“Sit Down, Man” at 4411 Montrose in Houston

by Jennifer Battaglia March 23, 2020

Exhibitions featuring chairs as theme and/or material have abounded in the art world for years. Sit Down, Man, the one-day, four-person show on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 4411 Montrose in Houston, took one to four visitors at a time, and by appointment only. It was organized by artist Michael Bhichitkul.

Sit Down, Man features works by Barry Elkanick, Edgar Meza, Martin Ivy, and Michael Bhichitkul.


Here’s a photo-walk-through in case you missed it:



Edgar Meza

The Capital of the World, 2010


Barry Elkanick

O, The Little Green Place, 2020


Basho (Cherry), 2020


Michael Bhichitkul

Untitled (Sit down, man [I]), 2012 – 2020

Untitled (Sit down, man [II]), 2020


Martin Ivy

Take a seat, take a breath., 2020




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Selkirk March 24, 2020 - 22:17

A very fine show from what can be seen and understood. Too good for our moment of distance/isolation, but certainly about our moment in a thoughtful and poignant way. Visual, spacial, and fraught, but with hope, still. Four artists who will make our bright future. AP


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