Bjarne Melgaard, “Right Here, Right Now”

Bjarne Melgaard
Bjarne Melgaard, Untitled, 2015. Image: Lars Bohman Gallery.

In “Right Here, Right Now,” Bjarne Melgaard’s impressive new exhibition of paintings and drawings at Lars Bohman Gallery in Stockholm, the artist courageously maps out and shares his psyche, conveying an array of mental states, from neurosis to obsession to disappointment. More »

Olafur Eliasson, “Reality Machines”

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Olafur Eliasson, Beauty, 1993. Image: Anders Sune Berg.

Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson’s exhibition “Reality Machines” serves as both a retrospective, including almost twenty key pieces from across his career, and a successful display of the modernist cohesion between art, architecture, and design. More »

Annika von Hausswolff, solo exhibition

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Annika von Hausswolff, Because There Is No God, No Good Dog, 2015. Image: Andréhn-Schiptjenko.

Swedish photographer Annika von Hausswolff has a history of ignoring the limitations of her chosen medium. While photographs remain her aesthetic and conceptual bedrock, she has also incorporated sculpture, installation, performance, people, and props into her diverse practice, one that chiefly explores the complexities of the human mind. More »

Camilla Løw, “Nerves and Muscles”

Camilla Løw
Camilla Løw, Heavy Water, 2015. Image: Carl Henrik Tillberg.

In Norwegian artist Camilla Løw’s fourth solo exhibition, “Nerves and Muscles,” the sculptures appear to be playful jaunts, but they are quite sophisticated in terms of their placement and distinct design. More »

“Young Pioneers”

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Ragna Bley, With Bancroft on Taha’a, 2014.

A group exhibition curated by Elisabeth Byre, “Young Pioneers” exhibits a diverse array of new art from Oslo-based artists who reinforce the notion that the progressive city demands more attention in the face of being usurped in international standing by others cities that are equally forward-thinking and conscientious. More »

Ofer Wolberger, “Nein”

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Ofer Wolberger, Nein, 2013-2015. Image: Stene Projects.

Ofer Wolberger’s first exhibition in Scandinavia, titled “Nein,” displays works ripe from the artist’s teenage inexperience. More »

“The Alien Within”

Christoph Schlingensief
Christoph Schlingensief, Animatograph – Iceland-Edition. (House of Parliament/House of Obsession) Destroy Thingvellir, 2005. Photo: Helene Toresdotter.

“The Alien Within” concerns a complex dialogue around how Western society’s structure is influenced by fear as a normative factor. Emphasizing an unstable European political climate, it raises specific questions such as whether creatives are now expected to tackle sociopolitical issues directly or how fear and paranoia exist in growing multicultural sites, such as Malmö, in part due to fluctuating demographics. More »

“Corpus”

Jacek Malinowski
Jacek Malinowski, HalfAWoman, 2000, photo: Zachęta National Gallery of Art

Curated by Maria Brewińska and stemming from the works of French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy’s Corpus (2002) and Corpus II: Writings on Sexuality (2013), this exhibition explores the body’s relationship to sexuality, religion, and pleasure using contrasting mediums and methods which provoke sensory and cerebral realms. More »

Michael Manning, “Wild Fusion, VOL. III: WWWHATWWWEDOISSECRET”

Michael Manning
Michael Manning, Wokked Chinese Long Beans with Chicharrones, 2014. Image: Isbrytaren.

For his solo debut, Los Angeles–based artist Michael Manning presents large-scale paintings, videos, and installations that revolve around his interest in punk counterculture movements and their rapport with “reactionary network politics,” which use the Internet as medium. More »