REVIEWS

Bruce Conner’s “Out of Body”

BELLAS ARTES PROJECTS, Manila

View of Bruce Conner's "Out of Body," Bellas Artes Outpost, Makati, 2018.
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Claudia Arozqueta

Bruce Conner’s solo exhibition, “Out of Body,” takes its title from a life-changing experience the artist had when he was eleven years old. Mesmerized by a patch of sunlight on the floor of his bedroom, he was overcome by the sensation of being “an old ancient person” within his infant... continue reading
Haim Steinbach’s “Mojave”

GALERIE HUBERT WINTER, Vienna

Haim Steinbach, eswürdesoaussehen, 2018.
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Max L. Feldman

“Mojave” is the name of the rectangular desert-yellow color furthest to the left in Haim Steinbach’s mural eswürdesoaussehen [itwouldlooklikethis] (2018). Painted on the back wall of the gallery, this 13-color dissection of an Ellsworth Kelly painting is individuated by English translations of the Austrian names of wall paint hues (Hitradio... continue reading
Olivo Barbieri, (Left) After Piero della Francesca Polittico della Madonna della Misericordia 1445-1462 Museo Civico Sansepolcro Arezzo, 2017. (Right) Olivo Barbieri, Point Lobos CA, 2017.
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Ilaria Bombelli

Olivo Barbieri’s new solo show—the title of which winks at The American Monument (1976), the acclaimed, anti-spectacular photography book by Lee Friedlander, in which he photographed grand civic monuments against the quotidian surroundings of billboards, streets, and parks—comprises a group of 20 large-format photographs, almost all taken in 2017 in... continue reading
Yto Barrada’s “Agadir”

THE BARBICAN CENTRE, London

View of Yto Barrada's "Agadir" at The Curve, Barbican Centre, London, 2018.
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Mitch Speed

Just before midnight on February 29, 1960, an earthquake hit the Moroccan city of Agadir, killing between 12,000 and 15,000 people—roughly a third of the city’s population. As many were injured; at least 35,000 were left homeless. Yto Barrada’s “Agadir,” in The Curve gallery at London’s Barbican Centre, invokes the... continue reading
“The Red Hour”

THE 13TH DAK’ART BIENNALE, Dakar

Installation view of “Canine Wisdom for the Barking Dog” at IFAN, Dakar, 2018.
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Vivian Ziherl

Dakar’s elegantly dilapidated Ancien Palais de Justice hosts the Dak’Art Biennale for the second time. Inaugurated in 1958, the courthouse was closed to juridical business in 1992—coincidentally the year that Dak’Art was established. Officially signed over to Senegal’s Culture Ministry in 2017, the Old Courthouse is an architectural dream for... continue reading
View of Chris Kraus's "In Order to Pass: Films from 1982–1995" at Château Shatto, Los Angeles, 2018.
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Patrick Steffen

Dear Chris, How sweet it was talking with you at the opening of your show. You allowed me to introduce myself, so I could share some words I have longed to tell you since I arrived in this city. I was introduced to Los Angeles through your writings: a primal, unfettered... continue reading

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