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Hello Asphalt

 

The Canadian Parliament going through some reorganizing as their scandal unfolds; France’s Macron helps appease at least some of the unrest with France’s Yellow Vest movement as he assumes a certain responsibility; Saudi crown prince was recently gifted a golden submachine gun while on visit to Pakistan – undeniably gauche, but arguably somehow still more eloquent than Trump’s administration circumventing congress to advance sales of U.S. nuclear secrets to them; Award-winning Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, was released this week after more than five years in prison for covering the Rabaa massacre. Upon his release, he shared on social media the tag “hello asphalt,” a phrase used by Egypt’s political prisoners as they are freed.

Today in history in 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court in Dred Scott vs. Sandford reiterated that Americans of Africans descent could not be U.S. citizens and that it was unconstitutional for Congress to ban slavery in U.S. territories, universally condemned as the Supreme Court’s most shameful vote.

Today is the birth of Michelangelo (1475) and the death of Georgia O’Keeffe (1986). Welcome to the .086th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

Stephen Shore

Aperture Photographs

This show follows the evolution of Aperture through a display of photographs from its print and fundraising programs, made over a period of 50 years, charting the progression of photography itself. Presenting works of Dorothea LangePieter HugoBruce Davidson, and Stephen Shore among others. At Aperture, through April 18, 2019.

 

INTERNI EDITION

Design Shanghai 2019

Design Shanghai, one of the world’s most prestigious international design events, returns for its 6th edition showcasing some of the best design brands and galleries from around the world. Opens today, March 6 through 9, 2019, Shanghai Exhibition Center.

 

Kristof Kintera

Rehang

The new exhibition itinerary of Collezione Maramotti reflects an interest in the evolution of pictorial language, an attention to new forms of expression, questioning the status quo of the artwork. Including artists Thomas Scheibitz, Chantal Joffe, and Alessandra Ariatti, among others. Through July 28, 2019 at Collezione Maramotti.

 

Don McCullin

Don McCullin Retrospective

This exhibition showcases some of the most impactful photographs of Don McCullin captured over the last 60 years, including many of his iconic war photographs from Vietnam, Northern Ireland and more recently Syria. On view through May 6, 2019 at Tate Britain.

 

Ilse D’Hollander, Untitled, 1996

Works on Paper

There is something spontaneous and incredibly personal about drawings. They take us closer to the artistic act of creation and, in turn, to the real and the true. The inspiration is there, on paper. At Galleri Bo Bjerggaard through April 6, 2019.

 

Kapwani Kiwanga

Kapwani Kiwanga: Safe Passage

Kapwani Kiwanga’s work is research-driven, instigated by marginalized or forgotten histories, and articulated across a range of materials and media including sculpture, installation, photography and video. Through April 21, 2019 at MIT List Visual Arts Center.

 

Anna Barriball

RECENT PROFILES

Don McCullin whose current Retrospective is on view at Tate Britain; Kapwani Kiwanga’s sculptural installations Safe Passage presented at MIT ListMahmoud Abu Zeid, photojournalist also known as Shawkan, just freed after 5 years imprisonment for his documenting the Rabaa massacre; Anna BjergerChantal JoffeGeorg Baselitz, and Jannis Kounellis, among others presenting in Works on Paper at Galleri Bo Bjerggaard; and reintroducing Dorothea LangePieter HugoBruce Davidson, and Stephen Shore participating in Aperture Photographs at Aperture.

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