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New York City Roundup

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, New York

Robert Longo, Untitled (Raft at Sea), 2016–2017.
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Orit Gat

As I missed out on international art events this season because New York is so far away, all I could think of was how unlucky their curators are. You work on Venice or Documenta for a year or two or four. You start out researching when there’s a somewhat liberal... continue reading
Halil Altindere’s “Space Refugee”

ANDREW KREPS GALLERY, New York

View of Halil Altindere's "Space Refugee," Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, 2017.
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Orit Gat

Muhammed Ahmed Faris is the only Syrian who has traveled to outer space. A colonel in the Syrian Air Force, Faris—the subject of Turkish artist Halil Altindere’s video Space Refugee (2016)—joined the Soviet cosmonaut program in 1985 and was part of a mission to the Mir Space Station in 1987.... continue reading
Warsaw Gallery Weekend

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Warsaw

Błażej Pindor, Deconstruction, 2016.
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Orit Gat

In a city where most galleries are located in apartments, the experience of visiting exhibitions goes against the art-tourist impulse to catch as catch can. Stand outside buildings, buzz in, climb stairs, see the neighbors in the hallway—it’s an experience of proximity that is different from viewing art at a... continue reading
Amie Siegel, Double Negative, 2015.
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Orit Gat

Exhibition spaces are, at times, haunted by the work they housed in the past. Walk through a museum and former installations will reverberate. Think of the Arsenale in Venice, visited by the ghosts of biennials past. This is all the more evident in galleries. The steady relationship between a gallery... continue reading
Condo

CONDO, London

View of Condo, Supplement, London, 2016.
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Orit Gat

When it comes to galleries, size does matter. With the big getting bigger, one London gallery suggested the small get together. Condo is a collaborative project between 24 galleries from 11 different cities housed in eight London spaces. Initiated by Vanessa Carlos of Carlos/Ishikawa, Condo’s premise is simple: each of... continue reading
London Roundup

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, London

Rachel Rose, A Minute Ago, 2014.
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Orit Gat

In an art fair week, when it seems like everyone around is constantly discussing where they were, what they saw, and how it was, discourse is dependent on physical participation, on the encounter with art in a space, strengthening the primacy of the exhibition as a mode of experiencing artwork.... continue reading

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