Primrose: Early Russian Color Photography

Primrose, pervotsvet in Russian (literally meaning “first color”), gives its name to this expansive exhibition spanning over a century of experimentation with color photography, which in Russia—as in the rest of Europe—really took off in the 1860s.
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Letter from Graz

In contrast to the stilted, familiar and rather cold vision of the continent that came across in ‘Europe: Ancient Futures’, here was a Mitteleuropa in the true sense of the word, one that welcomed others and thrived on the cross-breeding of cultural influences. Continue reading Letter from Graz

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