Art Fair - Fiac - Paris - October 17-21, 2018

For its 45th edition, which will take place from 18 to 21 October 2018 in Paris, FIAC is pleased to host, within the prestigious halls of the Grand Palais, an exacting selection of modern art, contemporary art, and design galleries, among the most emblematic of the international scene.

GRAND PALAIS
Avenue Winston Churchill
75008 Paris

 

Wednesday, October 17th: 11am-3pm Collector's Preview (invitation only)

Wednesday, October 17th: 3pm-6pm Press & VIP Preview (invitation only)

Wednesday, October 17th: 6pm-9pm Opening (invitation only)

Thursday, October 18th: 2pm-8pm 
Friday, October 19th: from noon to 8pm
Saturday, October 20th & Sunday, October 21st: from noon to 7pm

Art Fair - Frieze London - October 4-7, 2018

Frieze London returns to Regent's Park this October to present the best of international contemporary art by emerging and established artists, alongside a dynamic programme of newly commissioned artworks, films and talks. Frieze Sculpture is also on display until 7 October with 25 significant outdoor works. 

 

Regent's Park

2018 Opening Days & Hours
Wednesday Preview 3 October (Invitation only)
Thursday Preview 4 October: 12pm-8pm
Thursday Private View 4 October: 5pm-8pm
Friday 5 - Saturday 6 October: 12pm-7pm
Sunday 7 October: 12pm-6pm

Art Fair - 1-54 London - October 4-7, 2018

Founded by Touria El Glaoui in 2013, 1-54 is the leading international art fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora with annual editions in London, New York and Marrakech. Drawing reference to the fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent, 1-54 is a sustainable and dynamic platform that is engaged in contemporary dialogue and exchange.

 

Somerset House, London, WC2R 1LA

Wednesday 3 October by invitation only
Thursday 4 Oct, 11:00 – 19:00
Friday 5 Oct, 11:00 – 19:00
Saturday 6 Oct, 11:00 – 19:00
Sunday 7 Oct, 11:00 – 18:00

Museum Opening - Monnaie de Paris - Grayson Perry - Oct. 19, 2018 - February 2, 2019

The Monnaie de Paris is organising the first major solo exhibition in France by the celebrated British artist Grayson Perry (born 1960, lives in London). Perry’s works in traditional materials such as ceramics, bronze, cast iron, printmaking and tapestry, offer an ironic and darkly humorous look at universal topics such as identity, gender, class, religion and sexuality.

Perry’s honest and candid unpacking of his own identity is part of what drives his appeal far beyond the confines of the art world. Autobiographical references – to the artist’s childhood, his family and his transvestite alter ego Claire – can be read in tandem with questions about décor and decorum, class and taste, and the status of the artist versus that of the artisan. 

Museum Opening - Mamco - Geneva

Mai-Thu Perret Retrospective - 10.10.18 - 3.2.19

October 08, 2018

In recent years, Mai-Thu Perret ‘s work has featured in large-scale exhibitions at institutions such as SFMOMA in San Francisco, the Renaissance Society in Chicago, the Chisenhale Gallery in London, the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, the Kunsthaus in Araau, the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht, and the Haus Konstruktiv in Zurich, but this is her first major exhibition at MAMCO, following her nomination for the Manor Prize in 2011: a singular omission for an artist whose distinctive practice embraces disciplines from sculpture to film, ceramics and performance, referencing multiple sources from 20th-century avant-garde movements to Eastern philosophies, and blending methodologies to draw on her literary studies and her experience as a curator.

Museum Exhibits - Hayward Gallery - London

"Shape Shifters" 26 Sep. 2018 - 6 Jan. 2019

This major group exhibition brings together sculptures and installations that explore perception and space. 

Featuring 20 artists and spanning a period of roughly 50 years, the exhibition includes innovative, minimalist sculpture from the 1960s as well as recent works that extend the legacy of this ‘optical’ minimalism in different ways. It also features new commissions that have been made in response to the architecture of the Hayward Gallery.

 

Many of the artworks in this exhibition are constructed from translucent materials such as glass, acrylic and polyester resins. Others involve the use of reflective materials, including stainless steel, polished bronze and, in one case, engine oil. Luscious and seductive – and often demonstrating huge technical accomplishment – these objects act as optical devices that enable us to see our surroundings in new and unexpected ways. In bringing together artworks that activate our perception of Hayward’s unique building, Space Shiftersprovides a dramatic and fitting conclusion to the gallery’s 50th anniversary year.

Leonor Antunes, Larry Bell, Fred Eversley, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Jeppe Hein, Roni Horn, Robert Irwin, Ann Veronica Janssens, Anish Kapoor, Yayoi Kusama, Alicja Kwade, John McCracken, Josiah McElheny, Helen Pashgian, Charlotte Posenenske, Fred Sandback, Monika Sosnowska, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, De Wain Valentine and Richard Wilson.

Gallery Opening - Gagosian Geneva - September 25–December 15

"Fire&Clay": Sylvie Auvray, Shio Kusaka, Takuro Kuwata, Grant Levy-Lucero, Ron Nagle, Sterling Ruby, Peter Voulkos, Betty Woodman

September 24, 2018

Gagosian is pleased to present Fire and Clay, a group exhibition of modern and contemporary artists working with the form of the ceramic vessel. Featuring Sylvie Auvray, Shio Kusaka, Takuro Kuwata, Grant Levy-Lucero, Ron Nagle, Sterling Ruby, Peter Voulkos, and Betty Woodman, the exhibition has been organized in collaboration with the independent curator Fabienne Stephan.

From Mayan to ancient Greek pottery, African clay art to the Arts and Crafts movement in England and the United States, ceramic traditions have long united utility and artistry while shedding light on the needs and cultural values of civilizations. Fire and Clay explores the evolution of the ceramic vessel in art from the mid-twentieth century and the California Clay Movement up to the innovative approaches of the present moment.

Museum Announcement - Whitney Museum announces artist list for 2017 Biennial

November 16, 2016

The Whitney Museum announced today its full list of participating artists in the 2017 Whitney Biennial. Among the sixty-three participants, ranging from emerging to well-established artists, are Jo Baer, William Pope.L, Dana Schutz, Henry Taylor, Jordan Wolfson, and Anicka Yi.

Awards&Prizes - Short List for $100,000 Future Generation Art Prize Announced

Artsy editorial by Vivienne Chow

November 21, 2016

The Pinchuk Art Center today announced the twenty-one artists short-listed for the fourth edition of the Future Generation Art Prize, established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in Kiev in 2009.

Awards&Prizes - Turner Prize - 2018

Nominee Helen Marten wins inaugural Hepworth Sculpture Prize of £30,000

November 17, 2016

Helen Marten has won the first Hepworth Sculpture Prize of £30,000, which was announced yesterday evening (17 November) at the Hepworth Wakefield museum in West Yorkshire. The young artist was selected for the award from a shortlist including Phyllida Barlow, Steven Claydon and David Medalla.

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