Press release: Making use of its immediate environment, the work of Oscar Murillo (born in 1986) indexes the quotidian moments of life. Unfolding inside and outside the artist’s studio, the work is formed through the direct actions of drawing, painting, filming and writing. Working across media, Murillo’s practice is often composed of the raw materials
Press release: Featuring Ming Smith, Frida Orupabo and Missylanyus. The Serpentine presents the work of the acclaimed US filmmaker, cinematographer and artist Arthur Jafa. Across three decades, Jafa has developed a dynamic, multidisciplinary practice ranging from films and installations to lecture-performances and happenings that tackle, challenge and question prevailing cultural assumptions about identity and race.
Press release: Ungestalt brings together a subjective ensemble of newly commissioned and existing pieces of drawing, photography, sculpture, textile, and video by fifteen artists and one artistic duo, each of whom has responded to their moment with works characterized by a tantalizing, yet unnerving, volatility. In its amorphous excess, the show also poses the question:
Press release: 2017 is a landmark year for Kunst am Spreeknie as it celebrates the 10th anniversary, a decade studying art and artists working on the southeastern banks of the river Spree. The Art festival contains a story which underlines the ability of the artistic community of Schoeneweide to organize, evolve, claim space, overcome bureaucratic
Press release: Celebrated as one of the most innovative sculptors of our time, Katharina Fritsch (German, b. 1956) mines the history, myths, and fairy tales of Germany as well as her own thoughts and dreams to explore the nature of human perception and experience. By using everyday objects as subject matter—small animals, body parts, religious
Press release: For more than 25 years, Maureen Gallace (b. 1960) has painted genre scenes drawn from the American landscape and still life traditions. Her small canvases and panels most commonly depict rural pastorals and coastlines, typically featuring nondescript barns or cottages amid dunes and foliage in settings that evoke holiday cards and vacation snapshots.
Press release: The work of Franz Erhard Walther (Fulda, Germany, 1939) spans a period from the late 1950s to the present day. It anticipates many issues that came to the fore in later art history, such as the condition of the artistic object (sculpture, its materials, techniques and uses) and the nature of the viewer
Press release: The Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin presents Adrian Piper’s first solo exhibition in a German museum. The Probable Trust Registry: The Rules of the Game #1-3 features her same-titled major work recently acquired for the collection of the Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. The work consists of three identical,
Press Release: Gavin Brown’s enterprise is pleased to present After Mirage, a solo exhibition by American artist Joan Jonas, a groundbreaking figure of video and performance art. As an independent and alternative artist-run gallery space, 112 Greene Street helped define SoHo in the 1970s. Owned and run by sculptor Jeffrey Lew with Gordon Matta-Clark and Alan Saret,
Press Release: When Erwin Wurm. Fichte opens in the great hall of the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg on March 22, 2015, a specially created sculpture at the entrance will provide a hint of the spectacular show awaiting visitors. The Austrian sculptor (b. 1954), internationally known for his One Minute Sculptures, as well as his “fat” and deformed
Gavin Brown’s enterprise and Hauser & Wirth are proud to announce a major solo exhibition by noted Scottish artist and musician Martin Creed. Martin Creed will encompass the galleries’ venues downtown (Gavin Brown’s enterprise) and uptown (Hauser & Wirth), presenting new works as well as examples representing all three decades of the artist’s career to
Galleri Riis is proud to present the second exhibition in our Stockholm gallery with the influential Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama (b. 1938 in Osaka). The exhibition consists of 30 large analogue silver gelatin photographs presented as one work from the series Hokkaido from the 1970’s and 20 smaller new prints of classic motifs selected by
“Tyger, tyger, burning bright / In the forests of the night, / What immortal hand or eye / Could frame thy fearful symmetry?” – William Blake, “The Tyger” In art and architecture symmetry designates the beauty characterized by proportion or harmony. But in mathematics, symmetry means something else. In this field, anything that preserves its
After the resounding success of Year 1: Earthly Paradise, a retrospective at the Louvre featuring historic works of Arte Povera, GALLERIA CONTINUA is pleased to welcome Michelangelo Pistoletto and his 100 mostre nel mese di ottobre, 1976 (« 100 exhibitions in the month of October 1976 »). This exhibition springs from a text of the
Philippe Parreno, one of the most original figures of the international art world, has radically transformed the monumental space of the Palais de Tokyo. In response to its carte blancheinvitation, Parreno has devised an exhibition driven by his dialogue with architecture and with the notion of the exhibition as a medium in its own right. ANYWHERE,
The Centre Pompidou presents the first retrospective exhibition of the work of Pierre Huyghe a major figure in the contemporary art scene both in France and internationally. The exhibition of approximately fifty projects adopts a completely new approach to the artist’s work, and provides a comprehensive panorama of his practice and research which spread over