A new publication will accompany Hedda Sterne at Victoria Miro Mayfair with an essay by Eleanor Nairne (29 January–21 March 2020).
Eleanor Nairne is a curator based at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, where her exhibitions include Basquiat: Boom for Real (2017-18), Lee Krasner: Living Colour (2019-20) and the forthcoming Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty (2020-21). For 2020, she has chaired the Barbican's centre-wide programme looking at the radical ways in which artists have articulated their sense of inner life, from Ludwig van Beethoven to Ivan van Hove. She was previously Curator of the Artangel Collection at Tate. A regular contributor to catalogues, she writes for the London Review of Books and frieze, is a former Jerwood Writer in Residence and has lectured and presented on modern and contemporary art internationally.
Image: Hedda Sterne in her studio with work from Vertical-Horizontal series, c.1964.
Artwork © The Hedda Sterne Foundation Inc, ARS, NY and DACS, London 2019.
Photograph by Théodore Brauner © ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2019