14 June 2019
Standing on Top of a Building: Films 2008-2019
22 June – 14 October 2019
opening: 21 June 2019, 7 – 10pm
Madre · museo d’arte contemporanea Donnaregina
Via Settembrini, 79
Standing on Top of a Building: Films 2008-2019 is the first retrospective dedicated exclusively to Liam Gillick’s film production. Curated by Alberto Salvadori and Andrea Viliani, the exhibition presents a selection of videos and films made by the artist, in a setting specifically designed to integrate the vision of his works in the architecture of the museum. The exhibition will be preceded by a trailer released through the museum’s digital channels.
14 June 2019
Half a Complex
Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2019
Text(s) by Liam Gillick, graphic design by Liam Gillick
Half a Complex is a new book by Liam Gillick that surveys his work and selected writing since 2008. The title refers to an interest in systems of development and production, suggesting a sense of deliberate incompletion at the heart of the work. Alongside the in-depth documentation of Gillick’s various graphic works, films, and exhibitions since 2008, the monograph features an extensive body of texts by Gillick who is also a prolific writer and critic of contemporary art.
12 June 2019
Tom Burr / MATRIX 182 / Hinged Figures
6 June – 8 September 2019
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, Tom Burr / MATRIX 182 / Hinged Figures features a selection of the artist’s reclining figures that often make reference to notable individuals from queer history and Modernism. Burr began the series in 2005, and this MATRIX presentation constitutes the largest assemblage of the reclining figures in a museum exhibition to date.
10 June 2019
1 June – 8 September 2019
Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Ave
Des Moines, Iowa
Coinciding with the Queer Abstraction exhibition, curated by Jared Ledesma, a new edition of Tom Burr's Deep Purple has been installed in the I. M. PEI Building at the Des Moines Art Center.
30 May 2019
Unreliable Biographers, Van Gogh House London
5 – 30 June 2019
Van Gogh House London
87 Hackford Road
London SW9 0RE
Unreliable Biographers is a solo exhibition featuring a body of work by Saskia Olde Wolbers made in relation to Van Gogh House prior to its renovation.
Artist talk: Saskia Olde Wolbers in conversation with Livia Wang
18 June 2019, 7 – 9 pm