On 20 November, Pace London opened Still Life, an exhibition of works by Hiroshi Sugimoto. The exhibition will remain on view until 24 January 2015.
This is the first exhibition of Merz's work to be held in any public institution in Italy since the artist's death and since the major retrospective of his work organized in 2005 by Castello di Rivoli, GAM and the Merz Foundation (Turin). "Città Irreale" [Unreal City] pays tribute to the work of Mario Merz, highlighting his exploration of issues of individual space to collective space. The exhibition will be on view May 8 through September 20, 2015.
For more information on the exhibition, visit Mondo Mostre.
Lampedusa is a floating installation to be launched during the 56th Venice Biennale. Contextualized in the naval environment of Venice, Lampedusa is an model of a paper boat built to scale of one of the town's traditional vaporettos. The installation will launch May 2 through November 22, 2015.
Read more about Lampedusa on Vik Muniz’s website here.
The Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova in collaboration with the Calder Foundation in New York presents, Frammenti Expo '67: Alexander Calder e Emilio Vedova. The exhibition will be on view from May 6 to October 18, 2015 at the Montreal Expo Pavilion. Visit the Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova website, here.
Liesl Schillinger’s piece describes A Portrait of Robert Fraser as focusing on “the most significant art-world figure you’ve never heard of.” Drawing on interviews with Brian Clarke, Arne Glimcher, Jim Dine, Marianne Faithfull, Tony Shafrazi and Harriet Vyner, the article showcases the legacy of the art world pioneer. The exhibition, A Strong Sweet Smell of Incense: A Portrait of Robert Fraser, is on view until 28 March 2015.
Read more from the Wall Street Journal, here.
The City of London and Canary Wharf Group have comissioned Michal Rovner to create a number of video installations for a new crossrail station. Opening in 2018, several pieces depicting a continual stream of people in motion will be permanent fixtures throughout the station in Canary Wharf. These public artworks will be seen by over 25 million passengers a year and will be curated by Future City.
Pace London will be closing at 2 pm on 24 December and will reopen on Tuesday, 6 January 2015.
Wishing everyone a happy and safe holiday break,
The Pace London team.
Beginning on 9 December 2014, Russian artist Olga Chernysheva’s video ‘Trashman’ will be shown in London at the Whitechapel Gallery. Curated by Fiona Banner, Chernysheva’s work is part of an exhibition focusing on artists from the V-A-C collection in Moscow.
A solo exhibition of Romanian artist Adrian Ghenie's work will open at CAC Málaga, Spain. The exhibition will be on view from 12 December 2014 – 8 March 2015.
On 25 November, Pace London opened an exhibition of multimedia works by Olga Chernysheva. The exhibition will remain on view until 17 January 2015.