Posts tagged ‘Ai Weiwei’
February 17, 2011  |  Collection & Exhibitions
On the Staging of Staging Action

Arnulf Rainer. Untitled. 1969–74. Oil stick on gelatin silver print. The Museum of Modern Art. Gift of Joachim Aberbach (by exchange). © 2011 Arnulf Rainer

As I’ve assisted Roxana Marcoci and Eva Respini with the exhibition Staging Action: Performance in Photography since 1960—which opened January 28 in The Robert and Joyce Menschel Gallery on the third floor—I’ve come to recognize the variety of layered themes that are present in the show, despite the fact that the exhibition itself only includes about 50 works (many of which are new acquisitions).