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  • 15th Jul 2016

    Patrick Pound will be presenting a group of his "collections" in Documentary Intersect at The Adam Art Gallery in Wellington this month. Coinciding with an exhibition of works by the pivotal photographer Walker Evans, whose practice has greatly influenced both Pound's writing and art practices. Pounds installation will be comprised of found images, taking his cue from Evans’s practice of working with readymade printed matter which he published in magazines such as Fortune and Architectural Forum.
     
    Opening on 29 July, the exhibition runs until 18 September
     
    (image: Patrick Pound Reconnections. From the Markov chain to the mark of Cain (detail from installation) 2016)
     

     

  • 12th Jul 2016

    The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes hosted by the Art Gallery of New South Wales is an annual exhibition with each prize looking a differing style of traditional painting. The Archibald Prize, first awarded in 1921, being awarded to the best portrait painting; The Wynne Prize is awarded to the best landscape painting of Australian scenery, or figure sculpture, while the Sulman Prize is given to the best subject painting, genre painting or mural project in oil, acrylic, watercolour or mixed media. Each year, the trustees of the Art Gallery of NSW judge the Archibald and Wynne, and invite an artist to judge the Sulman, for 2016 the judge is artist Judy Watson.

    David Griggs - Archibald Prize

    Tim McMonagle - Wynne Prize

    Gareth Sansom - Sulman Prize

    The exhibition will be on display until 9 October.

    (image left to right: David Griggs It's a G thang 2016; Tim McMonagle The admiral 2016; Gareth Sansom Destroy all monsters 2016)

  • 17th Jun 2016

    Zac Langdon-Pole is currently exhibiting work in the 2016 Fellbach Triennial of Small Sculpture titled FOOD – Ecologies of the Everyday in Fellbach Germany. Curated by Susanne Gaensheimer, Director of the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, FOOD – Ecologies of the Everyday includes more than 40 international artists whose works reflect on the subject of food and the context of it’s production and consumption as paradigmatic, universal examples of social, political, ecological and economic interrelations. 

    The Triennial borrows its title from the still relevant project FOOD run by Gordon Matta-Clark together with fellow artists Carol Goodden, Tina Girouard, Suzanne Harris and Rachel Lew in Lower Manhattan in 1971-1974. The conceptual interest lies on the restaurant as a microsystem mirroring complex broader cultural, social and societal interlacings and cycles by the means of food, eating and nutrition.
     
    The Triennial will run until 2 October 2016 at the Alte Kelter Fellbach, Untertürkheimer Strasse 33, Germany.
     
    (image: Zac Landgon-Pole ‘King Bird of Paradise (Apoda)’ 2016)
  • 16th Jun 2016

    Ronnie van Hout's five-meter tall sculptural work Quasi has been installed atop the Christchurch Art Gallery. The work comes from a scanning of van Hout's body parts, combining them into a single figure that is surreal, uncanny and humorous. The sculpute refers to the fact that it is a quasi object, neither a full fledged person, nor just a part of a person, and references the notion of "the artist hand" whilst also touching on the fictional Parisian hunchback Quasimodo.

    Quasi will be on display until December 2017

     

     

  • 10th Jun 2016

  • 27th May 2016

    Daniel Boyd is currently presenting his four channel video installation A Darker Shade of Dark (2012) in The Shadow Never Lies at the Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai, China. Cruated by Jiang Jiehong and Mark Nash this exhibition features more than 30 international artists from 16 countries and takes its theme from the Chineese word 'Yingxiang' — translated literally as ‘shadow image’.
     
    In the context of contemporary art, Yingxiang refers to visual media including both still and moving images, such as photography video, film and animation, whether produced through traditional or digital techniques. But here in this exhibtion it is no longer simply a definition of visual media, but a particular concept, a new perspective, through which we re-experience its ‘remoteness’ and ‘ otherness’.
     
    The exhibition runs until 31 July.
     
    (image: Daniel Boyd ‘A Darker Shade of Dark' (detail) 2012)
  • 20th May 2016

    Daniel Boyd will be presenting works in ALL SUMMER IN A DAY, an exhibition organised by Rirkrit Tiravanija and Gavin Brown Enterprise in Tiravanija's Unclebrother commerical kitchen in Hancok, New York. Boyd will be presenting works alongside Etel Adnan, Ida Barbarigo, Brian Belott, KimBeon, Poul Gernes, Udomsak Krisanamis, Ben Morea and Blinky Palermo.

    Opening on Memorial Day weekend - with breakfast lunch and dinner - every weekend till Labor Day.

    (image: Daniel Boyd 'Untitled' 2012 (detail))

  • 19th May 2016

    Laith McGregor is presenting a small group of works in Got it for Cheap, a traveling group show with over 200 participating artists at Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm. The exhibition is one night only, and the principle is: first come first served! No previews and no early admission. The idea is to create a democratic model where established, up-and-coming and unknown artists can show and sell alongside one another. The price is set at 300 Swedish krona to make the works affordable to people who are normally not able to buy original works as well as encouraging the artists to make quick and loose drawings. The works that are not sold during the shows will revert to their market prices the following day.

    Opening on 20 May, this iteration is the second of three locations that the show will travel to, with it already being exhibited at David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen and soon to show at Agnes B's Gallerie du Jour, Paris.

    (image: Laith McGregor 'Untitled' 2015)

  • 10th May 2016

    Zac Langdon-Pole has been curated into the 2016-17 La Biennale de Montréal. Titled Le Grand Balcon and coproduced with the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, the biennale will also be coordinated with fourteen other regional partners and venues. Curator Philippe Pirotte is directing with help from curatorial advisors Corey McCorkle, Aseman Sabet, and Kitty Scott, along with input from Sylvie Fortin, executive and artistic director of the biennale.
     
    The biennale runs from 19 October 2016 until 15 January 2017
     
    (image: Zac Langdon-Pole ‘end of history’ 2015)
     
     
  • 10th May 2016

    Marian Tubbs is currently showing new works in Abstract Sex* at Bard College's Hessel Museum of Art in upstate New York. Curated by Dana Kopel, ‘Abstract Sex*’ explores the expansion and dispersion of sex in material, biochemical, and technological formations, positing a mode of post-sex arising from the destabilization of the categories of gender and humanity.
     
    The exhibition runs until 29 May.
     
    (image: Marian Tubbs ‘runoff’ (detail) 2016)

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