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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Iran do Espírito Santo: Playground News
    this fall Opening on September 10 and on view through February 16 2014 the work entitled Playground explores the tactile attributes of the artist s chosen materials through the contours of a deceptively simple form The 13 foot square cast concrete work will occupy the center of Doris C Freedman Plaza at the entrance to Central Park echoing the facades of nearby buildings From a distance Playground appears to be an architecturally scaled cube constructed with large gray blocks some of which are missing at the corners Upon closer inspection what at first glance appeared to be individual bricks and mortar come in to focus as what they are a single large scale concrete block with fragmented openings that are not missing bricks but hollow spaces carefully designed into the cube itself Playground is a large scale elaboration of an ongoing series by the artist entitled Destroços remains in which architectural fragments are rendered as discreet sculptures The largest work from this series to date Playground undertakes a subtle subversion of Minimalism through the abstraction of a familiar form For more information on the Playground please visit the Public Art Fund s website In conjunction with the opening of the

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2013-09-10_iran-do-esprito-santo-playground/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Anthony McCall: You and I, Horizontal (II) News
    Art Museum St Louis CAM will present You and I Horizontal II the first solo museum exhibition of work by Anthony McCall in the Midwest This exhibition features the eponymous solid light work by McCall in which meticulously choreographed intersecting lines and curves are projected through a darkened mist filled room creating a three dimensional sculptural form constructed from light The exhibition is organized by Kelly Shindler Associate Curator at

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2013-09-06_anthony-mccall-you-and-i-horizontal-ii/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Marina Abramović News
    work and the fostering of collaborations between art science technology and spirituality By being part of this initiative backers will have helped to found both the largest cultural institution ever to get off the ground using Kickstarter and the only project of its kind in the world Abramović launched this Kickstarter campaign with the belief that an institute for the benefit of all is best funded not only by a few large donations but also by smaller contributions from the people it will serve who can then share in its creation Abramović is turning to the public to join her in funding phase one of the institute s development creating a global community of collaborators MAI is using Kickstarter to connect directly with future visitors and to offer rewards that will engage them in the mission of MAI beginning a relationship that will sustain the institute into the future Some of the rewards for contributing to the project include an 8 bit Pippin Barr video game version of the institute called Digital MAI 5 access to live stream demonstrations of Abramović Method exercises led by the artist herself 25 or mementos that celebrate the early stages of MAI s development

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2013-07-30_marina-abramovi/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Peter Liversidge: The Spirit of Utopia News
    entitled The Spirit of Utopia presents a series of installations and events to engage the audience in provocative and creatively pragmatic models for social change A series of proposals by Peter Liversidge will be on view in the exhibition many of which are being realized both in the form of artworks installed in the Gallery space such as Free Signs pictured above and as performances and events staged throughout the

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2013-07-04_peter-liversidge-the-spirit-of-utopia/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Leandro Erlich: Dalston House News
    Street and designed to resemble the houses that previously stood on the block In this case the facade is turned on its side and through the use of a large mirror suspended above it gives the impression that the viewers who walk or lay on the surface of the building are effortlessly defying the laws of gravity Erlich s installation will be accompanied by talks workshops and live performances exploring

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2013-06-26_leandro-erlich-dalston-house/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Alec Soth featured in Dispose Magazine News
    June 2013 Artist Page Back to News Next News Previous News Alec Soth s photographs are featured in the current issue of Dispose Magazine Dispose is a monthly online publication that sends out disposable cameras to interesting individuals around the world has them shoot the roll in 24 hours and send it back to them to post Soth shot a series of photographs on the road from Minnesota to Colorado

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2013-06-26_alec-soth-featured-in-dispose-magazine/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Julião Sarmento: INDEX News
    Next News Previous News The Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas MACE in Portugal will present a solo exhibition of work by Julião Sarmento The exhibition entitled INDEX is curated by João Silvério and features important historical works from the artist s oeuvre as well as new work including a performance that Sarmento created specifically for the exhibition INDEX will be accompanied by a Portuguese English catalogue designed by Pedro

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2013-06-22_julio-sarmento-index/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Sean Kelly Gallery - Marina Abramović News
    biographical stage piece The Life and Death of Marina Abramović will make its North American debut at the Luminato Festival The Life and Death of Marina Abramović is a once in a generation cultural event featuring scenes from Abramović s life from her Serbian childhood to her work as a performance artist re imagined by visionary director Robert Wilson Starring Marina Abramović Willem Dafoe and an international cast of actors and performance artists and featuring original and traditional music including songs written and performed by the incomparable Antony of Antony The Johnsons this ground breaking event brings together the worlds of theatre art and music to thrilling effect For more information and to purchase tickets please visit the Luminato Festival website Marina Abramović Institute Prototype at Trinity Bellwoods Park June 14 23 2013 As part of their ongoing investigation into the work of French Swiss artist Jean Tinguely Amsterdam s Metamatic Research Initiative has commissioned Marina Abramović to install a prototype installation of the forthcoming Marina Abramović Institute MAI at the Luminato Festival In keeping with the MAI s mission to focus on long durational performance art conducting research and creating interdisciplinary connections the Marina Abramović Institute Prototype comprises a series of interlocking pavilions through which audience members will be guided through exercises and experiences of the Abramović Method which trains audiences with the skills to observe long durational performance Rather than creating the performance audience members will be empowered to craft their own experience disconnecting from the outside world for approximately two hours Afterwards they will be encouraged to share their thoughts about the experience via social media Live streaming of the exhibition will extend the MAI to other locations throughout Toronto To view a video interview of Marina Abramović discussing the project please visit the Luminato Festival s

    Original URL path: http://www.skny.com/archived/2013-06-14_marina-abramovi/ (2016-02-09)
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