Spilling Over: Painting Color in the 1960s / Whitney Museum of American Art (USA)

Emma Amos
In the early 1960s, Emma Amos began to create imagery that shifted fluidly between abstraction and representation. She was the youngest and only female member of Spiral—a New York–based collective founded by Charles Alston, Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and Hale Woodruff in 1963 to consider art’s relationship to civil rights. Amos resisted the idea of a singular Black aesthetic, which put her at odds with artists who insisted on direct, often figurative, depictions to address racial politics. As she later stated: “Every time I think about color it’s a political statement.” Continuer de lire Spilling Over: Painting Color in the 1960s / Whitney Museum of American Art (USA)

SCOPE NEW YORK RETURNS FOR 19TH EDITION DURING ARMORY WEEK (US)

The 19th edition of SCOPE New York returns to its Chelsea location at Metropolitan Pavilion. Known for presenting groundbreaking contemporary work, SCOPE New York will welcome 60 international exhibitors at its centrally-located venue. In addition, SCOPE will continue its legacy of critically-acclaimed VIP Programming with strategic partnerships, a focused schedule of events, and talks. Continuer de lire SCOPE NEW YORK RETURNS FOR 19TH EDITION DURING ARMORY WEEK (US)

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power / Brooklyn Museum (US)

Opening in one short week, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power shines light on a broad spectrum of Black artistic practice from 1963 to 1983, one of the most politically, socially, and aesthetically revolutionary periods in American history. Featuring over 150 works by more than 60 Black artists, the exhibition offers an unparalleled opportunity to see a wide array of dynamic art that responded to this important moment. Continuer de lire Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power / Brooklyn Museum (US)

Paris Holiday – group exhibition / GALERIE PERROTIN (NEW YORK)

The exhibition features paintings, sculptures and photographs both by French as well as international artists inspired by the city’s captivating aura. Paris’ historical monuments, typical settings, cinematic icons, and geography act as vehicles each artist uses to express their creative message. Continuer de lire Paris Holiday – group exhibition / GALERIE PERROTIN (NEW YORK)

La Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac a le plaisir d’annoncer la prochaine exposition de Gilbert & George, SCAPEGOAT. BOUC ÉMISSAIRE. SÜNDENBOCK. PICTURES FOR PARIS, dans son espace de Paris-Pantin

Depuis des dizaines d’années, Gilbert & George observent l’évolution de leur quartier dans l’East London et de notre monde moderne, illustrant les perpétuels changements de la vie urbaine. Dans leur nouvelle série de tableaux, les personnages deviennent autant de “sculptures vivantes”, à l’instar des artistes eux-mêmes, alliant l’art et les thématiques sociétales, non sans évoquer au passage un univers d’émotions intenses. Continuer de lire La Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac a le plaisir d’annoncer la prochaine exposition de Gilbert & George, SCAPEGOAT. BOUC ÉMISSAIRE. SÜNDENBOCK. PICTURES FOR PARIS, dans son espace de Paris-Pantin