Weekly World Wide Exhibition Round Up

27 January – 3 February 2015

YOUR GUIDE TO THE ART WORLD

WE HAVE ROUNDED UP A SELECTION OF UPCOMING SHOWS FOR YOU TO SEE BROUGHT TO YOU IN A REGULAR WEEKLY SNAPSHOT.

We have rounded up a selection of upcoming shows for you to see brought to you in a regular weekly snapshot 

 
In the coming week there is:
 
Sarah Sze
Victoria Miro
Mayfair: Opening 30 January – 14 March
Wharf Road: Opening 30 January – 28 March
 
United States representative at the 2013 Venice Biennial, Sarah Sze, is having her third solo show at the Victoria Miro gallery. Sze’s interest in art and architecture has formed into her acclaimed sculptural practice often working throughout gallery infrastructures, through walls, floors and ceilings. Her show at the Victoria Miro stretches all three main spaces utilising a myriad of everyday objects that put to question our relationships with memory, information systems and human behaviour. The Wharf Road Galleries features a reconfigured work previously produced in conjunction with Sze’s residency at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia. These include installations looking at the relationship between space, time, mass and perspective, summoning notions akin to Einstein’s general theory of relativity. At the Mayfair Gallery, a spread of small sculptures reveals Sze’s exploration of the often slippery nature of mapping, dissecting and understanding information.
 
http://www.victoria-miro.com/exhibitions/468/
 
Victoria Miro Mayfair
14 St.George Street
London
W1S 1FE
 
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The Violet Crab at DRAF
David Roberts Art Foundation
Opening 6 February – 2 May 2015
 
An extravagant and exciting new show looking at the culture of cabaret past and present. The Violet Crab, designed and directed by artist Than Hussein Clark brings together new commissions, live performances and works from the David Roberts Collection. By bringing together the ‘black box’ of traditional theatre to the ‘white cube’ of conventional galleries, The Violet Crab merges these two worlds, rearranging hierarchies relative to each respective heritage through a combination of subject, object and performance. The structures and architecture of the gallery is reconfigured in an exhibition where spaces become cloakroom, bar, stage and shadow theatre. Over sixty works from the David Roberts Collection features in this show inclucing many unseen works.
 
Private view: 5 February 2015, 7 – 9pm
 
http://davidrobertsartfoundation.com/projects/exhibition-the-violet-crab-at-draf-6-feb-25-apr-2014/
 
David Roberts Art Foundation
Symes Mews
London
NW1 7JE
 
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On Kawara – Silence
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Opening 6 February –  3 May 2015
 
The personal experience of the passage of time and space has been celebrated as Kawara’s most seminal works; as well as marking the rise of conceptual art. With the cooperation of the artist until his recent death, On Kawara – Silence for the first time brings together every category of Kawar’s output starting from 1964, such as date paintings (the Today series); postcards (the I Got Up series) and telegrams (the I Am Still Alive series) among others. The Guggenheim will also present Kawara’s famous One Million Years, a durational performance reciting dates from a vast ledger.
 
http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/exhibitions/upcoming/on-kawara-silence
 
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street)
New York
NY 10128-0173
 
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Ragnar Kjartansson: The End
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Opening 6 February – 29 March 2015
 
The winner of this year’s Derek Williams Trust Purchase Award and Art Mundi 6 International Exhibition and Prize nominee, Ragnar Kjartansson is opening his show at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. Known for his breathtaking live performative installation and video works replete with music, Kjartansson collaborated with Icelandic musician Davíð Þór Jónsson at The Banff Centre, Alberta to produce The End – a five channel video installation shot in the Rocky Mountains. The installation is synched with a single piece of mangled country music, which along with the video footage, was recorded in several pastoral and magnificant locations along Banff, Alberta. This show presents the beginning of a partnership between Kjartansson and MOCAD.
 
http://www.mocadetroit.org/upcomingexhibitions.html 
 
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
4454 Woodward Ave
Detroit
MI 48201
 
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2015 Random Access
Nam June Paik Arts Centre
Opening 29 January – 31 May 2015
 
Nam June Paik’s definition of an artist as ‘One who speculates about the future’ is taken as the cohesive theme among the new generation of twelve artists on show at the NJPAC. Each work asks what it is to be an artist at present using a variety of disciplines and forms.
 
Private view: 29 January 2015, 5pm
 
http://njpac-en.ggcf.kr/archives/exhibit/2015randomaccess?term=11
 
10 Paiknamjune-ro,
Giheung-gu, yongin-si,
Gyeonggi-do,
446-905
Korea
 
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India Art Fair
NSIC Exhibition Grounds
Opening 29 January – 1 February 2015
 
South Asia’s biggest art fair is opening it’s booths once again. It maintains itself as the leading stage for facilitating trade and dialogue in the region. The total feature of 85 exhibiting galleries and 90 booths brings together works of sculpture, painting, new media, performance art and installation art in a fair that displays a great breadth of variety while further establishing itself as one of the most important events in the art world calendar. A comprehensive programme extending through the indoor and outdoor fair space brings you a specially curated array of renown Indian and international artists.
 
http://www.indiaartfair.in/
 
NSIC Exhibition Grounds
New Dehli
110020
 
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Waqas Khan – Acoustics of Life
Galerie Krinzinger
Opening 30 January – 28 February 2015
 
2012 – 13 artist in residence at Krinzinger Projekte, Waqas Khan has his first solo show Acoustics of Life at Galerie Krinzinger. Khan executes a cultural amalgamation of traditional and contemporary drawing materials by using hand-made Wasli paper used since the 10th century in India and precision architectural pens to strike fine lines and dots. His work explores the perpetuation of time as a universal and transforming entity and sees to connect the energies of different lives using his dots as signifiers.
 
Private view: 29 January 2015 7pm
 
http://www.galerie-krinzinger.at/
 
Galerie Krinzinger
Seilerstätte 16
1010
Vienna
Austria