REVIEWS

Vava Dudu’s “Vertige profonde”

SALON DU SALON, Marseille

View of Vava Dudu's "Vertige Profonde," Salon du Salon, Marseille, 2017.
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Natasha Marie Llorens

Vava Dudu’s “Vertige Profonde” at Marseille’s Salon du Salon is visually balanced to the point of stillness. The solo show occupies two adjoining rooms on the third floor of a spacious old bourgeois apartment on l’Avenue du Prado, a wide boulevard radiating out of the city center towards the south... 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
Latifa Echakhch, Crowd Fade, 2017.
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Joerg Heiser and Ben Eastham

Double Take is a feature of art-agenda in which two authors review the same exhibition. Written independently, the two texts share the same images and are published below. —by Jörg Heiser Given the current political situation in Turkey, I wouldn’t have been surprised if the curators of this year’s Istanbul Biennial, Berlin-based... continue reading
View of Nagel Draxler, Berlin, at Art Berlin 2017.
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Stefan Kobel

Can the German art market support four art fairs? The battle over market share is in full swing. Art Karlsruhe is a bit out of the game. Although it seems like a major event with more than 200 exhibitors, it can only cater to the country’s southwestern local audience due... continue reading
“The Space of Dreams”

GALERIA MAYORAL, Barcelona

View of “The Space of Dreams,” Galería Mayoral, Barcelona, 2017.
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Ingo Niermann

Earlier this summer, after a public talk between Elena Sorokina and my wife, Chus Martínez, the three of us were invited by Eduard Mayoral of Galeria Mayoral to dinner. We hadn’t yet reached dessert when Eduard asked us what to make of Salvador Dalí. They were about to open a... continue reading
Nancy Holt’s “Holes of Light”

PARRA & ROMERO, Ibiza

View of Nancy Holt’s “Holes of Light,” Parra & Romero, Ibiza, 2017.
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Helena Tatay

Nancy Holt’s works seem to be camouflaged in the hangar that hosts her Ibiza exhibition at Parra & Romero. This sense of spaciousness is relevant to Holt’s practice, who remains best known for her site-specific earthworks. Like many artists of the 1960s and ’70s, Holt was critical of the gallery... continue reading

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