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Hollis Taggart now represents Tim Kent

Born in 1975, Tim Kent, a first-generation Canadian American artist from Turkish and English parentage, joins the gallery’s growing contemporary program. Kent’s work examines the dynamics of power as experienced through architecture and the formal vocabulary of art. His own paintings, which embrace both soft painterly gestures and crisp graphic lines, often depict architectural spaces and landscapes disrupted by the incorporation of grids or other geometries as well as figures in motion. The artist will be featured in a group show at the gallery’s location in Southport, Connecticut later this year and will be the subject of a solo exhibition at Hollis Taggart’s Chelsea flagship in March 2022.

Lisson Gallery celebrates the centenary of the birth of John Latham

John Latham, one of the most enigmatic and influential artists of his generation, best remembered for his painted and sculptural works, was born 100 years ago on 23 February 1921 in Livingstone, Rhodesia (now Zambia). Lisson is celebrating the anniversary with a fortnight of screenings featuring a trio of Latham's films, starting today (23 February) with 'Talk Mr Bard' (1961) – a proto-psychedelic, stop-frame collage of feverish audio and video fragments that reflects Latham's alternately painterly and linguistic expressions of singular moments in time.

The Met‘s Facade Commission to feature new work by Carol Bove

Four new sculptures created by American artist Carol Bove for The Met Fifth Avenue's facade niches will be on view from 1 March, 2021. The Facade Commission: Carol Bove: The séances aren't helping is the second commission to be featured on the facade of The Met. Originally scheduled to go on view in September 2020, the commission was delayed due to the global pandemic. The séances aren't helping will be on view through the fall of 2021.

Born in 1971 in Geneva, Carol Bove was raised in Berkeley, California, and studied at New York University. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn. Known for works that incorporate found and constructed elements with a unique formal, technical, and conceptual inventiveness, Bove consistently challenges and expands the possibilities of formal abstraction. For The Met commission, Bove will offer a striking series of commanding nonrepresentational forms that resonate with modernist styles such as Art Deco and abstraction.

Hauser & Wirth Menorca set to open in July with Mark Bradford exhibition

Located in the port of Mahon in Menorca, the gallery‘s new art center on Isla del Rey will open on 17 July 2021. An exhibition by Mark Bradford will inaugurate Hauser & Wirth Menorca, featuring a dynamic suite of new paintings and sculptures. The art center will also feature an outdoor sculpture trail with works by Louise Bourgeois, Eduardo Chillida, Franz West and others, in dialogue with Isla del Rey’s wildlife and the garden designed by influential landscape designer Piet Oudolf.

Lehmann Maupin announces the representation of Los Angeles-based artist Calida Rawles

Rawles has gained widespread recognition for paintings that merge hyper-realism with poetic abstraction. Situating her subjects in dynamic spaces, her recent work employs water as a vital, organic, multifaceted material, and historically charged space. Ranging from buoyant and ebullient to submerged and mysterious, Black bodies float in exquisitely rendered submarine landscapes of bubbles, ripples, refracted light, and expanses of blue. Rawles will have her first solo exhibition in New York at Lehmann Maupin in September 2021, and will debut a permanent installation in fall 2021 at the new Hollywood Park/SoFi Stadium campus in Inglewood, California.

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South London Gallery unveils Lawrence Weiner’s 1999 work on the Fire Station annexe

AT A DISTANCE TO THE FOREGROUND, 1999, has been acquired for the South London Gallery’s permanent collection, and its installation on the Fire Station follows that of another work by Weiner, ALL IN DUE COURSE, that was temporarily shown on the façade in 2014 as part of his solo exhibition of the same name. Lawrence Weiner is one of the most important artists of his generation, known since the 1960s for his engaging and influential work presenting art as a language form. He does not identify himself as a conceptualist but rather as a sculptor whose medium is “language + the materials referred to”. The idea of acquiring the work for the SLG came about before lockdown and social distancing had even been considered in the UK, so the contemporary resonance of the work is both coincidental and poignant.  

Teresa Burga, one of the most important conceptual artists in Latin America, has died at 85

Born in Iquitos, Peru, in 1935, Burga initially studied architecture, before transitioning into art. After graduating in the 1960s, she became a part of Peru’s avant-garde art scene, co-founding of the Arte Nuevo group, which used styles derived from Pop, Happenings, and Op art. During her five decade career, Burga produced paintings, drawings, sculptures, conceptual projects and multimedia installations, questioning the role of women in Peru’s changing society, and pushing the boundaries of what art could be. Teresa Burga’s work was rescued from obscurity when, aged 75, she had her first major survey at Lima’s Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano in 2010. International acclaim followed soon after, with a young generation of curators setting out to situate her career in a more global art world. The artist was first presented to an international audience at the 2011 edition of the Istanbul Biennial, followed by the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015, and the travelling exhibition Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985 2017 – 2018 (Hammer Museum Los Angeles, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, Pinacoteca de São Paulo, São Paulo).

Skarstedt announces KAWS: WHAT PARTY, an upcoming exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum

For twenty-five years, KAWS has bridged the worlds of art, popular culture, and commerce. Adapting the rules of cultural production and consumption in the twenty-first century, his practice both critiques and participates in consumer culture. KAWS: WHAT PARTY is a sweeping survey featuring more than one hundred broad-ranging works, such as rarely seen graffiti drawings and notebooks, paintings and sculptures, smaller collectibles, furniture, and monumental installations of his popular COMPANION figures. It also features new pieces made uniquely for the exhibition along with his early-career altered advertisements.

Robilant+Voena now represents painter Stephen Appleby-Barr in London, Paris, and Milan

Appleby-Barr’s paintings juxtapose fantastical and everyday objects, conjuring a dreamlike world which verges on the uncanny. Drawn to the intricate symbolism and aesthetics of old master painting, his masterly use of oil paint creates deeply atmospheric works which transport the viewer into his otherworldly universe. The Canada-born, London-based painter is the first emerging artist to be represented by the gallery. His first solo exhibition at Robilant+Voena will open in London in March 2021.

Bonhams to present Picassomania, a new auction showcasing the diversity of Pablo Picasso's oeuvre

Pablo Picasso is the most celebrated artist of the 20th Century and though he is most famous for his paintings, he was a versatile artist who experimented with every possible medium, from traditional painting and printmaking techniques, through to pottery and jewellery. Offering a curated selection of significant artworks and objects Picassomania will take place in London at the Bonhams flagship New Bond Street saleroom on 23 March, 2021.

Sélavy by Di Donna announces Palm Beach residency at Sotheby’s gallery at The Royal Poinciana Plaza

The collaboration will bring together the legacy of the historic auction house and the ethos of Sélavy by Di Donna, an online salon of art and design with a storefront vitrine in Southampton, founded last year by Christina Floyd Di Donna and Emmanuel Di Donna. The Sélavy at Sotheby’s Palm Beach salon will be available to explore and purchase online and in person at Sotheby’s gallery at The Royal Poinciana Plaza from 13 February to 5 March, 2021.

Ai Weiwei in conversation for Hawai'i Contemporary Art Summit

The inaugural Hawai’i Contemporary Art Summit will take place from 10-13 February 2021, bringing together renowned keynote speakers, artists, curators, and thinkers from Hawai‘i and around the world for educational programming focused on art and ideas, as a thematic precursor to the Hawai‘i Triennial 2022 (HT22). On Wednesday 10 February at 10am HST/3pm EST, Ai Weiwei will discuss his art and activism in the Summit’s first Keynote Conversation with HT22’s curatorial director, Melissa Chiu. This multi-series, virtual Summit will premiere online and will be available for free to registered viewers for on-demand viewing.

Maureen Paley announces representation of Hannah Collins

Hannah Collins’ large format black-and-white photographs brought her to prominence during the 1980s and she was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1993. Her work draws attention to historical and social frameworks, addressing this through a wide range of subjects and geographical locations with images of interiors, exteriors, interactions and specific objects. Examples of her work are held in many collections including the Dallas Art Museum (USA), MACBA (Spain), Pompidou Centre (France), Reina Sofia Museum (Spain), Sprengel Museum (Germany), Tate (UK), and Walker Art, Center (USA) amongst others. The gallery builds upon an early connection with the artist having first shown her work in an exhibition Evidence in the Streets – War Damage Volumes in 1984.

Sterling Ruby debuts his first haute couture collection

Created at the invitation of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode in Paris, the collection, entitled APPARITIONS, explores the intersection of fashion, art, craft and culture, and expands the idea of the artist’s studio as atelier. The collection was launched as part of Haute Couture Week Spring/Summer 2021 (25 - 28 January, 2021), with the show featuring figures walking like specters in a post-apocalyptic landscape imagined from footage filmed by Ruby in an empty paintball park in Southern California.

Hedda Schattanik and Roman Szczesny join Sies + Höke

Hedda Schattanik (b. 1992 in Westerstede) and Roman Szczesny (b. 1987 in Bensberg) interweave cinematographic elements with surreal animation, literature, drama, sculpture, photography and drawing in video installations. Both artists graduated from the Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie and have been working together since 2014. Their main artistic practice expands the traditional boundaries of art-making, while reflecting the perceptions, preconceptions and contradictions which characterize our existence in the world. The artists‘ first solo exhibition at Sies + Höke, loom, is on view from the outside of the gallery‘s main window until 27 February 2021.

Simon Lee Gallery announces representation of Erin Shirreff

With her multimedia practice that includes photography, sculpture and video, Erin Shirreff (b. 1975, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada) raises questions about the experience of three-dimensional sculptural form in an age of digital dissemination, inviting her audience to decelerate observation. Shirreff’s interest in the relationship between an object and its representation explores fine art photography as part of a wider culture of images, which exposes the slippage between an understanding of an object in real space and its mediation in two dimensions. The gallery will present its first exhibition of Shirreff’s work in London in 2022.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York receives a gift of Georg Baselitz paintings

The museum announced today that the German artist Georg Baselitz and his wife, Elke, have gifted six landmark paintings by the artist to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in honor of its 150th anniversary in 2020. The portraits, made in 1969, are among the first that Baselitz created using the radical strategy of inversion, in which the pictorial motif is literally turned upside down, enabling the artist to focus on painting's possibilities, rather than the image of the sitter in direct relationship to the viewer. The six paintings will remain on view in Georg Baselitz: Pivotal Turn in The Met's Robert Lehman Wing through 18 July, 2021.

Independent announces new dates and a new venue for 2021

Scheduled to take place from 9 to 12 September, this year’s Independent art fair will feature approximately 40 leading international galleries, each invited to present specially commissioned, museum caliber presentations by leading artists that are both relevant and timely to our current moment. The fair will be held at Cipriani South Street in New York City, a landmark building due to fully launch later this year.  The 2021 edition of Independent takes its inspiration from Independent Projects, a special edition of the fair at the former Dia Center for the Arts in 2014, which at the time was praised by The New York Times as a “welcome mutation” to the traditional art fair format.

Gagosian highlights Nathaniel Mary Quinn as part of the gallery’s Artist Spotlight series

In his composite portraits derived from sources both personal and found, Nathaniel Mary Quinn probes the relationship between visual memory and perception. Fragments of images taken from online sources, fashion magazines, and family photographs come together to form hybrid faces and figures that are at once Dadaesque and adamantly realist, evoking the intimacy and intensity of a face-to-face encounter. The gallery will unveil a new painting by the artist on Friday 29 January at 6pm EDT.

Edmund de Waal donates library of exile to the Mosul University Library in Iraq

Following presentations in Venice, Dresden, and London, British artist and author Edmund de Waal will donate almost 2,000 books from his acclaimed installation library of exile to the Mosul University Library in Iraq to help rebuild its collection which was almost destroyed in 2015 by the group calling itself the Islamic State. The Mosul University Library will be the final home for the library’s collection recently on display at the British Museum, and features the work of writers from over a hundred countries in dozens of languages from antiquity to the present day by over 100 writers from across the world who have experienced exile, loss and displacement. The external walls of the library of exile - painted with liquid porcelain and inscribed with the names of the great lost libraries of the world - are being gifted to The Warburg Institute, London, by the artist and will be incorporated into the institute’s redesign, due to be completed in 2023/24.

Cristea Roberts Gallery launches a new podcast series exploring the relationship between artists and printmaking

The first episode of Making a Mark explores the work of Richard Hamilton. Michael Bracewell, cultural critic and writer and the author of Modern World: The Art of Richard Hamilton, and gallerist and art dealer Alan Cristea, who worked with Hamilton for 35 years, discuss the art and ideas of an artist whose achievements and legacy remain unparalleled today. Contributors include the Guardian’s art critic Jonathan Jones, writer and curator Gill Hedley, and art director and graphic designer Peter Saville.

Art Basel postpones Basel show to September and announces three Online Viewing Rooms for 2021

Due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic and travel restrictions worldwide, the 2021 edition of Art Basel will now take place at Messe Basel from 23 to 26 September, with preview days on 21 and 22 September, 2021. This year, the fair will also present three Online Viewing Rooms, to which all galleries accepted to Art Basel's shows between 2016 and 2021 will be invited to apply. ‘OVR: Pioneers’, taking place from 24 to 27 March, will be dedicated to artists who have broken new grounds aesthetically, conceptually, or socio-politically. A second thematic Online Viewing Rooms will take place from 16 to 19 June, with the fair's curators determining themes and helping to select the participating galleries. At the beginning of November, ‘OVR:2021’ will exclusively feature artworks created this year.

galerie frank elbaz announces the selection of Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili for the Louis Roederer Discovery Award 2021

Among 11 projects shortlisted for the 2021 prize, Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili's work will be on display at the next Rencontres d'Arles, an annual summer photography festival founded in 1970 by photographer Lucien Clergue, writer Michel Tournier and historian Jean-Maurice Rouquette, scheduled to open in July.

Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) presents an Online Masterclass on Japanese Post-War Photography

The first in the series of three masterclasses will be presented by Simon Baker, director of the MEP, on Thursday 21 January at 6.30pm CET, and will cover the rise of documentary practice following the atomic bombings, to the avant-garde of the 1960s and 1970s. MEP is celebrating Japanese photography this year with Moriyama – Tomatsu: Tokyo, a historic exhibition of two masters of Japanese photography.

Gagosian to host a conversation between Giuseppe Penone and Hans Ulrich Obrist, artistic director of the Serpentine Galleries, London

On Tuesday 26 January at 1pm EST, the pair will discuss the artist’s practice, which is deeply engaged with nature and time, as well as his outdoor installation in San Francisco. Two large-scale bronze sculptures cast from trees—La logica del vegetale (The Logic of the Vegetal) (2012) and Idee di pietra (Ideas of Stone) (2004)—are dramatically installed in Fort Mason’s Great Meadow, overlooking San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge, through March 2021.

The John Giorno Foundation Announces the First Posthumous Presentations of the Artist's Work in Spring and Fall, 2021

Recognized as one of the most innovative poets and artists of the 20th Century, John Giorno’s (1936-2019) kaleidoscopic work fused and furthered poetry, visual art and activism, pushing text off the printed page and into the social realm. Following the formation of the John Giorno Foundation in 2020, the artist’s work will be jointly represented by Sperone Westwater and Almine Rech, alongside Galerie Eva Presenhuber. Sperone Westwater, New York will mount an in-depth presentation of Giorno’s work from March through May 2021, showcasing the range of Giorno’s artistic production and collaboration, incorporating several series by the artist, some of which have never been exhibited. This will be followed by an exhibition at Almine Rech, London in the fall, focusing on the final painting series created by the artist, titled “Perfect Flowers,”and  marking the debut of this series in the UK and Europe.

Fabrice Gygi awarded the Prix de la Société des Arts of Geneva

Fabrice Gygi is one of Switzerland’s leading artists of his generation. Marked by nomadism, his career as an artist has made him carry out a constantly renewed formal research. For more than thirty years, he explored the ambivalence of artefacts he made — at the crossroad of practicality and art. This orchestrated ambiguity enabled him to free himself from a normative society obeying logics of power.

Hollis Taggart announces representation of Suchitra Mattai and Alexandros Vasmoulakis

Both artists were featured in group exhibitions at Hollis Taggart in 2020. Mattai was included in the two-person exhibition History Reclaimed in March as well as the summer group presentation Look Again, while Vasmoulakis’s work was shown in the exhibitions Perceived Realities in June and Remix in the fall. The gallery is currently scheduling solo shows for both artists for after 2021. It will share representation of Mattai with the Denver-based gallery K Contemporary and grayDUCK Gallery in Austin. Hollis Taggart will represent the Athens and Windsor-based Vasmoulakis in the United States.

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam to receive a library of Surrealist works

The gift from the collectors Laurens Vancrevel and his partner Frida de Jong includes monographs, catalogues and literature on Surrealism, ranging from poetry and prose to essays, published in several languages. More than four thousand, mostly unique, titles from the beginnings of Surrealism up to the present day will be transferred to Boijmans, meaning that the museum will have a very extensive Surrealism library in the future. With this in mind, the museum has conceived the idea of opening a study centre to focus on Surrealism, which will be the first in the world.

Brenna Youngblood Now Represented by Roberts Projects

Born in Riverside, California in 1979, Brenna Youngblood takes as her subject the distilling and revising of an alternative Americana as seen through a dry art historical lens. Her work incorporates both autobiographical and fictional narratives to explore the iconography of the Black experience, the methods, politics and ethics of representation, and the legacy of abstraction. Youngblood often integrates found objects and materials into her compositions, imbuing her work with a sensual, tactile quality. This strategy is perhaps clearest in her most recent paintings–which explore the formalities of the painted surface–and are similar in certain aspects to the works of Color Field artists of the 1960's and 70’s, yet examine more complex political subject matter in a symbiotic-like network of aesthetic relationships. The artist's debut exhibition with the gallery will be on view March 6 – April 17, 2021.

Alison Jacques Gallery presents a Virtual Talk and Film Screening on The Gee's Bend Quiltmakers

Join the gallery on Tuesday 19 January at 6pm GMT for a live conversation between Gee's Bend artists Loretta Pettway Bennett and Mary Margaret Pettway, and Raina Lampkins-Fielder, curator of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation. To coincide with the talk, the award-winning film 'The Quiltmakers of Gee's Bend' (2005), directed by Celia Carey, will be screened online on the gallery's website in a week-long event from 11-18 January.

Julian Charrière nominated for the Marcel Duchamp Prize 2021

Born in 1987, Julian Charrière uses a range of artistic approaches including photography, performance, sculpture and video to address questions relating to the passage of time and the relationship of our contemporary societies to the natural world. His research practice merges art, science and anthropology, highlighting the tensions that mark the relationship between man and his environment.

Created in 2000 by Gilles Fuchs, Founder and president of ADIAF, the Marcel Duchamp Prize aims to highlight the creative abundance of the French scene at the beginning of the 21st century and to support artists in their international career. The four artists nominated for the 2021 Prize are Julian Charrière, Isabelle Cornaro, Julien Creuzet and Lili Reynaud-Dewar. A collective exhibition will open at Centre Pompidou on 6 October, with the international jury announcing the winner on Monday 18 October, 2021.

Yinka Shonibare CBE RA receives Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon 2021

Whitechapel Gallery has announced that Yinka Shonibare CBE RA (b. 1962, UK) is the eighth artist to receive the prestigious annual Art Icon award. On Monday 22 March 2021, the award will be presented during a virtual gala celebration hosted by Iwona Blazwick OBE (Director, Whitechapel Gallery), and feature an exclusive musical performance from four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo. To protect the safety and welfare of all attendees, the event will be hosted on a digital platform and will celebrate the Gallery’s continued commitment to youth programmes and educational activities through an evening of live presentations.

Almine Rech announces the passing of Kim Tschang-Yeul (1929-2021)

Considered one of the pre-eminent figures in the establishment of contemporary Korean art on the international scene, Kim Tschang-Yeul‘s work has been shown around the world for more than fifty years. Born in 1929 in the north of the then unified Korea, he migrated to the south to escape the communist regime. He subsequently left for New York to pursue his artistic dreams before finally settling in Paris in 1969. There, he began to nurture, over a period of forty years, a unique motif: the drop of water. The waterdrop was the starting point for a singular and iconic body of work, which stands at the confluence of lyrical abstraction, Pop art and Chinese calligraphy. This simple and limpid œuvre subtly fused Taoist wisdom, modern conceptual irony and the tragedy of war.

Christopher Le Brun Knighted in the 2021 Queen’s Honours List

Le Brun has been a celebrated British painter, printmaker and sculptor since the early 1980s, and was a prizewinner at the John Moores Liverpool exhibitions in 1978 and 1980. He was elected to the Royal Academy in London in 1996, where he became its first-ever Professor of Drawing, and has also been an instrumental public figure in his role from 2011–2019 as the RA's President.

Patti Smith presents a public art installation in London’s Piccadilly Circus

Taking over the Piccadilly Lights advertising screen for two and half minutes every day at 20:21 GMT (8:21pm) from January 1 - 31 2021, Smith’s A New Year combines musical performance and poetry, transforming the 4k screen into a digital canvas. The presentation will feature two live pre-recorded events at midnight on New Year’s Eve and January 20, the date of the US presidential inauguration. The project is presented by Circa, a new platform presenting digital art in the public space established in 2020.

Art Düsseldorf announces postponement of the fair’s fourth edition

Originally expected to take place in November 2020 and then rescheduled to this April due to ongoing uncertainties surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, the new dates are now expected to be announced in early 2021. The fair’s committee will be examining alternatives for next year together with exhibitors and partners.

Sotheby’s announces the sale of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s private collection

Scheduled to be held in Paris on 17 February 2021, the auction of nearly 400 lots invites the world to step into the private sphere of the famed artistic couple, showcasing the range of their artistic inspirations, friendships with leading 20th century artists, and the famed studio where Christo and Jeanne-Claude projected their artistic vision to the world. Additionally, the collection includes several works by Christo and Jeanne-Claude spanning their multi-decade practice, featuring many of their most well-known public projects, such as The Pont Neuf Wrapped, Project for Paris, and The Umbrellas, Joint Project for Japan and USA, as well as their famed Package and Store Front series from the 1960s.

Petzel announces representation of the Joyce Pensato Estate and dual exhibitions for January 2021

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Joyce Pensato (1941–2019) lived and worked in Brooklyn her entire career except for a few months’ long stints in Europe in the late 1980s and early 1990s, particularly in Paris and in Verteuil. The artist credited her father, a Sicilian immigrant, as a great influence on her love of Pop culture, America and the arts, often times taking her and her brother Benedict to 42nd Street, the Statue of Liberty and other famous New York tourist sites to soak up the vibrancy of his adopted city. Pensato’s critical recognition came in the early 1990s, and her charcoal drawings were the first to gain attention. From January 15 through February 27, 2021, Petzel will present two solo exhibitions of the artist’s works at its Chelsea and Upper East Side galleries, which will include paintings, drawings, sculptures, and installation, some of which have never been exhibited before.

Fondation Cartier hosts The Tunis Diaries, a live-streamed concert by Emel

Presented within the context of the exhibition "Sarah Sze, Night into Day" on Friday 18 December at 9pm CET / 3pm EST on the Fondation‘s Facebook and Instagram channels, this concert is a unique opportunity to listen to this activist with a remarkable voice, perform for the first time in France, her latest album, at once highly personal and touching. In 2011, Emel‘s song "Kelmti Horra" [My word is free] became the anthem of the Tunisian revolution and later the Arab Spring. In 2015, she was invited to sing the song at the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony.

Galerie Chantal Crousel releases Swear That You’ll Play, a book to celebrate the gallery‘s 40th anniversary

Published by Is-Land Édition and designed by Dune Lunel studio, Swear That You’ll Play, an extensive publication of over seven hundred pages, looks back at the history of the gallery, considered as a major actor in the contemporary art scene, both in France and abroad. The book opens with a double interview conducted by Philippe Vergne, director of the Serralves Foundation in Porto, first with Chantal Crousel, then with Niklas Svennung. Both talk about their conception of a gallerist’s work, their critical commitments, and their admiration for the artists they work with. These discussions are followed by a vast collection of images which features a very large part of the exhibitions that have taken place at Galerie Chantal Crousel.

Hauser & Wirth present a special online screening of ‘Philip Guston: A Life Lived’ (1981) to celebrate the artist‘s upcoming exhibition in St. Moritz

Filmed in 1971 at his Woodstock studio and during his 1980 retrospective at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, this iconic documentary provides an intimate look at the visionary American painter Philip Guston (1913-1980) as he speaks candidly about his philosophy of painting and the psychological motivation for his work. The film will be free to stream from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 December, 2020.

Alison Jacques Gallery now represents Carol Rhodes (1959–2018)

Carol Rhodes’s intense landscape paintings and drawings explore conceptions of ‘natural’ and ‘man-made’ environments and subtly redefine ideas of beauty and expression. The first project will be an exhibition of paintings and drawings from across Rhodes’s career and is scheduled to open in February 2021. Born in Edinburgh in 1959, Rhodes grew up in Serampore, India, where her father worked as a medic and a theology professor. In her teens, she relocated to the UK to complete her education, but continued to visit India into her twenties. This early experience of travel, and the complex feeling of belonging and displacement it provoked, would later prove formative in Rhodes’s art.

Fergus McCaffrey announces the death of Tatsuo Ikeda (1928–2020)

The acclaimed Japanese artist, whose career-long engagement with universal themes of conflict, nationalism, genesis, and transformation, inspired and emboldened an entire generation of Japanese artists, passed away last month at the age of ninety-two. Born in Saga Prefecture, Japan, in 1928, the course of Ikeda’s early life was dramatically altered by the ongoing intensity of World War II, culminating in his service as a kamikaze pilot at the age of fifteen. Spared by the ending of World War II, in 1948, Ikeda moved to Tokyo and attended Tama Art University where he became engaged in Taro Okamoto and Kiyoteru Hanada’s Avant-garde Art Study Group.

An exhibition of the artist’s work is currently on view, by appointment, in Tatsuo Ikeda & Philippe Parreno: Field Phase at Fergus McCaffrey in New York.

Pace Gallery launches an online charity exhibition in support of Nevelson Chapel

In 1977, Louise Nevelson was commissioned to design a chapel for Saint Peter’s Church in Midtown Manhattan. Nevelson herself called this space “an oasis of silence” from the hustle and bustle of New York.  Over the past two years, the Chapel has been undergoing extensive renovations to ensure the safekeeping of this peerless sculpture for future generations. As the "Renewing a Masterwork" fundraising campaign reaches its first major milestone with a foundational gift from Pace Gallery, Nevelson Chapel is embarking on a public drive to source donations from individual contributors to reach their $5.75 million goal. The gallery's online exhibition features three seminal collage works by Nevelson from the 1970s, on view until 30 December.

Tiwani Contemporary now represents Umar Rashid (Frohawk Two Feathers)

For the past seventeen years, artist Umar Rashid (Frohawk Two Feathers) has documented the complex, historical and episodic saga of a fictional world superpower – the Frenglish Empire. Across portraits, maps, flags, artefacts, vignettes and drawings and other visual remnants of an imagined empire and its multiple interactions, Rashid reveals pivotal events and the ever-changing fortunes of a lively array of protagonists, both elite and quotidian, all peculiar to a highly novel parallel universe. The artist was born in 1976 in Chicago, Illinois, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

galerie frank elbaz presents a Holiday Selection of works by gallery artists

Featuring works in a wide range of mediums, sizes and budgets, the seasonal selection can be viewed online and at the galleries in Paris and Dallas

A sculpture by Sheila Hicks to place on a bookshelf or above a fireplace; A TIME drawing by Mungo Thomson; A joyful Bernard Piffaretti painting; A poetic multilayered photograph by Tbilisi born Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili; A neon snowflake titled White Devil by Blair Thurman, A souvenir from Rock Creek by Davide Balula; A portrait of a skater in the streets of 1986 New York by Ari Marcopoulos; A storyboard drawing by William Leavitt; A small toner pigment work by Leo Chesneau; Or a sweet autoportrait by Madeleine Roger-Lacan... is what our Christmas dreams are made of. 

Dia Chelsea to reopen in April 2021 with new commissions by Lucy Raven

Following a two-year-long expansion and renovation, Dia Chelsea will reopen in April 2021 with an exhibition of newly commissioned work by American artist Lucy Raven. The culmination of a four-year engagement with Dia, Raven’s two installations will fill both galleries at Dia Chelsea. The expanded and upgraded space unites Dia’s three buildings on West 22nd Street.

The Gallery of Everything announces Camden Art Centre Instagram takeover

Starting from today (4 December), and continuing for the next four days, The Gallery of Everything is broadcasting a temporary takeover of the Camden Art Centre Instagram account in support of - and inspired by - The Botanical Mind. The Gallery will be sharing exclusive posts and stories, presenting such artists as Emery Blagdon, Marian Spore Bush, Minnie Evans, Guo Fengyi, Anna Hackel, Hector Hyppolite, Hilma af Klint, Josef Kotzian, Emma Kunz, Paul Laffoley, František Pecka, Janet Sobel, Scottie Wilson, Adolf Wölfli, Anna Zemánková and Henriette Zéphir.

Simon Lee Gallery announces representation of German artist Werner Büttner

Werner Büttner is renowned for drawing out deeper layers of meaning from quotidian life that at first glance seem banal. His canvases and collages depict a tragi-comic reality, confronting social norms with both irony and satire, while retaining a firm grip on the history of painting.

Work by Büttner will be on view in the gallery’s upcoming OVR: Miami presentation this December. Simon Lee Gallery’s first exhibition of Büttner’s work will take place at the London gallery in March 2021.

Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch present The Future, the sixth in a series of annual thematic exhibitions

Previously staged at the historic Moore Building in the Miami Design District, this year the collaborative project will be hosted on a new stand-alone website, live from 30 November 2020 to 9 January 2021. The Future dares to speculate on what the coming years may have in store. Given the heightened political, economic, and environmental uncertainties of our current moment, this undertaking could hardly be more complex.

Marian Goodman Gallery to host a webinar on John Baldessari‘s Catalogue Raisonné

Taking place on Thursday 10 December at 1pm PST / 4pm EST / 9pm GMT, the conversation will feature panelists David Salle, Artist; Hannah Higgins, Art Historian/Professor, Intermedia & Avant-Garde Art and Culture, University of Illinois at Chicago; David Platzker, Art Historian & Curator/President, Specific Object and Simon Johnston Graphic Designer/Professor, Graphic Design, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, moderated by Patrick Pardo, Editor, John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonné

South London Gallery announces new dates for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020

The annual open submission exhibition returns to the SLG for the third consecutive edition, and is set to open on 13 January 2021. With over fifteen hundred applications each year from emerging artists, the show offers a preview of some of the most exciting practices of the next generation. This year’s panel of guest selectors are internationally renowned artists Alexandre da Cunha, Anthea Hamilton and Linder.

The artists selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 are: Sangbum Ahn, Ned Armstrong, Paul Barlow, Alexandre Canonico, Chen Si-zuo, Nicole Coson, Gabriella Davies, Lúcás Dillon, Ufuoma Essi, Jake Grewal, Clara Hastrup, Nimmi Hutnik, Lily Kemp, Maria Mahfooz, Zethu Zizwe Ruby Maseko, Rene Matić, Cat McClay and Éiméar McClay, Liam Mertens, Edwin Mingard, Kimie Minobe, Karabo Monareng, Pablo Paillole, Jung Min Park, Anne Carney Raines, Anika Roach, Jung Yun Roh, Shamica Ruddock, Sophie Ruigrok, Kirsty Sim, Anna-Rose Stefatou, Orfeo O’Leary Tagiuri, Giorgio van Meerwijk, Ahren Warner, Ashleigh Williams and Charlie Yetton.

Alison Jacques Gallery announces representation of Sophie Barber

Born in 1996 in St Leonards-on-Sea and working in the nearby town of Hastings, Sophie Barber is a painter who draws directly from the world around her, reproducing natural and man-made visual fragments in an attempt to preserve and process their forms. Gathering and positioning tents, birds, dens and word games on monumental block-colour canvases, she creates surreal, folk-like compositions that are less depictions of her native Sussex coast than distillations of the impression it leaves. Barber’s debut exhibition will open in London in September 2021.

Il Ponte Casa d‘Aste publishes catalogues ahead of the upcoming Modern and Contemporary Art sales

Taking place on 15 and 16 December 2020, the auctions will kick off with works by Italian modern masters including Alighiero Boetti, Enrico Castellani and Paolo Scheggi, as well as iconic pieces by Karel Appel, Sam Francis and Hans Hartung. Highlights from the 16 December auction include Andy Warhol‘s 1975 "Ladies and Gentlemen" silkscreens and contemporary art by Banksy, Agostino Bonalumi and Gabriel Orozco.

Hauser & Wirth announces representation of the François Morellet Estate

François Morellet (1926 – 2016), a prolific self-taught painter, sculptor, and installation artist, developed a radical approach to geometric abstraction during a career spanning more than six decades. His object-based paintings, neon and architectural installations, and site-specific works explored the creative potential of kinetic and pre-established systems, challenging the viewer’s understanding of perception and the physical picture plane. Working primarily with basic geometric forms, Morellet was committed to a methodology of rigorous objectivity and personal detachment.

The gallery's international representation of the artist will be in collaboration with the Paris-based gallery, kamel mennour. An exhibition of the Morellet’s work will be presented in New York in January 2021.

Richard Saltoun now represents Barbara Levittoux-Świderska

One of the most important textile artists in Poland, Barbara Levittoux-Świderska transformed tapestry from flat decoration into avant-garde installation. Born in Warsaw, Levittoux-Świderska came to prominence in the 1960s when textiles entered mainstream contemporary art. Like fellow Polish textile artists Magdalena Abakanowicz and Jolanta Owidzka, Levittoux-Świderska followed the Eastern European tradition, incorporating locally sourced materials and rural practices to improvise new textile art-making methods and forms, continuing a distinctly Polish and politically-charged weaving tradition.

Her work is currently included in the gallery's group exhibition 'Our inheritance was left to us by no testament' and will be presented virtually as part of Art Basel Miami Beach's Online Viewing Room (2–6 December 2020).

Gagosian spotlights Jeff Wall, as part of its Artist Spotlight series

From his pioneering use of backlit color transparencies in the 1970s to his intricately staged scenes of enigmatic incidents from daily life, literature, and film, Jeff Wall has expanded the definition of the photograph, both as object and as illusion. His pictures range from classical reportage and the direct contemplation of natural forms to elaborate constructions and montages, usually produced at a large scale traditionally identified with painting.

Yesomi Umolu appointed Director of Curatorial Affaris and Public Practice at Serpentine

Under Yesomi Umolu’s direction, the Serpentine will develop editorial and educational content for exhibitions, events and other curatorial initiatives, aimed at making Serpentine programmes more inclusive and accessible to all audiences, both physical and digital. Umolu will take up the role in January 2021.

Yesomi Umolu is currently Director and Curator, Logan Center Exhibitions at the University of Chicago, where she leads an ambitious programme of international contemporary art. Umolu also teaches courses in contemporary visual art and spatial practices as lecturer in the humanities division. The creation of this new position is at the head of the Serpentine’s efforts to centre audience experience and civic engagement in its curatorial mission.

Annka Kultys Gallery announces the representation of Gretchen Andrew

Gretchen Andrew is a self-proclaimed Internet Imperialist artist.  Best known for her playful hacks on major art world institutions, Andrew’s current practice involves actively reprogramming the artificial intelligence underlying the global internet. Gretchen Andrew was born in 1988 in Los Angeles.  She trained in London with the artist Billy Childish from 2012-2017.  The artist will have her first exhibition, Other Forms of Travel, at the gallery’s London new exhibition space in February 2021. Her work is currently on view in Future News at the Monterey Museum, US marking the artist’s first solo museum exhibition.

Almine Rech now represents Huang Yuxing

Almine Rech has announced the representation of Chinese contemporary artist Huang Yuxing in the United States, Europe, and the United Kingdom, and his inaugural solo exhibition at Almine Rech Brussels in June 2021. Huang Yuxing (b. 1975, Beijing) is widely recognized among his generation for his dexterous ability to create paintings that reflect and preserve the process of their creation.

Zabludowicz Collection supports an online exhibition of works made during the pandemic to raise funds for vulnerable women

Originally scheduled to go on display at the Collection's London hub this month, the artworks will now be for sale online from 11 November to 25 December 2020, with proceeds going directly to Women + Health, a Camden based health charity that helps isolated and vulnerable women, including those who are survivors of domestic violence and rape, to overcome their multiple health challenges. A special online launch event will take place on 11 November at 7pm, including talks by art historian Frances Borzello, psychotherapist and writer Susie Orbach, and Zabudowicz Collection Director Elizabeth Neilson. The online exhibition is curated by Frances Borzello, and Women + Health trustees Cass Wedd and Lesia Haliv.

Gagosian announces representation of Ewa Juszkiewicz in the United States and Hong Kong

Through meticulous technique and an acute sensitivity to color, Juszkiewicz engineers strangeness without compromising the aesthetic harmony of the images from which she works. Classical in method but subversive in intent, her paintings eerily deconstruct ideals of feminine beauty and other societal clichés. Juszkiewicz’s first solo exhibition with the gallery will be on view through the storefront windows of Gagosian Park & 75, New York, twenty-four hours a day from 17 November, 2020.

The Museum + Gallery of Everything present an exclusive talk and screening on Hilma af Klint

Taking place on Friday 6 November at 7pm GMT, The Museum + Gallery of Everything invite you to an exclusive talk and screening of Beyond the Visible - the documentary on Swedish mediumistic artist, Hilma af Klint. A conversation with Iris Müller-Westermann - original curator of the Hilma af Klint retrospective - along with the film's director, Halina Dyrschka, will precede the screening. The conversation will recall the origins of the discovery of the oeuvre of Hilma at Klint, and the process of bringing it into the public consciousness. It will also discuss the phenomenal success of subsequent exhibitions in London and New York and how that popular fame has impacted the genre.

Sélavy by Di Donna presents a Fall Salon

On view through December 12, 2020, The Fall Salon: Icons Through the Ages features masterworks of art, design, and antiquities spanning from 2600 B.C. to 2000 A.D.

This is the second presentation from Sélavy by Di Donna, a shoppable online salon of art and design with a storefront vitrine in Southampton, New York. The Fall Salon is available to explore and purchase instantly online and in person at 30 Jobs Lane in Southampton.

Maria Lassnig Prize 2021 awarded to Atta Kwami

The Maria Lassnig Foundation and the Serpentine Galleries announced today, 29 October, that the 2021 Prize has been awarded to UK-based Ghanaian artist Atta Kwami, known for his paintings, murals and kiosk-sculptures that are conceived as expanded three-dimensional paintings, incorporating his signature use of colour and abstract painting style. The artist will receive a major grant and a project with Serpentine Galleries, the institutional partner for the 2021 Maria Lassnig Prize.

Awarded biennially to a mid-career artist in association with an international institutional partner, Atta Kwami is the third artist to be granted the Maria Lassnig Prize, following Cathy Wilkes, in partnership with MoMA PS1, New York (2017), and Sheela Gowda, in partnership with Lenbachhaus, Munich (2019).

Atta Kwami’s project with Serpentine – a comprehensive monograph publication and a public art commission – will be launched in 2022.

Daniel Crews-Chubb joins Timothy Taylor

Crews-Chubb (b. 1984, Northampton, England) is known for his vibrant collage-based works, which deconstruct symbols, archetypes and motifs taken from over a millennium of Western and Eastern painting, craft and sculpture.

Visually echoing the labyrinthine accretions of art history, Crews-Chubb hand-paints layered surfaces composed of canvas and fabric, encrusted with heavy impasto, charcoal drawing and graffiti. His work frequently challenges the traditional vocabulary of classical painting, as in his solo presentation Flowers with the gallery at Frieze Online in May, which featured savagely torn paintings of flowers inspired by van Gogh's Sunflowers series.

Modern Art announces representation of Justin Caguiat

Caguiat’s idiosyncratic style is informed by varied fields including science fiction literature, the baroque-folk hybrid aesthetic of early Filipino Catholic Santos, 60s psychedelia, les Nabis, Ukiyo-E, urban graphic art and the historical legacy of Manga. In scale and format his paintings can be read like murals and landscapes, and while not narrative, have a reverential or devotional purpose akin to a fresco. Born in 1989 in Tokyo, Japan, Caguiat now lives and works in New York City.

Gagosian presents Rachel Whiteread as part of Artist Spotlight series

Available now for 48 hours only, Rachel Whiteread’s new work Untitled (Pinboard) is cast from a studio bulletin board that holds images, notes, sketches, and other information. Whiteread has likened this type of visual arrangement to “looking out of a window.” In sculptures such as this, her use of casting subverts the technique’s usual role as a replicative process; the works differ from their originals and bear the haptic traces of human intervention, evoking narratives and memories belonging to the source objects.

Thomas Dane Gallery, Kate MacGarry, Lisson Gallery, Sadie Coles HQ launch The Gallery Climate Coalition (GCC)

The Gallery Climate Coalition (GCC) is a non-profit organisation founded by a group of gallerists and professionals working in the arts as an attempt to develop a meaningful and industry-specific response to the growing climate crisis. The GCC is actively recruiting galleries, art workers and artists to join the coalition and work towards its core goal of collectively reducing carbon emissions by 50% over the next ten years (in line with the Paris Agreement), as well as promoting near zero-waste practices.

Alison Jacques Gallery announces representation of Nicola L. (1932 – 2018)

As the only gallery working with Nicola L., the partnership between Alison Jacques and the Nicola L. Collection and Archive provides an invaluable opportunity to further enhance the profile of the L.’s pioneering work and foreground underexposed aspects of the artist’s prolific practice. Born in 1932 in Mazagan, Morocco, L. relocated to Paris in 1954 to study abstract painting at the prestigious École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. By the time she rose to prominence in the mid-1960s, she had developed an ambitious interdisciplinary practice that spanned performance, film and collage, as well as the better-known interactive sculptures. But in spite of her technical dexterity, Nicola L. maintained an unwavering commitment to the global feminist movement and the political potential of the collective. The first project will be an exhibition of Nicola L.’s work from the 1960s and 1970s including many previously unseen series, scheduled to open in 2021.

Lévy Gorvy opens a new space in Paris

Located in the heart of the Marais district, at 4 Passage Sainte-Avoye in the 3rd arrondissement, Lévy Gorvy Paris will open on 22 October with Günther Uecker: Lichtbogen, the artist's first solo exhibition in Paris since 1968. Lichtbogen constitutes a dramatic development in the master’s seven-decade practice with a monumental new body of works, the first of their kind.

South London Gallery named as a winner of Art Fund Museum of the Year 2020

In a unique edition of the prize and in recognition of the unprecedented challenges that all museums face this year, five winning museums have been named. They will equally share the £200,000 award, a 40% rise over previous years, receiving £40,000 each.

The winning museums are: Aberdeen Art Gallery (Aberdeen, Scotland); Gairloch Museum (Gairloch, Scotland); Science Museum (London, England); South London Gallery (London, England); and Towner Eastbourne (Eastbourne, England).

Artist Frank Bowling joins Hauser & Wirth and is awarded Knighthood in Queen’s Birthday Honours

During his six-decades long career, Bowling’s relentless pursuit of excellence in painting underpins a lifetime of service to British art. At age 86, he still is an active painter with an irrepressible work ethic, working in his South London studio almost every day. Now represented by Hauser & Wirth, his first solo exhibition with the gallery is set to open in London in May 2021.

The Birthday Honours list recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.

Cristea Roberts Gallery announces representation of Paula Rego’s prints

Over the past sixty years Dame Paula Rego RA (b. 1935) has established herself as one of the most important figurative artists of her generation. Rego explores themes of power, rebellion, sexuality and gender, grief and poverty, often through female paragons. Her work ranges from painting, pastel, and prints to sculptural installations. Cristea Roberts Gallery will include the artist’s important body of prints in a solo exhibition in Autumn 2021 as well as its ongoing programme of art fairs and catalogue publications, bringing this vital element of her practice to a wider international audience.

Pitzhanger launches Artists for Pitzhanger, a sale of limited edition artworks

Featuring works by Emily Allchurch, Anish Kapoor, Karen Knorr, Miyu Kurihara, John Riddy and Othello De’Souza-Hartley, the initiative will raise vital funds to help Pitzhanger’s recovery at this time of need, supporting its recent reopening, and future learning and outreach programmes.

ICP Museum in New York reopens on 1 October

The International Center of Photography (ICP) Museum at Essex Crossing will reopen by timed entry on Thursday 1 October with four exhibitions that address this tumultuous time, marked by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic and political crises, and the rise of antiracist and antiauthoritarian movements around the world: #ICPConcerned: Global Images for Global Crisis, COVID New York: Five ICP Alumni, George Georgiou: Americans Parade, and Tyler Mitchell: I Can Make You Feel Good.

Lisson Gallery to open on Cork Street, Mayfair for six months

Launching during Frieze Week 2020, the new space at 22 Cork Street will be at the heart of London's Frieze activity, alongside the fair's planned off-site projects, performances and events. Supplementing the gallery's historic locations on Bell and Lisson Streets, Lisson's new Mayfair outpost will present a variety of solo and group exhibitions, opening with Horizon on 6 October with work by artists including Ai Weiwei, John Akomfrah, Allora & Calzadilla, Mary Corse, Ryan Gander, Hugh Hayden, Anish Kapoor, Lee Ufan and Stanley Whitney.

Fergus McCaffrey announces the death of luminary Mono-ha artist Noriyuki Haraguchi (1946–2020)

The Japanese artist rose to prominence in the late 1960s through the development of painting and sculpture that engaged with cultural and environmental issues through a post-minimalist vocabulary. Born in 1946, the artist spent most of his life in the town of Yokosuka, Japan, the home port of the US Navy’s 7th Fleet. Located south of the massively industrialized city of Kawasaki, the environment indelibly shaped Haraguchi’s aesthetic and instinct for pure construction. A special tribute to the artist is now available on the gallery's new digital platform.

Gagosian launches new season of Artist Spotlight with Ed Ruscha

Working in diverse media with humor and wit, Ed Ruscha oscillates between sign and substance, locating the sublime in landscapes both natural and artificial. the artist’s formal experimentations and clever use of the American vernacular have evolved in form and meaning as technology alters the essence of human communication. Artist Spotlight: Ed Ruscha features five recent works on paper by the artist. The works will be unveiled on Friday, September 18, at 6am EDT, and a surprise offering by the artist will be revealed on Sunday, September 20.

FIAC announces the cancellation of its 2020 edition

Initially scheduled to take place at the Grand Palais from 22 to 25 October, the fair announced the decision on Monday, following discussions between the organizers and exhibitors, collectors, visitors and partners over the past weeks. The 47th edition of FIAC will now take place from 21 to 24 October at the Grand Palais Éphémère on the Champ-de-Mars.

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac announces European representation of Sean Scully

Born in Dublin in 1945, Sean Scully is widely admired as one of the most significant painters working today, whose works have been exhibited and housed in the most prestigious institutions worldwide. Over the course of his 50-year career he has created an influential body of work that has marked the development of contemporary abstraction. Fusing the traditions of European painting with the distinct character of American Abstraction, his work combines painterly drama with great visual delicacy. The first exhibition of his new work is due to take place in the Paris Marais gallery in the spring of 2021. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac will represent the artist in Europe, alongside Kerlin Gallery, Dublin and Kewenig Galerie, Berlin.

Hauser & Wirth launches ‘Artists for New York’, a major initiative to raise funds for key visual arts organizations in New York City

Beginning 1 October 2020, works by more than 100 artists will be sold online to benefit 16 non-profit institutions and charitable partners that have been profoundly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including Artists Space, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Dia Art Foundation, The Drawing Center, El Museo del Barrio, High Line Art, MoMA PS1, New Museum, Public Art Fund, Queens Museum, SculptureCenter, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Swiss Institute, and White Columns.

Almine Rech announces representation of contemporary Newark-based artist Genesis Tramaine

Through a mixture of acrylic and oil-based paintings, Genesis Tramaine (b. 1983) creates abstract portraits of men and women who transcend gender, race, and social structures. The blueprint of Tramaine’s style is rooted in a strong mix of 1980s New York graffiti and imagined images of gospel hymns sung on Sunday morning during church. In addition to representing Tramaine in Europe, the United Kingdom, and Asia, Almine Rech will also be working with the artist in the United States in partnership with Richard Beavers Gallery (Brooklyn), who has represented Tramaine since 2018.

Pitzhanger re-opens on 10 September with the postponed Hogarth: London Voices, London Lives exhibition

As part of the reopening, visitors will be able to see William Hogarth’s celebrated series of paintings A Rake’s Progress on display at Pitzhanger for the first time in 200 years, on loan from Sir John Soane’s Museum. Hogarth’s paintings are the centrepiece of Hogarth: London Voices, London Lives, an exhibition that reflects voices and issues of living in London today and features contemporary photography, film and sound. Click here for more details, including booking information.

Lehmann Maupin announces a new space in London

Opening on Monday 5 October at 1 Cromwell Place, Lehmann Maupin London will function as a dynamic multi-purpose space, offering an alternative to the traditional gallery model. Conceived in response to the shifting needs of its artists and the broader arts community, the gallery will forego a fixed exhibition program and instead engage site-specific activations, installations, and performances. Alongside galleries located in New York, Hong Kong, and Seoul, this will be Lehmann Maupin’s first location in London.

Ai Weiwei releases a new documentary charting the coronavirus pandemic in Wuhan

Coronation – the first feature-length film about the Coronavirus pandemic in the Chinese city of Wuhan - charts the emergence and spread of the virus and resulting city-wide lockdown that began on 23 January 2020. The documentary examines the political specter of Chinese state control from the first to the last day of the Wuhan lockdown, and records the militarized response to control the virus. Directed and edited by Ai remotely from Europe, the film's footage was taken by Wuhan citizens.

David Campany leads a virtual tour of #ICPConcerned: Global Images for Global Crisis

Join ICP’s Managing Director of Programs David Campany on Friday 28 August at 1pm EST for a remote in-gallery tour and presentation of #ICPConcerned: Global Images for Global Crisis, an evolving exhibition heading towards 1,000 images drawn from #ICPConcerned posts on Instagram made from the time New York City went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, through the thousands of Black Lives Matter demonstrations that have taken place since the murder of George Floyd, through now.

Donald Judd: Artwork: 1980 re-opens at Gagosian West 21st Street, New York

In association with Judd Foundation, the exhibition at 522 West 21st Street, New York presents an untitled plywood work by Donald Judd from 1980 - the largest single plywood construction he ever made. This is the first time the work has been exhibited in New York since it was originally shown at Castelli Gallery in 1981.

Galleria Continua announces ITALICS. Art & Landscape, a new project gathering Italian art galleries

Initiated by the gallery's founder Lorenzo Fiaschi and the director of Gagosian in Rome, Pepi Marchetti Franchi, the new project aims to create a digital platform to showcase Italian art to national and international audiences. Enriched with content from films, stories, virtual museums and virtual spaces, the platform will explore the high-quality nature of "made in Italy" in order to recount 360° of Italian culture. Alfonso Artiaco (Naples), Galleria Continua (San Gimignano), Massimo De Carlo (Milan), Gagosian (Rome), Kaufmann Repetto (Milan), Massimo Minini (Brescia), Franco Noero (Turin), Carlo Orsi (Milan), Galleria dello Scudo (Verona) have formed a working group inviting approximately fifty of the best galleries located throughout Italy to take part in the project.

Gagosian announces three new programming and funding initiatives in support of Titus Kaphar’s organization NXTHXN

Based in New Haven, Connecticut, NXTHVN is a new national arts model established by Titus Kaphar with cofounder and chairman of the board Jason Price and cofounder Jonathan Brand, which empowers artists and curators of color through education and access, mentorship and collaboration. In addition to endowing the paid NXTHVN Apprenticeship Program for students from local high schools, Gagosian will launch a professional development program for NXTHVN Fellows, adding to the organization’s existing education projects through discussions and studio visits with Gagosian staff, and offer sales support to Pleading Freedom, an exhibition at the NXTHVN Gallery to raise funds for work toward racial justice.

Galerie Chantal Crousel announces Tarek Atoui as the winner of the 2022 Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation Prize

Tarek Atoui is an artist and composer based in Paris, France who explores the medium of sound through dynamic installations and live performances. Drawing from methods of ethnomusicology, the artist grounds his work in multidisciplinary and collaborative research—historical, social, material, perceptual, and environmental—creating unexpected, evocative, and open-ended projects. In addition to receiving a $200,000 cash award, Atoui will present a solo exhibition premiering in Austin in spring 2022 at The Contemporary’s downtown venue, the Jones Center on Congress Avenue.

Serpentine Galleries release Standing with the Forest, a new podcast as part of the Back to Earth project

Featuring perspectives from self-organised Indigenous organisations at the front line of extraction and climate change, as well as artists researching our more-than-human entanglements, Standing with the Forest was released on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, supporting campaigns at the intersection of Indigenous activism and ecology.

Heather Phillipson’s THE END is unveiled as the 13th Fourth Plinth commission in London

The new artwork by artist Heather Phillipson was unveiled on Thursday 30 July, on the Fourth Plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square. Heather Phillipson’s vast physical and digital sculpture tops the Fourth Plinth with a giant swirl of whipped cream, a cherry, a fly and a drone that transmits a live feed of Trafalgar Square. Entitled THE END, it suggests both exuberance and unease, responding to Trafalgar Square as a site of celebration and protest, that is shared with other forms of life. The live feed of Trafalgar Square picked up by the drone’s camera is visible on a dedicated website giving a sculpture’s eye perspective.

Leila Heller Gallery presents the 11th edition of Spotlight Artist Series, focusing on Kezban Arca Batibeki

Kezban Arca Batibeki is a Turkish painter, photographer, and filmmaker, best known for her works exploring female empowerment. Drawing on pop imagery, bright colors, and digital tools, Batibeki creates scenes in which women subjects are portrayed as dominant and powerful forces. Batibeki references pulp fiction, detective stories, and murder mysteries in these works, which are consequently infused with dark undertones, her characters brandishing weapons or chasing one another.

Christina and Emmanuel Di Donna, founders of Di Donna Galleries, launch Sélavy, a new gallery concept in Southampton, New York

Functioning as a rotating exhibition space viewable from multiple angles through large corner windows, Sélavy presents curated vignettes that combine fine art and design spanning mediums, time periods, and cultures. The inaugural presentation includes bronze sculptures by Jean Arp, paintings by Robert Motherwell and Kenneth Noland, furniture and sculptures by Francois-Xavier and Claude Lalanne, a petite sculpture by Yves Klein, and a tapestry and chess set by Max Ernst, among other works.

Roberts Projects artist Jeffrey Gibson unveils a new commission for Socrates Sculpture Park in New York City

Because Once You Enter My House It Becomes Our House serves as an homage to ingenuity of Indigenous North American peoples and cultures, to pre-Columbian Mississippian architecture, and to queer camp aesthetics. Gibson has designed the multi-tiered structure to reference the earthen architecture of the ancient metropolis of Cahokia, the largest city of the North American Indigenous Mississippian people at its height in the thirteenth century.

Galerie Eva Presenhuber presents Positions on Photography, an online-only exhibition benefiting Food Bank for New York City

Online until 19 September, Positions on Photography examines myriad approaches to the medium both within our gallery program and beyond, and features Doug Aitken, Walead Beshty, Lucas Blalock, Martin Boyce, Shannon Ebner, Hadi Fallahpisheh, Sam Falls, Peter Fischli David Weiss, Wyatt Kahn, Karen Kilimnik, Diane Severin Nguyen, Torbjørn Rødland, Ugo Rondinone, and Steven Shearer. 10% of gross profits from sales of all works will go to Food Bank for New York City, an independent, non-profit organization.

Timothy Taylor announces a charity sale of works by Shezad Dawood, in support of Stop Hate UK

Featuring a selection of prints and catalogues, 100% of proceeds from the sale will benefit the charity directly. Launched in 1993 in response to the racially-motivated murder of London teenager Stephen Lawrence, Stop Hate UK provides advice and support to individuals and communities affected by hate crimes in the United Kingdom.

Lisson Gallery screens Dreamachine by Haroon Mirza and Siobhan Coen

Presented as part of the Spotlight Screenings programme, Dreamachine 1/0 is a newly configured strobing, hallucino-sonic, single-channel online experience based on an existing installation, Dreamachine 2.0 by Haroon Mirza and Siobhan Coen. With the original work due to be on show at the Aberdeen Art Gallery this summer, Mirza and Coen have instead worked to digitally transfer their immersive exploration of the transformative effects of pulsing electronic light and sound waves on viewers in a space, allowing visitors an alternative method to experience the dreamlike state.

Camden Art Centre releases Queer Nature, a new podcast as part of The Botanical Mind series

Queer Nature with Céline Baumann explores the little-known, often-overlooked and rare intimate behaviour of the botanical world. Investigating the relationships between ecological thought and queer theory to celebrate the multitude of shapes, gender, sexes and colours that exist around us. Landscape architect Céline Baumann describes the journey that led her to discover and examine diversity within the plant kingdom.

Jane Lombard Gallery relocates to Tribeca

The gallery has announced that after two decades of exhibitions in Chelsea, it will be moving to a new space in Tribeca. Since the gallery’s opening in Soho (originally as Lombard Freid) in 1995, it has presented a global roster of artists whose work explores a wide range of socio-political issues. The new, two-floor, 3000 sq. ft. gallery will be located at 58 White Street, in Tribeca. Designed by Stuart Basseches Architect, it will open in late October 2020 with an exhibition by Dan Perjovschi.

Serpentine presents The Long Time Sessions, a fortnightly Zoom talk series on cultivating care for the world beyond our lifetimes

Launched on 9 July, The Long Time Sessions brings together leading thinkers and doers from art, culture, philosophy, science, technology, law, finance and politics to take a longer view. Speakers explore how engaging with the long-term can change the way we act in the short term.

The inaugural event also saw the publication of the Serpentine’s report, Future Art Ecosystems on Art and Advanced Technologies (FAE: AxAT), co-produced with Rival Strategy. On the occasion, FAE collaborators, Ece Tankal and Carmen Aguilar y Wedge of Hyphen-Labs, Marta Ferreira de Sá of Rival Strategy and curator Julia Kaganskiy will discuss strategies for long-termism and the development of artist-led deep time culture, technologies and policies, with Serpentine CTO Ben Vickers.

Zabludowicz Collection presents DFW (Down For Whatever), a new IGTV Series for music and art lovers all over the world

Curated by Mamiko Motto, the series features a range of international performers and artists with music at the centre of their practice. Join the Collection on Instagram every other Thursday at 5pm.

Fergus McCaffrey launches the third edition of FM Forward with Richard Serra in Japan

In conjunction with Richard Serra: Drawings at Fergus McCaffrey Tokyo, the gallery presents the third edition of FM Forward, a digital platform for cultivating insightful connections between artists, their pivotal artworks, and the community.

Richard Serra: Drawings marks the artist's first exhibition in Japan in nearly two decades and the fulfilment of the gallery's mission to re-contextualize his work in the country that, in his own words, "defined his way of seeing." To commemorate this occasion, Fergus McCaffrey presents a short film in which Serra describes the profound influence Japanese aesthetics have had upon his practice.

Gray hosts a poetry reading by Jim Dine

On 20 June, the gallery hosted a poetry reading by Jim Dine, live from his studio. The American artist rose to prominence in late-1950’s New York. He played a key role in creating the first “Happenings” and thereafter was closely associated with the Pop Art movement. His diverse body of work defies such easy categorization, however, as it is also understood as seminal to Neo-Dada and Neo-Expressionism. An innovator throughout his long career, Dine is first and foremost known as a visual artist, yet he has accompanied his vast career with an extensive body of poetry that is driven by the same energy that powers his painting and sculptures.

Camden Art Centre launches Public Knowledge: F(r)ictions

F(r)ictions is a screening space for experimental film and video work, making room for imperfections, unfinished work, left-field pieces, and diy work. The screening series is a space for feminist film, putting an emphasis on work by queer and trans people of colour. The programme explores ideas around generational reverberations, queerness and nature, gender and labour, poetry as film, and more. Camden Art Centre will be releasing films in groups on a theme, every Wednesday over a period of three weeks during June.

The Gallery of Everything presents the fourth Artist Focus with works by Heinrich Nüsslein

Artist Focus is a series of short essays which consider (re)discovered visual authors with significant bodies of work, and position them in a context within and beyond mainstream culture. Click here to view the presentation.

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery releases Issue 9 of A Week in Review with a spotlight on Charles White

The gallery said: "As we join Americans from coast to coast demanding justice and equality, we reflect with the art of Charles White (1918-1979), celebrated for his exquisitely-rendered figurative drawings and paintings that depict African American subjects and the human spirit with fortitude, endurance and strength."

Learn more about White's Untitled (Mural Study, Camp Wo-Chi-Ca), a rare mural study from 1945 that illustrates the unifying power of children through the lens of multiculturalism, underscoring White’s unwavering belief in the power of education as a force for change and hope, here, and read the artist's poignant Third World Festival of Youth and Students for Peace in Berlin speech from August 1951 here.

Galleria Continua launches the third edition of XXL Online 

The latest issue of Continua XXL Online presents Sun Yuan & Peng Yu and their work “Can’t Help Myself” 2016 – 2019, a work first displayed in 2016 at the Guggenheim New York and then in 2019 at the 58th Venice Biennale “May You Live In Interesting Times”.  Continua XXL Online is an exclusive presentation of some of the gallery artists’ biggest projects. Featuring previously unseen content from Galleria Continua and artists as well as in depth information and insight into production, Continua XXL Online becomes a comprehensive experience in understanding large installations and artworks.

Gmurzynska #BookOfTheWeek

Each Wednesday, the gallery presents on Instagram one of the many beautiful books they use for research

galleria continua presents #ContinuaStaffPicks

Each week on their Instagram feed the gallery will post an artwork chosen by member of #GalleriaContinua family - a work that is particularly important, beautiful or touching accompanied by the sentiment and thought behind each staff member’s choice.

Stoppenbach & Delestre are sharing artworks from the gallery’s nearly 40 years

The series of Art From Home #ArtFromHome continues on Instagram

Parasol unit announces O Sole Mio #7

This issue reflects on the many roles played by the sun in our lives and the tension between reality and illusion. It features works by four artists, Darren Almond, Shezad Dawood, Ana Elisa Egreja and Ana Gallardo, with a reflection by Dr Layla Diba.

Gagosian presents Broadcast: Alternate Meanings in Film and Video

Broadcast is an online exhibition of artists' films and videos that employs the innate immediacy of time-based art to spark reflection on the here and now. The exhibition is organized into a series of “chapters”, each of which is divided into sections inspired by Timothy Leary’s exhortation “turn on, tune in, drop out”. Chapter One features works by Chris Burden, Douglas Gordon, Damien Hirst and Angus Fairhurst, Adam McEwen, Richard Serra and Taryn Simon.

Cardi Gallery launches Online Magazine with a look back at Ludovico Einaudi's Royal Albert Hall Concert

Cardi Online Magazine is a new digital initiative aiming to highlight various cultural entities across literature, music, film and art. The first issue features an excerpt of one of the most acclaimed performances of Einaudi's career at the Royal Albert Hall on March 2, 2010.

Legendary art project do it launches new chapter do it (around the world)

Launching on Thursday 14 May, do it (around the world) is a new chapter of Hans Ulrich Obrist’s exhibition-in-progress, which for 27 years has tapped creative luminaries to share simple instructions for how to make an artwork that anyone can do.

Created by four international partners, the Serpentine Galleries in London, Independent Curators International (ICI) in New York, Kaldor Public Art Projects in Sydney and Google Arts & Culture, the project aims to connect people across the globe via instructions for DIY artworks.

ICP to hold the first virtual Infinity Awards

Since 1985, ICP’s Infinity Awards have celebrated and recognized significant achievements and emerging talent in the fields of photojournalism, art, fashion photography, media, and publishing. The 2020 edition, originally scheduled for April 29, will now be held online on Tuesday 19 May at 7pm. All proceeds from the virtual Infinity Awards will benefit ICP’s education and exhibition programmes.

The 2020 Award Winners are:

Lifetime Achievement: Don McCullin
Online Platform and New Media: The 1619 Project of the New York Times Magazine
Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism: Hannah Reyes Morales
Applied: Nadine Ijewere

Yancey Richardson Gallery announces the first artist Instagram takeover

Starting from Monday 11 May, artist Sharon Core will be taking over the gallery's Instagram, reflecting on her career and sharing re-discovered works from her archive, which the artist has been organising since the beginning of lockdown.

The Gallery of Everything participates in Art Brut Global

Open now until the end of May, Art Brut Global is a three-phase online initiative from New York’s Outsider Art Fair. Featuring unique works from alternative galleries worldwide, this first stage presents canonical 20th century artists, from Adolf Wolfli to Martin Ramirez. The Gallery of Everything has contributed material by these two respected authors, as well as by James Castle, Aloise Corbaz, Madge Gill, Augustin Lesage and Carlo Zinelli.

The Gallery has also launched a twice-weekly newsletter with Focus series. Artist Focus and Artwork Focus will offer deeper insight into artistic processes, interpretations and contexts. Re-Focus will present a recollection of earlier gallery projects, shared through Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Cecily Brown Painting Sells in Gagosian Online Viewing Room

The sale of Figures in a Landscape 1, 2001 (pictured), exceeded the highest price ever paid publicly for a work made by Cecily Brown after 1999. The work is from a crucial moment in Brown’s development of her exuberant yet elusive figuration—the breakthrough period of her ascent that is best represented in global museums and most desired by collectors.

Hamiltons launches new social media initiatives

The gallery will be looking at the life and work of one photographer from their roster of artists every Monday with #ArtistOfTheWeek. On Tuesday, the gallery will share a link to a weekly changing viewing room, a virtual curated space where you can explore available works. Every Thursday, Hamiltons will be looking back at past art fairs and gallery exhibitions with a #TBT post. Finally, to end the week, the gallery will post a #PictureForTheWeekend every Friday, sharing an available, previously unseen, artwork. Follow Hamiltons on Instagram for more updates.

Simon Lee Gallery introduces #inthestudio

The new series offers snapshots of a life beyond the gallery – and into the one that is centred in and around the artist’s studio.⁣ ⁣

This week #inthestudio Clare Woods continues to challenge herself, creating smaller works on canvas. ⁣

Leila Heller Gallery presents Artist Spotlight Series

This week's selection is Iranian artist Soraya Sharghi whose artistic aim is to create new myth and narratives using the ancient mythology including Persian mythology, revolving around power.

Tune in each week for a behind-the-scenes look at an array of internationally-acclaimed artists from all corners of the world. Each artist is announced on Monday with an e-blast, followed by special activations such as Instagram takeovers, studio tours, Q & A interviews, live discussions with the artist, and more.

Large Glass Gallery launches Seeing the Unseen

The series presents previously unseen works by Hélène Binet, Hannah Collins, Cesare Fabbri, Peter Fraser, Guido Guidi, Jem Southam and Mark Ruwedel. Follow the gallery on Instagram for a new work every day.

Steve Turner introduces Focus, a new initiative on the gallery's website dedicated to providing a deeper look at the practices, processes, and experiences of a network of international artists

The first edition of Focus features Medellín-based Camilo Restrepo and his work, Tight Rope #10 (El Diablo). In an interview with Steve Turner, Restrepo describes his experiences growing up in Medellín, his artistic rebirth at CalArts, and the motivations behind his art practice.

Over the coming months, the gallery will be profiling Pablo Rasgado, Mexico City; Kevin McNamee-Tweed, Iowa City; Siro Cugusi, Sardinia; Jingze Du, Dublin; Hannah Epstein, Halifax; Brittany Tucker, New York and Jon Key, New York.

Fergus McCaffrey announces FM Forward, the gallery's new digital platform for cultivating insightful connections between artists, their pivotal artworks, and the community

FM Forward is rooted in the notion that seminal art may plant a beacon of hopeful connection across time, place, and medium. A space to share ideas and projects, the platform offers a deeper look into the lives and practices of the gallery's artists through a stream of digital content, including original videos, catalogues, live discussions, and first-hand virtual experiences.

For the inaugural release, we invite you to enter the visionary world of Martha Jungwirth, featuring a never-before-seen essay by acclaimed poet and art critic, John Yau.

Timothy Taylor shares #QuarantineDistractions

In this series, Timothy Taylor is reaching out to find out the four essentials that are keeping the gallery's artists and staff sane during this stress and anxiety-producing time, providing reading, watching and listening and cooking recommendations.

Laure Genillard Gallery launches LG Notations

The new series of curated online broadcasts of audio material from a selection of artists, curators and friends of the gallery kicked off with a recording of David Cunningham's performance 22 November 2002, presented for the opening of On Kawara's 2002 exhibition Consciousness. Meditation. Watcher on the Hills. at the Ikon Gallery.

Galerie Eva Presenhuber unveils #GEPArtistsAtHome

The new campaign offers an insight into new and historic projects by the gallery's artists, including “The Rak Yoshida”, a novel by Liam Gillick. Follow the gallery on Instagram for more details.

Galerie Lelong & Co. presents #THEARTISTSPEAKS

For this new series, the gallery invites artists from its roster to focus on one of their artworks, revealing the process and ideas behind it. Follow the gallery on Instagram to find out more.

Hauser & Wirth Launches First Virtual Reality Exhibition in its Future Menorca Space Using New HWVR Technology

The gallery’s first entirely VR-based exhibition under the newly launched research and innovation arm ArtLab opens on 30 April, with a group exhibition entitled ‘Beside Itself’. The exhibition will take place in the gallery of the future Hauser & Wirth Menorca, allowing visitors a first look at the art centre ahead of its opening in 2021. Visitors will be able to experience the exhibition created in HWVR, a first in virtual reality exhibition modeling, through the gallery’s website.

The exhibition features works by Louise Bourgeois, Mark Bradford, Charles Gaines, Ellen Gallagher, Jenny Holzer, Roni Horn, Luchita Hurtado, Mike Kelley, Glenn Ligon, Damon McCarthy, Paul McCarthy, Bruce Nauman, Lorna Simpson and Lawrence Weiner.

Roberts Projects presents RPLA, a new series featuring online exhibitions, studio visits, profiles, interviews, publications and videos

Issue No. 2 of the new digital platform launches with the opening of Lenz Geerk: Wuthering Heights, which focuses on the artist’s metaphorical depiction of the body facing an interior impasse. Also on view, Projections Part IV: A Festival of Rare and Hard to See Films organized by artist, filmmaker and writer Aaron Rose.

The new video room of special artist films and interviews includes Kehinde Wiley's latest film The Yellow Wallpaper (2020), an interview with Evan Trine about his practice and upcoming exhibition at Roberts Projects and Jeffrey Gibson's film I Was Here (2018).

Artists Judy Chicago and Swoon team up with Jane Fonda's Fire Drill Fridays, Greenpeace USA, National Museum of Women in the Arts and Serpentine Galleries to launch global #CreateArtForEarth campaign

During this period of uncertainty and social distancing, while streets are empty and in-person demonstrations are suspended, #CreateArtForEarth is a call to make protest visible and create art that reflects our mutual commitment to stop the climate crisis and protect our planet. The campaign kicks off with open call for submissions to showcase artwork inspired by climate justice.

Acute Art launches free AR app with KAWS

Acute Art has teamed up with the artist KAWS to create a new way of discovering, experiencing, and collecting augmented reality (AR) sculptures and interactive drawings by the world-renowned artist. Download the app here.

Galleria Continua presents the first edition of XXL Online, featuring Antony Gormley's LOST HORIZON II (2017)

XXL Online is a new initiative that celebrates Galleria Continua artists' largest works and installations that have been conceived for big spaces or special events.

For this first edition of XXL Online, Antony Gormley presents 'LOST HORIZON II” (2017), an installation that was the principle feature of the exhibition “CO-ORDINATE” at Galleria Continua / San Gimignano, Italy in 2017.

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac presents Tea with Julia

The new series of weekly conversations launched on Saturday 18 April at 11am BST on Instagram Live, and featured Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of the Serpentine Galleries, London.

Join Julia Peyton-Jones, Senior Global Director: Special Projects at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, every Saturday morning at 11am on the gallery's Instagram account, where Peyton-Jones will host a conversation via Instagram Live catching up with her friends and colleagues in the art world. Broadcast live from their homes, these discussions will touch on their quarantine experiences, as well as what they are currently working on, and the books, poetry or music they are drawn to.

Fergus McCaffrey launches FM Virtual

FM Virtual is McCaffrey's fourth gallery location, a near-physical 3,600-square-foot gallery space with 16-foot ceilings and warm 24-hour north/south facing natural light, inspired by a desire to dream bigger and explore exhibition possibilities beyond the physical constraints of the traditional art world, globally and in a low-carbon and sustainable way.

The inaugural exhibition featured Barry X Ball, Marcia Hafif, Martha Jungwirth, and Sadamasa Motonaga.

Gagosian presents Artist Spotlight

Each week Gagosian will highlight one artist, and present a single artwork—making it available with pricing information exclusively on for forty-eight hours only. Artworks will be complemented by a rich weave of editorial features—including videos, interviews, and essays, as well as artists’ playlists, book and film recommendations, and more—to provide engaging insights into artistic practice and process, inspirations and influences.

The featured artists include Sarah Sze, Stanley Whitney, Jennifer Guidi, Roe Ethridge, Titus Kaphar, Katharina Grosse, Theaster Gates, Dan Colen, Urs Fischer, Mark Grotjahn, Mary Weatherford, Rudolf Polanszky, Damien Hirst, and Jenny Saville.

Lévy Gorvy announces the launch of ĹGTV, a series of online broadcasts

A forum to offer insights and discussion on topics of concern to collectors and the global arts community at large, the first session of ĹGTV, "On the Market", took place on Wednesday 8 April, in the form of a conversation between Brett Gorvy, co-founder of Lévy Gorvy, and Danqing Li, Senior Director of Lévy Gorvy Hong Kong. 

ĹGTV’s broadcasts will be available via Zoom and YouTube Live. Follow the gallery on social media to find out about the next webinar.

Whitechapel Gallery launches the first-ever online edition of First Thursdays

While the physical side of First Thursdays, in which over 150 galleries in east London come together and run free events, exhibitions, talks and private views, has been postponed until further notice, Whitechapel Gallery has partnered with Velorose Gallery, PEER and Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix to present an assembly of video content, digital openings and virtual tours this April. Find out more on the gallery's blog.

Capitain Petzel launches RHIZOME, a series of 7 online exhibitions

Inspired by the concept of Rhizome, originally a botanical term appropriated by the French philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, each week the gallery will present 7 works by 7 artists. The online shows will be launched via Mailchimp & Instagram, and are available to view on the gallery's website.

Laure Genillard Gallery's videos From The Archive

This week's selection is a look back at the Langham Research Centre performing "I am sitting in a room" (1969) by Alvin Lucier, as part of Forms of Address, an exhibition presented by the gallery in 2019.

Almine Rech presents #7questions with...

Starting with Polish painter Ewa Juszkiewicz, who the gallery has been representing since late 2019, #7questions with... is a new weekly series of Instagram stories in which an artist shares personal inspirations (books, films, exhibitions...) and studio images.

Massimo De Carlo launches Virtual Space with The John Armleder and Rob Pruitt Show

Opening online on 14 April 2020 at 5pm CET (Milan) / 4pm GMT (London) / 11pm HKT (Hong Kong) / 8am PST (Los Angeles) / 11am EST (New York), VSpace is a new walkable and flexible immersive experience for the art world you can enjoy from home.

Sean Kelly Gallery Announces Digital Programming

Each day’s program in this ongoing weekly series will focus on one of the gallery's artists, their art and practice, collective histories, and plans for the future. Follow the gallery on Instagram to explore.

Tuesday is #InTheStudio, Wednesday - #InDetail, Thursday takes us #InTheArchive, Friday’s are #FilmFridays and Saturday is #StaffPicksSaturday.

Annka Kultys Gallery presents [The art happens here]

[The art happens here] is an online platform dedicated to the showcasing of digital art.  The creation of [The art happens here] provides a natural extension to the gallery’s offline programme which has as one of its strengths the presentation of “digital natives” or artists making art that engages with technology and the internet.

The Southbank Centre announces new digital initiatives

Take a virtual video tour of Hayward Gallery’s latest exhibition Among the Trees with Director Ralph Rugoff. Further curator-led videos exploring key themes and artist-led videos providing insight into their works will be going live soon. The first is with artist Hugh Hayden, with future videos to come from Eva Jospin and Eija-Liisa Ahtila.

Serpentine Launches Online Exhibitions, New Podcast Series & Live Broadcasts

While the Gallery buildings are closed and live programmes suspended, the Serpentine’s work continues. Audiences can join the programme online through digital commissions, special broadcasts, podcasts and more.

Simon Lee Gallery launches new Online Viewing Room

Simon Lee Gallery presents Puzzled Daydreams, a solo exhibition by Hong Kong-based artist Chris Huen Sin Kan. Bringing together new paintings and works on paper, this exhibition launches Simon Lee Gallery’s new Online Viewing Room, and is available to view exclusively online from Friday 3 April.

Di Donna Galleries, in collaboration with Jeanne Bucher Jaeger, Paris and Waddington Custot, London, launches Maria Helena Vieira da Silva online viewing room

While the physical exhibition at Di Donna in New York has been postponed due to the current health crisis, the gallery's inaugural online viewing room celebrates the dynamic range of the Portuguese-born modernist painter's body of work.

Hauser & Wirth presents DRAWINGS FOR DISTANCED FIGURES, an online exhibition by George Condo

The exhibition features a new group of drawings by George Condo which are related to his most recent painting series ‘Distanced Figures.’ Made during the last three weeks, in the artist’s home studio in New York state, these portrait drawings are evocative of the experience of isolation during this unsettling period of social distance.

Hauser & Wirth will donate 10 percent of profits from online exhibitions, including 'George Condo. Drawings for Distanced Figures', to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO. This is part of a new philanthropic initiative #artforbetter, through which Hauser & Wirth will provide charitable support to both global and local causes.

Lisson Gallery launches Spotlight Screenings, a programme of film and video works

Starting on Monday 30 March, Lisson Gallery will be showing exclusive and full-length single-channel films including video, documentary, digital and archival works. For each of these six-week, rolling programmes – themed and curated individually – one work will be streamed online weekly, available to view on the gallery's website.

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