Michael E. Smith at Modern Art, London

Press release: Modern Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new work by Michael E. Smith at its Vyner Street gallery. This is Smith’s first solo exhibition with Modern Art. Michael E. Smith’s sculptures are made out of objects combed from the by-products of today’s world. Sometimes these are nondescript things, for instance,

Alan Charlton at Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz

Press release: Many years ago, as a young artist, Alan Charlton formulated a series of visionary principles of immutable clarity, which he follows unaltered to this day. He liberated his paintings from figuration, illusionism, gesture, theatricality and narration. It was also about countering the traditional image of the painter; he never wanted to become a

Joep van Liefland at Noah Klink, Berlin

Press release: Entering the gallery, one encounters the extensive installation “VP#45 – Cloud”, Joep van Liefland’s latest edition of his ongoing installation series “Video Palace”. “Cloud” which is built of empty video cassettes cases connects the three spaces of the gallery thereby functioning as a disorienting corridor that evokes a feeling of passing through a

Nika Neelova at The Tetley, Leeds

Press release: EVER is Nika Neelova’s first solo exhibition in a public gallery in the UK, presenting new and existing work by the Russian-born artist. This ambitious sculptural exhibition responds to, and is in dialogue with, the building’s unique art deco architecture. Often utilising reclaimed architectural materials, Neelova is interested in the way materials and

Yuki Kimura at Taka Ishii, Tokyo

Press release: Taka Ishii Gallery is pleased to present “Reception,” an exhibition of works by Yuki Kimura. Marking the artist’s eighth solo presentation with the gallery since her first showing in 1995, the exhibition features a new installation comprised of five three-dimensional works. The Taka Ishii Gallery Roppongi space with its built-in counter table made

Alia Farid at Portikus, Frankfurt

Press release: Portikus is pleased to present In Lieu of What Was, an exhibition by the Kuwaiti-Puerto Rican artist Alia Farid (b.1985). Visitors to the space encounter a series of sculptures cast from molds used to fabricate the public drinking fountains that have become a distinctive aspect of the urban landscape of the Arabian Gulf.

“Material Tells” at Oakville Galleries, Town of Oakville

Press release: Taking the politics of making as its point of departure, this group exhibition explores the cultural meanings that emerge from the materials artists use. Drawing on the writings of poet-philosopher Édouard Glissant, guest curator Daisy Desrosiers assembles a selection of works that engage often-overlooked narratives within cultural histories, and consider the itinerant and

Heike-Karin Föll at KW, Berlin

Press release: Berlin-based artist Heike-Karin Föll (born 1967, DE) works on the materiality and mechanisms of drawing, painting, and writing. The exhibition speed at KW Institute for Contemporary Art is her first institutional solo show and presents an overview of various groups of work. Her work interacts with everyday media reality and styles, analogue and

Ima-Abasi Okon at Chisenhale Gallery, London

Press release: Chisenhale Gallery presents a new commission by London and Amsterdam based artist Ima-Abasi Okon. Okon works with sculpture, sound and video to produce installations that explore exhibition-making as an exercise in syntax, adopting linguistic and grammatical structures within her installations as a way of complicating the construction of knowledge. For her new commission