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Hammer Museum

For the 2018 edition of the biennial, it’s as if artists feel the need to resolve situations formally where they can’t be resolved for real

Meticulous, gently humorous paintings isolate a deeply personal encounter with the obdurate structures of society and culture

Ahead of her presentation at Centre Pompidou in June, the artist and choreographer talks about slowness, detail and the anti-spectacular

Kapwani Kiwanga, Flowers for Africa: Nigeria, 2014, written protocol signed by the artist, iconographic documents, dimensions variable. Courtesy: the artist and Galerie Jérôme Poggi; photograph: © Aurélien Mole

At the Hammer Museum, LA, the curator casts a witty, critical eye on the vexed role of institutions contextualizing the art they display

In further news: Jef Geys (1934–2018); and Hirshhorn postpones Krzysztof Wodiczko projection after Florida shooting

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Former V&A director Martin Roth has died; Montreal Biennale struggles with debt; National Academy artists defend Dana Schutz

Marisa Merz, Untitled, 1991, pastel on chipboard in iron frame,110 x 130 x 2 cm. Courtesy: Glenstone Museum, Potomac, Maryland and Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; photograph: Ron Amstutz

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