REVIEWS

Sondra Perry

BRIDGET DONAHUE, New York

View of "Sondra Perry," Bridget Donahue, New York, 2018.
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Natasha Marie Llorens

For Sondra Perry’s solo exhibition at Bridget Donahue, New York, all the walls are painted Rosco Chroma Key Blue. The deeply saturated color is used on television sets and in the production of special effects for movies and videogames because it contrasts so profoundly with most human skin colors. Chroma... continue reading
iQhiya, Monday, 2017.
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Mitch Speed

In the basement of a former Berlin crematorium, a small brass instrument sputters and hisses. The sculpture—Vartan Avakian’s Composition With A Recurring Sound (2016)—could be the baby cousin to a trumpet or saxophone. It is also the closest this group exhibition about rhythm gets to danceability. No surprise there. SAVVY... continue reading
View of Survival Research Laboratories’ “Inconsiderate fantasies of negative acceleration characterized by sacrifices of a non-consensual nature,” Marlborough Contemporary, New York, 2017.
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Rob Goyanes

A modernist critical framework would have you believe that the difference between a machine and sculpture is the same as between politics and aesthetics: a machine uses power to fulfill a function, while a sculpture is all about form and taste. Knowing that this is bullshit—that there is no apolitical... continue reading
Juliette Blightman, Nightshift, 2015-2017.
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Claudia Arozqueta

A cactus in a terracotta pot stands beside a laptop playing music through a speaker. The balcony doors are wide open. A cool breeze prompts me to the terrace. I see a brick building, leafy trees, and people crossing the street. I can hear foliage rustling. I look around the... continue reading
“Publishing Against the Grain”

ZEITZ MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART AFRICA, Cape Town

View of "Publishing Against the Grain," Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Cape Town, 2017-18.
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Sean O Toole

One of my earliest writing gigs was for Casper, a short-lived little magazine founded in May 1998 by artists Luis Felipe Ortega, Daniel Guzmán, Gabriel Kuri, and Damián Ortega. I was vacationing in Mexico City and during a two-week stay with Kuri was co-opted into writing about Osaka’s noise music... continue reading
“in search of characters…”

GALERIE NEU, Berlin

View of “in search of characters…,” Galerie Neu, Berlin, 2017.
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Patrick J. Reed

When the clock struck twelve in Berlin, “in search of characters…” transitioned from Galerie Neu’s final offering of 2017 into its first of the new year. Twenty-two works by fourteen artists comprise the exhibition exploring “questions of artistic identity/ies, authorship, and authority,” per the gallery press release. These perennial investigations... continue reading

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