April 2019 Art News

Tucked back in the Upper Ninth Ward of New Orleans is a new experimental textile and fashion school launched by Turner Prize-winning architecture collective Assemble and Tasmania's Museum of Old and New Art, which had already opened a music studio in the city.
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents You Are Here: A Brief History of Photography and Place, on view April 26 – July 28, 2019. The exhibition explores photography’s complicated relationship to the places it represents, the places in which it is created, and the places in which we experience it. 
The Bee in the Lion is pleased to present In Tension, an exhibition of new works by Dana Nechmad on view at the gallery space from April 29 through June 28.
How do artists capture movement? What happens when our actions become codified–or exploited? The Tate invited artist Alan Warburton to explore their annual theme of ‘Movement’ at Tate Exchange. Watch his take in a story spanning the history of animation, motion capture, and the darker sides of technology.
It’s an enormous monochromatic oil on linen composition featuring a jumble of figures, some consuming media, newspapers, TV screens, all crushed to near abstraction, suggesting a cacophony of sound. Painted by George Condo in 2018, its title, What’s the Point?, also happens to be the title of his new show at Sprüth Magers in Los Angeles through June 1.
The Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition Donald Judd, on view in The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Center for Special Exhibitions in The David and Peggy Rockefeller Building from March 1 through July 11, 2020, will be the first major US retrospective dedicated to Donald Judd (1928–1994) in over three decades.
Migration is central to human experience, and art history reflects that. Skipping through time and geography, we explore Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series, Lapita pottery, the Akbarnama, and the Mexica codex "Tira de la Peregrinación," and also discuss contemporary art about migration.
The rising curves of the Adirondack Mountains become a repeated motif in the early 20th century landscape paintings of Harold Weston (1894-1974), now featured in a career spanning solo exhibition at Vermont’s Shelburne Museum.
Significant recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include 17 drawings from the Golden Age of Dutch art; a fine painting by Louis Hayet, a key proponent of neo-impressionism; a contemporary sculpture by American artist Jenny Holzer from her iconic series Laments; and 13 photographs by modern American masters from generous donors Diann G. and Thomas A. Mann.
In this episode of Expert Voices, August Uribe, Sotheby's Head of Impressionist & Modern Art, explores the relationship that would define the later years of Pablo Picasso’s life through his masterpiece Femme Au Chien, 1962.
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