Happenings: Top Art News From Oscar Murillo’s New Show to Banksy in Bristol

This week, we continue to host Art Brussels, which opens this week, and we launch the SFMOMA Modern Ball Auction, the 10th Annual BAM Art Auction, and the Whitney Art Party.

Elsewhere on the walls, in New York, Oscar Murillo opens at David Zwirner; Sanaz Mazinani and Katia Kameli open at Taymour Grahne; Michael Sagato opens at Jack Geary; Lee Kit opens at Lombard Freid Gallery; Jeff Bark opens at Hasted Kraeutler; Lothar Baumgarten opens at Marian Goodman Gallery; Duane Michals and Mark Innerst open at DC Moore Gallery; Adriana Varejão opens at Lehmann Maupin; Pierre Soulages opens at Galerie Perrotin; Guillermo Kuitca opens at Sperone Westwater; “Jasper Johns & Roy Lichtenstein: Walls” opens at Leo Castelli Gallery; Sarah Charlesworth opens at Maccarone; and on Saturday, Judy Chicago performs “A Butterfly for Brooklyn” in Prospect Park at 7:30pm.

… in London, Hernan Bas and Christian Holstad open at Victoria Miro.

… in Berlin, Tim Eitel opens at Galerie EIGEN + ART; and Charlie White opens at Loock Galerie.

...in Paris, Lucio Fontana opens at Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; DeWain Valentine opens at Almine Rech; and Chen Zhen opens at Galerie Perrotin.

...in Brussels, Gert and Uwe Tobias opens at Galerie Rodolphe Janssen; Jan Fabre opens at Galerie Daniel Templon; Brent Wadden opens at Almine Rech; Richard Aldrich opens at dépendance and Gladstone Gallery; Saâdane Afif opens at Xavier Hufkens; and Valérie Belin opens at Galerie Nathalie Obadia.

In the news last week, Joan Jonas will represent the U.S. at the 2015 Venice Biennale (New York Times); and Pamela Rosenkranz will represent Switzerland (Gallerist); Pace and Axel Vervoordt join the wave of galleries who have set up shop in Hong Kong (The Art Newspaper); a controversial ‘human zoo’ will be recreated in Oslo (The Independent); David Hockney draws again, following a minor stroke (The Guardian); Banksy’s buzzed-about new work Mobile Lovers will go on display in Bristol (New York Times); the new Matisse cut-outs show at Tate Modern is a hit, and will travel to New York in October (The Wall Street Journal); artists may possess a different brain structure (Hyperallergic); and Pharrell will curate an exhibition at Galerie Perrotin in Paris (The Art Newspaper).

And, in case you missed it, we profiled four top Brussels dealers: Almine Rech, Xavier Hufkens, Rodolphe Janssen, and Louis-Philippe Van Eeckhoutte, director of Office Baroque; and we highlighted current shows and new works at our partner galleries including Liam Everett at Paulson Bott Press, “Metabolic Bodies” at David Castillo Gallery, text works by Ed Ruscha at Vertu Fine Art, and Burcu Perçin at art ON Istanbul.