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,
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
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
Press release: The Van Doesburg House Foundation is pleased to present ‘When it Comes to Certain Rooms’ a solo exhibition by artist Jason Hendrik Hansma within the former home and studio of Theo and Nelly van Doesburg in Paris, France. The title ‘When it Comes to Certain Rooms’ was inspired by Van Doesburg’s house and
Press release: MISAKO & ROSEN is pleased to announce our second exhibition with J. Parker Valentine. J. Parker Valentine was born in Austin Texas in 1980, and is based in Los Angeles. Valentine’s recent solo and group exhibitions include : Special Interests, KRIEG, Hasselt, Belgium (catalogue), Skin of Paradise, Paul Soto/Park View, Los Angeles (both
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
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
Press release: Speaking in Tongues Carina Bukuts The tip of the tongue lies gently on the upper palate and closes the oral cavity, the vocal chords vibrate and a stream of air exits – a phoneme is produced: < l >. Phonemes to phonemes connect to generate words, to formulate sentences, to ask questions. Those
Press release: For his first solo exhibition in a French institution, Paul Maheke calls in OOLOI, a third gender figure from Xenogenesis, Octavia Butler’s sci-fi trilogy published in the late 1980s. This project is a new step in his ongoing research on representations of marginalized subjectivities in the Western imagination and on the possibility of
Press release: It’s like living in a light bulb, with the leaves Like filaments and the sky a shell of thing, transparent glass Enclosing the late heaven of a summer day, a canopy Of incandescent blue above the dappled sunlight golden on the grass. — Sally’s Hair by John Koethe (excerpt) Tanya Bonakdar Gallery is
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.
Press release: Daniel Faria Gallery is pleased to present “( )”, a group exhibition featuring works by David Altmejd, Steven Beckly, Shannon Bool, Ryan Gander, Mark Lewis, Heather Rowe and Jennifer Rose Sciarrino. Parenthesis literally means “to put beside” from the Greek roots par-, -en, and thesis. It is relational: one thing put beside another.
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
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
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
Press release: Since the last exhibition of Arno Beck (*1985, Bonn) in Frankfurt (2017), much has happened to the former master student of Eberhard Havekost. He has had exhibitions in Rio de Janeiro (Cidade des Artes), New York (Fortnight Institute & Foxy Productions), London (Collyer Bristow Gallery) and Miami (Little Havana). Beck is skilled in
Press release: “It was a place of strange interferences, of infinite disquiet and melancholy, the eternal residue of some cosmic tragedy.” -Thomas Ligotti To descend into the abject landscape that Paco Chanivet has invoked in Espai13 triggers in the spectator what in literary terms is known as katabasis: a descent into the underworld, into horror.