Simon Ling at greengrassi, London

Press release: These paintings are made from observing an arrangement of natural forms – pieces of trees. They are painted from life in a studio outside of London whose doors open onto a yard where Simon Ling has arranged logs in order to paint them. Between the act of observation and the painting process, this

Peter Halley at Modern Art, London

Press release: Modern Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of works by Peter Halley from the 1980s. The exhibition comprises a selection of paintings that surveys an important period of Peter Halley’s work, dating from 1982-1987. Over the past four decades, Peter Halley has pursued a rigorous, theoretical approach to painting that takes

Shahryar Nashat at Rodeo, London

Press release: partial timeline 1989 An Iranian acquaintance of the family shows Shahryar Nashat a photograph of Cy Twombly and Robert Rauschenberg in Rome in 1961. He thinks to himself, “Boy, these two are having a good time.” September 5, 1992 SN turns 17. 1994 At a student show, SN shows his first artwork. Fruit–a

Jamian Juliano-Villani at Studio Voltaire, London

Press Release: Studio Voltaire presents a major new commission by Jamian Juliano-Villani (b. 1987, New Jersey) the artists’ first solo presentation in a public institution outside of the US. Jamian Juliano-Villani’s paintings are composed using an atlas of thousands of appropriated images, personal photographs, and reproductions of existing artworks. The artist wryly refers to her

Urs Fischer at Massimo De Carlo, London

Press release: Massimo De Carlo inaugurates its 2016-2017 season in Milan with an exhibition in two parts by the Swiss artist Urs Fischer. Urs Fischer is the first artist to exhibit in Massimo De Carlo’s two spaces: at the recently inaugurated space at Palazzo Belgioioso and in the gallery’s headquarters on Via Ventura. Shifting between

Nairy Baghramian at Marian Goodman, London

Press release: Marian Goodman Gallery is delighted to announce an exhibition by Nairy Baghramian – the artist’s first presentation with the gallery and her first major solo show in London since The Walker’s Day Off at the Serpentine Gallery in 2010. Scruff of the Neck comprises a group of amorphous sculptures unified here in a

Tomma Abts at greengrassi, London

Press release: Currently open at greengrassi in Kennington, Tomma Abts’ first show in five years with her London gallery is a must-see. Abts only allows around half a dozen paintings out of her studio in a year, so although all ten in this exhibition are dated 2015 or 2016, do not be fooled. The date

“5 weeks, 25 days, 175 hours” by Maria Eichhorn

Press release: Chisenhale Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in the UK and a new commission by Berlin-based artist, Maria Eichhorn. Highly responsive to context, Eichhorn’s work operates within the logic of institutional structures, enacting changes through precise and visually minimal gestures. Her ambitious, large-scale projects often take on the mechanics of legal, social and

Yngve Holen at Modern Art, London

Press Release: Modern Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new work by Yngve Holen. This is the Norwegian-German artist’s second solo show with Modern Art. Holen’s work is characterised by the sculptural use of materials of today’s industries and our everyday surroundings. This exhibition at Modern Art consists of wall-mounted lamps made

Cerith Wyn Evans at White Cube, London

Press Release: ‘The Illuminating Gas […] systematically imposes a formless anxiety, diverging yet centrifugal, directed not toward the most withheld secrets but toward the imitation and the transmutation of the most visible forms: each word at the same time energised and drained, filled and emptied by the possibility of there being yet another meaning, this

Jimmie Durham at Serpentine, London

Press Release: This autumn, the Serpentine presents an exhibition by Jimmie Durham (b. 1940, USA), an artist, poet, essayist and political activist, whose career spans five decades. This major survey show at the Serpentine Gallery highlights his multi-dimensional practice, including sculpture, drawing and film. Alongside new sculptures and key installations, the exhibition shows a group

Lisa Holzer at Rowing, London

Press release: Keep All Your Friends assembles The Pretty Girl, The Man Who Is Unhappy, The Man Who Is Unhappy, The Man Who Is Unhappy, The Man Who Is Unhappy, Head of a Partisan, Head of a Partisan and All Alone. All pictures are pigment prints on cotton paper, framed in exclusive white varnished frames.

Leon Golub at Serpentine, London

Press release: Serpentine Galleries presents Leon Golub: Bite Your Tongue at the Serpentine Gallery this spring. This survey exhibition of the American figurative painter, his first in a London public institution since 2000, will highlight key aspects of the artist’s oeuvre from the 1950s until his death in 2004. Throughout his career Golub was guided

Julian Stair at Corvi-Mora, London

Press release: Tommaso Corvi-Mora is pleased to present a new project by Julian Stair, in his first exhibition at the gallery. The exhibition will represent Julian Stair’s interpretation of the great historical dinner service and is a natural continuation of his previous body of work, “Quietus”, which explored our relationship with death and the human