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TRICIA PORTER: LIVERPOOL PHOTOGRAPHS 1972–74 │ Bluecoat, Liverpool → 5 July 2015

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“An atmt t mc a fôto-dokmntri ẃć wd b a poztv n mīnñfl stêtmnt abt mî nêbrz, hu hd ol tù ofn bn trītd az sttistcl fodr n soślojcl fnoṃna.”

Tricia Porter GUARDIAN 19 May 2015
Catherine Jones LIVERPOOL ECHO 14 April 2014
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DEFINING BEAUTY: THE BODY IN ANCIENT GREEK ART │ British Museum, London → 5 July 2015

Marble statue of a discus-thrower (discobolus) by Myron. Roman copy of a bronze Greek original of the 5th century BC.
Marble statue of a discus-thrower (discobolus) by Myron. Roman copy of a bronze Greek original of the 5th century BC.

(Posted 13 April 2015. The text is in an older version of Ñspel.)

“Xpirı̣ns ɖ briłns n dvrṣti v ênčnt Grīc āt in ɖs mêjr xibišn foc̣sñ on ɖ hymn bodi.

Fr senčriz ɖ ênčnt Grīcs xperimentd wɖ wez v reprizntñ ɖ hymn bodi, bʈ az an objct v byti n a berr v mīnñ.

Ɖ rmāc̣bl wrcs v āt in ɖ xibišn renj fṛm abstract simpliṣti v prīhistoric fiğrīnz t breʈtêkñ riylizm in ɖ êj v Alixandr ɖ Grt. Ɖz wrcs cntinyd t inspîr ātists fr hundṛdz v yirz, gvñ fwm t ʈt n šêpñ âr ôn pspšnz v ârslvz.

Ɖ čīf fwmz v byti r ōdr, siṃtri n clir dliniešn. (Aristotl)

In pwtreyñ îdiyl tîps v byti… y brñ tgɖr fṛm mni modlz ɖ most bytifl fīčrz v č (Socṛtīz)”

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Continue reading DEFINING BEAUTY: THE BODY IN ANCIENT GREEK ART │ British Museum, London → 5 July 2015

CORNELIA PARKER │ The Whitworth, Manchester → 31 May 2015

Cold Dark Matter (An Exploded View), 1991. Photo: David Levene

“Ɖ Ẇitẉʈ riôpnd on 14 Febrri 2015 wɖ a mêjr sôlo xibišn fṛm wn v Britn’z most aclemd cntemprri ātists, Cwnīlia Pācr – n hr wrc invîts y t witṇs ɖ trnsfmešn v ōdnri objcts intu smʈñ cmpelñ n xtrōdnri.

It z an xtnsv xibišn, wn ɖt fīčrz a wîd renj v wrc md jrñ Pācr’z c̣rir, fṛm hr sigṇčr pìs Cold Dāc Matr: An Xplodd Vy (1991) alñsd tu impwtnt ny cmišnz n mni uɖr ny wrcs.

Ahd v hr ny Ẇitẉʈ xibišn, Cwnīlia Pācr wrct clôsli wɖ sayntists at ɖ Ynivrṣti v Mančestr, most nôṭbli Costia Novozelov, hu, wɖ Andre Gem, wz awōdd ɖ Nôbel Prîz fr ɖ dscuvri v  grafīn – ɖ wrld’z ʈinist n strongist mtirı̣l. Wrcñ wɖ gaḷrīstaf, Novozelov tc mîcṛscopc samplz v grafît fṛm drōñz in ɖ Ẇitẉʈ’s c̣lẋn bî Wiłm Blêc, Trnr, Cunsṭbl n Picaso, az wel az a penṣl-ritn letr bî Sr Ŕnist Ruɖ̇fd (hu split ɖ atm in Mančestr). H ɖen md grafīn fṛm ɖz samplz, wn v ẇč Pācr hz md intu a wrc v āt t māc ɖ ôpnñ v ɖ gaḷri n xibišn. A Blêc-grafīn sensr, activetd bî ɖ breʈ v a fizisist, set of a fîrwrc dsple ẇč rtrnd aynmītı̣rît intu ɖ Mančestr scî. Ɖs mītioršâr wz a spectaklr ôpnñ t ɖ ny Ẇitẉʈ.”

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Continue reading CORNELIA PARKER │ The Whitworth, Manchester → 31 May 2015

I d sspct w’v fgotn ẇt a fantastc aset w’v got p n dân ɖ cuntri, ẇr w cn si mastrpìsz in âr amezñ myziymz fri v čāj.

LOVE IS ENOUGH: WILLIAM MORRIS AND ANDY WARHOL │ Modern Art Oxford → 8 March 2015

Luv z Inuf drwz tgɖr îconic n rerli sīn wrcs bî tu jaynts v ɖ 19ʈ n 20ʈ senčriz. Ɖs uncnvenšnl combinešn v ātists’ wrc z kretd bî Trnr Prîz-winñ ātist Jeṛmi Delr, hu sáits Moris n Wōhol az hiz tu grtst ātistc inflụnsz.

Delr drwz mni ṣprîzñ cnẋnz btwn ɖz tu ātists, hu left an indeḷbl māc on ɖer jeṇrešnz n āğbli ɖoz ɖt folod. Moris n Wōhol bʈ istablišt printmêcñ biznisz n dstribytd ɖer wrc ʈru ny fwmz v maspṛduẋn. Bʈ wr načṛl c̣laḅretrz hu wrct wɖ ɖ prominnt ātists v ɖer tîm t dveḷp wrcñmeʈdz ɖt dd mč t rīdifîn ɖ ātist’s rlešnšp t ɖ stydio n factri. Moris ačivd ɖs ʈru hiz mastrñ v crafțecnīcs n hiz rjẋn v industrı̣l prôsesz, n Wōhol ʈru ɖ actiṿtiz v ɖ Factri, ẇč ofn paṛdid ɖ industrı̣l culčr v ɖ mid-lêt 20ʈ senčri.

Wrcs swst fṛm public n prîvt c̣lẋnz acrs ɖ YC n ɖ YSA includ a paṇl fṛm ɖ epic n rerli sīn Hóuli Grêl taṗstrīsiriz cmplitd bî Wiłm Moris in 1896. Alñsd wl b šôn a ṣlẋn v Wōhol’z îconic silcscrīnz n ācîvl mtirı̣l fṛm ɖ trežrtrov ɖt z ɖ Wōhol Myziym in Pitsbrg, includñ a sînd fôṭgraf v Šrli Templ pôstd t a ʈrtīnyirold Andi fṛm ɖ actṛs in 1941.


Abt ɖ Kretr

Jeṛmi Delr studid Āthistri at ɖ Cwtold Instityt n at Susx Ynivrṣti. Aftr mītñ Andi Wōhol in 1986, h spent tu wīcs at ɖ Factri in Ny Ywc. H bgan mcñ ātwrcs in ɖ ŕli 1990z, ofn šowñ ɖm âtsd v cnvnšnl gaḷriz. In 1993, ẇl hiz pẹrnts wr on hoḷde, h sīcṛtli yzd ɖ famlīhom fr an xibišn tîtld Ôpn Bedrūm.

For yirz lêtr h pṛdyst ɖ myzicl pfwmns Asidbras wɖ ɖ Wiłmz-Fẹri Band, n bgan mcñ āt in c̣laḅrešn wɖ uɖr ppl.

Delr stêjd Ɖ Batl v Ōgrīv in 2001, cmišnd bî Ātenjl n Čanl 4, drctd bî Mîc Figis, a riinactmnt ẇč brwt tgɖr arnd 1000 vetṛn mainrz n membrz v historicl ssaytiz t rīstej ɖ 1984 claš btwn mainrz n ṗlīs at Ōgrīv, Ywcšr.

In 2004, Delr wun ɖ Trnr Prîz fr Memrībucit (2003), a dokmntri abt Txs.

H hz sns md a nmbr v dokmntriz on subjcts renjñ fṛm xotc reslr Êdrı̣n Strīt t dîhād inṭnašnl fanz v ɖ band Dpeš Môd.

In 2009 Delr undrtc a rôdtrip acrs ɖ YS fṛm Ny Ywc t Los Anjlīz alñ wɖ an Iraci sitizn n a YS worvetṛn, towñ a car dstrýd in a boṃtac in Bagdad. Ɖ projct, It Z Ẇt It Z, wz prizntd at ɖ Ny Myziym, Ny Ywc; ɖ car z nâ pāt v ɖ Impirı̣l Wormyziym’z C̣lẋn. In ɖ sem yir, h stêjd Pṛsešn in Mančestr, involvñ ptisipnts, cmišnd flôts, corı̣graft myzic n pfwmnsz, crietñ an od n seḷbreṭri spectcl.”

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Continue reading LOVE IS ENOUGH: WILLIAM MORRIS AND ANDY WARHOL │ Modern Art Oxford → 8 March 2015

DAVID LYNCH NAMING │ Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art → 26 March 2015

“Dêvid Linč – prbbli bst nôn az a film n teḷvižn drctr – orijinli studid pêntñ at ɖ Bostn Myziym Scūl n Penslvêňa Acaḍmi v ɖ Fîn Āts. H hz xibitd wîdli inṭnašnli at mni prestijs gaḷriz, n z aclemd in pêntñ, ftogṛfi, printmêcñ n drōñ. Linč’z film n teḷvižn wrc – sč az Irezrhed, Ɖ Eḷfntman, Blu Velvit, Mulhoḷnḑrîv n ɖ îconic Twin Pīcs – z nôn fr biyñ vižli strîcñ, sriyl, drīmlîc, dstrbñ n bytifl: mni v ɖz qoḷtiz cn b sīn in hiz fîn āt.

Ɖ xibišn trêsz hâ Linč yzz nemñ in film, ftogṛfi, drōñz, wōtrculrz, pêntñ n prints fṛm 1968 t ɖ preznt. Ɖ complx rlešnšp btwn objcts n ɖer nemz hz bn a pýnt v dpāčr in hiz wrc sns Ɖ Alf̣bet, ɖ secnd šwt film h md az a stydnt in 1968 n šôn az pāt v ɖ xibišn. Fr Linč, ɖ act v nemñ smʈñ z nvr simpl: nemz r nt olwz dscriptv v objcts in Linč’z ynivrs. Hiz imijz n txt, wrcñ tgɖr in unyžl wez, criet ny mīnñz n a dīpr undrstandñ v hâ langwj oṗrets.

mima z dlîtd t b ɖ frst YC veny t priznt ɖ xibišn Dêvid Linč Nemñ, orijinli šôn in Los Anjlīz, Caḷfwňa. It wz orijinli kretd fr Cên Grifin Cwcṛn in Los Anjlīz, bî Bret Litmn, Xektv Drctr v Ɖ Drōñsentr in Ny Ywc.

Woč Bret Litmn dscus ɖ xibišn hir in ɖs vidio:

Credit: Bret Litmn, Kretr v Nemñ, Xektv Drctr v ɖ Drōñsentr, Ny Ywc. Cên Grifin Cwcṛn, Los Anjlīz. Mîcl Greġri (Film̦ecr).”

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Continue reading DAVID LYNCH NAMING │ Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art → 26 March 2015

MAGGI HAMBLING: WALLS OF WATER │ National Gallery, London → 15 February 2015

“Ɖ Naśnl Gaḷri seḷbrets ɖ rtrn v Magi Hamblñ, its frst Artist in Rezidns.

Wn v Britn’z most significnt n contṛvrśl pentrz n sculptrz, Magi Hamblñ xibits a ny siriz v dṛmatic pentñz, ẃć hv nvr bn sīn in public bfr.

Okpayñ Rūm 1, Hamblñ’z et wrcs r vast, intns n eṇjetic, meẓ́rñ ovr six bî sevn fīt, wɖ anɖr nînʈ, smōlr canvs ɖt wz pṛdyst in rspons t ɖ deʈ v Emi Wînhǎs in 2011.

Ʈru trbyḷns n xubṛnt culr, Hamblñ cntinyz t afrm pentñ’z imījsi, seyñ “Ɖ crūśl ʈñ ɖt onli pentñ cn d z t mc y fīl az f y’r ɖr ẃl it’s biyñ crietd – az f it’s haṗnñ in frunt v y”.

Inspîrd bî Hamblñ’z xpirịns v jîgantic wevz craśñ ontu ɖ sìwōl at Sǎʈwold, Suf̣c – ɖ cǎnti ẃr ś wz born, stl livz n ẃć hz ofn inspîrd hr wrc – ɖ wrcs ofr vizitrz a cntmprri paṛlel t ɖ sìsceps bî Nōwījn artist Pedr Balca cncuṛntli dspleid in ɖ Sunli Rūm.

Magi Hamblñ z reprizntd in ol mejr Britiś c’lẋnz, fṛm ɖ Britiś Myziym t Têt. Hr sculpćr Scaḷp (2003) z prmnntli saitd on ɖ bīć at Ōldbra, Suf̣c, az a monymnt t cmpozr Benɉmin Britn. In 2013 ś wz ɖ subjict v a solo preznteśn at ɖ Stet Hrṃtij Myziym, St Pītrzbrg; n hr aclemd siriz Norʈsì Pentñz, bgun in 2002, wz most rīsntli sīn in Magi Hamblñ: Ɖ Wev at ɖ Fitswiłm Myziym, Cembrij (2010).”

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ẂT ĐE SE

Đ ICOṆMIST, 26 Nvmbr 2014
Ben Lūc, Đ LUNDN ĪVNÑSTANDD, 26 Nvmbr 2014
Aḷster Smart, Đ TEḶGRAF, 24 Nvmbr 2014
Marc Brǎn, Đ GARDỊN, 23 Nvmbr 2014
Wiłm Cc, BBC ARTS, undetd


EGON SCHIELE: THE RADICAL NUDE │ Courtauld Gallery, London → 18 January 2015

A grândbrecñ xibišn v Êgon Šīla’z ilctrifayñly franc nydz

RA Maġzīn

D nt mis ɖs šo – it z a wns in a lîftîm oṗtyṇti

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“Egon Šīla (1890–1918) z wn v ɖ most impwtnt ātists v ɖ ŕli 20ʈ senčri n a sentṛl figr v Ostrı̣n Xpreṣ̌nizm.

Ɖs xibišn brñz tgɖr an âtstandñ grūp v ɖ ātist’s nydz t čāt hiz grândbrecñ aproč jrñ hiz šwt bt ŕjnt c̣rir.

Šīla’s tecnicl vrčuoṣti, hîli orijinl vižn n unflinčñ dpiẋnz v ɖ nêcid figr dstnĝš ɖz wrcs az biyñ amñ hiz most significnt contribyšnz t ɖ dveḷpmnt v modn āt.

Ɖs šāpli fôc̣st xibišn wl b a mêjr oṗtyṇti t si mr ɖn ʈrti v ɖz radicl wrcs asmbld fṛm inṭnašnl public n prîvt c̣lẋnz.

Plīz nôt ɖt ɖs xibišn includz sm drōñz v an xplisit nêčr.”

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Continue reading EGON SCHIELE: THE RADICAL NUDE │ Courtauld Gallery, London → 18 January 2015