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【詹姆斯・懷特亞洲首展】James White Solo Exhibition

  • 展期

    日期:2020-01-15 ~ 2020-03-27

  • 地點

    Sean Kelly Asia 台北市中山區建國北路一段78巷28號5樓

  • JAMES WHITE New Paintings
    詹姆斯・懷特亞洲首展
    2020年 1月15日~3月27日

    尚凱利藝廊很榮幸邀請英國藝術家詹姆斯.懷特(James White)舉行台灣首次個展,展出作品包括十幅為項目空間特別規劃之新作,同時這也是藝術家首次在亞洲的展覽。

    詹姆斯・懷特致力於寫實繪畫,作品中有著永恆的基調,強調著幾個世紀以來一直是藝術主題的寂靜、質疑和靜止時刻的延續。懷特的繪畫靈感源自於他紀錄日常生活的照片。一幅幅被除去色彩的畫作,讓人專注於藝術家所呈現的完美細節中。透過對日常熟悉事物的描寫:半空的玻璃杯、檯面上的破片、開著的水龍頭或一扇微開的門,重新演繹物件中所隱含著的敘事弧,類似電影的剪接片段,孤立的時刻暗示著映照在框架外活動的心理空間。他所專注呈現的
    日常生活瞬間可比擬法蘭德斯畫派大師筆下的靜謐場景與早期盧西安・弗洛伊德之室內繪畫,其精煉的形式反映出更加當代、儀式化與極簡的感性。

    詹姆斯.懷特1967年出生於英國,現在居住與創作於倫敦。於1989年、1991年得到英國溫布頓藝術學院學士及皇家藝術學院碩士學位。2020年6月,將參加法國Fernet Branca基金會和德國MARTa Herford美術館的展覽。近年展覽包括英國Blain Southern藝廊、紐約尚凱利藝廊、挪威奧斯陸Gerhardsen Gerner藝廊、德國科隆Thomas Zander藝廊、比利時布魯塞爾Greta Meert藝廊等。其創作同時由英國倫敦著名Saatchi、德國Olbricht Collection、挪威奧斯陸Kisterfos博物館及美國達拉斯Goss-Michael基金會所收藏。2006年獲John Moores 24 繪畫獎。專著《James White:Paintings》由馬丁・赫伯特(Martin Herbert)和傑瑞米・米勒(Jeremy Millar)撰文,2011年FUEL出版。德國Kerber Verlag出版社分別於2017及2018年推出收錄大幅畫作之《Bodies》及收錄小幅畫作之《Small Paintings》兩本作品集。

    更多關於詹姆斯 · 懷特(James White)的資訊,請參觀我們的網站 skny.com

    媒體朋友請聯繫Adair Lentini,Adair@skny.com或致電+1-212-239-1181

    如需其他關於James White的資訊,請聯繫Thomas Kelly,Thomas@skny.com或致電+1-212-239-1181

    預約參觀請聯繫 Elly@skny.com
    開放時間:週二至週五 11AM - 6PM


    JAMES WHITE

    JANUARY 15 – MARCH 27, 2020
    OPENING RECEPTION: Wednesday, January 15, 6-8pm

    Sean Kelly Asia is delighted to present solo exhibition by James White featuring ten new meticulous black and white oil paintings, all created within the last year. This will be the first exhibition of his work in Asia. White’s masterfully rendered moments of everyday life bear comparison to the quietude of paintings by the Flemish masters, whilst the distilled forms that inhabit them reflect a more contemporary, ritualized, minimalist sensibility. There will be an opening reception on Wednesday, January 15, 6pm – 8pm. The artist will be present.

    James White’s commitment to representational painting imbues his work with a fundamental permanence, underscoring the continuity in moments of silence, doubt and repose that have been the subject of art for centuries. The inspiration for his paintings comes from photographs White records throughout his everyday life. Stripped of their color, the focus of each painting shifts to the immaculate detail rendered by the artist’s hand. Through his depiction of familiar objects; glasses half empty, shattered with broken shards on the countertop, a running faucet and a door ajar, White shifts the focus from what is presented to the elusive. Implying a narrative arc, the isolated moments create an ominous psychological space for suspense and reflection on the actions that lie outside the frame.

    James White lives and works in London, United Kingdom. He received his BA from the Wimbledon School of Art in 1989 and his MA from the Royal College of Art in 1991. In June of 2020 he will be included in exhibitions at the Fernet Branca Foundation, France and at MARTa Herford, Germany. He has been the subject of solo and group exhibitions at international institutions such as The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX; Kunsthal, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; the Olbricht Collection, Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germany; and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London, United Kingdom amongst others. White was a John Moores 24 prizewinner in 2008 and the subject of a major monograph, James White: Paintings, with essays by Martin Herbert and Jeremy Millar, published in 2011 by FUEL. In 2017 White’s large-format paintings were presented in the publication Bodies, and in 2018 Small Paintings was published, both books were published by Kerber Verlag.


    Sean Kelly Asia will be open to the public Wednesday – Sunday, January 15-19, 2019 to coincide with Taipei Dangdai, after which we will be open by appointment only. To visit, please contact: Gladys Lin at Gladys@skny.com or Elly Lee at Elly@skny.com

    For additional information on James White please visit skny.com

    For media inquiries, please contact, Adair Lentini at 212.239.1181 or Adair@skny.com

    For additional information about James White, please contact, Thomas Kelly at 212.239.1181 or Thomas@skny.com

    To make an appointment to visit Sean Kelly Asia, please contact Elly Lee at Elly@skny.com

    Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11AM - 6PM

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