DADAMAINO

Mendes Wood DM presented Dadamaino’s frst solo exhibition in New York City. The show closes today. Dadamaino (b. Emilia Maino, 1930 – 2004) was a protagonist of the post-war Milanese avant-garde. Though often perceived as a solitary character, she was also one of the most prominent women in major European art circles. Curated by Sofi [...]

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HISTORY REFUSED TO DIE — MAJOR EXHIBITION ON SOUTHERN FOLK ART

            The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 22 will open the exhibition  History Refused to Die: Highlights from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation Gift. This show includes 30 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and quilts by self-taught contemporary African American artists to celebrate the 2014 gift to The Met of works of [...]

ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE

    Gladstone Gallery is presenting an exhibition of historic works by Robert Mapplethorpe, curated by artist, Roe Ethridge. This marks the gallery's first solo presentation as the New York representative of the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Barbara Gladstone showed his work once before when she published the seminalFlowers portfolio in the early 1980s. Ethridge brings [...]

“Land: Zhang Huan and Li Binyuan” at MoMA PS1

Zhang Huan is the subject of a two-artist exhibition at MoMA PS1, Land: Zhang Huan and Li Binyuan. This exhibition juxtaposes videos and photographs of the early performances of Zhang Huan with those of recent performances by Li Binyuan to examine performance works by two Chinese artists of different generations that address the relationship between the [...]

MATTER IN MOTION

Claire Falkenstein: Matter in Motion, is a survey that will feature significant examples from the prolific oeuvre of Claire Falkenstein (American, 1908-1997). Celebrated for her exquisite structures of fused metal and glass, the exhibition will also include works in a range of media, from early ceramic and wood sculptures to seminal explorations in metal to [...]

NEW WORKS BY INKA ESSENHIGH

MILES McENERY GALLERY presents its first exhibition of recent paintings by Inka Essenhigh. The exhibition will open 19 April and will remain on view through 25 May 2018. A public reception will be held for the artist on Thursday 19 April from 6 to 8pm. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue with [...]

DAN FLAVIN IN DAYLIGHT OR COOL WHITE

  Dan Flavin: in daylight or cool white is being presented at the David Zwiner's Gallery on West 20th Street. The exhibition will examine Dan Flavin’s use of different variations of fluorescent white light, focusing on significant works from the 1960s. The title refers to Flavin’s seminal text “‘… in daylight or cool white.’ an autobiographical sketch,” [...]

REFRAME SAUDI

                       On the occasion of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia’s visit to the United States, the Misk Art Institute and the Misk Foundation is hosting a series of events that put a focus on educating and engaging millennials in tech, art, culture and more. This week kicked [...]

CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ARTIST YUE MINJUN

            I want the audience not to think of one thing or one place or one event. The whole world's the background. As I said, the viewer should not link this painting to Tiananmen. But Tiananmen is the catalyst for conceiving of this painting -- Artist response to his work [...]

DERRICK ADAMS PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE GREEN BOOK IN THE SANCTUARY EXHIBITION

Derrick Adams is a New York–based, multidisciplinary artist working in performance, video, sound, textile- and paper-based collage, and multimedia sculpture. His practice is rooted in deconstructivist philosophies such as the fragmentation and manipulation of structure and surface, and the marriage of complex and improbable forms. Through these techniques, Adams examines the force of popular culture [...]