The retrospective of Kevin Mullins (1950-2018) Wichita State University’s Ulrich Museum of Art highlights the artist’s rigorous exploration of repetition and patterns. The exhibition Kevin Mullins: Fire in the Paint Locker is available from April 12–August 11, 2019. [Hyperallergic]
The exhibition The Edge of Things: Dissident Art Under Repressive Regimes presents the work of artists working under military dictatorships, specifically within the contexts of Argentina, Chile and Brazil during the 1960s to the late 1980s.
The Edge of Things: Dissident Art Under Repressive Regimes is on view at Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum until January 5, 2020 [Newcity]
Featuring more than 35 works in variety of mediums by the artist, the exhibition Ai Weiwei: Bare Life is a mixture of his iconic artworks including the triptych Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn (2015) and pieces never before displayed in the United States such as the monumental installation Through (2007–8).
Ai Weiwei: Bare Life will be on view at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum from September 28, 2019, through January 5, 2020 [Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum]
The Oriental Institute (OI) of the University of Chicago displays the work of three contemporary artists to respond to Middle Eastern artefacts from the collection. Artists include Ohio-based Ann Hamilton, Iraqi-American Michael Rakowitz, and Syrian Mohamad Hafez. The exhibition celebrates the OI’s centennial. [The Art Newspaper]
On display at the Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas is the mid-career retrospective of Chinese multidisciplinary artist Master Shen-Long. The Buddhist Master’s exhibition will look at his more than 50 years of making art and will feature a 300 foot long scroll, Bowie knives carved with the artist’s inscriptions, and sculptural-like large-scale ink paintings on canvas. [NBCDFW]
The exhibition ACE: Art on Sports, Promise, and Selfhood explores sports and athletic culture and emphasizes parallels between the physicality of sports and the active process of creating art. [timesunion]
The exhibition Ace: Art on Sports, Promise, and Selfhood is on display June 28 – December 7, 2019 at the Albany University Art Museum.
MIT List Visual Arts Center presents New York and Dubai-based artist, Farah Al Qasimi’s first solo exhibition at a United States institution, featuring photography, video, and performance works. The exhibition List Projects: Farah Al Qasimi is available July 30–October 20, 2019 at MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, MA. [e-flux]
The exhibition Trey Duvall: Do, Do, Do, Do, Do features a site-specific sculpture and a rotating frieze of video performances. Programming includes an artist talk and a performance in collaboration with UW students this fall. The exhibition is available at the University of Wyoming Art Museum from August 10, 2019 – November 16, 2019. [University of Wyoming]
Featuring 80 paintings and 50 works completed on paper by American artist Lari Pittman, the exhibition explores themes of love, sex, death, art, and citizenship.
The exhibition Lari Pittman: Declaration of Independence is available at the Hammer Museum from September 29, 2019–January 5, 2020. [e-flux]
Artist Billie Grace Lynn discusses how her work focuses racial injustice and gets candid about her voice on this issue as a white woman from Alexandria, Louisiana. The interactive and immersive exhibition on display at the Lowe Art Museum features a 30-foot sculpture of a black hoodie that visitors can enter and a scale model of the Washington Monument made up of mirrors that can rotate 360 degrees.
The exhibition Billy Grace Lynn: A House Divided is available at the Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami from June 20 – September 15, 2019. [WLRN]