METROPOLIS M No.3 out now

Metropolis M

June 7, 2010

No. 3, 2010
Out now: new issue

Online Art Magazine:
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DREAMING OF A NEW DYNASTY
Young Art in France is flourishing, according to the makers of the double exhibition, Dynasty at Palais de Tokyo and the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris, opening June 11th. Metropolis M sought the opinions of two insiders.

THE CHILDREN OF LARRY CLARK
Why are museums so keen on street photography? This spring and summer, no fewer than four museum exhibitions in The Netherlands and Belgium are devoted to urban and street photography, by photographers a generation younger than Larry Clark.

6. BERLIN BIENNIAL
Kathrin Rhomberg speaks about the 6th Berlin Biennial and tells why Adolph Menzel is playing such an important role.

TRISHA BROWN ON OPERA
In association with the premiere of Trisha Brown’s opera, Pygmalion, at the upcoming Holland Festival in Amsterdam, we speak with the American choreographer about her interest in opera.

XU ZHEN STARTS HIS OWN COMPANY
Peking’s curator and critic, Huang Du, flew to Shanghai to speak with Xu Zhen, one of China’s most critical artists, who has decided to incorporate his artistic practice in a business enterprise: MadeIn. The first exhibition of MadeIn is currently touring through Europe.

ART AND EXPLOITATION – A CONTINUING STORY
Max Jorge Hinderer and Andreas Siekmann discuss The Potosí Principle, the exhibition recently opened at Reina Sofi in Madrid.

CURATED: GEERT GOIRIS
The Belgian photographer set his hand to our image feature with an ‘exhibition’ of his work, including previously unpublished works.

THE HERITAGE OF THE ARTIST PLACEMENT GROUP
Sending artists out into areas of society that are unconnected with the art world has become a widespread phenomenon. Its roots go back to the 1960s, with the Artist Placement Group. Here is a look at what we have inherited from this British artists group.

17 NOTES ON PLEASURE
Philosopher and author Aaron Schuster offers a guide for enjoying more in art and beyond.

AND MORE:
Columns by Rabih Mroué, Wouter Davidts and Henk Slager; reviews of If I Can’t Dance…; Franz Erhard Walther in Geneva and Richard Hamilton in London.

DAILY UPDATES – ONLINE MAGAZINE: www.metropolism.com/english
This week: Reviews and reports from the opening of MAXXI in Rome, Dak’Art, Extra City Antwerp, Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven and BAK Utrecht, as well as an interview with Tim Voss, the new director of W139 in Amsterdam.

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