ALHemsida ANNIKA LARSSON [solo-exhibition] at Andréhn-Schiptjenko, October 5 – November 11, 2017

Annika Larsson: Dog (2001), Pink Ball (2002), Bend II (2002)

October 5 – November 11, 2017

In conjunction to Andréhn-Schiptjenko’s 25th anniversary, the autumn season 2017 is devoted to Future Revisited, a review of the past to glimpse the future. In the second exhibition on this theme, we will show three video works by Annika Larsson from the early 2000s. Larsson has become a major international figure in her field over the past decade and a half and it is our pleasure to present these seminal works, some of them for the first time ever in Stockholm. The opening takes place on Thursday October 5 between 5-8 pm.

Annika Larsson explores social mechanisms of dominance and subjugation, control and powerlessness. Her figures frequently reveal an unsettling blend of narcissism, obsession, loss of control and vulnerability. Although the protagonists in her early videos tend to be men, Larsson ́s main interest are not male stereotypes, but rather the codes expressed by body language and the social power structures that underlie them. The male body is a stage and a vehicle for political, sexual, inter- personal, feminist and queer content.

Dog was initially presented at Art Basel in 2001 and awarded the Baloise Art Award. It has subsequently been shown at institutions such as Haus der Kunst, Munich (2015), Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel (2009), The Contemporary Art Centre of Thessaloniki (2007), 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (2006), SMAK in Ghent (2002) and ICA – Institute of Contemporay Art, London (2002).

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Annika Larsson: Dog (2001), Pink Ball (2002), Bend II (2002) October 5 – November 11, 2017 In conjunction to Andréhn-Schiptjenko’s 25th anniversary, the autumn season 2017 is devoted to Future Revisited, a review of the past to glimpse the future. In the second exhibition on this theme, we will show three video works by Annika (Read more…)

Installation view, Jacob Dahlgren, Museum Ritter JACOB DAHLGREN [solo-exhibition] at Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, October 15, 2017 – April 8, 2018

Jacob Dahlgren belongs to a generation of contemporary artists who have taken the constructive-geometrical tradition a logical step further, and in that way arrived at completely new approaches. His materials consist of simple, mass produced everyday objects which he finds in department or DIY stores. Dahlgren employs plastic coat hangers, pencils, folding rulers or rip (Read more…)

Nandipha Mntambo NANDIPHA MNTAMBO [solo-exhibition] at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Cape Town, September 22, 2017 – January 27, 2018

Nandipha Mntambo’s solo exhibition, Material Value, presents artworks that span an entire career of using cow hide and the cultural, historical, and universal associations we attribute to this medium. The obsessive use of bovine by-products and the complex associations we attribute to cattle allows a multiplicity of readings of Mntambo’s work. The idiomatic and proverbial (Read more…)

Images above (left to right):
Nandipha Mntambo - Moonlit shadows 7, 2017 
Oil and gold leaf on canvas 
70 3/4 x 70 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (180 x 180 x 10 cm) 
Per B Sundberg - Kulle, 2014 
Stoneware 17 
11/16 x 12 3/16 x 10 5/8 in. (45 x 31 x 27 cm) NANDIPHA MNTAMBO AND PER B SUNDBERG [group-exhibition] at Galerie Hervé van der Straeten, Paris, October 19 – December 2, 2017

Andréhn-Schiptjenko has the pleasure of announcing an exhibition of new works by Nandipha Mntambo and Per B Sundberg at the invitation of Galerie Hervé van der Straeten in Paris. The exhibition opens on Thursday October 19 and runs through December 2. Nandipha Mntambo’s signature material is cowhide and Mntambo explores intimate relationships, the challenges of (Read more…)

Veilhan_STUDIO-VENEZIA_Photo_Giacomo-Cosua_BD1 XAVIER VEILHAN [solo-exhibition] in the French Pavilion, the 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, May 13 – November 26, 2017

Xavier Veilhan Studio Venezia French Pavilion the 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia Studio Venezia, Xavier Veilhan’s musical pavilion “I imagine an overall environment: an immersive installation that propels visitors to the world of the recording studio and that is inspired by the pioneering work of Kurt Schwitters, the Merzbau (1923-1937). Musicians from (Read more…)

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