SEAN EDWARDS & DAN REES
SOMEWHERE NEAR THE BLACK MOUNTAIN HILLS
4 July - 15 August 2009
PREVIEW 3 July 2009, 6 - 9 pm

Celebrating its first-year anniversary, Tanya Leighton is pleased to present ‘Somewhere Near The Black Mountain Hills’, an exhibition by Sean Edwards and Dan Rees - two artists at the forefront of a new generation of British artists. Both Edwards and Rees share a specific understanding of the underlying aesthetics of Conceptual Art. The work displays a common interest in linking the personal and anecdotal to a wider art historical context. The artists employ a light-hearted and humorous approach, incorporating the everyday and ephemeral subject matter into their work.

Please note that Dan Rees' ‘Mid Afternoons and Early Evenings’, a performance in the basement of the gallery, will take place for the opening on Friday, July 3rd,  6 - 9 pm, and every Saturday, 12 - 6 pm, for the duration of the show. With special thanks to all the artists and DJs participating in this artwork, including: DJ Limewire (aka Marc Bijl), Susanne Burner, DJ Olga Damnitz, Chris Filippini, Douglas Gordon, DJ Hammer (Jan Hammer and Sophie Hamacher), Hanayo, Caryl Ivrisse, Imri Kahn, DJ Conceptual (Kinga Kielcynska), DJ Freddy Lutz-Kinoy, Danny Kotz, Aram Lintzel, Blake Mawson, Little Mike, Jonathan Monk, Dominikus Müller, Nicola Morton, NOOT, Kito Nedo, Pink Rabbit, DJ Rolex, Eli Sudbrack, Bojan Sarcevic, Jeremy Shaw, DJ Tahiti, Isaac Bigsby Trogdon, Gigiotto del Vecchio (Supportico Lopez), Voin de Voin, Anne de Vries.

Sean Edwards / Dan Rees,
‘Somewhere Near The Black Mountain Hills’, 2009



Sean Edwards
‘Painting Of An Empty RS Box’, 2008
Oil on photocopy on board
19,5 x 27,5 x 0,3 cm
Unique
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Sean Edwards
‘Painting Of A Photocopy For A Dolls House Paper (With Spill)’, 2009
Household mat paint on paper
42 x 29,5 cm
Unique
EDWARDS-2009-0023



Sean Edwards
‘Untitled’, 2009
Card
32 x 24 cm
Unique
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Sean Edwards
‘Untitled’, 2008
Mahogony and household mat paint
8 x 3,5 x 5 cm
Unique
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Sean Edwards
‘Untitled’, 2009
Cardboard
81 x 46 cm
Unique
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Sean Edwards
‘Untitled’, 2009
Red pen on black linoleum
9 x 6,5 cm
Unique
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Sean Edwards
‘Untitled’, 2009
Tissue, paper and gouache
10,5 x 10,5 x 11 cm
Unique
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Sean Edwards
‘Untitled’, 2009
Chipboard, paper, gouache, masking tape
7 x 41 x 2 cm
Unique
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Sean Edwards
‘Untitled’, 2009
Cotton strap
Dimensions variable
Unique
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Sean Edwards
‘It’s Not What We Wanted But We’ll Settle’, 2008
Framed giclée print
58,5 x 72 x 1,5 cm (frame size)
Edition of 3 + 2 AP
EDWARDS-2009-0024



Dan Rees
‘If It Looks Like It And Feels Like It’, 2009
Plasticine and plinthe
38 x 30 x 30 cm
Unique
REES-2009-0029



Dan Rees
‘Something Lost In The Back Seat Of A
Car’, 2009
16mm film, color, silent; 3 minutes
Edition of 5 + 2 AP
REES-2009-0031



Dan Rees
‘Another Fine Mess’, 2009
Oil on canvas
154 x 194,5 x 2 cm (frame size)
Unique
REES-2009-0033



Dan Rees
‘A Good Idea Is A Good Idea (The Splash)’, 2009
Acrylic Paint, vinyl record (Beatles,
White Album), record sleeve
35 x 35 x 3 cm (frame size)
Unique
REES-2009-0032