Anthony James, ‘KO/Birch’, 2017, Headlands Center for the Arts: Benefit Auction 2017

Anthony James is a British artist living and working in Los Angeles. He studied at Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London. He recently staged an exhibition of a new body of Portal sculptures in Milan at the Chiesa San Paolo Converso cathedral. His forthcoming exhibition The Cosmology of Color will debut at there-there in Los Angeles.
–Courtesy of Headlands Center for the Arts

Framing courtesy of The Painters Place

Image rights: Courtesy of the artist and there-there

About Anthony James

Anthony James is a sculptor, painter, and performance artist famous for setting fire to a Ferrari in a birch forest and entombing the ravaged car and trees in an installation called (2008). His practice incorporates a variety of industrial objects, steel vitrines, aluminum sculptures, detritus, and wall-mounted installations, his use of vitrines drawing comparisons to Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons. James is fixated with speed, mechanization, and the search for new practices to reflect themes of death, destruction, and rebirth.

British, b. 1974, based in New York & Los Angeles