TOM SACHS

Special Exhibition: Tom Sachs “Heaven”

Pam 2013 English porcelain, Temple white glaze, Kintsugi, NASA Red inlay h.10.2 × w.13.0 × d.13.7 cm ©Tom Sachs

 
For more information on the artist, please see the following URL.
http://www.tomsachs.orghttp://www.tomsachs.org
 
 
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〈Event: Artist Talk & Film Screening〉 * Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation available

He will talk about his works on view and relationship between his activities and the space, followed by the screening of his long film, A Space Program (2014).

Date & Time: 8pm – 10pm, Friday, October 21, 2016 (Doors open: 7:30pm)
Venue: Auditorium, Mori Art Museum
Capacity: 80 (booking required)
Admission: Free (exhibition ticket required)
Booking: here

 

Artist Profile

Tom Sachs

TOM SACHS (b. 1966, New York) is a New York-based sculptor known for his work inspired by icons of modernism and design. Using modest studio materials, Sachs creates parallel universes incorporating semi-functional sculpture, sometimes deployed by the artist and his studio assistants for interactive projects, as in Nutsy’s (2001-3) and Space Program (2007, 2012, 2016-17).
His work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; and the Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo among others.
He has had solo exhibitions at the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas (2017-18), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (2016-17), Noguchi Museum, New York (2016), the Brooklyn Museum, New York (2016), the Contemporary Austin, Texas (2015), the Park Avenue Armory, New York (2012), Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (2009), Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles (2007), Lever House, New York (2008),Fondazione Prada, Milan (2006), and the Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (2003), the Bohen Foundation, New York (2002), SITE Santa Fe (1999)among others.
His film A Space Program was released by Zeitgeist in 2016, offering viewers a glimpse into the artist’s studio practice, philosophy, and the narrative surrounding his 2012 project with Creative Time at the Park Avenue Armory.
https://www.tomsachs.org/

  • installation view from "Heaven" at Sougetsu Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan ©Tom Sachs photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Heaven" at Sougetsu Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan ©Tom Sachs photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Heaven" at Sougetsu Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan ©Tom Sachs photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Heaven" at Sougetsu Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan ©Tom Sachs photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Konichiwa original Mixed media h. 215.9 × w. 76.2 × d. 76.2 cm ©Tom Sachs
  • 《Bonsai》 2016 《Stupa》 2013  ©Tom Sachs
  • Chasen 2015 Bamboo and mixed media h. 28.6 × w. 9.5 × d. 9.5 cm ©Tom Sachs