Category: Review

Contemporary Art Trends 2019

Contemporary Art Trends 2019

Tumultuous global relations, the consolidation of the technological revolution and an ever-louder call for populist ideologies have guaranteed 2019 to significantly develop from the status quo of 2018. Whilst artists and institutions are being urged to reflect on and contribute to the current socio-political zeitgeist, the question remains: how is the contemporary art world responding?...

29th May 201929th May 2019
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
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