The Aspen Art Museum exhibition will be a tightly curated survey that re-presents a series of pivotal exhibitions from the nineties. For more than two decades, New York–based artist Jack Pierson has been using the visual languages of photography, painting, sculpture, and drawing to examine intimate and emotional aspects of everyday life. Gaining recognition alongside a group of photographers known as the Boston School—including David Armstrong, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Nan Goldin, and Mark Morrisroe, among others—Pierson explores the cultural construction of identity, including how we see and, ultimately, how others see us.
Today was the dedication of the New York City AIDS Memorial and the city-wide World AIDS Day ceremony. The Memorial project was launched in 2011 to recognize and preserve the history of the AIDS crisis through the creation of a memorial to honor New York City’s 100,000+ men, women and children who have died from AIDS, and to commemorate and celebrate the efforts of the caregivers and activists who responded heroically to the crisis. The memorial includes a text-based piece by Jenny Holzer which excerpts "Song of Myself" by Walt Whitman.
Please join us for a panel discussion on Joan Mitchell with Mark Rosenthal, Joyce Pensato, and Louise Fishman, moderated by Phong Bui on Thursday, November 3, from 6-8 PM.
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
In an artistic career spanning seven decades, Louise Bourgeois (1911, Paris – 2010, New York) created a unique body of work in a wide range of form, material and scale. This exhibition is the first to concentrate on the "Cells" series and includes the largest number of "Cells" presented to date. It will also include important works from previous decades that led to the development of this body of work. The exhibition has been organized by Haus der Kunst, Munich in collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
Congratulations to Lynda Benglis who received an honorary degree from Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece.
LOUISE FISHMAN in conversation with DAVID SALLE at 192 Books
Thursday, May 19, 7:00 PM
Louise Fishman discusses her eponymous monograph with fellow artist David Salle in a conversation about her work and five-decade career. The catalogue, Louise Fishman, accompanies a major retrospective of the artist’s work currently on view at the Neuberger Museum of Art as well as a concurrent exhibition of her work at the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.
Louise Fishman: A Retrospective, curated by Helaine Posner, opens at the Neuberger Museum of Art on April 3 and will be on view through July 31, 2016. The show will travel to the Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, September 30–December 22, 2017. A survey of Fishman's small-scale work, organized by Ingrid Schaffner, will be at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia from April 29–August 14, 2016. The retrospective will be accompanied by a multi-essay, monograph on the artist published by DelMonico Books/Prestel.
Cheim & Read congratulates Sean Scully on being the recipient of this year's, Harper's BAZAAR ART China art prize for International Artist of the Year. Harper's BAZAAR ART promotes artistic dialogue between the east and the west.
Scully will open his second major retrospective exhibition in China on April 8 at the Museum of the Nanjing University of the Arts. Persistence and Resistance will tour China for a year and will travel to the Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou (opening September 6) and to the Hubei Museum of Art in Wuhan (opening January 10, 2017). Curated by Philipp Dodd.
Thursday, February 25, from 6:30-8:00 PM
In conjunction with the exhibition, Al Held: Black and White Paintings 1967−1969, the gallery will host a panel discussion. Panelists include Alex Bacon, Phong Bui (moderator), Odili Donald Odita, Judy Pfaff, Irving Sandler and Elisabeth Sussman.
In celebration of the new book, Mumbling Beauty Louise Bourgeois, photographer and Bourgeois's friend Alex Van Gelder offers a revealing account of his intimate project photographing the legendary artist. The presentation is followed by a conversation with Bourgeois's longtime friend Jerry Gorovoy about the challenges and surprises of collaborating with a complex artist as well as Alex Van Gelder's other projects. The conversation is moderated by Arezoo Moseni.
Lynda Benglis in the Samdani Art Foundation's third edition of the Dhaka Art Summit from February 5 to 8, 2016. A solo project of Benglis's recent work curated by the Artistic Director, Diana Campbell Betancourt will be on view.
Jack Pierson in Pure Romance: Art And The Romantic Sensibility at the Redfern Gallery, London. This group show traces the development of a romantic sensibility in paintings, photographs and works on paper dating from the 1920s to the present-day. Curated by Dr. Ian Massey. February 2 - February 27, 2016.