TWO MAJOR WORKS BY YINKA SHONIBARE MBE COMMISSIONED AT 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 ex...

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...

GALLERY EVENT: ANDREAS ERIKSSON EXHIBITION WALKTHROUGH WITH MAGNUS AF PETERSENS, SENIOR CURATOR AT MODERNA MUSEET STOCKHOLM

9 February 2016
On the occasion of 'Röta, bråka, skäkta och heckle', Andreas Eriksson's second solo exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery, the artist will do an exhibition walkthrough with Magnus af Petersens, Senior Curator at Moderna Museet Stockholm. ...

'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 WORKS INSTALLED 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 e...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE HOSTS SHAPE OPEN 2016 AT GUEST PROJECTS IN LONDON, UK

5 February 2016
This year, the ground-breaking annual Shape Open exhibition will be at Guest Projects space, hosted by Shape Open Patron Yinka Shonibare MBE.

The Shape Open 2016 theme ‘My Life' encouraged both disabled and non-disabled artists to creatively express life through the lens of disability. Us...

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 ...

TONICO LEMOS AUAD AT DE LA WARR PAVILION, EAST SUSSEX, UK

30 January 2016
The London-based Brazilian artist Tonico Lemos Auad (b.1968) is the subject of a major solo exhibition at De La Warr Pavilion in East Sussex, London. The exhibition will respond to De La Warr Pavilion's proximity to the natural elements and the town's history as a seaside resort and its relationship to m...

‘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...

DAVID SHRIGLEY AND YOSHITOMO NARA IN ‘TAKASHI MURAKAMI’S SUPERFLAT COLLECTION’ AT YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART, JAPAN

30 January 2016
This exhibition is the first large-scale public showing of the renowned contemporary Japanese artist Takashi Murakami's private collection. Centred around contemporary art, the collection and exhibition includes David Shrigley's ‘Life Model', 20...

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...

ROBERT BECK, JIM HODGES AND CATHERINE OPIE IN MAJOR GROUP EXHIBITION AT RENNIE MUSEUM, THE WING SANG BUILDING IN VANCOUVER, CANADA

23 January 2016
Rennie Collection present a major group exhibition titled 'Winter 2015/2016: Collected Works' featuring 41 prominent and emerging artists. Bringing together a variety of practices and media, this survey aims to reveal the chaos of t...

‘FIGURE ON DISPLAY: STEPHAN BALKENHOL & JEFF WALL’ AT LEOPOLD HOESCH MUSEUM, DÜREN, GERMANY

6 December 2015
German artist Stephan Balkenhol is part of a major two-person exhibition with Jeff Wall at Leopold Hoesch Museum in Düren, Germany. In 1988 Canadian artist Jeff Wall wrote a text in response to a solo exhibition of new work by German artist Stephan Balkenhol. The es...

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 ...

'DAVID SHRIGLEY: LOSE YOUR MIND’, A MAJOR BRITISH COUNCIL TOURING INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

26 November 2015
David Shrigley is the subject of a major British Council international touring solo exhibition titled ‘Lose Your Mind'. The exhibition which forms part of the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2015 will open at the Instituto-Cultural-Cabañas in Guadalajara, Mexico on...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN 'FEAR NOTHING, SHE SAYS' AT MUSEO NACIONAL DE ESCULTURA DE VALLADOLID, SPAIN

18 November 2015
Rivane Neuenschwander is included in the group exhibition 'Fear Nothing, she says' at the Museo Nacional de Escultura de Valladolid, Madrid, Spain. The exhibition is curated by Rosa Martínez and produced by Acción Cultural Española. Neuenschwander's work 'The ...

MELVIN EDWARDS IN ‘A CONSTELLATION’ AT STUDIO MUSEUM HARLEM, NEW YORK, USA

12 November 2015
'A Constellation' traces connections among twenty-six artists of African descent: eight who emerged in the mid- to late twentieth century, and who are represented in the exhibition by works from the Studio Museum's permanent collection, including Melvin Edwards, and eighteen younger...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN MAJOR TOURING GROUP EXHIBITION ‘IMAGINE BRAZIL’ AT DHC/ART, MONTREAL, CANADA

7 November 2015
DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art is pleased to present IMAGINE BRAZIL, a major exhibition of contemporary art from Brazil.

"We all have our own idea of Brazil. It is a country that is close to us and yet at the same time distant, mysterious and uncan...

HUMA BHABHA IN 'GREATER NEW YORK' AT PS1 MOMA, NEW YORK

11 October 2015

Huma Bhabha is included in 'Greater New York', the fourth iteration of the renowned collaborative series, which begun in 2000, between MoMA PS1 and The Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition showcases emerging artists living and working in the New York metropolitan area. This Greater New York arrives, howeve...

JIM HODGES AND CATHERINE OPIE IN ‘IMMERSED’, WORKS FROM THE LINDA PACE FOUNDATION COLLECTION AT SPACE, TEXAS, USA

3 October 2015
The Linda Pace Foundation announces its fall 2015 exhibition titled Immersed, featuring a compelling selection of works from the Foundation's extensive collection of contemporary art. Organized by Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, an independent curator an...

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 ...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘SCENES FOR A NEW HERITAGE’ AT MOMA NEW YORK

8 March 2015
Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander has a video work included in 'Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection', a sweeping reinstallation of MoMA's Contemporary Galleries. This cross-medium selection of works, created in the past three decades by more than 30 internati...

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...