Sadie Benning at Vielmetter Los Angeles (2021)
Video (1:53): ‘Sadie Benning: This is Real’ at Vielmetter Los Angeles, USA, Jan 9 – Feb 20, 2021. A film by Eric Minh Swenson (2021).
About the Artist
Sadie Benning ‘born in madison, wisconsin in 1973. Benning currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. Benning has spent the last thirty years investigating cultural influences, specifically in relation to identity, language and memory. benning has been creating experimental videos since their youth in the late 1980s and has expanded their rigorous practice in a fusion of painting, sculpture, installation, and photography, formed with both found and original objects. concurrent layers exist within their almost sculptural paintings as transparencies, analogue photos, digital prints, resin, enamel, and spray paint, coated on wall-based panels.
Selected exhibitions: recent solo exhibitions Pain Thing, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus (2020); Sleep Rock, Camden Art Centre, London (2018); Ahared Eye, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (2017); L’oeil de l’esprit, Air de Paris, Paris (2016); Play Pause, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2009); Play Pause, the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto.’- Kaufmann Repetto
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