This week, “Pavilion Le Corbusier” reopens in Zurich, more critics of color, genocide scholars rebuke the Holocaust Museum, a list of the concentration camps, and more.
The Venice Biennale’s official exhibition, May You Live In Interesting Times, presents art that speaks to the present, not in the direct fashion of journalism, but in ways that can challenge existing habits of thought.
Kong’s background as a recent Chinese immigrant and, especially, a former investigative reporter help account for the exhibition’s methods and mood.
Mischa Leinkauf’s images of subterranean urban worlds are formally arresting and packed with metaphorical meaning.
Whitman’s poetry feels inseparable from his physical presence, his body itself, as does the work of few other poets.
If the nostalgic atmosphere of the photographer’s black-and-white images threatens to obscure his compositional acuity these Kodachrome slides dispel it handily.
What makes Ha Seong-nan’s Flowers of Mold so powerful is her ability to reveal the almost imperceptible slippage between actual events and the protagonists’ perceptions.
Do not mistake small size of Powell’s paintings for modesty; she wants to draw us in, to make works that can sustain close looking.