Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrammage for Freedom is on view at the Yale University Art Gallery. The exhibition presents Friedlander's photographic documentation of the May 17, 1957 march on Washington to mark the three-year anniversary of landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education, Topeka, which outlawed segregation in public schools. Friedlander marched alongside social activists, religious leaders, and civil rights luminaries such as Martin Luther King,
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Yto Barrada will be participating in the upcoming Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj. From the Foundation, "Tamawuj, a noun in Arabic which is defined as a rising and falling in waves, but also a flowing, swelling, surging, fluctuation or a wavy undulating appearance outline or form, is reflective of SB13’s aims to cultivate collaborations, infrastructures and strategies within Sharjah and the project localities. The Biennial poses questions around, and proposes answers to the conditions for the po
TEDxCourtauldInstitute 2017 – Connections 10.30-18.00, 12th March, Somerset House In its 4th edition TEDxCourtauldInstitute sets out to unravel its ‘Connections’ with a one-day conference of eleven live speakers of a wide range of fields, unique performances, and a selection of outstanding pre-recorded TED talks. Noriko Taniguchi from collective of ultratechnologists teamLab, and Mark Davy, founder of Futurecity and Future\Pace will share their ‘ideas worth spreading’ in the spirit of TED, Tec
David Hockney's monograph, A Bigger Book, features more than 60 years of the artist's work. The book’s portfolio is supplemented by an illustrated chronology of more than 600 pages, contextualizing Hockney’s art with drawings, graphic work, portrait photos, and text based on the artist’s own writings as well as contemporary reviews. With only 9,000 copies globally, each limited edition monograph is personally signed by David Hockney and includes a custom Marc Newson-designed stand. Purchase yo
Alexander S.C. Rower, grandson of Alexander Calder and president of the Calder Foundation, will give a talk on the works of his grandfather and the role they play in the collection of the National Gallery of Art. The NGA's Tower 2 galleries currently have the largest display of works by Calder, with more than 40 sculptures and paintings, spanning the late 1920s through 1976, including 19 long-term loans from the Calder Foundation. Rower will be in conversation with Harry Cooper, curator and h
The Rose Art Museum will revisit the first-ever survey of Louise Nevelson's work presented at the museum in 1967. Reflections: Louise Nevelson, 1967 gathers archival material, installations photographs, correspondence, and artist-drawn floor plans to mark the 50th anniversary of the ground-breaking exhibition. Visitors can experience the original installation through virtual reality headsets, with technology developed by students at Brandeis University’s MakerLab. Reflections: Louise Nevelson
Sol LeWitt: Six Wall Drawings will open on Friday, February 17 at the Musee des Beaux-Arts. The exhibition is organized around LeWitt's iconic wall drawings, wherein the artist established a system based on the repetition of simple shapes for his drawings to be reproduced. Six of LeWitt's early wall drawings from 1973 to 1974 will be produced for the exhibition. Sol LeWitt: Six Wall Drawings is on view from February 17 through October 15, 2017 at the Musee des Beaux-Arts in Le Locle, Switzerl
Pace artist Kiki Smith has been selected to participate in Viva Arte Viva, a group exhibition curated by Christine Macel. This show will mark Smith's first exhibition in Venice since Kiki Smith: Squatting The Palace, a film and installation presented in 2005. The exhibition is a part of the 57th Venice Biennale that will be on view from May 13 through November 26, 2017. For more details, visit the Biennale's website.
Pace artist Liu Jianhua has been selected to participate in Viva Arte Viva, a group exhibition curated by Christine Macel. He will be exhibiting his 2014 work Square, which consists of 64 individual steel sheets and gold glazed porcelain pools. The exhibition is a part of the 57th Venice Biennale that will be on view from May 13 through November 26, 2017. For more details, visit the Biennale's website.
A Painter's Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb is now on view at the University of New Mexico Art Museum. The exhibition looks at the works done in the last years of the artist's life, from the summer of 1973 to February of 1974. The exhibition is on view through May 13, 2017 at the Univerity of New Mexico Art Museum in Albuquerque. For more information, visit the museum's website.
Adam Pendleton: shot him in the face will open Thursday, February 23 at the Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art. Pendleton is one of three artists chosen to present a solo exhibition in conversation with the exhibition of works by Ian Wilson, an artist whose work aims to present distilled, non-referential objects. Pendleton's installation positions a large, billboard-sized wall to cut through the gallery space diagonally, and includes varying arrangements of Pendleton's extensive archival
Border Cantos will open on Saturday, February 18 at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. This collaborative exhibition includes Richard Misrach's ongoing photographic exploration of social and political issues surrounding the American and Mexican border with a hope to humanize the experience of migrants. Mexican sculptor/composer Guillermo Galindo uses found objects such as empty water bottles and tires left near the border to create a sounds that reacts to Misrach's photographs. Border