Saturday, January 14, 2017

Exhibition: “Foreign Body” - New Works by Hurvin Anderson continues through Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Michael Werner Gallery — NYC, USA

“Foreign Body” by Hurvin Anderson
Nov 4, 2016-Jan 14, 2017 at Michael Werner Gallery
Exhibition: “Foreign Body” - New Works by Hurvin Anderson from Friday, November 4, 2016 through Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Michael Werner Gallery — NYC, USA; Event Details - Where: Michael Werner Gallery; Location: 4 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10075; Tel: 212 988 1623; Email: newyork@michaelwerner.com
Event Description: “Exhibition 'Foreign Body' at Michael Werner Gallery of London-based artist Hurvin Anderson from Friday, November 4, 2016 through Saturday, January 14, 2017. This is Anderson’s second solo show with the gallery. In 2009 Tate Modern presented the artist's first solo museum exhibition, Peter's Series, which later traveled to Studio Museum Harlem in New York. A full-color catalogue including an interview with the artist by Matthew Higgs, published by Michael Werner, is available at the Gallery ...” — Read more: Hurvin Anderson: Subtitles and Michael Werner Gallery-Hurvin Anderson Exhibit
About the Artist: “Hurvin Anderson is a British painter known for exploring his Jamaican heritage through depictions of verdant Caribbean landscapes, tangled into abstractions rich with cultural references. His work sheds light on the complexity of growing up in England while desiring to reconnect with familial roots, which he accomplishes through a dedication to the medium of painting itself. "This is my practice, I paint—and I try to do other things but I always come back to painting,” he has said. “I find painting a fascinating thing and a constant battle. It's hard enough to be an artist.” The artist also often works through photographs rather than memory, which solidifies the feeling of distance that is woven throughout his oeuvre. Born in 1965 in Birmingham, England, Anderson received his MA in painting from the Royal College of Art in London, where Peter Doig was his professor and served as an important influence. He has shown with Thomas Dane gallery in London and Michael Werner Gallery in New York, and in 2002 completed a Caribbean Contemporary Arts Residency Program in Trinidad. His works can also be found in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Tate Gallery in London, among others. Anderson lives and works in London, England ...” — Read more: Hurvin Anderson on ArtNet, Hurvin Anderson: Subtitles and Michael Werner Gallery-Hurvin Anderson Exhibit
For further information: Hurvin Anderson: Subtitles and Michael Werner Gallery-Hurvin Anderson Exhibit. Related Article: https://repeatingislands.com/2016/11/07/in-new-work-by-british-jamaican-artist-hurvin-anderson-the-political-is-personal/.(3:33)

Hurvin Anderson: reporting back - video by IkonGallery

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