A recent performance in Helsinki by artist Theaster Gates resulted in a new and unexpected perspective on the city.
Amidst cries of “crisis tourism”, Documenta 14 aims to unleash the giant exhibition’s political potential as it takes over public arenas in Athens and Kassel.
As an art worker, my domain is the social world, says Mieke Bal, organiser of the two-day conference Modern Sensibilities
that commences at the Munch Museum in Oslo today.
Stine Hebert, former rector of the Funen Art Academy in Denmark, has been appointed dean at the Oslo Academy of Fine Art.
Behind the decision to build a Hilma af Klint-museum there is a long-standing conflict between the artist’s living relatives and the anthroposophical movement in Sweden.
Is the virtual synonymous with the digital? Myths of the Marble
at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, argues otherwise. Kunstkritikk
spoke with the curators before tonight’s opening.
48 hours with teargas, helicopters, Bikers For Trump and the birth of a new kind of popular resistance.
Kunsthal Aarhus cancels the private view of its new Thomas Hirschhorn and Cécile B. Evans shows, remaining closed on 20 January as part of the international #J20 art strike.
– We give advice, but it’s their
project, says Alexander Koch about New Patrons, an alternative model for the production of public artworks.
The city council of Helsinki has voted against the proposal for a Guggenheim Helsinki. The project will be remembered as a failed collaboration on cultural politics.
– I hope that the exhibition can signal an uncertainty about one’s own existence or the present political situation, says curator Mats Stjernstedt about the 2017 Nordic Pavilion.
Three books by Jussi Parikka, Terry Smith, and Geoff Cox & Jacob Lund launch a new series of publications about contemporaneity at Aarhus University.
– If coexistence was imaginable then, where are we now? That is the question posed by curator Nada Raza in the exhibition The Missing One
, opening at OCA in Oslo today.
KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin has a new board of directors, a new structure and an actual director. The ambition: to rank among Europe's key exhibition venues.
Between Brexit and last week’s crash of the British Pound, Frieze London took a tentative approach, evoking the 90s but failing to draw from the period’s exuberance.
– I always thank the machine for its creativity, says mail art pioneer Paulo Bruscky. Tomorrow, Friday, he performs at Andquestionmark in Stockholm.
– Malmö is Sweden’s most exciting city, and the Konsthall is the country's most beautiful exhibition space, says Mats Stjernstedt who is new director of Malmö Konsthall.
The 11th Gwangju Biennale is occasionally unfocused, yet it is ultimately working without pomp to tackle daunting questions of the moment.
Malmö Art Academy has been given notice to vacate its premises in one year. According to Dean Gertrud Sandqvist, this could imply that the school is will be forced to close.
Manifesta 11 is about work and collaboration. During the press conference in Zürich the set-up appeared noncommittal, almost politically evasive.