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ARTICLES

Our on-line knowledge resource comprises critical articles on the arts which foster diverse views and stimulate learning. The essays below inform, critique, contextualise and draw attention to current art practices across the world.

Artist in Focus: Abraham Kritzman

Contemporary Art London From the Artist in Focus Series By Edward Sheldrick Abraham Kritzman works from within a wide spectrum of sources, or better yet, origins. These starting points could be personal narratives or timeless human imagery but mostly derive from his...

Peeks at the 57th Venice Biennale

By Giulia Damiani. In the hot, steamy location of the Arsenale and Giardini, the current art Biennale in Venice hosts 86 National Pavilions and 23 collateral events with the curation of Christine Macel, director of the Pompidou Centre. Viva Arte Viva, the title chosen...

Georg Baselitz: The Heroes

Contemporary Art London By Maria Pia Masella Georg Baselitz: The Heroes Hurt by their past, alienated from their present, with just the option of being outsiders to face their future In 1965, working feverishly as an artist in residence at Villa Romana in Florence,...

An Interview with Himali Singh Soin

By Giulia Damiani. Himali is an artist and writer based in London and exploring questions across the world. We met in March 2017 to talk about her connection to India, origins, entanglements and the metaphors which substantiate her inquisitive practice.    GD:...

Artist in Focus: Marta Jakobovits

Contemporary Art London From the Artist in Focus Series By Edward Sheldrick Marta Jakobovits studied at the famed Cluj Academy of Fine Arts in Romania and is a Member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts and a Doctor of Liberal Arts at the University of Budapest. She...

GORGONA POSTGORGONA: The exhibition of interpretations at P420

By Giulia Damiani. Between March and May 2017, the gallery P420 in Bologna has hosted an exhibition on the spiritual and intellectual community known as the Gorgona Group. From the late 50s until a decade later, the Zagreb-based Gorgona Group centred around a plethora...

Benefaction in Beijing. A Shining Example

From the Chinese Contemporary Art Series By Zhaoyirou Li Benefaction in Beijing. A Shining Example Interview with Jin Qingqin, Deputy Director of the Shangshang Museum (Sunshine International Art Museum) Shangshang Museum (Sunshine International Art Museum) is the...

Interview with Petra Feriancová

By Giulia Damiani. The practice of the Slovak artist Petra Feriancová can be seen through mythical lens. Among other ideas, her work explores eternal returns, continuous transformations touching religious, mythological, political, autobiographical references,...

Artist in Focus: Theodore Ereira-Guyer

Contemporary Art London From the Artist in Focus Series By Edward Sheldrick Theodore Ereira-Guyer is a multi-disciplinary artist working predominantly in the fields of print, photography and sculpture. The artist explores what happens when knowledge systems are broken...