Yoshitomo Nara takes centre stage on the second day of Hong Kong auction week as his records were broken shortly one after another today. His installation art _Not Everything but/ Green House _was sol
'IS SOMETHING SPECIAL HAPPENING in Mexico City this week?' Rachel Kushner asked. I introduced myself to her during Laura Owens's opening at House of Gaga, a day before Material and Zona Maco began.
Art Basel 2019 opens to the public on Thursday, June 13, with two preview days, on June 11 and 12. Some 290 galleries from 34 countries will show work at the Swiss fair, which runs through June 16.
Born in Kent in 1967, the artist Sarah Morris grew up in Rhode Island and now lives in New York. She studied at Brown and Cambridge universities, and is known for her abstract geometric paintings and
GSTAAD, Switzerland — Why travel to the Swiss Alps, if not for the benefits of breathing some rareified air? Elevation 1049 is a biennial now in its third iteration, produced by the Luma Foundation
Yoshitomo Nara loves mountains—a lingering fixation stemming from his birthplace in mountainous northern Japan. But it is at his own gallery space, N's YARD in Nasushiobara, where I meet with the art
Many of the art spaces in early '90s Berlin were located in vacant, abandoned, often ruined buildings that artists had taken over. Artists were running studio collectives and co-ops, outfitting surpri
Donald Trump will make an appearance of sorts at this year’s Art Central fair in Hong Kong. Visitors will find him in a 1930s-style living room hidden among the gallery booths filled with abstract pai
Floating through the upper level of Victoria Miro gallery like a shoal of serene deep sea creatures are the latest works by renowned Mexico-based Cuban-American sculptor, Jorge Pardo. 'I don't do chan
A total of more than 20 artworks, from videos to installation works, on display at Beijing's Red Brick Art Museum will give Chinese visitors a chance to look back at US artist Dan Graham's five-decade
From explorations into the varied meanings of 'Asia' to an uncomfortably personal solo show, highlights of the best shows across the city Discordant Harmony : Observations of Artistic Practices in
The first exhibition of Graham's work at Galeria Nara Roesler features Pavilion (2016), a new work created specifically for the occasion, in addition to six untitled maquettes (2011-2016) and the vi
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.
Münster, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, is a worthy contender for the title of bicycle capital of Europe. Visitors heading to the city's decennial event, Skulptur Projekte, saw bicycles parked or
This is performance artist Ei Arakawa's third solo exhibition project with Taka Ishii Gallery and sees the artist once again turning to musical elements. For the exhibition, Arakawa chose five famous
Last month (if all went according to plan), a three-car passenger train snaked through the mountains of Switzerland covered from head to tail in a rigorous, brightly colored geometric pattern. The tra
‘Contemporary art is not a decoration, it is a statement. It is a wonderful seismograph of our societies and realities.' These words were part of the opening speech given last week by founder Lorenz
In early 2013, Liam Gillick gave a series of four lectures at Columbia University entitled Creative Disruption in the Age of Soft Revolutions, part of the school’s Bampton in America series. These lectures and other writings, released in different publications in the last seven years (including several essays originally published in 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...
The long-term collaborators discuss the London Underground and Parreno's commission for Tate Modern's Turbine Hall Liam Gillick: We first met in Nice in 1990, didn’t we? I came to look at an exhibition at Air de Paris titled Les Ateliers du paradise. The invitation was intriguing: it was like a credit card, so I asked...
‘It is the present that is unknowable, unpredictable, and incomprehensible – forged by a persistent commitment to a set of fictions […] Let’s give a body to the problems of the present where they occur so as to make them a matter of agency – not spectatorship,’ writes DIS in their catalogue for the 9th Berlin...
Berlin’s history of internecine violence is visible on its civic surface, a characteristic that holds currency in both mainstream and art tourism; what differentiates these two modes is a style rather than a politics. Who can say what a city means? Gentrification mistakes lack of capital for lack of life, confuses the unexploited with...
When I first saw Dan Graham, he stood almost anonymously by the wall, white hair and beard, a checked-flannel shirt and old cardigan. Sometimes people approached him but he seemed content left to his own thoughts. In the middle of the room was Passage Intime one of his roofless glass pavilions, two concave walls creating a time-tunnel...
Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara has brought his paintings of adorable yet angry childlike characters to London. An exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery coincides with one of Nara’s largest commissions being shown outside on the South Bank.