Construção When: Feb. 6–Mar. 21 Where: Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo What: Though this exhibition takes its name from Brazilian singer Chico Buarque’s storied 1971 song, which tells the tale of a cons
Since it was begun in 2000, Unlimited, which is offered only at the fair in Basel, has proved to be a particularly popular draw. Most people attending the fair–there were 95,000 last year–are expect
Australian-born in 1954, Lawrence Carroll grew up and went to school near Los Angeles, studying illustration. Then in 1984 he moved with his young family to New York. He had decided that he wanted to
World Time Clock covers all 24 full-hour time zones, and took Pousttchi everywhere from Portugal to Brazil to even Siberia. Starting this week, though, the work finds a home at the Hirshhorn Museum
Surface Work, a survey show of women abstract artists across Victoria Miro’s Mayfair and Wharf Road galleries, reveals an alternative history of how much women have already achieved. From the examp
There are certain shows that change one's sense of art. Surface Work is one of them. Spread across two sites, it is nothing less than an anthology of abstract painting spanning an entire century, fr
This October, Store Studios will host Everything At Once, an extensive off-site exhibition featuring 24 artists currently shown at Lisson Gallery in celebration of its 50th anniversary.
‘From the people to the people’ is the motto behind this Neon Foundation’s four-month exhibition at Diplarios School in central Athens. On the fourth floor of this imposing historical building, Michae
From 17 December 2016 to 30 April 2017 the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney presents Time, light, Japan: Japanese art 1990s to now. The exhibition explores time and light through video, phot
Tony Cragg left the UK for Germany in 1977, the same year Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) was founded on a 500-acre country estate near Wakefield. In the 40 years since, Cragg has become a truly intern
The American artist Jenny Holzer, known for challenging texts imposed on urban settings, has been chosen as the next contemporary artist to tackle one of the most privileged spaces in the UK, the baro
Tony Cragg began collecting fossils aged 11. His interest in strata, prehistoric forms and found matter have continued to influence his artistic practice as an adult. Over a long and industrious ca
Tell us about some of the programming you have developed for this edition. Within New Proposals - one of the five sections of the fair - and together with curator Humberto Moro, we are creating
It's something of a cliché in Western art history that canons shake when revolutions sound. Social change precipitates stylistic reinvention and the same can be said in reverse. Although they might ge
Born in Tokyo in 1957 and based in Ibaraki, Japan, Tatsuo Miyajima is well-known for his sculptures and room-scale installations, which have as their centre point the use of light and numbers. He ofte
Tatsuo Miyajima: Connect With Everything, Museum of Contemporary Art, until March 5 The Museum of Contemporary Art has bagged Japanese artist Tatsuo Miyajima's first major show in the Southern
Part of the Sydney International Art Series, Connect with Everything is Tatsuo Miyajima’s first major solo exhibition in Australia. One of Japan’s leading contemporary artists, Miyajima is known for his immersive and technologically-driven sculptures and installations. For this, a Sydney-exclusive exhibition, the practitioner will...
The Grand Palais and the Petit Palais, both built for the 1900 Universal Exposition in Paris, have long been separated by a wide and busy street that links this city’s right and left banks. This week, during the International Contemporary Art Fair, the Avenue Winston Churchill will be shut to ordinary traffic, and these two monuments to the...
It’s a sunny autumn day in the small Japanese city of Okayama, and two British men born in the 1960s are conversing about cameras. Liam Gillick and I both own the retro-looking Fujifilm X-Pro1, which we’ve chosen for its impressive price-to-performance ratio. “I’ve used it a lot in my work,” a ruddy-faced, relaxed, and...
Frieze may be over for another year, but as the tents are dismantled in London’s Regent’s Park, so the art market circus is preparing to pitch camp in Paris. This week sees the 43rd edition of FIAC, the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain or International Contemporary Art Fair, as well as the second edition of Asia Now...
While in London next week for Frieze, don’t forget to get out of the fair tents and explore the many exhibitions on view at galleries and museums around town. Here is a non-exhaustive but selective list that should keep you busy. William Eggleston Portraits at The National Portrait Gallery in Covent Garden July 21-October 23 This...
Visitors to Nahmad Contemporary this month will be seeing stripes – and lots of them – as the gallery presents Origin of Stripes: Paintings from 1965–1966, a collection of paintings by artist Daniel Buren. Featuring ten early works by the French artist, the show marks the first display of the pieces in the United...
Expo Chicago, that city’s annual contemporary art fair, announced the list of participants for its 2016 editions of In/Situ, In/Situ Outside, and Expo Projects. These sectors of the fair feature large-scale installations, and will be placed both at the fair and around Chicago. Expo Chicago opens September 22.
When the French abstract minimalist artist Daniel Buren – aka 'the stripe guy' – first discovered the murals of Mexican social realist painters David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera during his maiden voyage to the country in 1957, he says, 'I discovered that I was not only seeing something totally...