The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (2 June 2019–5 January 2020) is an inter-generational show of 21 Chinese artists working from the 1980s to the present, including Ai Weiwei, Cai Guo-Qiang, Lin Tianmiao, Song Dong, He Xiangyu, Yin Xiuzhen, and Ma Qiusha.Staged on Level 2 of LACMA's Renzo...
When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...
To coincide with Art Basel 2019, which opens to the public from 13 to 16 June, galleries and institutions across the city are presenting a range of stellar exhibitions. From Rebecca Horn at Museum Tinguely to Geumhyung Jeong at Kunsthalle Basel, here is a selection of what to see.William Kentridge, Dead Remus (2014–2016). Charcoal on found ledger...
11 May–24 November 2019The 58th International Art Exhibition, titled 'May You Live In Interesting Times', is curated by Ralph Rugoff and develops from the Central Pavilion (Giardini) to the Arsenale and includes 79 participants. It also includes 89 National Participations in the historic Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice. In addition 21 Collateral Events which are admitted by the curator and promoted by non-profit bodies and institutions, take place in several locations.
'The title of this Exhibition could be interpreted as a sort of curse where the expression "interesting times" evokes the idea of challenging or even "menacing" times, but it could also simply be an invitation to always see and consider the course of human events in their complexity, an invitation, thus, that appears to be particularly important in times when, too often, oversimplification seems to prevail, generated by conformism or fear.' –Paolo Baratta, President Biennale di Venezia
Australian Pavilion: Angelica Mesiti, 'ASSEMBLY'
Brazilian Pavilion: Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca, 'Swinguerra'
British Pavilion: Cathy Wilkes
Bulgarian Pavilion: Lazar Lyutakov and Rada Boukova, 'How We Live'
Canadian Pavilion: Isuma
Chile Pavilion: Voluspa Jarpa, 'Altered Views'
Czech and Slovak Pavilion: 'Stanislav Kolíbal. Former Uncertain Indicated'
Danish Pavilion: Larissa Sansour and Søren Lind, 'Heirloom'
Dutch Pavilion: Iris Kensmil and Remy Jungerman, 'The Measurement of Presence'
Finland Pavilion: The Miracle Workers Collective, 'A Greater Miracle of Perception'
German Pavilion: Natascha Süder Happelmann, 'Ankersentrum (Surviving in the Ruinous Ruin)'