DAVID SHRIGLEY FINALIST IN PRIX CANSON 2016 DRAWING PRIZE AT THE DRAWING CENTER, NEW YORK

22 June 2016
The Prix Canson, one of the most prestigious annual drawing prizes in the world, is partnering with The Drawing Center to exhibit the works of their 2016 finalists from June 22 through July 1, 2016. Canson® and The Drawing Center are linked by their shared passion for drawing...

ANDREAS ERIKSSON, YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AND KEHINDE WILEY IN ‘MAKING & UNMAKING: AN EXHIBTION CURATED BY DURO OLOWU’ AT CAMDEN ARTS CENTRE, LONDON

19 June 2016
Making & Unmaking, curated by celebrated fashion designer and curator Duro Olowu, is the latest in the Camden Art Centre's series of artist-selected shows. Bringing together over sixty international artists working in...

STEPHAN BALKENHOL AND YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER EXHIBITION, LONDON

13 June 2016
Stephan Balkenhol and Yinka Shonibare MBE take part in the world renowned Summer Exhibition at Royal Academy in London.

Famous as the world's largest open submission show, there are certain things the Summer Exhibition delivers on every single year: a panorama of art in all medium...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘UNDER THE SAME SUN: ART FROM LATIN AMERICA TODAY’ AT SOUTH LONDON GALLERY

10 June 2016
The South London Gallery presents Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, the second exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Curated by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, in collaboration with the Sou...

KENDELL GEERS IN ‘FOOTBALL: AT THE LIMIT OF OFFSIDE’ AT MUSÉE D’AQUITAINE IN, BORDEAUX, FRANCE

9 June 2016
Kendell Geers' installation ‘Dirty Balls', 2002-2006, is included in this group exhibition which marks the occasion of the Euro 2016 football tournament. Musée d'Aquitaine presents ‘Football: at the limit of offside' to explore the impact of the world's most popula...

DAVID SHRIGLEY AND YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘FOUND’ AT FOUNDLING MUSEUM, LONDON

27 May 2016
For this major exhibition, Foundling Fellow Cornelia Parker has invited over sixty outstanding artists from a range of creative disciplines to respond to the theme of ‘found', reflecting on the Museum's heritage. Combining new and existing work with found objects kept for their signif...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN ‘ALICE IN CRISIS’ AT DIO HORIA GALLERY, MYKONOS, GREECE

27 May 2016
David Shrigley partakes in a unique group show which takes the form of an 'Alice in Wonderland styled' crisis escape town that is populated by anthropomorphic creatures, rabbit holes, peculiar airplanes, nonsense balloons and so on. The aim of the show is to put emphasis on the small occu...

STEPHAN BALKENHOL IN TWO PERSON SHOW AT FONDATION FERNET-BRANCA, SAINT-LOUIS, FRANCE

22 May 2016
Fondation Fernet-Branca in Saint-Louis in northeastern France presents a two person show with Stephan Balkenhol (b.1957) and Philippe Cognée (b.1957). The exhibition looks at the relationship between the artists and at their practice and explorations into figuration since the 1980s...

MAMMA ANDERSSON IN 'COLLECTED WORKS! 30 YEARS WITH THE MARIA BONNIER DAHLIN FOUNDATION', BONNIERS KONSTHALL, SWEDEN

22 May 2016
Mamma Andersson is included in 'Collected Works! 30 Years', a look back at the Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation since its conception in 1986. Over the past 30 years, the Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation has supported young artists. This group exhibition...

TONICO LEMOS AUAD AND RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘SOFT POWER. ARTE BRASIL’ AT KUNSTHAL KADE, AMERSFOORT, THE NETHERLANDS

21 May 2016
Tonico Lemos Auad and Rivane Neuenschwander feature in 'Soft Power. Arte Brasil', a major exhibition at Kunsthal KAdE in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. Featuring 35 contemporary Brazilian artists and artists' groups working on issues currently fa...

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...

TONICO LEMOS AUAD IN ‘WHAT SEPARATES US’, AN HS PROJECTS GROUP EXHIBITION AT THE EMBASSY OF BRAZIL, LONDON

20 May 2016
HS Projects presents ‘What separates us', a group exhibition by four Brazilian artists, Tonico Lemos Auad, Adriano Costa, Rodrigo Matheus and Matheus Rocha Pitta, at Sala Brazil, the Embassy of Brazil in London. ‘What separates us' examines ideas of value ...

TONICO LEMOS AUAD IN ‘ALL HERITAGE IS POETRY’ AT FUNDAÇAO EUGÉNIO DE ALMEDIA, ÉVORA, PORTUGAL

14 May 2016
Tonico Lemos Auad is in ‘All Heritage is Poetry (Todo o Património é Poesia)', a group exhibition at Fundação Eugénio de Almeida to mark the 30th anniversary of Évora, in south-cental Portugal, receiving classification as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. The exhibit...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN 'THE CAMPAIGN FOR ART' AT SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, CALIFORNIA, USA

14 May 2016
Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander is included in 'The Campaign for Art. Modern and Contemporary' at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This exhibition - one of several highlighting contributions from the museum's Campaign for Art - introduces the range and q...

‘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...

ANDREAS ERIKSSON IN A GROUP EXHIBITION AT LIDKÖPINGS KONSTFÖRENING, LIDKÖPING, SWEDEN

7 May 2016
Andreas Eriksson is one of six artists taking part in a select group exhibition at Lidköping Konstförening in Sweden. The exhibition features paintings, sculpture, photography and video works by five Swedish artists, all of who have previously exhibited at Lidköping and return t...

'ROTUNDA PROJECTS: YINKA SHONIBARE MBE' AT MEMPHIS BROOKS MUSEUM OF ART, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, USA

7 May 2016
The inaugural exhibition for Rotunda Projects comprises four figures from Yinka Shonibare MBE's series Rage of the Ballet Gods. The figures will be on view in the museum's rotunda as part of the museum's year-long centennial celebration.

The Rotunda Projects series will ...

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...

KENDELL GEERS IN ‘THE POSSESSED’ AT FRICHE LA BELLE DE MAI IN MARSEILLE, FRANCE

5 May 2016
'The Possessed' brings together more than sixty contemporary works borrowed from private collections in southern France. Dating from the 1960s to the present, the exhibition reveals the aesthetic similarities between the collections and highlights some of the singular conversations t...

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...

YOSHITOMO NARA LAUNCHES WATERLOO BILLBOARD COMMISSIONS, SOUTHBANK CENTRE, LONDON

25 April 2016
The Hayward Gallery launches the Waterloo Billboard Commissions with a new artwork by Yoshitomo Nara. The humorous, manga-influenced piece, titled 'Marching on the Butterbur Leaf', depicts a young girl playfully encouraging passers-by to fall in step. It was created by Japanese artis...

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...

'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...

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 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 ...

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...