May 11, 2020
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.
May 10, 2020
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.
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.
May 7, 2020
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.
April 25, 2020
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.
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.
April 23, 2020
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.
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.
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.
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).
April 20, 2020
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.
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.
April 18, 2020
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.
April 17, 2020
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.
April 16, 2020
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.
April 15, 2020
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.
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.