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Roberts Projects is pleased to announce T-1000, Reginald Sylvester II's first solo show with the gallery. Working predominantly in abstraction, Sylvester II creates large scale paintings and sculptures which often include found objects. T-1000 marks a new body of work exploring the transition from man to machine.

In March 2023, Sylvester II opened his second solo institutional exhibition in a North American museum, Green Gate at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, MO. This followed Painter’s Refuge: A Way of Life which opened in 2022 at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture in Charlotte, NC.

Reginald Sylvester II (b.Jacksonville, North Carolina 1987) lives and works in New York. Sylvester II’s work is held in public collections including Nasher Museum of Art, NC; Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture, NC; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, MO; North Carolina Museum of Art, NC; Pérez Art Museum, Miami, Fl; ICA Miami, Fl; Ackland Art Museum, NC; Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, UK; Spazio 1, Lugano, Switzerland; and Fondazione Stelline, Milan, Italy. Previous group exhibitions include Black Abstractionists: From Then ‘til Now, curated by Dexter Wimberly at the Green Family Art Foundation, Dallas, TX (2022) and 100 Years, Gagosian and Jeffery Deitch, Miami, Fl (2022). Recent solo exhibitions include CUTS, Maximillian William, London (2022); Feelin’ Blue, The Arts Club, London (2022); With the End in Mind, Maximillian William, London (2021); NEMESIS, Maximillian William, London (2019); and The Rise and Fall of a People, Fondazione Stelline, Milan (2017). Sylvester is featured in Prime, London: Phaidon, 2022 a survey of contemporary art. Monographic publications by Sylvester include Painter’s Refuge: A Way of Life, New York and Charlotte: Pacific and the Harvey B. Gantt Center, 2022; With the End in Mind, London and New York: InOtherWords, Maximillian William and Natchez; NEMESIS, London: Maximillian William.