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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.

The Moscow International Biennale for Young Art

From the Art in Russia Series - Moscow: an artistic epicentreThe Moscow International Biennale for Young ArtAt its sixth edition, Moscow International Biennale for Young Art (MIBYA) features more than 100 international artists in 5 different venues: Moscow Museum of...

Reality & Imagination: an explosive relationship

 From the Art in Russia Series - Moscow: an artistic epicentreReality & Imagination: an explosive relationshipThe first major Russian retrospective of Takashi Murakami (1962, Japan) just closed at Garage Moscow. The museum, founded by Roman Abramovich and his...

Artist in Focus: Petra Feriancová

Contemporary Art LondonFrom the Artist in Focus SeriesPetra Feriancová's works are often research-based undertakings centred on objects, terrestrial images, cosmogonic content, texts and collections, such as historical and personal archives accumulated by her and her...

Paris Photo

Paris PhotoParis 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...

General Rehearsal at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA)

From the Art in Russia Series - Moscow: an artistic epicentreGeneral Rehearsal at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA)General Rehearsal gathers around 300 artworks coming from three different collections: the V-A-C Foundation, Kadist Foundation and MMOMA....

Take My Breath Away by Danh Vō at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Take My Breath Away by Danh Vō at the Solomon R. Guggenheim MuseumThe Vietnamese-born Danish artist, Danh Vō, was the latest artist to exhibit at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum's iconic open rotunda in New York. The nautilus shell spiral design allows spaces to flow...

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale – The 3rd Edition

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale - The Third EditionAn 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...

Artist in Focus: Abraham Kritzman

Contemporary Art LondonFrom the Artist in Focus SeriesAbraham 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 walking voyages, which...