What’s on this week: 29.08 – 04.09.2011 [Updated!]

This week’s pick ‘n’ mix from San Diego, Gwangju, Montréal, Vancouver, Winnipeg, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, London, Zürich, Berlin, Copenhagen, Malmö, Stockholm, Tel Aviv, Mumbai and Bangalore. For Biennales&Triennales, see M-KOS’s previous post

Art Fair

Art San Diego 2011
1–4 September 2011
at San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
 
 
 
 
 

art:gwangju:11
1-4 September 2011
at KDJ Convention Center, Gwangju, Korea
 
 
 

Montréal

Cao Fei: Whose Utopia
(Part of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal 2011)
at Centre Clark, 1 September – 8 October 2011
(Opening on Saturday 10 September 2011, 7pm)
 

Cao Fei “Whose Utopia” (2006) still. Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou. © Cao Fei
 

Massimo Guerrera: Introspections photosensibles
(Part of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal 2011)
at Centre Clark, 1 September – 8 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 8 September 2011, 6pm Saturday 10 September 2011, 7pm)

Massimo Guerrera “Moment de suspension (Porus)” (2001) C-print. Courtesy of the artist, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal, and Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto. © Massimo Guerrera
 

Luis Jacob: The Eye, The Hole, The Picture
(Part of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal 2011)
at McCord Museum, 2 September – 20 November 2011
(Opening on Friday 9 September 2011, 4pm)

Luis Jacob “Cabinet (Montréal)” 2011. (detail) Courtesy of Birch Libralato, Toronto
 

Isabelle Hayeur: Underworld
at Galerie Division,
through 1 October 2011
 

Isabelle Hayeur “Death in absentia 02 (detail)” (2011) Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Division
 

Richard-Max Tremblay: Fenêtres
at Galerie Division,
through 1 October 2011
 
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Galerie Division
 

Vancouver

Ron Terada: Jack
at Catriona Jeffries Gallery
3 September – 8 October 2011
(Opening on Friday 2 September 2011, 7–9pm)
 
 
 

Image courtesy of Catriona Jeffries Gallery.
 
 

Winnipeg

Guy Maddin: Hauntings I
at Platform Centre,
2 September – 2 October 2011
(Opening on Friday 2 September 2011, 7pm)
 

© Guy Maddin 2011
 

New York

Fünf Räume
at Austrian Cultural Forum NY,
through 5 September 2011
Last chance to see!

Artists: Daniel Domig, Clemens Hollerer, Zenita Komad, Valentin Ruhry, Esther Stocker and guest artist Michael Kienzer.
Curated by David Harper and Andreas Stadler.

Esther Stocker “Untitled” (2011) Courtesy of the artist
 

Boris Mikhailov: Case History
at MoMA,
through 5 September 2011
Last chance to see!
 
 
 
 

Boris Mikhailov “Untitled, from the series Case History (detail)” (1997–98). C-print. The Museum of Modern Art. Acquired through the generosity of Howard Stein.
© 2011 Boris Mikhailov

 

Projects 95: Runa Islam
at MoMA,
through 19 September 2011
 
 

Runa Islam “Emergence” (2011). 35mm film (color, silent). Courtesy the artist and White Cube, London
 

San Francisco

Terry Allen: Ghost Ship Rodez – Works from “The Momo Chronicles”
at Gallery Paule Anglim, 1 September – 1 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 1 September 2011, 5.30–7.30pm)
 
 
 

Terry Allen “Ghost Ship” (2010) mixed media. Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Paule Anglim
 

Michele Pred: Confiscated
at Jack Fischer Gallery, 1 September – 8 October 2011
(Opening on Saturday 10 September 2011, 4-6pm)
 
 

Michele Pred “American Red Cross” Airport confiscated pen knives on wood. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Fischer Gallery
 

Washington DC

Nam June Paik: In the Tower
at National Gallery of Art,
through 2 October 2011
 
 
 
 
 
 

Installation view. Courtesy of NGA
 

Grazia Toderi: Directions
at Hirshhorn Museum,
through 24 October 2011
 

Grazia Toderi “Orbite Rosse (Red Orbit)” 2009. Installation view, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK. Courtesy of the artist.
 

Nira Pereg: Black Box
at Hirshhorn Museum,
through 13 November 2011
 
 

Nira Pereg “Black Box” Courtesy of the artist
 

London

Artangel presents
Ryan Gander: Locked Room Scenario
at Londonewcastle Depot
30 August – 23 October 2011

Image courtesy of Artangel
 
 

Yudi Noor: in-kawr-puh-reyt
at Nettie Horn,
2 September – 2 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 1 September, 6-9pm)
 
 

Yudi Noor “Napoleon” (2011) Embroidery and paint on linen. Courtesy of the artist and Nettie Horn
 

Ian Law: Is Many
at Supplement,
2 September – 25 September 2011
 

Ian Law “New Material For Use” (2011) Closed cell polyethylene foam. Courtesy of Laura Bartlett Gallery. Photo by Joe Clark
 

Stephen Willats: The Information Nomad
at MOT International
2 September – 1 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 1 September 2011, 6-8pm)
 
 

Stephen Willats “In The Beginning (detail)” (2011) Photographic prints, photographic dye, acrylic paint, ink on card. Courtesy of the artist and MOT International
 

Zürich

Ian Wallace
at Hauser & Wirth Zürich,
through 5 November 2011
 
 
 

Ian Wallace “Abstract Composition (The Table) III” (2011) Photolaminate with acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth
 

Didier Rittener: Escape
at Galerie Lange& Pult, through15 October 2011
 
 

Image courtesy of Galerie Lange&Pult
 

Walid Raad: Miraculous Beginnings
at Kunsthalle Zürich,
through 30 October 2011

Walid Raad “Sweet Talk: Commissions/Beirut (detail)” (1987-present) Courtesy of Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London; Paula Cooper Gallery, New York; and Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg and Beirut
 

Human Valley – The Other Side of Contemporary History: Autumn: « l’amour en e majeur »
(For Summer « Balzac Nouvelle Vague », the 1st part of Human Valley, see humanvalley.ch)
at Kunsthalle Zürich, through 30 October 2011

Image courtesy of Kunsthalle Zürich
 

Berlin

Jeppe Hein: I Am Right Here Right Now
at Johann König,
3 September – 1 October 2011
(Opening on Friday 2 September 2011, 6–9pm)
 

Image courtesy of Johann König
 

Marcus Steinweg: Diagramme
at BQ Berlin,
3 September – 15 October 2011
(Opening on Friday 2 September 2011, 6–9pm)
 

Image courtesy of BQ Berlin
 

Kunst und Philosophie / Art and Philosophy
at n.b.k., 3 September – 30 October 2011
(Opening on Friday 2 September 2011, 7pm)

Artists: João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva, Swantje Hielscher, Thomas Hirschhorn, Bethan Huws, Kitty Kraus, Marcellvs L., Christian Schwarzwald, Richard Wright, Haegue Yang

Philosophers: Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Ray Brassier, Simon Critchley, François Jullien, Catherine Malabou, Boyan Manchev, Chantal Mouffe, Nina Power, Marcus Steinweg

Curator: Marcus Steinweg

Thomas Hirschhorn “Eye to Eye Subjecter” (2010) Courtesy of the artist and ARNDT, Berlin; Gladstone Gallery, NY & Brussels; Stephen Friedman, London; Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris. Photo: Romain Lopez
 

Dennis Feddersen: From Here To Dystopia
at Galerie Koal,
3 September – 22 October 2011
(Opening on Friday 2 September 2011, 7–9pm)
 
 

Dennis Feddersen “I could not build an island #II (detail)” (2011) Pigmentprint. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Koal
 

Frankfurt

Liu Ding: Gravestone for Rumour Mongers
at L.A.Galerie, 2 September – 29 October 2011
(Opening on Friday 2 September 2011, 7pm)

Liu Ding “Gravestone for Rumour Mongers” (2008) Installation view. Courtesy of the artist and L.A.Galerie
 

Hans-Christian Schink: 1h
at Galerie Rothamel,
3 September – 22 October 2011
(Opening on Friday 2 September 2011, 7pm)

Hans-Christian Schink “2/21/2010 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm S: 38°49.042′ E: 174°34.976′” (2010) Silver gelatin print. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Rothamel
 
 

Copenhagen

[Updated]

Kopenhagen Contemporary Art Weekend
1–4 September
 
 
 
 
 

Robert McNally: Shotgun in’t mouth, brains on’t wall
at David Risley Gallery
3 September – 8 October 2011
(Opening on Friday 2 September 2011 5–8pm)

Robert McNally “Orion (detail)” (2011) Pencil on paper. Courtesy of the artist and David Risley Gallery
 

Jonathan Monk: World Time Clock – Used Cars
at Galleri Nicolai Wallner,
2 September – 15 October 2011
(Opening on Friday 2 September 2011, 5–9pm)
 

Image courtesy of Galleri Nicolai Wallner
 

Malmö

Doris Salcedo: Plegaria Muda
at Moderna Museet Malmö, through 4 September 2011
Last chance to see!
 

Doris Salcedo “Plegaria Muda (detail)” (2008-2010) Photo: Oscar Monsalve © Doris Salcedo
 

Marcel Duchamp
at Moderna Museet Malmö,
through 11 September 2011
 
 

Marcel Duchamp “Fountain” (1917) © Succession Marcel Duchamp/BUS 2011 Photo by Terje Östling
 

Stockholm

Gerard Byrne: Loch Ness, non-site
Galerie Nodenhake Stockholm,
through 2 October 2011
 

Gerard Byrne “A serpent with a horses head” (2001 – ongoing) Wall drawing in pencil & vinyl text, tree stump, steel pins. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nordenhake
 

Patrick Nilsson: Lite von Oben/Slightly von Oben
at Galleri Flach,
through 25 September 2011
 
 

Gerard Byrne “Paved Paradise” (2011) Soft pastel. Courtesy of the artist and Galleri Flach
 

Tel Aviv

Ofir Dor: Mister O and Misses I
at Sommer Contemporary Art, 2 September – 14 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 1 Sept 2011)
 

Ofir Dor “Balance” (2011) oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Sommer Contemporary Art
 

Pauline Oltheten: Kitbag questions – Installation (work from archive 2006-2011)
at Dvir Gallery, through 10 September 2011
 

Pauline Oltheten still from animation (2011) Courtesy of the artist and Dvir Gallery
 

Etti Abergel: Between Chapters (2000-2011)
at Dvir Gallery (Hangar 2),
through 24 September 2011
 
 

Installation view. Courtesy of the artist and Dvir Gallery
 

Mumbai

Sandeep Mukherjee
at Project 88,
through 29 October 2011
 
 

Sandeep Mukherjee “Untitled” (2011) Acrylic, acrylic ink and embossed drawing on duralene. Courtesy of the artist and Project 88

Tanya Goel: 2″ left from here
at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke,
through 17September2011
 

Tanya Goel “Macintosh” (2011) oil on canvas Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke
 

Bangalore

Synesthesia
at Gallery Ske, through 3 September 2011
Last chance to see!

Artists: Andrea Anastasio, Luigi Anastasio, Avinash Veeraraghavan
 

Andrea Anastasio “Time bug (detail)” (2008 – 2011) Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Ske
 
 

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