June 26, 2015: Frieze London Announces 2015 Projects & Artist Sues Starbucks

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Jun 26, 2015 6:21PM


In New York ...

Sarah Ortmeyer: KOKO II” opens at Bodega; Doris Salcedo opens at the Guggenheim Museum; “I Dropped The Lemon Tart,” with works by Ray Johnson, Emily Mae Smith, Amy Yao, and Jenny Holzer, among others, and “Fiona Connor: On What Remains, Part One” open at Lisa Cooley; “De Wain Valentine: Works from the 1960s and 1970s” opens at David Zwirner; “The Daily Show” opens at Bureau; “Figure 8,” featuring works by Zarouhie Abdalian, Luis Miguel Bendaña, Mariah Dekkenga, and others, opens at Clifton Benevento; “Close to the skin,” featuring works by Talia Chetrit, among others, and curated by Lumi Tan, opens at Company; “This Room” featuring work by Michelle Lopez, Robert Moskowitz, Julia Rommel, and others, opens at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery; “No Vacancies,” with work by Phillip King and Lisa Williamson, among others, opens at Marianne Boesky; “From the Archives of Bert Stern Part II: On Film” opens at Staley-Wise Gallery; “Deborah Remington 1963 – 1983,” curated by Jay Gorney, opens at Wallspace.

On Saturday, June 27, Stanley Whitney opens at Karma; “muscular,” curated by John McAllister opens at KANSAS Gallery; “Empty House Casa Vazia” opens at Luhring Augustine; “Contours” opens at BronxArtSpace; “Milton Melvin Croissant III: Supercollider” opens at MOIETY; “No Angle of Attack” opens at 321 Gallery; “STRANGE PARADISE” opens at First Street Gallery.

On Sunday, June 28, “Marlborough Lights” opens at Marlborough; “Ebecho Muslimova” and “The Crack-up” open at ROOM EAST; “Zuzanna Czebatul: Opus Sectile” opens at MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies.

In Los Angeles ...

Eben Goff: Inclusions” opens at Diane Rosenstein; “Flat World” opens at David Kordansky Gallery; “Calisthenics,” curated by Matt Paweski, opens at Thomas Duncan Gallery.


On Saturday, June 27, “I Saw Red” opens at LAUNCH LA; The Psyche's Gestures opens at Soze Gallery; “Nightgardens” and “Blind Box” open at KP Projects / MKG; “Floris Neusüss: Dreams & Photograms” and “Antonio Murado: Distances” open at Von Lintel Gallery; “Ha Ha! Business!” opens at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles; “First Annual LACP Student Street Shooting in Los Angeles Exhibition” opens at dnj Gallery; Nancy Jackson and Les Biller open at Rosamund Felsen Gallery; “Sally Bruno: New Paintings” opens at LAM Gallery.

In Park City, Utah ...

Test the Water, 2015
Julie Nester Gallery

Carol O'Malia: Going Nowhere” opens at Julie Nester Gallery.

In London ...

“Signal Failure” and “Yto Barrada: Faux Guide” open at Pace Gallery; “The mirror of enigmas - Michelangelo Pistoletto” opens at Repetto Gallery; “Thomas Hirschhorn: In-Between” and “Ane Hjort Guttu: Time Passes” open at South London Gallery; “Daniel Bragin | Chao Lu | Lian Zhang” opens at Lychee One; “Erika Landström, Dana Munro and Anna Zacharoff: Nein ist für lange weile” and Matt Copson open at Vilma Gold.

On Saturday, June 27, “Doug Aitken: Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening,” along with The Vinyl Factory, opens at the Barbican Centre.

In Berlin …

Kota Ezawa: The Thingness of an Object” opens at FELDBUSCHWIESNER Galerie.

On Saturday, June 27,  “Christoph Keller: Grey Magic” opens at Esther Schipper; Susanne Roewer opens at Galerie Kornfeld; “Donna Huanca & Przemek Pyszczek: Muscle Memory” opens at Peres Projects; “Thomas Locher: Post Information” opens at SILBERKUPPE.

On Sunday, June 28, Tino Sehgal opens at Martin-Gropius-Bau.

today's notable news

Steven D. Lavine, the president of the California Institute of the Arts, announced that he will be stepping down in 2017, after having held the position for 29 years. His last two years will be focused on increasing diversity and the transparency of the school’s governing structure, as well as fundraising for scholarships. (via ArtForum)

Frieze London announced the list of commissioned artists for this October’s edition of their annual Projects section, which is curated by Nicola Lees. Projects, supported by the LUMA Foundation, will feature work by Lutz Bacher and Thea Djordjadze, among others. (via ARTnews)

The Independent Art Fair has found a new home in the Spring Studios building in TriBeCa. Architect Jonathan Caplan will design the over 25,000-square-foot exhibition space for the fair’s next edition, which will take place in the new location March 3–6, 2016. Additionally, founder and owners Elizabeth Dee and Matthew Higgs have said that the November 2016 edition will only feature work by female artists. (via the New York Times)

The Volkswagen Group of America has announced that it has renewed its partnership with the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) as the museum’s lead sponsor of educational programming, in addition to supporting some of the museum’s major exhibitions. (via The Art Newspaper)

Maya Hayuk is suing Starbucks, accusing the corporation of using her artwork without her permission as a part of their “Mini Frappuccinos” campaign. While she has done commercial work for other companies, the artist claims she didn’t sign her artwork over to Starbucks when they approached her about using it last October. (via the Observer)

Robert van Leer has been appointed the senior vice president of artistic planning at the Kennedy Center. He comes from the Barbican Centre in London, where he was the head of music and arts projects for the past fifteen years. (via ArtForum)

best of instagram

Via @blantonmuseum: “#LoveWins Red: Adolph Gottlieb, “Cadmium Red Above Black,” 1959 Orange: Gene Davis, “Red Baron,” circa 1967 Yellow: Donald Moffett, “Lot 102807X (Yellow),” 2007 Green: Ellsworth Kelly, “High Yellow,” 1960 Blue: David Adickes, “Three Blue Figures,” 1965 Violet: Howard Mehring, “Element of Blue,” 1965”

Via @hammer_museum: “#LoveWins 🌈 [Corita Kent, Rainbow, June 1970. Color screen print. UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum]”

Via @guggenheim: “Love is the greatest virtue of the heart.” - Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. #LoveWins #FrankLloydWrightFridays 🌈❤️ Richard Hamilton, The Solomon R. Guggenheim (Spectrum), 1965–66”

good reads

The dean of the USC art school with only one MFA student responds to her critics” (via the L.A. Times)

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