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DAVID OSTROWSKI
Blue Project Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
14 July - 1 October 2017

For his first solo exhibition in Spain, David Ostrowski presents a selection of paintings and a large installation in the Sala Project at the Blue Project Foundation.

For more information please visit the Blue Project Foundation website.

Toby Ziegler: The Genesis Speech


The Freud Museum, London, UK
13 September - 26 November 2017

The Genesis Speech takes its title from the final scene of Lindsay Anderson’s 1982 film Britannia Hospital, wherein the protagonist reveals his plans for the future of humanity. The exhibition presents a series of sculptures and digital interventions by Toby Ziegler that weave into the fabric of the Freud Museum's collection.

On Tuesday 3 October at 5pm, Toby Ziegler will in conversation with Darian Leader.

For more information please visit the Freud Museum Collection website.

ABSTRACT PAINTING NOW!

Bernard Frize & Heimo Zobernig
Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria
2 July - 5 November 2017

This group exhibition examines developments in non-representational painting in the wake of Abstract Expressionism to the present day, and includes works by Bernard Frize and Heimo Zobernig.

For more information please visit the Kunsthalle Krems website.

GARY SIMMONS: FADE TO BLACK


CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES, CA
12 JULY 2017 – JULY 2018

For his first solo museum exhibition in Los Angeles,  Gary Simmons will create a site-specific drawing on the four 440-square-foot walls of the California African American Museum’s grand lobby.

For more information please visit the California African American Museum’s website.

The Critic as Artist

Dexter Dalwood
Reading Museum, Reading, UK
7 October 2017 - 28 January 2018

The exhibition, curated by Michael Bracewell and Andrew Hunt, is about and for the Irish writer and dramatist Oscar Wilde, who had been a visitor to Reading prior to his imprisonment at Reading Gaol. The Critic as Artist explores Oscar Wilde's theories of aesthetics and art criticism and includes the painting Isle of the Dead (2016) by Dexter Dalwood.

For more information please visit the Reading Museum website.

Ornament = Crime?

Hans-Peter Feldmann, Bernard Frize, João Penalva & Heimo Zobernig
Bombas Gens Centre d'Art, Valencia, Spain
8 July 2017 - 25 February 2018

Ornament = Crime? is the first public presentation of the Per Amor a l’Art collection at Bombas Gens Centre d'Art. Curated by Nuria Enguita and Vicente Todolí, this group show focuses on work by artists who explore the realms of ornamentation and abstraction.

For more information please visit the Fundació per Amor a l'Art website.

True Faith

Dexter Dalwood
Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
30 June - 3 September 2017

True Faith explores the ongoing significance and legacy of the music bands New Order and Joy Division through the wealth of visual art their music has inspired. The exhibition presents works by different contemporary artists inspired by the two groups and includes a painting by Dexter Dalwood.

For more information please visit the Manchester Art Gallery website. 

Subjektiv

Josephine Pryde
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
3 June - 10 September 2017

This travelling exhibition explores the potential relations between art, politics and subjectivity in a time when the basis of democratic subjecthood is called into question. The exhibition brings together works by nine artists that speak about the current political situation through their strategic staging of subjectivity and its political potential or impotence. The exhibition includes photographic works by Josephine Pryde from the series It's Not My Body and Conception. This exhibition will travel to the Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo.

For more information please visit the Malmö Konsthall website.


A CERTAIN KIND OF LIGHT: LIGHT IN ART OVER SIX DECADES

Angela Bulloch & Toby Ziegler
The Exchange, Cornwall, UK
27 May - 23 September 2017

This touring exhibition explores how artists have responded to light, its transience and effect and encompasses paintings, sculpture, photography, and installation works from the Arts Council Collection created from the 1960s to the present day. The exhibition features works by fifteen artists, including Angela Bulloch and Toby Ziegler, and has travelled from The Towner Art Gallery and The Attenborough Centre.

For more information please visit The Exchange website.

Building 6

Sarah Crowner
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
On view 28 May 2017

MASS MoCA is inaugurating Building 6, a renovated space that will double the museum's size. The centrepiece of Building 6 is a series of exhibitions, long-term installations and collaborations with a selection of international artists. Sarah Crowner’s tile mural Wall (Hot Blue Terracotta), 2014-16, fabricated for her recent MASS MoCA exhibition, will be included.

For more information please visit the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art website.



Clare Woods: Victim of Geography


Dundee Contemporary Art, Dundee, UK
24 June - 10 September 2017

For this solo exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Art, curated by Beth Bates, Clare Woods presents thirteen new large scale paintings. 

For more information please visit the Dundee Contemporary Art website.

TV 70: Francesco Vezzoli guarda la Rai

Michelangelo Pistoletto
Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy
9 May - 24 September 2017

TV 70: Francesco Vezzoli guarda la Rai is a project by artist Francesco Vezzoli developed in collaboration with Rai, Italy’s national broadcasting company. The exhibition explores 1970s Italian public TV production, which is interpreted by the artist as a driving force for social and political change as well as a powerful machine for cultural and identity creation. The exhibition includes work by Michelangelo Pistoletto. 

For more information please visit the Fondazione Prada website.

Ways of Seeing

Hans-Peter Feldmann
ARTER, Istanbul, Turkey
2 June - 13 August 2017

Taking its cue from Ways of Seeing, John Berger's 1972 critical text on visual culture, this exhibition explores the various formalistic strategies that artists employ to re-configure our perception of the world. Curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, the exhibition presents paintings, photographs, sculptures and videos that span several centuries and includes a work by Hans-Peter Feldmann.

For more information please visit the Arter website.

Ungestalt

Eric N. Mack
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
19 May - 13 August 2017

The exhibition borrows its title from the term Ungestalt, which describes something that struggles against delineation or a clearly defined form. Ungestalt presents works from artists of different generations who have responded to their moment with works that court material, perceptual, or conceptual volatility. The exhibition includes works by Eric N. Mack.

For more information please visit the Kunsthalle Basel website.

BALTIC Artists’ Award 2017

Eric N. Mack
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
30 June – 1 October 2017

The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art has announced the four recipients of the BALTIC Artists’ Award 2017. The award is judged by four contemporary artists, who each select an emerging artist whose work they believe in. Lorna Simpson has selected Eric N. Mack, Monica Bonvicini has selected Toni Schmale, Pedro Cabrita Reis has selected Jose Dávila and Mike Nelson has selected Shen Xin. Each artist recipient of the award will present an exhibition at the The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

For more information please visit the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art website.

Jim Shaw: The Wig Museum


Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
25 May 2017

For the inauguration of the new Marciano Art Foundation, Jim Shaw will present a major solo exhibition of old, new works and site specific pieces, covering one floor of the building. Titled The Wig Museum, it will be the artist’s first solo exhibition on the West Coast of America, and will be displayed alongside a curated exhibition of works from the permanent collection.

Garth Weiser: Paintings, 2008–2017


The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX
2 April - 27 August 2017

Garth Weiser's first solo museum survey will include more than twenty large-scale paintings. A catalogue will be published to accompany the exhibition.

For more information please visit The Contemporary Austin website.

Blue Black

eric n. mack
PULITZER ARTS Foundation, St. Louis, MO
9 June - 7 October 2017

The exhibition, curated by Glenn Ligon, is inspired by Ellsworth Kelly's wall sculpture, Blue Black (2000), and expands Kelly’s exploration of the two colors touching upon notions of language, identity, and memory. It features more than forty works of different artists, including Eric N. Mack.

For more information please visit the Pulitzer Arts website.

SARAH CROWNER

The Wright Restaurant
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
From 29 January 2017

A new installation by Sarah Crowner will open at The Wright restaurant, located in Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, on 29 January. Commissioned specifically for The Wright by the Guggenheim, the project consists of four works that will enter the museum’s permanent collection.

For more information please visit the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum website.

Whither the Winds

João Penalva & Jim Shaw
Malmö Art Academy, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
20 May - 17 September 2017

A group exhibition organized on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of Malmö Art Academy and including work by Jim Shaw and João Penalva.

For more information please visit the Lundskonsthall website.

I Want! I Want! – Art and Technology

Toby Ziegler
Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK
1 April - 1 October 2017

A curated selection from the Arts Council Collection and other renowned Collections of over 20 artists, including Toby Ziegler. The exhibition's title is inspired by William Blake's work I Want! I Want!, which depicts a man aspiring to travel to the moon two hundred years ago.

For more information please visit the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery website.

Progressive Praxis

Jeff Elrod, Alex Hubbard, David Ostrowski, Christopher Wool
de la Cruz Collection, Miami, FL
29 November 2016 - November 2017

Progressive Praxis considers the impact of preceding art movements and the way contemporary artists conceptually engage with the advancements of technology and the language of their generation. The exhibition features the work of several artists including Jeff Elrod, Alex Hubbard, David Ostrowski and Christopher Wool.

For more information please visit the de la Cruz Collection website.

Gary Simmons: Ghost Reels


THE DRAWING CENTER, NEW YORK, NY
7 OCTOBER 2016 - 6 OCTOBER 2017

As part of its on-going stairwell project, The Drawing Center has commissioned Gary Simmons to create a site-specific wall drawing in the lobby stairwell. For this project,  Simmons has created a text-based work consisting of names of African American actors and actresses from the early days of silent film. The artist describes the installation, whose format recalls the scrolling of closing film credits frozen in mid-motion, as invoking “the memories of actors that have been blurred in the history of Hollywood film . . . a kind of silence in both voice and visibility.”

For more information please visit The Drawing Center website.

ARTS PROGRAMME COMMISSION FOR THE NEW CANCER CENTRE AT GUY'S HOSPITAL

angela bulloch
THE CANCER CENTRE AT GUY'S HOSPITAL, LONDON

Angela Bulloch is one of five artists commissioned to create a permanent installation for the new Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital. The commissions represent a £1.7m Arts Programme, curated and delivered by Futurecity, and funded by Guy's and St Thomas' Charity for Guy’s and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

For more information please visit Futurecity's website.