Modern Painters

Review: Magali Reus, “Quarters”

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin. Uniting a play on scale with quirky interior-versus-exterior artifacts, Magali Reus’s exhibition “Quarters” showcases two meticulously produced and heterogeneous series. On low-lying plinths, the series “In Place of” (all works 2015) consists of thematic floor sculptures cast from street curbs and adorned with miniaturized, domestic, or found objects, taking on the […]

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Review: Ian Cheng, “Emissary in the Squat of Gods”

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy. In Ian Cheng’s installation Emissary in the Squat of Gods (2015) – the first part of a planned trilogy – digitally animated, abstracted humanoid figures flitted across a pair of flat projection surfaces that leant against the far wall. They were either drawn by Cheng or culled from video games […]

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