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Chris Kenny

Chris Kenny is a British artist known for his three-dimensional ‘drawings’ and collage-constructions made from fragments of maps, strips of found text, or even twigs mounted on pins.  Kenny has exhibited with England & Co for over a decade, and also participated in many of the gallery's group exhibitions, including The The Map Is Not the Territory series, After a Fashion, Literary Constructs, Persistent Obsessions and City X. He was included in Slash: Paper Under the Knife at the Museum of Art & Design, New York; made site-specific works for the exhibition House of Words at Dr Johnson’s House, London; and exhibited with England & Co at Zoo Art Fair in London in 2009, when his three-dimensional text construction/collage Philosophy can damp down the hottest flames of lust was acquired for the collection of The British Museum. Kenny was represented in  Mappa Mundi at the Berardo Museum Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal;  First Cut at Manchester Art Gallery and currently touring; and Mappamundi, Hotel des Arts, Centre D'Art du Conseil General du Var, Toulon.

Works from his forthcoming solo exhibition (12 November - 7 December 2013) are illustrated below on the next three pages followed by an an archive of selected earlier works. Recent press>

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Does the darkness make you long for love? - Details


 Does the darkness make you long for love? 2013

Construction with found text
24 x 24 x 3 inches

View Details of Does the darkness make you long for love? Ref: CK461
Before the Fall - Details


 Before the Fall 2013

Construction with found text
20 x 20 x 3 inches

View Details of Before the Fall Ref: CK472
Contemporary Art - Details


 Contemporary Art 2013

Construction with found text
16 x 16 x 3 inches

View Details of Contemporary Art Ref: CK471
Nineteen Fleet Street - Details


 Nineteen Fleet Street 2013

Construction with found text
20 x 20 x 3 inches

View Details of Nineteen Fleet Street Ref: CK470
The Garden of My Childhood - Details


 The Garden of My Childhood 2013

Construction with found text
18 x 18 x 3 inches

View Details of The Garden of My Childhood Ref: CK467
Suddenly everything is erotic - Details


 Suddenly everything is erotic 2013

Construction with found text
28 x 28 x 3 inches

View Details of Suddenly everything is erotic Ref: CK462
Site - Details


 Site 2013

Construction with found map pieces
24 x 24 x 3 inches

View Details of Site Ref: CK477
Road - Details


 Road 2013

Construction with map pieces
36 x 36 x 3 inches

View Details of Road Ref: CK459

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