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Lane Meyer Projects, 2528 Walnut Street, Denver, CO 80205, USA

Green Gra$$

Dionne Lee, Breaking the Fall, 2016, (Diptych), archival inkjet print

The exhibition title alludes to the ways in which capitalism has become intertwined with a looming sense of environmental disaster in the age of the Anthropocene. Through collage, installation and sculpture, ‘Green Gra$$’ examines our cultural longing for a future that is already lost. Review by Rosanna van Mierlo

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signs and symbols, 102 Forsyth Street, New York, NY 10002

Sharon Louden & Hrag Vartanian: Origins

Origins, 2019, A collaboration by Sharon Louden and Hrag Vartanian, exhibited at signs and symbols, New York, NY

Sharon Louden & Hrag Vartanian’s latest collaborative project, ‘Origins’, draws on years of conversations, exchanges and shared experiences. First iterated at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Residency Program in 2018, the project remains a living thing. It changes in step with their longstanding friendship. Review by Rosanna van Mierlo

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White Rainbow,47 Mortimer St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 8HJ

Minimalist Anyway | Kazuko Miyamoto and Lydia Okumura

Minimalist Anyway, Installation view at White Rainbow, London, 2017.

‘Minimalist Anyway’ held at White Rainbow presents a dialogue between the works of two artists with Japanese origins: Lydia Okumura and Kazuko Miyamoto, considering how the legacy of minimalism has impacted upon the reading of their work. Review by Rafael Barber Cortell

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Camden Arts Centre, Arkwright Road, London NW3 6DG

Franciszka & Stefan Themerson: Books, Camera, Ubu

Puppets by Franciszka Themerson for KUNG UBU, Marionetteatern, Stockholm, 1964

The variant practice of partners and creative collaborators, Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, encompasses painting, photography, film, theatre, literature, concrete poetry, book design and satirical drawing. This multi-faceted approach to making not only renders any supposition of a single ‘discipline’ redundant, but as their exhibition at Camden Arts Centre demonstrates, ideas of connectivity and permeation are an inherent part of the Themersons’ artistic formulae. Review by Joseph Constable

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Frutta, Via Giovanni Pascoli 21, 00184 Roma, Italy

Stefano Calligaro and Alex Ebstein

Stefano Calligaro and Alex Ebstein, Installation View

Alex Ebstein's pieces are somewhere between paintings and collages. Ebstein uses yoga mats to investigate the space between abstraction and figuration, suggesting the body through material rather than direct depiction. Stefano Calligaro's own visual slang is built up around acrylic columns, pizza boxes and shopping-lists-on-rhymes freely hung in the space of the gallery, translating the clichè symbols of Rome into a new visual alphabet of signs.

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SPREEZ, Schwanthalerstraße 147, 80339 Munich, Germany

Reverse Time Your eyes will lie

Reverse Time Your eyes will lie, Installation View

Inspired by movies such as '13 Going on 30', 'Freaky Friday' and '17 Again', Jasmin Werner and Jan Domicz have collaborated with an American ghostwriter to produce a fictional script, employing the works on view in their exhibition 'Reverse Time Your eyes will lie' as film props.

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Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, Broad St, Birmingham, West Midlands B1 2ND

Bettina von Zwehl and Sophy Rickett: Album 31

Album 31 exhibition at the Library of Birmingham

The latest exhibition at the Library of Birmingham epitomises the idea of a photograph that is a trace of reality and, most importantly, an encounter with the unreal. Review by Dominika Mackiewicz

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Jerwood Visual Arts, 171 Union Street, Bankside, London SE1 0LN

Jerwood Encounters: 3-Phase

Kelly Best, Velum, Jerwood Encounters: 3-Phase, 2015. Installation view, Jerwood Space, London

Kelly Best and Georgie Grace navigate the spaces that exist between digital and manual image-rendering at Jerwood Visual Arts. Review by Joseph Constable.

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Aspen Art Museum, 637 East Hyman Avenue Aspen, Colorado 81611

David Hammons Yves Klein/Yves Klein David Hammons

Installation view: David Hammons Yves Klein / Yves Klein David Hammons, 2014

An unprecedented coupling of two of the most significant artists of our time, David Hammons Yves Klein / Yves Klein David Hammons explores points of aesthetic harmony within two seemingly different practices.

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