In these new works, including a major commission, Rakowitz continues his efforts to complicate the narrative around cultural patrimony. On view through June 2021.
The artist posted a statement next to the paused video, demanding two of the museum’s trustees divest from private prison companies and defense contractors.
Los Angeles’s city-funded triennial, Current:LA Food, has been hosting community meals that are open to the public throughout the city, though the events are still dominated by art world figures.
Throughout his career, Rakowitz has been making artful reconstructions of lost heritage.
The artist shares his thoughts on museums, power, art, and ideology.
“A Time for Seditious Speech” aims to show that speech can serve as a call to direct action, sometimes even violence.
In this exhibition contemporary artworks are paired with works that have been destroyed or lost to the annals of art history.
These assemblages showcase art’s power and, poignantly its limitations, to effect material transformations.
For his podcast project Radio Silence, Rakowitz is bringing together stories from members of Philadelphia’s Iraqi community and US soldiers who served in Iraq.
The latest fourth plinth commission is a full-scale recreation of a winged bull sculpture from 700 BCE entirely clad in Iraqi date cans.
From war loot to Saddam Hussein’s Star Wars obsession, an exhibition at MCA Chicago considers the costs of power and destruction.
The Midwest’s mega-fair seems less concerned with the bottom line, making space for politics.