CATHERINE OPIE IN 'BREAKING NEWS' AT THE GETTY CENTER, LOS ANGELES, USA

20 December 2016
Los Angeles based photographer Catherine Opie has work included in 'Breaking News: Turning the Lens on Mass Media'. Beginning in the 1960s, artists increasingly turned to news media - both printed and televised - as a rich source of inspiration. Breaking News presents work by artists who ...

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 Center...

CATHERINE OPIE IN 'A SLOW SUCCESSION WITH MANY INTERRUPTIONS', SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, USA

10 December 2016
'A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions' reflects on the ways that artists have responded to the evolving conditions of the twenty-first century. Composed of works from the museum's collection made since 2000, including several recent acquisitions and work...

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...

BRITISH COUNCIL UNVEILS 'WIND SCULPTURE VI' BY YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN LAGOS, NIGERIA

24 November 2016
For the first major solo exhibition by Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA) in Nigeria, 'Wind Sculpture VI', a six metre high fibreglass sculpture, is installed in Ndubuisi Kanu Park in Ikeja, Lagos. The project is part of the British Council's UK/Nigeria 2015-2016 season, which aims to b...

KENDELL GEERS IN ‘WHY NOT ASK AGAIN’ AT POWER STATION OF ART, SHANGHAI, CHINA

11 November 2016
Kendell Geers is in the 11th Shanghai Biennale which this year is titled ‘Why Not Ask Again' and takes place at the Power Station of Art, the first state-run museum dedicated to contemporary art in mainland China.

First launched in 1996, the biennale has always taken Shanghai as ...

'ANNE TRUITT: INTERSECTIONS' AT BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART, BALTIMORE, USA

23 October 2016
Five sculptural towers of colour by the acclaimed artist Anne Truitt (1921-2004, American) are on view adjacent to the BMA's Asian and African art collections. This juxtaposition, as well as brief in-gallery essays by the BMA's curators of contemporary, Asian, and African art, invite visit...

‘KEHINDE WILEY: LAMENTATION’ AT PETIT PALAIS, PARIS, FRANCE

20 October 2016
For his first solo show in France, Kehinde Wiley presents ten monumental works in stained glass and oil on canvas. Wiley continues his exploration of religious iconography in reference to Christ and for the first time the figure of the Virgin Mary. Six windows will be installed in the Great Galler...

'MELVIN EDWARDS' AT OKLAHOMA CONTEMPORARY, OKLAHOMA, USA

20 October 2016
Internationally recognised sculptor Melvin Edwards returns to Oklahoma with his first solo exhibition in the state in the last 25 year. The exhibition presents an unprecedented opportunity with more than half of the works created specially for Oklahoma Contemporary from materials the artist gathered in an...

MELVIN EDWARDS AND JIRO TAKAMATSU IN ‘POSTWAR: ART BETWEEN THE PACIFIC AND THE ATLANTIC 1945-1965’, HAUS DER KUNST, MUNICH, GERMANY

14 October 2016
Melvin Edwards and Jiro Takamatsu have work included in ‘Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic', an exhibition that examines the vibrant and turbulent postwar period, demonstrating how artists responded to the traum...

KENDELL GEERS IN ‘DÉPENSES’ AT LABANQUE, BÉTHUNE, FRANCE

8 October 2016
Curated by Léa Bismuth, 'Dépenses' is the first of three exhibitions to explore the work and thinking of the French intellectual George Bataille. In this exhibition eleven artists question the concept of "Expense" and respond in particular to a text titled ‘The Accursed Share' which was published in ...

'KEHINDE WILEY: A NEW REPUBLIC’ TRAVELS TO PHOENIX ART MUSEUM, ARIZONA, USA

7 October 2016
Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic presents a stunning retrospective of the artist's prolific career through nearly 60 paintings and sculptures.

Kehinde Wiley's work raises intriguing questions about race, gender, and the politics of representation by portraying contemporary African America...

‘THOMAS HIRSCHHORN: STAND-ALONE’ AT THE MISTAKE ROOM, LOS ANGELES, USA

7 October 2016
Stand-Alone is the first solo project in Los Angeles for internationally renowned artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Produced in collaboration with the Coppel Collection in Mexico, the exhibition will feature a large-scale spatial collage that will transform The Mistake Room's gallery space into a...

‘DAVID SHRIGLEY: LOSE YOUR MIND’ TRAVELS TO STORAGE BY HYUNDAI CARD, SEOUL, KOREA

6 October 2016
The major British Council international touring exhibition 'David Shrigley: Lose Your Mind' travels to Storage by Hyundai Card in Seoul, Korea.

Lose Your Mind highlights the breadth of Shrigley's practice and features important works such as his taxidermy pieces such as ‘Ostric...

'CATHERINE OPIE: 700 NIMES ROAD’ TRAVELS TO GEORGE EASTMAN MUSEUM, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK

1 October 2016
‘Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road' presents new and recent work by Los Angeles-based artist Catherine Opie, one of the essential figures in contemporary photography. The exhibition travels from the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Michigan; and The Museum of Contemporary ...

CATHERINE OPIE IN ‘BEHOLD THE MAN’ AT MUSEUM DE FUNDARIE IN ZWOLLE, THE NETHERLANDS

1 October 2016
American photographer Catherine Opie has work included in Behold the Man at Museum de Fundatie in Zwolle. With 100 works by artists such as Kokoschka, Brancusi, Schad, Picasso, Nussbaum, Bacon, Goldin, Trecartin, Dumas, Richter and Rauch, Behold the Man will show how artists ...

YINKA SHONIBARE IN ‘BODY/PLAY/POLITICS’ AT YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART, YOKOHAMA, JAPAN

1 October 2016
BODY/PLAY/POLITICS presents six contemporary artists from around the world who use the body as a way to manifest and explore aspects of history. The exhibition will feature Yinka Shonibare MBE's 2011 film work ‘Addio del Passato', the artist's first investigation into Admiral ...

JENNIFER RUBELL IN 'NO MAN’S LAND: WOMEN ARTISTS FROM THE RUBELL FAMILY COLLECTION’, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS, WASHINGTON D.C., USA

30 September 2016
National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is collaborating with the Rubell Family Collection (RFC) to realise a new vision for ‘No Man's Land', an exhibition that opened at the RFC's space in Miami in December 2...

CATHERINE OPIE IN ‘PHOTOGRAPHY REINVENTED: THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT E. MEYERHOFF AND RHEDA BECKER’ AT NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASHINGTON D.C., USA

30 September 2016
The collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker brings together works of critically important artists who have changed the course of photography through their experimentation and conceptual scope. In ce...

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 ...

‘YINKA SHONIBARE MBE: PARADISE BEYOND’ AT GEMEENTEMUSEUM HELMOND, NETHERLANDS

20 September 2016
Gemeentemuseum Helmond is pleased to present ‘Paradise Beyond' by renowned British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. The museum will show major sculptures, installation, collages, drawings, photography and films from 2004 - 2016. The exhibition coincides with a presentation o...

DAVID SHRIGLEY’S ‘LIFE MODEL II’ OPENS AT THE ROSE ART MUSEUM IN MASSACHUSETTS, USA

11 September 2016
Scottish artist David Shrigley plays on the age-old tradition of life drawing classes, transforming the gallery into a classroom and viewers into participants. Visitors may sit, observe, and draw from the artist's caricatured sculpture of a nine-foot-tall woman.

‘Life Mo...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘ABSTRACT/OBJECT’ AT THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA

10 September 2016
László Moholy-Nagy (American, born Hungary, 1895-1946) pioneered approaches to abstraction using industrial technology and emphasized art viewing as an intellectual and physical encounter involving more than eyesight alone. A companion to the concurrent Moholy-Nagy r...

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’ AT YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART IN NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT, USA

1 September 2016
The contemporary British Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare is best known for his explorations of the legacies of colonialism through sculpture, installations, film, and photography. This display, which coincides with the Center's exhibition Spreading Canvas: Eighteenth-Century ...

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...

ROBERT BECK IN ‘HUMAN INTEREST: PORTRAITS FROM THE WHITNEY’S COLLECTION’ AT WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, NEW YORK

27 April 2016
Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection offers new perspectives on one of art's oldest genres. Drawn entirely from the Museum's holdings, the more than two hundred works in the exhibition show changing approaches to portraitur...

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 will 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 ty...