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Metropolis M

March 9, 2011

Metropolis M (Dutch/English)
No. 1, 2011

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Metropolis M, No. 1, looks at the legacy of late conceptual art through the eyes of AA Bronson and presents several important representatives of a new generation of performers, poseurs and conjurers who prove to be motivated players in the world of make-believe.

General Idea in Paris
AA Bronson looks back at his years with General Idea. An interview with Snowden Snowden.

The Power of the Concept…
…and the impotence of the artist: Aaron Schuster discusses the oppressive legacy of conceptual art.
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Lili Reynaud-Dewar
Chris Sharp speaks with Lili Reynaud-Dewar about her performances and installations, which are a loaded, sometimes even sultry mix of cultural observations and personal histories.
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Gabriel Lester at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
A portrait of this Dutch artist, who is completely at home in the world of make-believe. His first major museum solo takes place this spring in the Netherlands.

Anton Vidokle on Time/Bank
Time/Bank and Time/Store are new projects by the New York-based e-flux. Anton Vidokle talks about his ambitions with this worldwide exchange.
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Dot Dot Dot
Stuart Bailey and David Reinfurt, editors of the renowned magazine Dot Dot Dot, call it quits after their 20th issue. Designer David Bennewith analyzes the impact of twenty issues of the magazine.
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Curated by Olivier Foulon & Jutta Koether
Olivier Foulon and Jutta Koether collaborated closely to create this visual artists’ section.

Thea Djordjadze
Dieter Roelstraete discusses the domestic sculptures and installations by the Georgian-born, Berlin-based artist, Thea Djordjadze.

The New Map of Tbilisi
The Dutch artist collective Fucking Good Art reports on the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, where an ambitious art scene is being created from the leftovers of the past.

And further (Dutch only):
Why are biennial exhibitions behaving so much like art fairs?; an interview about the Rotterdam exhibition Angry; reviews on Serbia, frequently asked questions in New York; Play Van Abbe in Eindhoven; David Diao in Antwerp; and the yearlong program Morality at Witte de With in Rotterdam.

Daily updates on Upcoming:
A report from CAA’s 99th Annual Conference, New York; gallery tours in London and Antwerp; Dora García performs at Rijksakademie in Amsterdam; photographer Uta Eisenreich’s latest book.

Metropolis M is a bimonthly, bilingual (Dutch/English) magazine on contemporary art based in the Netherlands. Metropolis M is available in shops and museums across Europe and can be purchased in our online store.