REVIEWS

View of Judy Chicago’s “PowerPlay: A Prediction,” Salon 94, New York, 2018.
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Tess Edmonson

After the completion of The Dinner Party (1974–89), for a five-year period from 1982 to 1987, Judy Chicago interrupted her study of female subjecthood to focus instead on its political other, masculinity. The result is a series of paintings and bronzes titled “PowerPlay,” a selection of which is currently on... continue reading
Július Koller’s “Subjektobjekt”

GALERIE MARTIN JANDA, Vienna

Július Koller, Question Mark 1-4, Anti-Happening, 1969.
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Max L. Feldman

Július Koller’s “anti-happenings” are reflexive practices, acting out a lived situation—relating mostly to Czechoslovakia’s repressive, post–Prague Spring “normalization” period between 1969 and 1987 and the limits of artistic activity at the time. Documenting silly or banal everyday activities, including ping-pong games, taking photographs of groups standing in a question mark... continue reading
ARCOmadrid 2018

ARCOMADRID, Madrid

View of The Future section, ARCOmadrid, 2018.
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Lorena Munoz-Alonso

This year’s edition of ARCOmadrid embraced a temporal and conceptual gambit: the Future. It was, however, mostly corralled in the eponymous section at the fair, curated by Chus Martínez, Rosa Lleó, and Elise Lammer and featuring works by artists from 20 international galleries, including Nara Roesler, São Paulo; Union Pacific,... continue reading
Singapore Art Week

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Singapore

Installation view of Rirkrit Tiravanija’s untitled 2018 (the infinite dimensions of smallness), National Gallery Singapore, 2018.
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Kathleen Ditzig

Developed by the Singapore government in 2013 in an attempt to create hype around the fair Art Stage Singapore, Singapore Art Week (SAW) is a loose collection of events organized by museums, art spaces, and cultural producers. This year’s edition featured a series of festivals that turned the Civic District’s... continue reading
View of New Museum Triennial, “Songs for Sabotage,” New Museum, New York, 2018.
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Kevin McGarry

“Songs for Sabotage,” the fourth New Museum Triennial, is suavely branded as a survey of 26 subversive practices from around the world. The curators, Gary Carrion-Murayari and Alex Gartenfeld, frame the exhibition with an astute awareness of the challenges it faces as an institution that would seem to reify the... continue reading
Juan Downey’s “With Energy Beyond These Walls”

RUTIGA GOLVET AT THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF ART, Stockholm

View of Juan Downey’s “With Energy Beyond These Walls,” Rutiga Golvet, The Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, 2018.
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Axel Wieder

Juan Downey (1940–1993) has been recognized as an early pioneer of video art, but like many of his contemporaries, his interest was much broader than a single medium. Initially trained as an architect in Chile, where he was born, he traveled throughout Europe, meeting artists working with kinetics and interaction,... continue reading

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