ARTPIL / Prescription .028
in no particular disorder

 

This weekend marked the one year anniversary of Trump’s inauguration; the U.S. Government shuts down failing to pass appropriations legislation; meanwhile tens of thousands took to the streets again to reassert their spirit in celebration of the one year anniversary of the Women’s March in Washington resisting Trump’s inauguration. In no particular order or correlation. Or perhaps…

Welcome to the .028th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

 Collier-Schorr / Jens F

The Art Of Publishing

A major exhibition of Mack books, presented by Perimeter Books with CCP / Centre for Contemporary Photography in Melbourne traces the history of revered London-based photographic and art book publisher Mack. Ends today at CCP / Centre for Contemporary Photography in Melbourne.

 

Martin Luther King Jr. with Daughter / Photo James Karales

Martin Luther King Jr.

Last week was the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Half a century after the Civil Rights Movement, the selective memory of a nation still needs jogging in order for the dream to come true. This feature honors Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. Photography by Bruce Davidson, Yoichi Okamoto, Gordon Parks, James Karales, Marion S. Trikosko, and Bob Adelman.

 

Vanessa Beecroft

Extra Bodies

The exhibition sheds light on a phenomenon in art that first rises to prominence in the 1990s and then explodes in the early years of the new millennium: the artistic practice of resorting to and deploying ‘extra bodies.’ Through February 4, 2018 at Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst / Zurich.

 

Wilmer Wilson

Songs for Sabotage

The fourth New Museum Triennial, this exhibition considers how individuals and collectives around the world might effectively address the connection of images and culture to the forces that structure our society. February 13 – May 27, 2018 at New Museum, New York.

 

Wim Wenders

Instant Stories / Wim Wenders’ Polaroids

Described as “A love letter to the Polaroid” by British Journal of Photography, this exhibition offers a rare opportunity to see the personal and previously unseen Polaroid work of Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Wim Wenders (b.1945, Germany) and provides a singular insight into the artist’s thought processes, preoccupations and aesthetic inspirations. Through February 11, 2018 at The Photographers’ Gallery.

 

Jenny Watson

The Fabric of Fantasy: Jenny Watson

Jenny Watson is a leading Australian artist whose conceptual painting practice spans more than four decades. Curated by MCA Curator Anna Davis this survey exhibition features works from the 1970s to the present, including examples of Watson’s early realist paintings and drawings, and a number of key series of works on fabric. Through March 4, 2018 at Heide Museum of Modern Art.

 

Marie Hochhaus

Recent Profiles

Christian Schad, intense portraits of the leading figure of the Neue Sachlichkeit group; Jenny Watson, the witty, punk and feminism inspired painter currently showing at Heide Museum; Alec Soth’s on-the-road photography in the tradition of Walker Evans, Marie Hochhaus‘ at once light and emotive photography from the archives of 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2012; and reintroducing Gordon Parks, a seminal figures covering American culture from the early ’40s.

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These works by Helen Cammock interweave women’s stories of loss and resilience with 17th Century Baroque music by female...
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Oct 18, 2019 – Feb 9, 2020
Structured around his concept of the aesthetic experience, this exhibition offers a rare opportunity to re-examine the career of...
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