Joanna Piotrowska
Joanna Piotrowska
Jan 24 – Mar 7, 2020
Galeria Madragoa
Lisbon, Portugal

The images created by Joanna Piotrowska, whether captured in photographs, on film or which come to life in front of the viewer in the form of performances and installations, are wrapped in a sense of ambiguity, despite the fact that everything is clear and in plain sight.

The tension is triggered by the reversibility of the situations, gestures and actions staged, which focus on the suspended moment of an encounter between two realities, condensed into images that are never univocal, but can be interpreted in a sense or in the other. An encounter between two people, between those who perform and those who undergo an action, with an invisible enemy, between human beings and objects, and even when the protagonist is a single person, the gestures or the pose evoke a doubling, showing the essence of Joanna Piotrowska’s work to be found in the inner investigation and in bringing out the psychic mechanisms that operate in different contexts.

  • Fifteen Years / Luce Gallery
    May 16 – Jun 18, 2024
    Luce Gallery
    Turin, Italy

    Luce Gallery is thrilled to announce our special anniversary group presentation, Fifteen Years.

    This show celebrates the gallery’s milestone and features new works by a selection of our represented artists, including Dominic Chambers, Ryan Cosbert, Robert Davis, Derek Fordjour, Connie Harrison, Yowshien Kuo, Hugo Mccloud, Johanna Mirabel, Peter Mohall, Demarco Mosby, Ludovic Nkoth, Collins Obijiaku, Zéh Palito, and Francesco Pirazzi. (more…)

  • Anne Imhof: Wish You Were Gay
    Jun 8 – Sep 22, 2024
    Kunsthaus Bregenz
    Bregenz, Austria

    Kunsthaus Bregenz is delighted to announce Wish You Were Gay, an exhibition by Anne Imhof. Spanning all four floors of KUB, Wish You Were Gay is simultaneously a personal survey and an all new body of work that reflects on and further develops a number of core elements that have constituted Imhof’s repertoire of artistic expression. Wish You Were Gay includes bas-reliefs, large scale oil paintings, sculptures, stage elements and stadium lighting, as well as new video works made of archival footage from her origins (more…)