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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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Anna Hughes

Artericambi

March 2012

English painter Anna Hughes’s current solo show in Verona is titled “Waypoint,” but it could just as easily be called “Turning Point,” since it signals a rather significant step forward in her work. The artist’s basic ambition … READ ON

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Rob Johannesma

Museo Marino Marini

March 2012

Rob Johannesma’s solo Italian museum debut is split between the Museo Marino Marini and AR-GE Kunst in Bolzano. (The latter show closed on March 17.) For the exhibitions, Johannesma’s created a monumental ink-jet print, both titled … READ ON

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Hubert Duprat

Galerie Art: Concept

March 2012

With his limited output and its equally rarefied exhibition history, Hubert Duprat has received critical acclaim over the years as a sequestered alchemist of sculpture. He is known above all for incorporating a wide range of unusual materials,… READ ON

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Simon Starling

Fondazione Merz

January 2012

Exhibitions curated by artists who use appropriation pose interesting problems. The most compelling regards status: What is the boundary between a show curated by an artist consisting of works by others, and a show in which an artist appropriates… READ ON

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