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December 7, 2017–January 7, 2018 [...]
Tue, Nov 28, 2017
Source: MoMA Current Film Exhibitions
November 11, 2017–November 4, 2018 [...]
Tue, Nov 28, 2017
Source: MoMA Current Exhibitions
Walking home at night, I pass by Campaign (1972), a two-channel video installation by Ferdinand Kriwet projected onto the storefront windows of Georg Kargl Fine Arts. In the dark street, the images of television footage from the 1972 US presidential campaign fronting Richard Nixon and George McGovern are silent; at the gallery during the day, they almost disappear against the light, but the field recordings, collected by the artist on a trip to the US to witness the primaries, are audible. The sound of talking heads and debates shapes the experience of the exhibition, a last remnant still on view from curated by_Vienna, a festival inviting international curators to organize fall exhibitions in the city’s galleries. The theme of this year’s iteration was language in contemporary art, and curator Gregor Jansen honed in on the 75-year-old German artist’s longstanding interest in media and focus on text and dissemination. These are crucial issues in our divided societies, in which it is inconceivable that any candidate could win a landslide like Nixon’s (who won 62 per cent of the vote, taking every state except Massachusetts and Washington DC). Jansen did not need to spell out a connection to contemporary politics: speech and its [...]
Tue, Nov 28, 2017
Source: Art Agenda Reviews
The currency of communism will run until 18 March 2018. research and acquisition for the exhibition have been made possible with Art Fund support. Book now for the Member’s exclusive lecture, The Museum under the microscope The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z List Dead List) presents snippets from exclusive Members’ lectures at the Museum, artfully woven together with interviews and her own musings. Please share your comments and feedback about the podcast! You can talk to us on Twitter @britishmuseum using the hashtag #membercast or email friends@britishmuseum.org [...]
Mon, Nov 27, 2017
Source: British Museum Blog
November 22, 2017–March 18, 2018 [...]
Mon, Nov 27, 2017
Source: MoMA Current Exhibitions


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