Kathryn Andrews is included in 'In Production: Art and the Studio System,' which opens at the Yuz Museum, Shanghai on November 7, 2019 and will remain on view through March 1, 2020. The exhibition, curated by Rita Gonzalez, is a collaboration between the Yuz Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Qatar Museums.
The Highway Hex, Will Boone's first museum solo exhibition, opens at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston on November 9, 2019 and will remain on view through February 16, 2020. An opening reception will be held Friday, November 8 from 6:30 pm until 9:00 pm. Boone will give an artist talk on Saturday, November 9 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The exhibition, curated by Patricia Restrepo, features all new works in a range of media created specifically for the presentation.
Lesley Vance, a new monograph, is available now. Lesley Vance is published by Gregory R. Miller & Co. and designed by Purtill Family Business, with texts by Douglas Fogle and a conversation between Vance and Amy Sherlock. This richly illustrated book documents paintings and watercolors made by the artist over the last seven years.
The artist will sign copies of the book at our table, A14, at the second annual Acid-Free Los Angeles Book Market this Saturday, November 2, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Acid-Free II is hosted at Blum & Poe.
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David Kordansky Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in this year’s Acid-Free Los Angeles Book Market hosted by Blum & Poe, which runs November 1–3. To celebrate the gallery’s first time participating in the fair, we will debut two new tote bags designed by Online Ceramics at our booth, A14.
Also available will be a range of recent publications, including books by Matthew Brannon, Rashid Johnson, Anthony Pearson, and Mary Weatherford, plus signed editions, posters, and special fair-only discounts on select titles.
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Betty Woodman and Sam Gilliam are included in With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972–1985, which opens at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles on October 27, 2019 and will remain on view until May 11, 2020. The exhibition is curated by Anna Katz with Rebecca Lowery.
David Kordansky Gallery is pleased to announce the launch of its new Online Viewing Room with Artists for Climate Action, a benefit exhibition with proceeds donated to nonprofit organizations fighting the causes of climate change on both the local and national levels. The show will open online on Monday, November 18 and remain on view through Friday, December 20, 2019. Access will be available through DavidKordanskyGallery.com, and sales inquiries can be made directly through the website’s portal.
Artists for Climate Action includes an exemplary array of works from artists represented by the gallery, many of which were produced especially for the exhibition. The artists featured in the gallery’s inaugural Online Viewing Room show include Kathryn Andrews, Huma Bhabha, Will Boone, Aaron Curry, Sam Gilliam, Lauren Halsey, Zach Harris, Rashid Johnson, William E. Jones, Tala Madani, Calvin Marcus, Chris Martin, Ivan Morley, Shahryar Nashat, Ruby Neri, Anthony Pearson, Torbjørn Rødland, Ricky Swallow, Tom of Finland, Lesley Vance, Michael Williams, and Jonas Wood.
Raid the Icebox Now with Simone Leigh: The Chorus, an exhibition curated by Simone Leigh and including works by Leigh and Huma Bhabha, among others, opens at the RISD Museum on October 18, 2019 and will remain on view until June 28, 2020.
Shahryar Nashat is included in You: Works from the Lafayette Anticipations Collection, which opens at Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris on October 11 and will remain on view until February 16, 2020. The exhibition is curated by Anne Dressen.
David Kordansky Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in ART021, November 7–10, 2019 at the Shanghai Exhibition Center, Booth C05. ART021 preview days are November 7 and 8 for invited guests, followed by public days on November 9 and 10. The gallery is presenting works by Markus Amm, Kathryn Andrews, John Armleder, Huma Bhabha, Will Boone, Matthew Brannon, Fred Eversley, Jason Fox, Sam Gilliam, Lauren Halsey, Evan Holloway, Rashid Johnson, Tala Madani, Ivan Morley, Mai-Thu Perret, Pietro Roccasalva, Torbjørn Rødland, Linda Stark, and Betty Woodman.
Tom of Finland and William E. Jones are included in Art & Porn which is on view at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen from October 5, 2019 through January 12, 2020. The exhibition, which traveled from ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, is curated by Rasmus Christian Stenbakken.
Sam Gilliam is included in Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art, which opens at the Baltimore Museum of Art on September 29 and will remain on view through January 19, 2020. The exhibition draws on the Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida Collection’s unparalleled holdings alongside highlights from the BMA’s growing collection of contemporary art and select loans. The exhibition is curated by Christopher Bedford, BMA Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director, and Katy Siegel, BMA Senior Research Curator and Thaw Chair at Stony Brook University.
Lauren Halsey is a recipient of the 2019 Painters & Sculptors Grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation.
Aaron Curry’s sculpture MUSHMIND will be on view in the Healing Garden at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles beginning this Sunday, September 22 through May 2021. The Healing Garden is free and open to the public year-round.
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.
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.
To purchase the catalogue accompanying Fifth Honeymoon, please click here.
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.
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.
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.