channing hansen in ‘inherent structure’ at wexner center for the arts, ohio, USA

19 May 2018
'Inherent Structure' showcases the work of a group of sixteen artists vividly exploring the powers of abstract representation in contemporary art. Historically, abstract painting has been associated with gesture, chance, impulse, and aesthetic purity. While insisting on the nuanced structures embedded in abstraction, the otherwise disparate artists in 'Inherent Structure' focus equally on the material, experiential, and social influences on painting.

mamma andersson nominated for the daniel and florence guerlain drawing prize

22 March 2018
Mamma Andersson has been nominated for the 11th Daniel and Florence Guerlain Drawing Prize. The Drawing Prize has showcased over thirty artists since its creation and this year pays tribute to three artists living in Europe.

yinka shonibare MBE in 'like life: sculpture, color, and the body (1300–now)’ at the met breuer, new york

21 March 2018
Seven hundred years of sculptural practice-from 14th-century Europe to the global present-will be examined in this groundbreaking exhibition. 'Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300-Now)' explores narratives of sculpture in which artists have sought to replicate the literal, living presence of the human body.

'wind sculpture (sg) i' by yinka shonibare MBE commissioned for doris c. freedman plaza, central park, new york

7 March 2018
Public Art Fund presents 'Wind Sculpture (SG) I', a new sculpture by Yinka Shonibare MBE commissioned for Doris C. Freedman Plaza at the southeast entrance to Central Park. This is the first work in a second generation of his celebrated Wind Sculpture series.

thomas hirschhorn wins the swiss grand award for art / prix meret oppenheim

23 February 2018
Stephen Friedman Gallery congratulates Thomas Hirschhorn as one of three recipients of the Swiss Grand Award for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim. Awarded by the Swiss Federal Office of Culture, the 18th Swiss Grand Award for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim has been awarded to Thomas Hirschhorn, Sylvie Fleury and architect Luigi Snozzi.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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...

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...

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.

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.

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...