ARTPIL Profiles of the Arts
ARTPIL / Prescription 10.28.17
Amid the fallout

Summer is all but forgotten. Catalan regional parliament declares independence while Spain says no; Brexit is still limping towards the door that won’t open, Nicaragua signs on to the Paris Agreement leaving the U.S. alone with Syria as the only two countries in the world left out… But we are here to talk about art.

 

Rineke Dijkstra

The One and The Many / Rineke Dijkstra

A true master of modern portraiture, Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra’s large photographs and videos are brilliant studies of identity, vulnerability and dignity. She manages to capture people so that they are present to an astonishing degree, right there in that very moment. Through December 30, 2017 at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark.

 

Ivan Erofeev

Space Force Construction / Soviet Art Put to the Test

The October Revolution of 1917 changed the course of world history and turned Russia into a showcase where every object and sphere of activity had to demonstrate how society could be remade according to revolutionary principles. A previous iteration of this year’s Venice Biennale comes to Chicago with ten model displays containing over 500 pieces of art, including those of Wolfgang Tillmans, Alexander Rodchenko, and Piet Mondrian, among others. October 29, 2017–January 15, 2018 at the Art Institute of Chicago.

 

Robert Capa

Capa in Color

A touring exhibit from of ICP / International Center of Photography, Capa in Color presents over 150 color images of the founder of Magnum, Robert Capa, some never before seen, exploring new compositions as well as a sensibility adapted to a postwar audience. Various dates and locations, and by appointment.

 

Nora Schultz / Inge Mahn

Inge Mahn & Nora Schultz

Beyond pairing two generations side by side in this duo exhibition, Inge Mahn’s works condense the essence of objects while Nora Schultz turns to the dematerialization and activation of sculptures. On view through November 12, 2017 / Kunstverein in Braunschweig.

 

The Garden of Good and Evil (detail) / © YSP

The Garden of Good and Evil

Widely regarded as one of the world’s most politically engaging and poetic artists, Alfredo Jaar addresses human trauma and the politics of image-making, creating visually and emotionally stunning works. Through April 8, 2018 / Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

 

Henri Matisse

#MeToo

Finally, women take a stand and speak out against the abuses of sexual assault, exposing some high ranking individuals with predatory behavior across industries, including the art world, injecting a renew awareness of how we view women.

 

 

We dedicate this week’s recent profiles to our better halves: Zehra Doğan, artist and journalist currently in prison in Turkey for her work; Emma Howells and Stefania Orfanidou, two new early candidates for the annual 30 Under 30 / Women PhotographersLegare Sinkler, writer and journalist ex-pat from Charleston recently joining our ranks and contributing; Rineke Dijkstra, Dutch photographer and master of the modern portrait currently on view at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

 

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ARTPIL / Prescription 10.28.17
Amid the fallout

Summer is all but forgotten. Catalan regional parliament declares independence while Spain says no; Brexit is still limping towards the door that won’t open, Nicaragua signs on to the Paris Agreement leaving the U.S. alone with Syria as the only two countries in the world left out… But we are here to talk about art.

 

Rineke Dijkstra

The One and The Many / Rineke Dijkstra

A true master of modern portraiture, Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra’s large photographs and videos are brilliant studies of identity, vulnerability and dignity. She manages to capture people so that they are present to an astonishing degree, right there in that very moment. Through December 30, 2017 at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark.

 

Ivan Erofeev

Space Force Construction / Soviet Art Put to the Test

The October Revolution of 1917 changed the course of world history and turned Russia into a showcase where every object and sphere of activity had to demonstrate how society could be remade according to revolutionary principles. A previous iteration of this year’s Venice Biennale comes to Chicago with ten model displays containing over 500 pieces of art, including those of Wolfgang Tillmans, Alexander Rodchenko, and Piet Mondrian, among others. October 29, 2017–January 15, 2018 at the Art Institute of Chicago.

 

Robert Capa

Capa in Color

A touring exhibit from of ICP / International Center of Photography, Capa in Color presents over 150 color images of the founder of Magnum, Robert Capa, some never before seen, exploring new compositions as well as a sensibility adapted to a postwar audience. Various dates and locations, and by appointment.

 

Nora Schultz / Inge Mahn

Inge Mahn & Nora Schultz

Beyond pairing two generations side by side in this duo exhibition, Inge Mahn’s works condense the essence of objects while Nora Schultz turns to the dematerialization and activation of sculptures. On view through November 12, 2017 / Kunstverein in Braunschweig.

 

The Garden of Good and Evil (detail) / © YSP

The Garden of Good and Evil

Widely regarded as one of the world’s most politically engaging and poetic artists, Alfredo Jaar addresses human trauma and the politics of image-making, creating visually and emotionally stunning works. Through April 8, 2018 / Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

 

Henri Matisse

#MeToo

Finally, women take a stand and speak out against the abuses of sexual assault, exposing some high ranking individuals with predatory behavior across industries, including the art world, injecting a renew awareness of how we view women.

 

 

We dedicate this week’s recent profiles to our better halves: Zehra Doğan, artist and journalist currently in prison in Turkey for her work; Emma Howells and Stefania Orfanidou, two new early candidates for the annual 30 Under 30 / Women PhotographersLegare Sinkler, writer and journalist ex-pat from Charleston recently joining our ranks and contributing; Rineke Dijkstra, Dutch photographer and master of the modern portrait currently on view at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

 

Please share the Profiles & Articles you like, and inquire about how to become a Sponsor or Partner. Submit your Profile proposals and Articles, exhibit announcements, reviews… And don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Facebook. Until next time…