10 International Gallery Shows To Make You Smile

Enchanting summer shows in exotic locales.

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Paris: Iuri Sarmento,
Paris: Iuri Sarmento, "Barroco Pop"
Paris: Iuri Sarmento, "Barroco Pop" at Galerie Agnes Monplaisir, until September 6.
Iuri Sarmento, "Untitled" (2013)
Photo: artnet.
Juergen Teller, "Cerith, Suffolk" (2011)
Hong Kong: Group Show, "Under the Skin" at Lehmann Maupin, until August 16.
Juergen Teller, "Cerith, Suffolk" (2011)
Photo courtesy Lehmann Maupin.
Los Angeles: Joe Goode, "Flat Screen Nature"
Los Angeles: Joe Goode, "Flat Screen Nature" at Kohn Gallery, until August 29.
Joe Goode, "Bad Dog".
Photo courtesy Kohn Gallery.
Guo Fengyi, "Statue of Liberty," detail. (2014)
Beijing: Guo Fengyi, "Landscapeportrait" at Long March Space, until August 24.
Guo Fengyi, "Statue of Liberty," detail. (2014)
Photo courtesy Long March Space.
Zhao Jinhe, "Mess" (2014)
Hong Kong: "Summer Group Show" at de Sarthe Gallery, until September 13.
Zhao Jinhe, "Mess" (2014).
Photo courtesy de Sarthe Gallery.
Koji Nakazono, "untitled" (2014)
Singapore: Koji Nakazono, "Two Holes" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, until August 4.
Koji Nakazono, "untitled" (2014).
Photo courtesy Tomio Koyama Gallery.
Erica Lai, "The Observatory Series No.5" (2008-2014)
Hong Kong: Group Exhibition, "After Time" at Pearl Lam Galleries, until September 10.
Erica Lai, "The Observatory Series No.5" (2008-2014).
Photo courtesy of Pearl Lam.
Anna Vogel, "Give Back the Kingdom" (2014)
Berlin: Anna Vogel, "Give Back The Kingdom" at Sprüth Magers, until August 30.
Anna Vogel, "Give Back the Kingdom" (2014).
Photo courtesy Sprüth Magers.
Berlin: Ceal Floyer and Karin Sander, "Paper Work"
Berlin: Ceal Floyer and Karin Sander, "Paper Work" at Esther Schipper, until August 23.
Ceal Floyer, installation view (2014).
Photo courtesy Esther Schipper.
Misa Hiramatsu, "Apothanasia" (2014)
Tokyo: Misa Hiramatsu and Mayumi Tanabe, "Polymorphic" at SCAI The Bathhouse, until August 2.
Misa Hiramatsu, "Apothanasia" (2014).
Photo courtesy of SCAI the Bathhouse.

In honor of the final month of summer, we’ve chosen ten shows to make you smile. After all, what else is August for? Hong Kong is packed with group shows at Lehmann Maupin, Pearl Lam Gallery, and de Sarthe Gallery, which feature works from big names like Juergen Teller and Yayoi Kusama next to up-and-comers like photographer Erica Lai and painter Zhao Jinhe. In Paris, Iuri Sarmento‘s show at Galerie Agnes Monplaisir mixes Pop Art sensibilities with Baroque motifs to create genre-bending works guaranteed to put a spring in your step. Berlin’s Sprüth Magers boasts a solo show from Anna Vogel, a photographer who paints over sections of her works to create compositions more congruous with memories and dreams than reality. Also in Berlin, Conceptual artists Ceal Floyer and Karin Sander combine voices with a joint show at Esther Schipper. Beijing’s Long March Space features a solo exhibition of works by Guo Fengyi, a visionary Chinese artist, while Tokyo hosts Misa Hiramatsu and Mayumi Tanabe at SCAI the Bathhouse, and Singapore sees Koji Nakazono’s bright and happy works at Tomio Koyama Gallery. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, Joe Goode shows his sculptural paintings at Kohn Gallery.

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