Matthew Barney in Conversation

Tue 1 Jun 2021, 7pm
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Matthew Barney, Redoubt, 2018. Production still.
Matthew Barney, Redoubt, 2018. Production still. ©Matthew Barney, courtesy Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels, and Sadie Coles HQ, London. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

In a live-streamed conversation, the artist discusses his practice and current exhibition Redoubt with Hayward Gallery Senior Curator Cliff Lauson.

Matthew Barney shares insights into the ideas behind his latest film, set in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains, and its relationship to the series of imposing and intricate sculptures, engravings and electroplated copper plates in the exhibition.

Matthew Barney (b. 1967, lives and works in New York City) is among the most prominent American artists of his generation. His films and related bodies of drawing and sculpture have been exhibited internationally for three decades to wide acclaim.

The Cremaster Cycle (1994 – 2002), a series of five feature-length films that draw on biology, biography and mythology to explore the process of artistic creation, established Barney's reputation as an artist and filmmaker of international renown.

This was followed by his operatic film River of Fundament (2014) and his most recent body of work, Redoubt.

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Tue 1 Jun 2021, 7pm


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