The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) will present exclusively in the US the most comprehensive survey to date for renowned German artist Günther Förg (1952-2013), opening on October 21, 2018 and on view through January 27, 2019. The first American museum exhibition dedicated to the artist in nearly three decades, Günther Förg: A Fragile Beauty, brings together over 40 years of the artist’s multimedia practice – including work on paper, photography, sculpture, and rarely-exhibited late-career paintings – to provide new insight on the practice and enduring influence of this extraordinary and complex artist.
A number of auction houses had high profile design auctions last week, giving collectors a chance to snag some amazing pieces by gifted designers.
Kehinde Wiley, the first African American to paint an official Presidential portrait, is exhibiting a new body of work inspired by the collection of the Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM). Selected by former President Barack Obama to paint his portrait for the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Wiley merges contemporary African American portraiture with historical masterworks, placing an under-represented people firmly in view, addressing the politics of race and power in art.
The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 present the first comprehensive retrospective in 25 years devoted to the work of American artist Bruce Nauman (b. 1941), on view at The Museum of Modern Art from October 21, 2018, through February 18, 2019, and at MoMA PS1 from October 21, 2018, through February 25, 2019. Co-organized by The Museum of Modern Art and Laurenz Foundation, Schaulager Basel, Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts draws upon the rich holdings of both institutions and nearly 70 lenders.
In a new video titled "Shredding the Girl and Balloon - The Director’s half cut," Banksy reveals the inner workings of his now-famous shredder-frame.
From October 19, 2018 through February 17, 2019 the Art Institute of Chicago will present an exhibition of thirty extraordinary works by London-based artist Tomma Abts (German, born 1967), marking the artist’s largest exhibition to date. This selection, featuring paintings from 2002 to 2018, is the first solo museum exhibition of Abts’s paintings in the United States in ten years.
2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion of African American culture that erupted in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City and spread across the cities of the greater Midwest, including Columbus, from 1918 to the 1950s. Organized by the Columbus Museum of Art with Guest Curator Wil Haygood, the exhibition I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100 offers a fresh look at the visual art and material culture of this groundbreaking moment in American cultural history, and serves as an anchor in a citywide celebration of the Harlem Renaissance.
EVERYTHING, accomplished muralist Jeff Zimmermann’s first solo show in ten years, opens October 19 at Chicago’s Zhou B Art Center. The exhibition showcases Zimmermann’s most recent work, including large-scale paintings, works on paper and sculptures.
Hilma af Klint painted abstract canvases before there was abstraction. A new survey at the Guggenheim, Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future, asserts the artists rightful place a true artistic innovator and visionary.
One of Great Britain’s most renowned artists, David Shrigley, presents a new show at Spritmuseum in Sweden this autumn. His Exhibition of Giant Inflatable Swan-things is an installation created exclusively for the museum gallery, which opened on 27 September.