Anton Kern Gallery was established in 1996 in New York with the intention to exhibit the work of young and emerging artists, and to bring it to the attention of a large audience as well as collectors and museums. Over the years, the gallery has consistently worked with a core group of artists and was able to successfully build their careers. Artists who were once emerging are now in their mid-careers, many with one-person museum shows and publications to their credit, and major works placed in international private and museum collections. The gallery has participated in all major international art...

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Anton Kern Gallery is pleased to present its first solo exhibition with Danish artist Tal R, consisting of fifteen paintings and twelve bronze sculptures.

Tal R is best known for his paintings and their exceptional display of energy and imagination in a colorful and exuberant universe. For the first time, he has also thrown himself into classical bronze sculpture. In Boy Walking and Cinnamon, the viewer can experience the artist’s motifs transformed into three dimensions — a striking parade of figures in patinated bronze. His creatures have arrived in New York with arms and legs, heads and paws, wings and shoes, beaks and eyes.

Concurrent with Anton Kern’s presentation, Tal’s sculptures also make their institutional debut at the Glyptoteket in Copenhagen, in a solo exhibition entitled Animals and People on view through January 2021.