Chiharu Shiota, Uncertain Journey, 2016, Installation view, Courtesy the artist and Blain|Southern, Photo: Christian Glaeser

ART CITIES:Berlin-Chiharu Shiota

Chiharu Shiota is a Japanese Performance and Installation artist best known for creating room-filling, monumental, delicate and poetic environments. Central to the artist’s work are the themes of remembrance and oblivion, dreaming and sleeping, traces of the past and childhood, and dealing with anxieties. Chiharu Shiota in her installations often …

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ART CITIES:Mexico City-Candida Höfer

Candida Höfer began taking color photographs of interiors of public buildings, such as offices, banks, and waiting rooms, in 1979 while studying in Düsseldorf. Höfer specialises in large-format photographs of empty interiors and social spaces that capture the “Psychology of social architecture”. Her photographs are taken from a classic straight-on …

Giuseppe Penone, Vaso, 1986, Marian Goodman Gallery Archive

ART-PRESENTATION: Giuseppe Penone

In an oeuvre spanning more than 40 years, Giuseppe Penone has explored the subtle levels of interplay between man, nature, and art. …

Nástio Mosquito, Respectable Thief, 2016, Courtesy & © Nástio Mosquito, Live Performance at World Breakers (2016) at Centrale Fies-Dro, Photo: Alessandro Sala

ART CITIES:N.York-Nástio Mosquito

Combining a range of disparate tropes, such as post-internet, performance, protest and masquerade Nástio Mosquito questions identity, political power and the concept …

Manish Nai, Untitled, 2016, © Manish Nai, Courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve Köln-Paris-St Moritz

ART CITIES:Paris-Manish Nai

The works Manish Nai, defy categorization, comprising of jute (coarse or fine), butter paper, handmade paper, his collages conceive intricate forms. He …

Mark Rothko

TRACES:Mark Rothko

Today is the occasion to bear in mind Mark Rothko (25/9/03-25/2/70), he was one of the most important American painters. After his …

Sven Drühl, S.D.E.T., 2016, © Sven Drühl, VG Bildkunst-Bonn 2016, Haus Am Waldsee Archive

ART CITIES:Berlin-Sven Drühl

The painter, mathematician, and art historian Sven Drühl is an multitalented artist of his generation. In his paintings, neon-objects, and drawings, Sven …

Doug Aitken, Free, 2016, © Doug Aitken, Courtesy 303 Gallery-New York, Galerie Eva Presenhuber-Zurich; Victoria Miro-London and Regen Projects-Los Angeles

ART CITIES:London-Protest

Taking as a starting point Alice Neel’s painting, “Nazis Murder Jews” (1936), the exhibition “Protest” at Victoria Miro Gallery in London presents …

Sally Mann, Remembered Light, Untitled (Light on Wall), 2012, © Sally Mann, Gagosian Gallery Archive

PHOTO:Sally Man- Remembered Light

Sally Man first received critical attention for her series “At Twelve” (1983–85), which depicted 12-year-old girls on the brink of adolescence. Between …