The new commemorative religious installation at the National Museum is hostile towards the LGBTQ community and does not uphold the values it claims to propagate.
Maria Cynkier is a London-based writer and a curator-to-be. When she doesn’t go to exhibitions, she plots about organizing them. Keep up with what she’s up to on her Instagram and Twitter. handles: @mariacynkier
Modern Fables for a Dystopian World
Wong Ping’s animated films present human and animal characters as psychologically complex, as well as fallible and unable to fully control their lives and desires.
Spiritualist Drawings that Open Portals to Other Dimensions
Often compared to the work of Hilma af Klint, dozens of rarely-seen drawings by the late Swiss healer and Spiritualist Emma Kunz are on view at the Serpentine Gallery.
The Mesmerizing Mundanity of Pierre Bonnard’s Late Paintings
On view at the Tate Modern, Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory focuses on the French Post-Impressionist’s mature work, from 1912, when color became his chief concern, until his death in 1947.
In a Perplexing Pairing, Michelangelo Overwhelms Bill Viola
While Michelangelo’s sketches are, like human existence, full of contradictions, Viola’s work relies primarily on empty spectacles.