Christopher Wool x Supreme
As part of the Fall-Winter 2021 edition of Supreme, works by Christopher Wool are featured on a series of garments including T-shirts, jeans and jackets. The collection has been released on 11 November.
Ai Weiwei, Urs Fischer, Christopher Wool et al.
Artist Plate Project 2021
Pre-order launches 16 November, 10am (EST)
This year, the Coalition for the Homeless has partnered with 40 celebrated artists, including Ai Weiwei, Urs Fischer and Christopher Wool, to create limited-edition dinner plates that will be offered for sale to support services for people experiencing homelessness and instability. The purchase of one plate can feed up to 100 homeless and hungry individuals. Each artist-designed porcelain plate has been produced by the art editions company Prospect in editions of 250 and will be sold for $195 per plate.
The pre-order sale launches on 16 November at 10am (EST) at artwareeditions.com/collections/artist-plate-project. Preview all the plates for sale here.
Artist Plate Project
William N. Copley, Albert Oehlen, Christopher Wool et al.
Enjoy – the mumok Collection in Change (group show)
19 June 2021 – 18 April 2022
Ten years after joining the museum, Karola Kraus is organizing with her team a collection presentation that includes central donations and acquisitions from the past decade. The selected works range from classical modernism to the present day, following the path of the collection’s development. Twenty years after mumok opened in Vienna’s MuseumsQuartier, and forty years after the founding of the Austrian Ludwig Foundation, this exhibition is both a survey of the past and a glimpse ahead to the future. As the past years are reviewed, new perspectives are proposed as basis for the museum’s future collection and exhibition activities. The collection exhibition Enjoy sets out to convey the intertwining of past and present as a living process of continual reassessment and revaluation that reflects everchanging socio-political, socio-cultural, and philosophical developments and discourses. The main themes cut across time and media: the depiction of life in society, the human body, and nature, as well as migration and the drawing of boundaries.
Joan Mitchell, Christopher Wool et al.
Deep Blue (group show)
Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vermont
15 May – 28 November 2021
The Hall Art Foundation is pleased to announce Deep Blue, curated by American artist Katherine Bradford. This group show examines “deep blue” both visually as a color, but also as a phrase that can describe more abstract concepts such as mood, the natural environment, music and even a region’s political landscape. Works by Joan Mitchell and Christopher Wool are included.
Hall Art Foundation
Albert Oehlen, Christopher Wool et al.
Nur nichts anbrennen lassen. New presentation of the collection (group show)
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
3 June 2020 – 1 July 2022
After the great survey of painting in the exhibition Jetzt! Young Painting in Germany, the Kunstmuseum Bonn is now turning its attention once again to its own collection, which is being presented in a new way in its many and varied aspects, incorporating acquisitions and donations from recent years as well as permanent loans from private collections (KiCo, Mondstudio, Scharpff-Striebich, etc.).
At the same time, the re-hanging also provides a resonance space for the positions previously shown in Jetzt!, since the Kunstmuseum has defined painting as the focal point of its collection of contemporary art from the very beginning. Thus, a room with paintings from the 1980s provides a retrospective of the emphatic revitalization of painting and at the same time an outlook on current painting projects, for example Tobias Pils and his complex paintings, both reflective and intuitively developed. The spectrum ranges from Informel to Palermo, Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke and to Pia Fries, Christopher Wool and Thomas Huber.
Also the pictorial possibilities of photography are discussed, with new acquisitions of photographs by Heidi Specker and Viktoria Binschtok, which were previously shown in solo exhibitions at the Kunstmuseum, and photographs by Claudia Fährenkemper and Hartmut Neumann, who donated a comprehensive body of his work to the museum. The museum also received works by Harald Naegeli, who is not presented here as a sprayer, but with his Urwolken as a creator of utopian drawing spaces.
The video centre is showing the film Unheil (disaster) by John Bock, acquired in 2018, which invents a medieval age full of disturbing rituals. Separate rooms are dedicated to Isa Genzken and Georg Herold, two artists who refuse to be tied down by any kind of media or content, Genzken confidently improvising, Herold with irreverent humour "Nur nichts anbrennen lassen" ("Just don't scorch anything").