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London Papardelle, Ron Arad, Image by Elizabeth Zecshin. Photo courtesy of Newlands House

From 19.09.20 – Until 7 January 2021

Ron Arad 69 – Newlands House

The historic Newlands House in England is holding a major retrospective of artist, architect and industrial designer, Ron Arad. Ron Arad 69 will showcase significant works from across Arad’s career, and will be curated by artistic director, Simon de Pury. The show will characterise the gallery’s debut exhibition devoted to design, and will feature early works from the 1980s and 1990s alongside more recent work from the past two decades. The exhibition will also include unseen releases for 2020. The show coincides with Arad’s 69th birthday this year and features approximately 69 studio pieces, several of which have been previously exhibited at the Centre Pompidou, Paris; The Museum of Modern Art (MoMa), New York; the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London; and the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Newlands House, Pound Street, Petworth, England, GU28 0DX

Tejo Remy, designer (Dutch, born 1960). Droog Design, Design Cooperative, manufacturer, Amsterdam, Netherlands (founded 1993). Chest of Drawers, You Can’t Lay Down Your Memories, designed 1991, made 2005. Maple, other woods, painted and unpainted metals, plastic, paper, textile, 60 × 60 × 30 in. (152.4 × 152.4 × 76.2 cm). Gift of Joseph F. McCrindle in memory of J. Fuller Feder, 2005.36. © Droog Design. Photo: Brooklyn Museum

From 23.10.2020 – Until 31 December 2021

Design: 1880 to Now – Brooklyn Museum of Art

Design: 1880 to Now will showcase an exciting range of designers and manufacturers from the late nineteenth century to the present day at a new space within the Brooklyn Museum of Art. The exhibition will form a core area of the museum’s design and decorative arts collection, which includes more than 30,000 objects. Design: 1880 to Now will expands upon the traditional Eurocentric narrative, taking a close look at issues of cultural appropriation across decorative arts mediums. The exhibition has been is organised by Aric Chen, independent curator and curatorial director, Design Miami, and professor and director, Curatorial Lab, Tongji University, Shanghai; with Shea Spiller, curatorial assistant, Arts of the Americas and Europe, Brooklyn Museum. Additional curatorial contributions have been provided by Catherine Futter, Senior Curator, and Elizabeth St. George, assistant curator, Decorative Arts, Brooklyn Museum.

200 Eastern Parkway, New York, NY 11238-6052, United States

Self Portrait in Black and White, Ghada Amer, 2020, Acrylic, embroidery and gel medium on canvas 127 x 121.92 cm | 50 x 48 in. Photo courtesy of Kewenig

From 21.11.20 – Until 23 January 2021

Ghada Amer: The women I know – Kewenig

Ghada Amer’s work will be on show for the second time at the Kewenig gallery in Berlin. Titled, The women I know, the exhibition will feature a new body of work including four moving portraits of Amer’s female friends in the artist’s signature embroidered painting style, along with a self-portrait in black and white. The exhibition also showcases ‘a constellation of ceramics’ that surveys the artist’s most recent sculptural works. The entire series characterises the latest development of Amer’s superimposition of figures and text – a visual approach that she has been experimenting with since 2013. The portraits on show were eall xecuted in Amer’s New York studio throughout the Covis-19 lockdown. Ghada Amer (b. 1963 in Cairo, Egypt) lives and works in New York.

Kewenig, Brüderstr. 10, Berlin, Berlin, 10178

Arariboia, Maranhao, 2019. A member of the Guajajara forest guard in a moment of sad silence at the sight of a toppled tree cut down by suspected illegal loggers on the Arariboia indigenous reserve in Maranhao State. With deep cuts to Brazil’s environmental and indigenous protection bodies in recent years, tribespeople across the Amazon are increasingly forming vigilantes. © Tommaso Protti for Fondation Carmignac Image courtesy of Saatchi Gallery, London

From 03.12.2020 – Until 06 January 2021

Carmignac Photojournalism Award 10th Edition: ‘AMAZÔNIA’ BY TOMMASO PROTTI – Saatchi Gallery

The 10th edition of Carmignac Photojournalism Award is dedicated to the Amazon and the issues related to its deforestation. The award is being chaired by Yolanda Kakabadse, and the jury met in November 2019 and awarded Tommaso Protti. From January to July 2019, Protti – an Italian photojournalist –travelled thousands of miles across the Brazilian Amazon to create this reportage with British journalist Sam Cowie. From the eastern region of Maranhão to the western region of Rondônia, through the states of Pará and Amazonas, their images showed life in modern day Brazilian Amazon, where social and humanitarian crises mingle with the ongoing destruction of the rainforest. The photographs raise awareness of the Amazon’s erosion due to climate change and human activity, while offering a glimpse into the modern everyday life of one of this vast region.

Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Road, London, SW3 4SQ, United Kingdom

Installation view, Steve McQueen Year 3 at Tate Britain © Tate

From 12.11.2020 – Until 31 January 2021

Steve McQueen: Year 3 – Tate Britain

Turner Prize-winning artist and Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen unveils his epic portrait of London’s Year 3 pupils. Explored through the vehicle of the traditional school class photograph, this vast new art work is one of the most ambitious portraits of children ever undertaken in the UK. It offers us a glimpse of the capital’s future, a hopeful portrait of a generation to come. Steve McQueen invited every Year 3 pupil in London to have their photograph taken by a team of specially trained Tate photographers. They included children from state primaries, independent schools, faith schools, special schools, pupil referral units and home-educated pupils. Year 3 at Tate Britain is curated by Clarrie Wallis, Senior Curator of Contemporary British Art and Nathan Ladd, Assistant Curator of Contemporary British Art; and is produced by Erin Barnes and Gemma Clarke. The outdoor exhibition is curated by James Lingwood, Co-Director, Artangel and Cressida Day, Managing Director, Artangel. Steve McQueen Year 3 is a partnership between Tate, Artangel and A New Direction with collaboration from media partner BBC London and film partner Into Film.

Tate Britain, Millbank, London, SW1P 4RG, United Kingdom

Il paese che emerge #2, Silvia Camporesi, 2020, Inkjet print on fine art paper, on dibond, with Nielsen Natura/34 frame and glass, 40 x 65cm. Photo courtesy of z2o Sara Zanin Gallery

From 16.11.2020 – Until 11 January 2021

Forzare il paesaggio – z2o Sara Zanin Gallery

The research of Silvia Camporesi is articulated and developed through the suggestions of three Italian places which, due to their characteristics, respond to particular features of uncommon or unusual and in which belongs a specific forcing of the landscape. The illusory potential of photography, which marks the research of Silvia Camporesi (Forlì, 1973), is articulated and developed through the suggestions of three Italian places which, due to their characteristics, respond to particular features of uncommon or unusual and in which belongs a specific forcing of the landscape, a radical intervention that has changed the fate of the place in itself. Three environments documented through photographs, videos and archive materials that highlight the ambiguity between reality and fiction, the need to search for fragments of memories, the consequences of a certain unbridled anthropization and the curiosity that is hidden in contexts on the edges of normality. Utopian atmospheres suspended and crystallized, in which the landscape is artificially conceived from scratch, unhinged to avoid abandonment, or submerged as the only way to avoid oblivion and its disappearance from geographical maps. An alteration of the landscape that intersects with the possibilities of manipulation by photography and which leads the artist to question the infallibility of this medium to faithfully reproduce reality.

z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Via della Vetrina, 21, Rome, Lazio 00186, Italy

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