2018 is off and running. The holiday decorations back in their boxes, the empty bottles to the recycle bin. Back to work. Here are the highlights of the first week of the new year.
Recently adopted from Photo Boite, ARTPIL takes the reins of the well followed 30 Under 30 Women Photographers and proudly announces the 2018 group. Now in its ninth consecutive year, the collective has gown to 270 photographers from all over the world exceeding a million visits.
MoMA / Museum of Modern Art and Fondation Louis Vuitton announce the first exhibition in France to present MoMA’s unparalleled collection featuring masterworks of Max Beckmann, Alexander Calder, Paul Cézanne, Marcel Duchamp, Walker Evans, Jasper Johns, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Gustav Klimt, Yayoi Kusama, René Magritte, and Pablo Picasso, among others. Ongoing through March 5, 2018 at Fondation Louis Vuitton.
Pure Hearts / Director Roberto De Paolis
Parallel lives collide in Roberto De Paolis’ film, Pure Hearts, as two unsuspecting protagonists negotiate fear, love, and redemption against odds. Raw, compassionate, and shot on a hand held, the film unfolds the otherwise innocent story of a young relationship in the backdrop of complex tensions of the world which surrounds them.
The Modern Institute presents artist Anne Collier with a new body of photographic works, including several from her recent series ‘Women Crying’, along with a new 35mm slide-projection piece ‘Women With Cameras (Self Portrait)’ located in the gallery’s Bricks Space at Aird’s Lane. Through January 13, 2018.
In honor of the MCA / Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s 50th anniversary, the museum opened We Are Here, a major three-part exhibition drawn from the MCA’s significant collection of 20th and 21st century art. Through April 1, 2018.
Organized by Aperture Foundation, The Open Road / Photography and the American Road Trip considers the work of 19 photographers, treating the great American tradition of the post war generations. Opening January 26 and on view through April 22, 2018 at Milwaukee Art Museum.
Recent profiles include Anne Collier on view at The Modern Institute; Nina Fraser, visual artist working in mixed media collage; Reintroducing William Eggleston taking part in The Open Road and Robert Rauschenberg in We Are Here / MCA Chicago. Highlights of few of the 2018 30 Under 30 Women Photographers include Catherine Canac-Marquis, Katia Repina, and Tania Franco Klein.