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    Maya Lin awarded the U.S. State Department Medal of Arts

    Maya Lin has been selected as a 2015 recipient of the U.S. State Department Medal of Arts. Lin will be presented the award by Secretary of State John Kerry in a ceremony on January 21, 2015. The award is bestowed biennially to artists in recognition of their artistic achievements and commitment to the Art in Embassies program.

    Pace Gallery opens Richard Pousette-Dart

    On November 6, 2014, Pace Gallery opened Richard Pousette-Dart, an exhibition that examines the artist's use of geometric imagery in paintings and works on paper, at 510 West 25th Street. The exhibition continues through January 10, 2015.

    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."

    Bosco Sodi Opens Casa Wabi in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

    This month Brooklyn-based Mexican artist Bosco Sodi will open Casa Wabi, a creative refuge for artists and an education center for the community, in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. With minimalist structures designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando and an 8,000-square-foot art gallery, the complex is a manifestation of wabi, which translates from the Japanese as “humility.” As Elisa Lipsky-Karasz of The Wall Street Journal writes, the compound’s “simple, open design confronts the natural elements of sun, sky, water and land, encouraging visitors to lapse into Thoreau-like reflection.”

     

    Read more from The Wall Street Journal here.

    • NYT’s Roberta Smith reviews Louise Nevelson exhibition

      Roberta Smith praises Louise Nevelson: Collage and Assemblage as an opportunity to revisit the artist’s achievements: “Here she is less the high priestess of black than a restless, searching artist, improvising with an intuitive flair similar to Robert Rauschenberg’s.” Read more from the New York Times here.

    • Adrian Ghenie to represent Romania at this year's Venice Biennale

      Adrian Ghenie will represent Romania at the 56th Venice Biennale opening May 9th. Ghenie joined Pace in 2011, and had a solo exhibition, Golems at Pace London in June 2014. Currently, Ghenie is the subject of a solo exhibition at Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga in Spain through at March 8.

       

       

      Read more from ARTnews here.

    • This Week: See Zhang Huan's Semele at BAM

       

      Starting March 4, the Zhang Huan-directed Semele performance will be presented at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House.

       

    • ARTnews Reviews Richard Pousette-Dart

      Lilly Wei's review in ARTnews praises Richard Pousette-Dart as “a knockout.” The exhibition features paintings and works on paper examining the artist’s use of geometry. Due to popular demand, the exhibition has been extended through February 11, 2015.

       

      Read more from ARTnews here.

    • All New York locations closed on Tuesday, January 27

      Because of inclement weather, all Pace New York locations will be closed on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, January 28, once the snow has been cleared.

    • Maya Lin awarded the U.S. State Department Medal of Arts

      Maya Lin has been selected as a 2015 recipient of the U.S. State Department Medal of Arts. Lin will be presented the award by Secretary of State John Kerry in a ceremony on January 21, 2015. The award is bestowed biennially to artists in recognition of their artistic achievements and commitment to the Art in Embassies program.

    • Artifex Press launches Tim Hawkinson catalogue raisonné

      On Thursday, January 15, Artifex Press launched an online catalogue raisonné for Tim Hawkinson. This digital publication chronicles Hawkinson’s oeuvre dating back to 1986, plus a selection of student works—521 works in total. The catalogue includes complete exhibition and literature histories, over 1,500 high-resolution images, descriptions of key works by the artist and a video archive of selected kinetic sculptures. The catalogue will expand as the artist creates new work and as provenance research continues.

       

      Artifex Press is a publishing and technology company for the art world. They have developed a proprietary, patented software platform and a dedicated publishing program in order to create digital catalogues raisonnés of leading artists.

       

      To read more and explore the catalogue, visit ArtifexPress.com.

    • Richard Pousette-Dart Extended through February 14

      Pace is pleased to announce that Richard Pousette-Dart, an exhibition on view at 510 West 25th Street in New York, has been extended through February 14, 2015. The exhibition features works examining the artist’s use of geometric imagery from the late 1960s through the mid-1980s.

    • Final Week of Picasso and Hockney in New York

      Two groundbreaking exhibitions at Pace—Picasso & Jacqueline: The Evolution of Style and David Hockney: Some New Painting (and Photography)—are in their final week on display in New York.

       

      Picasso & Jacqueline: The Evolution of Style, a two-venue exhibition at 32 East 57th Street and at 534 West 25th Street, explores the artist’s devotion to his last wife Jacqueline Roque. David Hockney: Some New Painting (and Photography) at 508 West 25th Street features works that demonstrate Hockney’s longstanding dedication to painting and to depicting the human figure.

       

      Picasso & Jacqueline and David Hockney will remain on view through Saturday, January 10.

    • New York Galleries are Open on January 2 & 3

      All Pace Gallery locations in New York are open to the public on Friday, January 2 and Saturday, January 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

       

      Currently on view at 32 East 57th Street and at 534 West 25th Street is Picasso & Jacqueline: The Evolution of Style, an exhibition that explores Picasso's devotion to his last wife Jacqueline. An exhibition of new work by David Hockney, Some New Painting (and Photography), is on view at 508 West 25th Street; and an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Richard-Pousette Dart is on display at 510 West 25th Street.