“No event or exhibition of contemporary art has continuously existed at the confluence of so many historical changes across the fields of art, politics, technology, and economics, like la Biennale di Venezia. La Biennale is the ideal place to explore all these dialectical fields of reference, and the institution of la Biennale itself will be a so..
The 2013 Art Basel show in Miami Beach features 258 leading international galleries and presents artwork ranging from Modern masters to the latest contemporary works and includes, for the first time in Miami Beach, a sector dedicated to editioned works.The Public sector, by Nicholas Baume, Director and Chief Curator of Public Art Fund sites work by..
Design Miami opens today to the public in the new Formlessfinder pavilion. The global forum for design brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Occurring alongside the Art Basel fairs in Miami, USA each December and Basel, Switze..
Marina Abramović herself, the matron of multidisciplinary contemporary art, was on hand (literally, as she tenderly cupped the hands of eager fans) at the unveiling of a special edition photograph to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation in conjunction with the Marina Abramović Institute at UNTITLED. The pavilion is situated directly on the sand..
"The 'Silver' works, which I began in the late 1990’s, are in some ways the opposite of the abstract pictures that I make with lights on paper in the darkroom (like ’Freischwimmer’, ’Blushes’, ’Mental Pictures’, ’Super Collider’ etc.). They are actually chemograms and all I do is set up the parameter surrounding thei..
Timothy Taylor Gallery presents an exhibition that brings together the work of four artists who were instrumental in the evolution of post-war European abstraction. The exhibition looks at the different ways these artists invigorated their practice against the backdrop of an increasingly confident US cultural scene. Paris continued to be the nexus ..
Platform China (HK) presents We All Sleep Alone an exhibition featuring works by emerging Hong Kong artists Trevor Yeung, Lyli Kwok, Oscar Chan Yik Long and Molly Lun contemplating what it means to be alone as an intrinsic part of the human condition.
The works selected reflect the artists’ unique individual notions of their own existence b..
Kayne Griffin Corcoran presents a solo exhibition of work by David Lynch. The exhibition and its accompanying catalog, David Lynch Naming, curated by Brett Littman, Executive Director of The Drawing Center in New York, traces how Lynch uses "naming" in film, photography, drawings, watercolors, painting and prints from 1968 to the pr..
Amsterdam Art Weekend is an art festival organized by Capital A. For three days, in combination with the Rijksakademie’s open studio’s (RijksakademieOPEN), the second edition of the Amsterdam Art Weekend will take place. Workshops, galleries and art institutes will join together to present Amsterdam’s latest and best contemporary art.
Denys Zacharopoulos writes in his text: "Today Carla Accardi, has to be considered as a major artist of our time, giving to a European history of the post-war painting and artistic trends a very rich and versatile temperament and multiple and challenging profile. Her achievements, the steps and stations of her career count within the history o..
The Salt Yard presents Stage by veteran Taiwanese photographer Shen Chao-liang. Travelling around Taiwan between 2006 and 2012, Shen pictured mobile stage trucks used by performing groups in the form of cabaret, song and dance ensemble as well as recreational band.
Cabaret is a unique mobile performing group in Taiwan that it has been active in va..
La Triennale di Milano presents Forty Years of Contemporary Art. Massimo Minini 1973-2013, an exhibition to celebrate forty years of Galleria Minini.
The exhibition consists of works that have passed through Galleria Minini, offering an authentic cross-section of contemporary art as told by the lead actor, who adopts a personal point of view, at t..
Green Art Gallery Dubai presents Statue of Limitation, an exhibition of works by Nazgol Ansarinia, Holger Niehaus, Judith Sönnicken and Alessandro Balteo Yazbeck with Media Farzin.
“Let us not be deceived,” Bernard Baruch announced in 1947, “we are today in the midst of a cold war.” The walls may have come down over two decades ago,..
The Wayne McGregor | Random Dance project, part of the 2013 calendar of the Aperto 2013 festival, sees Fondazione I Teatri alongside Collezione Maramotti and Max Mara for the world première of the site-specific performance Scavenger together with the Italian première of Atomos.
Wayne McGregor has remained at the forefront of contempora..
White Cube Hong Kong presents Held by Desire, an exhibition of new works by British artist Marc Quinn. In this exhibition Quinn explores how desire shapes our universe and affects man's relationship with nature. Investigating the boundaries between art, nature and the 'man-made', Quinn asks us to re-examine the world that surrounds us by taking a c..
Galerie Paris-Beijing presents the latest works of the Chinese artist Maleonn. This new exhibition in Paris invites visitors to immerse themselves into Maleonn’s dream world through a large selection of photographs and installations that he has realized since 2010: Big dream, Flowers in the mirror and the Moon in the water, 1000 Chinese stra..
Mai 36 Gallery presents Funklöcher (Dead Spots) by Jürgen Drescher. This exhibition displays an installation of large objects, some of them cast in aluminum. As in his extensive solo show at the Kunstverein Karlsruhe in the spring of 2013, Drescher focuses on metaphors for the failure of communication. We are familiar with dead spots in communic..
HangarBicocca presents Islands curated by the Artistic Advisor Vicente Todolì. The exhibition brings together 100 works by Dieter Roth (Hannover, 1930–Basel, 1998), a key figure on the international art scene of the past fifty years. It is being put on with the collaboration of his son Björn. The display is quite unique in the way that the impo..
The Van Abbemuseum presents Once Upon a Time… The Collection Now. The exhibition brings together artworks, archives, histories and relations in historical constellations that connect individual artworks to the social and political contexts in which they were made and exhibited.
The works are shown over five floors, start..
The 18th edition of the Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil celebrates its three-decade anniversary featuring exhibitions and public activities.
The Southern Panoramas competitive show features 106 works by 94 artists from 32 different countries (nine from Latin America, seven from Africa, five from the Middle East, five from Southeast Asia..
Colour Opponent Process is the first ever commercial gallery exhibition by Aura Satz. The artist will premiere a new film A Doorway for Natalie Kalmus. Centred around the use of colour in moving image technology, Satz will explore the disorienting technicolour prismatic effects effects of the lamp house of a 35mm colour film printer.
Founded in 2004 by art historian and curator RoseLee Goldberg, Performa New Visual Art Performance Biennial is the leading international organization dedicated to exploring the critical role of live visual art performance in the history of the twentieth century and to generating new directions for the twenty-first century, engaging artists and..
Fondazione Merz presents Alfredo Jaar’s exhibition Abbiamo amato tanto la rivoluzione (We loved it so much, the revolution), curated by Claudia Gioia. Specifically created for this exhibition, Alfredo Jaar’s new project focuses on the idea of reflection (as both reproduction of images and thought or consideration) in particular with r..
Peter Kilchmann Gallery presents the group show with Vadim Fishkin, Fernanda Gomes and Andreas Lolis. The show is taking place in conjunction with the second solo show of the Mexican artist collective Tercerunquinto. Both exhibitions focus on works that are distinguished by their unconventional approach to art and institutional frameworks.
Spring Workshop, independent artist-in-residency space in Hong Kong, presents The Social Contract by A Constructed World. Upon arrival at the exhibition, viewers are invited to sign a legally binding confidentiality agreement, prohibiting them from revealing what they will see or experience in the subsequent spaces.
The exhibition engages ..
The Centre des monuments nationaux presents A triple tour, an exhibition of works from the Pinault Collection, curated by Caroline Bourgeois. The works have been selected on the theme of imprisonment, a theme that resonates with the setting of the Conciergerie, which was once a place of detention. The scenography has been entrusted to architects Ca..
The Whitney Museum of American Art presents Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama—Manhattan, 1970–1980, a groundbreaking look at a vibrant community of artists and the experimental performance art they produced. This exhibition organized by Jay Sanders, the Whitney’s Curator and Cur..
The Asia Society Hong Kong Center presents No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia, the inaugural touring exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, from October 30, 2013, to February 16, 2014. Featuring 18 recent works by 13 artists from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Phi..
The Bibliothèque nationale de France, in partnership with the New York Morgan Library and Museum, organizes the first retrospective of Matthew Barney’s drawings in France, disclosing a more intimate and secret aspect of this exceptional artist.The exhibition presents about 80 drawings made by Matthew Barney between 1988 and 2011, housed in ..
The Singapore Biennale was established in 2006 as the country’s pre-eminent platform for international dialogue in contemporary art.The fourth edition of the Singapore Biennale (SB2013) will feature works by 82 artists and artist collectives from the region and beyond. Open to the public from 26 October 2013 to 16 February 2014, this instalment o..
It’s been several years now since Yan Pei-Ming (Chinese-born French artist) work was last presented in a French gallery. The exhibition titled “Help!” will be constructed around several axes characteristic of the artist’s practice.
The portrait, the history painting and the vanity will be presented on the three floors of Galerie Thaddaeus ..
Situation by Sarah Lucas is the first major solo show in London of the British artist bringing together over two decades of sculpture, installation and photography. The exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery explores Lucas's remarkable career and assesses the vital role she plays in British art.Since the late 1980s, Lucas has created sculptures..
Philippe Parreno, one of the most original figures of the international art world, will be the first artist invited to occupy the whole Palais de Tokyo's expanded space of 22,000 square metres. Parreno has radically transformed the monumental space of the Palais de Tokyo: in response to its carte blanche invitation, the artist has devised an e..
Gagosian Gallery presents The Show is Over, an exhibition about abstraction and the end of painting, often proposed but never concluded. Christopher Wool's statement in paintings, drawings and billboards, taken from Vasily Rozanov's nineteenth century definition of nihilism, contains sufficient irony to suggest that painting itself, the spectacle t..
For their first collaborative project, Drawing Room, London and Drawing Center, New York, will present parallel exhibitions that explore the relationship between linguistic communication and drawing in recent art. The selected artists take language and the written word as the subject of the work itself, rather than to influence interpretation of an..