We just passed our twelve-week mark. Thank you for the readership. Please continue and spread the Articles & Profiles you like. Our second quarter is looking good. Welcome to the .012th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.
Amélie Giacomini and Laura Sellies
14th Biennale de Lyon
Since its creation in 1991, each guest curator has been asked to think of a keyword. The 14th edition of the Biennale de Lyon is the second volume of a trilogy around the word “modernity”. Now through January 7, 2018.
The Dose, Directed by Lorenzo Cisi
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
A Short Film Festival, founded in 2011 by Aesthetica, is an international film festival which takes place annually in York, UK. It a celebration of independent film from around the world, and an outlet for supporting and championing filmmaking. November 8-12, 2017.
Rirkrit Tiravanija / Ellsworth Kelly
Being Modern: MoMA in Paris
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Fondation Louis Vuitton announce the first exhibition in France to present MoMA’s unparalleled collection featuring masterworks of Max Beckmann, Alexander Calder, Paul Cézanne, Marcel Duchamp, Walker Evans, Jasper Johns, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Gustav Klimt, Pablo Picasso, and many others. Opens October 11 and showing through March 5, 2018 at Fondation Louis Vuitton.
James Rielly / Miren Doiz
Swab Barcelona is an international art fair that brings together galleries from around the world, curated projects and programs to showcase young, emerging talent in contemporary art. September 28 – October 1, 2017.
Photo Iwan Baan
Inauguration Zeitz MOCAA
First announced in 2013, the ambitious four-year project to convert the historic Grain Silo at the V&A Waterfront into a cutting edge art museum is officially completed with The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa.
Daisuke Yokota / Emergence
Following the success and sensation of Daisuke Yokota’s work in Asia and Europe, Roman Road Gallery is delighted to present Emergence, his first solo exhibition in London. September 28 – November 11, 2017.
Some notable recent Profiles include: Maria Luigia Gioffrè and her art, photography and performance; Banksy’s anonymity coming more and more into light with his ubiquitous street art; Olga Tzimou’s wide scope of photographic works; Lens, The New York Times Photography Blog with their always compelling images.