27.03.14
The Italian curator currently directing Index Contemporary Art Foundation in Stockholm will take over Malmö Konsthall.
20.03.14
The artist creates a sign and I carry it on my shoulders – a simple exchange of labour, says Jacob Fabricius, who is currently repeating the Sandwiched project ten years after its original inception.
19.03.14
The Russian artists’ collective Chto Delat has announced that they withdraw from this year’s Manifesta in St. Petersburg even though they are generally against boycotts.
19.02.14
The Royal Institute of Art names curator Marta Kuzma to be appointed as its new Vice Chancellor. Kuzma was previously director of Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA).
07.02.14
Carnegie Investment Bank shuts down one of the world’s largest art awards.
03.02.14
– It is incredible that not a single athlete has withdrawn from the Olympic Games. I suppose most of them have so many sponsorships coming out their arse that they have little inclination to say anything. Bjarne Melgaard protesting against Russian anti-gay policies.
The 19th Biennale of Sydney reflects a curatorial belief in the artistic imagination transcending the bounds of reality - yet most of the artists seem more concerned with politics.
08.04.14
In spite of some gentle institution-critical kicks, Elmgreen & Dragset seem perfectly at home in Astrup Fearnley’s homoerotic and readymade-fetishised universe.
07.04.14
This survey show of exhibition invites, flyers and other printed ephemera, which comes to Liverpool from MoMA in New York, is rich in historical interest – and nostalgia.
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04.04.14
This spring the Norwegian art scene offers us a midlife retrospective with Elmgreen & Dragset, a whole life retrospective with Aase Texmon Rygh, a Karl Kraus-hommage, as well as Susan Philipsz first project in Norway.
03.04.14
Status update on Sorø Kunstmuseum’s exhibition trilogy about the new materialism and realism that spark debate right now. But just how ‘new’ is all this, really?
28.03.14
Thomas Hirschhorn is a rebel, an academic, a commercial artist, and an activist. Visiting Oslo last Thursday he talked to Kunstkritikk about everything from his monuments to love.
21.02.14
– If you can commemorate the Holocaust you can commemorate anything, says Jeremy Deller, one of eight artists/architects participating in the competition to create memorials commemorating the terrors of 22 July 2011.
12.03.14
The new Hilma af Klint inspired collection launched by the fashion company Acne is clever and stylish, but also reflects a facile and cynical faith in what fashion can do.
06.03.14
Terms such as openness, communication, and diversity abound as the new director of OCA, Katya García-Antón, present her plans for the institution.
14.02.14
Bringing a ten-year-old to The Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo to see the large-scale Kjartan Slettemark exhibition was, rather predictably, an exhausting affair.
06.02.14
This spring the Danish art scene presents Cory Arcangel, Hilma af Klint, Kerry James Marshall, an exhibition about conceptual art as a concept, and a re-staging of Palle Nielsen’s The Model from 1968.
04.02.14
Elastic Gallery moves from Malmö to Stockholm, and the history of Swedish photography is in focus at exhibitions in both Gothenburg, Stockholm, and Malmö.
28.01.14
The Superflex retrospective at Charlottenborg in Copenhagen offers a great opportunity to revisit familiar treatments of global injustices. However, the main work of the exhibition is the dazzling display of foreign contacts.
16.01.14
Claire Bishops’s take on a “radical museology” offers a critical, but also somewhat utopian, comment on the prevalent affirmative literature on new museology.
18.12.13
– Art has a kind of inherent Communist perspective, says Mikkel Bolt on the occasion of his new book. However, he is sceptical about art’s contribution to the revolution.
REVIEWED EXHIBITIONS
Liverpool
Dan Graham, David Senior, Félix González-Torres, Julie Ault, Nan Goldin
Exhibition Research Centre (til 13. February)
Reviewed by Mark Sladen
Oslo
Elmgreen & Dragset, Ingar Dragset, Michael Elmgreen
Astrup Fearnley Museet (til 21. March)
Reviewed by Maria Moseng
Jeremy Deller
Rådhusgalleriet (22.02. – 04.03.)
Reviewed by Ingvild Krogvig
Sorø
Sydney
You Imagine What You Desire
Sydney-biennalen (til 21. March)
Reviewed by Aileen Burns, Johan Lundh