New York Art Week 2016

02 Mar 2016 — 06 Mar 2016

Namsa Leuba, KhoiSan Series (detail). Courtesy of the artist

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Interviews
African Identities through Western Eyes, an interview with Namsa Leuba

New York
Art21Lagos 

Namsa Leuba is one of the artists that will have works on view as part of The Amory 2016 Focus: African Perspectives. She was born in 1982 from a Guinean mother and a Swiss father. Spanning documentary, fashion, and performance, Leuba’s images explore the semiotics of her upbringing and cultural heritage. Motifs derived from rituals, ceremonies, statuettes, and masquerades abound. During the past 4 years, her research focused on African identity through Western eyes. She is currently based in Switzerland but has lived in New York before so she was able to give us some suggestions on her favourite spots in the city.   Elena Scarpa: How does your personal mixed background influence your... Read More
Namsa Leuba,The Kingdom of Mountains. Courtesy of the artist
Jonathan Schipper, Slow Motion Car Crash, 2012. Courtesy of the artist and Pierogi.

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The Armory Show 2016: Time-Based Exhibitor Projects

New York
Piers 92 & 94
03/03/2016 - 06/03/2016 

Participating artists include Romina de Novellis (Galerie Alberta Pane in partnership with Kreëmart), Los Carpinteros (Sean Kelly Gallery) and Jonathan Schipper (Pierogi). In the Armory Presents section of Pier 94, Galerie Alberta Pane (Paris) will host... Read More
Pier 90, New York

News
VOLTA NY 2016

New York
Pier 90
02/03/2016 - 06/03/2016 

In March 2016, VOLTA NY returns to Pier 90 in the neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, New York City, adjacent to The Armory Show, the longtime anchor of Armory Arts Week on Piers 94 and 92. The Armory Show and VOLTA NY are affiliate fairs that provide... Read More
Leonardo Benzant © Volta

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Something I Can Feel

New York
Pier 90
02/03/2016 - 06/03/2016 

“Something I Can Feel” is an exhibition, part of VOLTA NY 2016‘s programme, of eight contemporary artists who explore the idea of the body as a site of reckoning, transformation and departure. Each artist creates forms which reference... Read More
Namsa Leuba

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The Amory Show: African Perspectives

New York
Piers 92 & 94
03/03/2016 - 06/03/2016 

Armory Focus, now in its 7th edition, is an invitational section on Pier 94 that spotlights the artistic landscape of a different region each year. Focus: African Perspectives – Spotlighting Artistic Practices of Global Contemporaries is curated by... Read More

Exhibitions

Anri Sala: Answer Me

New York
New Museum
03/02/2016 - 10/04/2016 

The New Museum presents a major exhibition of the work of Anri Sala (b. 1974), one of the most acclaimed artists to emerge in recent decades. Though Sala has exhibited internationally since the late 1990s, “Anri Sala: Answer Me” marks the most comprehensive survey of his work in the United States to date. Highlighting Sal a’s continuing interest in how sound and music can engage architecture and history, the exhibition features extensive multichannel audio and video installations that unfold across the Second, Third, and Fourth Floor galleries, composing a symphonic experience specific to the New Museum. In his early video works from the late 1990s, Sala used documentary strategies... Read More
Anri Sala, Another Clash in the Doldrums, 2014
Collier Schorr. The Painted Chair (Jordan). 2015. Courtesy of the artist

Greater New York

New York
MoMA PS1
11/10/2015 - 07/03/2016 

MoMA PS1 presents the fourth iteration of its landmark exhibition series, begun as a collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art in 2000. Recurring every five years, the exhibition has traditionally showcased the work of emerging artists living and working... Read More
Laura Poitras, Anarchist: Power Spectrum Display of Doppler Tracks from a Satellite (Intercepted May 27, 2009), 2016. Courtesy the artist

Laura Poitras: Astro Noise

New York
Whitney Museum of American Art
05/02/2016 - 01/05/2016 

“Laura Poitras: Astro Noise” is the first solo museum exhibition by artist, filmmaker, and journalist Laura Poitras. This immersive installation of new work builds on topics important to Poitras, including mass surveillance, the war on terror,... Read More
Mamuka Japharidze, At the Window of my Family Apartment, 2016 in Beyond Credit (installation view). Mixed media. Courtesy the artist and Art in General. Photo: Charles Benton.

Beyond Credit

New York
Art in General
02/02/2016 - 02/04/2016 

Art in General presents the inaugural exhibition at its new ground floor gallery at 145 Plymouth Street in Dumbo, Brooklyn, opening on January 30, 2016. The exhibition “Beyond Credit” is presented in partnership with the Center of Contemporary... Read More
Doug Wheeler, Untitled, 1969/2014. © Doug Wheeler

Doug Wheeler: Encasements

New York
David Zwirner
23/01/2016 - 05/03/2016 

David Zwirner presents Doug Wheeler: Encasements, the artist’s third solo exhibition with the gallery, on view at 537 West 20th Street in New York. This exhibition represents the most comprehensive presentation to date of this important body of work,... Read More