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Jennie C. Jones

Jennie C. Jones, Triple Bold Bar, End Measure, 2022

Jennie C. Jones is included in the group exhibition To Bend the Ear of the Outer World: Conversations on contemporary abstract painting curated by Gary Garrels at Gagosian in London, UK

Gagosian's press release follows:

Gagosian is pleased to announce To Bend the Ear of the Outer World: Conversations on contemporary abstract painting, an exhibition of new and recent works by more than forty artists from the Americas, United Kingdom, and Germany. Organized by guest curator Gary Garrels, this is Gagosian’s first exhibition to be sited across its two galleries in Mayfair, at Grosvenor Hill and Davies Street.

The expansive exhibition traces new developments in abstract painting across styles, generations, and borders. Juxtaposing a diverse range of approaches and mediums, it reflects the latest conversations around abstraction taking place between artists. In collaboration with the artists, Garrels has selected a single painting by each, with most of the works presented here for the first time. Its title derived from a line by poet Frank O’Hara, To Bend the Ear of the Outer World is the conceptual successor of Oranges and Sardines (2008–09), an exhibition of abstract painting organized by Garrels at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, which included work by some of the same artists.

Participating artists include Tomma Abts, Richard Aldrich, Tauba Auerbach, Frank Bowling, Mark Bradford, Cecily Brown, Vija Celmins, Matt Connors, Tomm El-Saieh, Jadé Fadojutimi, Suzan Frecon, Katharina Grosse, Mark Grotjahn, Wade Guyton, David Hammons, Mary Heilmann, Thilo Heinzmann, Richard Hoblock, Jacqueline Humphries, Suzanne Jackson, Jennie C. Jones, Brice Marden, Helen Marden, Julie Mehretu, Oscar Murillo, Albert Oehlen, Laura Owens, Nathlie Provosty, David Reed, Gerhard Richter, Amy Sillman, Pat Steir, Ryan Sullivan, Lesley Vance, Charline von Heyl, Mary Weatherford, Stanley Whitney, Pamela Helena Wilson, Terry Winters, Christopher Wool, and John Zurier.