Adrian Dannatt



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Claude Lalanne, Pair of Birds on the Balcony, 2000. Bronze and copper, edition of 8. Courtesy Galerie Mitterand, Paris

Cowboy Boots and Mao Tunics: Claude Lalanne remembered by a grieving courtier

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

The legendary French sculptor and designer died this spring aged 93


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“Here one can be both modest and ambitious”: Report from the Québec City Biennial

Friday, April 19th, 2019

According to our critic, this was the world’s coldest biennial!


Installation shot of "Tous contre le spectacle" , private exhibition curated by Wolfgang Scheppe, Venice, 2017

The Return of the Real: Venice Biennale 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

The first of artcritical’s dispatches from Europe this summer


Philip Taaffe, Strata Nephrodium, 2014. Mixed media on canvas 54 x 67 7/8 inches. © Philip Taaffe; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York.

Chic Set: Cornwall Artists at James Barron

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

A group show gathers artists who share a common geography, suggesting the possibility of a new art-historical movement.


works by Adrian Ghenie on view at the Romanian Pavilion, Terry Adkins, Darkwater Record, 2003, on view at - la Biennale di Venezia, All the World’s Futures, 2015

Marx, Africa and the Serene Republic: A Dispatch from Venice

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

The first of artcritical’s takes this summer on the Venice Biennale


Paul Hardy, Caryatid, 2014. Oil on linen, 24 x 16 inches. As seen in the exhibition, Et ensuite, on recommence, Parisian Laundry

The Perils and Pleasures of the Contemporary Biennale: Case in Point, Montreal

Monday, December 8th, 2014

What it may lack in celebrity it makes up for in local vim and vigor


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Our Secret: Hidden Master Painter Paul Pagk

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

The masterful and little-known abstractionist has three concurrent shows on two continents.