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Jess Johnson Selects: Platform Games and Obstinate Monsters

In the first of an occasional series for GARAGE, New Zealand-born artist Jess Johnson selects some of the curious and wayward images and image makers that have inspired her practice, from antique allegorical engravings to psychedelic sci-fi comix.
Jess Johnson
10.7.17
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Geumhyung Jeong's Uncanny Performance Pries Sex from Machinery

Geumhyung Jeong’s bewitching performance about the female body and the boundaries between human and machine took on added eerie appeal in Tate Modern's Tanks.
Ellen Mara De Wachter
10.6.17
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Chicago Architecture Biennial: Not Just Glass Towers and Ruin Porn

While acknowledging our digital present, the Chicago Architecture Biennial's sprawling sophomore installment snubs celebrity and takes a deep dive into history, material, and process.
Saul Anton
10.6.17
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Frieze London is Feisty and On Point

This year's edition of juggernaut art fair Frieze London finds space to tackle sexual politics, institutional racism, and environmental angst but—customary brain Frieze aside—still manages to leave us feeling upbeat.
Hettie Judah
10.5.17
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Is Peter Halley the Elvis of Abstraction?

'80s titan Peter Halley's current exhibition at Greene Naftali comes with some surprising bells and whistles, but is it anything genuinely new, or a misjudged attempt at an Elvis-style comeback?
Bob Nickas
10.5.17
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At MoMA: What’s Art, What’s Fashion, and What’s Design?

Aimee Walleston looks forward at MoMA’s new fashion-centric exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?", and back at the exhibition’s predecessor, 1944’s "Are Clothes Modern?"
Aimee Walleston
10.5.17
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Takashi Murakami on Fukushima, Instagram, and his Custom Wardrobe

Takashi Murakami, master of the post-anime "superflat" aesthetic, has brought his older work into dialogue with some ambitious new projects, transforming the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow—and several other museums—into wild visual playpens.
Cedar Pasori
10.4.17
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A New Poster Museum Tells the Story of Pop-Cultural New York

A new museum in Chelsea devoted to the ephemeral art of the poster is plastered with collectible gems. Touring a pop-up preview show in advance of next year's opening, GARAGE found even the building steeped in New York nostalgia.
Eugenia Bell
10.3.17
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Vintage Photos by the NYPD's "Red Squad" Capture a City in Turmoil

A new exhibition traces the social and political upheaval of New York City in the 1960s and '70s through surveillance photos taken by a special police division.
Sarah Valdez
10.2.17
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At EXPO CHICAGO, Not-for-Profits Make the Running

EXPO CHICAGO is a major commercial art fair, but for the all the gilt-edged stock at the big-money booths this year, it was a clutch of projects by not-for-profits that really made the event worth a visit.
Cedar Pasori
10.2.17
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Balenciaga Brings Us Closer to Heaven With a Pair of Platform Crocs

Balenciaga’s Crocs are the latest in designer Demna Gvasalia’s campaign to blur the lines between luxury fashion and the clothing we insist belongs outside of it.
Rachel Tashjian
10.2.17
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Dries, Rick Owens, Nina Ricci, & Undercover: Can We Appreciate Beauty in a Politically Fraught World?

Four designers at Paris Fashion Week demonstrate what it means to be "moved" by the beauty of a fashion show.
Rachel Tashjian
9.30.17
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