Artist: R. H. Quaytman
Venue: Serralves, Porto
Exhibition Title: The Solar Does Not Transfer, Chapter 35
Date: October 16, 2020 – February 21, 2021
Curated By: Jaroslaw Suchan
Full gallery of photographs, press launch and hyperlink out there after the soar.
Photographs courtesy of Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne/New York; Gladstone Gallery, New York/Brussels; Inhotim Assortment, Brazil; Fundação de Serralves, Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Images by Filipe Braga.
The work of R. H. Quaytman (Boston, USA, 1961) is being introduced for the primary time in Portugal.
The exhibition introduced on the Serralves Museum of Up to date Artwork, within the metropolis of Porto (Portugal) contains over 70 works. It can open to the general public on October 16, 2020 and might be on show till February 21, 2021.
R. H. Quaytman’s oeuvre factors to the brand new potentialities out there to up to date portray. What’s a portray, is it an icon? What are the technique of portray in a tradition saturated by visible stimulation, from pictures to the digital forest of indicators? Is portray nonetheless a related option to share our historical past?
R. H. Quaytman makes use of mechanical copy strategies and the traditions of conceptual artwork to create a number of closed collection of works, divided into distinct chapters. Every chapter is numbered to mark the passage of time and the gradual completion of the artist’s life and inventive venture. She views all her exhibitions and the work introduced therein as a inventive endeavour.
Quaytman approaches portray as if it have been poetry: when studying a poem, we discover particular phrases and realise that every phrase beneficial properties resonance. Her work, organised into totally different chapters, structured like a ebook, have their very own grammar, syntax and vocabulary. Whereas the work is demarcated by a inflexible materials construction – they’re solely proven in bevelled plywood panels, in eight predetermined sizes, ensuing from the golden ratio – their open-ended content material creates totally different permutations that end in an countless archive. Her follow entails three distinct stylistic modes: silkscreen prints, based mostly on pictures, optical patterns, akin to moiré and shimmering weaves, and small, hand-painted oil works.
The exhibition is co-organised by the Muzeum Sztuki in Lódz, Poland, and by the Serralves Basis – Museum of Up to date Artwork, Porto.
Curated by Jaroslaw Suchan
Hyperlink: R. H. Quaytman at Serralves
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