ANNOUNCEMENTS

Zed Books

October 18, 2017
Courtesy Zed Books. Courtesy Zed Books.

Zed Books presents Cosmic Shift: Russian Contemporary Art Writing

In this book, many of the country's most prominent contemporary artists, writers, philosophers, curators and historians come together to examine the region's various movements of contemporary art, culture, and theory, from communism, cosmism and conceptualism to past and future futures. With contributions from Bart de Baere, Boris Groys, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Anton Vidokle, Pavel Pepperstein amongst many others, this definitive collection... continue reading

Laura Bulian Gallery

October 18, 2017
Aslan Gaisumov, Postcards, 2015.  Aslan Gaisumov, Postcards, 2015. 

Laura Bulian Gallery presents Life from My Window 

The Laura Bulian Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition Life from My Window, curated by Andrey Misiano, that studies the contemporary experience of artists who were born in the Caucasus during the Soviet period yet that are rapidly losing touch with their socialist past. First and foremost, all the artists participating in the exhibition—Babi Badalov (Lerik, Azerbaidjan, 1959), Lusine Djanyan (Ganja, Azerbaijan, 1981), Aslan Gaisumov... continue reading

TOTAH

October 17, 2017
Alison Hall, Shroud I, 2017. Oil, graphite and plaster on panel, 9.5 x 7.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist and TOTAH. Alison Hall, Shroud I, 2017. Oil, graphite and plaster on panel, 9.5 x 7.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist and TOTAH.

Alison Hall at TOTAH

TOTAH presents unannounced, an exhibition of new paintings by Alison Hall. This is the artist's first solo exhibition with the gallery. Hall's recent paintings examine ritual and repetition in form and process, looking to the early Renaissance—specifically Giotto's Arena Chapel—and drawing on the labor patterns of rural Virginia, from where the artist hails.  Hall begins each panel by applying and sanding layers of plaster, which she then... continue reading

REVIEWS

Cassils’s “Monumental”
RONALD FELDMAN GALLERY, New York
Cassils, PISSED, 2017.

by WENDY VOGEL

The practice of Canadian-born, Los Angeles-based artist Cassils expands upon—and queers—a feminist performance-art tradition, molding their transgender masculine physique through rigorous fitness regimens and durational actions. Though in “Monumental,” Cassils’s current New York exhibition, abstraction has entered the artist’s repertoire. Cassils grapples with their political desire to represent transgender lives... continue reading

Hildegarde Duane’s “Western Woman”
KüNSTLERHAUS STUTTGART, Stuttgart
View of Hildegarde Duane's "Western Woman," Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, 2017.

by MICHELLE STANDLEY

As respite from the dark clouds that have lately been gathering over women’s heads in the United States—most recently in the announcement of plans to restrict women’s protection from workplace harassment and access to birth control—perhaps a little comic relief is in order. One contender for the role of feminist... continue reading

Ruth Asawa
DAVID ZWIRNER, New York
View of Ruth Asawa, David Zwirner, New York, 2017.

by ALAN GILBERT

One of the three gallery spaces at David Zwirner’s Ruth Asawa exhibition contains a display case featuring archival photographs taken by Imogen Cunningham of the artist in her studio and with her family; an earlier photo of Asawa in class with Josef Albers at Black Mountain College; a letter Asawa... continue reading

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