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Current Viewing: Candida Höfer at Eva Presenhuber (Zurich)

A series of new pictures, some focusing on singular objects, others exhibiting an increasing tendency toward abstraction.A series of new pictures, some focusing on singular objects, others exhibiting an increasing tendency toward abstraction.

Galerie Eva Presenhuber is delighted to announce the solo show of the German artist Candida Höfer. The exhibition includes a selection of large-format photographs of imposing interiors and parts of buildings, as well as a series of new pictures, some focusing on singular objects, others exhibiting an increasing tendency toward abstraction.

Claire Fontaine: Untitled (I’ve stolen it) (2014) :

The text of the sign is inspired by a chapter of the historical book by R.D. Laing entitled Knots.The text of the sign is inspired by a chapter of the historical book by R.D. Laing entitled Knots.

Untitled (I’ve stolen it) (2014), is an animated

Pendant Ivory Mask of Queen Idia; Edo peoples, probably 16th century AD

The pendant is said to represent Queen Mother Idia, mother of Oba Esigie who ruled in the sixteenth century.The pendant is said to represent Queen Mother Idia, mother of Oba Esigie who ruled in the sixteenth century.

Current Viewing: “Darknet” : Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen (Saint Gallen, Switzerland)

With this show the Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen links the visible and the invisible which are interlocked.With this show the Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen links the visible and the invisible which are interlocked.

There is a parallel world beneath the surface of the Internet: the Darknet is an encrypted, invisible network that cannot be accessed by conventional browsers or search engines but is nevertheless used by millions.

Chris Ofili, Afronirvana, 2002. Oil, acrylic, polyester resin, aluminum foil, glitter, map pins, and elephant dung on canvas

Influences include the Bible, hip-hop culture, Zimbabwean cave paintings, Blaxploitation films, and the poetry of William Blake.Influences include the Bible, hip-hop culture, Zimbabwean cave paintings, Blaxploitation films, and the poetry of William Blake.

SHERRIE LEVINE Alligator, 2014 Bronze 13.3 x 48.9 x 21.6 cm (5 1/4 x 19 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.) Edition of 12

Their glowing, polished surface embodies Levine’s artistic mastery over transforming unorthodox material into precious object.Their glowing, polished surface embodies Levine’s artistic mastery over transforming unorthodox material into precious object.

Securitas: Yannic Joray, Lorenzo Bernet at The Duck (Berlin)

On ways of seeing: Yannic Joray, Lorenzo Bernet at The DuckOn ways of seeing: Yannic Joray, Lorenzo Bernet at The Duck

The works by the two artists was installed on two distinct levels.

Current Viewing: Greer Lankton: Love Me: Participant Inc: (NYC) : Until Dec 21st 2014:

A minor scandal erupted over the nude photo of Greer that graced  Mattress Factory's 1996 exhibition  poster.A minor scandal erupted over the nude photo of Greer that graced Mattress Factory's 1996 exhibition poster.

PARTICIPANT INC is honored to present Greer Lankton, LOVE ME, an exhibition organized in cooperation with the Greer Lankton Archives Museum (G.L.A.M.). This is the first major New York solo exhibition of Lankton (1958-1996) since her death. Representing the scope of Lankton’s work with nearly 100 of Lankton’s dolls, photographs, and works on paper, LOVE ME is structured by a selection of photographs by friends and peers including Nan Goldin, Timothy Greenfield- Sanders, Peter Hujar, Eric Kroll, Zoe Leonard, Paul Monroe, Daryl-Ann Saunders, Kate Simon, and Geoff Spear; films by Joyce Randall Senechal and Nick Zedd; as well as ephemeral material.

Current Viewing: Shirana Shahbazi at Kunsthalle Bern

As the artist remarks, botanical photography is as ubiquitous of a practice as taking holiday pictures.As the artist remarks, botanical photography is as ubiquitous of a practice as taking holiday pictures.

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