Lillian Davies

Lara Almarcegui and Mohamed Namou

December 2016

A shared concern for the composition of territory was revealed through a visual dialogue between works by eminent Spanish artist Lara Almarcegui and Mohamed Namou, a recent graduate of the École National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. … READ ON

IN PRINT December 2016 [TOC]

Anita Molinero

November 2015

When activating her potent selections of form and color with the cataclysmic force of gas flames, French artist Anita Molinero does not fully know where her experiments with heat and chemical reactions will lead her. The process she employs… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2015 [TOC]

Simone Fattal

June 2015

Simone Fattal abandoned Beirut in 1980, when Lebanon was mired in civil war. Leaving her home, her studio, and her painting practice behind, and settling in Sausalito, California, the Syrian–born artist enrolled in a sculpture course. One … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2015 [TOC]

Valentin Carron

May 2015

A direct translation of the title of Valentin Carron’s exhibition “L’Autoroute du soleil à minuit” yields “Highway of the Sun at Midnight.” The romantic-sounding phrase evokes a real highway, the 591-mile-long toll road from Paris through … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2015 [TOC]

Niki de Saint Phalle

February 2015

Three bright and victorious Nana sculptures—Baigneuse (Bathing Beauty), 1967–68; Nana boule (maillot blanc avec polka dots) (Ball Nana [White Suit with Polka Dots]), ca. 1966–68; and Nana fountaine type (Typical Fountain Nana), ca. 1968—greeted… READ ON

IN PRINT February 2015 [TOC]

Laure Prouvost

December 2014

Smeared with mud, Laure Prouvost’s letter of invitation for her exhibition “This is the visit” announced a tea party and an evening of “fond- razing” for her Grand Dad, described elsewhere as “a very close friend of Kurt Schwitters” who is … READ ON

IN PRINT December 2014 [TOC]

Lee Ufan

November 2014

This summer, for the annual exhibition of contemporary art in Louis XIV’s gilded Château de Versailles and the surrounding formal gardens of André Le Nôtre, South Korean artist Lee Ufan installed a group of ten new sculptures from his “Relatum”… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2014 [TOC]

Enrique Ramírez

September 2014

For his first solo exhibition in France, “Cartografías para navegantes de tierra” (Cartographies for Navigators of the Earth), Enrique Ramírez, a Chilean artist based in Santiago and Paris, presented work that navigates the vast distances in… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2014 [TOC]

Julien Crépieux

June 2014

A choreographed lightness radiated from Julien Crépieux’s “Corpusculum Flotans.” The exhibition title, suggesting small, floating bodies, shares that of a 2005 video work by the artist—a short meditation on passing clouds that is also a record… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2014 [TOC]

Sophie Calle

February 2014

“What do you see?” To staff and visitors of Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, where more than a dozen objects and works of art were stolen in March 1990, Sophie Calle recently posed this simple question. Gardner’s will stipulates that… READ ON

IN PRINT February 2014 [TOC]