The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Saturday, October 16, 2021


Latifa Echakhch joins Pace Gallery
Latifa Echakhch, La dépossession, 2014. Theatre canvas, painting, steel tube and straps. In Latifa Echakhch: All around fades to a heavy sound. Installation view, 2014. kamel mennour, Paris. Photo: Fabrice Seixas. Courtesy the artist and kamel mennour, Paris/London.



NEW YORK, NY.- Marc Glimcher, CEO and President of Pace Gallery, announced today that the gallery will begin representing Latifa Echakhch in collaboration with her existing galleries, Kamel Mennour, Kaufmann Repetto, and Dvir Gallery.

Echakhch, whose internationally celebrated practice spans painting, sculpture, and installation, explores the political valences of a diverse range of materials in her work. Echakhch’s abstractions and lyrical forms meditate on personal and societal conflicts, memory, and migration, among other subjects. Describing her practice as a synthesis of “politics and poetry,” Echakhch employs methods of erasure and destruction to transform everyday objects into culturally loaded signifiers of identity, history, and mythology.

“In the field of political and historical links, I always take care not to be too frontal, too simplistic—the political context is more complex than that, and my rule as an artist is not to make any obvious politically oriented messages. It’s a question of power and postures,” the artist said of her practice in a 2019 interview with Mousse Magazine, adding, “I have no other goals but questioning the world around me.”

Large-scale interventions have become a renowned element of Echakhch’s multi faceted practice. For her widely exhibited 2007 installation A chaque stencil une révolution (For each stencil a revolution), the artist treated carbon paper with a chemical solvent to make the material bleed a vibrant azure hue reminiscent of International Klein Blue. That work takes its title from a quote by the late Palestinian political leader Yasser Arafat. It also references the use of carbon paper and stencil machines for printed materials made and distributed by protest groups in the 1960s. Other notable installations include a 2014 presentation in the Centre Pompidou’s Espace 315—mounted after the artist was awarded the Marcel Duchamp Prize in 2013—and a 2019 exhibition at the Fondazione Memmo, Rome.




In 2022, Echakhch will represent Switzerland at the 59th Venice Biennale and present her first solo exhibition with Pace at the gallery’s new London space on Hanover Square. Opening in March 2022, the artist’s exhibition in London will serve as a precursor to her presentation in the Venice Biennale. With the inauguration of its new London gallery in fall 2021, Pace will continue to expand its contemporary program in Europe by way of landmark exhibitions and regularly held Pace Live events. Pace looks forward to supporting Echakhch in the development of future exhibitions, publishing projects, and other programming in collaboration with her other galleries.

Marc Glimcher says: “Latifa is an artist who mines the complexities of political and cultural histories to make work that speaks to contemporary times. Her singular voice is vital in today’s world and complements our growing program of contemporary artists who are examining and changing society through their art-making. We look forward to Latifa’s first exhibition at Pace in our new Hanover Square gallery in London, just ahead of her project for the Swiss pavilion in Venice. We are delighted to collaborate with her other galleries to create a support system for Latifa as her career continues to reach new heights.”

Latifa Echakhch says: “I am very happy to join Marc Glimcher and Pace’s incredible team. The manner in which the gallery is organized— and the way it commits to supporting artists’ careers with depth, dedication, and long-term care—is something that resonated with me. A sincere attachment to artists as human beings and real support of their sensitivities and practices are essential values to me. More than ever, we need a real belief in and a love of art.”

Echakhch has figured in group shows at institutions including the Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing; MoMA PS1, New York; the Studio Museum in Harlem; the Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore; and the Kunsthalle Basel. Her work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; MACBA – Museu d’Art Contemporain, Barcelona, Spain; the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and other international museums and foundations.

The artist has also exhibited major installations at the Power Plant, Toronto, where her work Cross Fade featured a crumbling fresco of clouds, and the 2017 Istanbul Biennial, which showcased her fragmented fresco Crowd Fade. In 2020, the artist presented a solo exhibition titled The Sun and the Set at BPS22, Charleroi.










Today's News

July 2, 2021

New exhibitions at the Berman Museum examine relationships between humans and the natural world

50 years after his death, Paris remembers Jim Morrison

Unveiling of Diana statue reunites William and Harry, briefly

Kasmin opens an exhibition of ten evocative early watercolors by Stuart Davis

MASSIMODECARLO opens first exhibition connecting Milan, London and Paris with one show

Cowan's American Historical Ephemera & Photography auction surpasses $705,000

Latifa Echakhch joins Pace Gallery

Yale Drama goes tuition-free with $150 million gift from David Geffen

20 limited edition Al Hirschfeld prints signed by legendary Broadway stars, now up for bids

In Maya Lin's 'Ghost Forest,' the trees are talking back

Yale Art Gallery appoints Freyda Spira as the Robert L. Solley Curator of Prints and Drawings

PAFA announces Anne E. McCollum as Chairperson of the Board of Trustees

New-York Historical Society to expand its home on Central Park West

Personal collection of film special effects pioneer Willis O'Brien grabs spotlight at Heritage Auctions

With 'Summer of Soul,' Questlove wants to fill a cultural void

Frieda Fritzshall, 91, dies; Survived to create a Holocaust museum

New Museum appoints Salome Asega as Director of NEW INC

Art to augment 12 botanical gardens around the world

Driehaus Museum acquires historic Murphy Auditorium

The gold medalist: Highest-graded 'Nintendo World Championships' game ever offered vaults to Heritage Auctions

World's largest auction of anime animation art breaks $2.1 million record at Heritage

Christina Quarles joins MOCA Board of Trustees

CryptOGs reign supreme at Bonhams first NFT sale

50 reasons to love Joni Mitchell's 'Blue'

Casino in pop culture



How gambling has changed during the pandemic



The biggest winnings in the history of online casinos



What Investing in Real Estate Can Teach You About Investing in Art

5 RULES TO CHOOSE AN ONLINE WEB GAMBLING SITE

The 4 Most Important Machines For Manufacturing Industry

Tips To Write The Ideal Consulting Cover Letter

17 Best WhatsApp Mod APK Apps download (Updated 2021)




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

sa gaming free credit

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site Parroquia Natividad del Señor
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful