Julian Elias Bronner

Heinz Mack

Heinz Mack talks about his New York exhibitions

December 2014

Heinz Mack is an artist who primarily works with light and is a cofounder of the international artists’ network ZERO. Mack speaks here about the so-called Sahara Project, a series of installations he made in the Tunisian desert from 1962 … READ ON

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Gabriele Beveridge

Elizabeth Dee Gallery

November 2014

It’s said that it takes two decades for cultural nostalgia to solidify; after this time, past trends can revive as ironic countercurrents to the present fashions. In “Gold Diamond Park,” Gabriele Beveridge’s debut solo exhibition in… READ ON

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Claudio Parmiggiani

Bortolami

November 2014

A severe silence sets the tone for Claudio Parmiggiani’s first solo exhibition in the United States in three decades: In Untitled, 2014, a sixteenth-century ecclesiastical bronze bell, is gagged and gibbeted by its tongue above the entryway… READ ON

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Anita Molinero

Le Consortium

September 2014

Since the 1980s, French sculptor Anita Molinero has worked almost exclusively with domestic and often toxic materials, cauterizing, deforming, and smelting chemically fabricated, factory-produced objects. Her current solo exhibition, “Oreo,”… READ ON

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Edith Dekyndt

Galerie Greta Meert

June 2014

Belgian artist Edith Dekyndt marvels at physical phenomena, often going beyond the banal limits of matter to tap into its thaumaturgical potential. In 2004, in an icy alpine region, she experimented with the triboelectric effects of a woolen… READ ON

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Pro Choice

“Choices” in Paris

May 2014 PARIS

“WAIT—there’s a gallery weekend in Paris?” Marian Goodman’s Nicolas Nahab seemed surprised when I mentioned last Friday’s events. Around us, thirty others wined and dined under a heated tent on the rooftop of Le Perchoir, views … READ ON

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Delphine Deguislage

105 BESME

May 2014

Several stimuli spring to mind––some somatic, others synthetic––when one swallows Delphine Deguislage’s current solo exhibition, “My Dopamine’s Been Busy.” And it begins with a hit: In Mineral Sex (all works 2014), a poster … READ ON

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Kiss and Make-up

The 32nd Art Brussels

May 2014 BRUSSELS

THOSE NEW TO THE ART-WORLD CIRCUIT quickly realize that to see is to know: When it comes to objects and the people that travel worldwide to view them, a sense of familiarity arrives from recognizing the same names and faces around the globe.… READ ON

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Katrín Sigurđardóttir

Katrín Sigurđardóttir speaks about her show at the Reykjavik Art Museum

March 2014

Katrín Sigurðardóttir’s site-specific installations often address collective memory and architecture. For the Icelandic Pavilion at the Fifty-Fifth Venice Biennale, Sigurðardóttir debuted Foundation, 2013, a raised, decorative floor … READ ON

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“La Bella Figura”

Max Wigram Gallery

March 2014

Curated by Bjorn Stern, “La Bella Figura” is an exhibition with an aptly chosen title––an idiomatic double entendre implying either a beautiful form or a good impression, hitting the mark on two of Italy’s most charming and beguiling… READ ON

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