ANNOUNCEMENTS

Urbane Künste Ruhr

April 23, 2014
Image courtesy of Urbane Künste Ruhr and Schauspielhaus Bochum.
Image courtesy of Urbane Künste Ruhr and Schauspielhaus Bochum.

Urbane Künste Ruhr and Schauspielhaus Bochum present DAS DETROIT-PROJEKT

Schauspielhaus Bochum and Urbane Künste Ruhr invite participation in the summer festival DAS DETROIT-PROJEKT, beginning on April 26. On the streets of the city and at twenty locations spread across town, a diverse program of international artists and regional partners will encourage residents not to consider themselves victims, but active participants in the process of industrial transformation. A climax of the festival is the Zukunftsfest... continue reading

Ikon Arts Foundation

April 23, 2014
Marko Tadic, Background 2, 2013. Acrylic on cardboard, 15 x 10 inches.
Marko Tadic, Background 2, 2013. Acrylic on cardboard, 15 x 10 inches.

Ikon Arts Foundation presents Marko Tadić at PULSE New York, 2014

Ikon Art Foundation is pleased to announce its presentation of Croatian multimedia artist Marko Tadić (b. 1979) at PULSE Contemporary Art Fair in New York City. Ikon Art Foundation is showing as part of the POINTS special exhibition, curated by the fair's Director.  Tadić's most recent series, "Accumulation of Images from Below," incorporates drawing, painting, collage, and animation. In relation to this work, the artist states that... continue reading

Armory Show

April 23, 2014
Film still from The Armory Show in Motion, 2014. Created by Our Man In Havana. Directed by Stephen Mallon. Edited by Karlyn Michelson. Courtesy of The Armory Show.
Film still from The Armory Show in Motion, 2014. Created by Our Man In Havana. Directed by Stephen Mallon. Edited by Karlyn Michelson. Courtesy of The Armory Show.

Applications for The Armory Show 2015 now open

From March 5–8, with a preview for invited guests on Wednesday, March 4th, Piers 92 and 94 in New York City will host the 17th edition of The Armory Show, a leading international contemporary and modern art fair. The Armory Show 2014 was an overwhelming success anchored by strong sales, extensive coverage in the international press and attendance of over 65,000 visitors. The fair featured over 200 leading galleries from North America, Europe,... continue reading

REVIEWS

Teresa Margolles’s “El Testigo”
CENTRO DE ARTE DOS DE MAYO (CA2M), Madrid
Teresa Margolles, PM 2010, 2012.

by OCTAVIO ZAYA

The testimony of the witness still has an important place among many artists and writers who identify their works with activist politics, dissidence, the subaltern, and the liberation strategies particularly favored in the last decade of the twentieth century. However, in these times, in which human testimony has been displaced... continue reading

Terence Gower’s “Baghdad Case Study”
LABOR, Mexico City
View of Terence Gower, “Baghdad Case Study,” LABOR, Mexico City, 2014.

by ADAM KLEINMAN

On May 13, 1846, United States President James K. Polk went before Congress and asked for a declaration of war against Mexico. His rallying cry: “American blood has been shed on American soil.” While eleven Americans were killed and six more were wounded in what is now known as the... continue reading

Heman Chong’s “Of Indeterminate Time Or Occurrence”
FOST GALLERY, Singapore
View of Heman Chong’s “Of Indeterminate Time Or Occurrence,” FOST Gallery, Singapore, 2014.

by MICHAEL LEE

With his latest deliberation on narrative, text, and the future, Heman Chong offers a handsome presentation of paintings, text pieces, and a found book in his new solo exhibition “Of Indeterminate Time Or Occurrence” at Singapore’s FOST Gallery. Greeting you on one wall is a series of small paintings—organized in... continue reading

DOSSIER

Mean Girls: Keren Cytter and “Vengeance”

by MELISSA GRONLUND

“I’m so excited,” a young woman says, about an advertising meeting that would make your eyes water with boredom. “Don’t worry, that’ll pass,” her older colleague replies. It’s a flat cliché, and he delivers it with a withering smile of self-congratulation. The woman appears put down, but you get the feeling that’s... continue reading

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