Tag: Diary

Documenta 15 Diary: Beyond Borders – ARTnews.com

Work by Atis Rezistans in documenta 15. Few of the artists in documenta 15 have savior complexes. Formally speaking, a lot of their work resembles social practice and relational aesthetics, two styles associated with the aughts in which art exists not as objects but as interpersonal exchanges. These absent complexesare key distinctions from predecessors, and they are primarily avoided because the projects on view ...

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Venice Biennale Diary: The Giardini – ARTnews.com

When I arrived at the Giardini Wednesday morning for day two of the Venice Biennale preview, a significant line had already formed at the entrance, and the VIPs were unhappy: surely this was not where they belonged. Some people seemed to be walking right past us, toward some presumably more exclusive entrance. One by one, the well-heeled collectors, art advisors, and Kunsthalle directors around ...

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Inside Francis Bacon – Diana Watson’s Diary

In this video Martin Harrison, editor of Francis Bacon: Catalogue Raisonné, introduces his essay on Diana Watson's Diary from our book Inside Francis Bacon, published 6 August 2020. This is the third book in our Francis Bacon Studies series. Diana Watson was Francis Bacon's cousin, close friend and one of his first patrons. Notes from her diary (for 1931 to 1938) reveal important new information ...

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Zhang Huan Reveals His Pandemic Diary – ARTnews.com

While in lockdown, many artists have taken on new projects of various kinds. The latest body of work by Zhang Huan, a Chinese artist based in Shanghai and New York, is a direct response to his experience of the pandemic. In a new pandemic diary below, Zhang, who here debuts a new series of paintings, describes reading news about the coronavirus and finding spiritual ...

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