Splendor Solis at The Approach

Artists: Jean-Marie Appriou, Kasper Bosmans, Anna Glantz, Allison Katz, Caitlin Keogh, Rosa Loy, Lin May Saeed

Exhibition title: Splendor Solis

Venue: The Approach, London, UK

Date: June 29 – July 27, 2018

Photography: all images copyright and courtesy of the artist and The Approach, London

For Splendor Solis, Jean-Marie Appriou, Kasper Bosmans, Anna Glantz, Allison Katz, Caitlin Keogh, Rosa Loy and Lin May Saeed, create their own poetic and associative explorations of mythologies and storytelling through a shared interest in symbolism, iconography, visual motifs and allegories, both personal and universal.

Jean-Marie Appriou (b. 1986; Brest, France) lives and works in Paris. Recent and forthcoming exhibitions include Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris; Palais de Tokyo, Paris (both 2018); Voyage d’Hiver, Château de Versailles, Versailles; Robots. Work. Our Future, Vienna Biennale 2017, Vienna, MEDUSA, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (all 2017) and Streams of Warm Impermanence, David Roberts Art Foundation, London (2016).

Kasper Bosmans (b. 1990; Lommel, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels. Recent and forthcoming exhibitions include Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2018); Specimen Days, S.M.A.K., Ghent; Decorations, Witte de With, Rotterdam; Cintamani Weavings, Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussels (all 2016).

Anna Glantz (b. 1989, USA) lives and works in Queens. Recent exhibitions include Hecate, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles (2017); Stones for Sandman, 11R, New York; Daydream from 2013, CANADA, New York; I Am Silver, Foxy Production, New York; Surface Tension, Simone Subal Gallery, New York (all 2016).

Rosa Loy (b. 1958; Zwickau, Germany) lives and works in Leipzig. Recent and forthcoming exhibitions include Die Strickerin, Grafikstiftung Neo Rauch, Aschersleben (2018); Bilder Bergen, Drents Museum, Assen; Spring, Gallery Baton, Seoul (both 2017); Maifeier, Galerie Kleindienst, Leipzig; Tightrope Walk: Painted Images After Abstraction, White Cube, London; Mir ist das Leben lieber, Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen (all 2016).

Allison Katz (b. 1980; Montreal, Canada) lives and works in London. Recent and forthcoming exhibitions include Diary w/o Dates, Oakville Galleries, Oakville travelling to MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston; The Lulennial II: A Low-Hanging Fruit, Lulu, Mexico City; Fig-Futures, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool (all 2018); POSTERS, Billedrommet, Tønsberg (2017); We boil at different degrees, The Approach, London; DAS INSTITUT with Allison Katz in DAS INSTITUT, Serpentine Gallery, London; AKA, Gió Marconi, Milan (all 2016).

Caitlin Keogh (b. 1982; Anchorage, USA) lives and works in New York. Recent and forthcoming exhibitions include Blank Melody, ICA Boston, Boston; The Approach, London (both 2018); Loose Ankles, Bortolami, New York; Flatlands, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Hole, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen (all 2016) .

Lin May Saeed (b. 1980; Würzburg, Germany) lives and works in Berlin. Recent and forthcoming exhibitions include Studio Voltaire, London; Metamorphosis, Museo Castello di Rivoli, Turin; Class Reunion, MUMOK, Vienna (all 2018); Djamil, Lulu, Mexico City (2017); 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Berlin; Animal Lovers, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin (both 2016).

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Splendor Solis, 2018, exhibition view, The Approach, London

Jean-Marie Appriou, Vessel 2, 2016, Zinc, aluminium, gold leaf, tin, 145 x 125 x 65 cm | 57 x 49 1/8 x 25 1/2 in.

Jean-Marie Appriou, Vessel 2, 2016, Zinc, aluminium, gold leaf, tin, 145 x 125 x 65 cm | 57 x 49 1/8 x 25 1/2 in.

Jean-Marie Appriou, Vessel 2, 2016, Zinc, aluminium, gold leaf, tin, 145 x 125 x 65 cm | 57 x 49 1/8 x 25 1/2 in.

Jean-Marie Appriou, Vessel 2, 2016, Zinc, aluminium, gold leaf, tin, 145 x 125 x 65 cm | 57 x 49 1/8 x 25 1/2 in.

Jean-Marie Appriou, Seashell 1, 2018, Glass, 65 x 38 x 10 cm | 25 1/2 x 15 x 3 7/8 in.

Jean-Marie Appriou, Seashell 4, 2018, Glass, 65 x 60 x 12 cm | 25 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.

Jean-Marie Appriou, Seashell 2, 2018, Glass, 62 x 32 x 12 cm | 24 3/8 x 12 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.

Jean-Marie Appriou, Seashell 3, 2018, Glass, 73 x 48 x 14 cm | 28 5/8 x 18 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.

Jean-Marie Appriou, Seashell 5, 2018, Glass, 62 x 60 x 12 cm | 24 3/8 x 23 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.

Jean-Marie Appriou, Seashell 6, 2018, Glass, 62 x 58 x 10 cm | 24 3/8 x 22 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.

Kasper Bosmans, Legend, Skin (hippopotamus and squirrel), 2018, Gouache and silver point on poplar panel, Triptych: 28 x 21 cm each | 11 x 8 1/4 in. each

Kasper Bosmans, Legend, Skin (hippopotamus and squirrel), 2018 [Panel 1]

Kasper Bosmans, Legend, Skin (hippopotamus and squirrel), 2018, [Panel 2]

Kasper Bosmans, Legend, Skin (hippopotamus and squirrel), 2018, [Panel 3]

Kasper Bosmans, Legend, Skin (hippopotamus and squirrel), 2018, Gouache and silver point on poplar panel, Triptych: 28 x 21 cm each | 11 x 8 1/4 in. each

Anna Glantz, Weeping Angel, 2018, Oil on canvas, 203.2 x 172.7 cm | 80 x 68 in.

Anna Glantz, Young Adult, 2018, Oil on canvas, 203.2 x 172.7 cm | 80 x 68 in.

Anna Glantz, Lost, 2018, Oil on canvas, 132.1 x 91.4 cm | 52 x 36 in.

Anna Glantz, Lost, 2018, Oil on canvas, 132.1 x 91.4 cm | 52 x 36 in.

Allison Katz, Snowglobe, 2018, Acrylic and sand on linen, 175 x 125 cm | 68 7/8 x 49 1/8 in.

Caitlin Keogh, Marbles I, 2018, Graphite and coloured pencil on paper, 42.5 x 29.8 cm | 16 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.

Caitlin Keogh, Marbles I, 2018, Graphite and coloured pencil on paper, 42.5 x 29.8 cm | 16 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.

Caitlin Keogh, Marbles II, 2018, Graphite and coloured pencil on paper, 42.5 x 29.8 cm | 16 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.

Caitlin Keogh, Marbles II, 2018, Graphite and coloured pencil on paper, 42.5 x 29.8 cm | 16 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.

Caitlin Keogh, Marbles III, 2018, Graphite and coloured pencil on paper, 42.5 x 29.8 cm | 16 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.

Caitlin Keogh, Marbles III, 2018, Graphite and coloured pencil on paper, 42.5 x 29.8 cm | 16 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.

Rosa Loy, Demut, 2011, Casein paint on canvas, 170 x 130 cm | 66 7/8 x 51 1/8 in.

Rosa Loy, Trost, 2009, Casein paint on canvas, 160 x 210 cm | 63 x 82 5/8 in.

Lin May Saeed, Verge Hawr al-Hammar I, 2013m Styrofoam, steel, acrylic paint and plaster, 58 x 100 x 12 cm | 22 3/4 x 39 1/4 x 4 5/8 in.

Lin May Saeed, Verge Hawr al-Hammar II, 2013, Styrofoam, steel, acrylic paint and plaster, 61 x 100 x 14 cm | 24 x 39 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.

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