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/ HERB SHELLENBERGER
Frieze Art Fair

FRIEZE ART FAIR, London

View of David Zwirner booth, Frieze Art Fair, London, 2017.
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Herb Shellenberger

Leave or Remain, Trump or Clinton, terror, peace, boredom, or indifference: no matter where the world is at culturally, politically, socially, or existentially, there will always be another Frieze fair in early October. If last year’s edition occurred within the shadow of a particularly pronounced period of political uncertainty, by... continue reading
“Film Programme Selected by Beatrice Gibson”

LAURA BARTLETT GALLERY, London

View of Mary Helena Clark, By foot-candle light, 2011.
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Herb Shellenberger

From the darkness, a bright, circular spotlight illuminates a theater curtain. Searching intermittently along its folds, the light traces paths which uncover crimson underneath deep black. The curtain finally pulls upward revealing a moon of bright white. The opening images of Mary Helena Clark’s By foot-candle light (2011) present... continue reading
Samson Kambalu, Snow on the Hill, 2016.
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Herb Shellenberger

“A repetitive moment becomes eternity.” This fragment of speech, ringing through Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in Philippe Parreno’s installation Anywhen (2016), might equally describe the frustration or elation of viewers’ experiences of moving image artworks. This season’s blockbuster exhibitions of film and video—Frieze Film (October 6–9, 2016), BFI London Film... continue reading

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