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: 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...

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 click...