The FLAG Art Foundation and The Church are pleased to co-present Strike Fast, Dance Lightly: Artists on Boxing, an expansive, two-venue group exhibition that centers on the sport, psychology, ethos, and spectacle of boxing. Given the wealth of depictions of boxers throughout art history, the exhibition will include ancient, modern, and contemporary artworks, as well as newly commissioned pieces and boxing-related ephemera. 

Artists on view at FLAG include Benny Andrews, John Ahearn, Alvin Armstrong, George Bellows, Amoako Boafo, Andrea Bowers, Katherine Bradford, Amy Bravo, William K.-L. Dickson and Wilhelm Heise, Rosalyn Drexler, Jeffrey Gibson, Chase Hall, Curran Hatleberg, Thomas Hoepker, Dana Hoey, Edward Hopper, Kresiah Mukwazhi, Christian Marclay, Wardell Milan, Eadweard Muybridge, Paul Pfeiffer, Cheryl Pope, Elliot Purse, Caleb Hahne Quintana, Ed Ruscha, Malick Sidibé, Vincent Valdez, Carrie Mae Weems, and Yvonne Wells.

Co-curated by artist and Co-Founder Eric Fischl and Chief Curator Sara Cochran, The Church’s exhibition includes artworks by Derrick Adams, Zoë Buckman, Cassils, Carroll Dunham, Dzine, Eric Fischl, Fab 5 Freddy, Jules Feiffer, Barry Flanagan, Ralph Gibson, Jeffrey Gibson, Lyle Ashton Harris, Michael Halsband, Lonnie Holley, Judith Hudson, Rashid Johnson, Howard Kanowitz, Stephen Laub, Glenn Ligon, Martin Kippenberger, Robert Mapplethorpe, Delilah Montoya, Leroy Neiman, Ed Paschke, Paul Pfeiffer, Deborah Roberts, Ellington Robinson, Alison Saar, Gary Simmons, Charles Waller, Carrie Mae Weems, and Darius Yektai.