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    Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill open Saul Steinberg

    On Wednesday, September 10, Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill opened Saul Steinberg: 100th Anniversary. The exhibition honoring the artist's centennial will be on view on the second and ninth floors at 32 East 57th Street through October 18.

    President Obama awards James Turrell the National Medal of Arts

    This week, President Obama awarded James Turrell the National Medal of Arts. The U.S. President told the recipients that their "accomplishments enrich our lives and reveal something about ourselves and our country."

    The video of the ceremony is available here.

    Pace artists displayed at the Collection Lambert, in Avignon

    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 opens Nathaniel Mary Quinn

    On Thursday, September 4, Pace London opened an exhibition of new works by Nathaniel Mary Quinn at 6-10 Lexington Street. Past/Present will remain open until October 4 2014.

    Pace Gallery opens Paul Graham and David Hockney

    On Thursday, September 4, Pace Gallery opened Paul Graham: Does Yellow Run Forever? and David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring at 510 and 508 West 25th Street, respectively. Graham's photographs will be on view through October 4, and Hockney's iPad prints, charcoal drawings, and video will remain on view through November 1.

    Vik Muniz and Zhang Huan at Les Rencontres d’Arles

    This summer, Les Recontres d’Arles, the celebrated, annual photography festival in Arles, France, features works by Vik Muniz and Zhang Huan. Vik Muniz’s Album and Postcards From Nowhere series is presented at the Trinitarian Church (Église des Trinitaires, Rue de la République, Arles, 13 104). Meanwhile, Zhang Huan's works, currently exhibited at Pace Chesa Büsin, are included in the Arthur Walther’s collection, as part of the exhibition. The festival remains on view until 21 September.

    More details and a filmed talk by Vik Muniz are available here. 

    VIDEO: Adrian Ghenie at Pace London

    Pace London is delighted to present a walkthrough video of Adrian Ghenie's exhibition Golems.

    Please click on this link to access the video.

    Maya Lin at the Parrish Art Museum

    This summer, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York, will mount an exhibition of sculptures and installations by Maya Lin, entitled Platform: Maya Lin. The exhibition opens on July 4 and features Lin’s Pin River – Sandy, which is based on the damage left behind by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Also on view through October 13 are Lin’s recycled silver works and three marble sculptures. The exhibition will take place in the Parrish’s new sky-lit exhibition space designed by Herzog & de Meuron, a project completed in late 2012.

     

    Read more from the Parrish Art Museum, here.

    Pace Menlo Park Pop-Up Now Open through 2014

    The gallery is thrilled to announce that Pace Menlo Park has been extended through the end of 2014. 

     

    In an interview with BlouinArtinfo, Pace President, Marc Glimcher said, "It’s a fresh group of people with a great energy. They’re really interested in what the artists are trying to accomplish. Conversations here are about the art, the artists, history.”

    Lee Ufan at Versailles

    This summer from June 17 to November 2, the Palace of Versailles presents ten sculptural works by Korean-born artist Lee Ufan throughout the palace's historic grounds.

    Hiroshi Sugimoto unveils his glass tea house in Venice

    For his latest project, Hiroshi Sugimoto injects new energy into the thousand-year-old tradition of the Japanese tea ceremony. "Glass Tea House Mondrian," now open to the public at Le Stanze del Vetro on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, consists of an open-air landscape courtyard with a mosaic reflecting pool and wood-and-stone path leading to an enclosed glass cube, where a tea ritual is performed. 

    • Zhang Huan's Spring Poppy Fields No. 31 on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum

      Zhang Huan's painting, Spring Poppy Fields No. 31, will be on display in the China gallery of the Victoria & Albert Museum from 24 September 2014 for a duration of two years.

      Employing an almost pointillist technique, Zhang Huan’s application of the thick pigment performs an optical illusion. From a distance, the canvas metamorphoses into a field of psychedelic colours; the pink, teal, lilac and cornflower blue palette appears to pulsate with energy. Upon closer inspection, the colours separate and the individual faces of the skulls emerge from their abstraction. Seemingly uncontrolled and haphazard, the placement of the skulls on the canvas is misleading.

      More details can be found on the V&A's website and here.

    • Yto Barrada recipient of the Abraaj Capital Art Prize

      The Abraaj Capital Art Prize has been awarded to Pace artist Yto Barrada who will present a newly commissioned work to be displayed at the 2015 edition of Art Dubai. Congratulations! 

    • Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill open Saul Steinberg

      On Wednesday, September 10, Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill opened Saul Steinberg: 100th Anniversary. The exhibition honoring the artist's centennial will be on view on the second and ninth floors at 32 East 57th Street through October 18.

    • Pace at ArtRio this week

      Pace is delighted to return to ArtRio, at the Pier Mauá, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 10 – 14 September 2014 (Booth 16, Pavilion 3).

    • Pace Gallery opens Paul Graham and David Hockney

      On Thursday, September 4, Pace Gallery opened Paul Graham: Does Yellow Run Forever? and David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring at 510 and 508 West 25th Street, respectively. Graham's photographs will be on view through October 4, and Hockney's iPad prints, charcoal drawings, and video will remain on view through November 1.

    • 40 Under 40: The Most Influential People in the European Art World

      This week, Adrian Ghenie has been chosen as one of Apollo Magazine’s 40 Under 40, a selection of inspiring young figures from the European art world. With so many talented young artists producing work in Europe today, Apollo shortlisted Ghenie as one of 10 artists who “bear the promise of longevity”, beside inspirational thinkers, collectors and business men and women. In the September edition of the Apollo podcast, Thomas Marks is joined by acclaimed artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien and writer and academic James Cahill to discuss Ghenie and the inaugural 40 Under 40.

      View the full list here and podcast.

    • Pace London opens Nathaniel Mary Quinn

      On Thursday, September 4, Pace London opened an exhibition of new works by Nathaniel Mary Quinn at 6-10 Lexington Street. Past/Present will remain open until October 4 2014.

    • Michal Rovner in Sotheby’s Beyond Limits at Chatsworth: A Selling Exhibition

      This autumn, Michal Rovner's work, Tracing II, 2013, will be included in the ninth annual Sotheby’s Beyond Limits, a selling exhibition of monumental sculpture at Chatsworth, Derbyshire. From her highly regarded series of flat screen wall mounted videos, Tracing II features Rovner’s distinctive imagery of cypress trees, bare, desolate landscapes and figures wandering into the void. Addressing issues of time and the human condition, Rovner will appear alongside established modern sculptural masters and highly sought-after contemporary artists such as Xu Bing, Marc Quinn, Antony Gormley and Christopher Le Brun.

      The outstanding work will be unveiled at the opening of this year’s exhibition on 8 September 2014 and will run until 26 October 2014. Read more here.

    • Tara Donovan and Song Dong, featured in Cycle an exhibition presented in Brazil

      Pace artists Tara Donovan and Song Dong will be featured in Cycle, an exhibition that celebrates the centenary of Marcel Duchamp’s Readymades, presented at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo from August 23 to October 27.

      Pace is returning to Rio de Janeiro for ArtRio, at the Pier Mauá in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from September 10 to 14, 2014.

    • President Obama awards James Turrell the National Medal of Arts

      This week, President Obama awarded James Turrell the National Medal of Arts. The U.S. President told the recipients that their "accomplishments enrich our lives and reveal something about ourselves and our country."

      The video of the ceremony is available here.