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Weekly Roundup

Maya Lin. "Sliver Thames," 2012. Courtesy the artist and Pace London.

Maya Lin. “Sliver Thames,” 2012. Recycled silver. 78 x 19 x .05 in. Courtesy the artist and Pace London.

In this week’s roundup, Maya Lin explores the topography of Europe, Roni Horn displays photographs and glass, Rashid Johnson highlights artistic contributions by women and minorities, and much more.

  • Maya Lin‘s latest exhibition is up at Pace London. Maya Lin Here and There explores Lin’s longtime interest in environmental issues and expanding engagement with natural and geographic forms. In the works on view at Pace she focuses on the geography and topography of Europe and surrounding regions. The show closes May 11.
  • Fred Wilson has reproduced his radical 1993 installation Local Color at the Studio Museum of Harlem (NYC). The show features objects that Wilson bought along 125th Street (just outside of the museum) together with traditional African and Caribbean artifacts from Studio’s collection. On view through June 30.
  • Roni Horn is showing new sculptures and photographs at Hauser & Wirth Zürich. Simply titled Roni Horn, the exhibition showcases the artist’s creative explorations into the “effect of multiplicity on perception and memory.” On view through May 25.
  • Rashid Johnson is the 2012 recipient of the David C. Driskell Prize by the High Museum of Art. In conjunction with the award, Johnson will lecture on the contributions of women and minorities in the visual arts. The event, part of the Claudia DeMonte Lecture Series, will take place on April 3 at the David C. Driskell Center (College Park, MD). The lecture begins at 5:30pm, following a one-hour public reception.

  • Judy Pfaff has a solo exhibition up at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. Judy Pfaff: Come What May features large mixed media sculpture and two-dimensional works. Pfaff will be present for an informal question-and-answer session on April 15 at 7pm, and lead a public gallery walk-through on April 16 at 10:30am. Both events are free and open to the public. Judy Pfaff is on view through May 4.

  • Richard Serra‘s recent drawings will be on view at Gagosian Gallery (Beverly Hills, CA) in the exhibition Double Rifts. The opening reception will be held on April 17 from 6pm to 8pm. Double Rifts closes June 1.