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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Julie Roberts - Press Release
    famous art historical depictions of death scenes including John Everett Millais Ophelia Henry Wallis Chatterton and David s Marat They are contrasted with portraits of artists and writers on their deathbeds these include Jean Cocteau Victor Hugo Edvard Munch and Auguste Rodin In the main gallery are four large paintings of doll s houses which accurately represent specific British home interiors of four different decades There are also two paintings of large dolls one male one female and two paintings of chairs Electric Chair and Chair Erotica which add to Roberts ongoing series of historical chairs as mediations on specific cultural milieu Roberts painting style viscerally focuses a stark contemporary gaze upon the frailties of the human condition in which she strives to maximize the tension between attraction and repulsion the real and perceived abstraction and figuration As Keith Hartley Chief Curator and Deputy Director of the Scottish National Gallery of Art writes The themes that Roberts treats in her work dream and reality Eros and Thanatos sleep and death the mind and the body the historical and the atemporal give her work a depth and associative richness that place her within a tradition going back to classical antiquity More immediately there is an affinity with the work of the Surrealists in its love of ambiguity and the darker side always tempered by a belief in the positive power of Eros Roberts is widely exhibited internationally and has been included in the Aperto section of the Venice Biennale Italy in 1993 and in recent exhibitions in the Musée d Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris Paris the Museum Ludwig Budapest the Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh the Hayward Gallery London Tate St Ives England the Kunsthalle Mannheim Germany and the Moderna Museet Umeå Sweden In 1995 Roberts was the first

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - James Casebere - Checklist
    2 x 91 inches 182 x 231 cm JC 150 Wrap Around Window 2003 digital chromogenic print mounted to plexiglas edition of 5 with 2 APs 71 1 2 x 91 1 2 inches 182 x 232 cm JC 151 Main Gallery clockwise from left Spiral Staircase 2002 2003 digital chromogenic print mounted to plexiglas edition of 5 with 2 APs 92 1 2 x 71 1 2 inches 235 x 182 cm JC 153 Red Room 1 2003 digital chromogenic print mounted to plexiglas edition of 5 with 2 APs 71 1 2 x 89 1 2 inches 182 x 227 cm JC 144 Yellow Hallway 2 2001 2003 digital chromogenic print mounted to plexiglas edition of 5 with 2 AP 71 1 4 x 89 1 4 inches 181 x 227 cm JC 156 Minka with Dirt and Fog 2003 digital chromogenic print mounted to plexiglas edition of 5 with 2 APs 71 1 2 x 95 3 8 inches 182 x 242 cm JC 146 Siena Vertical 2003 digital chromogenic print mounted to plexiglas edition of 5 with 2 APs 89 3 8 x 71 5 8 inches 227 x 182 cm JC 142 Spanish Bath Vertical

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - James Casebere - Press Release
    of interpretation As Anthony Vidler Dean of The Cooper Union School of Architecture writes Casebere s spatial unconscious is in photographic representation an opening through vision into the psychopathology of lived space a space that blurs all the traditional distinctions between the space and the space represented This exhibition of new work produced in the last two years is being premiered in New York at Sean Kelly Gallery A wide range of iconic architectural spaces inspired these works Casebere continues to investigate Colonial American Neoclassical domestic spaces like Thomas Jefferson s Monticello Models based on a Sienese palazzo and Islamic style Spanish baths demonstrate Casebere s interest in vernacular architectural styles of diverse worldwide origin A group of photographs inspired by spare mid century American Modernist domestic and commercial structures both recall Casebere s earlier works of the 90s and at the same time expand upon his fascination with recent architectural and social history In these seemingly ambiguous pieces Casebere conceptually manipulates the revelation of an implied future for architectural space a space at once of our unconscious and our lived reality that describes the fragile treaty between the two Recent Casebere exhibitions have included a substantial one person show

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Robert Mapplethorpe: Eye to Eye - Checklist
    inches 41 x 51 cm framed 29 7 8 x 24 7 8 inches 76 x 64 cm MAP 1287 Ken Moody 1983 gelatin silver print edition of 10 image 19 x 15 1 8 inches 48 x 38 cm paper 16 x 20 inches 41 x 51 cm framed 35 x 30 1 2 inches 89 x 77 cm MAP 1281 Michael St Clair 1984 gelatin silver print edition of 10 image 19 1 8 x 15 1 4 inches 49 x 39 cm paper 16 x 20 inches 41 x 51 cm framed 29 x 24 1 2 inches 74 x 62 cm MAP 1426 Cock and Devil 1982 gelatin silver print edition of 10 image 14 1 2 x 18 1 2 inches 37 x 47 cm paper 16 x 20 inches 41 x 51 cm framed 28 3 4 x 31 1 2 inches 73 x 80 cm MAP 777 Italian Devil 1988 gelatin silver print edition of 10 image 19 x 18 3 4 inches 48 x 48 cm paper 20 x 24 inches 51 x 61 cm framed 25 x 24 3 4 inches 64 x 63 cm MAP 1895 David Moore 1987 gelatin silver print edition of 10 image 23 1 8 x 19 5 16 inches 59 x 49 cm paper 20 x 24 inches 51 x 61 cm framed 36 1 4 x 31 1 2 inches 92 x 80 cm MAP 1848 Benjamin 1985 gelatin silver print edition of 10 image 15 1 8 x 19 1 8 inches 39 x 49 cm paper 16 x 20 inches 41 x 51 cm framed 24 x 29 inches 61 x 74 cm MAP 1509 Pat Dawkins 1982 gelatin silver print edition of 10 image 19 1 8 x 15 1 4 inches 49 x 39 cm paper 16 x 20 inches 41 x 51 cm framed 30 x 25 inches 76 x 64 cm MAP 961 Katherine Cebrian 1980 gelatin silver print edition of 15 image 13 3 4 x 13 3 4 inches 35 x 35 cm paper 16 x 20 inches 41 x 51 cm framed 23 5 8 x 22 5 8 inches 60 x 58 cm MAP 444 Tulip 1988 dye transfer print edition of 10 image 20 1 4 x 18 1 4 inches 51 x 46 cm paper 20 x 24 inches 51 x 61 cm framed 30 3 4 x 27 5 8 inches 78 x 70 cm MAP DT1839 Robert Sherman 1984 gelatin silver print edition of 10 image 15 1 4 x 15 1 4 inches 39 x 39 cm paper 16 x 20 inches 41 x 51 cm framed 26 x 25 inches 66 x 63 cm MAP 1387 Cock 1985 gelatin silver print edition of 10 image 19 1 8 x 15 1 8 inches 49 x 39 cm paper 16 x 20 inches 41 x 51 cm framed 30 x 25 inches 76 x 64 cm MAP 1545 Alice

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Robert Mapplethorpe: Eye to Eye - Press Release
    first solo show in New York in three years inaugurates the gallery s relationship with the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation The opening of the exhibition will take place on Friday September 122h from 6pm until 8pm Celebrated and censored revered and reviled notorious and noted demonized and deified Robert Mapplethorpe s work has never been less than controversial This exhibition of nearly 60 works selected by artist Cindy Sherman is Mapplethorpe s work as you have never seen it before The selection by Cindy Sherman whom Mapplethorpe photographed facilitates the unique opportunity to see his work through another artist s eyes indeed many of the works chosen have not previously been exhibited in New York The exhibition contains work from all areas of Mapplethorpe s principal aesthetic interests including still lifes portraits figure studies flowers body fragments and classical statues Mapplethorpe s photographs exemplify classical ideals of form and proportion reminiscent of the work of Edward Weston with their controlled relationships between light and shadow balance and asymmetry beauty and obscenity whilst at the same time clearly presaging a more contemporary interest with the body and self obsession The formal correspondences in Mapplethorpe s images reflect the tense connections between art

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Robert Mapplethorpe: Eye to Eye - Catalogues
    Robert Mapplethorpe Eye to Eye Selected by Cindy Sherman September 13 through October 18 2003 Installation Views Checklist Press Release Artist Page Catalogues Catalogues Robert Mapplethorpe Robert Mapplethorpe and the

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Hot Summer in the City - Press Release
    August 16 2003 Checklist Press Release Artist Page Marina Abramovic Darren Almond James Casebere Joseph Cornell Dalziel Scullion Lynn Davis Sean Duffy Walker Evans Andy Goldsworthy Joseph Kosuth Zoe Leonard Helen Levitt Richard Long Robert Mapplethorpe Walter Martin Paloma Muñoz

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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Hot Summer in the City - Artist Page
    Forthcoming News Artists Art Fairs Catalogues Gallery Hot Summer in the City A Group Show July 10 through August 16 2003 Checklist Press Release Artist Page Marina Abramović James Casebere

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