ANNOUNCEMENTS

Quartz Studio

October 31, 2014
Maurizio Nannucci, Something happened, 2009. Neon installation, 4,000 x 350 cm. Villa Medicea La Magia. Photo: Carlo Cantini. Courtesy of the artist. Maurizio Nannucci, Something happened, 2009. Neon installation, 4,000 x 350 cm. Villa Medicea La Magia. Photo: Carlo Cantini. Courtesy of the artist.

Jonathan Monk and Maurizio Nannucci at Quartz Studio

On Saturday, November 8, Quartz Studio is delighted to present the exhibition MONK>... continue reading

Green Art Gallery

October 31, 2014
Amina Menia, Ziama. Inkjet print on cotton paper, 21 x 28 cm. From the "Chrysanthèmes" series, 2009–ongoing. Courtesy of the artist and Green Art Gallery, Dubai. Amina Menia, Ziama. Inkjet print on cotton paper, 21 x 28 cm. From the "Chrysanthèmes" series, 2009–ongoing. Courtesy of the artist and Green Art Gallery, Dubai.

Proposals on Monumentality at Green Art Gallery, Dubai

Green Art Gallery presents Proposals on Monumentality, a group exhibition that brings together the works of Aslı Çavuşoğlu, Iman Issa, Christian Jankowski, Amina Menia, Seher Shah and Santiago Sierra. The exhibition attempts to twist and open up our perception of monumentality along with complex dynamics of commemoration, space and power. Curated by İpek Ulusoy Akgül, the exhibition poses a set of questions for us to reflect upon: Can... continue reading

Rhizome

October 30, 2014

Inaugural Prix Net Art Awardees: JODI & Kari Altmann

Rhizome and Beijing-based organizations TASML and CAT/CCIA are proud to announce that the artist duo JODI has been awarded the inaugural 10,000 USD Prix Net Art, an international prize for internet art. A 5,000 USD Award of Distinction was granted to artist Kari Altmann. The prizes are awarded "no strings attached," on the strength of past work and future promise, respectively. The Prix Net Art marks the growing relevance of art made on the... continue reading

REVIEWS

Wendelien van Oldenborgh’s “Footnotes to Beauty and the Right to the Ugly”
WILFRIED LENTZ, Rotterdam
(Background) Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Wall Print, 2014. (Foreground) Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Footnote to Chapter 2 (Experiments don't need to succeed, they just need to exist), 2014.

by VIVIAN ZIHERL

The first week of October proved exceptional for Wendelien van Oldenborgh. As an awardee of the 2014 Heineken Prize for Art—the Netherlands’s wealthiest prize—the artist and filmmaker had swept through a schedule of lectures, media appearances, and finally a private audience with the Dutch monarch. For an artist best known... continue reading

Prospect.3: Notes for Now
PROSPECT NEW ORLEANS, New Orleans
Tavares Strachan, You Belong Here, 2014.

by EVA DIAZ

Eighteen venues, scattered around New Orleans. Huge distances between them. A rusty pedal brake cruiser bike. And two and a half days to see it all. This is now the third official Prospect New Orleans since the biennial was inaugurated in 2008. In actuality this is the fourth incarnation of the... continue reading

FIAC
FIAC, Paris
View of FIAC, Paris, 2014.

by SABRINA TARASOFF

“Is there sexual innuendo in the artworld?”(1) Cady Noland, in response to this question posed by John Waters and Bruce Hainley in Art: A Sex Book (2003), answered with a very prompt: “Yes. ‘Euphemisms.’” According to the infamous artworld absentee, artists and dealers are screwed, and often engaged in “one... continue reading

DOSSIER

Mean Girls: Keren Cytter and “Vengeance”

by MELISSA GRONLUND

“I’m so excited,” a young woman says, about an advertising meeting that would make your eyes water with boredom. “Don’t worry, that’ll pass,” her older colleague replies. It’s a flat cliché, and he delivers it with a withering smile of self-congratulation. The woman appears put down, but you get the feeling that’s... continue reading

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