YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘COLONIAL STORIES’ AT GL HOLTEGAARD, HOLTE, DENMARK

25 August 2017
This exhibition marks the centenary of the end of the Danish colonies in the West Indies, exploring the history through artworks, cultural artefacts, and contemporary art from Denmark and abroad. It will include ‘Little Rich Girls' and ‘Earth' by Yinka Shonibare MBE.

25 August - 30 De...

JIM HODGES IN 'CONVERGE 45 – YOU IN MIND’, PORTLAND, OREGON, USA

9 August 2017
Converge 45: YOU IN MIND brings together artists, curators and collectors in Portland for its second year of programming. Building on the Artists' Congress in 2016, which brought together 21 artists from across the US, Director Kristy Edmunds presents new and existing works by these artists.

9-1...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘ART AND ALPHABET’ AT HAMBURGER KUNSTHALLE, HAMBURG, GERMANY

21 July 2017
Art and Alphabet explores the relationship between writing and images in contemporary art. The basic components of writing - letters, symbols and alphabets - are analysed, manipulated and modified in the works of 20 international artists, including Rivane Neuenschwander's fi...

'JIRO TAKAMATSU: THE TEMPERATURE OF SCULPTURE’ AT HENRY MOORE INSTITUTE, LEEDS, UK

13 July 2017
The Temperature of Sculpture is the first institutional solo exhibition of Jiro Takamatsu (1936-1998) outside of Japan, presenting over seventy works made between 1961 and 1977.

Takamatsu is considered to be one of the most important Japanese artists of the post-war era. A foundin...

MELVIN EDWARDS IN 'SOUL OF A NATION: ART IN THE AGE OF BLACK POWER’ AT TATE MODERN, LONDON

12 July 2017
Soul of a Nation includes 50 influential American artists in a landmark exhibition that shines a light on the vital contribution of Black artists to a dramatic period in American art and history. The exhibition begins in 1963 at the height of the Civil Rights movement and ...

JUAN ARAUJO IN 'ROBERTO BURLE MARX: BRAZILIAN MODERNIST' AT DEUTSCHE BANK KUNSTHALLE, BERLIN

7 July 2017
This exhibition explores the work and influence of Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994), one of Brazil's most innovative and prolific landscape architects of the twentieth century. The richness and breadth of the artist's oeuvre is realised over more than 100 works which will go ...

NEW COMMISSION BY YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'ENLIGHTENED PRINCESSES' AT KENSINGTON PALACE, LONDON

22 June 2017
A new commission by Yinka Shonibare MBE titled 'Mrs Pinckney and The Emancipated Birds of South Carolina' will be included in 'Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World' at Kensington Palace.

This will be the second iterati...

TOM FRIEDMAN IN ’BLESSED INACTION’ AT KRANENBURGH MUSEUM IN BERGEN, THE NETHERLANDS

18 June 2017
Tom Friedman's monumental sculpture ‘Bigbluefigure', 2006-2010, goes on display at Museum Kranenburgh in Bergen, The Netherlands. Known for his extraordinary works in micro and macro scale, this work presents an emblematic Friedman conceit; the giant cartoon-like figure is scul...

THE FINAL INSTALLMENT OF 'KEHINDE WILEY: A NEW REPUBLIC’ OPENS AT THE OKLAHOMA CITY MUSEUM OF ART, USA

17 June 2017
A retrospective of nearly sixty paintings and sculptures that celebrates Kehinde Wiley's career opens for its final iteration. The exhibition has toured from: Toledo Museum, Ohio; Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Virginia; Seattle Art Museum, Washington; Modern Art...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER EXHIBITION, LONDON, UK

13 June 2017
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition features two new paintings by Yinka Shonibare MBE, who has also curated a section of the annual show.

Exhibited for the first time in London, the paintings depict angels with African ritual masks over their faces. Shonibare combines powerful imagery from Chri...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘A MASKED BALL, 18TH CENTURY AND CONTEMPORARY ART’ AT CHATEAU DE NYON, SWITZERLAND

9 June 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE's film ‘Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball)', 2004, goes on display at Chateau de Nyon in an exhibition featuring artists who take the 18th century as a central theme in their work.

‘Un Ballo in Maschera' was Shonibare's first film and ...

GED QUINN IN ’SYNTHETIC LANDSCAPES’ AT MEADOW ARTS, WESTON PARK, SHIFNAL, UK

4 June 2017
In 'Synthetic Landscapes' artists engage with Weston Park and its history, responding to ‘Capability' Brown's grand landscapes and James Paine's architecture. In this part of the West Midlands, two radically different visions of man-made landscapes collide; on the one hand, the idealis...

DAVID SHRIGLEY’S ‘LIFE MODEL II’ IN ‘PARTICIPATION AS AN ARTISTIC PRINCIPLE’ AT MUSEUM MORSBROICH, LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY

21 May 2017
This exhibition at Museum Morsbroich looks at the audience and their role in the creative process of a work of art. It features ‘Life Model II' where David Shrigley plays on the tradition of life drawing classes, transforming the gallery ...

THOMAS HIRSCHHORN IN BIENNALE KULTURORT WEIERTAL, WINTERTHUR, SWITZERLAND

20 May 2017
Thomas Hirschhorn is in the sculpture-focused Biennale Kulturort Weiertal. The biennale is located in Winterthur, a Swiss city northeast of Zurich. It will include 'Made in Tunnel of Politics', 2009, in which the artist reassembled a Ford Ranger pick-up by cutting it in half and sticking it b...

ANDREAS ERIKSSON IN ‘SUMMER DAYS’ AT SERLACHIUS MUSEUM GOSTA, MANTTA, FINLAND

20 May 2017
Summer Days presents Nordic artists from different generations and with varying approaches to making art. The selected artists are united not only by colour and light but also by landscape, depicted either directly or referentially. So important to the people of northern latitudes, su...

THOMAS HIRSCHHORN IN ‘MEDUSA’ AT THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART OF THE CITY OF PARIS

19 May 2017
This exhibition is organised around four themes: identity, value, body, and ritual and looks at the jewel and its association with taboo. It will include Thomas Hirschhorn's sculpture 'CNN-Chain'.

The exhibition runs from 19 May until 5 November 2017.

Thomas Hirschhorn at The Museum ...

MELVIN EDWARDS IN ‘SPACE FORCE CONSTRUCTION’ TO COMMEMORATE V-A-C FOUNDATION’S NEW VENETIAN HEADQUARTERS

13 May 2017
V-A-C Foundation presents Space Force Construction, organised with the Art Institute of Chicago, for the launch of their new headquarters in Venice.

The exhibition looks at the international exchange of ideas opened up by early twentieth-century Russian ar...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'DIASPORA PAVILION' AT THE 57TH VENICE BIENNALE

13 May 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE has mentored an emerging artist as part of Diaspora Pavilion, presented by International Curators Forum and University of the Arts London. 'The British Library' (detail pictured) will be installed on the first floor of Palazzo Pisani Santa Marina when their work is shown toge...

DIA FOUNDATION EXHIBIT ACQUISITION OF SIX MAJOR WORKS BY ANNE TRUITT, DIA: BEACON, NEW YORK, USA

5 May 2017
Six major works by Anne Truitt acquired by DIA Art Foundation will go on long-term view from May 2017. The five sculptures and one painting belonged to the estate of the artist, who died in 2004, and have been selected to show together in a grouping that represents signi...

THOMAS HIRSCHHORN IN 'THE RESTLESS EARTH’ AT THE TRIENNALE DI MILANO, ITALY

28 April 2017
This exhibition charts the experiences and perceptions of migration and the current refugee crisis through the photographic works of more than 60 artists. The Restless Earth explores real and imaginary stories and questions how recent events could reframe history, geography, and culture...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'TOUS DE SANG MELES’ AT MAC/VAL, VITRY EN SEINE, PARIS

22 April 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE features in ‘Tous de sang meles (all, blood-mingled)' at MAC/VAL in Paris, France. The exhibition invites artists who address issues of identity through their work and it will include Shonibare's ‘End of Empire' which features two figures dressed in the artist's si...

THOMAS HIRSCHHORN IN ‘THE ABSENT MUSEUM’ AT WIELS CONTEMPORARY ART CENTRE, BRUSSELS

20 April 2017
To mark its 10th anniversary, WIELS presents a large-scale exhibition exploring the role of the museum in society, suggesting that it is 'notably absent' in the formation of public opinion. It will include a 'Pixel-Collage' and a specially commissioned banner by Thomas Hirschh...

ROBERT BUCK IN THE MARGARET M. WALTER WING OF COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART, OHIO

20 April 2017
'iPainting (98099914)' by Robert Buck is now on view in the New Acquisitions gallery in the Margaret M. Walter Wing of The Columbus Museum of Art. The painting goes on display following the acquisition earlier this year.

Robert Buck at The Columbus Museum of Art

ANNE TRUITT IN ‘MAKING SPACE: WOMEN ARTISTS AND POSTWAR ABSTRACTION’ AT THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

13 April 2017
Making Space looks at the achievements of women artists between the end of World War II (1945) and the start of the Feminist movement (around 1968). Drawn entirely from the Museum's collection, the exhibition features nearly 100 paintings, including the ...

'ISELF COLLECTION: SELF-PORTRAIT AS THE BILLY GOAT' AT WHITECHAPEL GALLERY, LONDON, UK

7 April 2017
This inaugural display of the ISelf Collection examines individual identity, the body and the human condition from the perspectives of twenty artists. It will include a sculpture and a work on paper by Huma Bhabha.

The exhibition runs from 7 April until 20 August 2017.

Huma Bhab...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘NOW’ AT MODERN ONE, SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART, EDINBURGH

25 March 2017

Two works by Rivane Neuenschwander feature in the opening exhibition of a new three year programme at Modern One: the film 'The Tenant', a collaboration with Cao Guimarães, and 'Colheita (Harvest)' which is an installation comprised of 365 shopping lists coll...

ROBERT BUCK IN 'STRANGE ATTRACTOR' AT MARFA MYTHS MUSIC FESTIVAL, TEXAS

10 March 2017
Robert Buck features in ‘Strange Attractor', an exhibition taking place as part of the arts programme of Marfa Myths music festival in Texas. The annual festival and cultural program was founded in 2014 by nonprofit contemporary arts foundation Ballroom Marfa and Brooklyn-based music label Me...

'ANDREAS ERIKSSON: WORK IN PROGRESS' AT SKISSERNAS MUSEUM - MUSEUM OF ARTISTIC PROCESS AND PUBLIC ART, LUND, SWEDEN

28 January 2017
Skissernas Museum presents new works made by Andreas Eriksson in relation to a major public commission for the main entrance of the New Karolinska Solna University Hospital.

The exhibition runs from 28 January until 13 August 2017.

Andreas Eriksso...

'JIM HODGES: WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL (A WORK IN PROGRESS)', AT CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA

17 December 2016
Jim Hodges' 'With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress)', 2014, consists of the title's words "With Liberty and Justice for All" spelled out in seven-foot-tall letters spanning two sides of The Contemporary Austin's Moody Rooftop at the Jones Cent...

JENNIFER RUBELL IN 'HIGH ANXIETY: NEW ACQUISITIONS' AT RUBELL FAMILY COLLECTION, MIAMI, USA

30 November 2016
'High Anxiety: New Acquisitions' presents selections of artworks from 32 artists acquired since 2014, many of whom explore polarising social and political concerns through a broad spectrum of contemporary artistic practices. In gauging the output and energies of these a...

DAVID SHRIGLEY’S FOURTH PLINTH COMMISSION ‘REALLY GOOD’ UNVEILED ON TRAFALGAR SQUARE, LONDON

29 September 2016
Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce the unveiling of ‘Really Good', David Shrigley's winning commission for the Fourth Plinth. The unveiling will take place on Trafalgar Square on Thursday 29 September 2016.

Commissioned by the Mayor of London as p...

TOM FRIEDMAN'S 'LOOKING UP' INSTALLED ON CHICAGO'S LAKEFRONT

21 September 2016
The Chicago Park District in collaboration with Luhring Augustine, New York and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London install Tom Friedman's 'Looking Up' 2015 on Chicago's Lakefront.

Conceived in a majestic scale at 33.3 foot tall and intended to be situated in a landscape, the origins for this work lie ...

DAVID SHRIGLEY ‘MEMORIAL’ INSTALLED ON THE DORIS C. FREEDMAN PLAZA IN CENTRAL PARK, NEW YORK

8 September 2016
From 8 September New Yorkers will be able to enjoy a new, large-scale public artwork by British artist David Shrigley.

Shrigley is an artist best known for his hilarious - and multidisciplinary - riffs on everyday thoughts and occurrences, and so, in his typical wh...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE MAJOR COMMISSION FOR ROYAL ACADEMY, LONDON

1 May 2016
Yinka Shonibare MBE has designed the hoarding to be displayed on the front of the Royal Academy on Burlington Gardens while it undergoes restoration in preparation for the Royal Academy's 250th anniversary in 2018. Titled 'RA Family Album, the display brings together over 160 images that span the Royal A...

'RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER: SECONDARY STORIES’ AT LINDA PACE FOUNDATION, TEXAS, USA

30 April 2016
The Linda Pace Foundation presents the Texas debut of Secondary Stories, a room-sized installation by Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander. Neuenschwander has become widely regarded for her often ephemeral work that explores narratives about language, nature, social interactions a...

DAVID SHRIGLEY AT SKETCH LONDON

6 June 2014
David Shrigley has transformed the Gallery at Sketch as part of a long-term programme of artist-conceived restaurants at the iconic London venue.

245 new unique drawings line the restaurant's walls, forming the largest group of original works on paper by the artist to date. His quick-witted drawings and hand-rendered texts are typical...