Monika Sprüth and Philomene Magers are pleased to announce Early Drawings 1976–1998, a solo exhibition by Karen Kilimnik at the London gallery, presented jointly with Galerie Eva Presenhuber in New York. The show features the artist’s own rich and varied selection of over fifty previously unseen early works on paper. Detailed, finely- worked pastel drawings created between 1976 and 1998 are presented along with ink drawings and other work from that same period; together they illuminate the scope, complexity and virtuosity of Kilimnik’s thematic world. For more than forty years, Kilimnik has navigated an inexhaustible cosmos influenced by the traditions...
  • Karen Kilimnik was born in Philadelphia in 1955, where she lives and works. Her work has featured at major museums...

    Karen Kilimnik
    Me as Isabelle Adjani in Ishtar, Part II (detail), 1994
    Courtesy the artist and Sprüth Magers

    Karen Kilimnik was born in Philadelphia in 1955, where she lives and works. Her work
    has featured at major museums worldwide, including at the Museum of Modern Art,
    New York City; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA; and the Whitney Museum of
    American Art, New York City. Important solo exhibitions have been held at the
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver (2012); Belvedere,...