JORDAN STRAFER — PEAK HEAVEN LOVE FOREVER
Jordan Strafer’s new video work—PEAK HEAVEN LOVE FOREVER—is part of the artist’s current Participant Inc show PUNCHLINE and will stream during the first week of February on Renaissance TV, which will conclude with an online conversation between Strafer, Sohrab Mohebbi,
EQUATION TO AN UNKNOWN
EQUATION TO AN UNKNOWN—a triple-X, art house rarity from France starring Gianfranco Longhi—will screen for one night only in a newly struck 35mm print. Dietrich De Velsa’s underground classic shares a bill with KNIFE + HEART, a contemporary erotic horror
HEADS, KISSES, BATTLES — NICOLE EISENMAN AND THE MODERNS
A touring exhibition of Nicole Eisenman’s paintings and works on paper—in conversation with modern art from the collections of the Kunsthalle Bielefeld, the Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles and the Kunstmuseum Den Haag—is now on view in Switzerland
TONI MORRISON’S BLACK BOOK
The Black Book (1974, new edition 2019)—assembled and edited by Toni Morrison and Middleton A. Harris—brings together hundreds of images and documents depicting the African-American experience from 1619 through the mid-twentieth century. Alive with a propulsive energy, this visual encyclopedia
SHAUN J. WRIGHT AT THE KITCHEN
As part of madison moore’s Nightlife-in-Residence program at The Kitchen—an activation of the exhibition SADIE BARNETTE: THE NEW EAGLE CREEK SALOON—join music and dance artist Shaun J. Wright for a “Saturday Session” and mid-set conversation with moore.
CÉDRIC RIVRAIN — BELLE MAIN
Browsing through the works of Cédric Rivrain is to experience a sensual dialog between the artist and his subject, between the images themselves and the experience of an indescribable grace, of an intimacy that always surfaces. The gaze emerges from
MAGGIE NELSON — THINKING ALOUD WITH OTHERS
Maggie Nelson—CalArts’ 2022 MA Aesthetics and Politics Theorist in Residence and author of OnFreedom (2021)—presents the public lecture Thinking Aloud with Others. This virtual REDCAT event is part of the School of Critical Studies program at CalArts.
IDA APPLEBROOG — MONALISA
An exhibition in Chicago featuring a selection of nude self-portraits drawn by Ida Applebroog in the late 1960s is in its closing weekend.
GERTY DAMBURY AT PALAIS DE TOKYO
As part of the exhibition SARAH MALDOROR—TRICONTINENTAL CINEMA, the Palais de Tokyo presents a reading by the novelist, theater director, and poet Gerty Dambury.
SPENCER — KRISTEN STEWART IN CONVERSATION
This week, join Kristen Stewart—who plays Princess Diana on a nightmarish country-house weekend with the royals—for Spencer screenings and Q & A's. Included in the American Cinematheque series is a double bill with Kubrick’s The Shining—another film about a house