Museums

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LONDON — Walking through The Image as Burden, Marlene Dumas’s retrospective at Tate Modern, is like venturing into a forest of images.

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CHICAGO — Five digitally animated images of the sun twist, flare, and twitch within each of their screens.

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Museums

Copy Makes Perfect: Sturtevant at MoMA

by Cynthia Cruz on February 11, 2015

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The Museum of Modern Art’s current retrospective of Sturtevant’s work, Double Trouble, is a study in movement.

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Post image for Art with a Dose of Imperialism: Pierre Huyghe at LACMA

LOS ANGELES — Art world elitism permeates Pierre Huyghe’s retrospective exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

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SAN FRANCISCO — At the end of the 2012 documentary How to Survive a Plague, we see a group of ACT UP protestors march on the nation’s capital with the ashes of their dead, a counterprotest to the exhibition of the AIDS Quilt on the Washington Mall.

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Post image for Beyond Voodoo: Defying Expectations of Haitian Art

PARIS — Winter has been kind to art lovers in Paris.

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Post image for The Monumental Loneliness of Thomas Struth

Thomas Struth: Photographs, a small exhibition currently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, presents a sampling of its subject’s modes: his well-known Museum Photographs, portraits, architectural photographs, and large color works.

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Post image for Getting Lost in David Altmejd’s Hall of Mirrors

PARIS — Young New York-based Canadian artist David Altmejd’s remarkably ambitious retrospective exhibition of sculpture at the Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris played pithily with many current intellectual strands.

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Post image for Sharing Amateur Photographers’ Shots from the New York World’s Fairs

With the ostentatious pavilions gleaming during the day, and the fountains and futuristic statuary illuminated at night, the World’s Fairs in New York were a photographer’s dream.

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LONDON — The best works on view in this seven-artist selection are “post-internet” experiments (sorry) that probe the ways in which the internet has reconfigured, and continues to reconfigure, such charged arenas as identity, surveillance, and labor.

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