Victoria Miro announces a solo exhibition by Doug Aitken at the Mayfair gallery on view through 31 July. This summer marks a significant moment in the American artist’s career with two important European institutions celebrating his work: Station to Station opens at London’s Barbican on 27 June and a major survey exhibition opens at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt on 9 July. This specific constellation of five key works has been conceived for the gallery by Doug Aitken and deals with contemporary ideas of time through the use of sound, touch, light and reflectivity, with each work existing in a zone between abstraction and representation. At the core of the exhibition is Eyes closed, wide awake (Sonic Fountain II), 2014, a free-standing sonic sculpture which combines water and sound to create an optical and auditory experience. Doug Aitken is an American artist and filmmaker. Defying definitions of genre, he explo

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