Sugar Hill Smiles by Nari Ward
Part of the "If You Build It" exhibition in Sugar Hill, Sugar Hill Smiles mimics the form of mass-manufactured preservative cans, this art work references Piero Manzoni's "Artist Shit" project, which called into question the notion of faith in the artist's vision that bestowed value on anything an artist produces.
LM ARTIST VIDEO SERIES: NARI WARD, 2012
This informative installment of LM Artist Video Series offers an inside look at Nari Ward's exhibition 'Liberty and Orders'. With footage of both the installation and of opening night, this video highlights the evolution of the exhibit and features commentary from Wangechi Mutu and Robin Cembalast as well as a discussion on the influence of the "role of the citizen" lead by the artist himself. 'Liberty and Orders' was on view March 29, 2012 through April 21, 2012 at Lehmann Maupin's Lower East Side location.
LM ARTIST VIDEO SERIES: NARI WARD, 2010
Get an exclusive look inside Nari Ward's first solo exhibition at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, LIVESupport, in our third edition of LM Artist Video Series, featuring commentary from Jeremy Kost, Eungie Joo, Philippe Vergne and an in-studio interview with the artist himself. This video highlights Ward's unique sensibility and the magnetic draw and subtle danger embedded in the perception of his work.