Monday June 14th
The Orange County Museum of Art will reopen the California Biennale in 2022
The Orange County Art Museum in Costa Mesa, California, will bring back its acclaimed California Biennial, which first took place in 1984 California Biennial 2022 will be the inaugural exhibit at the new 53,000-square-foot OCMA in the Segerstrom Center for the Arts when it opens in October of that year. The upcoming biennale will be curated by independent curators Elizabeth Armstrong and Essence hardening, and Gilbert Vicario, Curator for modern and contemporary art at the Phoenix Art Museum. In a statement, OCMA Director Heidi Zuckerman said, “California has long been a source of innovation and creativity and CB22 is once again giving us the opportunity to explore the wealth of the state’s expansive and diverse creative communities.”
High Museum of Art appoints photography curator
The High art museum in Atlanta appointed Gregory Harris as a curator for photography. Harris, who joined the museum in 2016, has been the deputy curator of photography since 2018. He will take up his new role on August 2nd. During his tenure at the High Museum, Harris did the acquisition of works by Dawoud Bey, Evelyn Hofer. oversees and Mickalene Thomas, among other artists. He has also curated more than a dozen exhibitions, including William Christenberry: Time & Texture (2018) and Amy Elkins: Black is the Day, Black is the Night (2017).
Nara Roesler now represents Heinz Mack in America
Nara Rösler, which has gallery locations in São Paulo, Rio de Janiero and New York, will now represent German artists Heinz Mack in America. Nara Roesler will represent the artist alongside his other gallery Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art (in Düsseldorf), Galeria Parra & Romero (Madrid and Ibiza), Cortesi Gallery (Milan, Lugano and London), Galerie Geiger (Konstanz) and Ben Brown Art (London and Hong Kong). As a co-founder of the Zero Group, Mack is best known for his large-format installations that examine the interplay of light, movement and space. In a statement, the founder of the gallery Nara Roesler said: “Heinz Mack is a visionary in understanding the essence of light, who has created unique and disruptive interrelationships between natural and constructed elements.”
Company gallery now represents the women’s history museum
Museum of Women’s History, an artist group founded in 2015 by Mattie Barringer and Amanda McGowan, is now owned by New York’s Company gallery. Her art combines techniques from sculpture, fashion, film, painting, photography and performance to find ways to create new stories. The Women’s History Museum, which often collaborates with other artists, relies on fashion “as a medium that has the potential to exist beyond the exciting spectacle and change the fabric of reality,” Company said in a press release.
Various small fires now represent Ashley Bickerton
Various small fires, which has offices in Los Angeles and Seoul, added Ashley Bickerton to his list. The Bali-based artist is best known for his multimedia paintings and sculptural works that share a criticism of consumerism, the commercialization of art, and the destruction of the natural environment. Over the past 25 years his work has been exhibited at the Whitney Museum in New York, the Tate Modern in London, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam and the Vancouver Art Gallery, among others.