25 Artists to Watch in 2013

Dan Rees

Based in: Berlin, Germany

Dan Rees exhibited a strong selection of photographs, sculpture and paintings from his Artex and Vacuum series at his April 2012 solo at Albert Baronian Gallery (formerly Baronian Francey) in Brussels, just a month after Merthyr, a solo at New Galerie in Paris whose works were inspired by the events and history of the town of Merthyr Tydfil. The Welsh artist, who participated in group exhibitions at Quad Gallery in Derby, Galeria Nuno Centeno in Porto, Shane Campbell Gallery in Chicago, Galerie Andreas Huber in Vienna, Young Art in LA, Francesca Minini in Milan, Galeria Miejska Arsenal in Poznan, Cul De Sac and Jonathan Viner in London, Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico in Rome, Dienstgebaude in Zurich last year, also created an installation with Francesco Arena at the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Bergamo, an event that was sponsored by the Foundation MIA - Congregation of the Misericordia Maggiore in Bergamo in collaboration with GAMeC, The Blank Bergamo Contemporary Art and the Foundation Credito Bergamasco. In 2013, Rees will have solo shows at the Goss Michael Foundation in Dallas and The National Museum of Wales; work will also be included in a group show at Jonathan Viner.

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Above: Dan Rees, Artex Painting, 2011, Jonathan Viner Gallery, London

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