Archives for posts tagged ‘conceptual’

Louise Lawler

Louise Lawler Work from “No Drones” at Metro Pictures, New York. “In her exhibition “No Drones” at Metro Pictures, Louise Lawler exhibits black-and-white images that are traced from her iconic photographs, printed on vinyl and mounted directly on the wall. Lawler uses her photographs of artworks in museums, private collections, auction houses and storage to […]

Paul Chan

Paul Chan “Selected Works” at Schaulager, Basel Work from , “For six months, Schaulager is presenting the art of Paul Chan, born in Hong Kong and based in New York. It is the most extensive exhibition ever of work by this artist, just 40 years old, who has already created a wide-ranging oeuvre that reveals […]

Christian Philipp Müller

Christian Philipp Müller Work from his oeuvre. “When Charles Ephrussi received A Bunch of Asparagus painted by Édouard Manet in 1880, he paid Manet 200 francs more than the 800 francs originally agreed upon — apparently because he was so pleased with the result. Pleased in turn by the unexpected increase in his fee, Manet sent his […]

Comrades of Time

“Comrades of Time” at Cell Project Space, London. “[A firework is lit. A small crowd stands, watching as it shoots upwards into the sky. An explosion. Sparks fly outwards.] The history of art since the birth of modernism follows the trajectory of a firework. An artwork, once a singular object of contemplation in which time […]

Antek Walczak

  Antek Walczak Work from “New Transbohemian States” at Real Fine Arts, New York. “The series of oil paintings presented for this exhibition depict a number of state transition diagrams. As graphic-poetic machines, these diagrams formulate messages in relation to the outside world (here grounded within the use-case of being a contemporary artist), and each […]

Rob Pruitt

   Rob Pruitt Work from “The Suicide Paintings” at Massimo De Carlo “Massimo De Carlo gallery in London inaugurates its new season with The Suicide Paintings by American artist Rob Pruitt. Pruitt in his third show at Massimo De Carlo presents new paintings that explore infinite space and blankness, purity and pollution, and optimism and […]

Martin Kippenberger

Martin Kippenberger Work from his oeuvre. “”Everything in moderation,” counseled Aristotle. Martin Kippenberger never got this message, as a good friend pointed out after the artist’s death at age forty-four in 1997. Kippenberger’s artistic career—based in his native Germany but encompassing such far-flung locations as Florence, Madrid, Vienna, New York, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, […]

Ryan Gander

  Ryan Gander Work from “Make Every Show Like It’s Your Last” at Frac île-de-France / Le Plateau “The FRAC Ile-de-France/Le Plateau is presenting Make Every Show Like It’s Your Last, the first solo exhibition of the British artist Ryan Gander in a Paris institution. Making the most of an extremely effusive imagination, Ryan Gander does his […]

Channa Horwitz

Channa Horwitz Work from her oeuvre. “What Would Happen If I” is the third exhibition presented at Aanant & Zoo Gallery, Berlin, by American conceptual artist, Channa Horwitz (born in 1932, lives in Los Angeles). In 2007, she had an exhibition under the title “Searching/Structures 1965–2007” based on a search that she engaged with in […]

DIS Magazine

DIS Magazine Work from DISimages “DIS Images marks a significant shift in the way artists approach stock photography. Onlines image databases proliferated in the early part of the last decade, and artists searched them and plundered them. Their aggregated findings reflected the multiplicity of potential meanings in both the images and the keywords that index […]