REVIEWS

Wong Ping’s “Golden Shower”

KUNSTHALLE BASEL, Basel

View of Wong Ping’s “Golden Shower” at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, 2019.
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Chloe Stead

Without wanting to yuck someone else’s yum (as the saying goes), the breathless list of perversities on view in “Golden Shower”—Wong Ping’s first solo exhibition at a major institution—is enough to make an adult film star blush. There’s the elderly man who gets off on the smell of his pregnant... continue reading
Installation view of Madison Bycroft’s “Gong Farmer, Shit Stirrer and the Maiden of Grief” at 1646, The Hague, 2018–19.
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Vivian Ziherl

On a recent episode of The Astrology Podcast, astrologer Chris Brennan and his guests reflected on the United Astrology Conference, held in Chicago in 2018, and noted a pronounced generational shift. “The Pluto-in-Scorpio generation has landed,” remarked occultist and astrologer Austin Coppock, referring to the surge of conference attendees born... continue reading
Lorna Macintyre’s “Pieces of You Are Here”

DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS, Dundee

Installation view of Lorna Macintyre’s “Pieces of You Are Here" at Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA), Dundee, 2018-19.
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Tom Jeffreys

Living beings leave traces in the fabric of the world. In “Pieces of You Are Here,” Lorna Macintyre’s solo exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA), some of these traces are material; others can only be imagined. One starting point is a fragment of terracotta tile dating from the Roman occupation... continue reading
“Nancy Spero: Paper Mirror”

MUSEO TAMAYO, Mexico City

View of “Nancy Spero: Paper Mirror” at Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, 2018–19.
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Travis Diehl

Who was here first—Nancy Spero, or Hernán Cortés? It may be too much to call Spero (or anyone) a “universal” artist but her work certainly speaks to the weird postcolonial hybrids that survive as culture in the twenty-first century. Especially in this retrospective at the Museo Tamayo, a Brutalist building... continue reading
Rashid Johnson’s “Monument”

INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART AT VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY, Richmond

David Dominique performing as part of Rashid Johnson’s “Monument” at the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 2018–19.
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Stefanie Hessler

Driving along Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia, one traverses the former Confederate capital from the wealthy West End to the central Fan district near the newly opened Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA). Originally conceived in 1890 as tree-lined home to the memorial for Robert E. Lee, the... continue reading
Still from Cécile B. Evans's Amos' World: Episode Three, 2018.
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Chris Sharratt

In the world of self-regarding architect Amos, there’s really only one thing that matters—Amos. There he is, sensibly chic in a black roll-neck sweater and neat gray trousers: “I want to build something important. I want to change the world. I want to express myself.” Amos is Cécile B. Evans’s... continue reading

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