Shortly following Adam Pendleton’s presentation at the 56th International Art Exhibition in Venice, Italy, the Contemporary Arts Center presents the largest solo museum exhibition of the artist's work in the United States. Including film, wall paintings, ceramics, silkscreens, Adam Pendleton: Becoming Imperceptible frames the artist’s oeuvre as a complex dialogue between culture and system, a body of work invested in the perpetual cross-referencing of aesthetic and social histories. The exhibiti
Join Adam Pendleton on Thursday, June 4 at 7:30pm for a night of conversation, art and music. The night will open with a discussion between Adam Pendleton and MoMA Associate Curator of Media and Performance Art Thomas Lax, followed by a viewing of "My Education: A Portrait of David Hilliard," Pendleton’s video installation first exhibited at Pace in 2014, and a culminating live performance by pianist, Jason Moran. For more information on this event click here.
Adam Pendleton is part of a select group of international artists exhibiting in the project Personne et les autres at the Belgian Pavilion at the 56th International Venice Biennale. Bringing together artists from the Americas, Africa, and Asia as well as Europe, Personne et les autres challenges traditional notions of national representation at the Venice Biennale. Adam Pendleton: New Work is currently on view at Pace London, 6 Burlington Gardens through May 23. Click here for more info on P
Pieces by Keith Coventry, Adam Pendleton and Zhao Yao will be featured in Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 – 2015, opening on 15 January 2015. With over 100 works, this major exhibition will bring together film, photographs, paintings and sculptures to trace the history of abstraction. For more information on the exhibition, please click here.
Vik Muniz, Kiki Smith, Adam Pendleton and Loris Gréaud are featured in the Collection Lambert’s ambitious project begun late May 2014 entitled The Disappearance of the Fireflies, an exhibition staged at the emblematic heritage site of Avignon, in the South of France, the Sainte-Anne Prison. Kiki Smith’s Girl with Globe, 1998, is among the highlights. The Disappearance of the Fireflies remains on view until 25 November 2014. More details are available here.
Pace London is pleased to announce that 'Love Story-Sammlung Anna & Wolfgang Titze' at the Belvedere Museums (21er Haus and Winter Palace) Vienna, features numerous works by the gallery's artists. Kevin Francis Gray’s sculpture, India Standing, is featured as well as works by Nigel Cooke, Adrian Ghenie, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Agnes Martin, Adam Pendleton and Robert Ryman. The exhibition opened on the 15th June and will run until the 5th October 2014. The Winter
Ultimately, what a successful portrait does is that it presents the impossibility of summarizing who someone is—how any kind of representation is ultimately a conversation with some form of abstraction. Having spent several hours with David and three years working on this piece, I don't have a view of who he is per se. The piece is about listening, and language and image, so hopefully it moves in many directions at once, and doesn't present a simplistic view of who David Hilliard is. – Ad
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