Zurich - 30 January 2015 - 14 March 2015

Gal Weinstein - LightHoles

Plutschow Gallery

Waldmannstrasse 6
8001 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 27 January 2015

The Plutschow Gallery is proud to announce the opening of Gal Weinstein's solo exhibition, "LightHoles". Gal Weinstein is one of the most progressive creative present day thinkers. Though his work is often understood in the context of the reductivist logic and industrial aesthetic of Minimalism, what is of particular interest is his method of using mechanical arrangement, subject only to articulate his awareness in the age of the Anthropocene. Read more...

Zurich - 30 January 2015 - 21 March 2015

San Keller - Deleted Scenes

Galerie Brigitte Weiss

Müllerstrasse 67
8004 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 27 January 2015

Ausgangspunkt für den vom Kunstmuseum Olten produzierten Film-Erstling "The L-Word - No Mas Metales" von San Keller (*1971) war die 2013 vom Museum an den Schweizer Konzeptkünstler gerichtete Einladung (Carte Blanche), sich im Rahmen des Ausstellungsformats "Disteli-Dialog" mit dem Werk des politischen Zeichners und Karikaturisten Martin Distelis (1802-1844) auseinanderzusetzen. Read more...

Biel - 1 February 2015 - 5 April 2015

Rannva Kunoy

CentrePasquArt

Kunsthaus Centre d'art
Seevorstadt 71-75 Faubourg du Lac
2502 Biel / Bienne
Exhibition
Online since 26 January 2015

The paintings of Rannva Kunoy (b. 1975, Faroe Islands) appear on first sight to consist of a simple, monochromatic surface disrupted by scratch marks that engage with the ghost traces of the frame. Yet on closer inspection the works have a three-dimensional, almost holographic quality. Read more...

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Biel - 1 February 2015 - 5 April 2015

Roger Hiorns

CentrePasquArt

Kunsthaus Centre d'art
Seevorstadt 71-75 Faubourg du Lac
2502 Biel / Bienne
Exhibition
Online since 26 January 2015

Roger Hiorns (born 1975, Birmingham, GB) is a leading artist of his generation. In 2009 he was nominated for the renowned Turner Prize for his celebrated work "Seizure", a huge cristallization in an empty London apartment. The exhibition at Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt, which will subsequently be presented at Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, is his most comprehensive solo show to date. Read more...

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Zurich - 31 January 2015 - 14 March 2015

Chris Bünter - 2 Anrufe

Counter Space

Röschibachstrasse 24
8037 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 26 January 2015

In its first exhibit at the new location close to Escher-Wyss-Platz, Zurich, Counter Space presents the acoustic installation "2 Anrufe (Two Calls)" by Chris Bünter. Since the late 80s, Bünter's artistic practice commits itself to an examination of writing: handwriting, transcription, ruling. In a parallel course, an archive grows, as part of his practice. Read more...

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Luzern - 31 January 2015 - 1 March 2015

Luigi Archetti & Catrin Lüthi K - On the Rocks

Kunsthalle Luzern

Bourbaki
Löwenplatz 11
6004 Luzern
Exhibition
Online since 26 January 2015

Die Idee zu einer Ausstellung über das Phänomen Gletscher entstand durch die Nachbarschaft der Kunsthalle Luzern mit dem Gletschergarten Luzern. Während im Gletschergarten die geographisch-glaziologische Ausstellung "Gletscher der Welt" zu sehen ist, setzen sich Luigi Archetti und Catrin Lüthi K in der Kunsthalle in der ihnen eigenen künstlerischen Weise mit den massiven Eisschildern auseinander. Read more...

Basel - 30 January 2015 - 15 February 2015

Zhana Ivanova - Ongoing Retrospective (Chapter 1)

Kunsthalle Basel

Steinenberg 7
4051 Basel
Exhibition
Online since 26 January 2015

The Bulgarian-born, Amsterdam-based performance artist Zhana Ivanova (*1977) will have her first institutional solo show at Kunsthalle Basel. Called "Ongoing Retrospective", it will reverse the typical nature of the retrospective - as something that comes at the end of an older artist's career and looks back - since here we will start at the beginning of this young artist's career and look forward. Read more...

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Emmenbrücke LU - 1 February 2015 - 28 March 2015

Mina Nasr - Beauty From Egypt

AB Gallery Switzerland

Arealstrasse 6
6020 Luzern-Emmenbrücke
Exhibition
Online since 26 January 2015

The upcoming exhibition "Cairo" at the AB Gallery Lucerne includes several new and spectacular art works by the Egyptian artist Mina Nasr (*1983, Cairo). In "Beauty from Egypt" (2014), a series of three paper works, he deals with the serious topic of lost and stolen Egyptian artefacts. Read more...

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Emmenbrücke LU - 1 February 2015 - 28 March 2015

Mohamed Abouelnaga, Ahmed Badry, Sabah Naim, Mina Nasr, Alexandra Wey - Cairo

AB Gallery Switzerland

Arealstrasse 6
6020 Luzern-Emmenbrücke
Exhibition
Online since 25 January 2015

Pyramids, papyrus and pharaohs - mummies, mausoleums and mosques. Most likely, these are the first associations a visitor of Cairo comes up with. However, apart from that the Egyptian metropolis has a very lively and remarkable contemporary art scene to offer. Especially after the political downfall of Hosni Mubarak's regime in 2011, there has been a recovery of the cultural life in Cairo. Read more...

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Los Angeles, CA - 31 January 2015 - 7 March 2015

Anish Kapoor

Regen Projects

6750 Santa Monica Boulevard
90038 Los Angeles, CA
Exhibition
Online since 25 January 2015

Regen Projects is pleased to present an exhibition of recent work by the London-based artist Anish Kapoor. One of the most influential sculptors of his generation, Kapoor's work combines the formal concerns of minimalism with concerns for the material and psychical nature of both the object and the self. Read more...

Zurich - 24 January 2015 - 28 February 2015

Alan Shields - Traveling Rug Salesman

Galerie Bernhard

Hardstrasse 5
8004 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 24 January 2015

Galerie Bernhard is pleased to announce Alan Shields' first solo exhibition in Switzerland in 31 years. The show will consist of a cross section of works from the three decades of the 70s, 80s and 90s. Alan Shields (1944 - 2005) worked in the wake of New York 60s Minimalism, honing and adapting his materials and techniques in painting, environmental installations, and printmaking with patient persistence while maintaining a conscious availability to unexpected results. Read more...

Zurich - 31 January 2015 - 21 March 2015

Georg Aerni - Partitions

Galerie Bob Gysin

Ausstellungsstrasse 24
8005 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 23 January 2015

"Partitions" is Georg Aerni's fifth solo exhibition at Galerie Bob Gysin. The new series emerged from his visits in 2011 and 2013 to China's economic power-house, the city of Shanghai. Interested in spatial relationships and how they affect the mood of a city, Aerni investigates the visual aesthetic qualities of commonplace features. Read more...

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London - 28 January 2015 - 7 March 2015

Rashid Johnson - Smile

Hauser & Wirth London

23 Savile Row
W1S 2ET London
Exhibition
Online since 20 January 2015

Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Rashid Johnson. This will be Johnson's first solo show with the gallery in London and introduces several new bodies of work. The exhibition's title, 'Smile', takes inspiration from a celebrated image by French-American photographer Elliott Erwitt; a young black boy grins broadly while holding a gun to his head. Hundreds of copies of this same image paper the walls of the main gallery, surrounding the viewer. Read more...

London - 28 January 2015 - 7 March 2015

Mira Schendel - Monotypes

Hauser & Wirth London

23 Savile Row
W1S 2ET London
Exhibition
Online since 20 January 2015

Curated by Taisa Palhares and organised with Olivier Renaud-Clément, Hauser & Wirth London is pleased to present an exhibition of Mira Schendel's Monotypes. This focused presentation examines a body of work that formed an essential and enduring part of Schendel's wider practice. Read more...

Zurich - 24 January 2015 - 28 February 2015

Ante Timmermans - ICHTS

Barbara Seiler Galerie

Anwandstrasse 67
8004 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 20 January 2015

In his third solo exhibition at Barbara Seiler Belgian/Swiss artist Ante Timmermans presents his latest drawings on wood panels. They follow up on his performative installation )pause( presented at Frieze London 2014, which reflected upon the absurdity, the tragedy and comedy of progressive movement during a ceaseless standstill. Read more...

Zurich - 23 January 2015 - 7 March 2015

John Aaron Frank - Every Now and Then

Lange + Pult

Limmatstrasse 291
8005 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 20 January 2015

Humorvoll, geistreich und kritisch zeigt der amerikanische Künstler John Aaron Frank (*1985) in seinem Oeuvre Realitätsebenen der westlichen Gesellschaft auf. Er untersucht die artifiziellen Ikonen einer Kultur, deren Untiefen er durch seine Motive, durch werkinterne Gegensätzlichkeiten und scheinbare Widersprüchlichkeiten auslotet. Read more...

New York, NY - 15 January 2015 - 14 February 2015

Dan Perjovschi - Back to Back, with Nedko Solakov

Lombard Freid Projects

518 West 19th Street
10011 New York, NY
Exhibition
Online since 19 January 2015

Lombard Freid is pleased to present "Back to Back", a seminal collaborative work from 2006 between Dan Perjovschi and Nedko Solakov. The eponymous installation comprises an immersive wood sculpture covered in the artists' ink drawings, ironic observations of reality (Perjovschi) versus fantasy and absurdity (Solakov). Read more...

New York, NY - 22 January 2015 - 28 February 2015

Margaux Ogden - Down The Rabbit Hole

Freight + Volume

530 W. 24th St.
10011 New York, NY
Exhibition
Online since 17 January 2015

For her debut solo exhibition at Freight + Volume (and in New York City), Margaux Ogden has embarked on a voyage. "Down The Rabbit Hole" presents a new body of work for Ogden, in which she traverses unknown territory - like Alice in "Through the Looking Glass" - and discovers some wonderful new vistas along the way. Read more...

Berlin - 24 January 2015 - 28 February 2015

Andreas Walther - Diptychen, Triptychen und Andere

Galerie Albrecht

Charlottenstrasse 78
10117 Berlin
Exhibition
Online since 17 January 2015

"Look, how cheerful this landscape is.", one says and another one asks: "How can you know the landscape is cheerful?". The first one replies: "By perceiving it, I am relating myself to the landscape, its cheerfulness is the mine.", and further: "Only through perception, landscape comes into existence and with reflecting upon landscape, it is further cultivated. Without perception and reflection, landscape is nature..." Read more...

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Hudson, NY - 24 January 2015 - 8 March 2015

John Newman and Cary Smith / Evie Falci and Robert Otto Epstein - The Musical Box

Jeff Bailey Gallery

127 Warren Street
12534 Hudson, NY
Exhibition
Online since 16 January 2015

Jeff Bailey Gallery is pleased to present "The Musical Box", an exhibition featuring two pairings of artists: John Newman and Cary Smith; and Evie Falci and Robert Otto Epstein. Read more...