Sean Scully

Land Sea


Published for the 56th Venice Biennale, a complete monograph devoted to the Irishborn American-based painter and printmaker who has twice been named a Turner Prize nominee.

Currently out of stock. Please contact us for more information.

ISBN: 9788857227580 Category:


Born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1945, Sean Scully has gained international prominence as one of the most admired contemporary abstract painters today. Fusing the traditions of European painting with the distinct character of American abstraction, Scully’s great achievement is the reinvigoration of abstract painting with the metaphorical, the philosophical and the sublime combined with the earthy tangibility of paint. From his precisely gridded works of the 1970s to the three-dimensional panels of the 1980s and his now celebrated Wall of Light paintings from the 1990s, this volume gathers the entire oeuvre of the artist, whose work is held in numerous public collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The National Gallery of Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth; and the Tate, London. Elected a Royal Academician in 2013, Scully has been shortlisted for the Turner Prize twice, in 1989 and in 1993. He lives and works in New York, Barcelona, and Munich.

Additional information

Weight 1094 g
Dimensions 24.5 x 28.1 cm
Publisher name Skira Editore S.p.A
Publication date 1 December 2015
Number of pages 168
Format Hardback
Contributors Edited by Danilo Eccher
Dimensions 24.5 x 28.1 cm
Weight 1094 g


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Sean Scully”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Danilo Eccher has been Director of GAM Galleria civica d'arte moderna e contemporanea of Turin since 2009.