THE LIFE AND WORK OF JIRO TAKAMATSU, TALK BY YUMIKO CHIBA AT THE ART WORKERS’ GUILD, LONDON

13 July 2017
In celebration of Jiro Takamatsu: The Temperature of Sculpture at the Henry Moore Institute (13 July - 22 October 2017), Yumiko Chiba, founder of Yumiko Chiba Associates and representative for the Estate of Jiro Takamatsu, will explore Takamatsu's career, providing a pers...

DAVID SHRIGLEY AT SKIP GALLERY IN HOXTON, LONDON

14 June 2017
David Shrigley has unveiled a public sculpture in a skip on Hoxton Square. Look at This is exhibited in the recently opened Skip Gallery, a yellow skip placed on the road in the square, co-founded by Lee Baker and Catherine Borowski. On meeting David, Lee says his "irreverent and absurdist attitude seemed to fit per...

KEHINDE WILEY IN ‘HARLEM: FOUND WAYS’ AT ETHELBERT COOPER GALLERY, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, USA

24 May 2017
In Harlem: Found Ways, the Cooper Gallery presents artistic visions and engagements from recent decades specific to Harlem, New York City. Each artwork employs a distinct set of inquiries and innovative strategies to explore the Harlem community's visual heritage as it gr...

'LUIZ ZERBINI' AT SANTANDER CULTURAL, PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL

23 May 2017
This important solo exhibition has been curated by Marcelo Campos and will include new paintings, works on paper and table installations by Luiz Zerbini. It will run concurrently with two other presentations; Barrão curated by Felipe Scovino and Albano Hernández Domínguez curated by Douglas Freitas.

The exh...

ROBERT BECK/ROBERT BUCK: ARTIST TALK AND SCREENING AT ELECTRONIC ARTS INTERMIX, NEW YORK

16 May 2017
Electronic Arts Intermix present an evening to launch their distribution of Robert Beck/Robert Buck's video work. The event will celebrate the artist's singular approach to the moving image. Alongside a selection of his video works, it will feature Beck's nearly year-long conce...

TONICO LEMOS AUAD IN THREE-PERSON SHOW AT BRIDGET DE LEÓN GALLERY, BATH, UK

7 May 2017
The title of this three-person exhibition 'Loose Threads' refers to the idea of lines and webs that may be visual as well as conceptual, referencing language and communication, as well as physical structures. The formal relationship between the works exhibited is intentionally loose, howeve...

MELVIN EDWARDS IN ‘RECONSTITUTION’ AT LAXART, LOS ANGELES

23 April 2017
Reconstitution is a group show that is an update and recasting of the 1987 exhibition Constitution originally organised by the art collective Group Material. As it did in 1987, the exhibition asks the question how and to what extent are the ideals of liberty, equality, and justice for all being met? It...

THOMAS HIRSCHHORN IN ‘THE OTHER’ AT MAISON POPULAIRE, MONTREUIL, FRANCE

19 April 2017
'Pixel-Collage No. 4', 2015, by Thomas Hirschchorn is included in this exhibition that explores the prevalence of prejudice and stereotype. It suggests that despite increased integration and globalisation our reflex impressions still dominate our apprehension of the other.

The exhibition ...

THOMAS HIRSCHHORN IN 'SCULPTURES MADE OF PAPER' AT KUNSTHALLE VOGELMANN, HEILBRONN, GERMANY

19 March 2017
'Sculptures made of paper. From Kurt Schwitters to Karla Black' explores the recent evolution of sculptures made of paper, considering them not as models or studies but completed works. It looks at the trajectory in the development of sculpture which has seen paper used fo...

PAUL MCDEVITT AT DOLPH PROJECTS IN LONDON

16 March 2017
In this solo exhibition Paul McDevitt responds to DOLPH's objective to frame an exhibition that contextualises the interests and concerns driving an artist's practice. One line in particular in DOLPH's stated aims stuck with McDevitt - The decisions that litter the pathway towards completing a piece of work.

The exhibitio...

'DAVID SHRIGLEY: LOSE YOUR MIND' TRAVELS TO CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART IN CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND

11 March 2017
David Shrigley's major British Council touring exhibition 'Lose Your Mind' opens in New Zealand having travelled from: Storage by Hyundai Card in Seoul, Korea; The Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago, Chile; and the Instituto-Cultural-Cabañas in Guadalajara,...

TONICO LEMOS AUAD IN SHARJAH BIENNIAL 13: TAMAWUJ, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

10 March 2017
For the thirtienth edition of the Sharjah Biennial, Tonico Lemos Auad will present 'A moment of the sky / four humours'. In this work, which was first shown at De La Warr Pavilion in 2015, the artist creates a garden of medicinal plants that visitors can engage with.

Sharjah Biennial: Tama...

TONICO LEMOS AUAD IN DRAWING BIENNIAL 2017 AT DRAWING ROOM, LONDON

2 March 2017

For The Drawing Biennial 2017, Tonico Lemos Auad presents 'Indio', a new work made from paper and cotton thread. This fundraiser offers insights into how artists contend with a world in flux and provides a snapshot of contemporary drawing practices.

Drawing Biennal runs from 2 March until 26 Apri...

KENDELL GEERS IN 'PERSON OF THE CROWD: THE CONTEMPORARY ART OF FLÂNERIE’ AT THE BARNES FOUNDATION, PHILADELPHIA, USA

25 February 2017

This exhibition will include Kendell Geers' 'Portrait of the Artist as a Touring Mandela'. The installation is a documentation of a performance piece where, dressed as Nelson Mandela, he engaged passersby on the streets of Johannesburg.

The...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN 'STARTING POINT’ AT SALA DE ARTE SANTANDER, MADRID

21 February 2017

'Starting Point' comprises a selection of works from the Isabel and Agustín Coppel Collection, including Rivane Neuenschwander's 'Nestor o Destatuador (Zé Carioca No. 13)', 2003.

The exhibition runs from 21 February until 11 June 2017.

Rivane Neuenschwander at Santander Art Gallery

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RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER 'THE NAME OF FEAR’ AT MUSEU DE ARTE DO RIO, RIO DE JANEIRO

21 February 2017
In this presentation Neuenschwander explores the idea of fear as perceived by a child. The artist has created handmade capes based on the drawings, fears and dreams of children from neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro. This is the second iteration of 'The Name of Fear', which wa...

'KEHINDE WILEY: A NEW REPUBLIC’ TRAVELS TO TOLEDO MUSEUM, OHIO, USA

10 February 2017
A retrospective of nearly sixty paintings and sculptures that celebrates Kehinde Wiley's career opens for its next iteration. The exhibition has toured from: Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Virginia; Seattle Art Museum, Washington; Modern Art Museum Fortworth, Texas; and Brooklyn Museum, Ne...

'CLAIRE BARCLAY: YIELD POINT’ AT TRAMWAY, GLASGOW, SCOTLAND

10 February 2017
For her most ambitious exhibition in a public institution to date, renowned Glasgow based artist Claire Barclay has created a new body of large scale sculptures responding to the raw industrial aesthetic of Tramway. Her installation 'Yield Point' addresses relationships between the human body and th...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘PUBLIC VIEW’ AT BLUECOAT, LIVERPOOL, UK

4 February 2017
Curated by Bluecoat Artistic Director Bryan Biggs, the exhibition 'Public View' brings together works by 100 artists who have previously exhibited at Bluecoat. The exhibition will feature work from a number of high profile artists including Yinka Shonibare MBE, John Akomfrah, Sonia Boyce, Jerem...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE COMMISSION FOR YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART, CONNECTICUT, USA

2 February 2017
This exhibition includes a specially commissioned work by Yinka Shonibare MBE which was inspired by a meeting in 1753 between Princess Augusta and Eliza Lucas Pinckney who was the owner of a slave plantation in South Carolina, which was then a British colony. The exhibition wil...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘ENTANGLED: THREADS & MAKING’ AT TURNER CONTEMPORARY IN MARGATE, KENT

28 January 2017
Entangled: Threads & Making is a major exhibition of sculpture, installation, tapestry, textiles and jewellery from the early 20th century to the present day. It features over 40 international female artists from different generations and cultures who challenge es...

MELVIN EDWARDS IN 'THIRD SPACE /SHIFTING CONVERSATIONS ABOUT CONTEMPORARY ART’ AT BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM OF ART, BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, USA

27 January 2017
Melvin Edwards has a work from his renowned Lynch Fragment series included in ‘Third Space', the first large-scale exhibition of contemporary art from The Birmingham Museum of Art's own collection. Third Space highlights more th...

‘THOMAS HIRSCHHORN: PIXEL-COLLAGE’ AT KUNSTHAL AARHUS, AARHUS, DENMARK

20 January 2017
At Kunsthal Aarhus, Thomas Hirschhorn will present a new series of pixel-collages. Hirschhorn appropriates these images and enlarges them up to the scale of advertising billboards. In many of these, the horrific is left uncovered and only portions of the collage with fashion images are p...

'STUDY #16. WHAT IS LOVE, HUMA BHABHA’ AT DAVID ROBERTS ART FOUNDATION, LONDON

20 January 2017
Three sculptures by Huma Bhabha are the subject of DRAF's Study #16, the latest in a series of focused case-studies of works from the David Roberts Collection. Each presentation centres on a single work, displayed on its own in a gallery with a printed booklet. A new text by commis...

HUMA BHABHA SHORTLISTED FOR THE FOURTH PLINTH COMMISSION ON TRAFALGAR SQUARE

19 January 2017
We are delighted to announce that Huma Bhabha has been shortlisted for the 2018 and 2020 prestigious Fourth Plinth commission in Trafalgar Square.

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN ‘PEOPLE NEVER NOTICE ANYTHING’ AT GUEST PROJECTS, LONDON

6 January 2017
The exhibition ‘People never notice anything' is a culmination of work for the Broken Grey Wires project, a contemporary art organisation responding to and exploring mental health, philosophy, psychology and everything in between. The exhibition takes place at Guest Projects, an initi...