Carrie Mae Weems joins ART21 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Jeff Koons drops by The New School, Allan McCollum prepares for a solo show, and more in this week’s roundup of ART21-featured artists.
- Carrie Mae Weems will join BAMcinématek and ART21 for a screening of her films I Look at Women (2013) and Lincoln, Lonnie, and Me (2012) alongside the ART21 documentary revealing her process. The screening will be followed by a conversation between Weems and former Museum of Modern Art curator Laurence Kardish. An Evening with Carrie Mae Weems and ART21 takes place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (Brooklyn, NY) on September 9 at 7:30pm. Purchase tickets online.
- Jeff Koons will speak at The New School (New York, NY) on September 10 as part of the Public Art Fund Talks. Admission is $10; free for students, New School faculty, staff and alumni with ID. This program coincides with the display of Koons’s 37-foot sculpture Split-Rocker (2014), on view at Rockefeller Plaza through September 12.
- Allan McCollum is bringing his ongoing series The Shapes Project (2005–) to Petzel Gallery (New York, NY). In this iteration of the project McCollum “attempts to create pairs of his Shapes that could suggest unique human relationships.” On view September 4–October 4.
- Works by Diana Al-Hadid and Ann Hamilton are included in a group exhibition at the Pizzuti Collection (Columbus, OH). NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today features “twenty-first century painting, sculpture, video and furnishings representing the newest abstract work from today’s best artists.” On view September 6–June 20, 2015.
- Al Held + Robert Mangold: B/W to Color opens at the University of North Carolina Greensboro’s Leah Louise B. Tannenbaum Gallery on September 6. The show features Mangold’s geometric planes of color dating from the 1960s to the present. Closes December 7.