May Newsletter

May Newsletter


MAY 2017

On View in May


Calder | Miró Constellations

32 East 57th Street

New York

Through Jun 30, 2017


Keith Sonnier

Frieze New York

Booth C3

20 Randall’s Island

May 5 – 7, 2017



Living Digital Forest and Future Park

798 Art District, No. 2 Jiuxianqiao Road


May 20 – Oct 10, 2017


Leo Villareal

537 West 24th Street

New York

May 4 – Jun 17, 2017


Richard Tuttle

The Critical Edge

6 Burlington Gardens


Through May 13, 2017


David Hockney

Yosemite Suite

229 Hamilton Avenue

Palo Alto

Through Jun 11, 2017


Robert Mangold

Paintings and Works on Paper 2013-2017

Opening Friday, May 5

6–8 PM

510 West 25th Street

New York

May 6 – Jun 17, 2017


Joel Shapiro

6 Burlington Gardens


May 19 – Jun 17, 2017


Qiu Xiaofei

Pine or Willow

15C Entertainment Building

Hong Kong

Through May 13, 2017

La Biennale di Venezia


Kiki Smith

Liu Jianhua


Invited to the 57th International Art Exhibition

La Biennale di Venezia

Viva Arte Viva

May 13 – Nov 26, 2017



The New York Times:

Miró, Calder and a Heavenly Convergence

To read Miró, Calder and a Convergence of 'Constellations' click here.



Q&A with Kevin Francis Gray

Watch artist Kevin Francis Gray discuss his recent exhibition of new works at Pace with gallery director Elliot McDonald.


Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends

The Museum of Modern Art

May 21 – Sep 17



Tony Smith Estate Website Launch

Browse artworks, exhibitions, biographical information and more at the new online home of the Tony Smith Estate.


Lectures & Events 



Frieze Chelsea Night 

Saturday, May 6, 6–8 PM

Robert Mangold

Paintings and Works on Paper 2013 - 2017

510 West 25th Street, New York


Leo Villareal

537 West 24th Street, New York




Loie Hollowell

Artist's Eye: Loie Hollowell on Georgia O'Keefe at the Brooklyn Museum's exhibition, Georgia O'Keefe: Living Modern.


Brooklyn Museum, New York

May 13, 2017 at 2 PM



Global Museum Exhibitions


Alexander Calder

Motion Lab


San Francisco, CA

Through Sep 10, 2017


Calder: Monumental

Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver, CO

Through Sep 24, 2017


Lee Friedlander

Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom

Yale University Art Gallery

New Haven, CT

Through Jul 9, 2017


David Hockney

Tate Britain

London, UK

Through May 29, 2017

Richard Learoyd

In the Studio

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Kansas City, MO

Through Jun 11, 2017


Sol LeWitt

6 Wall Drawings

Musee des Beaux-Arts

Le Locle, Switzerland

Through Oct 15, 2017


Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

North Adams, MA

Opens May 28, 2017


Robert Mangold

Deconstructing Robert Mangold

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Kansas City, MO

Through Jun 11, 2017


Louise Nevelson

Reflections: Louise Nevelson, 1967

Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University

Waltham, MA

Through Jun 11, 2017


Isamu Noguchi

Self-Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center

Noguchi Museum

New York, NY

Through Jan 7, 2018


Thomas Nozkowski


University of Kentucky Art Museum

May 20 – Aug 20, 2017


Adam Pendleton

Becoming Imperceptible

MOCA Cleveland

Cleveland, OH

Through May 14, 2017


shot him in the face

Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art

Berlin, Germany

Through May 14, 2017

Traveling to BALTIC Centre for

Contemporary Art

Gateshead, UK

May 27 – Sep 10, 2017

Front Room: Adam Pendleton

Baltimore Museum of Art

Baltimore, MD

Through Oct 1, 2017


Pablo Picasso

Picasso in Canada

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Winnipeg, Canada

May 13 – Aug 13, 2017

Robert Rauschenberg

Late Series and “Us Silkscreeners…"

Faurschou Foundation at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini Venice, Italy

May 12 – Aug 27, 2017

Among Friends

Museum of Modern Art

New York, NY 

May 21 – Sept 17, 2017

A Quake in Paradise

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

North Adams, MA

Through May 28, 2017 

Julian Schnabel

"Paintings that I hope Philip and

David would like"

The Glass House

New Canaan, CT

May 1 – Aug 14, 2017

Keith Sonnier

Three Neons / Three Decades

Wadsworth Atheneum

Hartford, CT

Through Oct 8, 2017


Tony Smith


Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles, CA

Through Jul 2, 2017


Saul Steinberg

Along the Lines: Selected Drawings by Saul Steinberg

Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

May 27 – Oct 29, 2017



Flowers & People

Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University

Houston, TX

Through Aug 13, 2017 


teamLab: Graffiti Nature

Walker Art Center

Minneapolis, MN

May 18 – Sept 10, 2017


James Turrell

Immersive Light

Long Museum

Shanghai, China

Through May 21, 2017 


Breathing Light and

Light Reignfall

Los Angeles County Museum of Art 

Los Angeles, CA

Through May 29, 2017 


James Turrell

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

North Adams, MA

Opens May 28, 2017


Richard Tuttle

De Hallen Haarlem


Through May 7, 2017 


Leo Villareal  



San Francisco, CA

Through February 25, 2018 

Fred Wilson

Black to the Powers of Ten

and Wildfire Test Pit

Allen Memorial Art Museum

Oberlin, OH

Through Jun 12, 2017  

Fred Wilson

Neuberger Museum of Art

Purchase, NY

Through Jul 30, 2017

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Installation view of Calder: Constellations 32 East 57th Street, New York April 20 – June 30, 2017 Photography by Tom Barratt, courtesy Pace Gallery © 2017 Calder Foundation, New York /Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York ; © Leo Villareal; Robert Mangold, Two Open Squares Within a Yellow Area, 2016, acrylic and black pencil on canvas, 50 x 8' 4" (127 x 254 cm) © Robert Mangold; Keith Sonnier, Chila, 2016, neon, hexcel aluminum, black electrical cable, transformer and rubber end caps, 71" x 71" x 3" (180.3 cm x 180.3 cm x 7.6 cm) © 2017 Keith Sonnier / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph by Caterina Verde; Richard  Tuttle, Detail of The Critical Edge VII, 2015, acrylic, pencil, paper, and wood; ten paper elements and five black MDF panels, 3 x 15' (91.4  x 457.2 cm) overall installed; nine paper sheets measure 14-1/8 x 20" (35.9  x 50.8 cm); one paper sheet measures 20 x 14-1/8” (50.8 x 35.9 cm); each wood panel measures 36 x 36" (91.4 x 91.4 cm) © Richard Tuttle; Joel  Shapiro, Really Blue (after all), 2016, wood and casein, 8' 7" x 79 x 50" (261.6 x 200.7 x 127 cm), Unique © Joel Shapiro; David Hockney, Detail of Untitled No.21 from The Yosemite Suite, 2010, iPad drawing printed on paper, 37 x 28" (94 x 71.1 cm) © David Hockney; Qiu Xiaofei, Replanted No.2, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 180 x 180 (70-7/8 x 70-7/8"); Credit 2017 Calder Foundation, New York/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; 2017 Successió Miró, via Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, via ADAGP, Paris; Photograph by Michael Kirby Smith for The New York Times; Peter Moore. Photograph of Robert Rauschenberg’s Pelican (1963) as performed in a former CBS television studio, New York, during the First New York Theater Rally, May 1965. © Barbara Moore/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY, courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.; Tony Smith, Smoke, 1967, Aluminum, painted black, 24'2" x 47' x 33', Edition 1/3, Los Angeles County Museum of Art photo © Museum Associates/LACMA; Loie Hollowell, Stacked Lingam in Yellow and Purple, 2017. Oil and acrylic medium on linen over panel, 48 x 36 x 21/4 in. (121.9 x 91.4 x 5.7 cm). No. 66266. © Loie Hollowell.