Bojan Šarčević

Bojan Šarčević | Bosnian-French, b. 1974, Belgrade, Serbia, based in Paris & Berlin Šarčević’s work reveals itself to be emphatically concerned with sculpture and space – their perception, as well as their social, political and poetic implications. Their alternating intense materiality or fragile ephemerality is presented alongside a number of his most recent films and…

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Michael Sailstorfer

 German, b. 1979, Velden, Germany, based in Berlin, Germany Michael Sailstorfer’s site-specific interventions emphasize transformation and challenge conventional rubrics of sculpture. He gives objects new meanings and functions by reconfiguring, though not deconstructing, them. Much of Sailstorfer’s work involves breaking down an object to reveal its physical components, as in the case of Zeit ist keine…

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Monica Bonvicini

  Monica Bonvicini | Italian, b. 1965, Venice, Italy, based in Berlin, Germany Her multifaceted practice—which investigates the relationship between architecture, power, gender, space, surveillance and control—is translated into works that question the meaning of making art, the ambiguity of language, and the limits and possibilities attached to the ideal of freedom. Dry-humored, direct, and…

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Andrea Zittel | A-Z West

A-Z West is located on over fifty acres in the California high desert next to Joshua Tree National Park. Since it’s inception A-Z West has functioned as an evolving testing grounds for living, in which spaces, objects and acts of living all intertwine as a single ongoing investigation into what it means to exist and…

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Alicja Kwade

Alicja Kwade (b.1979, Poland) has long been engaged with value systems, and with attempting to examine (if not resolve) issues of inherently subjective concepts such as space and time. In her sculptures (as well as installations, photographs and films), Kwade occupies herself with the structural properties of everyday objects. Common materials of little to no…

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Taryn Simon | Paperwork and the Will of Capital, 2015

Paperwork and the Will of Capital, 2015 In signings of political accords, contracts, treaties, and decrees, powerful men flank floral centerpieces curated to convey the importance of the signatories and the institutions they represent. The photographs and sculptures of Paperwork and the Will of Capital had twin points of departure: archival photographs of official signings; and George…

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Tauba Auerbach

Tauba Auerbach |American, b. 1981, San Francisco, California, based in New York, New York San Francisco-born, New York-based artist Tauba Auerbach has described her work as an attempt to reveal “new spectral and dimensional richness…both within and beyond the limits of perception.” Engaging a variety of media, ranging from painting and photography to book design…

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Pamela Rosenkranz

Pamela Rosenkranz | Switzerland, 1979 Through painting, sculpture, and installation, informed by extensive research into fields ranging from marketing and medicine to philosophy and religion, Pamela Rosenkranz, a Swiss artist, addresses the fundamental questions about what it means to be human in today’s world. During the process of taking up the topics of contemporary issues and phenomena…

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Gabriel Kuri

Gabriel Kuri 1970, Mexico City Focusing on the objects and space that mediate human relationships, Gabriel Kuri explores the potential for transformation latent in all familiar things and situations when observed from an unconventional angle. Playing with the principles of minimalism and the history of consumption, he integrates elements of everyday life into sculptures and…

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Nicole Wermers

NICOLE WERMERS German, b. 1971, Emsdetten, Germany, based in London, United Kingdom Through elegant, evocative, and slyly humorous sculptures, installations, photographs, and collages, Nicole Wermers investigates the structure of our built environment and its effect on our lives. She concentrates primarily on public spaces—including restaurants, museums, shopping malls, and other urban locales—cleverly referencing the way…

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Sarah Oppenheimer

Sarah Oppenheimer American, b. 1972 Oppenheimer’s interventions disrupt the experience that we, the visitors, have of the succession of spaces within a building. Her work modifies the existing architectural elements of a building while simultaneously altering our perception of the overall building plan. This transformation varies further with changing light conditions at different times of…

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Virginia Overton

  Virginia Overton | Nashville, Tennessee 1971 Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York Virginia Overton’s work comprises installation, sculpture and photography, often beginning intuitively as a direct response to her physical presence in a particular space. Through a process of trial and error, she creates sculpture that is performative, sometimes obstructing, bisecting, dividing or…

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Carol Bove

Carol Bove | Born in 1971 in Geneva Carol Bove is known for her assemblages that combine found and made elements. Incorporating a wide range of domestic, industrial, and natural objects, her sculptures, paintings, and prints reveal the poetry of their materials. As the art historian Johanna Burton notes, “Bove brings things together not to nudge associative…

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Camile Henrot | Bad Dad & Beyond

Bad Dad & Beyond is an exhibition comprising a series of interactive telephone sculptures, drawings, a bronze ring and an animated three-dimensional zoetrope. Through these various media, Camille Henrot explored the archetype of the abusive father as a metaphor for any authority figure that abuses power—a parent, but also the government, the police or even an…

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Rachel Whiteread | Untitled (One Hundred Spaces), 1995 at Tate Britain

One of Britain’s leading contemporary artists, Whiteread uses industrial materials such as plaster, concrete, resin, rubber and metal to cast everyday objects and architectural space. Her evocative sculptures range from the intimate to the monumental. Born in London in 1963, Whiteread was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993. The same year she made House 1993–1994, a…

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Leonor Antunes

Leonor Antunes | 1972, Lisbon Engaging with the histories of 20th century architecture, design and art, the work of Leonor Antunes reflects on the functions of everyday objects, contemplating the potential of Modernist forms to be materialized as sculptures. Antunes investigates the coded values and invisible flow of ideas embedded within objects, transforming them into…

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Isabelle Cornaro

Isabelle Cornaro works with painting, sculpture, film and installation, to explore the influence of history and culture on our perception of reality. As a trained art historian specialising in 16th-century European Mannerism, her visual language draws on a wide array of references from the Baroque to modernist abstraction. In her work Cornaro uses found objects…

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Jenny Holzer | Softer at Blenheim Palace

Images via Contemporary Art Daily | (courtesy of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock; Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Copyright Jenny Holzer. Photos by Edd Horder.) Press Release: Blenheim Art Foundation is delighted to announce SOFTER: Jenny Holzer at Blenheim Palace. As one of America’s most loved living artists since the 1980s, Holzer’s practice circles around language in order to…

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Adrián Villar Rojas | The Theater of Disappearance at MOCA Geffen

Images via Contemporary Art Daily | (courtesy of the artist; kurimanzutto, Mexico City; and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York /Paris /London) Press Release: MOCA presents Adrián Villar Rojas: The Theater of Disappearance, a site-specific installation inside The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA’s warehouse space. Villar Rojas (b. 1980, Rosario, Argentina) has built a singular practice by creating environments…

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Damián Ortega | Play Time at White Cube Bermondsy

‘Science aspires to know everything… art pursues exactly the opposite: the subjectivity, the single phenomenon, the analysis of particularities, the facts in their context, personal experiences. Art is un-learning process.’ Damián Ortega, 2016 ‘Play Time’, a major exhibition of new works by Damián Ortega at Bermondsey. Focusing on the themes of chance and game play,…

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