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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Seydou Keïta - Press Release
    props for his clients to use Many sitters arrived in their Sunday best some in traditional tribal costume others adopted the attire of the western businessmen while most combined both indigenous and western elements The photographs capture not only how the sitters appeared but also how they saw themselves and how they wanted to be seen by others Seydou Keïta without question one of the seminal artists of the African continent was born in 1923 in Bamako Mali A self trained photographer he always preferred the direct control that black and white studio portraits afforded From 1949 to 1964 Keïta was a studio photographer with a remarkable reputation who meticulously created and preserved thousands of exceptional photographs While both a historical and sociological record of life in Bamako Mali at the time the photographs capture with immediacy and intimacy the beauty and humanity of the individual Now internationally recognized as a master of the 20th century photographic portrait Keïta s work has been exhibited widely in museums and galleries worldwide including solo exhibitions at National Museum of African Art Smithsonian Institution Washington D C Centre National de la Photographie Paris France and Fondation Cartier pour l art contemporain Paris France

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/exhibitions/2006-01-28_seydou-keita/pressrelease/ (2016-02-08)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Marina Abramović - Checklist
    Professor 2005 1 of 6 videos on PAL DVD with sound certificate of authenticity dimensions variable edition of 3 with 1 AP Gallery 2 Balkan Erotic Epic Interior Part I B 2005 video projection on PAL DVD 15 22 loop with sound certificate of authenticity dimensions variable edition of 5 with 2 APs Main Gallery clockwise from left Balkan Erotic Epic Exterior Part I A Massaging Breasts 2005 Balkan Erotic

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Marina Abramović - Press Release
    to address everyday issues For example if it rained too much the women of the village would run into the fields and lift their skirts in an attempt to scare the gods and end the rain Along with amateur actors Abramovic dressed in traditional folk costumes and reenacted ancient rituals The videos examine Balkan folklore and culture the power of sexuality and tradition Marina Abramovic born in 1946 in Belgrade Yugoslavia is without question one of the seminal artists of our time She was awarded the Golden Lion for Best Artist at the 1997 Venice Biennale for her extraordinary video installation performance piece Balkan Baroque Her work is included in many major public collections worldwide including The Solomon R Guggenheim Museum New York the Musée National d Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou Paris France the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Holland the Van AbbeMuseum Eindhoven Holland the Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin Ireland and the Kunstmuseum Bern Bern Switzerland Recent solo exhibitions have included Seven Easy Pieces The Solomon R Guggenheim Museum New York The Star Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto Japan Marina Abramovic The Hero Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Washington DC Marking the Territory The Irish Museum of Modern Art

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Marina Abramović - Catalogues
    House with the Ocean View For twelve days in November 2002 Abramović lived on three elevated platforms in the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York She did not eat or speak nor did she have any privacy the three minimally furnished rooms bathroom sitting room and bedroom she occupied were open and each day viewers were able to observe her every movement during normal gallery hours Leaned against each platform

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/exhibitions/2005-12-09_marina-abramovi/catalogues/ (2016-02-08)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Rebecca Horn - Selected Works
    8 inches 207 x 174 3 cm RH 88 Angel Line 2005 mixed media on paper paper 71 x 58 3 4 inches 180 3 x 149 2 cm framed 81 1 2 x 68 5 8 inches 207 x 174 3 cm RH 89 Prev Prev of Next Next Back to Artist Twilight Transit 2005 unique sculpture comprised of six machines steel mirrors glass cast iron bulbs leather pouches

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/exhibitions/2005-10-28_rebecca-horn/works/ (2016-02-08)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Rebecca Horn - Checklist
    Fear 2005 paper 71 x 58 3 4 inches 180 3 x 149 2 cm framed 81 1 2 x 68 5 8 inches 207 x 174 3 cm Dance of Ghosts 2005 paper 71 x 58 3 4 inches 180 3 x 149 2 cm framed 81 1 2 x 68 5 8 inches 207 x 174 3 cm Angel Line 2005 paper 71 x 58 3 4 inches

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Rebecca Horn - Press Release
    drawings the scale of which are determined by the extent of Horn s reach suggest personal metaphorical and metaphysical influences through dynamic gesture These fascinating new drawings clearly relate to Horn s early performances pieces in which she extended the body sculpturally into space with a performative component Concurrent with the exhibition opening on October 27th is the launch of an important new monograph Rebecca Horn Moon Mirror Site specific Installations 1982 2005 with texts by Richard Cork Doris von Drathen Steven Henry Madoff and Rebecca Horn published by the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart Germany and Hatje Cantz Rebecca Horn and two of the authors Doris von Drathen and Steven Henry Madoff will be present to sign copies of the monograph at the opening Rebecca Horn born in Germany in 1944 is without question one of the seminal artists of our time Horn s work has historically ranged over an extensive variety of media including film performance installation photography and sculpture whilst addressing themes of corporeality perception and philosophy The employment of such wide ranging interests as science and alchemy the rational and the intuitive the mechanical and the sensual has occurred repeatedly in her work over the last three decades and

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Laurie Anderson - Press Release
    a kind of diary of dreams and their literal recreation as works of art In her new work Anderson uses the language of dreams to investigate the dream itself The resulting pieces drawings prints and high definition video take her work in theater and imagery to an astounding new level Laurie Anderson is one of the seminal artists of our time Her work includes a wide variety of media performance film music installation writing photography and sculpture Over the past thirty years she has created a number of groundbreaking works ranging from spoken word performances to elaborate multimedia events Anderson s recorded work is currently released by Nonesuch Records and since 1983 includes eight releases by Warner Records She has published six books produced numerous videos films radio pieces and original scores for dance and film In 2003 The Musée Art Contemporain of Lyon in France produced a touring retrospective of her work entitled The Record of the Time Sound in the Work of Laurie Anderson It has been presented in Lyon Milan Düsseldorf Dublin and is currently on view in Tokyo through October 2005 Anderson s work is included in many major public collections worldwide Recent work includes her

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