Last Thursday marked the opening of the new Permanent Exhibition Shoah in Block 27 at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, presenting new work Traces of Life: The World of the Children by Michal Rovner. Learn more HERE in Huffington Post’s most recent article.
Only one week left to visit Maya Lin: Here and There at 32 East 57th Street. In this exhibit Lin explores her longtime interest in environmental issues, including rising currents and climate change, and expanding her engagement with natural and geographic forms.
In an exclusive online sale from on now until June 19th, Christie’s presents 33 works by Willem de Kooning. The works come from the estate of Dr. Henry Vogel, de Kooning’s psychiatrist and friend. Click HERE for more information.
Museum Monday: The Fondazione Roma Museo presents an exhibition of 70 works by Louise Nevelson, spanning across six decades during which Nevelson was active. Louise Nevelson is on view through July 21. For more information on the Fondazione Roma Museo’s website, please click here.
Psycho Nacirema, an exhibition featuring multi-media installations by the American artist and actor James Franco, presented by the Scottish artist Douglas Gordon is now on view at Pace London, 6-10 Lexington Street.
Pace is delighted to present Psycho Nacirema, an exhibition featuring multi-media installations by the American artist and actor James Franco and presented by the Scottish artist Douglas Gordon. Psycho Nacirema will be on view at Pace London, 6-10 Lexington Street, from June 6th to August 3rd. It will be Franco’s first major exhibition in the UK.
“I like setting up problems for the viewer, like how do you visually deal with a ring when what’s usually in the center of a painting is very important? It’s like the main course isn’t there and you’re having to deal with everything around what would normally be the main course.” —Robert Mangold
Robert Mangold, our current 100 Artists featured artist, is seen here at work in his Washingtonville, New York studio in 2011. Mangold is seen creating work using a ring shape—a continuation of forms used in his previous works. Mangold’s first Ring painting appeared in 2008, and a series of Ring paintings were shown in Spring 2011 at The Pace Gallery’s 57th Street location in New York City.
This scene is featured in the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 6 episode, Balance (2012).