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Current Viewing: Klöntal Triennale 2014 at Kunsthaus Glarus : Until September 14, 2014

Klöntal Triennale 2014 at Kunsthaus Glarus . Work by Shannon BoolKlöntal Triennale 2014 at Kunsthaus Glarus . Work by Shannon Bool

Klöntal Valley—located above Glarus—has been a recurrent focus of art since the mid- seventeenth century: far removed from mass tourism, the valley and its pristine landscape nurture visions of an ideal utopia even today. It has always been a fascination of artists. A PLACE LIKE THIS takes up this theme, presenting twenty-three international positions at selected locations in Klöntal Valley and at Kunsthaus Glarus. A majority of the new works created specifically for this location directly reference Klöntal Valley’s rich artistic tradition. The contemporary artists have been invited to address the location and its heritage, the landscape and nature, activating these concerns from a present-day perspective and questioning their historical to poi.

ARTBREAK: WOLFGANG TILMANS: AR

(language experiences orgasm upon touching itself) : Roland Barthes(language experiences orgasm upon touching itself) : Roland Barthes

“Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.

In Memory Of The Great Harun Farocki :1944-2014

A face-to-face between an image already made and a figurative project devoted to observing it.A face-to-face between an image already made and a figurative project devoted to observing it.

From an early stage, Farocki placed confrontation at the centre of his approach, not the confrontation between a small, single body and the great movement of collective history,

Current Viewing:Wu Tsang : A Day In The Life Of Bliss: Isabella Bortolozzi ( Berlin ) : Until July 31

A “near future” world in which our social media avatars and online personas developed their own hive-minded consciousnessA “near future” world in which our social media avatars and online personas developed their own hive-minded consciousness

For Berlin Gallery Weekend 2014, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi will present a solo presentation of the Los Angeles based artist Wu Tsang.

Eagerly Anticipating: Yearbook: Ryan McGinley: Team Gallery (NYC) : Sept 7th 2014

"I never ask for permission. Ever. But when you take a risk, there can be consequences.""I never ask for permission. Ever. But when you take a risk, there can be consequences."

"In the beginning, all the stuff was documentary, but after a while, I got bored with waiting for things to happen — for someone to light a Christmas tree on fire or take their clothes off and make love."
–Ryan McGinley

Magali Reus : “Pool” : Kestner Gesellschaft

Clean, minimalist sculptures with a certain aggressiveness and a macho feel to them.Clean, minimalist sculptures with a certain aggressiveness and a macho feel to them.

Magali Reus’s video and object-based works combine some of the qualities that she attributes to her material of choice.

TI PREVIEW: LIFE BY IMAGE BANK: UNDER PRESSURE

UNDER PRESSURE is interested in collaborations with photographers, graphic designers, writers, stylists, brands, etc.UNDER PRESSURE is interested in collaborations with photographers, graphic designers, writers, stylists, brands, etc.

" This project is composed by 16 pages with a selection of 29 images from different image banks. Image bank pictures can be very cold and
melancholic, but our aim is to create a connection between them and the everyday life."

Under Pressure Magazine.

Current Viewing: He An : Wind Light As Thief : Daniel Templon ( Brussels) : Until: – July 19, 2014

Born in 1972 in Wuhan, He An graduated from the Hubei Beaux-Arts Academy.Born in 1972 in Wuhan, He An graduated from the Hubei Beaux-Arts Academy.

He An’s light sculptures are made up of characters stolen – with the complicity of the local mafia – from the signs that light up his native city of Wuhan.

Eagerly Anticipating: Marcel Dzama : Une Danse des Bouffons (A Jester's Dance) : Starring Kim Gordon and Hannelore Knuts

Une danse des bouffons, which features music from, among other musicians, Dzama and Will Butler of Arcade Fire.Une danse des bouffons, which features music from, among other musicians, Dzama and Will Butler of Arcade Fire.

Marcel Dzama’s latest film, Une danse des bouffons (or A jester’s dance), will have its American debut at David Zwirner in New York. It premiered at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art to coincide with the Toronto International Film Festival (2013) and was recently on view as part of Hollow Laughter, the artist’s solo exhibition at Kunstmuseum Thun in Switzerland (2014). Other works in the exhibition at David Zwirner include new sculptures, drawings, and collages.

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