30 Davies Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4NB. The Aspen Art Museum is a non-collecting institution presenting the newest, most important evolutions in international contemporary art. Not to mention, Montgomery has presented many important exhibitions in the United Kingdom, such as being shortlisted for the UK Holocaust Memorial, showcased at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. His work arrives at us through a kind of lucid social violence. His work sits somewhere in-between a tradition of contemporary language art seen in artists like Tracey Emin, Jenny Holzer and Lawrence Weiner, and an older tradition of concrete poetry that goes back to Guillaume Apollinaire and in Britain to Ian Hamilton Finlay and Edward Lucie-Smith. Speaking of Robert’s work, author Dane Weatherman explains that, “to encounter the work of Robert Montgomery is to make a tender encounter whose tenderness is enhanced by the public, communal quality of his work. We provide art lovers and art collectors with one of the best places on the planet to discover modern and contemporary art. Robert Montgomery – All Palaces Docks Art Fair Lyon Though Provoking and Mind Awakening When Robert writes about war (that was his first billboard piece in 2004), he brings war into the eye range, and that is how the situation in Iraq is not … For his AAM Roof Deck Sculpture Garden exhibition, Montgomery will re-create his LED sculpture SEAROCK SONGLINES (2015), offering a lyrical moment of reflection and poignant accent to visitors’ views of Aspen Mountain. Scottish-born and London based artist and poet, Robert Montgomery, brings his solo exhibition, Shiny Colourful Amusements for the Walls of the Bourgeoisie, to JD Malat Gallery Tuesday 1st October – Saturday 2nd November 2019. JD Malat Gallery will exhibit a selection of Montgomery’s newly made lightworks, which echo his important installations of the past at the old Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, the Kochi Biennale in 2012 and his installation of “THE PEOPLE YOU LOVE BECOME GHOSTS INSIDE OF YOU, AND LIKE THIS YOU KEEP THEM ALIVE” at the De La Warr Pavilion in 2010. The show also combines his illustrious light work technique that is well known to viewers, with new works that celebrate the artist’s return to other mediums such as painting and an electrifying exploration of colour. Modern & Contemporary Art Resource, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Robert Montgomery and Lawrence Weiner, Robert Montgomery: Echoes of Voices in the High Towers Part 2, Neue Berliner Räume, Stattbad Wedding, and billboard sites, Berlin Germany, Neue Berliner Räume, site of old Tempelhof Airport and billboard sites, Berlin, Germany, Galerie Analix-Forever, Geneva, Switzerland, It Turned Out This Way Cos You Dreamed It This Way, KK Outlet and billboard sites London, United Kingdom, La Scatola Gallery, London, United Kingdom, curated by Paul Ardenne, Toulouse, France, Anna Jill Lupertz Gallery at Epicentro Art, Berlin, Germany, Noir Clair , curated by Barbara Polla and Victor de Bonnecaze, A Gathering , curated by Maria-Thalia Carras & Olga Hatzidaki. The artist currently lives and works in London, and is renowned for his large, public light installations and distinctive black and white billboard artworks. Born in 1972 in Chapelhall Scotland, Robert Montgomery brings a poetic voice to the tradition of contemporary text art. This piece became one of the most talked about artworks of the last decade, with its image having been shared more than 24 million times online. AAM exhibitions are made possible by the Marx Exhibition Fund. Additional support is provided by the AAM National Council. The globally acclaimed artist is set to fuse together these unique, imaginative approaches to his craft and bring to fruition one of his most ambitious solo exhibitions to date. Titled “Summer Exhibition 2019,” it is a group show featuring the best artworks by the gallery’s many talented artists. Tel: +44 (0)20 3746 6830. Montgomery has also had a strong Biennale presence worldwide, representing Britain at Kochi Biennale in 2012 and the Yinchuan Biennale in 2016. These rooms have a great heritage, Jean-David has breathed new life into Mayfair with the space at 30 Davies Street and he has very good taste, his is one of the most exciting new galleries in London for sure. For his AAM Roof Deck Sculpture Garden exhibition, Montgomery will re-create his LED sculpture SEAROCK SONGLINES (2015), offering a lyrical moment of reflection and poignant accent to visitors’ views of Aspen Mountain. Originally co-opting commercial billboards, the artist flipped the platform on its head to trigger our imaginations—away from consumer-oriented society and toward a more earnest, hopeful direction. Coinciding with Frieze London, the highly anticipated exhibition is set to captivate Montgomery’s worldwide following. Robert Montgomery at JD Malat Gallery. For more information on how you can join the AAM, please visit the Street Level Visitor Information Desk, inquire in the Shop, or call 970.925.8050. Click here to see Robert Montgomery’s paintings in our online viewing room on Artland. General exhibition support is provided by the Toby Devan Lewis Visiting Artist Fund. London-based Robert Montgomery presents “THE STARS PULLED DOWN FOR REAL” in first northwest exhibition at ALL RISE. The AAM’s exhibitions and programming are, Community Workshop with Ascendigo Autism Services, Admission to the AAM is free courtesy of Amy and John Phelan, Margaret Kilgallen “that’s where the beauty is”. AAM exhibitions are made possible by the Marx Exhibition Fund. Informed by history and attentive to the collective consciousness within specific locales, Montgomery’s texts, at times, pose universal and political questions, while at other points are intimate and fulfill his mission to “touch the hearts of strangers.” Without proposing solutions to the difficulties that plague contemporary life, Montgomery offers kindness to those who engage with his work, as if his words were conceived for each individual who stands before them. The great space here gives us a scale in which we are able to present a show that is both slightly retrospective on my work alongside a series of new paintings.”. 30 Davies Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4NB. © 2013-2020 Widewalls | Cob Gallery is pleased to present Hammersmith Poem and Love Letters to Kazimir Malevich - a major exhibition of new paintings and light works by Robert Montgomery. Our innovative and timely exhibitions, education and public programs, immersive activities, and community happenings actively engage audiences in thought-provoking experiences of art, culture, and society. Show all 16 Scottish artist Robert Montgomery goes about at night illegally plastering over advertisements with posters covered in his poetry. Rooting his practice in an avant-garde tradition similar to the Situationists, Robert Montgomery makes work exclusively for the public. To encounter his work is to have your body filled with a sad thunder and your head filled with a sad light. Coinciding with Frieze London, the highly anticipated exhibition is set to captivate Montgomery’s worldwide following. Scottish-born and London based artist and poet, Robert Montgomery, brings his solo exhibition, Shiny Colourful Amusements for the Walls of the Bourgeoisie, to JD Malat Gallery Tuesday 1st October – Saturday 2nd November 2019. Date: Tuesday, 1 October 2019 to Saturday, 2 November 2019Location: 30 Davies Street, W1K 4NB, SHINY COLOURFUL AMUSEMENTS FOR THE WALLS OF THE BOURGEOISIE All Rights Reserved. JD Malat Gallery is proud to cultivate Montgomery’s comprehensive exhibition history, having had numerous solo exhibitions across the world, most recently at the Aspen Art Museum in January 2019. Whilst many artists become synonymous with one artistic medium, Robert is rather synonymous with a particular kind of poetic phrasing — loosely applying the principle of “concrete poetry” across an array of media, he brings words alive in watercolour, fire poems, solar powered light installations, woodcut panels, billboards and paintings. No one has blended language, form and light in such a direct way.”, Shiny Colourful Amusements for the Walls of the Bourgeoisie by Robert Montgomery JD Malat Gallery, 30 Davies Street, W1K, Contact Us About ‘Shiny Colourful Amusements for the Walls of the Bourgeoisie’ Robert Montgomery, © 2020 JD Malat Gallery. Through Shiny Coloured Amusements for the Walls of the Bourgeoisie, Montgomery, renowned for his large, public light installations and distinctive black and white billboard works, presents a selection of lightworks made especially for the exhibition. We aim at providing better value for money than most. July 25 through September 5, 2015 ‘Shiny Colourful Amusements for the Walls of the Bourgeoisie’ Robert Montgomery. Speaking of the upcoming exhibition, Montgomery commented, “I am thrilled to be showing at JD Malat Gallery. Robert Montgomery follows a tradition of conceptual art and stands out by bringing a poetic voice to the discourse of text art. The gallery is hosting another amazing exhibition right now. Robert Montgomery’s exhibition will open to the public on October 1, but you do not need to wait a week to visit JD Malat Gallery. General operating support is provided by Colorado Creative Industries. He engages completely with the urban world with a translucent poetry. His poetic interventions are published outside gallery walls on billboards, LED light pieces, woodcuts, watercolors, and publicly burned fire poems—not only within urban cities, but also in majestic landscapes. CCI and its activities are made possible through an annual appropriation from the Colorado General Assembly and federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. Tuesday 1st October – Saturday 2nd November 2019 He is a complete artist and works in language, light, paper, space.