17 November 2016

Modern Art Oxford, The Vanished Reality: Temporal, Sociological, And Cultural Locations

Modern Art Oxford presents its final exhibition in a series of shows celebrating the Gallery’s 50th anniversary; concluding its KALEIDOSCOPE series with ‘The Vanished Reality’. This multi-generational exhibition presents work by Marcel Broodthaers, Hans Haacke, Iman Issa, Darcy Lange, Louise Lawler, Maria Loboda, Kerry James Marshall, Katja Novitskova, and Hardeep Pandhal.

25 June 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: Hans Haacke Discusses His Fourth Plinth Commission

Hans Haacke is a leading figure in the contemporary art world. His work crosses boundaries of Conceptual, Minimal, Pop and site specific Land Art. He is best known for his investigations into hidden economies and politics including that of the art world and the suppressed histories of people and places. Mayor Boris Johnson along with […]

30 April 2015

A Voice Remains – Pippy Houldsworth Gallery – Reactivating The Revolution

The new exhibition at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery sees six important artists grapple with varied strategies and approaches to the representation of political history. The idea that the past is fundamentally inaccessible, and that our knowledge of it is filtered through the contemporary lens, is nothing new. This terrain is explored here, in different ways and […]

23 April 2015

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Group Exhibition A Voice Remains To Open At Pippy Houldsworth Gallery

Pippy Houldsworth Gallery presents an exhibition of work by Andrea Bowers, Sam Durant, Hans Haacke, Sharon Hayes, Mary Kelly and Carrie Mae Weems. ‘A Voice Remains’ will look at how artists have, in recent years, begun to address the renewed significance of history, perhaps driven by the need to preserve personal and cultural stories in […]

28 March 2015

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Hans Haacke Proposes Tate For Gift Horse Beyond The Fourth Plinth

In the second and final part of our featured discussion between Hans Haacke and Jon Bird at the ICA, we conclude that Mr Haacke’s work crosses boundaries of Conceptual, Minimal, Pop and site specific Land Art. His latest work unveiled on the Fourth Plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square titled,  ‘Gift Horse’ is no exception to the artist’s reputation […]

16 March 2015

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Hans Haacke In Conversation About His Recent Fourth Plinth Commission

Hans Haacke is a leading figure in the contemporary art world. His work crosses boundaries of  Conceptual, Minimal, Pop and site specific Land Art. He is best known for his investigations into hidden economies and politics including that of the art world and the suppressed histories of people and places. Haacke’s has always had strong […]

5 March 2015

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Fourth Plinth’s Dinosaur Like Gift Horse Unveiled By Hans Haacke

Mayor Boris Johnson along with Ekow Eshun, Chair of the Fourth Plinth Commissioning Group, and the German/US based artist Hans Haacke have unveiled the latest commission for the Trafalgar Square programme. ‘Gift Horse’ by Hans Haacke is the tenth sculpture to be unveiled on Trafalgar Square’s most famous plinth.  Looming like a dinosaur, Gift Horse […]

17 December 2014

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Fourth Plinth Artist Hans Haacke Unveils Skeletal Horse Sculpture In March

Gift Horse by artist Hans Haacke, a new commission for the Fourth Plinth, will be unveiled on Thursday 5 March 2015 in London’s Trafalgar Square. Commissioned by the Mayor of London as part of the Fourth Plinth Commissioning Programme, Gift Horse will be the tenth sculpture to be unveiled on Trafalgar Square’s celebrated plinth. Gift Horse portrays […]

7 February 2014

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Fourth Plinth Commission Goes To David Shrigley And Hans Haacke

Britain’s David Shrigley and the German/American artist Hans Haacke get the thumbs up for the 2015 – 2016 Fourth Plinth commission.  A 10-metre tall thumbs-up and a riderless horse skeleton will take pride of place in Trafalgar Square over the next two years. Mayor Boris Johnson, said the “two very different sculptures” were “wryly enigmatic […]