What’s on this week: 22.08 – 28.08.2011

This week’s pick ‘n’ mix from Montréal, Toronto, New York, Houston, Dallas, London, Sunderland, Berlin, Madrid, Barcelona, Oslo, São Paulo, and Taipei. For Biennales&Triennales, see M-KOS’s previous post

Art fair

Art Taipei 2011
26 – 29 August 2011
at Taipei World Trade Center


Déclic 70
at Galerie SAS, 25 August – 15 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 25 August 2011, 5.30pm)

Artists: Claire Beaugrand-Champagne, Marik Boudreau, Michel Campeau, Alain Chagnon, Roger Charbonneau, Pierre Gaudard, Clara Gutsche, Jean Lauzon, David Miller, Normand Rajotte, Gabor Szilasi. Curated by Nicolas Mavrikakis

Photo credit © Pierre Gaudard

Martine Viale: The Imprint Series – House (Performance)
at Centre des arts actuels SKOL,
25 – 27 August 2011, 12pm – 5.30pm
(27 August until 5pm)

Martine Viale, performance view from “Soirée de Performance -Le Lieu” (Quebec, Nov. 2010) Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Patrick Altman


Alex McLeod: Distant Secrets
at Angell Gallery (West Gallery),
25 August – 24 September 2011
(Opening on Thursday 25 August 2011, 6–9pm)

Alex McLeod “Frozen Boat” (2011) C-print. Courtesy of the artist and Angell Gallery

at Angell Gallery (East Gallery),
25 August – 24 September 2011
(Opening on Thursday 25 August 2011, 6–9pm)

Artists: Mitchell Chan, Luke Painter, Vessna Perunovich, Meera Margaret Singh, Camilla Singh

Image courtesy of Angell Gallery

New York

Third Order
at Charles Bank Gallery, through 28 August 2011
Last chance to see !

Artists: Paul Allsopp, Mikaela Bradbury, Nick Darmstaedter, Violet Dennison, Adam Henry, Gordon Hull, Anna Janser, Garrett Pruter and Rachel Rossin

Garrett Pruter “Weird Science 3” (2011) Paper, acrylic, tape, vintage textbook. Courtesy of the artist and Charles Bank Gallery

Sol LeWitt: Arcs and Lines
at Paula Cooper Gallery, through 26 August 2011
Last chance to see!

Sol LeWitt “Wall Drawing #392” (1983). Courtesy of Paula Cooper Gallery

Sigmar Polke: Photoworks 1964-2000
at Leo Koenig, through 3 September, 2011

Sigmar Polke “Untitled (Pharmacie)” (1986) Gelatin silver print.Courtesy of Leo Koenig, Inc.

Aneta Grzeszykowska: Lovetime
at Harris Lieberman, through 9 September 2011

Aneta Grzeszykowska “Zegar / Clock” (2011) Still from 12-hour HD video. Courtesy of the artist and Harris Lieberman


Second Nature – Contemporary Landscapes from the MFAH Collection
at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston,
through 27 September 2011

Artists include: Ansel Adams, Helen Altman, Vernon Fisher, Adam Helms, Melissa Miller, Ed Ruscha, Alan Sonfist, Mark Tansey, Mungo Thomson, James Turrell and more

Ed Rucha “Untitled #1” (2007–8) oil on canvas. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery


Jim Lambie
at Goss-Michael Foundation,
through 3 September 2011

Image courtesy of Goss-Michael Foundation


We Have Our Own Concept of Time and Motion
at Auto Italia, 25 – 28 August 2011
Last chance to see!

Artists: Federico Campagna, Huw Lemmey, Michael Oswell, Charlie Woolley

Image courtesy of Auto Italia

The Moment Pleasantly Frightful
at Laura Bartlett Gallery, through 26 August 2011
Last chance to see!

Artists:Martin Soto Climent, Michel Francois, Jean-Luc Moulene, Michael E. Smith, Johannes Vogl. Curated by Chris Sharp

Michael E. Smith “Untitled” (2011) Archival pigment print. Courtesy of the artist and Laura Bartlett Gallery

Ron Arad: Curtain Call
at Round House, through 29 August 2011
Last chance to see!

Featured artists: Babis Alexiadis, Mat Collishaw, Hussein Chalayan, Greenaway & Greenaway, Ori Gersht, Joe Hardy, Gabriel& Shira Klasmer, Christian Marclay, Javier Mariscal, David Shrigley and more.

Ron Arad “Curtain Call” (2011) Installation view featuring Christian Marclay “Pianorama”. Courtesy of the artists and Roundhouse. Photo by Stephen White

Marta Marcé
at Riflemaker,
through 3 September 2011

Marta Marcé “Flowing in Black (detail from dyptich)” (2009) acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Riflemaker


The Wonders of the Invisible World
at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art ,
Part I: through 8 October 2011
Part II: 27 October 2011 – 11 February 2012

Artists (Part I): Charles Leadbeater, The International Necronautical Society, Peter Doig, Susan Hiller, Jane & Louise Wilson, Clare Strand, Siobhan Hapaska, Kerry Stewart, Catherine Payton, Matthew Donnelly, Nicolaas Hartsoeker, Ove Kvavik, Nils Guadagnin, Dunja Herzog, Victoria Skogsberg, Anna McCarthy, Chris Cornish

Catherine Payton “Ghost” (2011) Courtesy of the artist and Nothern Gallery for Contemporary Art


Jörn Vanhöfen
at Kuckei+Kuckei, August 27 – October 8, 2011
(Opening Saturday 27 August 2011, 7pm)

Jörn Vanhöfen “Berlin # 1031” (2009) C-print. Courtesy of the artist and Kuckei+Kuckei

Drawing in Relation
at DNA, 26 August – 16 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 25 August 2011, 7–9pm)

Artists: Simon Faithfull, Kely, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Donghwan Jo & Haejun Jo, Marina Nunez, Anke Röhrscheid, Michal Shamir, Nedko Solakov, Mariana Vassileva. Curated by Fernando Galan, Seo-Young Kim and Johann Nowak

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer “Seismoscopes” (2009) Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Guy Bartschi

Rainer Fetting
at Berlinische Galerie,
through 12 September 2011

Rainer Fetting “Psychedelic East I” (1990) Courtesy of the artist © 2011 Rainer Fetting


Walead Besthy: A Diagram of Forces
at CA2M Centro de Arte dos de Mayo,
through 2 October 2011

Walead Besthy “Three Color Curl (CMY/Four Magnet: Irvine, California, January 1st)” (2010) / “Fujicolor Crystal Archive Super Type C, Em. No. 165-021, 01110” (2010) Color photographic paper. Courtesy of the artist.

Experimental Station – Research and Artistic Phenomena
at CA2M Centro de Arte dos de Mayo,
through 9 October 2011

Luis Bisbe, Carlos Bunga, Caleb Charland, Alistair McClymont, Rubén Ramos Balsa, Ben Woodeson, Alberto Baraya, Faivovich & Goldberg, João Gusmão & Pedro Paíva, Ilana Halperin, Rivane Neuenschwander & Cao Guimãraes, Jorge Peris, Julio Adán, Guillem Bayo, Ingrid Buchwald, Milton Marques, O Grivo, Ariel Schlesinger, Conrad Shawcross, Alberto Tadiello, David Clarkson, Björn Dahlem, Karlos Gil, Lyn Hagan, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Esther Mañas & Arash Moori, Paloma Polo, Jan Tichy, Raphaël Zarka

Julio Adán “Ecografía (no tocar, por favor)” (2011) Courtesy of the artist


Three works by Hans-Peter Feldmann and one lecture
at ProjecteSD, through 10 September 2011

Hans-Peter Feldmann “Seated women in paintings (detail)” (2008) Offset and digital prints on paper, pins and wood. Courtesy of the artist and ProjecteSD

Àngels Ribé: In the Labyrinth
at Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA),
through 23 October 2011

Àngels Ribé “3 punts (2)” (1972) Courtesy of MACBA


Gardar Eide Einarsson: Discourses, Institutions, Buildings, Laws, Police Measures, Philosophical Propositions, and So On
at Standard, 26 August – 24 September 2011
(Opening on Friday 26 August 2011, 7–9pm)

Image courtsy of Standard, Oslo

Judy Radul: World Rehearsal Court
at Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter,
through 2 October 2011

Judy Radul “World Rehearsal Court” (2011) Detail from a seven-channel video installation. Courtsy of the artist and Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter

Øystein Aasan: Lord Memory
at Lautom Contemporary,
through 11 September 2011

Installation view. Courtesy of Lautom Contemporary

São Paulo

at Galeria Fortes Vilaça, through 29 August 2011
Last chance to see!

Artists: Adriana Varejão, Dora Longo Bahia, Karim Aïnouz, Janaina Tschäpe, Julião Sarmento, Lula Buarque de Hollanda, Marcos Chaves, Miguel Rio Branco, Tunga

Adriana Varejão “Psinoe” video still. Courtesy of the artist and Galeria Fortes Vilaça

Jorge Macchi
at Galeria Luisa Strina,
through 8 SEPTEMBER 2011

Jorge Macchi “Confesión” (2010) oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Galeria Luisa Strina

Courtney Smith and Ivan Navarro: The Construction of Volumetric Interrelationships
at Baró Galeria, through 10 September 2011

Installation view (Ivan Navarro) Courtesy of the artist and Baró Galeria

Melanie Smith: Wall Eyed
at Galeria Nara Rosler, through 13 September 2011

Malanie Smith “Parres 0” (2007) video still. Courtesy of the artist and Galeria Nara Rosler


Mika Ninagawa:
noir + SAKURAN

at Taiwan International Visual Art Center (TIVAC)
through11 September 2011

Flower + Goldfish
at MOT/ART, through 29 August 2011
Last chance to see!

© Mika Ninagawa 2011 (top) “noir” (2010) Courtesy of TIVAC and Tomio Koyama Gallery; (bottom) “Everlasting Flowers” (2005) Courtesy of MOT/ARTS and Tomio Koyama Gallery

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