Nicole Eisenman & Ryan McNamara, Nottingham Rave Special Edition, 2023Nottingham Contemporary
Digital pigment print with hand finishing and stickers on Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308gsm
Size: 60.96 x 50.8 cm
Edition of 7, each unique
Signed by the artists
*As all the editions are unique, when purchasing, please select the number of the work you wish to buy (noted in the bottom left-hand corner of the photograph).
To coincide with the 2023 artist-curated exhibition by Ridykeulous: Ridykes’ Cavern of Fine Inverted Wines and Deviant Videos (2023-24), Nottingham Contemporary have produced a collaborative special edition by Nicole Eisenman & Ryan McNamara.
This special edition of 7, entitled Nottingham Rave Special Edition, 2023, uses a limited edition poster designed for the exhibition as its starting point. Each edition has been uniquely hand-finished by both artists, with drawings and stickers. Creating a chaotic and humorous dance scene that references both the group exhibition as a whole, and also the series of live performance interventions conceived by McNamara, entitled Anthromotivism (The Study of People Watching People Do Something) (2023), which punctuated the exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary.
All proceeds raised from the sale of this special work directly supports Nottingham Contemporary, the Ridykeulous exhibition, and the realisation of Anthromotivism (The Study of People Watching People Do Something) (2023).
*As all the editions are unique, when purchasing, please select the number (noted in the bottom left-hand corner of the photograph) of the work you wish to buy.
Nicole Eisenman (b. 1965, France, lives and works in Brooklyn) works across painting, drawing, installation, and sculpture. She received the prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellowship award in 2015. Additionally, she has been awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship (1996), Carnegie Prize (2013), and the Suzanne Deal Booth/FLAG Art Foundation Prize (2018), and was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2018.
Her work has been shown in numerous solo exhibitions, such as Nicole Eisenman: Untitled (show) at Hauser & Wirth, New York (2022); Heads, Kisses, Battles: Nicole Eisenman and the Moderns at Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld (2021), which travelled to Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau (2022), Foundation Vincent Van Gogh, Arles (2022) and Kunstmuseum Den Haag, Hague (2022); Nicole Eisenman: Giant Without a Body at the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo (2021); and Nicole Eisenman: Sturm und Drang at The Contemporary Austin, Austin (2020). Her work has also been included in the Whitney Biennial in 1995, 2012, and 2019, and the 2019 Venice Biennale, as well as having been acquired by public collections such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and the Tate, London.
Ryan McNamara (b. 1979, Phoenix, Arizona) is a Brooklyn-based artist who is known for blending different practices of dance, theatre, and history in his work. His works are often situation-specific and tend to be collaborative or participatory, creating a social discourse and commenting on participation within artistic production. McNamara has held performances and exhibitions at Elizabeth Dee Gallery, The Watermill Performance Center, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Lehmann Maupin, The Whitney Museum, MoMA P.S.1, The Kitchen, and in various other locations throughout the world. His work is also in the collection of The Museum of Modern Art.
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