With Monsoon Melody on view at WIELS, Brussels, her largest solo exhibition to date, Thao Nguyen Phan discusses her transition to film to explore colonial legacies and ecological destruction in Vietnam.
Los Angeles' art scene has a lot to offer during Frieze Los Angeles, with galleries, non-profits, and museums gearing up for the fair's second edition between 14 and 17 February 2020. In this Ocula Lowdown, Tessa Moldan lists a selection of the city's must-see shows.
Ack Ro' , Jaki Irvine's reflection on the fragility of life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, is an 'ambitious, holistic installation' staged like a 'wild disarray of interconnected yet fragmented pieces'.
Established in 2001 by Bruce Silverstein and situated on the third floor of a building on West 20th Street in New York’s Chelsea art district, Bruce Silverstein Gallery specialises in exploring and expanding knowledge of international contemporary and influential 20th-century photography. With its photographic emphasis the gallery is a member of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD). Seeking to explore and uncover new ideas, and present previously unknown works by influential photographers of the past century alongside the work of modern innovators, the gallery has amassed an inventory of masterworks of modern photography. Striving to create a broader dialogue encompassing multiple art forms, the gallery also represents a growing selection of contemporary mixed-media artists.Read More
Opening with Picture Stories (2001)—an exhibition of the early-20th-century pioneering photographer Lucien Aigner—most of Bruce Silverstein Gallery’s early exhibitions featured masters of 20th-century art photography, including Aigner, Aaron Siskind, Barbara Morgan, Karl Struss, Werner Bischof, and Mark Cohen. From the mid-2000s the gallery started to incorporate more contemporary photographers—such as Zoe Strauss, Scott Peterman, and Nicolai Howalt—while continuing to exhibit works across the spectrum of 20th-century modern photography. Since the late 2000s the gallery has expanded its scope beyond contemporary photography and related practices, showing mixed-media contemporary artists such as Frederick Sommer, Martin Denker, John Wood, Keith A. Smith, and Max Neumann.
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In Taipei , the artwork that said most about the contemporary art market's fraught situation in East Asia was not at the 26th Art Taipei (18–21 October 2019), but across town at the Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab, a publicly funded art park established in Taiwan's former Air Force Command Headquarters in 2018. Chin Cheng-Te's Tender Soul –...
In a documentary video published by Tate Modern to accompany its exhibition William Klein + Daido Moriyama in 2013, Moriyama, one of the most influential avantgarde photographers to emerge out of postwar Japan, roams the urban streets of Shinjuku equipped with a compact digital camera. Dressed in a low-key black jacket, his gait is relaxed but...
'Coinciding with Frieze London, Frieze Masters features more than 130 of the world's leading galleries specialising in antiquities, Asian art, ethnographic art, illuminated manuscripts, medieval, modern and post-war art, Old Masters and 19th century, as well as photography and sculpture.' –Frieze Masters (3–6 October 2019).
Michael Wolf 's solo exhibition here—the first since his death this past April—is a sampling from this prolific photographer's oeuvre. Wolf, who was born in Germany but spent much of his life in China, inflected his pictures with the grandness of nineteenth-century
The artist Alfred Leslie is 90, but he acts decades younger. A recent conversation in his East Village studio had to wait while he finished fiddling with an image on his computer for a new project.
Michael Wolf (1954-2019) was a chronicler of life in cities. Across a career of over 40 years, the photographer captured architecture from Paris to Hong Kong, recording the realities of metropolitan life in the 21st century.
In Production: Art and the Studio System, Yuz Museum, 7 November – 1 March Every week is art week somewhere, but not every week is art week in Shanghai. So you'll be wanting to be there during the first week of November, when the city's twin art fairs, Art021 and West Bund Art & Design are on view. But the fun of the fairs is not the only...
Ed Ruscha is widely regarded as one of the world's most important artists with a career spanning six decades from the early 1960s until the present day. Through key works from the ARTIST ROOMS collection discover the art and ideas of this extraordinary artist.
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