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golden toilet, bouquet de merde

 

President Trump asked the Guggenheim to loan out a van Gogh for his private quarters and was offered Maurizio Cattelan’s golden toilet instead; Artists and prominent cultural personalities unite in Paris to reject Jeff Koon’s atrocity of a “gift” to the city. Today is Jackson Pollock’s birthday. Happy Birthday.

Welcome to the .029th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

Saburo Murakami

Saburo Murakami

Axel Vervoordt Gallery is pleased to present a comprehensive solo exhibition by Saburo Murakami (1925-1996), Japanese painter and pioneer of performance art, bringing together a large selection of important paintings from the 1950s through the end of the 1960s. Axel Vervoordt Gallery through March 24, 2018.

 

Laure d’Utruy

Tempohome / Laure d’Utruy

At the height of the refugee crisis in late 2015, hangars of the former Berlin’s Tempelhof airport became a refugee housing center as a temporary answer to the emergency situation. A photography project by Laure d’Utruy, contributor to Artpil and one of 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2017.

 

Johan Thurfjell

The First Sculpture / Johan Thurfjell

Johan Thurfjell explores sculpture as a cultural indicator in its earliest and most primitive iterations and examines the communicative potential of form-making as an essentially human endeavor. Through February 17, 2018 at Galerie Nordenhake / Stockholm.

 

Anselm Kiefer

Provocations: Anselm Kiefer

Throughout his nearly 50-year career, the German artist Anselm Kiefer (born 1945) has never been afraid to wrestle with the past. The works presented here, drawn from The Met collection, also offer us an opportunity to reflect on our own nation and the conflicted history we struggle to readdress today. Through April 8, 2018 / The Metropolitain Museum of Art, New York.

 

Sally Mann

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings

With many previously unpublished works, this exhibit offers an overview of Sally Mann’s artistic achievement as well as a focused exploration on the continuing influence of the South on her work. Opens March 4 through May 28, 2018 at National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

 

Guen Fiore / official entry

Portrait Awards 2018 / LensCulture

LensCulture is pleased to announce the call for entries for the 2018 Portrait Awards offering two exceptional exhibition opportunities including Photo London and the festival in Arles. Deadline February 27, 2018.

 

Anselm Kiefer

Recent Profiles

Anselm Kiefer, whose lesser known water colors are currently on view at The MetSally Mann, one of the heavy weights in photography launching her traveling exhibit A Thousand Crossings; the eclectic Saburo Murakami, on view at Axel Vervoordt GalleryOlya Ivanova, from the archives of 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2011 reminiscent of the masterful portraits of Rineke DijkstraJohan Thurfjell’s wide ranging sculptural and installation works, returning to the origins with The First Sculpture at Galerie Nordenhake.

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