Upcoming Exhibitions

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Otto Piene 
August 12–September 30, 2021
Online

Otto Piene was an artistic pioneer, from his years as co-founder of the Zero group in Düsseldorf to his massive environmental installations across the United States and Europe. This exhibition explores his Sky Art projects in particular, illuminating their experimental, participatory and collaborative nature. This phase of his work flourished to a large degree through the opportunities and connections he made at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)—with artists such as Nam June Paik, Charlotte Moorman and Elizabeth Goldring—where he was a fellow (1968–74) and later director (1974–94) of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS). Some of Piene’s most spectacular Sky Art performances were realized in collaboration with fellow artist and life-long friend Charlotte Moorman, who holds a special place in this exhibition.

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Mies In Mind
August 20–September 4, 2021
Berlin

As part of the exhibition parcours Mies In Mind initiated by INDEX Berlin and taking place on the occasion of the reopening of the Neue Nationalgalerie, Sprüth Magers is showcasing works by John Bock, Thomas Demand, Thea Djordjadze, Jenny Holzer, Reinhard Mucha, Otto Piene, Thomas Ruff and Thomas Scheibitz in a group exhibition that pays tribute to the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and his famous building.

Louise Lawler – LIGHTS OFF, AFTER HOURS, IN THE DARK – Berlin

Louise Lawler
LIGHTS OFF, AFTER HOURS, IN THE DARK
September 16–October 30, 2021

LIGHTS OFF, AFTER HOURS, IN THE DARK features a new series of works by Louise Lawler in which she has photographed the Judd exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. These photographs – taken over two evenings with the lights off, after hours, in the dark – offer an alternate view of an artwork’s existence and the abstract potential of an image itself.

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Cao Fei
October 8–November 20, 2021
Los Angeles

Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Cao Fei that highlights the artist’s recent projects, presenting several of them in Los Angeles for the first time. Films and photographs from her feature-length films Nova (2019) and Asia One (2018), as well as photographs related to previous groundbreaking projects such as Haze and Fog (2013) and La Town (2014), will transform the Los Angeles gallery, transporting visitors through the artist’s reflections on the rapid urbanization of her native China in the wake of mass cultural, social and technological upheavals.

Pamela Rosenkranz – London

Pamela Rosenkranz
October 8–December 23, 2021
London

At her first solo exhibition at Sprüth Magers, London, Pamela Rosenkranz presents recent sensory and atmospherical works in which color, light, scent and sound play an essential role. In her oeuvre, she questions the certainties of authentic human experience, perceiving people as permeable membranes at the interface between nature and artificiality. Drawing on themes that we encounter in our everyday, visually overcharged lives, Rosenkranz creates links that allow us to make unexpected connections between objects and ideas, while at the same time unsettling us.

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Nancy Holt
Fall 2021 
Los Angeles

Sprüth Magers is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition by Nancy Holt at the Los Angeles gallery, presenting a journey through three decades of Holt’s influential artistic practice. A pioneer of site-specific installation and the moving image, Holt was a member of the earth, land and conceptual art movements. Her extensive artistic output spanned concrete poetry, audio, film, video, photography, slideworks, ephemeral gestures, drawings, room-sized installations, earthworks, books and public sculpture commissions.

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Nancy Holt
Fall 2021
Berlin

Sprüth Magers is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition by Nancy Holt at the Berlin gallery, featuring her iconic installation, Mirrors of Light I (1973–74). Throughout her practice, Holt was interested in the use of light as a medium, while simultaneously examining it as subject matter in its own right. In this installation, light is a conceptual entity and a physical reality, a practical resource and an aesthetic object. As is the case with the majority of Holt’s oeuvre, ​Mirrors of Light I creates an opportunity for self-examination through the perceptions that arise in the face of her work.