58th Venice Biennale

VENICE Central Pavilion and Arsenale It could be said that Rugoff’s eschewal of a general theme has a Whitmanesque ambition to “contain multitudes,” letting the rooms swell with the unmediated voices of the artists, every object a megaphone. Yet the question in producing behemoth exhibitions like this is always the same in terms of the number of artists and works: How many? The answer is also always the same: as many as the space will bear.

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Monika Sosnowska

GLASGOW The Modern Institute There’s a visual contradiction at the heart of Monika Sosnowska’s new series of sculptures (on view through September 7, 2019). Her mangled steel structures are precisely arranged, hanging on the walls, dangling from the ceiling, and resting imposingly on the concrete floor; they also exude newness with their pristine coats of black paint.

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Rebeca Bollinger

SAN FRANCISCO Gallery 16 The elegant, enigmatic objects and images in Bollinger’s recent exhibition, “The Burrow,” suggest props for an unknown theatrical event, re-presented in a gallery setting and thus opened to non-linear readings.

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Accumulated Experience: A Conversation with Saravanan Parasuraman

Saravanan Parasuraman’s creations have a sense of raw energy, drawing inspiration from nature and ordinary life in the countryside of rural India—particularly Tamil Nadu, where he spent his formative years. Fishing nets, local proverbs and idiomatic expressions, jackfruit, old-fashioned tools, and anthills all find themselves conceptualized in Parasuraman’s work, translated into different materials and shaped

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Lawrence Weiner at The FLAG Art Foundation

Artist Lawrence Weiner talks with Glenn Fuhrman, Founder of The FLAG Art Foundation, about his art, the kindness of strangers, changing the world through culture, and more. In conjunction with the exhibition “ON BOARD THE SHIPS AT SEA ARE WE: Robert Therrien, Lawrence Weiner, Rachel Whitehead” and the launch of FLAG’s 10th Anniversary Book, The

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