8 exhibitions to see right now
Some installations, movies, paintings and ancient inspiration – this fall we have all the choices: these are the newest 8 exhibitions to see this season. Enjoy!
Halucinarium, Bucharest – Tree of Digital Life. New Environmental Imagining
Three installations by Thea Lazăr, George Crîngaşu, Matei Dumitriu, and two concepts of environmentally sustainable design by Andreea Brăescu (acclaimed ceramist and lighting designer) and Luisa Bălăban ( an emerging researcher and advisor in sustainable development of textile industries) are basis for the group show “Tree of Digital Life. New Environmental Imagining” at Halucinarium. New Environmental Imaginings is a futurist orchard of Trees of Digital life which reflects on the possibility of achieving with the help of information and communication technologies the equilibrium of our environment.
* September 17 – 30 October 2019, www.halucinarium.com.
Below & up – Andreea Brăescu (Ginko / tree of life – Bespoke lighting installation) & George Crîngaşu (digital print on plexiglass).
Lukas Feichtner Galerie, Vienna – Two exciting solo shows!
Martin Pohl, “Metamorphose” (layer by layer, an illusionistic colour space is created, with ups and downs) and Niki Passath, “Theatrum Mundi” are the two new exhibitions to see, organised by Lukas Feichtner Galerie in Vienna. * September 12 till October 10, 2019, www.feichtnergallery.com.
AnnArt Gallery, Bucharest – The Road to Las Palmas, Maurice Mircea Novac
A new exhibition in the cool place of AnnArt Gallery is on display. 10 oil works on canvas and 8 collages are reunited under the name of The Road to Las Palmas and signed by Maurice Mircea Novac. All works are for sale and the exhibition will be included in the White Night of the Galleries map.
* September 11 to 31st of October, 2019, www.annartgallery.ro
Gaep, Bucharest – Raluca Popa, How to Disappear
The first personal exhibition of the young artist is concentrated around a new movie, “The Magician”, and it will include recent artworks, an animation and other objects. The movie is presented along two series of paper works – After Tuttle (ongoing drawings series started in 2017) and False Start (some paper work from highschool).
* 18 septembrie — 9 noiembrie 2019, Gaep — Str. Plantelor 50, gaepgallery.com (Photography: Raluca Popa)
Lévy Gorvy, New York – Pierre Soulages: A Century
“Pierre Soulages: A Century” is an exhibition celebrating the 100th birthday of France’s foremost living artist through a presentation of works spanning his career from the 1950s to today. This focused survey explores the artist’s enduring role in the dialogue between European and American painting and invites viewers to consider the impact of a practice that has injected profound poetry into radical abstraction through its adherence to a single material: black paint.
* Pierre Soulages: A Century – September 5—October 26, 2019, at Lévy Gorvy, www.levygorvy.com
Galeria Posibilă, Bucharest – West – Vector – Восток
Ghenadie Popescu & Mark Verlan are the two artists to be included in the “West-Vector-Восток“ exhibition – symbolising the relation between the past and the present of the land the history of Moldavia. Performance, installations, video art, painting and poetry – both artists are working with all terms.
* 12 – 29 September 2019 – at Galeria Posibilă, Bucharest, www.posibila.ro
Luxembourg & Dayan – Piotr Uklański: Ottomania
It is an exhibition from the artist’s new series of large-scale paintings inspired by the Orientalist heritage of Poland. Shifting through centuries of obscure art historical source imagery, Uklański has updated antique depictions of white European subjects enrobed in the clothing and signifiers of the Orient—turbans, richly patterned fabrics, ornate Eastern jewelry.
* September 19 – October 29, 2019, Luxembourg & Dayan 64 East 77th Street, New York City; September 14 – November 10, 2019, 16th Istanbul Biennale, The Seventh Continent Pera Museum
Vito Schnabel Projects, New York – Gus Van Sant: Recent Paintings, Hollywood Boulevard
This is Van Sant (filmmaker, painter, photographer, and musician) first solo paintings exhibition in New York. On view will be a series of large-scale watercolors on stretched linen that collapse dreamlike impressions of urban Los Angeles with specific narratives inspired by the people and events Van Sant has observed since establishing his home in the city in the 1970s.
* September 12 – November 1, 2019, Vito Schnabel Projects, 43 Clarkson Street, New York