Alpesh Kantilal Patel

Christina Quarles

David Castillo Gallery

January 2018

About half of Los Angeles–based artist Christina Quarles’s thirteen canvases here are horizontally arranged. All from this year, the works range in size from three to five feet in height and four to six feet in width, and each typically … READ ON

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Pepe Mar

Locust Projects

December 2017

In this modestly sized project gallery, Miami-based artist Pepe Mar manages to present a survey of colorful assemblages and collages made over the last fifteen years as well as new work. The past and present blur here. Mar’s approach to this… READ ON

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Enrico Prampolini

Muzeum Sztuki | MS2

August 2017

In 1930, Italian Futurist artist Enrico Prampolini donated his painting Tarantella, 1920–22, to the Polish artist group a.r., which was amassing a collection of international avant-garde artworks that would become the foundation of the Muzeum… READ ON

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Cassils

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

April 2017

In this solo exhibition comprising primarily live performances and installations, the Los Angeles–based and gender-nonconforming artist Cassils uses their naked body to explore the often pervasive violence against LGBTQI subjects. Their … READ ON

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Frank Stella

Frank Stella discusses his show at the POLIN Museum in Warsaw

June 2016

Frank Stella’s assemblage series “Polish Village,” 1970–74, is making its debut in Europe as part of the exhibition “Frank Stella and Synagogues of Historic Poland,” on view through June 20, 2016, at the POLIN Museum in Warsaw. Here Stella … READ ON

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On the Ground: Miami

November 2015

SOUTH FLORIDA has always been friendly to topless beachgoers. This past year, though, the city’s art museums gave new meaning to being topless in Miami. Four were without directors at some point: the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA… READ ON

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Bik Van der Pol

Pérez Art Museum Miami

November 2015

Reports emerged in early 2015 that Florida government officials had unofficially banned state employees from using phrases such as “climate change” and “global warming” or words such as “sustainability” in their communications. Bik Van der … READ ON

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“After Midnight: Indian Modernism to Contemporary India, 1947/1997”

Queens Museum

May 2015

As suggested in the exhibition’s title, “After Midnight: Indian Modernism to Contemporary India, 1947/1997” launches a conversation between two discrete time periods. Curated by Dr. Arshiya Lokhandwala, the presentation begins with paintings… READ ON

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Lyle Ashton Harris

Lyle Ashton Harris speaks about his current exhibition in Miami

May 2015

Lyle Ashton Harris’s current solo exhibition at Miami’s David Castillo Gallery features a series of unstaged pictures from his archive of Ektachrome slides from the past twenty-five years. As a curator, he recently cocurated—with Robert Storr… READ ON

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Tameka Norris

Emerson Dorsch

March 2015

The centerpiece of Tameka Norris’s solo exhibition is the eighty-minute-film Meka Jean: How She Got Good, 2014. In it, Norris plays the eponymous character, an African American woman who hopes to become a singer and painter, against the … READ ON

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