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Shake hands with the President

 

Today in the U.S. Trump prepares for the State of the Wall address with the back drop of the recent Cold War era nuclear treaty suspension and the recently exposed spreadsheet of his executive time, or non-presidential activities. Israel proceeds with the construction of their galvanized steel barrier around the Gaza Strip and Netanyahu can be seen in his reelection campaign posters shaking hands with his new running mate. Venezuela still trying to figure out who their president is while many outside leaders voice growing support for the opposition. Egypt’s parliament debates a motion to extend presidential term limits for El-Sissi, and unplugging the speakers while they have seats in the game of musical chairs.

On this day February 5th U.S. occupation of Cuba ends (1904), former U.S.S.R. declares separation of Church and State (1918), and French President de Gaulle calls for Algeria’s independence (1962).

Welcome to the .082nd edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

Laura Stevens

The City (And a Few Lonely People)

You can be lonely anywhere, but there is a particular flavor to the loneliness that comes from living in a city, surrounded by millions of people. – Olivia Laing, The Lonely City. Presenting works by Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Clarissa Bonet, Laura Stevens, and others, through March 9, 2019 at ClampArt.

 

George Legrady / Coliseum, 2015

Framing Time

Each of this ten artists in this group exhibition approaches the concept of temporality with unique and evocative applications of a medium that inherently lends itself to the capture of time. Featuring Robbert Flick, George Legrady, and Augusta Wood, among others. On view through February 9, 2019 at Denk Gallery.

 

Amie Siegel

Amie Siegel: Backstory

Intimately connected constellation of video and works on paper inquires after the social fashioning of value and how cultural memory evolves – itself becoming a product, artifact or experience. Amie Siegel, on view through February 16, 2019 at Thomas Dane Gallery.

 

Andreas Gursky

Andreas Gursky

You never notice arbitrary details in my work. On a formal level, countless interrelated micro- and macrostructures are woven together, determined by an overall organizational principle.Andreas Gursky. Presented by Gagosian, through March 17, 2019 at Tarmak 22, Gstaad Saanen Airport, Switzerland.

 

Dora Longo Bahia

Choque / Dora Longo Bahia

Dora Longo Bahia’s exhibition takes the notion of the protest as its point of departure, questioning institutions of power, riot police, their enforcement and methods developed to suppress forces of resistance. At Pedro Cera through February 23, 2019.

 

Metahaven

Metahaven: Earth

Stedelijk Museum will stage the first large-scale museum survey of Metahaven, the collective duo of Vinca Kruk and Daniel van der Velden, bringing together their new moving image work with their renowned design practice. Through February 24, 2019.

 

Laura Stevens

RECENT PROFILES

Metahaven, the collective duo Vinca Kruk and Daniel van der Velden surveyed in Earth at Stedelijk MuseumDora Longo Bahia’s exploring the notion of the protest and questioning institutions of power, in Choque at Pedro CeraAndreas Gursky in a kind of bivouac exhibition presented by Gagosian at Gstaad Saanen Airport in Switzerland; Amie Siegel’s installations Backstory on view at Thomas Dane GalleryRobbert Flick, participating in Framing Time at Denk GalleryLaura Stevens and reintroducing Edward Hopper, among the artists represented in The City (And a Few Lonely People) at ClampArt.

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