reviews

  • Lin Yilin, Golden Hill, 2011, HD video, color, sound, 36 minutes. From “Golden Series,” 2011–12.

    “The Street”

    MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo

    WITH ITS UNAMBIGUOUS TITLE and broad inclusion of upward of two hundred artworks by more than 140 artists from every habitable continent, “La strada. Dove si crea il mondo” (The Street: Where the World Is Made) addresses how art, design, and architecture shape our urban environments and influence how we participate in daily life. Hou Hanru, Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo’s artistic director and the exhibition’s curator, identifies the street as a predominantly political space, one defined by the totality of systems that animate it: transportation, business, and work, as well as food,

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