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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Gavin Turk: En Face News
    Rachel Newsome will accompany the exhibition In conjunction with the show a documentary film detailing the development of En Face will be shown in Espacio 5 En Face centers around the seventy two clay busts that were created as part of Turk s The Bust Party an interactive performance held in April at his London studio As part of the performance the artist invited members of the audience to manipulate

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2010-06-26_gavin-turk-en-face/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Los Carpinteros: Free Basket News
    20 2010 Los Carpinteros sculpture Free Basket is a fantastical basketball court which fuses this two man collective s interest in surrealistic architecture and Indiana s love of the sport as Hilarie Sheets writes in her recent article about the park in The New York Times The bright multi colored court has numerous large arches painted red and blue some as high as nineteen feet tall which trace the trajectory

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2010-06-19_los-carpinteros-free-basket/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Robert Mapplethorpe: Eros and Order News
    Gallery is delighted to announce that MALBA Fundacion Costantini in Buenos Aires will hold the first exhibition in Argentina of Robert Mapplethorpe s work curated by Anne Tucker Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Texas Organized in conjunction with the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation the exhibition will include 130 photographs from 1975 until 1988 The selection of the works is a comprehensive representation of the breadth of

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2010-06-04_robert-mapplethorpe-eros-and-order/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Johan Grimonprez: screening of DOUBLE TAKE News
    looks at Alfred Hitchcock s late 50s and early 60s films against the climate of Cold War era political anxiety Using a meticulous array of archive footage as well as a story by novelist Tom McCarthy Remainder about Hitchcock encountering his double during production of The Birds Grimonprez traces the global rise of fear as a commodity examining modern history through the lens of mass media advertising and Hollywood TWO

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2010-06-02_johan-grimonprez-screening-of-double-take/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Johan Grimonprez News
    TINY BODIES LITTERED 5th AVENUE Hundreds of birds crashed into New York s tallest skyscraper the Empire State Building and plummeted to the street The birds inadvertent suicides hurled themselves at top speed into windows Some died instantly Some survived the long drop to the pavement Not only was the intermittent plop of the birds disturbing but particularly weird was the shrill chirping of many injured birds as they dropped The New York Times Sean Kelly Gallery is delighted to announce that the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh will hold an exhibition of Johan Grimonprez s film work The exhibition will open on May 22 and continue through July 11 2010 Curated by Fiona Bradley director of the Fruitmarket Gallery the exhibition will be the first British gallery showing of the internationally acclaimed documentary film DOUBLE TAKE It will be seen in the context of dial H I S T O R Y 1997 and two earlier films Kobarweng or Where is Your Helicopter 1992 and It Will Be Alright If You Come Again Only Next Time Don t Bring Any Gear Except A Tea Kettle 1994 Through these works the exhibition will offer the public a chance to trace the

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2010-05-22_johan-grimonprez/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Rebecca Horn: Rebeliao em Silencio News
    Rebeliao em Silencio This exhibition is the first major solo retrospective of Rebecca Horn s work in Brazil Her work which ranges over a wide variety of media including film performance installation photography and sculpture addresses themes of perception philosophy and communication The employment of such wide ranging interests as science and alchemy the rational and the intuitive personal history and social memory the mechanical and the sensual has occurred

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2010-05-20_rebecca-horn-rebeliao-em-silencio/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Callum Innes installation of recent paintings News
    half of the painting covered in layered complex color whilst the other half of the painting is cleansed as much as possible back to the original gesso Inevitably the cleaned half retains a palimpsest of the colors that were absorbed into the gesso as a result the artist s palette exists outside of the realm of traditional painting and instead suggests a far more unique chromatic vocabulary In each painting a thin vertical line where the cleansed and painted sections of the composition meet visually vibrates with the remnants of the surface s original layers of paint and separates the two halves of the canvas This line is not created after the fact but instead is an integral part of the development of the painting In Innes s own words It wasn t sufficient for me to cover a painting in a single color and then inscribe the field with a line The development of the line had to be organic and the best way to achieve that is through erosion Innes has emerged as one of the most significant abstract painters of his generation achieving widespread recognition through major solo and group shows worldwide He was awarded the Jerwood

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2010-05_callum-innes-installation-of-recent-paintings/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Los Carpinteros: Opener 19 News
    Carpinteros will be present at the opening and will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Ian Berry to be followed by a reception The exhibition will feature the large scale whimsical and poetic sculpture Montaña Rusa first exhibited at the gallery in February 2008 alongside a diverse group of works on paper drawn from private collections installed salon style The works on paper illustrate how the activity of drawing plays an indispensable role in the artists art making practice As Los Carpinteros have stated In order to be able to converse we need a drawing in front of us At times a verbal dialogue is not sufficient But this does not mean that each and every drawing ends up as a piece of sculpture the drawings in a sense are the letters we write each other A brand new sculpture Patas de Rana currently in its final stage of production will be installed at the Tang museum later this spring Los Carpinteros are without question the most significant artists to have emerged from Cuba in the last decade Their work can be found in the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art The Museum of Modern

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2010-04-10_los-carpinteros-opener-19/ (2016-02-09)
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