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Apr 20 - Jul 13, 2018
From 20 April to 29 June S|2 London will present an exhibition in the spirit of Signals London. Between 1964 and 1966, Signals brought together a network of Latin American, European, Asian, and North American artists. The history of Signals as a creative platform for experimental international art has rarely been told and holds just as
much relevance today as it did during the early 1960s in London.

Click to enlargeTSUYOSHI MAEKAWA
Jul 20 - Sep 21, 2018 FINAL WEEK
This July, S|2 London will present an exhibition of works focusing on the 1970s period by Japanese artist Tsuyoshi Maekawa in Gallery One. Born in 1936 in Osaka, Tsyuoshi Maekawa became a member of the Gutai Art Association in 1962, but joining this now widely recognised artist group was merely the beginning in many ways.
The exhibition at S│2 and accompanying publication is focused primarily on the artist’s post-Gutai practice, with works dating from as early as 1969 through until 1978. The Gutai Group dissolved in 1972 following the passing of its founder Jiro Yoshihara and for many of its members it symbolised the end of an era, but it also paved the way for many of its members to evolve and re-invent their artistic methods and processes, drawing on the fertile and experimental Gutai years as an impetus for a discovery of a new language of materialisation.

Jul 20 - Sep 21, 2018 FINAL WEEK
This July S│2 London presents works by British sculptor Ewen Henderson (1934-2000) in Gallery Two. Henderson attended Camberwell College of Art in 1965 to study ceramics under Lucie Rie and Hans Coper. Though academically trained, Henderson’s practice quickly transformed into new expressive style with irregular, asymmetrical forms and experimental glazes and textures. Clay, or as Henderson called it, ‘fluxed earth,’ became the material that the artist would continuously challenge and reinvent throughout his life. His work can be found in the permanent collections of some of the world’s major museums such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Sep 28 - Nov 16, 2018
Private view Thu Sep 27 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Autumn at S|2 London will see a second solo exhibition of
works by Singaporean-British artist, Kim Lim. Filling the entire
gallery, it will focus on her exploration of form through her
marble and stone-carved sculptures. The balance of rhythm
and order in Kim Lim’s work sought to draw parallels with the
patterns and structures she encountered in both nature and
daily life. To accompany the exhibition, S|2 London will publish
the first major monograph on Kim Lim’s work.


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