January 30, 2015: Pulse New York Announces Exhibitors, Mexico Names Venice Biennale Artists, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Plans a Noguchi Exhibition

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In New York …Hugo McCloud: Palindrome” opens at Sean Kelly; “City,” with works by Olga Balema, Steve Bishop, Ben Schumacher, and Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff, opens at William Arnold; “Duane Zaloudek: Nomad Songs” opens at Robert Henry Contemporary; “Dennis Tomkins: SOLISTALGIA Part 2” opens at Art 101; “Lift Off” opens at Fridman Gallery; “Oysters with Lemon: Part 2” opens at Ventana244.

On Saturday, January 31, “Pablo Helguera: Strange Oasis” opens at Kent Fine Art; “László Moholy-Nagy: Production / Reproduction” and Katy Moran open at Andrea Rosen Gallery; “David Tudor: Rainforest V” opens at Broadway 1602.

In Los Angeles … Printed Matter’s L.A. Art Book Fair opens at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA; “Jory Rabinovitz: EBB” opens at Martos Gallery; “Tobias Spichtig: Backdrops for Primitives” opens at Michael Thibault; Kour Pour opens at Depart Foundation.

On Saturday, January 31, 14 galleries participate in Arts District Night, among them CES Gallery, Little Big Man Gallery, and Wilding Cran; Paramount Ranch 2 opens at Paramount Ranch; “David Schafer: Models of Disorder” opens at Diane Rosenstein;Doty/Glasco: Time Always Find You” opens at CES Gallery; “Betty Woodman: Illusions of Domesticity” opens at David Kordansky Gallery; “Deanna Thompson | Michel Auder: MIXING UP THE MEDICINE” opens at Kayne Griffin Corcoran; “The Reason We No Longer Speak,” featuring David Douard, Liz Craft, and Jesse Stecklow opens at Fahrenheit; “Eric Wesley, Olga Koumoundouros: Glomar II: Strange Engineering (a Giant 8 Fingered Crane)” opens at Redling Fine Art.

In London … Sarah Sze opens at Victoria Miro; “Cross Section of a Revolution,” with works by Allora & Calzadilla, Broomberg & Chanarin, Liu Xiaodong, Haroon Mirza, Rashid Rana, Wael Shawky, and Santiago Sierra, and “Tony Oursler: template/variant/friend/stranger” open at Lisson Gallery; “João Maria Gusmão + Pedro Paiva: Papagaio” and “Ruth Ewan: Back to the Fields” open at Camden Arts Centre; “Oscar Holloway: Dioramas” opens at DIVUS London; “Marcel Dinahet: Burning the Boats” opens at DOMOBAAL.

In Paris … On Saturday, January 31, “Brenna Youngblood: Stairway” opens at Galerie Nathalie Obadia; “Günther Förg: Stations of the Cross” opens at Galerie Max Hetzler; “Július Koller: A. for Atlantis” and “Shifters : Signaling in Latin America and Eastern Europe” open at gb agency; “Emmanuel Van der Meulen: Facta Non Verba” opens at Galerie Allen.

In Berlin … Walter Dahn opens at Sprüth Magers; Kapwani Kiwanga opens at Galerie Tanja Wagner.

On Saturday, January 31, “Marianna Uutinen: Trans,” “Emily Wardill: When You Fall Into a Trance,” and “I hear your voice reflected in a glass and it sounds like it is inside,” curated by Wardill in conversation with Jesi Khadivi and featuring works by Özlem Altin, Peter Coffin, Tacita Dean, Richard Hughes, Manuela Leinhoß, Ann Lislegaard, Henrik Olesen, Lea Porsager, André Kertész, Tomasz Kowalski, Harry Sanderson, and Markus Schinwald, and Wardill, open at carlier | gebauer.

In Stockholm … Christopher Wool: Selected Paintings” opens at McCabe Fine Art.

In Tokyo … Robin Fry opens at Hiromart Gallery.


In New York … “New York Stories: Twenty Years of ISCP” closes at International Studio & Curatorial Program.

Today’s Notable News

Pulse New York has released the list of exhibitors for its March 2015 fair, among them Rick Wester Fine Art, Waterhouse & Dodd, and Susan Eley Fine Art. Pulse has also announced the shortlist for the Pulse Prize, which will be chosen from Yevgeniy Fiks, Alyse Rosner, Osamu Kobayashi, Fabiano Parisi, Elisabeth Condon, Katsutoshi Yuasa, Diana Copperwhite, Zio Ziegler, Ye Hongxing, Melissa Maddonni Haims, Russell Nachman, and Jonathan Wahl, whose works will all be shown in solo presentations at the fair. (via New York Observer)

Mexico’s National Institute of Fine Arts has chosen Tania Candiani and Luis Felipe Ortega as the artists who will represent Mexico at this summer’s Venice Biennale, in an site-specific installation curated by Karla Jasso. (via Artforum)

This fall, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden will mount an exhibition of Isamu Noguchi’s work. (via the New York Times)

The Brooklyn Museum’s Conservation Laboratory has named Lisa Bruno as its new chief conservator. (via Artforum)

The Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio announced three curatorial appointments today: David Stark will be its new chief curator, Ann Dumas will be adjunct curator of European art, and Drew Sawyer will be associate curator of photography—with plans to work on upcoming exhibitions with Zoe Leonard and LaToya Ruby Frazier. (via ARTnews)

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Good Reads

No MFA, No Problem: A Look Inside the Outsider Art Fair(via New York Observer)

David Byrne on His Outsider Art Collection(via The Wall Street Journal)

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