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Cheim & Read is pleased to announce Sean Scully: Circa 70. This is a unique opportunity to view a little seen but surprisingly relevant body of work in a unique setting, a raw industrial space in Ridgewood, Queens.

The space is in keeping with the itinerant, at times hardscrabble circumstances under which the paintings were made: a squat in an old railway building near London Bridge; a …

Cheim & Read is pleased to announce Sean Scully: Circa 70. This is a unique opportunity to view a little seen but surprisingly relevant body of work in a unique setting, a raw industrial space in Ridgewood, Queens.

The space is in keeping with the itinerant, at times hardscrabble circumstances under which the paintings were made: a squat in an old railway building near London Bridge; a studio at Newcastle University; an annex of the Chelsea School of Art; the first floor of the now-demolished Hunt Hall at Harvard University, where the artist attended graduate school. The paintings mark …