ANNOUNCEMENTS

Lin & Lin Gallery

December 8, 2016
Chen Chieh-jen, People Pushing, 2007-2008. Video, 5 minutes 19 seconds. Chen Chieh-jen, People Pushing, 2007-2008. Video, 5 minutes 19 seconds.

Chen Chieh-jen at Lin & Lin Gallery

Bianwen was originally a written record of oral Buddhist teachings that arose after the religion spread from India to China. The teachings were adapted from esoteric Sutras by sujiang (folk recitation) monks who strove to spread Buddhism among ordinary people by chanting easy to understand stories. These chants and bianwen texts become very popular, and gradually shed their Buddhist character as they were developed into legends, novels, operas,... continue reading

DIRIMART

December 7, 2016
Mustafa Hulusi, Oleander 2, 2016. Oil on canvas, 215 x 305 cm. © Mustafa Hulusi. Mustafa Hulusi, Oleander 2, 2016. Oil on canvas, 215 x 305 cm. © Mustafa Hulusi.

Mustafa Hulusi at Dirimart

Dirimart is delighted to announce Negative Ecstasy, an exhibition by London-born, Turkish-Cypriot artist Mustafa Hulusi. Negative Ecstasy consists of six new major works by Hulusi, each of which probes differing notions and physical manifestations of division. The concept for the exhibition is based on French philosopher Georges Bataille's assertion that consequential art involves a rupture between the boundary of life and death; the mixing of... continue reading

Igor Zabel Association

December 6, 2016
Courtesy Igor Zabel Association Courtesy Igor Zabel Association

Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory 2016 goes to Viktor Misiano

Fifth award ceremony will take place in Ljubljana including book launch and conference in memory of Piotr Piotrowski. The Russian curator and author Viktor Misiano, living in Moscow and Cisternino (Italy), will be honoured for his outstanding curatorial achievements, writings and editorial work. On December 9, 2016 at a ceremony in Ljubljana, Misiano will be awarded as one of the most important art professionals and cultural agents in Eastern... continue reading

REVIEWS

Spaces—Experimental Education Protocol Manifesto published on the occasion of the Experimental Education Protocol, Nisyros, 2016.

by TESS EDMONSON

Spaces is a feature of art-agenda that proposes a thematic examination of exhibition spaces based on the analysis of their physical and spatial configurations. Every two months, art-agenda publishes a new reflection on galleries’ architecture, identity, and relation with their historical and geographical context. The latest feature of Spaces considers... continue reading

Isa Genzken’s “I Love Michael Asher”
HAUSER WIRTH & SCHIMMEL, Los Angeles
View of Isa Genzken’s “I Love Michael Asher,” Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles, 2016.

by TRAVIS DIEHL

In a shallow bay window facing 2nd St., a ledge overflows with studio clutter: a couple dozen euros in coins between a few dying plants; a bowl filled with loose earrings and studs; a keycard from the Waldorf Astoria; a castle of used tea candles, Red Bull cans, and tiny... continue reading

Art Basel Miami Beach
ART BASEL, Miami
View of Art Basel Miami Beach 2016. © Art Basel.

by MONICA USZEROWICZ

It has been hard, lately, to think about art. I don’t mean to imply that art isn’t powerful, transformative, or even a necessary distraction. The problem, really, is that it’s been hard to think about anything besides the new president-elect, or how every check I deposit helps fund the poisoning... continue reading

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