Chien-Chi Chang
100 Days into Ukraine
ARTPIL / Prescription .131
Matthew Hong

This past Friday marked the 100th day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Not counting the continuing conflict which began in 2014, this latest invasion starting earlier this year sees not a clear end.

Our previous musings on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights tied artists and their works to themes of human rights, crises and conflict. For the past three months as we continue we featured some profiles and articles under the theme of Ukraine and the war. Welcome to the .131st edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the past 100 days.

  • Roger Shimomura: All American
    Apr 26 – Jun 8, 2024
    Cristin Tierney Gallery
    New York, USA

    Cristin Tierney Gallery is pleased to present All American, a solo exhibition of paintings by Roger Shimomura. The exhibition opens Friday, April 26 and will be on view through June 8, 2024. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition in New York in over a decade and his first solo show at the gallery. Through juxtaposition of contemporary America and traditional Japan, the artist employs images from both cultures to create a complicated layering of pictorial information and social observation. (more…)

  • Anu Põder: Space for My Body
    Jan 3 – Jun 30, 2024
    Muzeum Susch
    Susch, Switzerland

    Anu Põder (1947-2013) is one of Estonia’s most revelatory voices of the last five decades. Her work has stood out since the 1970s as uniquely crafted, originally conceived, and deeply personal. Yet, because it was somehow out of sync with the then established art landscape in Estonia, it has been overlooked for many years. Põder is known for exploring the human body, highlighting the fragility, impermanence, and ephemerality of life (more…)