This will be the second solo show at the gallery for the Poznań-based artist. He works across a variety of media, creating installations that appropriate objects and references from the urban space. Both promotional image and press release are abstract and minimal, including a poem by author of Age of Anxiety, English expat poet W. H. Auden called ‘Prologue: The Birth of Architecture’:
“Some thirty inches from my nose The frontier of my Person goes, And all the untilled air between Is private pagus or demesne.”
Independent international art fair GRANPALAZZO 2016 is on in at Zagarolo’s Palazzo Pallavicini-Rospigliosi, running May 28 to 29.
Now in its second year running, the fair is showing 28 artists represented by 28 galleries in the Italian town, situated outside of a major city centre and the global art circuit. Rather than presenting booths, artists from Belgium, Canada, France, Britain, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Mexico, Peru, Switzerland and the United States will show their work in dialogue with the 17th century Borghese palace to, as the press release states, “create a succession of poetic visions, styles, research”.
From Discovery to Rediscovery is the titular theme of this year’s Art Brussels fair, which is on at the large former industrial building, Tours & Taxis, running April 22 – 24
This year the organisers have decreased the size of the fair by about 50 galleries, promising quality over quantity, and have opened up a strand titled ‘Rediscovery‘ —dedicated to art from the 20th century by artists who are either under-represented or have been forgotten about. In with the rediscovery will be the following, whose booths aqnb recommends to go and see if you are in the capital:
There is little information given around the coming show, Untitled_Map 2011, but Łakomy’s work, which takes recognisable items and objects and makes them somehow into brief memorials, may seem to fit perfectly within Lock Up International’s transient set up. The project, set up by artist Lewis Teague Wrightopens shows around the world, occupying different storage units for short periods of time.
Meanwhile, there will also be group show Safety Box Deposit in Frankfurt, opening March 4 and running to March 11. The show is co-curated by Lock Up and Celena Ohmer and it is inside a bank vault, with each artist making something to be unlocked.
A solo exhibition by Poznań-based artist Piotr Łakomy is on at London’s Carl Kostyál, opening November 12 and running to December 6.
There’s little information about the exhibition itself except for an image of the neglected, slowly disappearing hexagonal pavers of Poland’s past on the Facebook event page.
However, notable recent exhibitions the Polish born Łakomy has taken part in include Johnat London’s The Sunday Painter with Hannah Lees and David Musgrave, as well the Museum of Modern Art’s Private Settings, Art after the Internet global group exhibition in Warsaw, curated by Natalia Sielewicz last year.
The Sunday Painter is bringing an inaugural four-artist exhibition titled John to its newly renovated London space, where it will run from April 2 to May 3.
The London gallery welcomes four different artists to take part in the group show John. From the UK, there are London artists Hannah Lees, who recently participated in a website art commission for OPENYOURKIMONO, and David Musgrave, who has exhibited at Tate Britain and appears as part of MoMA’s collection in New York.