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Contemporary Art, Art Exhibition Announcement at artist-info.com Oct 13, 2014 06:30 pm Nov 16, 2014 London Maureen Paley Gillian Wearing
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Gillian Wearing - We Are Here, 2014, colour video with sound, 21 minutes - © Gillian Wearing, Courtesy Maureen Paley, London

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Maureen Paley

Gillian Wearing

Opening Oct 13, 2014 at 06:30 pm
Start date Oct 13, 2014
End date Nov 16, 2014

Maureen Paley is pleased to present the sixth solo exhibition by Gillian Wearing at the gallery. Her new single-screen video work 'We Are Here' sees the artist return to the area in and around Sandwell where she grew up. In the video people from the West Midlands present a series of monologues, speaking as if they have returned from the grave. The concept for 'We Are Here' is taken from American poet Edgar Lee Masters' book Spoon River Anthology (1915). In this book people who lived by Spoon River (that ran close to the poet's hometown) rise up from the grave and talk about their lives, regrets, losses and memories. 'We Are Here' received it’s UK premier in Gillian Wearing’s solo exhibition at The New Art Gallery Walsall. The exhibition opened on 17 July and runs until 12 October 2014. Regen Projects, Los Angeles will host the US premiere of the film in a solo Show, 11.12.2014 - 24.012015. 'We Are Here' was made with the assistance of Outset Contemporary Art Fund and the Art Fund with additional support from the artist, Maureen Paley, Shaun Regen and Tanya Bonakdar. Gillian Wearing has been nominated for The Vincent Award 2014 along with Pierre Huyghe, Manfred Pernice, Willem de Rooij and Anri Sala. The Vincent Award is currently on show at The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, Netherlands, 05.09. 2014 to 01.02.2015. Wearing’s public sculpture A Real Birmingham Family will be unveiled in Centenary Square, Birmingham, on October 30, 2014.

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Contemporary Art, Art Exhibition Announcement at artist-info.com Oct 10, 2014 06:00 pm Jan 07, 2015 New York Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - SRGM ZERO
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Otto Piene, Light Ballet (Lichtballett), 1961–69; , Foundation MUSEION. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Bolzano, Italy © Otto Piene. Photo: David Heald © The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - SRGM

ZERO

Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s
Opening Oct 10, 2014 at 06:00 pm
Start date Oct 11, 2014
End date Jan 07, 2015

The exhibition is the first large-scale survey in a United States museum dedicated to the history of the experimental German artists’ group Zero (1957–66) and ZERO, an international network of artists that shared the group’s aspiration to redefine and transform art in the aftermath of World War II. The exhibition features work by the three core members of Group Zero—Heinz Mack, Otto Piene, and Günther Uecker—and by more than 30 artists from 10 countries who comprised the larger ZERO network, including Lucio Fontana, Yayoi Kusama, Yves Klein, Piero Manzoni, Jesús Rafael Soto, Jean Tinguely, and herman de vries. These artists found common cause in the desire to use novel materials drawn from everyday life, nature, and technology and to develop innovative techniques and formats such as room-scaled installations, kinetic artworks, and live art actions. Focusing on the points of intersection, exchange, and collaboration that define the ZERO artists’ shared history, the exhibition is at once a snapshot of a specific group and a portrait of a generation. ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s celebrates the pioneering nature of ZERO art and the transnational vision advanced by this network of artists during a pivotal decade. A fully illustrated 244-page catalogue accompanies ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s. Available at the museum shop and online at guggenheimstore.org and distributed in the United States through ARTBOOK | D.A.P.

[Heinz Mack, Otto Piene, Günther Uecker] ZERO - Lucio Fontana - Yves Klein - Yayoi Kusama - Piero Manzoni - Almir da Silva Mavignier - Jan J. Schonhooven - Jesús Raphaël Soto - Jean Tinguely - Herman de Vries - [Armand Pierre Fernandez] Arman - [Herman Dirk van Dodeweerd] Armando - Bernard Aubertin - Agostino Bonalumi - Robert C. Breer - Pol Bury - Enrico Castellani - Gianni Colombo - [Eduarda Emilia Maino] Dadamaino - Paul de Vree - Piero Dorazio - Hermann Goepfert - Gerhard von Graevenitz - Gotthard Graubner - Jan Henderikse - Paul van Hoeydonck - Oskar Holweck - Walter LeBlanc - Francesco Lo Savio - Adolf Luther - Christian Megert - Henk Peeters - Uli Pohl - George Rickey - Dieter (Diter Rot) Roth - Hans Salentin - Jan [Johannes Jacobus] Schoonhoven - Daniel [Daniel Isaac Feinstein] Spoerri - Jef [Josef-Bernard] Verheyen - Nanda Vigo -
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Contemporary Art, Art Exhibition Announcement at artist-info.com Oct 09, 2014 07:00 pm Mar 01, 2015 Odense C Brandts The Sea
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Gerhard Mantz, Personal Risk (Detail), 2009, Digital Print on Canvas, 140 x 250 cm

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Brandts

The Sea

The other Landscape
Opening Oct 09, 2014 at 07:00 pm
Start date Oct 10, 2014
End date Mar 01, 2015

The theme of The Sea is as immense as the sea itself. It is not, however, a motif that has attracted very many visual artists. Landscapes have been the preferred motif by far. Denmark has been and is still considered a sea-faring nation. The entire country borders on sea or fjords. The Vikings ventured into the world on expeditions of conquest, and later we gradually acquired a navy as well as a merchant fleet. Today Denmark builds some of the largest container ships in the world, and in certain parts of the country, sections of the population still make a living by fishing. In The Sea we will focus on a few subordinate themes offering different tales of our relationship to the powerful sea, historically as well as from a contemporary angle. The exhibition will start off with a selection of sea battles such as C. A. Lorentzen’s dramatic painting, “The Battle of Copenhagen”, and C. W. Eckerberg’s beautiful seascapes. These will be followed by photographs by the Frenchman Gustave Le Gray, who, as early as the 1850s, took pictures of the sea breaking, as did his American colleague Thomas Joshua Cooper a hundred years later. A special part of the exhibition will be dedicated to the highly dramatic aspects of the mighty forces of nature and man’s fascination with them.

Else Alfelt - Anna Kirstine Ancher - Michael Peter Ancher - Hans Op de Beeck - Carl Bille - Christian Vigilius Blache - Carl Baagøe - Helge Bertram - Oscar Gustaf Björck - Thomas Joshua Cooper - Gustave Doré - Holger Drachmann - Dankvart Dreyer - Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg - Torben Eskerod - Elliott Erwitt - Palle From - Fritz Henle - Jacob Hashimoto - Einar Hein - Valdemar Irminger - Viggo Johansen - Ruprecht von Kaufmann - Christian Krohg - Peder Severin Krøyer - Vilhelm Kyhn - Johannes Larsen - Carl Ludwig Locher - Gerhard Mantz - Michael Marten - Anton Melbye - Vilhelm Melbye - Anna Elisabeth Munch - Ulrik Møller - F. A. Mølsted - Carl Neumann - Thorvald Simon Niss - Pipilotti Rist - Paul Pfeiffer - Carl Rasmussen - Vilhelm Jacob Rosenstand - [Allan Sekula *1951 & Noël Burch *1932] Sekula & Burch - Fritz Syberg - Jens Andersen Søndergaard - Frits [Johan Frederik] Thaulow - Ernst Zeuthen - Bill Viola - Massimo Vitali - Sigurd Wandel - Johannes Martin Fasting Wilhjelm - Flaske Peter -
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Contemporary Art, Art Exhibition Announcement at artist-info.com Oct 02, 2014 06:30 pm Oct 14, 2014 Paris Pavé d’Orsay Anthony White
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Tanglewood I, 2014, Oil on Canvas, 92 x 92 cm / 36 x 36 inches

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Pavé d’Orsay

Anthony White

Opening Oct 02, 2014 at 06:30 pm
Start date Oct 02, 2014
End date Oct 14, 2014

Australian artist Anthony White debuts in Paris Le Pave D’Orsay presents the work of Australian painter Anthony White in his first Parisian solo show. Drawing from diverse travels from the Leipzig winter of 2010 to the initial experience on artist studio residency in Paris from 2009, the Paris based non-profit Le Pave D’Orsay presents a survey of the artist’s practice from the years 2008 - 2014 including collages, paintings and two distinct strands of abstraction. This broad overview of twenty two pieces encompass work that the artist has completed whilst on residency programmes throught out the United States and Europe. White has been exhibiting internationally in over 35 group shows since 2006 including The Cat Street Gallery – Hong Kong, Tim Olsen Gallery – Sydney and the COMODAA Gallery in London. White’s work has been well received by the art world and widely collected. As the recipient of the Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship during 2007 he participated in further study at the New York Studio School, NY. He has also received new work commissions for the costume designer Catherine Martin. Anthony White is represented by The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong and Roberta Moore, London An accompanying catalogue is available upon request.

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Contemporary Art, Art Exhibition Announcement at artist-info.com Sep 27, 2014 11:00 am Jan 18, 2015 Reno~1645 Nevada Museum of Art Late Harvest

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Nevada Museum of Art

Late Harvest

Opening Sep 27, 2014 at 11:00 am
Start date Sep 27, 2014
End date Jan 18, 2015

The exhibition "Late Harvest" explores the human relationship with the wild world. The exhibition juxtaposes traditional wildlife painting with contemporary art using taxidermy and features almost 90 works by 37 artists. Canonical wildlife paintings from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are juxtaposed with contemporary art that incorporates taxidermy. The energy resulting from this contrast encourages dialogue regarding human-animal relationships. What the range of artistic strategies have in common is a celebration of the beauty of animals. Each approach reflects the desire to rejoin our simpler and more honest animal natures and to live in harmony with the natural world. Both modes of expression assert the importance of our encounters with animals as a way of understanding our place in the world. All of these artistic practices reflect human fascination with animals, an interest that spans millennia. The contemporary art in "Late Harvest" is rife with tensions that arise because these artists use taxidermy (Lit.: Rachel Poliquin) in an unexpected manner. Using taxidermy as a contemporary art material makes it neither utilitarian nor decorative, and the taxidermy itself becomes divorced from the didactic and scientific classification systems of natural history museums. Contemporary artists raise questions and challenge traditional notions about the hierarchical relationships between humans and animals. Catalog by Hirmer Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-7774-2350-0

Richard Ansdell - David Brooks - George Elmer Browne - Berlinde de Bruyckere - Petah Coyne - Kate Clark - Wim Delvoye - Mark Dion - [Michael Elmgreen *1961, Ingar Dragset *1969] Elmgreen & Dragset - Carlee Fernandez - Richard Friese - François Furet - Nicholas Galanin - George Bouverie Goddard - Damien Hirst - William Hollywood - [Afke Golsteijn & Floris Bakker] Idiots - Robert Kuhn - Wilhelm Kuhnert - Bruno Andreas Liljefors - Polly Morgan - John Newsom - [Tim Noble *1966 & Sue Webster *1967] Noble & Webster - Walter Robinson - Georges-Frederic Rotig - Carl Rungius - Yinka Shonibare - David Shrigley - [Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir & Mark Wilson] Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson - Amy Stein - Archibald Thorburn - Mary Tsiongas - Joseph Wolf - Brigitte Zieger - Andrew Zuckerman - Ray Ching - Alfred von Kowalski-Wierusz -
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Contemporary Art, Art Exhibition Announcement at artist-info.com Sep 27, 2014 11:00 am Jan 28, 2015 Reno Nevada Museum of Art Late Harvest
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Berlinde De Bruyckere, Damien Hirst

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Nevada Museum of Art

Late Harvest

Opening Sep 27, 2014 at 11:00 am
Start date Sep 27, 2014
End date Jan 28, 2015

The exhibition "Late Harvest" explores the human relationship with the wild world. The exhibition juxtaposes traditional wildlife painting with contemporary art using taxidermy and features almost 90 works by 37 artists. Canonical wildlife paintings from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are juxtaposed with contemporary art that incorporates taxidermy. The energy resulting from this contrast encourages dialogue regarding human-animal relationships. What the range of artistic strategies have in common is a celebration of the beauty of animals. Each approach reflects the desire to rejoin our simpler and more honest animal natures and to live in harmony with the natural world. Both modes of expression assert the importance of our encounters with animals as a way of understanding our place in the world. All of these artistic practices reflect human fascination with animals, an interest that spans millennia. The contemporary art in "Late Harvest" is rife with tensions that arise because these artists use taxidermy (Lit.: Rachel Poliquin) in an unexpected manner. Using taxidermy as a contemporary art material makes it neither utilitarian nor decorative, and the taxidermy itself becomes divorced from the didactic and scientific classification systems of natural history museums. Contemporary artists raise questions and challenge traditional notions about the hierarchical relationships between humans and animals. Catalog by Hirmer Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-7774-2350-0

Richard Ansdell - David Brooks - George Elmer Browne - Berlinde de Bruyckere - Petah Coyne - Kate Clark - Wim Delvoye - Mark Dion - [Michael Elmgreen *1961, Ingar Dragset *1969] Elmgreen & Dragset - Carlee Fernandez - Richard Friese - François Furet - Nicholas Galanin - George Bouverie Goddard - Damien Hirst - William Hollywood - [Afke Golsteijn & Floris Bakker] Idiots - Robert Kuhn - Wilhelm Kuhnert - Bruno Andreas Liljefors - Polly Morgan - John Newsom - [Tim Noble *1966 & Sue Webster *1967] Noble & Webster - Walter Robinson - Georges-Frederic Rotig - Carl Rungius - Yinka Shonibare - David Shrigley - [Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir & Mark Wilson] Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson - Amy Stein - Archibald Thorburn - Mary Tsiongas - Joseph Wolf - Brigitte Zieger - Andrew Zuckerman - Ray Ching - Alfred von Kowalski-Wierusz -
JoAnne Northrup - Adam Duncan Harris -

Contemporary Art, Art Exhibition Announcement at artist-info.com Sep 11, 2014 07:00 am Jan 18, 2015 Frankfurt am Main Museum - MMK Subodh Gupta
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Subodh Gupta, Portrait (photo: Dia Bhupal)

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Museum - MMK

Subodh Gupta

Everything is Inside
Opening Sep 11, 2014 at 07:00 am
Start date Sep 12, 2014
End date Jan 18, 2015

Subodh Gupta attained international fame with his large-scale installations of shiny stainless steel vessels and his sculptures consisting of countless worn-out dishes and other items of everyday use in India. The MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst is now staging the artist’s most extensive solo presentation in Europe to date with sculptures, paintings, videos and performative works from all phases of his career. Gupta has moreover developed two large installations and a performative work especially for the show at the MMK. The survey builds on a retrospective presented last year at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi. Subodh Gupta’s works mirror the current situation in India – a society shaped in good part by the major transformation processes brought about by the rapid economic upswing of the past decades. At the same time, daily life in India is still determined as strongly as ever by traditional values, spirituality and religious belief. Gupta explores these various developments with the aid of supposedly banal everyday objects. Yet the materials he uses for his works not only bear a relation to sociopolitical aspects but are also deeply linked to his personal biography. A catalogue will be available in English, edited by Aveek Seen and Susanne Gaensheimer. With contributions by Germano Celant, Bharti Kher, Sunil Khilnani, Raqs Media Collective and Aveek Seen, published by Penguin Books India.

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Contemporary Art, Art Exhibition Announcement at artist-info.com Sep 10, 2014 06:30 pm Nov 08, 2014 Frankfurt am Main DIE GALERIE - Frankfurt a.M. Karl Otto Götz
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Olpho II, 1996, mixed media on canvas, 100 x 80 cm

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DIE GALERIE - Frankfurt a.M.

Karl Otto Götz

Opening Sep 10, 2014 at 06:30 pm
Start date Sep 11, 2014
End date Nov 08, 2014

A poet – that's Karl Otto Götz (* 1914) through and through: As the author of the numerous poems accompanying his life, and all the more so as a painter with a noteworthy ability to capture his poetic contemplations on canvas. In 1948, Götz became the only German to join the art group CoBrA – verbally as well as visually – and participated in the group's significant exhibitions in Amsterdam and Liège. Initially inspired by the techniques of the Surrealist, by the early 1950s Götz's experimental approaches led him to the nascent Informel movement of post-war Germany. Götz became its leading figure, and is still regarded today as one of its most significant representatives. Following meticulous analysis and careful preparatory work, in an innovative technique of his own involving paintbrush, squeegee and a systematic process he brings the paint to the canvas in a manner that purposefully negates classical principles of form. The resultant, strongly expressive and gestural compositions oscillate in a realm between happenstance and methodology. The artist, who turned 100 this year, can look back upon an eventful life, a complex and multi-faceted artistic oeuvre, and a sustained 60 years of influence on the West German art scene. DIE GALERIE is presenting a comprehensive retrospective of the truly exceptional artist. A comprehensive catalog is available, edited by DIE GALERIE, 120 pages, with texts (German/English) by Prof. Rissa, Els Ottenhof, Dr. Franz Mon, and Ina Ströher.

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Contemporary Art, Art Exhibition Announcement at artist-info.com Sep 08, 2014 06:30 pm Oct 06, 2014 London Maureen Paley Gert & Uwe Tobias
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Untitled, 2014, woodcut on canvas, 200 x 200 cm - 78 3/4 x 78 3/4 inches, Photo Alistair Overbruck, © Gert & Uwe Tobias, courtesy Maureen Paley, London

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Maureen Paley

Gert & Uwe Tobias

Opening Sep 08, 2014 at 06:30 pm
Start date Sep 08, 2014
End date Oct 06, 2014

Identical twin brothers Gert & Uwe Tobias were born in Brasov, Romania, in 1973, in the Transylvanian region. Having moved to Germany in 1985 they studied in Brunswick, and now live and work in a studio complex on the outskirts of Cologne. They paint, sculpt, make traditional woodcuts and collages. They have worked together since 2001 and when in their studio the artists often complete each other’s work. Their work is full of strange characters and creatures drawn from eastern European folk art combined with diverse influences, from abstract art of the early 20th century to German post-war painting. The Tobias brothers’ giant woodcuts and wall paintings draw on modernist geometric abstraction; however they combine line, shape, colour and typography with the narrative images and patterns of folk art, using decorative motifs such as flowers, plants, patterns, embroidery and domestic objects. These elements are often placed against a grid or flat painted background to create dramatic and surreal tableaux. There is much reference and quotation in their work from the rich Surrealist period, William Blake, along with symbolist allusion - all connected through their Romanian folk tradition. However, the bold and geometric presentation they employ creates a contemporary context that is unique to them.

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Contemporary Art, Art Exhibition Announcement at artist-info.com Aug 02, 2014 07:00 pm Aug 18, 2014 Hudson Retrospective Ambulance Blues

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Retrospective

Ambulance Blues

Opening Aug 02, 2014 at 07:00 pm
Start date Aug 03, 2014
End date Aug 18, 2014

"We live in a state of constant flux and communication, yet this hyper-connectivity somehow feels more disconnected than times when we had less options and ways to communicate. I see a lot of people making artwork out of this place - disconnected objects, fragmentations, deconstructions - but without the actual answer or response or cure or even recognition of this feeling. The artworks are considered 'progressive' but are themselves disconnected and fragmented, without any real acknowledgment of that fact. So even though they may be a 'sign of the times', they also just tend to blend blandly with the background becoming sterile purposeless objects. For Ambulance Blues, I wanted to include works that went beyond this idea of progressive. The artists included understand what it means to create a relic of a difficult world in flux with the desire to refocus our attention to something better. There is a real sadness and loneliness in recognizing this disconnected feeling and the works here evoke this. Even further, the works exhibit continuous movement beyond this by reaching towards something sublime. Good art is about knowing and feeling that you live in a fucked up world but still being able to pull out the good human parts and point towards them." Erin Falls Presented in collaboration with / Exhibition venue Basilica Hudson, 110 South Front Street, Hudson NY 12534

Rey Akdogan - Polly Apfelbaum - Uri Aran - Donald Baechler - Milano Chow - Peter Coffin - Ann Craven - Sam Falls - Deborah Falls - Jack Goldstein - Elias Hansen - Marc Hundley - Mirabelle Marden - Nancy Shaver - Matthew Sheridan Smith - Jordan Wolfson - Joe Zorrilla - Mick Barr -
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