tom friedman at art basel miami beach 2013 sculpture park

5 December 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce Tom Friedman's inclusion in the sculpture park at Art Basel Miami Beach 2013.

The Public sector at Art Basel Miami sites work by some of the world's leading and emerging artists into the cityscape of Miami Beach. For the third consecutive year, Public will transform Collins Park into an outdoor exhibition space with large-scale sculpture, video, installation and live performance. Produced in ...

yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at arts university bournemouth

5 December 2013
Continuing on from POTENTIAL ARCHITECTURE, TheGallery programme at University of Arts Bournemouth explores the wide-ranging practice of our Honorary Fellow Lucy Orta with Block Party: Contemporary Craft Inspired by the Art of the Tailor.

Internationally renowned her for her unique visual practice fusing fashion, art and architecture, the Crafts Council invited artist and curator Lucy Orta to select works which engage with patter...

yinka shonibare MBE, david shrigley & kehinde wiley in film at art basel miami beach 2013

4 December 2013
From 4 to 8 December 2013, Art Basel Miami Beach presents a premier program of films by and about artists, selected by David Gryn, Director of London's Artprojx. Gryn's 2013 program presents over 70 film and video works drawn from the show's participating galleries, including works by gallery artists Yinka Shonibare MBE, David Shrigley and Kehinde Wiley. 

The third edition of David Gryn's selection for Art Bas...

david shrigley nominated for the 2013 turner prize

2 December 2013
Gallery artist David Shrigley has been nominated for the 2013 Turner Prize. Born in 1968, Shrigley is nominated for his mid-career retrospective, 'Brain Activity', held at the Hayward Gallery, London in early 2012

The Turner Prize is a contemporary art award that was set up in 1984 to celebrate new developments in contemporary art. It is awarded each year to ‘a British artist under fifty for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their ...

ged quinn talk at the new art gallery walsall

30 November 2013
Ged Quinn is giving a talk and an informal tour of his recently opened major solo exhibition at The New Art Gallery Walsall. The talk will be held on Saturday 30 November at 2pm and is only a short train journey away from London.

The exhibition surveys Quinn's practice over the last four years, bringing together paintings from private collections in Europe and America as well as a brand new body of work created especially for this project. Testifying t...

yinka shonibare MBE solo exhibition at gdansk city gallery 2 & wroclaw contemporary museum, poland

29 November 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE's solo exhibition 'Selected Works' will tour two venues in Poland from November 2013, Gdansk City Gallery 2 and Wroclaw Contemporary Museum.

The exhibitions features news and recent work, including the 'Fake Death' series, 'Addio Del Passato' and 'Revolution Kid (Fox Girl).

The exhibitions have been curated by Patrycja Rylko. A catalogue will be available.

Gdansk City Gallery 2 - ...

yinka shonibare MBE in conversation at national maritime museum, greenwich

28 November 2013
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE will be in conversation at Royal Museums Greenwich with Senior Curator Christine Riding as they discuss the artist's work and his attraction to the collection at the National Maritime Museum. The talk will explore Shonibare's new installations at Royal Museums Greenwich, starting with Nelson's Ship in a Bottle and how it gave birth to the other pieces on show.

The talk is part of a program...

yinka shonibare MBE guest of honour at bfami gala dinner & auction 2013

22 November 2013
British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel (BFAMI) announce Yinka Shonibare MBE as their Guest of Honour for this year's Gala Dinner & Auction. The event will take place on Tuesday 26 November 2013 at The Roundhouse, London (by invitation only).

BFAMI is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising funds to support educational programmes run by the Art Museums of Israel. These programmes share the rich artistic culture...

yinka shonibare MBE in 'education' at vogele kultur zentrum, pfaffikon, switzerland

17 November 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE's 2003 sculpture 'Pedagogy Boy/Girl' will be exhibited in 'Education' at the Vögele Kultur Zentrum in Pfäffikon, Switzerland.

Education implicates the thought of lifelong learning. Nowadays education is omnipresent, occasionally controversial and a topic to be defined for the future over and over again. The question arises as to what education includes since there is no conclusive definition o...

anne truitt at the academy art museum, maryland

16 November 2013
Gallery artist Anne Truitt has a solo exhibition at the Academy Art Museum, Maryland, USA.

Truitt's paintings and sculpture are noted for their simple linear qualities and investigation of color relationships. Writing in April, 1965, Truitt stated: "What is important to me in not geometrical shape per se, or color per se, but to make a relationship between shape and color which feels to me like my experience. To make what feels to me like reality." (...

claire barclay in solo project at talbot rice gallery, edinburgh

16 November 2013
Claire Barclay is part of two commissioned projects that mark the finale of EVER/PRESENT/PAST at Talbot Rice Gallery at The University of Edinburgh, Scotland. EVER/PRESENT/PAST is a yearlong programme curated by Artlink to commemorate the bicentenary of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

meet the artist: yoshitomo nara at hirshhorn museum, washington

14 November 2013
The Hirshhorn Museum in Washington will host Yoshitomo Nara as part of their meet the artist programme on Thursday 14 November 2013 at 7pm in the Ring Auditorium.

Painter, sculptor, and draftsman Nara is best known for his Neo-Pop paintings featuring children and animals associated with Japanese popular culture. The appeal of his cute, though often menacing, characters masks underlying tones of helplessness, rage, and isolation.

Nara ...

catherine opie in group exhibition at girls' club, florida, USA

10 November 2013

Catherine Opie is to participate in a group exhibition at Girls’ Club, Florida, USA. The project has engaged Miami artist team TM Sisters – sisters Monica and Natasha Lopez de Victoria – to collaborate with the collection of contemporary art by women amassed by Fort Lauderdale collectors Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz. and curate the 2013/2014 exhibition.

After viewing works in the collection, the TM Sisters, who themselves cre...

rivane neuenschwander 'the order and the method' for post at kunsthal charlottenborg, copenhagen

2 November 2013
For 'POST', gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander presents the work 'The Order and the Method', which is based on a sequence from Jean Luc Godard´s feature film The Carabineers from 1963. The film tells the story of two poor men called to serve in battle, lured by promises of the world's riches. Their wives encourage them to fight when they hear about the riches. The men leave and cross the battlefields ...

kehinde wiley to receive the cultural leadership award from american federation of arts

29 October 2013
Gallery artist Kehinde Wiley is to receive the Cultural Leadership Award by the American Federation of Arts in New York on 29 October.

Each year, the American Federation of Arts presents the Cultural Leadership Award to individuals who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to supporting art and museums, both nationally and internationally. The Cultural Leadership Award is formally presented to the honore...

catherine opie's artwork joins the murals of la jolla, san diago, USA

28 October 2013
Two new artworks will join the Murals of La Jolla public art series this month. The first (and no. 11 in the series) is 'The Shores,' by Los Angeles-based artist Catherine Opie. It was installed on 28 October on Girard Avenue, between Pearl Street and Torrey Pines Road, San Diago, USA. Opie's work is rooted in the history of photography. 'The Shores,' (part of a series of new landscapes) draws upon this trajectory and is both con...

kehinde wiley in group exhibition on portraiture at katonah museum of art, new york

27 October 2013
Kehinde Wiley's portraits will be amongst works by Pablo Picasso, Cindy Sherman, Chuck Close and others in Eye to I... 3,000 years of Portraits at Katonah Museum of Art in New York.

The Katonah Museum prompts a debate with a provocative and interactive approach to portraiture. Based on the ideas that no two people respond to an artwork the same way, and that any single artwork conveys many meanings, Eye to I explore...

dallas museum of art to screen a jim hodges film

26 October 2013
A film made by gallery artist Jim Hodges in collaboration with Encke King and Carlos Marques da Cruz, Untitled begins with a reflection on the early AIDS epidemic. Following a nonlinear narrative, the film brings together mainstream network news, activist footage, artists' works, and popular entertainment, referencing regimes of power that precipitated a generation of AIDS and queer activism and continues today with international struggles for freedo...

catherine opie in group exhibition at mostyn, llandudno, UK

25 October 2013
Catherine Opie features in a group exhibition at the Women's Art Society. Her early photographic work titled 'Melissa & Lake, Durham, North Carolina' 1998 will be shown in the exhibition. As the first in a series of exhibitions, Women's Art Society reaches back to the inauguration of MOSTYN. Opened in 1902, MOSTYN was commissioned by Lady Augusta Mostyn and built for showcasing the work of female artists - the first gallery globally to do ...

yoshitomo nara in group show at the hirshhorn museum, washington dc

24 October 2013
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950 is the first in-depth exploration of the theme of destruction in international contemporary visual culture. To include work by gallery artist Yoshitomo Nara, this ground-breaking exhibition includes works by a diverse range of international artists working in painting, sculpture, photography, film, installation, and performance. It begins in the aftermath of World War II, under the loo...

thomas hirschhorn in 'metamatic reloaded' at museum tinguely, basel, switzerland

23 October 2013
The exhibition METAMATIC Reloaded is the result of an international call for entries issued by the Dutch Métamatic Research Initiative (MRI) in 2009. Artists were called on to tackle, from today's perspective, the topic and concept of Jean Tinguely's drawing machines, called Méta-Matics which are among his most important groups of work and inventions. The outcome of the pro-cesses, a total of ten projects by internatio...

catherine opie in group exhibition 'you.self.naked.' at museen bÖttcherstrasse, germany

20 October 2013
Gallery artist and internationally renowned photographer Catherine Opie is in a group exhibition at Museen Böttcherstrasse in Bremen, Germany. 'You. Self. Naked. Paula Modersohn-Becker and other artists in the self-portrait' presents artists who have portrayed themselves naked, starting from Paula Modersohn-Becker's 'Self-Portrait on 6 Wedding Day (1906)', which became known as the first nude self portrait in t...

catherine opie in group exhibition 'women, war, and industry' at the san diego museum of art

19 October 2013
'Women, War and Industry', featuring gallery artist Catherine Opie, examines the myriad ways in which women have been represented in relation to war and industry in modern and contemporary art created in the United States. During the twentieth century, both the advent of war and increased industrialization, have led to major changes in the lives of women: their roles in their families, the way in which they...

tonico lemos auad features in gasworks charity auction, held in collaboration with christie's

19 October 2013
A new work ‘Black Pineapple/Lime' 2013 by Tonico Lemos Auad will be contributed to the Gasworks charity auction held in collaboration with Christie's, as part of the Post War and Contemporary Art day sale, on 19 October 2013.

claire barclay in group exhibition at neues museum, nuremberg, germany

18 October 2013
Gallery artist Claire Barclay is to have new work in a group show called 'function/dysfunction. Glasgow Art Centre' at the Neues Museum in Nuremberg, Germany. 

acclaimed brazilian artist rivane neuenschwander in frieze projects 2013, london

17 October 2013
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander will contribute to Frieze Projects with an on-going participatory performance inspired by her previous piece The Conversation (2010), presented at the New Museum, New York. With reference to Francis Ford Coppola's 1974 psychological thriller of the same title, The Conversation (2010) featured a series of spying devices hidden within the gallery space, which Neuenschwander searched a...

catherine opie and beatriz milhazes feature at frieze talks 2013

17 October 2013
Catherine Opie and Beatriz Milhazes will feature in conversation with special guests as part of the Frieze Talks 2013. 

Known for painting works that combine Modernist painting with Brazilian cultural imagery, Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes will be in conversation with the Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The talk will take place on Thursday, 17 October at 3:00pm. 

American photographer Catherine Opie who p...

yinka shonibare MBE with new work at frieze london sculpture park

17 October 2013
Located in the beautiful surroundings of the English Garden, The Sculpture Park is within a three-minute walk of Frieze London and this year will exhibit contemporary sculptures alongside historical pieces, with new works by both established and emerging artists represented by Frieze London and Frieze Masters exhibitors.

Yinka Shonibare MBE will present one his new Wind Sculpture works, part of a new series of important large-scale w...

kehinde wiley will be the q&a artist at tate britain

15 October 2013
Kehinde Wiley will be in conversation with Tate Collective to mark his first UK exhibition 'The World Stage: Jamaica' here at Stephen Friedman Gallery.

The talk unpicks themes within Kehinde Wiley's work, focusing on evolving notions of identity and cultural influence, globalisation and youth culture, as well as exploring his practice as a contemporary painter within portraiture and the wider international art scene.

Tate Collective is part of Ci...

yinka shonibare MBE at miniartextil, international festival of contemporary art, lake como, italy

12 October 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE will be a major name at this year's Miniartextil Como 2013, an International Festival of Contemporary Art in Lake Como, Italy. EROS is the theme of the 23rd edition of the Miniartextil art event, organised by the Cultural Arte & Arte Como which will open at Villa Olmo on 12 October 2013. The exhibition is unique in Europe and takes place annually to showcase contemporary textile art...

rivane neuenschwander winner of the yanghyun prize 2013

11 October 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that The Yanghyun Foundation (Eunyoung Choi, Chief Director) have chosen Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander as the recipient of the 2013 Yanghyun Prize. Neuenschwander has been selected by the jury panel consisting of Fumio Nanjo, Director of Mori Art Museum, and Philippe Vergne, Director of Dia Art Foundation.

Rivane Neuenschwander was born in 1967 in Brazil. She studied at the Federal Unive...

kehinde wiley 'world stage: jamaica' brixton party

11 October 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery put on a special event for artist Kehinde Wiley's 'World Stage: Jamaica' project on Friday 11 October 2013 in Brixton, London to celebrate Wiley's first ever UK solo exhibition. Born in 1977, Wiley has already achieved international recognition for his highly naturalistic paintings of contemporary urban men adopting heroic poses directly referencing classical portraiture. 'The 'World Stage', Wiley's vast and celebrated bod...

ged quinn in major solo exhibition at the new art gallery walsall, UK

9 October 2013
This autumn, The New Art Gallery Walsall will present a major solo exhibition of paintings by Ged Quinn. The exhibition will survey Quinn's practice over the last four years, bringing together paintings from private collections in Europe and America as well as a brand new body of work created especially for this project. The exhibition will testify to the breadth of the artist's practice and will include landscapes, portraits and ...

yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at saatchi gallery, london

9 October 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE is to feature in an exhibition of Stormtrooper helmets titled 'Art Wars' at Saatchi Gallery, London. All participating artists have been issued with a Stormtrooper helmet cast from the original 1976 moulds by Andrew Ainsworth. Shonibare's work for this exhibition is called 'iPod invader' 2013. 'Art Wars' sees Ben Moore, founder of Art Below, team up with the Missing People Charity and Andrew Ainsworth, creator of ...

thomas hirschhorn solo exhibition 'touching reality' at institute of modern art, queensland, australia

5 October 2013
The Institute of Modern Art in Queensland, Australia are exhibiting Touching Reality, a video installation by gallery artist Thomas Hirschhorn.

The video is composed of a series of photographs depicting shocking and brutal scenes of war. The images show mutilated corpses and reveal the human consequences of extreme violence and savagery in a way that we do not commonly see in newspapers, but which a...

yinka shonibare MBE video in group exhibition at palace of arts, sao paolo

2 October 2013
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE is included in a group exhibition Archive Alive at Palace of Arts, University City, São Paulo, Brazil. The exhibition is organized by the director and curator of the Palace of Arts, Priscila Arantes and features 22 works of national and international artists, divided into multimedia installations, video projects, digital photography, among others. The exhibition looks at artists who appropri...

yinka shonibare MBE elected as a royal academician

2 October 2013
We are delighted to announce that gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE has been elected as a Royal Academician. Shonibare has been elected as a Member alongside fellow sculptors Neil Jeffries and Tim Shaw.

Yinka Shonibare studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art and Goldsmiths' College. Shonibare's West African heritage has been at the heart of his work since he started exhibiting in 1988, when he began using ‘Dutch-wax' dyed fabrics, commonly found in...

tonico lemos auad in touring exhibition, '3am: wonder, paranoia and the restless night' at bluecoat, liverpool, UK

28 September 2013
Tonico Lemos Auad features in the touring group exhibition '3 am: Wonder, Paranoia and the Restless Night', first on show at The Bluecoat, Liverpool.

david shrigley animations in group exhibition at kunsthalle zu kiel, kiel, germany

27 September 2013
Gallery artist and Turner Prize nominee David Shrigley has two animated videos on display at Old School, a group exhibition at Kunsthalle zu Kiel in Kiel, Germany.

Old School looks at how art, as well as other areas of life, is returning to old techniques and technologies as well as the visual effects and appearances of the past. The range of exhibits includes miniature paintings and traditional paint production me...

kehinde wiley in 'masculine / masculine. the nude man in art from 1800 to the present day' at musee d'orsay, paris

24 September 2013
Kehinde Wiley is to feature in the group exhibition 'Masculine / Masculine. The Nude Man in Art from 1800 to the Present Day' at the Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

While it has been quite natural for the female nude to be regularly exhibited, the male nude has not been accorded the same treatment. It is highly significant that until the show at the Leopold Museum in Vienna in the autumn of 20...

stephan balkenhol at kunstvereine, wetzlarer, germany

22 September 2013
As a renowned sculptor, gallery artist Stephan Balkenhol is recognised for the technical prowess with which he hand carves each of his wooden sculptures. Balkenhol is also a fine draughtsman, an aspect of his practice that is explored at this solo exhibition of his drawings at Galerie des Wetzlarer Kunstvereins, Wetzlarer, Germany.

'yinka shonibare MBE: fabric-ation' touring to gl strand, copenhagen

21 September 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE's hugely successful solo exhibition 'FABRIC-ATION', on show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park from February to September 2013, is touring to GL STRAND in Copenhagen. Now the Dan­ish public will have a chance to make the acquaintance of the artist's fascinating universe of headless soldiers and Victorian ballerinas in his first major solo show in Scandi­navia.

Over the past 15 years Yinka Shonibare MBE has created a...

'yinka shonibare MBE at greenwich', solo exhibition at royal museums greenwich, london

18 September 2013
The Royal Museums Greenwich's contemporary arts programme continues this autumn with a series of recent work by one of Britain's leading artists, Yinka Shonibare, MBE.

Following the acquisition of Nelson's Ship in a Bottle in 2012, they have invited Yinka Shonibare MBE to infiltrate Royal Museums Greenwich.

Dressed in his signature ‘Dutch wax' fabric, Shonibare's work interrogates origins, cultural exchange and...

andreas eriksson in two-person exhibition at the estate michel majerus, berlin

18 September 2013
On the occasion of the Berlin Art Week, gallery artist Andreas Eriksson will have an exhibition at the Estate Michel Majerus, Berlin, Germany. Entitled 'To Levitate in Painting', Eriksson sets his own works in dialogue with selected pieces by German painter Michel Majerus and presents a surprising take on different approaches to painting.

cornelius quabeck and paul mcdevitt collaborate in a limited edition multimedia project for infinite greyscale records

16 September 2013
Gallery artists Paul McDevitt and Cornelius Quabeck have produced handmade artwork, using a Risograph printer in combination with spray paint, for the sleeves and inserts for two new limited edition 10 inch vinyls by celebrated musicians Gabriel Saloman and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma. The records have been released by Berlin's Infinite Greyscale Records, an offshoot of the publishing ho...

daniel guzman in group exhibition 'mexico inside out: themes in art since 1990' at the modern art museum of fort worth, texas

15 September 2013
Daniel Guzman is in the group exhibition 'Mexico Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990' at The Modern ART Museum of Fort Worth, Texas.

'México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990' is one of the largest and most ambitious exhibitions in over a decade to examine contemporary art of central Mexico and Mexico City from the 1990s to the present day.This thematic exhibition feat...

david shrigley's in group exhibition 'the hope of wrecks'

13 September 2013
David Shrigley's early photographs will featute in a group exhibition at the Museum of St Albans & The Art and Design Gallery, The University of Hertfordshire. Curated by Andrew Marsh and Simon Hollington, the exhibition 'The Hope of Wrecks' is a play on the title of the seminal Germanic romantic painting, The Wreck of Hope by Casper David Friedrich. The exhibition investigates how contemporary artists address the term ‘Hope’ both personal...

tonico lemos auad and tom friedman in inaugural sculpture garden installation at pizzuti collection, columbus, ohio

7 September 2013
Tonico Lemos Auad's 'Figa' and Tom Friedman's 'Untitled (Peeing Man)' feature in the inaugural installation in the Sculpture Garden of the Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, Ohio.

Founded in 2011, the Pizzuti Collection is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in an historic building in the Short North arts district, Columbus, Ohio. The Pizzuti Collection presents temporary exhibitions of c...

yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition 'victoriana: the art of revival' at guildhall art gallery, london

7 September 2013
Yinka Shonibare, MBE is to feature in the group exhibition ‘Victoriana: The Art of Revival' at the Guildhall Art Gallery in London.

From the macabre to the quaint, the sensational to the surreal, ‘Victoriana: The Art of Revival' is the first ever exhibition in the UK to offer a major examination of Victorian revivalism in all its forms.

Featuring graphic design, film, photography, ceramics, ta...

thomas hirschhorn in 'salon of fear' at kunsthalle wien, vienna

6 September 2013
Thomas Hirschhorn features in the group exhibition 'Salon of Fear' at Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna.

This exhibition is inspired by the vague sense of insecurity and threat and shows the cultural influence of individual and collective anxiety towards experiences and events. 'Salon of Fear' explores the artistic exploration of the anxieties of our time and how dealing with anxiety in art proves to be more precise look at this familiar yet el...

wayne gonzales in 'flash back - november 22, 1963' at addison gallery of american art, andover, massachusetts

1 September 2013
Wayne Gonzales features in the Group Exhibition 'Flash Back - November 22, 1963' at Addison Gallery of America Art, Andover, Massachusetts.

Presented on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, Flash Back-November 22, 1963 investigates the lasting impact of a painful episode in American history at the same time that it explores the power of the media through art w...

beatriz milhazes in major solo exhibition at paco imperial, rio de janeiro

29 August 2013
Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes will have a major solo exhibition at Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro. 'Meu Bem' will bring together about 50 artworks from 1989 until the present day including paintings, prints and collages. This exhibition will showcase the exceptional artistic career of one of Brazils leading artists, represented in national and international collections, both public and private, such as MoMA, the Metropolit...

claire barclay and david shrigley in printmaking residency commissioned by the scottish print network

29 August 2013
Claire Barclay and David Shrigley are participating in 'Below another sky' which is the first collaborative programme developed by the Scottish Print Network

david shrigley takes part in contour 2013 - the 6th biennial of moving image, belgium

24 August 2013
Contour presents artists working with film, video and installation in special locations in the city of Mechelen, Belgium.

Contour 2013, the 6th Biennial of Moving Image, bears the mark of the Danish curator Jacob Fabricius. Under the title ‘Leisure, Discipline and Punishment', he examines social roles and relations within society.

The sixth edition of Contour will take place at a limited number of exhibition venues...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at kestnergesellschaft, hanover

23 August 2013
Rivane Neuenschwander will participate in a group exhibition entitled 'Der Schein - glanz, glamour, illusion' at the Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover, Germany. The exhibition will examine the importance of precious materials in contemporary art, and will reflect of themes of eternity as well as illusion, fakery and transience. The video work ‘Quarta-Feira de Cinzas / Epilogue' 2006 will be included in this exhibition.

The exhibiti...

beatriz milhazes solo exhibiiton 'um itinerario grafico' at sesc palladium, belo horizonte, brazil

22 August 2013
Beatriz Milhazes' solo exhibition 'Um Intinerario Grafico' will be exhibited at Sesc Palladium, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

The exhibition features nine silkscreen prints made ​​between 1996 and 2003. Printed by hand, they form part of the first series of large works made at Durham Press in the USA. The graphic work is structured by a diverse repertoire of motifs, arabesques, flowers, strings of beads, lac...

thomas hirschhorn in aichi triennale 2013, japan

10 August 2013
The Aichi Triennale, featuring gallery artist Thomas Hirschhorn, will take place again in 2013.

While reflecting on arts in the wake of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake, this second Aichi Triennale, 'Awakening - Where Are We Standing? - Earth, Memory and Resurrection', will bring together from within and outside Japan cutting-edge contemporary art, performing arts, including dance and theatre, and opera, which manifest and resonate with the socio-politi...

africa centre summer festival: curated by yinka shonibare MBE

3 August 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE is the curator at this year's Africa Centre Summer Festival - a weekend of music, fashion, dance, food, performances and film in and around Covent Garden Piazza.

This is a charity event that is looking to raise funds for the Africa Centre's future cultural and business event programming. Performing artists include hip hop/soul singer Nneka, DJ Edu, the anchor for BBC 1xtra's "Destination Africa" radio show, and Wale Ojo...

david shrigley in group show 'lightness of being' at city hall park, new york

25 July 2013
Twelve sculptures by twelve different artists, including gallery artist David Shrigley, will be on display at City Hall Park this summer in a show called 'The Lightness of Being'.

An approach to artmaking that combines visual wit and material sensibility is central to the whimsical spirit of the exhibition. This sensibility can be seen both through the brightly colored, inverted pear-shaped forms of Franz West's untitled lat...

yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at nasher museum of art, duke university

20 July 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE features work alongside Susan Harbage Page and Pedro Lasch in a fascinating group exhibition at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, North Carolina, USA.

The important work 'Scramble for Africa'2013 by Yinka Shonibare MBE feature in this show. The complex sculptural tableu assembles 14 mannequins around a table with a map of Africa at its center. This installation reimagines the Berlin Confere...

tonico lemos auad in 'site: place of memories, spaces with potential' at museum of contemporary art, hiroshima, japan

20 July 2013
Gallery artist Tonico Lemos Auad will feature in a group exhibition 'Site: Place of Memories, Spaces with Potential'. This exhibition is part of 'Art Arch Hiroshima 2013', the first art program to be organised jointly by the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, the Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum and the Hiroshima Museum of Art.

huma bhabha and wayne gonzales feature in group exhibition at martos gallery, new york, USA

13 July 2013
Gallery artists Huma Bhabha and Wayne Gonzales both feature work at Martos Gallery's LAT. 41° 7' N., LONG. 72° 19' W., a group show which will take place at its summer location in East Marion, New York.

Organized by Bob Nickas, and his fourth off-site exhibition for the gallery, the title refers to the coordinates of the property. Many of the works have been made expressly for the show, or have been conceived e...

tonico lemos auad takes part in a curating project for the exhibition, 'mythologies by proxy' at the museum of modern art of são paulo, brazil

12 July 2013
Tonico Lemos Auad is one of a group of Brazilian artists who have chosen 40 works from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo for the exhibition 'Mythologies By Proxy'.

jim hodges in group exhibition 'something about a tree' at flag art foundation, new york

10 July 2013
Jim Hodges 'London II (pink and blue)' (2006-2009) features in the current group exhibition at Flag Art Foundation in New York.

There really is something about a tree. Trees have as many shapes and sizes as human bodies. As figures in a landscape, they represent the human condition-psychological as well as physical-perhaps better than any other structure in nature. They have hundreds if not thousands of representa...

tonico lemos auad in 'bordallianons do brasil' at museu de artes e oficios, belo horizonte, brazil

2 July 2013
To celebrate the year of Portugal in Brazil, 20 Brazilian artists and 7 Portuguese artists were invited to recreate the artistic path and modernity of the ceramic work of Rafael Bordallo Pinheiro.

tonico lemos auad at santa barbara museum of art, california, USA

2 July 2013
Gallery artist Tonico Lemos Auad will feature in a group exhibition 'Labour and Wait' at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California.

thomas hirschhorn makes gramsci monument for housing project in the bronx, nyc

1 July 2013
Gallery artist Thomas Hirschhorn has made a public artwork called the Gramsci Monument. It will go on display as part of a public housing project in The Bronx, New York City. The project was produced by Dia Art Foundation and is located at Forest Houses, The Bronx.

Gramsci Monument is the fourth and final work in Thomas Hirschhorn's series of "monuments" dedicated to major writers and thinkers, which initiated in 1999 with S...

tom friedman and anne truitt in 'a new view: contemporary art' at saint louis art museum

29 June 2013
Gallery artists Tom Friedman and Anne Truitt are to feature work in group exhibition 'A New View: Contemporary Art' at Saint Louis Art Museum.

The collection galleries in the East Building will explore the development of postwar American art. Home to works by artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Frank Stella, Ellsworth Kelly, Andy Warhol, Donald Judd and Richard Serra, the galleries will also include more...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at the mca, chicago

29 June 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce that gallery artists Rivane Neuenschwander is participating in a group exhibition called Homebodies at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA. The work on show will be the 2010 video work titled ‘The Tenant.'

Homebodies presents work by contemporary artists who examine the space of the home, both literally and metaphorically, as an integral site for making art. Featuring an expansive r...

tonico lemos auad in 'textiles: open letter', at museum abteiberg, mönchengladbach, germany

23 June 2013
Gallery artist Tonico Lemos Auad in notable group exhibition 'Textiles: Open Letter' at Museum Abteiberg, a municipal museum for contemporary art in the German city Mönchengladbach.

'kehinde wiley, the world stage: israel' at boise art museum, idaho

22 June 2013
Gallery artist Kehinde Wiley continues his World Stage series, centred here on the people and country of Israel.

One of the most significant young artists today, Kehinde Wiley (American, b. 1977) is known for his vibrant, large-scale paintings of black urban men rendered in the self-confident, empowered poses typical of classical European portrait painting. The World Stage: Israel is part of the artist's series exploring the global ...

yinka shonibare, MBE and david shrigley feature in art everywhere - a very very big art show

21 June 2013
Art Everywhere has been set up to vote in iconic British artworks to adorn billboards across the UK this summer. The online gallery features British artworks including those of gallery artists Yinka Shonibare, MBE and David Shrigley.
Voting starts 21 June 2013.

Showcasing great British art across the UK, Art Everywhere will be the largest exhibition of its kind in the world. For two weeks in August some of the ...

kendell geers in group exhibition at la maison rouge, paris

20 June 2013
In June 2011, La maison rouge in Paris launched a series of exhibitions focusing on the art scenes of cities perceived to be "peripheral" on the map of the art world. The first city was Winnipeg. Now the exhibition series continues with the focus this time on Johannesburg, South Africa.

The idea is to depict a particular city through the works and perspective of the artists associated with it. After the mid career overview at Haus der Kunst i...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at the weserburg museum, austria

15 June 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander will be participating in a group exhibition at the Museum Weserburg titled 'KABOOM: Comics in Art'. 

Comic strips and cartoons have been a constant source of inspiration for artists since the very beginning. But it was only with British and American Pop Art that the world of speech balloons made its grand entry into galleries and museums....

catherine opie in group exhibition 'the gender show' at george eastman house

15 June 2013
Gallery artist and internationally acclaimed photographer Catherine Opie is part of a group exhibition at George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York.

George Eastman House presents The Gender Show, an exhibition that explores ways gender has been presented in photographs, ranging from archetypal to non-traditional to subversive representations, with a special emphasis on the perform...

yinka shonibare MBE video installation at biennale cuveÉ, offenes kulturhaus

14 June 2013
A video installation by gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE is featured at Biennale Cuvée, organised by the Offenes Kulturhaus.

OK Labor is showcasing a selection of artistic projects that featured at some of the world's key biennials in recent years at its current Biennale Cuvée exhibition. The title 'Cuvée' alludes to the particularly good mix that OK has put together from the global phenomenon of biennials.

The exhibition ...

kehinde wiley in group exhibition '30 americans' at milwaukee art museum

14 June 2013
Gallery artist Kehinde Wiley features work in a group exhibition 30 Americans at Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin.

30 Americans is an exploration of contemporary American art. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, video, and more made by African American artists since 1970 raise questions of what it means to be a contemporary artist and an African American today. Whether addressing issues of race, gender, sexuality, p...

david shrigley in group exhibition 'the cat show' at white columns, new york

14 June 2013
Gallery artist David Shrigley features work at a group exhibition 'The Cat Show' at White Columns, New York. The exhibition celebrates cats of all shapes, sizes and subjectivities with work by over 50 artists.

The exhibition was conceived and organised by writer Rhonda Lieberman. The centerpiece is 'The Cats-in-Residence Program' where cats, up for adoption from a local Animal Rescue Centre, lounge on feline fine art and run ...

tonico lemos auad at this year's pinta projects, london, UK

4 June 2013
We are delighted to announce Tonico Lemos Auad's participation at this year's PINTA Projects as part of PINTA - The Modern & Contemporary Latin American Art Show in London.

kendell geers in two-person exhibition at neon, greece

3 June 2013
NEON presents the exhibition Heart of Darkness, curated by Dimitris Paleocrassas at Peiraios 260, Building A. A dialogue between South African artist Kendell Geers and Maro Michalakakos of Greek origin.

Kendell Geers' installation Akropolis Now (2004) is constructed of barbed razor wire of the sort used in prisons or concentration camps and is inspired from various sources. The work's title is a direct reference to Francis Ford Coppola Apocalypse N...

catherine opie in 'the kids are alright' touring group exhibition

1 June 2013
'The kids are all right: an exhibition about family and photography' is a touring group exhibition featuring gallery artist Catherine Opie. It continues here at Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina.

'The kids are all right' brings the bedrock theme of family into the twenty-first century-an age when love defines the family unit more than tradition, convention, the law, or even blood. This exhibition will feature photograph...

yinka shonibare MBE in 'le pont', mac marseille's project for marseille-provence 2013 european capital of culture festival

25 May 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE's 'Vacation' and 'Odile and Odette' feature in 'Le Pont', the musée d'art contemporain de Marseille's project for Marseille-Provence 2013 European Cultural of Culture festival.

The exhibition Le Pont aims to give visibility to artists from both sides of the Mediterranean Sea and beyond. At the same time, this show works as a journey through Marseilles, leading t...

stephan balkenhol monument to german composer, richard wagner, is unveiled

22 May 2013
Gallery artist Stephan Balkenhol has completed a monument to German composer Richard Wagner. The slightly larger than life-size bronze model is installed in Leipzig, central Germany, the birthplace of Wagner.

lucas samaras in group exhibition at denver art museum

19 May 2013
Gallery artist Lucas Samaras features in Material World, a group exhibition from Denver Art Museum in Colorado.

From recycled plastics and bound clothing to woven silks and charred tree limbs, Material World illustrates the wide range of materials and techniques used by contemporary artists. Largely drawn from the museum's collection, with key loans from local collections, this exhibition illustrates the inventiveness of artists from many cultures ...

huma bhabha and thomas hirschhorn at icp 2013 triennial, new york

17 May 2013
Every three years, International Center of Photography's curators round up some of the most interesting contemporary photography and video works from around the world.

david shrigley animations in group show at the public, west bromwich

15 May 2013
2013 Turner Prize nominee, David Shrigley, is perhaps best known for his humorous drawings and hand written texts that make witty and wry observations on the human condition. Shrigley is also an accomplished animator and three of his animations are included in the group exhibition Ordinary / Extra / Ordinary at The Public, West Bromwich.

The three animations on show are Light Switch, in which a figure endlessly flips a light switch on...

stephan balkenhol in 'truth' at segundo museum of art, california, USA

12 May 2013
Stephan Balkenhol features in the group exhibition 'Truth' at El Segundo Museum on Art in California.

tom friedman's 'circle dance' at frieze new york sculpture park 2013

10 May 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery will be participating in Frieze Art Fair New York Sculpture Park from Friday 10 - Monday 13 May 2013.

We are delighted to announce that Tom Friedman will be showing 'Circle Dance' 2010 at the Sculpture Park. Inspired by Henri Matisse's painting La Danse, ‘Circle Dance' 2010 consists of a circle of eleven life-sized dancing figures, cast in a highly polished stainless steel.

The Sculpture Park at Frieze New Yor...

mamma andersson in solo exhibition, 'tick tock' at konsthallen, kulturens hus, sweden

4 May 2013
Gallery artist Mamma Andersson returns to her childhood hometown, Luleå, for a solo exhibition. The exhibition will showcase a personal selection of paintings and graphic works from recent years, some never before seen in public in Sweden.

stephan balkenhol's 'big-head column', 2013 at peggy guggenheim collection, venice, italy

30 April 2013
In agreement with the Sandro Rumney, Art of The Next Century, and the Galerie Löhrl. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is exhibiting 'Big Head-Column' (2013) by Stephan Balkenhol (b. Fritzlar, Germany, 1957), on the Grand Canal Terrace.

nara in group exhibition at the towada arts centre, japan

27 April 2013
27 April - 8 September 2013

Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that Yoshitomo Nara will be included in a group exhibition at the Towada Art Center. The space will celebrate its fifth anniversary this year. In commemoration of this event, they will organize an exhibition themed around flowers.

Flowers were once considered an eternal subject for any country's art. Their beauty captured people's hearts a long time ago. Their strength...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at mostyn, llandudno

27 April 2013
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander is part of a group exhibition titled 'YOU' at the Mostyn, Llandudno, UK. 

‘YOU' will engage the viewer in ways that they may not be accustomed to in relation to their experience of artworks and exhibitions to date. As it responds to the visitor, and is subject to perpetual change and re-order in accordance to their activity, it will challenge conventional codes of behaviour in the context of a gallery ...

catherine opie in group exhibition at whitney museum of american art, new york

25 April 2013
Photographs by gallery artist Catherine Opie feature in a group exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

I, YOU, WE is the fifth in a two-year series of exhibitions which reassess the Whitney's collection in anticipation of the Museum's move downtown. Unfolding chronologically, these exhibitions explore overlooked developments in American art and reconsider iconic figures and works within new contexts.


yinka shonibare MBE in 'earth matters: land as material and metaphor in the arts of africa' at the smithsonian institute, national museum of african art, washington dc

22 April 2013
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE features in 'Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa' at the Smithsonian Institute, National Museum of African Art, Washington DC, USA, the first major exhibition and scholarly endeavor to examine comprehensively the rich relationship between African artists and the land upo...

'yinka shonibare MBE - pop!' exhibition film now live

19 April 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce a video of Yinka Shonibare MBE's solo exhibition 'POP!' featuring a voice-over from gallery director Karon Hepburn.

This exhibition of new works focuses on the corruption, excess and debauchery that have in part led to the current economic crisis. With characteristic wit and critique, Yinka Shonibare MBE explores the contemporary worship of luxury goods and the behaviour of the banking industry whi...

podcast of yinka shonibare MBE in conversation with louisa buck at shoreditch house, london

19 April 2013
On 20 March 2013, we hosted an in conversation event with artist Yinka Shonibare MBE and leading contemporary art critic, Louisa Buck.

Held at Shoreditch House, London, the artist discussed his work and where he gets his inspiration from. This intimate ‘In Conversation' also looked at his current exhibition 'POP!' here at Stephen Friedman Gallery and 'FABRIC-ATION', the museum survey show on at Yorkshire Sculpt...

jim hodges in group exhibition at hirshhorn museum, washington d.c., USA

18 April 2013
Jim Hodges is included in a group exhibition at the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington D.C, USA. The exhibition ‘Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913 - Present' explores the ways that collage and assemblage have evolved over the last century.

Butterfly wings, glass shards, doll parts, crumpled automotive metal, jigsaw puzzle pieces, clothing, straight pins, furniture, and colored sand-these are j...

bubblesplatz: david shrigley makes shrine to michael jackson’s monkey in munich

16 April 2013
As part of Elmgreen & Dragset's public art project 'A Space Called Public / Hoffentlich Öffentlich,' gallery artist David Shrigley has created a monument to Michael Jackson's former pet-chimp, Bubbles.

Most widely known for his naïve, cartoon-like drawings, Shrigley has taken over Promenadeplatz's statue of Max II Emanual, plastering its base with photos and drawings of Bubbles as well as writings and fan art made for t...

yinka shonibare MBE in a touring group exhibition ‘out of fashion’ at the glholtegaard, denmark

5 April 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE will be participating in a group exhibition 'Out of Fashion' that investigates the use of textiles in art and its importance as one of the oldest and most colorful materials in art history. 

The exhibition runs from 5 April to 30 June 2013

Yinka Shonibare MBE at glHoltegaard, Denmark

rivane neuenschwander in 'the insides are on the outside', curated by hans ulrich obrist, at casa de vidro lina bo bardi, sao paulo, brazil

5 April 2013
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander features in the lastest instalment of the Hans Ulrich Obrist curated group exhibition 'The Insides are on the Outside' at Casa de Vidro Lina Bo Bardi in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

'The Insides are on the Outside' (a title dreamt up by Douglas Gordon), exhibits works by over thirty artists and architects, grouped into three phases.


mamma andersson in, 'in case we don't die' at torrance art museum', california, USA

30 March 2013
Gallery artist Mamma Andersson is to feature in the upcoming group exhibition 'In Case We Don't Die' at The Torrance Art Museum in California.

mamma andersson in 'nightfall' at galerie rudolfinum, prague

29 March 2013
Mamma Andersson is to feature in the group exhibition 'Nightfall' at Galerie Rudolfinum in Prague.

mamma andersson in 'the inevitable figuration' at centro per l'arte contemporanea luigi pecci, prato, italy

24 March 2013
Mamma Andersson features in the group exhibition 'The Inevitable Figuration: A Scene of Painting Today' at The Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art in Prato, on the threshold of its twenty-fifth anniversary.

yinka shonibare, MBE in the group exhibition 'pivot points' at moca, north miami, USA

21 March 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that the work of Yinka Shonibare, MBE is included in the exhibition 'Pivot Points: 15 Years and Counting' at MOCA, North Miami, USA. This ongoing exhibition marks MOCA's 15th Anniversary in its Joan Lehman Building with major donations to the museum collection. It will showcase these recent acquisitions and works by many of the artists who are part of MOCA's history.

thomas hirschhorn in group exhibition at kunsthalle mannheim

16 March 2013
Thomas Hirschhorn features in the group exhibition 'Only Sculpture' at Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany. The exhibition sets out to search for other dimensions and to investigate the conditions of the museum, while also questioning museum-quality habits. The genre of sculpture plays an important part in this exhibition as the museum looks forward to planning a new building.

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition 'every day matters' at faurschou foundation, copenhagen

14 March 2013
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander features in the upcoming exhibition at Faurschou Foundation in Copenhagen, 'Every Day Matters'.

With 'Every Day Matters' Faurschou Foundation presents a group exhibition of intern­ational contemporary
artists, each of whom has made a mark in an intelligent way with politically and aesthetically surprising works.

The participating artists are Adel Abdessemed, Kader Atti...

rivane neuenschwander in 'yes naturally: how art saves the world' at gemeentemuseum, the hague, the netherlands

13 March 2013
The international art event 'Yes Naturally - How art saves the world' will opened on 15 March 2013 around the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag and features Rivane Neuenschwander's film 'Quarta Feira de Cinzas / Epilogue' (2006). Yes Naturally is an event initiated by Stichting Niet Normaal under the artistic direction of Ine Gevers. The key question in Yes Naturally is ‘What is natural, and who or w...

rivane neuenschwander in 'scattered showers - forms of weather' at frankfurter kunstverein, germany

8 March 2013
The starting point of the exhibition 'Scattered Showers - Forms of Weather', featuring gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander, is the surprising amount of contemporary artists whose interest in the weather draws on its complex relationship to the immediate realities of our surroundings. Concrete forms and effects of weather play a central role in their work. Phenomena such as snow, ice, rain, fog, clouds,...

yinka shonibare, MBE in group exhibition at the contemporary art centre, new orleans

7 March 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that Yinka Shonibare, MBE will be participating in a group exhibition titled ‘Brilliant Disguise: Masks and Other Transformations.' Hosted by the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Contemporary Arts Centre, the exhibition explores the motivations and meanings behind masking and disguise as it is manifested in contemporary art and in masks of different cultures.

Since time...

stephan balkenhol in 'je t'aime... moi non plus' at muba eugene leroy, tourcoing, france

7 March 2013
Stephan Balkenhol features in 'Je t'aime... moi non plus' at Musée des Beaux-Arts Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing, France.

yinka shonibare, MBE in major solo show 'fabric-ation' at yorkshire sculpture park, wakefield

2 March 2013
Yorkshire Sculpture Park in Wakefield is to exhibit the first major UK survey of works by Yinka Shonibare, MBE.
Taking place in three of Yorkshire Sculpture Park's indoor galleries and the open air, 'FABRIC-ATION' features over 30 vibrant works from the period 2002 - 2013 including sculpture, film, photography, painting and collage, with many works never before seen in the UK.

FABRIC-ATION is a unique opportun...

'robert beck / robert buck' at rennie collection, vancouver

2 March 2013
Robert Beck, born in Baltimore, MD, USA, now lives and works in New York City and far west Texas. In 2007, to mark a development in his artistic practice, Beck undertook a change in his surname by a single vowel to Robert Buck, as acknowledged in the title of the survey exhibition at Rennie Colleciton in Vancouver, 'Robert Beck / Robert Buck: Collected Works'.

tom friedman in group exhibition 'lifelike' at moca, san diego

1 March 2013
Gallery artist Tom Friedman is to feature in 'Lifelike', a group exhibition at the La Jolla gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego.

Is it real? Lifelike invites a close examination of works based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startlingly realistic, often playful, and sometimes surreal. This group exhibition, which debuted at the Walker Art Center, features artists variously using scale, unusual materials, and sly...

yinka shonibare, MBE in 'encounters' at the sheldon museum of art, nebraska

26 February 2013
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Sheldon Museum of Art's landmark Philip Johnson building and the 125th anniversary of the University of Nebraska's art collection, the museum has organized an exhibition showcasing its remarkable photography holdings, which number nearly 2,500 pieces. 'Encounters: Photography from the Sheldon Museum of Art' features approximately 110 historically canonic photographs from the mi...

kehinde wiley solo exhibition 'the world stage: israel' at the contemporary jewish museum, san francisco

26 February 2013
Kehinde Wiley (American, b. 1977) has turned the art of portraiture into an international cultural performance, reordering connections between art and politics, and between power and class, by creating grand portraits of black urban men from around the world. One of today's most globally-focused artists, he is known for his bold series The World Stage, which simultaneously explores the black di...

kehinde wiley in 'through the eyes of texas: masterworks from alumni collections' at blanton museum of art, texas

24 February 2013
The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from Alumni Collections, an exhibition of nearly 200 extraordinary objects from the art collections of University of Texas at Austin alumni across the country. Marking the occasion of the Blanton's fiftieth anniversary, this special survey will include ancient Mayan vessels, t...

kehinde wiley solo exhibition 'memling' at phoenix art museum, arizona

20 February 2013
'Kehinde Wiley: Memling' represents a new series of work by the young American painter at Phoenix Art Museum. These eight portraits take their poses and contexts from the works by the legendary 15th century Flemish master Hans Memling but Wiley has substituted contemporary sitters for the historical figures.

At a time when portraits were still rare, Memling was among the first to paint individuals who were not royalty or member...

jennifer rubell installation at scad, georgia

19 February 2013
Gallery artist Jennifer Rubell has created an installation for SCAD Museum of Art, Georgia.

Rubell creates participatory artwork that is a hybrid of performance art, installation and happenings. The work, titled "Free" is a site-specific installation and was inspired by Rubell's recent visit to Savannah as well as a broad range of ideas from communion and the Annunciation to Le Corbusier's church at Ronchamp, artists Mark Rothko and Donald Judd, and Ha...

david shrigley in group exhibition at museum schloss moyland, germany

17 February 2013
Gallery artist David Shrigley and four other artists are exhibiting in 'SUPER Visions - Drawing and Being' an exhibition at Museum Schloss Moyland, Germany. The show focuses on drawing as a practice central to those artists involved.

To these artists, drawings means giving free reign to their imagination and telling stories in very different ways, but always with humour. Impulses for their work derive from everyday experience an...

ged quinn in 'the future's not what it used to be' at newlyn art gallery, penzance, england

16 February 2013
Presented across the Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange in Penzance, England, 'The Future's Not What It Used To Be' is a group exhibition of international artists who explore multiple perspectives of the past, present and future, featuring gallery artist Ged Quinn.

The exhibition, curated by Deborah Smith, also features Vernon Ah Kee, Tony Albert, Darren Almond, Matt Bryans, Susan Hiller, Jeremy Millar, Pa...

'catherine opie: in & around l.a.' opens at hollywood gallery

16 February 2013
The series of photographs on display at Woodbury University, Hollywood Gallery sees Catherine Opie explore urban views of Los Angeles, the city where she has lived and worked for more than 20 years.

Perhaps most famous for her portrait photography, Opie has also made art from the interplay between architecture and urban life in Los Angeles. Some of her most memorable images have been quiet, nondescript moments - the underbelly of L.A. f...

yinka shonibare, MBE in group exhibition at the seattle museum of art

14 February 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that Yinka Shonibare, MBE will be included in the exhibition 'Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London' at the Seattle Museum of Art.

Within the neoclassical Kenwood House at Hampstead Heath on the outskirts of London, resides a magnificent painting collection known as the Iveagh Bequest. Kenwood is home to an exceptional collection of Old Master p...

ged quinn in 'bp british art displays: looking at the view' at tate britain, london, UK

12 February 2013
In early 2013 Tate Britain presents Looking at the View, a new BP British Art display exploring the ways British artists have framed the view in their work from J.M.W. Turner and William Hodges to Tracey Emin and Julian Opie. Including work by gallery artist Ged Quinn, the display will reveal how apparently unconnected artists have looked at the landscape in surprisingly similar ways, and raise questions about ...

'judith lauand: the 1950s' catalogue now available

6 February 2013
Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Judith Lauand: The 1950s' at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.
8 February - 9 March 2013.

Text by Celso Fioravante
Published by Stephen Friedman Gallery
Soft laminate cover and in full colour
In English and Portugese.

ISBN 978-0-9575674-1-2

Please contact the gallery to purchase a copy.

andreas eriksson solo exhibition at lidköping konsthall, sweden

2 February 2013
Gallery artist Andreas Eriksson to have a solo exhibition at Lidköping Konsthall, Sweden.

jim hodges and rivane neuenschwander to paticipate in group exhibition at the ackland museum

1 February 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery are delighted to announce that Jim Hodges and Rivane Neuenschwander will be participating in a group exhibition entitled ‘More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s' at The Ackland Art Museum, North Carolina. This is the first major exhibition to investigate the ways in which contemporary artists have addressed love as a political force, as a philosophical model for equit...

kendell geers 1988-2012 at haus der kunst, munich, germany

1 February 2013
Haus der Kunst is pleased to announce the first comprehensive overview of Kendell Geers's work. Curated by Clive Kellner, the exhibition, which fills more than 900 square meters of space, examines the artistic practice of Kendell Geers, which spans a variety of media and genres including installation, sculpture, drawing, video, performance, and photography. Kendell Geers 1988-2012 traces the shift and the development of the artist's concept...

tom friedman in 'seismic shifts' at the national academy museum, new york

31 January 2013
Gallery artist Tom Friedman features in 'Seismic Shifts: 10 Visionaries in Contemporary Art and Architecture' at the National Academy Museum, New York. The exhibition also features work by Nick Cave, Bill Viola, Thornton Dial, Vik Muniz, Kate Orff, Betye Saar, and others.

'Seismic Shifts' will showcase artists and architects whose work challenges disciplinary boundaries and raises critical social, environmental and political ...

andreas eriksson solo exhibition at bror hjorth house, uppsala, sweden

26 January 2013
The Bror Hjorths Hus (House) in Uppsala, Sweden is holding a solo exhibition of work by gallery artist Andreas Eriksson.

The exhibition runs from 26 January to 3 March 2013.

Official website.

daniel guzman in 'arqueolÓgica' at nave 16, matadero madrid

26 January 2013
Daniel Guzman features in the group exhibition 'Arqueológica' at Nave 16, Matadero Madrid from 26 January to 9 May 2013.

Research into the past provides substantial information to understand the present.

Society, history, religion, politics, urban planning and economy are encompassed by archaeology, where we find vestiges of all things past. The evolution of mankind and the different societies that we have created over time are contained...

yoshitomo nara's solo exhibition 'a bit like you and me..' tours to contemporary art museum, kumamoto, japan

26 January 2013
Yoshitomo Nara large-scale solo exhibition 'A Bit Like You And Me...' is touring to the Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan.

Nara has earned a fervent international following for his cute-but-twisted pictures of children and animals, which are some of the most instantly recognisable images in contemporary Japanese art. They have a variety of expressions: some look defiant and aggressive...

mamma andersson curates 'stargazer' at sven-harrys art museum, stockholm, sweden

26 January 2013
Mamma Andersson has curated 'Stargazer', the current exhibition at Sven-Harrys Art Museum in Stockholm.

cornelius quabeck 'schottenrock' at the art space of nederlandsche bank, amsterdam

24 January 2013
'Schottenrock'is an exhibition by German artist Cornelius Quabeck held in the art space of the Nederlandsche Bank. This exhibition features thirteen paintings produced in 2011 when the artist was resident in Glasgow.

Quabeck was born in 1974 in Wuppertal (Germany) and graduated in 2000 from Chelsea College of Art, London. After spending two months in Glasgow, he was inspired by the tartan and other clichés that peopl...

judith lauand in group exhibition at reina sofia museum, madrid

23 January 2013
'Concrete Invention: Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros', is a comprehensive essay on the development of geometric abstraction in South America from the 1930s to the 1970s. The exhibition taking place in the Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, will feature work by the major artists of the period such as Josef Albers, Max Bill, Waldemar Cordeiro, Gego and others, as well as work by Judith Lauand, the subject of our forthcoming solo exhibition...

kendell geers in ‘sex, money, power' at the maison particuliÈre, brussels

17 January 2013
Gallery artist Kendell Geers has been invited by the Maison Particulière in Brussells to take part in a group exhibition entitled ‘Sex, Money, Power.' The exhibition encourages the participation of the selected artists to share the perspectives they offer as collectors, artists, and literary agents, in an attempt to broach, beyond the present moment, the universality and timelessness of representations of sex, money, and p...

thomas hirschhorn in group exhibition at istanbul modern

16 January 2013
Gallery artist Thomas Hirschhorn is in a group exhibition at Istanbul Modern, Turkey. 'Modernity? Perspectives from France and Turkey' explores the effects of modernity on contemporary art. The exhibition looks into the phenomenon of modernity and the confrontation of artists with the modernity project, which is still valid today.

Hirschhorn is best known for his sculptural constructions produced from disposable mass manufactured goods. He ma...

yinka shonibare, MBE solo exhibition at the modern art museum of fort worth, texas

13 January 2013
British/Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE explores colonialism and the intricate ways in which it has shaped, and continues to shape, cultural identities. He is well known for his life-size sculptural tableaux featuring staged, headless mannequins dressed in elaborate period garments. In these works, the materials and designs of the original clothing are replaced with batik, a colorful and ornately patterned fabric...

david shrigley in 'the roving eye: aura and the contemporary portrait' at oakland university art gallery, michigan, USA

12 January 2013
This exhibition, featuring gallery artist David Shrigley, explores the work of international contemporary artists fixated with portraiture. It considers: the sitter, the artist and, you, the viewer. It proposes to facilitate a fresh look at portraiture, to re-evaluate and reclaim it as a practice central to the artist rather than the amateur. In this context the artist is the o...

david shrigley in 'homelands', a british council touring exhibition in india

1 January 2013
One of the year's most anticipated exhibitions opens in 4 cities across India in 2013, ‘Homelands' includes works by twenty-eight of the world's leading contemporary artists from the renowned British Council Collection, including gallery artist David Shrigley.

The other participating artists are:
Angus Boulton, Fabien Cappello, Lisa Cheung, Nathan Coley, Jeremy Deller, Suki Dhanda, Jimmie Durham, Paul Graham, Graham Gussin, ...