Downtown For Democracy’s “ABORTION IS NORMAL” Art Show

Works by Nan Goldin, Barbara Kruger and others in a show that's meant to inspire activism and normalize women's reproductive rights

Organized by political action committee Downtown for Democracy, the ABORTION IS NORMAL show featuring work by powerhouse artists including Nan Goldin, Barbara Kruger, Marilyn Minter and Cindy Sherman opens today and is both a cultural event and a political call to action. Curated by Jasmine Wahi (curator, activist, speaker, and founder and co-director of Project for Empty Space) and Rebecca Pauline Jampol (curator, designer and …

Miami Art Week 2019: Gagosian + Jeffrey Deitch’s Must-See “The Extreme Present” Exhibition

The fifth installment of an annual series at the iconic Moore Building in the Miami Design District

Long before visitors to The Extreme Present reach Carsten Höller‘s psychedelic, spinning mushroom sculpture, they’ve confronted numerous broken, bound and downtrodden figures. Höller’s work acts—one some level—like a clever reprieve from the gravity elsewhere, as the exhibition, running amidst the chaos of Miami Art Week, lets its acclaimed artists speak to the anxieties of contemporary life. And their messages (often direct) collide against and bolster one another …

Shanghai’s Centre Pompidou x West Bund Museum Project Opens This Week

Inside Shanghai’s David Chipperfield–designed West Bund Museum, acclaimed Paris contemporary art museum Centre Pompidou will curate exhibitions and provide work from its own collection (for at least the next five years). According to the Pompidou, it’s an act of “museum diplomacy,” the “largest ever cultural exchange” between France and China thus far. Part of its goal is to raise the prestigious institution’s profile outside of …