Benjamin Hirte at Emanuel Layr, Vienna

Press release: It was a big year for New York’s Lower East Side. Not only did the neighborhood witness the construction of First Houses in 1936, the frst public housing units ever built in the United States. Moreover, the very same New Deal policies which realized public housing also funded the building of Hamilton Fish

Mario Schifano at Gio Marconi, Milan

Press release: Gió Marconi gallery is pleased to present the exhibition Mario Schifano. Something else, dedicated to a group of monochromes from between 1960 and 1962, curated by Alberto Salvadori and in collaboration with the Mario Schifano Archive. Schifano began to make these industrial enamel paintings on canvas-backed paper in 1959, after earlier experiments in Informalism.

Joanna Pousette-Dart at Lisson Gallery, New York

Press release: Lisson Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of recent paintings and works on paper by New York based abstract painter Joanna Pousette-Dart. This will be the gallery’s first solo presentation with Pousette-Dart, following the recent announcement of representation. Born in New York to abstract expressionist painter and founding member of the New

Heimo Zobernig at Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp

Press release: “Since 2004, I collected variations, or paraphrases of the famous The Ant chair by Arne Jacobsen, which he designed in 1951 for a canteen of a Danish company and which was continued in 1955 in the Series 7: Tubular steel legs and a seat made from form-moulded laminated veneer. Arne Jacobsen uses a technique invented

Isa Genzken at Hauser & Wirth, London

Press Release: Window is an exhibition at Hauser & Wirth London by Isa Genzken featuring a new and unseen body of work. Genzken’s immersive environment expands on the themes of travel, through elements of an aircraft cabin, and the window as a juncture between interior and exterior spaces. In this respect, it reveals the artist’s interest

Fanny Gicquel at Centre d’art Contemporain Passerelle, Brest

Press Release: As part of the ‘Les chantiers-résidence’ resident artists programme devised in collaboration with Documents D’Artistes Bretagne, Passerelle Centre welcomes Fanny Gicquel for her first solo exhibition. This artist graduated in 2018 from the École Européenne Supérieure d’Art in Brittany (Rennes site), thereafter undertaking training in space layout, a clear indication of her current

Christopher Williams at David Zwirner, New York

Press release: David Zwirner is pleased to present new work by Christopher Williams (b. 1956). Referencing a wide range of source material, including Ikea catalogues, airplane magazines, coloring books, and his own past imagery, Footwear (Adapted for Use) reflects the artist’s ongoing interest in how meaning and information are actively structured through the process of adaptation and

John Akomfrah at Secession, Vienna

Press release: The filmmaker and screenwriter John Akomfrah’s atmospheric films probe the structure of memory, the diasporic experiences of migrants, and the historical, social, and political roots of postcolonialism. A founding member of the influential Black Audio Film Collective (1982–1998), he continues to work with his long-term creative partners David Lawson and Lina Gopaul. Early

Ugo Rondinone at Tate Liverpool

Press release Liverpool Mountain is Ugo Rondinone’s first public artwork in the UK and the first of its kind in Europe. Inspired by naturally occurring Hoodoos (spires or pyramids of rock) and the art of meditative rock balancing, this 10-metre high sculpture stands within Mermaid Courtyard, outside Tate Liverpool on the Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. It

Liam Gillick at Casey Kaplan, New York

Press release However hard you try it’s always tomorrow. And now it’s here again.[1] Casey Kaplan is pleased to announce Liam Gillick: Redaction, the artist’s ninth solo exhibition with the gallery over a two-decade collaboration. The show brings together a selection of key texts, abstract structures and installations, spanning the early 90s to the late 2000s,

Bruno Zhu at UKS, Oslo

Press release Throughout the last years, i.e., since taking over as Director of UKS in 2017, UKS has fronted an aim to be a malleable operation, carefully custom-fitted to each new artist—shifting opening hours, tone of voice, exhibition architecture, outreach, or bandwidth according to the artistic intention of the current solo exhibition. In fact, as

Damon Zucconi at VEDA, Florence

Press release: Veda is pleased to present Lithromantic, the second solo exhibition by Damon Zucconi on view from February 14, to March 28, 2020. One might enjoy being in romantic relationships, but only theoretically: a lithromantic — from the Greek lithos meaning stone. “The whole ubicomp environment, dust-sized chips, and utility fog and hazy clouds of diamond-bright optical processors in the

Daniel Steegmann Mangrané at Esther Schipper, Berlin

Press release: Esther Schipper is pleased to present Daniel Steegmann Mangrané’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. Entitled Fog Dog, the exhibition includes architectural light interventions, a sound installation and a new film. Daniel Steegmann Mangrané’s (b. 1977, Barcelona) practice encompasses a wide range of media, including film, sculpture, sound, gardens and drawing. His work focuses on the