22 June 2017

Artist Couple Sean Scully and Liliane Tomasko Unveil Exhibition At Kunstwerk – Sammlung Klein

A dual exhibition in Germany brings together works by Sean Scully and Liliane Tomasko, perhaps the greatest artist couple since Motherwell and Frankenthaler.

11 February 2017

Liliane Tomasko Bridging Reverie And Reality Marc Straus NY

I would argue that the hardest thing to do, for a seasoned, well-trained, and technically savvy artist, is to paint like a child. After an impressive education at London’s finest art academies, how on earth do you find the faith to follow an innocent impulse? For artist Liliane Tomasko, it was motherhood that forced the new phase in her art practice.

4 November 2016

Sean Scully – Paint Speaks Louder Than Words By Edward Lucie – Smith

Sean Scully now increasingly seems like the most remarkable abstract painter of his generation – this, at a time when abstract art, abstract painting, in particular, is increasingly under attack.

29 October 2016

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New Sean Scully Exhibition Provides Insight Into The Working Artist’s Notebooks

Sean Scully – “I was always looking at the horizon line…One day I was standing off Ireland, on the edge of Aran Is- land, looking out. Next stop, America. Standing on the Old World looking out at….the New World, as many people have done before…. I think of land, sea, sky… I try to paint this, this […]

4 September 2016

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Artist Sean Scully Mounts Major New Exhibition in Guangzhou China

The second leg of the Irish-born, British artist Sean Scully’s China show, which opens on 6 September at the Guangdong Art Museum in Guangzhou is set to be one of the highlights of the year. Sean’s exhibition tour comes at an interesting crossroads, as China begins to embrace all things abstract and produces more national and international […]

21 March 2016

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Sean Scully Receives Harper’s Bazaar Art International Artist of the Year Award

Sean Scully, one of the leading abstract painters of his generation is the recipient of this year’s Harper’s Bazaar Art International Artist of the Year Award. The prize which was awarded for “the artist’s outstanding performance in contemporary art over the past year” will be presented at a Gala Dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong on Tuesday […]

11 February 2016

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Sean Scully: New Exhibition Resistance and Persistence To Tour China

The Irish born, Turner Prize nominated painter Sean Scully, whose work has been touring China for the last year and a half has been voted the Number 1 exhibition of 2015, by the influential Beijing News. I had the privilege of seeing Mr Scully’s exhibition, ‘Follow The Heart’ in Shanghai 14 months ago and was not only impressed […]

18 July 2015

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Sean Scully’s Cork Exhibition Explores The Interplay Between Figuration And Abstraction

Sean Scully is one of the most significant abstract painters of our time. He has created works with a sublime range of tone and expression, from the romantic to the melancholic. A new exhibition at the Crawford Art Gallery, in Cork, Ireland explores revealing new perspectives on the artist’s work highlighting the interplay between figuration and abstraction in […]

30 June 2015

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Sean Scully Unveils His Bespoke Chapel Outside Barcelona

The Turner Prize nominated international artist Sean Scully, has revealed his sublime, completely bespoke chapel housed in the recently renovated Romanesque Church of Santa Cecília de Montserrat, outside Barcelona. It was unveiled today, Tuesday 30 June 2015, on the artist’s 70th birthday.  The chapel now joins other important examples of single artist commissions, such as the Matisse Chapel in […]

16 June 2015

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Sean Scully: New Frescos At Santa Cecília de Montserrat Exclusive Preview

The spiritual setting of Santa Cecília de Montserrat, a hidden gem of Spanish architecture, is the setting for ‘The Holly Series’, the latest work by the highly regarded Irish/American abstractionist Sean Scully. A series of iPhone snaps for the first time reveals a glimpse into the process involved in Sean’s practice, as he sets out to show how a […]

9 May 2015

Peter Doig and Sean Scully Grand Exhibitions Staged In Venetian Palaces

As well as the events mounted in the two main centres, the Arsenale and the Giardini, the Venice Biennale hosts a number of official collateral exhibitions. The advantages of seeing these collateral events are they are often housed in one of the many Palazzos dotted all over Venice or in the lesser known Museums which are often converted from these palazzos. Two such exhibitions are Peter Doig at the Palazzetto Tito and Sean Scully: Land and Sea at the Palazzo Falier. Both artists are showing new works, many of which have been conceived especially for these shows.

4 March 2015

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Sean Scully To Exhibit New Works During The 56th Venice Biennale

A major new exhibition dedicated to the Irish artist Sean Scully, is planned for Venice this May to coincide with the 56th La Biennale di Venezia International Exhibition which takes place 6 May – 22 November 2015). Located in the imposing Palazzo Falier on the Grand Canal, Land Sea will feature a broad selection of […]

26 November 2014

Sean Scully: Work Still Evolving In Breakthrough Mid-Life Retrospective In Shanghai

To come all the way to China to see the mid-life retrospective of one of best-known living abstract painters in the world is quite a level of commitment and as a result you must have already prejudged that this is going to be a positive review. Sean Scully is no stranger to the British and […]

17 November 2014

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Shanghai Biennale Anticipates First Major Retrospective By Western Artist Sean Scully

The Shanghai Biennale is often referred to as the most important event in the Chinese art calendar. Next week will see its launch with the first major retrospective exhibition by a Western artist, Sean Scully. The exhibition takes place at the Shanghai Himalayas Museum, opening on 24 November 2014. The exhibition, Follow the Heart: The Art […]

14 June 2014

Sean Scully: Immersing And Mesmerising As Rothko’s Seagram murals

Sean Scully’s eighth solo show is currently on view at Timothy Taylor, the artist’s first in London since 2010.  The exhibition features a monumental five-panel installation on aluminium called Kind of Red (2013) and a select number of paintings from his recent Landlines series. Dublin born in 1945, Sean Scully moved to London in 1949.  […]

7 June 2014

Sean Scully: A Modernist Meets The Masters Beneath The Dreaming Spires

Sean Scully Encounters: A New Master Among Old Masters is the first exhibition at the Christ Church Picture Gallery Oxford to juxtapose the work of a contemporary painter with its collection of old masters. The exhibition is comprised of eleven paintings and thirty-three prints. The artist collaborated with the Picture Gallery’s curators Jacqueline Thalmann and […]

3 May 2014

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Sean Scully: New Jazz Inspired Paintings To Be Exhibited In London

A presentation of ambitious new paintings by Sean Scully, ‘Kind of Red’ will go on exhibit at the Timothy Taylor Gallery in June. This is the artist’s eighth solo show with the gallery and will give us the first opportunity to view his new work in London since 2010. Since the 1970s, Sean Scully has […]

5 March 2014

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Sean Scully: Major Exhibition Announced For Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum

The leading British/American abstract artist, Sean Scully will have a major museum exhibition in China to coincide with the Shanghai Biennale this year. Dai Zhikang, founder of the Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum, has announced that it will host the exhibition of work in November 2014. The Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum, designed by Arata Isozaki, is a […]

8 December 2013

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Sean Scully Sculpture Commissioned As Centrepiece For New London Embassy

The commissioning of a million dollar sculpture by the abstract painter Sean Scully, for the United States’ new London embassy has caused an outcry from cost cutters in the State Department. The project managers have responded by saying that it was “a good use of our limited resources” but have come up against negative comments […]