Skip to Content

A Monthly Culture Matrix For the Cosmopolitan Traveler

Sean Scully: Eleuthera

Albertina Museum / Vienna / Art

Asked how he navigated the space between abstract and figurative painting, the Irish-born artist Sean Scully answered, “I jump.” In the series Eleuthera—23 paintings of his young son playing in the sand of the Bahamian island, EleutheraScully’s jump is jaw-dropping. Personal, primal, these color-drenched scenes have the push and impact of Scully’s monumental stripe studies. “My son,” he says, “is my most important project.” —E.C.

Buy tickets here
Albertina Museum Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
Get Directions »
Start a New Search
Subscribers Only

Start your free trial to access the full Arts Intel Report

Subscribe to Air Mail to access every article
and search our entire Arts Intel Report.

Subscribe Now

Already a subscriber? Sign in here.