Trenton Doyle Hancock has a major survey exhibition, Walton Ford exhibits new watercolors, Richard Serra receives an award, and more in this week’s roundup.
- Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin and Bones, 20 Years of Drawing is on view at the Contemporary Art Museum Houston (Houston, TX). The first in-depth examination of Hancock’s extensive body of drawings, collages, and works on paper, the show features more than two hundred objects. Closes August 3.
- Kerry James Marshall, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Rashid Johnson, and Jacolby Satterwhite are included in the group exhibition Black Eye at 57 Walker Street (New York, NY). Organized by Nicola Vassell, the exhibition, according to the project’s Facebook page, looks at “contemporary notions of gender, sexuality, transculturalism, and politics through the lens of the world’s leading black creatives.” Closes May 24.
- Yinka Shonibare MBE has a solo exhibition at Brand New Gallery (Milan, Italy). Through sculpture, photography, and film, the artist explores the concept of destiny as it relates to themes of desire, yearning, love, power, and sexual repression. Closes May 10.
- Walton Ford’s new watercolor paintings are on view at Paul Kasmin Gallery (New York, NY). Ford continues his natural history research, mining literary sources, folklore, and historical anecdotes for inspiration and imagery. In an interview with Claire Howorth for the Wall Street Journal, Ford discusses the exhibition and the next chapter of his life.
- assume vivid astro focus’s next exhibition opens May 7 at Suzanne Geiss Company (New York City, NY). In adderall valium ativan focalin (cantilevering me), avaf “interfaces geometric abstraction and transgender imagery in paintings that challenge social and sexual norms.” Read more about the show in The New York Times.
- Martin Puryear is creating a commissioned slavery memorial for the Brown University campus. Puryear was chosen from a slate of more than 65 artists, architects, and landscape architects and from five finalists. In April, Puryear helped site a full-scale model of the sculpture. The dedication is planned for fall 2014.