The L.A.-based Ace Gallery has announced participation at this year's L.A. Art Show 2017 that will take place from January 11-15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center featuring works by artists Heather Carson, Laddie John Dill, Melissa Kretschmer, Gary Lang, Ruth Pastine and Deborah Salt.

Carson’s work releases light from its conventional role as a conveyance of illumination to an external subject in order that it should itself become form and object. 

Linear fluorescents with industrial joiners evoke geometric sculptures, relief, and painting, but without depiction, and animated through the color relations and formal tensions of the various media they simultaneously evoke.

WUM NEWS NEW YORK– From January 5th to February 11th, 2017 the Chelsea-based Cheim & Read Gallery will present an exhibition entitled "Louise Bourgeois: Holograms," which is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this little-known aspect of the artist’s long, groundbreaking career.

On view through February 5th, 2017 is the exhibition entitled "Make it Behave" by American-born artist Rochelle Feinstein [B.F.A. ' 75 Pratt Institute, NY/ M.F.A. '78 University of Minnesota, MN] at kestnergesellschaft.

Feinstein has created an extraordinary oeuvre over the past 30 years which includes not only paintings but also videos, sculptures and installations.

WUM NEWS SAN FRANCISCO–With a solo exhibition [January 5th-March 17th] entitled "Rip or Rag" the prestigious San Francisco-based gallery Altman Siegel will welcome 2017 featuring works by artist Laeh Glenn.

Based in Los Angeles where she works and lives, Laeh Glenn received her B.F.A. from California College of the Arts in 2008 and her M.F.A. from UCLA in 2012.

"There is a figure that recurs in the most famous paintings of Caspar David Friedrich's. 

Called the Rückenfigur, he is always seen from behind, acting as a conduit for the viewer's gaze, an opening into the radiant landscape beyond. 

He stands as a proxy for the artist but he also extends an invitation to the viewer, to join him there and share in a sense of wonder before the numinous.

From May 25th to June 27th, 2016, invited by the world's largest museum "Musée du Louvre" French-born artist JR chose to make disappear one of its symbols, the pyramid of the Louvre, thanks to an unexpected anamorphosis.

These two images belong to a series of 30 photographs captured from June 7th to June 21st, 2016, the day of the summer solstice.

From February 12th to June 18th, 2017, the NSU Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale will be showcasing an exhibition entitled "Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road" featuring new and recent work by Los Angeles-based artist Catherine Opie, an essential figure in contemporary photography.  

Taken over the course of six months at the Bel-Air, California residence of the late actress Elizabeth Taylor, the exhibition’s photographs are drawn from two series: Closets and Jewels, and 700 Nimes Road.

The Frieze Artist Award, an international, open call for an artist 25–40 years of age, is open for applications. 

The award offers an artist the chance to realize a major site-specific work at Frieze London 2017; as part of Frieze Projects, the fair’s celebrated non-profit programme.

The closing date for applications is February, 10th 2017. Frieze Projects and the Frieze Artist Award are supported by the LUMA Foundation.

The prestigious Chicago-based gallery Kavi Gupta is participating  in three sectors this week [Dec 1-4] during Art Basel Miami Beach 2016.

This year brings an ambitious program with Kavi Gupta's participation in the Galleries [Booth #J14], Kabinett [Irena Haiduk] and Public sectors of the Fair featuring artists Glenn Kaino, Tony Tasset, José Lerma, Roxy Paine, McArthur Binion, Scott Reeder, Clare Rojas, and Roger Brown.

The Miami Design-based cutting-edge contemporary artspace PRIMARY–founded by artists Books Bischof, Cristina Gonzalez and Typoe Gran– has announced the opening of "Future No.1" (Fill the Void), a site-specific, public art installation by Chicago-based visual artist Cody Hudson which will take place during Art Basel Miami Beach Week '16 [Dec 1-4, 2016].