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: 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: 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: Cecilia Brunson Projects is pleased to present ‘Coraza’ by Lucía Pizzani. This new body of work has been developed over the last two years and from her recently completed residency at the Marso Foundation in Mexico. The title, ‘Coraza’ (translated – ‘armour’), references the ceremony to the Aztec god of rebirth, Xipe Totec.
Press release: Katrin Hanusch’s The Romance is the third in a series of alchemical works with disused laptop screens. Though ubiquitous the screens of our electronic devices remain largely invisible – something we look through and into, but rarely at. Our attention is held by what they display and transmit rather than by the screen
Press release: A Failed Play is Anna-Sophie Berger’s first solo exhibition in London. The new installation includes wall mounted prints drawn from archival material documenting the production of the artist’s 2013 project ‘fashion is fast’ (a 36 piece fashion collection) as well as two new individual sculptures. ‘It won’t rain’ repurposes industrial material – composed
Press release: Modern Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new work by Anna-Bella Papp. This is Papp’s third solo show with the gallery. Anna-Bella Papp’s exhibition at Modern Art features a series of new individual sculptures that, consistent with her characteristic format, are hand-sculpted, tablet-like forms made from fired clay, presented on
Press release: Modern Art is pleased to announce an exhibition comprising recent and new works by Linder. This is her first solo exhibition in London since 2011, and includes previously unseen and new photomontage works as well as a series inspired by Ithel Colquhoun’s ‘Mantic Stain’ technique. Linder’s exhibition at Modern Art coincides with her
Press release Modern Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new work by Nicolas Deshayes entitled Swans. This is his second solo exhibition with Modern Art. Working primarily with various methods of industrial casting, Nicolas Deshayes’s sculptures tend to be hard, made from materials such as plastic, ceramic, vitreous enamel, aluminium or cast
Press release: Modern Art is delighted to present an exhibition of works by Charlotte Posenenske for Condo London 2019 in association with Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin. Charlotte Posenenske (b. Wiesbaden, 1930, d. Frankfurt, 1985) made pioneering contributions to Minimalist and Conceptual art during her short-lived artistic career. Rediscovered only posthumously, her predominantly sculptural output has
Press release: “Equivalence” explores archetypal domesticity through the contrast of scale, allowing the familiar to be experienced as pure form. Reciprocity, give and take, the sensory and social rituals enacted through our engagement with ceramic pots are the starting point for Stair’s phenomenological investigation of the tactile and the transcendent, the visual and the visceral.
Press release: David Zwirner is pleased to present Kerry James Marshall: History of Painting at the gallery’s London location. This will be the artist’s first exhibition of new work since his critically acclaimed retrospective, Mastry, and his second solo presentation with the gallery. Through its formal acuity, Marshall’s work reveals and questions the social constructs
Press release: We often talk about an artist’s ‘body of work’. Diane Simpson’s work literally forms a body. It is a body of folds and creases – not in a flowing, painterly sense, but a teasing out of the architecture of fashions and interiors. It is a body of angles, at once weightless and industrial,
Press release: To imagine a city through the logic of capitalist relations you have to look awry. The spatialised arrange-ment of a city’s social order reveals itself as an uneven stratification of territory along antagonistic lines of class, race, gender and minoritised surplus populations. This social assemblage is precipitated by the relent-less need to create
Press release: Rod Barton is pleased to announce an upcoming group show featuring artists, Thomas Hämén, Jens Kothe, Paloma Proudfoot, Sofia Restorp and Nicholas Riis in “Towards A Theory Of Powerful Things” from 13 July – 11 August, 2018 Quasi-organic and metamorphic in their materiality, these artworks settle into the gallery habitat, freshly hatched in