Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to present ‘Denzil Forrester in Rome’, a selection of large-scale paintings and works on paper by Grenada-born, British artist Denzil Forrester. Initially intended for Frieze Masters, the gallery presents Forrester’s solo project in a specially designed space at 30 Old Burlington Street.
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to present a selection of new works by British sculptor Holly Hendry. Initially intended for Frieze London, the gallery will present Hendry’s solo project in a specially designed space at 30 Old Burlington Street in October.
Taking place in both galleries on Old Burlington Street in Mayfair, its home since 1995, this unique event showcases the diversity of the gallery programme by celebrating its history whilst also looking ahead to the future.
For his first exhibition in Norway, Jonathan Baldock presents a new body of works, many of which were made during lockdown in London at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.
'30 Americans' is a touring group exhibition that showcases important contemporary artists from across the United States to explore how American art has shed light on issues of racial, sexual and historical identity. The works on display are aesthetically and thematically diverse, spanning painting, installation, sculpture and videos and created from 1970 to the present day.
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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
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 her solo exhibition at Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, Texas, contemporary artist Marina Adams presents seven large-scale paintings from the past four years alongside several recent small-scale gouache-on-paper works from her 'New York' series.
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.
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.
Lehmbruck Museum presents a solo exhibition by Stephan Balkenhol, developed in close collaboration with the German artist. The show spans Balkenhol's oeuvre from the mid-1980s to the present day and includes several works created specially for the exhibition.
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.
An edition of Kehinde Wiley's sculpture, 'Rumors of War' is on temporary display in West Philadelphia as part of the touring exhibition 'Monumental' organised by nonprofit organisation Kindred Arts, New York and creative agency Little Giant Creative, Philadelphia.
The Royal Drawing School’s Online Lecture Series 'Creative Conversations' hosted Denzil Forrester in conversation with artist and writer Liza Dimbleby on Wednesday 14 October. Forrester taught Dimbleby through the 1990s and the discussion explored how different times and places have shaped the Grenada-born artist's practice.
Milanese football team A.S. Velasca ask a new artist each year to be their 'main sponsor' and recreate the club's aesthetic. This season South African artist Kendell Geers has designed shirts for the players, which he describes as a 'new skin'.
Frieze LIVE hosted Grenada-born British artist Denzil Forrester in conversation with Victor Wang (王宗孚) (Artistic Director and Chief Curator of M WOODS, Beijing) on Thursday 8 October. The talk was recorded and released on IGTV @friezeartfair and on Frieze.com.
For Frieze 2020, Stephen Friedman Gallery presents respective solo exhibitions by Holly Hendry and Denzil Forrester. In lieu of the fair being physically realised, the projects are exhibited in a specially designed space at 30 Old Burlington Street in October.
'100 Drawings from Now' is an exhibition and benefit event in support of participating artists and Drawing Center, New York. The works on display provide a snapshot of artistic production during a period of profound global unrest that has resulted from the ongoing health and economic crises, as well as a surge of activism in response to systemic racism, social injustice, and police brutality in the United States.
'Towner International' is a new biennial exhibition of contemporary art that takes place for the first time at Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne from 6 October 2020 to 10 January 2021. The Brewers Award of £10,000, sponsored by Brewers Decorator Centres, will be awarded to one of the exhibiting artists along with mentoring from the Towner team.
In this episode of 'In the Foreground', Starr Director Caroline Fowler discusses Swiss artist Thomas Hirschhorn with Lisa Lee, (Florence Gould Foundation Fellow, spring 2020). This conversation explores Lee’s interest in artworks that highlight the power of art to effect socio-political change.
For the first time in its history, the Royal Academy of Arts' Summer Exhibition falls in winter this year. Coordinated by artistic duo Jane and Louise Wilson RA, the exhibition features myriad household names including Tracey Emin, Denzil Forrester, Rebecca Horn, Anselm Kiefer, Julian Schnabel, Yinka Shonibare CBE, Gillian Wearing and Ai Weiwei as well as many emerging artists.
This temporary institute brings together eight UK-based artists including Alvaro Barrington, Mandy El-Sayegh, Cécile B. Evans, Denzil Forrester, Anthea Hamilton, Haroon Mirza and Zadie Xa & Benito Mayor Vallejo for a series of installations and events.
Yinka Shonibare CBE has been awarded the Robson Orr TenTen Award 2020 by the Government Art Collection (GAC). The new work was unveiled at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office on Tuesday 6 October 2020 by Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister of State (Minister for Digital and Culture) and Penny Johnson CBE, Director of the GAC.