Skip to Content

A Monthly Culture Matrix For the Cosmopolitan Traveler

Meditations in an Emergency

UCCA Dune, UCCA Center for Contemporary Art / Beidaihe / Art

“In times of crisis,” goes a line in the poem “To the Film Industry in Crisis,” by Frank O’Hara, “we must all decide again and again whom we love.” In a world suddenly caught in suspended animation, with illness lurking invisibly in the air, it is natural that many are pondering existence, fate, love, and life. This online exhibition asks the question, What is art for? A group of 20 artists reconsider the five facets of the world we inhabit: the everyday, mortality, animality, globalization, and information. —E.C.

UCCA Dune Aranya Gold Coast, Beidaihe, Hebei province, China
Get Directions »
Start a New Search
Subscribers Only

Start your free trial to access the full Arts Intel Report

Subscribe to Air Mail to access every article
and search our entire Arts Intel Report.

Subscribe Now

Already a subscriber? Sign in here.