1. David Hammons @ Mnuchin Gallery
March 15 — May 27
For five decades, David Hammons has addressed the injustices of American society with both wit and intelligent provocation. Through sculpture, installation, performance art and his signature body prints, he has highlighted racial issues and cultural stereotypes while addressing questions of personal identity and agency. Mnuchin Gallery’s new retrospective traces Hammons’ career back to its start in the late 1960s and includes never before seen photographs of key works and performances, sourced directly from the artist himself.
On view at 45 East 78th Street, New York, NY.
2. George Condo @ Spruth Magers
April 20 — June 11
George Condo’s new LA exhibit with Spruth Magers, Entrance to the Void, presents an introspective retrospective; Condo has condensed the disparate styles of his previous artistic periods into individual paintings. While the works demonstrate a shared, abstract unity in their compositions, they also speak to Condo’s artistic versatility. But perhaps it is most interesting to see the artist portray and interpret his own artistic history and growth.
On view at 5900 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA.
3. Brad Troemel @ Feuer / Mesler
April 3 — May 9
Brad Troemel likes it best when things are new. Constantly in search of novel ways to fabricate art, Troemel’s oeuvre and approach are engaging for both new and long-time fans of his work. His current show with Feuer/Mesler, New and Handmade By Me, gives him a platform to showcase his latest artistic explorations, which, in his own words, included learning how to: “Build my own vacuum forming machine,” “Ombre dye fabric,” “Bake gingerbread houses from scratch,” “Make handmade plantable paper,” and “Make chalk from Soylent.”
On view at 319 Grand Street, New York, NY.