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The 6th Athens Biennale: “ANTI”

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Athens

The Peng! Collective, Civil Financial Regulation Office, 2018.
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Kimberly Bradley

It was strange to visit the sixth edition of the Athens Biennale weeks after its kick-off and at times nearly alone. Writers covering megaexhibitions usually move in herds, but this time there was no press conference to provide me with pithy quotes to explain the title, “ANTI,” and no... continue reading
Detroit Roundup

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Detroit

Yesomi Umolu, Mark Pauline, Anicka Yi, and Eyal Weizman, "The Aesthetics Of Tomorrow" panel at the Senate Theater, Detroit, 2018.
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Rob Goyanes

In early October, I went to Detroit for the first time. I was invited on a press trip by Culture Lab Detroit. Positioning itself as a socially conscious arts organization, its annual conference hosts discussions at different sites throughout the city. This year’s summit was dubbed “The Crisis of Beauty,”... continue reading
Paris Roundup

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Paris

Lang & Baumann, view of Street Painting #10, 2018, between the Grand Palais and Petit Palais, FIAC, Paris, 2018.
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Lauren Mackler

Stamina This is by no means comprehensive, so I’ll get my highlights out of the way. Rounding down, and starting with the experiential: I found the hunt for the various venues of Avant-Première compelling. This casually organized event was comprised of small Parisian galleries and emerging ventures opening their shows a... continue reading
London Roundup

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, London

View of Julia Scher, Guards, Hidden Camera, at Frieze Art Fair, London, 2018.
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Mariana Canepa Luna

Just as Frieze Art Fair opened last Wednesday, Prime Minister Theresa May gave her keynote speech—and dared to dance again—at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham. She announced that freedom of movement would be terminated “once and for all” by limiting access to “highly skilled workers” (in short, migrants earning... continue reading
Steirischer Herbst 2018

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Graz

Ekaterina Degot at the opening of Steirischer Herbst, Graz, 2018.
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Adam Kleinman

Although I forgot who was fighting, I clearly recall a statement made by former heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman while providing ringside commentary. After weathering a devastating hit, a seemingly unfazed boxer smiled back at his opponent as if to show he could take it; Foreman, on the other hand,... continue reading
Chicago Roundup

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Chicago

AFRICOBRA Profile booth presented by Kavi Gupta at Expo Chicago, Chicago, 2018.
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Orit Gat

The Tribune Tower in Chicago’s Downtown, home to the Chicago Tribune until a few months ago—it is being converted to luxury apartments—includes a collection of stones from famous buildings around the world embedded into its exterior. The newspaper’s journalists on assignment brought these stones back from Notre Dame and the... continue reading

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