SEAN SCULLY: Follow the heart – The Art of Sean Scully 1964 – 2014, London, New York
CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
Travelling from Shanghai Himalayas Museum, this is the first exhibition by a Western abstract artist in China. This important survey includes over 100 works spanning Scully’s career to date. Featuring key pieces on loan from European and American public and private collections, the exhibition also showcases a new monumental corten steel sculpture entitled China Piled Up.
LILIANE TOMASKO: Dusk at Dawn
Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany
Focusing on paintings and works on paper that relate to quotidian subject matter; piles of clothes, paper bags and unmade beds, curator Ulrich Ptak considers Tomasko as an artist embedded within the rich cultural history of painting, responding in particular to artists such as Velazquez, Morandi and Bonnard.
DIANE ARBUS/ ANTONI TAPIES/ LILIANE TOMASKO: Sleepless: Beds in history and contemporary art
21er Haus, Vienna, Austria
The exhibition explores the bed as a territory of birth, love, illness and death, and its continuing role as one of the most reproduced and symbolic objects in art history. Works by Antoni Tàpies, Diane Arbus and Liliane Tomasko will be presented, alongside other highlights of the exhibition, for example the 16th Century painting by Lavina Fontana.
SEAN SCULLY: Figure Abstract
Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany
This illuminating presentation focuses on the relationship between Scully’s early figurative studies and the resolute abstraction of his mature work, tracing the influence of both Modern European and Abstract Expressionist painting.