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Review of the week

 

Brisk evenings, already the Holiday lights, and year end exhibitions which will take us through the season. We can almost hear the carols. Here are the tidings of the week in the arts.

 

Max Beckmann

Aspects of German Art / Part II

This exhibition’s second chapter spans eight decades of German painting and features work by some of the most important and pioneering artists of the twentieth century. The exhibition begins in the 1920s with Max Beckmann, whose work emerges directly from his experiences during the First and Second World Wars. On view at Ben Brown Fine Arts through January 26, 2018.

 

Rana Hamadeh / Installation view Witte de With

The Ten Murders of Josephine / Rana Hamadeh

An opera project structured through several evolving iterations, preceded by a study group, the exhibition will be followed by a theatrical production, a publication, and a film. Curated by Defne Ayas and Natasha Hoare, at Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art through December 31, 2017.

 

William Kentridge

That Which We Do Not Remember / William Kentridge

This solo exhibition presents major new works spanning two years, bringing together drawings, prints, sculpture, tapestries, a kinetic model theatre, as well as a 360° virtual reality film. On view at Goodman Gallery / Cape Town through January 13, 2018.

 

Lisa Tan / Kunsthall Trondheim

Notes From Underground / Lisa Tan

This exhibition contains a series of three films and two installation works which together form a line of thinking and express the artist’s interest in liminality, in-between-ness. On view at Kunsthall Trondheim through December 21, 2017.

 

Beuys / Directed by Andres Veiel

Beuys / Directed by Andres Veiel

The documentary on Joseph Beuys is not a portrait in the traditional sense, but an intimate and in-depth look at a human being, his art and ideas, and the way they have impacted the world. Various screening engagements early 2018 including Houston Cinema Arts Society on January 11, 2018 and Film Forum New York on January 17 – 30, 2018.

 

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgstrom

EMMA presents the painter, print-maker and sculptor Ernst Mether-Borgström as one of the pioneers and key figures of Finnish Modernism and in the context of art life in Espoo. On view at EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art, curated by Hanna Mamia-Walther,  through January 7, 2018.

 

 

Recent Profiles

Ernst Mether-Borgström, painter, print-maker and sculptor currently on view at EMMALisa Tan, artist/filmmaker exhibiting at Kunsthall TrondheimFelix Nussbaum with is poignant and sometimes shrill paintings; William Kentridge, with his interdisciplinary work across art, installation, performance and music; and Melissa Breyer, photographer and writer whose work has appeared in National Geographic and The New York Times.

 

 

30 Under 30 Women Photographers

A look back at a few of the past 30 Under 30 Women Photographers as we migrate their archives into our profiles: 2017: Alice Lévêque | 2016: Ana Blagojevic | 2015:  Jennifer Emerling | 2014: Agnès Clotis | 2013: Natia Rekhviashvili. Get ready for the 2018 group selections which will be presented here on January 1, 2018.

Visionary Color / Ernst Haas
September 6 – November 9 2019
Taken between 1952 and 1981, the photographs of Ernst Haas presented on display show an ambiguity bordering on the...
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Twilight Zone
September 7, 2019 – January 12, 2020
"It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between...
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Subjects of Life
Photography in the Mudam Collection
This selection encourages a reflection on the medium through questions of representation and the effects of the image on...
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Escape Into the Beautiful
"As imperceptibly as Grief the Summer lapsed away. Too imperceptible at last to seem like Perfidy. A Quietness distilled...
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The Art of Being Good
June 22 – September 1, 2019
Although tackling the ecological, social and economic components of crisis is normal in art, artworks and exhibitions rarely direct...
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Multitude, Solitude / Dave Heath
March 14 – September 2, 2019
Picking out a face in a crowd, capturing an act of violence between siblings, or framing close-up portraits of...
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Samson Young / Real Music
July 24 – October 5, 2019
At the heart of the exhibition is an ambitious collaboration with Next Generation Sound Synthesis research group who has...
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In the Land of Drought
Julian Rosefeldt
Confronting the relationship between humanity and its impact on the world, the camera follows an army of scientists emerging...
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Visionary Color / Ernst Haas
September 6 – November 9 2019
Taken between 1952 and 1981, the photographs of Ernst Haas presented on display show an ambiguity bordering on the...
+
Twilight Zone
September 7, 2019 – January 12, 2020
"It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between...
+
Subjects of Life
Photography in the Mudam Collection
This selection encourages a reflection on the medium through questions of representation and the effects of the image on...
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ARTPIL / Prescription .100
Escape Into the Beautiful
"As imperceptibly as Grief the Summer lapsed away. Too imperceptible at last to seem like Perfidy. A Quietness distilled...
+
The Art of Being Good
June 22 – September 1, 2019
Although tackling the ecological, social and economic components of crisis is normal in art, artworks and exhibitions rarely direct...
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Multitude, Solitude / Dave Heath
March 14 – September 2, 2019
Picking out a face in a crowd, capturing an act of violence between siblings, or framing close-up portraits of...
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Samson Young / Real Music
July 24 – October 5, 2019
At the heart of the exhibition is an ambitious collaboration with Next Generation Sound Synthesis research group who has...
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In the Land of Drought
Julian Rosefeldt
Confronting the relationship between humanity and its impact on the world, the camera follows an army of scientists emerging...
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