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Fairs & Events

Gallery Weekend Berlin
September 11–13, 2020
Preview Days September 9–11

Georges Adéagbo

solo show

"L’Abécédaire de Georges Adéagbo:
la civilisation parlant et faisant voir la culture"..!
Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin
Extended until August 15 (Summer break August 2–10)
Exhibition portfolio

group shows

Global(e) Résistance
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Opening September 15, 2020

KunstBetriebe 3 - Neue Impulse für Wirtschaft und Kultur
Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck, Germany

Stoa169, Polling, Germany
(as part of the permanent collection of the new museum)
Opening summer 2020

awards & grants

Congratulations to Georges Adéagbo for being awarded a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship (SARF) 2020!

Eric Baudelaire

solo shows

When There’s No More Music to Write (with Alvin Curran)
Spike Island, Bristol, UK
April 25 – June 21, 2020 (postponed, dates tba)

Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland
October 10, 2020 – January 3, 2021

group shows

Unsere Gegenwart
Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Germany
Until August 16, 2020

Musem für Moderne Kunst, Tower, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
August 22, 2020 – May 30, 2021

Coalmine, Winterthur, Switzerland
September 3 – October 31, 2020

awards & grants

Un film dramatique wins the grand prize at Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival

Congratulations to Eric Baudelaire winner of the Prix Marcel Duchamp 2019!

Guggenheim Fellowship 2019

Nina Canell

solo show

Dits Dahs
Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin
September 9 – November 7, 2020
Opening during Gallery Weekend Berlin
Preview Days September 9–11, 10 am – 7 pm
Public Days September 12–13, 10 am – 7 pm

group shows

The Clouds and the Cloud
Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Germany
September 4, 2020 – January 10, 2021
Opening Friday, September 4, 7 pm

Transparent Things
Goldsmiths CCA, London, UK
Until August 9, 2020

(Un)endliche Ressourcen. Künstlerische Positionen seit 1980
Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Germany
Until October 4, 2020

Signature Women
Artipelag, Stockholm, Sweden
Until September 27, 2020

Mariana Castillo Deball

group shows

À toi appartient le regard (Who is gazing?)
Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, Paris, France
June 30 – November 1, 2020

Zeit für Fragmente – Werke aus der Sammlung Marx
und der Sammlung der Nationalgalerie

Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart
Berlin, Germany
Until October 4, 2020

new publications

Mariana Castillo Deball: Replaying Life’s Tape
Texts from Jacinta Koolmatrie, Mihnea Mircan and Gabriela Aguileta. 144 pages, perfect-bound. Co-published by BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE and Monash University Museum of Art, 2019

Sun Ra. En algún lado y en ninguno. Poemas.
Texts from Mariana Castillo Deball, Sun Ra & Tania Islas Weinstein. Spanish/English, 96 p., 7 b/w illustrations, 25x20, softcover, Barcelona/Berlin 2019

Jimmie Durham

solo show

Near Focus: Jimmie Durham
Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg, The Netherlands
June 3 – June 28, 2020

group shows

Solid Ground - a site specific permanent installation
No Man’s Land Foundation, Loreto Aprutino, Italy
From August 31, 2019

Among the Trees
Southbank Centre, London, UK
March 4 – May 17, 2020


Jimmie Durham received the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia – May You Live In Interesting Times.

Hans-Peter Feldmann

group shows

Zeit für Fragmente – Werke aus der Sammlung Marx und der Sammlung der Nationalgalerie
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart Berlin, Germany
Until October 4, 2020

The Clouds and the Cloud
Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Germany
September 4, 2020 – January 10, 2021
Opening Friday, September 4, 7 pm

Ester Fleckner

group show

De Te Fabula Narrature
The Museum of Cultural History & Kunstplass Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
June 11 – August 30, 2020 (postponed, dates tba)

Luca Frei

solo show

From Day to Day
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
June 6 – August 30, 2020

group shows

Animalesque / Art Across Species and Beings
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
Until April 19, 2020

Beyond Measure
Trondheim kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway
Until August 8, 2020

Ian Kiaer

solo show

Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
September 5 – November 8, 2020
Opening Friday, September 4, 7 pm

Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin
mid-November 2020 – January 2021

group show

What do you do at two? I sleep.
GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst e.V., Bremen, Germany
September 19 – December 20, 2020
Opening Friday, September 18, 7 pm

Site-specific installation for Nuit Blanche 2020
MAM Musée d‘Art Moderne de Paris, France
Saturday night, October 3, 2020

Kim Yong-Ik

new publication

Kim Yong-Ik
Monograph about Kim Yong-Ik, published by Cahiers d’Art in Paris. Foreword by Staffan Ahrenberg. English texts by Kim Yong-Ik, Beck Jee-Sock, Philippe Vergne and an interview with Hans-Ulrich Obrist. 138 pages, 90 color illustrations, softcover. Paris 2019

Dave McKenzie

group show

Colored People Time:
Mundane Futures, Quotidian Pasts, Banal Presents

MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Until July 19, 2020

Elisabeth Neudörfl

group show

Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
Until August 16, 2020

new publication

Land’s End
The location of Topographie des Terrors examined by contemporary photographers published by Michael Disqué and Andreas Gehrke in cooperation with Stiftung Topographie des Terrors

Peter Piller

solo show

Peter Piller Books
Florence Loewy, Paris, France
June 6 – July 18, 2020

Vaclav Pozarek

solo show

Galleria Edizioni Periferia, Lucerne, Switzerland
Opening Saturday, August 29, 2020, 12–5 pm
Open on September 5, 12, 19 and 26, 12–5 pm
and by appointment

Michael Rakowitz

solo shows

The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist (Room G)
Tensta Konsthall, Spanga, Sweden
Until August 23, 2020

will travel to:
CAC – Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
October 22, 2020 – February 15, 2021
MMAG – Mahera and Mohammed Abu Ghazaleh Foundation for Arts and Culture, Amman, Jordan (January 2021 – tba)

Michael Rakowitz
Al Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, UAE
Extended until November 22, 2020
The Breakup Radio: Stream from the Jameel

The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist (Room Z)
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, USA
Until April 19, 2020

Michael Rakowitz: Nimrud
Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton, USA
Until December 6, 2020

group shows

Never Spoken Again: Rogue Stories of Science and Collections
MSU Broad Museum, East Lansing, USA
Until August 23, 2020

will travel to:
Telfair Museums, Jepson Center, Savannah, USA
(June 18, 2021 – August 29, 2021)
The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, USA
(fall 2021)

Notre monde brûle / Our world is burning
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Until September 1, 2020


Congratulations to Michael Rakowitz for receiving the
Public Art Dialogue Award!
DePaul Museum of Art, Chicago, USA

Congratulations to Michael Rakowitz for being selected as
2020 Nasher Prize Laureate!

public art commissions

Fourth Plinth 2018
Until March 2020

Timelapse of Michael Rakowitz Sculpture Atop Fourth Plinth

Statue of Iraqi Soldier
From April 2020
Margate, UK
Part of the Waterfront Project by Turner Contemporary

Dieter Roth

new publication

Dieter Roth. Collected Interviews
Ed. by Barbara Wien. With an Afterword by Barbara Wien
and a text by Tomas Schmit.
618 pp., 90 illus., 24x17, hardcover. Edition Hansjörg Mayer, Stuttgart, London 2019

Extract from the essential conversations with Irmelin Lebeer-Hossmann in 1979

Tomas Schmit

group show

60 Jahre Freunde des Museums Ostwall
Museum Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
Until August 30, 2020

tomas schmit archiv

Cia Rinne about the tomas schmit archiv
on Perlentaucher:


group shows

Amuse-bouche. The Taste of Art
Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland
Until July 26, 2020

Octopus Encounters: An Immersive Library of Octopus Aesthetics
Glasmoog – Raum für Kunst und Diskurs, Cologne, Germany
September 4 – November 8, 2020
Opening Thursday, September 3, 7 pm


Congratulations to Shimabuku for receiving
This is not a Price by Mutina for Art!

Haegue Yang

solo shows

Haegue Yang: Handles
MoMA, New York, USA
Until October 25, 2020

Haegue Yang and Stuart Comer The Mystic Landscapes of Haegue Yang, MoMA Magazine, October 25, 2019

Haegue Yang: Emergence
Art Gallery Ontario, Toronto, Canada
September 19, 2020 – January 31, 2021

Haegue Yang: O2 & H2O
MMCA, Seoul, South Korea
September 29, 2020 – February 28, 2021

Haegue Yang: The Cone of Concern
MCAD, Manila, Philippines
October 8, 2020 – February 28, 2021

Haegue Yang: Strange Attractors
Tate St Ives, UK
October 24, 2020 – May 3, 2021

group shows

Pine’s Eye
Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Until August 30, 2020

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Germany
May 16 – October 4, 2020

The Paradox of Stillness
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
April 18 – July 26, 2020 (postponed, dates tba)

National Gallery Singapore
Until October 2020

Work, Work, Work
Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Until July 19, 2020