Simon Lee Gallery is presenting an exhibition of new paintings by Heimo Zobernig. Heimo Zobernig’s work crosses media, from architectural intervention and installation, through performance, film and video, to sculpture and painting. His practice across all these forms is connected by an interrogation of the formal language of modernism, at its most familiar in the tropes of the monochrome and the grid. It is remarkable that it is as much through his almost classical works of painting and sculpture as through his spatial and architectural installations and interventions that his conceptual critique is developed. Zobernig unfolds the structures of art from the inside. Since 1997, when as part of his participation in Documenta X in Kassel, Zobernig articulated the central space of the documenta-Halle by means of floor to ceiling screens, the formal and conceptual device of the screen has been one consistent

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