Form and Volume

Paulina Olowska
CFHILL, Stockholm, Sweden
31 May - 30 June 2017

The group exhibition examines ideas around form and volume in contemporary painting and includes two works by Paulina Olowska.

For more information please visit the CFHILL 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.

Drawing Biennial 2017

João Penalva & Dexter Dalwood
Drawing Room, London, UK
2 March - 26 April 2017

Drawing Biennial 2017 is an exhibition and online fundraising auction of more than 240 unique works on paper by leading international artists, including João Penalva and Dexter Dalwood. The Biennial raises funds for the Drawing Room's exhibition and education programme.

For more information please visit the Drawing Biennial 2017 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.


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.

Herr Peter

João Penalva
LOGE, Berlin, Germany
29 March - 5 May 2017

LOGE will show João Penalva’s installation Herr Peter. The opening of the installation on 29 March will be followed by an artist talk with Clemens Krümmel at Gallery Thomas Schulte at 7.30pm, where João’s exhibition People on Air is on view until 15 April.

For more information please visit the LOGE website.

Recapturing Memories of the Black Ark

Southern Exposure, San Francsico, CA
31 March - 29 April 2017

Southern Exposure presents Recapturing Memories of the Black Ark, a sculptural installation for music and performance by Gary Simmons. A diverse selection of Bay Area musicians will activate the installation through the month of April in the gallery.

For more information please visit the Southern Exposure website.

Eternal Youth

Larry Clark
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
11 March - 23 July 2017

This group exhibition explores the different ways in which artists have represented the concept of youth since the twentieth century. The exhibition includes photographs from Larry Clark's Kids series and Larry Clark's film Kids, which was first released in 1995.

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


Mel Bochner
The British Museum, London, UK
19 March – 18 June 2017

This exhibition presents the museum’s outstanding collection of modern and contemporary American prints for the first time, including work by Mel Bochner, and traces the creative momentum and history of printmaking in the United States.

For more information please visit The British Museum website.

Quote/Unquote — Between Appropriation and Dialogue

João Penalva
Galeria Municipal do Porto, Porto, Portugal
11 March - 14 May 2017

This exhibition presents a selection of works from the 1960s to the present from the EDP Foundation’s Art Collection. The exhibition investigates the subject of appropriation in contemporary art and it is structured around three sub-themes: Archive and Everyday Life, Space and Politics and Image and Narrative. Including work by João Penalva.

For more information please visit the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology website.

In The Abstract

Eric N. Mack
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
6 May 2017 - March 2018

This group exhibition presents works that merge the formal gestures and historical associations of abstract painting with recognizable imagery and everyday objects to highlight the social and political realities of today. The exhibition includes the work of Eric N. Mack.

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

All Day Breakfast

Merlin Carpenter
Munchees, Reading, UK
18 February - 13 May 2017

For this year’s Reading: International, artists Alistair Mackinven and Matt Copson have curated ‘Eggy and Seedy’, a series of projects, public lectures and performances. All Day Breakfast is an exhibition of works on paper by 32 artists and is on display at Munchee’s cafe, Reading. It includes a work by Merlin Carpenter.

For more information please visit the Reading International website.

Poïpoï: A Private Collection in Monaco

Jim Shaw
Nouveau Musée National de Monaco - Villa Sauber, Monaco
24 February - 30 April 2017

This group exhibition presents works from a private collection in Monaco, and includes the work of Jim Shaw.

For more information please visit the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco website.


Mai-Thu Perret
MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
22 February – 7 May 2017

Based on the observation that there is a renewed interest in figurative and expressive practices, this exhibition outlines a genealogy of these practices through forty European and American artists who have been active between the 1960s and today. 

For more information please visit the MAMCO website.

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.

Hans-Peter Feldmann: Art Exhibition

Norwich University of the Arts (East Gallery), Norwich, UK
5 May - 22 July 2017

An exhibition curated by Professor Neil Powell of paintings, works on paper, photographs and sculptures, reflecting the artist’s humorous and insightful approach to making material interventions.

For more information please visit the Norwich University of the Arts webpage.


João Penalva & Sherrie Levine
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
4 March - 2 July 2017

The exhibition brings together key pieces by Auguste Rodin with a selection of works by modern and contemporary artists who have challenged our understanding of the human condition. The exhibition will include work by Sherrie Levine and a print by João Penalva from a series of 32 still frames from his film The Prize Song.

For more information please visit the Art Gallery of South Australia website.


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.


Larry Clark
D Museum, Seoul, Korea
9 February – 28 May 2017

A group exhibition featuring over 20 artists, Youth explores the evolution of the various youth cultures of our time, and offers a revealing moment into the private world of our young.

For more information please visit the Daelim Museum website.

Electricity: The spark of life

João Penalva
Wellcome Collection, London, UK
23 February - 25 June 2017

Presented in collaboration with Wellcome Collection, London, the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, and the Teylers Museum, Haarlem, this exhibition traces the story of how mankind has striven to understand the power of electricity, and includes work by João Penalva.

For more information please visit the Wellcome Collection website.


Wherever the wind carries

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.

A Certain Kind of Light - Light In Art Over Six Decades

Angela Bulloch & Toby Ziegler
The Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK
21 January - 7 May 2017

A Certain Kind of Light explores how artists have responded to light, its materiality, transience and effect. The exhibition features artworks from the Arts Council Collection created from the 1960s to the present day by almost thirty artists and it includes a sculpture by Angela Bulloch and a painting by Toby Ziegler.

For more information please visit The Towner Art Gallery website.

George Condo: The Way I Think, 1966–2016

The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
11 March - 25 June 2017

The Phillips Collection presents a survey of approximately 200 drawings, sketches and paintings by George Condo.

For more information please visit the The Phillips Collection 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.


18 FEBRUARY – 18 JUNE 2017

In his first solo museum exhibition, Eric N. Mack presents new works that abut, but do not resolve, resplendent forms with improbable functions.  

For more information please visit Albright-Knox 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.

Portugal em Flagrante – Operação 2

João Penalva
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
18 November 2016 – 31 July 2017

The second part of a semi-permanent collection display in three stages, Operação 2 consists of paintings and follows Operação 1, an exhibition of works on paper which opened in July 2016, and precedes Operação 3, an exhibition of sculpture and installation which will open in March 2017. Including work by João Penalva.

For more information please visit the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian website.

Gary Simmons: Ghost Reels

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.


angela bulloch

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.