REVIEWS

/ SEAN O TOOLE
“Publishing Against the Grain”

ZEITZ MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART AFRICA, Cape Town

View of "Publishing Against the Grain," Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Cape Town, 2017-18.
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Sean O Toole

One of my earliest writing gigs was for Casper, a short-lived little magazine founded in May 1998 by artists Luis Felipe Ortega, Daniel Guzmán, Gabriel Kuri, and Damián Ortega. I was vacationing in Mexico City and during a two-week stay with Kuri was co-opted into writing about Osaka’s noise music... continue reading
“the silences between”

GOODMAN GALLERY, Cape Town

View of "the silences between," Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, 2017.
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Sean O Toole

The flourishing of South Africa’s commercial galleries over the last two decades has coincided with the atrophying of infrastructure, collections, and curatorial programs at the country’s major public museums. State neglect, hobbled budgets, and poor leadership at the South African National Gallery in Cape Town, as well as important municipal... continue reading
Robin Rhode, Paradise (detail), 
2016.
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Sean O Toole

Berlin-based Robin Rhode’s third solo exhibition with Stevenson is an accomplished recapitulation of ideas and gestures that have featured in his mature practice since leaving South Africa in the mid-2000s. Rhode’s work is grounded in repetition, notably his Eadweard Muybridge-like photo animations, which here include Paradise (2016) and Inverted Cycle... continue reading

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