Paul Kasmin Gallery is pleased to participate in Art Basel Hong Kong, 23 – 26 May, Booth 3D34. A selection of gallery artists with upcoming and current museum and gallery exhibitions will be exhibited including Taner Ceylan, Walton Ford, Simon Hantaï, James Nares, Dzine, Ivan Navarro, Arne Quinze, Tseng Kwong Chi, and Mark Ryden.
The gallery will present Walton Ford’s monumental Loss of the Lisbon Rhinoceros, a three panel watercolor inspired by Silvio A. Bedini’s novel, The Pope’s Elephant. On the evening of 13 May, a new work by Ford premiered at Christie’s as part of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s “The 11th Hour Charity Auction,” to benefit environmental and wildlife conservation efforts. Taner Ceylan’s painting, Spring Time, from the artist’s Lost Painting Series, will debut at Art Basel Hong Kong, The entire Lost Painting Series will be on view at Paul Kasmin Gallery’s 515 West 27th Street location, opening 18 September. Paul Kasmin Gallery will also present a selection of never-before-exhibited paintings by Simon Hantaï at Art Basel Hong Kong and the gallery’s 515 West 27th Street location 8 May – 22 June. The exhibition coincides with a major Hantaï retrospective held at Centre Pompidou through 2 September 2013. James Nares’ brushstroke painting, Speed of Heat, will be on view in the gallery’s booth. Similarly to his new ROAD PAINT series, Nares’ brushstroke paintings extend the artist’s ongoing investigation into kinetics. James Nares’ solo exhibition, ROAD PAINT, features works that use an entirely new painterly technique, is on view at Paul Kasmin Gallery’s 293 Tenth Avenue location 8 May – 22 June. His video, Street, is currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and will be exhibited through 27 May. The gallery will exhibit a new work, Untitled (Mandala Crest), by Dzine, which was recently on view in the artist’s solo exhibition entitled Victory at The Dallas Contemporary. The gallery will present three neon and LED light sculptures by Iván Navarro. Navarro – who recently exhibited alongside Olafur Eliasson, Dan Flavin, Jenny Holzer, and others at Hayward Gallery, London – will curate Paul Kasmin Gallery’s summer exhibition, Junkies’ Promises, opening 27 June. Arne Quinze, known for his trademark sculptures made out of wooden planks will show My Home My House My Stilthouse 20-04-11 and a new sculpture, My Home My House My Stilthouse 190313. My Home My House My Stilthouse series expand further on the artist’s study of livability in today’s context. The gallery will present a selection of twelve photographs by Tseng Kwong Chi ranging from 1979 – 1987. This summer, Paul Kasmin Gallery in collaboration with Eric Firestone Gallery will present an exhibition of photographs by Kwong Chi curated by Paul Kasmin Gallery artist Kenny Scharf. Inspired by the artist’s well-known painting Incarnation, the gallery will exhibit the sculpturePorcelain Meat Dress by Mark Ryden. Two monographs on Ryden, The Gay 90s, published by Skira Rizzoli and Pinxit, published by Taschen, were recently published and offer a comprehensive overview of Ryden’s surrealist body of work. Paul Kasmin Gallery will also display a selection of works by Arman, David LaChapelle, Erik Parker, Makoto Saito, Andy Warhol, Nir Hod, Kenny Scharf, Mattia Bonetti, Tai Xiangzhou, and Francois – Xavier and Claude Lalanne during Art Basel Hong Kong.