REVIEWS

/ SIMONE MENEGOI
Pablo Bronstein, Stage design, 2017.
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Simone Menegoi

The fashion for Chinese decoration, architecture, and craft in Europe was the first great wave of exoticism in Western culture. It lasted for more than a century, from roughly 1670—when Louis XIV commissioned the Trianon de Porcelaine, a Chinese-inspired architectural folly, for Versailles—to the end of the eighteenth century. It... continue reading
Katinka Bock’s “Smog”

MEYER RIEGGER, Berlin

View of Katinka Bock's "Smog," Meyer Riegger, Berlin, 2017.
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Simone Menegoi

Katinka Bock compares works to words and exhibitions to texts.(1) The analogy explains the relationship between the two aspects of the Franco-German artist’s work: the sculptures, silver prints, and occasional films, on the one hand, and the sophisticated displays that she creates out of them, whose value is greater than... continue reading
Nick Bastis’s “Sentries”

ERMES-ERMES, Rome

View of Nick Bastis's "Sentries," Ermes-Ermes, Rome, 2017.
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Simone Menegoi

“Can you see anything?” Lord Carnarvon anxiously asked Howard Carter, who was peering, through a small hole by the light of a candle, into the anteroom of the tomb of Tutankhamun. “Yes, wonderful things!” was his famous answer. Viewers who access Nick Bastis’s exhibition do not see “wonderful things”; on... continue reading

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