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.

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...

Showing in Naples

By Giulia Damiani. Naples takes an active role in the art world today and does so in its own organic way. Galleries are scattered throughout the city centre, often hidden in the courtyards of historic palaces. Away from the buzz of the streets, they offer a space for...

Art 021 Contemporary Art Fair, West Bund Art & Design

From the Chinese Contemporary Art Series By Zhaoyirou Li There are 84 galleries in the ART021 this year, divided into three units, Major Galleries, APPROACH and BEYOND Public Projects. The major part gathers 64 contemporary art galleries, amongst which there are 15...

The art of collaboration: Contemporary art in historic sites

By Annabel Sheen At the Palace of Versailles this summer, a towering crane from which cascaded a waterfall dominated the view of the seventeenth century landscaped gardens. It was one of a series of installations by contemporary artist Olafur Eliasson hosted by the...

Toni del Renzio: ‘Shoes hair and coffee’ in ARK magazine

By Giulia Damiani.   Shoes. The length of her polka dot dress leaves her ankles and the upper part of her feet exposed. As she walks, her hips move from right to left, following the rapid pace of her steps. A strip of light starts from her feet, while her heels...

‘Woman shows’ at the New Museum

By Keren Goldberg.   Much has been said about the attention recently dedicated by the art world to ‘women’s art’. The Saatchi re- cently mounted a group show featuring fourteen women artists; Pussy Riot have declared their intention to open an all women museum in...

Reading the Surface

By Jessie Bond. I’ve saved a photograph by Jochen Lempert as my desktop background so that I’ll look at it every day. The black and white image is very simple, almost abstract. Lempert has captured small, light coloured pieces of matter floating in front of...