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Mickalene Thomas - International Association of Art Critics (AICA-USA) Awards Mickalene Thomas Best Gallery Show Nationally

May 2, 2015

Kavi Gupta is pleased to announce Mickalene Thomas' I was born to do great things at Kavi Gupta Chicago | Washington Blvd has been selected by The International Association of Art Critics as the Best Show in a Commercial Gallery Space Nationally.
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Glenn Kaino - Tank, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO

April 10, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Glenn Kaino's Tank will be on view at Grand Arts in Kansas City, MO. The project, three years in the making, originally debuted at the Prospect.3: Notes for Now triennial in New Orleans, curated by Franklin Sirmans. The project will be on view in Kansas City from April 17, 2015 through June 06, 2015.
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Mickalene Thomas - Portraits and Other Likenesses, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

May 13, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Mickalene Thomas will be featured in Portraits and Other Likenessess, a group show at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). Curated by Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins (Museum of the African Diaspora) and Caitlin Haskell (SFMOMA) the show looks to examine the evolution of portraiture as a tool for political and philosophical exploration. The show features works by such luminaries as Romare Bearden, David Hammons, Glenn Ligon, Chris Ofili, Lorna Simpson, Mickalene Thomas, Kara Walker, and Carrie Mae Weems, among others. The show will run from May 08, 2015 through October 11, 2015.
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Glenn Kaino - The Burning Boards, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University

April 23, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Glenn Kaino will be performing within his Burning Boards installation, making its New England debut at the Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University. The installation, which has previously appeared at The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis, features sixteen custom chess boards with piece sets made of burning candles.
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James Krone - Words Like Parrots, Marie Kirkegaard, Copenhagen, Denmark

April 10, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist James Krone's Words Like Parrots will be on view at Marie Kirkegaard in Copenhagen, Denmark. The project will be on view in Copenhagen from April 10, 2015 through May 16, 2015.
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Jessica Stockholder, Roxy Paine - SITE Santa Fe

February 6, 2015

A Three-Part Exhibition Series in Celebration of SITE’s 20th Anniversary

20 Years/20 Shows: SPRING, the first of a yearlong series of 20 shows including 15 exhibitions and 5 events. This series celebrates SITE’s dynamic exhibition history by reconnecting with 20 artists who have exhibited with them over the years and inviting them to return to SITE to present new work. Artists featured in this first round of shows include: Gregory Crewdson, Deborah Grant, Roxy Paine, Mary Reid Kelley, Rose B. Simpson, and Jessica Stockholder.

Roxy Paine
THEN: In 2003 Roxy Paine had a large-scale solo exhibition at SITE. Roxy Paine: Second Nature (April 26-June 6, 2003) was organized by Joseph D. Ketner, from the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham Massachusetts.
NOW: Roxy Paine presents Bastard Octopus (2015), a new large-scale diorama of a professional wrestling ring and stadium inspired by Roland Barthes’s writings about the spectacle of excess embodied in a professional wrestling match.

Jessica Stockholder
THEN: In 2001, Jessica Stockholder created a room-sized new commission for SITE’s Fourth International Biennial Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism (July 14, 2001-January 6, 2002), curated by Dave Hickey.
NOW: Jessica Stockholder is presenting a selection of works from the 2000’s that showcase a more intimate side of her sculptural practice.
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Angel Otero - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM)

February 19, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Angel Otero will be featured in a solo exhibition at the Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands. The exhibition is curated by Christian Vivernos-Faune and marks Otero's first major solo exhibition at an international museum. The show will run from March 06 through June 07.
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Glenn Kaino - Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s, Montclair Art Museum

February 17, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Glenn Kaino has been featured in the Montclair Art Museum's group exhibition, "Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s." Curated by Alexandra Schwartz, MAM curator of contemporary art, with Kimberly Siino, curatorial assistant, "Come As You Are" will tour nationally with stops scheduled at the Telfair Museum of Art (Savannah, GA), the University of Michigan Museum of Art (Ann Arbor, MI), and the Blanton Museum of Art (Austin, TX). The exhibition premiered at the Montclair Art Museum (Montclair, NJ) February 08, 2015 and will run through May 17, 2015. The show at large looks to examine the cultural forces which made the 1990s a pivotal decade for the development of the contemporary political, social, and artistic landscapes.
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McArthur Binion, Angel Otero, Glenn Kaino and Mickalene Thomas - Piece By Piece: Building a Collection, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

January 22, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artists McArthur Binion, Angel Otero, and Mickalene Thomas have been selected for inclusion in group show Piece by Piece: Building a Collection. Hosted by the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, the exhibition is drawn from the collections of Christy and Bill Gautreaux, and has been curated to explore process, pattern, and material, and how these tools are used to explore broader conceptual concerns. The show will open January 30, 2015 and will run through April 26, 2015.
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Jessica Stockholder - Palpable Glyphic Rapture, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

January 22, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Jessica Stockholder will be featured in a solo exhibition at Galerie Nathalie Obadia in Bourg-Tibourg, Paris, France. The exhibition, titled Palpable Glyphic Rapture, features all new work by Stockholder created on-site in Paris, including larger installation-inspired sculptural forms, and a series of smaller works. This show marks the sixth solo exhibition Stockholder has had with Galerie Nathalie Obadia, and will run from January 22, 2015 through March 14, 2015.
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Glenn Kaino - Labyrinths, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles

January 15, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that Glenn Kaino will be featured in a solo exhibition of new work at Honor Fraser in Los Angeles, California. The new exhibition, titled Labyrinths, is Kaino's second show with Honor Fraser. The show will run from January 10, 2015 through February 14, 2015.
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Curtis Mann - Verso, Luce Gallery, Torino, Italy

January 13, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Curtis Mann will be featured in a solo exhibition at the Luce Gallery in Torino, Italy. The exhibition, titled Verso (Italian, lit. "Reverse,") will be Mann's third solo show with the Luce Gallery, and will continue Mann's investigation of the painterly and sculptural potential within the alteration, destruction, and reconstruction of photographs and the photographic object. The show will open January 15, 2015 and will run through February.
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Scott Reeder - It Gets Beta, Marlborough Broome Street, New York

January 22, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Scott Reeder will be featured in a two-man exhibition at Marlborough Chelsea's Marlborough Broome Street. Working in collaboration with New York-based artist Andrew Kuo, the new show, titled It gets beta, will run from February 21, 2015 through March 28, 2015. The show will primarily exist in the Marlborough Broome Street space, however, it has been announced that a second part will exist in the Marlborough Chelsea space.
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Scott Reeder - Laugh In: Art, Comedy, Performance, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

January 27, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Scott Reeder has been selected for inclusion in Laugh-In: Art, Comedy, and Performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. The exhibition looks to examine and celebrate the use of comedy and performance as inspiration for socially relevant contemporary art that engages and challenges the audience. The exhibition will run from January 23, 2015 through April 19, 2015.
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Angel Otero - Horizon, Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong

January 22, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Angel Otero has been selected for inclusion in Horizon, a new group show at Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong. Horizon features the work of artists Billy Childish, Teresita Fernández, Tracey Emin, Angel Otero, and Juergen Teller, and will run from January 15 ,2015 to March 07, 2015. Built around the notion of a horizon as a component of a landscape and as a conceptual notion of the perceived intangible, the exhibition features works with both representational and abstract horizons that speak to each artist's literal and figurative perspectives.
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McArthur Binion - Art in America's Best of 2014

January 10, 2015

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that McArthur Binion's DNA Study has been selected by Art in America as one of the best exhibitions of 2014. The show, which ran May through August in the 219 N. Elizabeth St. space, was an exhibition of new large-scale works by Binion.
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Glenn Kaino - Art+Auction Magazine profile

November 22, 2014

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Glenn Kaino has been featured in the November 2014 Issue of Blouin Art+Auction. Written by Eric Bryant, the article, titled "The Believer", features an extensive survey of Kaino's diverse contemporary projects.
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Tavares Strachan - Prospect 3 New Orleans

October 15, 2014

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist Tavares Strachan has been selected for inclusion in Prospect.3: Notes for Now, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prospect New Orleans is an International Arts Biennial event that will take place from October 25, 2014 through January 25, 2015. Prospect.3: Notes for Now” will present the work of more than 50 artists selected by Artistic Director Franklin Sirmans, in more than 15 locations, including museums, community centers and independent sites throughout neighborhoods across New Orleans.

Tavares Strachan's project for Prospect, You Belong Here is described as "a fifty-foot-long, ten-foot-high neon piece as a message to the city of New Orleans, one that embodies the idea of endurance whilst prompting us to consider ourselves in relation to others, to the spaces in which we inhabit, and to the world at large."
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McArthur Binion - Prospect.3 New Orleans

May 31, 2014

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist McArthur Binion has been selected for inclusion in Prospect.3: Notes for Now, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prospect New Orleans is an International Arts Biennial event that will take place from October 25, 2014 through January 25, 2015. Prospect.3: Notes for Now” will present the work of more than 50 artists selected by Artistic Director Franklin Sirmans, in more than 15 locations, including museums, community centers and independent sites throughout neighborhoods across New Orleans.
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Glenn Kaino - Prospect.3 New Orleans

May 31, 2014

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is pleased to announce that artist McArthur Binion has been selected for inclusion in Prospect.3: Notes for Now, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prospect New Orleans is an International Arts Biennial event that will take place from October 25, 2014 through January 25, 2015. Prospect.3: Notes for Now” will present the work of more than 50 artists selected by Artistic Director Franklin Sirmans, in more than 15 locations, including museums, community centers and independent sites throughout neighborhoods across New Orleans.
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