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Monday, August 15th, 2011

Brian Banda, Empty Promises, 2011. Acrylic on cardboard. photo by Silver Simphor

Paris-Harare: Focus on Inner Vision


Artists from Harare’s First Floor Gallery were on view at Pavé D’Orsay in Paris this Spring

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Tejal Shah, You Too Can Touch the Moon (from the Hijra Fantasy series), 2006. Numbered photograph on archival paper, 147 x 96.5 cm. Courtesy de l’artiste et Project 88, Bombay

Passage to Postmodernity: Paris-Delhi-Bombay


at the Centre Pompidou through September 19

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Horst Ademeit: untitled mixed media / polaroid, 11 x 9 cm Courtesy Galerie Susanne Zander, Cologne

Mystique and conspiracy: The Polaroids of Horst Ademeit


An oeuvre of several thousand photographs and hundreds of pages of text.

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

matisse-sarah

What are Masterpieces and Why Are There So Many of Them?


Our review of The Steins Collect, now at the Met, in San Franscisco last summer

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

David Goldblatt, Here, in 2007, Ellen Pakkies strangled her son Abie. Lavender Hill, Cape Town. 12 September 2010. Silver gelatin print on fibre based paper, 40 x 50 cm. Courtesy of Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg

The Weight of Narrative: Photographs of David Goldblatt


His exhibition at Johannesburg’s Market Photo Workshop,  founded under Apartheid

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Members of the Louisville arts community protest the actions of Fund for the Arts CEO Allan Cowen, Louisville, Kentucky, March 11, 2011. Courtesy of Travis K. Kircher / WDRB 41 News

Art is for Everyone: Caravaggio and Street Protests in Louisville, Kentucky


Channeling their own brand of the Arab Spring, arts community protests unseat the 30 year head of the city’s arts trust; plus an exhibition of Caravaggio…

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Hand-painted-glass

Craft Becomes a Bad Word: Indian Folk Art in the Contemporary Wilderness


In three recent exhibitions, India’s folk art searches for context.

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Installation view: BLACK SWAN Regen Projects, Los Angeles February 25th – April 16, 2011

Swanning Around Ahead of the Oscars: Three Shows in LA


Clare Rojas at Prism, Sam Durant at Blum & Poe and Black Swan at Regan Projects

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

William Kentridge Interviews Himself: two stills from William Kentridge, Drawing Lesson 47 (Interview for New York Studio School), 2010. Video, 4'48". YouTube.

The Pleasures of the Pursuit: Talks by William Kentridge and Philip Pearlstein in Jerusalem


The artists gave lectures at the Jerusalem Studio School and the Israel Museum

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Bradley McCallum and Jacqueline Tarry, The Evidence of Things Not Seen, 2008. Oil on Linen, Toner on Silk, detail. Detail. Courtesy of the Artists.

Now or Nothing: Contemporary Art and the Queen City


Twenty years on from the Mapplethorpe case, Cincinnati debuts a Keith Haring retrospective.