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cinco de mayo

 

On this day, May 5, Kublai Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan, becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire (1260); After 66 days on hunger strike, 26 year old Provisional IRA member and British MP Bobby Sands dies in the Maze Prison (1981); Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Jamaica and claims it for Spain (1494); Mary Kies becomes the first woman awarded a U.S. patent (1809); Mexican army’s victory over Napoleon’s French forces at the Battle of Puebla, (cinco de Mayo, 1862); New York City’s Carnegie Hall celebrates its official opening night (1891).

On this day, May 5, is the birth of political philosopher Karl Marx (1818) and the death of Napoleon Bonaparte (1821).

Welcome to the .092nd edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

Tyler Mitchell

I Can Make You Feel Good

Tyler Mitchell captures young black people in gardens, parks or in idyllic studio backdrops where they appear as free, expressive, effortless, sensitive and proud, bringing their humanity to the forefront. On view at Foam through June 5, 2019.

 

Lia Cook / Keiji Nio

Art + Identity

Representation over 50 artists from five continents, the exhibition will take an expansive survey of identity and art in a global world, through explorations be it personal, political, social or cultural. Closes today, May 5, 2019 at browngrotta arts.

 

Robert Capa

Capa in Color

Robert Capa regularly used color film from the ’40s until his death in 1954. Some of these photographs were published in magazines, but the majority have never been printed or even seen. A traveling exhibition organized by ICP / International Center of Photography, currently on view at Caixa Forum through January 26, 2020.

 

Cristina de Miguel

Cristina de Miguel / New Paintings

The Spanish artist Cristina de Miguel makes figurative paintings built upon a network of neo-expressionistic affinities, graffiti-inflected spray paint, and highly intuitive paint application. Through June 7, 2019 at Fredericks & Freiser.

 

Louis Moilliet, Im Variété, 1913

Klee & Friends

Throughout his life, Paul Klee cultivated relationships with a multitude of colleagues, these reciprocal encounters making their mark in a variety of ways on the thought and works of these artists. Featuring works of Klee, Picasso, Kandinsky, and Arp, among others. On exhibit through September 1, 2019 at Zentrum Paul Klee.

 

Alice Lisi

30 Under 30 Women Photographers / 2019

Opening yesterday, this year for its 10th Edition 30 Under 30 Women Photographers in conjunction with festival Transphotographiques, Artpil + Maison Photo presented the 2019 group in Lille. Among the 30, the artists present included Maria GawrylukIsabelle Ha EavAlice Lisi, and Anne-Sophie Soudoplatoff. On display through June 2, 2019 at Maison de la Photographie.

 

Robert Capa

PROFILES

Tyler Mitchell with his photographic works I Can Make You Feel Good on view at FoamWassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, and Pablo Picasso among others in Klee & Friends at Zentrum Paul KleeCristina de Miguel exhibiting New Paintings at Fredericks & FreiserRobert Capa and his traveling and ongoing exhibition Capa in Color organized by ICP; and the 30 Under 30 Women Photographers presented by Artpil + Maison Photo whose 2019 group opened yesterday in Lille: Evelyn Bencicova | Giulia Bersani | September Dawn Bottoms | Sidney Léa Le Bour | Louise Brunnodottir | Meyrem Bulucek | Lucia Buricelli | Joanna Demarco | Isabelle Ha Eav | Fabiola Ferrero | Maria Gawryluk | Juliana Usma González | Sophie Green | Andrea Hernàndez | Fernanda De Icaza | Alice Jacquemin | Megan Jelinger | Laura Lafon | Jagoda Lasota | Alice Lisi | Paulina Metzscher | Martha Micali | Colette Pomerleau | Ioanna Sakellaraki | Iggy SmallsSara Aue Sobol | Anne-Sophie Soudoplatoff | Kristina Syrchikova | Katelyn Wang | Rachel Woolf

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