Speculations on Anonymous Materials, Fridericianum Kassel

ArtReview – January & February 2014 | Utopias are out. The artistic self as well. And who still cares about narration, abstraction or anything like the museum space? Not the current generation of young artists, whom Susanne Pfeffer – new director...

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Tobias Zielony at Berlinische Galerie

ArtReview 2013 | ‘Much of modern art is devoted to lowering the threshold of what is terrible,’ wrote Susan Sontag in "On Photography" (1977). Using the example of Diane Arbus’s posing pariahs, she bid farewell to a medium that gets us accustom...

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Berlin Beyond the Myths. A Round Table Discussion

ArtReview – April 2013 | Berlin has an almost mythical reputation as a centre of artistic licence and creativity, powering the European art scene, but is there any truth in all this? ArtReview convened a panel of experts representing the various co...

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Ryan Trecartin

ArtReview – Summer 2014 | The speedy, narcissistic, smartphone-slick hysteria of the LA-based artist’s films seem echoed in his life, but don’t be deceived: the chaos has a system....

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Manifesta 10

Art Review – October 2014 | It stinks. Visitors to the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg hold their sleeves and tissues in front of their noses, even though the rickety windows are already letting in the summer air. Conservation requirements ...

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Rebecca Horn

Art Review – December 2014 | Her work populates the collections of major museums, and alongside celebrated names such as Nam June Paik, Joseph Beuys, Marina Abramović and Yoko Ono, the German artist is one of the most influential of her generation...

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Love Is Colder Than Capital at Kunsthaus Bregenz

ArtReview – 04/2014 | Exhibitions that organise themselves around sociological issues are tricky propositions. Within them, works often function as props for a curator who wants to use socially relevant themes to increase his or her chances of app...

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Neïl Beloufa at Kunstraum Innsbruck

Art Review – January 2013 | Where’s Innsbruck? What it’s like? Well, it’s worth the journey. In the course of just two years Veit Loers, veteran exhibitions-maker with a taste for the darker side of power, has invited Danh Vo, Gregor Schneide...

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Andrea Zittel

Art Review – May 2015 | “Anyone can learn something here, entirely on their own. Oftentimes people learn to protect something that they previously didn’t care for at all. We live in an unconstrained community”...

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