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Friday, February 11, 2011
Weekend Art Picks, New York
Museum as Hub: The Accords
This exhibit at the New Museum is a multi part experiment exploring curatorial practices and international collaboration. The fifth floor of the museum is conceptually linked with "Museum as Hub" partners in Cairo, Eindhoven, Mexico City, and Seoul. Starting with the prompt (and title of the exhibition), "An accord is first and foremost only a proposition" artists Yael Bartana, Dora Garcia, Waeil Shawky, and Carey Young create works that riff on legal language through proposals, manifestos, agreements and declarations. Read more...
Wael Shawky, Telematch Sadat (still), 2007. Video. TRT: 14 Minutes. Courtesy of the artist. Image Courtesy of The New Museum.