ANNOUNCEMENTS

NAME Publications

December 10, 2018

[NAME] Publications presents dispatches issue 001

This fall [NAME] Publications launched dispatches, an online journal that explores the linkages among forms of cultural production and the enduring colonial logic of capitalist financialization, capture, and erasure of bodies and land. Published in Spanish and English, each issue of the journal offers a variety of contributions that analyze emergent tendencies that cast their lot with anti-extractivist and climate struggles, alert us to cultural... continue reading

Galerie Christian Lethert

December 7, 2018

Imi Knoebel at Galerie Christian Lethert

The artist Imi Knoebel from Dusseldorf will be presenting works of a radical, minimalistic form language at the Christian Lethert gallery. Alongside "Mennigebild," the exhibition combines works from the "Betoni" and "Cementi" series and also shows the film Reichsstraße 51. The "Mennigebild" pictures are irregular polygons resulting from the fusion of rectangular shapes. Through this method of layering, Imi Knoebel has developed an exciting... continue reading

FLAT – fiera libro arte Torino

December 6, 2018

FLAT – Fiera Libro Arte Torino 2018 edition highlights and 2019 dates

FLAT—the new international event dedicated to artists’ books and contemporary art publishing founded by Chiara Caroppo, Beatrice Merz, Mario Petriccione and held at La Centrale within the Nuvola Lavazza complex—took place from November 2 to November 4, 2018 and closed with 3,934 (+30% compared to the first edition) visits within the 3 days of the fair. This second edition saw the presence of 40 exhibitors from 12 countries and has been... continue reading

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James Cohan Gallery
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REVIEWS

The 6th Athens Biennale: “ANTI”
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Athens
The Peng! Collective, Civil Financial Regulation Office, 2018.

by KIMBERLY BRADLEY

It was strange to visit the sixth edition of the Athens Biennale weeks after its kick-off and at times nearly alone. Writers covering megaexhibitions usually move in herds, but this time there was no press conference to provide me with pithy quotes to explain the title, “ANTI,” and no... continue reading

lauren woods’s “American MONUMENT”
UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM AT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Long Beach
View of lauren woods’s “paused” “American MONUMENT” at the University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, 2018.

by TRAVIS DIEHL

As of this writing in mid-November, “American MONUMENT” by lauren woods has been “paused” (not withdrawn) by the artist. It is a gesture meant to protest the firing of Kimberli Meyer, director of the University Art Museum at California State University in Long Beach and an instrumental collaborator in woods’s... continue reading

12th Shanghai Biennale: “禹步 Proregress: Art in an Age of Historical Ambivalence”
POWER STATION OF ART, Shanghai
Fernando Sánchez Castillo, Swing, 2018.

by TIANYUAN DENG

While exhibitions that question the modernist promise of progress are hardly new, a biennale that takes stock of the current state of regress raises high hopes. Historical regression is proceeding on several fronts. One is the collapse of the neoliberal faith in the end-of-history narrative—that liberal democracy and free trade... continue reading

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X-TRA
Kaleidoscope
Gallery Ernst Hilger
Aperture
Hilger
Art Monthly
The Third Line
Deweer
Sprueth Magers
Friedrich Petzel
Xavier Hufkens
P420
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