Mary Rinebold

Jutta Koether

Campoli Presti | London

July 2013

“The Double Session,” named for philosopher Jacques Derrida’s 1969 lecture, marks a continuation of Jutta Koether’s long-term exploration into notions of “double reading,” which is mainly enacted here by two visually and structurally… READ ON

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William Kentridge

The Bluecoat

January 2013

Many of the one hundred works in “A Universal Archive,” William Kentridge’s first major UK retrospective of his prints, which is organized by Hayward Touring, relate to the operas and films for which the artist is well known, such as … READ ON

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Heman Chong and Anthony Marcellini

Wilkinson Gallery

January 2013

For their collaborative exhibition, “Interview(s),” Heman Chong and Anthony Marcellini continue a close dialogue, one primarily sustained over Skype since 2005. Formalizing a set of seven assumptions written by the two about “the social… READ ON

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David Adamo

Ibid.

January 2013

In 2007, David Adamo spent a day in the Metropolitan Museum of Art standing in front of John Singer Sargent’s 1883–84 portrait Madame X (Madame Gautreau), for a performance suitably titled Museum Museum: XX. In a further exploration of … READ ON

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“The Individual and the Organization: Artist Placement Group 1966-79”

Raven Row

November 2012

Formed in London in 1966, the Artist Placement Group (APG) was one of longest running and most prolific political art collectives of the latter half of the twentieth century, and it claimed as members, over its thirty-year run, luminaries … READ ON

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Rashid Johnson

South London Gallery

October 2012

Like elaborate stage sets, Rashid Johnson’s installations are typically encompassing, drawing viewers into dioramas populated by artifacts that stand in for cultural icons (for instance, Don King and Sun Ra have made appearances in previous… READ ON

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“Le Confort Moderne”

Le Confort Moderne

July 2012

In the group exhibition “Le Confort moderne,” named for the art and music center where it is on view, curator Mathieu Copeland repurposes modes of looking and listening, via the work of twenty-seven artists and musicians within a series… READ ON

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Jo Spence

Studio Voltaire

July 2012

If it is possible to confront without being confrontational, then “Work,” a two-part exhibition of Jo Spence’s archives, has achieved this. The collection of photographs, slides, books, a BBC Arena documentary about the artist, and … READ ON

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“Surface to Surface”

Jonathan Viner

April 2012

A fixation with processes, clearly indebted to post-Minimalism, links the paintings and sculptures in this group show. The connection is most explicit in Oscar Tuazon’s large-scale welded steel and glass frame Cloud, 2012, and Eddie Peake’s… READ ON

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