ANNOUNCEMENTS

ARTnews

September 3, 2014
   

ARTnews magazine’s redesign unveiled with the September issue

This September, ARTnews, the world's longest running and most widely circulated art magazine, debuts a newly designed print magazine. The new visual identity features a contemporary logo, fresh typefaces and a sophisticated layout, all of which has been designed by ARTNEWS S.A.'s (investor.artnews.com) in-house team. These new features are also reflected in the publication's digital platform artnews.com. "ARTnews is becoming a more... continue reading

Detroit Design Festival (DDF)

September 3, 2014
Carrie Walker, Ghost Jungle, 2013. Paper and Cardboard, 10 x 12 feet. Photo: J. Singleton.  Carrie Walker, Ghost Jungle, 2013. Paper and Cardboard, 10 x 12 feet. Photo: J. Singleton. 

2014 Detroit Design Festival

Detroit's annual citywide celebration of design, the Detroit Design Festival (DDF), launches September 23 with a kick-off party that will set the stage for more than 30 events putting Detroit's creative community on display September 23–28.  Programmed by the Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3), and supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the fourth annual Detroit Design Festival will use workshops, shows,... continue reading

ARCOmadrid

September 3, 2014
© Miguel de Guzmán. © Miguel de Guzmán.

ARCOmadrid 2015: #SoloProjects and #ARCOmeetings

ARCOmadrid would like to extend a reminder that September 19th is the deadline for applications to #Solo Projects Latin America, a special section of the fair and one of the many activities that each year make ARCOmadrid a key meeting place for art world professionals from across the globe. #Solo Projects is a curated section of ARCOmadrid dedicated to contemporary art from Latin America. For the coming edition of the fair, #Solo Projects... continue reading

REVIEWS

Zofia Kulik’s “Instead of Sculpture – Sequences 1968–71”
ŻAK | BRANICKA, Berlin
View of Zofia Kulik’s “Instead of Sculpture – Sequences 1968–71,” ŻAK | BRANICKA, Berlin, 2014.

by KAREN ARCHEY

The resuscitation of older female artists’ careers has become so prevalent in recent years that it could now be seen as a trend. Take Etel Adnan (b. 1925), Judith Bernstein (b. 1942), Dorothy Iannone (b.1933), and Maria Lassnig (1919-2014), for example. And yet, we all know how the art world... continue reading

Daniel Steegmann Mangrané’s “_/_____/_/__/________”
PROYECTOS MONCLOVA, Mexico City
(Background) Daniel Steegman Mangrané, Systemic Grid I, 2014. (Foreground) Daniel Steegman Mangrané, Systemic Grid II, 2014.

by ANA TEIXEIRA PINTO

The Phasmida are an order of insects whose rocking march always seems hesitant. Every step they take, “stick insects”—as Phasmida are commonly called due to their resemblance to sticks or leaves—will reluctantly stretch out a leg, making cadenced, side-to-side movements as if tentatively rehearsing the next. Biologists will tell you... continue reading

“New Dawn”
SILBERKUPPE, Berlin
View of “New Dawn,” Silberkuppe, Berlin, 2014.

by NATASHA GINWALA

When foraging for food in the wild, orangutans conduct an intriguing ritual known as the “fruit stare.”(1) It unleashes a mimetic contract hinged upon intentionality and co-presence. What makes the tree surrender its fruit? The practiced stare of the orangutan coaxes it into interdependency—and possibly, divulgence—while registering a temporal circuit... 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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