Archive for February, 2016

Rare Asian offerings soar to unexpected high prices at Clars February sale plus Maurice Utrillo oil achieves $77,000

On February 20st and 21nd, 2016, Clars Auction Gallery’s hosted their important Fine Art, Decorative, Jewelry and Asian Art sale which experienced intense bidding, particularly from the Internet, on the investment level property from several major estates and collections that was offered. Overall, the sale performed with strength in all categories achieving $2.1 million but it was the Asian... | Read More

Stone’s Throw: New book offers a fresh narrative on Félix González-Torres

Secretary Press announces the publication of its latest book, Stone’s Throw [ISBN: 9780997120608, March 7, 2016, paperback, $28.99] by art historian, critic and curator David Deitcher. This multi-layered text describes the social, political and personal context that framed the emergence of one of the most critically acclaimed artists of the late-20th century, Felix Gonzalez-Torres.... | Read More

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Jean-Michel Alberola (born in 1953 in Algeria, lives in Paris) is at once one of the best-known and most mysterious French artists of his generation. Palais de Tokyo has invited him to put on a large-scale solo show, the first in Paris since his retrospective at the Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris, almost 20 years ago. Political, poetic, committed and profound, Jean-Michel... | Read More

Brand new series of work by Ernesto Cánovas on view at Halcyon Gallery

Contemporary Spanish artist, Ernesto Cánovas, is presenting Multiplied, his new exhibition at Halcyon Gallery, London. This brand new series of work uses large scale mix-media on wood panel painting as part of Cánovas’ ongoing exploration into cinema, abstraction and found imagery. Influenced by recent popular culture, Cánovas combines decontextualised visual media to create a unique... | Read More

130 vintage prints, some previously unseen, by François Kollar on view at Jeu de Paume

François Kollar was born in Szenc, Hungary in 1904 (now the Slovakian town of Senec) and died in Créteil, France in 1979. He was first employed on the railways in his native country and then worked as a lathe operator at Renault’s Boulogne-Billancourt factory, before becoming a professional photographer at the age of 24 after gaining solid experience as a studio manager at the Parisian... | Read More

Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents Wolfgang Tillmans’s first exhibition in Portugal

For his first exhibition in Portugal, Wolfgang Tillmans (1968, Remscheid, Germany) continues to expand the possibilities for the reception of his oeuvre through a radical repositioning of its multiple dimensions. At Serralves, he pays particular attention to what he describes as his ‘Vertical Landscapes’, photographs of the natural phenomena of light when day meets night, sky meets... | Read More

Los Angeles-based artist Tom LaDuke’s third solo exhibition with CRG Gallery on view in New York

CRG Gallery is presenting Los Angeles-based artist Tom LaDuke’s third solo exhibition with the gallery. For this show, LaDuke continues to draw references from art history, popular culture, and personal memories to create multi-layered objects and paintings. The layers in these works are less separate planes of visual references and more a matrix of visual moments, weaving in and out of each... | Read More

Rodolphe Janssen presents third instalment in a series of exhibitions entitled Fig.

As the third instalment in a series of exhibitions entitled Fig., the exhibition of Marcel Berlanger at Rodolphe Janssen extends a fundamental reflection on the question of the figure in the pictorial work of Marcel Berlanger, which was initiated in 2014 at Emergent (Furnes) and continued in 2015 at ikob, the contemporary Art Museum of the German-speaking Community of Belgium (Eupen), and which... | Read More

American designer Misha Kahn exhibits free form installation in Friedman Benda’s project space

Astrology tells us that about every 27 years, Saturn returns to the same place in the sky that it occupied at the moment of a person’s birth, and that this is a good time to review one’s life. Kahn, now approaching 27 years old, takes stock of his life up until this point. Friedman Benda invites you to Return of Saturn: Coming of Age in the 21st Century, American designer Misha... | Read More

Rosalind Fox Solomon’s fourth solo exhibition with Bruce Silverstein Gallery on view in New York

Concurrent with the release of her latest book Got to Go, Bruce Silverstein Gallery is presenting Rosalind Fox Solomon’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. This immersive multimedia installation includes 30 photographs of varied sizes, as well as a three-channel projection with approximately 40 images and audio. The sound component is comprised of a funeral chant mixed with Fox... | Read More
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