As part of its Viewing Room programme, Simon Lee Gallery is pleased to present Wormhole a solo exhibition by New York-based artist Leelee Kimmel, her first in the UK. In her latest work, Kimmel presents a series of large-scale abstract paintings that are confrontational in both colour and dimension, exploring themes of creation and destruction. The immersive element of her work is further developed through sculptural pieces and a five-minute Virtual Reality work that invites total submergence into the deep space of Kimmel’s creative world.
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.
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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.
George Condo at Cycladic
As part of its contemporary art programme, the Museum of Cycladic Art presents the first major solo institutional exhibition of George Condo in Greece. With a focus on the human figure, the exhibition will include painting, sculptures and drawings.
Hans Hartung: Painting as an Experiment - Works from 1962-1989
Focusing exclusively on Hans Hartung’s late painting, the Kunstmuseum Bonn presents more than 40 works from the collection of the Fondation Hartung-Bergman.
For more information please visit the Kunstmuseum Bonn website.
Sarah Crowner: Patterns
Sarah Crowner: Patterns is the second artist’s book in a series that Crowner has been developing around the formal aspects of her painting practice.
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This group exhibition showcases the work of a multigenerational group of artists vividly exploring the powers of abstract representation in contemporary art and it includes works by Eric N. Mack.
2018 Paul Boesch Award
Mai-Thu Perret is the recipient of the Paul Boesch Art Prize 2018. The Paul Boesch Art Prize is awarded annually to an artist in the field of visual arts. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, 22 March at the Kunstmuseum Bern.
For more information please visit the Paul Boesch Foundation website.
Mai-Thu Perret, Les guérillères XI, 2016
© Marieluise Hessel Collection of Contemporary Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson. Photo by Annik Wetter
In Conversation: Michelangelo Pistoletto and Chiara Messineo
Michelangelo Pistoletto and filmmaker, Chiara Messineo, will be in conversation, discussing topics including the Terzo Paradiso and the artist’s exhibition of new mirror paintings at Simon Lee Gallery, focused around the subject of shelves.
For more information please visit the PaintingResearch At Wimbledon College of Arts website.
Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins
Touching on themes of gender and sexuality, drugs and addiction, youth culture and minorities of all kinds, the show features the work of 20 photographers from the 1950's to the present day, including work by Larry Clark.
For more information please visit the Barbican Art Gallery website.
Featuring the work of over 100 artists and designers from 21 countries, the NGV Triennial surveys the world of art and design across cultures, scales, geographies and perspectives. Representing Poland, Paulina Olowska will present a series of paintings that combine portraits of women from gardening magazines with elements from Slavic mythology and folklore, as well as techniques from Les Nabis, artists who left Paris in the 1980s in favour of the countryside.
For more information please visit the National Gallery of Victoria website.
Mudam Luxembourg will present a major solo exhibition of work by João Penalva. The exhibition will present a wide range of work alongside largescale installations, and will combine a diverse range of materials and media from photography and documents, to text and sound.
For more information please visit the Mudam Luxembourg website.