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, Eric Mack: Strangers” opens at Company; “Hank Willis Thomas: Unbranded: A Century of White Women, 1915-2015” opens at Jack Shainman Gallery; “Dike Blair: 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, Michael Scoggins, Lisa Sanditz: Politics” opens at Transmitter; “Andy Ness: Nothing Nice and Easy” opens at TSA; “Portraits from the École des Beaux-Arts-Paris,” “Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm,” “Abdelkader Benchamma: Representation of Dark Matter,” “Rachel Goodyear: 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.
On Saturday, April 11th, “BARELY IMAGINED BEINGS” opens at Proto Gallery; “Graham Nickson: Spectrum” opens at Betty Cuningham Gallery; “John Lehr: If there was” opens at Kate Werble Gallery; Bill Hayden opens at Real Fine Arts.
On Sunday, April 12th, “Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, 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, “Tam Van Tran: Exodus” and “Markus Bacher: onetwo painting” open at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects; “Danny Heller: City Modernism II,” “Christopher Schulz: Amalgamation” and “Sharon Feder: Curb Appeal” open at George Billis Gallery; “Tomoo Gokita: Besame Mucho” opens at Honor Fraser; “Ford Beckman: The Last ‘Pop Targets’” opens at Maloney Fine Art; Diana Al-Hadid opens at OHWOW; “Sebastião Salgado, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Flor Garduño: Tiempo Perdido: Latin American Photography” opens at Peter Fetterman Gallery.
On Sunday, April 12th, Robert Kushner opens at Offramp Gallery; “Katie Aliprando: Moving In Moving Sidewalk” opens at Park View; “Olivia Booth, Rod Fahmian, Sonja Gerdes, Nora Shields: The Elegant Universe” opens at The Pit.
In London …
Liu Ding opens at MOTINTERNATIONAL; David Maljkovic opens at Sprüth Magers; “Mythopoeia | Mequitta Ahuja, Kapwani Kiwanga, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum and Alida Rodrigues” opens at Tiwani Contemporary; “Jo Baer: In the Land of the Giants” and “Simon Martin: UR Feeling” open at Camden Arts Centre; “Paul Schwer: The Shape of Things to Come” opens at Pi ARTWORKS.
In Paris …
“Julian Charrière: Polygon” opens at Bugada & Cargnel.
In Berlin …
“Friedemann Heckel: LET EM TEL” opens at Galerie Thomas Fischer.
On Saturday, April 11th, “Markus Lüpertz: Herkules” opens at KEWENIG.
In Amsterdam …
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; “Tom Pnini: THE LIGHT FANTASTIC TOE” opens at Galleria Giuseppe Pero; Linda Fregni Nagler opens at Monica De Cardenas; “Toby Christian: A Bunch of Keys” opens at NAMproject; “Ronald Ventura: The Hunting Ground” opens at Primo Marella; “Roni Horn: Water Teller” opens at Galleria Raffaella Cortese; Pietro Roccasalva opens at Zero.
In Beijing …
On Saturday, April 11th, solo exhibitions from Wei Jia and Sun Yanchu open at Star Gallery.
In Tokyo …
On Saturday, April 11th, Akiko Kinugawa 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)
Photographer Arne Svenson 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 cleveland.com)
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. #JulioLeParc – Sphère Bleue, 2001/2013 (aluminum, steel wire, and blue translucent acrylic plates) at @galerianararoesler #OpenPlan section of #sparte2015”
Via @sundaramtagore: “‘What Will You Leave Behind?’ This 45-foot/14-meter carpet of porcelain skulls by Nino Sarabutra will be on view in ‘Frontiers Reimagined,’ a Collateral Event of the Venice Biennale. Opening May 9 at Museo di Palazzo Grimani.”
“A Struggle to Secure Iraq’s Shared Past, and Perhaps Its Future” (via the New York Times)
“Here’s What One Artist Painted on the Walls of Facebook’s New Menlo Park Offices” (via The Observer)
“Hudson River School Painters’ Homes Make Way for Contemporary Art” (via Hyperallergic)
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