A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music

George Lewis University of Chicago Press, 2007. By Jim Johnson Here is the question: “Why do original works of art often strike us, at first, as being coarse, awkward and difficult to place?” While John Berger poses this query in

A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music

George Lewis University of Chicago Press, 2007. By Jim Johnson Here is the question: “Why do original works of art often strike us, at first, as being coarse, awkward and difficult to place?” While John Berger poses this query in

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Beijing #798

By Jorge Larrañaga The economic growth of the giant China has been accompanied by an explosion of ‘creativity’ flooding the international contemporary art markets. While its creative value may be questionable, there can be no doubt that this is a

Beijing #798

By Jorge Larrañaga The economic growth of the giant China has been accompanied by an explosion of ‘creativity’ flooding the international contemporary art markets. While its creative value may be questionable, there can be no doubt that this is a

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David Adjaye: Bringing African Design Home

By Michelle Linden For generations, architecture in the UK, and indeed the world, has been dominated by older white men, with little room for women, minorities, and representatives of other cultures. Slowly but surely, this community is being infiltrated by

David Adjaye: Bringing African Design Home

By Michelle Linden For generations, architecture in the UK, and indeed the world, has been dominated by older white men, with little room for women, minorities, and representatives of other cultures. Slowly but surely, this community is being infiltrated by

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Codes + Vital Signs and Thinking Dysrhythmia

Project Curated By Mariano Del Rosario As taste and attitude change over time, so do the ways art is informed, filtered and shaped. Timelessness is an elegant concept yet problematic. To say that timelessness is the mark of artistic integrity

Codes + Vital Signs and Thinking Dysrhythmia

Project Curated By Mariano Del Rosario As taste and attitude change over time, so do the ways art is informed, filtered and shaped. Timelessness is an elegant concept yet problematic. To say that timelessness is the mark of artistic integrity

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Skewed Visions: An Interview with Alice Maher

By Brian Curtin I have followed Alice Maher’s career ever since I was her student in Ireland during the later 80s, the time she began to attract significant attention as an artist. Her early works –large expressive, baroque, drawings where

Skewed Visions: An Interview with Alice Maher

By Brian Curtin I have followed Alice Maher’s career ever since I was her student in Ireland during the later 80s, the time she began to attract significant attention as an artist. Her early works –large expressive, baroque, drawings where

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From the 60’s to the present day: The Rubell Family Collection

By Oscar García García The Rubell Family Collection (RFC) is one of the biggest and most important private contemporary art collections in the world. The collection has been assembled over the last 44 years, beginning shortly after the marriage of

From the 60’s to the present day: The Rubell Family Collection

By Oscar García García The Rubell Family Collection (RFC) is one of the biggest and most important private contemporary art collections in the world. The collection has been assembled over the last 44 years, beginning shortly after the marriage of

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Small Publishers: The Books of Perro Verlag

By Eduardo Zotes Sarmiento Although it seems to go against the tide, almost unseemly in the times we live in –undoubtedly characterised by an increasing trend towards digitalisation– there are still small publishing houses producing literally handmade books of artists’

Small Publishers: The Books of Perro Verlag

By Eduardo Zotes Sarmiento Although it seems to go against the tide, almost unseemly in the times we live in –undoubtedly characterised by an increasing trend towards digitalisation– there are still small publishing houses producing literally handmade books of artists’

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Mark Lewis and the cinema of daily life

By Juan-Ramón Barbancho Mark Lewis (1958, Hamilton, Canada) began his work as a photographer seeking, from among the wide range of possibilities offered by this art form, those images which would bring him closest to a study of nature and

Mark Lewis and the cinema of daily life

By Juan-Ramón Barbancho Mark Lewis (1958, Hamilton, Canada) began his work as a photographer seeking, from among the wide range of possibilities offered by this art form, those images which would bring him closest to a study of nature and

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Morimoto Mie

By Jorge Larrañaga In photography there are directions and styles which are not limited solely to the theme, but which include the technique used, particularly when that influences the final colour. If in black and white photography it is principally

Morimoto Mie

By Jorge Larrañaga In photography there are directions and styles which are not limited solely to the theme, but which include the technique used, particularly when that influences the final colour. If in black and white photography it is principally

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Ruins in Present Day China: Stanley Wong’s Lanwei Series

Text by Jan Cornelius Stanley Wong, also known by his artistic name Anothermountainman, was born in 1960 in the unique region that is Hong Kong. In 1980 he graduated in Graphic Design, and after working for five years in this

Ruins in Present Day China: Stanley Wong’s Lanwei Series

Text by Jan Cornelius Stanley Wong, also known by his artistic name Anothermountainman, was born in 1960 in the unique region that is Hong Kong. In 1980 he graduated in Graphic Design, and after working for five years in this

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