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Fernanda Gomes

Centre International d'art et du Paysage

December 2013

There is a thread linking Brazilian Neo-concretism, which began in 1959, and the work of Fernanda Gomes, a Brazilian artist born one year later. Like the artists of that key movement, she marries abstraction with subjective expression and a… READ ON

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“Revolution from Within”

Kaufmann Repetto

March 2013

In her book Revolution from Within (1992), feminist writer Gloria Steinem takes an approach that is considerably different from that of her beginnings. She speaks of self-esteem, meditation, and of channeling one’s “inner child”; what’s… READ ON

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Luisa Lambri

Studio Guenzani

March 2013

In her untitled 2012 photographic series, Luisa Lambri has somewhat changed her subject. From the interiors of modernist architecture for which she is best known, she now has moved on to photographing works that are located between architecture… READ ON

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Miroslaw Balka and Roni Horn

Galleria Raffaella Cortese

January 2013

“Gespräche über persönliche Themen” (Dialogues on Private Subjects), the title of this exhibition by Miroslaw Balka and Roni Horn, is appropriate, particularly because the show truly is about a gespräch, a dialogue. The two artists … READ ON

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Gabriel Orozco

Galerie Chantal Crousel

September 2012

Don’t search for the word roiseaux in the French dictionary—you won’t find it. It is a hybrid of “roseau” (reed) and “oiseaux” (birds), which Gabriel Orozco invented as the title of a series of new sculptures now on view at … READ ON

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Angela Detanico and Rafael Lain

Gallery Martine Aboucaya

September 2012

Although their works engage with various media, the artist duo Angela Detanico and Rafael Lain are faithful to particular ideas, chief among them languages, notation systems, and maps—in other words, the systems that we develop to describe… READ ON

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Camille Henrot

Camille Henrot talks about her latest work

September 2012

Camille Henrot’s latest exhibition, “Est-il possible d’être révolutionnaire et d’aimer les fleurs?” (Is it possible to be a revolutionary and love flowers?”), is on view at Kamel Mennour Gallery in Paris until October 6. Here … READ ON

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Alis/Filliol and Navid Nuur

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

June 2012

Since 2011, Stefano Raimondi and Mauro Zanchi have been curating “Ogni cosa a suo tempo” (All in Good Time), a series of exhibitions that pair two artists (or collectives) in a fascinating site that is usually closed to the public: the … READ ON

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Melvin Moti

Kunsthalle Lissabon

April 2012

In the accompanying brochure for this exhibition, Melvin Moti states that the show ventures “way out of [his] comfort zone.” This statement may seem surprising in light of the fact that his latest work dials into the same basic coordinates… READ ON

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L’Institute des archives sauvages

Villa Arson

April 2012

The challenge taken on by the five curators of “L’Institute des archives sauvages” (Institute of Savage Archives)—Jean-Michel Baconnier, Christophe Kihm, Florence Ostende, Marie Sacconi, and Eric Mangion—was a difficult one: to … READ ON

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