Terence Koh to Sean Kelly Gallery

Terence Koh. (Courtesy PMC)

New York’s Sean Kelly Gallery announced today that it will represent the artist Terence Koh in New York. The artist, who is known for sometimes-harrowing performances and artworks that feature skulls, salt and semen (most of his works are white or black), had a hit last year with his one-person show at the Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea, where he spent a month on his knees, slowly making his way around a pile of salt during visiting hours.

Mr. Koh’s friend, the pioneering performance artist Marina Abramovic, has long shown with Mr. Kelly in New York. Mr. Koh is also represented by Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Paris and Saltzburg.

Mr. Kelly has been on a signing streak recently, adding photographer Alec Soth (formerly of Gagosian), painter Kehinde Wiley (once of the defunct Deitch Projects) and sculptor Nathan Mabry over the past year. Terence Koh to Sean Kelly Gallery