Well into the new year now, resolutions already tested. Turns out worldly events never went on holiday. Welcome to the .027th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.
Yu Youhan’s solo exhibition The Representational & The Abstract at ShanghART West Bund space focuses on Yu Youhan’s latest works after his retrospective exhibition at the Power Station of Art Shanghai in 2016. More than twenty sets of works from past and present, closing tomorrow, January 15, 2018.
ARS17 is a major exhibition of international contemporary art on the theme of digital revolution. The exhibition showcases artists of the new millennium and offer a fresh approach to contemporary art by also expanding the viewing experience into the online realm. On view at Kiasma through January 14, 2018.
Courtesy London Art Fair
For 30 years, London Art Fair has given access to exceptional modern and contemporary art. Once again for 2018 an opening to the international art calendar not to be missed. January 17-21, 2018.
Every photograph tells a story. Part of a larger work it takes on a more complex narrative. Panopticon Gallery is pleased to announce their first annual Juried Portfolio Showcase featuring Melissa Breyer, Rebecca Clark, Richard Alan Cohen, Walter Crump, and Alyssa C Salomon. Through February 27, 2018.
Last Friday marked the eighth anniversary of the tragic earthquake which struck Haiti, taking the lives of nearly a quarter million people and leaving another one and a half million homeless. ARTPIL showcases some selections of Haitian Art, and art of Haitian origins. In resilience, resistance, and in solidarity. Including works of Luce Turnier, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Préfète Duffaut, among others.
Troubled and prolific master painter Edvard Munch, whose personal photographic musings are currently on display at Scandinavia House in New York; Kat Kiernan founder of Don’t Take Pictures, herself among previous 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2012, recently named Director of Panopticon Gallery; Yu Youhan, whose early “Political Pop” art of the Chinese avant garde has evolved into landscape pastorals of a forgotten utopia; artist Marzia Corinne Rossi with her colorful and commanding installation pieces; and introducing photographer Costanza Coloni.