Art events for January, 2012

Moravian Gallery in Brno: Motionless Exchange

Pavel Sterec: Motionless Exchange Exhibition:  3/2/2012 – 27/5/2012 Curator: Petr Ingerle Entrance fee: 0 CZK Building: Pražák Palace (Atrium) Date of exhibition opening: 2/2/2012 17:00 The work of Pavel Sterec (* 1985), a finalist in the 22 nd year of the Jindřich Chalupecký Award, most frequently adopts the form of complicated installations which are painstakingly [...]

London Art Fair 2012, part 2

London Art Fair 2012

Lauba House, Zagreb: The Magic is gone (But the Filth is still there)

Bruno Pogačnik, The Magic is gone (But the Filth is still there) 01.12.2011 – 07.02.2012 Site-specific installation The Magic is gone (But the Filth is still there) Photo: Damir Žižić Lauba is proud to present Bruno Pogačnik’s first solo exhibition. The site-specific installation, The Magic is gone (But the Filth is still there) which was [...]

PİLOT Gallery, Istanbul: Collector’s Wish

Saruhan Doğan ve Burak Delier Collector's Wish BURAK DELİER 24 JANUARY – 28 JANUARY 2012 BURAK DELİER, 1977, born in Adapazarı, lives and works in Istanbul. PİLOT Gallery Sıraselviler caddesi. No:83/2 Beyoğlu/İstanbul www.pilotgaleri.com

Sariev Gallery, Plovdiv: 33° NORTH – 33° EAST

Sariev Gallery, Plovdiv 33° NORTH – 33° EAST Voin de Voin February 10, 2012 – March 11, 2012 Opening: February 10, 2012 (Friday) at 19:00 h 19:30 – 20:00 o’clock – performance by Ivanka Voinova Sariev Gallery presents the first solo exhibition of Voin de Voin in Bulgaria. The point of departure for the exhibition [...]

Aksioma, Ljubljana: INTO ETERNITY

Michael Madsen INTO ETERNITY »A Film for the Future« Documentary film (75 min, English) www.aksioma.org/into_eternity A haunting non-fiction elegy about the threat of the apocalypse, Michael Madsen's "Into Eternity" ponders the future of nuclear waste and explorers the horrors of anticipating an unpredictable future. Aksioma | Project Space Komenskega 18, Ljubljana

artSümer Gallery, Istanbul: Middle East Airlines

figurative essays on post-colonialism, 2011, mixed media, 160x300x100cm Tayfun Serttaş Middle East Airlines 13 Jan – 18 Feb 2012 artSümer will be hosting the first solo show of Tayfun Serttaş at the gallery between 13 January -18 February. “Middle East Airlines” will consist of the artist’s works of the last two years that have concentrated [...]

Gallery Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Innsbruck: Solvent Scale

Martin Walde Solvent Scale 21.01.12 – 17.03.12 Solvent Scale is, after his remarkable contribution to Skulptur im Schlosspark Ambras Unter freiem Himmel, the artist's first solo exhibition at the Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman. Martin Walde is an artist who conceives his works, in a comprehensive sense, from the point of view of the media [...]

Art Pavilion in Zagreb: After (the) Psyche, Painting!

BELA ČIKOŠ SESSIA After (the) Psyche, Painting! 19th january – 11th march 2012 The name of Bela Čikoš Sesia (Osijek, 1864 – Zagreb, 1931) rings out with good reason in all surveys of Croatian painting, and his creative input is at once recognised in the period in which a more modern artistic sensitivity broke through [...]

CoCA in Torun: 622 FALLS OF BUNG

Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Nova Aurigae.1918 ZPAP CoCA exhibition Dec 16, 2011 07:00 PM to Feb 12, 2012 06:00 PM 622 FALLS OF BUNG | Exhibition on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Association of Polish Artists Artists: Eugenia Algusiewicz, Jan Baczyński, Marek Basiul, Stanisław Bałdyga, Monika Bielińska, Anna Bochenek, Stanisław Borysowski, Jerzy Brzuskiewicz, [...]

Selvin Gallery, Istanbul: Elma & Apple

Cemil Güç "Elma & Apple" Sculpture Exhibition January 11 – February 11, 2012 Galeri Selvin Dere Sokak No.3 Arnavutköy Beşiktaş 34345 İstanbul www.galeriselvin.com  

Lauba Gallery, Zagreb: Shop of Metaphors

Petikat Workshop: Shop of Metaphors; a space of creation, socializing and exchange 27.01.2012 – 27.02.2012 Shop of Metaphors by Petikat Workshop opens on 27 January at Lauba House. Authors of the project are Stanislav Habjan and Danijel Žeželj. The Shop of Metaphors is an installation made of white wood and wrought steel, of which the [...]

Ya Gallery Art Center, Kiev: Deus Ex Machina

Flowers and Bones, 2011, canvas, acryl, spra 17.01 – 26.02.12 Deus Ex Machina. Oleksandr Korol Ya Gallery Art Center at 17 Husenko Str. In the history of ancient Greek theatre Deus Ex Machina (Latin: "God out of the machine") is a trick performed with the help of a mechanism with a hook for the god-actor [...]

OPEN SPACE, OPEN SYSTEMS, Vienna: It’s in the ‘can’

It’s in the ‘can’ 25th January – 25th February 2012 OPENING: 24th January, 7 PM – 9.30 PM PROJECT CURATOR: GUlsen Bal Participating artists: Heba Amin Yane Calovski Sanja IvekoviC Christine Schörkhuber Kamen Stoyanov In articulation of the creative process and what formulates the creative strategies and the creative moment of thinking differently; the editorial [...]

Dnipropetrovsk Art Museum: New Old Masters

Volodimir Kostyrko, Portrait of a man with a skull, 2009, oil on canvas 20.12.11 – 15.02.12 New Old Masters. Curated by Pavlo Gudimov Dnipropetrovsk Art Museum on 21 Shevchenka Str The ship of the ancient hero Theseus, in which he reached Crete, was kept in Athene's Acropolis for a long time. As one or another [...]

Hilger Contemporary, Vienna: Oh boy, oh boy

Daniele Buetti, oh boy oh boy I, 2008 , acrylic glas mosaic, ed of 2+1ap 180 x 145 cm 19.01. – 09.03.2012 Daniele Buetti: Oh boy, oh boy Daniele Buetti’s images first strike the viewer as colorful, bright, and playfully burlesque. They seem like shiny high-tech hybrids of ancient mosaics, stained-glass windows, and puzzles, in [...]

Mabeyn Gallery, Istanbul: Watery Heroes (lame heroes)

Şebnem Somel, "Set Sail", 2011. C-print, Ed. 5, 48 x 100 cm. Şebnem Somel bosporus dreams / watery (lame) heroes 05 – 31 January 2012 In this exhibition I'll be showing some of my works from "Watery Heroes (lame heroes)" section of "Bosporus Dreams" series. "Bosporus Dreams" is a visual accumulation of paintings, illustrations, videos, [...]

Pop-up Q&A for 5 young Turkish artists

Goals & reality of the most up growing art society in the past few years  Pop-up Q&A for 5 young Turkish artists Facing my recent research concerning the Eastern European art market and what should be and totally isn't its center: the artist, I springed some flash questions to 5 young, succesful and even-aged Turkish [...]

Ya Gallery, Kiev: TWO

11.01 – 06.02.12 Oleg Gryshchenko TWO Dualism is characteristic of our nature. It permeates all the existence. All our life is divided into material and spiritual, exterior and interior, high and low, naturalistic and symbolic, conscious and unconscious, literal and figurative. These two directives exist in every individual, every personality, sometimes intertwining with each other, [...]

Mabeyn Gallery, Istanbul: Between “Two” Things

Şive Neşe Baydar, "Circle Series KV.525", 2011. Lavi, 100 x 70 cm Şive Neşe Baydar Between "Two" Things 05 – 31 January 2012 "For me painting, is an area offering mind provoking and encouraging free associations. I'd be interested in anything and everything beyond definition that can revive associations. Likewise the process of painting; there [...]

Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna: Nouveau Régime, Ancien Régime

1985 , Radierung 60 x 100 cm Alfred Hrdlicka political works Nouveau Régime, Ancien Régime 19.01. – 03.03.2012 Galerie Ernst Hilger Dorotheergasse 5 1010 Vienna www.hilger.at

Museum of the Radvilas Palace, Vilnius: 16th–19th CENTURY EUROPEAN ART

Unknown German artist of the 17th century, Mountainscape with a pair of trees, Lithuanian Art Museum PERMANENT EXHIBITION „16th–19th CENTURY EUROPEAN ART from the Lithuanian Art Museum’s collections From 10 January, 2012 TPaintings by West European artists hung in many a Lithuanian manor estate. Aristocrats who appreciated the arts had amassed entire collections of West [...]

Lauba Gallery, Zagreb: NON-PERMANENT Exhibition #6

Nika Radić, For Cocteau, 2005. – 2006 Non-permanent exhibition of the Filip Trade Collection #6 16.01.2012 – 20.02.2012 Lauba is waiting for you with some fresh works and new interesting narratives! During next 30 days Lauba will be exhibiting NON-PERMANENT Exhibition #6 which gathers some thirty works from the Filip Trade Collection made in the [...]

MAM, SALZBURG: World Circus Tour

Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art SALZBURG have the pleasure of inviting you to attend the opening of BALTAZAR TORRES „World Circus Tour“, on Saturday, January 28th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.