More stories from the week ended April 28: Financial Times interviews and profiles George Condo. RIP: former L.A. Times art critic William Wilson dies at 78. He suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. Heirs of Baron Mor Lipot Herzog can now sue Hungary over Herzog’s art collection looted during WWII. Michael Little arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit Chihuly art. Francois Pinault will donate two looted bronze relics from his collection to the Chinese government. Cleaning lady pleads guilty in $3M theft of Benjamin Franklin Houdon bust made […]
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Last weekend, the PRISM Gallery on Sunset was the stage for a showing from influential American artist George Condo. Featuring a survey of his work including largescale paintings, sculptures, and drawings, the pieces were selected with a special emphasis on the portrait-style work of the last decade in mind. Stop by soon if you are interested in this rare assemblage of Condo’s work in Los Angeles as the short exhibition ends on April 28th to make way for Barry McGee. More photos after the jump…
For our West Coast readers who looked with jealous eyes across the country to the George Condo retrospective (covered) hosted at the New Museum last year, now comes your opportunity. The PRISM Gallery has assembled the first extensive exhibition of George Condo’s work in Los Angeles with a selection of paintings, drawings and sculptures across a wide span of his career with special emphasis on the portrait-style work of the last decade. We’ll see you there on April 7th. Discuss George Condo here.
Vernissage TV recently put together some nice video footage of the George Condo exhibition in New York along with an interview with Gary Carrion-Murayari, associate curator at the New Museum. The first major retrospective of the American artist in the U.S. is interestingly not arranged chronologically but by different themes he’s explored in his paintings over the years. After watching the video, take a look at our photos from the opening here. Discuss George Condo here.
On Tuesday night AM attended the private opening of Mental States at the New Museum in New York. The exhibition is the first major US survey of works by George Condo with a over 80 paintings and sculptures spanning 1982 to current day by the adventurous and imaginative artist. Utilizing two floors of the spacious museum, Condo’s work was separated into multiple areas. The third floor had three galleries of paintings; each room represented and reflected a particular “mental state” of the artist. There was […]
George Condo, who saw plenty of action down at Art Basel Miami this year, will be one of highlights for the first month of the new year when his almost 30 year retrospective opens at the New Museum on January 26th. Lucky New Yorkers will witness the first major US survey of over eighty paintings and sculptures arranged in close association with the artist into different “states of mind” groupings of works. For fans old and new of the American artist, who has garnered some […]
Talk about a booth at Art Basel Miami Beach that had a space full of the world’s hottest artists. Italy’s Massimo De Carlo’s booth featured scorching youngsters and established artists alike, including Nate Lowman, Dan Colen, and Kanye West favorite George Condo. Fresh off one of the most talked-about shows in NYC this fall, Dan Colen brought by a beautiful large canvas and a word painting. Nate Lowman’s triptych included familiar imagery, including his signature bullet hole. The ever-present Condo had a row of small […]
Sprüth Magers – based out of Berlin and London – certainly brought back to the states work by some of America’s best artists. Their booth included a prominent sculpture by Sterling Ruby, a painting by artist-of-the-hour George Condo (whose paintings seemed to be everywhere at the fair this year), a photo by Cindy Sherman, a large text-based installation by Jenny Holzer, instantly-recognizable John Baldessari and Barbara Kruger pieces, and a painting by Jeff Koons. See them for yourself after the jump… More after the jump…
We saw a lot at Frieze and we have to note that every fair we’ve been to Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin never fails to make in impact with their bold exhibits. Amongst the bustle we caught impressive works by Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Aya Takano, Tracy Emin, David La Chapelle and even a surprise appearance by Faile.
Like Basel week for Switzerland and Armory week for New York, London has a signature week for art and it’s centralized around the Frieze Art Fair. This year, AM made the trip out to catch the well produced affair which was overwhelming in the amount of art displayed. Like most major art fairs, we needed to go back after day one to soak in more visual goodness. On our first pass, we stumbled on some notable works from George Condo, fresh photos from Ryan McGinley and a new direction from […]