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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 in “Sculpture of 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.  

Simon Fujiwara, ARos Art Museum, Denmark

The group exhibition Art & Porn hosted at ARos Art Museum, opens with the famous work  Sex-Paralysappeal (1936) by the artist Wilhelm Freddie (1909-1995). The work illuminates the awkward feelings instilled by sexual and erotic imagery in the past. The discussions that followed in the wake of Wilhelm Freddie’s work contributed significantly to Denmark, as the first country, lifting the ban on pornography in 1969. The exhibition features works by many Danish and international artists, including Annie Sprinkle, Bruce Conner, Ellen Cantor, Elmgreen & Dragset, and Jeff Koons. The exhibition is up untill 8 September 2019.

Nelly Agassi at Graham Foundation, Chicago

Spirit of the Waves by Nelly Agassi will open at the Graham Foundation, Chicago / Through a newly commissioned body of work, including a large-scale textile installation, intricate embroideries, works on paper, sculptures, and a performance, Nelly Agassi conjures historical and imagined narratives from the architectural details of the Graham Foundation’s Madlener House. Built in 1901–02 for Albert F. and Elsa S. Madlener, the house was originally designed by architect Richard E. Schmidt, with designer Hugh M. G. Garden, and then renovated in the 1960s by architect Daniel Brenner to transform it into the Foundation’s headquarters. The culmination of Agassi’s 2019 Graham Foundation Fellowship, this exhibition explores erasure, preservation, identity, and architecture’s capacity to change / May 23 – August 03, 2019 / Opening May 23rd at 6 PM, please RSVP here