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PARKETT — PHOTO

Parkett presents PHOTO, “the first survey exhibition of all photographic works made by artists for the journal over the last three decades. On view at Parkett’s Zurich space, the show includes some ninety works spanning a rarely seen, vast, and diverse range of photographic positions and ideas.”*

“The exhibition follows the evolution of photographic methods in the past three decades, with many of the earlier photographs making use of analog techniques, while digital editing informs the more recent works. Common threads including people and portraiture, landscapes both urban and natural, everyday objects, and abstraction, connect an otherwise expansive range of visual topics.”*

“Many of the works on view combine photographic elements with other media, such as gouache, collage, textiles, installation, or printmaking. Also on view are works, which while similar in terms of media and format, are unique and contain distinct differences within each project. Further exhibition displays include five video works, as well as a selection of artists’ inserts—the specially commissioned 10–12 book page projects published in each issue of Parkett.”*

“You can grab an issue from thirty years ago and see the context. You can grab that context and time. The internet has no historical orientation. You click on an article and you don’t know what context [it was published in]. I think this loss of memory is deplorable.” — Jacqueline Burckhardt, Parkett co-founding editor**

PHOTO

THE FIRST SURVEY OF ALL PHOTOGRAPHIC WORKS MADE BY ARTISTS FOR PARKETT SINCE 1984*

Through September 28.

Parkett Space Zürich

Limmatstrasse 268, Zürich.

**See “Time, Context, Object—The Parkett Story,” PARIS LA 16 (2018).

PHOTO artists include: Tomma Abts, Franz Ackermann, Doug Aitken, Allora/Calzadilla, Francis Alys, Ed Atkins, John Baldessari, Yto Barrada, Vanessa Beecroft, Alighiero e Boetti, Christian Boltanski, Glenn Brown, Angela Bulloch, Maurizio Cattelan, Chuck Close, Tacita Dean, Jeremy Deller, Thomas Demand, Trisha Donnelly, Tracey Emin, Omer Fast, Robert Frank, Katharina Fritsch, Cyprien Gaillard, Ellen Gallagher, Adrian Ghenie, Gilbert & George, Robert Gober, Nan Goldin, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Dan Graham, Andreas Gursky, David Hammons, Rachel Harrison, Christian Jankowski, Annette Kelm, Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, Jannis Kounellis, Lee Kit, Zoe Leonard, Liu Xiaodong, Paul McCarthy, Marilyn Minter, Tracey Moffatt, Jean-Luc Mylayne, Bruce Nauman, Gabriel Orozco, Richard Phillips, Sigmar Polke, Richard Prince, RH Quaytman, Charles Ray, Jason Rhoades, Pipilotti Rist, Ugo Rondinone, Mika Rottenberg, Thomas Ruff, Anri Sala, Wilhelm Sasnal, Gregor Schneider, Shirana Shahbazi, Cindy Sherman, Roman Signer, Dayanita Singh, Hito Steyerl, Beat Streuli, Thomas Struth, Sturtevant, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sam Taylor-Wood, Diana Thater, Rosemarie Trockel, Wolfgang Tillmans, Danh Vo, Charline von Heyl, Jeff Wall, Andy Warhol, Lawrence Weiner, Christopher Wool, and Yang Fudong.

Parkett editions, from top: Doug Aitken, Decrease the Mass and Run like Hell, 1999, for Parkett 57; Vanessa Beecroft, untitled, 1999, for Parkett 56; Andy Warhol, untitled, 1987, for Parkett 12, 1987; David Hammons, Money Tree, 1992, for Parkett 31; Wolfgang Tillmans, Parkett edition 1992–1998, for Parkett 53; Trisha Donnelly, The Dashiell Delay, 2006 (2), for Parkett 77; Shirana Shahbazi, Composition with Mountain, 2014, for Parkett 94; Sigmar Polke, Desastres und andere bare Wunder, 1982–1984, for Parkett 2; Cindy Sherman, untitled, 1991, for Parkett 29; Jannis Kounellis, untitled, 1985, for Parkett 6; Tracey Emin, Self-Portrait, 12.11.01, for Parkett 63; Franz Ackermann, Peak Season, 2003, for Parkett 68. Images courtesy and © the artists and Parkett.


BRUCE NAUMAN — WALL/FLOOR POSITIONS

In conjunction with the New York installation of BRUCE NAUMAN—DISAPPEARING ACTS, on view now, Nauman’s WALL/FLOOR POSITIONS will be restaged at MOMA PS1 on Fridays and Saturdays for the next several weeks.

 

WALL/FLOOR POSITIONS

Friday and Saturday, November 23 and 24, and continuing thereafter.

1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm.

MOMA PS1, 22–25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, Queens.

BRUCE NAUMAN—DISAPPEARING ACTS

Through February, 2018.

Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York City.

Top and below: Bruce Nauman, Wall/Floor Positions, 1965. Image credit: Museum of Modern Art.

Above exhibition catalogue image credit: Museum of Modern Art.

MUSEUM OF CAPITALISM

“The MUSEUM OF CAPITALISM is an institution dedicated to educating this generation and future generations about the history, philosophy, and legacy of capitalism, through exhibitions, research, publication, collecting and preserving material evidence, art, and artifacts of capitalism, and a variety of public programming. The museum’s programs result from collaborations between a network of researchers, curators, artists, designers, filmmakers, writers, economists, historians, scientists, and non-specialists from all walks of life.”*

The inaugural exhibit runs through August 20, and includes work by Alexander Klose, Amy Malbeuf, Art for a Democratic Society, Ben Bigelow, Blake Fall-Conroy, Bureau d’Études, Caitlin Berrigan, Carrie Hott, Chip Lord, Christy Chow, Claire Pentecost, Curtis Talwst Santiago, Dennis Palazzolo, Donald HansonDread Scott, Ed MorrisEvan Desmond Yee, Kota Takeuchi, Fran Ilich, Gabby Miller, Helen Mayer Harrison, Igor Vamos, Jasper Waters, Jennifer Dalton, Jenny Odell, Jesse Sugarmann, Jordan Bennett, Kambui Olujimi, Kate Haug, Kelly Jazvac, Marisa Jahn, Mark Curran, Michael Mandiberg, Michelle de la Vega, Newton Harrison, Oliver Ressler, Packard Jennings, Patricia Reed, Rimini Protokoll, Sadie Barnette, Sharon Daniel, Steven Cottingham, Susannah Sayler, Tara Shi, Taraneh Hemami, Tiare Ribeaux, Tim Portlock, and Valeria Mogilevich.

A special exhibition—AMERICAN DOMAIN, curated by Erin Elder—features the following artists: Bruce Nauman, Chip Thomas, Chris Ballantyne, Chris Collins, Christine Howard Sandoval, Erika Osborne, Jesse Vogler, Terri Warpinski, Tom Miller, Cannupa Hanska Luger, Nicholas Galanin, Merritt Johnson, Dylan McLaughlin, and Ginger Dunnill.

MUSEUM OF CAPITALISM, through August 22.

55 Harrison Street, Suite 201, Oakland, California.

*museumofcapitalism.org/

See: sfweekly.com/culture/art/yes-oaklands-museum-of-capitalism-is-free/

and: salon.com/2017/06/24/opening-day-at-oaklands-museum-of-capitalism/

Image credit: Museum of Capitalism.

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MODERN SCULPTURE READER

The unofficial mascot for the fifth decennial Skulptur Projekte Münster—through October 1, 2017—is a cartoon of a man holding a drink and a cigarette exclaiming, “This shit rocks!” In the year of the previous exhibition, the Henry Moore Institute and its curator Penelope Curtis initiated and published the MODERN SCULPTURE READER (2007)—which quickly sold out and fell out of print.

Five years later, the J. Paul Getty Museum sponsored a second edition of this essential volume on twentieth-century sculpture, which includes:

Essays by Eva Hesse (“Contingency”), Apollinaire (“Duchamp–Villon”), Vito Acconci (“Notes on Vienna”), and Benjamin H. D. Buchloh (“Michael Asher and the Conclusion of Modern Sculpture”). Interviews with Louise Bourgeois, Robert Smithson, Rachel Whiteread, Bruce Nauman, and Richard Serra. Excerpts from longer pieces—Robert Irwin’s “Notes Toward Conditional Art,” Rilke on Rodin, Wilhelm Worringer on abstraction, Carl Einstein on African sculpture, and Allan Kaprow on assemblages and happenings.

The 70 texts—artists’ statements, newspaper and magazine articles, poems, transcribed lectures and interviews—are arranged chronologically, and edited by Jon Wood, David Hulks, and Alex Potts.

MODERN SCULPTURE READER (Leeds: Henry Moore Institute/Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2007 and 2012).

Claes OldenburgGiant Pool Balls—which was made for the first Skulptur Projekte Münster in 1977—covered with graffiti. Image credit: Rudolf Wakonigg/LWL, 1977/©1987 Skulptur Projekte Münster.

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