A new eclectic exhibition opened recently at The Museum of Modern Art in New York: A Collection of Ideas, organised by Paola Antonelli, MoMA Senior Curator, and Kate Carmody, Curatorial Assistant, MoMa Department of Architecture and Design.
Museums are defined by their collections, each with a unique point of view that is carefully shape..
SculptureCenter announced the simultaneous presentations of new work by four artists, each artist to have a solo project in an U.S. institution for the first time.
Alongside works by Rossella Biscotti, David Douard, Radamés "Juni" Figueroa, and Jumana Manna, SculptureCenter will also present two conversations. Sexing Sculpture with Gordon Hall, J..
Moma PS1 is going to dedicate one of its upcoming exhibitions to Christoph Schlingensief.
Christoph Schlingensief (1960–2010) was involved with a range of disciplines—including installation, film, theater, opera, and television—and created provocative works that stirred controversy and challenged the status quo.
His well-known ‘German tri..
One of the United States’ best known survey of the latest developments in American art, the Whitney Biennial will take place from the 7th of March to the 25th of May 2014.
The 2014 edition will be the last Biennial in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s building at 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street before the Museum moves downtown to its..
The Swiss Institute Contemporary Art New York presents the first exhibition by Swiss artist Heidi Bucher (1926-1993) at an American institution in more than 40 years. The exhibition features a unique selection of Bucher’s most significant works, along with screenings of audiovisual documentation and never before seen archival materials.
For its fifth edition, Independent will return to its original location at 548 West 22nd Street between 10th and 11th Avenues in the heart of the Chelsea gallery district.
This year edition, scheduled for March 7-9, 2014 with a private preview March 6, will feature over 50 international galleries and non-profit institutions representing fourteen c..
Bitforms Gallery is currently showing its first exhibition with Austrian artist Erwin Redl.
InMotion marks his first New York solo exhibition in nearly a decade. Featured in the 2002 Whitney Biennial, Redl is best known for his immersive and architecturally scaled light installations. He has built dozens of site-specific projects, and among the mo..
As painters understand abstract space, I understand abstract time.
- Nam June Paik-
Nam June Paik Art Center presents Variations of the Moon, its first special exhibition in 2014, from February 26 to June 29 with works by Nam June Paik, Kyuchul Ahn, Se-kwon Ahn, Sohee Cho, David Claerbout, Ryota Kuwakubo and Hiraki Sawa.
Variations of the Moon i..
Beginning in February 2014, the New Museum presents the first US museum exhibition devoted to the work of Paweł Althamer.
Since the early 1990s, Althamer (b. 1967 Warsaw, Poland) has established a unique artistic practice and is admired for his expanded approach to sculptural representation and his experimental models of social collaboration. Alt..
First building in Latin America designed by the world known architect Frank Gehry, the Biomuseo in Panama will open its doors in May 2014.
Panama has one of the highest concentrations of different (known) species, in a territory of only 75,000 square kilometers. 3 million years ago, the emergence of the isthmus of Panama changed the climate and bi..
Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha presents Mona Hatoum: Turbulence, the artist’s largest solo exhibition to date in the Arab world.
Curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath of Art Reoriented, the exhibition is bringing to the forefront the diversity of Hatoum’s work over the last 30 years. The exhibition’s premise has evolved..
Kunsthalle Zurich presents British artist Ed Atkins first institutional solo show in Switzerland.
In his work, which includes videos, video installations, texts and drawings, Ed Atkins (born 1982, lives and works in London) explores the virtuality of our contemporary visual world and its profound effect on the reality of our embodied lives.
The Armory Show, one of the most important annual art events in New York and leading international contemporary and modern art fair, takes place every March on Piers 92 & 94 in central Manhattan.
The fair is devoted to showcasing the most important artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries and spearheads a city-wide programme of cultu..
Palais de Tokyo this year extensive programme of exhibitions is centered on artists’, poets’ and philosophers’ reflections on the physical, moral and political factors that shape our world.
Over the course of a season, Palais de Tokyo will present over ten proposals or exhibitions inspired by André Breton’s sentence about Giorgio de Chiri..
"Everything can be found in nature, everything boils down to nature."Ernesto Neto
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Ernesto Neto: The Body that Carries Me, a retrospective dedicated to the work of one of Brazil’s most outstanding artists who is internationally renowned for his organic sculptures, which often take on colossal dimensions.
"Fontana worshipped and found inspiration in the marvels of the universe, that infinite space where even God could disappear."Francesco Bonami
Gagosian announces La Fine di Dio, an installation curated by Francesco Bonami, on show at Davies Street gallery in London from 11 February – 5 April 2014.
The exhibition puts in play two key artwor..
Sacré 101 - An Exhibition Based on The Rite of Spring is a collective project with which the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst traces the interplay between dance and the visual arts in a sustained engagement with Igor Stravinsky’s ballet Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring).
The work features revolutionary music and choreography, an..
Tate Modern will stage the first retrospective to encompass the full scope of one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century, Richard Hamilton (1922–2011).
Widely regarded as a founding figure of pop art, Hamilton continued to experiment and innovate over a career of 60 years. This new exhibition will explore his relationship to..
The Hepworth Wakefield will present the UK’s first major survey of work by Philip-Lorca diCorcia, one of America’s most important and influential contemporary photographers.
This large-scale survey offers a unique opportunity to appreciate the breadth and complexity of diCorcia’s work, with over 100 photographs from six major series on displ..
Coinciding with their 10th anniversary, United Visual Artists present Momentum, an immersive installation that combines light, sound and movement. Barbican Centre has commissioned the multi-disciplinary art and design studio United Visual Artists to create a new work for the Curve.
Drawing on physics and digital technology, UVA are turning the Cur..
Small is Beautiful at Parkett’s Space in Zurich will show for the first time eighty small - and miniature - format editions made by artists since the founding of Parkett thirty years ago.
The works are often smaller than a hand and rarely larger than a Parkett page. By presenting small objects, photographs, and prints in many media and technique..
Auckland Art Gallery was awarded World Building of the Year 2013 at the prestigious World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Singapore.
The nine-year building redevelopment, completed in 2011, was a joint project between Australian architecture firm Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (FJMT) and local studio Archimedia.
Auckland Art Gallery Director Rha..
“I am really interested in the qualities of one space sensing another. It is like looking at someone looking. Objectivity is gained by being once removed. As you plumb a space with vision, it is possible to ‘see your- self see’. This seeing, this plumbing, imbues space with consciousness.”James Turrell
The first solo exhibition at Pace Lon..
The Davidoff Art Initiative has announced its upcoming events and programme for 2014.
Launched in 2012, the Davidoff Art Initiative supports contemporary art and artists in the Caribbean and Dominican Republic, where much of the company’s production and many of its employees are based, bringing opportunity and visibility to the art and culture o..
Iconic works from acclaimed photographer Michael Wolf’s are on view at Flowers Gallery in London from 17 January to 22 February, 2014.
The photographs that form the series Architecture of Density depict the vibrant city of Hong Kong from an inimitable perspective, and have never been presented at this scale before in London.
A new installation by American artist Doug Wheeler will be presented at David Zwirner Gallery (in their 537 West 20th Street space).
Known for the seminal light environments that he developed in the 1960s and 70s, Wheeler will present a new type of installation that he calls a “rotational horizon work,” which will occupy the ground f..
Entering the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh I was very excited to meet Louise Bourgeois’ work for the first time in real life. Her reputation as an incredibly astute, sharp, emotional and confrontational character can almost make you nervous in approaching her work: her life story.
Perhaps Bourgeois ..
“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign.”R.L. Stevenson
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) presents Peter Doig: No Foreign Lands, the first major exhibition of the artist’s work since his mid‐career retrospective shown at Tate Britain, London; Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; and Schirn..
Museion opens its 2014 programme with a solo exhibition by Ceal Floyer.
With their characteristic simplicity, wry irony and keen sense of the absurd, the works of Ceal Floyer (b. 1968) destabilise our perception of apparently familiar objects and situations. Her precise interventions on everyday items highlight the unexpected interstices betw..
The exhibition Before Our Eyes. Other Cartographies of the Rif is part of Sous Nos Yeux, a curatorial project formed by exhibitions, artist residencies, encounters and productions.
Sous Nos Yeux originated in the artistic expeditions that, under the title Le Bout du monde (The End of the World), have been organised by Abdellah Karroum – di..
Ai Weiwei, Frog King Kwok, Tehching Hsieh and Martin Wong: while they are all of Chinese heritage, they hailed from different places, contexts, and lineages, and have been situated in wildly divergent art historical narratives and discursive matrices. Ai came from Mainland China, Hsieh from Taiwan, Kwok from Hong Kong, and Wong from San Franci..
Three Decades of Photography and Video at Guggenheim Museum is the first major New York museum retrospective dedicated to Carrie Mae Weems.
Acclaimed as one of the most eloquent and respected interpreters of African American experiences, over the past thirty years Weems has used her art to bring to light the ignored or erased experiences of margin..
Taking place in and above Gstaad, Elevation 1049, curated by Neville Wakefield and Olympia Scarry and produced by the Luma& Foundation, will be a first large-scale exhibition to take place in the mountains during the winter, as well as the first concentration of exclusively Swiss artists creating site-specific works in their place of origin.
The fish is a perfect form.
- Frank Gehry
Following London, Gagosian Gallery brings Frank Gehry's Fish Lamps in its Hong Kong venue. This is the latest body of work in Gehry’s new series of playful and dynamic light sculptures.
One of the most celebrated architects living today, Frank Gehry, known for his imaginative designs and creative ..
Deutsche Bank in cooperation with Salsali Private Museum will be exhibiting the work of Imran Qureshi, Deutsche Bank's Artist of the Year 2013, in Dubai from 24 January to 28 February 2014. Like its corporate collection, Deutsche Bank’s "Artist of the Year" award is committed to the present. The aim is to acquaint a wide public with new and excit..
Espace Louis Vuitton Venezia presents Renaissance, an exhibition designed by the art historian Adrien Goetz and the curator Hervé Mikaeloff. Artworks by Vittore Carpaccio (c. 1465/1470-1525/1526), a great master of Venetian art, and Bill Viola, a contemporary video artist internationally renowned, are showcased at the exhibition.
Rashid Rana defines his work as a “a three-way negotiation” between himself, his immediate physical surroundings and what he receives - “whether through the Internet, books, history or collective knowledge.”
Rashid Rana uses a wide range of media. In sculpture, video and photographic prints, Rana transforms snapshots of shop signs in Lahor..
Luhring Augustine presents The Minus Objects 1965-1966, an exhibition of one of the earliest bodies of work created by Michelangelo Pistoletto. Widely regarded as fundamental to the birth of the Arte Povera movement in the 1960s, this seminal series radically upended the prevailing art trends of the time.
Pistoletto is best kno..