Last weekend, Yvon Lambert gallery opened a group exhibition Espèces d’Espaces (Species of Spaces) at its New York location. It features contemporary and modern work by internationally noted artists Lawrence Weiner, Ian Wallace, Christian Vetter, Roman Opalka, Jonathan Monk, Brice Marden, Jill Magid, Zoe Leonard, Louise Lawler, Brice Marden, Zilvinas Kempinas, Yvon Lambert, Bethan Huws, Roni Horn, Jenny Holzer, Liam Gillick, Enrico Castellani, Carter, André Cadere, Stefan Brüggeman, Michael Brown, Brice Marden and Robert Barry. The show is not only characterized by a great variety of artists, but also by an abundance of mediums. Besides painting, various forms of sculpture and photography, the exhibtion includes LED, sound and neon. It runs from March 28 until May 16.
Yvon Lambert New York
Group Exhibition: Espèces d’Espaces
550 West 21st street
March 28 – May 16, 2009
Exhibition Page and Press Release [Yvon Lambert]
Exhibition Announcement I [Re-Title]
Exhibition Announcement II [New York Art Beat]
Species of Spaces and Other Pieces by George Perec and John Sturrock [Amazon]
Jenny Holzer Protect Protect at the Whitney [The Whitney Museum of American Art]
Louise Bourgeois at the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden [The Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden]
Lawrence Weiner The Other Side of a Cul-de-Sac at The Power Plant Gallery [The Powerplant Gallery]
Roni Horn Roni Horn aka Roni Horn at Tate Modern [Tate Modern]
The exhibition thematic is drawn from Espèces d’Espaces, a 1974 literary work by the French writer George Perec, in which Perec discusses the relationship between space and the objects in it. He explores how we experience both actual physical space and imagined space, and how our perception of objects within these spaces can change. Paralell to Perec, the artists in the show examine issues of space in their individual artistic manner and through a large variety of mediums. Louise Lawler’s photography, for example, investigates the spacial and social context in which artwork is presented by capturing works in prominent spaces, such as museums, galleries or collector homes.
More work by the exhibition’s large array of artists can currently be seen throughout the world. The Whitney Museum has recently opened Jenny Holzer’s solo show PROTECT PROTECT which can be viewed until 31 May 2009 and the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington D.C. is doing a major survey of works by Louise Bourgeois through 17 May 2009. More of Lawrence Weiner’s work can be seen at The Power Plant Gallery in Toronto in The Other Side of a Cul-de-Sac through 18 May 2009. Until 25 May 2009, Tate Modern in London will have a solo exhibition Roni Horn aka Roni Horn by Roni Horn. Jonathan Monk will be collaborating on this year’s Danish and Nordic Pavillions at the 53rd Venice Biennial Making Worlds.