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Rachel Howard at the Italian Cultural Institute & the Jerwood Gallery

March 14, 2017 by Mary

Rachel Howard’s first work to combine painting and sculpture is included in Sette Opere per la Misericordia or Seven Works for Mercy - an exhibition curated by Mario Codognato at the Italian Cultural Institute, London.

Howard’s work Controlled Violence (2015-2016) was acquired for the collection of the Pio Monte della Misericordia church in Naples, following the fourth edition of Sette Opere per la Misericordia in 2016. The exhibition’s title derives from Seven Acts of Mercy, the title of the famous Caravaggio painting, also housed in the Church, alongside which contemporary works, including Howard’s, were sited.

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The curator Mario Codognato asked artists to respond to the themes of the seven works of corporal Mercy: to give water to the thirsty, feed the hungry, clothe the naked, shelter the homeless, visit the sick, visit the imprisoned and bury the dead. Other participating artists include Antonio Biasiucci, Roberto Caracciolo, Piero Golia, Anish Kapoor, Henrietta Labouchere and Olaf Nicolai.

Sette Opere per la Misericordia (Seven Works for Mercy), is at The Institute of Italian Culture – 39 Belgrave Square, Belgravia, London SW1X 8NX – from 15 March 2017.

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Rachel Howard: You Can save Me
oil and acrylic on canvas, 30 x 36”
2015

Also opening this month, Rachel Howard’s work You Can Save Me will be on view as part of Look Back Now: Jerwood Gallery is 5. Aquired for the Jerwood Collection, the painting was part of her 2015 solo show At Sea; a signficant body of works which drew parallels between the sea, memories of childhood and ideas of being adrift.

Jerwood Gallery – Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW – from 15 March until 21 May 2017. 

Other Criteria at Art Central Hong Kong 2017

March 9, 2017 by Mary

Now in its third edition, Art Central is recognised as a place of discovery and a platform for museum quality artworks from more established names to be exhibited alongside cutting-edge works by emerging artists.

Staged within an architect-designed temporary structure, the strong gallery line-up is complemented by a dynamic five-day programme that includes interactive installations, experimental film and performance, engaging panel discussions, as well as some of Hong Kong’s hottest eateries.

Billed as one of the most anticipated events on the city’s cultural calendar, the 2016 fair welcomed over 32,000 international collectors, curators and art enthusiasts adding a fresh new style to Hong Kong Art Week and firmly establishing itself as an unmissable art event.

Other Criteria will release a new limited edition print by Damien Hirst. The exhibition will show other works by Hirst as well as artists Gary Hume and Mustafa Hulusi.

Central Harbourfront, Hong Kong

VIP Preview: 20 March, 3pm–5pm – Opening: 5pm–9pm
Fair: 21 & 22 March, 12pm–5pm; 23 March, 12pm–9pm
24 March, 12pm–7pm; 25 March, 11am–7pm

Photos: Art On Paper 2017

March 5, 2017 by Mary

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Rachel Howard and Phillip Allen at the Drawing Biennale 2017

March 1, 2017 by Mary

Drawing Biennial 2017 offers insights into how artists contend with a world in rapid and disorienting flux. A snapshot of contemporary drawing practices, the exhibition includes more than 200 new and recent works on paper by leading international artists of different generations.

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Rachel Howard: Night Drawing, 2017
Unique ink on paper, 210 x 298 mm

Culminating in an online auction in the exhibition’s two final weeks, individual works are available from £250. Proceeds from the auction support Drawing Room’s ongoing programme. Invited by Mary Doyle, Kate Macfarlane and Katharine Stout (Directors, Drawing Room) with nominations from leading international experts, all the drawings are on A4 supports, with each piece given equal prominence in the exhibition.

2 March – 26 April 2017

The Drawing Room
Unit 8 Rich Estate, 46 Willow Walk
London SE1 5SF

Photos: Other Criteria at Art Vienna 2017

February 26, 2017 by Mary

Other Criteria at Art on Paper 2017, booth A2

February 22, 2017 by Mary

Art on Paper returns to Lower Manhattan’s Pier 36 for the fair’s anticipated third edition, taking place March 2–5, 2017. Over seventy-five top galleries from around the world will present paper-based art that explores, expands, and re-imagines the boundaries of what a work on paper can be alongside an innovative program of installations and special projects that will activate the fair’s public spaces.

Building on record-setting attendance over the fair’s past two editions, Art on Paper 2017 will continue to broaden the fair’s reach into the global arts community. With its tightly curated, focused exhibitions, Art on Paper will continue to be a destination for both top-level and newly established collectors as well as specialized curators, advisors, and museum directors from across the country.

Art on Paper’s exhibiting galleries will feature sculpture, drawing, painting, and photography, all unified by the medium of paper. With expanded relationships with museums and cultural partners from across the region as well as the dedicated support of New York City, Art on Paper Edition 3 will be a must-attend destination of the 2017 Armory Week.

Other Criteria is pleased to return to Art on Paper this year. We will present a selection of works on paper by artists Phillip Allen, Damien Hirst, Mustafa Hulusi and Harland Miller.

Pier 36, 299 South Street
New York, NY 10002

VIP preview: March 2nd, 6pm – 10 pm
Fair: March 3rd & 4th, 11am – 7pm; 5th, 12pm – 6pm

Art Vienna: New Art Fair at the Leopold Museum

February 15, 2017 by Mary

During recent years, the Leopold Museum, centrally located in the midst of Vienna’s large cultural quarter “Museumsquartier” and ideally suited for temporary events, has established itself as a unique venue for fairs. Along with the museum’s new leadership, it seemed fitting to adapt the fair venue Leopold Museum to current circumstances, reorienting itself towards the changing interests of audiences and exhibitors.

A new partner was found in the Viennese presenter M.A.C. Hoffmann, for decades the driving force behind the ART&ANTIQUE fairs at Vienna’s Hofburg and Salzburg’s Residenz.

The first edition of Art Vienna will be held from February 23 to 26, 2017.

In terms of content, Art Vienna focuses on Austrian and international art of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, with particular emphasis on classical modernism and contemporary art.

The fair’s orientation corresponds to the artistic concept of the Leopold Museum under its new museological director, Hans-Peter Wipplinger, who is planning to use the central holdings of the collection focusing on Austrian classical modernism, to build bridges towards advanced modernism and the present.

Art Vienna offers space for approximately 40 exhibitors on two-floor levels, bringing together the best and most renowned Austrian gallery owners and dealers, alongside selected international exhibitors.

To Alexandra Graski-Hoffmann, managing director of M.A.C. Hoffmann, Art Vienna is a fascinating new challenge: “Given its special programmatic focus and thanks to the unique synergies with the Leopold Museum, I am convinced that Art Vienna will quickly establish itself as the central Viennese art fair event at the beginning of the year, offering a fresh, intriguing fair project as a counterbalance to the art scene’s already rather overextended autumn season.”

Rising to this challenge, Art Vienna opens its doors for the first time from February 23 to 26. But not only that, next to its main areas of focus, contemporary art, it also creates a place for classical modernism. Without exception, the most important criterion is quality. And when the mixture is right, this opens up and unfolds a field of tension for the viewer – in analogy to the artistic concept of the fair’s venue, the Leopold Museum, where the curators take the central pillar of the collection, Austrian classical modernism, as the point of departure for exploring advanced modernism and contemporary artworks. Art Vienna assembles outstanding Austrian gallery owners and dealers as well as selected international exhibitors.

Other Criteria are pleased to participate in this first edition of Art Vienna. Featuring  Damien Hirst’s most recent collaboration with French crystal connoisseurs Lalique, alongside editions from  Harland Miller Rachel Howard and Don Brown.

Booth 8B.2
Leopold Museum, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna, Austria

Opening: Thursday 23rd February, 11am – 9pm
Fair: Friday 24th to Sunday 26th February, 11am – 7pm

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