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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Artsy

Fair Report: “Abounding with Painting and Performance, Artissima Takes the Temperature of the Art World”

Spirits were resoundingly high at this year’s Artissima. Given the chance to comment, museum curators, collectors, gallerists, and artists consistently noted the quality and number of curators in attendance, who’d arrived independently in droves and by invitation of fair organizers and collectors alike. Apart from those involved with the fair directly, institutional fixtures such as […]

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Artsy

Fair Report: “12 Artists to Watch at Artissima”

The 22nd edition of Artissima opened in Turin with 207 galleries from 35 countries. Wandering the aisles of such a big art fair can feel like visual information is whizzing by in a flash of boxes, colors, and hashtags. But Artissima is devoted specifically to research and experimentation in art, and having that focus makes it more […]

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Frieze

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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