To quote Walter Benjamin this “philosophical element” is similar to the fragment of “messianic time” scattered and disseminated in profane time. This is an analogical paradigm we could assign to Cally Spooner’s oeuvre.
For let’s start this day again at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ugo Rondinone covered all ten thousand square feet of the museum’s spaces with fluorescent colors from the entire spectrum: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.
With the exhibition, SUBHUMAN INHUMAN SUPERHUMAN, presented by Triennale di Milano, Californian fashion designer Rick Owens shows his twenty-year career in a large retrospective that covers clothes, accessories, furniture, and publications chosen by the designer himself.
I’ve gained some small amount of insight into the world of young gallerists as well as into their craft, which involves improvising and being creative as you move from one state of emergency to the next. And this made me think of my father, who worked as a car salesman when I was younger and who was rather creative in transforming defective cars into something people wanted.
“Teen boy” describes the humor that bands together the irreverent work of Ken Kagami and Trevor Shimizu, which will be on view this February at Mendes Wood, São Paulo—their first duo show since HOT in 2012 at Misako & Rosen, Tokyo.