‘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.
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.
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg debuts its renovated collection galleries to the public on Tuesday 27 October. Included in this new presentation of the Museum's permanent collection is Kehinde Wiley's 'Leviathan Zodiac (The World Stage: Israel)', 2011 from the artist's celebrated series, 'The World Stage: Israel' which the Museum acquired in 2019.
'00s. Cranford Collection: the 2000s' is a group exhibition at MO.CO, Montpellier that brings together over one hundred works from the Cranford Collection. Spanning a wide range of media, themes and geography, the exhibition reveals how global culture, geopolitics, economy and ecology transformed during the 2000s.
'The Exhausted Man' brings together over 200 objects from cultural and art history to explore how ideals of masculinity have changed over the centuries. Included in the exhibition is Thomas Hirschhorn's collaborative work with. German philosopher Marcus Steinweg, 'Map of Headlessness', 2011.
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.
'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 11 April 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.
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