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Vija Celmins / Robert Gober at Matthew Marks Galler
Vija Celmins / Robert Gober at Matthew Marks Galler
October 29–December 23, 2022

In 2002, Robert Gober interviewed Vija Celmins at her Long Island home. He asked her about her work habits: “Do you work every day?” Celmins said she didn’t. “I have always had a very complicated relationship with working—starting and stopping,” she said. Gober admitted that he hadn’t “really worked in a year and a half.”1 It is funny to read their anxious exchange about working (and not working) after seeing Vija Celmins / Robert Gober, the two-person show currently on view at Matthew Marks Gallery, in which their tenderly labored works invite viewers close.

Ed Ruscha: Tom Sawyer Paintings
Ed Ruscha: Tom Sawyer Paintings
October 19–December 22, 2022 rue de Ponthieu, Paris

Gagosian is pleased to present ten new paintings and a new hologram by Ed Ruscha. Tom Sawyer Paintings, the artist’s first ever solo exhibition of paintings at the gallery in Paris, will open alongside a presentation of new work by James Turrell in the gallery’s upstairs space, as well as exhibitions at Gagosian’s other Paris locations of new paintings by Jenny Saville (rue de Castiglione), and a sculpture by Richard Serra (Le Bourget). Concurrently, Gagosian will participate in the inaugural edition of Paris+ par Art Basel at the Grand Palais Éphémère from October 20 to 23.

Simphiwe Ndzube: Isithunywa so Moya | A Messenger of the Spirit
Simphiwe Ndzube: Isithunywa so Moya | A Messenger of the Spirit
Nicodim Gallery October 15 – December 3, 2022

In Isithunywa so Moya, Simphiwe Ndzube’s fifth solo exhibition with Nicodim, Isithunywa are mystical beings that serve as messengers and mediators between the physical and spiritual realms. This body of work casts the artist’s inspiration as Isithunywa, forces he harnesses to pull his practice to new frontiers with his hands, eyes, and heart as vessels. The characters he channels find themselves in varying states of transition: in Gxarha River – 1856, 2022, a faulty Xhosa prophetess has a vision that she believes will lead her people to freedom, but instead brings famine and death; in The Swing, 2022, an owl rocks a clownish figure from a trapeze, dangling him above a body of water either in good humor or as torturee for some crime committed; The Great Mother, 2022, lights a candle, chasing the night away.

“Alexis Smith: The American Way,”
“Alexis Smith: The American Way,”
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) in La Jolla

As this show of 50 collages, assemblage pieces and installations from the 1970s to the 2010s demonstrates, Smith has unearthed our cultural touchstones, stories and myths and artistically re-created them. Her collage, “Degree of Difficulty” (2005) juxtaposes a photo of the vibrant Britney Spears from a Pepsi ad, with a picture of the aging Shirley MacLaine from “Modern Maturity,” and a photographic calling card of a female prostitute. With each image partially concealed by a geometric shape, the piece alludes to the objectification of women — the sexy young thing, the old woman, the sex worker — in contemporary society.

David Kordansky Gallery Announces Matthew Brannon at Art021
David Kordansky Gallery Announces Matthew Brannon at Art021
November 10 – 13
Fred Everley: Show at Orange County Art Museum
Fred Everley: Show at Orange County Art Museum
Reflecting Back (the World)

From a distance, Fred Eversley’s lenses and mirrored forms look like planets floating in space, their highly polished reflective surfaces reflecting and refracting the world, and our place within it. Fred Eversley: Reflecting Back (the World) expands on the groundbreaking 1976 exhibition of his work at OCMA (then known as the Newport Harbor Art Museum). This was a pivotal period for Eversley—he hit his stride with his primary mode of working at the same time the Light and Space movement gained momentum in Southern California.

Bottega Veneta Teamed Up With Top Choreographers to Stage a Series of Dance Performances Inspired by the Art of Bruce Nauman
Bottega Veneta Teamed Up With Top Choreographers to Stage a Series of Dance Performances Inspired by the Art of Bruce Nauman
Artnet

The Italian fashion house designed costumes for the program, which was organized by the Pinault Collection in Venice.

Fred Eversley: "The Shape of Energy"
Fred Eversley: "The Shape of Energy"
The Getty

Watch the artist at work in his Venice, CA studio

"Mary Weatherford Brings ‘Horror and Beauty’ to Venice"
"Mary Weatherford Brings ‘Horror and Beauty’ to Venice"
New York Times

"Inspired by Titian’s “The Flaying of Marsyas,” the midcareer artist is showing a series of shadowy and somber works at Museo di Palazzo Grimani."

Article by Robin Pogrebin

 

Allan McCollum at Galerie Thomas Schulte
Allan McCollum at Galerie Thomas Schulte
April 23 - June 4, 2022

Cirrus Gallery & Cirrus Editions Ltd. congratulates Allan McCollyum on his two upcoming exhibitions at Galerie Thomas Shulte in Berlin. 

'Tony DeLap and His Circle' at Parrasch Heijnen
'Tony DeLap and His Circle' at Parrasch Heijnen
April 9 - May 19, 2022

Parrasch Heijnen is pleased to present "Tony DeLap and his Circle," a scholarly view of DeLap's six-decade long career marked by the sustained and wide-ranging impact he and his oeuvre have had on generations of artists.

Celebrating Ed Moses at LA Louver
Celebrating Ed Moses at LA Louver
May 11 - July 9, 2022

LA Louver delighted to announce that a selection of artworks by Moses will be available to view at our Venice Beach gallery from May 11 until July 9, 2022.

Farah Atassi 'Resting Dancers' at Almine Rech
Farah Atassi 'Resting Dancers' at Almine Rech
APRIL 08 — MAY 14, 2022

Cirrus Gallery and Cirrus Editoins Ltd.congratulates Farah Atassi on her third solo exhibition at Almine Rech, on view in Shanghai from April 8 to May 14, 2022..
 

Barbara T. Smith 'Holy Squash' at Andrew Kreps Gallery
Barbara T. Smith 'Holy Squash' at Andrew Kreps Gallery
March 25 – May 7, 2022

Cirrus congratulates Barbara T. Smith of her upcoming exhibition Holy Squash at Andrew Kreps Gallery.

Lita Albuquerque 'Liquid Light' at the Venice Biennale
Lita Albuquerque 'Liquid Light' at the Venice Biennale
Presented by bardoLA

Cirrus congratulates Lita Albuquerque on Liquid Light, a solo exhibition presented by bardoLA’s as part of their third official Collateral Event at the International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.

Math Bass at Tanya Leighton
Math Bass at Tanya Leighton
January 22 through March 5, 2022

Cirrus Gallery congradulates Math Bass on their upcoming exhibition 'clown alley' at Tanya Leighton, Berlin.

Allan McCollum at Petzel
Allan McCollum at Petzel
January 14 – February 19, 2022

Cirrus Gallery congradulates Allan McCollum on Traces: Past and Present, an exhibition of three individual projects on view at Petzel Gallery in Chelsea, at 456 West 18th Street, from January 14 to February 19. 

how we are in time and space: Nancy Buchanan, Marcia Hafif, and Barbara T. Smith
how we are in time and space: Nancy Buchanan, Marcia Hafif, and Barbara T. Smith
Friday, Jan 28, 2022 - Sunday, Jun 12, 2022

This exhibition is shaped by the forces of proximity, friendship, generosity, and longevity. Buchanan, Hafif, and Smith met in the newly formed MFA program at UC Irvine and remained friends for life.

Armory Center for the Arts
145 North Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103

Barbara T. Smith at Brand Library and Art Center
Barbara T. Smith at Brand Library and Art Center

GLENDALE, CA - Glendale Library, Arts & Culture presents Let Me Talk, a provocative exhibition featuring paintings, sculptures, installation, and photography by a diverse group of 24 artists. This exhibit, curated by Ada Pullini Brown and Jill Sykes, will be at the Brand Library & Art Center from January 22, 2022 - March 19, 2022. Let Me Talk includes a special edition portfolio of 52 new prints called Utopia/Dystopia, which were produced at the famed East Los Angles printmaking workshop, Self Help Graphics.

Jonas Wood at David Kordansky
Jonas Wood at David Kordansky
December 14, 2021

Cirrus congratulates Jonas Wood on his forthcoming exhibition, Plants and Animals, at David Kordansky, opening January 22, 2022.

Untitled Art Fair Miami 2021
Untitled Art Fair Miami 2021

We are excited to be back in person at Untitled Miami.

Untitled Art Fair is an innovative and inclusive platform for discovering contemporary art. It balances intellectual integrity with cutting-edge experimentation, refreshing the standard fair model by embracing a unique curatorial approach.

Jonas Wood at Gagosian
Jonas Wood at Gagosian
11/12/2021

Cirrus congratulates Jonas Wood on his forthcoming exhibition at Gagosian Hong Kong, opening November 23.

More information here

David Austen: The Last Trapeze Artist
David Austen: The Last Trapeze Artist
TOTAH, opening November 11 from 6-8 PM
LACMA x Cirrus Interview Online
LACMA x Cirrus Interview Online
Jean Robert Milant speaks with Leslie Jones

For more than 50 years, the renowned L.A. print shop Cirrus Editions has worked with hundreds of artists to create compelling and innovative original prints. Join Cirrus founder Jean Milant and LACMA curator Leslie Jones as they discuss the workshop’s past and present, including reflections and anecdotes from artists and printers.

Derek Boshier: Icarus and K Pop
Derek Boshier: Icarus and K Pop
at Gazelli Art House

Gazelli Art House represented artist Derek Boshier brings a solo exhibition to the London gallery, unveiling two series, Icarus and K Pop. The exhibition coincides with Frieze London and will incorporate a programme of corresponding events to be revealed closer to the time.

Craig Kauffman: Prints 1980-1981
Craig Kauffman: Prints 1980-1981
at Frank Lloyd Gallery

Craig Kauffman's initial interest in printmaking emerged while he was attending UCLA. He likely worked with the well-respected John Paul Jones, who established the school's printmaking department.  Entrance to the City (1952) displays Kauffman's early fascination with the work of Paul Klee. Despite the elementary appearance of three untitled lithographs from 1953, Kauffman's stick figures holding hands reference sexual identity in the shape of their heads — a V for the female and an upward arrow for the male. 

Roger Herman
Roger Herman
at Sorry We're Closed Gallery

Often featuring bright underglaze colors contrasting with dark, glossy glazes, the pots range from small, handheld cup- or bowl-like pieces to massive vases, urn-like pots, and large platters. Herman also employs many drawing and painting techniques, including inlay, scraffito, wax resist, oxide wash, and combinations of underglaze and glaze.

Peter Alexander: Deep Dive
Peter Alexander: Deep Dive
Brian Gross Fine Art

Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening of Peter Alexander: DEEP DIVE, on Thursday, September 9th. On view will be nine paintings made of oil, acrylic, and resin on aluminum exploring the luminous properties of light as seen through water. A quintessentially California artist, Peter Alexander (1939–2020) was associated throughout his career with the Light and Space movement in Los Angeles, beginning in the 1960s, and garnered an international acclaim for his sculptures, paintings, and installations investigating the properties of light and color. The exhibition will be on view through November 6, 2021.

Judy Chicago: A Retrospective
Judy Chicago: A Retrospective
August 28 - January 9 at De Young Museum

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco celebrate pioneering feminist artist Judy Chicago with a retrospective spanning from her early engagement with the Californian Light and Space Movement in the 1960s to her current body of work, a searing investigation of mortality and environmental devastation, begun in 2015. The exhibition includes approximately 130 paintings, prints, drawings, and ceramic sculptures, in addition to ephemera, several films, and a documentary. Together, these works of art chart the boundary-pushing path of the artist named Cohen by birth and Gerowitz by marriage, who, after trying to fit into the patriarchal structure of the Los Angeles art world, decided to change her name and the course of history.

Raul Guerrero Print
Raul Guerrero Print
Special Offer

Raul Guerrero
1974 silkscreen with Cirrus Editions

$840

Limited Time Only

Mark Bradford Education Lab
Mark Bradford Education Lab
at Hauser & Wirth Menorca

The Education Lab at Hauser & Wirth Menorca is an integral element of Mark Bradford’s exhibition ‘Masses and Movements,’ on view until 31 October 2021. This project was created by students from Escola d’Art de Menorca in collaboration with Mark Bradford, Marcos Lopez, España Martinez, and Lola Mercadal. There will be further opportunities for visitors to engage in hands-on activities, and the space is dedicated to public engagement program throughout the duration of the exhibition.

Ron Cooper: Charlotte Jackson Fine Art
Ron Cooper: Charlotte Jackson Fine Art
Opening July 30

RON COOPER | CARS & BARS

When visiting Ron Cooper’s Taos studio, one is immediately aware of the artist’s other passion – cars – vintage cars that he races. His 1936 “Black Beauty” Ford five window coupe parked directly in front of the studio is the first attraction even before entering the building. But there is a relationship here – much like Cooper’s art, these beautiful cars, including the two that will be on display in Ron Cooper: Cars & Bars, draw the viewer in with their simple, classic forms, finish-fetish surfaces, and custom detailing.

LACMA x Cirrus Gallery & Cirrus Editions, Ltd
LACMA x Cirrus Gallery & Cirrus Editions, Ltd
Celebrating the 51st Anniversary of Cirrus Editions—LA Print: Edition 10
Job Announcement
Job Announcement
Full Time Gallery Associate

Cirrus Gallery, an internationally-recognized contemporary art gallery and fine art edition publisher, specializing in art from the 1970s to the present, is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to join its small, flexible team in downtown Los Angeles.

Math Bass in Altered Future
Math Bass in Altered Future
at Tanya Leighton

Tanya Leighton is proud to present Altered Future, a selection of new paintings, drawings and sculptures by artists from the gallery’s programme. Our present reality has taken a counterfactual turn. We are made unavoidably aware that the course of world events can be unexpectedly diverted, and that even apparently singular events are differently experienced by communities and consciousnesses. In Altered Future, intergenerational artistic voices reflect upon fragility, daring to imagine new landscapes of labour, desire, identity and community. The artworks are contextualised and elaborated through short videos and commissioned texts by art historians and critics including Shiva Balaghi, Sonja-Maria Borstner and Sabrina Tarasoff.

Simphiwe Ndzube and Zakes Mda
Simphiwe Ndzube and Zakes Mda
for Zwirner Dialogues

A conversation about the art of telling stories with the South African artist Simphiwe Ndzube, who works between Cape Town and Los Angeles and whose first solo US museum exhibition opens this month at the Denver Art Museum, and the renowned writer Zakes Mda, whose novels are widely read throughout South Africa and beyond. The two dissect their magical realist stories of post-apartheid South Africa and their experiences of America on the page and on canvas—and try to locate the source of their own magic.

Alexis Smith at Garth Greenan Gallery
Alexis Smith at Garth Greenan Gallery
June 10 - July 30, 2021

Garth Greenan Gallery is pleased to announce Alexis Smith: Not in Utopia, an exhibition of four monumental installations at 545 West 20th Street. Opening on Thursday, June 10, 2021, the exhibition features a selection of Smith’s immersive wall murals, all created between 1980 and 1982. Works like Tightrope (1980), Cathay (1981), Satan's Satellites (1982), and Fool’s Gold (1982) extend into three dimensions, transforming gallery walls into theatrical backdrops—augmenting her unique form of conceptual art suffused with the imagery of Hollywood and the American West. 

Raul Guerrero at David Kordansky
Raul Guerrero at David Kordansky
Art Basel OVR: Portals

David Kordansky Gallery is pleased to announce a solo presentation of paintings by Raul Guerrero at Art Basel OVR: Portals from June 16 through 19. An online exhibition featuring an interview with the artist about his paintings will be presented concurrently on our website.

Jonas Wood at Gagosian
Jonas Wood at Gagosian
Four Tennis Courts

"My forms are not rendered spatially. My paintings of tennis courts are about an interest in abstraction, and how the court becomes a geometric puzzle."
—Jonas Wood

Holly Harrell in Line Magazine
Holly Harrell in Line Magazine
a new magazine

Holly Harrell's work is featured in the inaugural issue of Line Magazine "Resort" alongside Anna Feigenbaum, Covey Gong, Andi Lu, Jasmine Marin, Maya Murali, Andrew Nemiroski, Seva Olenin, Mandi Porcelli, Diamond Stingily, and Sua Yoo. 

Mary Weatherford | SITE Santa Fe
Mary Weatherford | SITE Santa Fe
Canyon - Daisy - Eden

Over the last three decades, Los Angeles-based artist Mary Weatherford has developed a rich and diverse painting practice: from early target paintings in the 1990s based on operatic heroines, to expansive, gestural canvases overlaid with neon glass-tubing that brought attention to Weatherford’s practice in the 2010s. Mary Weatherford: Canyon—Daisy—Eden presents a survey of Weatherford’s career, drawing from several distinct bodies of work made between 1989–2017. As constant experiments with color, scale, and materials, these works reveal the continuity of Weatherford’s preoccupation with memory and experience, both personal and historical.

The Cross Cultural Female Gaze
The Cross Cultural Female Gaze
Lita Albuquerque, Alia Ali, Raina Matar and Manal Ataya

The Cross Cultural Female Gaze

11:30 am (EST)

Moderator:
Manal Ataya, Director General of the Sharjah Museums Authority

Panelists:
Alia Ali, artist
Lita Albuquerque, artist
Rania Matar, photographer

On Math Bass: Got a Light?
On Math Bass: Got a Light?
by William J. Simmons for Artillery Mag

A strained, stretched, widening, loosened metaphor, one that gives lights and receives them, might be the best way to describe Math Bass’ work. Yet metaphor is an easy interpretational mode that relies too heavily on iconography. Morever, description logo-centrically implies that all that is felt can be written or painted, that you actually can describe what bottoming is like to someone who has yet to do it. A simile might be better. In this moment, it seems more capacious. Bass’ work is like a ride on the Long Island Rail Road, winding through a certain kind of world, in which crushed skulls and young love happen simultaneously and often unnoticed, where aspiration and reality meet, where the Piano Man’s jar is filled up with cock-like bread, where hearts are broken and lose their three-dimensionality, only to unflatten at the sight of beautiful arms at work on a floor.

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