Poul Gernes: Retrospective, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden

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Installation view. May 21 – August 21, 2011 Poul Gernes (1925–1996) was born in Copenhagen and lived in southern Sweden for thirty years. Until now his art has not been comprehensively presented in Sweden, although he is considered to be one of Scandinavia’s most significant artists. Yet Gernes has had a posthumous international break-through in recent years, not least because of the generous selection of his works at documenta 12 in 2007. This retrospective is […]

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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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Jon Pestoni & Zak Prekop, Lisa Cooley Fine Art, New York, NY

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Zak Prekop, Untitled, 2008 Pen and paper on canvas 25 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches September 9 – October 18, 2009 Lisa Cooley Gallery presents a two-person exhibition of abstract paintings by two artists, Jon Pestoni, from Los Angeles, and Zak Prekop, from Chicago. The paintings of Jon Pestoni and Zak Prekop have clear affinities – their separate practices arise from a conceptual foundation, but are executed with intellectual playfulness, subtlety, lightness and lyricism. Both […]

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Nasreen Mohamedi: Notes, Reflections on Indian Modernism, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

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Nasreen Mohamedi, untitled, undated Pen, pencil and ink on paper, 49.5cm x 69 cm Courtesy Glenbarra Art Museum Collection, Japan September 5 – November 15, 2009 Nasreen Mohamedi (1937–1990) was born in Karachi, (formerly India, now Pakistan) before moving to Mumbai. She travelled abroad to study, spending time in London at Saint Martin’s School of Art (1954–57) and in Paris. After extensive travels to Iran and Turkey in the 60s, she returned to India and […]

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Susan Hiller, Index the Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden

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February 4 – March 29, 2009 Curated by Denise Robinson and Mats Stjernstedt, Index presents the work of Susan Hiller with a focus on the installation Magic Lantern (1987) and Triplet (1991 – 2009). An influential figure in British and European art over the past four decades, Hiller’s work can be framed in terms of Arte Povera and Conceptual Art as well as her early history in anthropology, however it is her engagement with Surrealism – […]

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