Cerith Wyn Evans was born in Llanelli, Wales in 1958. Wyn Evans began his career as a film maker, producing short experimental films in the late 1970s. Since the 1990s his work has been characterised by its focus on language and its articulation in space through the nuances of perception, as well as a precise conceptual clarity. Wyn Evans installations work like a catalyst: a reservoir of possible meanings that can unravel many discursive journeys. His work has a highly refined aesthetic that is often informed by his magpie like approach to influences from film, music, literature and philosophy, which shape and colour his practice.Read More
Cerith Wyn Evans lives and works in London.
Text courtesy Michael Lett.
Cerith Wyn Evans has filled the Pirelli HangarBicocca in Milan with his large-scale neon sculptures and other installations. He talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about his interest in music and the complicated influence of Marcel DuchampThis exhibition features works ranging from the 1990s to the present day.
A show about light: a light show – what might a curator put in? Just about all art concerned with making the world visible in some sense speaks of light, the very condition in which it was made.
The German collector Thomas Borgmann has donated more than 600 works by artists such as Wolfgang Tillmans, Paulina Olowska, Cosima von Bonin and Cerith Wyn Evans to the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, a move that 'augments on an international scale [our] holdings of contemporary art', museum officials say.
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