Sarah Lucas – Nice Tits, 2011

Sarah Lucas, Nice Tits, 2011
Courtesy Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin.

Trondheim kunstmuseum reopens its main venue next to Nidaros Cathedral on April 22 with an exhibition of works from one of Europe’s most important collections of contemporary art, Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, shown for the first time in Norway at TKM.

Tauba Auerbach / Marvin Gaye Chetwynd / Roberto Cuoghi / Berlinde De Bruyckere / Trisha Donnelly / Francesco Gennari / Zoe Leonard / Sharon Lockhart / Sarah Lucas / David Medalla / Raymond Pettibon / Charles Ray / Wael Shawky / Cindy Sherman / Paul Thek / Rosemarie Trockel / Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

If on a Trondheim’s Night a Traveler…
Works From Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
April 22–December 30, 2017

Curator talk: April 23, with Stefano Collicelli Cagol

Trondheim kunstmuseum
Bispegata 7b / Trenerys gate 9
TKM Bispegata / TKM Gråmølna
7013 Trondheim
Norway

trondheimkunstmuseum.no

Stephan Doitschinoff – Coração Retíssimo, 2012

Stephan Doitschinoff, Coração Retíssimo, 2012 - Acrylic on canvas, 207 x 148 cm

Stephan Doitschinoff, Coração Retíssimo, 2012
Acrylic on canvas, 207 x 148 cm

As Above, So Below
Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics
April 13–August 27, 2017

​Featuring an exciting selection of modern masterworks and landmark contemporary art works by Hilma af Klint, Wassily Kandinsky, Steve McQueen, Bruce Nauman, Sigmar Polke, Cameron—many being shown for the first time in Ireland—and new commissions created specifically for this exhibition by Linder, Stephan Doitschinoff, Eoghan Ryan, Hayden Dunham and others.

IMMA — Irish Museum of Modern Art
Kilmainham
Royal Hospital, Military Road
Dublin
Ireland

www.imma.ie

Zhang Xiaogang – Identity Portrait 6 (Cyclist), 2003

Zhang Xiaogang Identity Portrait 6 (Cyclist), 2003

Zhang Xiaogang
Identity Portrait 6 (Cyclist), 2003
Offset lithograph in colors on Arches paper
23.75 x 21 x 1 in (60.33 x 53.34 x 2.54 cm)
Edition of 99
Signed in pencil on lower right, recto; numbered in pencil on lower left, recto

Esther Teichmann – Untitled from “Mondschwimmen”, 2015

Esther Teichmann, Untitled from “Mondschwimmen”, 2015

La Movida
A major new exhibition inspired by the cultural explosion of 1980s Madrid
April 14–July 17, 2017

This pioneering, contemporary group exhibition, takes the artistic and socio-cultural movement La Movida (literally “the movement”) of post-Franco Spain as its thematic heart. It is not an exhibition about the early 1980s in Madrid, it is an exhibition inspired by it. Using a historical movement as the curatorial basis of a contemporary group art show produces an effect much like a movement itself, contradictory, confusing, eclectic, invigorating and hopefully a little bit out of control.

Suddenly, or so it must have felt, the forbidden arenas of politics and sexuality were open season for public debate and creative communities. Excess, clubbing, drugs, artistic freedom, women’s rights, gay rights, pornography and more, all collided in an outpouring of freedom from suppression. An irrepressible desire for making up on lost time subsequently played out across the population through television such as La Edad de Oro (The Golden Age, 1983–85), and the films of Pedro Almodóvar.

The exhibition sets new commissions reacting to the movement alongside existing international works that explore major conceits of La Movida. 40 years since the transition to democracy, the exhibition and its related films, performance and literature present a re-imagining of a movement with a strong contemporary artistic and socio-political resonance today.

Artists featured are Oreet Ashery, Bruce LaBruce, Luis López Carrasco, Clara Casian, Alejandría Cinque, Jesse Darling, Patricia Esquivias, Paul Heyer, Derek Jarman, La JohnJoseph, Raisa Maudit, Chim↑Pom, Puppies Puppies, Linder Sterling, Esther Teichmann and Stefanos Tsivopoulos.

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Ai Weiwei – Skateboard Decks

Ai Weiwei skateboard decks designed for The Skateroom - Boards

Ai Weiwei skateboard decks designed for The Skateroom - Gallery

Ai Weiwei skateboard decks designed for The Skateroom - Ai Weiwei Portrait

Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei skateboard decks designed for The Skateroom

“I think there is a responsibility for any artist to protect freedom of expression.”
– Ai Weiwei

The Skateroom

Jeff Koons – Puppy Vase, 1998

Jeff Koons, Puppy Vase, 1998 - Limited Edition Artwork 001

Jeff Koons, Puppy Vase, 1998 - Limited Edition Artwork 002

Jeff Koons, Puppy Vase, 1998 - Limited Edition Artwork 003

Jeff Koons
Puppy Vase, 1998

Jeff Koons plays with ideas of taste, pleasure, celebrity, and commerce. “I believe in advertisement and media completely,” he says. “My art and my personal life are based in it.” Working with seductive commercial materials (such as the high chromium stainless steel of his “Balloon Dog” sculptures or his vinyl “Inflatables”), shifts of scale, and an elaborate studio system involving many technicians, Koons turns banal objects into high art icons. His paintings and sculptures borrow widely from art-historical techniques and styles; although often seen as ironic or tongue-in-cheek, Koons insists his practice is earnest and optimistic. “I’ve always loved Surrealism and Dada and Pop, so I just follow my interests and focus on them,” he says. “When you do that, things become very metaphysical.” The “Banality” series that brought him fame in the 1980s included pseudo-Baroque sculptures of subjects like Michael Jackson with his pet ape, while his monumental topiaries, like the floral Puppy (1992), reference 17th-century French garden design.

Jeff Koons website

Mustafa Hulusi – Exstacy Almond Blossom 8

Mustafa Hulusi (B. 1971)
Exstacy Almond Blossom 8 (L)

Signed, titled and dated ‘MUSTAFA HULUSI EXSTACY ALMOND BLOSSOM 8 (L), 2008 M Hulusi’ (on the overlap of the right part)
Oil on canvas, in two parts
Each: 96 1/8 x 64in. (244 x 162.5cm.)
Painted in 2008

Barkley L. Hendricks – Lawdy Mama, 1969

Barkley L. Hendricks
Lawdy Mama, 1969
Oil and gold leaf on canvas, 53 3/4 x 36 1/4 in.
The Studio Museum in Harlem
Gift of Stuart Liebman, in memory of Joseph B. Liebman

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988) – Untitled, 1982

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988)
Untitled, 1982
Oil stick on paper
42⅝ × 30 in (108.3 × 76.2 cm)
Estimate: £1,000,000–1,500,000

From the collection of Adam Clayton from U2. This work is offered in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 7 March at Christie’s London.

Christie’s

Everything Falls Faster Than an Anvil – Curated by CHEWDAY’S

Everything Falls Faster Than an Anvil
Curated by CHEWDAY’S
Catharine Ahearn / Alistair Frost / Philip Guston / Ella Kruglyanskaya Tala Madani / Yoan Mudry / Marlie Mul / Yoshitomo Nara / Claes Oldenburg / Oliver Osborne / Carl Ostendarp / Torbjørn Rødland / Paul Thek / Peter Wächtler / John Wesley
8 May — 18 June, 2014
Pace Gallery, London

CHEWDAY’S

Jean‐Michel Basquiat – Beef Ribs Longhorn, 1982

Beef Ribs Longhorn, 1982
Jean‐Michel Basquiat
acrylic, oilstick, and paper collage on canvas mounted on tied wood supports
60 x 60 in. (152.4 x 152.4 cm)

Jean-Michel Basquiat – Beat Bop. Test Pressing, Version One, Volume One, 1983

Jean-Michel Basquiat
Beat Bop. Test Pressing, Version One, Volume One, 1983
Vinyl record with screenprint on the double-sided record jacket and label.
Tartown Record Co., New York, NY.
Overall 12.4″ x 12.4″ – 31.5 x 31.5 cm.

Jean-Michel Basquiat – Venus, 1982

Jean-Michel Basquiat
Venus, 1982

Xerox and acrylic on canvas
12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm.)
Executed in 1982
Est. 40 000 – 60 000 USD

Phillips New York

Gerhard Richter – Heiner Friedrich (nach einem Foto von Brigid Polk), 1970

Gerhard Richter
Heiner Friedrich (nach einem Foto von Brigid Polk), 1970

Offset lithograph in colors on smooth wove paper
Image: 15.75 x 12 in (40 x 31 cm)
Sheet: 16.8 x 12.4 in (42.5 x 31.5 cm)
Edition of 250
Signed, numbered, and stamped on verso

Paddle8

Yoko XXXV, 2012 – Don Brown

Don Brown
Yoko XXXV, 2012
Acrylic composite, gesso
130 x 35 x 27 cm

Almine Rech Gallery

Yoko XXXIV, 2012 – Don Brown

Don Brown
Yoko XXXIV, 2012
Acrylic composite, gesso
130 x 35 x 27 cm

Almine Rech Gallery

Laurent Grasso – Studies into the Past

Studies into the Past
Laurent Grasso, ADAGP, Paris 2012
Oil on oak panel
24.5 x 17.8 cm

Edouard Malingue Gallery

Irma Blank – Life Line

Irma Blank
Life Line
28 January – 18 March 2017

After Senza Parole (2013), P420 is pleased to present Life Line, a solo show by the artist Irma Blank (Celle, 1934) specifically created for the spaces of the gallery.

German by birth but residing in Italy since the late 1950s, Irma Blank lives and works in Milan. She has inherited the need to connect art and life from the avant-gardes, and especially the neo-avant-gardes of the mid-20th century. This criterion of measure emerges in Blank’s work since the end of the 1960s, in the form of silent aesthetic dedication. She has made writing the thread around which to develop and convey lengthy experience with a focus on gesture. All of Blank’s work is marked by the dialectic between writing and drawing, writing and painting. Paper, canvas, panel and book are the surfaces on which she creates and structures the relationship between sign and time; ink, ballpoint pen, watercolor, oils and acrylics are the tools Blank chooses to create the body of the work. Though always applying different approaches, the reference to writing and the space of the book is a constant in her creations, starting from the very first series of works; a writing that becomes universal, that is never to be read, but to be observed. Painting becomes reading, writing becomes image. An architecture of the unspoken and the in-between.

P420

Wong Ping – Doggy Love

Doggy Love, 2015
Wong Ping
Single-channel video animation 5 minutes 59 seconds

Eduard Malingue Gallery

Lola Dupré

Untitled with Andrei Burcea and Irina Radulescu for 99 Percent, 2016
Lola Dupré

Paper collage on panel, 8.2 x 11.7 inches, Signed and dated on reverse, £450

Buy at loladupre.com

Wong Ping – Prada Raw Avenue

Prada – Raw Avenue, 2015
Wong Ping

Single channel video animation 28 seconds.

Edouard Malingue Gallery

Kader Attia – Reason’s Oxymorons, 2015

Kader Attia
Reason’s Oxymorons, 2015
18 films and installation of cubicles
duration: variable, 13 to 25 minutes
55 x 262 x 468 inches (installed overall)
139.7 x 665.5 x 1188.7 cm
Edition of 3

Lehmann Maupin

Jack – Contemporary Arts TV

Jack
Contemporary Arts TV
January 25, 2017

www.jackarts.tv
www.fondazionemaxxi.it
#JackArtsTv

Summer in the North with Loredana – Beatrice Marchi

Summer in the North with Loredana by Beatrice Marchi
Hester, New York
Through February 5

George Condo – Panic Room, 2009

Panic Room, 2009
George Condo
Mixed media and collage on paper, 47 1/4 x 35 inches (120 x 88.9 cm)

Blek le Rat – Black Rat, 2005

Black Rat, 2005
Blek le Rat

Spray paint and stencil on canvas
Work: 40 x 40 x 2 cm (15.75 x 15.75 x 0.79 in)
Frame: 40 x 40 x 2 cm (15.75 x 15.75 x 0.79 in)
Stencil signed on lower right, recto; signed and numbered in black felt tip pen on verso

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Nychos – Lepus Pellis Os Omentum (Four Works), 2014

Lepus Pellis Os Omentum (Four Works), 2014
Nychos

Painted cast resin
10 x 5 x 8 in (25.4 x 12.7 x 20.32 cm) –
Dimensions apply to each

Paddle8

Invader – Aladdin Sane (Pinky), 2014

Aladdin Sane (Pinky), 2014
Invader

Screenprint in colors on 300gsm Somerset satin white paper
45 x 45 cm (17.72 x 17.72 in)
Edition of 65
Signed and dated in pencil on lower right, recto; numbered in pencil on lower left, recto

Paddle8

Mel Ramos – Gitanes Legeres

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Mel Ramos
Gitanes Legeres

Mel Ramos’s provocative, humorous paintings mix idealized nude women with the imagery of popular culture—Coca Cola bottles, movie posters, and the like. A prolific artist from his emergence in the 1960s onward, Ramos has often based his nudes on the female celebrities of the day, from Marilyn Monroe to Scarlett Johansson. His style references the sensuality and glossy flatness of pin-ups and Playboy spreads and has drawn the ire of feminists and art critics alike, despite Ramos’s assertion that his works are “apolitical”. Though clearly aligned with Pop art in his appropriation of imagery from mass media and consumer products, Ramos calls his practice rooted in Surrealism and its emphasis on “absurd conjunctions”—in his case, a beautiful nude woman emerging from a Snickers wrapper or lounging seductively in a banana split.

American, b. 1935, Sacramento, California, based in Oakland, California

Grin Reaper – Banksy

Banksy

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