EXHIBITION

David Hockney

For nearly 60 years, David Hockney (British, born 1937) has pursued a singular career with a love for painting and its intrinsic challenges. This major retrospective—the exhibition's only North American venue—honors the artist in his 80th year by presenting his...

Cecily Brown, Jeff Koons, Charles Ray

The FLAG Art Foundation presents Cecily Brown, Jeff Koons, Charles Ray on view January 20 – May 14, 2016, on FLAG’s 9th floor gallery. Ranging from lushly painted canvases to sculptures of extraordinary technical acumen, three artworks by each artist...

Anselm Kiefer, Damien Hirst, Ibrahim Mahama, Antony Gormley

Alissa McKendrick’s Paintings Offer Weird Combinations of the Frilly and the Fierce

Alissa McKendrick’s debut solo show, “Resentment,” featured five untitled paintings of varying sizes (all 2018 or 2019) depicting loosely sketched female figures against brushy fields of color. The spindly figures appear to hover atop these nearly monochrome backgrounds, anchored ever...

Walton Ford – Barbary

Kasmin is pleased to present Barbary, a new body of large-scale watercolors by Walton Ford that will inaugurate the gallery’s flagship space in Chelsea, New York. The series is a result of over eighteen years of research by Ford into...

Sam Falls

Sublimating the natural world in works that both defy and embrace the basic functions of art, Falls' works record specific moments in time as well as the infinite human impulse to commune with nature. For the series of paintings on...

Roots and Branches

For his first solo exhibition with Lisson New York, Ai Weiwei populates the gallery with felled, cast-iron tree trunks, nearly sixteen feet in length, and a series of iron root sculptures set against the backdrop of a new wallpaper installation. Situated among...

How Well Do You Know Warhol? 11 Facts About The Leading Figure Of Pop Art

Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. The release of...

Arngrimur Sigurdsson, Brendan Sullivan, Sarah Szabo, Shiqing Deng – MFA Thesis Exhibition

The New York Academy of Art is pleased to announce its annual MFA Thesis Exhibition, showcasing work from the 44 members of the graduating class of 2018. The show features drawing, painting and sculpture created in the Academy’s tradition of...

Banksy

Banksy is an anonymous England-based street artist, vandal, political activist, and film director, active since the 1990s.His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique. His works of political and social...

Rita Ackermann – Turning Air Blue

Hauser & Wirth Somerset is pleased to present ‘Turning Air Blue’, an exhibition of new works by Hungarian born, New York-based artist Rita Ackermann.

Dahn Vo – Take My Breath Away

Danish artist Danh Vo (b. 1975, Bà Rịa, Vietnam) dissects the public forces and private desires that define individual experience. His work addresses sweeping cultural and political themes, but refracts them through intimate personal narratives—what the artist calls “the tiny...

Roots and Branches

For his first solo exhibition with Lisson New York, Ai Weiwei populates the gallery with felled, cast-iron tree trunks, nearly sixteen feet in length, and a series of iron root sculptures set against the backdrop of a new wallpaper installation. Situated among...

Palais de Tokyo Dismisses Donor for Call to “Shoot Down” Activist Greta Thunberg

Bernard Chenebault, president of Amis du Palais de Tokyo (Friends of Palais de Tokyo) in Paris, called Thunberg a “madwoman” who “we must shoot down” in a Facebook post on Sunday. He was dismissed from his position the following day....

Geta Bratescu – The Leaps of Aesop

‘Geta Brătescu. The Leaps of Aesop’ is the first New York solo presentation devoted to the 91 year-old forerunner in the field of Romanian Conceptualism. Her diverse oeuvre – comprising drawing, collage, engraving, textiles, and photography, as well as experimental...

Katherine Bradford – Friends and Strangers

CANADA is please to announce Friends and Strangers by Katherine Bradford, the artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. This show finds the artist channeling an environment of febrile political and ocial change through paintings of individuals and groups negotiating...

Marina Abramovic – Two Hearts

„We can have so many hearts inside ourselves. In my lifetime, I have discovered two hearts. This show is about my reflections on duality, the power of female energy, and temporality.“ Marina Abramović (Vienna, March 26, 2018) Marina Abramović is...

Addis Ababa 89plus Workshop

A snapshot introducing the sixteen creative practitioners who took part in the Addis Ababa session, the last stop in the three-country research trip during 2015. https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/addis-ababa-89plus-workshop/cALCh0_NmGvvKg

Frida Kahlo on the Dangers of Censorship

Not all of the letters that Frida Kahlo wrote were fiery. When sent to lovers, they were saccharine. When mailed to gallerists or collectors, they were purely logistical. But one particular note, sent in 1948 to the president of Mexico,...

Wolfgang Tillmans – How likely is it that only I am right in this matter?

David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of new and recent work by Wolfgang Tillmans across the gallery’s three locations on West 19th Street in New York. Choosing a markedly different approach to his inaugural show at David Zwirner...

Nostalgia, Painting, and the End of The World

Svetlana Boym’s seminal cultural study, The Future of Nostalgia, identifies two distinct strains of erstwhile yearning in contemporary culture; the “restorative” kind, which places “emphasis on nostos (returning home) and proposes to rebuild,” and the “reflective” kind, which “dwells in...

Andreas Gursky – Not Abstract II.

My photographs are “not abstract." Ultimately they are always identifiable. Photography in general simply cannot disengage from the object. —Andreas Gursky

Barbary in Lisson Gallery

William Eggleston – Democratic Forest

David Zwirner is pleased to present its first exhibition with William Eggleston since having announced the gallery's exclusive worldwide representation of the artist. On view at 537 West 20th Street in New York will be works from Eggleston's monumental project...

Gilbert & George – The Beard Pictures

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce THE BEARD PICTURES, an expansive solo exhibition of recent pictures by Gilbert & George.

Christie’s Kicks Off Frieze Week With the $28 Million Sale ofJeremy Lancaster’s Collection

Philip Guston made a rare auction appearance—and the top lot of the sale. https://news.artnet.com/market/christies-lancaster-sale-1666876 Christie’s kicked off a busy series of Frieze Week contemporary art sales in London this evening with the collection of Jeremy Lancaster, a British businessman who...

Gary Hume – Mum

Sprüth Magers is delighted to announce that, after extensive renovations, its London gallery will reopen on Grafton Street on September 29th, 2017. It takes over the building with an expanded exhibition space occupying three floors. The gallery opens with a...

Vasily Kandinsky

This presentation of select works from the Guggenheim collection traces Kandinsky’s aesthetic evolution: his early beginnings in Munich at the start of the century, the return to his native Moscow with the outbreak of World War I, his interwar years...

Mark Rothko – Dark Palette

It's six o'clock and I'm on my way home from the gallery when I pass Mark Rothko's studio, which is just across the street from my apartment. I spontaneously ring the bell, as I have done so many times before....

Richard Prince – Ripple Paintings

Not your everyday semi-realistic preparatory plaster castor fresco with a splash of satiric humor over a Whitney Darrow caricature. Sidebar: Darrow is one of Richard’s “fab’s”. A longtime New Yorker cartoonist. He was also Jackson Pollock’s roommate. A little of...

Tim Rollis and K.O.S.

Tim Rollins and K.O.S. are a collaborative group. Rollins is an activist and teacher who began his career as the assistant to conceptual artist Joseph Kosuth. In 1979 he co-founded Group Material in New York and taught students at Intermediate...

Raoul De Keyser – Drift

David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings by Raoul De Keyser at our 537 West 20th Street location in New York. The show was on view at our London gallery in the Fall of 2015, and here...

The Shows to See in London During Frieze Week

A guide to the best shows around town https://frieze.com/article/shows-see-london-during-frieze-week Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: ‘A Mind for Moonlight’ Corvi-Mora 6 September – 26 October Ahead of her first solo survey exhibition at Tate Britain in May 2020, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s work is currently on...

A Failed Play

A Failed Play is Anna-Sophie Berger’s first solo exhibition in London. The new installation includes wall mounted prints drawn from archival material documenting the production of the artist’s 2013 project ‘fashion is fast’ (a 36 piece fashion collection) as well...

The Artwork That Changed My Life: Magritte’s “Golconda”

For a long time, I understood art history entirely in relation to Belgian painter Rene Magritte. The Dadaists existed to lay the framework for Surrealism, the movement Magritte was a part of. Hieronymus Bosch was the early Netherlandish artist whose...

Arshile Gorky – Ardent Nature: Arshile Gorky Landscapes, 1943-47

‘Ardent Nature. Arshile Gorky Landscapes, 1943 – 47,’ is Hauser & Wirth’s inaugural presentation of works by Arshile Gorky, a seminal figure in the shift to abstraction that transformed twentieth-century American art. By the early 1940s, Gorky had already begun...

“THE BEST ART IN THE WORLD”

Robert C. Morgan on Infinite Labyrinth: New Works by Wu Jian-An https://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/new-works-by-wu-jian/4394 Two weeks ago, I became aware of a young Chinese artist, Wu Jian-An, on the occasion of a two-gallery exhibition at Chambers Fine Art in West Chelsea and...

“Philip Pearlstein at 95” at the Galerie Templon, Paris

This year marks the 95th birthday of the renowned figurative painter Philip Pearlstein. To celebrate the occasion, the Galerie Templon in Paris is holding an exhibition of the American artist’s work, on show until July 20. The 14 oil paintings...