Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .
'This year's Biennale of Sydney seems like a corrective,' writes Soo-Min Shim, 'prioritising autonomy in an international exhibition format that has all too often omitted or sidelined First Nations artists.'
In the United States, parallels have been drawn between the HIV/AIDS crisis and what is unfolding with Covid-19. These connections feed into P·P·O·W's online exhibition, Hell is a Place on Earth. Heaven is a Place in Your Head .
Michele Abeles (b.1977, New York) received a BA from Washington University and an MFA from Yale University. Recent solo shows include those at 47 Canal Street, New York, and Andreas Melas & Helena Papadopoulos, Athens; her work has featured also in major group exhibitions including Speculations on Anonymous Materials, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (2013); Test Pattern, Whitney Museum of Art, New York (2013); 12th Biennale de Lyon, France (2013); Empire State, curated by Norman Rosenthal and Alex Gartenfeld, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome (2013); and New Photography (2012), Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. Abeles lives and works in New York.
Text courtesy Sadie Coles HQ.
In World Cup , currently showing at Sadie Coles HQ, the bodies have faces. There is a series of private detective style portraits of white male professionals, photographed from afar in frantic motion. They mostly wear earbuds and appear distracted from the world by tiny interior crises. These portraits are entirely free from the manipulations...
Dallas Art Fair’s Brandon Kennedy visits with mega-watt contemporary gallerist Sadie Coles and artist Michele Abeles on work available at the Dallas Art Fair and Abeles’s self-curated exhibition at the Karpidas Collection.
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