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Two recent incidents, one involving riots and another involving Twitter, continued a global spate of censorship and defacement of art due to cultural and religious sensitivities. These developments follow on the heels of the vandalizing of a political artwork last month in South Africa.
Jens Hoffmann and Adriano Pedrosa, co-curators of the upcoming Istanbul Biennial, have refused to give a descriptive title to their exhibition, opting instead for "Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial)." The show is structured as five group shows inspired by five works by Cuban-American artist Felix Gonzalez Torres.
Taking equal inspiration from critical studies and Twitter, Fia Backström's work engages methods of display to raise large questions about form, politics and rhetorics. Through short, cryptic poems printed on aluminum, the artist's current exhibition at Murray Guy uses various rhetorical modes familiar from contemporary media. Art in America met the artist in Chelsea, initiating a dialog that would unfold over email. The following offers a condensed version of the conversation.
Emory Douglas and Rigo 23 are two artists of two successive generations of association with Black Power, who uncompromisingly advocate social and political change through their work. They both live in the San Francisco Bay Area and have known each other for years. They came together in conversation here to discuss their concurrent solo exhibitions at the New Museum.
Adel Abdessemed’s solo exhibition at David Zwirner Gallery, Rio, is a sprawling one. Ambitious in scope, it takes up all of the gallery’s cavernous rooms and contains more than a dozen pieces that don’t necessarily add up to a cohesive whole.