It seems to be the right time to zoom in on historical exhibitions. During quarantine, there are different ways to e-experience art. Some art institutions are offering exhibitions online, some put more info online. However, the MoMA is one of … Continue reading next phase, new wave, dance craze, anyways
Nan Goldin. What can I write about artist and activist Nan Goldin? How can I address her raw and honest art? What can I say about the way she beautifully and hauntingly captures her life and friends? How can I … Continue reading the all-seeing eye
Tai Shani, Oscar Murillo, Helen Cammock, and Lawrence Abu Hamdan: let’s get ready to rrrrrumbleeee for that £25k. Each year, the Turner Prize is awarded to one of the four shortlisted artists in December. But before the winner is announced, … Continue reading fair shake
The Whitney Biennial’s latest controversy on their rap sheet is a particularly bad one. This time, the curatorial intention is not too experimental or the content too political. You know, the good kind of controversies. This is not so much the … Continue reading whitney’s wicked problem
Where did the audaciously curated group exhibitions go? I’m talking about daring concepts, multi interpretations, chunks of text, and many artists; an exhibition that tries to make a point. Yeah sure, Biennials, Triennials and Quinquennial are doing that, but I feel … Continue reading abandoning the bandwagon?
Hands down one of the most controversial artists of all time, Robert Mapplethorpe, has a modest exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. The Guggenheim sat on this collection for 25 years. In 1993, they received an incredibly generous gift of … Continue reading no guts no glory
No event on New York City’s contemporary art calendar is more of a scapegoat for the ills of the art world than the Biennial exhibition of the Whitney Museum of American Art. … Continue reading no stranger of controversy