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Whitehot Recommends: September/October Exhibitions Around the World

Rusudan Khizanishvili, The Source (2021). Oil on Canvas, 145 x 115cm.

By WM, September 2021

Wunder Women: The Female Figurative

BEERS London

October 24 through November 27, 2021 

WUNDER WOMEN: The Female Figurative is our first (and only) group exhibition of 2021. We are thrilled to bring together such a stellar roster of exclusively female painters whose predominant painting practice surrounds the female figure. 

Claudia Martínez Garay | Te están buscando (they’re looking for you), 2021.

Caminos de Liberacíon: Claudia Martínez Garay


October 1 through November 13, 2021

GRIMM is proud to announce Caminos de Liberacíon, an exhibition of new works by Claudia Martínez Garay, opening on Friday 1 October at GRIMM Van Baerlestraat in Amsterdam.

Zahria Cook at Tiger Strikes Asteroid Greenville, installation view.

back like the wound, and you are the stitch: Caleb Jamel Brown and Zahria Cook

Tiger Strikes Asteroid Greenville

October 1 through October 30, 2021 

back like the wound, and you are the stitch takes its title from Tyehimba Jess’s 2005 poem martha promise receives leadbelly, 1935, in which acts of labor simultaneously destroy and restore. This exhibition investigates themes of duality and reclamation through gesture, labor, and process, and explores the use of abstraction as the vehicle for discovering a contemporary Southern Black vernacular narrative. 

Ned Smyth: Life at Landcraft Garden Foundation, installation view.

Ned Smyth: Life

Landcraft Garden Foundation

Through October 30, 2021

Now on view: Landcraft Garden Foundation presents Ned Smyth: Life, a solo exhibition curated by Ugo Rondinone, marking the inaugural exhibition in a new annual series Sculpture in the Garden. Situated within the Landcraft’s botanical gardens, visitors will encounter several monumental sculptures by Ned Smyth sited in dialogue with specific landscapes and the surrounding natural flora. Entitled Life, this exhibition focuses on a critical juncture of Smyth’s oeuvre that he forged in the 1970s, at a moment in which he moved away from the orthodoxies of Minimalism.

Amoako Boafo: Singular Duality: Me Can Make We, installation view.

Amoako Boafo: Singular Duality: Me Can Make We

Roberts Projects

September 18 through November 6, 2021

Featuring new large-scale paintings that explore the tension of internal and external worlds, and of the complexities of shadow and light, Amoako Boafo’s second solo show with the gallery expands on his oeuvre representing and celebrating Blackness, while introducing significant new themes.

Todd Gray, Euclidean Gris Gris (Love and Happiness), 2019. Two archival pigment prints in artist's frames and found frames, UV laminate, 37 3/4 x 47 3/4 x 2 3/4 inches.

Todd Gray: Crossing the Waters of Space, Time, and History

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

September 25, 2021 through January 2, 2022

Crossing the Waters of Space, Time, and History continues Gray’s investigations into the social and historical construction of imperial gardens as physical and aesthetic manifestations of how aspects of European reason resulted in oppression. 

NADA Miami: New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA)

Ice Palace Studios

November 30 through December 4, 2021 

This exciting collaboration with Printed Matter and Miami‘s Exile Books will host exhibitors featuring new work as well as historical and rare publications, accessible and DIY approaches to bookmaking, and subject matter that engages with varied critical perspectives. The onsite presentation will be accompanied by a digital platform featuring a schedule of free online programs in addition to exhibitor and publication highlights.

Brian Rego, Boats on Stono River, 2020, oil on board, 14.25 x 17 inches.

Artist Talk with Brian Rego moderated by Philip R. Jackson

Nancy Margolis Gallery

October 9, 2021

Nancy Margolis Gallery is thrilled to announce a Zoom Artist Talk with Brian Rego on Saturday, October 9th, from 2pm until 3pm EST. Rego will discuss his current exhibition, Present Memory, in a conversation moderated by artist and Professor of Art Philip R. Jackson. 

SXIXNXGXUXLXAXRXIXTXY: L at No Gallery, installation view.


No Gallery

September 25 through November 7, 2021

In creating the spells, talismans, and wormholes in this space, L has drawn upon knowledge obtained from a lifelong practice of folk ritual, ceremonial magic, and occultism. The space includes deflective and protective superpositioned talismans imbedded into the existing architecture, as well as spell vessels that have been specifically programmed towards the unified hexing of the singularity. 

Christopher Udemezue Untitled (Down by the Spanish River, stained in sugarcane), 2017. Digital print, 45 x 60 inches / 114.3 x 152.4 cm.

Christopher Udemezue: Under the Palm Tree Leaves

Anat Ebgi

September 25 through November 6, 2021

Working with all queer models, Christopher Udemezue’s photographs reframe Caribbean and African American history through poetic explorations of historical events, folklore, and oral histories interweaving them with his own dreams and imaginings. WM

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