TIME AND PLACE:
Doors: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-6pm
@ Serpentine Sackler Gallery, West Carriage Drive, London W2 2A
Throughout his forty-year career, Duane Hanson (1925–1996) has made lifelike sculptures portraying working-class Americans.
Throughout his forty-year career, Hanson created lifelike sculptures portraying working-class Americans and overlooked members of society. Reminiscent of the Pop Art movement of the time, his sculptures transform the banalities and trivialities of everyday life into iconographic material. The exhibition at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery presents key works from the artist’s oeuvre.
“As a child I painted, drew, and carved figures out of wood using my mother’s butcher knives. I lived in a very small town in Minnesota where we had no art teacher and no exposure to works of art of any kind. When I was in high school there was no art room because there was no art teacher.” Duane Hanson Duane Hanson is at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery from 2 June to 13 September. Duane Hanson, ‘Children Playing Game’, 1979 Installation View Image © @luke___hayes #DuaneHanson