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Elif Saydam | Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens, Oakville

Sep 29, 2023 – Jan 06, 2024

The Oakville Galleries present Elif Saydam's first institutional solo exhibition in Canada: "Eviction Notice." In their art, Saydam employs a variety of techniques, styles, and materials to transcend conventional boundaries and the complicated contexts of our society. In doing so, the artist also succeeds in thematizing ideologies of class and gender.

Elif Saydam, New Moon, 2023, 23k gold, inkjet transfer and oil on canvas, ø50 cm

Leiko Ikemura | The Feuerle Collection

Jul 07, 2023 – Jan 07, 2024

The Silk Room in Berlin opens its second installation with a solo exhibition by Leiko Ikemura. Entitled "When Animals Become Art," The Feuerle Collection presents a curated selection of Ikemura's acclaimed animal sculptures, this time in direct interaction with stuffed animals from the artists' private collection.

Leiko Ikemura, Usagi with wings, 2021, cast glass, 28 × 41 × 14 cm, edition 2/5, ©Leiko Ikemura, VG Bild-Kunst Bonn 2023

Goshka Macuga | EVA International 2023, Limerick

Aug 31 – Oct 29, 2023

Ireland celebrates its 40th Biennial of Contemporary Art featuring up to 50 Irish and international artists whose works are exhibited in the most diverse venues in Limerick. Special mention deserves the participation of Polish artist Goshka Macuga with one of her renowned tapestries at the Limerick City Gallery of Art.

Installation view at Limerick City Gallery of Art, 2023, ©Goshka Macuga, VG Bild-Kunst Bonn 2023, courtesy of EVA International

Leiko Ikemura | ERES-Stiftung, Munich

Sep 28, 2023 – Jan 27, 2024

The ERES-Stiftung presents its new group exhibition entitled "Solar Breath. Knowing which way the wind blows." Featuring works by various artists, including Leiko Ikemura, the exhibition explores this natural phenomenon and its diverse aspects, ranging from its significant impact on our planet to its importance in different cultures and societies.

Installation view in ERES-Stiftung, 2023, photo: Thomas Dashuber, ©Leiko Ikemura VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2023, courtesy of the artist

Stephan Balkenhol, Thomas Ruff | Verein Kunst für Angeln, Wittkiel

Sep 17 – Oct 15, 2023

The association Kunst für Angeln e.V. celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Roosen-Trinks Collection. Under the title "Moon Forest and the Incredible May", Ingrid Roosen-Trinks presents over 100 works of art from her collection, which also includes artists such as Stephan Balkenhol and Thomas Ruff, whose works will also be featured.

Thomas Ruff, d.o.pe.15, 2022, colaris print on velour carpet, 267 × 200 cm, edition 1/4, ©Thomas Ruff, VG Bild-Kunst Bonn 2023

Thomas Schütte | Museum De Pont, Tilburg

Sep 16, 2023 – Jan 28, 2024

The De Pont Museum presents, for the first time in original size, three of the architectural models designed by Thomas Schütte for the legendary "Westkunst" exhibition in 1981. Conceived more than four decades ago, the "Westkunst" models will be on display in the main gallery of the former woollen mill.

Thomas Schütte, Schiff (Modell 1:20), 1980, cardboard, 25 × 50 × 25 cm, photo: Candida Höfer, ©Thomas Schütte, VG Bild-Kunst Bonn 2023

Dan Graham, Thomas Struth, Jeff Wall | The Canadian Centre for Architecture

May 02, 2023 – March 03, 2024

"The Lives of Documents – Photography as Project" is the first in a trilogy of research and exhibition projects that examines the practice of artists and photographers whose work has significantly contributed to the transformation of the discipline over the past fifty years. The exhibition features Dan Graham, Thomas Struth, and Jeff Wall, among others.

Thomas Struth, Broadway at Prince Street, New York, 1978, silver gelatin print, 40,4 × 58,8 cm, edition 8/10, © Thomas Struth

Thomas Struth | Kunstmuseum Ravensburg

Jul 14 – Nov 5, 2023

"(Wahl-)Familie. Die, die wir sind" is the latest exhibition at Kunstmuseum Ravensburg. Works by fourteen artists address the complexity and dynamics of the concept of "family" and its ever-changing nature. On view are also photographs from Thomas Struth's renowned series "Family Portraits," in which the artist portrays families from a wide variety of countries and cultures, capturing with great sensitivity their emotional and social structures.

Installation view "(Wahl-)Familie. Die, die wir sind," Kunstmuseum Ravensburg, 2023, photo: Wynrich Zlomke, ©Thomas Struth, courtesy of Kunstmuseum Ravensburg

Thu Van Tran | Rose Schapire Art Prize 2023


Thu Van Tran has been granted the 2023 Rosa Schapire Art Prize, hosted by Freunde der Hamburger Kunsthalle. Daria de Beauvais, chief curator at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, served as this year's judge. Special praise was given to the profound exploration of the history of colonialism in Vietnam, which makes her work so distinctive.

Thu Van Tran, Colors of Grey, 2023, pigments on canvas, 149 × 116 cm, ©Thu Van Tran, VG Bild-Kunst Bonn 2023

Elger Esser | Würth Haus Rorschach

Feb 28, 2023 – Feb 16, 2025

Forum Würth Rorschach presents its 10th-anniversary exhibition under the title "Water, Clouds and Wind". A selection of artworks from the Würth Collection which focuses on these natural phenomena. Phenomena that are not only determining factors in our climate but have also been an essential part of art history since immemorial times.

Elger Esser, Mont Saint Michel-Black Sea, 2022, mixed media: copper plate silver plated, direct print, shellac, 44 × 58 cm, ©Elger Esser, VG Bild-Kunst Bonn 2023

David Claerbout, Rodney Graham, Thomas Ruff, Anri Sala | The Schaulager, Basel

Jun 10 – Nov 19, 2023 

Schaulager is proud to present a major group exhibition this year and has good reason to celebrate: Schaulager is turning 20 years young! The title "Out of the Box" echoes a basic principle that Schaulager has pursued since first opening its doors in 2003: liberating works of art from a life in storage crates and making them accessible to both schools and universities for research and conservation.

Anri Sala, Untitled (Serpentes/Rhein River), 2023, two works on paper: one vintage hand-coloured etching and one ink and pastel drawing, 52,1 × 38,6 cm left, 51,6 × 42,5 cm right, ©Anri Sala, VG-Bildkunst Bonn 2023

Leiko Ikemura | Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden

May 13 – Oct 8, 2023

Under the gripping title "The King is Dead. Long Live the Queen" Museum Frieder Burda has opened its new exhibition. Positioned in a feminist way (only women are participating in the show), it gives the contemporary women artists with different cultural background an opportunity for self-expression on manifold themes. The individual "voices" and perspectives of the various artistic positions should nevertheless come to the fore in a potentiated way.

Leiko Ikemura, Hare-Woman, 1990/2019, patinated bronze, 78 × 25 cm, edition 4/5, ©Leiko Ikemura, VG-Bildkunst Bonn 2023

Dan Graham, Goshka Macuga | The Belvedere, Vienna

May 13 – Oct 1, 2023

The Belvedere in Vienna, which this year celebrates its 300th anniversary, is dedicating a new show to contemporary art and will present the most recent works of sculpture in its garden. On display will be such artists as Dan Graham and Goshka Macuga, who respond to the theme of power and its social and historical transformations.

Goshka Macuga, Sigmund Freud, 2016, Parian ware, 34 × 21 × 31 cm, edition 1/5 + 3 AP, ©Goshka Macuga, VG Bild-Kunst Bonn 2023

Florian Süssmayr | Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

May 12 – Oct 3, 2023

In honor of Duke Franz of Bavaria, who will celebrate his 90th birthday this year, the Pinakothek der Moderne is opening a new group exhibition "Unkempt Paintings. German Art Since 1960 From The Collection Of Duke Franz Of Bavaria". As is well known, it is not only his activities as head of the House of Wittelsbach, but also as a great patron of the arts, whose "Unkempt Paintings", as he called them, are now being put on public display.

Florian Süssmayr, Buche, 2012, oil on canvas, 70 × 60 cm, ©Florian Süssmayr, VG-Bildkunst Bonn 2023

Thomas Struth | The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Munich

Apr 28 – Nov 24, 2023

The Munich Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, which deals with the promotion of art and science, presents a new exhibition with international photographers and sculptors. Called "Industrial Rhapsody", it is not about the factually depicted industry, but about the complex interaction of man with the world, which goes far beyond technical progress.

Thomas Struth, GRACE-Follow-On Bottom View, IABG, Ottobrunn 2017, Inkjet print, 144,1 × 224,1 × 6,0 cm (framed), edition 4/6, ©Thomas Struth

Thomas Schütte | The Munich City Museum, Munich

Apr 22, 2023 – Jan 7, 2024

The Munich City Museum takes up the doll theme in its new exhibition called "(Not) A Doll’s House. Traditional Roles and Brand-New Images", demonstrating the influence of doll art in society. Among the works on display are those of German sculptor and drawing artist Thomas Schütte.

Thomas Schütte, Detail of portfolio, 2003, etching, 76 × 106 cm, edition 1/12, ©Thomas Schütte, VG-Bildkunst Bonn 2023

Thu Van Tran | Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice

Jun 10 – Oct 1, 2023

In June 2023, Thu Van Tran's exhibition "We live in the flicker" will be opened at MAMAC in Nice. Born in Vietnam and raised in France, Thu Van Tran's work visualizes nature's memory through a profound symbolism with which she records cultural and historical events related to her homeland. 

Thu Van Tran, Colors of Grey, 2022, pigments on canvas, 160 × 220, ©Thu Van Tran, VG Bild-Kunst Bonn 2023

Anri Sala | Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli

Mar 15 – Nov 19, 2023

Castello di Rivoli dedicates its new exhibition "In a Time of War" to one of the (unfortunately) most topical themes. As the curators have well noted, the works on display, including those by Anri Sala, are not or not only about the destructive vehemence of war, but also about empathy, complexity, and last but not least - humanity.

Anri Sala, Untitled (entrance), 2003, chromogenic print, 80 × 110 cm, edition 3/5 + 2 AP, ©Anri Sala, VG-Bildkunst Bonn 2023

Thomas Struth, Jeff Wall | Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna

Mar 15, 2023 – Jan 14, 2024

An important, already "classical" aspect of art, namely its stage-like quality, is the subject of the new exhibition at mumok. Various forms of performance, not least their unusual reflection in photographic art by Thomas Struth and Jeff Wall, among others, can be observed by visitors from March 15th, 2023.

Thomas Struth, Arms 1, 1999-2004, chromogenic print, 176 × 209,1 cm (framed), edition 2/10, ©Thomas Struth

David Claerbout | Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

Mar 30, 2022 – Jan 14, 2024 

To mark its 20th anniversary, the Pinakothek der Moderne is opening its special exhibition "Mix & Match. Rediscovering The Collection". 350 works, including one by David Claerbout, will be reinterpreted, re-hung and subjected to a new analysis. Unexpected artistic discoveries, various conspicuous features and connections, that the Pinakothek's extensive collection conceals, await curious visitors.

David Claerbout, The Quiet Shore (40 A), 2011, InkJet Print on baryta paper on alu-dibond, 56,25 × 100 cm , edition 6/6 + 2 AP + 1 AC, ©David Claerbout, VG-Bildkunst Bonn 2023

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