Serpentine Pavilion Unveiled By Architect Junya Ishigami

The Serpentine launched their annual Pavilion this morning with a press view attended by the architect Junya Ishigami and the artistic director of the Serpentine Galleries Hans Ulrich Obrist.

30 March 2016


Shanghai Project Names Hans Ulrich Obrist And Yongwoo Lee As Artistic Directors

Hans Ulrich Obrist of London’s Serpentine Galleries and Yongwoo Lee from The Shanghai Himalayas Museum have been named as the artistic directors of the inaugural edition of the Shanghai Project. 100 participating artists and organisations will be unveiling projects for the 2016 Shanghai Project. The future of ‘Creative China’, art and culture takes an integral role for their imagination and harmony. The future aims for […]

7 September 2015


The International Folkwang Prize 2015 Goes To Hans Ulrich Obrist

The 2015 International Folkwang Prize has been awarded to famed curator Hans Ulrich Obrist. The prize can be added to Obrist’s growing list of distinctions after the Folkwang Museum announced him as the winner of the award in a press release. Ulrich Obrist is the co-director of London’s Serpentine Gallery and is widely considered as […]

14 July 2015


Artlyst Podcast: Hans Ulrich Obrist Discusses Gerhard Richter And Avro Pärt Collaboration

Artlyst recently visited the Witworth Gallery in Manchester and attended the premiere of a collaboration between two of the world’s most influential and enduring cultural figures – artist Gerhard Richter and composer Arvo Pärt. This beautiful and solemn work was premièred at the gallery as part of MIF15, where Richter and Pärt were in attendance. […]

3 April 2014


Live Art By 14 Celebrated Artists Presented During Art Basel

Curators Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1, Chief Curator at Large at The Museum of Modern Art, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-director of Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects at the Serpentine Gallery, have invited 14 international artists to each activate a room, exploring the relationship between space, time and physicality with an […]

30 December 2013


Serpentine Directors Julia Peyton-Jones And Hans-Ulrich Obrist Awarded Massive Salary Increase

The Serpentine Gallery has come under fire from the Independent newspaper as well as the satirical Jackdaw blog for allegedly authorising a 45% salary increase for its gallery co-directors, Julia Peyton-Jones and Hans-Ulrich Obrist. Sources have claimed, over the holiday period, that £140,000 is now being paid to Peyton- Jones, a figure that exceeds Nicholas […]

8 July 2013


Hans Ulrich Obrist Artist’s Call To Action For Manchester International Festival

Follow in the footsteps of Yoko Ono and Gilbert and George on The Space and take part in Hans Ulrich Obrist’s  do it 2013 at this year’s Manchester International Festival. Digital arts service, The Space is inviting the public to take part in a succession of artistic calls to action and contribute to do it […]

15 March 2012


Serpentine Gallery appoints Jochen Volz New Programmes Head

The Serpentine Gallery has announced the appointment of Jochen Volz as Head of Programmes. He will take over from Sally Tallant, who recently was appointed Artistic Director of the Liverpool Biennial. Jochen Volz is currently Artistic Director at the Instituto Inhotim, Minas Gerais, Brazil, where he has co-curated a series of large-scale site-specific projects on […]

12 March 2012


Hans Ulrich Obrist Looks Into Chinese Future

Chinese edition of ‘The Future Will Be…’ edited by New Hans Ulrich Obrist to coincide with ART HK 12 Internationally celebrated curator Hans Ulrich Obrist is often asked about the future of art. His answer is always that we have to listen to artists. Since 2005, Obrist has expanded this narrative to ask not only […]

14 November 2011


Crunch Time For Chapman Brothers And British Sea Power

Crunch festival November 2011 promises diverse programme of art, music, and lectures on Welsh border Crunch is not only one of the newest fairs to challenge the hegemony of the world’s established art fairs, but also the most novel. Combining art, lectures, and music in the Wales/England border town of Hay-on-Wye, Crunch promises a heady […]

12 June 2011


Peter Zumthor Designs Serpentine Pavilion 2011

The Serpentine Gallery has revealed that world-renowned Swiss architect Peter Zumthor is to design the Pavilion 2011. The eye-catching design will go on view in early July. This year’s Serpentine Pavilion is the 11th commission in the Gallery’s annual series, the world’s first and most ambitious architectural programme of its kind. It will be the […]