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Melissa Marks: Double Self Split Film

Planthouse presents Double Self Split, a film featuring Melissa Marks at work during her 2016 exhibition and installation inside the Castle of Vélez Blanco, Andalucia, Spain. The project and film were realized in collaboration with Joya: arte + ecología. Learn more about Double Self Split.


Planthouse at the E/AB Fair, October 26–29, 2017

Booth D17 Planthouse is thrilled to participate in this year’s E/AB Fair, open October 26 – 29. On view will be selected works by: Anders Bergstrom Heather Woods Broderick Victoria Burge Richard Dupont Greg Foley Martha Lewis Rachel Ostrow Benjamin Swett Philip Taaffe Heather Watkins Victory Garden The Tunnel in Chelsea 269 11th Ave New York, NY 10011 Thursday, October 26...

Person Place Thing Airs: Benjamin Swett

“Diane Arbus’s old contact sheets include images she never meant us to see, so would perusing them violate her rights as an artist?” Benjamin Swett discusses this answer with Randy Cohen on his podcast, Person Place Thing, taped at the gallery in May. Interview link.   Person Place Thing is produced with the JCC in...

Home Winds Featured in Gardenista

“How to leave behind land that your family has tended for four decades?” This and other musings by reviewer Margot Guralnick for Gardenista in her exploration of the story behind the recent Planthouse publication, Home Winds. Gardenista – Required Reading: Home Winds, A Mother’s Garden – Margot Guralnick    


Home Winds featured on Live Culture Podcast

Photographer Benjamin Swett and singer songwriter Heather Woods Broderick will be in discussion with Live Culture host Martha Willete Lewis about Planthouse’s latest fine art book project, Home Winds. Follow this link to tune in. Live Culture is a discussion of ideas in and around contemporary art, with monthly themes and guests. Join host Martha...

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Heather Woods Broderick – “Home Winds” Video

The video for Heather Woods Broderick’s song “Home Winds,” premiered on Stereogum. The video, directed by Jeffrey Rowles, is part and parcel of the recent Planthouse publication and exhibition: Home Winds, uniting photographs by Benjamin Swett and lyrics and music by Heather Woods Broderick. Stereogum, Premiere: Heather Woods Broderick – “Home Winds” Video  

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Planthouse at the Philadelphia Book Fair, May 5 – 6

Planthouse is pleased to be participating at this year’s Philadelphia Book Fair where we will be exhibiting some of our most recent publications, including Neon, Miss 2017, and Home Winds. Friday, May 5: 12:00pm – 8:00pm Saturday, May 6: 10:00am – 6:00pm Twelve 27 1227 N. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19122 (North 4th Street, North of...

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Live at Planthouse: Interview with Benjamin Swett, May 8th

Planthouse is once again pleased to host Randy Cohen’s radio show Person Place Thing on May 8th at 7 PM. For this installment, Randy Cohen will be interviewing photographer Benjamin Swett, whose photographs will be on display at the gallery as part of the publication of the art book project, Home Winds. Please email

Person Place Thing Airs: Frances Beinecke

A past president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, she has a chilling awareness of the harm that can be done by nincompoops in power, and yet she is surprisingly optimistic. We spoke at Planthouse Gallery about Rachel Carson, climate change, and the terrifying, if unlikely, prospect of being on a spaceship with Peter Theil....


Robert Olsen Featured in Art in Print

“Olsen lived and worked in California, where freeways are a state-defining cliché, but Olsen’s were different: bereft of cars, people or legible signage, they are formal arrangements of concrete and shadow, lonely and cool, elegiac. They are places made by people for people, which all the people have left…In her essay [Sarah] Jorgensen notes, ‘Robert...

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Home Winds: Trees Can’t Speak for Themselves…

Planthouse is pleased to present a film preview of the forthcoming song and Planthouse publication, Home Winds. A collaboration between photographer, Benjamin Swett and musician, Heather Woods Broderick.   To pre-order a copy of Home Winds, visit our online store.  


The Beinecke Library Acquires Robert Olsen Papers

Planthouse is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of a collection of Robert Olsen Papers by The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The collection includes Olsen’s writings about his work as well as dozens of notebooks and sketchbooks documenting both his creative practice and his daily activities. The collection also includes materials and correspondence related...

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Forthcoming Planthouse Publication: Home Winds

Home Winds A collaboration between photographer Benjamin Swett, and musician Heather Woods Broderick, published by Planthouse, Inc.   Home Winds, unites the photography of Benjamin Swett with the soulful music of singer and songwriter Heather Woods Broderick in an elegant call to environmental awareness. The publication, which includes a foreword by Elleree Erdos, was born of...


Planthouse at VOLTA NY, March 1 – 5, 2017

Volta NY March 1-5, 2017 Booth F8   Planthouse is pleased to exhibit drawings and paintings by Robert Olsen (1969-2014) at the Volta New York fair, running March 1-5.  Following on the 2016 publication of Olsen’s silkscreen edition Untitled (Overpass), for which he completed the drawings just before his untimely death, the works on display...


Live at Planthouse: Interview with Frances Beinecke, February 6th

Randy Cohen’s radio show Person Place Thing, will return to Planthouse this Winter, February 6, 7PM to interview Frances Beinecke. Hope you will join us! Please email by February 1st to reserve your spot. Seating is limited.   Person Place Thing Person Place Thing is produced with the JCC in Manhattan and sponsored by WAMC Northeast...


Philip Taaffe: Asterias | Planthouse at PULSE Miami Beach

Press Release   December 1-4 Booth P4, South Tent Philip Taaffe Asterias    Come visit us in Miami and see the site-specific installation of new monoprints by Philip Taaffe. We can provide VIP passes as well as day passes to the fair if you email us at   Asterias, 2016 Silkscreen and oil pigment...

Person Place Thing Airs: Katherine Bradford

“If an artist begins a work not with an abundance of ideas or an outpouring of emotion but only in pursuit of a paycheck, is the work doomed?” Katherine Bradford discusses the answer with Randy Cohen on his podcast, Person Place Thing, taped at the gallery in October. Interview link.   Person Place Thing is...


Planthouse at PULSE Miami Beach, Dec 1-4, 2016

Pulse Miami Beach Contemporary Art Fair December 1–4, 2016 Booth P4, South Tent Please email us at for VIP passes and day passes to the fair.   “No water, no life. No blue, no green.” – Sylvia Earle   Planthouse is pleased to present a site-specific installation by Phillip Taaffe at this year’s Pulse...


Anders Bergstrom and Victoria Haven Featured at The Met

Planthouse is pleased to announce recent acquisitions by The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Anders Bergstrom’s Brown Bag Test, December 21, 2014, first exhibited in Fold, a 2015 show at Planthouse curated by Jeff Bergman and Rachel Gladfelter; Victoria Haven’s limited edition artist’s book None More Black, published by Planthouse in conjunction with her show Overland in 2014 at the...


Planthouse at the E/AB Fair, Nov 3-6

BOOTH D18 Featuring: Anders Bergstrom Katherine Bradford Daniel Clarke Louise Eastman Robert Olsen Heather Watkins   Planthouse is thrilled to participate in this year’s E/AB Fair, open November 3-6. Featured prints include Giraffe, a whimsical silkscreen and linocut by Katherine Bradford published in 2016; Overpass, a newly (posthumously) published print by Robert Olsen; a limited...


Live at Planthouse: Interview with Katherine Bradford, October 5 at 7pm

Randy Cohen’s radio show Person Place Thing, will return to Planthouse this Fall to interview Katherine Bradford. Hope you will join us! Please email by September 30 to reserve your spot. Seating is limited. Person Place Thing Person Place Thing is produced with the JCC in Manhattan and sponsored by WAMC Northeast Public Radio in partnership...


Floral Ghost Travels to The Institute Library – New Haven, CT

The Institute Library in New Haven to exhibit Philip Taaffe’s colorful silkscreen monotypes from the book, The Floral Ghost, by Susan Orlean and Philip Taaffe. In addition to Taaffe’s monotypes, The Library will feature the print portfolio that was published for the The Floral Ghost exhibition held at Planthouse in 2014. The portfolio features original prints by Simryn Gill, Florian...

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Person Place Thing Airs: Rick Moody and Fred Tomaselli

If we decline to buy an iPhone or a pair of sneakers made under miserable working conditions, how should we respond when a band leader brutalizes his musicians? Artist Fred Tomaselli and writer Rick Moody took up that question, praised the bleak arid landscapes of the Southwest and had some hard words for gulls when...

Tory Daily | Author Susan Orlean On: The Floral Ghost

Susan Orlean, author of The Floral Ghost, is featured in the culture section of the Tory Burch blog, talking about the origins of the book and her relationship to writing and New York. Tory Daily | Author Susan Orlean On: The Floral Ghost

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Planthouse Gallerist Katie Michel Featured on Project Gravitas

Katie Michel, Planthouse Director, was featured on Project Gravitas‘ most recent campaign: The Mom Project. The story provides insight into Katie’s background working for The Grenfell Press and engages Project Gravitas’ mission to pay tribute to inspiring women. Project Gravitas: The Mom Project