Julião Sarmento: "Artist Room"

at the Tate Modern, London, England

March 12, 2010 - April 2011

Forget Me, 2005, Mixed media on canvas, 185 x 190 x 6 cm
Tate Collection, Photo: José Manuel Costa Alves

Sean Kelly Gallery is delighted to announce that starting March 12, 2010, as part of its "Artist Room" series, an entire room at Tate Modern, London, will be dedicated to works by Julião Sarmento, drawn both from the Tate's collection and from the artist's personal collection. The room is located on the 3rd floor of the museum. The works will be on view until April 2011.

Julião Sarmento was born in Lisbon in 1948 and has exhibited extensively worldwide since 1979. Sarmento has been included in two Documentas and three Venice Biennales. His work is represented in public and private collections worldwide such as: The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Musée National d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands; the Tate Modern, London and the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, to name a few.

For additional information, please contact Maureen Bray at 212 239 1181 or maureen@skny.com, or visit the Tate's website at www.tate.org.uk/modern/