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Welcome to the .054th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.
David Claerbout’s art follows the fascination with the cycles of nature and the ideas of care and time. His works require sensitivity to light and shading, distance and focus, rest and the passage of time. On view at Kunsthaus Bregenz through October 14, 2018.
In this exhibition of Renzo Piano’s projects conceived in relation to water, visitors immerse themselves in a visual and acoustic environment providing an exhilarating tour through 16 architectural projects. Through November 25, 2018 at Fondazione Vedova.
Antonio Caro / Jasper Johns
A landmark event, this exhibition places masterpieces from the MMK Frankfurt collection in a deep and meaningful dialogue with key works of Latin American art from the past five decades. Featuring artists Anna Maria Maiolino, Cy Twombly, and Jasper Johns, among many others. On view at Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires through October 14, 2018.
Alexander Calder’s direct and innovative approach runs through every aspect of his oeuvre, from the monumental to the intimate. Among the works exhibited are the mobiles and stabiles, as well as oil paintings. On view through September 9, 2018 at Hauser & Wirth, Somerset.
On the occasion of the centennial of the birth of Nelson Mandela and we honor his life and work through a survey of images covering the struggles of race, oppression and resistance of the Apartheid era. Featuring the works of Raymond Depardon, David Goldblatt, and others.
This exhibition follows a major presentation by Michelle Stuart at the Venice Biennale and the acquisition by the Dia Art Foundation, spanning 50 years of Stuart’s practice. At Alison Jacques Gallery through July 28, 2018.
Escuela de Arquitectura, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso & Manuel Casanueva Carrasco
David Claerbout, whose works based on light and shading, distance and focus are on view at Kunsthaus Bregenz; Anna Maria Maiolino who is among those represented in A Tale of Two Worlds at Museo Moderno Buenos Aires; Alexander Calder, whose monumental to the intimate works are gathered at Hauser & Wirth, Michelle Stuart, whose work spanning 50 years can be seen at Alison Jacques Gallery; and Renzo Piano participating with Water Projects at Fondazione Vedova during the International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale.