Posts Tagged ‘Kostas Prapoglou’

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JOHN BALDESSARI // MARIAN GOODMAN GALLERY, LONDON

by Kostas Prapoglou EDNA: You look lugubrious – what’s wrong? LOIS: It’s the gatekeepers. EDNA: And? LOIS: I’m jealous. They reject me. EDNA: And…? LOIS: Art is about who’s in power. EDNA: (AUDIBLE SIGH) Dystopia I guess. This is one of the scripts accompanying John Baldessari’s latest works for his show at Marian Goodman Gallery[…]

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VIRGINIA OVERTON // WHITE CUBE, MASON’S YARD

by Kostas Prapoglou Following her show at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) in 2014, American artist Virginia Overton arrives in London with a solo exhibition at the branch of White Cube gallery in Mason’s Yard. Spanning the gallery’s ground and lower ground floor areas Overton has populated the entire space with three[…]

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RASHID JOHNSON // HAUSER & WIRTH

by Kostas Prapoglou Departing from the disturbing image of a young black boy, broadly smiling while pointing a toy gun to his head (a work by French-American street photographer Elliott Erwitt), New York-based artist Rashid Johnson presents his first solo exhibition at Hauser & Wirth gallery in London. This exhibition follows his show Three Rooms[…]

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HIROSHI SUGIMOTO // PACE LONDON

by Kostas Prapoglou “The first time I saw a diorama I was overwhelmed by the fragility of existence that it captured. Being models of nature, dioramas include many of the world’s constituent parts.” This was one of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s earliest statements that he made following his visit to the American Museum of Natural History when[…]