Galleria Continua presents a solo show by widely acclaimed British artist, Antony Gormley, in its Beijing space. For the artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery, the site-specific installation, Host, floods the central spaces of its interior to a depth of 23 centimetres. Approximately 95 cubic metres of clay from Beijing’s Changping district and seawater from the nearby Tianjin Coast will be mixed at a ratio of 50:50. The experience of the work is not only visual, but sensate: the viewer is invited to stand at one of the three thresholds leading into the space.
Antony Gormley, Galleria Continua, Beijing
Joan Miró, Galerie Gmurzynska
Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich begins its autumn season with a comprehensive showcase of pieces by the renowned avant-garde painter Joan Miró.
Physical Manifestations of Information, Merseyside’s Leo Fitzmaurice wins Northern Art Prize
The fifth annual Northern Art Prize, worth £16,500, has been won by Merseyside-based artist Leo Fitzmaurice, it was announced at Leeds Art Gallery.