Reviews

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On adoration in art past and present: from the work of emerging painter Sophie Barber to a Frieze Week show of the late Sam Gilliam

 

BY Matthew McLean | 11 OCT 22

At Alma Sarif, Brussels, the artist quietly presents 56 litres of paint

BY Emile Rubino | 07 OCT 22

The second iteration of the Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art asks what art can do in an increasingly fraught political climate, but simply offers symbolic gestures

BY Alex Jen | 05 AUG 22

‘Interior Garden’ at the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco offers catharsis amidst the cycles of ruin, grief and hope that mark our lives

BY Vivienne Liu | 28 JUL 22

ICA Miami presents an impressive group exhibition showcasing recent acquisitions from the young museum’s expansive collection

BY Salomé Gómez-Upegui | 07 JUL 22

At Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, a retrospective of the famed founder of The Church of Euthanasia invites you to sacrifice everything for the greater good

BY Vincent Simon | 07 JUL 22

Despite some worthy presentations, this year’s edition adds little to the ongoing conversation about decolonization

BY Rahel Aima | 16 JUN 22

At the Hirshhorn Musuem, Washington, D.C., the artist presents new and recent works that employ storytelling as its primary medium

BY Logan Lockner | 10 JUN 22

At Kiasma, Helsinki, a group exhibition weaves the strands of contemporary life’s omnipresent anxieties into a complex and intriguing fabric

BY Kimberly Bradley | 23 MAY 22

A recent survey at The Polygon, Vancouver, showcases the painter’s varied practice in photography 

BY Aaron Peck | 26 JAN 22

At Grimm, New York, the Peruvian artist presents a body of work that asks us to defang our baleful understandings of ghosts

BY Simon Wu | 11 JAN 22

At CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, the artists wooden works commemorate the links between the region’s wine industry and its colonial history

BY Oriane Durand | 22 DEC 21

This year's iteration of the international exhibition is impressively global in its curatorial reach but the impact of some works diminishes in cross-cultural adaptation

BY Ela Bittencourt | 21 DEC 21

The painter's institutional debut at the Dallas Museum of Art relies on biblical references to soften the distinctions between the spheres of creation

BY Logan Lockner | 16 DEC 21

At MONITOR, Lisbon, the artist's series of experimental paintings mix historic events, current affairs and personal memories

BY Cristina Sanchez-Kozyreva | 16 DEC 21

At Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, the artist presents a video that addresses the issue of gender-based violence and femicide in South Africa

BY Ayodeji Rotinwa | 09 DEC 21

A characteristically understated exhibition at The Modern Institute uses light and domestic materials to allude to inimical forces at play in the home

BY Helen Charman | 06 DEC 21

At SculptureCenter, New York, the artist’s new, K-Pop inspired, video sees revolution as an illness

BY Travis Diehl | 01 DEC 21

At Sprüth Magers in London, the artist’s robotic snake is a harbinger of destruction and regeneration

BY Tom Morton | 25 OCT 21

The artist’s solo show at London’s Ginny on Frederick creates a complex confrontation with fragmented, sexualized humanity

BY Sam Moore | 23 SEP 21