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Martha Cooper at Steven Kasher Gallery

Martha CooperImage courtesy of Marta Kooper

Martha Cooper
Steven Kasher Gallery
April 20th – June 3rd, 2017

 

Steven Kasher Gallery is honored to be the first gallery to take on exclusive worldwide representation of Martha Cooper. Our exhibition features over 30 new editions of her legendary street art photographs. Also featured are new editions of 1970s and 1980s black and white photographs from her books New York State of Mind, Street Play and Tokyo Tattoo. Over four decades, Cooper has explored creativity as seen on the streets of New York and abroad, documenting DIY culture and how it shapes our understanding of “what is art?” Cooper has chronicled street art from its earliest days and has created some of the most iconic and well-known images of this global phenomenon. The show also includes Cooper’s recent environmental portraits of contemporary street artists at work.

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Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010

Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010 _001Image courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
From 2 April to 24 July 2017

 

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, presents Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010, an exhibition tracing the full evolution of the work of Carl Andre, a crucial figure in the redefinition of contemporary sculpture. The retrospective, which premiered at Dia:Beacon in 2014, includes sculptures, poems and works on paper, a selection of rarely exhibited assemblages and an unprecedented selection of photographs and ephemera.

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Desert X

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Desert X
Coachella Valley, Palm Springs
From 25 February to 30 April 2017

 

From February 25 through April 30, 2017, the Coachella Valley and its desert landscape will become the canvas for a curated exhibition of site-specific work by established and emerging artists, whose projects will amplify and articulate global and local issues that may range from climate change to starry skies, from tribal culture and immigration to tourism, gaming, and golf. The artworks, in various indoor and outdoor locations, will be available free and will offer visitors a way to see the valley and reflect on serious and playful issues through the lens of the participating artists’ creativity and work.

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Franz Erhard Walther. A Place for the Body

FranzErhardWalther_001Image Courtesy of WIELS and the Franz Erhard Walther Foundation

Franz Erhard Walther. A Place for the Body
Palacio de Velázquez. Organized by Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
From April 6 2017 to September 10 2017

 

Through the production of participatory objects, fabric sculptures and his own body, Franz Erhard Walther (Fulda, Germany, 1939) expands the definition of art and its relationship to viewers. For the artist, art bears an immaterial and performative character, manifested in the spectator’s individual, physical and mental commitment when he or she comes before artworks.

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Dan Flavin. From the collection of Fondation Louis Vuitton

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Dan Flavin. From the collection of Fondation Louis Vuitton
Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo
From 1 February to 3 September 2017

 

Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo honors American artist Dan Flavin, a leading figure in the Minimalist movement who devoted his life to exploring the medium of live, and continues its presentation of previously unseen works from the Fondation Louis Vuitton’s permanent collection.

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Tatiana Trouvé: House of Leaves

Tatiana Trouvé: House of Leaves_001View of Tatiana Trouvé’s solo exhibition “House of Leaves” at Perrotin, Hong Kong, 2017, Image courtesy of Galerie Perrotin

Tatiana Trouvé: House of Leaves
Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong
From 20 March to 17 May 2017

 

Perrotin Gallery, Hong Kong, is happy to present a solo exhibition of Tatiana Trouvé entitled House of Leaves. The exhibition will comprise a series of new works. The opening will be held within the same week as Art Basel Hong Kong.

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Past Is Present: Revival Jewelry

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Past Is Present: Revival Jewelry
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
February 14, 2017 – August 19, 2018

 

Whether copying or choosing motifs to reinterpret, jewelers have always looked to the past for inspiration. The practice became popular in the 19th century, as designers like Castellani, Giacinto Melillo and Eugene Fontenay began reviving examples of ancient ornaments, newly unearthed in archaeological excavations.

 

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