Weekly Roundup

Marela Zacarias. "Winged" (2013). Wood, window screen, joint compound, acrylic paint; 20 x 5 x 6 inches. Courtesy Brattleboro Museum & Art Center.

Marela Zacarias. Winged (2013). Wood, window screen, joint compound, acrylic paint; 20 x 5 x 6 inches. Courtesy Brattleboro Museum & Art Center.

Marela Zacarias’s abstract sculptures travel to Vermont, Mark Bradford creates new work from public housing blueprints, Mike Kelley’s mobile home travels from Detroit to Los Angeles, and more in this week’s roundup.

  • Mark Bradford: New Work is on view at White Cube, Hong Kong (China). For this show, Bradford took architectural floor plans for public housing in Hong Kong as his starting point and abstracted the formal compositions of the blueprints. Closes August 16.
  • Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui is at the Bass Museum of Art (Miami, FL). The first solo show by Anatsui to tour the United States, it features twelve monumental metal wall and floor sculptures, wooden wall reliefs, and a series of works on paper. Closes August 10.
  • Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead, “a facade on wheels,” has traveled from the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit to the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles to coincide with the exhibition, Mike Kelley, on view at MOCA LA through July 28. For more information about Mobile Homestead and upcoming programs, visit MOCA online.
  • Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint opens May 31 at Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, Canada). The exhibition comprises drawings, sculpture, photographs and videos from Barney’s “self-imposed and increasingly complex obstacles and scenarios.” Closes September 28.
  • Pierre Huyghe is one of five artists shortlisted for the Vincent Van Gogh Biennial Award. According to Artinfo.com, Huyghe “stands to win €50,000 when the winner is announced on November 21.” An exhibition of works by the finalists will be on view at the Gemeentemuseum (The Hague, Netherlands) September 6–February 1, 2015.
  • In a video interview for Nowness, artist Jacolby Satterwhite talks about his creative inspirations: “Modern dance and voguing are animistic practices, which borrow postures from Renaissance painting and Egyptian hieroglyphs.” Satterwhite will participate in Art21’s public program at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (Brooklyn, NY) this Wednesday, May 28.

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Nettrice Gaskins is an artist and educator who holds a Ph.D. in Digital Media. Gaskins compiles the Magazine's "Weekly Roundup" and occasionally contributes articles on afrofuturism.

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