October 14, 2014: Art Basel Miami Beach Announces Kabinett Exhibitions, Hitler’s Favorite Artworks on the Rise, and a New Gig for Frieze Projects Curator
In London …
“Jonas Burgert: Stück Hirn Blind” opens at Blain | Southern; “Cybernetic Serendipity: A Documentation” opens at Institute of Contemporary Arts; Gerhard Richter opens at Marian Goodman Gallery; “Susan Hefuna: Cairotraces” opens at Pi Artworks; “Philippe Parreno: With a Rhythmic Instinction to Be Able to Travel Beyond Existing Forces of Life” opens at Pilar Corrias; “Mel Bochner: Going Out Of Business! (and other recent paintings on velvet)” opens at Simon Lee; “Andro Wekua: Some Pheasants in Singularity” opens at Sprüth Magers; “Steve McQueen: Ashes” opens at Thomas Dane Gallery; “Eric Fischl: Art Fair Paintings” and “Wangechi Mutu: Nguva na Nyoka” open at Victoria Miro’s Wharf street location, and “Alice Neel: My Animals and Other Family” opens at their
Mayfair location; and “Richard Tuttle: I Don’t Know. The Weave of Textile Language” opens at Whitechapel Gallery.
Today’s Notable News
Art Basel in Miami Beach has announced the galleries that will curate exhibitions for the December fair’s Kabinett sector. Highlights include Antoni Tàpies at Timothy Taylor Gallery, Teresita Fernandez at Lehmann Maupin, Etel Adnan at Galerie Lelong, and James Turrell at Galería OMR. (via New York Observer)
Former curator at London’s Serpentine Gallery and current Frieze Projects curator Nicola Lees has been chosen to curate the 2015 Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (via the Art Newspaper)
Though their controversial histories have kept interest from major auction houses at bay, dealers say that artworks formerly admired—and, in some cases, owned—by Adolf Hitler are seeing a rise in sales. (via the Washington Examiner)
Best of Instagram
Via @galerieperrotin: “The monumental 10 meters “SMALL LIE” by KAWS shot from the top at The Frieze Sculpture Park, Regent's Park, London. Only on view this week... #KAWS #friezeartfair #perrotin @kaws”
“Meet the Artist Who Paints for Wall Street’s Elite” (via New York Post)
“A Biennial Asks: Where Is Brooklyn?” (via Hyperallergic)
“East of Borneo: Where Wikipedia Goes for SoCal Art Essays” (via the LA Times)
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