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Tony Conrad performing Bowed Film, 1974. Courtesy: The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

With wit and gumption, the late artist broke with institutional proprietaries and pedigree to rethink art’s place in its community

By Shiv Kotecha
Cecilia Vicuña, Precarios, 1966-2017. Site-specific installation: 110-112 found-object sculptures: stone, shells, glass, wood, plastic, thread, debris. Presented in field of sand and along the wall on small shelves made of wood. Dimensions variable. Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen, 2017. Installation view, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans. Photo: Alex Marks

Philadelphia

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Tony Conrad in front of Yellow Movie 2/2/73 (1973) and two Yellow Movie—35mm Format canvases (1973), in his retrospective exhibition, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, New York, December 1977. Photo: Kevin Noble. Yellow Movie 2/2/73 courtesy The Estate of Tony Conrad and Greene Naftali, New York. Image courtesy Tony Conrad Archives. Work © The Estate of Tony Conrad.

Philadelphia

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An exhibition at ICA Philadelphia presents the late-artist's development in line with the discourses of her too brief time

By Dana Kopel

With work in the Liverpool Biennial and ICA Philadelphia, the Seoul-based artist reanimates an ancient Korean musical system

By Evan Moffitt

MoMA PS1, New York, The Studio Museum, Harlem, and ICA Philadelphia 

By Evan Moffitt