London, b.1953

James Nares

Over the course of a five-decade career, Nares has investigated, challenged, and expanded the boundaries of his multimedia practice that encompasses film, music, painting, photography, and performance. He continues to employ various media to explore physicality, motion, and the unfolding of time.

This summer, the Milwaukee Art Museum will show a major retrospective, Nares: Moves. The artist has been the subject of solo exhibitions at, among others, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; and Alte Oper, Frankfurt. Nares is included in several prominent public collections, including the Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. A career-spanning survey of his film and video works were presented...

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Biography

Over the course of a five-decade career, Nares has investigated, challenged, and expanded the boundaries of his multimedia practice that encompasses film, music, painting, photography, and performance. He continues to employ various media to explore physicality, motion, and the unfolding of time.

This summer, the Milwaukee Art Museum will show a major retrospective, Nares: Moves. The artist has been the subject of solo exhibitions at, among others, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; and Alte Oper, Frankfurt. Nares is included in several prominent public collections, including the Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. A career-spanning survey of his film and video works were presented in 2008 at Anthology Film Archives, New York; and in 2011 at IFC Center, New York. In 2014, Rizzoli published a comprehensive monograph on Nares' career to date. Nares has lived and worked in New York since 1974. He has been represented by Kasmin since 1991.

Artworks

7

Greenwich I, 2018

RELATED CATEGORIES

21st Century Art / Art and Music / British Art / Contemporary British Art / Contemporary European Art / European Art / Evolon / Fabric / Film / Gold Leaf / Gold Leaf on Fabric / Historical Approach / History / History of the City / Immigrant Labor / Immigration / London / Materiality and Immateriality / Monument / Motion / Mourning and Commemoration / Multidisciplinary Approach / Multimedia Practice / New York / Painting / Performance / Photography / Sense of Movement / Sublime / Time / Topography

CURRICULUM VITAE

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Monuments, Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

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Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Monuments, Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY