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November 03, 2010: Martin Kersels

Posted on November 3, 2010 by School of Art

Martin Kersels is a Los Angeles-based artist who works with sculpture, audio, photography and performance. He has had one-person shows in New York, Los Angeles, Bern and Paris. In September 2008, Martin Kersels’ retrospective exhibition, Heavyweight Champion, was shown at the Santa Monica Museum of Art and at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. Kersels’ work has been in numerous group shows such as Departures: 11 Artists at the Getty, Young Americans 2 at the Saatchi Collection, and the 1997 and 2010 Whitney Biennials. His work is held in various collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, MOCA Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum and the Norton Family Foundation. He recently won a Guggenheim Fellowship Award for 2008/09. Kersels is also the co-director of the Program in Art at California Institute of the Arts.


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