An Interview with Frank Thiel

Artist Frank Thiel discusses his exhibition Nowhere is a Place, featuring photographs of Patagonian glaciers in Argentina, on view at Sean Kelly Gallery in New York. The images mark a shift in the artist’s practice, which for the past 20 years has focused on documenting the changing architectural landscape of Berlin.

The artist’s work can be found in major museum collections, including: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain; Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.  In addition to the 48th Biennale in Venice, Italy, the XXV Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil, and the 14th Biennale of Sydney, Australia, Thiel has been included in exhibitions at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada; Museo Nacional de Bella Artes, Havana, Cuba; Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France; Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany; and The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; among others.

In the interview Thiel discusses his formal, conceptual, and aesthetic processes, and the inspiration behind his most recent series. Watch to learn more about this artists.

Nowhere is a Place is on view at Sean Kelly Gallery through March 22, 2014.


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