The inaugural exhibition at Haus Mödrath Space for Art deals with the tensions shared among the mansion, its history, the landscape, and the home as a display space for art.
A slow reading of Ajay Kurian’s work is influenced by a desire to view, parse, and converse with more work by artists of color, and is one of many strategies needed to challenge a dominant, incomplete idea of “American” art.
See highlights from the 2017 Whitney Biennial, which opens to the public later this week.
This group show acknowledges the art-making process as one of world building, in the sense that artists are continuously generating sets of rules to govern their work.
It’s unlikely you’d notice any of the art in Governors Island’s Visitors without a map, as it’s hiding in an abandoned swimming pool, a nondescript rock in a fortress, and those hulking billboards urban eyes are trained to ignore.
Despite its name, the sprawling weekend (June 1–3) of Bushwick Open Studios actually overtakes the bounds of one neighborhood into the greater North Brooklyn art scene, including some spaces in another borough entirely.