Frieze Art Fair, Booth E8, October 11 through 15, London

Frieze Art Fair, Booth E8, October 11 through 15, London

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

October 6, 2006

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery at the Frieze Art Fair, Booth E8, October 11 through 15, London

Solo presentation schedule:

Wednesday, October 11, preview

Thursday, October 12

Friday, October 13

Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15

also showing throughout the fair: Uta BARTH, Mat COLLISHAW, Phil COLLINS, Mark DION, Hannah STARKEY

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery is extremely pleased to announce an exceptional program of solo presentations at the forthcoming Frieze Art Fair in London, October 11-15. Featuring all new work by gallery artists, this year’s series will open on Wednesday, October 11, with Mark Manders ahead of his first exhibition at the gallery in New York planned for February 2007. Mark Manders was recently featured in the 4th Berlin Biennial, Of Mice and Men 2006 (group); as well as Documenta 11, Kassel, 2006 (group). Recent solo exhibitions include shows at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, 2005 (group); MATRIX, Berkeley Art Museum, 2005 (solo); Art Institute of Chicago, 2003 (solo); and the Renaissance Society, Chicago, 2003 (solo). Forthcoming solo exhibitions include Kunsthaus Zurich; SMAK, Gent; and Kunstverein Hannover.

On Thursday, October 12, the gallery will show new painting, sculpture, works on paper and photography by Thomas Scheibitz. Next year, Scheibitz will have a solo exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. Recent shows include; Constructing New Berlin, Phoenix Art Museum (traveling to the Bass Museum of Art, Miami) 2006 (group); Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, VILLA MANIN, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo, Italy, 2006 (group); and 51st Venice Biennale (representing Germany in their national pavilion), 2005 (solo).

On Friday, October 13, the gallery will show a single large-scale light installation by Olafur Eliasson. In 2007, Eliasson will have his first major survey exhibition in the United States, opening at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and traveling to several major museums in North America. A selection of recent major exhibitions includes Your Uncertainty of Colour Matching Experiment, Ikon Gallery, London, 2006 (solo); Light Lab, Portikus, Frankfurt/Main, 2006 (solo); Your light shadow, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 2005 (solo); and Notion Motion, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 2005 (solo).

For Saturday and Sunday, October 14th and 15th, Dirk Stewen will present recent multi-panel works on paper. Stewen’s recent exhibitions include, Sugar, Lump, Sugar, Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, 2006 (solo); Das Stipendium, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2006 (group); Suburbia, Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, 2005 (group); Formalismus, Moderne Kunst, heute. Kunstverein in Hamburg, 2004 (group); among others.

Uta Barth’s work is currently featured in the solo exhibition Uta Barth: 2005-2006, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, Minnesota; and recent solo exhibitions include SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2005; and the Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2004. Recent group exhibitions include International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts, Madrid, 2006; and Whisper Not! New Ways of Seeing, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, 2006.

Mat Collishaw was recently featured in the major group exhibition at PS1, Long Island City, New York, Into me/Out of me, 2006. Collishaw was recently featured in Post Modern Portraiture, The Logan Collection, Vail, Colorado, 2005 (group).

Phil Collins has a current solo exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and has recently been shortlisted for the Tate’s Turner Prize. This follows recent solo exhibitions including assume freedom, University Museum of Art, Long Beach, California, 2006 (solo); Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, 2005 (group); Phil Collins, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, 2006 (solo); the return of the real, Nederlands Fotomuseum, 2006 (solo), as well as Phil Collins, yeah…you baby, you, Neue Kunsthalle St. Gallen, 2006 (solo) ; the return of the real, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, 2006 (solo); they shoot horses, Tate Britain, London, 2006 (solo). Phil was also featured in the 7th Sharjah Biennial, 2005 and the 9th International Istanbul Biennial, Deniz Palas Apartments, Istanbul, 2005.

Mark Dion can currently be seen in Ecotopia: The 2nd ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York; Drawing as Process in Contemporary Art, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago; and Artists and Specimens: Documenting Contemporary Experience, The Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis and Clark College, Oregon. Forthcoming solo exhibitions include The South Florida Wildlife Rescue Unit, Miami Art Museum, to open this month and the permanent outdoor sculpture: Seattle Vivarium, part of I AM SAM Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum; The Natural History of the Museum, Carré d’Art, Nimes (and touring); and Sampling Unseen London, The Natural History Museum, London all 2007.

Hannah Starkey will have her first solo exhibition at the gallery which opens on October 21st. Recent exhibitions include The Youth of Today, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt and Whisper Not! A Different Dimension of Seeing, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, 2006; Hannah Starkey, Berlin Photography Festival, Berlin, 2005; Hannah Starkey, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin and Progetto, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, 2000. The artist’s first full color monograph will be published by Steidl in spring 2007.

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