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Modern Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new sculptures by Eva Rothschild. This is the artist’s fourth solo show with Modern Art.

This exhibition inaugurates Modern Art’s new London gallery. Modern Art has collaborated with Matheson Whiteley on the conversion of a pre-war factory building sited in the parish of St Luke's, Clerkenwell, at 4-8 Helmet Row, London EC1V 3QJ.

Eva Rothschild’s exhibition at Modern Art presents sculptures that expand on the artist’s vocabulary of forms and materials. There are columns of cast objects, tangles of steel and concrete, resin rugs, and linear sculptures in painted metal.

Eva Rothschild was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1971. She lives and works in London. She studied MA Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London 1997-1999, and BA Fine Art at University of Ulster, Belfast 1990-1993.

Eva Rothschild’s recent solo exhibitions include Why Don’t You (Dallas) for the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX, USA (2012); Boys and Sculpture, Childrens Art Commission for the Whitechapel Gallery, London (2012); Hot Touch, inaugurating the Hepworth Wakefield, and touring to Kunstverein Hannover, Germany (2011); Empire, for the Public Art Fund, New York, NY, USA (2011); Cold Corners, Tate Britain Annual Duveens’ Commission, Tate Britain, London (2009); South London Gallery, London (2007); Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland (2004). Rothschild’s work has been included in the 19th Sydney Biennale (2014); Un-monumental: Falling to Pieces in the 21st Century, The New Museum, New York, NY, USA (2007); British Art Show 6,Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (2006); Tate Triennial 2006, Tate Britain, London (2006); The Carnegie International, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (2004).

Eva Rothschild’s work will be the subject of a forthcoming museum exhibition at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland, 23 May – 21 September 2014.

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