Collect 2019 exhibitor
James Freeman Gallery is a contemporary art gallery based in London. Established in 2003, its exhibition programme explores contemporary art with a historical focus, presenting artists who combine current tendencies with art-historical references and research. In particular, the gallery presents artists who do this in a way that is both aesthetically powerful and technically accomplished and, as such, making is an important element of this focus.
The presentation at Collect will feature two artist-makers who have had important institutional exhibitions over the past year: Carolein Smit, following her recent solo exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Claire Partington, whose site-specific commission Taking Tea opened at Seattle Art Museum in December 2018.