LIVING COLOR is a discussion of the genesis, evolution and environmental impact of Parallel Park, one of the largest and most transformative permanent art installations in the United States of the past decade.  Dintenfass will discuss her work, its tantalizing, lucious, gestural ambiguity and its underlying critical and precise thinking. Dintenfass will discuss artwork throughout her long career of creating paintings, works on paper and large scale installations, including her recent monumental site-specific installation, Parallel ParkParallel Park focuses on Dintenfass’ visceral love affair with stylish, sexy, shiny, speedy, supercharged automobiles with their screaming engines, smoking tires, steamy Saturday night backseats and the squealing delight cars bring to life.  The artist will show images of her work, discuss her art, and the energy that motivates her image making.

For all press and trade inquiries or to invite Marylyn Dintenfass for book signings, studio visits, lectures or panel discussion participation, please contact:
Liz Riviere at or 702 896-8958

University of Colorado BoulderVisual Arts Complex 1B20, Boulder, CO
Artist Lecture

Tuesday, March 13th, 6:30PM

Marylyn Dintenfass will discuss the complex intersection of art, architecture, sculpture, painting and print-making in her work that spans more than four decades, and how these different media come together in Parallel Park, her 27th public art installation and one of the largest permanent art works in the United States in the past decades. Followed by a reception at Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place in downtown Boulder.


powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY
Marylyn Dintenfass Parallel Park
Thursday, February 2nd, 2012, 6:30-8:30PM

Marylyn Dintenfass will discuss the genesis, evolution and environmental impact of Parallel Park— one of the largest permanent art installations in the United States of the past decade.  Author Aliza Edelman will also participate in the event to provide a broader historical and contextual perspective on Marylyn Dintenfass’ artwork and Parallel Park.
Showing images of her work and the energy that motivates her image making, Dintenfass will expand upon her accomplished artistic career, focusing on her 27th monumental site-specific installation. At 30,000 square feet, Parallel Parkcelebrating its one-year anniversary—innovatively uses Kevlar and aluminum to create a narrative frieze that metaphorically and viscerally expresses the artist’s life-long love affair with the culturally iconic automobile.
Described by Donald Miller of ARTnews as having “raised a parking garage in Fort Myers, Florida to art status” in the January 2012 issue, Dintenfass will discuss the intersection of architecture, design, sculpture, painting and print-making in the development, partnership and transformation of this remarkable project.


Cue Art Foundation, 511 West 25 Street, New York, NY
Crossing Disciplines: Parallel Park
Irving Sandler Interviews Marylyn Dintenfass

Saturday, December 10th, 2011, 2-4PM

Renowned critic and art historian Irving Sandler interviews artist Marylyn Dintenfass on the genesis, evolution and transformational impact of Parallel Park, on the one-year anniversary of this notable public art installation. Following the event, a book-signing celebrating the November publication of Hard Press Editions’ MARYLYN DINTENFASS PARALLEL PARK will be held with Marylyn Dintenfass, author Aliza Edelman and contributors Michele Cohen, John Driscoll,  Barbara Anderson Hill and Jennifer McGregor.

Watch highlights from the interview here:

Filmed and created by Emily Driscoll and Stavros Basis, Spark Documentaries.


Houston Fine Art Fair, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston TX
Book signing
Sunday, September 18th, 2011, 12 noon

The Houston Fine Art Fair is Houston’s first major international art fair. It is home to twelve museums, including world class institutions such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Menil Collection. Some 80 leading galleries fro across the US, Latin America and Europe will be gathering under one roof for the city’s inaugural art fair held at the George R. Brown Convention Center.


Caroline Collective, 4820 Caroline Street, Houston, TX
Marylyn Dintenfass: Living Color
Friday, September 16th, 2011, 7-9PM

Caroline Collective is pleased to announce that internationally recognized fine artist Marylyn Dintenfass will be speaking here on Friday, September 16th. Best known for her abstract paintings featuring colorful, vaguely biomorphic shapes, Dintenfass strikes a delicate balance between formal restraint and more expressive gestures. Dintenfass will lecture on her process, career, and her most recent public art installation: Parallel Park.