Happenings: Top Art News, from Gallery Weekend Berlin to Rhizome’s Seven on Seven

Artsy Editorial
Apr 28, 2014 4:48AM

This week, we launch previews for Frieze New York, NADA New York, Collective 2 Design Fair; we feature Gallery Weekend Berlin; and we continue to host the SFMOMA Modern Ball Auction, the 10th Annual BAM Art Auction, and the Whitney Art Party auction.

Elsewhere on the walls, in New York, the New Museum hosts Rhizome’s Seven on Seven; “SEVEN / VIDEO” opens at Pierogi | The Boiler; Jay DeFeo opens at Mitchell-Innes & Nash; Mark Rothko opens at Pace Gallery; Alex Kanevsky opens at J. Cacciola Gallery; Jean-Michel Basquiat opens Acquavella Galleries; David Datuna opens at Birnam Wood Galleries; Lauren Seiden opens at Denny Gallery; Lee Bul opens at Lehmann Maupin; Zilia Sánchez opens at Galerie Lelong; Adrian Piper opens at Elizabeth Dee Gallery; and Hannah van Bart opens at Marianne Boesky. London, Dan Holdsworth and Polly Morgan open at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery; Elizabeth Neel opens at Pilar Corrias; Andreas Gursky opens at White Cube; and Lynn Chadwick opens at Blain | Southern. Berlin, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Reinhard Mucha, and Peter Fischli & David Weiss open at Sprüth Magers; “Yorgos Stamkopoulos / Julie Oppermann / Alexander Wolff” opens at Galerie Christian Ehrentraut; Lynn Chadwick opens at Blain | Southern; Andrej Dubravsky opens at DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM; Lili Dujourie opens at Galerie Michael Janssen; Kate Steciw opens at Neumeister Bar-Am; Jessica Jackson Hutchins opens at Johann König; Maria Loboda opens at Schleicher/Lange; Jörg Herold opens at Galerie EIGEN + ART; and Richard Phillips and Robert Holyhead open at Galerie Max Hetzler. Los Angeles, Maura Bendett and Paul Gillis open at Edward Cella Art + Architecture; and Nathan Mabry and Adrian Saxe open at Cherry and Martin.

In the news last week, lost digital works by Warhol, from his 1985 Commodore Amiga computer, were recovered with the help of new media artist Cory Arcangel (The Verge); details and images of  Kara Walker’s upcoming show at Domino Sugar Factory were released (New York Times); the art world was abuzz about James Franco’s new show (Vulture); the Noguchi Museum honored Norman Foster and Hiroshi Sugimoto with the inaugural Isamu Noguchi Awards (Blouin ARTINFO); Tracey Emin petitioned to save a local London shopkeeper from eviction (The Art Newspaper); the Pompidou is to pop up in Mexico City (The Art Newspaper); Annie Leibovitz’s new Taschen book is 476-pages-long and retails at $2,500 (Los Angeles Times); Richard Serra became the first artist to win the Presidentʼs Medal from the Architectural League of New York (New York Times); Marina Abramović and Steve McQueen were named among TIME’s 100 Most Influential People (TIME); and Takashi Murakami’s first feature-length film, Jellyfish Eyes, is set to tour the U.S. (Vanity Fair).

And, in case you missed it, we hosted Art Brussels and shared most inquired-about artists, hot artists under 35, while contributing editor Francesca Gavin told us why Brussels may be the new Berlin; and we highlighted current shows and new works at our partner galleries including America Martin at Mark Gallery; Michael Sagato at Jack Geary Contemporary; Sanaz Mazinani at Taymour Grahne; Lee Kit at Lombard Freid; Jeff Bark at Hasted Kraeutler; Mel Bochner at Two Palms; and Sherman Ong at Singapore’s Art Plural Gallery.

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