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Karen Kilimnik: The Distant Admirer   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Karen Kilimnik at Sprüth Magers London May 20th, 2015 - June 20th, 2015
Posted 6/8/15
Karen Kilimnik's third exhibition at Sprüth Magers London is suspiciously restrained. There are no added period furnishings or colored walls—just two rooms of carefully sequenced paintings, with a pair of photographs (blue poppies and aging white roses) arranged either side of the doorway as a sort of parting flourish. A closer look reveals that the artist's trademark theatricality is still present, though subdued: the show is peppered with duplications, paintings masquerading as plate... [more]
Karen Kilimnik, The Hellfire Club episode of the Avengers, 2007. Courtesy of 303 Gallery, New York, the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. Photo by Aaron Igler This is the last week (and weekend) to see the exhibit "Karen Kilimnik" at the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. This exhibit is a survey of New York-based artist Karen Kilimnik's career beginning with the "scatter-pieces" that first brought her attention in the eighties. Kilimnik works in a variety of media, most recently oil paint... [more]
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