This will be Mark Wallinger’s debut solo exhibition with Hauser & Wirth.
Orrery , 2016 4-channel video installation
Both Savile Row spaces will host a presentation of new paintings and multi-media works. In this exhibition, Wallinger encourages a contemplation of the self within a society in which behaviour and personal identity come under increasingly closer scrutiny. Wallinger utilises Sigmund Freud’s terms, id, ego and superego in an interrogation of the psyche, the self, and the subject. The work examines how, as human beings, we operate between our instinctual urges, our attachment to our identities, and the ways in which we judge ourselves as members of a certain culture.
l-r: id Painting 37, id Painting 15, id Painting 29 All images: © Mark Wallinger, Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Photos: Alex Delfanne
Mark Wallinger ID Hauser & Wirth London 26th February – 7th May 2016
Opening: Thursday 25th February, 6 – 8 pm
Shadow Walker (film still) 2011 Video Installation, Sound 3 Min 39 Sec
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