Reviews


Abbas Akhavan

ISLE OF BUTE, SCOTLAND Mount Stuart In a sandstone crypt, deep beneath the ornate Marble Chapel, Akhavan has cultivated a self-sustaining, closed-system garden consisting of plants and reclaimed materials gathered on the estate.

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Céline Condorelli

EDINBURGH Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh Before becoming an artist, Condorelli studied architecture. Here, she draws on the work of several Modernist architects, including the postwar playgrounds of Aldo van Eyck in Amsterdam and Lina Bo Bardi’s buildings in Brazil.

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Nick Cave

CHICAGO Museum of Contemporary Art “Forothermore” is a visually dazzling exhibition that showcases Cave’s relentlessly imaginative variations of repurposed found objects, masterfully assembled into works that manage to be both celebratory and poignant.

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Stefana McClure

NEW YORK Bienvenu Steinberg & Partner Every object in Stefana McClure’s recent exhibition, “I See You Seeing Me (Meeting the Female Gaze),” projected thoughts staring back at the viewer, turning printed texts that we all should know (but mostly don’t) into knitted and otherwise reconstructed sculptures.

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Whitney Biennial 2022

NEW YORK Whitney Museum of American Art “Quiet as It’s Kept,” the 2022 Whitney Biennial, fills two floors—one dark and labyrinth-like; the other bright and open—with works that explore the fluid and experimental nature of current art practice.

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Rana Begum

LONDON Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery The central sculptural installation in the gallery, No. 1081 Mesh (2021), seems to billow under the domed glass ceiling, acting as a conduit between viewers and the outside world, filtering daylight from the window above and drawing attention to the colored glass.

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