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VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Paris

Lang & Baumann, view of Street Painting #10, 2018, between the Grand Palais and Petit Palais, FIAC, Paris, 2018.
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Lauren Mackler

Stamina This is by no means comprehensive, so I’ll get my highlights out of the way. Rounding down, and starting with the experiential: I found the hunt for the various venues of Avant-Première compelling. This casually organized event was comprised of small Parisian galleries and emerging ventures opening their shows a... continue reading
William Forsythe, Black Flags, 2014.
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Jennifer Piejko

There were no hesitations, no missteps; no point at which one limb converged onto another, when one cut of cloth got caught up in another. A pair of machines, whose materials were listed obliquely, solely, as “readymade industrial robots,” rest promenade-style, side by side, oriented toward the entrance—toward me—before the... continue reading
Haegue Yang’s “Quasi-ESP”

GALERIE CHANTAL CROUSEL, Paris

View of Haegue Yang’s “Quasi-ESP,” Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, 2017.
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Sofia Lemos

Not having a story to tell from the beginning or possibly starting from the middle is how Taoism describes time: continuity without a starting point. Stories abbreviate and expand in “intensiveness,” a term Haegue Yang uses, in dialogue with Jimmie Durham, to describe a mode that, similarly to belief, can... continue reading
Paris Roundup

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Paris

View of Galerie Karsten Greve's stand at FIAC, Paris, 2017.
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Tom Jeffreys

The wide eyes and open mouth of a child are a reminder that, even at art fairs, there is still space for the occasional moment of wonder. The girl has good taste: she’s enthralled by Endless (2012), a sculpture by Claire Morgan at the FIAC booth of Galerie Karsten Greve.... continue reading
Gordon Matta-Clark

MARIAN GOODMAN, Paris

Gordon Matta-Clark, Conical Intersect, 1975.
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Mara Hoberman

“If anything emerges to cut up, I’ll go anywhere, anytime”(1) wrote Gordon Matta-Clark in 1975. Earlier that year, Paris had come calling, and, at the invitation of the ninth edition of the Paris Biennale curated by Georges Boudaille, the artist realized Conical Intersect (1975). Photographs, photomontages, and film footage of... 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

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