March 6, 2015: Wolfgang Tillmans Wins Hasselblad Photography Award & Jim Dine Gives The British Museum 200 Prints

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Mar 6, 2015 9:47PM


In New York … Mao Yan opens at Pace Gallery; “Charline von Heyl: Düsseldorf: Paintings from the early 90s” opens at Petzel Gallery; “The Hugo Boss Prize 2014: Paul Chan, Nonprojections for New Lovers” opens at the Guggenheim Museum; a dual exhibition with mor charpentier, with works by Liliana Porter and Mohamed Namou, opens at MONITOR Studio; “Rachel Mason: The Lives of Hamilton Fish” opens at Art in General at 7 p.m.; “Sharon Hayes, Tony Lewis, Adam Pendleton” and “Enigmas” open at Andrea Rosen Gallery; “Grayson Cox and Nadja Frank: SELF Check Out” opens at Planthouse; “Margret: Chronicle of an Affair - May 1969 to December 1970,” “Terry Williams: Soft Sculpture,” and Ann Greene Kelly open at White Columns; “Something Naught” opens at Centotto Gallery; “Carmen Cicero: Early Works: 1970–1980s” opens at June Kelly Gallery; “Ladies and Gentlemen, We Are Floating in Space” opens at Karma; “EMINENT DOMAINS (proper names)” and “OO Inflatables” open at Robert Miller Gallery; SCOPE New York 2015 opens at 639 W. 46th Street; “Keith Boadwee: Poppies” opens at Shoot the Lobster; “New Narratives” and Leslie Alexander open at Storefront Ten Eyck; “Allan deSouza: Notes from Afar” opens at Talwar Gallery; “Ben Estes: Movie Posters for The Song Cave” opens at Jackie Klempay; “Mark Fell: Object Relations #2” opens at Southfirst.

On Saturday, March 7th, “GAMA: Idylls of the Kings” opens at Chambers Fine Art; “Rafaël Rozendaal: Haiku” and “Ernesto Klar: Invisible Disparities” open at Postmasters Gallery; “Ericka Beckman: You The Better” opens at Mary Boone Gallery; “Rirkrit Tiravanija: Untitled 2014 (Karl Holmqvist Reads)” and “Karl Holmqvist: Here’s Good Looking @U, Kid” and open at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise; “Matt Papich: NO SHOW” opens at MOIETY; Albert Hadjiganev opens at Axelle Fine Arts Galerie. 

On Sunday, March 8th, Björk opens at MoMA; Hito Steyerl opens at Artists Space; “Georgia Sagri: Daily Bread” opens at ISSUE Project Room; “Joy Episalla: Street View Rear Window” opens at PARTICIPANT INC.; “Raque Ford: That Which We Call A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet” opens at Soloway.

In Los Angeles … On Saturday, March 7th, Daniel Lefcourt and Theodora Allen open at Blum & Poe; “Christine Frerichs: Serenade” opens at Klowden Mann;  “Catherine Howe: Supreme Fiction” and “Carolyn Marks Blackwood: On the Edge” open at Von Lintel Gallery; “Blake Little: Preservation” and “Matthew Swarts: Processing: Beth and the Alternatives” open at Kopeikin Gallery.

On Sunday, March 8th, “Olga Balema & Anne de Vries: Listening” opens at Michael Thibault; “India Lawrence: Apogee” opens at Greene Exhibitions.

In Chicago …  “Chris White: BLACKSUN” opens at Outhouse Gallery.

In London …John Skoog: Shadowland” opens at Pilar Corrias Gallery; “Evan Roth: Voices over the Horizon” opens at Carroll / Fletcher; “Clocks” opens at The Graffiti Life Gallery.

On Saturday, March 7th, “Project Room: Davide Balliano” opens at Timothy Taylor Gallery.

In Paris … Pilar Albarracín: La Calle del Infierno” opens at Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois.

On Saturday, March 7th, “Xavier Veilhan: MUSIC” and “Terry Richardson: The Sacred & The Profane” open at Galerie Perrotin

In Berlin … Lucas Jardin, Jean Sébastien Grégoire: Larsen” opens at DUVE Berlin; “Martin Assig: Being Fortunate” opens at Haus am Waldsee - A Place for the Arts. 

On Saturday March 7th, “Philipp Modersohn: Turbulenzen im Teich” opens at Galerie Guido W. Baudach; “Heike Baranowsky: KviKvi” opens at Galerie Barbara Weiss; “Chris Dreier / Reinhard Wilhelmi: Ex Nihilo / Die underchsichtige Farbe” opens at Laura Mars Gallery; “Gisela Kleinlein: Dingwelt” opens at Lehr Zeitgenössische Kunst.

In Milan … “Grand Domestic Revolution Goes On - Milan at Careof” opens at Careof.

In Beijing … On Saturday, March 7th,  “Aniwar Mamat: Sun, Water, and Wind” opens at Pékin Fine Arts; Wang Haiyang and “Tan Tian: Jump to Second” open at White Space Beijing.

In Tokyo … Masaru Tatsuki: Never Again.” opens at Gallery Side 2.

Today’s Notable News

German artist Wolfgang Tillmans has been named winner of this year’s $120,000 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography. The Hasselblad Center will exhibit Tillman’s pieces beginning December 1st. (via Artforum)

Jim Dine has gifted 234 prints to the British Museum, including etchings, woodcuts, and lithographs beginning with his work in the 1960s.  (via The Guardian)

Scott Mueller, CEO of Dealer Tire, has unveiled himself as the previously anonymous donor of over $20 million to the Cleveland Museum of Art. (via 

This weekend, MoMA will play host to Art + Feminism’s second international ‘edit-a-thon,” in which the group will work to increase the visibility of women and the arts on Wikipedia. (via the New York Times)

In April, Rago Arts and Auction Center in New Jersey will auction off a collection of 450 artifacts created by imprisoned Japanese-Americans during World War II. (via the New York Times)

On May 13, German collector Frieder Burda will sell an iconic Rothko painting, No. 36 (Black Stripe) (1958), at Christie’s New York. The painting is estimated to bring in $30–$50 million. (via the New York Times)

Independent curator and advisor for the 2013 Venice biennale Dan Leers has been named curator of photography at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art. (via Artforum)

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Good Reads

The 100 best paintings in New York(via Time Out New York)

How Geographically Diverse Is The 2015 Venice Biennale?(via ARTnews)

At Museo del Prado, Blind Visitors Can Touch Masterpieces(via the New York Times)

Vincent Van Gogh May Have Hidden ‘The Last Supper’ Within One Of His Most Famous Paintings(via The Huffington Post)

Artist of the Day

This week, New York is abuzz with a bevy of art fairs offering modern and contemporary art from the world around, but now, let’s take a moment and remember an indomitable renaissance master to whom art today is no doubt indebted: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, more commonly called by his first name and born on this day in 1475.

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