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View of Josh Smith's "You Walk on Ahead, Go as Fast as You Want. I'll Follow Along Slowly. I Know the Road Well," STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, 2017.
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Kjetil Roed

The visitor to Josh Smith’s show at STANDARD (OSLO) is faced with 11 Grim Reapers painted in oil on canvas, all of them equipped with the customary black robe and scythe. Smith’s angels of death are not solitary, otherworldly figures, but a motley crew rendered in a seemingly slapdash manner,... continue reading
“Myths of the Marble”

HENIE ONSTAD KUNSTSENTER, Oslo

Ignas Krunglevičius, Skin Currencies, 2017.
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Ben Eastham

The phrase “make-believe media” was coined by Michael Parenti in 1991 to describe how the United States’ entertainment industries reproduce myths that justify the unequal distribution of power. The racism, militarism, and misogyny coded into pop cultural forms like the television drama, he proposed, do not reflect social realities so... continue reading
View of, "Discourses, Institutions, Buildings, Laws, Police Measures, Philosophical Propositions, and So On", STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, 2011.
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Kjetil Roed

Gardar Eide Einarsson has a way of working which is both playful and disparaging. His recent show at STANDARD (OSLO) is no exception. “Discourses, Institutions, Buildings, Laws, Police Measures, Philosophical Propositions, and so on” consists of three mock-modernist paintings, an appropriated photograph, and five readymades. Four of the readymades are... continue reading

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