Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

Nairy Baghramian and Phyllida Barlow

The Serpentine Gallery in London presents Nairy Bagrhamian and Phyllida Barlow.  The exhibition features new and recent work by two contemporary artists exhibited together for the first time.  The Serpentine Gallery suggests Baghramian and Barlow represent ‘two positions on sculpture in the 21st century’.  The pairing of the two artists offers new insight into their respective sculptural practices. Baghramian and Barlow’s work is displayed separately,[…..]

Javier Vallhonrat

Acaso features a series of photographs which are the result of a four-year project by fashion photographer Javier Vallhonrat. The images largely differ from the hip and glossy fashion-related work he often realized for publications such as Vogue and the New York Times. The works exhibited at the Galleria Carla Sozzani -located at 10 Corso Como in Milan- explore the ways in which we tend[…..]

Kati Heck

German artist Kati Heck uses a unique synthesis of photorealism, illustration and painterly expression to create seemingly collaged paintings. Heck’s work is often auto-biographical and explores her personal experiences as well as elements of contemporary culture through outside references of pornography, architecture, art history and instruction manuals. The possible narratives in her work are influenced by comics, mystery novels and film and often contain people[…..]

Pierre Bismuth

Currently on view at the Mary Boone Gallery in both the Fifth Avenue and Chelsea locations as well as with Team Gallery in New York are works by premiere French conceptual artist Pierre Bismuth titled “One Size Fits All.” The artist is known for his deconstruction of cultural products and reconstitution of material in which his subjects undergo to reveal the structures of mass media[…..]

Darina Karpov

Artist Darina Karpov will open an exhibition titled “New Work” tonight at Pierogi Gallery in Brooklyn, N.Y. The drawings exhibited contain elements of both abstraction and figuration as forms take on multiple connotations. The organic compositions are comprised of images from art history and advertising and images archived from the artist’s life. These images are combined to create a mini-world of activity. Karpov was born[…..]