What is a gift? Who gives what, to whom, and why?
Never Spoken Again reflects on the birth of modern collections, the art institutions that sustain them and their contingent origin stories. Curated by Colombian curator David Ayala-Alfonso, an alumnus of ICIs Curatorial Intensive, the exhibition is part of ICIs new series of programs supporting emergent voices in the curatorial field.
Talking to Action investigates contemporary, community-based social art practices in the United States and throughout Latin America while attempting to build a direct dialogue with artists and researchers across the hemisphere to discuss shared concerns.
This unique solo exhibition presents a survey of rarely-seen experimental short films and installations by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, alongside archival documents, photographs, drawings and sketches that explore threads of socio-political commentary in the artists practice from early in his career to the present.
Intended as an evolving retrospective, this exhibition encourages collaboration between curator(s) at each presenting institution and the artist Martha Wilson to select works from overlapping stages of Wilsons career that suit the institution's local collections and audiences.
Over 40 years later, Documenta 5, the exhibition that was criticized in 1972 as being bizarre vulgar sadistic by art critic and essayist Hilton Kramer and monstrous overtly deranged by art historian and art critic Barbara Rose, resonates today as one of the most important exhibitions in history.
Raymond Pettibon: The Punk Years, 197886 taps into the steady stream of this California artist's early graphic arts production, before he appeared on the contemporary art stage. This exhibition includes over 200 examples of Pettibon's powerful designs made between 1978 and 1986, when he was immersed in the Los Angeles punk rock scene, doing the graphic design for Black Flag and other punk bands.
This innovative project proposes an alternative model to the standard contemporary art biennial, aiming to recognize the talent and unique expression that is present within many communities. At the same time, the openness of this model is intended to reflect upon the often exclusionary and insular nature of contemporary art.
Slightly Unbalanced features work that deals with a range of psychological tendencies, including anxiety, obsessive behavior, depression and narcissism. The artists question what constitutes normalcy, and what qualifies as neurosis, a slippery and suggestive endeavor.
High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975 is an exhibition that brings together approximately forty works by thirty-eight artists living and working in New York from 1967 to 1975.