An Te Liu

Toronto Gardiner Museum Objects accrue cultural value like pearls accrue nacre—slowly, through layerings of meaning and time. The works in An Te Liu’s exhibition “Mono No Ma” (mono meaning thing and ma meaning space or gap) explore the act of imbuing superfluous objects—Styrofoam packing materials and casings—with value.

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Richard Serra

New York David Zwirner Gallery “Richard Serra: Early Work” focused on the first five years of the artist’s sculptural output, from the moment when he began working with found industrial materials (1966) to the completion of his first corpus of works, the monumental propped steel plates (1969–71) that later brought him international renown.

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Paola Pivi

New York Galerie Perrotin One might dismiss Paola Pivi’s recent exhibition as a simple, meaningless, and goofy display, but its materiality alone raises such a surfeit of issues and interpretations that it far exceeds the one-liner modus operandi of much conceptual art.

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John McCracken

New York David Zwirner The exquisite polish of paint on John McCracken’s simple slabs and other minimal sculptures has the ability to transform three-dimensional art into surfaces that relate as much to painting as they do to objects in this world.

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