As part of its Viewing Room programme, Simon Lee Gallery is pleased to present Welcome to Our Mess a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Justin John Greene, his first in the UK. This new suite of paintings offers a panorama of a sun-washed, tragicomic barbeque with scenes set against the background of an oddly utopic neighbourhood, in which themes of conflict and romance are paramount.
Family Guy Organised by Kenny Schachter
As part of its Viewing Room programme, Simon Lee Gallery is pleased to present Family Guy. Art dealer and collector Kenny Schachter’s latest foray into the murky waters of curatorial practice positions his own work and that of his wife, Ilona Rich, and children, Adrian and Kai Schachter, alongside the artists his family grew up with, including Vito Acconci, Sarah Lucas, Rachel Harrison, Rudolf Stingel, Paul Thek, Franz West and Christopher Wool. All of these artists have played an intrinsic role in the lives of Schachter and his family, providing daily inspiration and directing them towards novel artistic languages and new means of communication.
Simon Lee Gallery is proud to present a survey of paintings and works on paper by Yun Hyong-keun. The Korean artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery examines the connection between his painting and drawing practices across the full breadth of a career profoundly connected with the history and culture of his native country. Yun is currently the subject of a retrospective at The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul, Korea, the first major solo exhibition of the artist at a national institution in Korea.
As part of its Viewing Room programme, Simon Lee Gallery is pleased to present a concise solo exhibition by New York-based artist Ryan Mrozowski. His latest work – paintings in acrylic on linen, covered in natural and botanical motifs – explores optics, repetition and the depiction of nature, examining perception and the ways in which we experience pattern.
Amazing! Mel Bochner Prints from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation
Philbrook partners with the Jordan D. Schnitzer Family Foundation to present a survey of more than 50 prints by Mel Bochner. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue.
For more information please visit the Philbrook website.
The Phillips Collection, Washington, celebrates the reopening of the newly renovated Phillips House. For the occasion the collection will inaugurate a specially commissioned outdoor sculpture by Angela Bulloch.
For more information, please visit the Phillips Collection website.
João Penalva alludes to the life and work of Stanley Brouwn through a collection of measuring tools and devices, photographs, Brouwn’s artist books and catalogues, and a new artist book produced for this exhibition.
For more information, please visit the Lumiar Cité website.
MAMCO presents its first major exhibition of works by Mai-Thu Perret following her nomination for the Manor Prize in 2011. This survey show will explore the full scope of the artist’s practice, which embraces disciplines from sculpture to film, ceramics and performance.
For more information please visit the MAMCO, Musée d’art modern et contemporain website.
Fifteen Dancers and Changeable Tempo
On the occasion of his major solo exhibition at MUDAM Luxembourg, the National Ballet of Portugal will perform Fifteen Dancers and Changeable Tempo at the Grand Théâtre in Luxembourg on 15 September - a ballet created and directed by João Penalva. As an introduction to the performance João Penalva will be in conversation with choreographer Rui Lopes Graça and researcher Carla Montez Fernandes at MUDAM on 12 September.
For more information, please visit the Mudam Luxembourg website.
Run between Edinburgh and Brussels, Atelier E.B is the fashion label under which designer Beca Lipscombe and artist Lucy McKenzie collaborate. At the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, Atelier E.B will examine the intersecting relationships between art, design, commerce and display through the figure of the mannequin, and includes work by Josephine Pryde.
For more information, please visit the Serpentine Galleries website.
On the occasion of her solo exhibition Candy Butchers, Kathryn Andrews will discuss her work within the context of the exhibition and her wider practice.
The event is free to the public but booking is required: email@example.com
Showcasing works from the collection of Patrizia Re Rebaudengo, Herstory features works by some of the leading female artists of the last forty years and explores how they have radically altered the face of contemporary art. The exhibition includes work from Paulina Olowska.
For more information please visit the Contemporary Forward at Touchstones Rochdale Art Gallery website.
Valerie Snobeck at Atelier Calder
As artist-in-residence at Atelier Calder, Valerie Snobeck is developing a new project to be exhibited in Autumn 2018 at Le Consortium Centre d’art Contemporain in Dijon, France. On Friday 13 July, she hosts an Open Studio from 7-9 PM at which she will be present.
Image: Detail of Reservoirs with Stains, Dust, and Burns (Drops and Dives), 2015, Mould blown and hot sculpted glass, 36.8 x 15.2 x 16.5 cm (14 1/2 x 6 x 6 1/2 in.)
The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery & American Fine Arts, Co. (1983-2004)
The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery & American Fine Arts, Co. (1983-2004) will be the first exhibition in the United States to examine the shared histories, art, and programming activities of Pat Hearn Gallery (PHG) and American Fine Arts, Co., Colin de Land Fine Art. (AFA), whose archives are held at CCS Bard.
This exhibition and publication are made possible by the generous donation of print editions (produced and sold in partnership with Art+Culture Projects at artandculture.com) by many of the artists with whom Colin and Pat were associated, including Jeff Elrod.
Image: Jeff Elrod, Ambient Fiction, 2017, edition of 75, inkjet print on archival paper, 21 1/8 x 30 in
American Ballet Theatre: Sarah Crowner
Programming for American Ballet Theatre’s 2018 Fall season, 17 – 28 October at the David H. Koch Theater, was announced by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. A new work by Jessica Lang will receive its World Premiere on Friday 19 October. Lang’s new work, her third for ABT, will feature scenery and costumes by American artist Sarah Crowner and lighting by Nicole Pearce. The ballet will be given six performances during ABT’s Fall season.
For more information: https://www.abt.org/abt-2018-fall-season-announced/
Roswitha Haftmann Prize 2018
Congratulations to Michelangelo Pistoletto who will be honoured with the Roswitha Haftmann Prize on 28 September 2018 at the Kunsthaus Zurich. Since its inauguration in 2001, the prize has been awarded annually to a living artist in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the visual arts.
Courtesy: Blenheim Art Foundation
A major retrospective that will exhibit numerous works of art and archival materials by Yun Hyong-keun unseen since the artist’s death in 2007, that offer insight into his profound understanding of Korean traditions.
João Penalva’s project for Culturgest in Porto addresses the history of the exhibition space, a renovated former bank designed by seminal Portuguese architect Pardal Monteiro. The original space is represented by theatrical interpretations by scenic painters and prop makers and the original bas-reliefs, which were removed from the building to make room for a new white cube, return for Penalva’s exhibition.
For more information please visit the Culturgest website.
57th Edition of the Carnegie International
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, announces Mel Bochner and Sarah Crowner as two of the artists participating in the 2018 Carnegie International. The museum's 57th edition is curated by Ingrid Schaffner and focuses on the idea of the 'international'; to reflect upon shifting relationships between communities, with work by thirty-two artists and collectives from around the world.
For more information, please visit the Carnegie International website.
Keiji Uematsu at the Panasonic Museum
On the occasion of the 100 year anniversary of the Panasonic Museum in Osaka, Japan, Keiji Uematsu has been commissioned to make a new sculpture. Floating Form – vertical (2018) can be found outside the entrance of the Hall of Manufacturing Ingenuity.
Live portrait painting by Joel Mesler
In Conversation: Eric N. Mack and Tim Marlow
On the occasion of his solo exhibition Misa Hylton-Brim, Eric N. Mack will be in conversation with Tim Marlow, Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts. They will discuss Mack’s work within the context of the exhibition and his wider practice.
The event is free to the public but booking is required: firstname.lastname@example.org / 0207 491 0100
Da Cittadellarte alla Civiltà dell’Arte
The Palazzo Ducale in Mantova hosts Michelangelo Pistoletto’s exhibition ‘Da Cittadellarte alla Civiltà dell’Arte’, which explores the full range of the artist’s practice over the past 60 years, from the first self-portraits, through to his celebrated mirror paintings, as well as his ongoing Terzo Paradiso project.
Cellular World: Cyborg-Human-Avatar-Horror
This group show features works by nine different internationally renowned artists including a new sculpture by Mai-Thu Perret, conceived for the occasion.
YARAT Contemporary Art Space presents a solo exhibition of new and seminal archive works by Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto.
Liverpool Biennial 2018: Beautiful world, where are you?
Paulina Olowska's work for the Liverpool Biennial is titled Grace, Charles and the Sunflower, a mosaic that references the socialist belief that through the creation of a public work one can influence and present optimistic visions of a better world. The idea is based on a Polish mosaic from the 1960s situated on the side of a public school in the village of Raba Zdroj, where the artist lives.
For more information prlease visit the Liverpool Biennial website.
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
This exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art, spanning several generations of artists across all media. Curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition opens this summer to coincide with what would have been Michael Jackson's 60th birthday (29 August 2018).
For more information please visit the National Portrait Gallery website.