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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Los Carpinteros - Artist Biography
    formalism Merging architecture design and sculpture in unexpected and often playful ways their elegant and mordantly humorous work negotiates between the functional and the nonfunctional drawing inspiration from the physical world particularly that of architectural constructions Their carefully crafted drawings and installations use wit to exploit a visual syntax that sets up contradictions between object and function as well as practicality and uselessness For Los Carpinteros drawing has played an integral role as a mock technical draft or blueprint suggesting not only a process of artistic elaboration but also as architectural or carpentry plans Los Carpinteros works are part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles the Los Angeles County Museum of Art The Museum of Modern Art New York the Guggenheim Museum New York the TATE Gallery London the Museo de Bellas Artes Havana Cuba the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia Madrid Spain the Thyssen Bornemisza Contemporary Art Foundation Vienna Austria the Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporaneo Mexico City Mexico and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston They have been the subject of worldwide solo exhibitions at institutions such as Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art London England Matadero Madrid Spain Kunstverein Hannover Hannover Germany Kunstmuseum Thun Switzerland Faena Arts Center Buenos Aires Argentina Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea Santiago de Compostela Spain and Es Baluard Museo de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo de Palma Mallorca Spain They have participated in group exhibitions at the New Museum New York MoMA PS1 New York the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum New York Art in General New York Artists Space New York Arizona State University Pheonix Arizona Hayward Gallery UK and the Helsinki Art Museum Finland Free Basket a site specific commission by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2010 is permanently installed in the 100

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - James Casebere - Artist Biography
    pared down to essential forms Casebere s abandoned spaces are hauntingly evocative and oftentimes suggestive of prior events encouraging the viewer to reconstitute a narrative or symbolic reading of his work While earlier bodies of work focused on American mythologies such as the genre of the western and suburban home in the early 1990s Casebere turned his attention to institutional buildings In more recent years his subject matter focused on various institutional spaces and the relationship between social control social structure and the mythologies that surround particular institutions as well as the broader implications of dominant systems such as commerce labor religion and law In 2001 Sean Kelly gallery presented an exhibition that included works inspired by the indigenous architecture of the Caribbean Island of Nevis traditional Japanese architecture and an imagined gallery space This exhibition also featured a now well known body of work inspired by Thomas Jefferson s utopian Monticello In the following years he has continued to investigate a wide range of iconic architectural spaces resulting in increasingly sophisticated layers of interpretation Two photographs from his recent series Landscape with Houses Dutchess County NY were featured in the 2010 Whitney Biennial In May of 2013 The New

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - David Claerbout - Artist Biography
    how we experience film and about the nature of the medium itself Specifically Claerbout manipulates both moving and still imagery to suggest an otherworldly level of existence something that might refer to a specific place or event but the timeline of which is not clear oscillating between both past and present The element of sound is critical in many of the works often used as either a narrative device or a guide for the viewer to navigate the architectural space in the film Claerbout s oeuvre is characterized by a meticulous attention to production details painstakingly created often over a period of years The resultant works are immersive environments in which the viewer is invited to engage both philosophically and aesthetically Claerbout studied at the Nationaal Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp from 1992 to 1995 and participated in the DAAD Berlin Artists in Residence program from 2002 to 2003 Claerbout s work is included in major public collections worldwide including Centre Georges Pompidou Musée National d Art Moderne Paris France Pinakothek der Moderne Munich Germany Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto Canada The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles Walker Art Center Minneapolis and many others He has been

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Jose Dávila - Artist Biography
    and Mathias Goeritz to Donald Judd Dávila s work investigates how the modernist movement has been translated appropriated and reinvented Dávila s work is in the permanent collection of numerous institutions including the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo MUAC Mexico City Mexico Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Madrid Spain Inhotim Brumadinho Brazil Albright Knox Museum Buffalo New York the Zabludowicz Collection London Great Britain and the Museum of Modern

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Leandro Erlich - Artist Biography
    frequently in his work Erlich makes no secret of his admiration for directors like Alfred Hitchcock Roman Polanski Luis Buñel and David Lynch whom he argues have used the everyday as a stage for creating a fictional world obtained through the psychological subversion of everyday spaces Between 1998 and 1999 Erlich took part in the Core Program an artist residency at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and came to the attention of the art world at a young age In 2001 he was invited to represent his country in the 49th Venice Biennale He then participated in the Biennials of Istanbul 2001 Shanghai 2002 and São Paulo 2004 He has also participated in the Whitney Biennial 2000 and the 1st Busan Biennale 2002 He was part of La Nuit Blanche de Paris 2004 the 51st Venice Biennale 2005 the Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial 2006 and the exhibition Notre histoire at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris France in 2006 among others In 2008 his installation La Torre was exhibited at Museo Reina Sofia Madrid Spain and he showed his acclaimed Swimming Pool at MoMA PS1 in New York in the same year In 2012 he created a monumental

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Iran do Espírito Santo - Artist Biography
    a subtle subversion of Minimalism through abstracted everyday items Espírito Santo is concerned with the tactile attributes of his chosen materials and with the sensuous contours of simple abstract forms in space Working in stainless steel glass copper stone or paint on plaster he employs subtle illusionistic devices instigating a play of depth that remains consistent from piece to piece In 2002 Sean Kelly gallery presented the first North American gallery exhibition of his work which comprised wall installations and sculptural works Since then he has continued to reflect on daily objects and the transformation of industrial design items into iconic minimalist sculptures These works are often presented in conjunction with the precise and technically rigorous site specific installations painted on to the gallery walls Espírito Santo has received international acclaim in the past two decades His works have been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide and are included in the collections of many prominent international museums such as the Museum of Modern Art New York the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego His works have been included in the Venice Biennale the Bienal de São Paulo and the Istanbul Biennal Recent

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Antony Gormley - Artist Biography
    those of others in a way that confronts fundamental questions of where human being stands in relation to nature and the cosmos Gormley continually tries to identify the space of art as a place of becoming in which new behaviors thoughts and feelings can arise Gormley s work has been widely exhibited throughout the UK and internationally with exhibitions at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil São Paulo Rio di Janeiro and Brasilia in Brazil 2012 Deichtorhallen Hamburg Germany 2012 The State Hermitage Museum St Petersburg Russia 2011 Kunsthaus Bregenz Austria 2010 Hayward Gallery London England 2007 Malmö Konsthall Sweden 1993 and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Humlebæk Denmark 1989 He has also participated in major group shows such as the Venice Biennale 1982 and 1986 and Documenta 8 1987 Permanent public works include the Angel of the North Gateshead England Another Place Crosby Beach England Inside Australia Lake Ballard Western Australia and Exposure Lelystad The Netherlands Gormley was awarded the Turner Prize in 1994 the South Bank Prize for Visual Art in 1999 and the Bernhard Heiliger Award for Sculpture in 2007 In 1997 he was made an Officer of the British Empire OBE He is an Honorary Fellow of

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Laurent Grasso - Artist Biography
    most recently painting and drawing he recreates phenomena both human and natural that set up surreal and ambiguous juxtapositions of time and space One of his most well known works Les Oiseaux depicts a flock of starlings filmed in the dusk sky above Rome Taken out of its natural context the flock of birds resembles an ionic particle field moved as if by unseen magnetic waves Other works create visual representations of energy and wave movement found in places such as the Very Large Array Observatory in the desert of New Mexico Grasso often intentionally manipulates imagery by imposing unique and unusual perspectives onto his subject matter thereby subverting the viewer s instinct to accept what they see at face value A continually shifting viewpoint is at the heart of Grasso s aesthetic sensibility in Grasso s words the idea is to construct a floating viewpoint thereby creating a discrepancy in relation to reality We move from one viewpoint to another and that s also how we manufacture states of consciousness Grasso was awarded the Marcel Duchamp Prize in 2008 and is the subject of a major monograph Laurent Grasso The Black Body Radiation published by les presses du réel Recent solo exhibitions have included The Horn Perspective at the Centre Pompidou and Gakona at the Palais de Tokyo both in Paris France in 2009 Grasso was also included in 9th Sharjah Biennial and Manifesta 8 For many recent exhibitions including Portrait of a Young Man at the Bass Museum of Art Miami Beach URANIBORG at the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume Paris France and the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art Canada and most recently Disasters and Miracles at the Kunsthaus Baselland Switzerland Grasso has acted as a co curator in conjunction with the museums altering the architecture of

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