Join us at Maxon Mills in celebrating all that the Wassaic Project has been, is, and can be. We’ll be honoring Bony Ramirez at the event.
El Caribe es una constante en las creaciones y uno de los puntos de referencia más característicos de la imaginación del artista visual y escultor dominicano Bony Ramírez.
The next show opens March 9, 2023, and it has many stories to tell. “Bony Ramirez: CARIBABY” is the first institutional solo exhibition for Dominican-born artist Bony Ramirez
Stop into François Ghebaly Gallery for the closing of two exhibitions on February 4, 2023. The exhibitions include: “Hoof on Bone” by Jessie Makinson, and “CAYMAN TEARS” by Bony Ramirez.
Marking their 70th anniversary, A Living Legacy brings together eight recently acquired artworks by art stars Amoako Boafo, Sky Hopinka, Gisela McDaniel, Bony Ramirez, Tschabalala Self, Ann Leda Shapiro, and Sadie Wechsler
Bony Ramirez: CARIBARY, the first institutional solo exhibition for Dominican-born artist Bony Ramirez, celebrates Dominican/Caribbean culture through the lens of portraiture and magical realism
On the occasion of Art of the Americas on Artnet Auctions, CJ Greenhill Caldera spoke to Bony Ramirez about his practice, and ways to thoughtfully engage with the Art of the Americas.
In Bony Ramírez's portraits, sculptural, drawn and painted, the compositional techniques of Renaissance portraiture are applied to the depiction of Caribbean iconography and culture..
Self-taught artist Bony Ramirez continues to paint distorted figures inspired by his time spent in the Dominican Republic as a child.
In addition to the purses, the duo has designed a black sweatshirt featuring Dominican-American artist Bony Ramirez’s artwork Feeding a Child of the Ocean on the back.
Connected to his roots, Ramirez retains a connection to his Dominican heritage through his art, incorporating elements of the Caribbean with his own distinctive details. Through a combination of painting and drawing, Ramirez adheres life-size paper figures onto painted wood panels.
Tiffany Alfonseca curates her second exhibition focusing on diasporic Dominican and Caribbean identity at Calderón Gallery. Featured artists include Diego Espaillat, Delvin Lugo, José Morbán, Devin Osorio, Bony Ramirez, Kenny Rivero, and Raelis Vasquez.
Bony and I have been friends for quite a bit. As descendants of the Dominican diaspora we have a lot of the same visual references and deep connection to our culture.
“There’s a lot of symbolism in my work that is specifically very Caribbean and unless you’re from that part of the world, sometimes you’re not going to get it,” Bony Ramirez, 26, tells me from his studio in New Jersey.
Exciting news from the Perth Amboy Art scene. Bony Ramirez aka Christopher Ramirez from Perth Amboy, NJ has received the honor of being listed in the Forbes 2023 30 Under 30 List.
Self-taught artist Bony Ramírez paints large-scale figures inspired by his childhood memories of the Dominican Republic, cartoonish children’s illustrations, and the anatomical inaccuracies of the Italian Mannerist painters
Bony Ramirez moved from the Dominican Republic at the age of 13 and has now spent half his life in New Jersey, where he now is emerging star of the art world. His work is about memory and remaking the DR in his mind, a combination of folktales and his own impressions, as well as a powerful sense of where he came from and where he exists now.
Through a combination of painting and drawing, I adhere life-size paper figures onto painted wood panels. My subjects are bold yet strange, often appearing mysteriously oversized or contorted.
While the Armory Show is a capitalist bacchanal, it’s also like an end-of-summer cookout, bringing parts of the art community together in celebration.
When he was 13, the artist Bony Ramirez's family informed him that they were taking a vacation to the United States from their home in the Dominican Republic. “I was told that we were just coming for two weeks, to visit Disney World, and we were going to come back,” he said. “We never went to Disney World, and we’ve never been back.”
The raw depiction of subjects through vivid colors come to life in the work of Bony Ramirez. Throughout his artistic practice, Ramirez merges iconic Caribbean elements through Renaissance forms of composition to address the history and culture of a colonized Dominican Republic, where he was born and raised.
Just south of the intersection of Grand and Orchard streets in the hub of New York’s Lower East Side, twenty-one works of painting, sculpture and assemblage have come together at Company Gallery’s fifth-floor suit in what feels like a gathering of both long-lost friends and newfound acquaintances.
The new gallery Calderón Ruiz will open in September in Manhattan’s South Street Seaport district with a focus on supporting Latinx artists who have too often been underrepresented in the market.
The Afro-Carribean founder of New York gallery REGULARNORMAL speaks on building art spaces for emerging talent.
But this one feels different, because every face in every painting belongs to a person of color. Every piece of art was created by a person of color. And the exhibition was organized by two young people of color curating their first major show.
Dominican born and US based visual artist Bony Ramirez's works explore complex social and political issues through sumptuously rendered depictions of anatomically distorted figures.
Bony Ramírez finds working in a single medium restrictive. Rather, the Dominican Republic-born and New Jersey-based artist prefers to use a whole host of mediums.
It was during his early education in the Dominican Republic that the artist was first exposed to local iconography, with the easily identifiable symbols and motifs still making appearances in his current work, acting as a common visual language across cultures.
Resistant to dogmatic principles, especially in art making, Ramirez creates figures that, while elaborately rendered, dissolve into anatomical transformations: beginning with one idea before challenging its correctness and authority.
Born in the Dominican Republic and based in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, self-taught artist Bony Ramirez fashions entrancing, dramatic works that celebrate his rich Caribbean culture and reflect on his native country’s traumatic history.