Exhibitions: Artists Need to Create on the Same Scale That Society Has the Capacity to Destroy and Friends in Solidarity.


A Rail Curatorial Project lead by Phong Bui of the Brooklyn Rail, this exhibition focuses on artists whose practice interrogates the contemporary social climate, including issues surrounding immigration, the environment, human rights and equality, foreign relations, among others, ultimately drawing attention to art as it functions as a lens for better understanding the time in which we live.


Artists: Shoja Azari, Huma Bhabha, Lauren Bon, David Brooks, Francis Cape, Mel Chin, Christian de Boschnek, Mark Dion, Sam Durant, Fastnet (Aurora Andrews, Mel Bochner, Phoebe D’Heurle, Brian Hubble, Christina Leung, Patrick Meagher, James Powers, Erik Sommer, and Mollie Thurman), Hans Haacke, Lyle Ashton Harris, Dana Hoey, Jenny Holzer, Alfredo Jaar, Deborah Kass, Eugene Lemay, Maya Lin, Mary Lucier, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Donald Moffett, Shirin Neshat, Roxy Paine, Adam Pendleton, Alexis Rockman, Tim Rollins & K.O.S., Martha Rosler, Clifford Ross, Will Ryman, Hank Willis Thomas, Tomas Vu & Rirkrit Tiravanija, Nari Ward, Meg Webster, and Diana Wege.


Friends in Solidarity artists are Z Behl, Louis Block, Dana Buhl, Sante D’Orazio, Bradley Eros, Chris Felver, Benjamin Fredrickson, Sarah Halpern, Hands Off Our Revolution (David Birkin, Rachel Libeskind, Amy Khoshbin, Wolfgang Tillmans), Rindon Johnson, Ben Keating, James English Leary, Alberto Montaño Mason, Kele McComsey, Cy Morgan, Antonio Murado, Rocío Olivares, Yigal Ozeri, G.T. Pellizzi, Kara Rooney, Martin Roth, Raphael Rubinstein & Heather Bause, Lola Montes Schnabel, Pacifico Silano, Ray Smith, Sei Smith, Tomas Vu, and Nathaniel Ward.