yinka shonibare MBE and kehinde wiley in ‘africa now – political patterns' at seoul museum

16 December 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE and Kehinde Wiley are included in the group exhibition Africa Now which opens in December at Seoul Museum in Korea. Africa Now features over 20 artists whose practices serve as a meeting point for Africa's political situation and the semantics and aesthetics of traditional patterns. Being the first in Korea to introduce contemporary African art, it also sets out to represent post-colo...

daniel guzmÁn solo exhibition ‘chromosome damage’ at drawing room, london

12 December 2014
Chromosome Damage is an exhibition of 30 drawings by Daniel Guzmán, his first solo exhibition in a public gallery in the UK. Guzmán's oeuvre is steeped in the context of Mexican and pre-Hispanic imagery. This new series reference the imagery and iconography of Aztec deities, goddesses and earth mothers. Each drawing represents a single voluptuous female figure baring teeth and pop out eyes, who goes through mystic and t...

rivane neuenschwander at kochi-muziris biennale 2014, india

12 December 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander will participate at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 opening this December in the state of Kerala, India. Titled ‘Dead Reckoning : Whorled Explorations', the biennale is conceived as a temporary observation deck hoisted at Kochi. The exhibition draws upon a wide glossary of signs from this legendary maritime gateway to bring together sensory and conceptual propositions that map our world referencing history, geography...

rivane neuenschwander in group show at centre for contemporary art and photography in belo horizonte, brazil

10 December 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander has work included in the group exhibition 'Do Objeto para o Mundo - Coleção Inhotim' at Centre for Contemporary Art and Photography in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

The exhibition, co-organised by Fundação Clóvis Salgado and Itaú, features work from the Inhotim CACI Collection in CEP, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The CACI Institute was first realised by the mining entrepreneur Bern...

yinka shonibare MBE ‘wind sculpture’ in ‘public’ at art basel miami beach

4 December 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE's 'Wind Sculpture' will be on display in the Public sector at Art Basel Miami Beach. The Public sector offers visitors a chance to see outdoor sculptures, interventions, and performances, sited within an open and public exhibition format at Collins Park. The sector has been produced in collaboration with the Bass Museum of Art since 2011.

At six metres high Shonibare's Wind Sculptures have a majest...

beatriz milhazes in group exhibition ‘afetividades eletivas’ at the centro cultural minas tÊnis club in belo horizonte, brazil

3 December 2014
This group exhibition titled ‘Afetividades Eletivas' features a significant collection of works from the collection of Sergio Luiz Arantes, a key engineering figure in the São Paulo mining industry and a collector of works of art for decades. The show features 150 works - painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography, video and performance records - from aroun...

david shrigley in the film sector at art basel miami beach, miami, USA

Two film works by David Shrigley will be included in the Short Film Program at this year's Art Basel Miami Beach. Selected by David Gryn, Director of Artprojx, London, the Film sector includes over 80 works by some of today's most exciting artists from Latin America, the United States, Europe, Asia and beyond.

national museum of modern art in tokyo host a major retrospective of work by jiro takamatsu

2 December 2014
National Museum of Modern in Tokyo are hosting a major retrospective of the Japanese artist Jiro Takamatsu, which opened on 2 December 2014. The exhibition titled ‘Jiro Takamatsu: Mysteries' surveys the career of one Japan's leading artists of the twentieth century.

Born in 1936 in Tokyo, Takamatsu was an influential artist, theorist, and teacher in 1960s and 1970s Japan. His work combined subversive and pl...

yinka shonibare MBE in group show ‘post pop: east meets west’ at saatchi gallery, london

26 November 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE has work included in the Saatchi Gallery group exhibition celebrating and surveying Pop Art's legacy. Post Pop: East Meets West brings together 250 works by 110 artists from China, the Former Soviet Union, Taiwan, the UK and the USA to examine why of all the twentieth century's art movements, Pop Art has had such a powerful influence over artists from world regions that have had very di...

tom friedman’s ‘up in the air’ installed at tel aviv museum of art

17 November 2014
'Up in the Air', by Tom Friedman 
(born in St. Louis, MO, 1965), is the third in a series of site-specific installations at the Lightfall at Tel Aviv Museum of Art in Israel. Comprising 900 items suspended from the ceiling, at first glance they seem to be ready-made; in fact, they are all painstakingly and carefully hand-crafted. The result is a gigantic, scattered still life, representing the world of objects, forms and imag...

'david shrigley: life and life drawing', a major survey exhibition at the national gallery of victoria, australia

National Gallery of Victoria presents 'David Shrigley: Life and Life Drawing', the first major survey exhibition in Australia for the internationally renowned Glasgow-based artist. Consisting of new and recent work the exhibition encompasses drawings, paintings, sculpture, animated videos, artist books, and a major new commission for NGV International's Waterwall titled General Store.

jennifer rubell makes specially commissioned food installation for performa anniversary

4 November 2014
Performa, the leading organization dedicated to the critical role of live performance in 21st-century art, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a fall fête in tribute to the Renaissance featuring a specially commissioned food performance by Jennifer Rubell. Co-hosted by W Magazine's Editor-in-Chief Stefano Tonchi and artist Francesco Vezzoli at the historic 1875 Weylin B. Seymours, (formerly Williamsburgh Sa...

stephen balkenhol in solo exhibition at landes museum in linz, austria

23 October 2014
The State Gallery at Landes Museum present one of the best known contemporary sculptors, Stephan Balkenhol, with a comprehensive showcase for the first time in Linz, Austria.

jennifer rubell honoured at brooklyn museum's women in the arts award

22 October 2014
Women in the Arts 2014 will honor two outstanding people: world-class contemporary art collector Mera Rubell, and exceptional performance and installation artist Jennifer Rubell-we have found that few creative relationships can be as inspirational as that of a mother and daughter.

Now in its 12th year this unique and inspiring event will continue the important tradition of celebrating the empowerment of women's leadership and inn...

kendell geers and yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at scad, georgia

16 October 2014
SCAD Museum of Art presents the US premiere of ‘The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists.' Curated by the internationally acclaimed Simon Njami, this monumental exhibition explores the thematic sequences of Dante Alighieri's epic poem through works by more than 40 contemporary artists from 19 African countries as well as the African diaspora.

For centuries, Dante's literary work...

rivane neuenschwander in group show ‘what makes a home?’ at the national gallery of denmark

11 October 2014
Work by Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschander will be included in a children's exhibition about homes. The group show titled ‘What makes a home?' opens on 11 October at Statens Museum for Kunst - The National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen.

Neuenschwander, one of the most well known of the Brazilian conceptual artists to appear in the past decade, frequently employs a simple framework and materials (an...

claire barclay and david shrigley at aberdeen art gallery, scotland

11 October 2014
Claire Barclay and David Shrigley are included in the group exhibition 'Below another sky' at Aberdeen Art Gallery, Scotland. 

rivane neuenschwander and yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at arco collection, madrid

9 October 2014
In recent months, CA2M has become the new home of the country's most significant contemporary art collections: the Collection of the Fundación Arco. This collection comprises 300 works by 224 key artists in contemporary creation, both on a national and international level, and it includes the main trends of the 21st century as well as the last 30 years of the 20th century.

Collection IX will constitute the f...

kendell geers at house of st barnabas, london

6 October 2014
The House of St Barnabas in the heart of Soho, London announce a new selection of contemporary art works to go on show at the grade I listed house this Autumn. Launching with a special private event on Monday 6 October (invitation only), The Collective will bring together works by world-class contemporary artists, including Kendell Geers' rust on paper drawings titled 'Age of Iron' that are to go on display in the Silk Room.

The works are available for s...

'the gang: photographs by catherine opie' at walker art gallery, liverpool

4 October 2014
An exhibition of work by the renowned American photographer Catherine Opie opens at Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, UK.

‘The Gang: Photographs by Catherine Opie' concentrates on portraits of the artist's friends from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and queer community; a selection of work that invaluably subverts American archetypes. Opie's attempt to make visible a misunderstood sector of American culture produces...

robert beck in 'robert gober: the heart is not a metaphor' at moma, new york

4 October 2014
A pivotal work by Robert Beck, 'Untitled (The Spike Buck)', 1995, is included in Robert Gober's major retrospective at MoMA, New York, on view until 18 January 2014.

'jim hodges: give more than you take’ travels to hammer museum, los angeles

3 October 2014
'Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take' travels to Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. This major touring exhibition is the first comprehensive survey to be organized in the United States on the work of contemporary American artist Jim Hodges. Co-organized by the Dallas Museum of Art and the Walker Art Center, the exhibition explores the trajectory of the artist's twenty-five-year career, highlighting the major themes that unify h...

yoshitomo nara ‘greetings from a place in my heart’ at dairy art centre

3 October 2014
Dairy Art Centre will present a major solo exhibition by Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara. The largest and most comprehensive exhibition in the UK to date, it will feature seminal pieces by the artist, many of which have never been shown before in the UK. Comprising a large body of recent and previously unreleased works, the exhibition will include painting, sculpture, and a unique retrospective of Nara's drawings spanning 30 ...

anne truitt in 'art at the center: 75 years of walker collections' at walker art center, minneapolis, USA

In 2015, the Walker will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its founding as a public art centre dedicated to presenting and collecting the art of our times. Curated by the Walker's executive director Olga Viso and guest curator Joan Rothfuss, the exhibition looks at 75 years of collecting at the Walker-a history distinguished not only by bold and often risk-taking choices but also acquisitions that have consistently breached the boundaries of media or disciplines.

yinka shonibare MBE and david shrigley in group exhibition at nevada museum of art

27 September 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE and David Shrigley are included in a group exhibition that explores the preconceptions of the place of animals in culture. 'Late Harvest' juxtaposes contemporary art made with taxidermy with historically significant wildlife paintings, resulting in intriguing parallels and startling aesthetic contrasts.

The exhibition includes ‘Revolution Kid (Fox)’ by Yinka Shonibare MBE and ‘Ostrich’ 2009 by ...

rivane neuenschwander in the 4th edition of les ateliers de rennes, france

27 September 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander will feature ‘Quarta-Feira de Cinzas / Epilogue', a video work made in collaboration with Cao Guimares in 2006, as part of the 4th edition of the Ateliers de Rennes.

The biennial will see three spaces host 'PLAY TIME', a sequence of international group exhibitions that question our way of working and playing together. The event will mix emerging and renowned artists, existing works and new productions...

andreas eriksson solo exhibition 'roundabouts' tours to reykjavik art museum

27 September 2014
Andreas Eriksson's large-scale touring solo exhibition ‘Roundabouts' continues at Reykjavik Art Museum in Iceland. The exhibition originally opened at Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden in January 2014 and has toured to Trondheim Kunstmuseum in Norway and Pasqu Art Centre in Biel in Switzerland.

claire barclay, kendell geers, beatriz milhazes and david shrigley in ‘paradigm store’ at howick place, london

25 September 2014
HS Projects present its second major group exhibition 'Paradigm Store' at Howick Place, a new landmark development at the heart of Victoria's rapidly emerging cultural quarter. '

major beatriz milhazes retrospective at pÉrez art museum miami

19 September 2014
Beatriz Milhazes (b. 1960) has her first major US retrospective at Pérez Art Museum Miami. 'Jardim Botânico' will feature the artist's large-scale abstract paintings inspired by Brazilian and European Modernism, Baroque forms, popular culture, and the decorations of Carnival. During the early 1990s, the artist developed an unusual painting technique, in which she adhered separate images executed in acrylic paint-such as flowers, ara...

rivane nueunschwander in group exhibition at cornell fine arts museum, florida

17 September 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander is in the group exhibition ‘Fractured Narratives: a strategy to engage' at Cornell Fine Arts Museum in Florida. Inspired by the Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art at Rollins College, the exhibition features work by established and emerging artists who address contemporary global issues such as privacy, modern warfare, the environment, and freedom of expression. Fractured Narratives aims to prov...

marina abramovic versus kendell geers at central saint martins

12 September 2014
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to present a conversation event with Marina Abramovic and Kendell Geers at Central Saint Martins, London. This conversation will be streamed live This conversation will be streamed live on both This Is Tomorrow magazine and on IMMATERIAL.

The event coincides with Kendell Geers' current exhibition 'Crossing the Line' at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London and Marina Abramovic's upcoming show at Lisson ...

marina abramovic versus kendell geers

12 September 2014
Marina Abramovic Versus Kendell Geers broadcast live from Central Saint Martins 12 September 2014.

yinka shonibare MBE in 'ikon icon 1990s' at ikon gallery, birmingham

10 September 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE is to be the 'Ikon Icon 1990s' at the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. The series revisits exhibitions from the gallery programme over the last five decades, including John Salt, Ian Emes, Cornelia Parker and Julian Opie.

The presentation follows Shonibare's seminal 1999 exhibition at Ikon Gallery and will feature 'Five Under Garments and Much More'. The series is a major component of Ikon 50, the programme of exhib...

jim hodges in ‘now-ism: abstraction today’ at pizzuti collection in ohio

6 September 2014
Jim Hodges features at the Pizzuti Collection group show 'NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today', a thought-provoking exhibition of twenty-first century painting, sculpture, video and furnishings representing the newest abstract work from today's best artists. NOW-ISM features international emerging stars like Sarah Cain, Diana Al-Hadid and Florian Meisenberg and established artists including Columbus' own art star Ann Hamilton, Jim...

'rivane neuenschwander: misunderstandings' at museo de arte moderna sÃo paulo

2 September 2014
Museo de Arte Moderna de São Paulo will hold 'Rivane Neuenschwander: Misunderstandings', Rivane Neuenschwander's first major solo exhibition in Latin America, opening on 2 September 2014.

Curated by Adriano Pedrosa, the exhibition will explore nature's hidden and often chaotic logic. This is conveyed under the alchemic artistic hand of the artist by using materials like ant-eaten rice paper, coconut powder and ground sp...

beatriz milhazes in group exhibition at instituto tomie ohtake, sao paulo

16 August 2014
Beatriz Milhazes has been commissioned to make work for a major group exhibition Histórias Mestiças (Crossbred Stories) at Instituto Tomie Ohtake in São Paulo, Brazil. The exhibition will feature 400 collected works - originals in all media - from 60 major national and international collections. In addition to existing works, a selection of artists were also commissioned specifically for the exhibition and Beatriz Milhazes is ...

jim hodges text-based work installed for new building at aspen art museum

9 August 2014
A new text-based work from gallery artist Jim Hodges is to adorn the exterior of the new Aspen Art Museum.

With a history of creating text-based art, New York-based artist Jim Hodges's practice exemplifies the power of a simple gesture. With Liberty and Justice For All is a new outdoor text-based sculpture that wraps around the building, acting as an armature. Like many of Hodges's works, With Liberty and Justice For All allows...


5 August 2014
DrugFAM and Stephen Friedman Gallery are pleased to present a moving exhibition of 200 works submitted to a competition by prisoners from across the UK.

Organised by the charity DrugFAM, which supports the families, friends and carers of loved ones suffering from addiction, the competition required entrants to convey the impact that they felt drugs and alcohol had on them and in particular on their family and friends. Through an array of mediums, from prose and poetry, to painting and sculptu...

screenings of 'kehinde wiley: an economy of grace'

On 19 February ‘Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace' premiered at the Reel Artists Film Festival in Toronto. Since then the film has been screened at festivals and arts events across America - and there are more screenings to come. The film was also awarded 'best short documentary' at this year's SXSW Festival in Texas, USA.


yinka shonibare MBE representing the national museum of african art in the smithsonian summer showdown

28 July 2014
The Smithsonian Summer Showdown is looking for the one item that says "SMITHSONIAN" like nothing else - and you get to decide the winner.

Each wing of the Smithsonian Institute has selected a piece that best represents that museum's respective interests and vision - and Chris Kreamer, Chief Curator and Deputy Director of the National Museum of African Art has chosen Black Gold I by Yinka Shonibare MB...

major site-specific installation by yinka shonibare MBE at newark museum, USA

26 July 2014
'Party Time: Re-imagine America' by gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE was originally created in 2009 in honor of the Newark Museum's Centennial. The major site-specific installation is now on view for the first time since its original installation - only for a limited time.

Party Time is set in the mahogany-paneled dining room of the Ballantine House, built in 1885 for the prominent Newark brewing family Jeannette and John ...

beatriz milhazes in group show ‘cool place. scharpff collection’ at kunstmuseum stuggart

26 July 2014
Ute and Rudolf Scharpff have been collecting contemporary art since the 1960s. In order to make their collection available to the public the Stuttgart couple have worked in close cooperation with four selected German museums: The Kunsthalle Hamburg, the Kunstmuseum Bonn, the State Gallery of Stuttgart and the Stuttgart Art Museum.

The exhibition 'Cool Place' brings together works by painters who were born in t...

stephan balkenhol - sculptures' at skulpturenpark waldfrieden, germany

12 July 2014
‘Stephan Balkenhol - Sculptures' will open in the dramatic surroundings of Skulpturenpark in Waldfrieden, Germany.

'kehinde wiley: memling' travels to taft museum, ohio, USA

‘Kehinde Wiley: Memling' travels to the Sinton Gallery at Taft Museum in Ohio. Organised by Phoenix Art Museum the exhibition is the latest series by American artist Kehinde Wiley.

rivane neuenschwander in reinvention of allan kaprow's yard at the hepworth wakefield, UK

4 July 2014
The Hepworth Wakefield presents the first reinvention in the UK of Allan Kaprow's iconic environment YARD, featuring a series of interventions by Koo Jeong-A, Nicola Conibere, Janine Harrington, Rie Nakajima, Robbie Synge, David Toop and gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander.

YARD was first realised by the American artist Allan Kaprow (1927-2006) in 1961 in the open-air sculpture garden behind the Martha Jackson Ga...

claire barclay commissioned by hospitalfield house

4 July 2014
Claire Barclay and Janice Parker have been commissioned by Hospitalfield to make new work. 

aliens in parliament: yinka shonibare MBE in country house kiel

3 July 2014

The Herbert Gerisch-Stiftung Foundation present works by Yinka Shonibare MBE in the Exhibition Hall of the Kiel Parliament. In the space, Shonibare has two of his ‘Alien Flying Machines’ which bear a striking resemblance to the fantastical 15th century drawings of ornithopters by Leonardo da Vinci. Alongside these is a unique ‘Alien Child’ sculpture and the ‘Alien Flag Drawings’ which consist of twenty four collages charting Australia’s hi...

catherine opie selected for new york city’s water tank project

3 July 2014
Gallery artist Catherine Opie has been commissioned for The Water Tank Project which will transform the New York City skyline.

Launching in the summer of 2014, the Water Tanks will be adorned with artwork by acclaimed artists. Images of New York City public school students will be wrapped around rooftop water tanks throughout the city, celebrating the talents of established and emerging artists, and calling attention to the global water cr...

yinka shonibare MBE in discussion at royal festival hall, london

30 June 2014
On Monday 30 June Yinka Shonibare MBE will be part of a discussion about the meaning of contemporary sculpture. Titled 'Human Factor: Body Politic' the talk will take place at Royal Festival Hall at London's Southbank Centre at 7pm. Also participating in the talk are artist John Miller, Artangel co-director James Lingwood and critic Martin Herbert.

The talk is to coincide with Hayward Gallery's group exhibition ‘The Human Factor' which b...

huma bhabha in group show ‘rockaway!’ organised by moma ps1

29 June 2014
Gallery artist Huma Bhabha is included in Rockaway!, a free public arts festival sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) to celebrate the reopening of Fort Tilden and recognize the ongoing recovery of the Rockaway Peninsula in New York. 

claire barclay and david shrigley in 'generation: 25 years of contemporary art in scotland'

28 June 2014
Claire Barclay and David Shrigley are two of thirty artists to feature in a ground-breaking multi-venue exhibition, at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, the Scottish National Gallery and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. The group exhibition will feature landmark artworks from the last twenty-five years and will include existing and new works, alongside the restaging of several significant exhi...

thomas hirschhorn included in manifesta 10, st. petersburg, russia

Gallery artist Thomas Hirschhorn is included in MANIFESTA 10, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art. MANIFESTA 10 can be seen at various venues in St. Petersburg including town squares, festivals, and community centers both in the city and further afield. The MANIFESTA 10 Dacha is the mobile platform of the MANIFESTA 10 Education department and there is always something going on in and around it, including workshops, interventions, discussions, and much more.

kendell geers in 'slow future' at centrum sztuki wspolczesnej, poland

27 June 2014
Kendell Geers is included in the group exhibition 'Slow Future' at Centrum Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej, Warsaw, Poland. Curated by Jota Castro, the theme of the exhibition is of degrowth; a social movement advocating that we should abandon the current model of compulsory economic growth and search for ways to improve the quality of life within the limits of capacity of natural environment. The promoters of degrowth, also known as de...

rivane neuenschwander in group show at kunsthalle vienna

27 June 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander is in a group exhibition at Kunsthalle Vienna in Austria. ‘New ways not to do' is focused on the nature of productivity, a response to the modern day obsession with growth and progress. Productivity can be understood in different contexts: man-made, natural and artistic. The exhibition tells the story of a particular type of plant that fails to bring forth productivity; looking at this omission as not only a ...

kehinde wiley teams up with grey goose to make 'modern kinds of culture' series

Kehinde Wiley recently teamed up with Grey Goose Vodka to launch their new Le Melon flavor by painting a series of works called Modern Kings of Culture. Each painting was created with Wiley's signature technique of remixing master paintings with a modern eye, playing with ideas of power and privilege by placing urban youths in classical poses. First, filmmaker Spike Lee's portrait was revealed during the launch in New York. Then, the...

yinka shonibare MBE in ‘looking back’ photography exhibition at zeitz mocca, cape town

23 June 2014
LOOKING BACK presents works of three artists in the permanent collection of Zeitz MOCAA: Zanele Muholi, Andrew Putter and Yinka Shonibare MBE. This exhibition is situated in a purposed environment that suggests memories of both period and modernist interiors. Soundtracks by Zanele Muholi and Yinka Shonibare permeate the galleries. From both ends of the Zeitz MOCAA Pavilion we hear desperate cries of loss and lon...

kendell geers in 'michelangelo and the 20th century’ at galleria civica di modena

20 June 2014
The Fonazione Casa Buonarroti of Florence and the Galleria Civica di Modena celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of Michelangelo with the exhibition ‘Michelangelo e il Novecento' (Michelangelo and the 20th Century), an event dedicated to the fortunes of the figure and the works of the artist over the course of the last century, which will open its doors to the public in Florence on 18 June, and in Modena on 20 ...

huma bhabha, thomas hirschhorn and yinka shonibare MBE in ‘the human factor’ at hayward gallery

17 June 2014
The Human Factor will bring together major works by 25 leading international artists who have fashioned new ways of using the human body in contemporary sculpture. The exhibition will take place at Hayward Gallery at London's Southbank Centre and will include work from gallery artists Huma Bhabha, Thomas Hirschhorn and Yinka Shonibare MBE.

yinka shonibare MBE wind sculptures at mca chicago plaza project

16 June 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE has three of his new Wind Sculptures installed at the MCA Chicago Plaza. Nearly 20 feet high, each sculpture captures the movement of a billowing bolt of fabric. Their design was inspired by the sails of ships whose patterns derived from Dutch wax fabrics. The artist chooses these iconic fabrics to exemplify how signs of national or ethnic identity are culturally constructed.

Shonibare's installation is the fourth MCA...

channing hansen in 'made in l.a. 2014', at hammer museum, los angeles, USA

15 June 2014
Channing Hansen features in Made in L.A 2014 at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. This is the second year in an ongoing series of biennial exhibitions focused on work created by artists in the Los Angeles region. The exhibition includes 35 artists with an emphasis on emerging and under-recognised artists. Made in L.A. 2014 is organised by Hammer chief curator Connie Butler and independent curator Michael Ned Holte.

paul mcdevitt artist talk at henry moore foundation, UK

14 June 2014
Saturday 14 June 2014
2pm - 5.30pm

Tickets £20 (£5 Henry Moore Friends)
(including entrance to sculpture gardens and Body & Void)

This special event brings together artists and curators to explore some of the key themes and ideas emerging from the exhibition and catalogue Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art. Participants include two of the artists in the exhibition, Richard Deacon, who has created the sculpture Associate especially for...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at guggenheim, new york

13 June 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander's work 'Mapa-Múndi/BR (Postal)', 2007 is included in a group exhibition at Guggenheim. Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today reconsiders the state of contemporary art in Latin America, investigating the creative responses of artists to complex, shared realities that have been influenced by colonial and modern histories, repressive governments, economic crises, and social inequality, as wel...

beatriz milhazes in 'beauty reigns' at the mcnay art museum, texas

11 June 2014
Gallery artist Beatriz Milhazes is in a group exhibition called 'Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting' at The McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

This exhibition, organized by René Paul Barilleaux, the McNay's Chief Curator/Curator of Art after 1945, assembles the work of thirteen emerging and mid-career abstract painters whose art is characterized in whole or part by high-key color, obsessive layering of su...

yinka shonibare MBE in royal summer academy of arts summer exhibition 2014

9 June 2014
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE features in this year's edition of the historic Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition. His inclusion follows on from his 2013 appointment as Royal Academician - you can read his Royal Academy profile here.

Everything you will see at the Summer Exhibition represents what is happening in the art world right now. New and recent art created by everyone from emerging artists to the biggest names i...

yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at the foundling museum, london

6 June 2014
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE has work included at Progress, a group show at The Foundling Museum in London to mark the 250th anniversary of the death of British painter William Hogarth.

Progress brings together for the first time three great contemporary responses to his eternally modern moral tale, A Rake's Progress. David Hockney's A Rake's Progress, 1961-3, Yinka Shonibare MBE's Diary of a Victorian Dandy, 1998, and Grays...

david shrigley commissioned for the restaurant sketch, london, UK

Shrigley has also designed a limited edition set of new ceramic tableware, manufactured by British heritage brand Caverswall. The tableware features Shrigley's distinctive mordant drawings and texts, with inspiration drawn from the cuisine of Master Chef's Pierre Gagnaire.

group show 'imagine brazil', featuring rivane neuenschwander, tours to mac lyon

5 June 2014
Group exhibition Imagine Brazil tours to Musee d'art Contemporain de Lyon. Previously presented at the Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo, Norway, Imagine Brazil offers a snapshot of Brazilian contemporary art.

The exhibition will showcase Brazilian contemporary art, with particular focus on the young, emerging art scene. Imagine Brazil is the fourth exhibition in the series focusing on a country's art scene. The Brazilian art ...

yinka shonibare MBE to give talk at royal academy of arts

2 June 2014
In this evening hosted by writer and broadcaster Patrick Wright, gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE RA shares some of his experiences of London.

Shonibare was born in London and moved to Lagos, Nigeria, aged three. Returning to London to study at Central St Martins and then Goldsmiths, Shonibare has since become one of Britain's most important artists. Working across a range of media, Shonibare's art explores issues of race, class and identity i...

rivane neuenschwander in group show at museu oscar niemeyer, brazil

31 May 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander is included in the group exhibition 'Tupi or not Tupi' at Museu Oscar Niemeyer in Curitiba, Brazil.

The exhibition comes from the provocative phrase of the Movimento Antropofágico, a mark of Modernism in Brazil. The show presents a chronological reading of the artistic production in different moments of the history of Brazil - Modernism, New State, Golden Age, Leaden Years and Contemporary art. The ...

yoshitomo nara in group show at mori art museum, tokyo

31 May 2014
From 31 May, Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan will host a group exhibition titled 'Go-Betweens: The World Seen through Children'.

Photographer Jacob Riis (1849-1914), known for his photographs documenting the lives of immigrants to New York, often saw the young children of the immigrants serving as interpreters, on errands with their parents who were unable to speak English. He dubbed these children "go-betweens" as they served as a bridge between t...

beatriz milhazes in commemorative exhibition for marcantonio vialca

30 May 2014
In 2014, the Marcantonio Vilaça Award turns 10 and receives a special commemorative edition. The special edition called ‘Trajectory' will bring a great show with two exhibitions: 'Inventory Passion' and 'Color, Light and Movement‘ which will take place at the National History Museum in Rio de Janeiro.

Gallery artist Beatriz Milhazes will be included in 'Inventory of Passion', an exhibition which brings together local artists that were ...

thomas hirschhorn in group exhibition at centre pompidou metz, paris, france

The exhibition is the mirror-image of the spirit of the 1990s, defined by François Cusset as "a world where 'young people' - those at least who reached adolescence in the mid-1980s - faced with an abysmal critical void had to reinvent a means of desertion and inner exile, and make this void in some way inhabitable by shaping counter-worlds and more or less temporary autonomies - a dissolved world where being sad becomes a stand-in connection with the world and is even, as one of them says, 'the only way not to be completely unhappy'."

yinka shonibare MBE major solo exhibition at blachere foundation, france

23 May 2014
This summer, Blachère Foundation present a major solo exhibition from gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. The exhibition takes its title from Shonibare's 2009 work 'Egg Fight', which has recently become part of the Blachère Collection.

‘Egg Fight' is a provocative installation inspired by themes developed in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726), referring specifically to lengthy battles between the fictitious empires of Lil...

yinka shonibare MBE in the house of the flying wheel at backlit gallery, nottingham

23 May 2014
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE is included in this group exhibition at Backlit Gallery in Nottingham, UK. The House of the Flying Wheel will also feature work by Julian Wild, Darren Banks, Mark Davey and Tracey McMaster.

Backlit is an independent art gallery and studios established in 2008 with the aim of providing affordable studio space for contemporary artists at different points in their careers. The venue suppo...

yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at centre culturel irlandais, paris

15 May 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE will feature the video work ‘Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball)' 2004 in the international group exhibition 'Wilde Art' at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris. Other artists include Neil Bartlett, Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Patrick Chambon, Ailbhe Greaney, Maggi Hambling, Seamus Harahan, McDermott & McGough, Brian O'Doherty, Hugh O'Donnell, Yinka Shonibare, Mark Wallinger, Ines et Eyal Weizman

Oscar Wilde...

rivane neuenschwander in group show at museo de arte zapopan, mexico

13 May 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander features work at 'Atopia: Migration, Heritage and Placelessness. Works from the TBA21-Collection'. The exhibition is located at Museo de Arte Zapopan in Guadalajara, Mexico and was developed in collaboration with Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) in Austria. ‘Atopia' is based on a selection of artworks from TBA21's collection of contemporary art.

Atopia, a word mainly used in medicine and...

yinka shonibare MBE in ‘interchange junctions’ at howick place, london

10 May 2014
Interchange Junctions is a group exhibition of internationally established and emerging artists examining ideas of colonialism, post colonialism, slavery, cultural exchange and trade. The exhibition follows on from Yinka Shonibare's newly commissioned permanent Wind Sculpture, just off Howick Place, which has become an integral part of Victoria's identity as a vibrant new cultural quarter.

Wind Sculpture is a site specific respo...

ged quinn in ‘somos libres ii’ at the pinacoteca gianni e marella agenelli

10 May 2014
Gallery artist Ged Quinn features in ‘Somos Libres II', a selection of works from The Mario Testino Collection. The exhibition is at The Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli in Turin, Italy and is curated by Neville Wakefield.

'Somos Libres II' will open at the Pinacoteca Agnelli in Torino on 10 May 2014 and will feature works from Testino's personal art collection including artists such as Tauba Auerbach, Richard Avedon, Ce...

catherine opie and beatriz milhazes in ‘unbound: contemporary art after frida kahlo’ at mca chicago

3 May 2014
Gallery artists Catherine Opie and Beatriz Milhazes feature in 'Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo' at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

In 1978, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presented Kahlo's first solo museum exhibition in the United States. Using two of the works included in the original 1978 exhibition, 'Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo' brings her work into a d...

yinka shonibare MBE in solo project at house 2014 festival, brighton

3 May 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE has been co-commissioned by HOUSE 2014 and Brighton Festival to produce a solo project for HOUSE 2014 Festival, a curated and commissioned visual arts festival in Brighton. The new site-specific installation explores the impact of immigration on all aspects of British culture and considers notions of territory and place, cultural identity, displacement and refuge.

From 3 May the installation will be on display at th...

yinka shonibare MBE at the contemporary austin in texas

3 May 2014
In May 2014, The Contemporary Austin will present A Secret Affair: Selections from the Fuhrman Family Collection, an exhibition featuring work from the collection of Glenn and Amanda Fuhrman, including ‘Girl Girl Ballerina' 2007 by Yinka Shonibare MBE.

With this project, as part of its inaugural year, The Contemporary brings to Austin a group of works by exceptional artists not exhibited previously at the museum. Consisting primarily of sculpture, ...

rivane neuenschwander at garage museum of contemporary art, moscow

1 May 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander is a participating artist at 'do it Moscow', a major programme of events at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow.

Conceived by curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, do it began in Paris in 1993 as a result of a discussion with the artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier about how to make exhibitions more flexible and open-ended. The conversation developed into the question of whether a show could be made from "sc...

paul mcdevitt in 'body and void: echoes of moore in contemporary art' at the henry moore foundation, perry green, UK

1 May 2014
In May 2014, The Henry Moore Foundation in Perry Green will open their most diverse exhibition to date. Following on the heels of 2013's popular 'Moore Rodin' exhibition, 'Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art' will explore Moore's legacy and feature some of the most recognised names in contemporary art, including Richard Deacon and Damien Hirst alongside gallery artist Paul Mc...

yinka shonibare MBE solo exhibition 'cannonball paradise' at gerisch-stiftung, germany

27 April 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE is in a major solo exhibition at the Herbert Gerisch Foundation in Neumünster, Germany. The exhibition titled Cannonball Paradise will be a comprehensive representation of the artist - including installations, photographs and videos. The exhibition continues the Foundation's exploration of artists of African origin, following on from their 2011 exhibition of Romuald Hazoumè.

Shonibare's ‘Wind Sc...

thomas hirschhorn 'flamme Éternelle' at palais de tokyo, paris, france

Since his 'first exhibition' at Hôpital Éphémère (1992), Thomas Hirschhorn (b. 1957, lives and works in Paris) has realised a great number of memorable projects in Paris: Jeu de Paume (1994); 'Swiss-Swiss Democracy' (Centre Culturel Suisse, 2004); and 'Musée Précaire Albinet' and '24H Foucault' (2004). Now, ten years later, Thomas Hirschhorn has returned to the Palais de Tokyo to present 'Eternal Flame'.

kehinde wiley to receive award at brooklyn artists ball

On Wednesday 16 April Kehinde Wiley is to receive the Asher B. Durand Award at the Brooklyn Museum Artists Ball. The Brooklyn Museum's most anticipated event of the year celebrates Brooklyn artists and the borough's thriving creative community. This year, Brooklyn Museum will award its highest honour to development visionaries and art patrons Jane and David Walentas, and recognize acclaimed artists Jenny Holzer, Ai Weiwei and gallery artist Kehinde Wiley.

stephan balkenhol at kunstmuseum ravensburg, germany

12 April 2014
This year's Summer Exhibition at the Kunstmuseum is of works by one of Germany's most famous sculptors - Stephan Balkenhol. The artist was born in 1957 and studied under Ulrich Rückreim in the 1970s. He initially experimented with a minimalist formal idiom, before focussing consistently on figurative sculpture again in the 1980s, as one of the few artists of his generation.

david shrigley solo exhibition at pinakothek der moderne, munich, germany

The exhibition at the Pinakothek der Moderne is David Shrigley's first major solo show in a German museum. Some 130 works on paper in a variety of techniques and formats clearly illustrate the spectrum covered by his drawings. Many of the works exhibited have been created especially for this exhibition, including several in a large format more than two metres high.

yinka shonibare MBE’s wind sculpture installed at howick place, london

7 April 2014
A striking, site-specific sculpture by internationally-renowned artist Yinka Shonibare MBE will be permanently installed by Westminster Council, as part of Howick Place in Victoria, London.

Doughty Hanson & Co Real Estate and Terrace Hill, the joint developers behind the new landmark building at 1-5 Howick Place, commissioned Wind Sculpture through art consultants HS Projects. It is expected to be installed in Wilcox Place this sp...

thomas hirschhorn at fondation vincent van gogh, arles, france

In April 2014 the Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles will move into its permanent home at the Hôtel Léautaud de Donines, currently under restoration by the FLUOR architectural agency. The Fondation's new premises will comprise over 1000 square metres of exhibition space spread over two floors.

yinka shonibare MBE in knokke-heist international photo festival 2014, belgium

30 March 2014
From March to June 2014, the International Photo Festival Knokke-Heist in Belgium will focus on contemporary photography. The festival will include six exhibitions offering various perspectives, including that of gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE.

Shonibare will contribute to the festivals' s main exhibition, an outdoor show titled 'Haute Africa', in which international leading artists and photographers such as Martin Par...

rivane neuenschwander in 12th bienal de cuenca, ecuador

28 March 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander has been selected for the 12th Bienal de Cuenca in Ecuador, titled 'Ir para volver (Leaving to Return)'.

Curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, the 12th Bienal de Cuenca is conceived as an open thought process, in which the artworks form different thematic constellations by emphasizing a set of independent, yet equally interrelated concepts. The Bienal's conceptual nuclei have to do with issues that are not only relevant for ...

yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition 'kunst & textil' at staatsgalerie stuttgart, germany

21 March 2014
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart trace the history of art through textiles in this large scale group exhibition. The exhibition, which has travelled from Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, explores the importance of textiles in art and presents a "rereading" of the history of modern art from the Art Nouveau to the present. The show will feature works by over 80 artists, including high-caliber paintings by Gustav Klimt, Vincent va...

kehinde wiley in 'aspects of the self: portraits of our times' at center for the arts, virginia, tech, USA

'Aspects of the Self: Portraits of Our Times' featuring gallery artist Kehinde Wiley alongside artists including Andy Warhol, Alex Katz, and Cindy Sherman, traces the evolution of how many of the most prominent artists of our times have presented the self in not only painting and photography, but in 3-D and virtual or internet-based works of art.

kehinde wiley in 'face to face' at yellowstone art museum, billings, montana, USA

The Yellowstone Art Museum in Billings, Montana is featuring gallery artist Kehinde Wiley in an exhibition celebrating 50 years of extraordinary artistic accomplishment. In celebration of their 50th anniversary, the YAM is proud to feature a major endeavor that integrates regional artists with the international art scene and reinforces the ways in which the local is found in the universal (as well as vice versa). This major exhibition curated by the YAM's Senior Curator Bob Durden that will explore new approaches to portraiture, the epitome of personal, reflective art forms.

thomas hirschhorn lectures at royal college of art, london, UK

The last in the Visual Cultures Lecture Series from Royal College of Art in London is by Swiss-born artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Hirschhorn creates mixed-media installations, often using everyday materials such as cardboard, foil and duct tape, juxtaposed with found imagery of violent scenes and pornography.

rivane neuenschwander in 'permission to be global' at museum of fine arts boston

7 March 2014
'Permission to Be Global', featuring gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander, is a collaboration between the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) featuring over 50 contemporary Latin American works from the collection of Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, founder and president of CIFO.

Travelling to MFA Boston from CIFO, it debuts the work of many artists never before seen in New England. ...

catherine opie curating tony greene for 2014 whitney biennial, new york

7 March 2014
Gallery artist Catherine Opie, with Richard Hawkins, is curating the late photographer Tony Greene's presentation in the 2014 Whitney Biennial, being decribed as a 'show within a show'.

The 2014 Whitney Biennial will take a bold new form as three curators from outside the Museum-Stuart Comer (Chief Curator of Media and Performance Art at MoMA), Anthony Elms (Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia), an...

rivane neuenschwander in 'inhabiting time' at museo jumex, mexico city

7 March 2014
As a three-dimensional collage with the gallery as its parergon, the exhibition, 'Inhabiting Time', presents a selection of close to thirty works from Colección Jumex, including Rivane Neuenschwander's ‘Digressões Palatáveis (Palatable Digressions)' 2010.

We all inhabit time. The artist does it by reifying periods of his life, which are then accumulated by the collector. Everyone (more or less voluntarily) leaves behind some evide...

tom friedman and jim hodges in collectors show at the warehouse, dallas

1 March 2014
Room by Room presents a selection of artists of importance to the Rachofsky and Faulconer collections. 

kendell geers to give a series of lectures in the USA

18 February 2014
Kendell Geers will be in the USA to give a series of lectures in February 2014. The schedule is outlined below:

Tuesday 18 February: Lecture organized by the PennMFA program and Fine Arts Department & ICA. Philadelphia.
Thursday 20 February: Lecture organized by SAIC , Chicago.
Friday 21 February: Student interaction and interview as part of the 'Art and Artists"-series, SAIC, Chicago.
Saturday 22 February: Discussion with Kendell Geers & Rhoda Ro...

kendell geers in group show ‘the drawing room’ at magasin 3, stockholm

15 February 2014
Three drawings by gallery artist Kendell Geers included in an exhibition of works on paper titled The Drawing Room. It will feature artworks taken exclusively from the Magasin 3 collection and is curated by David Neuman.

Magasin 3 present some seventy drawings from its unique collection. Works on paper are often uncensored and seldom reworked-capturing the spontaneous and direct expression of the artist. The exhibition will...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at centro de arte alcobendas, madrid

12 February 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander is in group exhibition ‘Variation. The obsessive as kind of landscape in the Arco Foundation Collection' at the Centro de Arte Alcobendas in Madrid, Spain.

The exhibition is made up of works from the ARCO Foundation collection. The ARCO Foundation was founded in 1987 by ARCOmadrid and Ifema as a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting contemporary art. ‘Variation. The o...

kendell geers in group exhibition curated by kara walker at ica philadelphia

12 February 2014
Gallery artist Kendell Geers is included in Ruffneck Constructivists, a group exhibition curated by artist Kara Walker which brings together eleven international artists in order to define a contemporary manifesto of urban architecture and change. On view in ICA's First Floor Space from February 12 through August 17, 2014, the exhibition features sculpture, photography, and video. As Walker states, "Ruffneck Constructivis...

yinka shonibare MBE in group show ‘ship to shore: art and the lure of the sea’

8 February 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE is in group exhibition 'Ship to Shore: Art and the Lure of the Sea' at John Hansard Gallery and The Pavilion at SeaCity Museum in Southampton, UK. The exhibition features paintings, artists' films, photography, sculpture, prints and archival objects, evoking the vastness of oceans, the romance of sea travel and ship-to-shore communications. It is the first time that Southampton, a hub for transatl...

yinka shonibare MBE in group show at the museum of contemporary canadian art, toronto

8 February 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE in group exhibition Misled by Nature: Contemporary Art and the Baroque at The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in Toronto, Canada.

The exhibition showcases a selection of works by contemporary artists that draw upon aspects of the historical Baroque: material excess, accumulation, bravado, theatricality and the construction of immersive, emotive environments. This presence of what could be c...

ged quinn in two-person show at galerie rudolfinum, prague

7 February 2014
Gallery artist Ged Quinn forms part of a two-person show at Galerie Rudolfinum in Prague, Czech Republic. The exhibition presents the work of British artist Ged Quinn in a dialogue with the genre scenes and still lives of Viktor Pivovarov, a key representative of Russian conceptualism.

'Cake and Lemon Eaters' will feature works by artists who cite and interpret the iconic images of art history. Curated by Petr Nedoma, the fundamental idea at...

yinka shonibare MBE at the international biennial of contemporary of cartagena de indias, colombia

7 February 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE will be at this year's International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias in Colombia. The exhibition focuses on contemporary art with international and national artists.

The Biennial is created with the idea of further enhancing Cartagena as a center for the arts by incorporating the visual arts along with the existing presence of music, literature, and film, and ot...

david shrigley is the winner of the 2016 commission for the fourth plinth

7 February 2014

Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce that David Shrigley is the winner of the 2016 commission for the Fourth Plinth. His bronze sculpture ‘Really Good' will follow the current and next commission, being unveiled in Trafalgar Square, London, in July 2016.

Since 1999, the Fourth Plinth commissions in the northwest corner of Trafalgar Square are recognised internationally as leading the field in presenting world-cla...

catherine opie and david shrigley in inaugral exhibition at cleve carney art gallery

6 February 2014
Gallery artists Catherine Opie and David Shrigley have work featured in the new Cleve Carney Art Gallery inaugural exhibition, 'Selection of Artworks from the Cleve Carney Collection'. The exhibition will be at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of the College of DuPage in Illinois, USA.

Cleve Carney was passionate about the arts and was an avid supporter and collector of contemporary work by local, as w...

kehinde wiley in 'fútbol: the beautiful game' at los angeles county museum of art, los angeles, USA

As a subject, football touches on issues of nationalism and identity, globalism and mass spectacle, as well as the common human experience shared by spectators from many cultures. Celebrating the sport on the eve of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the exhibition includes approximately thirty artists from around the world, working in video, photography, painting and sculpture.

rivane neuenschwander video work in via brasil at wexner center for the arts

1 February 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander and her some-time collaborator Cao Guimarães have their video work 'Quarta-feira de cinzas/Epilogue' 2006 included at Via Brasil, a Wexner Center programme focusing on contemporary art and culture in Brazil.

Screenings will run continuously seven days a week for the duration of February; a month synonymous in Brazil with Carnival. This captivating collaboration by two of Brazil's leadin...

beatriz milhazes in group show at wexner center for the arts

1 February 2014
Gallery artist Beatriz Milhazes has work included in Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil, a group exhibition that comes as part of Via Brasil, a Wexner Center programme focusing on contemporary art and culture in Brazil.

The Portuguese word cruzamentos translates literally as "crossroads" or ‘"intersections," but in Brazil it's also a metaphor for the diverse cultural heritage that makes the country so distinct. In that spirit, this e...

kendell geers in insert2014 cultural program in new delhi

31 January 2014
The Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation and HUB Foundation for Contemporary Art and Culture in New Delhi announce the launch of an exhibition and symposium to take place in early 2014 called INSERT2014. Designed to be a month-long exploration of Delhi as a landscape for creativity and transformation, INSERT2014 will examine the social, cultural and geopolitical role of the artist within the setting of an ever-changing city landscape and will featur...

thomas hirschhorn in 'elevation 1049', a series of site-specific works in gstaad, switzerland

Gallery artist Thomas Hirschhorn is in Elevation 1049, a series of site-specific works by a selection of Swiss artists. The project has been created out of the specifics of time and place and is curated by Neville Wakefield and Olympia Scarry and produced by the LUMA& Foundation. Taking place in and above Gstaad in Switzerland it will be comprised exclusively of Swiss artists.

the barnes foundation presents yinka shonibare MBE: magic ladders

24 January 2014
The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, USA, presents 'Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders' from January 24, 2014 through April 21, 2014. A British artist of Nigerian descent, Shonibare has exhibited extensively in the United States and Europe. His work alludes to European art and intellectual history and explores race, slavery, authenticity, and commerce. The works in the exhibition-approximately 15 sculptures, paintings, photographs, a...

david shrigley in british council collection tour across japan

18 January 2014
David Shrigley is included in a British Council Collection tour of Japan. 'Private Utopia: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection' explores more than 115 artworks by approximately 30 British artists who came into prominence from the 1990s onwards, including emerging artists of the present. Covering a striking array of themes, ideas and materials, the selection of works reflect the multifarious nature of contemporary art in...

tonico lemos auad in 'a sense of things' at zabludowicz collection, london, UK

16 January 2014
In a world full of clutter it is difficult to notice things for more than a moment. 'A Sense of Things' focuses on how objects exert their calling on us. In the context of an exhibition, artworks refuse to be passive recipients of our gaze.

david shrigley shortlisted for the fourth plinth commission

6 January 2014
Over the past seven years the Fourth Plinth in the northwest corner of Trafalgar Square has become home to some of the world's most innovative artworks. This year, David Shrigley is one of the six artists included on the shortlist for the Fourth Plinth commission 2015/2016.

Two artists from the shortlist will be selected by a panel of experts chaired by writer Ekow Eshun. The two selected artists will be announced by the Mayor of London, Bor...