Kathryn Andrews | Alex Israel
Gagosian Gallery Rome
January 16 – March 15, 2014
Gagosian Gallery Rome is pleased to announce an exhibition of new works by Kathryn Andrews and Alex Israel in Rome.
Kathryn Andrews was born in 1973 at Mobile (Alabama), creates sculptures, prints, performances and other works that explore how materials exist in systems, or economies, of representational relationships. Earlier this year Andrews was the subject of a solo exhibition Special Meat Occasional Drink at Museum Ludwig, Cologne. In 2012 she presented a solo exhibition D.O.A. | D.O.B. at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles. Andrews was also included in Made in L.A. 2012 organized by the Hammer Museum and LAXART, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; First Among Equals, ICA, Philadelphia; and When Forms Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (traveling to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit). Other recent exhibitions include American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami; Modify, As Needed, MOCA, North Miami; and George Herms: Xenophilia (Love Of The Other), MOCA, Los Angeles. She has also created numerous performance works including Voix de Ville in 2012 at Art 43 Basel. Andrews lives and works in Los Angeles.
Alex Israel was born in 1982 at Los Angeles where he lives and works. He received his BA from Yale University, and his MFA from USC’s Roski School of Fine Arts. His work has been exhibited internationally, most recently in solo exhibitions at Le Consortium, Dijon, Isbrytaren, Stockholm, and LAXART, Los Angeles. Upcoming projects include the show Alex Israel and Alex Katz,, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, and at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing. Israel’s work is in the permanent collections of MOCA, LACMA, Los Angeles, and Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Israel is the founder and Freeway Eyewear, and hosts the independent Internet talk show As It Lays.