ANNOUNCEMENTS

curated by_vienna

October 2, 2014
   

curated by_vienna: The Century of the Bed

curated by_vienna is initiated and organized by departure, the creative unit of the Vienna Business Agency. The project aims to intensify cooperation between internationally renowned curators and a selection of Vienna's leading contemporary art galleries. curated by_vienna 2014: The Century of the Bed Based on a concept by renowned architectural historian Beatriz Colomina, international curators present exhibitions in 20 of Vienna's leading... continue reading

Pace Gallery

October 2, 2014
© 2014 David Douglas Duncan and © 2014 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Right Society (ARS), New York. © 2014 David Douglas Duncan and © 2014 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Right Society (ARS), New York.

Pace Gallery presents Picasso & Jacqueline: The Evolution of Style

The Pace Gallery in New York is honored to present its eighth exhibition of the work of Pablo Picasso with Picasso & Jacqueline: The Evolution of Style, opening October 31. The exhibition features nearly 140 works on loan from major international private and public collections, including the Picasso family and estate of Jacqueline Roque, many of which are on view to the public for the first time.... continue reading

Darling Foundry

October 2, 2014
Li Ran, Before Indulgence, After Freedom (still), 2013. Video. Courtesy of BNLMTL. Li Ran, Before Indulgence, After Freedom (still), 2013. Video. Courtesy of BNLMTL.

Lawrence Weiner, Li Ran, and Karen Kraven at Darling Foundry

Lawrence Weiner participates in public and private projects and exhibitions, maintaining that art is the empirical fact of the relationships of objects to objects in relation to human beings, and not dependent upon historical precedent for either use or legitimacy. A number of artists participating in BNLMTL 2014 reference key moments of 1960s social activism, as a means to reflect on what is to come. In the case of Weiner, the Biennale... continue reading

REVIEWS

Sarah Conaway and Melanie Schiff
TAKA ISHII GALLERY MODERN, Tokyo
View of Sarah Conaway and Melanie Schiff, Taka Ishii Gallery Modern, Tokyo, 2014.

by TARO NETTLETON

To coincide with his first exhibition in Japan, “BC RIPS” at Tokyo’s Taka Ishii Gallery, Sterling Ruby has curated a show of photographs by Los Angeles artists Sarah Conaway and Melanie Schiff. Held at the small Taka Ishii Gallery Modern space in Roppongi district and featuring just five images–one of... continue reading

“Slide Slide Slide”
MICROSCOPE GALLERY, New York
View of “Slide Slide Slide,” Microscope Gallery, New York, 2014.

by GENEVIEVE YUE

The slide projector last appeared in pop cultural consciousness on the television period drama Mad Men. Don Draper, pitching a fictional ad campaign to Kodak executives, clicks through a carousel filled with own family photos: his head leaning against his wife’s pregnant belly, his daughter sitting atop his shoulders. The... continue reading

Stephen Willats’s “Attracting the Attractor”
ANNE MOSSERI-MARLIO GALERIE, Basel
View of Stephen Willats' “Attracting the Attractor,” Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Basel, 2014.

by AOIFE ROSENMEYER

It’s tempting to throw Londoner Stephen Willats in with the crop of neglected artists born in the first half of the last century currently being “unearthed” by the voracious contemporary market machine. Willats, born in 1943, may fit the generation, but to suggest that he required rediscovery would be misleading.... continue reading

DOSSIER

Mean Girls: Keren Cytter and “Vengeance”

by MELISSA GRONLUND

“I’m so excited,” a young woman says, about an advertising meeting that would make your eyes water with boredom. “Don’t worry, that’ll pass,” her older colleague replies. It’s a flat cliché, and he delivers it with a withering smile of self-congratulation. The woman appears put down, but you get the feeling that’s... continue reading

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