• British Rubbish

      Monday, 24 October 2011 17:40

      Here, Rizzoli presents a a career retrospective that`s not only definitive, but aesthetically pleasing, with over 300 colour images, an introduction by Nick Cave and informative essays from Jeffrey Deitch and Michael Bracewell. The book opens with Noble and Webster’s first light sculpture Excessive Sensual Indulgence (1996), a fountain of fairground-style light bulbs that was […]

    • Home Within Home

      Friday, 21 October 2011 17:14

      Do Ho Suh is a wanderer. He is compelled to move but always wants to bring home with him. Since he has developed the ability to make a home wherever he is, things are starting to pile up. A case in point is Suh’s signature transportable fabric installation piece, Seoul Home… (1999), a diaphanous, ghostly […]

    • Tun Pin Wang: Undefined

      Thursday, 20 October 2011 20:43

      Hionas Gallery is pleased to present “Undefined”, an exhibition of new large-scale pastel drawings from Tun Ping Wang. This is Wang’s first show with Hionas, and is just the gallery’s fourth exhibition since opening to wide acclaim in June, 2011. Wang’s haunting portraits reflect the artist’s fascination with the imperfect beauty of faces, and how […]

    • Lygia Pape at Serpentine Gallery

      Wednesday, 19 October 2011 15:53

      Lygia Pape (1927–2004) was a leading Brazilian artist whose work brought together daring experimentation and formal rigor.Magnetized Space is the first major exhibition of Pape’s work to be presented in the UK. The exhibition brings together well-known and previously unseen works, spanning sculpture, performance, paintings, films, poems, engravings and collages.Pape was a founding member of […]

    • Censored Public Spaces: NYC Weights and Measures

      Tuesday, 18 October 2011 20:31

      I gather images and sounds. Sometimes, I go out with a camera and recorder simply to document, without any pre-ordained agenda. This isn’t the only way I work – right now I’m finishing a narrative feature – but even there it’s a hybrid which makes use of traditions of street shooting that go way back, […]

    • Number Twelve: Variations on a Theme

      Sunday, 16 October 2011 17:07

      In his 40-minute film, “Number Twelve: Variations on a Theme”, Dutch artist and filmmaker Guido van der Werve interweaves the unlikely fields of chess, astronomy, and music theory into a seamless philosophical meditation on possibility, mathematics, and infinity. Divided into three movements filmed in distinct locations, Number Twelve begins with the artist seated in a […]

    • Still Existence

      Sunday, 16 October 2011 16:52

      Thandile Zwelibanzi’s Still Existence is a series that looks at the presence of informal traders on the streets of Johannesburg, in particular around one of the biggest taxi rank-cum-markets in the country. Zwelibanzi’s series begins with those trading at night, a significantly unsafe and quite isolated time for business on the streets of Johannesburg. Many […]

    • Azzure Auguri

      Sunday, 16 October 2011 16:37

      Pearl blue evenings scented with honeysuckle and wine create a sense of serene confidence along the Lungomare Marconi on the Lido, the sandy beach island that houses the show La Mostra. Artistry is less evident here than along the Grand Canal, and in the bowels of Canerregia and Il Giardino, where the Biennale infuses every […]

    • Building Community: Making Space For Art

      Sunday, 16 October 2011 16:22

      Good places to live have more to offer than adequate housing, transportation, jobs, schools, and commercial amenities. They have spaces in which residents can express themselves creatively, connect with one another, and engage in experiences that expand their intellect, imagination, creativity, critical thinking, and even their capacity for compassion and empathy—spaces in which art happens. […]

    • “Evidence of Bricks”: Curated by Kristan Kennedy

      Friday, 14 October 2011 22:08

        “Evidence of Bricks” is about the building up, but mostly the tearing down, of institutions, societies, structures, and ideas. It is also about personal revolution. The brick starts as a lump of clay and winds up as a structural wonder: they are the building blocks of society, they are the weapons we pull from […]

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