'A Picture of War is Not War', we read in Hito Steyerl's iconic film November (2004), an essayistic Super 8 film tackling the definition of terrorism constructed around the figure of the artist's best friend Andrea Wolf, who was killed as a terrorist in 1998 in Eastern Anatolia after she joined the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party). Mixing documentary...
There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial art activity in Japan this year. The Aichi Triennale opened in Nagoya this August, sparking a national debate about the shutting down of a display of formerly censored works—the result of public backlash against a burnt image of Emperor Hirohito and a statue commemorating the women forced into...
Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...
Gagosian is pleased to participate in the inaugural edition of Frieze Los Angeles. Featuring works by West Coast gallery artists Chris Burden, Jennifer Guidi, Thomas Houseago, Shio Kusaka, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, and Mary Weatherford, the presentation will explore the diverse ways in which Los Angeles-based artists have used drawing as both a physical and a conceptual tool.
A new annual contemporary art fair, Frieze Los Angeles will join Frieze New York, Frieze London, and Frieze Masters on the international art world calendar. To coincide with Frieze Los Angeles, Gagosian will present several installations and events around the city.
A pop-up exhibition of works by Albert Oehlen will take place at 420A North Camden Drive, in a space adjacent to the Beverly Hills gallery, and will include a large-scale wall drawing made for the occasion, as well as a recent painting and a large work on paper. The exhibition is open 8 February–2 March 2019 (Monday–Saturday, 10am–6pm) as well as Sunday, February 17 (11am–5pm).
Jenny Saville will appear in conversation with Jennifer Doyle (Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside) on Tuesday, 12 February, at 7.30pm at the Broad, Los Angeles.
As a part of Frieze’s new series 'Conversations on Patronage', on Friday, 15 February, at 5pm, Frank Gehry will appear in conversation with Maja Hoffmann (LUMA Foundation) and Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Galleries) at the Sherry Lansing Theatre.
On Friday, 15 February, at 6pm, at the Paramount Theatre, Tom Sachs will screen his short film Paradox Bullets, directed by Van Neistat, starring Ed Ruscha and Sachs, and narrated by Werner Herzog. The screening will be followed by a conversation between Jennifer Higgie (editor of frieze magazine and Frieze Masters Magazine), Sachs, Herzog, and Neistat.
Mary Weatherford will appear in conversation with writer and art historian Suzanne Hudson on Sunday, 17 February at 3:30pm, at the Sherry Lansing Theatre.
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