NEW YORK MoMA PS1 Cresting a wave, a small boat glides into view, its cargo of colorful talegas piled high on the deck, each sack stamped with a date.
NEW YORK Anton Kern Gallery In presenting a checkered medley of objects collated under the umbrella category “hooks,” Gamper seeks to show the full breadth of family resemblance—a neo-Wittgensteinian lesson in how one overlapping common feature, form, tethers these diverse objects together.
NEW YORK Whitney Museum of American Art Kline knows what he wants to say, and a focus on labor and class is central to his practice. Exploring urgent social and political issues, he questions how emergent technologies are changing human life; and though he addresses a broad range of public problems, he does not preach.
BRUSSELS Fondation CAB Pictures taken in Brussels reveal a bar of wood on the floor of a subway station, among magazines at a newsstand, next to a man drying his hands in a washroom, and in the hands of an anonymous woman, who, along with two co-workers, appears to be amused by the object.
BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA BAMPFA Mesa-Bains has often spoken about how scent is a powerful trigger for memory; in many instances, she doubles down on such devices for stimulating the recall of emotions with her Wunderkammer-like collections of objects and images, adding layers of complication.
HELSINKI Galleria Myymälä2 Jan Lütjohann works wood. Using hand tools and pre-industrial techniques, he creates elements that seem rudimentary, reductive, even downright plain, from which he then forms sculptural installations that reveal constellations of ideas and references.