YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'TOUS DE SANG MELES’ AT MAC/VAL, VITRY EN SEINE, PARIS

22 April 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE features in ‘Tous de sang meles (all, blood-mingled)' at MAC/VAL in Paris, France. The exhibition invites artists who address issues of identity through their work and it will include Shonibare's ‘End of Empire' which features two figures dressed in the artist's si...

RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER IN ‘NOW’ AT MODERN ONE, SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART, EDINBURGH

25 March 2017

Two works by Rivane Neuenschwander feature in the opening exhibition of a new three year programme at Modern One: the film 'The Tenant', a collaboration with Cao Guimarães, and 'Colheita (Harvest)' which is an installation comprised of 365 shopping lists coll...

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...

'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,...

ROBERT BUCK IN 'STRANGE ATTRACTOR' AT MARFA MYTHS MUSIC FESTIVAL, TEXAS

10 March 2017
Robert Buck features in ‘Strange Attractor', an exhibition taking place as part of the arts programme of Marfa Myths music festival in Texas. The annual festival and cultural program was founded in 2014 by nonprofit contemporary arts foundation Ballroom Marfa and Brooklyn-based music label Me...

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 final iteration. The exhibition has toured from: Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Virginia; Seattle Art Museum, Washington; Modern Art Museum Fortworth, Texas; and Brooklyn Museum, N...

'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...

'ANDREAS ERIKSSON: WORK IN PROGRESS' AT SKISSERNAS MUSEUM - MUSEUM OF ARTISTIC PROCESS AND PUBLIC ART, LUND, SWEDEN

28 January 2017
Skissernas Museum presents new works made by Andreas Eriksson in relation to a major public commission for the main entrance of the New Karolinska Solna University Hospital.

The exhibition runs from 28 January until 13 August 2017.

Andreas Eriksso...

'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...

'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 Cent...

ROBERT BECK IN ‘A SLOW SUCCESSION WITH MANY INTERRUPTIONS’ AT SFMOMA, SAN FRANCISCO, USA

10 December 2016
A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions reflects on the ways that artists have responded to the conditions of the twenty-first century. Composed of works from the museum's collection made since 2000, the exhibition explores the prevailing correlations between the per...

JENNIFER RUBELL IN 'HIGH ANXIETY: NEW ACQUISITIONS' AT RUBELL FAMILY COLLECTION, MIAMI, USA

30 November 2016
'High Anxiety: New Acquisitions' presents selections of artworks from 32 artists acquired since 2014, many of whom explore polarising social and political concerns through a broad spectrum of contemporary artistic practices. In gauging the output and energies of these a...

'ANNE TRUITT: INTERSECTIONS' AT BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART, BALTIMORE, USA

23 October 2016
Five sculptural towers of colour by the acclaimed artist Anne Truitt (1921-2004, American) are on view adjacent to the BMA's Asian and African art collections. This juxtaposition, as well as brief in-gallery essays by the BMA's curators of contemporary, Asian, and African art, invite visit...

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 p...

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 ...

DAVID SHRIGLEY ‘MEMORIAL’ INSTALLED ON THE DORIS C. FREEDMAN PLAZA IN CENTRAL PARK, NEW YORK

8 September 2016
From 8 September New Yorkers will be able to enjoy a new, large-scale public artwork by British artist David Shrigley.

Shrigley is an artist best known for his hilarious - and multidisciplinary - riffs on everyday thoughts and occurrences, and so, in his typical wh...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE MAJOR COMMISSION FOR ROYAL ACADEMY, LONDON

1 May 2016
Yinka Shonibare MBE has designed the hoarding to be displayed on the front of the Royal Academy on Burlington Gardens while it undergoes restoration in preparation for the Royal Academy's 250th anniversary in 2018. Titled 'RA Family Album, the display brings together over 160 images that span the Royal A...

'RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER: SECONDARY STORIES’ AT LINDA PACE FOUNDATION, TEXAS, USA

30 April 2016
The Linda Pace Foundation presents the Texas debut of Secondary Stories, a room-sized installation by Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander. Neuenschwander has become widely regarded for her often ephemeral work that explores narratives about language, nature, social interactions a...