GalleriesNow 12 Jun 2018
Perrotin, New York Thaddaeus Ropac Annka Kultys Gallery Lévy Gorvy New York
Victoria Miro Mayfair SpazioA T293 Mignoni Gallery

new VR views this week

Takashi Murakami @ Perrotin, New York
An Eccentric View @ Mignoni Gallery
Michele Zaza @ Repetto Gallery
Dan Colen @ Lévy Gorvy New York
Paul Bonet @ Galerie Buchholz
Boom @ Tornabuoni Art London
David Salle @ Skarstedt
Josh Smith @ Eva Presenhuber

special events this week

Tue 12 Jun
London - tour @ Drawing Room A Slice through the World - Curators’ and artists’ tour
London - talk @ Sepentine Pavilion Serpentine Architecture: Frida Escobedo in conversation
Art Basel: Short Film Program: Taking Art for a Walk

Wed 13 Jun
New York - talk @ Jane Lombard Gallery Howard and Michael Smith in Conversation with Jenny Dixon 
New York - talk 
@ International Center of Photography (ICP) John Suler on Photography, Psychology, and Henri Cartier-Bresson 
Art Basel:
 Michael Rakowitz in conversation with Chus MartínezFocus: The Rise of the Single-Artist Museum with Stein Olav Henrichsen, Thomas Schütte, Nina Zimmer and András SzántóScreening of Ai Weiwei: Human Flow (2017)Sexism in the Art World with Hannah Weinberger, Julieta Aranda, Sandra Mujinga and Elvia Wilk

Thu 14 Jun
Art Basel: Art Market Talk: Ethics of Exporting Gallery Models with Massimo De Carlo, David Maupin, Liza Essers and Anna Brady

Fri 15 Jun
Art Basel: Screening of Shirin Neshat: Looking for Oum Kulthum (2017)

Sat 16 Jun
London - tour @ Zabludowicz Collection Exhibition Introduction
London - special event @ Everyman Screen on the Green Zabludowicz Collection Late Nights: Fairy Tales
London - talk @ Serpentine Sackler Gallery Lizzie Carey and Tomma Abts
Art Basel: 
Screening of Kusama - Infinity (2018)Artists' Influencers with Katharina Grosse, Sarah Sze and Hans Ulrich ObristThe Alberto Burri Case with Bruno Corà, Luca Massimo Barbero, Philip Rylands and Dr. Thomas Marks

Sun 17 Jun
Art Basel: Haegue Yang in conversation with Yilmaz DziewiorThe Artist and the Gallerist with Kamel Mennour, Mohamed Bourouissa and Alexie Glass-Kantor

Tue 19 Jun
London - special event:@ Delfina Foundation How Can Large Mountains Enter Small Ice?

exhibitions opening

PSM gallery: Tabita Rezaire: Riding Infinity

Cardi Gallery, London: Italia 1970 - opens Tue, 19 Jun
Drawing Room: A Slice through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings - preview Tue, 12 Jun
inaugurating the new Elephant & Castle location, a group exhibition that celebrates the sustained power of drawing in the digital age
National Portrait Gallery: BP Portrait Award 2018
Robilant + Voena, London: Society Portrait - opens Mon, 18 Jun
Royal Academy of Arts: Summer Exhibition 2018
Serpentine Gallery: Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Barrels and The Mastaba 1958–2018 - opens Tue, 19 Jun
a major exhibition of the artists’ work, which draws upon their use of barrels to create artworks, in addition to a temporary floating sculpture on The Serpentine lake
Serpentine Gallery: Serpentine Pavilion 2018 designed by Frida Escobedo - preview Tues, 12 Jun
harnessing a subtle interplay of light, water and geometry, the atmospheric courtyard-based design draws on both the domestic architecture of Mexico and British materials and history, specifically the Prime Meridian line at London’s Royal Observatory
Tintype: Jennet Thomas: Animal Condensed >> Animal Expanded #2 - preview Wed, 13 Jun
the second in a trilogy of Thomas's short films offering a comic, sardonic narrative about the after-effects and nefarious reality of intensive farming and Artificial Intelligence

London auctions
Bonhams London, New Bond Street:
Modern British and Irish Art Wed, 13 Jun (viewing 8-13 Jun)
Christie’s London, King Street:
Modern British Art Evening Sale Tue, 19 Jun (viewing 15-19 Jun)
Sotheby‘s London:
Howard Hodgkin: Working on Paper Tue, 12 Jun (viewing 8-12 Jun)
Modern & Post-War British Art Day Sale Wed, 13 Jun (viewing 8-12 Jun)
Modern & Post-War British Art Evening Sale Tue, 12 Jun (viewing 8-12 Jun)
Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Tue, 19 Jun (viewing 14-19 Jun)

Modern Art Oxford: A Slice through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings - opens Sat, 16 Jun
a dynamic selection of recent works by 14 international artists who are committed to the materiality of paper and pencil, showcasing a remarkable attention to detail and skill

Semiose: Roman Cieslewicz: Visualiste - preview Sat, 16 Jun

São Paulo
Luciana Brito Galeria: Pedro Caetano: aqui now here agora nowhere - opens Tue, 12 Jun

Galerie Gmurzynska: Wilfred Lam: Nouveau Noveau Monde


exhibitions closing

ChertLüdde: Patrizio Di Massimo: Inside Me
Galerie Barbara Thumm: Fernando Bryce
Galerie Barbara Weiss: Monika Baer: Die Einholung
Meyer Riegger: Franz Ackermann: Die Aufwertung der Lage
Peres Projects: Rebecca Ackroyd: The Mulch
Wentrup Gallery: Nevin Aladag: Muster

Mamco: Timothée Calame - Prix Culturel Manor 2017 - closes Sun, 17 Jun
an exhibition by the Genevan winner of the Prix Culturel Manor 2017, an award promoting young and talented Swiss artists  

Morena di Luna: Kaye Donachie: Like this. Before. Like waves - closes Sun, 17 Jun
the second part of Donachie’s exhibition, which started at the gallery space in London

Zilberman Gallery: Simon Wachsmuth: Dramatization - closes Wed, 13 Jun
art focusing on images of the past and questioning the relationship between material traces, representations and forms of their present employment
Zilberman Gallery: Sunoj D: Today-Yesterday’s Future Tense - closes Wed, 13 Jun
“like the fading echoes of the evening temple bells, the smell of ash on a cold winter morning, the dried ink of unfinished sentences on a page”

Alan Cristea Gallery: Julian Opie - closes Sat, 16 Jun
a major exhibition of the celebrated artist’s sculptures, prints and animations
Annka Kultys Gallery: Molly Soda: Me and My Gurls - closes Sat, 16 Jun
new and recent works by Soda including aluminium and acrylic prints, videos, printed balloons and a physical archive from YouTube
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London: Joseph Beuys: Utopia at the Stag Monuments - closes Sat, 16 Jun
curated by Norman Rosenthal, a retrospective of Beuys’ masterpieces, including early drawings, sculptures and early photographs from the late 40s and early 50s
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London: Alvaro Barrington: A Taste of Chocolate - closes Sat, 16 Jun
a site-specific installation curated by Norman Rosenthal which actively reproduces the energy found in the artist’s studio
Laure Genillard Gallery: Graeme Todd - closes Sat, 16 Jun
spanning the last ten years, paintings of dense and complex landscapes meticulously scrutinising and warping preconceptions of the material world
Paul Stolper: Marcus Harvey: Half Nelson - closes Sat, 16 Jun
eleven life-size ceramic busts, of which ten are unified through the use of the death masks of Napoleon Bonaparte and Horatio Nelson
Pilar Corrias: Koo Jeong A: Magnet Cities
Pippy Houldsworth Gallery: Aimée Parrott: Blood, Sea - closes Sat, 16 Jun
Repetto Gallery: Michele Zaza: Il rito dell'essere - closes Fri, 15 Jun
this first solo exhibition in London by Zaza features a cycle of nine works from 1979 shown for the first time in public
Tornabuoni Art London: Boom: Art and Industry in 1960s Italy - closes Sat, 16 Jun
curated by Flavia Frigeri, the first recipient of Tornabuoni Art London's new curatorial fellowship - this exhibition explores the relationship between post-war Italian art and the economic miracle of the 1960s
Victoria Miro Mayfair: Surface Work - closes Sat, 16 Jun
taking place at both London galleries, a celebration of women artists who have shaped and transformed, and continue to influence and expand, the language and definition of abstract painting

New York
Christine Park Gallery: Seung Ae Lee: Becoming - closes Sat, 16 Jun
a new body of work by the London-based Korean artist, including five drawing animations based on her well-known detailed pencil drawings and ten new drawing works
Eva Presenhuber, New York: Josh Smith - closes Sun, 17 Jun
a set of paintings of the open face of a cut watermelon - “I wanted to make these paintings because I knew, though they are simple seeming, that they would be tough to hold together” - Smith
Galeria Nara Roesler New York: León Ferrari: For a World with No Hell - closes Sat, 16 Jun
curated by Lisette Lagnado, twenty-two collages delving into love, language, religion and power, recurrent themes in the artist's oeuvre
Galerie Buchholz: Paul Bonet: Drawings for Bookbindings compiled by Florian Pumhösl - closes Sat, 16 Jun
“what makes these works singular is the way they negotiate a blank surface, their amplifying, concentrating, and dismantling of forms, a distinctive voice that accompanies that of a literary work” - Pumhösl
Guggenheim Museum: A Year with Children 2018
Lévy Gorvy New York: Dan Colen: Mailorder Mother Purgatory - closes Tue, 12 Jun
in the artist’s first exhibition at Lévy Gorvy, three recent bodies of work that focus on technical innovation in the pursuit of ambience and emotional depth
Lisson Gallery, New York: John Latham: Skoob Works - closes Sat, 16 Jun
an exhibition revealing Latham’s multi-faceted practice with works made throughout his career, focusing on his “skoob” pieces, and highlighting his contribution and influence on the global development of Conceptual art
Lisson Gallery, New York 10th Av: Dom Sylvester Houédard - closes Sat, 16 Jun
the first New York show of the concrete poet, visual artist, writer and Benedictine monk
Mignoni Gallery: An Eccentric View: Tauba Auerbach, Jo Baer, Marsha Cottrell, Tara Donovan, Eva Hesse, Kathleen Jacobs, Yayoi Kusama, Agnes Martin, Mira Schendel - closes Tue, 19 Jun
works from the mid-60s through to the present day by nine women, from different generations, with key overlapping and shared concerns
MoMA PS1: Maria Lassnig's New York Films 1970–1980
Nancy Hoffman Gallery: Rupert Deese - closes Sat, 16 Jun
Perrotin, New York: Takashi Murakami: Heads↔Heads - closes Sun, 17 Jun
a new series of paintings inspired by the work of Francis Bacon together with a monumental fresco paying homage to Japanese artist Soga Shohaku
Sean Kelly Gallery: Liu Wei: 180 Faces - closes Sat, 16 Jun
180 unique “portraits” build upon an array of influences informing the artist’s work, from Chinese calligraphy to Expressionism, whilst marking an extraordinary foray into totally new territory
Sean Kelly Gallery: Sergio Camargo - closes Sat, 16 Jun
the first ever solo exhibition in the United States by the internationally celebrated sculptor and one of Brazil’s most important artists of the 20th century
Simon Lee New York: Towards Infinity: 1965-1980 - closes Sat, 16 Jun
major works by artists across the Conceptual art movement internationally, with a special focus on the period between 1965 and 1980

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Marais: Adrian Ghenie: Jungles in Paris - closes Sat, 16 Jun
a new body of work captures the visual tension created by the juxtaposition of two seemingly disparate environments, the sophisticated urban Paris versus the exotic wild untethered jungle
Tornabuoni Art: Afro - closes Sat, 16 Jun
a comprehensive and international survey of the important Italian Abstract Expressionist, with artworks and preparatory drawings from the 1930s to the 1970s
VNH Gallery: Olivier Mosset - closes Sat, 16 Jun
a series of monochromes from an artist who believes that a good painting is one in which the spectator shouldn’t see “anything more than what is there”
VNH Gallery: Project space. Eric Croes: Ni gris, ni vert - closes Sat, 16 Jun
ceramic assemblages from which erupt shapes, associations and mutations

SpazioA: Nona Inescu: An animal that was once thought to be a plant that transformed into stone - closes Sat, 16 Jun
works based on the artist’s ongoing research into the affinities and compatibilities between human and non-human bodies
SpazioA: Matthew Peers: rough-cast - closes Sat, 16 Jun
a solo exhibition by the artist in the gallery’s project space

Rio de Janeiro
Galeria Nara Roesler Rio de Janeiro: Abraham Palatnik: em movimento - closes Sat, 16 Jun
celebrating Palatnik’s 90th birthday, a show demonstrating the sheer vibrance of the world-renowned master of motion and light, including the premiere of a large-sized kinetic object

T293: Martin Soto Climent: Under the immortal skin - closes Fri, 15 Jun
the Mexican artist draws on myths and tradition to talk about an art that is not necessarily production and innovation, but sharing and union

São Paulo
Galeria Nara Roesler São Paulo: Roesler Hotel #28: Screenspaces - closes Sat, 16 Jun
recent work by nineteen artists investigating contemporary visual culture through photographic language in a post-digital context

Kukje Gallery K2: Joris Laarman Lab: Gradients - closes Sun, 17 Jun
new and recent works spanning four years of cutting-edge experimentation in the Amsterdam-based Lab

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