Maisel uses beauty as a cudgel — to goad us into confronting our always fraught relationship with industry. Mikko Lautamo reports.
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His images of toxic mining sites reflect the grimmest aspects of human culture – beautifully and with magisterial pictorial strength.
Using X-rays from the archives of the Asian Art Museum as source material, Maisel explores the ghostly space between the purposeful document and the otherworldly trace.
Camera-less photographs summon spirits of the dead. David M. Roth reviews.
Protest and resistance are the nominal themes of this group show. David M. Roth reports.
Better living through chemistry? Proponents of antiquarian methods make the case.
The human face of climate change. David M. Roth reports.
Light’s photos document the impact of human activity on the Earth. Maria Porges reports.
Two artists, two ways of seeing.
From a tumultuous year…the best exhibitions.
A conceptual artist with formidable literary skills stages what may well be his most elaborate spoof yet.
The visceral histrionics of altered space and frozen time: mesmerizing, toxic, known and unknowable. Julia Couzens reports.
Here are some of Squarecylinder’s favorite shows from the past year, ordered without regard to rank or relative value, just overall goodness worth a backward glance.
The artist/activist has always embraced poetic possibilities. With “Water” he’s pushed abstraction further toward the fore.
In “Oil” Burtynsky lays bare the connections and the consequences of heedless consumption.
Are they magnified views of chemical reactions or a visions of the Earth’s crust from outer space? In Nellie King Solomon’s “beautiful pictures of terrible things” both possibilities appear simultaneously and with equal force.