Artist of the Month: Hayv Kahraman

One glance at her art and you will be mesmerized, or in my case, captivated! Born in Baghdad, Iraq in 1981, Hayv Kahraman aesthetically tackles nostalgia and criticizes social boundaries, retroactive traditions and taboos in the formation of the female body and face, a form that is considered a taboo in the Middle East. “I…

Luchita Hurtado’s I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn

The Serpentine (London) presents the first UK solo exhibition of works by Luchita Hurtado (b.1920, Maiqueti?a, Venezuela) on May 23 until October 20. The exhibition ‘I LIVE I DIE I WILL BE REBORN’ will trace the trajectory of Hurtado’s expansive, 80-year career and reveal the scale, experimentation and playfulness of her impressive oeuvre. At the…

About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art

Alexander Gray Associates is pleased to annouce Harmony Hammond’s inclusion in About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art at Wrightwood 659, Chicago on May 22 until August 6, 2019. The exhibition is curated by Jonathan David Katz, PhD. About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art takes as its point of departure Allen Ginsberg’s description of the…

Elizabeth Neel’s Nightjars and Allies

Pilar Corrias (London) is pleased to present Nightjars and Allies, the fourth solo exhibition by American artist Elizabeth Neel. The exhibition features new paintings on canvas that continue to foreground Neel’s reflections on our surrounding physical landscape as well as the inner landscape of the mind. Her new large-scale gestural paintings are built up through layers…

Leonora Carrington’s The Story of the Last Egg

Gallery Wendi Noris (New York, USA) invites you to the opening of Leonora Carrington solo exhibition ‘The Story of the Last Egg’ on Thursday, May 23. On view until June 29, 2019. Leonora Carrington: The Story of the Last Egg opens May 23 in New York, marking Gallery Wendi Norris’ third solo show for the artist. The exhibition…