Gerhard Richter is recognised as one of contemporary art’s most important ﬁgures. The German artist, whose approach to art is classical, explored new relationships between painting and photography in the 1960s, pioneered new forms of abstraction in the 1970s and engaged in an erudite and innovative reinterpretation of various art history genres in the 80’s.
You might have seen Li Hongbo’s paper sculptures constructed from stacks of layered paper images around the web, but Kid Guy Collective in collaboration with the Klein Sun Gallery is documenting the artist’s sculptures in 240 frames per second video capturing the fine details of Hongbo’s work.
Ai Weiwei is putting on his largest one-man exhibition yet in Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau; Evidence. On 3,000 square metres in 18 rooms and the spectacular Lichthof, he will be displaying works and installations which were either designed for the Martin-Gropius-Bau or have not yet been shown in Germany. One of the highlights of the exhibition will be Stools – an installation of 6,000 stools jam packed in the museum’s atrium.
After her Holy Daughters project in India, Prune Nourry reflects upon gender preference in China; parents wishing to have a son. She infiltrates the local culture through the familiar symbol of the Terracotta Soldiers, by creating an army of 116 life-size Terracotta Daughters.
Kaputt is the first exhibition of the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan after his announced retirement during his 2011 Guggenheim retrospective. The show held at the Fondation Beyeler in Basel, Switzerland and focuses on a single ‘old’ piece, presented in a new way – ‘untitled’ of 2007 turns into a five horses installation, on view until October 6, 2013.
Richard Wilson is one of Britain’s most celebrated sculptors. He is known for his interventions in architectural space which draw heavily for their inspiration from the worlds of engineering and construction and are characterised by concerns with size and structural daring.
Held from 28TH March to 1st April, the fair invites Russia as guest of honour in 2013.
In 2013, Art Paris Art Fair is confirming its identity as the art event that focuses on the art scenes the East (Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia). With 74 newcomers to the fair, the 2013 selection brings profound changes and a notable expansion of its international dimension. This year, 20 countries are represented (compared to 16 in 2012) and a total of 43% of participants are from abroad.
Actress Tilda Swinton is performing the art of sleeping at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art.
She presents her one-person piece called “The Maybe”. In “The Maybe,” Swinton lies sleeping in a glass box for the day. The exhibit will move locations within the museum every time Swinton performs.
There is no published schedule for the piece, which will occur about a half dozen more times through the end of the year.