How to arrive at such a reduced language? Yet so intense. Mona Hatoum investigates geo- and sociopolitical conditions and conflicts, Her retrospective at three Berlin institutions presents her varied and poetic oeuvre.
Giuseppe Penone has donated 328 works on paper to the collection of the Centre Pompidou. The works show the development of the artist’s ideas, led by the hand, and a feeling for his subject: nature. A life-long experiment, outwards to the material and inwards to the body.
Darkness, death, luxury, and light. Skulls, pomegranates, skeletons, ad lobsters: Miquel Barceló offers a new interpretation of the still life. Images between ecstasy and decay.
Born in Australia with Egyptian descent, the cultures seem to fuse in Justin Williams’ paintings: Oranges and snakes, pipes and water pipes, jeans and morning gowns, flowers and fish. Gaugin with an Egyptian touch. Matisse’s paper-cuts in acrylic – iconography and invention.
Une exposition simple, dans le meilleur sens du mot: Gabriel Orozco a peint un journal des plantes. Créations de la création, sans ardeur, ou le besoin d’y ajouter d’autre. Une interprétation modeste, consciente, parfois humoriste, parfois sérieuse ; et tout à fait honnête.
Mimosa Echard’s solo exhibition Sporal at Palais de Tokyo ended on September 4, 2022. The open-source video-game accompanying the exhibition can be downloaded via www.sporal.net. Get the review/teaser here!
Venice Diaries, Episode X: The exhibition 'Without Women' highlights the nowadays ‘other’ sex. And shows a way of life very few of us would otherwise experience or even know about.
Venice Diaries, Episode IX: Lita Albuquerque’s exhibition 'Liquid Light' takes you on a journey. An emotional message transmitted through sound, visuals, colour, form, and light.
Venice, Diaries, Episode VIII: 'LLIM. An organism' by Lara Fluxà presented at Catalonia in Venice tells the stories of the Venice waters, its glass, of alchemy, Modernity, capitalism, and an exhibition. The installation is a reflective environment, activating and meditative at the same time.
Venice Diaries, Episode VII: Ha Chong-Hyun’s paintings need not much description; they need to be seen. His works are an expression of doing it differently, of surpassing the basic strands of art history. A study of material as well as of technique.