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Tony Conrad

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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Harmut Geerken, photograph of Sun Ra Arkestra performing at Heliopolis/Egypt, December 12, 1971. Courtesy: Galerie Buchholz, New York 

New York

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Laboratory testing at Silicon Valley biotech start up Unity Biotechnology. Courtesy: the New Yorker; photograph: Grant Cornett

From eternal music to the secret of eternal life: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
Elfie Semotan, Untitled, 2016, archival pigment print, 47 x 61 cm. Courtesy: Gisela Capitain, Cologne © the artist

A round-up of the best recently opened shows in the neighbouring Rhineland cities

By Pablo Larios

The experimental filmmaker and musician has died, aged 76

By Geeta Dayal
​Mary Lucier, Color Phantoms with Automatic Writing, 2015, installation including artworks by Max Ernst, William Farley and Mary Ashley. Courtesy: the artist and The Kitchen, New York

The Kitchen, New York, USA

By Sam Korman
Harry Smith, Film #17, Mirror Animations Extended, 1962–76, 16mm film still

Temporary Gallery, Cologne, Germany

By Nicole Yip
Unprojectable: Projection and Perspective, 2008, performance documentation, Tate Modern, London. Courtesy: Greene Naftali, New York; photograph: Sheila Burnett

Artist, composer and filmmaker Tony Conrad in conversation

By David Grubbs