rivane neuenschwander in 'visions of the earth / the planned world’ at banco santander foundation, madrid, spain

20 February 2018
'Visions of the Earth / The Planned World' is the first exhibition to showcase Luís Paulo Montenegro's renowned collection. Montenegro started his collection in 1999 and today has one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary art in Brazil. The exhibition is curated by Rodrigo Moura, former director of art and cultural programmes at Inhotim Institute.

toyin ojih odutola at scad museum of art, savannah, USA

20 February 2018
'Testing the Name' presents new drawings by Toyin Ojih Odutola that continue her exploration of the merger of two fictional aristocratic Nigerian families through the marriage of two men.

the smithsonian's national portrait gallery unveils official portrait of president barack obama by kehinde wiley

12 February 2018
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce the unveiling of Kehinde Wiley's portrait of President Barack Obama for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. The portrait was revealed at a private ceremony at the museum on 12 February and joins the Portrait Gallery's permanent collection. Wiley's painting will be permanently installed in the Portrait Gallery's "America's Presidents" exhibition on the museum's second floor.

juan araujo in copy, translate, repeat: contemporary art from the colección patricia phelps de cisneros at 205 hudson gallery, new york

8 February 2018
'Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros', which includes Juan Araujo's 'Valles and Ventanas', 2000, showcases the innovations of contemporary art produced around, in, and about the region we call Latin America.

stained glass windows by kehinde wiley at bozar centre for fine arts, brussels, belgium

7 February 2018
Five stained glass windows by Kehinde Wiley go on display at BOZAR in Brussels. Wiley is fascinated by the iconography of the sacred and here centres his stained glass windows around representations of vulnerability in Christianity.

melvin edwards in ‘soul of a nation’ at crystal bridges museum of american art, bentonville, arizona, USA

3 February 2018
Soul of a Nation shines a light on the vital contribution of black artists to an important period in American history and art. Featuring the work of 60 artists this landmark exhibition examines the influences, including the civil rights movement, Minimalism, and abstraction, on artists such as Romare Bearden, Melvin Edwards, Noah Purifoy, Martin Puryear, Faith Ringgold, Betye Saar, Alma Tho...

david shrigley at sketch london

18 January 2018
Sketch in London launches a new installation of work by David Shrigley. Following his highly acclaimed presentation of drawings which first opened in 2014, this new iteration features over one hundred unique oil bar and acrylic works on paper.

Shrigley has also designed a limited edition set of ceramic tableware, manufactured by British heritage brand Caverswall. The tableware features Shrigley's distinctive mordant drawings and texts, with inspiration drawn from the...

rivane neuenschwander in ‘real time matrix' at museum of contemporary art of the university of são paulo, brazil

13 January 2018
'Real Time Matrix' takes time as its central theme and presents a collection of works from the late 1960s onwards. Conceptual works from the museum's collection are presented in dialogue with celebrated conceptual propositions that meet the guidelines MAC USP has drawn up to establish its exhibition and collection policy. The exhibition has been curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti.

yinka shonibare MBE in ‘from life’ at the royal academy, london

11 December 2017
In this exhibition The Royal Academy asks what it means to make art from life, and how the practice is evolving as technology opens up new ways of making and seeing. New interactive work by Yinka Shonibare will be on display in the Tennant Gallery, offering a glimpse of possible future applications of virtual reality. Through this, and other works, we see how emerging technologies such as HTC Vive and Tilt Brush by Google are pres...

huma bhabha in first public sculptural park in india, nahargarh fort, jaipur, rajasthan

10 December 2017
India's first contemporary sculpture park opened to the public on 10 December in a spectacular 18th century fort high up in the hills of Jaipur, Rajasthan. In addition to works by South Asia-based artists on display are also several international names, including Huma Bhabha.

rivane neuenschwander in ‘art and space’ at guggenheim bilbao, spain

5 December 2017
This exhibition presents more than 100 works by international artists and offers a reinterpretation of the history of abstraction in the past six decades. The point of departure of 'Art and Space' is the collaboration between Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida and German philosopher Martin Heidegger in 1969, which resulted in the publication of an artist book whose title inspired that of this exhibition.

huma bhabha in 'like honey from a weed' at cass sculpture foundation, sussex, UK

26 November 2017
'The Orientalist', 2007, by Huma Bhabha is in 'Like Honey from a Weed' at Cass Sculpture Foundation, alongside work by three other important artists.

‘in the tower: anne truitt’ at national gallery of art, washington, USA

19 November 2017
Anne Truitt was one of the leading figures associated with minimalism and was unique in remaining a traditional studio artist. Where artists such as Donald Judd (1928-1994) and Carl Andre (b.1935) abandoned the studio and enlisted industrial fabrication and materials, Truitt painted and sanded her wood sculptures by hand. While many minimalists favoured neutral tones, Truitt, in order to suffuse her work with memory and fe...

wayne gonzales and rivane neuenschwander in prospect 4 triennial, new orleans, USA

18 November 2017
Wayne Gonzales and Rivane Neuenschwander are in Prospect.4, the New Orleans triennial of contemporary art.

melvin edwards in 'the long run' at the museum of modern art, new york

11 November 2017
'The Long Run' featuring a selection of Melvin Edwards 'Lynch Fragments' is currently on view at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, which chronicles the continued experimentation of artists long after their breakthrough moments.
11 November 2017 - 4 November 2018

The Long Run | MoMA


david shrigley named as brighton festival 2018 guest director

24 October 2017
David Shrigley has been named as Brighton Festival 2018 Guest Director. Andrew Comben, Chief Executive of Brighton Festival says: "Like Brighton Festival, David Shrigley's work is for everyone. Both powerful and funny, his work manages to navigate ‘high' and ‘low' art and speak to an incredibly wide audience."

andreas eriksson with major public commission at nya karolinska solna hospital, stockholm, sweden

20 October 2017
Andreas Eriksson worked for two years on a large-scale painting 'The Quarry', 2017, for the main entrance of the Nya Karolinska Solna Hospital, where the work is now installed.

Eriksson's main source of inspiration is landscape and nature. Through the classic technique of oil painting on canvas, his idea is to introduce a humanistic and poetic dimension into the highly technological hospital environmen...

'toyin ojih odutola: to wander determined’ at whitney museum of american art, new york, USA

20 October 2017
For her first solo museum exhibition in New York, Toyin Ojih Odutola presents an interconnected series of fictional portraits, chronicling the lives of two aristocratic Nigerian families.

tom friedman's 'looking up' installed outside st. louis science center and planetarium, missouri, USA

20 September 2017
Tom Friedman's dazzling 33 feet-tall stainless steel figure 'Looking Up' goes on permanent display outside the Science Center and Planetarium in St. Louis, the city where the artist originates from.

robert beck in 'range: experiments in new york, 1961-2007' at the met, new york, USA

18 August 2017
'Range: Experiments in New York, 1961-2007' takes its title from a series of drawings by Donald Moffett made in collaboration with Robert Beck. The exhibition is centred around the intergenerational artistic milieu that Moffett became part of when he arrived in New York in the late 1970s.

dia foundation exhibit acquisition of six major works by anne truitt, dia: beacon, new york, USA

5 May 2017
Six major works by Anne Truitt acquired by DIA Art Foundation will go on long-term view from May 2017. The five sculptures and one painting belonged to the estate of the artist, who died in 2004, and have been selected to show together in a grouping that represents significant developments in Truitt's work between 1962 and 1974.

robert buck in the margaret m. walter wing of columbus museum of art, ohio

20 April 2017
'iPainting (98099914)' by Robert Buck is now on view in the New Acquisitions gallery in the Margaret M. Walter Wing of The Columbus Museum of Art. The painting goes on display following the acquisition earlier this year.

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 part of the Fourth Plinth Programme, 'Really Good' is the eleventh sculpture to stand on Trafalgar Square's celebrated plinth, and will be th...