This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features artist Shirin Neshat. The Detroit Institute of Arts debuts a mid-career survey of Neshat’s workon Sunday, April 7. The exhibition, organized by curator Rebecca R. Hart, remains on view through July 7. The museum has published this catalogue in conjunction with the show.
Neshat is one of the most prominent Iranians living in the West. Neshat has been the subject of major survey exhibitions at museums in Spain, Germany, England, Italy, Mexico, Canada and the United States. Among many other honors, she won the Silver Lion at the 2009 Venice International Film Festival for “Women Without Men” and the First International Award at the 1999 Venice Biennale. She was a guest on Episode No. 11 of The MAN Podcast when she debuted her “The Book of Kings” series of photographs at New York’s Barbara Gladstone Gallery.
On the second segment, artist Kelly Richardson discusses the mid-career survey of her work that’s at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo through June 9. Titled “Legion,” the exhibition was organized by Alistair Robinson for the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in Sunderland, England. The Albright is the exhibition’s only U.S. stop. The show is accompanied by a catalogue titled “Kelly Richardson: The Last Frontier.” More information on Richardson and her work is available on her website. Extended clips from several of her works are available on Vimeo, including The Erudition, Mariner 9, Leviathan and Twilight Avenger.
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