Agnes Denes I

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Another Confrontation I
Lithographic print on 170gsm paper
420 x 598 mm
Limited Edition of 500 posters

This May, forty years since pioneering environmental artist Agnes Denes (b.1931) first sowed the seeds of her prophetic public artwork Wheatfield - A Confrontation, CIRCA presents ‘Another Confrontation’. With this new commission, Denes transforms Piccadilly Lights and major screens around the world into platforms for change. Featuring three new video works alongside a specially created interactive AR wheat field on Instagram, Denes alerts audiences once again to the planet’s continuing humanitarian and environmental challenges. Alongside this major new commission Denes had produced two limited edition posters.



Each Limited Edition comes with a stamped and dated certificate of authenticity.

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Agnes Denes was born in Budapest, raised in Sweden, and educated throughout the United States. She has participated in more than 600 exhibitions at galleries and museums internationally. Her solo shows have been presented at venues including Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (1979) and Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (1974), among retrospective surveys at Firstsite, Colchester, United Kingdom (2013); The Living Pyramid, Socrates Sculpture Park (2015); Ludwig Museum, Budapest (2008); Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA (2003); and Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (1992) and a major, critically acclaimed solo exhibition at The Shed, New York (2019-2020).

Agnes Denes, Wheatfield - A Confrontation: Battery Park Landfill, Downtown Manhattan - With Agnes Denes Standing in the Field, 1982
Photo credit: John McGrail
courtesy Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

CIRCA commissions a different artist each month to present new ideas that consider our world today, circa 2022. Previous CIRCA commissioned  artists include Patti Smith, Tony Cokes, David Hockney and Ai Weiwei. Discover more here

Another Confrontation I  by Agnes Denes is created especially in support of the #CIRCAECONOMY - a circular model designed to support the CIRCA free public art programme and create life-changing opportunities for the wider art & culture community. Discover more here.

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