Unfinish Fetish by David Brody

For my one person show called Kooks and Villains at Lesley Heller Workspace in 2015 David Brody wrote this wonderful essay. You can also download a pdf of the catalog. Unfinish Fetish by David Brody Daniel Wiener’s sculpture evokes for me the pathos-steeped stoner sublime –– the hyper-alert dazzle, the …
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Interview on Gorky’s Grandaughter

I am very happy to have been interviewed by Zach Keeting and Chris Joy for their website Gorky’s Granddaughter. They did a wonderful job filming my work in situ in my studio and creating an emotional environment where I felt free to speak my mind without my frequently tongue-tied lapses. …
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Covering, 1978

Covering #4 (detail), 1978, 57x7x3cm, wood, ropes, threads

A gallery from Belgium contacted me to authenticate 2 sculptures to make sure I had made them and to make sure I was the Daniel Wiener who  made them. Today, they just sent me images of them and I was happy to see 2 objects I had made long ago …
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Guggenheim Fellowship

It was announced today that I received a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2012. Wow! I am very excited and thankful to be included with these great artists: Ellen Altfest Michael Arcega Eve Aschheim Louise E. Belcourt Nayland Blake Juan William Chavez Dawn Clements Jeff Colson Matt Connors Jacci Den Hartog Chitra …
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Video of Making is Thinking, Lesley Heller, 2011

James Kalm/Loren Munk posted a video of me talking about my show. He writes,”Daniel Wiener takes viewers of an unrehearsed tour of his latest sculpture show, “Making is Thinking”. With the use of Apoxie-Sculpt, Wiener fashions whimsical sculptural forms that meld humor. organic forms and a psychedelic Surrealism into colorful …
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New Edition with ArtWeLove

October 6, 2010 ArtWeLove launches a very inexpensive edition of my watercolor, Sculpture, Adrift, in 3 sizes ArtWeLove presents “curated limited editions, by some of the best artists living today, irresistibly priced for every budget.”



Fine Art Adoption Network

Frequently I post work at the Fine Art Adoption Network. FAAN is an online network, which uses a gift economy to connect artists and potential collectors. All of the artworks on view are available for adoption. This means acquiring an artwork without purchasing it, through an arrangement between the artist and collector. See my work on FAAN.
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Norte Maar in NYT

Art Galleries With Less of a Profit Motive Flourish in Brooklyn By CARA BUCKLEY Published: March 6, 2009 Read Article.