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The 6th Athens Biennale: “ANTI”

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Athens

The Peng! Collective, Civil Financial Regulation Office, 2018.
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Kimberly Bradley

It was strange to visit the sixth edition of the Athens Biennale weeks after its kick-off and at times nearly alone. Writers covering megaexhibitions usually move in herds, but this time there was no press conference to provide me with pithy quotes to explain the title, “ANTI,” and no... continue reading
Installation view of "A Tale of Mother's Bones: Grace Pailthorpe, Reuben Mednikoff and the Birth of Psychorealism" at De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-on-Sea, 2018.
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Philomena Epps

At the 1936 International Surrealist Exhibition in London, André Breton referred to a series of paintings by then-obscure artists Grace Pailthorpe and Reuben Mednikoff as being the “best and most truly Surrealist” of all the English contributions. Pailthorpe, a surgeon and trained psychoanalyst, and Mednikoff, an artist 23 years her... continue reading
Detroit Roundup

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Detroit

Yesomi Umolu, Mark Pauline, Anicka Yi, and Eyal Weizman, "The Aesthetics Of Tomorrow" panel at the Senate Theater, Detroit, 2018.
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Rob Goyanes

In early October, I went to Detroit for the first time. I was invited on a press trip by Culture Lab Detroit. Positioning itself as a socially conscious arts organization, its annual conference hosts discussions at different sites throughout the city. This year’s summit was dubbed “The Crisis of Beauty,”... continue reading
Double Take—“The 57th Carnegie International”

CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART, Pittsburgh

Installation view of Kevin Jerome Everson's Park Lanes, 2015.
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Orit Gat and Rachel Valinsky

Double Take is a feature of art-agenda in which two authors review the same exhibition. Written separately, the two texts share the same images and are published below. —By Orit Gat I first came to the United States as an “international student.” At the risk of bothering the current administration, I stayed... continue reading
Opening Fall Exhibitions

WITTE DE WITH CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Rotterdam

View of "Ana María Millán, a solo exhibition," at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, 2018.
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Vivian Sky Rehberg

In January 2018, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy took over as director of Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, replacing Defne Ayas who, like me, started working in the Dutch “second city” in 2012. Witte de With’s directors are initially hired for three years and their contract can be renewed... continue reading
“Heavenly Beings: Neither Human nor Animal”

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART METELKOVA, Ljubljana

View of “Heavenly Beings: Neither Human nor Animal” at Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, 2018.
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Alenka Gregoric

“[A]re humans able to resist together with plants and animals?”(1) With this question, Zdenka Badovinac and Bojana Piškur invite viewers to consider the possibility that all living things can coexist—and co-resist. Most animals are so dependent on human actions and choices for their survival: they likely do not ponder ways... continue reading

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