Now Playing: Video 1999–2019
February 16 - April 28, 2019
Kota Ezawa’s seminal video, The Simpson Verdict, is included in Now Playing, a group exhibition at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art that presents a sampling from two decades of video art.
January 21 - February 27, 2019
A new solo exhibition by Kota Ezawa at Cornell University’s John Hartell Planning features a selection of work focusing on American and European modernists, who helped lay the groundwork for abstract painting. These works create a conversation between electronic media and painting, revealing Ezawa’s roots in painting and inviting viewers to consider the boundaries between these mediums.
The Sheltering Sky
January 19 - April 7, 2019
Palo Alto, CA
Bay Area photographers Linda Connor and Chris McCaw are included in The Sheltering Sky, a group exhibition at the Palo Alto Center for the Arts. The works on view explore the variety of artistic responses, through a range of media, to abstract concept of the “sky” and our connection with it.
A Cure for Everything
January 5 - March 2, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Taking its name from a short story by Isak Dinesen that posits saltwater as the ultimate remedy, A Cure for Everything presents new and recent work by nine artists working in photography, print, and video. Artists include Johanna Billing, John Chiara, Linda Connor, Binh Danh, Kota Ezawa, Roy Lichtenstein, David Maisel, Chris McCaw and Meghann Riepenhoff.
Ansel Adams in our Time
December 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019
Celebrated images by American landscape photographer Ansel Adams will be presented alongside prints of 19th-century government survey photographers who influenced him, as well as work by contemporary artists such as Binh Danh and Chris McCaw, whose modern-day concerns centered point directly to Adams’ legacy.
Monir: Reflections, Revolution, and Exile
Art Basel Miami Beach | Survey | Booth S14
December 6-9, 2018
Haines Gallery is pleased to announce our participation in Art Basel Miami Beach 2018, showcasing a selection of works by celebrated Iranian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian in the fair's Survey sector. Outlining a pivotal period in her career, Monir: Reflections, Revolution, and Exile is a highly curated selection of the artist's rare wall-hung and freestanding sculptures and works on paper from the 1970s and 1980s.
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Between Land and Sea
December 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019
New Orleans, LA
Binh Danh is included in Between Land and Sea, a group exhibition exploring personal histories and communities’ relationships to the New Orleans landscape. Works by Danh, Jennifer Shaw, and David Knox explore paths of migration and growth, displacement and resilience carved by water. Their works are joined by artifacts from the museum’s permanent collection.
November 30, 2018 - April 28, 2019
Featuring works dating from the 1980s to the present day, this career survey of Jaume Plensa reflects the dialogue between figuration and abstraction, an ongoing theme throughout his career. This is the first museum solo exhibition of the artist in Barcelona in 22 years.
Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art
November 11, 2018 - February 3, 2019
Santa Barbara, CA
Kota Ezawa’s acclaimed solo exhibition The Crime of Art travels to MCA Santa Barbara. The exhibition comprises a series of lightboxes and videos that chronicles some of the most infamous and high-profile museum heists in history. At the heart of this exhibition is a series of images paying homage to the 13 artworks infamously stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
November 10, 2018 - February February 17, 2019
Iranian artist Shahpour Pouyan is included in Punk Orientalism, a group exhibition curated by Sara Raza at Canada’s MacKenzie Art Gallery. Punk Orientalism investigates the spaces and places that identify with Central Asia and the Caucasus from a post-Soviet perspective, and highlights the practices of artists who have questioned changing and divided societies from a variety of different historical and conceptual vantage points.
Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today
October 24, 2018 - February 10, 2019
New York, NY
Belgium-based Congolese artist Aimé Mpane is included in Posing Modernity, a major group exhibition at Columbia University’s Wallach Art Gallery. Curated by Denise Murrell, Posing Modernity explores the changing modes of representation of the black figure as central to the development of modern art.
Civilization: The Way We Live Now
October 18, 2018 - February 17, 2019
Gwacheon, South Korea
David Maisel’s video work Kydoimos is included in Civilization: The Way We Live Now, a group exhibition examining collective human life in 21st century society. The exhibition will debut at South Korea’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, and will travel to other countries thereafter.
The San Quentin Project: Nigel Poor and the Men of San Quentin State Prison
October 18, 2018 - March 10, 2019
Created collaboratively with the men incarcerated in California’s San Quentin State Project, Nigel Poor’s San Quentin Project presents personal narratives about life inside prison through visual documents, photographs, and an acclaimed podcast.
October 17, 2018 - February 16, 2019
Shiva Ahmadi’s Oil Barrel sculpture is included in Revolution Generations, a new group exhibition curated by Abdellah Karroum. Artists from the Arab World, Turkey, Iran, and the diaspora, investigate important moments of change in the history of the modern world and contemporary art.
New Southern Photography
October 6, 2018 - March 10, 2019
New Orleans, LA
John Chiara’s unique camera obscura images are included in New Southern Photography, a group exhibition of 25 artists that highlights the exciting and diverse breadth of photography being practiced in the American South today.
Catastrophe and the Power of Art
October 6, 2018 - January 20, 2019
Works by Iranian American artist Shiva Ahmadi will be shown at Mori Art Museum’s Catastrophe and the Power of Art. The exhibition examines the ways in which art and artists deal with major catastrophes that strike communities, as well as personal tragedies, and the role art can play in our recovery.
Ai Weiwei: Life Cycle
September 28 - March 3, 2019
Los Angeles, CA
Ai Weiwei’s first major institutional exhibition in Los Angeles, Life Cycle will debut Life Cycle, a new, never-before-seen sculptural response to the global refugee crisis, as well as the artist’s iconic installations Sunflower Seeds (2010) and Spouts (2015).
Director’s Series: Michael Govan and Ai Weiwei
Friday, September 28, 2018 | 6:30pm
Los Angeles, CA
Ahead of the opening of three new solo shows in Los Angeles this Fall, Ai Weiwei sits down with Michael Govan, Director and CEO of LACMA, to discuss the diverse range of his artistic expression from visual art to performance art, film and video, and architecture.
A Few Conversations Between Women
September 4 - 28, 2018
Won Ju Lim is included in A Few Conversations Between Women, a group exhibition at Boston University’s 808 Gallery that explores the artistic voices of women artists working across a myriad of mediums and at different stages of professional development.
September 6 - October 27, 2018
San Francisco, CA
This fall, Iranian artist Shiva Ahmadi presents new paintings, sculptures, and her latest animated video work, in Burning Song. Burning Song is the artist’s response to a world in turmoil. Across a variety of media, Ahmadi draws from the artistic traditions of the Middle East to reflect on contemporary geopolitical tensions.
The War Room
September 6 - October 27, 2018
San Francsico, CA
In The War Room, David Simpson presents what is perhaps his most pointedly political body of work to date. In this new series, mostly created after January 20, 2017, mottled surfaces evoke cacophonous images of conflict. Simpson highlights the latent political power of non-figurative art, and addresses global violence, the atrocities of war, and absurdities of the current US administration.
September 23, 2018 - March 17, 2019
Kota Ezawa is one of the artists included in Light Box, a new group exhibition in Germany’s Kunstmuseum Celle. Light Box brings together the works of 18 international artists who work with the medium, which has become an important part of contemporary art since it was introduced in the 1980s.
September 22, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Talking Continents, a floating archipelago of 19 cloud-like shapes, floating archipelago of 19 cloud-like shapes by Jaume Plensa, will be exhibited in Memphis’ Brooks Museum of Art this fall. The work speaks to the diversity of language and culture, but also gesture toward global interconnectedness as a path to tolerance and acceptance.
August 10 - December 12, 2018
Monir Farmanfarmaian's first exhibition in Ireland draws on the diversity of her practice over a period of 40 years. Sunset, Sunrise at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, focuses on Farmanfarmaian's large-scale mirrored sculptures, colorful collages, and works on paper.
Only the morning bird treasures the flower garden
July 21 - September 28, 2018
Los Angeles, CA
New York-based Iranian artist Shahpour Pouyan is included in Only the morning bird treasures the flower garden, a new group exhibition at REDCAT in Los Angeles. The exhibition, which takes its title from a poem by 14th century Persian poet Hafiz, includes photographs, videos, and other works by more than twenty Iranian artists on the theme of flowers.
The Crime of Art
July 17 - September 22, 2018
The Crime of Art brings together new and recent works related to Kota Ezawa’s latest series, which chronicles some of the most infamous and high profile museum heists in history. At the heart of this exhibition is a series of images that pays homage to the 13 artworks–including those by Degas, Manet, Rembrandt, and Vermeer–stolen from the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum in 1990.
New Territory: Landscape Photography Today
June 24 - September 16, 2018
Photographs by Bay Area artists David Maisel, John Chiara and Chris McCaw are included in New Territory: Landscape Photography Today, a survey of contemporary landscape photography at the Denver Art Museum. More than 100 photographs by 40 artists around the world will explore how contemporary approaches to landscape photography to reflect the environmental attitudes, perceptions, and values of our time.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship
June 14 - July 23, 2018
Shiva Ahmadi is one of the artists in residence at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Umbertide, Italy this summer. The residency brings together accomplished international artists, writers, and composers at emerging and established moments in their careers. Ahmadi’s residency is ahead of a solo exhibition at Haines Gallery this fall.
Won Ju Lim: California Dreamin'
June 22 - September 30, 2018
San Jose, CA
The San Jose Museum of Art in California will present the US premiere of Won Ju Lim’s multimedia installation California Dreamin’ (2002), recently acquired by the Museum. Lim conceptualized California Dreamin’ as an idea of “futuristic ruins”, drawing inspiration from fictional accounts of California and science fiction films. The work is a cinematic cityscape that unites a ruined past with an idealized future.