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Liz Xi’s blog by different curators, writers and artists is a growing platform gathering collateral content and images.

Marta Jakobovits at the Kunsthalle Budapest National Salon 2017

Marta Jakobovits at the Kunsthalle Budapest National Salon 2017

Marta Jakobovits is currently showing at the Kunsthalle Budapest in the group exhibition All Around Us. Applied Arts & Design at the National Salon 2017 until August 13th  The exhibition offers an overview of design and applied art in the past decade. While the...

Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Kochi-Muziris Biennale - The 3rd Edition  Vision Statement by the Curator Sudarshan Shetty  To draw from mythical accounts of the land of seven rivers, set amidst seven seas, anchored by a mountain at its navel. The river breathes life into the land as they are fed by...

Tate Modern’s New Rehang

Tate Modern’s New Rehang

Artists and Society, Tate’s Modern new rehung that will be replacing Poetry & Dreams from the end of November 2015, marks two of the institution’s major concerns since it opened 15 years ago. Namely: the expansion of its collection towards contemporary and...

The World Goes Pop

The World Goes Pop

The story of Pop we have been told so far is that this was an art movement which emerged in the 50s in Britain and exploded few years later in the US. Its Anglo-Saxon spirit was canonised  by the first attempts to define the movement, notoriously by Lucy Lippard’s...

Generation P

Generation P

Dubossarsky and Vinogradov In the middle of 1990-s, amid the ruins of the Soviet system, pepped up by the breeze of unlimited freedom, two men set out to build up a New Russian Paradise. Two decades later they ascended to the Olympus of the most expensive living...

On Bread

On Bread

Anatoly Osmolovsky If there had to be chosen a work of art which now, a century after ‘Black Square’ by Malevich, would represent the avant-garde of Russian contemporary art, ‘Bread Series’ by Anatoly Osmolovsky could be the one. Hand painted ‘Black Square’, when...

On Orphans and Eden

On Orphans and Eden

Limit of Bearable Lately our eyes have been trained by mass media to become immune to the images of pain, violence, victims of terror and refugee crisis, corpses of children included. Daily portion of suffering is served for breakfast by a morning postman and is...