ANNOUNCEMENTS

Siglio

April 24, 2017
Details of Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen, Siglio/CAC, 2017. Details of Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen, Siglio/CAC, 2017.

Siglio presents Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen

Beginning and ending at the edge of the ocean at the sacred mouth of the Aconcagua River, About to Happen serves as a lament as well as love letter to the sea. In this artist's book, Chilean-born artist and poet Cecilia Vicuña weaves personal and ancestral memory while summoning the collective power to confront the economic disparities and environmental crises of the 21st century. Collecting the detritus that washes up on shore, Vicuña... continue reading

Victoria Miro

April 24, 2017
Alice Neel, Benjamin, 1976. Acrylic on board. 75.9 x 52.7 cm, 29 7/8 x 20 3/4 in. © The Estate of Alice Neel. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Victoria Miro, London Alice Neel, Benjamin, 1976. Acrylic on board. 75.9 x 52.7 cm, 29 7/8 x 20 3/4 in. © The Estate of Alice Neel. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Victoria Miro, London

Alice Neel at Victoria Miro

Curated by the celebrated US author and Pulitzer Prize winning critic Hilton Als, Alice Neel, Uptown focuses on paintings made by the artist during the five decades in which she lived and worked in upper Manhattan, first in Spanish (East) Harlem, where she moved in 1938, and, later, the Upper West Side, where she lived from 1962 until her death in 1984.  A woman with a strong social conscience and equally strong left-wing beliefs, Alice... continue reading

The Glass House

April 21, 2017
Left: Accattone, 1978. Oil, wax, modeling paste on canvas, 84 x 72 inches. Right: Jack the Bellboy / A Season in Hell, 1975. Joint compound, Rhoplex, oil, plaster, wire mesh on canvas, 72 x 48 inches. Photo: Andy Romer. Left: Accattone, 1978. Oil, wax, modeling paste on canvas, 84 x 72 inches. Right: Jack the Bellboy / A Season in Hell, 1975. Joint compound, Rhoplex, oil, plaster, wire mesh on canvas, 72 x 48 inches. Photo: Andy Romer.

Julian Schnabel at The Glass House

Glass House proudly presents Julian Schnabel: "Paintings that I hope Philip and David would like," an intimate survey showcasing Julian Schnabel's prolific painting career. Over the course of the exhibition period, the Painting Gallery panels will rotate three times to present paintings selected by the artist. Each rotation will feature six works from different periods of the artist's career.... continue reading

REVIEWS

Ralph Eugene Meatyard’s “American Mystic”
FRAENKEL GALLERY, San Francisco
View of Ralph Eugene Meatyard's "American Mystic," Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, 2017.

by BRIAN KARL

Capturing the unseen has been a taking-off point for photographic ambition since the medium’s inception. Ephemeral moments, underlying truths, and the supernatural have all been teased out through choices around opening and closing shutters. Featuring small-format photographs produced from the mid-1950s through the early ’70s, this exhibition at Fraenkel Gallery,... continue reading

Malick Sidibé’s “Chemises”
M+B, Los Angeles
View of Malick Sidibé’s “Chemises,” M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, 2017.

by JENNIFER PIEJKO

Only someone with a lying mouth, according to Yoruba oral tradition, would speak first and look for visual confirmation second.(1) Untold centuries later, the expression retains its value: photography’s maneuvers depend on the fact that truth is determined by the eye. The complete history of photography is inextricable from colonialism in... continue reading

Josh Smith’s “You Walk on Ahead, Go as Fast as You Want. I’ll Follow Along Slowly. I Know the Road Well.”
STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
View of Josh Smith's "You Walk on Ahead, Go as Fast as You Want. I'll Follow Along Slowly. I Know the Road Well," STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, 2017.

by KJETIL ROED

The visitor to Josh Smith’s show at STANDARD (OSLO) is faced with 11 Grim Reapers painted in oil on canvas, all of them equipped with the customary black robe and scythe. Smith’s angels of death are not solitary, otherworldly figures, but a motley crew rendered in a seemingly slapdash manner,... continue reading

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