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Wael Shawky

LISSON GALLERY, Milan

View of Wael Shawty, Lisson Gallery, Milan, 2017.
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Ilaria Bombelli

Craggy peaks of stone, desolate plains, parched and rasping arctic coasts—still caught perhaps in some distant geologic era—provide a home to stray beasts of all kinds: the spindly heads of snakes rise like pinnacles from the summits of crumbling towers. The sagging legs of pachyderms prop up arcades redolent of... continue reading
Paul Thek

HANNAH HOFFMAN GALLERY, Los Angeles

View of "Paul Thek," Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles, 2016-17.
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Jennifer Piejko

There is no more poetic organ than the human heart: a blood-soaked snarl of muscle tissue whose constriction is our literal life force, its cadence—its pulse—has been held accountable for not only bodily function but as the instrument of conscience, intention, love, and courage; a spiritual and corporal engine. The... continue reading
Goldin+Senneby, The Decapitation of Money, with Angus Cameron (economic geographer), K.D. (fictional author), Anna Heymowska (set designer), Johan Hjerpe (graphic designer), Kerwin Rolland (sound designer), 2010.
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Maria Lind

(Libretto Adapted by Pamela Carter)(1) Cast Maria Lind — Mezzo-Soprano Goldin — Tenor Senneby — Baritone Security Manager — Soprano Staff and Visitors — Chorus Elephant — Non-singing Scene The lobby of the Financial Supervisory Authority, Stockholm. 3 p.m., November 23, 2016. Artists Goldin and Senneby are waiting for curator Maria Lind, with whom they have agreed to record a... continue reading
Spiros Hadjidjanos

FUTURE GALLERY, Berlin

(Foreground) Spiros Hadjidjanos, Network/ed Pillars (Taraxacum Officinale Arrangement), 2016. (Background) Spiros Hadjidjanos, Crowd Simulation Breakdown, 2016.
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Elvia Wilk

Spiros Hadjidjanos’s third solo show at Future Gallery is both technically and conceptually complex—it’s up to the viewer to decide how far down the rabbit hole to go. Yet each work functions on multiple levels, and is rewarding in equal proportion to how much time one dedicates to figuring it... continue reading
View of Ai Weiwei's “Roots and Branches,” Lisson Gallery, New York, 2016.
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Andrew Stefan Weiner

Whatever one might think of Ai Weiwei, he has made it impossible to simply not think about him. Ai’s will-to-notoriety has led to him to become all but ubiquitous, with much of this publicity deriving from his transformation into the world’s most prominent artist-activist. Critical reactions to this development have... continue reading
Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, CINEMA (QM.15), 2016.
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Antje Stahl

I was sent into darkness. I couldn’t see a single thing. There was a fuzzy light right behind the gallery door illuminating press releases laid out on a small table, and a gallery staffer equipped with a small flashlight. But she simply pointed into the dark: “That way.” That way was... continue reading

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