• A still from Bill Viola's The Space Between the Teeth (1976) (Courtesy of the Bill Viola Studio © Bill Viola ; photo: Kira Perov)

      Guggenheim Bilbao celebrates 20th birthday with Bill Viola

      Monday, 3 July 2017 16:04

      Retrospective honours US artist who sparked museum’s commitment to video art A major Bill Viola retrospective opening today (30 June) at the Museo Guggenheim Bilbao marks the US video artist’s “special connection” to the museum, says its director Juan Ignacio Vidarte. He describes the show, which runs until 9 November, as a highlight of the […]

Keep IT Alive

      Keep IT Alive

      Tuesday, 27 June 2017 20:33

      Keep IT Alive is an exhibition of Alan Vega’s final work, a suite of haunting large-scale paintings he had completed just before his death in July, 2016. The paintings, each composed of a central figure (often disfigured, deformed, or viewed askance) and presented against an obscured and chaotic backdrop, are an extension of the small-scale, […]

    • The British Pavillion on May 10, 2017 the first preview day of the Venice Biennale in Venice, Italy. Photograph by Casey Kelbaugh

      Why Old Women Have Replaced Young Men as the Art World’s Darlings

      Tuesday, 20 June 2017 17:17

      Shared via Artsy | Artsy Editorial By Anna Louie Sussman Alex Logsdail, international director of Lisson Gallery, remembers the first time his father encountered Carmen Herrera’s work. It was 2008, and the painter Tony Bechara had brought some of her canvases to London for the Pinta art fair. None of them sold, says Logsdail, but […]

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      SECRET GARDEN // The Female Gaze on Erotica

      Saturday, 17 June 2017 16:00

      The Untitled Space gallery is pleased to present “SECRET GARDEN: The Female Gaze on Erotica” a group exhibition of female identifying artists exploring figurative works of nudes and erotic art. Curated by Indira Cesarine, the exhibit will be on view from June 27 – July 30 and will include works of painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, pottery, sculpture, collage, mixed media […]

    • First Creatures, 1959, huile, émail, fusain, et crayon sur lin, 164,5 × 281,9 cm © 2017 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo par Rob McKeever.

      Helen Frankenthaler, AFTER ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM, 1959–1962

      Wednesday, 7 June 2017 16:40

      Opening reception: Friday, June 9, 6–8PM June 9–September 16, 2017 4 rue de Ponthieu 75008 Paris Gagosian is pleased to present “Helen Frankenthaler: After Abstract Expressionism, 1959–1962.” The first major exhibition of Frankenthaler’s work in Paris in more than fifty years, it includes paintings and works on paper, several of which have not been exhibited since […]

    • Takesada Matsutani
Venice Stream, 2016
Vinyl adhesive, acrylic and graphite on canvas on plywood
185 x 184 x 17 cm / 72 7/8 x 72 1/2 x 6 3/4 in
© Takesada Matsutani
Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

      Takesada Matsutani at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles

      Thursday, 25 May 2017 18:37

      Takesada Matsutani Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, South gallery 1 July – 17 September 2017 Opening reception: Saturday 1 July, 6 – 9 pm Los Angeles… Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles is honored to present ‘Takesada Matsutani,’ the first Los Angeles solo exhibition for the Osaka-born, Paris-based artist Takesada Matsutani. Opening 1 July 2017 and […]

    • Ahmed Osoble (Denizens of Brussels), 2015 © Andres Serrano

      Revealing Reality / Andres Serrano

      Sunday, 21 May 2017 14:38

      The oeuvre of the prominent artist Andres Serrano (New York, 1950) is both provocative and fascinating. In terms of scale, composition and subject matter his works of art show strong similarities to the work of the Old Masters, but unlike these old paintings Serrano’s work confronts us powerfully and directly with contemporary reality. Serrano has a deep interest […]

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      Figures Toward Abstraction Sculpture 1910 to 1940

      Thursday, 18 May 2017 16:09

        FIGURES TOWARD ABSTRACTION: SCULPTURE 1910-1940 ORGANIZED BY DANIELLA LUXEMBOURG AND DANIEL LIBESKIND MAY 12 – JULY 1, 2017 LUXEMBOURG & DAYAN, NEW YORK 64 EAST 77TH STREET, NEW YORK CITY would not, from all the borders of itself, burst like a star: for here there is no place that does not see you. You must […]

    • Lorenzo Quinn’s installation, Support, at the Ca’Sagredo hotel, Venice. Photograph: Zsolt Czegledi/EPA

      57th Venice Biennale review – the Germans steal the show

      Tuesday, 16 May 2017 16:22

      Venice Biennale 2017 The Observer Migrant boats, vulnerable teens, a teeming Faustian hell… conscience pervades the Biennale’s big pavilions, while the main international exhibition slips into something more comfortable High in the Caucasian mountains, beneath a canopy of blazing blue sky, a tightrope walker inches between two peaks. Nothing prevents him from plummeting but his […]

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      Frieze New York 2017 Expands Scope

      Tuesday, 9 May 2017 16:29

      Frieze New York 2017 Expands Scope and Builds Strong Sales Across the Fair’s Main and Curated Sections   2017 Edition of Fair Marks Inaugural Acquisition for the Frieze Brooklyn Museum Fund   The sixth edition of Frieze New York closed on Sunday, May 7, having brought together more than 200 leading galleries from 31 countries […]

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