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cash & carry

 

Fallen back an hour, Halloween, Day of the Dead, and All Saints now behind us.

On this day, November 4th, opens BAM / Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City (1908); The U.S. allows “cash & carry” arms sales (1939); Poet T. S. Eliot wins The Nobel Prize for literature (1948); Russian nuclear physicist Andrei Sakharov forms the Human Rights Committee (1970); Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States (2008); Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canadian Prime Minister with a cabinet split equally between men and women (2015); Paris Agreement on climate change becomes effective (2016).

Today was born Robert Mapplethorpe, American photographer (1946), and died Wilfred Owen, English soldier and anti-war poet (1918).

Welcome to the .017th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

Bleu Reine / Directed by Akim Laouar Aronsen

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival, founded in 2011, is an international film festival which takes place annually in York, UK. It is a celebration of independent film from around the world, and an outlet for supporting and championing filmmaking. November 8-12, 2017.

 

Jan Groover

Jan Groover at GAK

The exhibition of Jan Groover in the GAK (Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst) will present exemplary images since the 1970s and will be supplemented by an extensive accompanying programme with guiding tours, lectures, talks and a children’s workshop. Through November 12, 2017.

 

Gordon Smith

Gordon Smith: The Black Paintings

Though primarily known as a landscape painter, Smith’s complex oeuvre can be characterized as one of continued and varied artistic exploration. Strikingly different from his landscape images, the black paintings have a depth and emotive richness, which reveals itself only with close observation. Through February 4, 2018 / Vancouver Art Gallery.

 

Roman Signer

Fortsetzung Folgt / 140 Years

With the three-part exhibition series Fortsetzung Folgt (“To Be Continued”), Hochschule Luzern Design & Kunst, the oldest art academy in Switzerland celebrating 140 years, brings together works of former students and associates. Through January 7, 2018.

 

N. Dash / Virginia Overton

Form, Content, Place

N. Dash, Virginia Overton, B. Wurtz: The first of a series of exhibitions held in Maisterravalbuena Lisbon, presenting the work of one of its artists together with others who show their work for the first time in the gallery. Through November 16, 2017.

 

Mary Corse

Then and Now / Mary Corse

For the last five decades, Mary Corse has explored perception, properties of light, and ideas of abstraction. This exhibit brings together works from this half-century engagement. Through November 11, 2017 at Kayne Griffin Corcoran gallery in Los Angeles.

 

Christian Schad /Anna Bardaka /Erick Basilio/ Peggy Viallat

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