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5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See begins in Paris with a showcase of Fernell Franco’s personal work from Cali and continues with a photographic theme with a selection Horst P. Horst’s imagery from his time at Vogue, alongside lesser-known pieces.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Flavio Senoner

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Flavio Senoner

Flavio Senoner was longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 with Sonny Moved White Oblongs, a three-dimensional piece that is made from plaster and wood – specifically, burnt wood, which is a material with unusual characteristics. The Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries for the 2017 exhibition.

Erwin Wurm, Lost, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris

Erwin Wurm, Lost, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac presents Erwin Wurm’s Lost. The show features Wurm’s latest works, in which materiality played a significant role throughout the different steps of their conception.

Aesthetica Art Prize Selected Artists Announced for the 2016 Exhibition and Book

Aesthetica Art Prize Selected Artists Announced for 2016

The Aesthetica Art Prize shortlist and longlist have been announced, featuring 100 contemporary artists from around the world. The shortlist includes 10 artists whose work will be exhibited in York from 14 April to 29 May at York St Mary’s.

Maisons Fragiles, Hauser & Wirth, London

Maisons Fragiles, Hauser & Wirth, London

The themes of fragility, vulnerability and protection draw together selected works from nine artists in a group exhibition at Hauser & Wirth. Spanning 60 years of practice, featured artists include Louise Bourgeois, Roni Horn, and Richard Serra.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist Bruce Aitken

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist Bruce Aitken

Bruce Aitken’s mechanical piece Clock 12.41 was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015. Continuing the tradition of the long case clocks, Aitken makes weight-driven, pendulum-regulated clocks: rotating wooden wheels controlled by gravity. The hands mark the rotation of the world in the usual way – 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson pays homage to Italian photographer Ugo Mulas and Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery provides a platform for textile designer Tibor Reich’s pioneering career.

Simon Starling, Nine Feet Later, The Modern Institute, Glasgow

Simon Starling, Nine Feet Later, The Modern Institute

Simon Starling has been revisiting the history of forms and objects for two decades, creating installations, films, photographs and sculptures that unearth connections across space and time.

India Art Fair 2016, New Dehli

India Art Fair, New Dehli

India Art Fair returns to New Delhi from 28-31 January. Founded in 2008, the event is a crucial platform for the visual artists working in the region, and builds bridges between its creative community and a multitude of international markets.

5 to See This Weekend

5 to See This Weekend

This week’s 5 to See pays homage to the great makers and movements of the 20th century. David Zwirner dedicates a show to Light and Space pioneer Doug Wheeler and Lisson Gallery provides a survey on the interdisciplinary nature of drawing.

Interview with Natasha Hoare, Dialogues Curator, London Art Fair

Interview with Natasha Hoare, Dialogues Curator, London Art Fair

London Art Fair returns for its 28th edition this week with a host of special talks and gallery sectors. We speak to guest curator Natasha Hoare about the 2016 Art Projects exhibitors.

Digital Artists FIELD.io Discuss Lumiere London Installation Spectra-3, Kings Cross

Interview: Digital Artists FIELD.io, Lumiere London

FIELD digital art studio co-founder Vera-Maria Glahn talks to us about creating their immersive, audio-visual radio telescope-inspired artwork, Spectra-3, for the recent Lumiere Festival in London.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 to See navigates through an ocean of January blues and steers a journey into intimate explorations of the self. Highlights include Steve McQueen, Ciara Phillips and Saatchi’s all-female show.

Lumiere London 2016

Lumiere London 2016

Lumiere London, the largest light festival to hit the capital, is set to illuminate four winter evenings this January. The event features 3D projections, interactive installations and pioneering light works.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Open for Entries

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Open for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 is now open for entries, presenting a unique opportunity for emerging and established artists around the world to showcase their work to a wider, international audience. Prizes include publication. an exhibition for shortlisted artists, and up to £5,000 courtesy of Hiscox.

The Museum of Innocence, Somerset House, London

The Museum of Innocence, Somerset House, London

Created by the Nobel Prize-winning novelist Orhan Pamuk as a physical manifestation of his text by the same name, The Museum of Innocence is relocating from its Istanbul base to Somerset House.

KAWS, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

KAWS, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

For the first UK museum exhibition by the renowned American artist KAWS, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is showing over 20 works inside the Longside Gallery and outside in the grounds of the park itself.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The New Year is a time to revitalise a new you and to explore new ways of thinking. Our top five choices for this week cover a spectrum of concepts into what it is to be human in the present day.

Art Dealer Theo Waddington Discusses Hoyland, Caro, Noland at Pace Gallery, London

Art Dealer Theo Waddington Discusses Hoyland, Caro, Noland at Pace Gallery

Pace London is currently exhibiting works by John Hoyland, Anthony Caro and Kenneth Noland, celebrating the friendship, connections and mutual influence between the three artists.

5 To See in 2016

5 To See in 2016

The New Year is the ideal moment to plan ahead and discover what’s new. An inspiring array of shows are igniting the way in the art world, from Not Vital at YSP to Daniel Buren at BOZAR.

Brian Griffiths; Bill Murray: a story of distance, size and sincerity

Brian Griffiths; Bill Murray, BALTIC

The vast space of BALTIC’s Level 4 gallery provides the venue for a solo exhibition by Brian Griffiths that plays with scale, size and the idea of measurement. Bill Murray: a story of distance, size and sincerity takes inspiration from the contrast between interior life and public image.

Shirazeh Houshiary: Through Mist, Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong

Shirazeh Houshiary, Through Mist, Lehmann Maupin, HK

Shirazeh Houshiary’s paintings, sculptures and animations play with binaries such as transparency and opacity, presence and absence, materiality and intangibility, and light and darkness.

Susan Philipsz, War Damaged Musical Instruments, Tate Britain

Susan Philipsz, War Damaged Musical Instruments, Tate

As part of its ongoing commemorations of the centenary of the First World War, Tate Britain presents a new sound installation by the Turner prize-winning artist Susan Philipsz.

Mat Collishaw, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall

Mat Collishaw, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall

For his largest UK show yet and his first in a UK public gallery for a decade, British artist Mat Collishaw is exhibiting sculpture, photography, film and installation at New Art Gallery Walsall.

Florian Roithmayr: with, and, or, without. Camden Arts Centre

Florian Roithmayr: with, and, or, without

Florian Roithmayr presents a new body of sculptural works at London’s Camden Arts Centre which observe and reflect upon the material transformations that take place in any process of making. Roithmayr is interested in the unexpected gestures that occur in the interstice between mold and cast.

Julian Charrière: For They That Sow The Wind at Parasol Unit, London

Julian Charrière: For They That Sow The Wind at Parasol Unit, London

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London, presents Julian Charrière: For They That Sow the Wind, which will include sculpture, performance, installations, photographs and film.

Top 10 Exhibitions in 2015

Top 10 Exhibitions in 2015

As the festive celebrations begin and 2015 comes to a close, we take a look at a year in the world of art and culture: from major retrospectives of the work of renowned innovators to new shows highlighting the progression of creative genres.

Nari Ward, Sun Splashed, Pérez Museum of Art, Miami

Nari Ward, Sun Splashed, Pérez Museum of Art, Miami

This extraordinary display is the largest exhibition of Nari Ward’s found object sculptures and installations to date, including works from the 1990s to today, alongside photography, video, and collage.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s offering promises new perspectives on people, places and things. In Paris, Shen Yuan examines social phenomena in a different light, and in Beijing, Matjaž Tančič showcases a series of 3D portraits from North Korea at Pékin Fine Arts.

Modern Japanese Design, Manchester Art Gallery

Modern Japanese Design, Manchester Art Gallery

To celebrate the re-opening of its newly restored Design Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery is presenting fashion, furniture, lighting, ceramics, glass, and jewellery created in Japan over the past 50 years.

Interview with Mads Christensen, Lightwaves 2015, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester

Interview with Mads Christensen, Lightwaves 2015, Salford Quays

Lightwaves is a free digital light festival taking place at Salford Quays, Greater Manchester until 27 December. We speak to artist Mads Christensen about his commissioned piece Cathedral of Mirrors.

Pop Art Design, Museum of Contemporary Arts Chicago

Pop Art Design, Museum of Contemporary Arts Chicago

The legacy of Pop Art resonates in almost every aspect of our daily surroundings and MCA Chicago is exposing this in upcoming exhibition, Pop Art Design, in collaboration with Vitra Design Museum.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

We explore how the past continues to shape and influence the present with a line-up of exhibitions featuring influential work by Sammy Slabbinck, Yoko Ono, Helmut Newton and others.

In Conversation with Sculptor Merete Rasmussen, Pangolin Gallery, London

Interview: Sculptor Merete Rasmussen, Pangolin Gallery

Pangolin London presents Merete Rasmussen: Bronze and Ceramic. Known for her signature abstract ceramics, this exhibition explores a new departure for Rasmussen in the form of bronze works.

David Altmejd: The Flux and The Puddle, Louisiana

David Altmejd: The Flux and The Puddle, Louisiana

Canadian artist David Altmejd has created a museum within the museum: a 50m2 installation piece comprising figures and objects formed from wax, mirrors, plaster and other materials.

Art Basel Miami Beach 2015

Art Basel Miami Beach 2015

Art Basel heads to the U.S. for its highly popular Miami Beach event, bringing together a total of 267 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Takashi Hamaguchi’s Dissidents reveals the neglected aesthetic dimension of photojournalism and Agnieszka Kurant’s short film Cutaways bridges conceptual art and real-world issues, proving that the two are not so far removed after all.

SCOPE Miami Beach 2015

SCOPE Miami Beach 2015

Attracting over 45,000 visitors each year, SCOPE Miami caters for seasoned tastemakers looking for the latest innovations in contemporary art. This year’s 15th anniversary edition will welcome 120 exhibitors from 22 countries and 57 cities.

Review of Cerith Wyn Evans at White Cube Bermondsey, London

Cerith Wyn Evans at White Cube Bermondsey, London

We review Cerith Wyn Evans’ new neon sculptures at White Cube, Bermondsey, an interrogation of the world around us, which create moments of rupture within existing structures of communication.

Wonder, Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C

To celebrate the reopening of the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery, the institution has invited nine contemporary artists to transform its interior into an engaging and immersive artwork.

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