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Welcome to the .030th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.
Stephen Shore’s first survey in NY to include his entire career, this exhibition demonstrates his vision defined by an interest in daily life, a taste for serial and often systematic approaches. On view at Metropolitain Museum of Art, New York, through May 28, 2018.
Sirine Fattouh / MAXXI
In a new chapter of the series of Interactions across the Mediterranean, the story of a city, a laboratory of resistance, artistic innovation and hope seen through over 100 works. at MAXXI Through May 20, 2018.
Guillaume Dénervaud / Photo Annik Wetter
Taking place in the Geneva Lake region with international galleries and public and private collections, Artgenève expands its offer for its 7th edition to include decorative arts and design. Closes today, Palexpo Geneva.
Matt Saunders / Marian Goodman
With a title inspired by Wallace Stevens, Marian Goodman Gallery is pleased to announce Matt Saunders’ first solo exhibition in London, connecting painting, photography, and printmaking, to the moving image. Marian Goodman Gallery / London through February 17, 2018.
Agnès Varda / La Pointe Courte (still)
Invisible Man / The Gordon Parks Foundation
In honor of Black History Month, this feature presents Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison’s collaboration and shared vision of black life in America, with Harlem as its nerve center. Co-published with The Gordon Parks Foundation and The Art Institute of Chicago.
Agnès Varda, filmmaker, artist & photographer, recent recipient of an Academy Honorary Award and the oldest Oscar Nominee, captured in an interview with Paris Photo; Matt Saunders using photographic imaging to produce a wide array of media, currently on view at Marian Goodman in London; Valentina Castro, from Caracas now working in Barcelona with her infectious photography of daily life and travels (30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2013); Legendary Stephen Shore currently in an impressive exhibit at MoMA spanning his entire career; and Etel Adnan with paintings, drawings, tapestries, film and ceramics in her arsenal, currently represented at both Artgèneve and Home Beirut at MAXXI.