Pierre Huyghe is a producer of spectacular and memorable enigmas, with works that function more like mirages than as objects. Abyssal Plain (2015–ongoing), his contribution to the 2015 Istanbul Biennial, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, was installed on the seabed of the Marmara Sea, some 20 metres below the surface of the water and close to...
In the early decades of its existence, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), founded in 1929, transformed from a philanthropic project modestly housed in a few rooms of the Heckscher Building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, to an alleged operating node in the United States' cultural struggle during the cold war, and one of the...
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...
Pablo Bronstein (b. 1977, Buenos Aires) lives and works in London.
In 2020, Bronstein will have a solo exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum, London. In 2019, he will unveil a new commission in collaboration with David Kohn Architects at Ickworth House, Suffolk.
In 2019, Bronstein had a solo presentation at the OGR, Turin (with an offsite iteration of the work at the 58th Venice Biennale). In 2018, Bronstein's solo shows included presentations at Herald St across both the gallery's Herald St and Museum St locations, and Bloomberg SPACE, London. In 2017, Bronstein had a major presentation at RIBA, London, Conservatism, or the Long Reign of Pseudo-Georgian Architecture, and unveiled a new permanent commission at Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh. Bronstein was the recipient of the Tate Britain Commission 2016, for which he produced Historical Dances in an Antique Setting in the Duveen Galleries. In 2016 he also designed the set for The Creation, produced by Rambert and reenacted at Garsington Opera, Buckinghamshire, before touring to Sadler's Wells, London. Other solo exhibitions include: Wall Pomp, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (2016); The Grand Tour, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, and Chatsworth House, Derbyshire (2015); Studies in Mannerist Decomposition, Museo Marino Marini, Florence (2015); We live in Mannerist times, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (2015); Enlightenment Discourse on the Origins of Architecture, REDCAT, Los Angeles (2014); A is Building, B is Architecture, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva (2013); Sketches for Regency Living, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2011); Pissoir, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2011); and Pablo Bronstein at the Met, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2009).
Upcoming group exhibitions include: Raid the Icebox Now, RISD Museum, Providence. Recent group exhibitions include: Ljubljana Biennial, Slovenia (2019); Joy for Ever: how to use art to change the world and its price in the market, The Whitworth, Manchester (2019); Transantiquity, Galeria Municipal do Porto, Portugal (2018); New Acquisitions, British Museum, London (2018); 250th Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2018); What Is Enlightenment, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (2018); Idea Home Show, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough (2017); Spaces without drama or surface is an illusion, but so is depth, Graham Foundation, Chicago (2017); British Art Show 8, various venues, UK (2015–2017); Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and Centre Pompidou, Paris (2016–2017); Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague (2016); L'Année dernière à Marienbad, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen (2015); History is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain, Hayward Gallery, London (2015); Folkestone Triennial, curated by Lewis Biggs, Folkestone (2014); Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing, curated by Brian Dillon, Hayward Gallery Touring, various venues, UK (2013–2014); Ideal Standard Forms, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Turin (2013); Arkhaiologia: Archeology in Contemporary Art, Centre PasquArt, Biel (2011); Scene Shifts, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm (2010); MOVE: Choreographing You, Hayward Gallery Touring (2010–2011).
In 2017, König Books published Pseudo-Georgian London and in 2013 König Books published a major monograph of the artist, A is Building B is Architecture. Other solo publications include: Gilded Keyholes (2013), Postmodern Architecture in London, second edition (2011) and Ornamental Designs (2008), all published by König Books, as well as Enlightenment Discourse on the Origins of Architecture (2014) published by REDCAT, Pissoir (2011) published by Kunsthal Charlottenborg and Description of Casa Scaccabarozzi (2008) published by Galleria Franco Noero.
Unlimited, the Art Basel platform allotted for large-scale and unconventional artworks, will be showing a record 88 projects from participating galleries this year. Gianni Jetzer, curator-at-large at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, is heading the section for the fifth year in a row.
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