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Pulse Pulse

Pulse

Katherine Bradford, Heidi Hahn, Ronald Jackson, Hayv Kahraman, Toyin Ojih Odutola, and Aaron Wrinkle

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art Kansas, USA 11/30/2018 – 02/03/2019

Pulse addresses the extraordinary range of artists utilizing the figure to express social, political, and personal content. It includes a diverse group of artists and painting approaches, and it also showcases recent major acquisitions. The Nerman Museum’s permanent collection contains numerous important figurative works and this exhibition extends their recognition and support of artists employing the

Hayv Kahraman installation view from the exhibition Pulse (2018). Image courtesy of Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art Katherine Bradford and Hayv Kahraman installation view from the exhibition Pulse (2018). Image courtesy of Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art Aaron Wrinkle installation view from the exhibition Pulse (2018). Image courtesy of Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art Pulse addresses the extraordinary range of artists

Performing the self and other selves

Performing the self and other selves

Odalis Valdivieso

The Bass Miami, Florida, USA 12/01/2018 – 04/07/2019

Performing the self and other selves is a project by artist Odalis Valdivieso, featuring a new series of works on papers both new and recycled, highlighting the artist’s approach to storefront and public space. Valdivieso’s work is connected to the tradition of printmaking, which she uses in various ways as a trompe-l’œil surprising our understanding

Odalis Valdivieso, Performing the self and other selves (2018). Image courtesy of the artist Odalis Valdivieso, Performing the self and other selves (2018). Image courtesy of the artist Odalis Valdivieso, Performing the self and other selves (2018). Image courtesy of the artist Performing the self and other selves is a project by artist Odalis Valdivieso, featuring a new

Royal Flush Royal Flush

Royal Flush

Nina Chanel Abney

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, USA 09/23/2018 – 01/20/2019

Nina Chanel Abney (b. 1982) is at the forefront of a generation of artists that is unapologetically revitalizing narrative figurative painting. As a skillful storyteller, she visually articulates the complex social dynamics of contemporary urban life. Royal Flush, her first solo museum exhibition, presents a ten-year survey of the artist’s paintings, watercolors, and collages. Abney’s

Nina Chanel Abney, Catfish (2017). Unique ultrachrome pigmented print, acrylic, and spray paint on canvas, 102 × 216 inches (259.08 × 548.64 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York. Image courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion. © Nina Chanel Abney Nina

Recognize My Sign Recognize My Sign

Recognize My Sign

Nicolas Moufarrege

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Houston, Texas, USA 11/10/2018 – 02/17/2019

During a career that lasted just over a decade, Nicolas Moufarrege (1947-1985) created an original and idiosyncratic body of embroidered paintings. Recognize My Sign—the artist’s first solo museum exhibition—traces the development of his work from the lap-scaled portrait-tapestries he produced in Beirut, Lebanon in the early-1970s to the final works he created in New York

Nicolas Moufarrege, Narcissix of One and Nick’s of the Other, 1983. Thread, pigment, glitter, and brooches on needlepoint canvas. Image courtesy CAMH. Photo by Emily Peacock Nicolas Moufarrege, The Fifth Day, 1980. Thread and pigment on needlepoint canvas. Collection of George Waterman, III. Image courtesy CAMH. Photo by Emily Peacock Nicolas Moufarrege, Title unknown, 1985. Thread,

–one way or other–

–one way or other–

Edmund de Waal

MAK Center for Art and Architecture  Los Ángeles, California, USA 09/16/2018 – 01/06/2019

Renowned London-based artist and writer Edmund de Waal makes his first architectural intervention in the U.S. with an exhibition at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood, California. Titled –one way or other–, de Waal’s exhibition includes new and recent sculptures responding directly to the materials and integrated spaces of

Edmund de Waal, Letters de Londres: Sur l’Optique de Mr Newton (2016) ©MAK Center / Joshua White Edmund de Waal, case study #2 (2015) ©MAK Center / Joshua White Edmund de Waal, case study #1 (2015) ©MAK Center / Joshua White Renowned London-based artist and writer Edmund de Waal makes his first architectural intervention in the U.S.