(1942 – 2021), USA

Lawrence Weiner Related Press

8 Must-See Exhibitions This Week, From Toronto to São Paulo and Beyond Related Press 8 Must-See Exhibitions This Week, From Toronto to São Paulo and Beyond 3 February 2020, Surface

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

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Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor and Marina Abramović lead major new exhibition Everything At Once at Store Studios Related Press Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor and Marina Abramović lead major new exhibition Everything At Once at Store Studios 8 September 2017, The Vinyl Factory

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.

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Critic's Guide: Athens Related Press Critic's Guide: Athens 6 April 2017, Frieze

Ahead of documenta 14 opening in the city this week, a guide to the other shows and projects happening around town.

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US artist Jenny Holzer chosen for Blenheim Palace installations Related Press US artist Jenny Holzer chosen for Blenheim Palace installations 8 March 2017, The Guardian

Holzer will be the fourth major contemporary artist, and the first woman, invited to add a new twist to Blenheim Palace's historic interiors and grounds.

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Daniel Garza-Usabiaga on Zona Maco / Mexico City Related Press Daniel Garza-Usabiaga on Zona Maco / Mexico City 8 February 2017, Flash Art Online

As Zona Maco gears up for its 2017 edition in Mexico City, artistic director Daniel Garza-Usabiaga provides insight into this international art fair, now in its thirteenth year.

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Paris fair crosses the road, giving art room to breathe Related Press Paris fair crosses the road, giving art room to breathe 24 October 2016, The New York Times

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...

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Review: Okayama Art Summit 2016 - 'Development' Related Press Review: Okayama Art Summit 2016 - 'Development' 18 October 2016, Art Agenda

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...

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Review: Art Basel and Liste Related Press Review: Art Basel and Liste 19 June 2016, Art Agenda

When word got out that Hervé Falciani, a dapper systems engineer at HSBC’s hushed private bank in Geneva, had lifted the identities and details of 130,000 account holders in 2008, the Swiss government was put in the unfortunate position of having to ask its neighbors to extradite this thief or Robin Hood, depending on one’s perspective.

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Parcours: 19 site-specific artworks installed around Münsterhügel, the heart of Basel’s old town Related Press Parcours: 19 site-specific artworks installed around Münsterhügel, the heart of Basel’s old town 7 June 2016, e-flux

The 2016 edition of Parcours will be sited in the historical center of Basel around the city’s iconic cathedral, inhabiting locations such as the cathedral’s chapel, Münsterplatz, the Museum of Culture, an underground tunnel below the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois and historic locations along the river Rhine. Curated for the first time by...

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Building Empire - Australians in Hong Kong Related Press Building Empire - Australians in Hong Kong 16 February 2016, Visual Arts Hub

Last week the list of artists to participate in Encounters was announced, Art Basel Hong Kong’s platform for major sculptural installations. The section is a cornerstone of the leading Asian art fair and one that has established its distinctive ​edge in this competitive market. Australian curator Alexie Glass-Kantor, Director of Artspace in...

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Performa 15: Rewarding musical turns, and unused real estate Related Press Performa 15: Rewarding musical turns, and unused real estate 1 December 2015, Hyperallergic

In the final phase of Performa 15, which ended on November 22, a couple of performances turned profitably to music, creating synergies with standardized hand gestures in one case and the dynamics of theater lighting in the other. Agathe Gothe-Snape’s Rhetorical Chorus took place at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, inside its...

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'The work has no metaphors': Agatha Goethe-Snape pays Cheironomia homage to Lawrence Weiner Related Press 'The work has no metaphors': Agatha Goethe-Snape pays Cheironomia homage to Lawrence Weiner 27 November 2015, ARTNews

Last Wednesday evening at 8 p.m., audience members loosely filled the benches of the very ecclesiastical-looking auditorium inside New York’s Society for Ethical Culture for a performance of Agatha Gothe-Snape’s Performa 15 commission, Rhetorical Chorus (LW). The LW stands for Lawrence Weiner. A press release necessarily discloses...

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Someone Splashed Word Art All Over a Historic British Manor House Related Press Someone Splashed Word Art All Over a Historic British Manor House 15 October 2015, Bloomberg

Lawrence Weiner is a 73-year-old post-minimalist conceptual artist who turns language into art. Blenheim Palace is a 300 year-old, monumental, baroque country house widely considered the most lavish private home in England. Not the most obvious match. And yet! Weiner was invited by Lord Edward Spencer-Churchill, (brother to the 12th Duke of...

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