The exhibition recognizes this unique moment in history and reflects the ever-relevant and flexible nature of the work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres. Many of Gonzalez-Torres’s works addresses the capacity for immortality through regeneration, heightened by the experience of loss within these works.
On view until July 5, 2020
Time is a concept embedded in everyday experience. Within the fields of philosophy, science and phenomenology, it has long been analysed as a rational construct, a mechanistic means of spatial measurement, as well as an abstract idea of indivisibly flowing movement dependant on consciousness.
On view (online) until July 16
While landscape painting dates back to antiquity, it only became a serious genre when artists began using landscapes as a retreat from the complexities of modern life. The landscape became a reflection of philosophical ideas when previously, landscapes were simply an image of pastoral idyll.
This retrospective is the culmination of Sharif’s long history with the Emirate of Sharjah and is produced in close collaboration with Sharjah Art Foundation. The show presents around 150 works, including early newspaper caricatures and comic strip drawings, paintings, sculptural installations, and assemblages.
On view until 19 July