"The interrelation of the architecture of 101 Spring Street, its own and what I've invented, with the pieces installed there, has led to many of my newer, larger pieces, ones involving whole spaces. Several main ideas have come from thinking about the spaces and the situation of that building."Donald Judd, 1977 Judd Foundation opened the space of ..
As a Collateral Events of the 55th International Art Exhibition, Portuguese artist Pedro Cabrita Reis and the curator Sabrina van der Ley, Director for Contemporary Art at the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo, talk about the exhibition a remote whisper, an official Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibitio..
Swarovski has commissioned Zaha Hadid to create a celebratory installation marking the completion twenty years ago of her first major built project, the Fire Station at Vitra Campus. The installation, entitled Prima, is an angular piece made from five highly polished components that can be moved into different configurations. It is installed in fr..
In occasion of the first exhibition at Espace Louis Vuitton, Where Should Othello Go?, the artist Tony Ousler (1957) narrates in a video interview his project: an audio-visual installation entitled Strawberry-Ecstasy-Green standing opposite to Pompeo Molmenti's painting The Death of Othello.Combining videos and forms sculpted in multi-coloured..
Galleria Continua is pleased to host Iris Hope Keeper, a new solo show by Nari Ward. The exhibition features a large number of new works arising from the artist's most recent researches. Sculptures and installations conceived specially for the gallery's exhibition spaces weave fresh narrative strands and create a dialogue between viewer and object,..
Fondazione Merz presents Voglio fare subito una mostra, the exhibition project by artist Elisabetta Benassi (Roma, 1966). The exhibition features works that Mario Merz created between the 1960s and '70s alongside site-specific installations by Elisabetta Benassi. Standing out among the latter is the work MareoMerz, around which the entire exhibiti..
The exhibition White & White: Dialogue between Korea and Italy presents a convergence of two cultures on the color white and the creative examination of it. As in the late '50s, the works from the exhibition trace an imaginary, monochromatic line that connects the West and the East. White & White also offers a space for delving into the two..
Today Art Basel celebrated its debut in Hong Kong, and I must say it's one of the best Art Basel I have seen. Among what I consider really not to be missed is Chen Chieh-jen* (1960) Happiness Building I at Lin&Lin Gallery (Taiwan and Beijing).In particular the video with Watan Uma which represents the memory after the earthquake disaster. Chie..
HangarBicocca, the contemporary art space in Milan promoted and supported by Pirelli, presents Mike Kelley: Eternity is a Long Time, an exhibition devoted to the American artist who helped trace out new avenues in the history of contemporary art. Mike Kelley: Eternity is a Long Time spectacular and intimate at the same time, offers an unprecedente..
Over a career spanning three decades, Mona Hatoum has become a leading artist on the contemporary art scene. She initially attracted public attention with performances and video works in which the body gave expression to a divided reality, besieged by manifestations of political and social control. In the course of the 1990s Hatoum gradually moved ..
In There’s a light and a whistle for attracting attention painterly, sculptural and photographic works interact on a formal basis and consistently refer to the subtle or sly physical and social space surrounding them. The title of the exhibitions is a sentence taken from the safety instructions for flight passengers and therefore constitutes a ca..
The exhibition America on view at Faggionato Fine Arts combines video and film installations, drawings, paintings and photographs by American artist Edy Ferguson.Ferguson's works are vibrant and confrontational comments upon American popular culture. This is demonstrated in two video works, and particularly a film installation, titled America ..
Green Art Gallery presents Acid Fields, a solo show by Lebanese artist Shawki Youssef on view until June 3rd. Working predominantly on paper, but also on canvas, Youssef's practice is characterised by his explosive and visceral depictions of the body, often evoking the mutilated subjects found in Francis Bacon's pain..
The exhibition Projects 100 on view at MoMa from May 11, features the American premiere of two video installations by Beirut-based artist Akram Zaatari: "Dance to the End of Love" (2011) and "On Photography, People and Modern Times" (2010). Comprised of found YouTube clips made by Arab youth and shared freely online, "Dance to the En..
For his exhibition at Portikus in Frankfurt, Los Angeles-based artist John Knight developed a project that takes the form of a publication. It is part of the series of books that he has been producing as extensions of his exhibitions for decades. The publication functions as the exhibition itself, having been enlarged ..
A Love Meal, on view at The Whitechapel Gallery, is the third in a series of displays of rarely-seen works from the Collection Sandretto Re Rebaudengo. The display brings together installations, sculptures and film which explore portraiture and the construction of identity. The centrepiece is Cuban-born artist Felix Gonzal..
The Crisis And a Crisis in the Life of an Actress features the last works by Nicola Ruben Montini. The exhibition, on display at Mestre based Massimodeluca Gallery from April 12 to May 17, brings together a selection of live performances' recordings and images, plus some installations realized by under30 Italian talent. The exhibition's conce..
Magazzino gallery in Rome presents a new solo exhibition by Daniele Puppi eleven years after the first one entirely dedicated to the Italian artist. Blast is the first occasion for Daniele Puppi to presents, in a solo exhibition, his series of re-animated Cinema, on which he has been working since 2011. These “minimal devices of..