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Laure Prouvost

LISSON GALLERY, New York

View of Laure Prouvost at Lisson Gallery, New York, 2018.
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Alan Gilbert

Eager to see the art in Laure Prouvost’s first solo exhibition at Lisson Gallery in New York, visitors might breeze through its central installation: Uncle’s Travel Agency Franchise, Deep Travel Ink. NYC (2016–18). Situated at the entrance to the gallery, it looks like an unkempt and outdated version of an... continue reading
The Armory Show and Independent Art Fair

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, New York

View of the Armory Show, New York.
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Ania Szremski

The art-fair think piece is as stale as the art fair itself. What could be said already has been, from puzzling over the mysterious machinations of the market, to annual denunciations from gallerists, and ethnographies of those who buy and those who sell. The form of writing that is truest... continue reading
Jean-Luc Godard, detail of Le Réel (rêverie) (The Real [reverie]), 2004–2006. Courtesy of the artist and Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York.
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Leo Goldsmith

In 2006, French filmmaker and polymath Jean-Luc Godard was commissioned to curate an exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, devising a series of 18 maquettes—nine large, nine small—as a plan for “Collage(s) de France: Archaeology of the Cinema.” The exhibition would link a series of rooms—each with its own title, like... continue reading
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
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
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

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