New York, 14 August 2013, Art Media Agency (AMA).
The Salomon Contemporary gallery in New York has announced that it is to move, relocating to a new, third-storey space on 525-531 West 26th Street on 12 September 2013.
An inaugural exhibition is entitled “Ned Smyth: Those Who Remember”, on display until 2 November 2013. The last exhibition featured at the gallery’s former location was “#SUMMERFRIDAYS”, which came to a close on 9 August 2013, and featured works by artists Thomas Beale, Jameson Ellis, Sebastian Errazuriz, Joey Frank, Elissa Goldstone, Alice Hope, Liz Markus, Maynard Monrow, Daniel Newman and Grear Patterson.
The gallery represents artists Alice Aycock, Lawrence Weiner, Spencer Tunick and E.V. Day.
New York, 16 July 2013, Art Media Agency (AMA).
The Bureau gallery in New York has announced that it will soon move to Norfolk Street, after the renovation of its new 1,800-sqm space. The gallery represents artists Erica Baum, Ellie Ga, Matt Hoyt and Julia Rommel. The owner of the gallery, Gabrielle Giattino, explained that she had been looking for a new space for over a year.
The inaugural exhibition will be devoted to artist Tom Holmes. He had already benefited from an exhibition within the galleries former space in 2010. The distinct features of this artist’s work are the forms of his sculptures, which transform funerary objects such as tombs and urns into unusual and sometimes humoristic items. “He’s actually buying a funeral home and a graveyard in Tennessee to work in and to make this kind of Gesamtkunstwerk,” said Gabrielle Giattino.
San Francisco, 15 July 2013, Art Media Agency (AMA).
Brian Gross Fine Art is to move from its current location at 49 Geary Street on 20 July 2013, and will open a new space at 248 Utah Street, which is to open its doors on 23 July 2013. From this date until 13 August 2013, the gallery will only be open upon request.
The gallery is presently featuring an exhibition titled “Chad Buck: A Memorial Exhibition,” which began on 2 May 2013 and which is to continue until 20 July, when the gallery’s current location closes. The event features the works by Chad Buck, who died on 1 February 2013 at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and aims to celebrate the career of the renowned painter.
New York, 8 May 2013, Art Media Agency (AMA).
New York gallery Postmasters has moved to the Tribeca district.
After staying in East Village for four years, in Soho for ten and in Chelsea for fifteen, the gallery has moved once again to base itself at 54 Franklin Street.
“We view this move as an incredible opportunity. Changing environments facilitates a chance to think, re-evaluate, and adapt according to one’s own priorities. Ours was to keep Postmasters Postmasters: to continue building the careers of the artists we represent and believe in, but also to allow for risk and experimentation in our programing; search for new forms of creative expression,” the gallery explained in a statement.
Vancouver, 2nd May 2013, Art Media Agency (AMA).
The MOV’s management wants to reinforce the position of the institution in the cultural realm of Vancouver in the years to come.
The museum has thus announced that it intends to find an optimal location in order to complete its exhibitions and awards ceremonies. In fact, the MOV has been located at Vanier Park since 1967 and, although this site is picturesque, it has a load of complications. A current study is then being conducted by AldrichPears Associates (APA), in order to establish a functional programme for the museum to determine its best option.
The Director of APA, Isaac Marshall, said that there are presently lots of opportunities in Vancouver. It is then time for the MOV to show how it can redefine the role of a museum institution through this project.
Chicago, 3 May 2012, Art Media Agency (AMA).
The sculpture Forever Marilyn, created by the artist Seward Johnson, measuring 26 feet in height (7.92 metres), and installed in the Pioneer Court in July last year, is due to be moved. The news was announced on Monday 30 April.
The Chicago Tribune reported in an article on its website that Jenee Castellanos, the curator of the Sculpture Foundation, had stated that the next city to welcome Forever Marilyn would be announced in a few weeks. In the meantime, Forever Marilyn is set to leave Chicago on Monday 7 May. The Zeller Realty Group (owners of Pioneer Court) has not mentioned what will replace the sculpture.
Forever Marilyn is a recreation of the world famous scene from the film The Seven Itch (1955), in which a gust of air from subway grating in New York lifts up the Monroe’s character’s skirt. Melissa Farrell, executive assistant at Zeller Realty Group, has described the sculpture as the most photographed thing to have been placed on the plaza.
Forever Marilyn has far from enjoyed universal praise, however. The site virtualtourist.com, for example, last August named it as its worse public work.