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Tala Madani

Shitty Disco . 2016

Shitty Disco . 2016

+ pilar corrias

Tala Madani makes paintings and animated videos whose indelible images bring together wide-ranging modes of critique. She uses humor not only to upend social mores, but also to open up dialogue about cultural forms that too often remain in the background of collective awareness. Continue reading Tala Madani

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Beatrice Marchi

Special People I . 2017

Special People I . 2017

+ HESTER

Loredana tasked herself with making her body legible, beach ready. This summer, she needed to know her origin stories, how her world could sing to her. And thus the harvesting of friends as witnesses, “the girls,” the nematodes, anchored in assholes, or simply passing through. Susy! Kimberly! Katie! Jacky! Vicky! Isa! Even Bea… especially Bea. Continue reading Beatrice Marchi

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Richard Mosse

Heat Maps

Richard Mosse . Heat Maps (1)

+ Jack Shainman Gallery

By attaching the camera to a robotic motion-control tripod, Mosse has scanned significant sites in the European refugee crisis from a high eye-level, creating densely detailed panoramic thermal images. Each artwork has been painstakingly constructed from a grid of almost a thousand smaller frames, each with its own vanishing point. Seamlessly blended into a single expansive thermal panorama, these images evoke certain kinds of classical painting, such as those by Pieter Bruegel or Hieronymus Bosch, in the way that they describe space and detail. Continue reading Richard Mosse

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Yuji Agematsu

table work: 2012.05.31 . . . 2014.05.31 . 2012-2014

table work: 2012.05.31 . . . 2014.05.31 . 2012-2014

+ Miguel Abreu Gallery

One of the distinguishing features of Agematsu’s singular art he has been producing in New York for more than 30 years is that in it the distance separating the activity of collecting things abandoned in the urban landscape from that of making art has collapsed once and for all. Continue reading Yuji Agematsu

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Susan Lipper

Untitled (Grapevine) . 1991

Untitled (Grapevine) . 1991

+ Higher Pictures

The series takes its name from Grapevine Branch, West Virginia, a small community where Lipper took up intermittent residency for four years. In time she became an inside member of this closed community and developed intimate relationships with the residents, whom she interviewed and photographed with a medium-format camera. Continue reading Susan Lipper