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Sarah Morris, January 2021

Sarah Morris

January 2021

2020

Household gloss on canvas

35.43 x 35.43 inches

90 x 90 cm

Sarah Morris, July 2020

Sarah Morris

July 2020

2020

Watercolor on paper

12.2 x 12.2 inches

31 x 31 cm

Signed and titled on recto

$15,000

Sarah Morris, You Cannot Keep Love [Sound Graph]

Sarah Morris

You Cannot Keep Love [Sound Graph]

2020

Household gloss paint on canvas

60.04 x 60.04 x 2 inches

152.5 x 152.5 x 5.1 cm

Sarah Morris, September 2020

Sarah Morris

September 2020

2020

Watercolor on paper

12.2 x 12.2 inches

31 x 31 cm

Signed and titled on recto

$15,000

Sarah Morris, February 2021

Sarah Morris

February 2021

2020

Household gloss paint on canvas

35.43 x 35.43 inches

90 x 90 cm

Sarah Morris, Property Must Be Seen [Sound Graph]

Sarah Morris

Property Must Be Seen [Sound Graph]

2020

Household gloss paint on canvas

60.04 x 60.04 inches

152.5 x 152.5 cm

Sarah Morris, Five Seconds Away [Sound Graph 4]

Sarah Morris

Five Seconds Away [Sound Graph 4]

2017

Household gloss paint on canvas

84.25 x 84.25 inches

214 x 214 cm

Sarah Morris, Ataraxia [Sound Graph]

Sarah Morris

Ataraxia [Sound Graph]

2019

Household gloss paint on canvas

35.43 x 35.43 inches

90 x 90 cm

Sarah Morris, No One Can Play a Game Alone [Sound Graph 5]

Sarah Morris

No One Can Play a Game Alone [Sound Graph 5]

2017

Household gloss paint on canvas

48.03 x 48.03 inches

122 x 122 cm

For Morris, language is, quite literally, a construct. She’s invented her own painted dialect which looks and sounds somewhere between the synthetic snarl of scrolling computer code and a political declaration. The gathering of ideas is as regimented as the execution, and it all begins with plucking phonetics from sentences and plotting coordinates.

Harriet Llyod Smith, Wallpaper*, May 2019

A portrait of Sarah Morris sitting in her studio

Sarah Morris (b. 1967, London, U.K.) is an internationally recognized painter and filmmaker, known for her complex abstractions, which play with architecture and the psychology of urban environments. Morris views her paintings as parallel to her films - both trace urban, social and bureaucratic topologies. In both these media, she explores the psychology of the contemporary city and its architecturally encoded politics. Morris studied at Brown University where she received a BA in 1989, and at Cambridge. She was a participant in the Whitney Independent Study Program.

Sarah Morris lives and works in New York and London. She received the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painting Award in 2001, and in 1999-2000 was an American Academy Award Berlin Prize Fellow.

She has exhibited extensively internationally, with solo exhibitions at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (2018); Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland (2017); Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2016); Museum Leuven, Leuven (2015); Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris (2014); Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen (2013); the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (2012); Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna (2009); Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2009); Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel (2008); the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2006); Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2005); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2005); Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover (2005); Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen (2004); Miami MOCA (2002); Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C. (2002); and Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2001).

Sarah Morris’ work is in many public collections such as British Council, London; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Tate Modern, London; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Video

Clip from:

Sarah Morris

Finite and Infinite Games

2017

Film

Length:

40:16

Edition of 5, 2AP

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