The title of the exhibition is a quote from an essay by John C. Welchman written in 1999 about Mike Kelley's works. He referred to the attraction of the recently disappeared artists to forms we call "popular" – or at least outside of the values system established in the art world –, to his ability to develop "narrative strategies" as absurd as ..
On the Road is an ambitious exhibition project that takes place in Santiago de Compostela (Spain) between June and November 2014 to commemorate the 800th anniversary of Francis of Assisi’s trip to Santiago de Compostela.
The exhibition’s curator, Gloria Moure, has brought together a significant collection of works by 35 artists of varying orig..
Under the stewardship of Guest Director and globally renowned artist Ryuichi Sakamoto, SIAF 2014 – the city’s first international art festival – is held over a period of 72 days, from Saturday, July 19 to Sunday, September 28 and the theme of the event is City and Nature.
Globally active contemporary artists contribute to this international ..
Brandts Museum of Art and Visual Culture is going to open the Fall Season with two interesting exhibitions:
Mere Phantoms: 3 Cities; A Shadow Triptych(August 22, 2014–January 11, 2015)
Canadian artists Maya Ersan and Jamie Robson, known collectively as Mere Phantoms, use shadow puppetry, projection, animation techniques and inspiratio..
The Photographers’ Gallery presents the first major UK solo exhibition of Italian artist Lorenzo Vitturi’s acclaimed body of work Dalston Anatomy. First published as a book in 2013, this multi-faceted project centres around East London’s Ridley Road Market. As a local resident Vitturi witnessed the community, economy and the very make-up of t..
Virginia Wolf once wrote, “Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” A similar kind of conviction on the theme of imprisonment, freedom and thought is captured in the inspirational works of Rossella Biscotti.
In her exhibition, For the Mnemonist, S currently showin..
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Seoul is pleased to present its second collection special exhibition entitled Korean Beauty: Two Kinds of Nature .
The exhibition, curated by Chuyoung Lee, looks at the works of contemporary Korean art whose original sensitivity and aesthetics that emphasize the empathy with nature.
It showcases ..
Ricucire il mondo (Sewing the World) pays homage to Maria Lai (1919-2013), one of the most gifted and significant Italian women artists of the second half of the 20th century.
The exhibition follows a chronological and thematic itinerary across three different venues: Cagliari's Palazzo di Città, Nuoro's Museum of Art (MAN) and the Stazione ..
From July 26 to November 9, 2014 the ZKM | Karlsruhe will show a comprehensive retrospective of the work of French artist, writer and activist Jean- Jacques Lebel (b. 1936) – one of the first to author Political Happenings. His actions, installations, sculptures, objects, paintings, videos and texts are in explicit rebellion against the terror of..
About twenty artists present new works in the exhibition Slow Future at the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle.
The theme of the exhibition is degrowth, a social movement advocating that we should abandon the current model of compulsory economic growth and search for ways to improve the quality of life within the limits of capacity of n..
Here and Elsewhere, the first museum-wide exhibition in New York City to feature contemporary art from and about the Arab world, brings together to New Museum more than forty-five artists from over fifteen countries, many of whom live and work internationally.
The exhibition borrows its title from a 1976 film-essay by French directors Jean-Luc God..
Zephir, the first solo exhibition in Poland of the work of Victor Man is on view at Zachęta - National Gallery of Art.
The Romanian painter, recently named Deutsche Bank’s ‘Artist of the Year’ 2014, born in Cluj in 1974, is equally inspired by the ancient and the modern. In his work he concentrates on the development of an autonomous iconog..
Despite many current exhibitions around the subject of sound in which the focus often lies on the visualisation of sound waves or the technicalities and materiality involved around it, Hlysnan: The Notion and Politics of Listening at Casino Luxembourg departs from the representation and visual rendering of acoustic space and submits the audito..
The Yes Men are among the most prominent and radical activist artists in the world today.
Museum Het Domein is proud to present the first solo exhibition in the Netherlands by this provocative duo, the New York-based artists Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno. Simultaneously, Out-Smarting Capitalism presents one of the first opportunities to see wor..
The world (universe) is mostly filled with the black hole (or the vast and deep sea ) of the forgotten. Compared with this, the world of memory is only a small island in the vast sea of oblivion.
Yokohama Triennale 2014 will be a “voyage into the sea of oblivion.” It will make us recall things that have been inadvertently lost from our lives, ..
The collective exhibition Don’t You Know Who I Am? Art after Identity Politics on both main floors of the M HKA Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp is intended as a large-scale survey of the modes and means for considering identity and identification.
Various groups in society have, during recent decades, defined themselves along p..
Over 150 performances in 4 cities with 14 venues and around 1,000 national and international artists, approx. 30 productions, - more than half of which are world premieres, new productions and German premieres – as well as concerts and artist talks transform the region’s remarkable industrial monuments into unique venues for music, the visual a..
A Long Day is the new installation by the Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota, curated by Franziska Nori, created specifically for the exhibition space at Tenuta Dello Scompiglio.
The exhibition features some of the most incisive aspects of the artist’s work, combining installation, sculpture and performance in a condensed space-time dimension. ..
Van Abbemuseum (Eindhoven) presents the first edition of Positions, with contributions by five international artists: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Céline Condorelli, Bouchra Khalili, Charles van Otterdijk, and Koki Tanaka. Positions is a new exhibition format that sets a series of projects in dialogue with one another in the ten galleries of the mus..
“I don’t need to be fast, I don’t need high definition, I don’t need to see the world in colour - that’s what we see all the time. I want my work to be mysterious, an interpretation, a catalyst for one’s imagination.”- Michael Kenna
Michael Kenna’s exhibition China highlights an impressive body of photographic work made between 200..
For its tenth anniversary, La Maison Rouge presents Le mur (The Wall) – works from the collection of Antoine de Galbert, the eleventh in a series of exhibitions showing private collections.
After ten exhibitions showing diverse collectors’ worlds, this anniversary brings a much-awaited opportunity for a broader presentation of the collection a..
At this year Art Basel, The Davidoff Art Initiative announced important updates about their current and upcoming programming.
In January 2015, the Davidoff International Art Residency will welcome its first five international artists to new facilities at Altos de Chavón School of Design in La Romana. The residency will open with five custom-built..
The Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection presents the exhibition Love Story at two of Belvedere Museums: the 21er Haus and the Winter Palace. This is the first presentation of Anne and Wolfgang Titze’s wide-ranging collection of international contemporary art.
The Austro-French collection includes key works of Minimal art, such as Dan Flavin ins..
Manifesta 10 is held at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. This venue was selected by the Board of the Manifesta Foundation to host Manifesta 10 because of its critical, intellectual, and historical relationship with East and West Europe: a principle at the core of Manifesta's own beginnings.
Led by Curator Kasper König, Manifesta 10 w..
MACRO, Rome Museum of Contemporary Art, presents Cecilia Luci’s solo public exhibition entitled Made in Water, curated by Marco Tonelli and Fabiola Naldi.
Cecilia Luci investigation aims at reconstructing interior landscapes by placing a combination of everyday objects in transparent liquids such as water. The abstract geometries, or unexpected ..
Museion presents Tatiana Trouvé’s solo show entitled I tempi doppi, curated by Letizia Ragaglia. Tatiana Trouvé’s installations physically draw the visitor into haunting situations that oscillate between the real, the imaginary and the illusory. In the universe created by the artist the space of matter and physical form converges with the tem..
The new season of exhibitions at Palazzo Grassi - Pinault Collection in Venice opens the doors on the ground floor of the Palace with a fascinating installation of Doug Wheeler b.1939. A pioneer of the so-called “Light and space” movement that flourished in Southern California between the 1960s and the 1970s.
The sequence of art works chosen b..