Exhibition

State of Play

3 Feb 2004 to 28 Mar 2004

At a time when art was struggling to define itself through a single dominant movement or school of thought, this exhibition identified thirteen international artists who shared an approach to materials and ideas characterised by inventiveness, humour and irony, often embracing an economy of means and a lightness of touch whilst making insightful and irreverent comment on the current state of affairs in the art world and beyond.

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AGNES

6 Feb 2014

AGNES is a digital commission by Cécile B. Evans, the first in a series of digital commissions that coincided with the launch of the new Serpentine website and the opening of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery.

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Kutlug Ataman

11 Feb 2003 to 9 Mar 2003

In his first survey exhibition in a public gallery in the UK, artist and filmmaker Kutlug Ataman presented seven film and video installations that investigate key issues of individual identity in contemporary society.

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John Currin

9 Sep 2003 to 2 Nov 2003

This survey of painter John Currin’s work, his first solo exhibition in a public gallery in the UK since 1995, traced the development of his career from the early paintings of women and couples to his idealised nudes inspired by old master paintings, and on to his scenarios of suburban and domestic life.

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Hiroshi Sugimoto

18 Nov 2003 to 18 Jan 2004

This exhibition of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photographs focused on a survey of his series Seascapes, produced over the previous two decades, as well as the Pinetree Landscapes.

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Cindy Sherman

3 Jun 2003 to 25 Aug 2003

In 2003 The Serpentine hosted the first UK major survey of Cindy Sherman's work for 10 years.

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Blinky Palermo

26 Mar 2003 to 18 May 2003

Over a fifteen-year period, German artist Blinky Palermo created a body of work that was at the forefront of post-Second World War European art.

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Takashi Murakami: Kaikai Kiki

12 Nov 2002 to 26 Jan 2003

This, the first presentation of Takashi Murakami’s work in the UK, included his paintings, sculptures and wallpaper made from 1999 to the time of the exhibition.

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Stan Douglas

27 Feb 2002 to 7 Apr 2002

Stan Douglas’s exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery presented the world premiere of the artist’s latest work Journey into Fear (2001) as well as two films never previously seen in the UK: his landmark works Der Sandmann (1995) and Le Détroit (1999-2000).

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Gilbert & George: The Dirty Words Pictures, 1977

6 Jun 2002 to 1 Sep 2002

Originally exhibited in three groups in Amsterdam, Düsseldorf and New York in 1977 and 1978, all 26 pictures of Gilbert & George’s The Dirty Words Pictures (1977) were brought together at the Serpentine Gallery for the first time.

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