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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Johan Grimonprez
    homage to the Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchkock also demonstrates an equal amount of reverence for the visual world created by Surrealist painter René Magritte Including sketches and collages the publication documents the creation of his film installation Looking for Alfred As in Dial H I S T O R Y Grimonprez s outstanding 1997 media collage Looking for Alfred plays with various levels of reality and with simulations and

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/catalogues/johan-grimonprez_looking-for-alfred/ (2016-02-08)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Johan Grimonprez
    the critically acclaimed filmmaker Johan Grimonprez It s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards is the most complete survey of the work of the Belgian artist It assembles the most insightful dialogues and critiques of his major pieces as well as for the very first time fragments of the film scripts Authors include Jodi Dean Dany Nobus Slavoj Žižek Tom McCarthy Chris Darke Don DeLillo Thomas Elsaesser

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/catalogues/johan-grimonprez_its-a-poor-sort-of-memory-that-only-works-backwards/ (2016-02-08)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Candida Höfer
    spaces or people She preserves the dignity of what she photographs such as is made clear in the portraits she staged of people from Liverpool in 1968 or Turkish guest workers in Germany from the 1970s The photographs of public spaces almost devoid of people interiors libraries museums or entrance halls are marked by cool objectivity and the precise capturing of details as well as of the transforming systems that

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/catalogues/candida-hfer_dsseldorf/ (2016-02-08)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Rebecca Horn
    pigment and explosive line The publication also includes an insightful essay by Doris van Drathen who has contributed several critical texts on the artist in recent years She argues that the works included in Cosmic Maps inaugurate a new visual intensity in Horn s oeuvre that functions at the level of the transcendental rather than the terrestrial Tracing the relationship between these paintings and Horn s earlier works on paper

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/catalogues/rebecca-horn_cosmic-maps/ (2016-02-08)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Tehching Hsieh
    five separate one year long performances that were unprecedented in their use of physical difficulty over extreme durations and in their absolute conception of art and life as simultaneous processes In the unfolding series of these projects Hsieh moved from a year of solitary confinement without any communication to a year in which he punched a worker s time clock in his studio on the hour every hour to a year spent living without any shelter on the streets to a year in which he was tied closely to the artist Linda Montano without ever touching and lastly to a year of total abstention from art activities and influences In 1986 Hsieh announced that he would spend the next thirteen years making art but not showing it publicly This final lifework an immense act of self affirmation and self erasure came to a close at the turn of the millennium After years of near invisibility Hsieh has now collaborated with the writer and curator Adrian Heathfield to create this meticulous and visually arresting record of the complete body of his artworks from 1978 1999 Out of Now is the first extensive critical account of these remarkable works Heathfield s astute

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/catalogues/tehching-hsieh_out-of-now/ (2016-02-08)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - callum innes|colm tóibín
    As their creative connections became apparent and their friendship grew the gallery asked Tóibín to write an essay in response to Innes s works on paper a request that led to Tóibín s powerful short story water colour After reading Tóibín s text Innes created a new body of watercolours based on it A full color 232 page book unites these two bodies of work which were exhibited together at

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/catalogues/callum-innescolm-tibn_watercolour/ (2016-02-08)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Idris Khan
    layers his material whether it is Beethoven s symphony Milton s Paradise Lost or Bernd and Hilla Becher s stylized sculpture of water towers In speaking about his work Khan says that every layer is an effect that needs to be created Each layer is a fallible human decision There is a decision made as to what I want to keep and what has to disappear This process allows me

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/catalogues/idris-khan_image-music-text/ (2016-02-08)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - The Furniture of Poul Kjærholm
    and techniques with a craftsman s approach to details and materials The catalogue has been authored by the American architect Michael Sheridan an internationally recognized expert on Scandinavian architecture and design and the world s foremost authority on Kjærholm This volume includes 70 entries written by Sheridan that document analyze and describe all of Kjærholm s realized designs The entries include furniture dimensions and information about materials as well as a wealth of drawings and vintage photographs The book features the renowned Modernist photographer Keld Helmer Petersen s iconic photographs of Kjaerholm s work Helmer Petersen was Kjærholm s creative partner for three decades and documented his furniture and exhibitions over this period Sheridan s biographical essay traces and discusses the development of Kjærholm s formal vision over the course of his career Supplementary information includes a timeline of production dates manufacturer information notes on materials and maintenance and production stamps The book was compiled with the assistance of the Kjærholm family and includes a foreword by Hanne Kjærholm It was designed by Takaaki Matsumoto one of the most respected designers of art books in the world Printed entirely in black and white duotone the many archival photographs in the

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/catalogues/the-furniture-of-poul-kjaerholm_catalogue-raisonn/ (2016-02-08)
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