Chto Delat, Untitled (Tatlin’s Tower), 2013

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<b>Chto Delat, <i>Untitled (Tatlin’s Tower)</i>, 2013</b>

Artist: Chto Delat [What Is to Be Done?] [Tsaplya Olga Egorova, Nina Gasteva, Artiom Magun, Nikolay Oleynikov, Natalia Pershina/Glucklya, Alexey Penzin, David Riff, Alexander Skidan, Oxana Timofeeva, Dmitry Vilensky] (collective founded in 2003 in St. Petersburg, Russia). Materials: Description: “The quotation [of Tatlin’s Monument] created by Chto Delat, a Russian collective of artists, critics, and philosophers, […]

Sandra Gamarra, Soft Modernity, 2015

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<b>Sandra Gamarra, <i>Soft Modernity</i>, 2015 </b>

Artist Sandra Gamarra (b.1972, Peru; lives and works in Madrid) Material Paintings, poster, installation. Painting LiMac Miami Bordes Blandos II, 2015, oil on canvas,  17 7/10 × 17 7/10 inches Description Artist-curated exhibition Modernidad blanda (Soft modernity), shown at Art Basel Miami in 2015. Gamarra was invited by Galeria Leme (Sao Paulo) to design its booth […]

Isaac Julien, Lina Bo Bardi: A Marvellous Entanglement, 2019

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<b>Isaac Julien, <i>Lina Bo Bardi: A Marvellous Entanglement,</i> 2019</b>

Artist Isaac Julien (b. 1960, London; lives and works in London) Materials Nine screen installation, super high definition (4k), color, 9.1 surround sound, 39’08” duration View the trailer here. Description A video installation reflecting on Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi (1914–1992) and her approach to Brazilian culture. It was filmed on location in hree of […]

Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen, Total Transformation, 2019

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<b> Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen, <i>Total Transformation,</i> 2019</b>

Artist Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen (b. 1977, Aeroe, Denmark; lives and works in Copenhagen). Materials Exhibition at Galleri Møller Witt, Copenhagen. Paintings, oil on canvas, various sizes. Above: installation view; Deserting Desert Land (2019), 146 x 231 cm; Total Work of Art (2019), 140 x 184 cm; Mood Machine (2018). Description An exhibition of paintings depicting modernist […]

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Past Presence, 2019

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<b>Hiroshi Sugimoto, <i>Past Presence</i>, 2019

Artist: Hiroshi Sugimoto (born 1947 in Tokyo, Japan; lives and works in New York, USA and Tokyo) Description: “Past Presence explores the artist’s continued interest in time and history though a canon of twentieth-century masterworks […] From Brancusi, Picasso and Matisse, through Magritte, Duchamp, Mondrian, to Giacometti, Warhol and Johns, each picture depicts an object […]

Alexandra Pirici and Manuel Pelmus, Works in Public Collections, 2014

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<b>Alexandra Pirici and Manuel Pelmus, <i>Works in Public Collections<i>, 2014

Artists: Alexandra Pirici (born Bucharest, 1982, lives and works in Berlin) and Manuel Pelmus (born 1974, lives and works in Oslo and Bucharest) Description: Public Collection is a continuous performance in an exhibition context, performed by 3 or 4 dancers, that proposes the idea of an immaterial collection of modern art. Illustrated above: installation at […]

Netta Yerushalmy, Paramodernities, 2013–2018

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<b>Netta Yerushalmy, <i>Paramodernities</i>, 2013–2018

Paramodernities is a six-part series of lecture-performances or dance-experiments that weaves theory and performance into a four-hour-long hybrid event. “Yerushalmy and a cast of 20 dancers and scholars, ranging in age from 20 to 68, perform deconstructed installments of Nijinsky’s Sacre (1913), Graham’s Night Journey (1947), Ailey’s Revelations (1960), a mix of Cunningham works Rainforest, Sounddance, […]

Gerard and Kelly, Modern Living, 2016

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<b>Gerard and Kelly, <i>Modern Living</i>, 2016

Artist: Brennan Gerard (b.1978, Ohio) and Ryan Kelly (b.1979, Pennsylvania), live and work in Los Angeles and New York Description: Modern Living is a series of site-specific performances, videos filmed on location, drawings and performance scores. Each is set in a modernist home, and explores intimacy and domestic space within modernist architecture.The first two took […]

Jessi Reaves, The History, 2017

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<b>Jessi Reaves, <i>The History</i>, 2017</b>

Artist: Jessi Reaves (born 1986, Portland, OR; lives and works in New York). Description: Marcel Breuer chair combined with an outdoor reclining chair, bound in newspaper print fabric. For her solo show at Herald Street Gallery (London) in 2017, titled Android Stroll, Reaves presented sculptures that midcentury ergonomic furniture with bulky, heavy, impractical materials. “Reaves […]

Terry Adkins, Smoke Signal, 2013

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<b>Terry Adkins, <i>Smoke Signal</i>, 2013</b>

Artist: Terry Adkins (born 1953, Washington, D.C., died 2014) Description: Eames chair bases, concrete, leather, and ebony (69 × 483 × 76 cm) “Smoke Signal (2012) is a dialogue between two materials and processes. The tall (roughly fifteen feet) metal structure is made of stacked Eames chair skeletons set in a concrete base, with black […]

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