Category: Installation Art

Changing History: Chile at the Venice Biennale 2019

Changing History: Chile at the Venice Biennale 2019

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...

22nd May 20198th July 2019
Our Venice Biennale Highlights

Our Venice Biennale Highlights

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...

20th May 201920th May 2019
Artist Spotlight: Vasilis Asimakopoulos

Artist Spotlight: Vasilis Asimakopoulos

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 [...]

17th July 201810th January 2019
Exhibition Review: ‘Difference and Affinity’, Cardi Gallery

Exhibition Review: ‘Difference and Affinity’, Cardi Gallery

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) [...]

21st June 201810th January 2019
Artist Spotlight: Kerstin Brätsch

Artist Spotlight: Kerstin Brätsch

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 [...]

20th June 201810th January 2019
‘Germany is not an Island’: a timely, hybrid display of contemporary art in 2018

‘Germany is not an Island’: a timely, hybrid display of contemporary art in 2018

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 [...]

6th March 201820th December 2018
Artist Spotlight: Monica Bonvicini

Artist Spotlight: Monica Bonvicini

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 [...]

31st January 201820th December 2018
Artist Spotlight: Tamás Kaszás

Artist Spotlight: Tamás Kaszás

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 [...]

16th January 201820th December 2018