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Adriana Varejão, Testemunhas oculares X, Y e Z, 1997 © Adriana Varejão. Photo: Eduardo Ortega

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Adriana Varejão
Otros cuerpos detrás

Through November 10, 2019
Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
museotamayo.org

This show, whose title translates to Other Bodies Behind, explores the lines of research that Adriana Varejão has developed in her artistic practice since the 1990s, bringing together work created over the past thirty years. The exhibition is structured around three different bodies of work—early figurative canvases, a selection from the series Ruínas de Charque (Jerked-Beef Ruins), and recent Polvo paintings.

Adriana Varejão, Testemunhas oculares X, Y e Z, 1997 © Adriana Varejão. Photo: Eduardo Ortega

Front: Edmund de Waal, that pause of space, 2019 © Edmund de Waal. Back: Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Comtesse d’Haussonville, 1845. Photo: Christopher Burke

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Elective Affinities
Edmund de Waal at the Frick Collection

Through November 17, 2019
Frick Collection, New York
www.frick.org

The Frick Collection presents an installation of Edmund de Waal’s site-specific works made of porcelain, steel, gold, marble, and glass that are displayed alongside works from the permanent collection.

Front: Edmund de Waal, that pause of space, 2019 © Edmund de Waal. Back: Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Comtesse d’Haussonville, 1845. Photo: Christopher Burke

Howard Hodgkin, Talking about Art, 1975 © Howard Hodgkin Estate

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Hodgkin & Creed
Inside Out

Through November 17, 2019
Kistefos, Jevnaker, Norway
www.kistefosmuseum.com

Inside Out finds a series of relationships that take us beyond a lyrical reading of Howard Hodgkin’s paintings and radically rethinks his oeuvre. At the same time, the exhibition approaches Martin Creed’s Minimalist work through Hodgkin’s expressionism, drawing on a number of themes including: Minimalist seriality, concepts around objects and language, emotional reparation, the performative body (with its relation to time), and the work of art itself.

Howard Hodgkin, Talking about Art, 1975 © Howard Hodgkin Estate

Cy Twombly, The Song of the Border Guard, 1952 © Cy Twombly Foundation

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How Far Can Creativity Take You
VMFA Fellowship Artists

Through November 17, 2019
VMFA on the Road: An Artmobile for the 21st Century, various locations throughout Virginia
www.vmfa.museum

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’s new state-of-the-art traveling museum and art studio offers an opportunity for residents of the Commonwealth to see and experience works of art from the collection up close. The inaugural exhibition, How Far Can Creativity Take You, celebrates the role this institution has played in the lives of fellowship recipients. Work by Sally Mann and Cy Twombly is included.

Cy Twombly, The Song of the Border Guard, 1952 © Cy Twombly Foundation

Helen Frankenthaler, New Paths, 1973, collection of Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, New York © 2019 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Pittura/Panorama
Paintings by Helen Frankenthaler, 1952–1992

Through November 17, 2019
Museo di Palazzo Grimani, Venice
www.palazzogrimani.org

Curated by John Elderfield, Pittura/Panorama features fourteen paintings covering a forty-year span of Helen Frankenthaler’s career. The exhibition focuses on the artist’s development of the pittura (painting) and the panorama: the interplay between works like easel paintings, although made on the floor, and large, horizontal paintings that open onto shallow but expansive spaces, in the way that panoramas do. This exhibition is organized by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation and Venetian Heritage, in association with Gagosian.

Helen Frankenthaler, New Paths, 1973, collection of Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, New York © 2019 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Y.Z. Kami, Chartres III, 2018 © Y.Z. Kami

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Y.Z. Kami in
The Spark Is You: Parasol unit in Venice

Through November 23, 2019
Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello, Venice
parasol-unit.org

In celebration of its fifteenth anniversary, London’s Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art presents an exhibition of works by nine contemporary Iranian artists in Venice. The Spark Is You has at its heart the need to develop mutual respect and understanding between different nations and cultures. The exhibiting artists, all of whom look beyond the ordinary, were selected for the affinity with openness, respect, and human interconnectedness presented in their practice. Work by Y.Z. Kami is included.

Y.Z. Kami, Chartres III, 2018 © Y.Z. Kami

Carsten Höller, Dice (Limestone), 2019 (in progress) © Carsten Höller. Photo: Ricardo Gonçalves

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Carsten Höller in
Expanded

Through November 24, 2019
Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice
www.primeirapedra.com

Expanded features three newly commissioned works in stone by Marina Abramović, Carsten Höller, and Julião Sarmento. Höller presents a large-scale die made of Portuguese limestone based on his 2014 sculpture Dice (White Body, Black Dots). The exhibition is part of Primeira Pedra (First Stone), an experimental international research program that explores the potential of Portuguese stone. The project is managed by experimentadesign and cofunded by the EU.

Carsten Höller, Dice (Limestone), 2019 (in progress) © Carsten Höller. Photo: Ricardo Gonçalves

Douglas Gordon, Psycho Hitchhiker, 1993 © Douglas Gordon/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2019

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Douglas Gordon in
Hey Psycho!

Through November 24, 2019
Arsenale Institute for Politics of Representation, Venice

This exhibition looks at the work of two artists, Douglas Gordon and Florian Süssmayr, who share common backgrounds in film, music, and art, independent of national interests, in the historic context of Venice. Notably, Gordon’s film installation 24 Hour Psycho (1993) is viewable from the Riva dei Sette Martiri, between the Arsenale and Giardini, day and night. The show also includes new neon and sprayed texts and sculpture by Gordon. Pink neons in the windows, visible from afar, with the words “non-stop,” reflect on the uncontrollable nature of psychosis and obsession.

Douglas Gordon, Psycho Hitchhiker, 1993 © Douglas Gordon/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2019

Rachel Feinstein, Romeo and Juliet, 2019 (detail) © Rachel Feinstein

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Rachel Feinstein in
HY x OffTheWall

Through November 30, 2019
Hudson Yards, New York
www.hudsonyardsnewyork.com

This exhibition features large-scale interactive and three-dimensional installations, curious and often humorous tableaus, and murals by thirteen artists. All artworks relate to the rich history and geographic location of the Hudson Yards. Work by Rachel Feinstein is included.

Rachel Feinstein, Romeo and Juliet, 2019 (detail) © Rachel Feinstein

Richard Artschwager, Splatter Piano, 1999 © 2019 Richard Artschwager/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Richard Artschwager

Through December 1, 2019
Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vermont
www.hallartfoundation.org

This exhibition includes approximately forty paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the Hall Collection that span Richard Artschwager’s career from 1964 to 2011.

Richard Artschwager, Splatter Piano, 1999 © 2019 Richard Artschwager/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Glenn Brown, Passchendaele, 2017 © Glenn Brown

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Glenn Brown

Through December 9, 2019
Musée national Eugène-Delacroix, Paris
www.musee-delacroix.fr

Glenn Brown’s work transcends time and pictorial conventions, disarming common distinctions between good and bad taste, beauty and abjection, and heightening the emotive tension present within. In this exhibition at the Musée national Eugène-Delacroix, which is an affiliate of the Musée du Louvre, Brown presents new works, with an emphasis on drawing, as well as a large sculpture inspired by Delacroix, among other artists, in association with FIAC 2019.

Glenn Brown, Passchendaele, 2017 © Glenn Brown

Tetsuya Ishida, Awakening, 1998 © Estate of Tetsuya Ishida

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Tetsuya Ishida
Self-Portrait of Other

Through December 14, 2019
Wrightwood659, Chicago
wrightwood659.org

In a span of just ten years, Tetsuya Ishida (1973–2005) produced a formidable body of work centered on human isolation and alienation in a world dominated by uncontrollable forces. The exhibition features works that evoke the uncertainty and desolation of a Japanese society drastically altered by the technological advances and successive crises that have affected economies and politics all over the world. This exhibition originated at the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid as Autorretrato de otro.

Tetsuya Ishida, Awakening, 1998 © Estate of Tetsuya Ishida

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 1998–2002 © Gregory Crewdson

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Shared Space
A New Era, Photographs from the Bank of America Collection

Through December 15, 2019
Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Connecticut
www.usj.edu

This exhibition explores a changing social landscape captured in photographs and video created over the span of nearly twenty-five years. Eighteen artists from nine countries explore how the physical spaces in which we interact—from city streets to rural landscapes—have evolved alongside our access to a virtual “global village.” Work by Gregory Crewdson and Andreas Gursky is included.

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 1998–2002 © Gregory Crewdson

Tatiana Trouvé, The Guardian, 2018, Pinault Collection © Tatiana Trouvé. Photo: Florian Kleinefenn

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Luogo e segni

Through December 15, 2019
Punta della Dogana, Venice
www.palazzograssi.it

Luogo e segni, which translates to Place and Signs, takes its title from a painting by Carol Rama that is included in the exhibition. The show brings together more than one hundred works by thirty artists that establish a particular relationship with their respective urban, social, political, historical, and intellectual settings. Work by Rudolf Stingel and Tatiana Trouvé is included.

Tatiana Trouvé, The Guardian, 2018, Pinault Collection © Tatiana Trouvé. Photo: Florian Kleinefenn

John Currin, Fishermen, 2002 © John Currin

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John Currin
My Life as a Man

Through December 22, 2019
Dallas Contemporary
www.dallascontemporary.org

Curated by Alison M. Gingeras, My Life as a Man focuses exclusively on John Currin’s depictions of his own gender, examining provocative depictions of a range of masculine identities over the course of his career. Beginning with works made in 1990, the exhibition aims to critically analyze Currin’s male gaze when it is trained on the identity politics of manhood. The show also features more than fifty works on paper and sketchbook drawings of male figures that have never been publicly exhibited.

John Currin, Fishermen, 2002 © John Currin

Installation view, Anselm Kiefer à La Tourette, Couvent de La Tourette, Éveux, France, September 24–December 22, 2019. Artwork © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Jean-Philipe Simard

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Anselm Kiefer à La Tourette

Through December 22, 2019
Couvent de La Tourette, Éveux, France
www.couventdelatourette.fr

In 1966 Anselm Kiefer spent three weeks at La Tourette, the monastery designed by Le Corbusier, where he was inspired by the materiality of the architecture. This exhibition aims to place Kiefer’s work in dialogue with this special place and includes installations, paintings, sculptures, and vitrines with the artist’s books.

Installation view, Anselm Kiefer à La Tourette, Couvent de La Tourette, Éveux, France, September 24–December 22, 2019. Artwork © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Jean-Philipe Simard

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Helen Frankenthaler in
Color Fields: 1960s Bennington Modernism

Through December 30, 2019
Bennington Museum, Vermont
benningtonmuseum.org

During the 1960s, Bennington College served as a rural epicenter for a group of artists who were pushing the possibilities of abstraction in pared-down, color-based works that have come to be known collectively as Color Field painting. This exhibition looks at this critical moment when these artists led the way in American art, and expands our understanding of the variety of formal, material, and conceptual approaches that artists took to painting and related color-based sculpture. Work by Helen Frankenthaler is included.

Sally Mann, Tara and Tree Shadow, 1983–85 © Sally Mann

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Sally Mann in
Forever Young: Representations of Childhood and Adolescence

Through December 31, 2019
Newport Art Museum, Rhode Island
newportartmuseum.org

Forever Young examines portrayals of childhood and youth from the eighteenth century to the present. The exhibition aims to explore the representation of children and childhood as symbolizing innocence, transition, growth, awakening, mortality, youth, education, and freedom or abandon. Work by Sally Mann is included.

Sally Mann, Tara and Tree Shadow, 1983–85 © Sally Mann

Chris Burden, Shoot, 1971 © 2019 Chris Burden/Licensed by the Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Barbara T. Smith

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Chris Burden in
Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965–1975

Through January 5, 2020
Minneapolis Institute of Art
new.artsmia.org

Artists Respond brings together nearly one hundred works by fifty-eight of the most visionary and provocative artists and collectives of the Vietnam War era. Galvanized by the moral urgency of the conflict, these artists reimagined the goals and uses of art across multiple movements and media: painting, sculpture, printmaking, performance and body art, installation, documentary art, and conceptual art. This exhibition has traveled from the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Work by Chris Burden is included.

Chris Burden, Shoot, 1971 © 2019 Chris Burden/Licensed by the Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Barbara T. Smith

Anselm Kiefer, Wege, 1977–80 © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Charles Duprat

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Die jungen Jahre der Alten Meister
Baselitz–Richter–Polke–Kiefer

Through January 5, 2020
Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany
www.deichtorhallen.de

This exhibition, whose title translates to The Early Years of the Old Masters, explores the early works of Georg Baselitz, Anselm Kiefer, Sigmar Polke, and Gerhard Richter.

Anselm Kiefer, Wege, 1977–80 © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Charles Duprat

Theaster Gates’s Dorchester Projects (2006–), Chicago. Artwork © Theaster Gates. Photo: Sara Pooley

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Theaster Gates in
. . . and other such stories

Through January 5, 2020
Chicago Architecture Biennial 2019
chicagoarchitecturebiennial.org

The third edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial invites practitioners and the public to engage with architecture and the built environment as prisms through which to reflect upon social, geopolitical, and ecological processes that affect our collective past, present, and future. Work by Theaster Gates is included.

Theaster Gates’s Dorchester Projects (2006–), Chicago. Artwork © Theaster Gates. Photo: Sara Pooley

Tatiana Trouvé, Desire Lines, 2015 © Tatiana Trouvé. Photo: Aurélien Mole

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Gigantisme
Art & Industrie

Through January 5, 2020
Frac Grand Large—Hauts-de-France, Dunkerque, France
www.fracnpdc.fr

This exhibition features large-scale installations, in situ works, sculptures, paintings, films, and performances that embody encounters between artists, engineers, designers, and architects. Tatiana Trouvé’s Desire Lines, commissioned by Public Art Fund and presented in New York’s Central Park in 2015, is included, as is work by Simon Hantaï.

Tatiana Trouvé, Desire Lines, 2015 © Tatiana Trouvé. Photo: Aurélien Mole

Douglas Gordon, Monster, 1996–97 © Studio lost but found/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

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Mask
In Present-Day Art

Through January 5, 2020
Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
www.aargauerkunsthaus.ch

This exhibition explores how the subject of the mask is being addressed in contemporary art. Interest in masks among contemporary artists focuses not just on the mask as an object but also, and in particular, on its social, cultural, and political implications. Work by Theaster Gates, Douglas Gordon, and Cindy Sherman is included.

Douglas Gordon, Monster, 1996–97 © Studio lost but found/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

Adriana Varejão, Cadernos de viagem: Yãkoana, 2003 © Adriana Varejão. Photo: Patrick Grie

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Nous les arbres

Through January 5, 2020
Fondation Cartier, Paris
www.fondationcartier.com

Organized around several large ensembles of works, this exhibition, whose title translates to We, the Trees, gives voice to numerous figures who have developed a strong, intimate link with trees, thereby revealing the beauty and biological wealth of these great protagonists of the living world, threatened today with large-scale deforestation. Work by Giuseppe Penone and Adriana Varejão is included.

Adriana Varejão, Cadernos de viagem: Yãkoana, 2003 © Adriana Varejão. Photo: Patrick Grie