REVIEWS

View of the central display, La Rivière or “le serpent,” at the Musée du quai Branly, Paris.
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Natasha Marie Llorens

Spaces is an art-agenda feature that proposes a thematic examination of art institutions based on the analysis their physical and contextual characteristics. Every two months, art-agenda publishes a new reflection on the particular characteristics of galleries: their architecture, identity, or their relation to their historical and geographical context. Entitled Their... continue reading
Stefan Tcherepnin’s “The Mad Masters”

STEDELIJK MUSEUM, Amsterdam

View of Stefan Tcherepnin's "The Mad Masters," Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2018.
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Tom Morton

It’s hard to think of another Muppet, or any other fictional character, with so streamlined a motivation as the Cookie Monster. Debuting in the kids’ TV show Sesame Street in 1969, this bug-eyed, blue-furred humanoid has spent almost five decades in the relentless pursuit of sugary biscuits, to the exclusion... continue reading
View of Ed Atkin’s “Olde Food” at Cabinet, London, 2018.
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Patrick Langley

A boy in a bruise-pink jacket jogs through a dusky idyll, limp-kneed and panting for breath. The grass that flanks the path is dappled with blooming flowers: purple, yellow, orange, and white. In the foreground is an upright piano, incongruously plonked between two trees. The boy staggers past it and... continue reading
Bruce Conner’s “Out of Body”

BELLAS ARTES PROJECTS, Manila

View of Bruce Conner's "Out of Body," Bellas Artes Outpost, Makati, 2018.
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Claudia Arozqueta

Bruce Conner’s solo exhibition, “Out of Body,” takes its title from a life-changing experience the artist had when he was eleven years old. Mesmerized by a patch of sunlight on the floor of his bedroom, he was overcome by the sensation of being “an old ancient person” within his infant... continue reading
Haim Steinbach’s “Mojave”

GALERIE HUBERT WINTER, Vienna

Haim Steinbach, eswürdesoaussehen, 2018.
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Max L. Feldman

“Mojave” is the name of the rectangular desert-yellow color furthest to the left in Haim Steinbach’s mural eswürdesoaussehen [itwouldlooklikethis] (2018). Painted on the back wall of the gallery, this 13-color dissection of an Ellsworth Kelly painting is individuated by English translations of the Austrian names of wall paint hues (Hitradio... continue reading
Olivo Barbieri, (Left) After Piero della Francesca Polittico della Madonna della Misericordia 1445-1462 Museo Civico Sansepolcro Arezzo, 2017. (Right) Olivo Barbieri, Point Lobos CA, 2017.
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Ilaria Bombelli

Olivo Barbieri’s new solo show—the title of which winks at The American Monument (1976), the acclaimed, anti-spectacular photography book by Lee Friedlander, in which he photographed grand civic monuments against the quotidian surroundings of billboards, streets, and parks—comprises a group of 20 large-format photographs, almost all taken in 2017 in... continue reading

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