For International Sculpture Day, Kerlin Gallery is delighted to present an exhibition of new work by Lawrence Weiner.
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This will be Lawrence Weiner’s first solo show at Kerlin Gallery and his first solo show in Ireland in 28 years. The exhibition consists of three large sculptures which occupy the gallery space. The sculptures in text, ‘HELD JUST ABOVE THE CURRENT’, ‘IN LINE WITH SOMETHING ELSE’ and ‘PUT WITH THE OTHER THINGS’ are presented in Irish and English.
Lawrence Weiner was born in 1942 in New York, NY, USA, where he lives and works today.
Recent solo exhibitions include Perez Art Museum, Miami, US (2017); Milwaukee Art Museum, US (2017); Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, US (2017); Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria (2016); Blenheim Art Foundation, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, UK (2015); South London Gallery, London, United Kingdom (2014); Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Spain (2013); Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2013).
A major retrospective survey, AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE, was shown at the Whitney Museum, New York, US, and traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), US and Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (K21), Düsseldorf, Germany, in 2007-2009.
Weiner participated in documenta 5, 6, 7, and 13 (1972, 1977, 1982, 2012); the 36th, 41st, 50th and 55th Venice Biennales, Italy (1972, 1984, 2003, 2013); and the 27th Biennale de Sao Paulo, Brazil (2006).