India Song at Masterpiece London 2019

Masterpiece London 2019

27 June–3 July
Private View: Wednesday 26 June

South Grounds,
The Royal Hospital Chelsea

Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Stand B17

Masterpiece London (27 June – 03 July 2019) is the unmissable art fair at which visitors can view and buy the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewellery – from antiquity to the present day. The Fair offers an unparalleled opportunity for new and established collectors to discover exceptional works for sale across a range of price points from over 150 international exhibitors and across every major market discipline.

Punks and Belgravia included in New Order at Sprüth Magers London

New Order

24 July–14 September
Sprüth Magers London

Sprüth Magers presents New Order, an exhibition that surveys identity and image in British art, culture and society between 1976 and 1995. The exhibition originates from a discussion about the cultural status and art historical positioning of Peter Saville’s best-known work for Factory records made in the early 1980s and blurring the boundaries between art, design, pop and product. Karen Knorr will be exhibiting Belgravia (1979–1981) in its entirety as well as vintage prints from the series Punks (1977) made in collaboration with Olivier Richon.

Exhibiting artists include: Angus Fairhurst, Richard Hamilton, Damien Hurst, Gary Hume, Karen Knorr, Sarah Lucas, Olivier Richon, Peter Saville, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Gillian Wearing

Belgravia included Home Sweet Home at Les Recontres d’Arles

Home Sweet Home 1970–2018: The British Home, A Political History

1 July–22 September
Les Recontres d’Arles

The British’s attachment to their homes has continued to assert itself since the early nineteenth century, becoming an important component of their identity. The English language has invented the words comfort and comfortable, words imported into French because nothing better expressed the link between the well-being of soul and body and the domestic interior. What’s better than the theme of the home, the home so dear to the heart of the British, to highlight the richness, the diversity and the development of photography across the Channel? Home Sweet Home brings together thirty artists of all generations who allow us to share the intimacy and the everyday life of Britain from the 1970s to the present day. A look around the property that sheds light from different angles on the social, cultural and political realities, past and present, of British society. Karen Knorr will be exhibiting the a selection of works from the series Belgravia (1979–1981)

Karen Knorr’s Inclusion in the Summer Exhibition 2019 at the Royal Academy of Arts

Summer Exhibition 2019 at the Royal Academy of Arts

10 June–12 August
Royal Academy of Arts, London

Run without interruption since 1769, the Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open submission art show and brings together art in all mediums – prints and paintings, film, photography, sculpture, architectural works and more – by leading artists, Royal Academicians and household names as well as new and emerging talent. Around 1,200 works will be on display, most of them for the first time.

Home Sweet Home at Les Recontres d’Arles 2019

Home Sweet Home – 1970–2017: The British Home, A Political History

July 1–September 22
Maison des Peintres, Les Recontres d’Arles 2019, Arles, France

The British’s attachment to their homes has continued to assert itself since the early nineteenth century, becoming an important component of their identity. The English language has invented the words comfort and comfortable, words imported into French because nothing better expressed the link between the well-being of soul and body and the domestic interior. What’s better than the theme of the home, the home so dear to the heart of the British, to highlight the richness, the diversity and the development of photography across the Channel? Home Sweet Home brings together thirty artists of all generations who allow us to share the intimacy and the everyday life of Britain from the 1970s to the present day. A look around the property that sheds light from different angles on the social, cultural and political realities, past and present, of British society.

Book of Beasts at Getty Center

Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World

May 14–August 18
Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA

Animals tumble, soar, and race through the pages of the bestiary, a popular type of medieval book describing the beasts of the world. Abounding with vibrant and fascinating images, the bestiary brought real and fantastical creatures to life for readers. So cherished were these vividly imagined beasts, they often “escaped” from manuscripts to inhabit other art works made during the medieval period, and even up to the present day.

Solo Presentation at Photo London with Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Photo London 2019, Somerset House 

Thursday 16–Sunday 19 May
VIP Preview: Wednesday 15 May

Booth G20
Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Karen Knorr Hons RPS will be presenting solo with Sundaram Tagore Gallery at London Photo 2019 with a selection of works from her seminal photographic series ‘India Song’. The series began with a 2008 road trip across more than 2000 kilometres across northern India. India Song celebrates the rich visual culture, foundation myths and stories of India, focusing on Rajasthan, using sacred and secular sites to consider caste, femininity and its relationship to the animal world. The work is influenced by surrealism and the magic realism of Latin America.

Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival

Old Meets New, the 7th Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival

Outdoor Exhibition 15 February-20 April, 2019
Al Jazirah Al Hamra Old Town, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

The atmospheric and recently restored historic village of Al Jazirah Al Hamra in Ras Al Khaimah is set to be transformed into an open-air gallery, as it plays host to this year’s Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival (RAKFAF). Opening on Valentine’s Day with a theme of Old Meets New the 7th edition of RAKFAF promises to be a cultural, immersive and unique experience not to be missed. An initiative of the Al Qasimi Foundation, the popular festival will present a rich variety of works by local, regional and international artists to be explored and enjoyed, as well as an expanded programme of workshops and activities. The festival is free to the public and will run until February 28, with an extended outdoor art exhibition running until April 20th, 2019.

Karen Knorr will be exhibiting thirteen works from the series ‘India Song’ as part of the outdoor exhibition in the Al Jazirah Al Hamra Old Town.

Karen Knorr & Kimiko Yoshida – Avatars: The Boundaries Between Illusion & Reality  

Karen Knorr & Kimiko Yoshida – AvatarsThe Boundaries Between Illusion & Reality  

February 23–March 20, 2019
Holden Luntz Gallery
332 Worth Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480
USA

This duo exhibition sees Karen Knorr exhibit for the first time in the USA her large Byobou screens made in Japan from her series Monogatari, a series she has worked on since 2012. In 2017 Knorr was invited into Obai-in temple in Kyoto by artist, calligrapher and head priest Tagen Kobayashi.

Knorr first exhibited her work as free-standing Byobu screens, in a solo exhibition at the Daitoku-ji complex in Obai-in temple in 2018. These screens were made of cedar wood, mulberry, rice paper and silk, and combined with photographs printed on rice paper.