Lori Cole

Eleanor Antin

The Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston

April 2014

From 1972 through 1991, Eleanor Antin invented personas of different races, genders, and professions to destabilize any single identity. Her role-playing was then documented in photographs and videos, which are displayed here alongside various… READ ON

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“(Re)presentaciones: Fotografía Latinoamericana Contemporánea”

Tabacalera

August 2013

Installed in La Tabacalera, a crumbling former tobacco factory, as part of the PhotoEspaña festival, this exhibition considers the effects of political change on everyday life in Latin America via the traditions of landscape, portraiture, … READ ON

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“Abstract Generation”

MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art

June 2013

The artists in “Abstract Generation” update Minimalism’s depersonalized geometry by emphasizing the hand of the artist and playfully engaging with the technology of printmaking. In Ryan Gander’s I’ve Got the Money If You’ve Got … READ ON

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“PAINT THINGS: Beyond the Stretcher”

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

March 2013

At what point can a painting become sculpture? The deCordova Sculpture Park addresses this question in “PAINT THINGS,” an exhibition that features work by eighteen artists who blur the boundaries between media by incorporating painting … READ ON

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Mickalene Thomas

The Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston

January 2013

Comprising five glittering, large-scale paintings, Mickalene Thomas’s latest exhibition flaunts both the presence and the absence of her African-American female subjects in boldly patterned domestic interiors. Sandra: She’s a Beauty, … READ ON

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“Contemporary Cartographies: Drawing Thought”

CaixaForum Madrid

January 2013

By subverting the conventions of mapmaking, the seventy-five artists in “Contemporary Cartographies” imagine new ways of organizing the world. The exhibition begins with maps of Spain made by the royal geographer Tómas López between … READ ON

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“America in View”

Museum of Art - Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

December 2012

By mapping the history of landscape as both subject and site for photographers, “America in View” also tracks the establishment of photography as art. The show begins with the work of government surveyors who used photography to control… READ ON

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“Revolution Not Televised”

Bronx Museum of the Arts

August 2012

Drawing its title from Gil Scott-Heron’s 1970 song-poem, the exhibition “revolution not televised” demonstrates how the phrase takes on new meaning in postrevolutionary Cuba. The word Revolución, for instance, is repeated over a thousand… READ ON

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Jesús Soto

Grey Art Gallery

February 2012

A focused show featuring forty-seven works from the two-decade period after the Venezuelan artist Jesús Soto moved to Paris, this exhibition tracks Soto’s experiments with abstract painting as a lively, embodied act of perception. Soto … READ ON

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Antonio Manuel

October 2011

As one of the few artists who remained in Brazil under the military regime of 1964–85, Antonio Manuel made work that provoked the artistic and political worlds alike. Viewers of this exhibition are confronted with controversy immediately … READ ON

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