Kate MacGarry is a contemporary art gallery based in East London where it runs an internationally recognised program, exploring wide-ranging and interdisciplinary practices.
Kate MacGarry was founded in 2002 and represents 23 emerging and established artists, including two estates - JB Blunk and Rose Finn-Kelcey. Many of the artists had their first commercial solo exhibitions at the gallery and have achieved international success. The programme is dedicated to fostering diverse practices with a strong emphasis on film and video; we recently announced representation of Helen Cammock, joint winner of the Turner Prize 2019. In 2020, Goshka Macuga, made a large-scale commission for MoMA for the museum’s re-opening. She has exhibited at the Venice Biennale, Prada Foundation, New Museum, Tate Britain, The Walker, MCA...
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  • Rana Begum, 30 April - 06 June 2021

    Rana Begum

    Installation view at Kate MacGarry, 2021

    Courtesy of the artist and Kate MacGarry, London.

    © The Artist.

    Photo: Angus Mill

    Rana Begum

    30 April - 06 June 2021
    We are delighted to announce Rana Begum's first solo exhibition at the gallery. The show presents Begum's ongoing investigation into the interaction between colour, light and form and how this operates within both two and three dimensional space. This new collection of work reveals how Begum's practice has diverged and evolved, setting her precise minimalism against a new exploration into the amorphous and uncontained. Begum's work absorbs and reflects varied densities of light to produce a sensorial experience for the viewer. A suspended installation investigates the three dimensional possibilities of galvanised mesh. Begum explores the layering process across different media including fishing nets, spray paintings and a new series of acrylic on aluminium panel paintings featured in the exhibition. No. 973, 2019-2020, is a large-scale wall installation from a series developed through Istanbul Modern's residency programme. Begum worked in a metal spinning workshop with resident craftspeople shaping materials such as...