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NEW YORK CITY APARTMENT / BRISTOL │ Bristol Museum & Art Gallery → 27 September 2015

Wielandstr, 18, 12159 Berlin, Germany 3 Corridor
Wielandstr, 18, 12159 Berlin, Germany 3 Corridor

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“Alawñ vizitrz t xpirịns ɖ gôstarcitcćr v a soft coridor n sterces têlrd fṛm fabric bêst on ɖ artist’s hom in Ny Ywc”

Wielandstr, 18, 12159 Berlin, Germany 3 Corridor
Wielandstr, 18, 12159 Berlin, Germany 3 Corridor

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Continue reading NEW YORK CITY APARTMENT / BRISTOL │ Bristol Museum & Art Gallery → 27 September 2015

MARTIN PARR: BLACK COUNTRY STORIES │ Wolverhampton Art Gallery → 22 August 2015

Teddy Gray’s Sweet Factory

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“A foṭgrafic portrit n arcîv abt evrde lîf in ɖ Blac Cuntri”

“Wɖ its feṃs industrịl past, ɖr wz gwñ t b an inevitbl sns v dclîn in ɖ eria, bt ẃt I hd nt cǎntd on wz ɖ rvîṭlîześn ɖt ɖ mni imigṛntgrūps hd bròt t ɖ eria.”

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ISA GENZKEN: BASIC RESEARCH PAINTINGS │ ICA, London → 6 September 2015

Basic Research, 1989, oil on canvas, 90 x 75 cm
Basic Research, 1989, oil on canvas, 90 x 75 cm

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“Đ Bêsic Rsrć pêntñz r cmpelñ in ɖt ɖe invît scrūtini fṛm ɖ mîcro t ɖ macro”

“Basic Research”, 1989, oil on canvas, 125 x 195 cm,
“Basic Research”, 1989, oil on canvas, 125 x 195 cm,

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IAN HAMILTON FINLAY: 1789 1794 │ Victoria Miro, London → 31 July 2015

The Names of the Twelve, 2005-06
The Names of the Twelve, 2005-06

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“Finle’z aproprieśn n riintrpriteśn v miʈlojcl aḷgri hîlîts ɖ cntmprri reznns v clasicl subjicts n formz”

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RICHARD PRINCE: NEW PORTRAITS │ Gagosian Gallery, London → 1 August 2015

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“In 1984 I tc sm portrits.
Đ we I dd it wz difṛnt. Đ we hd nʈñ t d wɖ ɖ tṛdiśn v portrićr…”

This is a photo of Richard Prince (via Krizstian Majdik) which I’ve re-appropriated. It’s a work of art.

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CAROL BOVE: THE PLASTIC UNIT │ David Zwirner, London → 30 May 2015

“David Zvirnr z plizd t priznt ɖ gaḷri’z frst xibišn wɖ Caṛl Bov. On vy at âr Lundn lcešn, it fīčrz rīsnt wrcs bî ɖ Ny Ywc-bêst ātist, nôn fr hr simpl yt intric̣t asmblijz v fând n md objcts.

Ɖ Plastc Ynit grūps tgɖr lj-scêl sculpčrz md fṛm načṛl n industrı̣l mtirı̣lz, includñ slicli manyfacčrd stênls-stīl glifs, intric̣t metlcrtnz, Î-bīm strucčrz, stīl n concrit peḍstlz, šelz, n pīcocfeɖrz. In lîn wɖ Bov’z brwdr practis, ɖe r plêst in cerfl rlešn bʈ t wn anɖr n t ɖ gaḷrīspês, wɖ for wrcs asînd t č rūm.

On ɖ grândflor, Secnd Cātīžn Sculpčr—an xpansv stīl net—dvîdz ɖ fruntspês intu tu īql fīldz, ɖus crietñ a si-ʈru seṗrešn btwn ɖ uɖr sculpčrz. Wn v ɖz, a stīl Î-bīm coḷm ṣpwtñ a hymn-sîzd pìs v petrifîd wŭd, adz a sens v inditrminbl temṗraḷti t ɖ insṭlešn, n az sč riinfwsz Bov’z undrstandñ v sculpčr az dyrešnl. Hr concrīt peḍstl wɖ bras kbz blrz ɖ definišnz v sculpčr n bês, n apirz a slfconšs rspons t moḍnist dsplemeʈdz. Its tîtl, I, quartz pyx, who fling muck beds, z wn v ɖ fy sentnsz evr cnstructd t includ ol letrz v ɖ alfbet jst wns (wɖ ɖ lîsns v substitytñ I fr J, n U fr V).

For crušt glifs in ɖ ajesnt rūm r prizntd on a lo peḍstl ɖt cuvrz most v ɖ flor. In a dpāčr fṛm prīvı̣s wrc, n in contrast t ɖer rândd, ẇît cântrpāts, ɖ glifs r brîtli culrd n ireğlrli šêpt, apirñ flexbl dspt ɖer stīl mtiriaḷti. Distnst fṛm ɖ vywr bî ɖ peḍstl, ɖe apir lîc fwml xsîzz in ātistc stîl, bt ɖer vižl prezns z contṛdictd bî ɖ tîtl v ɖ arenjmnt—Slftwcɖt čaḷnjz ɖ abiḷti t aproč wrcs wɖt prīcnsivd nošnz or an inr výs. Bov pozits hr glifs in daylog wɖ public sculpčr or so-cwld plopāt, ẇr indivijl wrcs’ naṛtvz ofn c̣lud wɖ ɖer setñz or rmen obskr, ɖus mcñ ɖm apir ât v plês n īvn iṇproprı̣t. Az a glif tipicli rfrz t a simbl wɖn a gvn contxt, fr xampl a letr wɖn ɖ alfbet, Bov’z sculpčrz apir lîc sxñt fragmnts v a brwdr siḷbl ɖt olso têcs intu cnsiḍrešn ɖ activti v crietñ ɖ wrcs.

A ẇît, tybylr glif z pāt v an arenjmnt on a wîd peḍstl in ɖ upsterz gaḷri—ɖ sîz v ɖ crtn ḅlo it—ẇč olso cmprîzz a šel n feɖr sculpčr on its ôn peḍstl, an Î-bīm wɖ driftwŭd, n a silvr crtn. Tenz v ʈâzndz v sml bīdz criet a sutl patn v trîanglz acrs ɖ čênz v ɖ latr, bt ɖ intnsli handcraftd wrc z olmst invizbl fṛm sm vywñ pspctvz, agn drōñ atnšn t šiftñ mīnñz n ābtrri intrpṛtešnz.

Ɖ for sculpčrz in ɖ nebrñ rūm r arenjd drctli on ɖ flor, ineblñ vywrz t wōc amñst ɖm n lc wɖ ɖ bodi, az Bov pts it, rɖr ɖn hvñ t pṛjct wnslf intu a spês, az dīmācetd bî hr peḍstlz. Lîc Secnd Cātīžn Sculpčr, a lj stīl strucčr cwld Ôpn Scrīn dvîdz spês ẇl mntenñ ôpn vyz v bʈ sîdz, ɖs tîm wɖt ɖ gridd net. Its jı̣mtric pṛpwšnz contrast wɖ Srclz, a redwŭd brl ʈru ẇč Bov hz insrtd tu stīl pîps, mirrñ ɖ imprint v ɖ fizicl ṣpwt yzd t craft hr concrīt wrcs. Anɖr sculpčr z an arenjmnt v stīl Î-bīmz ɖt fwmd pāt v Caṭpilr fṛm 2013, ɖ ātist’s insṭlešn on ɖ ɖen unfiništ pāt v ɖ Hî Lîn pāc in Ny Ywc. Tîtld Câ Wočt Bî Āgs, its šêp cn vêgli b sīn az fiğṛtv, aludñ t ɖ yuñ wmn metmwfozd intu a câ bî Zūs in an atmt t hîd a luṿfer fṛm Hira. Stl sceptcl, ɖ latr haird ɖ hundṛd-îd Āgs t woč ɖ animl, bt h wz cild on Zūs’z rqst. Hira subṣqntli tc hiz îz n sôd ɖm ontu ɖ teil v hr fevrit brd, ɖ pīcoc.

In ɖ ʈrd-flor gaḷri, Bov priznts for canvsz arenjd tgɖr n cuvrd intîrli in pīcoc feɖrz, crietñ a cntinys, olmst diziyñ comṗzišn. Ɖ feɖrz’ ynīc cncuṛns v ōṇmnt n funẋn z incântrd in sm v Bov’z uɖr sculpčrz on vy in ɖ xibišn, rcwlñ ɖ blrd bândriz btwn ɖ pḍstl n its objct n ɖ dyl funẋn v ɖ Î-bīmz az ṣpwt n sculpčr.


Born in 1971 in Jnīva t Americn pẹrnts, Caṛl Bov wz rezd in Bācli, Califwňa n studid at Ny Ywc Ynivrsti.

In 2014, Bov dêbyd a ny bodi v wrc alñsd xibišndizînz n sculpčrz bî Itałn ācitect Cālo Scāpa. Caṛl Bov/Cālo Scāpa z kretd bî ɖ Henri Mur Instityt in Līdz, Ñgḷnd n pṛdyst in c̣laḅrešn wɖ Museion, Bolzano, Iṭli n Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Beljm. Côinsîdñ wɖ ɖ Zvirnr prezntešn in Lundn, ɖ šo z on vy at ɖ Henri Mur Instityt fṛm Êpṛl 2 ʈru Jlî 12, 2015. It wz frst hôsted bî Museion (Nvmbr 2014 – Māč 2015) n wl travl t Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens (Octobr 2015 – Jaňri 2016).

Bov’s wrc hz bn ɖ subjct v sôlo xibišnz at prominnt instityšnz ɖt includ Ɖ Myziym v Modn Āt, Ny Ywc; Hî Lîn at ɖ Rêlyādz, Ny Ywc; Ɖ Comn Guild, Glazgo (ol 2013); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2010); Hwticulčṛl Ssayti v Ny Ywc (2009); Blantn Myziym v Āt, Ostin, Texs (2006); Kunsthalle Zŭrih; Instityt v Cntmprri Āt, Bostn (bʈ 2004); n Kunstverein Hambrg (2003). Mêjr grūpexibišnz includ Dokmenta 13, Kassel, Jrṃni (2012); 54ʈ Venis Bienāle (2011); n ɖ Ẇitni Bîeňl, Ẇitni Myziym v Americn Āt, Ny Ywc (2008).

Wrc bî ɖ ātist z reprizntd in prmnnt c̣lẋnz wrldwîd, includñ ɖ Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (FRAC) Nord-Pas de Calais, Duncrc, Frans; Ɖ Myziym v Modn Āt, Ny Ywc; Prinstn Ynivrsti Ātmyziym, Ny Jrzi; Wodswrʈ Aʈneum Myziym v Āt, Hātfd, Cnetic̣t; n ɖ Yêl Ynivrsti Ātgaḷri, Ny Hêvn, Cnetic̣t. Š livz n wrcs in Brŭclin, Ny Ywc.”

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SARAH SZE │ Victoria Miro, London W1 → 14 March 2015 / London N1 → 28 March 2015

“Victoria Miro z dlîtd t anâns an xibišn bî Sẹra Zi, ẇč spanz ol ʈri spêsz. Ɖs z ɖ ātist’s ʈrd sôlo šo wɖ ɖ gaḷri n hr frst prezntešn in Yṛp sns reprizntñ ɖ Ynîtd Stêts at ɖ 2013 Venis Bienāle.

In ɖ Ẇōfrôd gaḷriz ɖ xibišn cmprîzz ʈri insṭlešnz – wn on č flor – ɖt ɖ ātist hz cnsivd az a siriz v dfṛnt xperimnts ɖt xplor ɖ cnstruẋn n mežrmnt v spês, mas, tîm, n volym ʈru ɖ ys v mtirı̣lz. Č wn trnz ɖ vywr’z sens v scêl, graṿti, n inf̣mešn on its hed. Comn objcts lîc rocs, nyzpêprz, n frničr mytet fṛm smʈñ nôn, t smʈñ foṛn, frajîl, nyli cmpozd, n intîrli trnsfwmd.

Fr ɖ Mêfer gaḷri, Zi hz crietd a fīld v sml sculpčrs ispešli fr ɖ spês, č srvñ az its ôn temprri sait, mācñ a prisîsli cmpozd mmnt. Ɖ sculpčrz, cnsivd az modlz v čanṣcuṛnsz, hîlît ɖ tnšn btwn ɖ ef̣t t map, dsct n undrstand inf̣mešn, n ɖ ineviṭbl mežr v fytiḷti in ɖt ef̣t.

A ny siriz v silcscrīn prints olso māc a sngl mmnt in tîm – 1 Jaňri 2014 – n r bêst on nyzpêprz gaɖrd fṛm arnd ɖ wrld on ɖt dêt, wɖ ol imijz rplest bî dpiẋnz v ɖ midnîtscî. Svṛl wrcs fṛm ɖ siriz r instwld at bʈ ɖ Mêfer n Ẇōfrôd gaḷriz in a sīqns ɖt foloz ɖ ṛtešn v ɖ ŕʈ az wn yir trnd intu ɖ nxt.

Sẹra Zi wz ātist in rezidns at Ɖ Fabric Wrcšop n Myziym in Fiḷdelfia in 2013–14. Ɖ insṭlešnz prizntd in ɖ Ẇōfrôd gaḷriz, md in c̣laḅrešn wɖ Ɖ Fabric Wrcšop n Myziym, hv bn rīcnsivd n rīcnfigrd ispešli fr ɖ Lundn xibišn.

Sẹra Zi wz born in Bostn in 1969 n livz n wrcs in Ny Ywc. Š rsivd a BA fṛm Yêl Ynivrṣti in 1991 n an MFA fṛm ɖ Scūl v Vižl Āts in 1997. A McĀʈr Felo Awōdwinr, š z nôn fr hr lj-scêl insṭlešnz ɖt peṇtret wōlz, sspend fṛm sīlñz, buro intu ɖ grând, n streč acrs myziymz. Zi studid pêntñ n ācitecčr, n inṭsctd ɖz disiplinz t arîv at sculpčr, ẇr hr fwml intrest in lît, er n muvmnt z cupld wɖ an intyitv undrstandñ v comṗzišn, culr n txčr.

Zi’z bodi v wrc adresz qesčnz abt ɖ fṛjiḷti v hymn bhevyr, ɖ dzîr t modl complx sistmz, n ɖ imprṃnns v valy n memri. T xplor ɖz îdiyz, š yṭlîzz miriad evrīde objcts in hr insṭlešnz. Prizntd az trêsz v hymn bhevyr, ɖz îtmz, rlist fṛm ɖer comnplês dyti, aqîr a srtn vîtaḷti n ambišn. Asmblijz v ɖz objcts bcm sistmz, cêṗbl v rnywl, aspirešn n dce, or rpozitriz v memri n valy. Hr wrc ascrîbz a ny undrstandñ v prṗs ẇl qesčnñ ɖ prôses v imbywñ eni mtirı̣l – hand-md or industrı̣li pṛdyst – wɖ wrʈ.

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Zi reprizntd ɖ Ynîtd Stêts v America at ɖ 55ʈ Venis Bienāle in 2013. Š hz xibitd inṭnašnli, wɖ sôlo prezntešnz at MUDAM, Luxmbrg (2012); Eža Ssayti, Ny Ywc (2011–12); Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nīs, Frans (2011); Bwltc Sentr fr Cntemprri Āt, Nycasl, YC (2009); Maison Hermès Fwṛm, Tôcio (2008); Malmö Konsthall, Swīdn, (2006); Ẇitni Myziym v Americn Āt, Ny Ywc, (2003); Wōcr Ātsentr, Miniaṗlis (2002); Fondation Cartier in Paris (1999); Myziym v Cntemprri Āt, Šicago (1999); n ICA Lundn (1998). Rīsnt prṃnnt insṭlešnz includ Stiļîf wɖ Landscêp (Modl fr a Habitat), Ɖ Hî Lîn, Ny Ywc n Ɖ Disṭnsz Ẇr Magnits Pl, Ynivrṣti v Califwňa, San Fṛnsisco (bʈ 2011).”

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MARLENE DUMAS: THE IMAGE AS BURDEN │ Tate Modern, London → 10 May 2015

Mālen Dūmā z wn v ɖ most prominnt pêntrz wrcñ tde. Hr intns, sîc̣lojicli čājd wrcs xplor ʈīmz v seẋuaḷti, luv, deʈ n šem, ofn refṛnsñ arthistri, popylr culčr n cuṛnt aferz.

Secndhand imijz, š hz sd, cn jeṇret frsthand imošnz. Dūmā nvr pênts drctli fṛm lîf, yt lîf in ol its cmplx̣ti z rît ɖr on ɖ canvs. Hr subjcts r drwn fṛm bʈ public n prsnl refṛnsz n includ hr dwtr n hrslf, az wel az recgnîẓbl fêsz sč az Êmi Wînhâs, Neymi Cambl, Prinses Dîana, īvn Osama bin Lādn. Ɖ rzults r ofn intiṃt n at tîmz contṛvršl, ẇr poḷtcs bcm irotc n pwtrits bcm ṗlitcl. Š plez wɖ ɖ imajinešn v hr vywrz, ɖer prīcnspšnz n firz.

Born in 1953 in Cêptân, Sâʈ Africa, Dūmā muvd t ɖ Neɖrḷndz in 1976, ẇr š cem t prominns in ɖ mid-1980z. Ɖs lj-scêl srve z ɖ most significnt xibišn v hr wrc evr t b held in Yṛp, čātñ hr c̣rir fṛm ŕli wrcs, ʈru seminl pêntñz t ny wrcs on pêpr.

Ɖ tîtl v ɖ xibišn z têcn fṛm Ɖ Imij az Brdn 1993, a sml pêntñ dpictñ wn figr cariyñ anɖr. Az wɖ mni v Dūmā’z wrcs, hr čýs v tîtl dīpli afcts âr intrpṛtešn v ɖ wrc. It hints at ɖ sens v rsponṣbiḷti fêst bî ɖ artist in čuzñ t criet an imij ɖt cn trnzlet îdiyz abt pêntñ n ɖ pzišn v ɖ artist. Fr Dūmā it z impwtnt t gv mr atnšn t ẇt ɖ pêntñ dz t ɖ imij, nt onli t ẇt ɖ imij dz t ɖ pêntñ.

In an êj dominetd bî ɖ dijitl imij n masmīdia, Dūmā čerišz ɖ fizicaḷti v ɖ hymn tuč, wɖ wrc ɖt z a tesṭmnt t ɖ mīnñ n pôtnsi v pêntñ.”

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Rejects, 1994-ongoing. Photograph: Nils Jorgensen/REX
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