ARTPIL Profiles of the Arts
Known Unknowns
Through Jun 24, 2018 / Saatchi Gallery

Theo Ellison

Saatchi Gallery is pleased to present Known Unknowns, a major new exhibition featuring the work of 17 contemporary artists.

Known Unknowns showcases an international selection of artists, born between 1966 and 1990, from the Saatchi Gallery’s collection. The title refers to the artists’ status in the mainstream art world – while the group is largely unknown, their respective practices are greatly admired by their artistic peers and seen as breaking new ground. The exhibition features a diverse range of art forms including painting, sculpture, video and mixed media, with a particular focus on the craft of art-making.

 

Stuart Middleton

Ben Schumacher

Saskia Olde Wolbers

Rannva Kunoy

Kirstine Roepstorff

The works deal with a myriad of themes that relate to the visual conditions of contemporary life, such as the exponential flow of images, the representation of the body in the Internet age, and the ethics of viewing versus voyeurism.

 

Alida Cervantes

Francesca Dimattio

Stefanie Heinze

These artists are not afraid to explore new media in thought-provoking ways, and each pursues a highly individualized practice. They are a seemingly disparate group, yet together reflect the diversity and breadth of contemporary art in a globalized and increasingly digital age.

While Known Unknowns does not offer an obvious unifying theme or ideological point of view, it presents its audience with a group of artists that are worthy of wider exposure.

 

Jill McKnight

Tom Anholt

Tamuna Sirbiladze (detail)

The Artists

Tom Anholt, Francesca Dimattio, Maria Farrar, Chris Hood, Jill Mcknight, Mona Osman, Ben Schumacher, Isobel Smith, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Alida Cervantes, Theo Ellison, Stefanie Heinze, Rannva Kunoy, Stuart Middleton, Kirstine Roepstorff, Tamuna Sirbiladze, Bedwyr Williams.

 

Known Unknowns
Through Jun 24, 2018 / Saatchi Gallery
For more information please visit the exhibition page >

Recent Articles
Francesco Clemente / After Federico Garcia Lorca
Through Aug 3, 2018 / Lorcan O'Neill
Clemente focuses on the narrative of The King of Harlem, reflecting the…
Clemente focuses on the narrative of The King of Harlem, reflecting the sorrow, joy, music, and vitality described…
Alex Prager: Silver Lake Drive
Through Oct 14, 2018 / The Photographers’ Gallery
Tracing Prager’s remarkably rich career over the last ten years, the exhibition…
Tracing Prager’s remarkably rich career over the last ten years, the exhibition covers over 40 works, including her…
Art Photography Awards / LensCulture
Submission Deadline July 3, 2018
LensCulture’s new Art Photography Awards seek to discover and highlight the diverse…
LensCulture’s new Art Photography Awards seek to discover and highlight the diverse and creative ways photographers are pushing…
Michel Majerus at Kunsthalle Bielefeld
June 16 - September 9, 2018
Kunsthalle Bielefeld presents Michel Majerus’ exhibition “In EUROPE Everything Appears More Serious Than…
Kunsthalle Bielefeld presents Michel Majerus’ exhibition “In EUROPE Everything Appears More Serious Than in the USA” focusing on Majerus’…
ARTPIL / Prescription .049
The week in Review
Trade Wars, mega mergers, the World Cup. Politicians in Mexico killed off…
Trade Wars, mega mergers, the World Cup. Politicians in Mexico killed off before upcoming elections like a TV…
Marlene Dumas / Myths and Mortals
Through June 30, 2018 / David Zwirner
Dumas will debut a series of works originally created for a Dutch…
Dumas will debut a series of works originally created for a Dutch translation of Shakespeare’s Venus & Adonis,…
Joachim Hildebrand / Wild West
Through August 17, 2018 / Alp Galleries
Instead of the virgin landscape or remnants of the better days of…
Instead of the virgin landscape or remnants of the better days of the American dream, Hildebrand displays a…
Robert Irwin: Sculpture Configurations
Through Aug 17, 2018 / Pace Gallery
Irwin pioneered the Southern California-based Light and Space movement and continues to…
Irwin pioneered the Southern California-based Light and Space movement and continues to present radical new ideas of how…
Known Unknowns
Through Jun 24, 2018 / Saatchi Gallery

Theo Ellison

Saatchi Gallery is pleased to present Known Unknowns, a major new exhibition featuring the work of 17 contemporary artists.

Known Unknowns showcases an international selection of artists, born between 1966 and 1990, from the Saatchi Gallery’s collection. The title refers to the artists’ status in the mainstream art world – while the group is largely unknown, their respective practices are greatly admired by their artistic peers and seen as breaking new ground. The exhibition features a diverse range of art forms including painting, sculpture, video and mixed media, with a particular focus on the craft of art-making.

 

Stuart Middleton

Ben Schumacher

Saskia Olde Wolbers

Rannva Kunoy

Kirstine Roepstorff

The works deal with a myriad of themes that relate to the visual conditions of contemporary life, such as the exponential flow of images, the representation of the body in the Internet age, and the ethics of viewing versus voyeurism.

 

Alida Cervantes

Francesca Dimattio

Stefanie Heinze

These artists are not afraid to explore new media in thought-provoking ways, and each pursues a highly individualized practice. They are a seemingly disparate group, yet together reflect the diversity and breadth of contemporary art in a globalized and increasingly digital age.

While Known Unknowns does not offer an obvious unifying theme or ideological point of view, it presents its audience with a group of artists that are worthy of wider exposure.

 

Jill McKnight

Tom Anholt

Tamuna Sirbiladze (detail)

The Artists

Tom Anholt, Francesca Dimattio, Maria Farrar, Chris Hood, Jill Mcknight, Mona Osman, Ben Schumacher, Isobel Smith, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Alida Cervantes, Theo Ellison, Stefanie Heinze, Rannva Kunoy, Stuart Middleton, Kirstine Roepstorff, Tamuna Sirbiladze, Bedwyr Williams.

 

Known Unknowns
Through Jun 24, 2018 / Saatchi Gallery
For more information please visit the exhibition page >