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Jonathan Prince QUICKFIRE ARTIST SPOTLIGHT BY RACHEL VANCELET TE

Can you speak to us about your collaboration with Christie’s Sculpture Garden and Park Tower Group? Christie’s and Park Tower Group formed a partnership in 2009 to use the outdoor plaza and interior lobby of 535 Madison Avenue as a public exhibition space for artworks curated by Christie’s. I became aware of this relationship shortly after it started when I met Barrett White from Christie’s at a dinner party in New York. Our conversation that evening led to a visit from Barrett up to my studio in The Berkshires which resulted in us making a plan to exhibit my work at the Madison Avenue space. That show was in 2012 and now, seven years later, after continuing conversations with Barrett White, Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art Americas and Marian Klein,

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president of Park Tower Group - I am looking forward to having another exhibition of my works at the space. This selling exhibition from Christie’s Private Sales Group will introduce my new Shatter Series sculptures to the public. With your studio practice and processes, can give us some insight on what takes place while making your large-scale Shatter Series sculptures? It is unusual these days for a sculptor to fabricate their own works (especially large scale). My practice is rather unique in that all of my work to date has been fabricated in my studio. This is especially significant in a series like my Shatter works which explore the duality between chaos and perfection. Chaotic movement - really can’t be planned or designed - it

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