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Recent Exhibitions 

On the occasion of an exhibition titled "Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Ecologies of Drama," the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo has published a reader on the work of Finnish video artist Ahtila (b. 1959). The publication includes scripts of all 14 of Ahtila's "moving-image installations," reprints of critical essays on her work and interviews with the artist. (Worldwide 81609)
The Albright-Knox will also host the first large-scale museum survey in the United States of the work of Canadian artist Erin Shirreff (b. 1975), which opened at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Shirreff creates sculptural assemblages that she then photographs, a process that explores the relationship between image and artwork. (Worldwide 81499)
During the ARLIS conference last spring, a show on display at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth presented selections from the collection of Texas philanthropists Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass, featuring paintings and sculptures from Impressionism through the postwar era by such artists as Chagall, Van Gogh, Pissarro, Rodin, Leger, Rothko and Vlaminck. (Worldwide 81488)
As part of its "American Icons" exhibition series, the Mingei International Museum in San Diego dedicated a show to the work of three of San Diego's most talented architects--Kendrick Bangs Kellogg, James Hubbell and Wallace Cunningham--featuring photographs and architectural models of projects spanning half a century. (Worldwide 81549)

Around the World

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    "Ohad Matalon: Photo-Op": The work of Israeli photographer Matalon (b. 1972) focuses as much on the printing, framing and installing of the exhibited images as it does on the photographs themselves. (Worldwide 81459);
  • "Uri Katzenstein: Backyard": Sculptural installations and video work by Israeli artist Katzenstein (b. 1951) are presented in an exhibition catalogue that features critical text in Hebrew, English and a cryptic language of the artist's own invention. (Worldwide 81478);
  • "Ori Gersht: Slivers": Presents a new series of images by Israeli Photographer Gersht (b. 1967) inspired by three paintings of flowers by Jan Brueghel the Elder (Worldwide 81170).
For a three-part 2014 exhibition project titled "Still Moving: A Triple Bill on the Image," the Singapore Art Museum collaborated with the Singapore International Photography Festival, the Deutsche Bank Collection and the Yokohama Museum of Art, documenting each of the three shows in its own catalogue:
  • Afterimage: Contemporary Photography in Southeast Asia (Worldwide 81362);
  • Time Present: Photography from the Deutsche Bank Collection (Worldwide 81363);
  • Image & Illusion: Video Works from the Yokohama Museum of Art (Worldwide 81364).
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art recently presented Japanese ukiyo-e prints from the Barbara S. Bowman Collection. The collection includes commercial prints that tested the limits of government censorship in 17th-century Edo Japan, as well as privately published works by such masters as Harunobu, Hokusai and Hiroshige. (Worldwide 36790)
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In a beautifully designed trilingual catalogue, the Musees d'art et d'histoire in Geneva documented an exhibition of selections from its stunning collection of Japanese kabuki prints. Illustrating diverse aspects of traditional kabuki theater, the woodblock prints underscore the important role the artworks played in the promotion of the highly stylized theatrical productions. (Worldwide 36740)
Time and Place Are Nonsense: The Films of Seijun Suzuki, the fourth volume in the Freer Gallery of Art's Occasional Papers series, will accompany a touring retrospective of the films of Japanese director Suzuki (b. 1923), whose jarring visual style and irreverent humor earned him a reputation as the "bad boy" of Japanese cinema. Illustrated with numerous stills, the book analyzes the artist's films in the context of the turbulent cultural and political climate of postwar Japan. (Worldwide 81532)

Music and Art

Currently on view at the San Diego Museum of Art is an exhibition titled "The Art of Music," an interdisciplinary show that examines mutual influences between music and the visual arts across cultures and eras. The well-illustrated catalogue features essays on prominent and lesser-known artists and musicians from Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa, examining evolving trends at the intersection of the visual and the musical from ancient times to the present. (Worldwide 36781)
A new collection catalogue from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York highlights more than 100 extraordinary musical instruments from the museum's holdings. The catalogue features a diverse selection of pieces that range from Bronze Age cymbals and monumental drums from Oceania to Stradivarius violins and 20th-century guitars, showcasing the instruments as works of art in their own right. (Worldwide 81600)

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