Torbjørn Rødland has been nominated for the 2019 Lorck Schive Kunstpris. Held every two years, the art prize is Norway’s biggest cultural award that honors artists working at the forefront of contemporary art. The Lorck Schive Art Prize exhibition opens on Saturday, September 21 at the Trondheim Kunstmuseum in Trondheim, Norway and features works by Rødland alongside the three additional finalists. The prize will be awarded to one of the four nominees on November 7, 2019. The exhibition will remain on view until January 19, 2020.
Calvin Marcus, Rashid Johnson, Mary Weatherford, and Michael Williams have donated artworks to the 2019 Benefit Auction + Party at The Drawing Center. Taking place on September 19 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, funds raised through this event will provide support to The Drawing Center's exhibitions, publications, education initiatives, and public programs. The silent auction closes at 8:30 pm.
Anxious Audience, Rashid Johnson's first solo exhibition in Canada, opens at The Power Plant, Toronto on September 21, 2019 and will remain on view through May 10, 2020. The exhibition, featuring a new site-specific commission, is curated by Lauren Barnes.
Tala Madani and Rashid Johnson will be included in the 16th Istanbul Biennial: The Seventh Continent, opening on September 14 and remaining on view through November 10, 2019. The biennial takes place in three locations across the city: the Istanbul Shipyard, the Pera Museum, and at a series of historic sites in Büyükada, the largest of the nine Princes’ Islands in the Sea of Marmara. The 16th Istanbul Biennial is curated by Nicolas Bourriaud.
Fifth Honeymoon, a traveling exhibition featuring recent photographs and video work by Torbjørn Rødland, will be on view at Kiasma, Helsinki from September 13, 2019 through January 5, 2020. This is the artist's first solo exhibition in Finland.
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A solo exhibition featuring the work of Pietro Roccasalva opens at Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch in Donaueschingen, Germany on September 13 and will remain on view through November 30, 2019. The exhibition is curated by Nila Weisser.
David Kordansky Gallery will present new work by Ivan Morley at Frieze London (Stand E1), Regent’s Park, October 3 - 6, 2019. The solo presentation features examples of works made in a variety of different ways, including embroidered thread on canvas; painting on glass; and a process that involves applying oil paint to glass before lifting it off intact, like a skin, and adhering it to a panel. Works on view pertain to several of Morley’s ongoing groups, each of which emerges from its own torqued mapping of territories in the psychogeography of California. Among them are several of the artist’s largest paintings to date.
Start Begging, a solo exhibition featuring the work of Shahryar Nashat, opens at SMK — Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen on Thursday, August 29 and will remain on view through December 29, 2019. The exhibition will include a major video installation as well as a number of sculptures and other interventions.
A painting by Mary Weatherford is included in Feel the Sun in Your Mouth: Recent Acquisitions, which opens at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden on Saturday, August 24, 2019 and will remain on view through February 2020.
Anthony Pearson, the first comprehensive monograph dedicated to the Los Angeles-based artist's multi-faceted work, is available now. Anthony Pearson is designed by Mark Owens and published by Inventory Press, Los Angeles, with texts by the artist and Alex Klein, Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE'60) Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia.
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A long-term installation of Sam Gilliam's early works from the 1960s and 1970s opens at Dia:Beacon, New York on Saturday, August 10.
HEADROOM, a solo exhibition by Aaron Curry, opens at the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas on August 8 and will remain on view through July 31, 2020. The exhibition is curated by Rene P. Barilleaux.
Concerning Vietnam, the first monograph dedicated to Matthew Brannon's exploration of the Vietnam War, is available now. Featuring images of the artist's large-scale silkscreen prints, an essay by Veronica Roberts, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum of Art, and a conversation between Brannon and Mark Atwood Lawrence, Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin, Concerning Vietnam provides an expansive look at the multifaceted nature of a project the artist has pursued since 2015. The book was designed by Studio LHOOQ and published by Gregory R. Miller & Co. with David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles and Casey Kaplan, New York.
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The Hikers, a solo exhibition by Rashid Johnson, opens at Museo Tamayo in Mexico City this Saturday, July 27, and will remain on view through November 10, 2019. The exhibition is organized in collaboration with the Aspen Art Museum.
Grammar and Glamour, a solo exhibition by Mai-Thu Perret, opens at the Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany this Friday, July 12 and will remain on view through September 15, 2019. The exhibition is curated by Anja Casser.
Spoons, moons and masks, a solo exhibition by John Armleder, will be on view at the Aspen Art Museum from July 4 through October 27, 2019. The exhibition focuses on two of the artist's iconic painting series: his Pour Paintings and Puddle Paintings. In each series, Armleder utilizes a process-based approach that echoes the work of such modern masters as Jackson Pollock, Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, and Larry Poons.
The Hikers, a solo exhibition by Rashid Johnson, opens at the Aspen Art Museum on July 4 and will remain on view through November 3, 2019. Johnson was the ArtCrush 2018 Aspen Award for Art honoree, and his solo exhibition will feature new and existing works. New works include a major commissioned installation with live performative elements and the artist’s first choreography collaboration complete with aspects of ballet and modern movement.
Huma Bhabha is featured in Frieze Sculpture, presented in Regent's Park, London through October 6, 2019. Conceived as a temporary sculpture park, this public art initiative was curated by Clare Lilley.