Boback Emad is unstable, tentative and exploratory. Emad, who has a one-person exhibition up at The Midway Gallery in San Francisco on view until April 22nd, was born in the U.S. to Tehran parents, then spent his early years in Pre-Revolutionary Iran. His work reflects his loss of home and familiar landscape.
Alexander Calder's abstract paintings are largely unknown, but they mark the decisive transition from figuration to abstraction in the artist's work. At the same time, they herald his first abstract sculptures in which he progressively introduced not only actual motion, but also unprecedented concepts such as sound and viewer intervention.
It's London's turn in the great art fair cycle, and Frieze and its satellites have descended upon the British city for the eleventh year. As expected, the powers behind Frieze have a world class line up of special exhibitions, film and a sculpture park that will pair contemporary and historical pieces.