In this week’s roundup, Maya Lin explores the topography of Europe, Roni Horn displays photographs and glass, Rashid Johnson highlights artistic contributions by women and minorities, and much more.
- Maya Lin‘s latest exhibition is up at Pace London. Maya Lin Here and There explores Lin’s longtime interest in environmental issues and expanding engagement with natural and geographic forms. In the works on view at Pace she focuses on the geography and topography of Europe and surrounding regions. The show closes May 11.
- Fred Wilson has reproduced his radical 1993 installation Local Color at the Studio Museum of Harlem (NYC). The show features objects that Wilson bought along 125th Street (just outside of the museum) together with traditional African and Caribbean artifacts from Studio’s collection. On view through June 30.
- Roni Horn is showing new sculptures and photographs at Hauser & Wirth Zürich. Simply titled Roni Horn, the exhibition showcases the artist’s creative explorations into the “effect of multiplicity on perception and memory.” On view through May 25.
- Rashid Johnson is the 2012 recipient of the David C. Driskell Prize by the High Museum of Art. In conjunction with the award, Johnson will lecture on the contributions of women and minorities in the visual arts. The event, part of the Claudia DeMonte Lecture Series, will take place on April 3 at the David C. Driskell Center (College Park, MD). The lecture begins at 5:30pm, following a one-hour public reception.
- Mark Bradford‘s Father, You Have Murdered Me (2012) is on view at Brandeis University’s Rose Art Museum. On the matter of abstraction (figs. A & B) features post-war non-figurative works drawn from the Rose’s permanent collection. On view through June 9.
- Cai Guo-Qiang is featured in the April 2013 issue of Smithsonian magazine. ”Meet the Artist Who Blows Things Up for a Living” traces the path of the artist from China to locations around the world where he creates his monumental explosive works.
- Judy Pfaff has a solo exhibition up at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. Judy Pfaff: Come What May features large mixed media sculpture and two-dimensional works. Pfaff will be present for an informal question-and-answer session on April 15 at 7pm, and lead a public gallery walk-through on April 16 at 10:30am. Both events are free and open to the public. Judy Pfaff is on view through May 4.
- Vija Celmins and Jeff Koons will have work in the group exhibition The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art at Acquavella Galleries (NYC). The exhibition is divided into four main themes: food and drink, garden, body’s parts, clothes and household. On view April 10—March 24.
- Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present will screen at The Dryden Theatre (Rochester, NY). The film traces the personal and aesthetic roots of Marina Abramović‘s choice to make meaning with her body. The event takes place April 12 at 8pm.