DAVID SHRIGLEY INCLUDED IN ART UNLIMITED, BASEL, 2015

18 June 2015
David Shrigley's Turner Prize 2013 installation, ‘Life Model', will feature in Art Unlimited at Basel 2015. It is a three metre high sculpture of a naked male model set in a traditional life class drawing room. His youthful features and body are comically disproportioned with over-sized ears and a pointy nose. ...

JENNIFER RUBELL TO FOOD INSTALLATION FOR 'POWER BALL XVII: APPETITE FOR EXCESS' AT THE POWER PLANT, TORONTO

5 June 2015
This year's Power Ball theme 'Appetite for Excess' investigates the fine line between decadence and debauchery through visual art, music, fashion and food. The main event will be a once in a Lifetime food performance, 'So Sorry', by Jennifer Rubell.

In collab...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN DRAF CURATORS' SERIES EDITION #8

5 June 2015
David Shrigley is included in 'All Of Us Have A Sense Of Rhythm', the eighth edition of the DRAF Curators' Series. The guest curator is Christine Eyene who for this edition presents original research into rhythmic sources in performative, material and immaterial productions within African traditional and contempora...

MAJOR YINKA SHONIBARE MBE SOLO EXHIBITION AT DAEGU ART MUSEUM, SOUTH KOREA

30 May 2015
Daegu Art Museum will present a solo show of British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE, the artist's largest museum presentation in Asia.

Approximately 80 of his pieces including sculptures, two-dimensional works, installations, and video works will be on display, showcasing his extensive ...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN GROUP EXHIBITION ‘DRAWING NOW: 2015’ AT THE ALBERTINA IN VIENNA

29 May 2015
David Shrigley has work included in the group exhibition Drawing Now: 2015 at the Albertina in Vienna. Forty years after Drawing Now, the legendary exhibition mounted jointly with the MoMA in New York, 2015 will see the Albertina once again attempt to take stock of what drawing me...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 10TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION AT MUSEU AFRO BRASIL, SÃO PAULO

29 May 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE's works 'Egg Fight' (2009) and 'The British Library' (2014) are included in the 10th anniversary exhibition at Museu Afro Brasil in São Paulo, one of the most important Brazilian museums and the biggest Afro-American museum in the world. They have a collection of...

HUMA BHABHA IN MAJOR GROUP EXHIBITION ‘TERRAPOLIS’

27 May 2015
Huma Bhabha has work included in ‘Terrapolis', a 25 person exhibition organised as a collaboration between NEON and the Whitechapel Gallery, the second major collaboration in Athens between the two organisations.

A garden of an archaeological institute in Athens provides the backdrop for works of art that recon...

ANDREAS ERIKSSON IN GROUP SHOW ‘MISE AU VERT’ AT MAISON LOUIS CARRE

23 May 2015
Andreas Eriksson is part of a select group of artists showing in the group exhibition ‘Mise Au Vert' (Going Green) at the renowned private residence, Maison Louis Carré in the Yvelines region of France. Other exhibiting artists include Einar Garibaldi Eiríksson, Frédérique Lucien, Denis Pondrue...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘IMAGES MOVING OUT ONTO SPACE’ AT TATE ST. IVES

23 May 2015
Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander in group exhibition 'Images Moving Out Onto Space' at Tate St. Ives in Cornwall, UK.

'CATHERINE OPIE: PORTRAITS AND LANDSCAPES’ AT WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS

16 May 2015
Ohio-born photographer Catherine Opie returns to the Wexner Center to debut a new series of artist portraits and abstract landscapes. Among contemporary American photographers, Opie is exceptionally attuned to the histories of representation, and Portraits and Landscapes vigorously embodies ...

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 ...

HUMA BHABHA, MELVIN EDWARDS AND THOMAS HIRSCHHORN IN THE 56TH INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION, VENICE, ITALY

9 May 2015
Three gallery artists, Huma Bhabha, Melvin Edwards and Thomas Hirschhorn, will feature in the 56th International Art Exhibition as part of the Venice Biennale titled 'All the World's Futures', curated by Okwui Enwezor.

Edwards will be showing a selection of scul...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘HEARTBREAK HOTEL’ PRESENTED BY THE VANHAERENTS COLLECTION AT VENICE BIENNALE

6 May 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE features in the group exhibition 'Heartbreak Hotel', presented by The a Vanhaerents Art Collection in its first major exhibition outside Belgium. Set to take place on the occasion of the 56th Venice Biennale, Heartbreak Hotel will be on view a...

MELVIN EDWARDS AND KEHINDE WILEY IN ‘BLACK SO CAL: ART IN PRACTICE IN AN EVOLVING LANDSCAPE’ AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

5 May 2015
Melvin Edwards and Kehinde Wiley feature in ‘Black SoCal: Art in Practice in an Evolving Landscape', part of the 56th International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale. The exhibition which has been curated by Lyn Kienholz of the International Ar...

JIM HODGES IN ‘FLYING OVER THE ABYSS’ PRESENTED BY NEON AT MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, CRETE

2 May 2015
Jim Hodges has work included in ‘Flying over the Abyss', an exhibition presented by NEON in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete. CAC's Director, Maria Marangou is co-curating the show with Dimitris Paleocrassas. The selection of the participating a...

HUMA BHABHA, CATHERINE OPIE, WAYNE GONZALES AND ANNE TRUITT IN FIRST EXHIBITION AT NEW HOME OF WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART

1 May 2015
When the Whitney Museum of American Art opens its new Renzo Piano-designed home in Manhattan's Meatpacking District on 1 May 2015, the first exhibition on view will be an unprecedented selection of works from the Museum's renowned permanent c...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE SOLO PRESENTATION AT MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION IN NEW YORK

1 May 2015
A site-specific exhibition 'Yinka Shonibare MBE: Colonial Arrangements' will open in May at Morris-Jumel Mansion in New York. Elaborate, colourful, seductive and quizzical, Yinka Shonibare's renowned, textile-based art has been the focus of more than 50 solo museum and gallery exhibitions worl...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘ENCRUZILHADA' AT EAV PARQUE LAGE, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

29 April 2015
The inaugural exhibition of the EAV Parque Lage Crossroads program is curated by Bernardo Mosqueira (assistant curator at Ulysses Carrilho) and comprises of one hundred and fifteen works by seventy-four artists, including gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander. The exhibition is sp...

'YINKA SHONIBARE MBE: PIÉCES DE RÈSISTANCE' AT DHC/ART MONTRÉAL, CANADA

29 April 2015
DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art presents 'Pièces de résistance', the first major solo exhibition in Canada by British artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. The show will include early and new work across a variety of media, reflecting on the major themes that have concerned the artist's prac...

KEHINDE WILEY IN ‘HIP-HOP, DU BRONX AUX RUES ARABES' AT L'INSTITUT DU MONDE ARABE, PARIS

28 April 2015
Kehinde Wiley features in a new exhibition at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris which is celebrating hip-hop culture by revealing its journey from the Bronx to the Arab streets. Curated by the rapper from Marseille Akhenaton, the exhibition retraces the history of this u...

THOMAS HIRSCHHORN IN 'INVITATION TO TRAVEL' AT CENTRAL FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, BRUSSELS

24 April 2015
The CENTRALE for contemporary art presents the exhibition ‘Invitation au voyage', bringing together works of the 14 winners of the Prix Marcel Duchamp, including Thomas Hirschhorn, on the 15th anniversary of this prestigious competition founded by ADIAF. This exhibition, which t...

YOSHITOMO NARA IN 'TAKAHASHI COLLECTION: MIRROR NEURON' AT TOKYO OPERA CITY ART GALLERY

18 April 2015
Collector extraordinaire Ryutaro Takahashi's collection, which continues to play a major role on the Japanese contemporary art scene, is once again in the spotlight at the Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery. A psychiatrist by trade, Takahashi started collecting art professionally du...

CATHERINE OPIE IN GROUP SHOW ‘THE BLUE OF DISTANCE’ AT ASPEN ART MUSEUM, COLORADO

10 April 2015
Borrowing its title from writer and historian Rebecca Solnit, The Blue of Distance explores the color's role as a metaphor of longing. Weaving together a larger narrative about the distance between us and the object of our desire, the exhibition explores the blue at the far edge...

TOM FRIEDMAN AND YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP SHOW ‘ARTS & FOODS. RITUALS SINCE 1851’ AT TRIENNALE DI MILANO

9 April 2015
Tom Friedman and Yinka Shonibare MBE in the group exhibition 'Arts & Foods. Rituals since 1851' at Triennale di Milano.

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN THE DIVINE COMEDY: HEAVEN, PURGATORY, AND HELL REVISITED BY CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ARTISTS

8 April 2015
Curated by the internationally acclaimed writer and art critic Simon Njami, this dramatic multi-media exhibition reveals the ongoing global relevance of Dante Alighieri's 14th century epic as part of a shared intellectual heritage. Including original com...

'JIRO TAKAMATSU: TRAJECTORY OF WORK' AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ART, OSAKA, JAPAN

7 April 2015
Jiro Takamatsu is the subject of a major retrospective at The National Museum of Art in Osaka, Japan.

TONICO LEMOS AUAD SOLO EXHIBITION AT PIVÔ IN SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL

5 April 2015
Pivô in São Paulo presents a solo exhibition of work by the Brazilian-born and London-based artist Tonico Lemos Auad

MELVIN EDWARDS IN 'GLENN LIGON: ENCOUNTERS AND COLLISIONS’ AT NOTTINGHAM CONTEMPORARY, UK

3 April 2015
Texan-born sculptor Melvin Edwards has work included in 'Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions' at Nottingham Contemporary in the UK.

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN 'DO OBJETO PARA O MUNDO' AT ITAÚ CULTURAL, SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL

2 April 2015
Rivane Neuenschwander features in a group exhibition of works from the Inhotim Collection held at Itaú Cultural in São Paulo. The exhibition, curated by Inhotim's Rodrigo Moura and Ines Grosso, celebrates five years of mutual support between Inhotim and Itaú bank.

The works sho...

CLAIRE BARCLAY SOLO SHOW AT TOUCHSTONES ROCHDALE IN GREATER MANCHESTER, UK

28 March 2015
Following Touchstones Rochdale 2012 acquisition of Claire Barclay's sculpture ‘Perching Two', 2008, presented by the Contemporary Art Society with support from The Art Fund, this exhibition will show that work alongside the new work she has produced.

Born in 1968, Barclay is a major figure...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘UNRAVELING IDENTITY: OUR TEXTILES, OUR STORIES’ AT THE TEXTILE MUSEUM, THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MUSEUM

21 March 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE features in the largest exhibition in Textile Museum history, 'Unraveling Identity', which unites textiles from across cultures to explore expressions of individual, cultural, political, and social identity...

CATHERINE OPIE IN ‘100+: A PHOTOGRAPH FOR EVERY YEAR OF THE MIA' AT MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS

19 March 2015
'100+', featuring gallery artist Catherine Opie, celebrates the MIA's Birthday Year with photographs from every year since the museum's founding. With more than 12,000 images in the collection of the Department of Photography and New Media, the hard part was choosi...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘MAKING AFRICA’ AT VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM IN WEIL AM RHEIN, GERMANY

14 March 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE has work included in a major new exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein in Germany. ‘Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design' aims to shed new light on contemporary design in Africa. On the basis of a wide variety of examples, ...

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...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AND LUCAS SAMARAS IN ‘CHERCER LE GARÇON’ AT MAC/VAL, FRANCE

7 March 2015
Lucas Samaras and Yinka Shonibare MBE have work included in the group exhibition 'Chercher le garçon', meaning Find the Boy, which opens at the Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne in Vitry-sur-Seine, France.

The exhibition is the first major part of the MAC/VAL 10th anniversa...

JIRO TAKAMATSU IN 'FOR A NEW WORLD TO COME: EXPERIMENTS IN JAPANESE ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY, 1968–1979' AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON

7 March 2015
The late 1960s and early 1970s marked a period of political and social turmoil in Japan. The country was struggling to forge a new identity on the world stage, and Japanese artists were seeking a medium that could adequately res...

‘LIFE IS ONLY ONE: YOSHITOMO NARA’ AT ASIA SOCIETY IN HONG KONG

6 March 2015
'Life is Only One: Yoshitomo Nara' opens at Asia Society and is the first major solo exhibition in Hong Kong of the renowned Japanese artist. The exhibition title, which comes from one of Nara's paintings, 'Life Is Only One!', is a stirring but ambiguous declaration. Nara invites visitors to give ...

LUCAS SAMARAS IN 'ARTFUL GIVING' AT WEISMAN ART MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

28 February 2015
Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery space, they also donated their time and advice (Babe was a founding member of WAM's Colleagues A...

ROBERT BECK IN ‘FORENSICS: THE ANATOMY OF CRIME’ AT WELLCOME COLLECTION, LONDON

26 February 2015
'Forensics: the anatomy of crime' explores the history, science and art of forensic medicine. It travels from crime scene to courtroom, across centuries and continents, exploring the specialisms of those involved in the delicate processes of collecting, analysing and presenting...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE COMMISSIONED BY WILLIAM MORRIS GALLERY, LONDON

7 February 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE is to create work for the William Morris Gallery's first major commission: a Morris-inspired photographic exhibition. The British Nigerian artist will work with Waltham Forest residents to recreate photographs of Morris's family from the Gallery's collection. Some of the sitt...

JIRO TAKAMATSU IN ‘GEOMETRIES ON AND OFF THE GRID: ART FROM 1950 TO THE PRESENT' AT THE WAREHOUSE, DALLAS

2 February 2015
'Geometries On and Off the Grid: Art from 1950 to the Present', featuring gallery artist Jiro Takamatsu, examines geometry in the art of the postwar period and its evolution from an increasingly reductivist language in the 1950s and 60s to one that was re...

ANNE TRUITT IN 'GEOMETRIES ON AND OFF THE GRID’ AT THE WAREHOUSE, DALLAS

2 February 2015
American artist Anne Truitt is included in the group exhibition 'Geometries On and Off the Grid: Art from 1950 to the Present', an examination of geometry in the art of the postwar period and its evolution from an increasingly reductivist language in the 1950s and 60s to one that was re-...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN GROUP SHOW ‘WHAT MAKES A HOME?’ AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF DENMARK

11 October 2014
Work by Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschander will be included in a children's exhibition about homes. The group show titled ‘What makes a home?' opens on 11 October at Statens Museum for Kunst - The National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen.

Neuenschwander, one of t...

JIM HODGES IN ‘NOW-ISM: ABSTRACTION TODAY’ AT PIZZUTI COLLECTION IN OHIO

6 September 2014
Jim Hodges features at the Pizzuti Collection group show 'NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today', a thought-provoking exhibition of twenty-first century painting, sculpture, video and furnishings representing the newest abstract work from today's best artists. NOW-ISM features international emer...

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...