Booth R1, Hall 2.1 | Esther Schipper at Art Basel 2022
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Esther Schipper at Art Basel

Booth views: Art Basel, Basel, 2022. Photos © Andrea Rossetti
Art Basel 2022
Hall 2.1
Booth R1
Messe Basel
Messeplatz 10
4058, Basel
Through June 19, 2022
www.artbasel.com

We hope you will join us at Booth R1 at Art Basel through June 19 and hope you can attend Ari Benjamin Meyers' K Club at the inaugural edition of Unlimited Night from Art Basel on Thursday, June 16, 7–10pm at Hall 1.0, 10 Messeplatz, Basel.

We also want to draw your attention to a selection of exciting exhibitions by the gallery artists in Basel environs and other European cities, which you will find below.

Preview: June 14 – 15
Public days: June 16 – 19

With works by
Rosa Barba
Martin Boyce
Matti Braun
Angela Bulloch
Sarah Buckner
Etienne Chambaud
Simon Fujiwara
Ryan Gander
General Idea
Liam Gillick
Rodney Graham
Ann Veronica Janssens
Gabriel Kuri
Jac Leirner
Liu Ye
Roman Ondak
Philippe Parreno
Sojourner Truth Parsons
Ugo Rondinone
Karin Sander
Julia Scher

Online Viewing Room
Preview: through June 15, 12pm CEST
Public days: June 15, 12pm CEST – June 19, 12am CEST

If you wish to receive a dossier, or should you have any questions about our presentation at Art Basel, please contact Marek Obara: obara@estherschipper.com
Booth view: Art Basel, Basel, 2022. Photo © Andrea Rossetti
 
Booth view: Art Basel, Basel, 2022. Photo © Andrea Rossetti
 

Ari Benjamin Meyers – K Club
at Art Basel | Unlimited Night

Ari Benjamin Meyers, K Club, 2019, performance, environment, neon sign, 2 12-inch LP vinyl records, dimensions variable, neon sign: 106 x 97 x 8 cm. Exhibition view: Ari Benjamin Meyers, K Club, Blitz Club, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau, Munich, 2020. Photo © Lenbachhaus
Ari Benjamin Meyers
K Club
Art Basel | Unlimited Night
Hall 1.0
10 Messeplatz, Basel
Thursday June 16, 2022, 7–10pm
www.artbasel.com
Special tickets for the Unlimited Night can be purchased here. A ticket to Unlimited Night does not guarantee access to K Club.

A special performance of Ari Benjamin Meyers, K Club will be at the inaugural Unlimited Night.

Ari Benjamin Meyers' K Club is a performance work in an environment installation. Conceived for the artist’s solo exhibition at Officine Grandi Riparazioni – OGR, Turin in 2019, the work consists of a special environment (either existing or specially installed) and neon signage, a musical score, composed in collaboration with Deadbeat and released separately as a limited edition LP (available here), and a performance protocol that describes guidelines for the visitor’s experience.

Each visitor experiences the work on their own. A neon sign marks the entrance to the performance environment, where visitors will queue and be led to the club area one by one. At Art Basel Unlimited Night, being alone for 10 minutes will contrast with the bustling experience of the art fair environment. During the one-night limited run, only a few visitors will be able to enter K-Club. During the duration of the work, a visitor may wander through the room, dance or otherwise enjoy this individual clubbing experience. Visitors waiting outside, and potentially turned away, are participants in the larger performative component of this one-night only edition of K Club.


'Performing Art Basel – with a rich array of performances at this year’s Swiss edition, visitors can tap into the here and now'
Read here: Judith Vrancken on performance at Art Basel
 

Concurrent Exhibitions

Exhibition view: Julia Scher, Wonderland, Esther Schipper, Berlin, 2018. Photo: Andrea Rossetti.
Julia Scher
Wonderland
Maison Populaire
9 bis Rue Dombasle
93100 Montreuil
Through July 15, 2022
www.maisonpop.fr

Between 1996 and 1997, Julia Scher photographed seven children wearing pink uniforms: Lena, Grace, Andy, Andre, Brandon, Jodi and Zoë. Some of them held up batons or gas masks, others just stared defiantly at the camera. In the following months, Scher enlarged these images and integrated them into an installation which traveled and evolved in time: 1997, Chicago; 1998, New York; 2000, Bordeaux ; 2018–2019, Berlin. Over the years, the principle has remained the same: a child-sized control desk surrounded by distorting mirrors bathed in twilight-colored lights. The recorded voice of the artist warns the audience: “There are live cameras filming you [...] Attention. Your size may change”. This is Wonderland, an upside-down world where children watch over adults downsized in the reflections of mirrors.
 
Image © Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2022. Photo: PUNCTUM / Alexander Schmidt
Tino Sehgal
Museum of Fine Arts, Leipzig
Katharinenstraße 10
04109 Leipzig
Through July 27, 2022
www.mdbk.de

A presentation by Tino Sehgal is at the Museum of Fine Arts in Leipzig. A changing program of several works, among them This Success/This Failure, will run through July 24, 2022.
 
Exhibition view: Angela Bulloch, Perpendicular Paradigm, Musée d'Arts de Nantes, 2022. Photo: Cécile Clos
Angela Bulloch
Perpendicular Paradigm
Musée d'Arts de Nantes
10 Rue Georges Clemenceau
44000 Nantes
Through August 30, 2022
www.museedartsdenantes.fr

Under the title Perpendicular Paradigm, Angela Bulloch's major solo exhibition of new and recent work opens at the Musée d’arts de Nantes on May 13, 2022. Reconstructing the constellations in the starry sky above the museum at the 2021 summer solstice, the artist has installed Firmamental Square, a monumental Night Sky work, in the museum's atrium. Geometric sculptures made of wood, metal or synthetic marble populate the exhibition spaces along with their shadow wall paintings. In addition, a new two–channel video animation presents a 3D version of the very exhibition on view, showing a slice of a meta-reality, an exhibition within the exhibition with two invented characters roaming the exhibition; one is apparently human and the other is a planetary system made up of elements of the artist's work.
 
Exhibition view: Ann Veronica Janssens, 5766 chemin des Trious, Fondation CAB, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, 2022.
Photo © Andrea Rossetti
Ann Veronica Janssens
5766 chemin des Trious
Fondation CAB
5766 chemin des Trious
06570 Saint-Paul-de-Vence
Through September 11, 2022
www.fondationcab.com

Fondation CAB Saint-Paul-de-Vence presents a solo exhibition of Ann Veronica Janssens 5766 chemin des Trious. The presentation at Fondation CAB Saint-Paul-de-Vence is part of a double exhibition project with the Collection Lambert, Avignon (July 2 – October 9, 2022).
 
Exhibition view: Color as Program, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, 2022
Photo: Simon Vogel, 2022 © Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland GmbH
Color as Program
With works by Rosa Barba, Angela Bulloch,
Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Hito Steyerl and more
Co-Curator and exhibition architecture by Liam Gillick
Bundeskunsthalle Bonn
Helmut-Kohl-Allee 4
53113 Bonn
Through August 7, 2022
www.bundeskunsthalle.de

"Color in this exhibition is always a carrier of ideas. Color is and is not what it appears to be. Color is a vehicle to express contradiction and subjectivity." Liam Gillick

The exhibition Color as Program addresses color as an artistic medium and its programmatic, political dimension on the basis of art and cultural history exhibits from far more than 100 years. The theme is not so much the art historical context of color or a media-technological exploration of the topic. Rather, it is about the artistic exploration of the power of color. This permeates all disciplines, not only aesthetically and perceptually, but also politically and economically.

The exhibition features works from over 40 artists including Rosa Barba, Angela Bulloch, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and Hito Steyerl.
 
Film still: Philippe Parreno, La Quinta del Sordo, 2021, 4K film, aspect ratio: 2.10, duration: 39 mins.
Still © the artist
Philippe Parreno
La Quinta del Sordo
Museo Nacional del Prado
C. de Ruiz de Alarcón, 23
28014 Madrid
Through September 2, 2022
www.museodelprado.es

The Museo Nacional del Prado hosts screenings of La Quinta del Sordo, the latest filmic work by Philippe Parreno, focusing on Goya’s long-destroyed country house and its legendary wall paintings, the Pinturas negras (Black Paintings).

Visitor information
Five screenings – seances – are held each day from Monday through Saturday, and four every Sunday. Visitors can reserve viewing time slots. Each screening is limited to 30 visitors. The screenings are accompanied with a live cello performance, composed especially for the film. Further information via www.museodelprado.es
 
Ugo Rondinone, the sun II, 2022, gilded bronze.
Exhibition view: Ugo Rondinone, burn shine fly, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, Venice, 2022. Photo © Andrea Rossetti
burn shine fly
Ugo Rondinone
Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista
San Polo, 2454
30125 Venice
Vaporetto: San Tomà
Through September 24, 2022
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 6 pm
www.burnshinefly.com

“The sculptures in ‘burn shine fly’ aims to engender an altogether contemporary version of the sublime, one in which the smallest candle sculpture is of no less consequence than the overarching totality of the sun sculpture or the stellar marriage of the earthbound body with the waterfilled sky. The work should dazzle us and send us into a deep reflection about the marvels and mysteries of life.” – Ugo Rondinone

Curated by Javier Molins, burn shine fly is installed within the historic walls of one of the oldest and most important Scuole in Venice, with both iconic works by Rondinone as well as a new body of work created specifically for this exhibition.
 
Roman Ondak, Measuring the Universe, 2007, performance: felt-tip pen, museum guards, museum audience.
Performance views: MoMA, New York, 2009. Photos © MoMA
Roman Ondak
Measuring the Universe
Pinakothek der Moderne
Barer Straße 40
80333 Munich
Through September 25, 2022
www.pinakothek-der-moderne.de

Through September 25, 2022, the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich enact Roman Ondak's Measuring the Universe.

The concept of Measuring the Universe is simple: the height of the museum visitors is recorded on the wall - in the way parents mark the growth of their children to give them a sense of the dimension of time. An everyday, actually private action becomes the center of attention and is transformed into a public and collective action. During the exhibition period, a drawing is created on the wall that becomes denser and blacker. In the end, all the people will be present at the same time, although they will all have left as well.
 
Gabriel Kuri, Fountain, 2022, stainless steel, water, mechanism and mixed media, dimensions 260 x 120 x 120 cm. Exhibition view: Geneva Biennale Sculpture Garden, Geneva Biennale, 2022. Photo © the artist
Geneva Biennale Sculpture Garden
With Gabriel Kuri
Geneva Biennale
Les Eaux-Vives Beach
Geneva
Through September 30, 2022
www.sculpturegarden.ch

Fountain is an outdoor sculpture inspired in high tech public toilet facilities. Assuming its location in an area of high public density, as well as in proximity to the shore of Lake Geneva, Fountain invites the spectator to activate its subtly changing shape at the touch of a button, briefly flushing water down its aseptic stainless steel surface. Although placed in an area of vigorous transit, it conceives its address in the intimacy of an enclosure, one spectator at a time.

Fountain is a functioning circuit, as well as a circuit of one-off forms in which the oblique concavity of a stainless steel body, serves as a cast for the changing shape of flowing water.

Watch a video of the work on Gabriel Kuri's Instagram.
 
Anri Sala, Time No Longer, 2021, three-channel UHD computer-generated imagery and three-channel sound, color. Photo Markus Tretter, © Anri Sala, Bildrecht Wien, 2021, Kunsthaus Bregenz
Anri Sala
Transfigured
GAMeC
Palazzo della Ragione
24129 Bergamo
Through October 16, 2022
www.gamec.it

For the fifth year in a row, GAMeC – Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo returns to the prestigious Palazzo della Ragione, the beating heart of the old town, with a new exhibition by Anri Sala, who has created a thoughtful dialogue with the iconic Sala delle Capriate based on his most recent film and sound installation: Time No Longer.
 
Pierre Huyghe, Variants, 2021 - ongoing, scanned forest, real-time simulation, generative mutations and sounds, intelligent camera, environmental sensors, animals, plants, micro-organisms and materialized mutations: synthetic and biological material aggregate. Photo: Ola Rindal. © Pierre Huyghe
Pierre Huyghe
Variants
Kistefos
Samsmoveien 41
Jevnaker
Through October 16, 2022
www.kistefosmuseum.com

Pierre Huyghe, Variants, a new site-specific work is now on view at Kistefos. Variants is a multipolar entity that perceives, generates and modifies. It is simultaneously an island and what that island could be in an alternate reality.
 
Exhibition view: Pierre Huyghe, Offspring, Kunsten Museum, Aalborg, 2022.
Photo © Niels Fabaek / Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg
Pierre Huyghe
Offspring
Kunsten Museum of Modern Art
Kong Christians Allé
509000 Aalborg
Through October 30, 2022
www.kunsten.dk

The exhibition Offspring from Pierre Huyghe at Kunsten Museum of Modern Art connect six key works using, sensors which capture sound, light and movement. Each work perceives and influences each other, the exhibition rhythm, flow and the way it manifests.
 
Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, , 2022, Kriska aluminium curtain, aluminium rail, powder-coated steel frames, 3,95 x 15 m (each, 3 parts).
Exhibition view: Under Construction, Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, 2022, Nationalgalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 2022 © Thomas Bruns
Under Construction
New Acquisitions for the Nationalgalerie’s Collection
With Ceal Floyer and Daniel Steegmann Mangrané
Hamburger Bahnhof
Invalidenstraße 50-51
10557 Berlin
Through January 15, 2023
www.smb.museum
www.underconstructioninberlin.de

The Hamburger Bahnhof holds an exhibition entitled Under Construction, presenting the latest additions to the Nationalgalerie collection, including works by Ceal Floyer and Daniel Steegmann Mangrané.
 
Gabriel Kuri, Untitled (100%), 2011, painted metal, 134.5 x 394 x 134.5 cm. Artwork presented in 2016-2022. © Gabriel Kuri. Courtesy Domaine du Muy. Photo: J.C. Lett
Sculpture Park
With Gabriel Kuri and Isa Melsheimer
Domaine du Muy
83490 Le Muy
www.domainedumuy.com
Only by appointment: info@domainedumuy.com

In the Sculpture Park of Domaine du Muy are works by Gabriel Kuri and Isa Melsheimer.

Gabriel Kuri's Untitled (100%), 2011, is composed of four parts, each of which represents a quarter of a circle. Together, they form the '100%' referred to in the title. The position of the elements is important because the artist imagines them in both a realistic and symbolic dimension. Some are placed one against the other, piled on top of each other, stacked or grouped together. Kuri's metal sculptures create a link between the formal language of modernist sculpture, and the conventions of representing economic and statistical data in curves, pie charts and other diagrams.

Isa Melsheimer, Domestic Landscape and Affinities, 2014, is a work created by formwork, a technique more common to the construction of buildings which involves filling a mould with cement. Its multi-level form includes flat surfaces on which plants or objects could be placed, or members of the public may sit down. The composition of the work recalls the Brutalist architecture of the 1960s and 1970s. This piece forms part of the artist's research into architectural forms, and more specifically those of modernism and its descendants.
 

Opening Soon

Philippe Parreno, Quasi Objects: My Room is a Fish Bowl, AC/DC Snakes, Happy Ending, Il Tempo del Postino, Opalescent acrylic glass podium, Disklavier Piano (detail), 2014–2022. Pinault Collection.
Photo © Andrea Rossetti
Une Seconde d’éternité
With Ryan Gander, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Pierre Huyghe, Philippe Parreno, Anri Sala and Tino Sehgal
Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection
2 rue de Viarmes
75001 Paris
June 22, 2022 – January 2, 2023
www.pinaultcollection.com

Including Echo2: a Carte Blanche to Philippe Parreno with Arca, Nicolas Becker, and Tino Sehgal
Rotunda of Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection, Paris
June 22 – September 26, 2022


Une Seconde d’éternité brings together some fifteen artists whose works are able to generate a space-time.

In the Rotunda, Philippe Parreno presents Echo2: a Carte Blanche in collaboration with Arca, Nicolas Becker, and Tino Sehgal.
 
Ugo Rondinone, life time (Rendering), 2019, neon, acrylic glass, translucent foil, aluminium, Courtesy of the artist and Studio Rondinone
Ugo Rondinone
life time
Schirn Kunsthalle
Römerberg
60311 Frankfurt am Main
June 24 – September 18, 2022
www.schirn.de

Entitled life time,the Schirn Kunsthalle is dedi­cating a large survey exhi­bi­tion to Ugo Rondi­none with key paint­ings, sculp­tures, and video works.
 
Ann Veronica Janssens, frisson bleu, frisson rose, 2021, hammered glass laminated on dichroic PVC film and float glass, 200 x 110 x 1 cm (78 3/4 x 43 1/4 x 3/8 in) each (2 parts). Photo © Andrea Rossetti
Ann Veronica Janssens
entre le crépuscule et le ciel
Collection Lambert
5 Rue Violette
84000, Avignon
July 2 – October 9, 2022
www.collectionlambert.com

This year Ann Veronica Janssens has been invited for a dual exhibition at the Collection Lambert and the Fondation CAB (Saint-Paul-de-Vence).

At the Collection Lambert, Avignon, the artist has created an installation on the first floor of the Hôtel de Montfaucon that responds to a previously unseen selection of artworks by Dan Flavin, on show in the ground floor gallery spaces. In Saint-Paul-de-Vence, at the other extremity of Provence, she has created a situation in which her work mirrors the Avignon installation and resonates with the history of the two exhibition sites.
 

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