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Jack Shainman Gallery


















































































New York

United States
Address:
513 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011
10011
Phone: 212-645-1701
Website: www.jackshainman.com


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Current Exhibitions

EL ANATSUI
February 11 – March 13, 2010

Opening reception: Wednesday, February 10, 6 - 8 pm

Jack Shainman Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of large-scale sculptures by internationally acclaimed artist El Anatsui. Several monumental wall sculptures made from thousands of discarded bottle tops, will be on view. Anatsui transforms simple materials into large shimmering forms by assembling elements into vibrant patterns with a unique visual impact. An astute observer, he composes his sculptures with meticulous orchestration, masterfully managing material and color. Here Anatsui’s palette ranges from black and red to silver and gold.

Fluidity of form is a significant quality inherent to the sculptures. As Alexi Worth from the New York Times Magazine pointed out in a recent feature on Anatsui from Spring 2009, "Their most peculiar feature is that they are physically unfixed: Anatsui insists that his hangings be draped rather than hung flat, but he doesn’t insist on draping them himself, and in fact is perfectly happy to have galleries or museums do so. He has preferences — horizontal ripples are better ... [ Read all ]


Forthcoming Exhibitions

EL ANATSUI
February 11 – March 13, 2010

Opening reception: Wednesday, February 10, 6 - 8 pm

Jack Shainman Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of large-scale sculptures by internationally acclaimed artist El Anatsui. Several monumental wall sculptures made from thousands of discarded bottle tops, will be on view. Anatsui transforms simple materials into large shimmering forms by assembling elements into vibrant patterns with a unique visual impact. An astute observer, he composes his sculptures with meticulous orchestration, masterfully managing material and color. Here Anatsui’s palette ranges from black and red to silver and gold.

Fluidity of form is a significant quality inherent to the sculptures. As Alexi Worth from the New York Times Magazine pointed out in a recent feature on Anatsui from Spring 2009, "Their most peculiar feature is that they are physically unfixed: Anatsui insists that his hangings be draped rather than hung flat, but he doesn’t insist on draping them himself, and in fact is perfectly happy to have galleries or museums do so. He has preferences — horizontal ripples are better ... [ Read all ]


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Art Fairs

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Press Releases

EL ANATSUI
February 11 – March 13, 2010

Opening reception: Wednesday, February 10, 6 - 8 pm

Jack Shainman Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of large-scale sculptures by internationally acclaimed artist El Anatsui. Several monumental wall sculptures made from thousands of discarded bottle tops, will be on view. Anatsui transforms simple materials into large shimmering forms by assembling elements into vibrant patterns with a unique visual impact. An astute observer, he composes his sculptures with meticulous orchestration, masterfully managing material and color. Here Anatsui’s palette ranges from black and red to silver and gold.

Fluidity of form is a significant quality inherent to the sculptures. As Alexi Worth from the New York Times Magazine pointed out in a recent feature on Anatsui from Spring 2009, "Their most peculiar feature is that they are physically unfixed: Anatsui insists that his hangings be draped rather than hung flat, but he doesn’t insist on draping them himself, and in fact is perfectly happy to have galleries or museums do so. He has preferences — horizontal ripples are better ... [ Read all ]


Location And Getting There

20th Street between 10th and 11th avenues in Chelsea


Contact-Directors/Staff

Jack Shainman
Owner

Claude Simard
Owner

Katie Rashid
Director
katie@jackshainman.com

Brooke Mellen
Registrar
brooke@jackshainman.com

Joeonna Bellorado-Samuels
Gallery Assistant / Assistant to Claude Simard
joeonna@jackshainman.com



Opening Times

10 AM-6 PM, Tuesday-Saturday