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FOR DEREK WALCOTT

“What better way is there to memorialize a writer than to read what he has written and remember who he was in all those worlds of words he was brave and confident enough to imagine in the first place?” Hilton Als on Derek Walcott Join Elizabeth Alexander, Robert Antoni, Carolyn Forché, Lorna Goodison, Jamaica Kincaid, Karl […]

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CAROLYN CHRISTOV-BAKARGIEV

“I don’t believe curatorial or artistic practice is immediately a political act. I’m interested in how knowledge is constructed—to observe art on the micro level of a single artwork and see how it’s negotiated in the world. At the same time, everything we do, including art, is political, one way or another… “Some [art fairs] […]

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KAHLIL JOSEPH — FLY PAPER

KAHLIL JOSEPH—SHADOW PLAY, Joseph’s first solo show in New York City, features the premiere of FLY PAPER (2017), a film installation that pays tribute to Roy DeCarava (1919–2009)—photographer of jazz and Harlem life—and “extends DeCarava’s virtuosity with chiaroscuro effects to the moving image and brings together a range of film and digital footage to contemplate the dimensions of […]

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CARAVAGGIO

From the Galleria Borghese in Rome—home to the largest Caravaggio holdings in the world—the exhibition CARAVAGGIO—MASTERPIECES FROM THE GALLERIA BORGHESE will be at the Getty Center through mid-February.   CARAVAGGIO—MASTERPIECES FROM THE GALLERIA BORGHESE, through February 18. GETTY CENTER, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Brentwood, Los Angeles. getty.edu/art/exhibitions/caravaggio Caravaggio, David with the Head of Goliath, about 1609-1610; […]

HANEKE’S BACK

HANEKE’S BACK

Bourgeois eviscerator Michael Haneke is back with the droll, disjunctive HAPPY END, where all the adults, infantalized by their status, behave like children. Given the director’s cool detachment, this never descends into slapstick—until a joyous final iPhone shot of Anne (Isabelle Huppert) running to rescue her father (Jean-Louis Trintignant) from the abyss.   HAPPY END, […]