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.
Sculptures by Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson will sit atop the Fourth Plinth in 2018 and 2020, respectively.
Sculptures by Huma Bhabha, Damián Ortego, Heather Phillipson, Michael Rakowitz, and Raqs Media Collective are in the running to occupy the Fourth Plinth next year.
While other modern architects imagined a future of single-family homes that resembled Rubik’s Cubes, with boxy exteriors and primary-colored walls, Austrian-American artist and architect Frederick Kiesler considered a return to cave dwelling.
ISTANBUL — “Gossip,” according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is “trifling or groundless rumour.” I actually like to think of it as knowledge, but the kind that’s not considered true or rational — at least not yet anyway.
ISTANBUL — Caroline Christov-Bakargiev’s highly anticipated Istanbul Biennial, SALTWATER, A Theory of Thought Forms, is not exactly a straightforward affair.
CLEVELAND — Artist Michael Rakowitz is working with the city of Cleveland on an unattainable goal: the removal of the color orange from the city.
After excavation, ancient artifacts embark on an afterlife of interpretation. From Ancient to Modern explores how the archaeology of Mesopotamia reflected fashions and academia of the 1920s and 30s, and influenced contemporary art.