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Valerie Mindlin

Valerie Mindlin is a contributor to the Rail.

Assuming Distance

Curators Ekaterina Lazareva, Ekaterina Savchenko, and Iaroslav Volovod put out an open call to artists living and working in Russia to engage in abstract reasoning and consider the speculative in any way one could conceive of it.

Thomas Demand: Mirror Without Memory

Demand has traditionally focused his work on the (promised) mnemonically specific indexicality of photography as a medium, and on the peculiar means by which it achieves said indexicality through the aid of mirrors and simulated proximity.

Kirill Alexandrov: Asymmetry & Vladimir Martirosov: Docile Bodies

These two exhibitions showcase the way sculpture functions as a trigger.

Ragnar Kjartansson

Ragnar Kjartansson’s work has always attached particular significance to the unhurriedly contemplative awareness of the moment and the durations embedded therein. In the artist’s eclectic inaugural show for Moscow’s GES-2, he presents a curated group exhibition as a piece of autobiography.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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