May, 2011

Lithuanian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Presents Darius Miksys: Behind the White Curtain

Historically, the Lithuanian state selects artists for a ‘symbolic exhibition’ by allocating prizes and grants to further the practice of Lithuanian artists. Such an act could be understood as a programme for the transmission of cultural products, whereby the state acts as a curator whose exhibition hall is without walls, and whose exhibition remains on […]

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Polish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Presents Yael Bartana

Polish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Presents Yael Bartana

Yael Bartana is the first non-Polish national to represent Poland in the history of the Venice Biennale. Bartana’s films, Mary Koszmary (2007), Mur i wieża (2009) and Zamach (2011) revolve around the activities of the Jewish Renaissance Movement in Poland (JRMiP): a political group calling for the return of Jews to the land of their […]

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Gasworks Opens The Work of the Spirit (Parade) A solo exhibition by Tamar Guimaraes

Gasworks presents The Work of the Spirit (Parade) A solo exhibition by Tamar Guimarães open 28 May–17 July 2011. For her first solo exhibition in the UK, Tamar Guimarães presents a newly commissioned short film alongside two existing works: Canoas (2010) and A Man Called Love (2008). Guimarães’ research-based practice deals with the staging of […]

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Saatchi Gallery Opens Exhibition of New Sculpture

Saatchi Gallery Opens Exhibition of New Sculpture

The Saatchi Gallery presents The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, an exhibition of 20 leading and emerging international artists, including Rebecca Warren, Roger Hiorns, John Baldessari and Berlinde de Bruyckere, as well as rising stars, Kris Martin, Matthew Monahan, Oscar Tuazon, Folkert de Jong and Joanna Malinowska. Exhibition on view 27th May – […]

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Belgian Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition Biennale di Venezia Presents Angel Vergara Feuilleton

Belgian Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition Biennale di Venezia Presents Angel Vergara Feuilleton

Angel Vergara is the artist chosen to represent the French Community of Belgium in the 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Angel Vergara has used different media such as drawing, video, installation and performance, allowing him to explore and broaden the limitations of painting both from an esthetic and socio-political perspective. His more […]

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Hong Kong Presents Frogtopia Hongkornucopia at the Venice Biennale

The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) announce “Frogtopia. Hongkornucopia” featuring the works of Hong Kong artist Kwok Mang-ho (a.k.a. Frog King) at the 54th Venice Biennale from June 4 to November 27 2011 under the curatorship of Benny Chia, Tsang Tak-ping and Wong Shun-kit in association with Hong Kong Fringe Club. “Frogtopia.Hongkornucopia” uses “frog” […]

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Artists Carol Stewart & K. Silve to Exhibit New Paintings at Gallery KH

Gallery KH announces a new collection of vibrant and distinct paintings by the artists K. Silve & Carol Stewart. The Silve/Stewart opens June 3, 2011 through July 13, 2011. An opening night cocktail reception is scheduled for Friday, June 3, 5-8PM. All gallery events are free and open to the public. “We are thrilled to […]

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The Greek Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition Presents Diohandi Beyond Reform

The Greek Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition Presents Diohandi Beyond Reform

Taking as her starting point the overall theme of the 54th Biennale di Venezia, namely ILLUMInations, Diohandi will create a site specific installation in the Greek Pavilion titled Beyond Reform. This major intervention will explore space and time and will see the pavilion’s interior and exterior revised, as an existing space, which stands at a […]

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Art At Work presents Il baciamano a project by IAN KIAER

Ian Kiaer is an artist who creates with drawings, left-over objects and odd pieces of material imaginary and symbolic situations marked by a specific painterly quality. These propositions composed by objects, models and paintings create a space of suspension, which after quiet observation slowly transform into kinds of emotional landscapes, in which a piece of […]

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