ARTPIL / Prescription .007
total eclipse of the art

 

Americans prepare for today’s total solar eclipse whose shadow’s path will eerily trace the Union-Confederate fault line (almost) after a week of heightened racial tension in cities across the nation. Barcelona suffered a terrorist attack, followed by labor protests which shut down 8 of the leading art institutions including MACBA and the Historical Archive. Strange Days…. Welcome to the .007th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

Mitch Epstein

 

A Conversation with Mitch Epstein

Paris Photo interviews Mitch Epstein, the fine-art photographer who helped pioneer fine-art color photography in the 1970s.

 

Daria Addabbo

 

Gazebook Sicily Photobook Festival

Gazebook, Sicily’s Photobook Festival with a mission to promote photography and the photo book form, is back for its third edition, September 8-10 / Punta Secca.

 

Berning & Di Battista

 

Berning and Di Battista / Confluence

An inspiring collaboration between two entirely different artistic practices, resulting in something unique: Photographer Michelangelo Di Battista and Artist Tina Berning. On view through August 27 at Fotografiska.

 

Alex Webb

 

Alex Webb – Selections

Selections presents a wide range of images hand-picked by Alex Webb while giving a unique opportunity to gaze into diversity of almost 30 years of artist’s creative output. On view at the Leica Gallery in Warsaw through August 20th.

 

Huang Yong Ping

 

We Are Here

In honor of Chicago’s Musuem of Contemporary Art’s 50th anniversary, the museum presents We Are Here, a major three-part exhibition drawn from the MCA’s significant collection of 20th and 21st century art. Opens August 19 – April 1, 2018 / Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

 

 

Art & Politics in America

Deconstructing the West Wing

This past week America has seen the growing tension of a nation that has not moved any closer to being unified since the entry of the new administration. 16 prominent members of the Committee on the Arts and the Humanities submitted an open letter of resignation to protest Trumps’s response to the recent Charlottesville clash.

 

Labadie van Tour

 

Beazley Designs of the Year

The Design Museum’s shortlist is out for the 10th annual Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition, providing a snapshot of the very best in innovative and contemporary design of 2017.  The exhibition will bring together over 60 global projects across six categories. October 18, 2017 – January 28, 2018.

 

Diane Arbus

 

Recent Profiles

Some notable profiles include Diane Arbus with her photography, frank and unadorned; Matthew Dibble’s paintings spanning several series, and Rochelle Summerfield’s collage work which will be included in the upcoming Sydney Contemporary.

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ARTPIL / Prescription .109
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Various engagements / 2020
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International Film Festival Rotterdam 2020
Jan 22 – Feb 2, 2020
One of the largest film festivals in the world, the IFFR presents over 500 feature, mid-length, and short films...
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Towards No Earthly Pole / Julian Charrière
January 31 – March 21, 2020
Filmed at night, the dazzling landscapes captured are dramatically lit by a spotlight carried on a drone; as light...
+
Katy Moran / Recent Paintings
Jan 11 – Feb 19, 2020
Recently described as an ​“abstract painter of figurative mood,” Moran enlists a wide scope of mark-making to conjure different...
+
Joanna Piotrowska
January 24 – March 7, 2020
The tension is triggered by the reversibility of the situations, gestures and actions staged, the suspended moment of an...
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Botanical Drift / Ebbe Stub Wittrup
January 23 – May 17, 2020
As Ebbe Stub Wittrup follows in the footsteps of the Danish botanist Nathaniel Wallich, a narrative emerges on Western...
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ARTPIL / Prescription .109
Civilization and its Discontent
A State of emergency is declared in Canberra, Australia. The Novel coronavirus continues to spread. The Impeachment hearings in...
+
Southern Rites / Gillian Laub
Various engagements / 2020
This small town symbolized the archetype of pastoral American life. Yet this idyllic place was also held hostage by...
+
Reading Time in Space
Modernism at mumok
This exhibit traces passages of time and artistic concepts, accounting the idea of an expanded concept of art, one...
+
International Film Festival Rotterdam 2020
Jan 22 – Feb 2, 2020
One of the largest film festivals in the world, the IFFR presents over 500 feature, mid-length, and short films...
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