Himali Singh Soin

Jesse Darling and Brace Brace


July 2015

Here, our imminent extinction is intimate: This exhibition, “Absolute Bearing,” evokes the delusion of the anchor, the flickering (mis)direction of the compass, the lament of motion itself. Jesse Darling and Brace Brace’s installations… READ ON


Bridget Smith

Focal Point Gallery

May 2015

At the edge of the pale bay of Southend-on-Sea where this gallery is located is a blinking neon amusement park; on the other, an anodyne silhouette of smokestacks. The faint sensation of contained expanse seeps into Bridget Smith’s solo … READ ON


“How To Construct A Time Machine”

MK Gallery

March 2015

Appropriately, “How To Construct A Time Machine” demands a few hours of its viewers. Also appropriately, these few hours seem to both occupy an eternity and whiz by in minutes. The twenty-five works on view span centuries, from the Lumière… READ ON


Emma McNally

Emma McNally talks about her drawings in “MIRRORCITY” at the Hayward Gallery

December 2014

London-based artist Emma McNally charts the astronomical, the anatomical, the topographical, and the topological. Recent selections from her ongoing drawing series “Choral Fields,” 2014–, are on view in the group show “MIRRORCITY”… READ ON


Fiona Banner

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

December 2014

In Fiona Banner’s Chinook, 2014, two sets of helicopter blades mounted on the ceiling just miss each other with every revolution. They seem to quip as lovers might, headlong and heart first, aestheticized amid the surrounding bucolic hills… READ ON


Raqs Media Collective

Frith Street Gallery

October 2014

A pitch-black clock, The Ecliptic, 2014, holds pride of place in Raqs Media Collective’s current exhibition, “Corrections to the First Draft of History.” Replacing numbers, one half of the clock bears the word TIME, while on the other… READ ON


Dayanita Singh

National Museum Janpath | New Delhi

April 2014

The compartments and departments into which we segment the world is a testament to how we read it: in fragments and chapters, with imposed order. Dayanita Singh’s Book Museum, 2014, is a portable collection of books with photographs from … READ ON


Sudarshan Shetty


February 2014

In a tour de force that transcends the label “solo exhibition,” Sudarshan Shetty turns wooden objects into a tactile tale of temporality and ontology that tells of both inanimate matter and its living counterparts. In a space sparsely … READ ON


“L’exigence de la saudade”

September 2013

Halfway up one of Montmartre’s many slopes is a quiet courtyard—flanked by old peeling walls, in one of which there is a gap, revealing a sprouting plant—where a single glass door leads to the Kadist Art Foundation. This sense of an inner… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2013 [TOC]

Linda Mary Montano

Linda Mary Montano talks about her retrospective

May 2013

Linda Mary Montano is perhaps best known for her endurance-based performances. She sang for seven hours in a scissor lift; wore monochromatic garments for fourteen years; was blindfolded for a week; and spent a year bound by a length of rope… READ ON