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Gallery Girl

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

Subject: off the record

Date: Monday, November 12, 2012 18:17

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New York: Sole custody of a ten-year-old gets in the way of the painting life

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

Jonathan Grossmalerman

My ex-wife recently exploded. It was horrible. It happened last month at the Richard Phillips opening at Gagosian Gallery. The event of the season. Her detonation apparently due to a particularly eruptive case of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a condition she had battled heroically for years. I don’ʼt…

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Paris: The art of eating

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

Marie Darrieussecq

 

On the occasion of the 26th Biennale des Antiquaires, I was invited to Le Pur’, a restaurant at the Park Hyatt, rue de la Paix. Not exactly my usual haunt. The head of this Michelin-starred restaurant had created a menu ‘inspired by the work of Charlotte…

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London: Off-Space no. 9: The Woodmill GP

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here



Oliver Basciano

 

Need your passport photo countersigned? Form an orderly queue at my door. For I’m now a director and trustee of a registered company, which, in the eyes of HM Government, means I’m part of the establishment. The company is question is the nonprofit London-based…

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New York: Why art fairs succeed in Basel and Miami, and struggle in Chicago

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

By Joshua Mack

Round about now, the organisers of this year’s Expo Chicago must be looking to Miami with envy. It’s not just the weather. The Chicago fair, which ran from 19 to 22 September, was another lacklustre attempt to revive what had been the premier – indeed the only – American art fair back…

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Vienna: Is the Austrian art scene opening up?

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

By Kimberly Bradley

This year’s Viennafair – now 70 percent held by Russian investor Sergey Skaterschikov and business partner Dmitry Aksenov, and conceptualised by charismatic artistic directors Christina Steinbrecher and Vita Zaman – was, unsurprisingly, a departure from tamer Viennafairs…

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Design: Looking for the new in the New Aesthetic

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

By Sam Jacob

Sometimes, all you need to do is name it. And these days, that means not much more than titling a Tumblr. A few keystrokes, hit return and bam! – the New Aesthetic is born. That particular Tumblr belonged to James Bridle, and the first posts showed pixelated portraits, a pixel-camouflaged…

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Simon Leung

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

By Tyler Coburn

 

Simon Leung met Warren Niesłuchowski 20 years ago. At the time, neither could have predicted the friendship and collaboration that would span three projects and much of the globe.

Leung took on a studio residency in 1992 at PS1 in Long Island City, where…

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Ed Atkins & James Richards

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

Interview by Oliver Basciano





There has been a fracturing within artists’ moving-image work in recent years, with divergent paths being tracked from within the medium. While much gallery-based work remains influenced by realist film, others, and particulary – to generalise – others…

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John Akomfrah

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

Interview by Mark Rappolt

 

The English director and screenwriter John Akomfrah is best known as one of the founders of the Black Audio Film Collective, active between 1982 and 1998, and dedicated to examining issues of black British identity through film and media. He has…

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New York: All’s fair at art fairs

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

Christian Viveros-Fauné, New York

Just how did art fairs get to be so goddamned important? The answer, to quote a Hemingway character describing his steep slide into bankruptcy, is two-phased: ‘Gradually, and then suddenly.’

In one of the most significant outbreaks to have hit the artworld in…

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China: Lands of the free?

Mike Watson, China

When is a question truly a question? And is it a question when it pre-supposes an answer? In an age increasingly given over to community art projects and artworks oriented around anthropological-style investigations, these concerns become of prime importance. Community-based art projects must face the charge of operating a cultural hegemony on behalf of a bourgeois (if not wealthy) cultural elite unless they can address this one pressing…

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Esther Shalev-Gerz

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

By Christopher Mooney

 

Born in Lithuania and raised in Jerusalem, Esther Shalev-Gerz lives in Paris, teaches in Sweden and spends part of each year on a remote island off the west coast of Canada. Not surprisingly, her work is driven by language, by the way people talk, listen,…

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Research and Rescue: Istanbul

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

By Laura McLean-Ferris

 

It might be the most beautiful art library in the world: tall ceilings, white columns topped with carved laurel leaves, tiled floors. And all of this bathed in the distinctive Bosporus-tinged light of Istanbul, which floods in through large skylights and…

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Alejandro Cesarco

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

By Martin Herbert

In the opening scene of Alejandro Cesarco’s five-part black-and-white 16mm film Everness (2008), a handsome young man sits beside a brimming bookcase, discoursing measuredly on the ideas of an unnamed literary thinker. The latter, the figure onscreen tells us, defines tragedy as…

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Ruba Katrib

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

Interview by Tom Eccles

 

Ruba Katrib was appointed curator at the SculptureCenter in Long Island City earlier this year, where she is currently staging A Disagreeable Object, a group show that investigates parallels between the early twentieth century and today. Previously…

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Hannah Arendt on the Banality of Art School

Originally published in ArtReview issue 64, Deceber 2012. See the entire magazine online here

Great Critics and Their Ideas

Interview by Matthew Collings

 

Hannah Arendt (born Germany 1906, died New York 1975) was a German-American political theorist and moral philosopher. She coined the phrase ‘the banality of evil’ in her essay ‘Eichmann in…

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The Strip: Frederik Peeters

By Paul Gravett

Arguably a birthplace of comics, thanks to the pioneering albums of Rodolphe Töpffer (1799–1846), Geneva is home to Frederik Peeters, one of the most daring of today’s graphic novelists. To avoid being overprepared, Peeters prefers to leap into the unknown with each new endeavour, whether working solo or in collaboration. This…

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Scratching the Seductive Surface

By Joshua Mack

Anyone following this American election cycle has read about the tsunami of cash swamping races great and small. Although the money appears to finance the rallies and ads that sway voters, its real purpose is to influence public policy. On both sides of the aisle, policy is increasingly set to satisfy those who give. So while…

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For Immediate Release

By Jonathan Grossmalerman

I’m writing my own press release this time. My fall show at Maximilian Bingeweary Gallery is simply too important. The Clit Swell Suite paintings deserve a nuanced and poetic textual synopsis. Not some dry academic summation of my supposed ‘intent’ written by knuckleheads who know nothing. I mean… you know… not that they…

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