Archive for January, 2015

The Knoxville Museum of Art announces two contemporary art exhibitions

The Knoxville Museum of Art announces two new exhibitions: LIFT: Contemporary Printmaking in the Third Dimension and Contemporary Focus 2015. Both exhibitions run January 30-April 19, 2015. LIFT: Contemporary Printmaking in the Third Dimension examines the work of international contemporary artists who use a variety of strategies to bring a sculptural dimension to printmaking. Featured artists... | Read More

Exhibition of works from Clay Dragon Studios opens at Fuller Craft Museum

From 1976 – 1984, ten ceramic artists operated out of a dynamic gallery and cooperative workspace in the historic A. H. Davenport building in East Cambridge, Massachusetts. Named Clay Dragon Studios, this collaborative became a springboard for creativity and an influential foundation for numerous artists in contemporary ceramics. Now 30 years later, this retrospective exhibition showcases... | Read More

Major exhibition of new works by Chantal Joffe opens at Jerwood Gallery

Jerwood Gallery announces a major exhibition of new works by Chantal Joffe, whose powerful portraits of women and children combine insight, integrity and wit. This exhibition celebrates Joffe's strong connections with Hastings and St Leonards. Hastings beach, in particular, is featured in the background of many of her paintings. The show features a number of new and unseen works painted... | Read More

Exhibition of exquisite ornithological studies opens at Sheffield’s Millenium Gallery

A remarkable collection of rarely-seen 18th and 19th century bird illustrations has taken flight as part of a new exhibition debuting at Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery. Opened on 31 January, The Illustrated Aviary showcases exquisite ornithological studies amassed by the Victorian naturalist Thomas Eyton, many of which have not been displayed for over 30 years. The historical works, which... | Read More

Exhibition of rarely shown large-scale works on view at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

A new exhibition, XL: Large-Scale Paintings from the Permanent Collection, provides the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center a rare opportunity to showcase several large-scale paintings that are seldom on view. XL, an exhibition of 19 large works from Vassar’s holdings, is testament to the enduring visual power of mural-sized painting and the strength of the 20th century paintings collection at... | Read More

Exhibition of works from two periods by the influential Cologne artist Walter Dahn opens at Sprüth Magers

The majority of artistic careers are stories of ruptures and interruptions. Frequently it is only in hindsight that continuity becomes visible. “Walter Dahn 1980 - 83 / 2014: 2 Spaces”, the new exhibition at Sprüth Magers Berlin, focuses on works from two periods by the influential Cologne artist Walter Dahn, which may initially appear disparate. The gallery’s main space is hung... | Read More

Exhibition of new work by German-born artist Esther Kläs opens at Xavier Hufkens

Xavier Hufkens announces CHERE: Sculpture, an exhibition of new work by Esther Kläs. Over the past decade, German-born Esther Kläs has developed an idiosyncratic body of work that blurs the boundaries between painting, sculpture, and drawing. Following an intuitive logic, her work hovers between abstraction and figuration, object and space, movement and rest. Kläs’s sculpture, though... | Read More

Dominique Lévy Gallery opens large-scale sculptural intervention in New York City

Dominique Lévy announces Snow Monsters, the latest installment in Peter Regli’s Reality Hacking initiative. Regli began Reality Hacking, an ongoing series of interventions in public space, in 1996 and has to date produced more than three hundred works staged on four continents. Reality Hacking No. 320 (Snow Monsters) debuted in the Flatiron Plaza on January 25, 2015. The work is presented... | Read More

Exhibition of works from the first half of Nancy Graves’ artistic career opens at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Mitchell-Innes & Nash announces its second exhibition of the work of Nancy Graves from The Nancy Graves Foundation. On the 20th anniversary of her death, the show presents work from the first half of her artistic career, 1969 to 1982, and features painting, drawing, sculpture, and film. Nancy Graves is on view in the gallery’s Chelsea location (534 West 26th Street) from January 29 to March... | Read More

McCabe Fine Art brings together paintings from the 1990s through the 2000s by Christopher Wool

Since the 1980s American artist Christopher Wool has made work that simultaneously critiques and supports painting: both as a practice and a medium. From his earliest abstract works made with enamel on aluminum to his more recent “word paintings” featuring stenciled block letters in bold black and white, Wool’s diverse oeuvre expands the possibilities of paint and painting by... | Read More
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