Site-specific Installation

Barbara Kruger
Body Language
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
Through February 1, 2022

For the Gardner’s Ann H. Fitzpatrick Façade, Barbara Kruger created Body Language, a striking and provocative image of two overlapping bodies, using a detail from Titian’s painting Diana and Actaeon. By overlaying the image with text, Kruger invites us to reconsider the representation of women, power, and sexuality and to reflect on the art historical concept of “gaze.”

Exhibition

George Condo
The Picture Gallery
Long Museum, Shanghai
Through November 28, 2021

George Condo’s largest ever solo exhibition in Asia, The Picture Gallery, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, opens in September 2021 at the Long Museum (West Bund). Presenting more than 90 works from throughout his career, including a number of large scale paintings not seen before, the exhibition will show the breadth in his practice since his rise to prominence in the late 1970s New York art scene.

Exhibition

Thea Djordjadze
all building as making
Gropius Bau, Berlin
Through January 16, 2022

Influenced in equal measure by historical artefacts and concepts of modern art and architecture, Thea Djordjadze’s sculptural works are characterised by formal ruptures and an idiosyncratic material aesthetic. By combining materials such as plaster, metal, rubber, textiles, wood or papier-mâché, Djordjadze creates fragmentary spatial settings in which she reformulates the classic display – vitrine, plinth, framing and pedestal – as a recurrent theme in her work.

Exhibition

Cyprien Gaillard
MAM Screen 014: Cyprien Gaillard
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Through January 16, 2022

This fourteenth MAM Screen program showcases the video works of Cyprien Gaillard (b. 1980 in Paris, currently based in Berlin), who works in a range of media including film, video, photography, collage, installation and performance. 2010 winner of the Marcel Duchamp Prize and winner of Preis der Nationalgalerie für junge Kunst (The Nationalgalerie Prize for Young Artists) 2011, Gaillard gained wide attention for his 2011 solo show The Recovery of Discovery at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, and has continued to carve out an international niche for his practice that in Japan, has included the Aichi Triennale 2010, and French Window exhibition at the Mori Art Museum in 2011. MAM Screen 014 focuses on Gaillard’s videos, presenting a carefully curated selection of six works

Exhibition

Andreas Gursky
MKM Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany
Through January 30, 2022

The Ruhr region often served Andreas Gursky as the setting for his early works during his studies at the Düsseldorf Academy with Bernd and Hilla Becher. The titles of these works bear witness to his forays into the surrounding area: Ruhrtal, Mühlheim a.d. Ruhr, Angler, Krefeld, Hühner, Duisburg, Brücke, Ratingen, Schwimmbad, to name but a few examples. A selection of these early small-format works from the Ruhr region now welcome visitors to Duisburg and introduce them to the world of Andreas Gursky, which unfolds fully in the following rooms through his well-known large-format works.

Exhibition

Barbara Kruger
BARBARA KRUGER: THINKING OF YOU, I MEAN ME, I MEAN YOU
The Art Institute of Chicago
Through January 24, 2022

The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York are pleased to announce a major solo exhibition devoted to the work of Barbara Kruger.

Opening at the Art Institute of Chicago, THINKING OF YOU, I MEAN ME, I MEAN YOU will present four decades of the artist’s work—the largest and most comprehensive presentation of her work in twenty years.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art: March 20–July 17, 2022
Museum of Modern Art, New York: July 18, 2022–January 2, 2023

Site-specific Installation

Barbara Kruger
Untitled (Another/Another)
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
Through August 31, 2022

The facade of Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) is made available every year to international contemporary artists as a space for projects that open up a dialogue with the urban space and passers-by. In 2021, Barbara Kruger – one of the United States’ most influential contemporary artists, is presenting Untitled (Another/Another).

Site-specific Installation

Barbara Kruger
Untitled (Questions)
Art on theMART, Chicago
Through November 25, 2021
Nightly at 7:30 & 8:00 p.m

“We are honored to feature the work of such a legendary contemporary artists on our platform,” said Cynthia Noble, Executive Director of Art on theMART. “With this installation, our site extends Kruger’s major retrospective beyond the museum walls and into the urban architectural environment, where the art is free and accessible to all.”

Exhibition

Jon Rafman
An Involuntary Trace: Jon Rafman
La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Through January 9, 2022

In this solo show the Canadian artist invites us to reflect on the limits of memory, technological nostalgia and the influence of today’s technology on who we are. You, the World and I is the fourth episode in An Involuntary Trace, the exhibition cycle which the This is Jackalope collective has been curating in Room A throughout 2021.

Exhibition

Kara Walker
A Black Hole is Everything a Star Longs to Be
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
Through January 16, 2022

Throwing open the doors to her personal archive that she has closely guarded for the past twenty-seven years, Kara Walker (b. 1969) presents hundreds of drawings from her studio. The Kupferstichkabinett Basel displays these treasures together with brand-new works by the world-famous American artist in her first extensive solo exhibition in Switzerland. The show will travel to Frankfurt after Basel and then on to the Netherlands.

Exhibition

Cao Fei
Supernova
MAXXI – Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
December 16, 2021–May 8, 2022

Between dreams and reality, the real and the virtual, Cao Fei's videos examine the dilemmas of contemporary life, exploring the transformations in China, the perception of self and facing universal questions. Among the most prominent figures in the international art scene, Cao Fei (born in Guangzhou and based in Beijing) has participated in more than one hundred biennials and exhibitions and her works are exhibited in the most prestigious international art institutions.

Exhibition

Robert Irwin
Light and Space
Kraftwerk Berlin
December 5, 2021–February 6, 2022

LAS’ newly commissioned and site-specific exhibition Light and Space by renowned American artist Robert Irwin is his largest installation in Europe to date. For over five decades, Irwin’s oeuvre has been driven by his continuous inquiry into human perception and use of space.