Join us this Friday and Saturday, December 13 and 14, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, for a Holiday Book Sale at David Kordansky Gallery. Select publications and gifts will be discounted up to 30% for this season of joy and generosity. The sale will also be online at Shop.DavidKordanskyGallery.com through Thursday, December 19.
Don't miss our recent titles, including books by Matthew Brannon, Rashid Johnson, Anthony Pearson, Lesley Vance, and Mary Weatherford, plus posters and our new tote bags designed by Online Ceramics.
Jonas Wood, a new monograph published by Phaidon, is available now. The oeuvre-spanning volume features full-color reproductions of Wood's paintings and drawings, views into his studio, and essays by curator and writer Helen Molesworth and Ian Alteveer, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, plus a conversation between Wood and artist Mark Grotjahn.
The artist will sign copies at the MOCA Store at the Geffen Contemporary this Thursday, December 12 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
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Kathryn Andrews, Rashid Johnson, and Mary Weatherford are included in the new Rubell Museum's inaugural installation, on view December 4, 2019 through June 1, 2020. The new Rubell museum is located at 1100 NW 23rd Street in Miami, Florida. Free admission to the museum during Art Basel Miami Beach: Wednesday–Friday, December 4–6, 9:00 am–5:00 pm and Saturday–Sunday, December 7–8, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Jennifer Guidi is included in a new installation at The Bunker, presenting the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, in West Palm Beach, Florida. The exhibition opens on Saturday, December 7 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Rashid Johnson, Aaron Curry, and Jennifer Guidi are included in From Day to Day at the de la Cruz Collection. Hours during Art Basel Miami are Tuesday, December 3 through Saturday, December 7, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Andrea Büttner is included in the second annual Faena Festival The Last Supper, which opens December 2 and will be on view through Sunday, December 8. Büttner's video Little Sisters: Lunapark Ostia will be screened as part of the Open Air Cinema Series on Faena Beach Saturday, December 7, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm and again on Sunday, December 8, 6:00 pm–10:00 pm. The festival is curated by Zoe Lukov.
Torbjørn Rødland is included in Self-preservation (with or without applause) on view at Primary. in Miami December 2, 2019 – January 18, 2020. The exhibition is curated by A.G.
Betty Woodman and Simone Leigh are included in Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019, on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art through January 2021. The exhibition is curated by Jennie Goldstein and Elisabeth Sherman with Ambika Trasi.
David Kordansky Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in Art Basel Miami Beach, December 5–8, 2019 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Booth F17. The gallery is presenting works by David Altmejd, Markus Amm, Kathryn Andrews, Huma Bhabha, Will Boone, Matthew Brannon, Andrea Büttner, Aaron Curry, Fred Eversley, Jason Fox, Sam Gilliam, Lauren Halsey, Zach Harris, Evan Holloway, Rashid Johnson, William E. Jones, Simone Leigh, Tala Madani, Calvin Marcus, Chris Martin, Ivan Morley, Shahryar Nashat, Ruby Neri, Mai-Thu Perret, Tobias Pils, Torbjørn Rødland, Linda Stark, Ricky Swallow, Lesley Vance, Mary Weatherford, Michael Williams, Jonas Wood, and Betty Woodman.
Congratulations to Mary Weatherford for being honored at the 11th Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Distinguished Women in the Arts Luncheon.
David Kordansky Gallery is pleased to announce the launch of its new Online Viewing Room with Artists for Climate Action, a benefit exhibition with proceeds donated to nonprofit organizations fighting the causes of climate change on both the local and national levels. The show will open online on Monday, November 18 and remain on view through Friday, December 20, 2019. Access will be available through DavidKordanskyGallery.com, and sales inquiries can be made directly through the website’s portal.
Artists for Climate Action includes an exemplary array of works from artists represented by the gallery, many of which were produced especially for the exhibition. The artists featured in the gallery’s inaugural Online Viewing Room show include Kathryn Andrews, Huma Bhabha, Will Boone, Aaron Curry, Sam Gilliam, Lauren Halsey, Zach Harris, Rashid Johnson, William E. Jones, Tala Madani, Calvin Marcus, Chris Martin, Ivan Morley, Shahryar Nashat, Ruby Neri, Anthony Pearson, Torbjørn Rødland, Ricky Swallow, Tom of Finland, Lesley Vance, Michael Williams, and Jonas Wood.
Tala Madani will open exhibitions at the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo and Secession, Vienna. The exhibitions, featuring recent paintings and animated videos, mark the artist's first museum solo shows in Japan and Austria, respectively.
MAM Project 027: Tala Madani opens at the Mori Art Museum November 19, 2019, and will remain on view through March 29, 2020. The exhibition is curated by Reiko Tsubaki.
Shit Moms is on view at Secession November 23, 2019 through February 9, 2020. On Friday, November 22, Madani will give an exhibition talk with artist Mark Leckey at 6:00 pm, followed by an opening reception at 7:00 pm. Shit Moms will be accompanied by a forthcoming catalogue with a text by John C. Welchman.
Congratulations to Sam Gilliam, who is the honoree of the Dia Art Foundation's 2019 annual fall gala this Sunday, November 17 in New York City. A long-term exhibition of Gilliam's work is currently on view at Dia:Beacon.
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Kathryn Andrews is included in 'In Production: Art and the Studio System,' which opens at the Yuz Museum, Shanghai on November 7, 2019 and will remain on view through March 1, 2020. The exhibition, curated by Rita Gonzalez, is a collaboration between the Yuz Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Qatar Museums.
The Highway Hex, Will Boone's first museum solo exhibition, opens at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston on November 9, 2019 and will remain on view through February 16, 2020. An opening reception will be held Friday, November 8 from 6:30 pm until 9:00 pm. Boone will give an artist talk on Saturday, November 9 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The exhibition, curated by Patricia Restrepo, features all new works in a range of media created specifically for the presentation.
Lesley Vance, a new monograph, is available now. Lesley Vance is published by Gregory R. Miller & Co. and designed by Purtill Family Business, with texts by Douglas Fogle and a conversation between Vance and Amy Sherlock. This richly illustrated book documents paintings and watercolors made by the artist over the last seven years.
The artist will sign copies of the book at our table, A14, at the second annual Acid-Free Los Angeles Book Market this Saturday, November 2, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Acid-Free II is hosted at Blum & Poe.
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Betty Woodman and Sam Gilliam are included in With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972–1985, which opens at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles on October 27, 2019 and will remain on view until May 11, 2020. The exhibition is curated by Anna Katz with Rebecca Lowery.
Raid the Icebox Now with Simone Leigh: The Chorus, an exhibition curated by Simone Leigh and including works by Leigh and Huma Bhabha, among others, opens at the RISD Museum on October 18, 2019 and will remain on view until June 28, 2020.
Shahryar Nashat is included in You: Works from the Lafayette Anticipations Collection, which opens at Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris on October 11 and will remain on view until February 16, 2020. The exhibition is curated by Anne Dressen.
Tom of Finland and William E. Jones are included in Art & Porn which is on view at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen from October 5, 2019 through January 12, 2020. The exhibition, which traveled from ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, is curated by Rasmus Christian Stenbakken.
Sam Gilliam is included in Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art, which opens at the Baltimore Museum of Art on September 29 and will remain on view through January 19, 2020. The exhibition draws on the Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida Collection’s unparalleled holdings alongside highlights from the BMA’s growing collection of contemporary art and select loans. The exhibition is curated by Christopher Bedford, BMA Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director, and Katy Siegel, BMA Senior Research Curator and Thaw Chair at Stony Brook University.
Lauren Halsey is a recipient of the 2019 Painters & Sculptors Grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation.
Aaron Curry’s sculpture MUSHMIND will be on view in the Healing Garden at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles beginning this Sunday, September 22 through May 2021. The Healing Garden is free and open to the public year-round.
Torbjørn Rødland has been nominated for the 2019 Lorck Schive Kunstpris. Held every two years, the art prize is Norway’s biggest cultural award that honors artists working at the forefront of contemporary art. The Lorck Schive Art Prize exhibition opens on Saturday, September 21 at the Trondheim Kunstmuseum in Trondheim, Norway and features works by Rødland alongside the three additional finalists. The prize will be awarded to one of the four nominees on November 7, 2019. The exhibition will remain on view until January 19, 2020.
Anxious Audience, Rashid Johnson's first solo exhibition in Canada, opens at The Power Plant, Toronto on September 21, 2019 and will remain on view through May 10, 2020. The exhibition, featuring a new site-specific commission, is curated by Lauren Barnes.
Fifth Honeymoon, a traveling exhibition featuring recent photographs and video work by Torbjørn Rødland, will be on view at Kiasma, Helsinki from September 13, 2019 through January 5, 2020. This is the artist's first solo exhibition in Finland.
To purchase the catalogue accompanying Fifth Honeymoon, please click here.
A solo exhibition featuring the work of Pietro Roccasalva opens at Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch in Donaueschingen, Germany on September 13 and will remain on view through November 30, 2019. The exhibition is curated by Nila Weisser.
Start Begging, a solo exhibition featuring the work of Shahryar Nashat, opens at SMK — Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen on Thursday, August 29 and will remain on view through December 29, 2019. The exhibition will include a major video installation as well as a number of sculptures and other interventions.
A painting by Mary Weatherford is included in Feel the Sun in Your Mouth: Recent Acquisitions, which opens at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden on Saturday, August 24, 2019 and will remain on view through February 2020.
Anthony Pearson, the first comprehensive monograph dedicated to the Los Angeles-based artist's multi-faceted work, is available now. Anthony Pearson is designed by Mark Owens and published by Inventory Press, Los Angeles, with texts by the artist and Alex Klein, Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE'60) Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia.
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A long-term installation of Sam Gilliam's early works from the 1960s and 1970s opens at Dia:Beacon, New York on Saturday, August 10.
HEADROOM, a solo exhibition by Aaron Curry, opens at the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas on August 8 and will remain on view through July 31, 2020. The exhibition is curated by Rene P. Barilleaux.
Concerning Vietnam, the first monograph dedicated to Matthew Brannon's exploration of the Vietnam War, is available now. Featuring images of the artist's large-scale silkscreen prints, an essay by Veronica Roberts, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum of Art, and a conversation between Brannon and Mark Atwood Lawrence, Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin, Concerning Vietnam provides an expansive look at the multifaceted nature of a project the artist has pursued since 2015. The book was designed by Studio LHOOQ and published by Gregory R. Miller & Co. with David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles and Casey Kaplan, New York.
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