From a short list of 6 artist, the recipient of the award will be announced on October 22 on Guggenheim’s Instagram.
HUGO BOSS PRIZE - 2020 FINALISTS
The Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM) has appointed Enguita as the institution’s new director after an international selection process.
NURIA ENGUITA NAMED DIRECTOR AT THE INSTITUT VALENCIÀ D’ART MODERN
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris presents French painter Jean Claracq (born 1991, France), for his first solo exhibition in a museum. Since childhood, Jean Claracq has been fascinated with the history of art, drawing inspiration from mediaeval illumination to photography via Renaissance painting.
OPEN SPACE #7 JEAN CLARACQ AT THE FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON
At the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Laguna presents both visual and written artworks.
ARGENTINE ARTIST FERNANDA LAGUNA EXHIBITS “AS EVERYBODY”
This is the first retrospective in Spain on Bill Brandt (1904-1983), considered one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century. Produced by Fundación MAPFRE and curated by Ramón Esparza, the exhibition brings together 186 photographs developed by Brandt himself who, over the course of five decades, made use of almost all the photographic genres: social documentary, portraiture, the nude and landscape.
BARCELONA – FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE EXHIBITS WORKS BY BILL BRANDT
The Art Museum of Lima organizes an online auction with live broadcast on Saturday, October 17, including a pre-sale until that day.
XXV DESIGN AUCTION - MALI 2020
The fourth exhibition in the Passersby series explores the way in which Anni Albers’s (Germany, 1899 - USA, 1994) trips to Mexico influenced her work in different fields; in addition to outlining the personal and professional relationships forged through this experience. Likewise, the exhibition analyzes her oeuvre and draws parallelisms between modern artistic practices and the ancient and contemporary cultures of America.
MUSEO JUMEX PRESENTS PASSERBY 04: ANNI ALBERS
BOGOTÁ - The Miguel Urrutia Art Museum (MAMU) reopens its doors to the public with a retrospective of the artist Beatriz González.
A TRIBUTE TO BEATRIZ GONZÁLEZ: THE MASTER
If the object of architecture is, in the first instance, functional, the fact that its dominant criterion is utilitarian does not preclude aesthetic concerns. Thus, the early 20th century witnessed the emergence of the highly influential Modern Movement, with its core principle that “form follows function”, a tenet perfectly exemplified by the work of Le Corbusier and the Bauhaus architects – Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer or Mies van der Rohe, among others.
CENTRO BOTÍN NEW EXHIBITION - ARCHITECTURE AND ART: A DIALOGUE
The Contemporary Art Modern Project (The Camp Gallery) in collaboration with Fiber Artists-Miami Association, (FAMA) announces their signature art exhibition to commemorate American women winning the vote.
THE CAMP GALLERY AND FAMA ANNOUNCE “FORTY WOMEN PULLING AT THE THREADS OF SOCIAL DISCOURSE”
The Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne (MCBA) presents a new site-specific installation by Jorge Macchi (born 1963, lives and works in Buenos Aires).
JORGE MACCHI EXHIBITS “THE SUBMERGED CATHEDRAL” IN SWITZERLAND
WHAT ARE YOU EXPRESSING IN YOUR EYES? - ALBERTO GÓMEZ INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITION AT CREALDE SCHOOL OF ART
Oxford Properties unveils Dreaming, a landmark three-storey Jaume Plensa Sculpture in the heart of Toronto’s Financial District. The artwork created by the world-renowned Spanish artist marks final stage of the revitalization of the Richmond-Adelaide Centre.
DREAMING, JAUME PLENSA’S SCULPTURE, FEATURES IN TORONTO
Colección SOLO, a private art collection and international art patronage project based in Madrid (Spain), has announced the winners of its international sound art award, the PowSOLO Awards, a collaboration between Colección SOLO and Powland Network, an Amsterdam-based collective dedicated to promoting sound art.
WINNERS OF THE PowSOLO AWARDS FOR SOUND ART
Curated by Michelle White, this focused presentation of paintings from the late 1960s through the early 1970s is the first solo museum exhibition of the work of Virginia Jaramillo. Characterized by razor-thin undulating lines that dance across monochrome fields of bright and flat color—oxblood, saturated greens, and deep purples—the paintings situate the artist within the most important developments taking place in American abstraction at the time.
THE MENIL COLLECTION EXHIBITS VIRGINIA JARAMILLO’S CURVILINEAR PAINTINGS
The Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) announces an upcoming conversation between curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and Argentine painter, sculptor, and theorist César Paternosto, organized in conjunction with the book release of Hans Ulrich Obrist & César Paternosto: Interview. Presented by The Institute of Fine Arts at New York University and moderated by Dr. Edward J. Sullivan, this event will illuminate the artist’s groundbreaking career and immense contributions to postwar abstraction.
A CONVERSATION: CÉSAR PATERNOSTO & HANS ULRICH OBRIST
How do photographs speak to one another? Companion Pieces: New Photography 2020 traces conversations between images. Some happen between paired or pendant pictures that rely upon one another to convey a shared message; others use the visual rhyme or echoes that reverberate across multiple prints or in montage; still others occur between distinct photographic series that, woven together, deliver new or more complex accounts of the world.
MoMA – COMPANION PIECES, NEW PHOTOGRAPHY 2020
The exhibition, curated by Juan Naranjo, photography historian and independent curator, comprises 110 photographs of the 131 by Paul Strand in the Fundación’s collection, which is the most complete on the artist in any European institution.
FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE EXHIBITS WORKS BY PAUL STRAND
The role of designers in shaping how we think about possible futures is the subject of Designs for Different Futures, a major exhibition organized by the Walker Art Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago. The presentation brings together some 80 dynamic works that address the challenges and opportunities that humans may encounter in the years, decades, and centuries ahead.
WALKER ART CENTER EXHIBITS “DESIGNS FOR DIFFERENT FUTURES”
The exhibition (Dosinate. Art in Sound until 1980), based on an original project by Guy Schraenen, analyzes one of the lesser-known facets of the visual arts: the development of sound as a differentiated creative field of music, from the beginning to the end of the 20th century.
THE REINA SOFÍA INAUGURATES “DISONATA. ARTE EN SONIDO HASTA 1980”
Current exhibitions include “New Exhibitions” and “Photography from the archive”, as well as their Permanent exhibition.
MIAMI - THE MARGULIES COLLECTION AT THE WAREhOUSE REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC
Last week, the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan received an instruction manual valued between $120,000 and $150,000. The manual itself is not an artwork, but 14 pages of detailed layouts on where, how, and how often the banana must be replaced. Yes, it is "Comedian", the conceptual artwork that went viral last year at Art Basel Miami Beach.
NEW YORK’S GUGGENHEIM ACCEPTS A DONATION THAT AWAKENS CONTROVERSY
Following the announcement by the French government that limits capacity at major events to 1,000 people, Paris Photo has been forced to cancel the fair scheduled for this year. Instead, it will inaugurate in November 2021 at the newly constructed Grand Palais Éphémère on the Champ de Mars.
PARIS PHOTO ANNOUNCES THE POSTPONEMENT OF ITS 2020 EDITION TO 2021
Presented by Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the exhibition examines the current applications of AI as a challenge to traditional understandings of the human–machine relationship, which have been locked into a discourse of likeness for centuries. On view until March 28, 2021, and organized by Claudia Schmuckli, Curator in Charge of Contemporary Art and Programming at the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco.
UNCANNY VALLEY: BEING HUMAN IN THE AGE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
The Biennale of Sydney, titled NIRIN, announced, for the first time ever, art lovers from around the world will have the opportunity to bid online for selected artworks featured in the exhibition. Bidings are open until Sunday, September 27, 2020.
BIENNALE OF SYDNEY - INAUGURAL BENEFIT AUCTION
Designed as an exceptional measure, ensuring security and international mobility is a priority objective in a special edition in which it celebrates its 40th Anniversary.
ARCOmadrid SET ITS DATE TO JULY TO ENSURE A GREATER INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE
“House to House” and “Otros Lados” dig into issues and ideas that continue to shape policies, perspectives, and politics, especially timely with the approach of the 2020 election.
MIAMI - FROST ART MUSEUM INAUGURATES TWO EXHIBITIONS THAT EXPLORE SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES
Curated by Ferran Barenblit, this exhibition explores the role of performativity and its repercussions in today’s artistic production.
BARCELONA – MACBA PRESENTS “ACTION: A PROVISIONAL HISTORY OF THE 90S”
Curated by Fernando Cocchiarale and Fernanda Lopes, the exhibition is part of Programa Intervenções, which commissions visual artists to create projects for external areas of the institution. The opening date, September 2 - date that marks two years of the tragic fire that destroyed the Museu Nacional - the work Noite de Abertura presents a video and a sculpture by Thiago Rocha Pitta, both newly commissioned.
THIAGO ROCHA PITTA PRESENTS NOITE DE ABERTURA, AN INTERVENTION AT THE MUSEU DE ARTE MODERNA DO RIO DE JANEIRO
Pinta Miami announces the cancelation of its 14th edition of its in-person fair due to the COVID 19pandemic. With the cancelation of the physical fair, they turn their efforts to a digital platform: Pinta Miami Virtual, launching on December 2nd through December 15, 2020.