Sherman Sam

Zhang Enli

firstsite

April 2017

Zhang Enli’s art stands in opposition to the cynical realism and political Pop of his contemporaries and predecessors. His works are more of a celebration than a critique of daily life. For some time, the Shanghai-based artist has been emptying… READ ON

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Anthea Hamilton

March 2017

Starting in 1957, writer and former Tate Gallery curator Harold Stanley “Jim” Ede turned four nineteenth-century cottages near the University of Cambridge into a single home, called Kettle’s Yard, in which to display his collection of mainly… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2017 [TOC]

Imre Bak

February 2017

The now-septuagenarian Hungarian painter Imre Bak describes 1968 as a pivotal moment. A visit to Documenta 4 showed him the radical changes taking place across the Atlantic. That, together with trips to London’s Tate in the previous years … READ ON

IN PRINT February 2017 [TOC]

Rodolfo AricÚ

Luxembourg & Dayan | London

November 2016

Italian artist Rodolfo Aricò resisted the primary aesthetic trend of his milieu—Arte Povera—and instead took to the developments in painting happening across the Atlantic. Indeed, his shaped canvases call to mind Frank Stella, Robert Mangold.… READ ON

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Michelangelo Pistoletto

Blenheim Art Foundation

November 2016

Michelangelo Pistoletto describes his newest work as coming to him like a mirage. And indeed, the half-submerged golden car, Miraggio (Mirage), 2016, serenely located in a fountain of Blenheim Palace, pops out like a surreal prop from a … READ ON

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Jeremy Moon

November 2016

This two-part exhibition of works by Jeremy Moon, curated by the young, Glasgow-based artist Neil Clements, consisted of working sketches, studies, and archival material at Large Glass, while at PEER four of his paintings were accompanied by… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2016 [TOC]

Markus Karstiess

Stiftung Insel Hombroich

July 2016

Within this minisurvey of Markus Karstiess’s sculptures from 2005–15 is a video of him excavating Robert Smithson’s 1969 asphalt pour in Rome, Was die Erde sieht (With the Eyes of the Earth), 2014. The result of this activity is Karstiess’s… READ ON

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Channa Horwitz

June 2016

Channa Horwitz was, notoriously, the only woman selected for Maurice Tuchman’s landmark Art and Technology project (1967–71) and, worse still, was the only selected artist not to have her work realized and exhibited. A diagram on graph paper… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2016 [TOC]

Maria Taniguchi

May 2016

Known for a diverse practice that includes video, sculpture, and printmaking, since 2008 Maria Taniguchi has also been making black paintings that schematically depict a wall of tiny black bricks. Her recent London show included eight such … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2016 [TOC]

Hany Armanious

Southard Reid

April 2016

Walter Benjamin famously asserted that reproduction and dissemination diminishes the auratic quality of an original artwork. Hany Armanious, however, tries to prove the opposite. Known for re-creating objects in polyurethane resin, his uncanny,… READ ON

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