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Artist Adel Abdessemed at David Zwirner New York

Artist Adel Abdessemed show at David Zwirner Gallery

Across a wide range of media, artist Adel Abdessemed transforms well-known materials and imagery into charged artistic declarations. The artist pulls freely from myriad sources–personal, historical, social, and political–to create a visual language that is simultaneously rich and economical, sensitive and controversial, radical and mundane…

Artist Adel Abdessemed show at David Zwirner Gallery

Born in 1971 in Constantine, Algeria, Adel Abdessemed studied at the École des beaux-arts de Batna and the École des beaux-arts d’Alger, Algiers and the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Lyon. He was an artist-in-residence at the Cité internationale des Arts de Paris in 1999-2000, and the following year at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center’s International Studio Program in Long Island City, New York. He now lives and works in Paris.

© Adel Abdessemed, ADAGP Paris 2013
Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner New York/London

Current Show:
“Le Vase Abominable”
February 22 through March 30, 2013
David Zwirner Gallery
London W1S 4EZ
For more information: www.davidzwirner.com

This image: Le Vase abominable, 2012-2013
Previous image: Taxidermy, 2010

Artist Adel Abdessemed show at David Zwirner Gallery

Cri, 2013
56 inches
Ivory

Artist Adel Abdessemed show at David Zwirner Gallery

Telle mère tel fils, 2008
27 x 4 x 5 meters
Airplanes, felt, aluminum, and metal.

Artist Adel Abdessemed show at David Zwirner Gallery

Cheval de Turin, 2012
Aluminum and paint

Artist Adel Abdessemed show at David Zwirner Gallery

Soldaten, 2013
Charcoal on paper

Artist Adel Abdessemed show at David Zwirner Gallery

Helikoptère, 2007
Video, 3 min (loop), color, sound

 

Adel Abdessemed Je suis innocent, 2012
Digital C-print
90 1/2 x 69 3/4 inches

Artist Adel Abdessemed show at David Zwirner Gallery