has been represented by the gallery since 2017, has been featured in a number of group exhibitions and online solo shows presented by the gallery, and is featured in numerous notable international collections. “In my new series of work, WET DREAMS, I return to the female form. I explore the relationships between beauty, sensuality, and nudity through my own female narrative lens. I want my viewer to feel the colors of that expression. I want my watercolors to wash over them, gently inviting them to sink deeper into the subjects, not just in the erotic sense. The series exposes the unclothed form not as a sexual act but rather a revelation in body and mind connectedness. In WET DREAMS, my practice has evolved. Instead of taking inspiration from vintage imagery, I am working from my own photographs as visual references. Many of the models are personal friends, giving me an insider point of view to their real lives and presence rather than creating imaginary narratives about who the women are and the past lives they may have led. By taking time to really look at and get to know the women, their stories, and their bodies, my paintings are like a love letter to my subjects, shared with the world so they can see what I feel. I don’t literally paint my models but the emotions they radiate. Using watercolors to paint my bright and bold figures gives me access to those who usually shy away from nudity. In my work, I uncover women’s pre-sexualized bodies to explore the beauty and intuitive emotions of my feminist gaze. For this exhibition, I worked on growing in scale, with several pieces on multiple panels. As a physically petite person, I struggle with feeling seen and heard. Through the act of painting, I let my work speak loudly for me. Thus, expanding the watercolors from the confines of single paper dimensions, my voice becomes that much harder to ignore. WET DREAMS is a demand for people to listen and see women as equals, while sharing the visual poetry of their unique intimate stories.” – Artist Fahren Feingold


HYSTERICAL HISTORY, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 15 x 11 in




TENDING LILITH’S GARDEN, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in

GREEN GUCCI BUTTERFLY, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 12 x 12 in


FLUTTER FROM HEAVEN, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in


MEANDERING MOONLIGHT, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in



EROTIC TRANSFERANCE, 2021 Watercolor on Paper, 11 x 15 in


ADDICTED TO SUNSHINE, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 7 in



GASLIGHTING THE FIRE IN MY HEART, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 15 x 11 in


LOVE IS A RICOCHET, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 16 x 24 in



WASH ME IN YOUR SINS, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in


IN MY FEELINGS, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 22 x 30 x 4 panels


MIEL MOI, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 7 in


BUTTERFLY KISSES, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 12 x 12 in


FIRST DREAM OF THE SEASON, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 15 x 11 in


THE DARKER SIDE, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 7.5 x 5.5 in


THE TENDER GARDNER, 2020 Watercolor on Paper 15 x 11 in


SERENTIPITOIUS FLASHBACK, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 60 x 22 in (diptych 22 x 30 x 2 panels)



STAY HIGH, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in


ONLINE LOVE REHAB, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 30 x 44 (diptych 22 x 30 x 2 panels)


DANGEROUS LIASONS, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 15 x 11 in


DATING PROFILE PIC, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 7 in


MANIFESTING RICHES, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 24 x 16 in


PROTEAS MAXIMUS, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 22.5 x 15 in


THE BLUES, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 8.75 x 12.75 in



MAGIC EYES, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 15 in


SLIPPING THRU THE CRACKS IN THE FLOOR, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 22 x 15 in


KONDO MY INNER DEAMSON, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 30 x 44 (diptych 22 x 30 x 2 panels)



FIRST DREAM OF THE SEASON, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 15 x 11 in


CONFETTI BOOTY, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 7.5 x 5.5 in


SENSORY DEPRIVATED, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 30 x 22 in


GLITTER GAZE, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 15 in



FIND YOUR SPECTRUM, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 12 x 22.5 in


ASPHALT RAINBOWS, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 24 x 16 in


PRINCESS POT LEAF, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 12 x 12 in


ARRIVING WITH THE INTENTION TO LEAVE, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 5.5 x 7 in


BE CAREFUL WHO YOU CARE FOR, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 24 x 16 in


DIMENSIONAL LOVE CONNECTIONS, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 30 x 44 (diptych 22 x 30 x 2 panels)



ESOTERIC APHRODITES, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 15 in


ECCENTRIC MOLECULES, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 7.5 in


ETOILE SOIREE, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 7.5 x 5 in


HABIBI, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 5 x 7 in


ANEMONE PRINCESS, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in



PAPILLON COVEN, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 15 in


LINGERING AURA, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 5.5 x 7.5 in


I DREAM IN COLOR, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 15 in


MEANDERING MOONLIGHT, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in


VOLCANIC EXHALE, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 24 x 16 in


BATHING BY THE MOON, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in


I DREAMT ABOUT YOU IN MY DREAM, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 × 15 in


FLAKEY FRIENDS, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 5.5 x 7.5 in


CACTUS QUEEN, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 15 in



OBSCURED FANTASY, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 15 x 11.5 in


MYSTIC MOOD SWINGS, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 7.5 in


LOST INSPIRATIONS, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 15 x 11 in


MONOGRAM BUNNY 2021 Watercolor on Paper 15 x 11.5 in

The Rose Featuring Katherine Crockett, 2019


DISRUPT THE SCENE, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 5.5 x 7 in



SUNSHINE WOMAN, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 22.5 x 15 in


MICRODOSING MY PERSONALITY, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11.5 x 7 in


CHERIE REVERIE, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in



SCREEN SLAVE, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in


EAT THE RICH, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 30 x 22 in


BEING BOUJIE, 2021 (detail) Watercolor on Paper 14 x 16 in


BISOU BISOU, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 7.5 x 11 in



SENSORY DEPRIVATED, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 30 x 22 in


IT ME YOU, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in


PISSED OFF TWIN FLAME, 2021 Watercolor on Paper 11 x 15 in



ARTIST BIOGRAPHY Watercolor artist Fahren Feingold imparts an ethereal quality to her unique works depicting the female form. Her watercolors featuring bold feminine nudes reference her own photographs as well as imagery from early 20th century French erotica, and vintage American magazines from the 70s and 80s. The Los Angeles native moved to New York at the age of seventeen to study at the Parsons School of Design. After earning her BFA between Parsons and Glasgow School of Art, she worked as a fashion designer for top brands including Ralph Lauren, Nicole Miller, and J.Crew, among others. In 2016, her dreamy watercolors caught the eye of the legendary Nick Knight, who commissioned her to illustrate Paris Fashion Week for SHOWStudio. Her work has been featured in numerous international exhibitions including “Moving Kate,” curated by Nick Knight for SHOWStudio in London and The Mass in Tokyo; “The Vulgar” at The Barbican in London, curated by Judith Clark and Adam Phillips; “Red Hot Wicked” at Studio C Gallery in Los Angeles; as well as a number of exhibitions at The Untitled Space, including her debut solo show in 2017. Celebrated as “a trailblazing artist on a meteoric rise” by Vogue, her watercolors have steadily gained recognition from collectors and critics alike for their sensitive, dreamlike colors, graceful brush, and rendition of the female nude. Through her erotic depictions, Feingold gives new voices to women of the past and present while exploring larger notions of female constructs in contemporary society. Her work was featured at The Untitled Space in her 2017 solo show FAHREN FEINGOLD, as well as a solo show presented in collaboration with brand Fleur du Mal in 2018 titled, PEEP SHOW. She has additionally been featured in the gallery’s group shows, INNOVATE, UNTITLED, BODY BEAUTIFUL, IRL Investigating Reality, ONE YEAR OF RESISTANCE, SECRET GARDEN, UPRISE / ANGRY WOMEN, The Female Gaze on Love, Lust & Longing, and LIFEFORCE, as well as at SCOPE MIAMI and AQUA MIAMI Art Fairs in 2018. Her work was featured at SPRING/ BREAK Art Show “(Hotel) XX” (2018) and “EDEN” (2019) Special Projects presented by The Untitled Space, at Sotheby’s New York “Take Home A Nude” benefit exhibit and auction, as well as Art4Equality x SaveArtSpace’s 2020 public art billboard exhibition.


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ABOUT THE UNTITLED SPACE The Untitled Space is an art gallery located in Tribeca, New York in a landmark building on Lispenard Street. Founded in 2015 by Indira Cesarine, the gallery features an ongoing curation of exhibits of emerging and established contemporary artists exploring conceptual framework and boundary-pushing ideology through mediums of painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, video, and performance art. The gallery is committing to exploring new ideas vis-à-vis traditional and new mediums and highlights a program of women in art.