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    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. 

    Michal Rovner: interview with Christiane Amanpour on CNN

    CNN’s Christiane Amanpour interviewed Michal Rovner about the artist’s exhibition Panorama at Pace London.

     

    In the interview, Rovner discusses themes, techniques and images in the exhibition, the sociological undercurrents that inform her practice, and the role of artists. She says that artists can “give you another viewpoint, maybe a fresh viewpoint, of a reality.”

     

    The full interview is accessible 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.

    Unveiling of Michal Rovner's permanent video fresco in Naples, Italy

     

    NAPLES-Passaggi/Passages, Michal Rovner's permanent Video Fresco at Stazione Municipio, Naples, will be inaugurated in June 2015.

    Rovner is currently completing her permanent installation in the largest urban art project in Europe: MN Metropolitana, Napoli. The 37 x 5 meter plastered and hand-painted wall with projection, engages the site's (subway station) function as a transit hub as well as the many layers of history embedded within the place.

    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.

    Olga Chernysheva's work, featured in the 56th Venice Biennale

     

    The 56th Biennale di Venezia titled All the World’s Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor and chaired by Paolo Baratta, features work by Russian artist Olga Chernysheva.

    Pace London presented an exhibition of Chernysheva’s work in November 2014 – January 2015.

    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.

    Adrian Ghenie's Romanian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale

    Adrian Ghenie opens May 9 at the Romanian Pavilion for the 56th Venice Biennale. Ghenie joined Pace in 2011, and had a solo exhibition, Golems at Pace London in June 2014.

    Curated by Mihai Pop, the Romanian Pavilion showcases Darwin’s Room, a selection of paintings organized across three rooms, each room and the works therein represent a theme: The Tempest, The Portrait Gallery (Self-portrait as Charles Darwin), and The Dissonances of History.

    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.

    Adam Pendleton at the Venice Biennale

    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 Pace's exhibition.

    The Wall Street Journal interviews Robert Irwin

    “There are simple, obvious questions if you follow the thread. But they are damn good questions—you can live a lifetime with them. That’s basically what I’ve been doing.” —Robert Irwin

    The Wall Street Journal’s Andy Battaglia praises Robert Irwin's philosophical minded approach to art in his new exhibition at Pace, Cacophonous. Irwin has been experimenting with art as an extension of perception and transcendence since the 1960s. Read the full article here.

    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."

    Yto Barrada works on display at MOMA

    Yto Barrada’s Autocar – Tangier, Figs 1-4 is on view at MoMA as part of their new collection installation. The colour prints made in 2004 are fragments from advertisements, that at first glance, appear to be simply abstractions.

    As Barrada explained, “What I am really unearthing, discovering, and learning to read are the strategies of resistance, the ‘hidden transcripts’ of people who are faced with superior power.”