Compton Verney’s 2017 season will open with a major exhibition that examines our relationship with the countryside. Bringing together Old Masters and contemporary artists whose work spans more than 350 years, Creating the Countryside provokes reflection on the artistic, social and political forces that have played an important role in forming successive generations’ perceptions of this ‘green and pleasant land’.
Works by artists including Thomas Gainsborough, Claude Lorrain, George Stubbs and Stanley Spencer are joined by pieces from contemporary artists such as Karen Knorr, Mat Collishaw, Anna Fox, Sigrid Holmwood and Grayson Perry to present viewers with a broad spectrum of responses to, and interpretations of, this sceptred isle.
Exhibition “Les Femmes s’en mêLent revisited: Facts and Fantaisies” Curated by Stéphane Amiel & Marie Magnier
February 1-25, 2017 Opening Tuesday January 31, 6-9pm
In February 2017, Les Femmes s’en Mêlent festival (LFSM) and Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire (LFDC) decided to celebrate their 20th anniversary together. These two Paris-based institutions both de- velop and defend an original and finally quite similar vision of women artistic expression. For this reason, it only seemed natural for the gallery to host an exhibition on the history of the festival and more broadly, on women iconography in the music world. More information & PR are here.
KAREN KNORR AT LONDON ART FAIR JANUARY 18 – 22 with White Conduit Projects
STAND P3 / ART PROJECTS
White Conduit Projects is an independent commercial gallery for contemporary art exhibiting work by Japanese, UK based and international artists. The gallery was launched in November 2014 located on Chapel Market, Islington N1. The gallery specialises in solo presentations showcasing works linked with Japanese related subjects. In addition to these solo exhibitions, the gallery produces group shows that aim to raise questions around wider topics associated with art practice. More details are here.
India Song at Collaterals Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India
Passage Malabar, Fort Kochi
Dates: 13th December 2016 to 29th March 2017
As part of the third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Tasveer is thrilled to be showcasing a selection of works from Karen Knorr’s critically acclaimed ‘India Song’ series at a Collateral event at Passage Malabar in Fort Kochi.
India Song is a series of carefully crafted photographs that blurs the lines between reality and illusion by inserting animals into architectural spaces and heritage sites. This unexpected juxtaposition playfully subverts cultural spaces and punctures meanings traditionally associated with them, while posing questions about power, gender, colonialism and cultural appropriation through allegory.
Constellations: Highlights from the Nation’s Collection of Modern Art Tate Liverpool Albert Dock Liverpool Waterfront Liverpool L3 4BB
November 25, 2016-November 25, 2017
Explore the links between artists and artworks in the Tate collection, Constellations. At the heart of each constellation is a ‘trigger’ artwork, chosen for its profound and revolutionary effect on modern and contemporary art. Surrounding the trigger works are artworks that relate to it and to each other, across time and location.
Karen Knorr and Olivier Richon’s photographs of ‘Punks’ appear in the George Grosz Room
KAREN KNORR at ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM /International Photography Festival
HAPPINESS, A PLACE IN THE SUN
SEPTEMBER 20 – NOVEMBER 5, 2016
The International Photography Festival ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM returns to the city of Braga to focus on the affective dimension, during a time of tremendous changes and upheavals. Alongside the current technological impulse that questions the limits of the visible, in which the image casts us to even further away places, to where the world is revealed through its most hidden and unexpected aspects, it seemed like the appropriate moment to promote an edition dedicated to the discovery of the other, appealing to the sentimental turn and to the simple and discreet quest for Happiness.
A selection of works from Punks (Karen Knorr and Olivier Richon) will be appearing in an exhibition marking the 40th anniversary of the British punk movement. The other artists included are: Simon Barker, Dennis Morris, Jamie Reid, Shiela Rock and Ray Stevenson. More info is here.
Karen Knorr’s work is exhibited in Beauty and the Beast in which an examination of animals in photography in celebration of the San Diego Zoo Centennial. Showcasing a diverse range of photographers, including Pieter Hugo, July Blackmon and Tom Chambers ,the exhibition highlights the many ways animals are featured from portraits to supporting subjects. Exhibition presented in English and Spanish. More info is here.