Martin Wilner (b. New York, USA, 1959) is a multidisciplinary artist and practicing psychiatrist who lives and works in New York City. Wilner’s background in psychiatry and psychoanalysis informs his artist practice, as well as, the themes of his intricate prints and drawings, exploring personal and collective narratives inspired by his observations working with clients and of the world around him.
Wilner is currently represented by Hales Gallery and the Sperone Westwater Gallery. His select solo shows include The Freud Museum (London), Pierogi (New York), the Cartin Collection at Ars Libri (Boston) and Bravin Lee Programs (New York), and select group exhibitions include the Jewish Museum (New York), Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New Museum Los Gatos, Yossi Milo Gallery, MEM Gallery (Osaka, Japan), Daniel Weinberg Gallery (Los Angeles), Adam Baumgold Gallery (New York) and the Morgan Library & Museum (New York). Wilner's work can be found in numerous private collections including The Jewish Museum (New York), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Vassar Art Library (New York), Warner Brothers (USA), The Morgan Library and Museum, The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, Deutsche Bank and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Wilner has lectured extensively on the role of applied psychoanalysis in his artistic practice. In 2015 to 2016, he completed a residency at SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. He also teaches at Weill Cornell Medical College as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry.
Arkopoly (2017 - 2018)
Polymer photogravure, 2 plates printed with 35 colors plus black. 23.5 x 23.5 inches. Co-published by Eminence Grise Editions and Hales Gallery (London). Master Printer: Jennifer Mahlman.