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Lévy Gorvy opens a new space in Paris

October 20, 2020

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

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

October 13, 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

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

Cristea Roberts Gallery announces representation of Paula Rego’s prints

October 1, 2020

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

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

ICP Museum in New York reopens on 1 October

September 22, 2020

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

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

September 21, 2020

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,

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

September 17, 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

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

FIAC announces the cancellation of its 2020 edition

September 15, 2020

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

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac announces European representation of Sean Scully

September 11, 2020

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

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,

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

September 8, 2020

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

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

Lehmann Maupin announces a new space in London

September 3, 2020

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

Jane Lombard Gallery hosts a Zoom Q&A with artist Christine Gedeon

August 13, 2020

Led by Jane Lombard, the discussion, taking place on Thursday 13 August at 11 AM EST, will center around the release of Gedeon’s new book Aleppo: Deconstruction | Reconstruction, which brings together a series of fifteen works on paper, exploring places

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

August 12, 2020

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

Acquavella Galleries, Gagosian, and Pace Gallery present a joint exhibition of works on paper from the esteemed Donald B. Marron Collection

On view from August 12 – 20 at Pace’s recently opened gallery in East Hampton, New York, the exhibition will feature almost forty works on paper, from early modern masterpieces by Henri Matisse and Fernand Léger; to nature studies by Ellsworth Kelly

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

August 9, 2020

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.

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

August 8, 2020

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,

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