Drawing Room, London
May 18 - July 9, 2017
Drawing is particularly suited to representing evidence as it is a legible medium; to look closely at a drawing is to trace the history of its making and in this sense each drawing acts as its own witness. The artists in Graphic Witness employ different drawing modes to produce evidence of conflict and suffering, commentaries on injustice and as tools to prompt social change. These wide ranging graphic responses question accepted histories, speculate on alternative scenarios and propose new trajectories.
Unfinished Conversations: New Work from the Collection
MoMA, New York
March 19 - July 30, 2017
Unfinished Conversations: New Work from the Collection brings together works by more than a dozen artists, made in the past decade and recently acquired by The Museum of Modern Art. The artists that make up this intergenerational selection address current anxiety and unrest around the world and offer critical reflections on our present moment.
Erik van Lieshout: Three Social Works
South London Gallery, London, UK
April 6 - June 11, 2017
Erik van Lieshout's work explores themes often rooted in his experience of living and working in the Netherlands but nevertheless relevant to contemporary experience across Europe and beyond. His SLG show brings together works that draw on socio-political observations, marginalized identities and the role of the artist in society.
The exhibition features van Lieshout’s video works The Basement (2014), Ego (2013), and Janus (2012), which are screened in large-scale environments created especially for the SLG’s main gallery.
Winner of the Kino der Kunst Hauptpreis 2017
10,000 euros, donated by Kunststiftung Ingvild and Stephan Goetz
The prize is shared by Julian Rosefeldt and Erik van Lieshout
Krafta Doc International Art Making Festival, Glasgow, Scotland
October 1, 2017
Screening WORK (2015)
Revolution in red-yellow-blue, Gerrit Rietveld and contemporary art
Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
October 14, 2017 — February 4, 2018
Congratulations to Erik van Lieshout and Lara Schnitger for making The 50 most important (living) artists of the Netherlands!
Erik van Lieshout wins Heineken Prize for Art
Congratulations to Erik van Lieshout, winner of the 2018 Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for Art!
The international jury for the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Art has unanimously selected Dutch visual artist Erik van Lieshout as this year's laureate. Van Lieshout will receive a cash prize of EUR 100,000, half of which is meant to finance a publication and/or exhibition. An award ceremony will take place in Amsterdam in September.