Sammy Baloji

At the heart of Sammy Baloji’s exhibition “K(C)ongo Fragments of Interlaced Dialogues. Subversive Classifications” were four exquisitely carved ivory oliphants, or hunting horns, from the Kingdom of Kongo. Two of these carvings belonged to Florentine banker and arts patron Cosimo I de’ Medici. Continue reading Sammy Baloji

Statecraft (and beyond)

Inaugurating her exhibition program as the newly appointed director at the National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST), curator Katerina Gregos’s multifaceted group show “Statecraft (and beyond)” revisited some of the themes she previously explored and even some of the same works that were featured in “The State Is Not a Work of Art” at the Tallinn Art Hall in 2018, conceived with the centennial of Estonian independence in mind. Continue reading Statecraft (and beyond)

Wolfgang Stoerchle

Sex, Lies, and Videotape – the title of Steven Soderbergh’s Palme d’Or-winning 1989 film – sums up Wolfgang Stoerchle’s artistic journey charted in this intriguing solo exhibition. The presentation at Macro is a showcase for editor Alice Dusapin’s extensive research dedicated to this eccentric, well-loved, and yet somewhat forgotten figure of the Californian art scene in the 1970s. Continue reading Wolfgang Stoerchle