Deborah Roberts presents 'I'm' at The Contemporary Austin, Texas, USA

12 September 2020
I'm at The Contemporary Austin, Texas is the first institutional solo exhibition in Texas by Austin-based artist Deborah Roberts. The exhibition comprises a selection of new collages and paintings, as well as two new interactive sound, text, and video sculptures on the museum's first floor. To coincide with the exhibition, the artist has also created a new figurative mural on the exterior of the Jones Center building.

Stephan Balkenhol at Museum Jorn, Silkeborg, Denmark

29 May 2020
Museum Jorn in Silkeborg is hosting the first comprehensive presentation of Stephan Balkenhol's work in Denmark. The exhibition was developed in close collaboration with the German artist and features new works.

Jonathan Baldock at Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway

7 May 2020
7 May–26 July 2020

Deborah Roberts is included in the group exhibition 'Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection’ at Pérez Art Museum Miami, Florida, USA.

24 April 2020
Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art is a group exhibition that celebrates recent acquisitions to Pérez Art Museum Miami's collection. Inspired by his upbringing in a number of Latin American countries, Jorge M. Pérez began collecting the work of Cuban and Afro-Latino artists several years ago. Recently he has expanded that focus to include artists of the full African diaspora. Allied with Power shows the result of these years of dedicated effort and exploration. The exhibition showcases a wide range of practices and thematics, including abstraction, representation, politics, spirituality, and race.

Rivane Neuenschwander is included in 'Le monde à plat' at Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium

6 March 2020
Le monde à plat is a group exhibition at Boghossian Foundation that investigates the multitude of ways that art represents the world: cartography, frontiers and travel, social and ecological shocks. The exhibition spans a wide variety of media including drawing, photography, video, installation and others. Rivane Neuenschwander's digital video work 'Contingent' is included in the exhibition. 

'The Yellow Wallpaper' by Kehinde Wiley at William Morris Gallery, London, UK

22 February 2020
The Yellow Wallpaper is an exhibition of new portraits by American artist Kehinde Wiley opening at William Morris Gallery in February 2020. This will be the first solo exhibition of new work shown by Wiley at a public institution in the UK and also the first to feature exclusively female portraits. The works offer a visual response to American novelist Charlotte Perkins Gilman's acclaimed feminist text, 'The Yellow Wallpaper' (1892).

Channing Hansen is selected for Frieze Projects at Frieze Los Angeles 2020

13 February 2020
Frieze Los Angeles, which debuted in February, has announced plans for ‘Frieze Projects' 2020. Alongside 70 galleries within its main tent, the fair will present 16 site-specific performances, sculptures and installations, scattered throughout the Paramount backlot. Los Angeles County Museum of Art curator Rita Gonzalez and Vincent Price Art Museum Director Pilar Tompkins Rivas are organizing this portion of the fair.

Denzil Forrester, 'Itchin & Scratchin' opens at Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

8 February 2020
Nottingham Contemporary presents a selection of paintings and works on paper by Denzil Forrester in his largest institutional exhibition to date. Titled Itchin & Scratchin, the show spans Forrester's engagement with the dimly lit dancehalls of 1980s East London to the present-day open-air clubs of Jamaica. The exhibition travels to Spike Island, Bristol in July 2020. 

Andreas Eriksson features in the group exhibition ‘Psychotropics' at New Art Centre in Wiltshire, UK

25 January 2020
Psychotropics is a group exhibition at New Art Centre in Wiltshire, UK curated by Iwona Blazwick, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery, curator, writer and broadcaster. The exhibition brings together contemporary artists who use innovative forms of abstraction to bridge ideas of nature and culture. Exploring both immersive engagement with materiality and the exhilaration of the virtual, the exhibition opens up a conversation about humans' relationship with the natural world.

Yinka Shonibare CBE is included in 'Radical Revisionists' at Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Texas, USA

24 January 2020
Radical Revisionists: Contemporary African Artists Confronting Past and Present is a group exhibition at Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Texas. The show brings together artists from Africa and the diaspora to explore ideas of race, representation and colonial history.

'Justice for All' by Yinka Shonibare CBE goes on display at Arts House, Singapore

13 January 2020
The Asian Art Institutum, together with The Arts House and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, are pleased to present Justice for All, an immersive, site-specific installation by acclaimed British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare CBE, RA. The exhibition has been curated by Dr Zehra Jumabhoy, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, to coincide with Singapore Art Week and the Singapore Biennale 2020. 

Yinka Shonibare's 'Wind Sculpture (SG) IV' goes on display at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA

7 January 2020
Yinka Shonibare CBE's monumental work 'Wind Sculpture (SG) IV' is now on display near Spelman Halls at Princeton University through May 2020. Made from industrial materials usually used in the construction of buildings, this work is part of a series that explores the idea of harnessing the wind, and freezing it in a moment of time.

Deborah Roberts is included in ‘Re/Devaluing Colorism: Intersections of Skin Color and Currency' at Southwest School of Art, Texas, USA

13 December 2019
Re/Devaluing Colorism is a group exhibition at Southwest School of Art in Texas, guest curated by Aissatour Sidime-Blanton. The exhibition brings together the work of fourteen ethnically and socio-economically diverse female artists to address the harmful effects of colorism today.

Rivane Neuenschwander is included in 'Water' at Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia

7 December 2019
Water is a group exhibition at Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art that explores this vital element that sustains life on Earth. Bringing together work by Australian and international artists, the exhibition aims to spark conversations about the environmental and social challenges that we face today.

Yinka Shonibare CBE is included in 'Counter Acts' at Lethaby Gallery, University of the Arts, London, UK

29 November 2019
Counter Acts is a group exhibition at Lethaby Gallery, University of the Arts, London that explores the remarkable relationship between University and the prestigious Turner Prize. Artists included in the exhibition include previous winners and nominees who studied or taught at the University, alongside emerging graduates.

Tonico Lemos Auad curates 'Barefoot' at Large Glass, London, UK

28 November 2019
Tonico Lemos Auad curates a group exhibition, Barefoot at Large Glass, London, UK. The exhibition features artists including: Lorena Ancona, Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, Nao Matsunaga, Tiago Mestre, Anna-Bella Papp.

David Shrigley is included in the group exhibition, 'Lines from Scotland', touring from St Andrews Museum, Fife, Scotland

9 November 2019
Lines from Scotland is a touring group exhibition that explores Scottish art through the work of three generations of Scottish artists. The show brings together work in a wide variety of media including animation, botanical drawing, landscape, portraiture and product design to reveal the diversity and constant evolution of the visual arts in Scotland. 

Thomas Hirschhorn features in 'Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011' at MoMA PS1, New York, USA

3 November 2019
MoMA PS1 presents a large-scale group exhibition examining the legacies of American-led military engagement in Iraq. While brief, the 1991 Gulf War marked the start of a lengthy period of military involvement in the country that led to more than a decade of sanctions and the 2003 Iraq War. Though the Iraq War officially ended in 2011, artists have continued to examine these conflicts and their ongoing impacts.

Deborah Roberts is selected for 'The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today' at National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C., USA

26 October 2019
The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today features work by nearly 50 finalists of National Portrait Gallery's latest Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. The exhibition encompasses a wide range of media including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation and performance. Deborah Roberts' recent collage '80 Days (Nessun Dorma Series)' is amongst the works selected for inclusion.

Yinka Shonibare CBE is included in 'When Home Won't Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art' at ICA Boston, USA

23 October 2019
When Home Won't Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art is a group exhibition at Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA. The exhibition borrows its title from a poem by Warsan Shire, a Somali-British poet who gives voice to the experiences of refugees. Bringing together the work of twenty artists from around the globe, the show considers how contemporary artists are responding to the migration, immigration, and displacement of peoples today.

Napoleonic paintings by Kehinde Wiley and Jacques-Louis David to be united at the former residence of the French Emperor, Château de Malmaison, Paris, France

9 October 2019
Jacques-Louis David's celebrated 19th-century portrait of Napoleon on horseback will be shown alongside Kehinde Wiley's dramatic homage to the painting for the first time this autumn. Both works go on display at Château de Malmaison in western Paris, formerly Napoleon Bonaparte's private estate, and will travel to Brooklyn Museum, New York in January 2020.

Melvin Edwards in 'Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art' at Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, USA

29 September 2019
Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art is a group exhibition at Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, presented in collaboration with Helis Foundation, Louisiana and Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Louisiana. The exhibition offers a new perspective on the contribution made by black artists to visual art since the 1940s.

Denzil Forrester is commissioned by TFL for Brixton Underground Station, London, UK

19 September 2019

Art on the Underground have commissioned Grenada-born, British artist Denzil Forrester to create a large-scale public artwork, currently on view until September 2020. Forrester is the third commission in a new series at Brixton, following on from Njideka Akunyili Crosby in 2018 and Aliza Nisenbaum in 2019. The programme selects artists to respond to the diverse narratives of the murals from the 1980s, the rapid development of the area and the wider social and political history of mural making.

Melvin Edwards is included in ‘Walking Through Walls', a group exhibition at Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany,

12 September 2019
Walking Through Walls is a group exhibition that marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Featuring 28 contemporary artists, the exhibition takes the momentous events of 1989 as a starting point to consider the present. On view until 19 January 2020, the exhibition explores the "walls in the mind", the barriers that prevent us understanding each other and making progress.

David Shrigley is included in 'Playmode' at MAAT, Lisbon, Portugal

11 September 2019
Playmode is a group exhibition at MAAT, Lisbon, which explores the connection between art and play as methods to promote new ways of seeing. The exhibition brings together artists including Brad Downey, Gabriel Orozco and Ana Vieira who employ games and play for evasion, subversion, criticism, and transformation.

Melvin Edwards in 'LA Blacksmith' at California African American Museum, California, USA

10 September 2019
LA Blacksmith is a group exhibition at California African American Museum, California, USA, curated by Jill Moniz. Black artists in Los Angeles have worked with metal for decades, exploring its historic and symbolic significance and for a wide variety of sociocultural, political, and practical considerations. LA Blacksmith highlights this rich tradition by combining historic metalsmithing with works of contemporary art.

Kehinde Wiley in 'Michael Jackson: On the Wall' touring to Espoo Museum of Modern Art (EMMA), Espoo, Finland

21 August 2019
Michael Jackson: On the Wall travels to EMMA this Autumn. The exhibition explores Jackson's career and presents almost 100 artworks to show how the singer inspired some of the leading names in contemporary art.

Deborah Roberts is Included in ‘Still I Rise' at Kidspace Gallery and Art-Making Studio At MASS MoCA, Massachusetts, USA

15 June 2019
Still I Rise at Kidspace Gallery and Art-Making Studio At MASS MoCA, Massachusetts is a group exhibition that refers back to Maya Angelou's 1978 verse of the same name. The show brings together artists who use portraiture to contest the misogynistic nature of historical figuration, typically painted by white men for white men.

'Hazmat Love' (2016) by Tom Friedman goes on display at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut, USA

25 May 2019
‘Hazmat Love' (2016) by Tom Friedman is currently on display at the entrance of Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut. The sculpture embodies Tom Friedman's unparalleled technical craftsmanship and unique creative philosophy. The work depicts two figures, clasping hands and engaged in what could be a dance, embrace or greeting. The artist describes the scene as a ‘dystopian romance - love in a toxic environment'. 

Ilona Keserü and Anne Truitt in 'Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera' at The Met Fifth Avenue, New York, USA

17 December 2018
Featuring work from the 1940s to the present day, 'Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera' explores large-scale abstract painting, sculpture and assemblage. Iconic pieces from The Met collection are shown in conversation with works by international artists such as Ilona Keserü and Anne Truitt.

Tom Friedman in 'Mad World' at Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, USA

20 November 2018
Bringing together exemplary works from the Marciano Collection, 'Mad World' exhibits the rampant absurdities of contemporary life. With several works that reflect on childhood and the cycle of life, the show aims to encourage consideration of the future - of what may or may not be a likely, or desirable, trajectory. Hand in hand with this theme is the notion of identity which, examined through innovative portraiture, highlights the unknown and unpredictable in ourselves and others. Ideas of how