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STEVENSON is pleased to present In the Air, Penny Siopis’ first exhibition in the Netherlands. The exhibition is on view at our Amsterdam gallery as well as online.

Press Release

In the Air demonstrates Siopis’ particular focus on materiality and the ‘life’ of non-human matter, extending her inquisition on contingency, empathy and the imaginative possibilities of formlessness through paintings and her most recent film.

Atlas, the series of 57 paintings central to this exhibition, was created in the artist’s living space, ‘thick with fumes and dreams and the ever-present …

In the Air demonstrates Siopis’ particular focus on materiality and the ‘life’ of non-human matter, extending her inquisition on contingency, empathy and the imaginative possibilities of formlessness through paintings and her most recent film.

Atlas, the series of 57 paintings central to this exhibition, was created in the artist’s living space, ‘thick with fumes and dreams and the ever-present view of the sea’, over the recent period of isolation. Siopis writes:

This is the first time I have lived with my paintings, or rather in my paintings, as they literally clad the walls around me, and …

Location

Prinsengracht 371B
Amsterdam, NL
Monday–Wednesday, Sunday, Closed
Thursday–Saturday, 9am–6pm