Weekly Roundup

Margaret Kilgallen.  "Untitled," c. 2000.  Image courtesy of Ratio 3.

Margaret Kilgallen, "Untitled," c. 2000. Courtesy Ratio 3.

In this week’s roundup, Margaret Kilgallen summer selections, Mark Dion in the Netherlands, Kiki Smith in conversation, Laurie Simmons, virtually, and much more.

  • Margaret Kilgallen: Summer / Selections is now on view at Ratio 3 (San Francisco).  This includes works on paper and paintings on canvas, some never before seen. The work emphasizes Margaret Kilgallen’s resourcefulness and economy of materials and features the artist’s iconic motifs such as leaves, trees, topography, and female figures, This exhibition closes August 5.
  • Alfredo Jaar and Krysztof Wodiczko have work in Galerie Lelong’s (NYC) Interventions in the Landscape, a collective exhibition of photos and films exploring the landscape as a medium for social discourse.  As an activation of an array of sites charged with social and political connotations, these artists give voice to the terrain, allowing it to enter into an exchange with the subject and viewer.  The exhibition will run until August 5.
  • The Bronx Museum (NYC), a friend of Art21, presents Taking AIM: 30-Year Anniversary Exhibition. The Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program has helped to demystify the often opaque professional practices of the art world for artists at the beginning of their careers and has introduced their work to the public.  The exhibition features sculptures, works on paper, video installations, photographs, and other works by 72 participants in AIM 2011.  The show closes on September 5.
  • Mark Dion is among 100 international artists whose work has been selected for viewing in the Deichtorhallen (Netherlands).  The works show the many different layers of two private contemporary art collections as well as the various unknown aspects of them.  The exhibition will run until August 21.

  • Elizabeth Murray has work included in On Paper: The Lincoln Center-List Art Collection, as part of a collection that brings to the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts (Alabama) art that is closely connected to Lincoln Center from its earliest days onward, created by a wealth of well-known names.  The show will be on display through September 11.
  • Laurie Simmons has work featured in Paddle8 New York City, a a new kind of art experience that aims to expose more people to art by centering a collection of pieces around a theme. Each exhibit is organized by a different guest curator, someone who has distinguished themselves in their fields.  Art by Simmons is included in The Art of Wit that closes on July 12.
  • Richard Serra‘s well-known sculpture, Sequence, will soon be on view at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University (California).  This work is composed of contoured steel and weighs more than 200 tons. To experience Sequence, visitors must enter the Cantor Arts Center to gain access to the north grounds.  This will remain on view until it is presented as part of the inaugural installation of the Fisher Collection in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, in 2016.
  • Kiki Smith recently had a conversation with MCA Chicago Director Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. The conversation took place at the Block Museum of Art (Illinois) in conjunction with the exhibition I Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith.  This exhibition will be on view until August 14.