3 May 2022
The art of Sean Scully is widely acknowledged as among the most influential proponents of abstraction during the last half-century — particular attention has often been paid to the square’s aesthetic potential and imaginative significance.
1 September 2021
To interpret, through paint, what verbal language cannot. No contemporary painter does this better than Sean Scully.
29 June 2021
Artist couple Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully will present their practices side by side at Newlands House Gallery, West Sussex, for the first time in the UK.
Sean Scully has created new works for this exhibition in the world in which we currently live, with ‘the existential threat from COVID
26 January 2021
A momentous exhibition staged at the Museum of Fine Arts—Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest, “Sean Scully: Passenger—A Retrospective” celebrates
Ellora Sutton and Elsie Hayward have been announced as the inaugural winners of the Artlyst Art to Poetry Award
11 July 2020
Painting, sculpture, architecture: here is a triumvirate wherein painting and sculpture remain in commanding dialogue with architecture throughout the impressive output of Sean Scully, as exemplified in the exhibition titled INSIDEOUTSIDE currently on view at the Villa Waldfrieden and the Cragg Foundation Sculpture Park in Wuppertal
Lockdown 2020 and the art world has been brought to a grinding halt. Major exhibitions that have taken years to plan and organize have been postponed indefinitely or scrapped altogether.
The highly anticipated Philadelphia Museum of Art solo exhibition by the Irish/American artist Sean Scully has been postponed. The announcement was made today 20/04/2020.
27 October 2019
A new exhibition of paintings and sculpture by the contemporary Irish/American artist Sean Scully (b. 1945, Dublin) has opened in Picasso’s historic former studio at the Château de Boisgeloup.
It was a relief to step away from the hustle and bustle of the Giardini and Arsenale, the main venues for the 58th Venice Biennale, to visit exhibitions elsewhere.
The Irish/American artist Sean Scully unveils Human: an exhibition of recent works both new and unseen pieces at the Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice
At first glance, the Sean Scully show that just opened at the National Gallery in London couldn’t be more different from the exhibition not far away at Gagosian Grosvenor Hill. It features just one artist, rather than a series of well-known names.
4 October 2018
Sean Scully is extremely widely known as a painter. Indeed, I might go so far as to say that he is as widely known as any contemporary painter now living.
22 August 2018
A new exhibition of work by the Abstract painter Sean Scully titled, ‘Uninsideout’, featuring large-scale, multi-panel paintings, as well as works on paper, sculpture and a group of his celebrated Landline paintings has been announced by Blain|Southern
22 June 2018
This year’s annual Sculpture in the City’ exhibition (launching on 27 June) will include works from international artists including Sarah Lucas, Sean Scully and Marina Abramovic.
14 April 2018
Sean Scully is to create an ambitious new exhibition of both his paintings and his less known three-dimensional works, at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YPS) in September.
12 February 2018
The new Sean Scully show in Newcastle is spread over two galleries, the Laing and the Hatton, and contains no new work. In fact, very much the opposite, it takes one back to the very beginnings of his career, in the early 1970s, when he was just ‘emerging’ into the art world, from his time […]
The international abstract painter Sean Scully will be exhibited across the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, and the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University from 10 February – 28 May 2018.
One name immediately sprang to mind – that of the born Irish, once British, now American painter Sean Scully.
21 December 2017
Works by one of the world’s leading abstract artists, Sean Scully will go on show at Luis Barragán’s iconic modernist landmark, Cuadra San Cristóbal in Mexico City from 7 February – 24 March 2018.
9 November 2017
Sean Scully has been a driving force in Abstract painting since the 1980s.
The Irish/American Abstract Artist Sean Scully has announced that he is to be represented by Blain| Southern in London. This follows over twenty successful years with Timothy Taylor in Mayfair.
The internationally acclaimed abstract artist Sean Scully is to launch a major touring exhibition in Russia following a series of highly successful exhibitions in China. The Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow will host the first, opening on 3 November 2017.
22 June 2017
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
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]