Naama Tsabar will inaugurate The Nasher Museum

Duke University is building the first outdoor space on campus dedicated to the arts. The new green space will showcase the arts, visually connecting the Nasher Museum of Art and Rubenstein Arts Center.

This new green oasis establishes a gateway to the Duke Arts District along Campus Drive. The Nasher Museum will inaugurate the space on September 28 with a work of performance art by Israeli-born artist Naama Tsabar in collaboration with local musicians.

Douglas Gordon at ARoS Aarhus Art Museu

Douglas Gordon’s solo show at ARoS Aarhus Art Museu will be on view from September 7, 2019 to February 16, 2020 / The Scottish artist Douglas Gordon (b.1966) is among the major video artists to appear in recent times. The exhibition at ARoS is one of the most extensive presentation of Douglas Gordon’s works in Europe to date, shows a wide selection of the artist’s most important works.

Miroslaw Balka participating on the 9th Edition of “Sculpture in the city”, London

Miroslaw Balka will participate in London’s annual public art exhibition, Sculpture in the City. From 27 June, 2019 until May, 2020, London’s square mile will play host to 18 artworks from internationally renowned artists. The City’s iconic architectural landscape provides a unique backdrop to the artworks which celebrate its creative spirit and history. The artworks will be displayed close to some of the City’s most famous buildings. Miroslaw Balka’s ‘The Great Escape,’ the second sound piece, will be located in Hartsthorn Alley and will feature the iconic film’s theme tune being whistled repeatedly, each time providing a slightly different rendition.  

Adel Abdessemed, Simon Fujiwara and Thomas Hirshhorn at Le Centre d’Art Contemporain La Panacée, Montpellier, France

The group Exhibition “La rue. Où le monde se crée” that includes the works of Adel Abdessemed, Simon Fujiwara, Thomas Hirshhorn and others will be on view from 8 June until 18 August 2019 at La Panacée, Montpellier in France. After a first exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art MAXXI of Rome, La Rue. Where the world is created, designed by Hou Hanru, gives pride to the video. Indeed, it is through screens that we see the world today, as interfaces between private and public sphere. Bringing together 60 artists from around the world, the exhibition offers a lively, poetic and political panorama of the public square.  Among the topics covered include: the politics, including a clash of drawings and paintings related to social movements, protests and demonstrations the daily that includes work, leisure, meals. Artists perceive the street as an extension of the domestic space and as a space of marginalization and social exclusion. Action: the street has been invested since at least the 1960s by the artists. It has often been thought of as the privileged context of experiments and actions. A transitional space: The street allows porosities between inside and outside, moments of sharing and common experiences. Mapping: traffic, commerce, entertainment, lighting will draw hierarchy systems. 

Adel Abdessemed Group Show at The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C., USA

The Warmth of Other Suns: Stories of Global Displacement  presents 75 historical and contemporary artists—from the United States as well as Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Ghana, Iraq, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Syria, Turkey, UK, Vietnam, and more—whose work poses urgent questions around the experiences and perceptions of migration and the current global refugee crisis. The Group Show includes the work of Adel Abdessemed and will be on view on 22 June 2019 at the Phillips Collection in Washington D.C. / Opening 22 June – 22 September 2019.

Latifa Echakhch at Kammel Mennour, London

From 5 June until 13 July 2019 is open the solo show “Magnolias” by Latifa Echakhch at Kammel Mennour Gallery in London. This time, Echakhch has conceived of a scenario with nostalgic evocations, a recomposed landscape, artificial and imagined, where the artworks, like fragments of scenery, seem to hang suspended in the diffuse time of memory and dreams. Echakhch has brought together a collection of new works for the occasion, with a series of large paintings and a floor installation. With them, she evokes images of luxurious gardens and abundant nature.