Viewing articles tagged with 'Sculpture'

Birch Contemporary, 129 Tecumseth St, Toronto, ON M6J 2H2

New Monuments Forget the Future

New Monuments Forget the Future installation view at Birch Contemporary 2015

In his 1966 essay ‘Entropy And The New Monuments’, Robert Smithson describes an architectural imagination that is fixated on the present. ‘New Monuments Forget the Future’ returns to the text with a meditative exhibition studying the changing cityscape. Rowan Lear reviews.

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Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX

Carsten Höller: Decision

Two Roaming Beds (Grey), 2015. Produced with Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, and HangarBicocca, Milano. Installation view, Hayward Gallery, London, 2015.

Carsten Höller’s ‘Decision’ asks the viewer to reflect on the process of decision making. Accepting doubt and uncertainty, Höller intends the viewer to experience ‘moments of not knowing’. Review by Rory Duckhouse

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

From the archive: 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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David Roberts Art Foundation, Symes Mews, London NW1 7JE

From the archive: The Violet Crab

Carter Mull, Disney / Warm Flame / Cool Flame, 2015 (courtesy the artist and Lindon Gallery); John Cecil Stephenson, Sketch For Solar House, 1955 (David Roberts Collection); Luiz Roque, Alvorada [ Dawn ], 2014 (courtesy the artist); Francois-Xavier

Gallery spaces are transformed into a cloakroom, backstage, main stage, lounge and shadow theatre through the elaborate staging of The Violet Crab at David Roberts Art Foundation. Jaime Marie Davis reviews

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Rowing, 3 Leighton Place, London NW5 2QL

From the archive: M’m! M’m! Good!

Mm! Mm! Good!, 2015, installation view. Rowing, London.

Art has a longstanding relationship with food and consumer culture. ‘M’m! M’m! Good!’ explores alternative ideas of sustenance, interrogating contemporary culture’s relationship with food and food production. Phoebe V. Bradford reviews

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Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0NL

From the archive: Phyllida Barlow: GIG

Installation view, 'Phyllida Barlow. GIG', Hauser & Wirth Somerset, 2014

For the inaugural exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Phyllida Barlow brings a riotous jumble of sculpture to the sprawling former farm buildings. Review by Lily Le Brun.

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g39, Oxford St, Cardiff CF24 3DT

Island | Adaptation I & II

Mark Titchner, Rose, (2014)

In its current arrangement ‘Island’ is ambitious, inviting visitors to retreat to an archipelago of solipsism and unruly escapism. Review by Rowan Lear

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Centre Georges-Pompidou, Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France

Mona Hatoum

Twelve Windows

Mona Hatoum's solo exhibition at Centre Pompidou features more than a hundred of her works produced between 1977 and 2015.

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The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER

The M+ Sigg Collection: Chinese Art from the 1970s to Now

The M+ Sigg Collection: Chinese Art from the 1970s to Now, The Whitworth, Manchester. Central Gallery

Uli Sigg’s unique collection of Chinese Art is currently being displayed in Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery for the first and only time in the UK. All of the works - through their very existence under a noticeably oppressive state - are unified by a polemic of self-expression. Review by Josh Wilson

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KARST, 22 George Place, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3NY

Keith Harrison: Heavy Rock | Plymouth Sound

Keith Harrison, Heavy Rock | Plymouth Sound at KARST, Plymouth, 2015

Inspired by a painting in the collection of Plymouth City Museum, Keith Harrison has developed the intriguing project ‘Heavy Rock | Plymouth Sound’, a sculptural commission and exhibition, currently partly on show at KARST. Review by Edith Doove

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Marian Goodman Gallery, 5-8 Lower John Street, London W1F 9DY

Gabriel Orozco

Installation view, Marian Goodman Gallery

William Cooper reviews the 'internationally' made works of Gabriel Orozco. He finds that in refusing to stick with one traditional medium, Orozco immerses himself in a place and creates objects that discuss, reflect upon and communicate these cultures' ideas.

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The Foundry, Rue de la Fonderie, 65700 Maubourguet, Midi-Pyrenees, France

The Copenhagen Declaration

The Copenhagen Declaration, Installation View

The London based organisation a/political opened The Foundry on the 13th June with ‘The Copenhagen Declaration' - a collaboration by Jens Haaning and Santiago Sierra.

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