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10 Recommended Summer Art Events

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In this article we bring you a diverse selection of unique art events to watch this week. The selection includes paintings, prints, photography, a group exhibition, summer painting event in Montréal and an improvised sound project. 


R. B. Kitaj: Don’t Listen to the Fools
at Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, NY, USA
Jun 21, 13 - Sep 08, 13

R. B. Kitaj: Don’t Listen to the Fools at Albright-Knox Art Gallery Although born just outside of Cleveland, Ohio, R. B. Kitaj (American, 1932–2007) spent much of his life in England. Throughout his career, he created an extensive body of work in a diverse range of media, from print to paint. Kitaj’s works explore, in-depth, overarching questions central to the development of the twentieth century, while also incorporating autobiographical qualities. He frequently used the concept of the fragment as a narrative device to challenge our perception of history, which he believed is affected by the fragmented information in written and photographic documentation. read more...


Perchance to Dream
at Andrea Meislin Gallery
Chelsea - New York, NY, USA
Jun 21, 13 - Aug 09, 13

Perchance to Dream at Andrea Meislin GalleryArtists: Lili Almog, Daniel Bauer, Mike Brodie, Elinor Carucci, Ofri Cnaani, Charlotte Dumas, Barry Frydlender, Hadassa Goldvicht and Anat Vovnoboy, read more...


Woods, Lovely, Dark, and Deep
at DC Moore Gallery
Chelsea - New York, NY, USA
Jun 20, 13 - Aug 15, 13

Woods, Lovely, Dark, and Deep at DC Moore Gallery DC Moore Gallery is pleased to announce its summer group exhibition, Woods, Lovely, Dark, and Deep, curated by John Zinsser, on view from June 20 – August 15 with an opening reception on June 20 from 6 – 8 pm. This show juxtaposes historical and contemporary painters and photographers as a way of re-thinking “landscape” and its associated meanings. Zinsser began with an intuitive notion, looking at artists for whom this representational genre allows a revealing of hidden places or psychological foreboding. read more...


Patte Loper: How to Stay Alive in the Woods
at Platform Gallery
Seattle, WA, USA
Jun 20, 13 - Jul 27, 13

Patte Loper: How to Stay Alive in the Woods at Platform GalleryPlatform Gallery presents new work by Patte Loper for her  fourth solo exhibition at the gallery. Long been interested in the interface between the natural and the constructed world, Patte begins her paintings by first creating models made from pieced-together scraps of found materials such as discarded cardboard, cloth, sticks, string and putty. She then makes observational paintings using the models as subjects for portraits. read more...


Julie Heffernan, Haruko Maeda, Dolly Thompsett" target="_new" href="http://www.mutualart.com/Exhibitions/Julie-Heffernan--Haruko-Maeda--Dolly-Tho/68BDDE6BB25CF601">Julie Heffernan, Haruko Maeda, Dolly Thompsett
at All Visual Arts
London, UK
Jun 21, 13 - Aug 17, 13

Dolly Thompsett at All Visual Arts" target="_new" href="http://www.mutualart.com/Exhibitions/Julie-Heffernan--Haruko-Maeda--Dolly-Tho/68BDDE6BB25CF601">Julie Heffernan, Haruko Maeda, Dolly Thompsett at All Visual Arts For the first instalment of their summer exhibition, All Visual Arts bring together three international painters, Julie Heffernan, Haruko Maeda and Dolly Thompsett; whose works draw on a rich body of myth, fable and art history to evoke the spirit of Magical Realism. The principle characteristics of Magical Realism are political critique, hybridity and collective consciousness; ideas shared by each of the artists exhibited in strikingly different ways. read more...


Louis-Philippe Côté: VIDÉO-SPECTRE
at Galerie Simon Blais
Montreal, QC, Canada
Jun 19, 13 - Jul 27, 13

Louis-Philippe Côté: VIDÉO-SPECTRE at Galerie Simon BlaisComprising ten recent paintings by Louis-Philippe Côté, the exhibition VIDÉO-SPECTRE is being held as part of this summer’s Extreme Painting event, organized by AGAC, the Contemporary Art Galleries Association. Twenty Montréal galleries will be participating in the event, now in its second edition. All the paintings by Louis-Philippe Côté that will be on view at Galerie Simon Blais make up the initial segment of a new series by the artist. read more...


Sandra Vásquez de la Horra
at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
3e - Paris, France
Jun 20, 13 - Jul 27, 13

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac is delighted to announce the third exhibition of work by Chilean artist Sandra Vasquez de la Horra, who lives and works in Berlin. In this exhibition, Origenes, Sandra Vásquez pursues her thinking on a series of drawings begun in 1997 evoking the way the body taking shape in the mother's womb is a parallel with the creative act of the artist engaged in drawing. A notable development in her thinking here is expressed through the recurrent presence of elements from the vegetable kingdom that enrich the notion of the life cycle. read more...


Philip-Lorca diCorcia: Photographs 1975-2012
at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany
Jun 20, 13 - Sep 08, 13

Philip-Lorca diCorcia: Photographs 1975-2012 at Schirn Kunsthalle FrankfurtFor the very first time in Europe, the SCHIRN will host a comprehensive retrospective on the oeuvre of US photographer Philip-Lorca diCorcia. Born in 1951, diCorcia is one of the most important and influential photographers of today. His images oscillate between everyday elements and arrangements that are staged down to the smallest details. read more...


Cloud Illusions I Recall
at Irish Museum of Modern Art
Dublin, Ireland
Jun 22, 13 - Aug 25, 13

Cloud Illusions I Recall at Irish Museum of Modern Art Cloud Illusions I Recall explores the relationship between visual art and cinema. The Irish Museum of Modern Art invited artists Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and Cerith Wyn Evans to exhibit their work and explore concepts of the poetic and imagination that together make up the cinematic experience, thereby investigating the relationships and influence of film. Through a series of conversations, Gonzalez-Foerster and Wyn Evans explored this influence of the cinematic as a theme for the show, and then expanded the exhibition through selected diverse works from filmmakers, writers and artists. read more...


an improvised sound project
at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts
Perth, Australia
Jun 22, 13 - Aug 18, 13

an improvised sound project at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts To be opened by Tos Mahoney, Artistic Director Tura New Music, the opening will feature performances by Matthew Gingold with his Bulb Orkestra, and Cat Hope and her Abe Sada project with the sculptural sound work AmpStack.   an improvised sound project is an exhibition of sound and music in multiple formats which launches new pieces by five outstanding Australian artists. Each artist has designed a work for extended play within PICA's galleries, speculating on what it means to visualise and encounter sound and music today. read more...

 
 
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