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ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer

ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny HolzerImage courtesy of Jack Hems

ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer
23 July, 2018 – 31 July, 2019
Tate Modern, London

American artist Jenny Holzer presents statements that can provoke strong responses. Whether encountered on city streets or in art galleries, Holzer’s work asks us to consider the words and messages that surround us. Her art takes many forms, including stone benches, projections, signs, posters, paintings, plaques and textiles. Words are central to her work. whether pasted on a wall, flickering from an electronic sign, carved in granite or stitched in wool.

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The Library of encoded time – Michele Ciacciofera

The Library of encoded time - Michele CiaccioferaImage courtesy of MICHEL REIN 

The Library of encoded time – Michele Ciacciofera
MICHEL REIN – Paris
February 09 – April 06, 2019

Michel Rein Gallery is pleased to present Michele Ciacciofera‘s first solo exhibition. “The Library of Encoded Time” is the third part of a trilogy devised by Ciaccofera, which questions the relation of signs to matter and memory. The first part, The Translucent Skin of the Present, made at the Vitamin Gallery in Guangzhou in 2018, was followed by A Chimerical Museum of Shifting Shapes, made at the Voice Gallery in Marrakesh. The works created for this show, planned as a whole, in which each piece resonates with the next, are the result of a twofold line of thinking about both the erosion and saturation of memory, as well as its creative rekindling.

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Metamorphosis. Art in Europe Now

Metamorphosis. Art in Europe NowImage courtesy of Marion Verboom

Metamorphosis. Art in Europe Now
Fondation Cartier
April 4 – June 16, 2019

From April 4 to June 16, 2019, the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain presents Metamorphosis. Art in Europe Now, an exhibition that explores the diversity and vitality of the European artistic scene today. It includes 21 artists who hail from 16 countries and work in painting, sculpture, fashion, design, and video. The exhibition is accompanied by an ambitious Nomadic Nights program. Representing the first of a series of exhibitions on emerging art scenes organized by the Fondation Cartier, Metamorphosis celebrates a new generation of artists who embody the spirit of today’s and tomorrow’s Europe.

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Franz West

Franz WestImage courtesy of Tate (Matt Greenwood)

Franz West
Tate Modern, London
February 20 – June 02, 2019

Ironic, irreverent, yet profoundly philosophical, Franz West was a key figure of European art in the late 20th century. 

Franz West (1947–2012) brought a punk aesthetic into the pristine spaces of art galleries. His abstract sculptures, furniture, collages and large-scale works are direct, crude and unpretentious.

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Milan ATLAS

Milan ATLASImage courtesy of Fondazione Prada, Milano
Milan ATLAS
Fondazione Prada, Milan
Permanent Collection

Inside the six exhibition levels of Torre, project “Atlas“, emerged from a dialogue between Miuccia Prada and Germano Celant, is unveiled. It hosts works from the Prada Collection displayed in a sequence of environments incorporating solos and confrontations, created through assonances or contrasts, between artists such as Carla Accardi and Jeff Koons, Walter De Maria, Mona Hatoum and Edward Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Michael Heizer and Pino Pascali, William N. Copley and Damien Hirst, John Baldessari and Carsten Höller.

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Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival

Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival Image courtesy of Gianluca di Ioia

Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival 
La Triennale di Milano
March 1 – September 1, 2019

The XXII Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival, highlights the concept of restorative design and studies the state of the threads that connect humans to their natural environments – some frayed, others altogether severed. In exploring architecture and design objects and concepts at all scales and in all materials, Broken Nature celebrates design’s ability to offer powerful insight into the key issues of our age, moving beyond pious deference and inconclusive anxiety.

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Mika Rottenberg

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Mika Rottenberg
MAMbo – Sala delle Ciminiere, Bologna
January 31 – May 19, 2019

Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna is happy to be presenting Mika Rottenberg’s first Italian institutional solo exhibition, curated by Lorenzo Balbi. This Argentine born artist who grew up in Israel and is now based in New York is a centre stage player on the contemporary world scene. She will be appropriating the imposing volumes of the Sala delle Ciminiere on the museum’s ground floor to animate ten of her most recent productions-sculpture objects and video installations famous for their sarcastic and bizarre narrative register.

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