Past Event

Oliver Payne: WHERE WERE U IN ’92 ?

  • September 5, 2018 | 7:00pm

In the current installation of its permanent collection, Mad World, the Marciano Art Foundation is pleased to include two works by British artist Oliver Payne: Untitled (Replica of Game Boy Damaged in Gulf War), 2016, and Untitled (The Wisdom of Crowds), 2016. Payne’s practice often draws on the co-opting and corruption of counter culture and on his experiences coming of age in the ‘90s, where he witnessed the evolution of connected computer technology and how the World Wide Web has altered human behavior.

Please join us for an evening with artist, where he will discuss his work and career.

About Oliver Payne

Photo: Curtis Buchanan.

Oliver Payne (b. 1977, London) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. He failed his BFA from Kingston University of Fine Art in London. Recent exhibitions have been organized at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in New York, Herald St in London, The Hammer in Los Angeles, Overduin & Co in LA, Nanzuka Underground in Tokyo, Aishonanzuka in Hong Kong, and 356 Mission in Los Angeles. In collaboration with Nick Relph, his work has been exhibited internationally at the Serpentine Gallery in London, Kunsthalle Zurich, the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo, MoMA PS1 in New York, the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Payne received the Golden Lion award at the 43rd edition of the Venice Biennale for his work with Relph. Payne’s work is included in the permanent collections of the Tate Britain in London, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, and the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo.

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