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  • Ends May 2nd 2015

  • A group of early paintings by Charline von Heyl (created and exhibited in Cologne and Munich between 1991 and 1995) is currently on view in this gallery’s new uptown location. The complexity, dynamism, and confrontational beauty of these works—made at a time when Conceptual and contextual art had become the institution’s focus—insist on the mercurial nature of this artist’s practice, exemplifying that hers has been not a linear but an elliptical evolution. These are paintings that assault their viewer.

    Charline von Heyl Düsseldorf: Paintings from the early 90s

    Mar 6 - May 2, 2015

    Petzel Gallery | 35 East 67th Street

    35 East 67th Street  / +12126809467 / petzel.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends May 3rd 2015

  • Telegrams (“I Am Still Alive”), postcards (“I Got Up”), calendars (“One Hundred Years,” “One Million Years”), and the date paintings for which On Kawara is so deeply regarded are on view in this exhaustive retrospective, which is steeped in Conceptualism but stings with feeling. Also included are proposals for two unrealized works, a host of drawings, and continuous readings of his massive ledger of dates.

    On Kawara On Kawara- Silence

    Feb 6 - May 3, 2015

    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

    1071 Fifth Avenue  / +12124233500 / guggenheim.org
    Sun - Wed 10am to 5:30pm, Sat 10am to 7:30pm

  • Ends May 9th 2015

  • “For the People of New York City,” Lutz Bacher's solo debut with this gallery, brings together a shattering display of installations and works, all a plethora of found objects (marbles, sandbags, hundreds of pieces of broken marble) and photographs (a child reaching for its own reflection, a snowy landscape). The result is typical for any Bacher exhibition: heartbreaking, cosmic, and invasively personal.

    Lutz Bacher For the People of New York City

    Apr 3 - May 9, 2015

    Greene Naftali Gallery

    508 West 26th Street, 8th Floor  / +12124637770 / greenenaftaligallery.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends May 24th 2015

  • Organized by Lauren Cornell and artist Ryan Trecartin, the third edition of this museum’s triennial, “Surround Audience,” brings together fifty-one artists and collectives from more than twenty-five countries. The duo bills it as an exploration of the way subjectivity is depicted, how sites of artistic agency are claimed, and how systems of power are unpacked—all in the aftershock of social media.

    2015 Triennial: Surround Audience

    Feb 25 - May 24, 2015

    New Museum

    235 Bowery  / +12122191222 / newmuseum.org
    Wed 11am to 6pm, Thu 11am to 9pm, Fri - Sun 11am to 6pm

  • Ends June 7th 2015

  • The Icelandic musician receives her first retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art. Curated by Klaus Biesenbach, the institution’s chief curator at large and director of MoMA PS1, “Björk” tracks twenty years of a fantastical practice, comprising eight full-length albums and featuring multiple collaborations with directors, photographers, designers, and artists. The show culminates with Black Lake, 2015, an immersive music and film experience commissioned by MoMA.

    Björk

    Mar 8 - Jun 7, 2015

    MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art

    11 West 53rd Street  / +12127089400 / MoMA.org
    Sat - Thu 10:30am to 5:30pm, Fri 10:30am to 8pm

  • Ends September 7th 2015

  • Simon Denny titled his first major US museum presentation “The Innovator’s Dilemma,” after entrepreneurial theory, and organized the exhibition like an industry tradeshow, complete with platforms to showcase works including the 2012 Digital Life Design conference in Munich (All You Need Is . . . Data?, 2012), the Internet copyright-infringement scandal involving entrepreneur Kim Dotcom (The Personal Effects of Kimdotcom, 2013), and Samsung’s 1993 international announcement of supposedly watershed business-practice shifts (New Management, 2014).

    Simon Denny The Innovator's Dilemma

    Apr 3 - Sep 7, 2015

    MoMA PS1

    22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue  / +17187842084 / momaps1.org
    Thu - Mon 12pm to 6pm

  • Ends Today, April 19th 2015

  • American-born Paris-based artist Sheila Hicks has created a large-scale site-specific installation for her first solo show at a UK public institution. Visitors are encouraged to touch, and even sit on, soft sculptures made with Hicks’s signature masses of brightly colored yarn and fibers.

    Sheila Hicks Foray Into Chromatic Zones

    Feb 23 - Apr 19, 2015

    Hayward Gallery

    Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road  / +442079604200 / http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/venues/hayward-gallery
    Mon 12pm to 6pm, Tue - Wed 10am to 6pm, Thu - Fri 10am to 8pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 6pm

  • Ends May 3rd 2015

  • Concurrent with the On Kawara retrospective at New York’s Guggenheim Museum, Asia House is presenting the late artist’s epic sound installations One Million Years [Past], 1970–71, and One Million Years [Future], 1980–98. One of the artist’s best-known works describing the passage of time, the piece has been performed live in various locations around the world, but is here presented as an audio recording counting the years since 998031 B.C.

    On Kawara One Million Years

    Feb 6 - May 3, 2015

    Asia House

    63 New Cavendish Street  / +442073075454 / asiahouse.org

  • Ends May 16th 2015

  • Following her 2013–14 retrospective, which traveled from New York to Dallas and Chicago, Isa Genzken is debuting a new series of paintings in London. The German artist’s latest works—which feature bright colors and small found objects like coins, plastic animals, and feathers—are contextualized in the company of earlier works, including a series of concrete sculptures from the 1980s.

    Isa Genzken Geldbilder

    Mar 26 - May 16, 2015

    Hauser & Wirth London | Savile Row

    23 Savile Row  / +442072872300 / hauserwirth.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends May 30th 2015

  • The New York-based artist’s first show with David Zwirner features recent large-scale sculptures made from a variety of natural and industrial materials including I-beams, concrete pedestals, shells, and peacock feathers. One of the works on view reuses the I-beams that formed Bove’s 2013 installation on the then-unfinished High Line park in New York City.

    Carol Bove The Plastic Unit

    Apr 13 - May 30, 2015

    David Zwirner | London

    24 Grafton Street  / +442035383165 / davidzwirner.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends May 31st 2015

  • Swiss artist Roman Signer’s empty kayak (a recurring motif in the artist’s oeuvre) slowly navigates around the Barbican’s exhibition space as if gliding through water. Other kayaks installed in the foyer and outside extend the show beyond the confines of gallery.

    Roman Signer Slow Movement

    Mar 4 - May 31, 2015

    Barbican Art Gallery

    Barbican Centre, Silk Street  / +442076388891 / barbican.org.uk
    Sat - Wed 10am to 6pm, Thu - Fri 10am to 9pm

  • Ends June 21st 2015

  • Amsterdam-based American artist Jo Baer’s first major solo show in a UK public gallery presents a recent series of canvases that were last seen at the São Paulo Bienal. Simultaneously figurative, abstract, and symbolic, Baer’s paintings represent interactions between man and nature while describing the artist’s own experience living in the remote Irish countryside.

    Jo Baer In the Land of the Giants

    Apr 10 - Jun 21, 2015

    Camden Arts Centre

    Arkwright Road  / +442074725500 / www.camdenartscentre.org
    Tue - Sun 10am to 6pm, Wed 10am to 9pm

  • Ends April 25th 2015

  • Tony Cragg’s latest sculptures in wood, bronze, and marble continue his formal exploration of organic and technological structures. The new large-scale works are on view at the main gallery as well as at the nearby Buchmann Box space.

    Tony Cragg

    Mar 21 - Apr 25, 2015

    Buchmann Galerie | Berlin

    Charlottenstraße 13  / +493025899929 / buchmanngalerie.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm

  • Elie Nadelman’s (1882–1946) first solo show in Germany since 1923 features plaster, papier-maché sculptures, and works on paper. These materials reflect the Polish-born, New York–based artist’s meager means following the 1929 stock-market crash, which forced him to trade marble and bronze for Plastolene and paper.

    Elie Nadelman

    Mar 20 - Apr 25, 2015

    Galerie Buchholz | Berlin

    Fasanenstraße 30  / +493088624056 / galeriebuchholz.de
    Tue - Fri 11am to 6pm, Sat 11am to 4pm

  • Ends May 31st 2015

  • French artist Neil Beloufa has created a site-specific kinetic installation for the octagonal glass architecture of the Schinkel Pavillon. The sculptural component, which unfolds along a series of steel tracks, is accompanied by a video of various people discussing the merits of an unnamed utopian city.

    Neïl Beloufa Hopes the Best

    Apr 18 - May 31, 2015

    Schinkel Pavillon

    Oberwallstrasse 1, Schinkel Pavillon  / +493020886444 / schinkelpavillon.de
    Thu - Sun 12pm to 6pm

  • Ends June 8th 2015

  • Hot on the heels of the Guggenheim’s ZERO group show, this celebration of the movement features work by more than forty international artists (many of whom are also affiliated with other movements, including Nouveau Réalisme, Arte Povera, Minimalism, Op art, and kinetic art) whose ideas are in synch with those of ZERO founders Heinz Mack, Otto Piene, and Günther Uecker. In conjunction with this major museum show dedicated to artists who sought an absolute new beginning for art following World War II, Berlin’s ZERO foundation has organized an exhibition featuring 200 additional works.

    Otto Piene, Heinz Mack, Guenther Uecker, ... ZERO - The international art movement of the 50s and 60s

    Mar 21 - Jun 8, 2015

    Martin-Gropius-Bau

    Niederkirchnerstraße 7  / +4930254860 / gropiusbau.de
    Wed - Mon 10am to 7pm

  • Ends July 31st 2015

  • Tracing the evolution of Joseph Beuys’s sculptures, this exhibition begins with early works influenced by Wilhelm Lehmbruck and Ewald Mataré. Many of the sculptures on view hail from Céline and Heiner Bastian’s own collection and are being shown at the gallery for the first time ever, following a long-term loan to the Hamburger Bahnhof.

    Beuys Sculptures

    Dec 5, 2014 - Jul 31, 2015

    Galerie Bastian

    Am Kupfergraben 10  / +493020673840 / galeriebastian.com
    Thu - Fri 11am to 5:30pm, Sat 11am to 4pm

  • Ends April 30th 2015

  • What has the Internet imparted to art making? See Parker Ito’s latest exhibition, a labyrinth of glittering lights and brightly colored chains that suspend dashing paintings and high-gloss sculptures—all doubles of others artists’ work (Sturtevant, Murakami, Hockney, Bernini, Koons). It's an enormous, generous, and treacherous installation—a brilliant realization of a question with an answer that has no bounds.

    Parker Ito A Lil Taste of Cheeto in the Night

    Jan 24 - Apr 30, 2015

    Chateau Shatto

    406 W Pico Boulevard  / +12139735327 / chateaushatto.com
    Tue - Sat 12pm to 6pm

  • Ends May 24th 2015

  • Organized by the Studio Museum in Harlem, this survey tracks three decades (1974 to 1989) of Charles Gaines’s output—decades that provide a crucial link between the Conceptualists of the 1960s and 1970s and artists of later decades that mined subjectivity and language.

    Charles Gaines Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974–1989

    Feb 7 - May 24, 2015

    Hammer Museum

    10899 Wilshire Boulevard  / +13104437000 / hammer.ucla.edu
    Tue - Fri 11am to 8pm, Sat - Sun 11am to 5pm

  • Ends April 27th 2015

  • Twenty-seven years after Jeff Koons’s famous sculpture of an inflated Mylar bunny toy (Rabbit, 1986) was shown at the Pompidou Center, the American artist is back with his first major retrospective in Europe. Having traveled from the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the show features new creations and many of the artist’s best-known works, from his basketball aquariums to monumental balloon-animal sculptures.

    Jeff Koons

    Nov 26, 2014 - Apr 27, 2015

    Centre Pompidou

    Place Georges-Pompidou  / +33144781233 / www.centrepompidou.fr
    Wed - Mon 11am to 10pm

  • Ends May 7th 2015

  • Gagosian presents two complementary exhibitions celebrating Ed Ruscha. The first brings together two aspects of the artist’s own work: a selection of prints made over the past forty years with rarely seen photographs. The second is a group exhibition that pays homage to Ruscha’s influential artists' books, with works by more than fifty artists from different generations.

    Ed Ruscha Books & Co.

    Mar 12 - May 7, 2015

    Gagosian Gallery | Paris

    4 rue de Ponthieu  / +33175000592 / gagosian.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Gagosian presents two complementary exhibitions celebrating Ed Ruscha. The first brings together two aspects of the artist’s own work: a selection of prints made over the past forty years with rarely seen photographs. The second is a group exhibition that pays homage to Ruscha’s influential artist books with work by over fifty artists from different generations.

    Ed Ruscha Prints and Photographs

    Mar 12 - May 7, 2015

    Gagosian Gallery | Paris

    4 rue de Ponthieu  / +33175000592 / gagosian.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Ends May 16th 2015

  • This exhibition brings together an assortment of characteristically narrative autobiographical works (drawings, paintings, films, and books) made by Dorothy Iannone between 1961 and 2015. The artist’s work, which was notably censored in 1969 in the context of an exhibition organized by Harald Szeemann for the Bern Kunsthalle, continues to explore themes of free love and overt sexuality.

    Dorothy Iannone Welcom To Our Show

    Mar 28 - May 16, 2015

    Air de Paris

    32 rue Louise Weiss  / +33144230277 / airdeparis.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Ends May 17th 2015

  • Taryn Simon’s first monographic exhibition at a French institution includes works made since 2000 demonstrating the American artist’s ongoing rigorous research and investigations. In addition to her material findings (documents, photographs, and ephemera presented in a quasi-scientific manner), a selection of Simon’s video works is also on view. Simon’s work is also on view at Almine Rech’s Paris gallery, from February 21 to March 14, 2015.

    Taryn Simon

    Feb 24 - May 17, 2015

    Jeu de Paume

    1 place de la Concorde  / +33147031250 / http://www.jeudepaume.org/
    Tue 11am to 9pm, Wed - Sun 11am to 7pm

  • Ends May 18th 2015

  • Hervé Télémaque’s retrospective brings together more than seventy drawings, collages, sculptures, and assemblages that trace the artist’s prolific career from Port-au-Prince (where he was born in 1937), to New York in the 1950s, to Paris, where he has been based since 1961. Using diverse materials including bright acrylics, magazine clippings, found objects, and coffee grounds, Télémaque’s unique style combines elements of Pop, narrative figuration, Dada, and assemblage.

    Hervé Télémaque

    Feb 25 - May 18, 2015

    Centre Pompidou

    Place Georges-Pompidou  / +33144781233 / www.centrepompidou.fr
    Wed - Mon 11am to 10pm

  • Ends June 21st 2015

  • For his first exhibition in France in more than fifteen years, Bruce Nauman engages directly with the Fondation Cartier’s unique Jean Nouvel–designed glass building. The show, which features work from the past two decades, includes pieces that have never been shown before in France.

    Bruce Nauman

    Mar 14 - Jun 21, 2015

    Fondation Cartier Pour l'Art Contemporain

    261 boulevard Raspail  / +33142185650 / fondation.cartier.com
    Tue 11am to 10pm, Wed - Sun 11am to 8pm

  • Ends July 12th 2015

  • Carol Rama’s first retrospective in France traces the Italian artist’s career from the 1930s to the 2000s. Exploring weighty subjects such as death, pleasure, and madness, and using diverse materials (from watercolors to cut bicycle tires), Rama’s oeuvre vacillates between figuration and abstraction.

    Le Passion Selon Carol Rama

    Apr 3 - Jul 12, 2015

    Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (MaM)

    11 avenue du Président Wilson  / +33153674000 / mam.paris.fr
    Tue - Sun 10am to 6pm

  • Ends Tomorrow, April 20th 2015

  • Nicolas Party’s first exhibition at Kaufmann Repetto takes advantage of the gallery’s bifurcated space. One room is the site of two large-scale black-and-white charcoal wall drawings of nude figures, and the other, by contrast, shows colorful pastel-on-canvas landscapes.

    Nicolas Party Two naked women

    Mar 12 - Apr 20, 2015

    Kaufmann Repetto

    Via di Porta Tenaglia, 7  / +390272094331 / kaufmannrepetto.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7:30pm

  • Ends May 15th 2015

  • McDermott & McGough’s current survey is the American duo’s third monographic show in Italy. Cyanotype photographs and acrylic paintings on canvas and on paper comprise the bulk of the nearly sixty works on view.

    McDermott & McGough CYAN LIGHT AND ABSTRACT

    Feb 16 - May 15, 2015

    M77 Gallery

    via Mecenate 77  / +390284571243 / m77gallery.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Ends May 20th 2015

  • To coincide with Cory Arcangel’s exhibition at the Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in nearby Bergamo (April 1–June 28), Lisson Gallery presents sculptures the artist made using pool noodles found at his local Walgreens. Adorned with clothing items and accessories, the thin columnar flotation devices take on human characteristics.

    Cory Arcangel Hot Topics

    Apr 11 - May 20, 2015

    Lisson Gallery | Milan

    Via Zenale 3  / +390289050608 / http://www.lissongallery.com/
    Mon - Fri 10am to 1pm, Mon - Fri 3pm to 6pm

  • Ends August 7th 2015

  • Shown for the first time in Italy, Roni Horn’s recent series “Water Teller” (2011/2014) consists of eight paired photographs. In each, the German photographer Juergen Teller’s face appears reflected in a pool of water.

    Roni Horn Water Teller

    Apr 10 - Aug 7, 2015

    Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 4

    Via Stradella 4  / +39022043555 / galleriaraffaellacortese.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 1pm, Tue - Sat 3pm to 7:30pm

  • Ends August 23rd 2015

  • The first solo show dedicated Juan Muñoz (1953–2001) in Italy populates HangarBicocca’s expansive gallery with the Spanish artist’s signature figurative sculptures. The impressive sculptural environment Muñoz made for the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in 2001 is re-created here.

    Juan Muñoz Double Bind & Around

    Apr 8 - Aug 23, 2015

    HangarBicocca

    Via Chiese 2  / +390266111573 / hangarbicocca.org
    Thu - Sun 11am to 11pm

  • Opens April 2nd 2016

  • Since 1923 the Triennale di Milano has been a showcase for modern design, including decorative arts, fashion, and architecture. Among the exhibitions this year, “Arts and Foods: Rituals since 1851” (April 9­–November 1), curated by Germano Celant, provides a global overview of the connection between food-related aesthetics and rituals.

    Apr 2 - Sep 12, 2016

    La Triennale di Milano

    Viale Alemagna 6  / +3902724341 / triennale.org

  • Ends April 26th 2015

  • “Bill Viola: Transformation” is the first Beijing solo show of the pioneering video artist. The exhibition—which highlights Viola's four-decade-long career—also includes the world premier of Inverted Birth, 2014, Viola's most recent work. The dramatic sixteen-foot-tall video and sound installation features five symbolically laden scenes of transformation, as a man looms in the darkness, covered in fluids of progressively changing hue.

    Bill Violla Transformation

    Nov 16, 2014 - Apr 26, 2015

    Faurschou Foundation 林冠艺术基金会 | Beijing

    798 Art Zone, No. 2 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District  / +861059789316 / faurschou.com
    Tue - Sun 10am to 6pm

  • Ends May 9th 2015

  • “Sun, Water and Wind” is the gallery’s first solo show featuring work by Aniwar Mamet, a Beijing-based artist with Uyghur heritage who has recently merged his interests in abstraction with Uyghur tapestry and felt-making techniques. Mamet’s reinterpretation of traditional Central Asian fabrics, which he creates in collaboration with local Xinjiang artisans, are on view at Pékin Fine Arts, alongside a short documentary film by the artist that depicts aspects of the rolled-felt production process.

    Aniwar MAMET Sun, Water and Wind

    Mar 7 - May 9, 2015

    Pékin Fine Arts | Beijing 艺门画廊

    No. 241 Cao Chang Di Village, Cui Ge Zhuang, Chaoyang District|朝阳区草场地村241号  / +861051273220 / pekinfinearts.com
    Tue - Sun 10am to 6pm