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Sunday, December 21

  • Ends January 4th 2015

  • Nam June Paik’s groundbreaking practice humanized the technologies of the mid-twentieth century. This retrospective looks specifically at the way his work addresses the relationship between the body and the machine, and is the first New York exhibition dedicated exclusively to the artist—who passed in 2006—in more than a decade.

    Nam June Paik Becoming Robot

    Sep 5, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

    Asia Society | New York

    725 Park Avenue at 70th Street  / +12122886400 / asiasociety.org
    Tue - Sun 11am to 6pm, Fri 11am to 9pm

  • Ends January 7th 2015

  • In 1958, the postwar German artists Heinz Mack and Otto Piene founded ZERO at their studio in Düsseldorf. The group, which disbanded in 1966, sought to explore the future of art in a fusion of cutting-edge technology and utopian political ideals. This exhibition is a consideration of their collective work and lasting impact, and includes two hundred works by Mack, Piene, and Günther Uecker, the core members, in addition to works by a wide range of collaborators such as Lucio Fontana.

    ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s

    Oct 10, 2014 - Jan 7, 2015

    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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

  • Ends January 10th 2015

  • Every sculpture in this exhibition hangs from the ceiling and every drawing depicts forms that seem to float. Suspension, which Bourgeois believed to be a state of ambivalence, is the theme of this solo presentation that brings together works from 1945 onward. Robert Pincus-Witten has a penned a new text about the subject, which is included in a catalogue made especially for this show.

    Louise Bourgeois Suspension

    Oct 30, 2014 - Jan 10, 2015

    Cheim & Read

    547 West 25th Street  / +12122427727 / cheimread.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends January 17th 2015

  • Is spirituality today a syncretic experience? For this artist, who has created a jubilant and terrifying array of totemic sculptures and paintings (all new work), religion is a narrative to be spun. Deploying classical techniques and the latest technologies to conjure a perpetually beaming cast of characters, Murakami has made a show about faith, largely as a response to the Great Tōhoku Earthquake of 2011, which wiped out entire cities, triggered several nuclear accidents, and resulted in a death toll of nearly twenty thousand.

    Takashi Murakami In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow

    Nov 10, 2014 - Jan 17, 2015

    Gagosian Gallery | 555 West 24th Street

    555 West 24th Street  / +12127411111 / gagosian.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends January 18th 2015

  • This large retrospective begins with Gober’s work in the 1970s and includes around 140 works spanning sculpture and immersive installations as well as drawings, prints, and photographs. The exhibition traces the early emergence of the surreal, uncanny themes for which he is known, and includes his well-known 1992 installation from Dia.

    Robert Gober: The Heart Is Not a Metaphor

    Oct 4, 2014 - Jan 18, 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 February 22nd 2015

  • This comprehensive survey of Sturtevant’s career is also the first institutional exhibition of her work mounted in the US since a solo show at the Everson Museum of Art in 1973. “Sturtevant: Double Trouble” brings together more than fifty major works in painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, film, and video, including her notorious 1964 versions of works by contemporaries like Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol, made to explore concepts of originality, authorship while probing at the limits of Pop art.

    Sturtevant: Double Trouble

    Nov 9, 2014 - Feb 22, 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 January 10th 2015

  • Projected onto two walls of the gallery, Pipilotti Rist’s latest film transforms the space into an immersive multisensorial experience, which transports the viewer inside the human body. Intercutting extreme close-ups of body parts with images of landscapes and nature, Rist blurs the distinction between internal and external experiences.

    Pipilotti Rist Worry Will Vanish

    Nov 26, 2014 - Jan 10, 2015

    Hauser & Wirth London | Savile Row

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

  • Ends January 11th 2015

  • Glenn Ligon’s first exhibition at a nonprofit UK gallery presents a new series of paintings based on a composition made by Minimal music pioneer Steve Reich in the 1960s that used sound bites of the taped testimonies of the “Harlem six.” For this exhibition, Ligon has also created a neon work based on a statement by Daniel Hamm, one of the six Harlem teenagers who were accused of murder and brutally beaten by police.

    Glenn Ligon Call and Response

    Oct 10, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015

    Camden Arts Centre

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

  • Ends January 17th 2015

  • For his sixth exhibition at Lisson Gallery, Jonathan Monk juxtaposes recent works describing his own life with an installation that speaks to current politics in the Middle East. Works including an installation made of tea towels (each marking one year of the artist’s life) and a family slide show are in stark contrast to a group of metal pallets containing rocks from contested territories in Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, and Israel.

    Jonathan Monk I HEART 1984

    Nov 14, 2014 - Jan 17, 2015

    Lisson Gallery | London

    27 & 52-54 Bell Street  / +442077242739 / http://www.lissongallery.com
    Mon - Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat 11am to 5pm

  • Stephen Friedman presents the first UK show of American artist Melvin Edwards. Dating from the 1960s through today, the large- and small-scale sculptures (among them pieces from Edwards’s best-known series, “Lynch Fragments”) deal with themes of race and civil rights in America.

    Melvin Edwards

    Nov 25, 2014 - Jan 17, 2015

    Stephen Friedman Gallery

    25 - 28 Old Burlington Street  / +442074941434 / stephenfriedman.com
    Tue - Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat 11am to 5pm

  • Ends January 18th 2015

  • For her show at White Cube, American artist Liza Lou has created colorful abstract “canvases” using glass beads. These new works, which demonstrate the emotive power of pure color, were inspired by Lou’s experience working with with Zulu bead-workers in Africa.

    Liza Lou Solid / Divide

    Nov 25, 2014 - Jan 18, 2015

    White Cube | Bermondsey

    144 – 152 Bermondsey Street  / +442079305373 / whitecube.com
    Wed - Sat 10am to 6pm, Sun 12pm to 6pm

  • Ends January 24th 2015

  • Dexter Dalwood’s first exhibition with Simon Lee comprises recent paintings inspired by the city of London. Reconstructing the British capital’s iconic sites based on a variety of sources including political narratives, historic paintings of the city, and his own memory, Dalwood raises questions about how paintings help write history.

    Dexter Dalwood London Paintings

    Nov 17, 2014 - Jan 24, 2015

    Simon Lee | London

    12 Berkeley Street  / +442074910100 / simonleegallery.com
    Mon - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • The inaugural show at Dominique Lévy’s London outpost features a selection of rarely exhibited works from the 1950s through the 1970s by Enrico Castellani, Donald Judd, and Frank Stella. Curated by Linda Norden, this exhibition examining the creative intersection of three important postwar artists is concurrently on view at Levy’s New York gallery (through January 3).

    Castellani, Judd, Stella Local History

    Oct 13, 2014 - Jan 24, 2015
  • Following Jockum Nordström’s 2013 exhibition at the Camden Arts Center (the artist’s first solo show in London), David Zwirner is showing new works by the Swedish artist. Adhering to Jockum’s signature naive style, the collages, watercolors, graphite drawings, and sculptures on view represent the artist’s experience working in a farmhouse studio located on a small island off the southeastern coast of Sweden.

    Jockum Nordström For the insects and the hounds

    Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 24, 2015

    David Zwirner | London

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

  • This exhibition presents seventeen large-format photographs made by Hiroshi Sugimoto between 1976 and 2012. All belonging to the artistҳ ongoing ӄioramaԠseries, the works on view seem to depict the natural world but actually represent artificial displays found inside natural history museums.

    Hiroshi Sugimoto Still Life

    Nov 21, 2014 - Jan 24, 2015

    Pace Gallery | 6 Burlington Gardens

    6 Burlington Gardens  / +442032067600 / pacegallery.com
    Mon - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends February 7th 2015

  • Reprising an installation first shown at Umbria’s Palazzo Vignola, Jannis Kounellis takes over Sprovieri with an installation based on men’s coats drenched in black tar. Kounellis’s stark critique of contemporary consumer culture stays true to his Arte Povera roots.

    Jannis Kounellis

    Dec 11, 2014 - Feb 7, 2015

    Sprovieri

    23 Heddon Street  / +442077342066 / sprovieri.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends February 8th 2015

  • Walead Beshty transforms the walls of the Barbican Art Gallery with a floor-to-ceiling installation consisting of more than 12,000 cyanotypes: blue-tinged photographic prints made by placing various objects on UV-sensitive material and exposing them to sunlight. Presented in chronological order, the cyanotypes date from fall 2013 to summer 2014; the most recent were made during the artist’s residency at the Barbican.

    Walead Beshty

    Oct 15, 2014 - Feb 8, 2015

    Barbican Art Gallery

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

  • This comprehensive retrospective of the untiring, always unsatisfied, and influential German artist Sigmar Polke was organized by Kathy Halbreich of the Museum of Modern Art with Tate Modern curator Mark Godfrey and MoMA curatorial assistant Lanka Tattersall. The MoMA iteration refused wall labels, pointing audiences instead toward orienting pamphlets; Tate Modern has gone with a more conventional installation.

    Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010

    Oct 9, 2014 - Feb 8, 2015

    Tate Modern

    Bankside  / +442078878888 / tate.org.uk/modern
    Mon - Thu 10am to 6pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 10pm, Sun 10am to 6pm

  • Ends February 15th 2015

  • Following his recent solo shows in Paris (Palais de Tokyo, 2013) and Buenos Aires (Daros Foundation, 2014), Julio Le Parc installs his mesmerizing kinetic works in London’s Serpentine Galleries. The companion program of screenings, readings, talks, and performances is inspired by the octogenarian artist’s use of light.

    Julio Le Parc

    Nov 24, 2014 - Feb 15, 2015

    Serpentine Galleries

    Kensington Gardens  / +442072981515 / serpentinegalleries.org
    Tue - Sun 10am to 6pm

  • Ends February 28th 2015

  • Gagosian presents recent work by Richard Serra across two galleries. Four monumental steel sculptures are displayed at the Britannia Street gallery, while a single large-scale drawing Serra made in 2011 is on view at the Davies street location.

    Richard Serra Backdoor Pipeline, Ramble, Dead Load, London Cross

    Oct 10, 2014 - Feb 28, 2015

    Gagosian Gallery | Britannia Street

    6-24 Britannia Street  / +442078419960 / gagosian.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends March 15th 2015

  • Fourteen of the 2003 Turner Prize–winning artist’s portraits are interspersed amid permanent works in the museum’s nineteenth- and twentieth-century rooms. Perry’s twenty-first century subjects range from politicians and protesters to families and reality TV stars.

    Grayson Perry Who Are You?

    Oct 25, 2014 - Mar 15, 2015

    National Portrait Gallery

    St. Martin's Place  / +442073060055 / npg.org.uk
    Mon - Wed 10am to 6pm, Thu - Fri 10am to 9pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 6pm

  • Ends December 24th 2014

  • British architect David Chipperfield has installed 144 tree trunks in the lobby of the Neue Nationalgalerie, transforming the open space into a dense but orderly forest. The trees' natural columnar forms echo the museumҳ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-design, which uses strategically placed support columns to make it seems as though the monumental roof is floating.

    David Chipperfield Sticks and Stones, an Intervention

    Oct 2 - Dec 24, 2014

    Neue Nationalgalerie

    Potsdamer Straße 50  / +49302662651 / smb.museum/museen-und-einrichtungen/neue-nationalgalerie/home
    Tue - Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat - Sun 11am to 6pm

  • Ends January 10th 2015

  • Continuing his exploration of mundane, quotidian subjects, Hans Peter Feldman presents several recent photographic series including one showing the entire inventory of a woman’s closet and another documenting the contents of strangers’ bags. Also on view are books the artist has made using found photographs.

    Hans Peter Feldman

    Oct 31, 2014 - Jan 10, 2015

    Konrad Fischer Galerie

    Lindenstrasse 35  / +493050596820 / konradfischergalerie.de
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm

  • Ends January 11th 2015

  • KW presents Ryan Trecartin’s first institutional solo show in Germany. The American artist presents a new multichannel movie in the context of a site-specific installation specially designed for KW's exhibition hall. The new production is a collaboration with Trecartin’s longtime creative partner, Lizzie Fitch.

    Ryan Trecartin Site Visit

    Sep 14, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015

    KW Institute for Contemporary Art

    Auguststrasse 69  / +49302434590 / kw-berlin.de
    Sun - Mon 12pm to 7pm, Wed 12pm to 7pm, Thu 12pm to 9pm, Fri - Sat 12pm to 7pm

  • Ends January 15th 2015

  • Philippe Parreno’s seventh exhibition at Esther Schipper is timed to coincide with the artist’s installation at the Schinkel Pavillion (November 15–December 21). The gallery show brings together various objects that have appeared as part of Parreno’s work since 1992. Showing that context is as important to our understanding of an object as its physical appearance, the juxtaposed “quasi-objects” take on new meanings and associations.

    Philippe Parreno quasi-objects

    Nov 14, 2014 - Jan 15, 2015

    Esther Schipper

    Schöneberger Ufer 65  / +4930374433133 / estherschipper.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm

  • Ends January 17th 2015

  • Curated by Elena Re, this group show brings together artists associated with Arte Povera and the Turin gallery Multipli. The works on view demonstrate how artists, including Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Giulio Paolini, Giuseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto, and Gilberto Zorio, transformed “the multiple” into a historically important genre.

    ARTE POVERA AND ‘MULTIPLI’, TORINO 1970 – 1975

    Sep 17, 2014 - Jan 17, 2015

    Sprüth Magers | Berlin

    Oranienburger Straße 18  / +493028884030 / spruethmagers.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm

  • Ends January 23rd 2015

  • Laure Prouvost’s first solo exhibition in Germany focuses on the artist’s personal experience of alienation as a French woman living in London. The works on view—new videos and installations—examine various forms of miscommunication.

    Laure Prouvost (n.b.k. Showroom)

    Dec 12, 2014 - Jan 23, 2015

    Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.)

    Chausseestrasse 128-129  / +49302807020 / nbk.org
    Tue - Sun 12pm to 6pm, Thu 12pm to 8pm

  • Ends January 24th 2015

  • Focusing on Joachim Badau’s early sculptures from the 1960s and ’70s, this exhibition emphasizes the artist’s combined use of organic and technical forms. Made with materials such as fiberglass, aluminum, and hoses, Badau’s figures appear equal parts human and machine.

    Joachim Bandau Figures and Machines

    Nov 14, 2014 - Jan 24, 2015

    Galerie Thomas Fischer

    Potsdamer Straße 77-87, Haus 8  / +493074780385 / galeriethomasfischer.de
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm

  • The Cuban artist’s latest experiment with relational aesthetics involves two glorified Porta Potties. In addition to working sinks and toilets, the tastefully designed portable bathrooms tempt the viewer inside with multicolored translucent glass walls and decadent pendant lights.

    Jorge Pardo

    Nov 14, 2014 - Jan 24, 2015

    neugerriemschneider

    Linienstraße 155  / +493028877277 / neugerriemschneider.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm

  • Ends January 30th 2015

  • Isabella Bortolozzi presents Ed Atkins’s three-channel video installation Ribbons, 2014, which was first shown at the Kunsthalle Zurich and more recently at London’s Serpentine Gallery. The immersive work transforms the exhibition space with images and sounds describing bodies in space.

    Ed Atkins

    Nov 22, 2014 - Jan 30, 2015

    Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie

    Schöneberger Ufer 61  / +493026394985 / bortolozzi.com
    Tue - Sat 12pm to 6pm

  • Ends February 1st 2015

  • Filling the exhibition space at the Schinkel Pavillion, Philippe Parreno’s How Can We Tell the Dancers from the Dance, 2012, consists of an empty circular dance floor around which a section of a white wall slowly rotates. Conjuring the ghostly presence of invisible dancers, a sound recording made during performances of Merce Cunningham choreographies plays while viewers contemplate the empty stage.

    Philippe Parreno How Can We Tell The Dancers From The Dance

    Nov 14, 2014 - Feb 1, 2015

    Schinkel Pavillon

    Oberwallstrasse 1, Schinkel Pavillon  / +493020886444 / schinkelpavillon.de
    Thu - Fri 2pm to 8pm, Sat - Sun 12pm to 6pm

  • Ends March 1st 2015

  • Mexican artist Mariana Castillo Deball’s large-scale installation for the historic Hamburger Banhof hall focuses on what the artist calls “biographies of things.” Borrowing objects from various Berlin museum collections, Deball draws the viewer’s attention to the itinerant nature of these art objects, which, over time, have alternately been installed on pedestals and in vitrines, inside galleries and in outdoor courtyards, and in the context of private collections and public exhibitions.

    Mariana Castillo Deball

    Sep 20, 2014 - Mar 1, 2015

    Hamburger Bahnhof

    Invalidenstraße 50-51  / +4930266424242 / www.hamburgerbahnhof.de
    Tue - Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat 11am to 10pm, Sun 11am to 6pm

  • Ends April 25th 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 - Apr 25, 2015

    Galerie Bastian

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

  • Ends January 3rd 2015

  • Among new sculptures in Mark Handforth’s latest exhibition are a giant telephone twisted around a cadmium yellow pipe, a stout sea-foam aluminum star, hangers that twist and twirl in the air, and a constellation of twinkling neon bulbs affixed to the wall. These works interfere with space both physically and conceptually, prompting all manner of critical readings about domesticity and utility. But more important, Handforth’s vision of the object is as playful and vital as ever.

    Mark Handforth Rough Dark Diamond

    Sep 20, 2014 - Jan 3, 2015

    Kayne Griffin Corcoran

    1201 South La Brea Avenue  / +13105866886 / kaynegriffincorcoran.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends January 4th 2015

  • Paul McCarthy’s reinstalled fully operational Chocolate Factory inaugurates the newly renovated and expanded exhibition space at La Monnaie (Paris’s mint). In addition to producing consumable chocolate Santa Claus figurines, the exhibition also features McCarthy’s signature inflatable “Christmas tree” sculptures.

    Paul McCarthy Chocolate Factory

    Oct 25, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

    Monnaie de Paris

    11 quai de Conti / art.monnaiedeparis.fr
    Sun - Wed 11am to 7pm, Fri - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Ends January 5th 2015

  • Father of Dadaism, grandfather of Conceptualism, and inventor of the readymade, Marcel Duchamp is often credited with killing painting. However, this presentation of more than one hundred works—including important and lesser-known canvases—posits that Duchamp’s intention was not to discredit painting, but rather to drastically rethink the medium and practice.

    Marcel Duchamp La Peinture Même

    Sep 24, 2014 - Jan 5, 2015

    Centre Pompidou

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

  • Ends January 14th 2015

  • Thaddaeus Ropac’s first Sturtevant exhibition since her death earlier this year is timed to coincide with the artist’s MoMA’s retrospective (November 9, 2014–February 22, 2015), which will travel to LA’s MoCA next year. Collaborating with Loren Sturtevant, the artist’s daughter, Ropac presents key historic works including repetitions of Andy Warhol’s flowers and Jasper Johns’s flags.

    Sturtevant Reloaded

    Nov 22, 2014 - Jan 14, 2015

    Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac | Paris | Marais

    7 rue Debelleyme  / +33142729900 / ropac.net
    Tue - Sat 10am to 7pm

  • Ends January 15th 2015

  • The Slovakian artist continues his ongoing investigation of temporal and spatial dynamics with an assortment of curious diagrams, maps, and photographs representing different economies of time and alternate physical environments. As ever, Ondák’s artworks are adamantly anti-monumental, privileging experiences and ideas over objects.

    Roman Ondák Ajar

    Oct 18, 2014 - Jan 15, 2015

    gb agency

    18 rue des 4 Fils  / +33144780060 / gbagency.fr
    Tue - Sat 10am to 7pm

  • Ends January 24th 2015

  • The Paris-born LA-based artist’s first show in Paris is a suite of seven large-format paintings that simultaneously evoke comic-book frames and Skype windows. Male and female figures appear inside outlined boxes while abstract forms complicate the narrative.

    Julie Beaufils Tu Vois; You Seek

    Nov 29, 2014 - Jan 24, 2015

    Balice Hertling | Paris

    47 rue Ramponeau  / +33140334726 / balicehertling.com
    Wed - Sat 2pm to 7pm

  • Ends January 25th 2015

  • This exhibition, which originated at New York City’s International Center for Photography, brings together over 200 photographs by the Russian-born Jewish photographer. On view are Vishniac’s Berlin streetscapes taken during the rise of Nazi power and powerful images documenting Jewish life across Eastern Europe commissioned by the American Joint Distribution Committee (the world’s largest Jewish relief organization).

    Roman Vishniac De Berlin à New York, 1920-1975

    Sep 17, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015

    Musée d'art et d'histoire di Judaïsme

    71, rue du Temple, Hôtel de Saint-Aignan  / +33153018653 / mahj.org
    Mon - Fri 11am to 6pm, Sun 10am to 6pm

  • Ends January 26th 2015

  • Plural Modernities from 1905 to 1970

    Oct 23, 2014 - Jan 26, 2015

    Centre Pompidou

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

  • Ends February 1st 2015

  • David Altmejd’s first retrospective in France was conceived as an artwork in its own right. The immersive installation evokes an alien landscape populated by sculptural beings whose bodies are intricate fusions of natural elements and high-tech materials.

    David Altmejd Flux

    Oct 10, 2014 - Feb 1, 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 February 8th 2015

  • This traveling exhibition dedicated to American photographer Garry Winograd is the late artist’s first retrospective in France in more than twenty years. Grouped into three chronological sections, the show connects Winograd’s iconic photographs of New York City in the 1950s and ’60s with work from his less well-known late period (1971 until his death in 1984) during which he documented street life in other American cities including Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Miami.

    Garry Winogrand

    Oct 14, 2014 - Feb 8, 2015

    Jeu de Paume

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

  • Ends February 15th 2015

  • Organized in collaboration with the Guggenheim Bilbao, the first major retrospective of Niki de Saint Phalle in twenty years celebrates the artist’s diverse oeuvre with more than two hundred paintings, sculptures, prints, films, and performances. The Grand Palais exhibition locates Saint Phalle—who was born in France, grew up in the United States, and worked between the two countries during her long career—as simultaneously part of Paris’s neo-realist movement and New York’s Pop art movement.

    Niki de Saint Phalle Niki de Saint Phalle

    Sep 17, 2014 - Feb 15, 2015

    Grand Palais

    3, avenue du Général Eisenhower  / +33144131717 / grandpalais.fr

  • Ends February 16th 2015

  • Olafur Eliasson’s work for the newly opened Frank Gehry–designed Fondation Louis Vuitton is an elaborate choreography of light and shadows. Among the experiential site-specific works is an outdoor solar device that directs sunlight onto a sculpture suspended inside the gallery.

    Olafur Elaisson Contact

    Dec 17, 2014 - Feb 16, 2015

    Fondation Louis Vuitton

    8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi  / +33140699600 / fondationlouisvuitton.fr

  • Ends February 22nd 2015

  • Russia-born artist Sonia Delaunay’s current retrospective is the first Paris exhibition dedicated to the pioneer abstractionist since 1967. Comprising a phenomenal 400 works, the show includes paintings, wall decorations, prints, and textiles dating from the early twentieth century through the late 1970s.

    Sonia Delaunay: The Colors of Abstraction

    Oct 17, 2014 - Feb 22, 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 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 December 23rd 2014

  • Nico Colón addresses issues of climate change with his current show comprising nine paintings—each a hybrid of oil paint and digitally printed imagery—and one sculptural sound work. The artist’s first-ever sound installation plays through speakers adorned with large digital prints and echoes throughout the rooms of the gallery.

    Nico Colón High Tide

    Nov 20 - Dec 23, 2014

    Brand New Gallery

    Via Farini 32  / +390289053083 / brandnew-gallery.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Ends December 30th 2014

  • Simona Caramelli’s current exhibition features recent large-scale works on paper. The drawings, collages, and paintings reference the artist’s own insomnia while responding directly to the material qualities of their support surfaces.

    Simona Caramelli UNTIL NEXT MORNING

    Dec 16 - 30, 2014

    Fondazione Mudima

    Via Alessandro Tadino 26  / +390229409633 / mudima.net
    Mon - Sat 3pm to 7:30pm

  • Ends January 9th 2015

  • Tatsuo Miyajima’s first solo exhibition in Milan presents new works that combine technology, sculpture, and assemblage into interactive installations. The Japanese artist explores themes of numerology and symbolism using materials like LED lights, electrical circuits, and microcomputers.

    Tatsuo Miyajima KU

    Nov 21, 2014 - Jan 9, 2015

    Lisson Gallery | Milan

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