REVIEWS

“Nancy Spero: Paper Mirror”

MUSEO TAMAYO, Mexico City

View of “Nancy Spero: Paper Mirror” at Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, 2018–19.
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Travis Diehl

Who was here first—Nancy Spero, or Hernán Cortés? It may be too much to call Spero (or anyone) a “universal” artist but her work certainly speaks to the weird postcolonial hybrids that survive as culture in the twenty-first century. Especially in this retrospective at the Museo Tamayo, a Brutalist building... continue reading
Rashid Johnson’s “Monument”

INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART AT VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY, Richmond

David Dominique performing as part of Rashid Johnson’s “Monument” at the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 2018–19.
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Stefanie Hessler

Driving along Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia, one traverses the former Confederate capital from the wealthy West End to the central Fan district near the newly opened Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA). Originally conceived in 1890 as tree-lined home to the memorial for Robert E. Lee, the... continue reading
Still from Cécile B. Evans's Amos' World: Episode Three, 2018.
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Chris Sharratt

In the world of self-regarding architect Amos, there’s really only one thing that matters—Amos. There he is, sensibly chic in a black roll-neck sweater and neat gray trousers: “I want to build something important. I want to change the world. I want to express myself.” Amos is Cécile B. Evans’s... continue reading
View of Stéphanie Saadé’s “L’espace de 70 jours” at Galerie de la Scep, Marseille, 2019.
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Natasha Marie Llorens

A thick layer of breadcrumbs covers the floor of the upstairs room at Galerie de la Scep in Marseille. Early in the evening of the opening, there are only a handful of footsteps that show the passage of other viewers through the space. No one has yet tracked baguette particles—sourced... continue reading
Raphaela Vogel’s “Son of a Witch”

BERLINISCHE GALERIE, Berlin

Installation view of Raphaela Vogel's "Son of a Witch" at Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, 2019.
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Aoife Rosenmeyer

Raphaela Vogel turns her chaotic, insistent, and reflexive gaze on religion in her video installation “Son of a Witch,” presented at the Berlinische Galerie as part of the 10th anniversary celebration of the Videoart at Midnight Festival. After walking through a portal delicately molded from white plastic and featuring dragons... continue reading
Christina Dimitriadis’s “Island Hoping”

ATHENS MUNICIPALITY ARTS CENTRE, Athens

Installation view of Christina Dimitriadis's "Island Hoping" at Athens Municipality Arts Center, Athens, 2018.
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Kimberly Bradley

Long ago, before the euro and the internet, I was a young backpacker on my first trip to Greece. Beaches were broad and unpeopled. I traveled on boats to islands large and small, always noticing the tiniest ones jutting from the Aegean like beacons or sculptures. In the midst of... continue reading

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