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LAST EXHIBITION
TOM HACKNEY | MINERALS

 
March 6 - May 16, 2015

 

We are proud to present the artist´s first solo exhibition in Germany.
The gallery represents Tom Hackney since 2014. The next art fair with the
artist: Art Paris, 26.-29.3.2015.





Ptolemaic King (100 BC)
iPhone photograph, PIXELATION App
Tom Hackney 2015





MINERALS

Tom Hackney’s recent series of work seems at first glance disparate – a collection
of working processes, media and visual styles. On closer inspection it is apparent
that these works share an address to particular structures and logic. In their broadest
interpretation, such structures include ‘the game of chess’ or ‘the pixelation of and image’.

Again, under more specific examination we see that in this case ‘the game of chess’ is
played by Marcel Duchamp, who famously is said to have abandoned art for chess,
and questions of art historical stakes are raised. Similarly, ‘the pixelated image’ explored
here is done so through the lens of an iPhone capturing an image of the face of Ptolemaic
King carved 100years BC; the pixelation occurring via an automatic face detection and
obfuscation application. Here, technologies of facial representation meet across two
thousand years of history, and a new representation of this encounter is generated.

MINERALS explores these and other structures across a carefully assembled series
of objects, images and through the accompanying artist’s notes.



CV
Tom Hackney (MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, 2008) lives and works in London.

Exhibitions include The Spring Exhibition (2015), Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen;
Constellar Relations (2014), Untitled Gallery, Manchester; John Moores Painting Prize (2014),
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; (detail) (2014), H-Project Space, Bangkok, Thailand; Tremors (2013), Breese Little, London; RA Summer Show (2012), Royal Academy of Arts, London;
The Curator's Egg, Altera Pars (2012), Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London; and Point. Line.
Plane. (2011), Hannah Barry Gallery, London.

His works are in the collections of Manchester Art Gallery, The BOC Group and
Fidelity Investments, along with private collections in the UK, Ireland, France,
USA, Switzerland and Germany.



TOM HACKNEY | MINERALS

Eröffnung, 5.3.2015, 19h
Der Künstler ist anwesend.
6.3. - 11.4.2015


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CURRENT
EXHIBITION

TOMISLAV NIKOLIC
"vestiges of now"


Mai 13 – July 16, 2016





vestige of now: 2, 2016

acrylic, marble dust, 16.9ct lemon gold leaf and glass on linen, plaster gesso, wood
50.5 x 58.4 x 9.5 cm





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OVERVIEW SEPT 15 - JULY 2016




TOMISLAV NIKOLIC
"vestiges of now"

May 13 - July 16, 2016



SABRINA BELOUAAR &
MOHAMED BOUROUISSA
"Alfortville"
March 18 – May 7, 2016



SYLVIE ARLAUD & OTTO MUEHL
"THE HUMAN FACTOR"
Jan 29 - March
12, 2016



ERNESTO CÁNOVAS
ALIENATION PEACE

12.9.-27.11.2015

extended - 26.1.2016


X-CONTEMPORARY MIAMI
2.-6.12.2015
Sylvie Arlaud, Ernesto Cánovas, Thomas Draschan, Tom Hackney,
Frank Maier, Otto Muehl, Armin Mühsam, Daniel Schüßler, Edwart Vignot.




NEW ARTIST
We are very pleased to announce that Edwart Vignot has joined the gallery in November 2015.



YIA ART FAIR PARIS
22.10.-25.10.
Sylvie Arlaud, Ernesto Cánovas
Tom Hackney, Frank Maier.



VIENNACONTEMPORARY

24.9.-27.9.
Sylvie Arlaud, Ernesto Cánovas,
Thomas Draschan, John Giorno,
Tom Hackney, Frank Maier, Otto
Muehl, Armin Mühsam, Daniel
Schüßler.

 

 

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PAST
EXHIBITION

FRANK MAIER | MON AMOUR

May 22 - August 14, 2015


Drummer, 2015
Acryl auf Nessel, lackierter Holzkasten, Rahmenleisten
151 x 73 x 6,5 cm


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