Weekly Roundup

Jessica Stockholder, "Flooded Chamber Maid", 2009. Madison Square Park, New York, NY. Courtesy of Mitchell, Innes & Nash.

Jessica Stockholder, "Flooded Chambers Maid", 2009. Courtesy of the Madison Square Park Conservancy. Photo: Jeffrey Sandgrund and Sam Rauch.

  • Jessica Stockholder (Season 3) has completed her first outdoor installation in the United States. Flooded Chambers Maid is a site-specific multimedia installation on and around the Oval Lawn at Madison Square Park in New York City. The piece will remain in the park through August 15.
  • Stockholder’s second solo exhibition with Mitchell-Innes & Nash is on view at the gallery’s Chelsea location through June 13.
  • Kara Walker (Season 2) will be at the University of Chicago on May 13 as part of the university’s ArtSpeak series. The artist will reflect on her work in a presentation and dialogue with Professor Amy Dru Stanley, who focuses on capitalism, slavery and emancipation, and the historical experience of moral problems.
  • Nine new works by Tim Hawkinson (Season 2) are on view at PaceWildenstein through July 25. Included in the exhibition is Sherpa (2008), a life-sized single cylinder two-stroke engine motorcycle constructed out of eight varieties of feathers.
  • Artists Alfredo Jarr (Season 4), Yto Barrada, Cláudia Cristóvão, Georgia Papageorge, and Berni Searle are included in the exhibition Continental Rifts: Contemporary Time-Based Works from Africa at UCLA’s Fowler Museum. Read the Los Angeles Times Culture Monster review.
  • New York Times art critic Holland Cotter reviews the environmental sculpture Storm King Wavehill by Maya Lin (Season 2). For this project, Lin transformed an 11-acre gravel pit at Storm King Art Center into a grassy vista of ocean-like waves. This is the largest site-specific earthwork she has created to date.