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Froebel Studio, Quimper, France, 2010
Der Glasraum, Gregory Lind Gallery, SF, USA
Eames Studio Limerick, ev+a 2009
Deadwood I, charcoal, Draiocht 2006
Installation view, Plan 9, Bristol, 2009
Into Irish Drawing, Limerick City Gallery of Art, 2009
Eamon´s painting Farnsworth Flood will be included in a new book "Almost Nothing, artists comment on the work of Mies."
on artworks inspired by the architecture of Mies Van De Rohe which will be published in early 2014
Barbara Baader has written an essay on Eamon O´Kane´s work and this will be published in early 2013
FOLLY: Art after Architecture, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, Ireland Artists: Jeff Carter, Blaise Drummond, Laura Gannon, Pierre Huyghe, Chris Mottalini, Eamon O'Kane, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Jane & Louise Wilson. curated by Gary Boyd and Fiona Kearney, Gallery 1, Sisk Galleries, 22 November 2013 - 23 March 2014
New exhibition at RARE Gallery Fröbel Studio: The Institute for Creativity RARE Gallery, New York USA, Oct.-Nov. 2013
Eamon O´Kane in conversation with Pieter De Buysser about his collaboration with Hans Op de Beeck at BIT Teatergarasjen, Bergen, Norway after the 7pm performance of ´Book Burning´ on the 5th September 2012 hansopdebeeck.com pieterdebuysser.com
MOCA FRESH Auction
Saturday, March 24, 2012- Hundreds of works by emerging and established artists, including John Baldessari, Joe Biel, Chaz Bojorquez, Shepard Fairey, Elliott Hundley, Liz Larner, William Leavitt, Faris McReynolds, Kim McCarty, Matt Mullican, Ed Moses, Catherine Opie, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, and Rena Small.
Irish Times Article on Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin, Ireland.
Irish Times Article on Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin, Ireland.
Irish Times Article on Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin, Ireland.
Eamon O´Kane is selected to take part in Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin, Ireland.
Domus the renowned Italian architecture, art and design magazine has recently interviewed Eamon. The article can be viewed at http://domusweb.it/en/interview/eamon-o-kane-s-hybrids/
Isobel Harbison reviews School Days: The Look of Learning in Frieze http://www.frieze.com/issue/review/school-days/
Maeve Connolly reviews School Days: The Look of Learning in Art Monthly
Sunday Times Article on ´School Days: The Look of Learning´
Eamon O'Kane has been appointed Professor of Visual Arts at Bergen National Academy of the Arts in Norway. For more information see www.khib.no
Lee Friedlander: America by Car at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York- Sue Williams: Al-Qaeda is the CIA at 303 Gallery, New York- JJ PEET: Shadow at On Stellar Rays, New York- Paul McCarthy: Three Sculptures at L&M Arts, Los Angeles- Jen DeNike: The Scrying Trilogy at The Company, Los Angeles- Ari Marcopoulos: No Cause at OHWOW, Miami- Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage: India-Sri Lanka at Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago- Superflex at the Hirshhorn Museum, DC- Duke Riley: An Invitation to Lubberland at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland
Eamon has been invited to be one of the first Artist Members of the Contemporary Art Society in London
'Plans For The Past and the Future' Plan 9, Bristol has been included as one of the best shows in the UK at the moment on The Guardian newspaper website Click here to go to article
'Plans For The Past and the Future' has been reviewed by a-n magazine Artists Newsletter Click here to go to article
'The Architect's House' at RARE gallery in New York, USA has been selected by Saatchi Online as one of the top ten exhibitions in New York at the moment.
The line up includes Cindy Sherman, Zaha Hadid, Alexander Calder, Martin Boyce and Ugo Rondinone. Click here to go to article
current, recent and upcoming exhibitions
A solo presentation at art KARLSRUHE from the 5th - 8th March. With support from the Senate of Berlin, 15 galleries from the German capital are holding a one-artist shows in 25 m² spaces under the stewardship of the Regional Association of Berlin Galleries.
Re:place exhibition at KinoKino/Sandnes Kunstforening: This Must Be The Place - (I Love The Passing of Time (part 2)). Norway,
Video by Eamon O'Kane and photography by LIne Bøhmer Løkken
»Seaside 2012« Matias Bechtold,
Wolfgang Ellenrieder, Sten Gutglück, Arnd Kaestner,
Alexander König, Carol Anne McGowan,
David O’Kane, Eamon O’Kane, Rosi Steinbach
30. Juli—8. September 2012 The Josef Filipp Gallerie Summer Show
The Invisible Seminar (Curated by Brandon LaBelle), Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway
Are We there yet? MacGill Summer School, Glenties, Co. Donegal.
Odds, Odda, Norway, 2012 - Salvador Dalí, Suvi Nieminen, Eamon O’Kane, Tommy Olsson, Duncan Higgins, Vilde von Krogh, Richard Launder, Cecilia Jonsson, Ragnhild Ohma, Leander Djønne, Mirjam Raen Thomassen, Martin Woll Godal, Kristina Daukintyte Aas, Tonje Bøe Birkeland, Gro Gjengedal Navelsaker, Trine Hylander Friis, Janna Thöle-Juul, Jane Sverdrupsen, Daniela Ramos Arias, Ingeborg Annie Lindahl
XMALERIER, Bergen Kjøtt, Bergen, Norway.
ArtPad SF, San Francisco, USA
Overview, RCC, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland
working.drawing, The Dock, Carrick on Shannon, Ireland
Rugby Art Collection exhibition, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum in Rugby, UK
Group exhibition, Cavanacor Gallery.
Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin, Ireland.
Luleå Art Biennial 2011, Sweden
22 June – 14 September 2011
Luleå Art Biennial is the oldest biennial in Scandinavia and by its particular geographic location, the worlds northernmost. The exhibition will take place at and in cooperation with The Kunsthall in Luleå and at the Regional Museum of Norrbotten. Luleå Art Biennial 2011 received over 260 project proposals from which 25 projects were selected. Eamon O´Kane will present a new site specific wall drawing at the Kunsthall and animations at the Museum.
‘Ut i min hage’ in Harstad, Norway
Artists: Mark Dion, Eamon O’Kane, A K Dolven, Åsa Sonjasdotter, Geir Tore Holm, Tommy Olsson,
Marit Victoria Wulff Andreassen, Hilde Hauan Johnsen, Marianne Darlen Solhaugstrand,
Dana Sherwood, Bryan M. Wilson, Janne J. Rasmussen, Gro Gjengedal Navelsaker,
Jane Sverdrupsen, Janna Thöle-Juul, Ingeborg Annie Lindahl, Ida Walenius,
Marita Isobel Solberg, Ande Somby, Niklas Sillèn, Hans Christian Van Nijkerk,
Vebjørn Guttormsgaard Møllberg, Silje K. Frantzen.
‘School Days’ Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork - 18th November 2010 - 20th March 2011.
Featuring among others - Darcy Lange, Corin Sworn, Rineke Dijkstra, Eva Kotatkova, Ronan McCrea, Raimond Wouda, Eamon O'Kane
'It's about Time' at the Ben Malz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, LA, USA April 30 – June 11, 2011 www.otis.edu
'Playgrounds' curated by Vincent Romagny, Micro Onde, Paris and Le Quartier, in Quimper, Brittany, France 2010 Playgrounds, everywhere / invited artists: Karina Bisch, Florence Doléac, Jochen Gerner, Carsten Höller, Tobias Putrih, Seth Price et Pierre Szekely.
Playgrounds, police and the pirates / invited artists: Guy Ben-Ner, Liam Gillick, Allan Kaprow, Mike Kelley, Phalle Nielsen, Eamon O'Kane, Seth Price, Corin Sworn, Pierre Szekely et Virginie Yassef.
- Aires de jeux, partout présenté au Micro Onde avec du 10 avril au 4 juillet 2010 - Aires de jeux, la police ou au corsaires Quatrier, center dart contemporain de Quimper du 2 juillet au 24 octobre 2010. - Aires de jeux, la police ou les corsaires au Quatrier, centre dart contemporain de Quimper du 2 juillet au 24 octobre 2010.
Group exhibition, Galerie Favardin & de Verneuil, Paris, April 19 to May 17, 2011
Smokescreen, Gallery ART-REPORT + Project space WELTRAUM, Munich, Germany.
Noughties but Nice: 21st Century Irish Art, September 10th – November 8th 2009
Aideen BARRY | Sarah BROWNE | Amanda COOGAN | Denis CONNOLLY / Anne CLEARY | Joe DUGGAN | Ciara FINNEGAN | Sean LYNCH | Andrew KEARNEY | Tom MOLLOY | Caroline MCCARTHY | Seamus NOLAN | Eamon O’KANE | John SHINNORS
will premier in Limerick City Gallery of Art before touring to Letterkenny Regional Cultural Centre in Donegal, Solstice Arts Centre in Navan, Meath and VISUAL in Carlow throughout 2010. Curated by Mike Fitzpatrick and Susan Holland, the exhibition is accompanied by a full colour catalogue.
Into Irish Drawing: Stephen Brandes, Claire Carpenter, Gary Coyle, Timothy Emlyn Jones, Brian Fay, Mark Francis, David Godbold, Anita Groener, Alice Maher, Niamh McCann , Eoin McHugh, Bea McMahon, Nick Miller, Tom Molloy, Isabel Nolan , Eamon O'Kane, Niamh O'Malley, Garrett Phelan, Kathy Prendergast, Jim Savage, Gerda Teljeur, Martin Wedge, Katie Holten - A show of Irish Drawing curated by Dutch artist, Arno Kramer. Originating at Limercik City Gallery in January 2009, travelling to Paris, Holland and Northern Ireland.
Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland:15th of January - 27th of February 2009
Civic Arts Centre, Hengelo, Holland: 13th of September - 18th of October 2009
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris: November 2009
OPEN e v+ a 2009 'Reading the City' - Curated by Angelika Nollert (Director of the New Museum for Art and Design, Nuremberg) and Yilmaz Dziewior (Former Director of the Kunstverein, Hamburg), Limerick City Gallery of Art, 14 March - 24 May. Selected artists: Nevin Aladag (Turkey/Germany), Andreas Bunte (Germany), Lynda Devenney (Ireland), Willie Doherty (N.Ireland), Andrea Faciu (Romania/Germany), Andreas Fogarasi (Austria), Jan Freuchen (Norway), Garvan Gallagher (Ireland), William Hamilton (Ireland), Diango Hernandez (Cuba/Germany), Michele Horrigan (Ireland), Florian Hüttner (Germany), Luis Jacob (Canada), Daniel Knorr (Romania/Germany), Jakob Kolding (Denmark/Germany), Nicky Larkin (Ireland), An Te Liu (Canada), Sean Lynch (Ireland), Eduardo Daniel Navarro (Argentina), Vukasin Nedeljovic (Serbia/Ireland), Seamus Nolan (Ireland), Isabella Oberländer (Austria/Ireland), Eoin O’Conaill (Ireland), Siobhan Ogilvy (Ireland), David O’Kane (Ireland), Eamon O’Kane (Ireland), John O’Reilly (Ireland), Alan Phelan (Ireland), Marjetica Potrc (Slovenia), Gavin Redmond (Ireland), Tom Ryan (Ireland), Jochen Schmith (Germany), Donal Sheehan (Ireland), Nicole Six & Paul Petritsch (Austria), Stefanos Tsivopoulos (Greece), Olaf Unverzart (Germany)
ROOM COLLABORATORS, ROOM, London, March 2009 - SALVATORE ARANCIO * PHYLLIDA BARLOW * RICHARD BEVAN & TAMSIN CLARK * TIM BRENNAN * KIERAN BROWN * CAROLYN BUNT * YUJUNG CHANG * GORDON CHEUNG * ELISABETH.S.CLARK * NATHAN EDMUNDS * SIMON FAITHFUL * ROBERT FEARNS * CHRIS GRYGIEL * ALEX HOLLWEG * CASSIE HOWARD * TAKAHIRO IWASAKI * TINA KEANE * PETER LIVERSIDGE * ANNA LUCAS * HEIDI MORSTANG * MARIELE NEUDECKER * EAMON O’KANE * RAUL ORTEGA-AYALA * JAYNE PARKER * PHILOMENE PIRECKI * JANE PROPHET * LESLEY PUNTON * LOIS ROWE * KENNETH SACHAR * EMMA STIBBON * ROY VOSS * SHELAGH WAKELY * IAN WHITTLESEA * TOM WOLSELEY * AISHAN YU
Work included in:
THE MAP AS ART: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography - published as a hardcover edition by Princeton Architectural Press in late 2008/early 2009. It will start with the emergence and development of map-inspired art in the 20th century and then showcase the work of approximately 100 contemporary artists. These will include established artists (e.g., Joyce Kozloff, Guillermo Kuitca, John Baldessari, Lars Arrhenius, Ed Ruscha, Mark Bradford, Olafur Eliasson, Maya Lin, Jules de Balincourt, Richard Long, Francis Alÿs, Julian Schnabel, William Kentridge, and Vik Muniz) as well as many emerging American and international artists.
Beyond Architecture: Imaginative Buildings and Fictional Cities for the Berlin-based international publisher Gestalten www.gestalten.com to be launched in Spring 2009.Features work by: Tom Sachs, Pipilotti Rist, Erwin Wurm, Rachel Whiteread, Mike Kelley, Do Ho Suh, The Chapman Brothers, Thomas Demand, Kobas Laksa, Arne Quinze, Wang Qingsong, Filip Dujardin, Studio Job, Droog Design, Atelier van Lieshout, Nathan Coley, Olafur Eliasson, eBoy and more.
Spacecraft 2 More Fleeting Architecture and Hideouts
Editors: R. Klanten, L. Feireiss for the Berlin-based international publisher Gestalten www.gestalten.com to be launched in Spring 2009
Like its successful predecessor, Spacecraft 2 showcases international projects by architects, artists and designers that meet the changing spatial needs of our modern lifestyles and that are simultaneously expanding our current understanding of architecture. This sumptuous volume further documents a dynamic range of ephemeral structures such as pavilions, art projects and exhibition spaces as well as transient architecture including mobile habitats, and vacations homes that inconspicuously adapt to their natural or urban environments.
Into Irish Drawing Arno Kramer, Caroline Hancock, John Berger.
CASE HISTORIES by Eamon O'Kane - Major monograph publication to be published in summer 2009Publication Launch at ArtSway, UK: Saturday 25 July 2009 at 3.30pm
A 120-page, full-colour, hardback publication CASE HISTORIES will be officially launched at ArtSway. The publication will feature images from each part of O'Kane's major international touring project, with a critical text by Dan Cameron and transcripts of O'Kane's public discussions with Paul O'Neill and Paul Hobson.
Multichannel, Millais Gallery, Southhampton, UK, 2008
[C]artography: map-making as artform Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. 2007 Participating contemporary artists: Frank Bowling, Stephen Brandes, Jon Brunberg, Dorothy Cross, Jeremy Deller, Rita Donagh, Jimmie Durham, Clodagh Emoe, Simon Faithfull, Gary Farrelly, Brian Fay, Tim Goulding, Mona Hatoum, Sean Hillen, Patrick Ireland, Kim Jones, Chris Kenny, Tom Molloy, Satomi Matoba, Mariele Neudecker, Eamon O'Kane, Cornelia Parker, Simon Patterson, Grayson Perry, Kathy Prendergast, Tim Robinson and Chris Wilson.
Neue Malerei Museum Frieder Burda. 2002 to 2005 - Michael Bach, Georg Baselitz, Tim Eitel, Günther Förg, Anja Ganster, Eberhard Havekost, Almut Heise, Anton Henning, Karin Kneffel, Thoralf Knobloch, Imi Knoebel, Dieter Krieg, Susanne Kühn, Damian Loeb, Markus Oehlen, Heribert C. Ottersbach, Dirk Skreber, Florian Thoma, Corinne Wasmuht, Kate Waters
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