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Summer never happened

 

Days are starting to diminish and evenings are cool with the air of festivals. Summer never happened. Welcome to the .011th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

Le Générateur, Thomas Laroppe / Photo Hervé Photograff

Nuit Blanche 2017 / Paris

From dusk ’til dawn, Nuit Blanche in Paris offers an opportunity to see the city in a new light. For one special night, the city’s streets are teeming with people of all ages, lit by the moon, works of art become the focal point. October 7, 2017 / 7 pm – 7 am, Paris.

 

Ornella Mazzola

Females – Photos by Ornella Mazzola

“Females is a project that concerns all women of my family. This research began naturally. I started shooting my family’s women few years ago without having any particular project in mind. Photographing them was a way of approaching them, bridging the distance, in silence and on tiptoes.” –Ornella Mazzola

 

Stephen Prina / Photo Matthew Hong

Stephen Prina / English for Foreigners

English for Foreigners is the first solo exhibition in an Italian public institution by Stephen Prina, one of the most seminal and influential contemporary American artists. In his research – which involves visual elements, sound pieces and performative acts. Through October 16, 2017 / The Madre Museum, Naples.

 

Germano Serafini / Sandro Battaglia

Castelnuovo Fotografia

With great critical acclaim and public success, Castelnuovo Fotografia returns for its fifth edition to take place in the municipality of Castelnuovo di Porto, along Via Flaminia, in a small medieval village near Rome, immersed in the landscape of great beauty of the Roman countryside, in the sixteenth-century Colonna castle. September 30 – October 8, 2017 / Castelnuovo di Porto.

 

Lee Bae

KIAF Art Seoul 2017

The 16th edition of Korean International Art Fair 2017 / Art Seoul brings together groundbreaking and thought-provoking artworks, well on their way to being the pre-eminent art platform of South Korea and the surrounding region. Among the many exhibiting artists are Francois Morellet, Alex Katz, Julian Schnabel, Tony Cragg, Lee Bae, and Xavier Veilhan. September 21–24, 2017.

 

Tan Ping

Vienna Contemporary

Over 100 galleries and institutions from 27 countries will present their artists and programs in the Marx Halle. Past and present exhibitors include some notables as Andy Denzler with Galerie Michael Schultz, William Klein and Wim Wenders with Ostlicht, Galerie für Fotografie, Tan Ping, Michelle Rawlings, Kay Walkowiak, and many others. September 21–24, 2017 at Marx Halle, Vienna.

 

 

On The Periphery by Sinziana Velicescu

Sinziana Velicescu, one of last year’s 30 Under 30 Women Photographers, just published her first book with her series On the Periphery, a seemingly simplistic subject matter, often over-used, but executed in such a manner as to be exceptional in its artistic results. Published by Aint-Bad / Forward by Matthew Hong.

Some recent notable Profiles include Andy Denzler’s dizzying paintings and sculptures, on view at the Vienna Contemporary; Jennifer Emerling, previously selected as one of the 30 Under 30 / Women Photographers with her evocative photos of American folklore; Lee Bae’s thought-provoking work as elemental as ink, carbon, and cinder, on view at KIAF Art Seoul 2017.

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