ARTPIL / Prescription .020
Thank you and Goodnight

 

Thanksgiving and Black Friday came and went, without much incident. Behind us now, so it seems, we greet the beginning of the holiday season. Welcome to the .020th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

Maciej Dakowicz

Bystander: A History of Street Photography

The authors explore and discuss the development of one of the most interesting and dynamic of photographic genres. Hailed as a landmark work when it was first published in 1994, Bystander is widely regarded by street photographers as the ‘bible’ of street photography. Joel Meyerowitz and Colin Westerbeck. Now fully revised and out on Laurence King Publishing.

 

Tesseract / BAM

Next Wave Festival 2017

Launched in 1981, BAM’s Next Wave Festivals have permanently changed the artistic landscape, featuring landmark performances. 2017 keeps its heritage and offers more compelling productions. Through December 16, 2017 at BAM / Brooklyn Academy of Music.

 

Wojciech Zamecznik

Photographisme. Klein, Ifert, Zamecznik

The dialogue between photography and the graphic arts begun early in the 20th century would prove especially fecund for the generation following the Second World War. This exhibition looks at the post-war interaction of the two disciplines through some hundred photographs and other pieces. William Klein, Gérard Ifert, and Wojciech Zamecznik. Through January 29, 2018 / Centre Pompidou.

 

Carolee Schneemann

Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting

MoMA PS1 presents the first comprehensive retrospective of Carolee Schneemann, this year’s Golden Lion recipient for lifetime achievement, spanning the artist’s prolific six-decade career. Its earlier iteration organized by the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, presented now at MoMA PS1 through March 11, 2018.

 

Richard Avedon

Nothing Personal

This meticulous reprint of Richard Avedon and James Baldwin’s landmark 1964 searing monograph, Nothing Personal, exploring the contradictions at the heart of American experience, juxtaposing subjects, from celebrities to mental asylum patients, is finally back in print and on the selves by Taschen.

 

Donna Conlon / Jonathan Harker

Video Art in Latin America

More than 60 works of video art from Latin America, many never before seen in the U.S., presented in a landmark exhibition as part of the Getty’s city-wide art initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Video Art in Latin America surveys groundbreaking achievements and important thematic tendencies in Latin American video art from the 1960s until today. Through December 16, 2017 / LAXART.

 

Ekaterina Anchevskaya

30 Under 30 Women Photographers / 2018

A quick reminder of the submission deadline rapidly approaching. Open to all women photographers born on or after January 1, 1988. Deadline is November 30, 2017, this Thursday, at midnight, Pacific Standard Time. Please hurry.

 

PROFILES

Recent profiles include Carolee Schneemann, interdisciplinary art with a six decade career and this year’s Golden Lion recipient at the Venice Biennale; Alex Webb, whose striking image commands the cover of the freshly reissued Bystander: A History of Street PhotographyRichard Avedon, whose lesser known photography in the social sphere brought into equal footing with his celebrity work; Alice Rohrwacher, whose work in cinema fearlessly challenges the Italian greats; Julia de Cooker, photographer and candidate for 2018’s 30 Under 30 Women Photographers.

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