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.

  • John Bock: PARA-SCHIZO, ensnarled
    Oct 26 – Dec 13, 2023
    Anton Kern Gallery
    New York, USA

    After a five-year hiatus, German artist John Bock is returning to New York to inaugurate his eleventh exhibition at Anton Kern Gallery with a “lecture” (performance) on the night of the opening. Bock’s universe is a bold, even daring synthesis of different genres including sculpture, performance, and film. In it, material objects, language, and the human body are given equal value; their interactions are powered by the logic of the collage principle, the combination of disparate entities to create a new thing. (more…)