REVIEWS

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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
View of "Five Heads (Tavantolgoi)–Art, Anthropology and Mongol Futurism" at greengrassi / Corvi-Mora, London, 2018.
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Philomena Epps

“Five Heads (Tavan Tolgoi)” opens with video Gee, Ulaanbaatar, October 2017 (2018), an interview with the Mongolian rapper Big Gee filmed by artist and researcher Hermione Spriggs (who curated the exhibition) with Alice Armstrong and Curtis Tamm. Gee reflects on the complicated relationship between the Mongolian government, population, and the... continue reading
Joan Jonas

TATE MODERN, London

Joan Jonas, Reanimation, 2010/2012/2013.
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Philomena Epps

When I was a child, I received a disco ball as a birthday gift. Hung haphazardly above my bed and lit by a repurposed old desk lamp, it reflected a scintillating constellation across the ceiling. In a flick of a switch, the quotidian transformed: I had entered a secret world.... continue reading
Installation view, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, "Ze & Per," 2018.
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Philomena Epps

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s practice, with its hubbub of miscellaneous and licentious references, evokes a mood of historic and anthropological ambiguity. Her works enmesh periods of cultural rebellion over the centuries, from medieval history, folk plays, and pagan festivals, to the genesis of Dada, and from the DIY culture of drag... continue reading

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