'I'm' at The Contemporary, Austin is the first institutional solo exhibition in Texas by Austin-based artist Deborah Roberts. To coincide with the exhibition, the artist has also created a new figurative mural on the exterior of the Jones Center building.
Brazilian artist Luiz Zerbini presents his second exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery, following his acclaimed solo show at South London Gallery in 2018. Juxtaposing organic and geometric forms, Zerbini’s paintings explore the relationship between colour, light and movement. Inspired by the Amazon and Mata Atlântica rainforests, the exhibition reflects the artist’s ongoing interest in the relationship between nature and humanity in and around Rio de Janeiro.
For Art Basel Miami Beach Online Viewing Rooms, Stephen Friedman Gallery’s presentation ‘In Real Life’ focuses solely on figuration and depictions of the human form through painting, sculpture and works on paper.
‘In Nature’, is a new presentation visible to Old Burlington street from the window of the gallery’s viewing room and is available to the viewer online and by appointment.
For her solo exhibition at Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth (the Modern), Texas, American artist Marina Adams presents seven large-scale paintings from the past four years alongside recent gouache-on-paper works from her 'New York' series.
After almost seven months of closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Centro Cultural Oi Futuro reopened to the public with 'Campo Expandido', a solo exhibition by Luiz Zerbini featuring new site-specific installations and interventions.
Spike Island presents a selection of paintings and works on paper by Denzil Forrester in his largest institutional exhibition to date. Titled 'Itchin & Scratchin', this touring exhibition spans Forrester's engagement with the dimly lit dancehalls of 1980s East London to the present-day open-air clubs of Jamaica. The exhibition is presented in partnership with Nottingham Contemporary where it opened in February 2020.
For its inaugural exhibition, The Box presents 'Kehinde Wiley: Ship of Fools'. The show includes the three-channel digital film projection 'Narrenschiff' (Ship of Fools), which joined the museum's collection in 2018 thanks to the Contemporary Art Society Collections Fund at Frieze.
Nordic Watercolour Museum, Tjörn presents a solo exhibition of watercolours, drawings and hand-woven textiles by Swedish artist Andreas Eriksson. Encompassing a wide range of media, this exhibition offers a unique window onto the artist’s experience of his rural surroundings in Medelplana, Sweden.
Borders and edges, ruptures, wholes and holes are the subject of Holly Hendry’s major new outdoor commission and solo exhibition at the De La Warr Pavilion. Emphasising the Pavilion’s proximity to the coastline and its resulting vulnerability, Hendry visualises the building as a body being eaten, becoming porous and ridden with holes before eventually dissolving into its surroundings.
Mamma Andersson is included in 'Heat/ Energy', a group exhibition which opens at Kummelholmen, Stockholm in April 2021 and travels to Körsbärsgården, Gotland later in the coming year. Inspired by the Kummelholmen's architecture, location and former function as a district heating centre, the exhibition explores the interconnections between art, culture, society and ecology.
Public Art Fund presents the first major survey of the Melvin Edwards' public works at City Hall Park, New York in 2021. Curated by Public Art Fund Curator Daniel S. Palmer, the exhibition brings together a series of large-scale sculptures created from 1970 to the present day to explore the legacy and impact of Edwards’ practice.
'Breaking the Mould' is a major touring exhibition which challenges male-dominated narratives of post-war British sculpture by presenting a diverse and significant range of ambitious work by women. Included in the exhibition is Holly Hendry's 'Gut Feelings (Stromatolith)', 2016, a geological-style cross section that references undersides, be it subterranean or subcutaneous.
'Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America' is a group exhibition conceived by curator Okwui Enwezor and presented at New Museum, New York. The show brings together works made in the past decade by thirty-seven artists who have addressed the concept of mourning, commemoration, and loss in response to racist violence experienced by Black communities in America.
‘Emma Kunz Cosmos: A Visionary in Dialogue with Contemporary Art’ is a group exhibition at Aargauer Kunsthaus, Switzerland that presents the oeuvre of the Aargau researcher, healer and artist Emma Kunz (1892–1963) alongside contemporary artistic practises.
'Community of Fragments' is a large-scale, site-specific installation by Thomas Hirschhorn that will transform a gallery of GL Strand, Copenhagen in January 2021.
'Material (SG) II', by Yinka Shonibare CBE, which forms part of the artist’s 'Wind Sculpture' series, will be unveiled in 2021 at the outdoor plaza at the new office building, 360 Rosemary. The sculpture was commissioned in collaboration with Related Companies, The West Palm Beach Art in Public Places (AiPP) Program and city of West Palm Beach.
Artist Deborah Roberts joins Evelyn Hankins (Senior Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden) for an online discussion on power, identity, and challenging cultural myths and stereotypes. This virtual event is part of 'Talking to Our Time', the Hirshhorn’s online series of free artist talks featuring a diverse group of artists and collectives. The talk is also part of #HirshhornInsideOut, the Museum’s initiative to bring art into your home.
'My Name is Not Refugee' is a group exhibition at Firstsite, Colchester which brings together works chosen by refugees and asylum seekers living in the local area. The show explores what it means to find connections in a new place and considers questions about our purpose, choices and morality as human beings. Included in the presentation is David Shrigley's 'The Bell', 2007, on loan from the Arts Council Collection, UK.
'Grayson's Art Club' is a group exhibition of works selected by British artist Grayson Perry from 'Grayson’s Art Club', the popular Channel 4 TV series made during the lockdown in the UK due to Covid-19.
"With this lecture on 'Robert Walser-Sculpture', a work in a public space that I/we completed last year with residents of the city of Biel/Bienne, I want to explain in my own words what I gained from this complex and difficult, yet incredibly beautiful experience." – Thomas Hirschhorn
'Lisa Brice' opens at GEM Museum for Contemporary Art, the Hague on 21 November 2020. Featuring both new and historical works, this survey show is the first museum exhibition by the South African artist to take place in the Netherlands.
‘Melvin Edwards: The Sculptor of Resistance’ is a touring solo exhibition which was initiated at Auroras, São Paulo in 2019 and travelled to Museu Afro Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil in November 2020. Spanning sixty-years' of Edwards' practice, the show revisits significant moments within the African-American artist's expansive career.
Spike Island, Bristol hosts Denzil Forrester in conversation with artist, historian and curator Eddie Chambers, online on Thursday 19 November, 6–7pm (GMT). The talk coincides with Forrester's touring solo exhibition 'Itchin & Scratchin', which opened at Nottingham Contemporary in February 2020 and travelled to Spike Island in October 2020.
Marina Adams and forty-nine other leading contemporary artists have each designed a limited-edition porcelain plate that is being offered for sale in support of The Coalition for the Homeless. Funds raised will provide vital services to thousands of people experiencing homelessness and instability in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The plates are available online in editions of 175 and each is priced at $175.
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce representation of British artist Sarah Ball. Ball’s meticulously rendered portraits explore themes of gender and identity. Demonstrating an acute sensitivity to the psyche of her subjects, she emphasises physical characteristics that define how we outwardly portray ourselves to the world.
David Shrigley and musician, Régis Laugier launch the spoken word album, 'Play Something Awful' on Friday 6 November 2020. The album is limited to 1000 copies and the vinyl release features original artwork and hand-written labels by Shrigley.
This talk continues the 'DRAF Broadcasts: Podcast' series in which artists from the David Roberts Collection choose a work for discussion. For this edition of the podcast, Jonathan Baldock selects 'Nana Danseuse', a sculpture made around 1972 by French-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle, an artist he has long loved and admired.
Yinka Shonibare CBE and fifteen other leading UK-based artists have each made a new limited edition print which they have generously contributed to 'The Help Portfolio', 2020. All profits from the sale of this boxed collection of prints will be donated to sixteen charities selected by the artists involved.
'Figure up' examines the relationship between popular culture and contemporary figurative drawing today. The works on display reference popular film, novels, music, fashion, cartoons and social media to explore complex and weighty themes from colonial power and racism to homelessness and issues of gender identity.
House of Vans London and The Auction Collective present a virtual 360° exhibition, followed by a live-stream fundraising auction to raise funds for leading homelessness charity: Centrepoint.
Co-curated by Tom Stanley and Lia Newman, 'True Likeness' is an exhibition of contemporary portraits spanning video, photography, painting, collage, sculpture, printmaking and drawing. Artists included in the exhibition hail from across the USA and explore what it means to be American today.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s official charity CW+ have commissioned a group of contemporary artists to design scarves for patients with respiratory problems this winter. Volunteer community knitters can download the artists' designs from the charity's website and knit the scarves for the hospital to distribute to patients.
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art hosts Deborah Roberts in conversation with writer and curator Antwaun Sargent, who contributed to Roberts' solo exhibition, 'The Evolution of Mimi' at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in 2018. There will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions during the event.