This Week in Art 5.1-5.7: Mika Tajima & Do Ho Suh Win Awards

Left: Mika Tajima in the New York Close Up film “Mika Tajima Versus the Cubicle.” Right: Do Ho Suh in the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 2 episode, Stories. © Art21, Inc.

This was an award-filled week for Art21 roster artists. On Wednesday, Mika Tajima was announced as one of two winners of the 2017 New York Artadia Award. And on Thursday, Do Ho Suh was named the 2017 winner of the $275,000 Ho-Am Prize for the Arts, which honors Koreans who have made significant contributions to the fields of science, engineering, medicine, community service, and the arts. Season 5 artist Kimsooja won the award in 2015.

Also this week:


Events & exhibitions

New York City

Seattle

Beverly Hills, CA

  • An exhibition of new and recent work by Jeff Koons, featuring his Gazing Ball series, Celebration sculptures, and Ballerinas, is on view at Gagosian through June 10.

Marseille, France


It’s impossible to include all the incredible exhibitions and art events happening this week in a single post. If there’s something you feel should have been included in today’s roundup, leave a comment below!

 

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