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
“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
Regen Projects – Los Angeles is pleased to announce an exhibition of the work Wunschkonzert (1984) by Hanne Darboven. Originally shown in Documenta 11 (2002) as a collection of loose pages in folders, this monumental piece consists of 1008 pages of uniform size divided into 4 Opus’s (Opus 17a and b and Opus 18a and
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’ 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
For the inaugural exhibition at Helena Papadopoulos Gallery Claire Fontaine deploys a reflection around contemporary living conditions, where consumption has become not only our main activity but also our personal destiny; at the point where a life that refuses to consume and to get consumed has a lot less chances to persist than a life
While Blinky Palermo’s reputation as one of the foremost post-war abstract painters is well established in Europe, his work is rarely seen in North America. Beginning its yearlong tour at LACMA, this is the first comprehensive retrospective of the work of this German artist in the United States. The exhibition provides an in-depth examination of
David Zwirner is pleased to present a selection of works from the 1960s and 70s by American artist Michael Heizer (b. 1944) at the gallery’s 519 West 19th Street space. As a pioneer of the 1960s Land Art movement, Heizer has created a prolific and ambitious practice encompassing painting, sculpture, and large-scale earthworks. His paintings
Galerie Max Hetzler is proud to present its eight’s solo exhibition of German artist Thomas Struth. Struth’s work reconciles forms of documentation and contemplation. His most recent photographs offer a new experience for the viewer’s eye since most of us have not yet examined the interior of a reactor vessel, entered a space shuttle or
Miguel Abreu Gallery is pleased to present An Immigrant Affection, Scott Lyall’s second one-person exhibition at the gallery. The opening reception for the show will take place on Sunday, September 12th, from 6 to 8 pm. An Immigrant Affection is a kind of self-relationship in which the sender and the receiver, counted together, add to
In her projects, the Spanish-born artist Lara Almarcegui, who lives in Rotterdam, examines processes of urban transformation brought on by political, social, and economic change. Since the mid-1990s, she has studied urban features that are not usually the focus of attention: wastelands, construction materials, invisible elements. In her first solo show in Austria, Lara Almarcegui
Koenraad Dedobbeleer’s way of working is very conceptual, and he constructs references and narrations that nevertheless turn out to be the result of perception. Through various manipulations and displacements, the artist creates ‘objects’ that seem to question their own status. While most of the sculptures display a very familiar look, none of them belongs to
On view at Francesca Pia Gallery are six to eight new works by John Tremblay. Comprised of colorful abstract paintings and wooden wall pieces, the exhibition concerns the precision of mechanical process and the articulation of a hand-made geometry. Slot Effect, a teak veneered wall sculpture has five intentionally varied and randomly distanced horizontal slots.
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
Cosima von Bonin is one of the most well-known artists of her generation. Especially since her participation in the last documenta, at which a large number of the works was spread over the entire course of the show, she is no longer an insider-tip and so-called artist’s artist. Nevertheless it is not easy to classify
Monika Sprüth and Philomene Magers are pleased to present for the first time an exhibition by Andreas Schulze in Berlin. It follows upon the large survey exhibition INTERIEUR. Werkschau Andreas Schulze at the Sammlung Falckenberg in Hamburg during the early summer of 2010 which will be shown from September 5 at the Leopold-Hoesch-Museum in Düren.