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Deep into Summer

 

Deep into summer with heat waves and record temperatures, wild fires and fire tornados. Climate change is asserting itself through environmental hazards. Less and less here to deny. Our thoughts go out to those affected.

Here is today’s edition of Prescriptions, our look back on the week in the arts.

 

Neal Barr

Icons of Style

This exhibition explores some of the ways photographers whose careers have been closely associated with the fashion industry have shaped evolving notions of style and beauty. Presenting works of Richard Avedon, Yohji Yamamoto, and Sarah Moon, among others. Through October 21, 2018 at The Getty Museum.

 

Hana Miletić

Dependencies / Hana Miletic

Textiles have been passed down through generations of women. Weaving on a handloom is a repetitive and lengthy process, which allows Hana Miletić to reflect on issues of social engagement and reproduction. On view at Wiels through August 12, 2018.

 

Yorgos Karailias / from the series EstrangeR

Anatomy of Political Melancholy

It is too easy to become resigned to the present malaise. The exhibition highlights the dangers of political apathy and points to the fact that there are still such things as society and community. Presenting the works of Sven Johne, Yorgos Karailias, and Ariane Loze, among others. At Art Space Pythagorion, from August 4 – September 30, 2018.

 

Vladimir Svetlov

RIBOCA / Riga Biennial 2018

With a mission to increase artistic engagement between the Baltic region and the rest of the world, RIBOCA aims to create a model based on a process that starts from the local and expands beyond. Through October 28, 2018 in Riga.

 

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

As Ryuichi Sakamoto returns to music following cancer diagnosis, his haunting awareness of life crisis leads to a resounding new masterpiece. This film is an intimate portrait of both the artist and the man. Directed by Stephen Nomura Schible. Opens today, August 3, 2018 at TIFF / Toronto International Film Festival.

 

Alberto Giacometti

Giacometti

This comprehensive exhibition of the preeminent artist of the 20th Century, Alberto Giacometti, in collaboration with Fondation Giacometti, examines anew the artist’s practice and his unmistakable aesthetic vocabulary. On view through September 12, 2018 at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

 

Eve Kiiler

RECENT PROFILES

Yorgos Karailias, participating in Anatomy of Political Melancholy at Art Space Pythagorion; Hana Miletic, whose woven pieces are presented at Wiels; Alberto Giacometti, the preeminent 20th Century artist on exhibit at Guggenheim; Eve Kiiler with subtle and compelling photography presented at RIBOCA Riga Biennial; and Ryuichi Sakamoto, the subject of the new documentary Coda following his life as he returns to music after his cancer diagnosis.

Andrei Tarkovsky / The Exhibition
September 14 – December 6, 2019
The masterpieces of Andrei Tarkovsky weave together dreams and memories, past and present. The painterly beauty of his images...
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London Design Festival
September 14–22, 2019
The annual citywide event brings together a global community of designers, artists, architects and the creative industries with a...
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Visionary Color / Ernst Haas
September 6 – November 9 2019
Taken between 1952 and 1981, the photographs of Ernst Haas presented on display show an ambiguity bordering on the...
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Twilight Zone
September 7, 2019 – January 12, 2020
"It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between...
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Subjects of Life
Photography in the Mudam Collection
This selection encourages a reflection on the medium through questions of representation and the effects of the image on...
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Escape Into the Beautiful
"As imperceptibly as Grief the Summer lapsed away. Too imperceptible at last to seem like Perfidy. A Quietness distilled...
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The Art of Being Good
June 22 – September 1, 2019
Although tackling the ecological, social and economic components of crisis is normal in art, artworks and exhibitions rarely direct...
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Multitude, Solitude / Dave Heath
March 14 – September 2, 2019
Picking out a face in a crowd, capturing an act of violence between siblings, or framing close-up portraits of...
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Andrei Tarkovsky / The Exhibition
September 14 – December 6, 2019
The masterpieces of Andrei Tarkovsky weave together dreams and memories, past and present. The painterly beauty of his images...
+
London Design Festival
September 14–22, 2019
The annual citywide event brings together a global community of designers, artists, architects and the creative industries with a...
+
Visionary Color / Ernst Haas
September 6 – November 9 2019
Taken between 1952 and 1981, the photographs of Ernst Haas presented on display show an ambiguity bordering on the...
+
Twilight Zone
September 7, 2019 – January 12, 2020
"It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between...
+
Subjects of Life
Photography in the Mudam Collection
This selection encourages a reflection on the medium through questions of representation and the effects of the image on...
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ARTPIL / Prescription .100
Escape Into the Beautiful
"As imperceptibly as Grief the Summer lapsed away. Too imperceptible at last to seem like Perfidy. A Quietness distilled...
+
The Art of Being Good
June 22 – September 1, 2019
Although tackling the ecological, social and economic components of crisis is normal in art, artworks and exhibitions rarely direct...
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Multitude, Solitude / Dave Heath
March 14 – September 2, 2019
Picking out a face in a crowd, capturing an act of violence between siblings, or framing close-up portraits of...
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