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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 touring;  Pitzhanger Manor, London; and Mappamundi, Hotel des Arts, Centre d'Art du Conseil General du Var, Toulon.

 Constructions & mixed media   

Astronomy Is Intense - Details

Astronomy Is Intense 2006

Found text, scanned and enlarged, size variable
Site-specific installation at England & Co
as part of the Literary Constructs exhibition, 2006

Cultural Instructions - Details

Cultural Instructions 2006

Found text, scanned and enlarged x 8, size variable
Installation for Culture Bound,
East Wing Collection, Courtauld Institute

Everything Is Normal - Details

Everything Is Normal 2005

Found text, scanned and enlarged x 8, size variable
Installation at England & Co
as part of the artist's solo exhibition The matter of facts

Ref: CK263