Susan doesn’t speak with words, but shares much of her world through extraordinary drawings.
Born in New Zealand in 1951, King stopped speaking between the ages of four and nine. She drew prolifically until gradually stopping in her thirties. In 2008, almost twenty years later, she resumed her work, picking up where she left off. Since then, King has continued her remarkable output of drawings in graphite, pencil, crayon, ink, and pens of various types. Intense, whimsical, wide-ranging, and haunting, her references and subjects dare us to interpret them in any logical way.
We are proud to announce the acquisition by The Museum of Modern Art of three works by Susan Te Kahurangi King. Gratitude to Chris Byrne for his dedication....read more
New short documentary by Brian Chidester and John Winer. Features as episode four of Art Ephemera TV. Thank you to Chris Byrne, American Folk Art Museum, Andrew Edlin Gallery, Marlborough Contemporary and Petita Cole. Special thanks to Brian Chidester and John Winer....read more
Marlborough Fine Art will be representing three of King’s works at Art Basel, 14-17 June 2018. The Basel show brings the international artworld together, with 290 of the world’s leading galleries showing the works of over 4,000 artists. A full program of...read more