From 19th century oil paintings to 21st century video installations, the exhibition raises many interesting questions about how and why people make portraits of themselves and others, and how the reasons for this have changed over time. Candice Breitz’s trilogy titled traverses three continents to explore the rituals and conventions governing the on camera and off-camera personae of professional child actors, as well as adult actors who have become famous playing child roles.
More news , the first major retrospective survey in Germany of the work of Candice Breitz.The exhibition traces the development of Breitz’s work from the 1990s to the present, focusing on works that address the affective power of popular music.Treatment by Candice Breitz is exhibited for the first time in Johannesburg at Goodman Gallery as part of the group show Other People’s Memories until 26 February. 008]: Candice Breitz is on exhibition at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts until 1 March and Candice Breitz: Working Class Hero is exhibited at Zeit Haus Museum in Wolfsburg, Germany until 24 April.Candice Breitz: Treatment opens at the Kaufmann Repetto in New York on 28 February.Youth culture is known to manifest itself in a variety of ways; the exhibition highlights the phenomenon of ‘Fandom’, indicating the alignment of young people with any of the subcultures whose cohesion relies primarily on a fixation with a sports team or popular entertainment.
The manifestation is seen in body art, raves, moves or theatrical performances in experimental spaces.The exhibition, curated by Tamar Garb, is on view at the Walther Collection in Ulm, Germany until 2015, and features work by Candice Breitz, Kudzanai Chiurai, David Goldblatt, and Sue Williamson.The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue published by Steidl.Candice Breitz will represent South Africa at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017.Breitz, along with Mohau Modisakeng, will present a major two-person exhibition in the South African Pavilion in the Arsenale, running from 13 May to 26 November 2017.The exhibition will be curated by Lucy Mac Garry and Musha Neluheni.