Constructing Artistic Genre of History Painting

Whale Fall, 2017  Ellen Gallagher  Oil, acrylic, ink and paper on canvas 188 x 202 cm / 74 x 79 1/2 in  © Ellen Gallagher Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

Whale Fall, 2017
Ellen Gallagher
Oil, acrylic, ink and paper on canvas
188 x 202 cm / 74 x 79 1/2 in
© Ellen Gallagher
Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

Ellen Gallagher’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles. 

Accidental Records, Ellen Gallagher first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, will be on the view at Hauser & Wirth from November 4th, through January 28th, 2018. The artist, widely acclaimed for her own genre of history painting, returns to the themes and motifs at the center of her practice. 

Gallagher questions accepted geographies and explores the complex histories of the Black Atlantic and the afterlives of the Middle Passage. The exhibition will include new paintings, drawings, and film installations.

Aquajujidsu, 2017  Ellen Gallagher  Oil, ink and paper on canvas 188 x 202 cm / 74 x 79 1/2 in  © Ellen Gallagher Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

Aquajujidsu, 2017
Ellen Gallagher
Oil, ink and paper on canvas
188 x 202 cm / 74 x 79 1/2 in
© Ellen Gallagher
Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

艾伦·加拉格尔(Ellen Gallagher)在洛杉矶的第一个个展。
 
Ellen Gallagher在洛杉矶的首次个展,将于11月4日至2018年1月28日在Hauser & Wirth展出。这位艺术家因为自己的历史绘画风格而广受赞誉,在实践中呼应主题。
 
Gallagher质疑已认可的地理位置,探索了大西洋的复杂历史和中间通道(Middle Passage)的后世。展览将包括新的绘画、图片和电影装置。

Whale Falls, 2017  Ellen Gallagher  Oil, acrylic, ink and paper on canvas 188 x 202 cm / 74 x 79 1/2 in  © Ellen Gallagher Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

Whale Falls, 2017
Ellen Gallagher
Oil, acrylic, ink and paper on canvas
188 x 202 cm / 74 x 79 1/2 in
© Ellen Gallagher
Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

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