ANNOUNCEMENTS

DiverseWorks

October 1, 2014
Pepe Mar, The Cabinet of Dr. Mar (detail), 2014. Mixed media, 72 x 72 x 7 inches. Courtesy the artist, David Castillo Gallery, and DiverseWorks. Photo: Lynn Lane. Pepe Mar, The Cabinet of Dr. Mar (detail), 2014. Mixed media, 72 x 72 x 7 inches. Courtesy the artist, David Castillo Gallery, and DiverseWorks. Photo: Lynn Lane.

Pepe Mar at DiverseWorks

Miami-based artist Pepe Mar creates brightly colored and fantastical sculptures that capture his flamboyant spirit and reflect an eclectic fusion of cultures. Mar, who was born in Mexico and raised in border towns, draws on disparate spheres of influence by combining references to ethnographic objects with crafting, fashion, and nightclub life. Frequently taking the form of elaborate shadow boxes, or wunderkabinetts, Mar's works display handmade... continue reading

ArtReview

October 1, 2014
   

ArtReview October issue out now

Ten exhibitions on through October you don't want to miss, in Berlin, Paris, New York, Rome, London and Basel. By Martin Herbert Points of View: Our writers on what's happening in the art world and beyond: J.J. Charlesworth, Maria Lind, Jonathan T.D. Neil, Andrew Berardini, Mike Watson, Mark Sladen, Jonathan Grossmalerman, Louise D'arblay  Philosopher G.W.F. Hegel on sploshing in painting, deconstructing mass desire and the posturing of art... continue reading

Aurel Scheibler

October 1, 2014
Norbert Kricke, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin. Courtesy: The Norbert Kricke Estate. Photo: Roman März. Norbert Kricke, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin. Courtesy: The Norbert Kricke Estate. Photo: Roman März.

Norbert Kricke at Aurel Scheibler

In his historic spaces at Schöneberger Ufer, Aurel Scheibler is showing an exhibition dedicated to the German sculptor and draftsman Norbert Kricke (1922–1984). This is the first time that the oeuvre of one of the most revolutionary and important post-war sculptors is presented in a solo exhibition in Berlin.  Norbert Kricke focuses on sculpture and drawing from the 1950s and 1970s and emphasizes the distinct relationship that exists... 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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