April 10, 2015: Court Okays Artist’s Secret Photographs of Neighbors & Turkey Builds an Underwater Museum


In New York …

Integer Overflow” opens at Causey Contemporary; Pratt MFA Exhibition opens at Pierogi; “Heike-Karin Foell, Marie Karlberg, : Strangers” opens at Company; “: Unbranded: A Century of White Women, 1915-2015” opens at Jack Shainman Gallery; “: Gouaches 1984-2015” opens at Karma; “Paolo Gioli: Volti” opens at Microscope Gallery; “Myth and Mutations” opens at REVERSE; “Heavy Metal” opens at Rhombus Space; “Matthew Connors, , : Politics” opens at Transmitter; “Andy Ness: Nothing Nice and Easy” opens at TSA; “Portraits from the École des Beaux-Arts-Paris,” “: The Brothers Grimm,” “Abdelkader Benchamma: Representation of Dark Matter,” “: Restless Guests,” and “Open Sessions 3” open at The Drawing Center.
A sculpture by Will Kurtz (foreground) and two paintings by Nicolas Sanchez (background) at Proto Gallery.

A sculpture by Will Kurtz (foreground) and two paintings by Nicolas Sanchez (background) at Proto Gallery.

On Saturday, April 11th, “BARELY IMAGINED BEINGS” opens at Proto Gallery; “Graham Nickson: Spectrum” opens at Betty Cuningham Gallery; “: If there was” opens at Kate Werble Gallery; Bill Hayden opens at Real Fine Arts.
On Sunday, April 12th, “, and Hesam Rahmanian” opens at Callicoon Fine Arts; “Caitlin Macbride: Ramping at the Bit” opens at Chapter NY; “Kit Yi Wong: North Pole Futures” opens at K.

In Dallas … 

Dallas Art Fair 2015 opens at the Fashion Industry Gallery in Dallas’s Arts District and runs through Sunday, April 12th.

In Los Angeles … 

On Saturday, April 11th, “: Exodus” and “: onetwo painting” open at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects; “Danny Heller: City Modernism II,” “: Amalgamation” and “Sharon Feder: Curb Appeal” open at George Billis Gallery; “: Besame Mucho” opens at Honor Fraser; “: The Last ‘Pop Targets’” opens at Maloney Fine Art; opens at OHWOW; “, , : Tiempo Perdido: Latin American Photography” opens at Peter Fetterman Gallery.
On Sunday, April 12th, opens at Offramp Gallery; “Katie Aliprando: Moving In Moving Sidewalk” opens at Park View; “Olivia Booth, Rod Fahmian, Sonja Gerdes, : The Elegant Universe” opens at The Pit.

In London …

Liu Ding opens at MOTINTERNATIONAL; opens at Sprüth Magers; “Mythopoeia | Mequitta Ahuja, Kapwani Kiwanga, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum and Alida Rodrigues” opens at Tiwani Contemporary; “: In the Land of the Giants” and “Simon Martin: UR Feeling” open at Camden Arts Centre; “: The Shape of Things to Come” opens at Pi ARTWORKS.

In Paris … 

: Polygon” opens at Bugada & Cargnel.
On Saturday, April 11th, “: The Fool” and “Elisa Pône: Rocking Spectrum” open at Galerie Michel Rein; “: A Whole New World” opens at Galerie Zürcher.

In Berlin …

“Friedemann Heckel: LET EM TEL” opens at Galerie Thomas Fischer.
On Saturday, April 11th, “: Herkules” opens at KEWENIG.

In Amsterdam …

On Saturday, April 11th, “: Core and Strip” opens at GRIMM.

In Milan …

miart 2015 opens at fieramilanocity, Viale Scarampo, Pad. 3, Gate 5, and runs through Sunday, April 12th; Milan Image Art Fair opens and runs through through Monday, April 13th; “: THE LIGHT FANTASTIC TOE” opens at Galleria Giuseppe Pero;  opens at Monica De Cardenas; “: A Bunch of Keys” opens at NAMproject; “: The Hunting Ground” opens at Primo Marella; “: Water Teller” opens at Galleria Raffaella Cortese;  opens at Zero.
On Saturday, April 11th, “: Hot Topics” opens at Lisson Gallery; “, painting, painting, with frame by ” opens at Peep-Hole.

In Beijing …

On Saturday, April 11th, solo exhibitions from Wei Jia and Sun Yanchu open at Star Gallery.

In Tokyo …

On Saturday, April 11th, opens at Arataniurano.

Today’s Notable News

Turkey is planning to build an underwater museum on the site of a ruined Byzantine basilica, which was discovered in Lake Iznik at the beginning of last year and dates back to as early as 313 CE. Preparatory research and surveyance is currently underway. (via The Art Newspaper)
Neighbors #15
Arne Svenson
Neighbors #15, 2012-2013
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Photographer  has won a case against two of his neighbors, who sued the artist for secretly taking thousands of photographs of them and other residents of his apartment building. The ruling court cited Svenson’s First Amendment rights in its reluctant decision, but encouraged a legislative review of the state’s privacy laws. (via The Art Newspaper)
The Cleveland Museum of Art has received a $1 million donation from the Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust and the Swagelok Foundation, part of $11.8 million raised thus far in efforts to match a $19 million challenge gift. The institution has now raised close to $300 million towards a $320 million capital campaign. (via
The Vatican will sponsor a pavilion at the Venice Biennale this year for the second time. Like its presentation in 2013, this year’s exhibition will aim to engage the “dialogue between art and faith.” (via The Wall Street Journal)
The International Center of Photography has secured a new 11,000-square-foot space in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, and will move its museum into the building this fall. (via New York Observer)

Best of Instagram

Via @shaas: “We start today with light and movement. # – Sphère Bleue, 2001/2013 (aluminum, steel wire, and blue translucent acrylic plates) at @galerianararoesler #OpenPlan section of #sparte2015
Via @brooklynmuseum: “Hello! It’s @ and I’m taking over @brooklynmuseum’s Instagram for a second time to show you the crocheted wonderland I’ve been working on for this year’s #bkartistsball.”
Via @sundaramtagore: “‘What Will You Leave Behind?’ This 45-foot/14-meter carpet of porcelain skulls by will be on view in ‘Frontiers Reimagined,’ a Collateral Event of the Venice Biennale. Opening May 9 at Museo di Palazzo Grimani.”

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