Artist On the Rise
Diamond Stingily by Daniel Dorsa for Artsy.
Hayden Dunham by Daniel Dorsa for Artsy.
. Xiaoyu Weng, associate curator of Chinese art at the Guggenheim, points to that exhibition as a milestone, as it introduces her “very personal and intimate aesthetic language” to an institutional audience in New York.
, and others who have already received a surfeit of international attention. And, through May 21st, Liu’s work is on view as part of the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf’s 50th anniversary exhibition, “Welcome to the Jungle.”
Paul Mpagi Sepuya by Daniel Dorsa for Artsy.
), and had an inaugural show at its Los Angeles outpost last September, which is now on view at Chicago’s Document Gallery through May 26th. Sepuya is also represented by Yancey Richardson Gallery, with whom he had his first solo show last February.
—each of whom went on to be shortlisted for (or win) the Turner Prize.
. She’s shown widely throughout greater China, and was included in the country’s pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale. She grabbed the coveted Gallery Weekend Berlin slot for a solo exhibition at Société last year, as well as a solo show at MOCA Cleveland, titled “Delusional Mandala.” A 2017 group show at Sadie Coles in London, “Zhongguo 2185,” put Lu forward as one in a new crop of artists redefining the lexicon of
; she’ll also be included in the 12th Shanghai Biennale, opening this November.
Loie Hollowell by Daniel Dorsa for Artsy.
, one of the youngest artists represented by Pace, which hosted its first solo show with her this past fall in Palo Alto. That was followed by a further vote of continuing confidence in Hollowell’s maturity and market appeal, courtesy of a solo show in Hong Kong at Pace Gallery’s Entertainment Building location, which opened during the week of Art Basel in Hong Kong this March.
. It’s an apt comparison: Vogel’s immersive installations trade Rist’s vibrant and sensual videos for loud music and films projected onto bulky readymades. The Berlin-based artist often makes her own body the focal point of her films, sharing the starring role with cameras, projectors, and drones.
Sable Elyse Smith by Daniel Dorsa for Artsy.
to be one of four recipients (alongside
) of the inaugural BALTIC Artists’ Award, and she performed a live interpretation of Provocation of the Nightingale before its screening at the Serpentine Pavilion. MIMA and the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) in Manchester have together commissioned Shen to make a new film, which will debut in her solo show opening at the CFCCA in May.
Christina Quarles by Daniel Dorsa for Artsy.
and restores the powerfully erotic dignity of being neither/nor,” says Dena Beard, director of The Lab, an experimental art and performance space in San Francisco. “I often look for movement, improvisation, and the trace of breath in object-based practices,” Beard says. “Quarles’s paintings move even beyond the breath.”
(the show is on view until August 25th). The artist was also included in a group exhibition, “Abstract/Not Abstract,” co-presented by Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch during the fair. Her streak continues this year with an upcoming exhibition at Pilar Corrias and inclusion in the Hammer Museum’s influential snapshot of contemporary practice, “Made in L.A.”
pyramid, a colonial church, and an
modernist bank—dance to a Guatemalan folk tune played on the marimba. The dancers’ movements become faster and more convulsive until the costumes tear and fall from their bodies, leaving them standing naked, except for their socks.
’s “Screen Tests.” Shot without sound, the film is freighted with political urgency: Its subject is Diamond Reynolds, who broadcast the dying moments of her partner, Philando Castile, on Facebook Live after he was shot by a police officer during a traffic stop.