HUNT SLONEM Solo Exhibition A takeover of Space
A takeover of Space SBH by the internationally renowned American artist, Hunt Slonem. Join us for the opening Champagne cocktail in the presence of the artist
Friday December 30th 2016, from 6-8:30pm
Space SBH Contemporary Art Gallery is delighted to present for the first time in St Barth, Hunt Slonem in his inaugural exhibition on island with a total takeover of the gallery space.
Hunt Slonem will be the subject of a monograph in 2011 from Vendome Publishers with text by Dominique Nahas. The 30-year survey features more than 600 vibrant illustrations. Since 1977, Hunt Slonem has had more than 350 exhibitions at prestigious galleries and museums internationally. In 2010 there are shows in the Coral Springs Museum, Coral Springs, Fl; Museo de Arte El Salvador, San Salvador, Columbia; Meadows Museum of Art, Shreveport, LA; Paul & Lulu Hilliard Museum, Lafayette, LA; McMullen Museum, Boston, MA; National Museum of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria; and more. Globally, more than 100 museums include his work in their collections, among them the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. He has been commissioned to paint largescale murals for the Bryant Park Grill, New York City and the former World Trade Center, NYC. “Pleasure Palaces: The Art & Homes of Hunt Slonem” with text by Vincent Katz, was published by PowerHouse Books in 2007. In 2002 Henry R. Abrams published “Hunt Slonem, An Art Rich & Strange” which features text by Donald Kuspit. Slonem divides his time between Louisiana where he owns two plantation homes on the historic register, Albania in St. Mary’s Parish and Lakeside in Pointe Coupee; and New York City where he has lived and worked since 1973. Hunt Slonem received the prestigious “Stars of Design” award in art October 2009 in New York City, the Greenshields Foundation award in 1976, the National Endowment for the Arts Grant in 1991, and numerous others. He studied painting at Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine; Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN; and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University of Louisiana.
Show runs from 30th December 2016 to Spring 2017. Opening cocktail on Friday 30th December, 2016. Private viewing by appointment.
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Gallery open Monday – Saturday from 10 – 1pm and 4 – 8pm
Space SBH – Carré D’Or – Gustavia – St Barth – FWI
(Friday) 18 h 00 min - 20 h 30 min
Space SBH Art Gallery
Le Carré d'Or, Gustavia 97133 St Barthelemy