ANNOUNCEMENTS

James Cohan Gallery

April 28, 2017
Elias Sime, Tightrope: Symbolism and Confusion (detail), 2017. Reclaimed electronic components on panel, 63 3/8 x 157 3/8 inches.  Elias Sime, Tightrope: Symbolism and Confusion (detail), 2017. Reclaimed electronic components on panel, 63 3/8 x 157 3/8 inches. 

Elias Sime at James Cohan Gallery

James Cohan is pleased to announce the opening of Twisted & Hidden, an exhibition of new work by Ethiopian artist Elias Sime. This second solo exhibition at the gallery features large-scale, wall-mounted artworks constructed from a grid-like arrangement of panels encrusted with electronic parts. The show will be on view from April 28 through June 17 at James Cohan's Chelsea location.   Elias Sime's work is a meditation on connectivity... continue reading

Galerie Michael Schultz

April 28, 2017
Ahmet Güneştekin, Leda and Swan, 2017. Patchwork, hand-quilted, 180 x 240 cm. Photo: Ferhat Elik. Ahmet Güneştekin, Leda and Swan, 2017. Patchwork, hand-quilted, 180 x 240 cm. Photo: Ferhat Elik.

Ahmet Güneştekin at Galerie Michael Schultz

Curated by Christoph Tannert  In April 29, Galerie Michael Schultz will present the exhibition Sun Road by Turkish artist of Kurdish origin, Ahmet Güneştekin in Berlin. Sun Road manifests Güneştekin's talent in a variety of mediums, from optic and dimensional paintings and patchwork quilts to his most recent forays in sculpture, and shows the way he imagines ancient elements of mythologies and religions in an acutely intricate and bright... continue reading

The Danish National Art Library

April 28, 2017
Julie Sass, Performative collage- VOLUME RHYTHM MATTER dialogues, 2017. Photo: Torben Eskerod. Concept: Julie Sass. Julie Sass, Performative collage- VOLUME RHYTHM MATTER dialogues, 2017. Photo: Torben Eskerod. Concept: Julie Sass.

Book release and exhibition: Julie Sass at The Danish Art Library 

Brown on light yellow, magenta on light blue and turquoise on white are all facing the viewer as we enter The Danish National Art Library in central Copenhagen. We are faced with images before words. Visual artist Julie Sass has created a solo show at The Danish National Art Library to accompany her new artist book on abstraction. Continuing in the hallways, words emerge as a flow of an ongoing conversation that can be picked up, and sometimes... continue reading

REVIEWS

Mounir Fatmi’s “Inside the Fire Circle”
LAWRIE SHABIBI, Dubai
View of Mounir Fatmi's "Inside the Fire Circle," Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai, 2017.

by KEVIN JONES

“I don’t know what it’s like to be black in America,”(1) wrote the artist Dana Schutz in her protracted defense against calls for the removal and destruction of her painting Open Casket (2016). She was responding to mounting fervor over her rendition, included in the Whitney Biennial, of the mangled... continue reading

Donna Huanca’s “LENGUA DE BARTOLINA SISA”
TRAVESíA CUATRO, Madrid
View of Donna Huanca’s “LENGUA DE BARTOLINA SISA,” Travesía Cuatro, Madrid, 2016.

by JUAN CANELA

September 5, 1782. Bartolina Sisa, Aymara leader of the indigenous uprising against the Spanish in Bolivia, is brutally tortured, publicly humiliated, and killed by hanging. Her body is dismembered and, to prevent further rebellion, her head and extremities are exhibited at several locations known for their resilience. Bartolina Sisa has... continue reading

“Concrete Island”
VENUS, Los Angeles
View of “Concrete Island,” Venus, Los Angeles, 2017.

by TRAVIS DIEHL

Word on the street is they got the Crenshaw Cowboy. Into a gallery, that is. Anyone who has turned onto the westbound I-10 at Crenshaw Boulevard has likely noticed him, an itinerant junk-assemblage artist who shows his sculptures at the top of the onramp. He also gives advice on fame... continue reading

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