REVIEWS

Jonas Staal’s “Propagandas”

LAVERONICA ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, Modica

View of Jonas Staal's "Propagandas," Laveronica arte contemporanea, Modica, 2016.
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Anders Kreuger

Although I usually find conspicuously inarticulate people more annoying than those who are just a bit too articulate, I confess to having harbored a certain reserve toward 35-year-old Dutch artist Jonas Staal. His work as an artist includes doctoral research at the University of Leiden, extensive public lecturing, and setting... continue reading
San Francisco Roundup

MULTIPLE VENUES, San Francisco

Snøhetta expansion of the new SFMOMA, 2016. View from Yerba Buena Gardens.
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Jeanne Gerrity

The opening of a temporary exhibition space co-hosted by Andrew Kreps and Anton Kern, at a new gallery complex called Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco’s Dogpatch district, was timed to correspond with the arrival of the international art world elite to fête SFMOMA. These openings and reopenings come 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
View of Alina Szapocznikow's "Human landscape(s)," at Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, 2016.
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Mara Hoberman

Best known for her alternately macabre and humorous sculptures—body parts cast in polyester resin, anthropomorphic wads of used chewing gum, plastic lamps featuring disembodied red lips or pink breasts, and Carrara marble belly rolls—Alina Szapocznikow also made hundreds of drawings over the course of her short career. Following a renewed... continue reading
The exterior of the Städel Museum and Städel Garden.
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Barbara Sirieix

Spaces is a feature of art-agenda that proposes a thematic examination of galleries based on the analysis of their physical and spatial configurations. Every two months, art-agenda publishes a new reflection on the spatial characteristics of galleries, their architecture, identity, and relation with their historical and geographical context. The fourth... continue reading
Brussels Roundup

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Brussels

View of Le Salon at Independent, Brussels, 2016.
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Arielle Bier

Brussels, still reeling from the ISIS nail-bomb attacks at Zaventem Airport and Maalbeek metro station in March, was raw and rough around the edges when the time for its scheduled art fairs arrived—the more traditional Art Brussels and the progressive New York transplant Independent. Needless to say, cautionary sentiments preceded... continue reading

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