Nairy Baghramian continues her investigation of traditional sculpture with her new series Maintainers, which comprises three independent elements : raw aluminium casts, various shapes in coloured wax and lacquer painted braces. Arranged in the exhibition space in an apparently disparate manner, a resonance sets up between these objects with an inherent potential for interdependence and visible correlation between them.
The exhibition at Kunsten will feature a total of four works. The central work, "This success/This failure," 2006, has been acquired for Kunsten’s permanent collection and will be realized in close collaboration with more than 1,500 local children who will take turns at constructing the work with about 25 children at a time. Visitors to the museum will become involved in a playful universe ruled by children.
Three other works will also be shown. Together they will provide a broader impression of Tino Sehgal’s oeuvre: "Kiss," 2002, "This is propaganda," 2002, and "This is new," 2003. The works involve dancers, singers and the museum’s hosts.
Maurizio Cattelan has partnered with Gucci’s Creative Director, Alessandro Michele, to bring a collection of curated works to the Yuz Museum Shanghai. The exhibition, titled THE ARTIST IS PRESENT, focuses on artists's projects that propose simulation and copy as a paradigm of global culture: more than thirty artists, foreign and Chinese, will show both site-specific and existing works that question the most hallowed principles of art in the modern era: originality, intention, expression.⠀
Cristina Iglesias's sculptural pieces combine industrial materials and natural elements to create unusual, experiential spaces. "Cristina Iglesias: ENTRƎSPACIOS" consists of a huge collection of pieces that will be on display on the second floor of the west wing of the Centro Botín.
Tacita Dean, an alumna of The Slade School of Fine Art, will give the next William Townsend Memorial Lecture at the Christopher Ingold Auditorium in London.
The primary aim of the lecture series is to encourage well known and influential artists to talk about their work to art students and the wider public.
Free but ticket/RSVP essential.
Pierre Huyghe presents a major new exhibition at the Serpentine this autumn. The gallery will become a porous and contingent environment, housing different forms of cognition, emerging intelligences, biological reproduction and instinctual behaviors.
Photo by Ola Rindal
Join artist Tacita Dean for a special screening of "Ideas for Sculpture in a Setting (Diptych)" – an intimate study of a flint from Henry Moore’s studio. The work, a 16mm film diptych, was made for Dean’s STILL LIFE show at the National Gallery, part of the unprecedented series of exhibitions LANDSCAPE, PORTRAIT, STILL LIFE, at The National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery and The Royal Academy, in which she explores these traditional genres of art.
William Kentridge makes bold and imaginative use of animated film and projection in his production of Mozart's opera, "The Magic Flute," at The New National Theatre in Tokyo, Japan.
Taking the baton is Roland Böer who conducted Kentridge's production at La Scala, and the cast includes notable international singers, Mozartian tenor Steve Davislim (Tamino), rising Baritone Andrè Schuen (Papageno) and young Serbian Bass Sava Vemic (Sarastro.)
A selection from five decades of work by Gerhard Richter is on view at the Kranhaus in Cologne, by appointment only. The proceeds from the sales will benefit Casa Colonia, a project created to improve the living conditions of poor and homeless in the community.
The Garage’s sixth Atrium Commission is "The Last Resort" by Anri Sala. Responding to the architecture and acoustics of the 9.5-meter high atrium space, the artist has developed a site-specific work featuring thirty-eight snare drums that generate sound in response to vibrations emanating from loudspeakers within each instrument. At the core of the piece is a new rendition of Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major.
Marian Goodman Gallery is pleased to announce its worldwide representation of Nan Goldin. One of the most important and influential artists of her generation, Goldin has revolutionized the art of photography through her frank and deeply personal portraiture. Over the last 45 years Goldin has created some of the most indelible images of the 20th and 21st centuries. She has exhibited extensively and is collected by museums around the world.
For Goldin the personal is political. Since the late 1970s her work has explored notions of gender and definitions of normality. By documenting her life and the lives of the friends who surround her, Goldin gives a voice and visibility to her communities.
Marian Goodman Gallery will present a series of works by Goldin dating from 1978 to 2016 at Frieze London and FIAC, Paris in October 2018, followed by her first exhibition with the gallery in London in May 2019.
"Paper Music" unites films based on William Kentridge’s charcoal and ink drawings with live musical performances by vocalists Ann Masina and Joanna Dudley, pianist Vincenzo Pasquariello, and composer Philip Miller. There will be two performances at the Cité de la Musique at The Philharmonie de Paris, on September 19 and 20, 2018.
Hiroshi Sugimoto brings traditional Japanese theater to Paris, France, as part of Le Festival d'Automne à Paris. The work, entitled Sambasô, divine dance, takes the audience back to the dawn of humanity in Japan. The artist's photographs inspired the set design, and Sugimoto himself designed the costumes for the performance. Performances will take place at Théâtre de la Ville - Espace Cardin.
Ahead of her solo show at Centro Botin in Cantabria, Spain, in October, Cristina Iglesias will conduct a Visual Arts Workshop; the workshop is an initiative Fundación Botín has been organizing every year since 1994. Visit fundacionbotin.org for more details.
The Garage in Moscow presents the first exhibition of Marcel Broodthaers’s work in Russia, a show developed specifically for the 10th anniversary of the museum. It presents over eighty works from throughout the artist’s career which focus on his use of language, the convergence of visual art and poetry, and his unique view of institutional critique.
“the last days in Galliate” is the first major exhibition in Italy of the work of Leonor Antunes, conceived as a complex site-specific installation that fills the Shed in Pirelli HangarBicocca: the works, many of which are new productions, converse with the context structural elements and natural lighting, thus merging in a single narrative.
The Shed is transformed by an intervention that covers the floor with a linoleum intarsia, inspired by a design by artist Anni Albers (1899-1994), whose colours hark back to the iconic floor designed by the architect and designer Gio Ponti (1891-1979), realized in 1960 for the Pirelli skyscraper in Milan.
By inquiring into the meaning of everyday life objects and the social role of art and design as means of emancipation and improvement of quality of life, Leonor Antunes creates within the Pirelli HangarBicocca exhibition space a complex and stratified visual tale that leads the visitor through an unedited choreography.
On December 18, there will be a musical evening of two world premières: OCCAM DELTA X by Éliane Radigue, and a new composition produced by Zinc & Copper with Leonor Antunes. Michele De Lucchi, a designer and architect, will discuss the relationship between architecture, design and crafts in regards to Antunes's work on January 10, 2019.
Coinciding with an exhibition at Marian Goodman Gallery and the forthcoming English translation of Materia Escrita, a collection of his sketchbooks and writings from the mid-'90s through 2010, Gabriel Orozco joins Paul Holdengräber for a conversation about his creative life and artistic career. Known for portraying the delicate relationship of everyday objects to one another through photography, sculpture, installation, drawing, and video, Orozco, originally from Veracruz, Mexico, has been embraced by an international audience since coming to prominence in the early 1990s.
Tickets are now available through showclix.com.
Chantal Akerman’s films From the East (1993), From the Other Side (2002), and South (1999) will be showing as a part of the series Icarus Films at 40 at Metrograph in New York City. (Films show on September 14, September 15, September 18, and September 24. See website for times and ticket information.)
Inhotim, Brazil, will present Rineke Dijkstra's "I See a Woman Crying" in "To See Time Go By" -- one of their three new exhibitions that just opened. "I See a Woman Crying" consists of three projections in which a panorama of school children respond to a Picasso painting.
From the autumn of 2018, The Museum Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf will be showing several large-format sculptures by Tony Cragg in the Ehrenhof. With his unmistakeable formal language Cragg sets the material in motion and creates objects uniquely combining illusionism and sculptural monumentality.