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Duane HansonThe Serpentine Gallery presents unnerving sculptures by Duane Hanson in his first survey show in London since 1997. Throughout his forty-year career, the late American artist created polyester resin sculptures that portrayed working-class Americans, transforming banal everyday activities into iconographic material. He began his career with controversial works that confronted the viewer with devastating truths, depicting scenes such as soldiers killed in action, police brutality and homelessness. In the 1970s his focus then shifted to more satirical works, featuring everyday people like waitresses and workmen. This exhibition will showcase key works including Football Players (1968), Man with Hand Cart (1975), Housepainter (1984/88) and Policeman (1992/93).

 

About Serpentine Sackler Gallery

The Serpentine Gallery made a significant expansion in September 2013, restoring a former gunpowder depot not far from its original gallery in Kensington Gardens. The Magazine, a Palladian style villa built in 1805 to store arms, has been restored to a design by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid into an exciting new 900 metre square gallery space. More about Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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Duane Hanson  Duane Hanson Installation view, Serpentine Sackler Gallery. Image (c) Luke Hayes  

   
Duane Hanson - Duane Hanson Installation view, Serpentine Sackler Gallery. Image (c) Luke Hayes

Duane Hanson Duane Hanson Installation view, Serpentine Sackler Gallery. Image (c) Luke Hayes 


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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £517  32% off
Palace Gate, W8 | 9 minutes from Duane Hanson
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Duane Hanson, Kensington Gardens, W2 | 1 minute from Duane Hanson
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Duane Hanson, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Duane Hanson
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Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Duane Hanson
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Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 1 minute from Duane Hanson
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South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Duane Hanson
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Atelier E.B: Passer-byAtelier E.B: Passer-byAtelier E.B: Passer-byThe collaborative fashion label led by designer Beca Lipscombe and artist Lucy McKenzie presents a bespoke collection alongside a display of historic material and newly commissioned contemporary art works.2019-02-21T00:00:00+00002020-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Serpentine Sackler Gallery,   West Carriage Drive  Kensington Gardens    W2 2AR
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd October 2018 to 6th January 2020
VENUE  Serpentine Sackler Gallery 
The collaborative fashion label led by designer Beca Lipscombe and artist Lucy McKenzie presents a bespoke collection alongside a display of historic material and newly commissioned contemporary art works.... More about this event
 
Hito Steyerl: Power PlantsHito Steyerl: Power PlantsHito Steyerl: Power PlantsNamed "the most influential person in contemporary art" in 2017 by ArtReview in its Power 100 list, German filmmaker and visual artist, Hito Steyerl,explores ideas and predictions at the meeting point of artificial intelligence and human testimony. This project, on display at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and online, kicks off with Actual RealityO2019-03-06T00:00:00+00002019-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Serpentine Sackler Gallery,   West Carriage Drive  Kensington Gardens    W2 2AR
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Furniture & Textiles | PRICING  Free  
DATES  6th March to 6th May 2019
VENUE  Serpentine Sackler Gallery 
Named "the most influential person in contemporary art" in 2017 by ArtReview in its Power 100 list, German filmmaker and visual artist, Hito Steyerl,explores ideas and predictions at the meeting point of artificial intelligence and human testimony. This project, on display at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and online, kicks off with Actual RealityO... More about this event
 
 
 

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