ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Exhibitionist

May 23, 2017
   

The Exhibitionist: Journal on Exhibition Making—The First Six Years website and book launch

The Exhibitionist: Journal on Exhibition Making—The First Six Years is an anthology of the first 12 issues of The Exhibitionist. Established in 2009 as a forum for critical reflection on exhibition making and curatorial practice, The Exhibitionist defines itself as “by curators, for curators.” Modeled after the iconic French film journal Cahiers du cinéma, The Exhibitionist has served a critical role in examining current curatorial... continue reading

Blondeau & Cie

May 23, 2017
View of Peter Saul and John Tweddle at Blondeau & Cie, 2017. Photo: Annik Wetter, Geneva. View of Peter Saul and John Tweddle at Blondeau & Cie, 2017. Photo: Annik Wetter, Geneva.

Blondeau & Cie presents MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN

On the occasion of the next Nuit des Bains, Thursday, May 18, 2017, Blondeau & Cie is presenting a selection of paintings by Peter Saul and John Tweddle made between the 1960s and the 1980s, under the title MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.  This exhibition echoes Political Corect, a show held at the gallery in 2008 which explored the theme of self-censorship around Martin Kippenberger's slogan-like painting, Political Corect, with a group of... continue reading

Galerie Hubert Winter

May 22, 2017
Betty Woodman, Museum View, 2012. Glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, canvas, 218 x 218 x 30 cm, unique. Courtesy the artist, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin. Betty Woodman, Museum View, 2012. Glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, canvas, 218 x 218 x 30 cm, unique. Courtesy the artist, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin.

Betty Woodman at Galerie Hubert Winter

In his Aesthetica (1750) Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten makes use of the word "confusion" in relation to representation. Terry Eagleton explains in this regard that "in their organic interpenetration, the elements of aesthetic representation resist that discrimination into discrete units […] But this does not mean that such representations are obscure: on the contrary, the more "confused" they are—the more unity-in-variety they... continue reading

REVIEWS

Edgardo Antonio Vigo’s “Un Arte A Realizar [An Art In Becoming]”
RICHARD SALTOUN GALLERY, London
View of Edgardo Antonio Vigo’s “Un Arte A Realizar [An Art In Becoming],” Richard Saltoun Gallery, London, 2017.

by GUSTAVO GRANDAL MONTERO

“Un Arte A Realizar [An Art In Becoming]” is the first solo exhibition in the UK dedicated to the Argentinian artist Edgardo Antonio Vigo, who died in 1997. Relatively unknown in Europe, his name has until recently been associated with mail art, that most underrated of avant-garde movements. The exhibition... continue reading

Maria Taniguchi
TAKA ISHII GALLERY, Tokyo
View of Maria Taniguchi, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, 2017.

by CAMERON ALLAN MCKEAN

Earth-stuff goes through myriad transformations on its path to usefulness in our world. Soil, stone, water, oil, plants, animals, and the rest all pass through processes of cleaning, smoothing, separating, reconstituting. And at the end of that violence is an exquisite, terrifying flatness: one that expresses itself through identical buildings,... continue reading

Christina Mackie’s “Drift Rust”
HERALD STREET, London
View of Christina Mackie's "Drift Rust," Herald Street, London, 2017.

by PATRICK LANGLEY

Christina Mackie’s installations have an instinctive and provisional feel about them. They present the viewer with arrays of disparate objects, arranged on trestle tables, walls, and shelves, assembled according to a spontaneous logic of correspondence and juxtaposition. Mackie refers to this aspect of her work as “trestle art.”(1) Wolfgang Tillmans’... continue reading

DOSSIER

Deweer
Carolina Nitsch
Air the paris
Blum&Poe
art-agenda
Michael Kon
sp-arte
Luisa Strina
Magazine Mousse
galeria nara roesler
Anton Kern Gallery
Hilger
Brooklyn Rail