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ROMAN INTERIORS

— Lu Song

October 30 — January 06, 2019

The pavilion 9A of the Mattatoio, will host the first exhibition in Europe by the Chinese painter Lu Song (Beijing, 1982), curated by Ludovico Pratesi. Lu Song’s works are figurative canvases that are inspired by an observant and poignant analysis of European art history, focusing in particular on the notion of landscape that the artist transforms into evocative sceneries, blending the surreal and the fantastic with the factual and logical. The large-scale canvases in the exhibition are almost homage to German romanticism and the works of great masters of the time such as Caspar David Friedrich and Arnold Bocklin – whom lived in Rome and interpreted the world of ancient roman classicism with a hint of demure and nostalgic northern soul.

www.mattatoioroma.it

THIS IS HOW WE BITE OUR TONGUE

— Elmgreen & Dragset

September 27 — January 13, 2019

This exhibition juxtaposes a survey of their emotional figurative sculptures with an extraordinary new large-scale installation that meditates on the fate of civic space.

www.whitechapelgallery.org

PLUS çA CHANGE, PLUS C’EST LA MêME CHOSE

— John Armleder

September 22 — January 06, 2019

Museion opens the new season with a solo show by John Armleder 'Plus ça change, plus c'est la même has chosen' (the more things change, the more the same). In his paintings, sculptures, environmental installations, performances, video art, editorial and curatorial projects, he reinvents the notions of artwork and exhibition, bringing together elements like random chance and design, high-brow culture and entertainment, unsettling irony and conceptual analysis. For Museion the artist will create a special project, on show on the fourth floor.

www.museion.it

ELAD LASSRY

— Elad Lassry

September 20 — December 09, 2019

The frac île-de-france presents at le Plateau the first exhibition of Elad Lassry in France where the artist presents a new series of photographs and sculptures. In thi exhibition Lassry combines analogue technology with the dematerialisation of the image, an anxiety-provoking phenomenon whereby the image is deprived of its physical qualities and becomes omnipresent in the form of data.

www.fraciledefrance.com

MICHAEL JACKSON ON THE WALL

— Yan Pei-Ming

June 28 — October 21, 2018

This landmark exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art, spanning several generations of artists across all media. Curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition will open in the summer of 2018 to coincide with what would have been Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday (on August 29, 2018).

www.npg.org.uk

360°

— John Armleder

June 23 — September 10, 2018

On Friday June 22, the Museum Madre will present 360°, the first retrospective exhibition dedicated to the Swiss artist John Armleder (Geneva, 1948), one of the great masters of contemporary art whose practice and articulation started from the mid-sixties between drawing, painting , sculpture, environmental installation, performance, video, sound works, critical texts, editorial and curatorial projects. The exhibition at Madre, curated by Andrea Viliani with Silvia Salvati, brings together for the first time all the main cycles of the artist's works and also includes new works, such as tributes directed from Armleder to Naples and Campania, in a hypothetical contemporary version of the Grand Tour.

www.madrenapoli.it

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