Wednesday, July 1
Timothy Taylor’s fourth exhibition dedicated to Philip Guston features paintings and drawings made between 1969 and 1980. This show marks the first occasion of many of these works being shown in Europe.
Philip Guston Philip Guston
This exhibition of Günther Förg’s lead paintings represents the late German artist’s best-known body of work: minimal geometric abstractions made with acrylic on lead sheeting. Their stark compositions echo Förg’s architectural photographs depicting cropped sections of buildings.
Günther Förg Lead Paintings
Returning to the practice of photographing photographs, Sherrie Levine revisits one of her best-known subjects: the work of Walker Evans. Levine’s latest works are photographs of Evans’s images of African artworks taken for the Museum of Modern Art’s 1935 exhibition “African Negro Art.”
Sherrie Levine African Masks After Walker Evans
This show focuses on a lesser-known series of “grid paintings” (Gitterbilder) by Günther Förg. These large-format acrylics-on-canvas were inspired by a small Paul Klee watercolor from the 1930s. This exhibition is organized in collaboration with the Estate of Günther Förg.
Günther Förg To London! A Selection of Paintings
Roni Horn’s recent drawings take over both of Hauser & Wirth’s Savile Row galleries. All intricately crafted, the three series of works on paper on view examine issues related to identity, mirroring, and language.
Roni Horn Butterfly Doubt
Timed to coincide with Doug Aitken’s concurrent exhibitions at London’s Barbican (June 27–July 26) and Frankfurt’s Schirn Kunsthalle (July 9–September 27), the exhibition at Victoria Miro’s Mayfair gallery features five works by the American artist that use sound, touch, light, and reflection. The centerpiece of the show is Eyes Closed, Wide Awake (Sonic Fountain II), 2014, a sonic fountain that combines water and sound.
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Spanning four generations, this exhibition unites more than fifty artists who use various kinds of spray techniques. Beginning with Paul Klee in the 1920s, the exhibition connects artists such as David Smith and John Chamberlain to Wade Guyton and Katharina Grosse.
This exhibition focuses on a nearly twenty-foot-tall freestanding sculpture by American artist Sterling Ruby. The sculpture is presented alongside diverse materials related to the its technical production as well as the artist’s practice in general.
Sterling Ruby Study #8. Monument Stalagmite/P.T.A.C.
Gabriel Orozco’s first solo show in London since his retrospective at Tate Modern in 2011 includes new paintings, scrolls, sculptures, drawings, and photographs. Made in Japan and Mexico, these works underscore Orozco’s itinerant practice.
Icelandic artist Katrín Sigurðardóttir’s enormous site-specific sculpture Supra Terram, 2015, cuts through two floors of exhibition space at Parasol Unit. Made only of paper, wire, and wood, the cavernous structure’s translucent surface allows daylight to penetrate to its interior.
Katrin Sigurdardottir Supra Terram
Larry Johnson’s first survey in Europe, curated by Bruce Hainley and Raven Row’s Antony Hudek, presents a selection of the American artist’s photo-based works from the 1990s to the present. Born and based in Los Angeles, Johnson has been representing Hollywood’s landscape and demi-monde for more than thirty years.
Larry Johnson On Location
To enter Carsten Höller’s largest UK survey to date, visitors must choose between two different entrances, which lead to separate routes through the exhibition. No matter which door you choose, a disorienting experience waits thanks to a flying machine, robots, mirrors, and enormous spiral slides accessed from the Hayward Gallery’s roof.
Carsten Höller Decision
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Duane Hanson’s first survey in London since 1997 features a range of hyperreal polyester resin sculptures from the 1970s to the 1990s. Among the late artist’s portraits of working-class Americans: a housepainter, a construction worker, a custodian, and a homeless person.