'CLAIRE BARCLAY: YIELD POINT’ AT TRAMWAY, GLASGOW, SCOTLAND

10 February 2017
Claire Barclay's work is always partly created in-situ, and in this case, responds to the raw industrial aesthetic of Tramway's exhibition space. Her installation ‘Yield Point' addresses relationships between the human body and the industrial workplace, in particular, the physical states of strengt...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘ENTANGLED: THREADS & MAKING’ AT TURNER CONTEMPORARY IN MARGATE, KENT

28 January 2017
Entangled: Threads & Making is a major exhibition of sculpture, installation, tapestry, textiles and jewellery from the early 20th century to the present day. It features over 40 international female artists from different generations and cultures who challenge es...

'ANDREAS ERIKSSON: WORK IN PROGRESS' AT SKISSERNAS MUSEUM (MUSEUM OF ARTISTIC PROCESS AND PUBLIC ART) IN 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 Eriks...

MELVIN EDWARDS IN 'THIRD SPACE /SHIFTING CONVERSATIONS ABOUT CONTEMPORARY ART’ AT BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM OF ART, BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, USA

27 January 2017
Melvin Edwards has a work from his renowned Lynch Fragment series included in ‘Third Space', the first large-scale exhibition of contemporary art from The Birmingham Museum of Art's own collection. Third Space highlights more th...

'STUDY #16. WHAT IS LOVE, HUMA BHABHA’ AT 'STUDY #16. WHAT IS LOVE, HUMA BHABHA' AT DAVID ROBERTS ART FOUNDATION, LONDON

20 January 2017
Three sculptures by Huma Bhabha are the subject of DRAF's Study #16, the latest in a series of focused case-studies of works from the David Roberts Collection. Each presentation centres on a single work, displayed on its own in a gallery wi...

‘THOMAS HIRSCHHORN: PIXEL-COLLAGE’ AT KUNSTHAL AARHUS, AARHUS, DENMARK

20 January 2017
At Kunsthal Aarhus, Thomas Hirschhorn will present a new series of pixel-collages. Hirschhorn appropriates these images and enlarges them up to the scale of advertising billboards. In many of these, the horrific is left uncovered and only portions of the collage with fashion images are p...

HUMA BHABHA SHORTLISTED FOR THE FOURTH PLINTH COMMISSION ON TRAFALGAR SQUARE

19 January 2017
We are delighted to announce that Huma Bhabha has been shortlisted for the 2018 and 2020 prestigious Fourth Plinth commission in Trafalgar Square.

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN ‘PEOPLE NEVER NOTICE ANYTHING’ AT GUEST PROJECTS, LONDON

6 January 2017
The exhibition ‘People never notice anything' is a culmination of work for the Broken Grey Wires project, a contemporary art organisation responding to and exploring mental health, philosophy, psychology and everything in between. The exhibition takes place at Guest Projects, an initi...

'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...

ROBERT BECK IN ‘A SLOW SUCCESSION WITH MANY INTERRUPTIONS’ AT SFMOMA, SAN FRANCISCO, USA

10 December 2016
A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions reflects on the ways that artists have responded to the conditions of the twenty-first century. Composed of works from the museum's collection made since 2000, the exhibition explores the prevailing correlations between the per...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

‘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 ‘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...

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...