Exhibitions at Serpentine Galleries
Cao Fei is a multi-media artist and filmmaker based in Beijing. Video, digital media, photography and objects all play a role in the artist's engagement with an age of rapid technological development. The Serpentine Galleries exhibition will bring together new and existing works in an immersive, site-specific installation, expanding the themes of automation, virtuality and technology that Cao Fei continuously draws upon.
figurative and abstract work from the last ten years
Works from Damien Hirst's murderme collection
Best known for his unique approach to photography, Thomas Demand depicts scenes that initially look real, but are, in fact, photographs of painstakingly constructed architecture and objects made from paper and cardboard. Often using mass-media images as his starting point, he transforms them into three-dimensional models, mostly life sized, which he reproduces as large-scale photographic prints.
The subjects represented in Demand’s photographs seem unremarkable, although many of his works dep… more
Cindy Sherman is one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. This survey exhibition, her first in the United Kingdom for almost ten years, brings together over 50 works that span the artist’s career. It includes new photographs shown for the first time.
The exhibition centres on many of the ‘characters’ and ‘portraits’ Sherman has created over the past three decades.
Since the mid-1970s, she has been taking photographs of herself, combining the roles of director, p… more