A solo exhibition of recent works by Francesco Clemente on view at Blain&#9474Southern

Blain|Southern Berlin is presenting Watchtowers, Gates and The Sea of Stories, a solo exhibition of recent works by Francesco Clemente (b.1952, Naples) and the first presentation of the artist’s sculptures in Europe. The exhibition comprises The Sea of Stories, a monumental mural spanning the length of the gallery that has been created on site, and two bodies of sculpture created in collaboration with local artisans in Rajasthan. Often described as a ‘nomadic artist’, Clemente first travelled to India in the early 1970s and continues to live and work between the subcontinent, Europe and the US. Influenced by India’s traditions, symbolism and the artistic approaches of its artisans, Clemente has created a deeply personal visual vocabulary inspired by his experiences. Whilst celebrated as a painter, his lesser-known sculptural practice relates to the pictorial

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