Last week we celebrated our one year anniversary with our Prescription .052. This week we hit the ground running. Welcome to the start of our second year. Thank you for being with us. Here is the look back on the week in the arts.
Gail Albert Halaban
Out of My Window / Gail Albert Halaban
By connecting strangers who live across the street from each other, Gail Albert Halaban’s beautifully rendered, large-scale images encourage viewers to take a fresh look at the people they see every day. On exhibition through January 1, 2019 at Eastman Museum.
Dinko Kovačić and Mihajlo Zorić / Photo Valentin Jeck
Toward a Concrete Utopia
This survey introduces the work of socialist Yugoslavia’s leading architects to an international audience, highlighting a body of modernist works whose progressive contributions still resonate today. On view through January 13, 2019 at Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art.
Aesthetica Magazine interviews Meng Zhou: “This has always been an implicit driver of my work…cognizance of the discourses of cultural appropriation adds an extra layer of complexity to the ways I think about what I am doing.” –Meng Zhou.
Surface: Patricia Dauder
Conceived in situ, Patricia Dauder’s Surface is a poetic elaboration of an image as a complex architecture, composed of layers of memory and meaning, building a dialogue among elements carefully distributed in a space. At National Gallery in Prague through September 9, 2018.
Body & Bokeh
Three talented young photographers Alice Lemarin, Quentin Simon, and Sergey Neamoscou have been challenged to make a photographic series using the Leica SL on the theme of the body related to the technique of bokeh to create unique dream-like world. On view through August 30, 2018 at Leica Paris.
There Is No Place Before Arrival / Olaf Nicolai
Renowned for inventive work with a diverse array of materials and media, Olaf Nicolai develops a variety of interdisciplinary projects that address the primary experiences of space, time and corporeality. Opens today, July 13 through October 7, 2018 at Kunsthalle Wien.
This year, you are invited to cross space and time with a breathtaking, celestial journey across the ages – a program offering a constellation of exhibitions, intersecting, interacting and colliding. And right in the midst of Rencontres d’Arles, Voies Off Festival / 23rd Edition offers an alternative program of exhibitions, projections, portfolio reviews and discussions to a new generation of photographers.
For, in Your Tongue I Cannot Fit / Shilpa Gupta
The exhibition’s central piece is a new, large-scale multi-channel sound installation by Shilpa Gupta which gives voice to 100 poets who have been jailed over the centuries for their writing or political alignments. On view through September 30, 2018 at YARAT.
Gail Albert Halaban whose at once distant and intimate series Out of My Window just went up at Eastman Museum, Meng Zhou, speaks of his diverse range of work through an interview by Aesthetica Magazine; Olaf Nicolai, whose multilayered exhibition is part of a triple header at Kunsthalle Wien, along with Kunsthalle Bielefeld and Kunstmuseum St. Gallen; Patricia Dauder mounting her site specific installations at National Gallery in Prague; Doug Aitken’s cinematic sound/video installations Song 1 on view at Copenhagen Contemporary; Alice Lemarin, one of our 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2015 exhibiting at Leica Paris; The legendary Robert Frank making some noise at Rencontres d’Arles; Shilpa Gupta giving voice to 100 poets who have been jailed over the centuries YARAT Contemporary Art Space; Stanley Kubrick whose lesser known photography is now revived in interest with Taschen’s publication and corresponding exhibition Through a Different Lens at Museum of the City of New York.