MANUEL ESPINOSA, ANDREAS ERIKSSON AND DAVID SHRIGLEY IN ‘SEEING ROUND CORNERS’ AT TURNER CONTEMPORARY, MARGATE

21 May 2016
In summer 2016, Turner Contemporary presents the first UK exhibition to explore how artists have responded to the phenomenon of the circle, the disc or the sphere. This exhibition explores the ways in which artists have used this universal and recurrin...

‘ROBERT BECK / ROBERT BUCK: STATES OF AMERICA’ AT PIZZUTI COLLECTION, OHIO

10 May 2016
Pizzuti Collection in Ohio present a major solo exhibition of Robert Buck, an artist whose work has been collected in depth by the Pizzuti's over the past twenty years. The works span the entire career of the artist who began as Robert Beck and continued under his changed name of Buck. T...

JUAN ARUAJO IN 'ROBERTO BURLE MARX: BRAZILIAN MODERNIST’ AT JEWISH MUSEUM, NEW YORK, USA

6 May 2016
The Brazilian artist Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994) is one of the most prominent landscape architects of the twentieth century. His famous projects range from the remarkable mosaic pavements on the seaside avenue of Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach to the multitude of gardens...

'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...

ANDREAS ERIKSSON IN ‘PRESENTLY', CURATED BY TOBIAS REHBERGER AT GALERIE NEUGERRIEMSCHNEIDER, BERLIN, GERMANY

19 April 2016
Swedish artist Andreas Eriksson has work included in a major group exhibition at Galerie Neugerriemschneider in Berlin, Germany. Titled ‘Presently', the exhibition opens during Gallery Weekend Berlin and has been curated by acclaimed German artist Tobias...

YOSHITOMO NARA IN 'HEY HO LETS GO: RAMONES AND THE BIRTH OF PUNK’ AT QUEEENS MUSUEM, NEW YORK, USA

10 April 2016
On the 40th anniversary of the Ramones' debut album the Queens Museum and the GRAMMY Museum are partnering to present an unprecedented two-part exhibition celebrating the lasting influence of punk rock progenitors the Ramones. While the exhibition's two parts will...

YOSHITOMO NARA IN 'REVALUE NIPPON PROJECT' AT PANASONIC SHIDOME MUSEUM, TOKYO, JAPAN

9 April 2016
Yoshitomo Nara features in the group show 'Revalue Nippon Project', organised by former Japanese soccer player Hidetoshi Nakata. Since retiring Nakata has initiated opportunities such as this for the general public to rediscover the value, potential, and delight of KOGEI (Japanese...

TWO MAJOR WORKS BY YINKA SHONIBARE MBE TRANSFORM TURNER CONTEMPORARY, MARGATE, UK

22 March 2016
As part of the 14-18 NOW programme of World War 1 Centenary Art commissions, Turner Contemporary's Sunley Gallery is transformed by two major works by leading contemporary artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. Coinciding with the gallery's fifth anniversary, Shonibare's powerful work explores...

NEW WORKS BY TOM FRIEDMAN IN ‘UNTITLED (FOUNDATION)’ AT MEAD ART MUSEUM, AMHERST COLLEGE, MASSACHUSETTS, USA

16 February 2016
American sculptor and conceptual artist Tom Friedman (b.1965) is the subject of a solo exhibition at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College in Massachusetts, USA. The exhibition, titled ‘Tom Friedman: Untitled (Foundation)', will include new work and wi...

‘MELVIN EDWARDS: FIVE DECADES’ TRAVELS TO COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART, OHIO, USA

12 February 2016
'Melvin Edwards: Five Decades' travels to Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus, Ohio, USA for the last instalment of this major retrospective. Melvin Edwards is an American sculptor who works primarily in welded steel. Best known for his Lynch Fragments, an ongoing series of small-sc...

'KEHINDE WILEY: A NEW REPUBLIC’ TRAVELS TO SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, USA

11 February 2016
Kehinde Wiley is one of the leading American artists to emerge in the last decade and he has been ingeniously reworking the grand portraiture traditions of Western culture. Since ancient times the portrait has been tied to the representation of power, and in European courts and ch...

'YINKA SHONIBARE MBE RA: RECREATING THE PASTORAL' AT VISUAL CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, CARLOW, IRELAND

6 February 2016
Yinka Shonibare MBE is in a major solo exhibition at the renowned Visual Centre for Contemporary Art in Carlow, Ireland. 'Recreating The Pastoral' draws the viewer through a series of installations which juxtapose elements of elaborate 18th and 19th century ...

PAUL MCDEVITT INSTALLATION AT HOUSE OF ST BARNABAS, LONDON, UK

5 February 2016
This spring The House of St Barnabas will present work by Paul McDevitt in the Silk Room. McDevitt was born in 1972 in Troon, Scotland and now lives and works in Berlin, Germany. McDevitt's work encompasses highly skilled draughtsmanship, painting, sculpture and video. His practice continues to enga...

MANUEL ESPINOSA IN ‘THE ILLUSIVE EYE’ AT EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO, NEW YORK, USA

3 February 2016
Argentine artist Manuel Espinosa (d.2006) is included in The Illusive Eye, an international survey on Kinetic and Op art at El Museo del Barrio in New York. The exhibition offers a broad intellectual context for Op art and geometric abstraction, one that goes against the grain of fo...

TOM FRIEDMAN’S ‘LOOKING UP’ INSTALLED ON PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK, USA

31 January 2016
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London; Luhring Augustine, New York; NYC Parks; and the Fund for Park Avenue are pleased to present 'Looking Up', a 33.3-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture by the American artist Tom Friedman.

'Looking Up' is by far the most ambitious sculpture from Friedman's ...

‘CATHERINE OPIE: PORTRAITS’ AT HAMMER MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES, USA

30 January 2016
One of the preeminent artists of her generation working with photography, Catherine Opie (b. 1961, Sandusky, Ohio) is known for her evocative images of contemporary America. The artist has chosen a myriad of subjects throughout her career, including the S/M community, city buildings, domestic li...

HUMA BHABHA IN ‘STRANGER’ AT MOCA CLEVELAND, OHIO, USA

29 January 2016
The figure is a persistent and compelling subject for artists. Representations of the body channel our desires, vulnerabilities, and anxieties-to confront the figure is also to confront one's own sense of personhood. In this contemporary moment, when notions of individuality seem to be increasingly unse...

'CATHERINE OPIE: 700 NIMES ROAD' AT THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES, USA

23 January 2016
'Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road' presents new and recent work by Los Angeles-based artist Catherine Opie, an essential figure in contemporary photography. Taken over the course of six months at the Bel-Air, California, residence of the late actress Elizabeth Taylor, the exhibit...

CATHERINE OPIE AND JENNIFER RUBELL IN ‘NO MAN’S LAND’ AT THE RUBELL FAMILY COLLECTION, MIAMI, USA

2 December 2015
American photographer Catherine Opie and participatory artist Jennifer Rubell have work included in a group exhibition at The Rubell Family Collection / Contemporary Arts Foundation. 'NO MAN'S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection' will focus ...

STEPHAN BALKENHOL IN ‘INVENTORY VOL.5’ AT FRAC HAUTE NORMANDIE, FRANCE

19 September 2015
Sculptor Stephan Balkenhol is in the group exhibition ‘Inventory Vol.5: Acquisitions from 1992 to 1996' at FRAC Haute-Normandie in France.

'Inventory' brings together works acquired during the period 1992-1996, with visitors are invited to experience FRAC's collection in a chronologica...

30 FOOT STEEL SCULPTURE BY TOM FRIEDMAN INSTALLED AT THE CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN, TEXAS

10 May 2015
In a career spanning nearly thirty years, the conceptualist Tom Friedman (American, born 1965 in St. Louis, Missouri) has been a master of transforming the mundane into the improbable and the extraordinary. Among the most celebrated recent works by Friedman are the artist's crushed ...

ANNE TRUITT IN ‘ART AT THE CENTER: 75 YEARS OF WALKER COLLECTIONS’ AT WALKER ART CENTER, MINNEAPOLIS, USA

1 October 2014
In 2015, the Walker will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its founding as a public art center dedicated to presenting and collecting the art of our times. Curated by the Walker's executive director Olga Viso and guest curator Joan Rothfuss, the exhibiti...

CATHERINE OPIE SELECTED FOR NEW YORK CITY’S WATER TANK PROJECT

3 July 2014
Gallery artist Catherine Opie has been commissioned for The Water Tank Project which will transform the New York City skyline.

Launching in the summer of 2014, the Water Tanks will be adorned with artwork by acclaimed artists. Images of New York City public school students will be wrapped around roofto...

DAVID SHRIGLEY AT SKETCH LONDON

6 June 2014
Stephen Friedman Gallery is proud to announce that Fourth Plinth Commission winner David Shrigley is set to transform the Gallery at sketch as part of a long-term programme of artist-conceived restaurants at the iconic London venue. Opening for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on 6 June 2014, the project follows the success of artist ...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IS THE WINNER OF THE 2016 COMMISSION FOR THE FOURTH PLINTH

7 February 2014

Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce that David Shrigley is the winner of the 2016 commission for the Fourth Plinth. His bronze sculpture ‘Really Good' will follow the current and next commission, being unveiled in Trafalgar Square, London, in July 2016.

Since 1999, the Fourt...