Brexit still confused on its exit strategy two years after its referendum. Spain appoints a majority female cabinet, and receives migrants where Italy refused. U.S. pulls out of United Nation’s Human Rights Council as forecast while continuing to separate migrant families in detention. And the First Lady, who seemed the only one to care at the White House, spotted sporting a jacket with the words “I Really Don’t Care….”
Welcome to the .050th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.
LensCulture’s new Art Photography Awards in partnership with Aperture seek to discover and highlight the diverse and creative ways photographers are pushing the medium and reinventing our definitions of art made with photography. Deadline Tuesday July 3, 2018.
Kunsthalle Bielefeld presents Michel Majerus‘ exhibition In Europe Everything Appears More Serious Than in the USA, focusing on Majerus’ early works that have never been shown before in public. On view through September 9, 2018.
Tracing Alex Prager’s remarkably rich career over the last ten years, the exhibition covers over 40 works, including her trademark, large-scale Technicolor photographs alongside her complete films. Through October 14, 2018 at The Photographers’ Gallery.
Francesco Clemente focuses on the narrative of The King of Harlem, reflecting the sorrow, joy, music, and vitality described in the poem by Federico García Lorca from the seminal collection Poet in New York. At Galleria Lorcan O’Neill through August 3, 2018.
The 12th edition of the European nomadic biennial Manifesta with the theme of The Planetary Garden opens with art, installations, and performances throughout this edition’s chosen city of Palermo. Various venues through November 4, 2018.
This exhibition outlines the complex network of reference points Dora Garcia’s artistic practice draws from, as it circulates fiction, performance the illusion of the human psyche produced by everything. On view through September 3, 2018 at Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid.
UArts Dance / Courtesy Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
Georg Baselitz, German painter, sculptor and graphic artist known for his figurative, expressive, often upside down paintings; John Gerrard, represented as part of Manifesta 12; Dora García whose site specific installation works are on view at Museo Reina Sofia; Michel Majerus whose various works on the theme of U.S/Europe are presented at Kunsthalle Bielefeld; The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, grant giving in the multidisciplinary arts; and reintroducing Alex Prager, with a sort of decade long retrospective at The Photographers’ Gallery and Francesco Clemente whose recent paintings are on view at Galleria Lorcan O’Neill.