rivane neuenschwander at the 14th  biennale de lyon, france

20 September 2017
'Floating Worlds' is the second chapter of a trilogy around the word "modern". It was with this word that Thierry Raspail, Artistic Director of the Biennale de Lyon, invited Emma Lavigne, director of the Center Pompidou-Metz, to curate the 14th edition.

kendell geers, yinka shonibare and kehinde wiley in the launch of zeitz mocaa, cape town, south africa

15 September 2017
Kendell Geers' 'Hanging Piece' (1993) goes on display for the launch of Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, the first major contemporary art museum in Africa. The inaugural exhibition also includes Yinka Shonibare MBE's film 'Addio del Passato' (2011), alongside work by Kehinde Wiley.

rivane neuenschwander in 'how to read el plato pascual' at mak - the schindler house, los angeles, USA

9 September 2017
'How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney's Latin America and Latin America's Disney' is an exhibition of over 150 works by 48 Latin American artists who investigate and challenge nearly one hundred years of cultural influence between Latin America and Disney.

david shrigley in the folkestone triennial 2017, folkestone, kent, UK

2 September 2017
David Shrigley is one of the commissioned artists at the fourth edition of the Folkestone Triennial. The curator Lewis Biggs invites artists to respond to the theme of double edge, described as a further inquiry into "sense of place" first explored in the 2014 Triennial.

Shrigley's proposal is to take a piece of ‘heritage' appreciated by visitors and re-produce it as a signifier of creativity. The artwork plays with a number of ...

rivane neuenschwander in 'past/future/present' at phoenix art museum, arizona, USA

1 September 2017
'Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo' presents a panorama of the most innovative art produced in Brazil from the 1990s to the 2010s.

This exhibition is a singular opportunity for American audiences to experience an in-depth look at the practice of Brazilian artists now recognised as the pioneers of their generation. The diversity of their proposals illustrates tha...

thomas hirscchorn in 'pixel-collage' as part of the 40 year anniversary, fotogalleriet, oslo, norway

1 September 2017
Thomas Hirschhorn's 'Pixel-Collage' is the third exhibition of Fotogalleriet's anniversary year programme which reflects on its own existence with a series of exhibitions mapping the different ways in which photography is deployed. 

Hirschhorn will show six new Pixel-Collages in combination with a display case that contains important source material owned and selected by the artist. The Pixel-Coll...

yinka shonibare MBE in ‘colonial stories’ at gl holtegaard, holte, denmark

25 August 2017
This exhibition marks the centenary of the end of the Danish colonies in the West Indies, exploring the history through artworks, cultural artefacts, and contemporary art from Denmark and abroad. It will include ‘Little Rich Girls' and ‘Earth' by Yinka Shonibare MBE.

rivane neuenschwander in ‘art and alphabet’ at hamburger kunsthalle, hamburg, germany

21 July 2017
Art and Alphabet explores the relationship between writing and images in contemporary art. The basic components of writing - letters, symbols and alphabets - are analysed, manipulated and modified in the works of 20 international artists, including Rivane Neuenschwander's film ‘Erotisme', 2014. The work is based on the Surrealists' erotic hand signalling chart, a risqué adaptation of the standard American Sign L...

'jiro takamatsu: the temperature of sculpture’ at henry moore institute, leeds, UK

13 July 2017
The Temperature of Sculpture is the first institutional solo exhibition of Jiro Takamatsu (1936-1998) outside of Japan, presenting over seventy works made between 1961 and 1977.

Takamatsu is considered to be one of the most important Japanese artists of the post-war era. A founding member of the collective Hi Red Center and key figure of the Mono-ha (School of Things) movement, Takamatsu, over the four decades of his ...

melvin edwards in 'soul of a nation: art in the age of black power’ at tate modern, london

12 July 2017
Soul of a Nation includes 50 influential American artists in a landmark exhibition that shines a light on the vital contribution of Black artists to a dramatic period in American art and history. The exhibition begins in 1963 at the height of the Civil Rights movement and its dreams of integration. In its wake emerged more militant calls for Black Power: a rallying cry for African American pride, autonomy and ...

juan araujo in 'roberto burle marx: brazilian modernist' at deutsche bank kunsthalle, berlin

7 July 2017
This exhibition explores the work and influence of Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994), one of Brazil's most innovative and prolific landscape architects of the twentieth century. The richness and breadth of the artist's oeuvre is realised over more than 100 works which will go on display alongside international contemporary artists who have been inspired by Burle Marx.

The exhibition travels from Jewish Museum, New...

new commission by yinka shonibare MBE in 'enlightened princesses' at kensington palace, london

22 June 2017
A new commission by Yinka Shonibare MBE titled 'Mrs Pinckney and The Emancipated Birds of South Carolina' will be included in 'Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World' at Kensington Palace.

the final installment of 'kehinde wiley: a new republic’ opens at the oklahoma city museum of art, USA

17 June 2017
A retrospective of nearly sixty paintings and sculptures that celebrates Kehinde Wiley's career opens for its final iteration. The exhibition has toured from: Toledo Museum, Ohio; Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Virginia; Seattle Art Museum, Washington; Modern Art Museum Fortworth, Texas; and Brooklyn Museum, New York where it opened in February 2015.

yinka shonibare MBE in ‘a masked ball, 18th century and contemporary art’ at chateau de nyon, switzerland

9 June 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE's film ‘Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball)', 2004, goes on display at Chateau de Nyon in an exhibition featuring artists who take the 18th century as a central theme in their work.

‘Un Ballo in Maschera' was Shonibare's first film and is based on an opera of the same name by Guiseppe Verdi which looked at the life and assassination in 1792 of Sweden's King Gustav III. The ...

andreas eriksson in ‘summer days’ at serlachius museum gosta, mantta, finland

20 May 2017
Summer Days presents Nordic artists from different generations and with varying approaches to making art. The selected artists are united not only by colour and light but also by landscape, depicted either directly or referentially. So important to the people of northern latitudes, summer appears either as the subject of continual longing or as a metaphor for memory.

The exhibition will feature linen tapestries and a larg...

thomas hirschhorn in ‘medusa’ at the museum of modern art of the city of paris

19 May 2017
This exhibition is organised around four themes: identity, value, body, and ritual and looks at the jewel and its association with taboo. It will include Thomas Hirschhorn's sculpture 'CNN-Chain'.

yinka shonibare MBE in 'diaspora pavilion' at the 57th venice biennale

13 May 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE has mentored an emerging artist as part of Diaspora Pavilion, presented by International Curators Forum and University of the Arts London. 'The British Library' (detail pictured) will be installed on the first floor of Palazzo Pisani Santa Marina when their work is shown together.

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.

'jim hodges: with liberty and justice for all (a work in progress)', at contemporary austin, texas, USA

17 December 2016
Jim Hodges' 'With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress)', 2014, consists of the title's words "With Liberty and Justice for All" spelled out in seven-foot-tall letters spanning two sides of The Contemporary Austin's Moody Rooftop at the Jones Center. The letters' iridescent, mirrored surfaces oscillate between blues, purples, oranges, and pinks, reflecting the environment around them....

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...

tom friedman's 'looking up' installed on chicago's lakefront

21 September 2016
The Chicago Park District in collaboration with Luhring Augustine, New York and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London install Tom Friedman's 'Looking Up' 2015 on Chicago's Lakefront.

Conceived in a majestic scale at 33.3 foot tall and intended to be situated in a landscape, the origins for this work lie in a smaller sculpture of a similar design rendered in aluminium foil. Looking Up is by far the most ambitious sculpture from Friedman's ong...

david shrigley at sketch london

6 June 2014
Shrigley has also designed a limited edition set of new ceramic tableware, manufactured by British heritage brand Caverswall. The tableware features Shrigley's distinctive mordant drawings and texts, with inspiration drawn from the cuisine of Master Chef's Pierre Gagnaire.