Alpesh Kantilal Patel

“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 … 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… 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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Daniel Arsham

Locust Projects

January 2015

For his latest site-specific installation, Daniel Arsham dug a large, circular trench in this gallery’s floor and filled it with nearly three thousand sculptures. The majority are made from molds of outmoded devices found on eBay, such as… READ ON

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Josh Faught

Lisa Cooley

December 2014

For his latest show, Josh Faught has produced a multivalent range of woven and crocheted work. Handwoven hemp has been dyed to match the hues of the past year’s fashion and then adorned with glitter, sequin trim, gold lamé, and bedazzled… READ ON

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Adler Guerrier

Pérez Art Museum Miami

October 2014

In 1968, Amiri Baraka’s harsh sentencing for purportedly inciting civil unrest in Newark, New Jersey, was symptomatic of the racial discrimination that led to the riots. He was guilty of “formulating a plot”—the judge’s words that… READ ON

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Antonia Wright

Spinello Projects

June 2014

This survey of Miami-based Antonia Wright’s recent work includes a dozen videos; however, the body is the true medium she explores and pushes to the limit. For instance, Wright forces her own eye to register the sensation of touch in creating… READ ON

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Russell Maltz

Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Alejandra von Hartz Gallery

May 2014

Each of the five works installed in the front room of Russell Maltz’s first solo exhibition in Miami is composed of stacked rectangular and square plywood plates suspended in the air by a single steel-post bracket. Their self-reflexive but… READ ON

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Aziz + Cucher

The Screening Room

January 2014

For their latest exhibition, Aziz + Cucher present a video installation based on bombed-out buildings in Sarajevo and throughout Bosnia. Originally commissioned by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2012, this version of the work has been … READ ON

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Peggy Levison Nolan

Dina Mitrani Gallery

October 2013

For this exhibition, Miami-based photographer Peggy Levison Nolan has included over eighty of her small-scale color photographs taken between 2001 and the present day. Framed and hung side by side, they wrap around the gallery walls in a … READ ON

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