Monday, 15 September 2014

herman de vries – Stedelijk Museum Schiedam & de Ketelfactory, Schiedam

herman de vries. all
20 September 2014 – 18 January 2015
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Hoogstraat 112
NL – 3111 HL Schiedam

herman de vries
no thing
20 September 2014 – 18 January 2015
De Ketelfactory
Hoofdstraat 44
NL – 3114 GG Schiedam

A large retrospective exhibition of herman de vries at Stedelijk Museum Schiedam and at the same period at projectspace De Ketelfactory in Schiedam. In the park De Plantage in Schiedam there are three outside works by herman de vries installed.

The introduction on the opening in De Ketelfactory on Saturday 20 September will be held by Katharina Wintherhalter and in the Stedelijk Museum by Colin Huizing and Birgit Donker. On occasion of these exhibitions there will be a publication herman de vries – all | no thing. And on the opening a new publication by Cees de Boer, herman de vries. overal stroomt mijn oog, will be launched.
On 12 October there will be a special day with lectures, performances and video, with Cees de Boer, Alec Finlay, Jannie Pranger and Kim Zeegers

La Disparition des Lucioles – Collection Lambert en Avignon

The Disappearance of the Fireflies – Prison Sainte-Anne, Avignon

La Disparition des Lucioles | The Disappearance of the Fireflies
18 May – 25 November 2014
Prison Sainte-Anne
55, rue de la Banasterie
84000 Avignon

an exhibition organised by Collection Lambert en Avignon, showing works from the private collection of Enea Righi, occupying the cells, corridors and courtyards of the old prison in Avignon, which was abandoned a decade ago and the spaces are left unaltered for this exhibition.

artists in the exhibition
Adel Abdessemed, Ai Weiwei, Francis Alÿs, William Anastasi, Carl André, Kader Attia, Mirosław Bałka, Roger Ballen, Robert Barry, Yael Bartana, Massimo Bartolini, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Neil Beloufa, Joseph Beuys, Barbara Bloom, Alighiero Boetti, Christian Boltanski, Pierre Bonnard, Louise Bourgeois, Brassaï, Marcel Broodthaers, Tom Burr, Mircea Cantor, Frédéric-Auguste Cazals, Claire Fontaine, Guy de Cointet, François-Xavier Courrèges, Berlinde De Bruyckere, Jason Dodge, Trisha Donnelly, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Emir El Quiz, Jan Fabre, Mounir Fatmi, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Spencer Finch, Michel Foucault, Gloria Friedmann, Mario Garcia Torres, Anna Gaskell, Kendell Geers, Jean Genet, Nan Goldin, Dominique Gonzalez Foerster, Douglas Gordon, Loris Gréaud, João Maria Gusmao et Pedro Paiva, Henrik Håkansson, Keith Haring, Mona Hatoum, Candida Höfer, Jenny Holzer, Roni Horn, Jonathan Horowitz, Louis Jammes, Joan Jonas, William E. Jones, Ilya et Emilia Kabakov, On Kawara, Žilvinas Kempinas, Anselm Kiefer, Kimsooja, Július Koller, Jiři Kovanda, Barbara Kruger, David Lamelas, Bertrand Lavier, Zoe Leonard, Claude Lévêque, Glenn Ligon, Richard Long, Jill Magid, Anna Maria Maiolino, Christian Marclay, Gordon Matta-Clark, Allan McCollum, Adam McEwen, Ana Mendieta, Melvin Moti, Vik Muniz, Deimantas Narkevičius, Cady Noland, Damir Očko, Roman Ondák, Roman Opalka, Jean-Michel Pancin, Philippe Parreno, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Dino Pedriali, Yan Pei-Ming, Adam Pendleton, Mathieu Pernot, Piranèse, Walid Raad, Ugo Rondinone, Martha Rosler, Anri Sala, Markus Schinwald, Yann Sérandour, Andres Serrano, Ross Sinclair, Kiki Smith, Nedko Solakov, Jana Sterbak, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Alessandra Tesi, Miroslav Tichý, Wolfgang Tillmans, Niele Toroni, Cy Twombly, Xavier Veilhan, Paul Verlaine, Francesco Vezzoli, Franz Erhard Walther, Andy Warhol, Lawrence Weiner, Rémy Zaugg, Chen Zhen.

photographs Peter Foolen, August 2014
from top to bottom
Francis Alÿs, Robert Barry, Ross Sinclair, Roni Horn, Richard Long, Miroslav Balka, Carl Andre, Rémy Zaugg, Ai Weiwei, Jana Sterbak, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lawrence Weiner, On Kawara

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Le Corbusier – Couvant Sainte-Marie de La Tourette

Le Corbusier – Couvent Sainte-Marie de La Tourette

The Dominican convent on the hillside of Éveux, near Lyon, designed by Le Corbusier in collaboration with the composer Iannes Xenakis, build in 1956-1960.
photograph Peter Foolen, July 2014

Tseng Kwong Chi – Keith Haring's Tokyo Pop Shop at Canvas International, Amsterdam

Monday, 8 September 2014

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Cecilia Vissers & Cor van Dijk – KuuB, Utrecht

Cecilia Vissers & Cor van Dijk
14 September – 26 October 2014
Ruimte voor Kunst & Cultuur
Pieterstraat 3
3512 JT Utrecht

photograph © Cecilia Vissers – Achill Island, 2014

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Alec Finlay – Sweeney on Eigg / Corbel Stone Press

Alec Finlay – Sweeney on Eigg
published in May 2014 by Corbel Stone Press, Cumbria, England
148 x 210 mm
softcover, 24 pp

Alec Finlay's translation of a newly discovered manuscript, gathering together passages of forerly lost material from the Buile Shuibhne Cycle, which tells about the stay of mad King Sweeney on the Isle of Eigg.
This publication marks the opening of Sweeney's Bothy, a hut for resedencies on the Isle of Eigg.
more info on this project:

Price £ 7. excl. postage, available at Corbel Stone Press

Ian Whittlesea – Closing Event of 'A Breathing Bulb' / Marlborough Contemporary

Ian Whittlesea – A Breathing Bulb
6 August – 6 September 2014
Marlborough Contemporary
6 Albemarle Street
London W1S 4BY

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout August, Ian Whittlesea's new work, 'A Breathing Bulb', has been illuminating the gallery at Marlborough Contemporary.

You are welcome at the closing event at Marlborough Contemporary. The gallery will be open from 6-8pm on Thursday 4th September 2014

more info

Peter Saville – Basic Knots Tea Towel

Peter Saville – Basic Knots, 2014
screen print on cotton tea towel
50 x 70 cm
edition of 75 copies

available for £ 30 from
Furnished Space, London:

commissioned by Tamsin Clark as part of Sex Shop for Folkestone Fringe 2014

The design of the towel references the classic seaside souvenir fisherman's knot motif, but replaces them with knots commonly used in bondage.