Liz Xi: a platform for art and criticism

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.

Paris Photo

Paris Photo Paris Photo is the world’s largest international art fair dedicated to photography. Visiting for the first time is overwhelming. The maze of booths across the Grand Palais display the best that 151 international commercial photography galleries have to...

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale – The 3rd Edition

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale - The Third Edition An interview with the co-founder and co-president Bose Krishnamachari and one of the selected artists Subrat Kumar Behera. In May 2010, the Culture Minister of Kerala, M.A Baby, approached the artist-curators Bose...

Four shows in São Paulo

By Giulia Damiani. São Paulo is a fundamental hub for art events in Brazil and the wider world. The many permanent collections, galleries, the theatre shows and concerts at the local Sescs – the publicly funded institutions spread all over the city centre – make it a...

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: One of...

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...