On the Fourth Floor, Bouchra Khalili presents “The Mapping Journey Project” (2008–11), in which the artist met the subject of each video through chance encounters in European cities considered transitory points for the movement of people and goods. In each work, Khalili asked the individuals to narrate their journey from their original home to their current location tracing their path in marker on a two-dimensional map.
Patrick Jacobs‘ dioramas ‘consists of a meticulously constructed, three-dimensional diorama installed within the wall and viewed through a circular window of glass lenses. The combination of the negative focal length of the lenses and sculptural foreshortening creates the illusion of seemingly infinite depth within the limitations of a narrow space.
Museum Monday:The New York Times features artists Robert Irwin and James Turrell on the occasion of their small but powerful exhibition at the Villa Menafoglio Litta Panza in Varese, Italy. The exhibition includes James Turrell’s new immersive installation Sight Unseen, which produces the feeling of floating inside a cloud, as well as Robert Irwin’s Varese Portal Room, which evokes his fascination with perception and reality. The exhibition, entitled Aisthesis: The Origin of Sensations, takes its cue from the ancient Greek word for “feeling” and continues through November 2.
Both sculptor and poet, Japanese artist Tomohiro Inabaconsists of beautiful representations of animals based on wires. With a surreal look and accumulation of vector-style wires, his creations take us into a unique world to discover in the following in a selection of images.