ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mousse

June 21, 2018

Mousse #64 out now

Punk Pagan Trickster Feminist Sci-Fi Shaman: Kris Lemsalu by Andrew Berardini Kris Lemsalu is a shaman and a show-woman indeed. What spells might she be casting? Passive Voice: Notes on the Found Object, Now by Mitch Speed An essay that unwinds the psychological reaction upon encountering artworks that are, arguably, barely artworks at all.... continue reading

Spike Art Quarterly

June 20, 2018

Spike Art Quarterly issue 56 out now

The culture wars are raging. Neoliberalism and right-wing populism have co-opted the critique of the 1960s and turned it against art, science and the democratic public sphere, while the left is consumed by infighting. This issue is about the return to battle, strategies of (dis-)engagement, and the question of what art is capable of in the aftermath of the great weirding. Highlights include: Essay Love Removal Machines by Rob... continue reading

Capsule Shanghai

June 20, 2018

Capsule Shanghai presents Sarah Faux: Pucker

From June 23 to July 23, 2018, Capsule Gallery is proud to present Pucker, American artist Sarah Faux’s first solo exhibition in Asia. Comprised of new paintings in oil as well as canvas collages, Pucker encompasses Faux’s longstanding reflection on the female body and sexuality, while highlighting her recent experiments with color, materials, and composition. In her paintings, Sarah Faux merges the seemingly disparate strands of... continue reading

REVIEWS

Manifesta 12
MANIFESTA 12, Palermo
Rotor, Da quassù è tutta un’altra cosa [From up here, everything looks different], 2018.

by BARBARA CASAVECCHIA

In 2001, Maurizio Cattelan invited a group of the 49th Venice Biennale’s VIP guests to join a satellite event in Palermo: a cocktail reception in Bellolampo, the city’s main landfill, where the artist had installed a larger-than-life replica of the Hollywood Sign overlooking the Conca d’Oro, the defaced coastal “golden... continue reading

Basel Roundup
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Basel
Bruce Nauman, Model for Trench and Four Buried Passages, 1977.

by CHRIS SHARP

This Art Basel Roundup comes fresh on the heels of a visit to the opening of the 10th Berlin Biennale. This is significant because, whatever you might say about the current edition, it was conspicuously and refreshingly non-white and non-Western-European centric. As a white-dude viewer, I felt, perhaps for the... continue reading

Abigail Reynolds’s “The Universal Now and further episodes”
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, London
View of Abigail Reynolds, Lost Libraries at Shoreditch Library, London, 2018.

by TOM JEFFREYS

“Many artists consider books and libraries to be oppressive hierarchies of knowledge, dogmatic and hectoring,” writes artist Abigail Reynolds in her new book Lost Libraries. But Reynolds does not agree: “I consider them the gates of freedom.”(1) Three simultaneous exhibitions in east London exemplify this fascination with books and their... continue reading

DOSSIER

P420
Camera Austria
Gallery Ernst Hilger
Hilger
Brooklyn Rail
Michael Kon
Tulips & Roses
ArtAsiaPacific
Air the paris
flashart
Spike
Vitamin creative space
Luisa Strina