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Trump Ubu Alles: Rainer Ganahl Remakes an Alfred Jarry Classic in a Harlem Funeral Home

Performance still of Rainer Ganahl’s Ubu Trump (2017) at the Daniels Wilhelmina Funeral Home in New York on December 2, 2017. ARTNEWS On Friday, December 1, former National Security Adviser Michael…
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Fright Show: Peabody Essex Museum Examines the Art of Horror and Sci-Fi Film Posters

Through November 26, in Salem, Massachusetts Installation view of “It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection,” 2017, at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. ALLISON…
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Stranger in a Strange Land: A Rashid Johnson Show Resonates in Rural England

May 27–September 10, at Hauser & Wirth, Somerset Installation view of “Rashid Johnson Stranger,” 2017, at Hauser & Wirth, Somerset, England. ©RASHID JOHNSON/KEN ADLARD/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HAUSER & WIRTH…
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Manic Modernist: Philippe Vandenberg Wrestled with Aesthetics and Self-Destruction

June 27–July 28, at Hauser & Wirth, New York Installation view of Philippe Vandenberg’s 2017 solo exhibition, curated by Anthony Huberman, at Hauser & Wirth, New York. GENEVIEVE HANSON Hauser…
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Small and Heavy Spheres Turn: Christian Marclay Plays a Calder Mobile at the Whitney Museum

Christian Marclay plays Alexander Calder’s Small Sphere and Heavy Sphere at the Whitney. ARTNEWS Is a ball going to hit the Dos Equis can? If so, when? Would it be…
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At Sprüth Magers in Los Angeles, a Necessary—and Immensely Flawed—Exhibition Showcased Black Women Artists

March 29–June 10, at Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles Faith Ringgold, Black Light Series #10 Flag for the Moon: Die Nigger, 1969, oil on canvas, 36 x 50 inches. COURTESY ACA…
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Wondering Women: ‘Animating the Archives’ Channeled the Energy of Feminist Activity in L.A. from 1975 to 1991

May 13–June 3, at Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles J. Alex Mathews, STRIKE/LIGHT (detail), 2017, installation view. CAROLYN CAMPBELL Teach your daughters well! Support each other! Shine a light on…
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Twist and Turn: Stunning Abstract Sculptures By Seven Masters Tell Rich Tales of Modernism

Through July 1, at Luxembourg & Dayan, New York Installation view of “Figures Towards Abstraction: Sculptures 1910 to 1940,” 2017, at Luxembourg & Dayan, New York. ANDREW ROMER/COURTESY LUXEMBOURG &…
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Is Truth Zilch?: Mel Bochner’s Show at Peter Freeman Thrives on Misinterpretation

Through June 10, in New York Mel Bochner, Cezanne Said, 2016, oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND PETER FREEMAN, INC. Having long ago…
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Screen Memory: Three London Exhibitions Bring the Past into the Present

On ‘Screen Memory’ at Simon Lee and Wolfgang Tillmans and Robert Rauschenberg shows at Tate Modern Sara Cwynar, Woman 1, Man 3, Man 4, 2015, archival pigment print…
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