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    Tara Donovan at Jupiter Artland

    Beginning August 1, Jupiter Artland in Edinburgh will present three sculptural installations by Tara Donovan. Included in Donovan’s first large-scale solo exhibition in the United Kingdom is Untitled (Plastic Cups) installed in The Ballroom at Bonnington House - a space never before open to the public.

     

    Join Donovan for a tour of the exhibition followed by a Q&A on Sunday, August 2.

     

    For more info on Tara Donovan, visit Jupiter Artland.

    Tate Modern presents Agnes Martin Retrospective

    Pace celebrates the opening of Agnes Martin’s retrospective at Tate Modern. It is the artist’s first retrospective since her death in 2004. 

    Liu Jinahua brings “Discard” to the triennial “Echigo-Tsumari Art Field”

    The triennial “Echigo-Tsumari Art Field” is opening on 26 July. 100 international artists and groups, including Chinese artists Cai Guo Qiang, Liu Jianhua, Rong Rong and Inri will participate in this event. Contemporary British sculptor Antony Gormley, the most important performance artist Marina Abramović and the significant contemporary Russian artists Ilya&Emilia Kabakov will also bring their works to the show.

    LACMA to Honor James Turrell at its 2015 Art +Film Gala

    The Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA) announced that James Turrell will be honored at its 2015 Art + Film Gala on November 7. Filmmaker Alejandro G. Iñárritu will also be honored at the same event.

    Liu Jianhua's work added to collection of USC Pacific Asia Museum

    Artist Liu Jianhua is bringing his work “Trace” to take part in USC Pacific Asia Museum’s “Reshaping Tradition: Contemporary Ceramics from East Asia”, a large scale group exhibition, on 11th September. The work will be part of the permanent collection at Pacific Asia Museum. At the same time, the Asian Art Museum in California has commissioned Liu Jianhua to create a piece of work. It will be exhibited in March 2016, and will be collected by the museum permanently.

    NYT announces Robert Ryman Exhibition at Dia

    The Dia Art Foundation announced an upcoming exhibition of nearly fifty years of the work of Robert Ryman, one of the most important artists of the postwar period. Further to his 1993 exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, this show will provide the public a chance to see paintings and sculptures that have rarely traveled.

    The view of Song Dong’s solo exhibition at The Groninger Museum

    Chinese artist Song Dong’s solo exhibition is on view at Netherlands’ Groninger Museum from 12th June. The exhibition will display 40 pieces of Song Dong’s works since the early 1990s. Meanwhile, the well-known German publisher, Hatje Cantz will publish a 300-page book, named “SONG DONG”. 

    Sol LeWitt at Fundación Botín, Spain

    Santander’s Fundación Botín celebrates Sol LeWitt’s creative process with an exhibition of the artist’s Wall Drawings. The 17 works on view were made between 1970 and 2015, most of which have not been seen for the last twenty years.

    For more details, click here. 

    The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation joins Pace

    Pace Gallery is honored to represent The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in New York, London, Beijing and Hong Kong. This fall, the gallery will present its ninth exhibition of Rauschenberg’s work since 1996.

    Read more from the New York Times here.

    Alexander Calder at Tate Modern

    In November 2015, the Tate Modern will present Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture, the largest retrospective of the artist’s mobiles. The exhibition charts the emergence of Calder’s interest in movement during his stay in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s, the evolution of his mobiles, and their impact on dance, film, music, theater, and sculpture in the twentieth century.

    Barbara Hepworth - Sculpture for a modern world at Tate Britain

    Tate Britain presents Sculpture for a modern world, mapping the progression from Hepworth’s early works to becoming a principal figure of international modern art. The exhibition showcases the diversity of Hepworth’s practice, featuring her sculptures in stone, bronze and wood alongside lesser known textile, photographic and film pieces. 


    The exhibition runs from until 25th October 2015. More details here. 

    Tate has ran The Barbara Hepworth Museum in St Ives since 1980, maintaining the Trewyn Studio and garden where Hepworth lived and worked from 1949 to her death in 1975. More details here. 

    Robert Irwin at Dia:Beacon

    Robert Irwin’s site-conditioned installation, Excursus: Homage to the Square³ is now on view at Dia:Beacon through May 2017. Originally presented at Dia Center for the Arts in Chelsea from 1998 to 2000, this new iteration is Irwin’s first installation for Dia:Beacon, for which he designed the master plan.

    Chuck Close at the Parrish Art Museum

    Chuck Close Photographs is now on view at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, NY through July 26. The exhibition is a comprehensive survey of the artist’s photography spanning from 1964 to present, featuring from early black and white maquettes, to monumental composite Polaroids, to intimately scaled daguerreotypes and the most recent Polaroid nudes. The exhibition explores how Close, one of the most important figures in contemporary art, has stretched the boundaries of photographic means, methods, and approaches.

     


    For more information about the exhibition, click here.

    Pace Gallery announces significant plans to redevelop flagship Chelsea Gallery

    Pace Gallery, one of the world’s leading international art galleries with locations in New York, Menlo Park, London, Beijing, and Hong Kong, is delighted to announce plans for a major redevelopment of their flagship Chelsea gallery under a long-term agreement with Weinberg Properties. Located in the heart of Manhattan’s Chelsea Art District at 540 West 25th Street, Pace’s new home is being developed by Weinberg Properties and designed by Bonetti/Kozerski Studio, who in coordination with Pace’s President Marc Glimcher, have conceived an exciting design concept that reimagines the conventional functionality of a contemporary art gallery.

    The Chinati Foundation announces plans for major Robert Irwin Installation

    Pioneer of the Light and Space movement, Robert Irwin has begun contruction on a major new project at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas.

     

    On being drawn to the Marfa landscape, Irwin tells the The Los Angeles Times: "It's in the middle of nowhere, but there's something enchanting about it."

    • Tara Donovan at Jupiter Artland

      Beginning August 1, Jupiter Artland in Edinburgh will present three sculptural installations by Tara Donovan. Included in Donovan’s first large-scale solo exhibition in the United Kingdom is Untitled (Plastic Cups) installed in The Ballroom at Bonnington House - a space never before open to the public.

       

      Join Donovan for a tour of the exhibition followed by a Q&A on Sunday, August 2.

       

      For more info on Tara Donovan, visit Jupiter Artland.

    • Liu Jinahua brings “Discard” to the triennial “Echigo-Tsumari Art Field”

      The triennial “Echigo-Tsumari Art Field” is opening on 26 July. 100 international artists and groups, including Chinese artists Cai Guo Qiang, Liu Jianhua, Rong Rong and Inri will participate in this event. Contemporary British sculptor Antony Gormley, the most important performance artist Marina Abramović and the significant contemporary Russian artists Ilya&Emilia Kabakov will also bring their works to the show.

    • Liu Jianhua's work added to collection of USC Pacific Asia Museum

      Artist Liu Jianhua is bringing his work “Trace” to take part in USC Pacific Asia Museum’s “Reshaping Tradition: Contemporary Ceramics from East Asia”, a large scale group exhibition, on 11th September. The work will be part of the permanent collection at Pacific Asia Museum. At the same time, the Asian Art Museum in California has commissioned Liu Jianhua to create a piece of work. It will be exhibited in March 2016, and will be collected by the museum permanently.

    • James Turrell at Jardín Botánico Culiacán, Mexico

      James Turrell's “Encounter” is on view at Jardín Botánico Culiacán, Mexico. It is the first of Turrell’s Skyspaces in Mexico open to the public.

      More details can be found here.

    • Chuck Close / Kiki Smith: Tapestries from Magnolia Editions

      Chuck Close and Kiki Smith have revitalized the ancient art of tapestry-making by turning their digital work into textiles, using computerised Jacquard looms. Now on display at the Foundry Vineyards in Walla Walla, Washington. 


      More details can be found here.

    • Sol LeWitt at Fundación Botín, Spain

      Santander’s Fundación Botín celebrates Sol LeWitt’s creative process with an exhibition of the artist’s Wall Drawings. The 17 works on view were made between 1970 and 2015, most of which have not been seen for the last twenty years.

      For more details, click here. 

    • David Hockney at The Portland Art Museum

      The Portland Art Museum has partnered with the Portland Opera and the David Hockney Foundation to present “A Rake’s Progress.” The series of etchings was an important aspect of Hockney’s creative process while working with John Cox in 1975 to design the sets and costumes for a reproduction of Igor Stravinksy’s opera “A Rake’s Progress”. 

      The exhibition is on view through August 2. Click here for more details.

    • Modern Painters features Tara Donovan’s Year of the Slinky

      After a visit to Tara Donovan’s studio, Scott Indrisek writes that her “no-nonsense ingenuity is something to celebrate.” Indrisek explores the development of Donovan’s Slinky works, which are currently on view at the Parrish Art Museum and heading to Jupiter Art Land in Edinburgh, Scotland, in August.

      Why Slinkys? “I don’t really have personal connections to the materials I choose,” Tara Donovan said, “it’s more about their physical properties and what possibilities I can exploit in them.

      Platform: Tara Donovan is on view at the Parrish Art Museum through October 12.

      The July/August issue of Modern Painters is available in print. Read the full article online here.

    • NYT announces Robert Ryman Exhibition at Dia

      The Dia Art Foundation announced an upcoming exhibition of nearly fifty years of the work of Robert Ryman, one of the most important artists of the postwar period. Further to his 1993 exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, this show will provide the public a chance to see paintings and sculptures that have rarely traveled.

    • LACMA to Honor James Turrell at its 2015 Art +Film Gala

      The Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA) announced that James Turrell will be honored at its 2015 Art + Film Gala on November 7. Filmmaker Alejandro G. Iñárritu will also be honored at the same event.