Robert-Jan Muller

Tino Sehgal

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

August 2015

Not long ago, I earned a well-deserved three Euros for sharing my thoughts on capitalism with what seemed to be a Stedelijk Museum employee facilitating Tino Sehgal’s “situation” This is Exchange, 2002. It was the fifth of the twenty … READ ON


Jerry Zeniuk

Slewe Galerie

April 2015

Although Jerry Zeniuk’s variously colored dots, alternately outlined with woolly edges or sharply defined, seem to take center stage in this exhibition, the space in which they hover is equally important. The canvas in between the dots … READ ON


Rory Pilgrim

andriesse eyck galerie

March 2015

Rory Pilgrim would seem to want to return to the world a sense of community and belonging. Rituals, lyrics, songs, and banners are often part of his work, implying that words speak louder than actions. In this installation, Pilgrim’s broad… READ ON


Chto Delat


January 2015

Known for distancing itself from Manifesta 10 during the Crimean crisis, the Russian collective Chto Delat has since its founding in 2003 established itself in a lineage of activist artist groups ranging from Art & Language to the Guerrilla… READ ON


“The Vincent Award 2014”


January 2015

The recipient of the 2014 Vincent Award—a fifty thousand euro prize given out every two years to a European artist—was the French-Albanian Anri Sala. All five nominees, though, submitted installations for an exhibition here. Three of … READ ON


“Superficial Hygiene”

De Hallen Haarlem

April 2014

With a selection of videos, sculptures, paintings, and installations by twelve artists, including Tauba Auerbach, Magali Reus, Helen Marten, and Erkka Nissinen, this group exhibition beckons its visitor to inquire what lies beneath the … READ ON


“Kara Hamilton, Christine Roland with Angie Keefer. Shoes by Steffie Christiaens”

Kunstverein Amsterdam

January 2014

Perhaps Kara Hamilton, in once characterizing her work as “critical decoration,” was also describing the works by fellow artists Christine Roland, Angie Keefer, and Steffie Christiaens that are included in this exhibition. Cooperation … READ ON


Roger Hiorns

Annet Gelink Gallery

October 2013

Foaming profusely, the thirteen untitled sculptures in Roger Hiorns’s second solo exhibition at this gallery are animated in mysterious ways. Metal and ceramic vessels holding a soapy cleanser sit on wooden stools or hang from the ceiling… READ ON


Pieter Laurens Mol


October 2013

In his show “Interest Generator” at the Dutch national bank, Pieter Laurens Mol deals with the very apt capital sins of greed and pride. With nineteen sculptures, drawings, works in mixed media on paper, and photos, all made between 1968… READ ON


“Call of the Mall”

Call of the Mall

September 2013

It started out so idealistically: Built in 1973, the Hoog Catharijne shopping mall in Utrecht, the Netherlands, was for a moment the world’s largest and most luxurious of its kind. The Brutalist building was inspired by Situationist Constant… READ ON