23 November 2011 - 28 January 2012Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce an exhibition of early and recent work by Catherine Opie. Opie is considered to be one of the most important American photographers of her generation. This is her fourth solo exhibition at the gallery and follows her highly acclaimed solo mid-career surveys at the Guggenheim, New York in 2008-2009 and at the ICA, Boston, earlier this year.
Anne Truitt: Works from the Estate
10 October 2011 - 19 November 2011Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to present Anne Truitt: Works from the Estate, an exhibition conceived in collaboration with The Estate of Anne Truitt and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. This is the first solo presentation of Anne Truitt's work to be held in Europe and brings together a rare selection of sculptures and paintings by this important, mid-twentieth century, American artist.
Mark Garry and Isabel Nolan
10 October 2011 - 19 November 2011Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce a two-person exhibition of work by Mark Garry and Isabel Nolan. This is the first exhibition in a new programme dedicated to the work of emerging artists that will be presented in the gallery's recently renovated space, located at no.11 Old Burlington Street.
Paul McDevitt: Running on Woollen Legs
2 September 2011 - 1 October 2011‘Running on Woollen Legs' is Paul McDevitt's third solo exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery. Working in a large-scale format for the first time, in these new paintings McDevitt combines recognisable tropes from across 20th century figurative and abstract art.
All that Glisters
10 June 2011 - 30 July 2011Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce its summer exhibition All that Glisters. The occasion also marks the inauguration of the gallery's second space at 11 Old Burlington Street. Presented here is a selection of significant works by several gallery artists whose practice explores the dynamic relationships between surface and form; audience and object. Highly polished steel; heavily impastoed paint; pure Japanese silver; bejewelled facades and the moving image conjoin here under the idiom ‘all that glisters'.
28 April 2011 - 1 June 2011Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to present an exhibition of new work by British artist Ged Quinn. This is the artist's first exhibition with the gallery and follows his much lauded inclusion in ‘Newspeak: British Art Now' at the Saatchi Gallery in 2010.
18 March 2011 - 16 April 2011Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to present an exhibition of new work by German artist Stephan Balkenhol. This is the artist's seventh exhibition at the gallery and follows on from his acclaimed public sculpture sempre più at the Roman Forum in 2009. Balkenhol has developed a significant repertoire of public commissions spanning his twenty-year career, with installations in front of the Blackfriars Bridge in London, at the entrance of the Hamburg Zoo and at the Städelsches Kunstinstitut in Frankfurt.
Jennifer Rubell: Engagement
8 February 2011 - 12 March 2011Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to present American artist Jennifer Rubell's first UK solo exhibition of new work. Responding to the news of the recently announced official engagement between Prince William and Kate Middleton, Rubell presents a provocative, interactive sculptural installation and a series of accompanying paintings.