What’s on this week: 08.08 – 14.08.2011

This week’s pick ‘n’ mix from Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg, New York, San Francisco, Boulder, London, Paris, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, Bucharest, Seoul, Beijing and Buenos Aires. For Biennales&Triennales, see M-KOS’s previous post.

Montréal

Interiority Complex
at Studio Beluga, through 14 August 2011
Last chance to see!

Artists: Laura Herndandez, Unai Miquelajáuregui, Derek Sandbeck. Curated by Jessa Alston-O’Connor
 

Image courtesy of Studio Beluga
 

Toronto

Jp King: Free City Paper
at Whippersnapper, through 4 September 2011
 
 

Larissa Diakiw during the Nomadesk Writer’s Residency in Parc LaFontaine, Montréal. Image courtesy of JP King and Nomadesk
 

Go Figure
at MKG127, through 3 September 2011

Artists: Brenda Draney, Dean Drever, Sky Glabush, Sholem Krishtalka, Dominique Rey, Jeff Tutt

Image courtesy of MKG127
 

Winnipeg

(the heart that has no love/pain/generosity is not a heart) by Joyce Salloum
at Plug In ICA, 12 August – 2 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 11 August 2011 7–10pm)

Curated by Haema Sivanesan and organized by SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre)

Image © Joyce Salloum 2011
 

New York

Pointing a Telescope at the Sun
at Minus Space, through 17 September 2011

Artists: Gabriele Evertz, Vincent Longo, Doug Ohlson, Robert Swain, and Sanford Wurmfeld. The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Doug Ohlson (1936-2010)
 

Gabriele Evertz “Untitled” (2011) Acrylic on canvas over panel. Courtesy of the artist and Minus Space
 

Morten Hemmingsen & Christopher Stribley:
I’ve Got My Game Plan Working

Munch Gallery, through 3 September 2011

Morten Hemmingsen “I’m only in it for the money” (2011) Courtesy of the artist and Munch Gallery
 

Phoebe Washburn: Nunderwater Nort Lab
at Zach Feuer, through 12 August 2011.
Last chance to see!
 

Phoebe Washburn “Nunderwater Nort Lab” (2011) mixed media. Courtesy of the artist and Zach Feuer
 

COLORIFIC! We Make An Art Rainbow
at Postmasters, through 19 August 2011

Artists: Agata Bebecka, Jason Robert Bell, Guy Ben-Ner, Monica Cook, Diana Cooper, Adam Cvijanovic, Oskar Dawicki, David Diao, Rainer Ganahl, Anthony Goicolea, David Herbert, Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung, Mary Kelly, Katarzyna Kozyra, Kristin Lucas, Michelle Matson, Eva and Franco Mattes (aka 0100101110101101.org), Jennifer and Kevin McCoy, Steve Mumford, David Nyzio, William Powhida, Sally Smart, Sarah Smizz, Wolfgang Staehle, Chris Verene

Installation view. Courtesy of Postmasters

San Francisco

Forms and Infections
at Silverman Gallery, through 20 August 2011

Artists: Christopher Badger, Stanley Brouwn, Aspen Mays, Hayal Pozanti, Florian & Michael Quistrebert, Sean Raspet and Hugh Scott-Douglas

Hyal Pozanti “A Closed System of Surveillance” Mylar Balloons, Enamel Spray Paint. Courtesy of the artist and Silverman Gallery

David Claerbout: Architecture of Narrative
at SFMOMA, through 6 September 2011
 

David Claerbout “White House (still)” (2006) single-channel video projection, dual mono over headphones and speakers. Courtesy of the artist and Rennie Collection, Vancouver
 

Boulder, CO

BIODOME: An Experiment in Diversity
at The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art,
through 11 September 2011

Artists: Gustavo Artigas, Laleh Mehran & Chris Coleman,
Seth Wulsin

Seth Wulson “Orbus Tertius (detail)” (2007) mirror, silicone
Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Gustavo Barugel

London

Wit, Fear and Sarcasm
ar FAS Contemporary,
10 August – 15 September 2011

Artists: Rowena Hughes, Ann-Marie James, Dodda Maggy, Mariana Mauricio, Robert Nicol
 
 
 
 
 

Rowena Hughes “Baroque (Split Penrose Series)” (2009) Courtesy of the artist and FAS Contemporary
 

Quadraphonic
at FOLD Gallery, 12–28 August 2011

Artists: Giles Corby, NT, Philippa Ramsden, James Thomas, Solina Hi-Fi
 
 

Image courtesy of FOLD Gallery
 

Pablo Bronstein: Sketches for Regency Living
at Institute of Contemporary Arts,
through 25 September 2011
 

Pablo Bronstein “Tragic Stage” (2011) Costumes by Mary Katrantzou. Photos © Steve White. Courtesy of the artist and ICA, London
 

Paris

Robin Meier & Ali Momeni: The Tragedy of the Commons
at Palais de Tokyo, through 18 September 2011
 

Robin Meier & Ali Momeni “A Tentative Call To The Other” (2010) Courtesy of the artists. Photo Pierre Antoine
 

Olaf Breuning: The Art Freaks
at Palais de Tokyo, through 18 September 2011
 
 

Robin Meier & Ali Momeni “A Tentative Call To The Other” (2010) Courtesy of the artists. Photo Pierre Antoine
 

Copenhagen

Anselm Reyle
at Arken Museum of Modern Art,
through 14 August 2011
Last chance to see!
 
 
 
 

Anselm Reyle “Wagon Wheel” (2009) Image courtesy of ARKEN
 

Georg Baselitz: Baselitz Re-Mixed
at Kunstforeningen GL Strand, through 21 August 2011
 
 
 
 
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Kunstforeningen GL Strand
 

Berlin

The Object of Observation (Changes By Being Observed)
at Johnen Galerie, through 3 September 2011

Artists: Jennifer Bornstein, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Sam Durant, Ryan Gander, Mario Garcia Torres, Derek Sullivan. Curated by Tim Lee

Sam Durant “Entropy in Reverse (Gimme Shelter Backwards)” (1999) two channel video projection. Courtesy of the artist and Johnen Galerie

Stephan Balkenhol
at Johnen Galerie,
through 22 October 2011
 
 
 
 
 
 

Stephan Balkenhol “Untitled” ebony, gold-plated Courtesy of the artist and Johnen Galerie
 

Lara Dhondt & Martin Mlecko: Photography
at Bourouina Gallery, 3 September 2011
 
 
 

Installation view. Courtesy of Bourouina Gallery
 

Warsaw

Bodily Choreography
at Zachęta National Gallery of Art,
through 14 August 2011. Last chance to see!

Artists: Wojciech Bąkowski, DV8 – Physical Theatre, Ayşe Erkmen, Aneta Grzeszykowska, John Wood & Paul Harrison, Oliver Herring, Jesper Just, Anna Molska, Adrian Paci, Mark Raidpere, Fatboy Slim, A. L. Steiner & robbinschilds, Type A. Curator Maria Brewińska

Adrian Paci, Centro di permanenza temporanea, 2007, courtesy of the artist and kaufmann repetto, Milan
 

NOT in PLACE
at Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, through 21 August 2011

Artists: Aneta Grzeszykowska and Jan Smaga, Rafael Lozano Hemmer, Przemysław Jasielski, Łukasz Jastrubczak, Alicja Karska and Aleksandra Went, Jarosław Kozłowski, Katarzyna Krakowiak, Dominik Lejman, Krzysztof Miękus, Małgorzata Markiewicz, Laura Pawela, Mateusz Pęk, Janek Simon, Łukasz Surowiec, Marek Zygmunt. Curated by Irena Janysek, Izabela Kaszyńska, Beata Łyżwa-Sokół, Ewa Odyjas, Anna Ostrowska, Weronika Panasewicz, Magdalena Szadkowska, Hanna Szpil, Zuzanna Waltoś, Jolanta Woszczenko.

Przemysław Jasielski “White Noise” (2006) Courtesy of the artist
 

Bucharest

In Between Frames
at MNAC, through 28 August 2011

Artists: Adad Hannah, Anetta Mona Chisa si Lucia Tkacova, Bettina Hoffmann, Jason Arsenault, Jérôme Delapierre, Perry Bard, Rozalinda Borcila. Curated by Horea Avram and Marius Tanasescu.

Adad Hannah “Mirroring the musee” (2008) Courtesy of the artist and PFOAC, Montréal

Seoul

Future Image
at Alternative Space loop, through 14 August 2011
Last chance to see!

Artists: Agung Nugroho Widhi, Chanathip Keawsuk, Febian Nurrahman Saktinegara, Geric Cruz, Haris Abadi, Hassnal Adam Raasalhague Sulaiman, Hoeng Keomakara, Kyusung Jo, Linh Duong, Nassier Nash Anggahan, Poe Sandar Lin, Saratool Pongpramoon, Sun-hee, Joo, Sungseok Ahn Tammy David, Arie Naftali Hawu Hede&Febian Nurrahman Saktinegara, Nguyen Nghiep Truong&Nguyen Tuong Van, Thanavorakit Kounthawatphinyo, Willis Turner Henry, Wu Siyi

Hassnal Adam Raasalhague Sulaiman “The Monster We Create” (2011) Photography. Courtesy of the artist
 

Kim, Chae Won
at Gallery Chosun, through 25 August 2011
 
 
 

Kim, Chae Won “Regained ‘playing castle’ from the world outside” (Detail) Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Chosun
 

Beijing

Almost Tangible
at Arario Gallery Beijing, through 21 August 2011

Artists: Hans Op de Beeck, Leo Villareal, Mona Hatoum, Ugo Rondinone, Sigurdur Gudjonsson, Thomas Ruff, Yin Xuzhen, Wang Gongxin, Li Qing, Gao Lei
 

Li Qing “Drifting Floss” (2011) Video (still) Courtesy of Arario Gallery Beijing
 

Yue Minjun: The Road
at Pace Beijing, through 3 September 2011
 
 
 
 

“The Crowning with Thorns” (2009) Oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Pace Beijing
 

Buenos Aires

Systems, Actions and Processes 1965–1975
at Fundación PROA, July – September 2011

Artists: Vito Acconci, Bas Jan Ader, Carl Andre, Eleanor Antin, John Baldessari, Álvaro Barrios, Luis Benedit, Joseph Beuys, Mel Bochner, Marcel Broodthaers, Paulo Bruscky, Graciela Carnevale, Ulises Carrión, Eduardo Costa, Jaime Davidovich, Agnes Denes, Guillermo Deisler, Antonio Dias, Juan Downey, Raúl Escari, Hans-Peter Feldman, Nicolás García Uriburu, Carlos Ginzburg, Dan Graham, Ivald Granato, Alberto Greco, Victor Grippo, Douglas Huebler, Roberto Jacoby, Leandro Katz, On Kawara, David Lamelas, Raúl Lozza, Leopoldo Maler, Gordon Matta-Clark, Cildo Meireles, Marta Minujín, Antoni Muntadas, Bruce Nauman, Dennis Oppenheim, Margarita Paksa, Luis Pazos, Claudio Perna, Alfredo Portillos, Alejandro Puente, Juan Risuleo, Osvaldo Romberg, Juan Carlos Romero, Martha Rosler, Robert Smithson, Francesc Torres, Edgardo Vigo, Horacio Zabala. Curated by Rodrigo Alonso

John Baldessari “Throwing three balls in the air to get a straight line (best of thrity six attempts)” (1973) Courtesy of the artist

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