COLORFUL REOPENING AT LISSON GALLERY IN NYC

Lisson Gallery reopened its New York galleries with an exhibition of 17 of its artists, exploring chromatic themes in their work as well as the aesthetics and emotions related to color – towards an attempt at perceptual recalibration. This group exhibition looks at re-setting and re-establishing our habits of looking at art, focusing on the…

Liu Xiaodong: Spring in New York

Liu Xiaodong, the usually itinerant Chinese painter, has been situated in New York City under lockdown since the middle of February, unable to travel back to his home in Beijing. From a small New York apartment, the artist has made a series of watercolour paintings documenting the changing landscape of the city over the past…

RICHARD LONG AT LISSON GALLERY

For his first exhibition at Lisson Gallery in New York, Richard Long presents a selection of works which illustrate the four key facets of his practice — sculpture, photography, text work and mud works — and their symbolic significance. Renowned for his travels and ability to transform a journey into a work of art, Long…

JOAN MITCHELL AND GRACE HARTIGAN AT TIBER PRESS

Anders Wahlstedt Fine Art is presenting  an exhibit of silkscreen prints by Joan Mitchell and Grace Hartigan during their time at the Tiber Press in the late 1950’s. On view are some rare proofs by Joan Mitchell and prints by Grace Hartigan from “Salute”, a collaboration between the artist and poet James Schuyler. Also on…

RICHARD SERRA — REVERSE CURVE

Weight is a value for me—not that it is any more compelling than lightness, but I simply know more about weight than about lightness and therefore I have more to say about it, more to say about the balancing of weight, the diminishing of weight, the addition and subtraction of weight, the concentration of weight,…

LOUISIANA SUITE

Kasmin presented an exhibition of seminal work by Keith Sonnier at the gallery’s flagship space in Chelsea, New York, on view till January 11, 2020. Large-scale works from the ongoing series Ba-O-Ba, which the artist began in 1969, utilize large panes of glass and Sonnier’s signature neon tubing in an abstract composition that forms a confluence…

BILL TRAYLOR

David Zwirner present works by Bill Traylor (c. 1853–1949) from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation and Family Collections. Organized in collaboration with the Foundation, the exhibition offers a comprehensive look at the self-taught artist’s distinctive imagery, which mixes subjects and iconography from the American South with a strong formalistic treatment of color, shape, and surface. As…

THE HIKERS

Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present ‘The Hikers,’ an exhibition of recent works by American artist Rashid Johnson. The exhibition brings together ceramic tile mosaics, collaged paintings, and a largescale sculpture that address Johnson’s recurring interest in currents of anxiety and escapism created by the political and social turmoil felt across the United States…

TWO PAINTINGS — WORKS BY JAMES ROESENQUIST

Kasmin in cooperation with the Estate of James Rosenquist and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (London, Paris, Salzburg), is pleased to announce an exhibition of two important paintings by James Rosenquist. On view at the gallery’s flagship 509 West 27th Street location, both works—Joystick (2002) and The Geometry of Fire (2011)—reflect Rosenquist’s lifelong fascination with space, real and imagined, and…

SMALL SPHERE AND HEAVY SPHERE

Pace Gallery is pleased to inaugurate its new global headquarters in Chelsea, New York, with a major exhibition tracing the breadth of Alexander Calder’s innovative practice, leading up to his conception of the mobile in 1931—an unprecedented form of kinetic sculpture that radically altered the trajectory of modern art. Working in close collaboration with the…

SIMONE LEIGH ‘S BLACK FEMALE BUST ON THE HIGH LINE

For the inaugural High Line Plinth, Simone Leigh presents Brick House, a sixteen-foot-tall bronze bust of a Black woman. The torso is a combination of the forms of a skirt and a clay house. The figure will stand tall and monumental atop the Plinth, gazing resolutely down 10th Avenue. Brick House‘s head is crowned with an…

AMERIKA AT METRO PICTURES

Robert Longo’s Amerika marks the beginning of a two-part exhibition by the artist and is a continuation of his Destroyer Cycle series, an investigation into the politics of power, futility, and aggression. Longo will open the second part of the exhibition, Fugitive Images, in November at Metro Pictures. Amerika consists of three large-scale works that…