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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
View of Corita Kent's "Resurrection of the Spirit," Galerie Allen, Paris, 2015.
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Mara Hoberman

In difficult times, we look to the past for comfort and clarity. In the wake of France’s deadliest attacks since World War II, Corita Kent’s late 1960s and early 1970s silkscreens promoting pacifism and tolerance take on an unexpected urgency. Planned well before terrorists killed 130 Parisians, Galerie Allen’s exhibition... continue reading
View of FIAC, Paris, 2015.
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Claire Moulene

Emancipation. Such could be the keyword of this FIAC week in Paris. Since its 2003 takeover by the duo Martin Béthenod and Jennifer Flay (and then by the latter, on her own), the grand old lady that is FIAC has regained the golden splendor of the Grand Palais and the... continue reading
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GOTON & ÉDOUARD MONTASSUT, Paris

View of Goton and Édouard Montassut, 2015.
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Sabrina Tarasoff

Madame Bovary losing silver, aluminum objects at sea. Madame Bovary losing an aluminum tampax at sea. Madame Bovary losing a Victorian doll at sea. Madame Bovary making pickles, painting bats, breaking porcelain. Madame Bovary posing as Salo, sitting in a Breuer chair, stitching pearls into her skin. Madame Bovary, in... continue reading
Bruce Nauman, PERFECT DOOR, PERFECT RODO, PERFECT ODOR, 1973.
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Gil Leung

Bruce Nauman’s Good Boy Bad Boy (1985) was my first love. It was that work, the one that still, however far and many times I turn, sits at the base of my vocabulary. I don’t know if I can say why, it is just that this work hit something. I’ve... continue reading

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