Happenings: Top Art News from São Paulo to Dallas
By Artsy Editors
Mar 31, 2014 11:49 am

This week, we continue to cover São Paulo’s premier contemporary art fair SP-Arte, while launching a preview of Dallas Art Fair, a new CalArts Sale, Public Art Fund’s Spring Benefit, and the Brooklyn Museum’s Brooklyn Artists Ball.

Elsewhere on the walls, in New York, Urs Fischer opens at Gagosian Gallery; Andrea Juan opens at Praxis; Robert Mangold and Adam Pendleton open at Pace Gallery; Hugo Bastidas opens at Nohra Haime Gallery; Tiong Ang opens at LYNCH THAM; Brent McIntosh opens at J. Cacciola Gallery; David Maisel opens at Yancey Richardson Gallery; “Lone Tree” opens at Marlborough Chelsea; James Nares and Yuko Kimura open at Senior & Shopmaker Gallery.

… in Los Angeles, Mike Kelley opens at MOCA; Jason Shawn Alexander opens at 101/EXHIBIT;

Eleanor Antin opens at Diane Rosenstein Fine Art.

… in Dallas, “Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World” opens at the Dallas Museum of Art.

… in London, Zhang Huan opens at Pace Gallery; Horasan opens at Pi Artworks; and Michael Riedel opens at David Zwirner.

… in Paris, Kate Shepard and A.R. Penck open at Galerie Lelong.

… in Berlin, Despina Stokou opens at Galerie EIGEN + ART.

In the news last week, Japanese architect Shigeru Ban won the Pritzker Prize (New York Times); artworks from the Munich art trove will return to their rightful owners (The Guardian); Graham Fagen will represent Scotland at the 2015 Venice Biennale (Gallerist); Christie’s curated a sale of dark art for the younger set (The New York Times); President Obama began his Europe visit with trips to three Amsterdam museums (The Art Newspaper); and another protest broke out at the Guggenheim (Hyperallergic).

And, in case you missed it, we hosted Francesca Gavin’s online curatorial debut, “Decline and Fall,” and she shared her six picks for spring; for miart 2014, we featured Milan-based dealers Nicolò Cardi and Gió Marconi, and a history of Italian art, in a nutshell; and we covered recent shows including “Full Screen” at xpo gallery, Mehdi-Georges Lahlou at Catherine Ahnell Gallery, and Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan at Stephen Wirtz Gallery.