Founded in London in 2002, Simon Lee Gallery represents artists of diverse generations whose practices explore a wide range of media, from sculpture and painting to video and photography, and who share a broad interest in an exploration of the conceptual.Read More
Aiming to provide a significant international audience for its artists, the gallery also regularly punctuates its programme with historical exhibitions and curated group shows, which present shifts in contemporary art practice and thought, whilst broadening the dialogue with artists outside of the gallery’s core programme.
In addition to its UK activity, in 2012 the gallery opened a space in Hong Kong, which introduced its artists to a wider public in Asia, with a fully independent programme. In 2014, Simon Lee Gallery opened an office and private viewing space in New York. In 2017, this space was re-launched with a year-round programme of exhibitions and events, showcasing the work of emerging and established artists in dynamic group and solo exhibitions
The postponement was blamed on the pandemic and ongoing travel restrictions.
Ahead of the U.S. election results, Jim Shaw reflects on the political and pop cultural themes in his paintings.
Ocula Art Advisory highlights ten artworks showing in Frieze Viewing Room.
Mai-Thu Perret introduces new ceramic and tapestry in her solo show Flowers in the Eye at Simon Lee Gallery, New York.
Donna Huanca says her deep and enduring artistic interest in the female body stems from a simple fact: She has one. She also says she's tired of seeing female bodies brutalized, tired of viewing them via the male gaze. 'In art history, women have been depicted in such a vulnerable way. This is a new way of looking at the feminine form, and in...
According to a photo posted on Facebook by Christina Li, guest curator of artist Shirley Tse's exhibition at the pavilion, a notice in English and Italian at the entrance reads: 'Due to unforeseen circumstances, the exhibition Shirley Tse: Stakeholders, Hong Kong in Venice will be closed on June 12, 2019. Please excuse us for the inconvenience.'...
Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo has always been an experimental painter. Having set aside the paintbrush in favor of his hands early on in his near-two-decade-long career, and later moving to more industrial methods using tools and resins, he rejected paint altogether in 2008.
Es ist bemerkenswert, wie viele warmherzige Umschreibungen Museumsdirektor Sam Keller für eine Kunst findet, die zunächst so kühl wirkt. Ihm gehe es mit Rudolf Stingel wie bei einer Wanderung in den Bergen, wenn man denkt, die Sonne sei jetzt aber wirklich untergegangen, man dann einen neuen Gipfel erreicht und sie wieder scheinen sieht. Der...
Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933, Biella, Italy) is widely recognised as one of the most influential contemporary artists of his generation and a leading proponent of the Arte Povera movement. Since the 1960s his work has followed two profoundly linked paths, a body of conceptual sculpture grounded in the tenets of Arte Povera and an ongoing...
Toby Ziegler talks material slippage, image approximation and recreating the effects of digital technology across sculpture, painting and film.
The mind of American artist George Condo has been referred to as a place where 'Picasso meets Looney Tunes.' Watch him at work in his New York-studio where he draws and paints his take on a 19 th -century painting by Manet.
'I kind of draw like you’re walking through the forest, where you don’t really know where you’re going, and you just start from some point and randomly travel through the paper until you get to a place where you finally reach your destination.' Condo studied music theory at college, but soon realised that it was too formal and rigid for him, and...
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