Matthew Brandt: Water & Polaroid @ Highlight Gallery03/04/2013
San Francisco's Highlight Gallery is set to open a new exhibition by Matthew Brandt this Thursday April 4th, entitled Water & Polaroid. The exhibition will feature 3 bodies of work by the artist, based on the manipulation of photographic emulsion - immersing his photographs in water to achieve a desired, warped and vibrant effect.
Source - Highlight
Elliott Hundley @ Andrea Rosen Gallery02/04/2013
Los Angeles-based artist Elliott Hundley opened his third solo exhibition at Andrea Rosen Gallery last Friday night, displaying a powerful body of work embodying the rich dramatic content and physical presence for which the he is known. Bringing together vibrant paintings, hybrid painted collages, billboards and sculptures, Hundley has both embraced and contrasted his previous bodies of work, drawing on old and new resources to create works that are both considered and free. Be sure to check this exhibition out if you're in New York.
Source - Andrea Rosen Gallery
Lucien Smith: Frankenstorm28/03/2013
Lucien Smith and Half Gallery founder Bill Powers were in the midst of installing Smith's exhibition at the gallery when Hurricane Sandy hit. The two roamed New York that night, from the Lower East Side to the galleries of Chelsea, resulting in a series of photographs and consequent zine that capture Manhattan in rare ghost town mode.
Cristina de Middel: The Afronauts25/03/2013
Shortly after Zambia gained independence in 1964 an optimistic project was launched to enter it into the space race and beat both the Americans and Soviet Union. It was headed by a school teacher called Edward Makuka and his intention was to send twelve astronauts and one cat into space a year later on Zambia's Independence day. UNESCO however decided not to grant Zambia the millions of pounds needed. Due to a combination of lacking financial aid and one of the astronauts becoming pregnant, the project was never realised.
Pedro Matos Interview
Portuguese artist and curator Pedro Matos, has taken London by storm. Relocating just over 2 years ago from the city of Lisbon, Matos is among those contributing to London's thriving art scene of emerging artists. Recently putting his duties to rest as co-Director of Ivory and Black Gallery, a contemporary art space in London's Soho, Matos is now back to his main focus: painting.
Photographer - Joao Retorta, Pedro Matos & Julia Ippolito
Aram Dikiciyan Interview25/03/2013
Having made inroads into the action sports photography field early in his career, German-born photographer Aram Dikiciyan forwent the commercial route in favor of a more personal one, relocating to Japan to pursue further artistic gain.
Having also found success and enjoyment in fashion-based shoots, Aram's style has evolved through refinement; his photographs are now identifiable by their sparse, minimalist nature, influenced in part by this fashion-orientated background.
Jose Parlá: PROSE @ YUKA TSURUNO GALLERY19/03/2013
Yuka Tsuruno Gallery is set to present PROSE, its first solo exhibition by New York-based artist Jose Parlá. The show will open at a new venue for the gallery in art space TOLOT/heuristic SHINONOME, established in Tokyo this month.
Wolfgang Tillmans @ Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen18/03/2013
In cooperation with the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen is organizing the first – and long overdue – solo exhibition in Western Germany of works by internationally celebrated Turner prizewinner Wolfgang Tillmans.
Source - Kunstsammlung NRW
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star13/03/2013
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star looks at art made and exhibited in New York over the course of one year.
Including works by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Andrea Zittel, and Wolfgang Tillmans, the exhibition is currently on show at the New Museum through May 26, 2013, presented by Andrea Rosen Gallery.
Source - New Museum
Billy Childish at Lehmann Maupin13/03/2013
A new show of paintings by Billy Childish will be in display at New York gallery Lehmann Maupin from 28 March to 27 April 2013.
The show will feature recent works by the British artist, who is also known for having recorded over 100 LPs, and has had five novels as well as over 40 volumes of poetry published.