ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mutina

September 19, 2018

Surface Matters at Mutina

On 24 September, MUT inaugurates Surface Matters, a special project dedicated to photography which for the first time interacts with the ceramic surfaces of a specifically-designed exhibition display inside the Mutina building. Important photographic works selected from the collection of Massimo Orsini and presented on ceramic wall modules, challenge surface, the gaze and their own narrative content. Not just an exhibition, but an unexpected... continue reading

Arte Fiera

September 19, 2018

Arte Fiera: application opening for the coming edition

Under the new artistic direction of Simone Menegoi, the 48-year-old curator and critic, the 2019 edition of Arte Fiera begins a process of total renewal. The key word for the new approach is “selection.” Arte Fiera 2019 will introduce a new requisite for participation: the galleries are invited to present a limited number of artists (only three artists for stands of up to 64m2 and up to a maximum of six for stands larger than 72m2).... continue reading

Galerie Chantal Crousel

September 19, 2018

Glenn Ligon’s first exhibition at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris

For his first solo exhibition at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Glenn Ligon presents a new series of large and small silkscreen and ink marker paintings, based on abstracted letter forms; two figurative neon installations inspired by an uncompleted project of Pier Paolo Pasolini; ten oil stick and coal dust paintings on paper quoting a Gertrude Stein text. Since the 1990s, Glenn Ligon has been exploring American history, literature and society by... continue reading

REVIEWS

“The 9th Busan Biennale: Divided We Stand”
9TH BUSAN BIENNALE, Busan
View of “The 9th Busan Biennale: Divided We Stand,” Busan, 2018.

by AMY ZION

“Divided We Stand,” the 9th Busan Biennale, opened over the same weekend as the 70th anniversary celebration of the founding of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, which split the peninsula in 1948 and precipitated the Korean War. On TV, with limited English-language options, CNN International played a rotating news... continue reading

Five Heads (Tavan Tolgoi)—Art, Anthropology and Mongol Futurism
GREENGRASSI/CORVI-MORA, London
View of "Five Heads (Tavantolgoi)–Art, Anthropology and Mongol Futurism" at greengrassi / Corvi-Mora, London, 2018.

by PHILOMENA EPPS

“Five Heads (Tavan Tolgoi)” opens with video Gee, Ulaanbaatar, October 2017 (2018), an interview with the Mongolian rapper Big Gee filmed by artist and researcher Hermione Spriggs (who curated the exhibition) with Alice Armstrong and Curtis Tamm. Gee reflects on the complicated relationship between the Mongolian government, population, and the... continue reading

Channa Horwitz’s “Progressions and Rhythms in Eight”
CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY, Vancouver
View of Channa Horwitz's "Progressions and Rhythms in Eight," Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, 2018.

by ROB STONE

Channa Horwitz produced a large body of works which she derived from mathematical equations and equivalences. She took simple sets of numbers and applied different operations to them to produce varied convolutions, which she then expressed as graphic marks, spoken words, or gestures. Individually, the geometries that emerge from these... continue reading

DOSSIER

Luisa Strina
Peres Projects
Gallery Ernst Hilger
Blum&Poe
Marion
Sprueth Magers
Brooklyn Rail
Hilger
Art Monthly
Friedrich Petzel
Deweer
Xavier Hufkens
ArtAsiaPacific