Julian Elias Bronner

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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Fair Exchange

The 3rd Brussels Cologne Contemporaries weekend

February 2014 BRUSSELS

“I WAS WARNED not to dress too extravagantly!” cried a Parisienne collector sporting a bejeweled, Persian-green dress and floral-print overcoat. A black Mercedes pulled up to drive us the mere one hundred yards from the parking lot to … READ ON

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Philipp Fürhofer

Schmidt & Handrup

January 2014

“On/off relations,” Philipp Fürhofer’s debut solo exhibition at this gallery, consists of eleven translucent Perspex boxes of varying dimensions, which the artist treats as supports for paint and as vitrines for displaying various … READ ON

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Photo Finish

The 17th Paris Photo

November 2013 PARIS

IN PARIS, every other November is le mois de la photo, and although this year was not the official “month of the photograph,” those who make them, buy them, and pose for them could be found filling up the city’s art spaces for the … READ ON

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Athanasios Argianas

Athanasios Argianas talks about his debut exhibition in New York

October 2013

Athanasios Argianas is an Athens-born, London-based artist whose work explores how rudimentary perception becomes formalized and how it is translated between sensory media. Here, he discusses “A Sequencer ,” his debut solo exhibition in… READ ON

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“Les Papesses”

Collection Lambert en Avignon

October 2013

A medieval legend tells of Pope Joan, who hid her gender throughout her papacy only to be dragged and stoned to death after her secret was revealed when she gave birth. “Les Papesses” is a vast, bewitching exhibition, taking place in two… READ ON

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Days of Being Wild

The 6th annual Brussels Art Days

September 2013 BRUSSELS

LIGHT AND EASY, the sixth annual Brussels Art Days—three days of openings, dinners, performances, and parties kicking off the Belgian art season—provided a smooth transition from les grandes vacances as collectors, artists, and dealers … READ ON

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Kees Visser

Kees Visser talks about his retrospective in Reykjavik

September 2013

Kees Visser is a self-taught Dutch artist based in Reykjavik who is known for his abstract and minimal works from the past four decades. In 1978, he cofounded the Living Art Museum in Reykjavik. His current exhibition, “Ups and Downs,” … READ ON

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Driss Ouadahi

Caroline Pagčs Gallery

August 2013

In “Implosion,” 2013, Driss Ouadahi’s new series of paintings and debut solo show in Portugal, the Algerian-born, Düsseldorf-based artist depicts scenes of European cityscapes, replete with the grid scaffolding of construction sites.… READ ON

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