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Life on Mars. Italian prime. #WhileBlack. Climate change. Nu-clear. Volcano. Plastics. G7 summit. Same sex EU. #MeToo. Trump-Kim-Trudeau. I-ran. N. Korea. Gaza human shield. Data privacy. Tariff wars. Lots happening in the world.

Welcome to the .048th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

Jeff Wall

Jeff Wall / Appearance

The first major exhibition in the new Kunsthalle Mannheim is dedicated to the Jeff Wall, best known for his large-format back-lit cibachromes, which appear as extravagantly composed film stills. On view through September 9, 2018.

 

Catherine Opie

Catherine Opie / So Long as They Are Wild

Catherine Opie will present a series of photographs shot in one of the United States’ most revered and naturally beautiful locations, Yosemite National Park in California. On view through July 7, 2018 at Lehmann Maupin.

 

Robert Motherwell

Robert Motherwell / Open

Galerie Templon presents paintings never before shown in Paris by the master abstract artist, Robert Motherwell. The exhibition will feature some twenty works from the mythical series produced in the ’70s. Runs through July 21, 2018.

 

Fernanda Fragateiro

For Us a Book Is a Small Building / Fernanda Fragateiro

Titled after a quote by architect Alison Smithson who establishes an analogy between the conception of a book and of a building, this idea finds a significant expression in Fernanda Fragateiro’s exhibited works. At Baginski through July 15, 2018.

 

Still from Bronx Gothic, 2017, by Andrew Rossi

10th Berlin Biennale

Berlin Biennale is a conversation with artists and contributors who think and act beyond art as they confront the incessant anxieties perpetuated by a willful disregard for complex subjectivities. Various venues, June 9 – September 9, 2018, Berlin.

 

Paul Hansen / Winner 2013

30 Years of World Press Photo

The Caen Memorial in France will host an exhibition to mark the occasion of its 30th anniversary: World Press Photo Foundation Photo of the Year winners from the last 30 years together in one exhibition. Through September 15, 2018.

 

John Stanmeyer / World Press Photo of the Year 2014

RECENT PROFILES

Robert Motherwell exhibiting paintings never before shown in Paris, at Galerie TemplonFernanda Fragateiro, bridging the concept of architecture and books, at BaginskiJeff Wall with a major exhibition for the re-opening of Kunsthalle MannheimCatherine Opie takes on the new subject of nature, on view at Lehmann MaupinFrédéric Blaimont with his fierce eye making poignant paintings of the ordinary.

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