GalleriesNow 02 Apr 2019
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special events this week

Thu 04 Apr
New York, in conversation: Sean Kelly Gallery Alec Soth with Vince Aletti, followed by book signing
London, in conversation: Blain|Southern Joan Snyder with Craig Burnett, Director of Exhibitions
New York, happening: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery Mary Bauermeister: Live in Peace or Leave the Galaxy
New York, talk: International Center of Photography (ICP) Museum Reimagining the Image: Shahidul Alam

Fri 05 Apr
Bruton, UK, tour: Hauser & Wirth Matthew Day Jackson: Pathetic Fallacy & Catherine Goodman: Eve

Tue 09 Apr
London, in conversation: The Photographers' Gallery John Stezaker with Anne-Marie Beckmann
New York, discussion: International Center of Photography (ICP) Museum Stranger Fruit

exhibitions opening

Hong Kong auctions
Bonhams Hong Kong:
Fine Chinese Paintings Wed, 3 Apr (viewing 31 Mar-2 Apr)
Sotheby’s Hong Kong:
Important Chinese Art Wed, 3 Apr (viewing 29 Mar-2 Apr)

Alan Cristea Gallery: Gillian Ayres: Song Beneath the Stars
celebrating Ayres’ extraordinary career, spanning fifty years and charting her passion for printmaking
Alice Black: Brian Maguire: Conflicts of Interest
a new body of work tracing Maguire’s four-decade arc with an unsparing focus on the underlying socio-political forces at work around the world today
Blain|Southern, Hanover Sq: Joan Snyder: Rosebuds & Rivers
Snyder’s first solo exhibition in the UK, with new and recent paintings, including a group of monumental triptychs and diptychs, offering an insight into the experimentation and visual language for which she is celebrated
Blain|Southern, Hanover Sq: Bill Viola: Intimate Works
small-screen works in an intimate context to reflect on the complex details of human relations and our attachment to the material world
David Gill: Fredrikson Stallard: Reformation
monolithic sculptural works made from cardboard, cast in bronze and finished in black, patinated bronze, polished bronze or painted white
Flowers Gallery, Cork Street: Tom Hammick
Gagosian Davies St: Gerhard Richter: Overpainted Photographs
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac: Gerwald Rockenschaub: ROMANTIC / ECLECTIC (REMODELLED CAROUSEL EDIT)
Rockenschaub’s debut UK exhibition provides an immersive approach to examining perception, using visual codes and interventions of space and depth to explore our innate desire for order
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac: Sylvie Fleury: Hypnotic Poison
works from three of Fleury’s most significant series in the first solo exhibition of the artist’s work in London since the 1990s
Maureen Paley: Gardar Eide Einarsson
the group of work that makes up the show revolves around concerns of how to relate, and how to resist, as an individual in the face of institutions and power structures whose ideologies might not align with ones own
Maureen Paley: Michael Queenland
a visual, material, and temporal record of Rome composed of discarded objects that he came across on the street while running errands or on his way to specific sites over the course of one year
Michael Werner Gallery, Mayfair: Florian Krewer: Car Park Godiva
the artist’s first solo exhibition in London shows him grounded in the autobiographical, yet free from an overt narrative and eluding one-dimensional reading
Modern Art Helmet Row: Ron Gorchov
eleven works executed between 2016 and 2018, the exhibition attests to Gorchov’s longstanding dedication both to painting itself, and to the particular lexicon of forms he has committed himself to over the last six decades
Paul Stolper: conversation piece
conversation piece: noun - painting or object whose unusual quality makes it a topic of conversation reflecting the peculiarities of the geographic and cultural space in which it was made
Rose Lipman Building: Looking At You: A show of contemporary painting
Simon Lee London: Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo: Argo
the Indonesian artist pours volcanic ash and resin on plexiglass to create abstract compositions connected with his homeland
The Mayor Gallery: Julian Stańczak: Don‘t Talk, Just look
Stańczak was interested in the emotions that colour can evoke, which are personal and unique to each viewer, hoping to provide an ultimately uplifting experience

London auctions
Sotheby’s London:
Modern & Contemporary African Art Tue, 2 Apr (viewing 29 Mar-2 Apr)

Massimo De Carlo, Milan / Belgioioso: Jennifer Guidi: Eclipse

New York
Acquavella Galleries: Lucian Freud: Monumental
a major loan exhibition focusing on the artist’s naked portraits, a subject that has long enjoyed special significance in his oeuvre
David Richard Gallery: Robert Murray: 3D and 2D Works
large sculptures and two-dimensional artworks from 1967 to 2016
David Richard Gallery: Michael Dixon: I, Too, Sing America
in his first solo exhibition in New York, self-portraits that explore blackness, the value of black bodies in America, historic violence against those bodies and the artist’s feelings as a bi-racial Black man
Hollis Taggart 507 W 27th St: Hollis Heichemer: Happenstance
a selection of Heichemer’s vibrant abstract oil paintings, produced between 2017 and 2019, in the gallery’s first exhibition of works by the artist
Jane Lombard Gallery: Lucy + Jorge Orta: Potential Architecture
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: Mary Bauermeister: Live in Peace or Leave the Galaxy
new work and selections from each of Bauermeister’s major series, including drawings, constructions, rare early light boxes, and her iconic lens boxes and stone reliefs

New York auctions
Bonhams New York:
Photographs Fri, 5 Apr (viewing 30 Mar-5 Apr)
Sotheby’s New York:
Photographs Fri, 5 Apr (viewing 29 Mar-4 Apr)

Fondation Cartier: Metamorphosis. Art in Europe Now
an exhibition that explores the diversity and vitality of the European artistic scene today, featuring works by 21 artists who hail from 16 countries and work in painting, sculpture, fashion, design and video
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Marais: Donald Judd
spanning the years 1963–1991, the exhibition brings together key works from various stages of the artist’s oeuvre with a focus on freestanding floor pieces

São Paulo
Galeria Nara Roesler São Paulo: Philippe Decrauzat: Circulation
on view simultaneously in the gallery’s São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro spaces, the exhibition brings together nearly thirty works dealing with the principle of circulation
Galeria Nara Roesler São Paulo: Roesler Hotel #29: Reflections on space and time
presented in partnership with kamel mennour, the 29th edition of the project features sculptures, installations and paintings that invite the public to reflect on the concept of space and the fleetingness of time

Galerie Eva Presenhuber: Sam Falls
working largely outdoors with vernacular materials and nature as a site-specific subject, Falls abandons mechanical reproduction in favor of a more symbiotic relationship between subject and object

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Yoonkyung Jang @ MEP - Maison Européenne de la PhotographieGeta Brătescu @ Hauser & WirthIn the Studio @ OrdovasKeiji Uematsu @ Simon LeeDon McCullin @ HamiltonsAntonio Calderara @ Lisson GalleryGünther Förg @ Galerie Max HetzlerDerrick Adams @ Luxembourg & DayanAndrea Geyer @ HalesVista View @ Galerie BuchholzIn Light of Shade @ Fergus McCaffreyAlan Reynolds @ Annely Juda Fine ArtJoe Andoe @ Almine Rech GalleryNorman Bluhm @ Hollis TaggartAlexandre Arrechea @ Galeria Nara RoeslerHarry Bertschmann @ Hollis Taggart 

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exhibitions closing

Laleh June Galerie: #50 RED
the gallery’s 50th exhibition - Anoush Abrar, Cris Faria, Lori Hersberger, Aimee Hoving, Marc Rembold, Marine Provost and Philippe Zumstein

Blain|Southern, Potsdamer Str.: A Walking Shadow
work by Owen Kydd, Mark Lewis, Amie Siegel, Bill Viola and Wim Wenders, all using moving image to explore the spectral in everyday life and how our perception of individual figures is altered by technology and the atmosphere of their immediate environment

Barakat Gallery: Closer: Intimacy in Art across Cultures
this exhibition unites unique and extraordinary objects spread across 8,000 years of human history in order to celebrate the diverse ways humans come together; physically, emotionally and spiritually
David Zwirner, London: Franz West
David Zwirner, London: Tamuna Sirbiladze
Galerie Max Hetzler: Günther Förg - An Intimate Encounter: The Early Years
early formative works by Förg - paintings, large-scale photographs, wall reliefs and sculpture highlighting the tactile and ephemeral qualities of his multidisciplinary practice
Large Glass: In the Labyrinth
Laure Genillard Gallery: Michel Verjux: Lighting light well
“To put light on something and only on that, is already to exhibit” - Verjux
Lyndsey Ingram: Georgie Hopton: Within a Budding Grove
new works by the artist who treats her garden as a palette, growing produce on the Upstate New York farm she shares with her husband, the painter Gary Hume, and using the fruits of her labour to create extraordinary monoprints and collages
Marlborough Fine Art: Victor Pasmore: Space as Motif (Works from 1960-1970)
a unique chance to view works unseen since 1965, including a mural painting on linen that Pasmore created on-site especially for his exhibition at Tate that year
Mazzoleni: Equilibrium. An Idea for Italian Sculpture
curated by Giorgio Verzotti, the exhibition investigates overcoming the notion of “tutto tondo”, or “in the round”, and examines the artists’ different research where each arrives at their own unique interpretation of equilibrium
rosenfeld porcini: Teodora Axente: Symmetries of the Oneiric
Tintype: 1d for Abroad
contemporary artists invent, disturb, dissect and perform with postcards

Los Angeles
Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles: Piero Manzoni: Materials of His Time
the first exhibition in Los Angeles devoted to the seminal figure of postwar Italian art and progenitor of Conceptualism

New York
303 Gallery: Elad Lassry
new photographs and sculptures alternating between flat experience and dimensionality
Hauser & Wirth 69th St: Luchita Hurtado: Dark Years
early works from the 40s and 50s, ranging stylistically from surrealist figuration and geometric patterning, to biomorphic forms executed with expressive acuity
Hauser & Wirth West 22nd Street: Günther Förg: Works from 1986 - 2007
works - ranging from wall drawings to conceptual photography, sculpture and paintings - spanning Förg’s multidisciplinary career which unfolded as a series of ambitious, sustained investigations into new materials and philosophies
Mnuchin Gallery: Post-War and Contemporary Highlights
John Chamberlain, Philip Guston, Joan Mitchell, Cady Noland, Pablo Picasso, Robert Ryman, Sean Scully, Cindy Sherman, Kazuo Shiraga, Frank Stella, Rudolf Stingel, Cy Twombly

Almine Rech Gallery: Brian Calvin: Fugue
“A few times every week people ask, ‘What do you paint?’ and I answer ‘People’” - Calvin
Galerie Chantal Crousel: Wade Guyton: Natural Wine
new paintings in this, the artist’s third solo show at the gallery

Galleria Continua San Gimignano: Nikhil Chopra: Drawing a Line through Landscape
Galleria Continua San Gimignano: Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: The Eminent Direction of Thoughts
Galleria Continua San Gimignano: Nari Ward: Down Doors
Galleria Continua San Gimignano: Giovanni Ozzola: Octillion

Galerie Lisa Kandlhofer: Grear Patterson: Planes & Mountains
Patterson’s works have a strong relationship with American popular culture in as much as they long for real memories, residing in the place between real things and invented things

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