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
Press release: Bold Tendencies is excited to present ten new commissions from international artists in the rooftop spaces of the Peckham Multi-Storey Car Park for our most ambitious summer project to date. Working across art, orchestral music, opera, and architecture Bold Tendencies will open to the public 18 May – 22 September 2018. The focus
Press release: For their first solo show in London, the duo Pakui Hardware developed an entirely new project for Tenderpixel’s space, exploring metabolism both as a metaphorical device and as a physical and biological process. — Great vegetables, great organs, greater economy. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. A dozen of apples might
Press release: From feats of engineering to forces of nature, Eloise Hawser explores connections between hidden flows of the city’s subterranean structures and the circulation in our bodies, with works including never-seen-before modern medical equipment and original multidisciplinary artworks by Hawser. Somerset House is delighted to announce a major exhibition by Somerset House Studios artist
Press release: Victoria Miro is delighted to present an exhibition comprising paintings and an installation of lamps by the Mexico-based Cuban-American artist Jorge Pardo. Celebrated for his use of vibrant colours, eclectic patterns and natural and industrial materials, Pardo, a MacArthur Fellow, has since the 1990s drawn on the historical intersections of fine art, architecture
Press release: What about bodies that don’t matter? Or, bodies that do matter as a means but not ‘as an end’, that is, as a Subject. These are bodies that don’t own themselves, aren’t allowed to name themselves, regulated objects who are assigned their being only through that being’s violent effacement, through its denial. Can
Press Release: Modern Art is pleased to announce Karla Black’s third solo exhibition at the gallery. Karla Black will present a new body of work, made specifically as an attempt to emphasize the importance of mark-making in her practice. In this exhibition, she concentrates specifically on one of the many sculptural problems that preoccupy her:
Press Release: Chisenhale Gallery presents a new commission and the first solo exhibition in a UK institution by Hannah Black. Some Context is structured around 20,000 copies of The Situation, a book made up of transcribed, edited and censored conversations between the artist and friends about ‘the situation’. This theme is interpreted differently in each
Press release: Martin Puryear’s first London solo exhibition spans 40 years of the artist’s practice and presents over 30 works of sculpture and rarely seen works on paper. Loaded with a poignant sense of cultural history, Puryear’s abstract sculptures have a unique aesthetic and are meticulously hand-made, most often from wood. Puryear employs traditional techniques
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.