Galerie Eva Presenhuber opens an exhibition of works by the Scottish artist Martin Boyce

The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Thursday, May 23, 2024


Galerie Eva Presenhuber opens an exhibition of works by the Scottish artist Martin Boyce
Installation view.



VIENNA.- Galerie Eva Presenhuber is presenting The Stars Are Out, the gallery’s fifth solo exhibition with the Scottish artist Martin Boyce.

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
 than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” —William Shakespeare, Act 1 Scene 5, Hamlet

For his first solo exhibition in Vienna, the Glasgow-based, Turner Prize-winning (2011) artist Martin Boyce further elaborates on a reductive visual repertoire that consolidates aspects of architecture and design within the tenets of modernist production, repetition, and seriality. Consistently throughout his career, Boyce has used an economy of means to produce sculptural tableaux that distill and transform these structures into self-contained vessels of refinement. They underscore the shapes and patterns that surround us to the point of invisibility. With balletic precision, the twin poles of literary imagination and constructive pragmatism infuse Boyce with the power to distill the quintessence of an object. His playful material engagement with the components of high design belies his innovative solution to sculptural display in the manner of Carlo Scarpa, and Diego Giacometti, right on up to Wiener Werkstätte, and Franz West. In his installative stagings, form follows function; function segues into allegory suggesting a lapse in linear order. The minimal is there. Patterns intersect and repeat, unusual juxtapositions align, a low-tech logic ensues.

With such parameters in mind, Boyce has produced two distinct new bodies of interconnected works. An easel / armature displays the original woodblock that is the starting point for the new works. Meanwhile, seven rudimentary, washed-out, mixed-media, monochrome painting/woodblock collages in steel frames continue his exploration of minimalist painting. They leave exposed traces of his production methods. Each panel corresponds to color residues left upon the surface of the wood grain. Additionally, three woodblocks are framed and hung on the wall as further elaborations of repeating patterns. Where the industrial moire panels of his recent output suggest retro sci-fi room interiors and film noir, the new hybrid works look to the stars. The mystery of the constellations have long held fascination for artists as diverse as Van Gogh (Starry Night), visionary Japanese print maker Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), right on up to Vija Celmins.










Today's News

July 11, 2023

Cannibalism, or 'clickbait' for Paleoanthropology?

The Bloomsbury Stud: The Art of Stephen Tomlin

Phillips announces highlights from the New Now Auction on July 13th

Brand new photographic works by Bryan Adams now on view at Atlas Gallery

'The Weight of Words' at The Henry Moore Institute explores the relationship between sculpture and poetry

Bonhams offers Bond on Bond Street this October with the Personal Collection of Sir Roger Moore

The afterlife of forlorn office furniture

Thomas Gainsborough portrait discovered in Royal Museums Greenwich Collection

Venus Over Manhattan opens 'This Too Shall Pass', a group exhibition curated by Racquel Chevremont

The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum marks the centennial of Joaquín Sorolla's death with exhibition

Sikkema Jenkins & Co. has announced their representation of artist Magalie Guérin

Galerie Eva Presenhuber opens an exhibition of works by the Scottish artist Martin Boyce

Prix Pictet announces shortlist for 10th cycle "Human"

Great War Victoria Cross awarded to Sheffield man to be sold at Noonans

Galerie Karsten Greve opens a solo show by the Italian artist Mimmo Jodice

'Dans la Tête de Balthus' on view at Perrotin

Getty announces interactive augmented reality artwork experience on iPad with artists Tin&Ed

Truong Cong Tung solo exhibition opens at Kiang Malingue

'Maureen Dougherty: Borrowed Time' opens at Cheim & Read

'Hayaki Nishigaki: A Monster of Our Own Making' opens today at Ronin Gallery

"Art Kimono: Aesthetic Revelations of Japan 1905-1960" by Roger Yorke is now available

Xavier Hufkens now showing 'Harry Irene', curated by Joe Bradley

'We Buy Gold: SEVEN: A Group Exhibition' on view at Jack Shainman Gallery & Nicola Vassell Gallery

Omegle Video Chat Rooms

A Guide to Fine Art Wedding Photography - More than Simple Keepsakes

Capturing Timeless Moments: Top Wedding Photographers in NYC

The Best Business and Finance News Platform - Biz Tech Community

Enhancing Off-Roading Adventures: Installing LED Light Bars on Your Toyota 4Runner

200 Hour Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training in India




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful