Harm van den Dorpel is part of the group show "The Painter's New Tools" at Nahmad Contemporary alongside Wade Guyton, Urs Fischer, Albert Oehlen, Richard Prince, Seth Price and many more. The exhibition explores contemporary methods and tools used to manipulate and alter paint(ing) by using software, AI, CGI, printers, phones or other image-making technologies.
Harm van den Dorpel, Softenon (III), 2022, (Still) Generative animation minted as ERC-721 NFT presented on a square EIZO screen.
Toulu Hassani's works from the series "Oh Be A Fine Girl Kiss Me" are on view at Kunsthalle Nürnberg as part of the exhibition "Geordnete Verhältnisse". A photograph of the night sky above her studio is the starting point for the six-part series of works "Oh Be A Fine Girl Kiss Me" by Toulu Hassani (*1984 in Ahwaz/Iran). One of the canvases shows the starry sky in its entirety; the other five paintings show sections of the nightly firmament. The artist combines these with abstracted graphic representations of star spectra, which she paints using an airbrush technique.
Toulu Hassani, Oh Be A Fine Girl Kiss Me IV, 2021, acrylic ink and oil on canvas, 130 x 100 cm
Florian Süssmayr | Schloss Miltach
May 14 – Aug 1, 2022
Schloss Miltach Chamer Str. 9 93468 Miltach
In the exhibition at Miltach Castle, the Munich artist presents a cross-section of his work including many new paintings. However, the title of the exhibition „Bilder aus glücklichen Tagen (Pictures from Happy Days)“ is to be seen as an euphemism. The works clearly illuminate the darker sides of human existence. On display are works from earlier series such as “Damen und Herren (Ladies and Gentlemen)”, “Landschaften (Landscapes)”, “Straßen (Streets)” and “Selbstportraits (Self-Portraits)” as well as new works created especially for the exhibition.
Florian Süssmayr, Leder, 2021 Oil on canvas, 35 x 30 cm
A new work from the artist's "Colors of Grey" series can currently be seen in the exhibition "Farbe ist Programm". The exhibition unites exhibits from more than 100 years of art history in order to approach the medium of "colour" in its political and programmatic dimensions.
Installation view, Thu-Van Tran, Colors of Grey, 2022
In the exhibition "Körper – Geste – Raum. Werke aus der Hilti Art Foundation", the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein is showing works by 22 artists that explore the interrelationship between body, gesture and space.
In the first major monographic exhibition of Jeff Wall in the Washington, D.C., area since 1997, the Glenstone Museum exhibits nearly 30 works spanning five decades of the artist's career. This is the largest exhibition of the artist's work in the United States since his 2007 show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Room 2 of the pavilion displays the impressive range of the pioneering œuvre, from early pictures displayed in backlit lightboxes and black and white silver gelatin prints to more recent large-scale inkjet color prints.
For PUBLIC FIGURE #2 – an annual project by Art in the City (Middelheim Museum) – artist Goshka Macuga (Poland, 1967) rejects the tradition of the “lone hero on his plinth.” Instead, the artist depicts a trans-historic collective of five women whose lives and work shaped and changed society and the arts. The new work pays homage to Chantal Akerman, pioneer cineaste and visual artist; Andrée Blouin, pan-African political activist and member of the first democratically elected government of post-independence Congo; Patricia De Martelaere, philosopher and professor; Marie Popelin, the first woman doctor in Law in Belgium; and Mathilde Schroyens, the first woman mayor of Antwerp.
Jeff Wall's works "The Thinker" and "The Giant," which reflect on the act of thinking, are currently on view at Kunsthalle Bielefeld, while "The Thinker" by Auguste Rodin, which has flanked the Kunsthalle's entrance since 1968, is on tour as a loan.
Jeff Wall, The Thinker, 1986, Transparency in lightbox, 216 x 229 cm, 1 AP