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Shilpa Gupta, Jorge Macchi and “On Another Scale” at Galleria Continua, San Gimignano

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November 23~2014

Shilpa Gupta

Galleria Continua is pleased to once again host a solo show by Shilpa Gupta in its exhibition spaces. While training in sculpture, the Indian artist began to work experimentally with a wide range of media, including video, photography and interactive mixed media installations.

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Luigi Ontani “er” “SIMULÀCRUM” “amò” at GAMeC, Bergamo

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November 23~2014

GAMeC – Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo is hosting an important solo show by Luigi Ontani, one of the most representative artists on the international panorama of the past forty years.

He is a versatile figure who has been present on the art scene since the Sixties. In the early Seventies he began to participate in and then make a name for himself in the contemporary artistic debate with his tableaux vivants: dressed or, rather, disguised performances; living iconographies in which Ontani–transformed and masked–impersonates historical, mythological, literary and popular figures, including Pinocchio, Dante Alighieri, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Caravaggio’s St Paul, Guercino’s St Luke and Michelangelo’s Prigioni.

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“Alexander Calder Gallery III” at Fondation Beyler, Basel

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November 22~2014

In 2012, the longstanding partnership between the Fondation Beyeler and the Calder Foundation (New York) gave rise to the idea of a rotating “Alexander Calder Gallery,” a series of three specific presentations devoted to particular aspects of the American sculptor’s work.

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Maurizio Nannucci at Hofstätter Projekte, Vienna

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November 22~2014

The general theme of Hofstätter Projekte precisely fits a neon work Maurizio Nannucci installed on the facade of the Altes Museum Berlin in 2005: ALL ART HAS BEEN CONTEMPORARY. In his interpretation of this relatively wide programmatic bracket and the conception of an according exhibition at Hofstätter Projekte—curated by Edelbert Köb—Nannucci was granted the greatest possible freedom, as will be subsequent artists exhibiting at this new space.

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Keren Cytter at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

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November 21~2014

Keren Cytter is a prolific storyteller. She works mainly with video and film and has made more than 65 scripts and films within the last decade. For her comprehensive solo exhibition at Kunsthal Charlottenborg Keren Cytter presents two series of new drawings, a selection of eight films that includes signature pieces and new works, as well as a two-part text piece relating the works to each other and to the galleries where they are situated.

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Alfred Boman “SALES EXECUTIVE SEX GOBLIN” at Union Pacific, London

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November 21~2014

lt’s interesting how the serious early work of most artists tends tobe achromatic—early Warhol and Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg, Flavin, Stella, Cubism. Broadway Boogie-Woogie could only be late Mondrian! When you‘re trying to make a statement there is no placefor color! Poor Picasso! Poor Matisse! The uncomfortable truth isthat an artist like Picasso provides the dirt in which an artist likeDuchamp grows. And Matisse? That’s the fertilizer. As for my saladdays, I was notorious when I was a student for questioning theteachers. So much so, in fact, that I was put on the faculty at theage of twenty-two! Of course I was asked “what did you do before?” Is the physically exhibited presence of a work the only criterion forits existence?? (Being butthurt at ignorance is the natural reactionof un-ignorant human brains…) It isn‘t, if you know anything about Conceptual Arhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhgrrrakka kkakkakkakkakkakkakkakkakkakk kkakka akk………

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November 20~2014

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Tunga “From ‘La Voie Humide’” at Galleria Franco Noero, Turin

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November 20~2014

Galleria Franco Noero is pleased to present “From ‘La Voie Humide’”, the first solo exhibition in Italy of works by the Brazilian artist Tunga, and his first in the gallery.

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Geoffrey Farmer “Cut nothing, cut parts, cut the whole, cut the order of time.” at Casey Kaplan, New York

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November 19~2014

Kathy Acker rang my head like a bell.

It happened sometime in the spring of 1990, while she was reading out loud, a passage to our class from Gertrude Stein’s 1914 book Tender Buttons.

I had just read it myself and thought little of it. In fact I clearly remember not liking it.

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Raphael Hefti at Nottingham Contemporary

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November 19~2014

Raphael Hefti has a novel approach to experimentation with materials. He is fascinated with processes and often invents his own. His works blur boundaries between natural and industrial, abstract and representational. He frequently collaborates with technicians, scientists, and even dogs, to reveal unexpected beauty in ordinary materials.

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Paul Segers “The Scéne Changes” at Demon’s Mouth, Oslo

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November 18~2014

Demon’s Mouth is pleased to present “The Scéne Changes”, an exhibition of new work by Paul Segers. The exhibition includes 10 works on paper and two videos.

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Mariana Castillo Deball “Moi-Peau” at Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon

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November 18~2014

I am talking about the skin in its impact upon the mind, what I have called the Skin-Ego

Didier Anzieu, A Skin for Thought

Kunsthalle Lissabon presents “Moi-Peau”, the first solo show of Mexican artist Mariana Castillo Deball in Portugal.

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Richard Hughes “Field Trip” at The Modern Institute, Glasgow

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November 17~2014

A key element within the practice of Richard Hughes is the notion of time—of time passing—of wasting time—of the effect that time has on a place or an object, how it deteriorates and changes, how it can be transposed elsewhere. His exhibitions posses an ability to create a sense of time-lapse, creating environments that cannot be placed and which become re-structured narratives. Hughes’ work draws from a multitude of references—cultural, social and historical, as well as personal—each reference being filtered through his own immediate experience, as if pulled from the catalogue of things that are around us: TV, music, beliefs, stories, the places we visit on purpose and by accident, aspects of our upbringing, reactions to our circumstances. Appearing as familiar, sometimes everyday objects or structures, these meticulously constructed sculptures are painted casts from polyester resin, they are created replicas of discarded, useless items, which have long passed their best days. Hughes gives them a second life, suspending them at a point of deterioration. Imbued with a morbid humour, his practice also makes reference to Victorian graveyards, memento moris, his own upbringing within urban and suburban locations, such as his hometown of Birmingham, the 1980s and 1990s and their various subcultures. Hughes’ works might be seen as literary-autobiographical assemblages that evoke notions of abandonment and memorial—but which can also create a sense of the enchanted and the sublime.

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“The Registry of Promise – 3: The Promise of Moving Things” at le Crédac, Ivry-sur-Seine

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November 17~2014

The third part of “The Registry of Promise”, “The Promise of Moving Things” deals with the so-called life of objects in our current pre-post-apocalyptic paradigm. Influenced in equal measure by animism, the much discussed philosophical movement object oriented ontology, the surrealism of Alberto Giacometti’s early masterpiece The Palace at 4 am (1932) and even the theoretical reflections of the Nouveau Roman novelist, theorist and editor Alain Robbe-Grillet (an OOOer, so to speak, well avant la lettre), “The Promise of Moving Things” seeks to address just that–the very idea that there exists some promise within objects in a world in which humans no longer roam the earth. Neither a critical rejection nor an endorsement of these ideas, the exhibition embraces the ambiguity at the very heart of the word promise. It questions to what extent this negative faith in the cultural and animistic legacy of objects is a genuine rupture with the anthropocentric tradition of humanism and to what extent it is merely a perpetuation of it.

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Julian Charrière “Future Fossil Spaces” at Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne

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November 16~2014

The exhibition designed by Julian Charrière for the Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts brings together works for which the artist travelled to Iceland, Kazakhstan, the Atacama Desert (Chile), Bolivia and Argentina. His work, which is a blend of conceptual explorations and poetic archaeology, is similar to a research process which includes performances and photographic documentations as well as installations.

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Invernomuto at Marsèlleria, Milan

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November 16~2014

Marsèlleria presents a solo show by the artistic duo Invernomuto. The exhibition is designed as an overview of the last three years of artistic research and production by the duo, comprising Simone Bertuzzi and Simone Trabucchi. It takes the form of a narrative and reflection on themes generating varied, multi-faceted content that is at the same time harmonious and coherent.

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Roman Ondák “Ajar” at gb agency, Paris

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November 15~2014

“Ajar”. A solo exhibition by Roman Ondák.

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“Forms of Distancing” at Palais Wildenstein, Graz

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November 15~2014

The herbst exhibition “Forms of Distancing” focuses on the concept of distance, thereby dedicating itself to a special aspect of the of the festival’s leitmotif “I prefer not to…share!”. To this end, steirischer herbst has commissioned numerous works intended to examine the notion of distancing oneself in the sense of refraining from something. The focus is on refraining from immediately taking a stance on anything, thus allowing more space for independent thought.

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