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Jessica Cheung, Self Portrait, from the Umbrella Revolution series, 2014, unfinished.
Statement of artist protester Jessica Cheung and comment by David Cohen ...
 
Robert Janitz, Oriental Lumber (Casanova), 2014. Oil, wax, flour on linen, 63.5 x 51 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Meyer Riegger Berlin.
The artist’s first solo show in Berlin runs through October 25. ...
 
Will Bruno, Something Shocking, 2014. Oil on paper, 15 x 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
An adventurer in the Pacific Northwest exhibits the record of his recent journeying. ...
 


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A Dispatch from “Manifesta 10″


David Carrier reports on the politics and curatorial gambits of “Manifesta 10,” now on view in St. Petersburg.


The Brisbane Powerhouse. Photograph by Jon Linkins.

Scene Down Under


Juliet Helmke reports on the Australian arts community.


Emmanuel Cooper, Stoneware with volcanic glaze (detail), ca. 1990s. Courtesy of the artist and Ruthin Craft Centre. Photograph by Dewi Tannatt Lloyd.

Flows of Light and Form: The Life and Work of Emmanuel Cooper


Darren Jones remembers the elemental work and personality of the English ceramicist.


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“They are looking for answers”: Jawad al Malhi at Al-Ma’mal Foundation


Jawad al Malhi’s work documents the lives, struggles and culture of young men in the Middle East.


Andy Wicks. Courtesy &Model Gallery.

Letter from Leeds


Yorkshire is a surprising hub for contemporary art in the UK


A viewer studies Alain Jacquet’s Déjeuner sur l’herbe, 1964, while seeming to avoid Allen Jone’s Chair, 1969 © Gar Powell-Evans 2013 Courtesy Barbican Art Gallery

A Dizzying Kaleidoscope: Artistic Experiment meets Product Design at London’s Barbican


Pop Art Design wrapped up a European tour in London this winter


Ragnar Kjartansson, Guilt Trip, 2007. Video, 10 min, 24 sec.

Warmer Than You Think: Due North at Icebox Project Space


Exhibition paired artists from Iceland and Philadelphia


Alan Shields, Finger Lickin’, 1974-76, acrylic, thread, rope, string and beads on canvas, 118 x 113 inches, 299.72 x 287.02 centimeters. Courtesy of Cherry and Martin.

Hippies Use Side Door: Alan Shields at Cherry and Martin


A mini-survey of work from the 1960s to the 1980s


Marik Lechner, Untitled, 2013. Oil on canvas, 180 x 240 cm. Courtesy of Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

Urban Jungle: Marik Lechner in South Tel Aviv


Some of the paintings look as if they are still growing.


Merlin James?, Signal Box, 2009. ?Acrylic and mixed media, ?53 x 57 cm. ?Courtesy the artist

Painting as Signal Box: Merlin James in Berlin


His show was at Kunste-Werke Berlin