Viewing articles tagged with 'Sculpture'

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, 152 North Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012

William Pope.L: Trinket

Installation view of William Pope.L: Trinket, March 20–June 28, 2015 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Through Pope.L’s intervention, the trinket is situated as what is shared among us—clumsy or privileged, embodied or discarded; trinkets bind us together. Review by Rusty Van Riper

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LONG MUSEUM, No.210, Lane 2255, Luoshan Road, Shanghai.

Xu Zhen: Solo Exhibition

EUROPEAN THOUSAND-ARMS CLASSICAL SCULPTURE

On the occasion of the first anniversary of its inauguration, the Long Museum (West Bund Branch) will host the grand opening of Xu Zhen Solo Exhibition on March 28, 2015. Xu Zhen is an iconic, leading figure within the realm of contemporary Chinese art, and moreover he is the most sought-after international contemporary artist currently. Surveying art ancient and new, the artist marshals Chinese and Western cultures and fuses the quintessence of both. Through his meticulous treatment and distinctive integration of global knowledge and information, he generates an infinite degree of creativity.

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narrative projects, 110 New Cavendish Street London, Fitzrovia W1W 6XR

Taus Makhacheva: Vababai Vadadai!

 Super Taus

Turning a critical yet humorous eye to her own Russian culture, Taus Makhacheva presents a series of sculptural and film works at Narrative Projects exploring language and history. Review by Katherine Jackson.

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Grimaldi Gavin, 27 Albermarle Street, London W1S 4DW

Clare Strand: Getting Better and Worse at the Same Time

Getting Better and Worse at the Same Time, installation photograph

Often engaging with photography's limitations rather than its unique capabilities, Clare Strand's ‘Getting Better and Worse at the Same Time’ employs kinetic machines, film and photographs to further explore her discordant relationship with the medium. Kathryn Lloyd reviews.

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Lodos gallery, García Icazbalceta #30, Colonia San Rafael, Mexico City, Mx. 06470

International Currency

International Currency, Installation View

Lodos Gallery present 'International Currency' - a group show featuring artists Scott Reeder, Cameron Rowland and Liam Gillick.

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Limoncello, 340-344 Kingsland Road, London E8 4DA

Santo Tolone: 37 Days Of Darkness

37 Days of Darkness, Installation View

Limoncello present a solo exhibition by Milan-based artist Santo Tolone which employs lighting effects and an audio script to characterise each art work on display.

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Peacock Visual Arts, 21 Castle Street, Aberdeen AB11 5BQ

Fiona Macdonald: Woodland Portrait Project

Fiona Macdonald, Woodland Portrait Project, installation view, Peacock Visual Arts, 2015

Fiona MacDonald acts as a master collaborator - her work is in alliance with nature, with self-organizing, intelligent organic systems and natural mineral processes, rather than totally created by her hand alone. Review by Giuseppe Marasco

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Metro Pictures, 519 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011

Nina Beier

Nina Beier, installation view, 2015, Metro Pictures New York

In her solo exhibition at Metro Pictures, Nina Beier collapses image and object, or causes each to haemorrhage within the other. Review by James Gormley

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Campoli Presti, 223 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E2 0EL

The Pleasure of the Text

Installation view, Kerstin Bratsch, Amy Sillman, Joan Snyder

Roland Barthes' seminal text provides some context for Campoli Presti's 'The Pleasure of the Text'. But as Laura Davidson finds, it is pleasing to find his ideas applied to objects that are not necessarily linked to theories of the internet and technology.

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Space In Between, Unit 26 Regent Studios, 8 Andrews Road, London, E8 4QN & Off-Site at SPACE, 129-131 Mare St, London E8 3RH

Freddy Dewe Mathews: Eternal Soup, Sudden Clarity

Eternal Soup, Sudden Clarity, Installation View at SPACE

Freddy Dewe Mathews’ solo exhibition ‘Eternal Soup, Sudden Clarity’ is a striking new body of work presented across two sites: SPACE and Space In Between at Regents Studios, which takes inspiration from the landscape of the Swiss Alps, the writing of Thomas Mann and Modernist design. Review by Lily Hall.

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Kunsthalle Wien, Museumsplatz 1 1070 Vienna, Austria

Destination Vienna 2015

Destination Vienna 2015, Installation View

'Destination Vienna 2015' is a synopsis of over 70 positions in contemporary art featured at both Kunsthalle Wien‘s locations at Karlsplatz and Museumsquartier.

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Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Christine Borland & Brody Condon: Circles of Focus

Christine Borland and Brody Condon, Hypostatis Circle - Turf kiln-fired polygons, Orkney Clay

There is a curious feeling of being a permitted observer, a guest who has unwittingly blundered into a study and begun to poke and pry into the collections of obscure information neatly organised in enigmatic order. Review by Alexander Storey Gordon

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Cell Project Space, 258 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9DA

Columbidae

Barbara T. Smith, Pink, 1965, Vitrine Barbara T. Smith, Rebellion, Joy, The Poetry Sets, 1965-1966 & Dena Yago, Standard Remote, 2011–2015

Columbidae probes the effect of work on our body and mind, dispersing the subjects into a rolling narrative of anxiety-induced productivity with neither start nor finish. Review by Louisa Lee

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