Looking towards the ides of May tracing the string of holidays and the four-day weekends. We have set up shop in Paris. Bread, wine, cheese, and sour grapes… Welcome to the .044th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.
This first solo exhibition in London of Paulo Bruscky, one of Brazil’s most important contemporary artists, follows his recent survey at the Centre Pompidou and his inclusion at the Venice Biennale. On view at Richard Saltoun Gallery through May 26, 2018.
Corin Sworn uses formal strategies of appropriation and détournement to address the means by which our interpretation and digestion of cultural matter produce us as social subjects. Through June 2, 2018 at Koppe Astner, Glasgow.
This year’s edition of NYCxDESIGN for New York Design Week celebrates a world of design and showcases over a dozen design disciplines through events taking place across the city’s five boroughs. Opens today and runs through May 23, 2018, throughout New York City.
Carla van de Puttelaar
For this exhibition at Box Galerie, corresponding with the publication of her new monograph, Carla van de Puttelaar remains true to herself and the unique universe in which she has built her work. Closes tomorrow, May 12, 2018 at Box Galerie, Ixelles, Belgium.
Constant / Constant in his studio, playing the guitar, 1962
50 after the original exhibition, Württembergischer Kunstverein is undertaking a critical rereading from today’s perspective, taking as its point of departure the socio-political upheavals of the 1960s. On view through September 23, 2018.
Juan Uslé exploits the nature of opposites: between organic and geometric forms, randomness and order, and the simultaneous physicality of paint and its ability to disappear into sheer, ethereal surfaces. Through June 23, 2018 at Frith Street Gallery.
Carla van de Puttelaar
Juan Uslé whose impressive and ethereal paintings stand tall at Frith Street Gallery; Carla van de Puttelaar’s stark series of nudes and flowers, true to her form on exhibition at Box Galerie; Paulo Bruscky whose diverse span of works are on view at Richard Saltoun Gallery; Corin Sworn’s evocative installations on exhibit at Koppe Astner in Glasgow; and reintroducing Le Corbusier who is among the represented at the 50 Years After 50 Years of Bauhaus at Württembergischer Kunstverein.