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Monday, August 25th, 2014


A Dispatch from “Manifesta 10”

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

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

The Brisbane Powerhouse. Photograph by Jon Linkins.

Scene Down Under

Juliet Helmke reports on the Australian arts community.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

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.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014


“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.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Andy Wicks. Courtesy &Model Gallery.

Letter from Leeds

Yorkshire is a surprising hub for contemporary art in the UK

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

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

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

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

Monday, January 6th, 2014

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

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

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.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

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