At 77 years old and after much speculation, Larry Gagosian just announced a plan of succession for his gallery, which spans nineteen locations around the world.
Durham, North Carolina - The Joel Fund and Heart2Hand Veteran artist Lt. Colonel (retired), Bernardine Donato, are excited to host the four-day art exhibit at the Tobacco Wood Brewing Company Durham location. This art show will contain original pieces created by North Carolina Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. This family-friendly event will showcase art from North Carolina veterans of all backgrounds, art levels, and branches of service.
Ugandan multidisciplinary performance and installation artist, Acaye Kerunen, is making quite a splash on the international art scene. Combining storytelling, writing, acting, and activism in her art, Kerunen designs and creates ambitious, beautifully rendered biomorphic textile installation pieces.
Oman, a country neighboring Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen, witnessed the opening of its largest private art gallery during the pandemic, Alia Gallery. A converted warehouse located in Muscat’s industrial area of Al Rusayl, the gallery is the brainchild of Omani artist Alia Al Farsi, one of the Sultanate’s most established artists. With a career spanning decades, Al Farsi has exhibited her work in cities such as Paris, Brussels, Seoul, Venice and Tokyo. But the gallery, which carries her name, remains her proudest achievement to date.
Sightings of Barbara Kruger’s work in New York City have been somewhat scarce since her last exhibition in 2018 at Mary Boone Gallery (which permanently closed after its namesake owner went to jail for tax evasion), but now, Kruger is back in a big way with concurrent offerings at David Zwirner and MoMA.
Biography necessarily runs hand in hand with visual-art production. For sculptor and conceptual artist Russell Maltz, living and making are one and the same thing. That said, the affable, unpretentious, and uncontrived sixty-nine-year-old artist wears his penchants, quirks, and opinions lightly, layering them in such a way as always to seem impromptu and so grab an audience’s attention in unexpected ways. In fact, layering would seem to be one of Maltz’s signature activities.
Spread over two capacious floors, the exhibit is Eisenman’s first presentation of new paintings in New York City after a seven-year hiatus in which their sculpture, fresh examples of which are also on view, took center stage.
As usual, a dynamic host of exhibitions spotlighting queer artists are available throughout the month and beyond. To help you cut through the noise, Art & Object has assembled this shortlist of Pride events for June, 2022.
It’s safe to assume that Chihuly is one of the most recognized surnames in contemporary American art. The glass master is so popular that, in 1992, he was named the first National Living Treasure. Over the long arc of an illustrious career, in exhibitions across the nation and abroad, both indoors and out, Chihuly’s glass has delighted thousands upon thousands.
At New York’s George Adams Gallery, this exhibition creates a visual conversation between influential twentieth-century Bay-Area painter Elmer Bischoff (1916–1991) and contemporary New York-based painter Tom Burckhardt.