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.
Press release: Yutaka Matsuzawa (1922–2006) was considered the father of Japanese conceptual art. Born in Shimo Suwa in central Japan, he studied architecture during the war, and upon witnessing the after effects of the firebombing of Tokyo in March 1945, he proclaimed upon his graduation from school that he wished “to create an architecture of
Press release: Given the time I seem to have found myself in: “The End of Time”, I have yet to title this exhibition and I’m really not sure that I want too. If I would, it could be: “Les Fin, Finsel” or maybe something like “Before-Depersonalization-After” or possibly even: “What do Fireman do in Hell?
Press release: Maureen Paley is pleased to present the ninth solo exhibition by Wolfgang Tillmans at the gallery. This exhibition focuses on Tillmans’ multifaceted approach to image-making, featuring new and previously unseen works from the mid 1980s to the present day. In the ground floor gallery Tillmans presents a new multi-part work Old Street (parallax),
Press release: It is dark. Perfect blackness expands over the whole field, an area of approximately ten by twenty meters. The soil feels nice and humid. It is soft to the touch and bounces back under light pressure. There is the looming impression that it does not go deep. It sits on something hard. Maybe
Press release: ‘Time Matters’ is a deeply personal and playful journey into the gaze of art lover, collector and curator Sara Lys-gaard. The exhibition invites us into a universe of clear forms and colours, textures, minimalism and geom-etry across times and places enveloping the floor and walls of the gallery space. We are presented to
Press release: From 25 May until 25 August 2019, Kunstverein München presents Esst mich! — a solo exhibition by Lisa Holzer. Lisa Holzer explores logics of desire through pictures, text, performative gestures, and subtle alterations to exhibition conventions. In recent works, vulgar yet appetizing photographs of food are rendered formless, enlarged, and abstracted to a
Press release: What happens at the intersections of mise-en-scène, l’esprit de l’escalier, and mise en abyme? Or better yet: what happens when an art-making practice extends beyond those tools of which we’ve become accustomed? Pushing back becomes a launching off. Or, per Ezra Pound through Rosemary Waldrop: a center around which, not a box within
Press release: Projet Pangée is pleased to present Hideous Intimacies, a project by Stephanie E. Creaghan with the scenography of Natacha Boucher. “She always found making her bed difficult, because the process reminded her of sleep; the heaviness that imbued her arms as she swung the sheets overhead—half-mast—to reposition them, how all the fabrics’ movement
Press release: König Galerie is proud to announce Circus Empire, a large-scale installation of new sculptures and wallworks by Los Angeles-based artist Kathryn Andrews. Andrews’ work explores histories of dominance and ways in which latent or normalized social power structures influence culture. Her sculptures and 2-D works often incorporate the images and artifacts of hegemonic
Press release: Magazzino is happy to announce A, the first solo exhibition by Namsal Siedlecki with the gallery. The exhibition which will open on Wednesday the 15th May 2019 will last until July 15th, 2019. Siedlecki has decided to elaborate a dual approach, linking two separate trajectories, both having as a common theme desire and
Press release: In a recent issue of an infoblatt/newspaper distributed to all mailboxes in O. near the city of K. (Pfalz, Germany) appeared a warning written in German as well as in English regarding the reflux of drugs in local drinking water. The airforce base of Ramstein is nearby and it is no hidden fact