Dahn Vo at Fridericianum, Kassel

With JULY, IV, MDCCLXXVI, Danh Vo shifts the focus of his artistic investigations to the concept of freedom. The title designates 4 July 1776, the date of the signing of the U.S. Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. The writing in Roman numerals is taken from the tablet that the figure of New York’s Statue of Liberty

Tomma Abts at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf

Born in 1967, German artist Tomma Abts ranks among the outstanding female painters of her generation. She was awarded the Turner Prize in 2006, and her work has featured in solo exhibitions at such renowned institutions as Kunsthalle Basel, the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and the New Museum of Contem- porary Art in New

Jamie Isenstein at Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe

We are pleased to present new work by the American artist Jamie Isenstein at her second solo show in our Karlsruhe gallery space. Jamie Isenstein uses the media installation, performance, sculpture and drawing, often conjoining them through the mere inclusion of her body or the execution of an action. The artist formulates a surreal condition

Franz Erhard Walther at Kunstmuseum Luzern

With the 1975 installation Gesang der Schreitsockel, Museum of Art Lucerne was able to acquire a major work by the German artist Franz Erhard Walther from his 1992 solo exhibition in the old Kunsthaus. The 55 individual pieces that can be arranged into different-shaped tracks are matched with a 70-part series of working drawings. Together

Thea Djordjadze at Kiosk, Ghent

KIOSK hosts Quiet speech in wide circulation, Georgian artist Thea Djordjadze’s (Tbilisi, 1971) first ever solo show in Belgium. The exhibition’s title refers to the venue’s original function as an anatomical theatre, where even the slightest whisper resonates throughout the room. The artist has forged flat, lean structures that take over the hemicycle’s floor surface

Isabelle Cornaro at 1m3, Lausanne

«Movement is all approach as gap, approach with caution, away with desire. It assumes a contact, but it supposes interrupted, if not broken, lost, impossible to the end.» Georges Didi-Huberman. Le vertige de la moraine is based on the mechanical device of sedimentation as an arrangement principle. Moraine is a shape consisting of two movements;

Georg Herold at Kunstverein Freiburg

Georg Herold belongs to the generation of German artists around Martin Kippenberger, Albert Oehlen and Günther Förg. A characteristic of the works of this generation consists of a sometimes succinct, sometimes ironic-moody handling of materials and topics. Connections to the everyday, to politics or art history may be created but not out of a mystic-transcending

Katharina Grosse at MASS MoCA, North Adams

Katharina Grosse is known for the vibrant palette and exuberant gestures of her large-scale canvases and raucous installations which merge painting, sculpture, and architecture. Wielding a spray gun instead of a brush, Grosse often paints directly on the walls, floors, or facades of her exhibition sites, altering the logic and scale of architecture itself. In

“Aftermath” at Taka Ishii, Kyoto

“A utopia minus a bottom, a place where the machines are idle, and the sun has turned to glass […]” -Robert Smithson, “A Tour of the Monuments of Passaic”, Artforum, October 1967. Taka Ishii Gallery Kyoto is pleased to announce Aftermath, a group exhibition curated by Simon Castets. The exhibition is based upon the twofold

Roger Hiorns at Aspen Art Museum, Aspen

British sculptor Roger Hiorns makes objects that explore transformation, both material and perceptual. Using divergent and often esoteric found materials—jet and automobile engines, plastinated cow brains, perfume, thistles—Hiorns collides the natural and man-made. His work often engages a variety of organic and chemical processes such as treating objects with substances like amyl nitrate, steroids, or

Ann Veronica Janssens at Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp

 Ann Veronica Janssens’ artistic practice could be defined as an exploratory journey into the sensory experience of reality. Using different devices – installations, projections, immersive environments, urban interventions, sculptures –, she invites the viewer to cross the threshold into a new sensory space, on the borderline of dizziness and bedazzlement. In a register inspired by

Ida Ekblad at Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm

Bonniers Konsthall begins its autumn season with the young Norwegian artist Ida Ekblad, who holds her first exhibition in Sweden. Ida Ekblad creates new works especially for the exhibition, which covers everything from expressionist painting and poems to metal sculptures and large concrete reliefs. During summer, Ida Ekblad has been working on site in Stockholm