Amidst the turbulence presented at the 58th Venice Biennale, Chile’s pavilion is a fitting (anti)monument to the hegemonic power structures that have distorted the historical canon. Much in line with Ralph Rugoff’s questioning of truth in his centrepiece show, Altered Views, curated by the Spanish Agustín Pérez Rubio, presents Chilean artist Voluspa Jarpa’s three-part exploration...
Category: Installation Art
Two weeks ago, the jet set of the contemporary art world continued their breakneck pace around this year’s circuit of must-see/must-be-seen-at-events with the preview of the 2019 Venice Biennale, titled “May You Live in Interesting Times”. It seems as though the whirlwind of Frieze New York is in the distant past. The crowds were heavy...
A door opens into a dim hallway, and the faint sounds of a television filter through, like the memory of a childhood homecoming. But the voice remains muffled, trapped behind a frosted screen, even in the mirrors we try and catch a glance of ourselves in. This is My hart is so leeg soos ‘n...
Vasilis Asimakopoulos is a Greek artist whose practice explores challenging concepts through the reinterpretation of everyday and mass-produced objects. He examines how remnants of the past are ever-present in our space through visual indications. The environment we occupy holds echoes of bygone experiences that manifest physically and spectrally. A room or space expresses its own [...]
Piero Tomassoni’s third curatorial project at Cardi Gallery, Mayfair, opened on 19 June. ‘Difference and Affinity’ is the first in a series of exhibitions tracing the dominant themes in Italian art during the 1960s and 1970s. The show reveals the work of four preeminent conceptual artists: Vincenzo Agnetti (1926-1981), Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994), Giulio Paolini (b.1940) [...]
Current exhibition: Kerstin Brätsch_Ruine / KAYA_KOVO, Fondazione Memmo, Rome, 4 May 2018 - 11 November 2018. Kerstin Brätsch_Ruine / KAYA_KOVO opened to the public at Rome’s Fondazione Memmo on 4 May and will be on view until 11 November. The show is curated by Francesco Stocchi, debuting the German-born, New York-based artist in the Italian [...]
Current Exhibitions: In the Abstract, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA. 6 May 2017 - April 2018 PLATFORM 19: Letha Wilson, DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA. June 2017 - July 2018 Horizon Eyes, GRIMM Gallery, New York City. 18 March - 22 April 2018 Horizon Eyes, a solo exhibition of new works by Letha Wilson, opened [...]
Upcoming Exhibition: ‘Germany is not an Island', Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany, 8 March - 27 May 2018. ‘Germany is not an Island,’ will open to the public in two days time. Around 150 works, by 81 artists, will be on display at the Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, near Cologne. The works to be exhibited have been acquired over the previous five [...]
Born: 1965, Venice, Italy Lives and works in: Berlin, Germany Current exhibition: '3612,54m³ vs 0,005m³' at Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, 16 September, 2017 - 26 February, 2018 Monica Bonvicini’s solo exhibition ‘3612,54 m³ vs 0,005 m³’ at the Berlinische Galerie has been on display since September and will be closing at the end of February. The show opened [...]
Born: 1976, Dunaújváros, Hungary Lives and works in: Budapest, Hungary Upcoming exhibition: Sci Fi Agit Prop at De Appel, Amsterdam, 27 January – 01 April 2018. Netwerk Aalst, Belgium 03 February – 01 July 2018. Tamás Kaszás’s exhibition, Sci Fi Agit Prop, will propose an imagined future, a dystopia in which our current economic system crashes [...]