All posts tagged “Contemporary Art

Rachel Harrison Life Hack at Whitney Museum of American Art, through January 12, 2020

“Rachel Harrison’s (b. 1966) first full-scale survey tracks the development of her career over the past twenty-five years, incorporating room-size installations, sculpture, photography, and drawing. Harrison’s complex works—in which readymades collude with invented forms—bring together the breadth of art history, the impurities of politics and… Read More

Sanguine – Luc Tuymans on Baroque at Fondazione Prada, Milan, October 18, 2018 – February 25, 2019

“Sanguine is a personal interpretation of the Baroque based on innovative juxtapositions and unexpected associations of works by contemporary artists and Old Masters. Avoiding a rigid chronological order or a strictly historiographical approach, Tuymans evades the traditional notion of the Baroque and invites viewers to reconsider 17th  century… Read More

John Bock: The Next Quasi-Complex at Fondazione Prada, July 18 – September 24, 2018

“Conceived by the German artist John Bock (Gribbohm, 1965; lives and works in Berlin) for the Podium exhibition space, the project reflects his own practice that freely employs performative elements with audience engagement, installation, environment among others. His performances, called “lectures” by the artist himself, parody academic presentations and… Read More

Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa: The House at Kawinal at New Museum, Lobby Gallery, June 6 – September 9, 2018

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “Working in performance, sculpture, drawing, and printmaking, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa (b. 1978, Guatemala City, Guatemala) creates dreamlike scenes that build on references to literature, folklore, magic, and childhood memories.  Ramírez-Figueroa’s installations engage fantasy and allegory, combining sculpture and experimental theater to transfigure… Read More

Slight Agitation 4/4: Laura Lima at Fondazione Prada, Milan, June 15 – October 22, 2018

“Slight Agitation, a four-part project of newly commissioned, site-specific works hosted in sequence within the Cisterna in the Milan venue of Fondazione, including works by Tobias Putrih (Slovenia, 1972), Pamela Rosenkranz (Switzerland, 1979) and Austrian collective Gelitin, continues with a final installment by Brazilian artist Laura Lima. Lima… Read More