'Neon has always been a material in signage that one lays flat, and one in fact writes with. But I began to lift it from the board, and pull out into space, and use it in a much more three-dimensional form’. Keith Sonnier Keith Sonnier emerged in the 1960s with a generation of artists who pioneered a radical new approach to sculpture. This Friday, the artist discusses his career and use of neon with Lydia Yee (Chief Curator) coinciding with a new exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, Londo
EXPO CHICAGO has announced its IN/SITU Program & EXPO Projects for 2015, featuring Keith Sonnier’s The European (2009) among works. IN/SITU, curated by Executive Director of The Contemporary Austin Louis Grachos, features large-scale installations and site-specific work situated throughout Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, while IN/SITU Outside, presented in partnership with the Chicago Park District and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), provides the opportunity f
In honor of Keith Sonnier's recent exhibition at Pace Gallery, Elysian Plain + Early Works, the Wall Street Journal featured an article on the artist and his work. The exhibition, which was on view from January 24 through February 22, included 12 works in neon featuring the first series created in Sonnier’s new studio in Bridgehampton. The exhibition showcased early work from the artist’s "BA-O-BA", "Neon Wrapping Incandescent" and "Neon Wrapping Neon" series. Read more about Keith Sonnier
Pace Gallery announces an exhibition of new and early work by Keith Sonnier. The exhibition will present 11 works in neon featuring the artist's first series created in his new studio in Bridgehampton. The Elysian Plain series will be on view with early work from the late 1960s. "Elysian Plan + Early Works" will be on view at 510 West 25th Street from January 24 - February 22, 2014. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, January 23 from 6-8pm.
Pace Gallery is pleased to announce New York exhibitions for spring 2014. Pace is delighted to present solo exhibitions of work by artists: Sol LeWitt Keith Sonnier Richard Tuttle Kiki Smith Robert Mangold Tara Donovan Joel Shapiro Hiroshi Sugimoto The gallery's acclaimed exhibition, "Mingei: Are You Here?," curated by Nicolas Tremblay, will travel from Pace London to New York this March. Pace will also continue its longstanding tradition of one-artist
Holidays in the Hamptons? Include a visit to the Parrish Art Museum's annual Artists Choose Artists exhibtion featuring Pace artist Keith Sonnier as one of seven jurors in this exhibition celebrating the creative contributions of Long Island's East End. On view now through January 19. Check out Keith Sonnier on the exhibition in The New York Times.
Pace Gallery is pleased to announce the following artists will be on view in Venice during the 55th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia ROBERTO MATTA Matta: Roberto Sebastian Matta, Gordon Matta-Clark, Pablo Echaurren Matta Fondazione Querini Stampalia Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Castello 5252 through August 18, 2013 LORIS GRÉAUD The Snorks: A Concert for Creatures Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi San Marco 3260 Wednesdays and Fridays playing every 30 minutes
It's been cast in bronze, stuffed in a jar and painted by the likes of Jasper Johns, Man Ray and Alexander Calder. Introducing one of the art world's lesser-known icons: the light bulb. "Burning, Bright: A Short History of the Light Bulb" casts light on 37 of these efforts, by 32 artists. The exhibition opened last week at the Pace Gallery's 545 West 22nd Street outpost in New York and will end Nov. 26. Artists were among the first to fully embrace the incandescent light bulb as "a beautiful s
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