REVIEWS

/ FILIPA RAMOS
“bauhaus imaginista: Corresponding With”

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Kyoto

Installation view of “bauhaus imaginista: Corresponding With” at The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 2018.
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Filipa Ramos

On arriving in Japan in 1933, the German architect Bruno Taut (1880–1938) declared: “When modern architecture first came into being around the 1920s, it was the simple and entirely free Japanese living room, with its large windows, wall cupboards, and the purity of its design that provided the strongest impetus... continue reading
Gallery Weekend Berlin

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Berlin

Kara Walker, Fall Frum Grace, Miss Pipi's Blue Tale, 2011.
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Filipa Ramos

There are occasions in which the multifaceted shape of time becomes obvious. Occasions in which the concentration of similar initiatives, aimed at similar audiences and presenting similar outcomes, attest to the different moments in which organizations, individuals, and their mentalities are situated: how, despite coexisting simultaneously, collective mindsets aren’t contemporary... continue reading
Frieze Art Fair

FRIEZE ART FAIR, London

Woman taking selfie in front of Anish Kapoor's Stave (Red), 2015, on view at Lisson Gallery, Frieze London.
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Filipa Ramos

Art fair reviews serve for many as a guide on what to see (and what to avoid); for some as a memorandum on trends, institutions, and artists to follow; and for a few as the starting point for a wish list, supporting acquisition and investment decisions. These texts frequently respond... continue reading
View of Marine Hugonnier, “The Bee, the Parrot and the Jaguar,” Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, 2014.
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Filipa Ramos

Eighteen years have passed since Hal Foster’s critical remarks on the position of the artist as ethnographer.(1) That text, together with Catherine David’s 1997 Documenta X, and its questioning of the anthropological foundations of Western culture, became two groundbreaking events, which heralded a tightening of the artistic and anthropological inquiries... continue reading
miart 2014

MIART, Milan

View of THENnow at miart 2014, Milan, 2014.
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Filipa Ramos

Milan, a city that cultivates its world-famous reputation as the capital of fashion and design, is currently taking big steps to relaunch its identity as a center for artistic production, and miart, its two-year-old upstart art fair, has been playing an essential role in this reinvention. With its access-controlled, rational... continue reading
“The Gravity of Things”

GALERIA QUADRADO AZUL, Lisbon

View of “The Gravity of Things,” Galeria Quadrado Azul, Lisbon, 2013.
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Filipa Ramos

The principles of OOO—the object-oriented ontology that has emerged within the last decade—are now permeating almost every area of cultural production, structurally redefining the most fundamental relationships between things. In recognizing the agency and independence of all manner of nonhuman entities, and in proposing a system of holding things together... continue reading

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