Private view: three must-see gallery shows opening in November

Fred Tomasellis Untitled (detail, 2019) Courtesy of James Cohan gallery

Twenty Years

James Cohan, New York, 1 November-20 December

To mark its 20th anniversary, James Cohan presents a selection of historical works alongside new commissions by most of the artists on its roster. These range from the geometric collages of Fred Tomaselli to the minimalist sculptures of the British land artist Richard Long, from the conceptual videos of the Mexican photographer Teresa Margolles to the socio-political work of the Chinese artist Xu Zhen.

Thornton Dials World Peace (1990) Courtesy of Marlborough

A Different Mountain

Marlborough, New York,21 November 2019-11 January 2020

Souls Grown Deep Foundation was founded by the collector and patron William Arnett to archive and promote the contribution of 20th-century and contemporary African American artists from the rural south-eastern US. Among those he championed are Purvis Young, Thornton Dial and the Gees Bend quilters. His sons, Paul and Matt, present around 75 works from the familys collection, marking its first commercial showing and including works by Lonnie Holley, Mary T. Smith, Hawkins Bolden, Joe Light, Dial and Young, as well as previously unpublished African American quilts.

Craigie Aitchisons Alan McNaught with Bird (1970) Courtesy of Piano Nobile

Aitchison and the Beaux Arts Generation

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