Ryan Gander

Investigation 54 - Eye Sea knows Ships, 2010


Investigation 54 - Eye Sea knows Ships, 2010
Four Colour Lithograph
61 x 43.5 x 4 cm
Edition of 150


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About the artwork 

This is the final edition available in the series. Previously sold out and unavailable, this edition has been specially released from the Studio Voltaire Archive. 

Ryan Gander is widely known as a conceptual artist, but his eclectic output defies categorization, encompassing installations, sculptures, photos, texts, and reproductions that present wittily inconclusive narratives about art, culture, and the artist’s personal experiences. Gander often uses to text to infuse objects with a sense of “in-joking,” his titles making self-conscious references to various practices of art making and display.

About the artist

Ryan Gander (b. 1976, Chester) lives and works in London. Recent solo exhibitions include National Museum of Osaka, Osaka, Japan (2017); Scrapmetal, Toronto, Canada (2016); MAC, Montreal, Canada (2016); Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, USA (2015); Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2015); Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia (2015); Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore (2015); Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico (2015); OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria (2015) touring to Centre for Contemporary Art, Derry, Ireland (2014) and FRAC Île-de-France / Le Plateau, France (2013); Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (2012); Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico (2012); Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland (2010).

Studio Voltaire has been supporting artists for over twenty years, through our renowned programme of exhibitions, performances, events and education projects as well as providing affordable studios.

We have gained a reputation for championing both emerging and underrepresented artistic practices, often at key stage in the artist’s career. These have included Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Phyllida Barlow, Ruth Ewan, Elizabeth Price, Jo Spence, Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan, Richard Slee and Cathy Wilkes.

The gallery also provides an important UK platform for international artists, often providing them their first-ever presentation in the UK. These have included Nairy Baghramian, Thea Djordjadze, Nicole Eisenman, Judith Hopf, Paulina Olowska and Henrik Olesen.