Ekrem Yalçindag: Impressions from the Streets, Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey

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Ekrem Yalçindag, Impressions from the Streets, 2010 Oil on canvas 79 inches diameter February 15 – April 19, 2011 After a break of four years Ekrem Yalcindag (1964), who has come up with his large sized wall paintings at Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen and Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, can be viewed in Istanbul, with his second personal exhibition in Dirimart; “Impressions from the Streets.” The name of the exhibition emphasizes the artist’s interest in […]

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Joan Grubin: Propositions in Paper, Tomasulo Art Gallery, Union County College, Cranford, NJ

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Joan Grubin, Equinox, 2010 Acrylic on paper 27 x 30 inches March 11 – April 16, 2011 Solo exhibition in which the artist will animate the gallery space with an installation that draws on her signature use of fluorescent paint to create work in paper that is mysterious, playful, and optically disorienting.

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Pedro Cabrita Reis: One After Another, A Few Silent Steps, Museum Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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Pedro Cabrita-Reis, I Dreamt Your House Was a Line, 2003 February 24 – May 22, 2011 One after another, a few silent steps will be Cabrita Reis’ first retrospective show in Belgium. It is the most comprehensive survey of the Portuguese artist’s works to date, and brings together about sixty works dating from 1985 until 2010, sculptures, paintings, photographs and installations. Alongside loans from museums and private collections, the exhibition also includes new works conceived […]

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Hollerer/Marte: Do We Need to Have An Accident?, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria

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Work by Clemens Hollerer March 11 – May 15, 2011 The exhibition Hollerer/Marte brings together Austrian filmmaker and performance artist Sabine Marte (*1967) – winner of last year’s Diagonale prize for innovative filmmaking – and internationally acclaimed Austrian sculptor Clemens Hollerer (*1975). They share a conceptual approach to deconstructing existing situations and an interest in the conditions and effects of a medium. This is the 5th collaborative project with Diagonale, and once again the format […]

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Treffpunkt, Hamish Morrison Gallery, Berlin, Germany

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Installation view. January 28 – February 26, 2011 Hamish Morrison Galerie is delighted to start its 2011 programme with the group exhibition Treffpunkt. The show brings together several of the gallery’s artists, drawing overlooked connections between them and illustrating the ways in which different traditions and ideas collide within their practices. Judy Millar’s (NZ) paintings seem, at first glance, to have their roots in Abstract Expressionism. However, Millar’s gestural marks are in fact a means […]

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JUX: New Painting by Andy Spence and Colin Thomson, Storefront, Brooklyn, NY

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Installation view. February 25 – March 20, 2011 STOREFRONT (16 Wilson Avenue, Brooklyn) presents a new exhibition titled JUX: new painting by ANDY SPENCE + COLIN THOMSON. JUX is an exhibition that brings together, or juxtaposes, two seasoned New York painters in a lively exhibition to examine and consider their diverse treatment of subject, color, drawing, and editing. While both Andy Spence and Colin Thomson paint abstractly, their methods and results could not be more […]

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Rachel Beach: Gather-er, Blackston, New York, NY

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Rachel Beach, Rise, 2011 Aluminum, reclaimed wood, and acrylic 36 x 26 x 9 inches February 20 – March 27, 2011 Blackston is pleased to present Gather-er, an exhibition of new large and mid-scale sculptures by Rachel Beach. Beach’s first solo show at Blackston comprises one large-scale grid-like sculpture constructed of reclaimed wooden beams and painted plywood, in addition to smaller sculptural works of geometric columns constructed of wood, aluminum and a variety of painted […]

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The Parallax View, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view. February 10 – March 19, 2011 Lehmann Maupin announces The Parallax View, an exhibition of significant works exploring observation as conflict, curated by Manuel E. Gonzalez. On view 10 February – 19 March, 2011, the Chelsea exhibition features works by Teresita Fernández, Dan Flavin, Gego, Mary Heilmann, Eva Hesse, Robert Irwin, Agnes Martin, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, and Robert Smithson, all acclaimed artists who confront traditional notions of space, light and the nature […]

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Bridget Riley: Paintings and Related Work 1983 – 2010, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

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Bridget Riley, Arcadia 3 (wall painting), 2009 Graphite and acrylic 68 x 147 inches February 12 – April 16, 2011 Bridget Riley may be best known for her optical black and white paintings – now synonymous with the 1960s – but in the stunning colour work that followed she continued her exploration of perception through the relationship between structure and colour. Galerie Max Hetzler is proud to present a small retrospective of this major British […]

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Robert Zandvliet: Pier and Ocean, Peter Blum, New York, NY

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Robert Zandvliet, Beach, 2010 Egg tempura and charcoal on paper 91 x 60 inches February 3 – March 26, 2011 Peter Blum is pleased to announce Pier and Ocean, a solo exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Robert Zandvliet opening Thursday, February 3rd at Peter Blum Soho, 99 Wooster Street, New York. There will be a reception for the artist on Thursday, February 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. This will be […]

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Back to Basics: Festival international d’art non-objectif, Moulins de Villancourt, Pont de Claix, France

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Installation view February 14 – April 5, 2011 Artists include: Pam Aitken (au) Christoph Dahlhausen (de) Caroline de Lannoy (be/uk) Matthew Deleget (us) Daniel Göttin (ch) Billy Gruner (au) Brent Hallard (jp/us) Clemens Hollerer (a) Andrew Huston (us) Sarah Keighery (au) Roland Orépük (fr) Charles Payan (fr) Jacek Przybyszewski (pl/fr) Paul Raguenes (fr) Giles Ryder (au) Sato Satoru (jp/fr) Karen Schifano (us) Bogumila Stroja (pl/fr) Tilman (de) Richard van der Aa (nz/fr) Jan van der […]

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Kris Scheifele: Cast, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

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Kris Scheifele, Window Contortion, 2010 Acrylic paint and acetate 41 x 18 x 3 inches February 18 – March 20, 2011 My most recent project is a series entitled The Contortions. Each piece is made entirely of layer upon layer of acrylic paint. The paint is applied methodically to a wooden panel support until it reaches a thickness of up to a half-inch. Then, it is pulled up from the support and cut with a […]

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Riposte: Four Responses to Abstraction, Stedelijk Museum’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

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Installation view February 26 – May 15, 2011 Marius Lut, Jan van der Ploeg, Esther Tielemans and Evi Vingerling How does the most recent generation of Dutch painters relate to the tradition – now stretching back a hundred years – of abstract painting? Can they make this idiom – rendered powerful and unambiguous by its clear forms and long history – their own, so that viewers find something in them other than repetition? Marius Lut, […]

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Kris Chatterson: New Paintings, Western Project, Los Angeles, CA

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Kris Chatterson, Blue Copper, 2011 60 x 66 inches February 19 – March 26, 2011 Western Project is proud to present the second solo exhibition of paintings by Kris Chatterson. Living and working in New York, the artist has created a body of work using printing, painting, digital imaging and iPhone drawings. Clipping and selecting gestures from previous prints, drawings and paintings, Chatterson excavates his past; a kind of digital surgery and recombination process. He […]

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Bill Bollinger: The Retrospective, Kunstmuseum Lichtenstein, Vaduz, Lichtenstein

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Bill Bollinger, Starrett-Lehigh Building, New York, 1970. February 4 – May 8, 2011 This exhibition of the radical plastic oeuvre of the American artist Bill Bollinger (1939-1988), who almost slipped into obscurity, will be the first of its kind since the 1970s. In the late 1960s, Bill Bollinger was one of the foremost sculptors of his time, routinely mentioned in the same breath as the likes of Bruce Nauman, Robert Smithson, Eva Hesse and Richard […]

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Adds Donna: Black Moon, Half/Dozen Gallery, Portland, OR

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Work by Adds Donna March 3 – April 23, 2011 Half Dozen is pleased to present Black Moon by Adds Donna. This is Adds Donna’s first exhibition in Portland, OR. During a radio interview on April 23rd, 2010, Dr. Mario Livio, a senior astrophysicist at the Hubble Space Telescope Science Institute, was asked a paradoxical question. “Are those pictures of nebulae actually pink and green?” Dr. Livio wavered in his response. First saying “yes,” then […]

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Jaan Poldaas: New Works, Birch Libralato, Toronto, Canada

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Work by Jaan Poldaas. February 5 – March 12 We are pleased to announce the gallery’s first solo exhibition of new paintings by Jaan Poldaas; whose show will also mark the artist’s first solo show of a new series of work in more than a decade. As heir apparent to Guido Molinari’s abstractionism, this body of work further separates him from the Canadian originator’s style of hard-edge; as always, Poldaas employs much more vibrant and […]

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Adrian Clement, Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

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Adrian Clement, Drawing No. 29 from Purple and Green Drawings Volume 1 10 x 8 inches February 24 – March 19, 2011 The first volume of Purple and Green Drawings were made using an iPad shortly after its release in 2010. The application used for drawing is called C64 and presents a number of restrictions, including a reduced color palette and rectangular as opposed to square pixels, giving the works a vintage video-game quality. Approximately […]

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Cary Smith: Splat, Feature Inc., New York, NY

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Cary Smith, Splat #17 (Cerulean), 2010 Oil on linen 36 x 36 inches February 16 – March 13, 2011 .splat is the most thing-like shape i’ve ever seen you use. how did it develop? The Splat paintings come directly out of my last body of work. I’m still painting the field around the shapes, using negative space to create the image. In those earlier paintings there were often biomorphic forms inside ovals or circles. There […]

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Bruno Querci, Aarte Studio Invernizzi, Milan, Italy

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Bruno Querci, installation view. February 17 – April 1, 2011 On Thursday 17 February at 6.30 pm a solo exhibition devoted to the artist Bruno Querci will open at A arte Studio Invernizzi. Designed to relate directly with the exhibition space, 17 works from the new “Infinitotraccia” cycle will be on show. “The surfaces painted in black and white by Bruno Querci”, writes Bruno Corà, “reveal all their radicalism and essentialism to the viewer. The […]

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Ceal Floyer, DHC/ART, Montreal, Canada

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Work by Ceal Floyer Ceal Floyer’s art displays a clarity of thought within elegantly concise presentations. Engaged and active viewing is typically required—and then rewarded—in the artist’s minimalist-conceptualist amalgams. Her work, which resonates in a gently philosophical manner long after the first encounter, often draws attention to neglected everyday objects and situations. Floyer thinks of her art as very self-reflexive: not necessarily about anything outside of the work itself, but focused instead on the context […]

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Tineke Bouma: Sings Very Softly, Kunstruimte 09, Groningen, The Netherlands

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Work by Tineke Bouma February 20 – March 26, 2011 A selection of the legacy of Tineke Bouma (1956-2009) with works from the period 1985 to 2007. The total work of Tineke Bouma is modest and the works themselves are usually not large. They show a special sensitivity often seen in the bright, sensuous colors and simplified forms. Colors and shapes that do not depict something visible. Tineke Bouma wanted – as she put it […]

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Gardar Eide Einarsson, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

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Gardar Eide Einarsson, Barricade (Stockholm), 2010 February 16 – June 12, 2011 In the spring Bonniers Konsthall presents a solo exhibition by internationally renowned artist Gardar Eide Einarsson, the 2011 Bonniers Konsthall Guest Artist. Gardar Eide Einarsson’s work is characterised by borrowing elements from art historical as well as contemporary sources such as graffiti and skateboard culture. Central topics in Power Has a Fragrance are authority and alienation. Drug lords and terrorists clash with police […]

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László Ottó: Bilder des Anfangs, dr. julius, Berlin, Germany

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Work by László Ottó February 18 – March 26, 2011 dr. julius | ap is pleased to present “Bilder des Anfangs” [Images of the Beginning] by Hungarian artist László Ottó, an exihibition which features recent paintings made from various shades of black pigment. The artist writes: “As a European my work is western, but at the same time I am consciously relating to East thought. Existential questions of life and death are the subject of […]

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Margaret Roberts, Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

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Margaret Roberts, Sunliner Seat Base (sink-side) Unprimed canvas 39 x 54 inches February 24 – March 5, 2011 Live in Your Art 2 The work uses the fixtures of the Sunliner caravan normally parked behind the Factory 49 showroom to make hybrid forms that acknowledge both their space of origin and the art space for which they are made. The caravan cupboards, bench, seat bases, wardrobe and water-tank are opened-out into the flat shapes typical […]

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Beat Zoderer: New Works, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Waterloo, Australia

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February  24 – March 19, 2011 Internationally famous Swiss artist Beat Zoderer returns to Australia and together with one of Sydney’s leading artists A.D.S. Donaldson they have installed ‘Working’ at thirtyseven degrees – Contemporary Fine Art Gallery. Beat Zoderer, who both, radically reworks readymade materials, often transforming everyday objects from a wide range of cultures into startling works of art is at the same time a sensitive and spectacular sculptor in the more formal sense. […]

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Kevin Finklea: THINGS WE SAID THAT WERE IMPORTANT BUT NOW FORGOTTEN, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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Kevin Finklea, A List of Things We Said We’d Do Tomorrow #19, 2009 Acrylic on poplar and plywood 14 x 4 x 5 inches February 26 – April 9, 2011 Pentimenti Gallery will present THINGS WE SAID THAT WERE IMPORTANT BUT NOW FORGOTTEN, a solo exhibition of new painted wooden works by Kevin Finklea. Finklea began this new series in October 2007, after his last exhibit with Pentimenti, with the purpose of creating tactile and […]

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Julian Hoeber, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, California

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Julian Hoeber, Execution Changes 21 (NS Q1 CJ LC), 2011 Acrylic on panel 50 x 36 inches February 5 – March 10, 2011 Blum & Poe is very pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Julian Hoeber. This is Hoeber’s fourth solo-presentation with Blum & Poe. Hoeber will be debuting The Execution Changes, a suite of new abstract paintings, alongside Endless Chair, a modular and infinitely expandable seating unit, and […]

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Douglas Witmer: Fruitville / The School Papers, AxD, Philadelphia, PA

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Work by Douglas Witmer February 25 – April 2, 2011 As a departure from his larger minimalist paintings, Douglas Witmer has two series of intimate, seldom seen works. In The School Papers, the cream color and vertical lines of grade school notepad paper play off painted geometric forms. In his second series, small, quirky yet contemplative assemblages of reclaimed pieces of wood, glue, paper and paint serve as artifacts of sorts from an idealized place […]

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Joop Haring: Two Dimensional & Three Dimensional Work, Gallery nine (9), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Joop Haring, Beijing Boogie Woogie, 2010 Synthetic material 69 x 128 inches February 19 – March 19, 2011 From February 19th until March 19th 2011 Joop Haring exhibits in Gallery nine (9) at Keizersgracht 552 in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). In this exhibition Joop Haring shows two-dimensional and three-dimensional work. Looking at the work of sculptor Joop Haring, one is primarily struck by the diversity in forums and his use of many different materials. Haring produces […]

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Pascal Grandmaison: Half of the Darkness, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg

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Installation view. Photo by Jessica Theis – Blue Box Design January 29 – May 1, 2011 After a series of exhibitions in Canada and in the USA, Pascal Grandmaison is given a first opportunity to expose his work in Europe thanks to this solo show at Casino Luxembourg. Videos and photographs by Pascal Grandmaison are centred on images and plunge the viewer into a world of refined forms that are to some extend deprived from […]

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Martín Pelenur: Working Premises, Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Miami, FL

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Martín Pelenur, S/T (X2, Y2), 2011 Blue crepe tape 32 x 32 inches February 12 – April 2, 2011 Alejandra von Hartz Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibition: ”Working Premises”, which will feature new Works by Martín Pelenur (Uruguay, 1977). This is the artist’s first solo show in the United States, and will take place from February 12 to April 2, 2011. Pelenur defines himself primarily as a painter and as a surfer. […]

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Fluid: Lynne Harlow, Marthe Keller & Rossana Martinez, Towson University, Towson, MD

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Rossana Martinez, All I Need is You, 2008 Installation view, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX February 11 – April 9, 2011 The 75th anniversary of the American Abstract Artists is in 2011, a democratic artist-run organization founded in 1936 to expand ideas and promote the exposure and understanding of abstract and non-objective art. To celebrate the anniversary of this historic organization, three artists members, Lynne Harlow, Marthe Keller, and Rossana Martinez will each create installations […]

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Aleana Egan: At Intervals, While Turning, The Drawing Room, London, United Kingdom

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Aleana Egan, laid flat, shrugwall, 2009 Mild steel, steel rods, split pins 130 x 150 x 1 inches February 3 – March 13, 2011 The Drawing Room is delighted to announce Aleana Egan’s first solo exhibition in London. Egan will make a new body of work in response to the architectural space and the immediate environs of the Drawing Room. Drawing forms the starting point of Egan’s work, with a sketchbook providing a repository for […]

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Walead Beshty: A Diagram of Forces, and Lázló Moholy-Nagy: Rediscovered Photography, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

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left: Walead Beshty, Transparency (Negative) [Kodak NC Color Film: May 8 – May 18, 2008 ORD/LHR LHR/IAD IAD/JFK LGA/DCA DCA/ORD], 2009 Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival ink jet print on Museo Silver Rag Paper right: László Moholy-Nagy, Xanti Schawinsky on a Bauhaus Balcony, late 1920s Photograph February 19 – May 1, 2011 This exhibition of the Los Angeles-based artist Walead Beshty (b. London, 1976) brings together works from the past ten years in a site-specific installation […]

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Carlos Cruz-Diez: Color in Space and Time, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX

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Installation view. February 6 – July 4, 2011 For more than five decades, Carlos Cruz-Diez (born 1923) has experimented intensively with the origins and optics of color. His wide-ranging body of work includes unconventional color structures, light environments, street interventions, architectural integration projects, and experimental works that engage the response of the human eye while insisting on the participatory nature of color. The MFAH and the Cruz-Diez Foundation, Houston, present the first large-scale retrospective of […]

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