Ironic issues of censorship at the Aichi Triennale

Just days after the Aichi Triennale opened on August 1st in Nagoya, Japan, it was hit with issues of censorship, ironically concerning a small exhibition about censorship. Within the 2019 edition of the Triennale, ‘After “Freedom of Expression?”’ was a mini-show that exhibited works dealing with the rough history of censored artworks in Japan. Among […]

Europe’s tallest roadside work of art to be unveiled in Belgium

A highway in Belgium has been confirmed as the site of the world’s tallest public artwork, measuring at an astounding 60 metres, or twice the height of the statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro and significantly taller than the Statue of Liberty in New York. The 250-tonne steel structure is called Arc Majeur  […]

Kate Klingbeil: Painting the Recovery of the Feminine

Kate Klingbeil “Summer Wind,” 2019. Approx. 16 x 20 inches. Photographed as installed at the Monya Rowe Gallery, NYC. I first saw Kate Klingbeil’s work at the Gallery in 2018. As Klingbeil’s total body work represents the most important inquiry that can happen in the world. cultural production of art today: the exaltation of the […]

Pioneering legacy- Remembering Girish Karnad

On June 10th, revered Indian playwright, actor, and director Girish Karnad passed away. Leaving behind a monumental legacy as a pioneering artist of the 60s and onwards, Karnad has been lionized extensively in his death. Theatre and Bollywood fans have been expressing their grief as well as their gratefulness to the late artists, Indian politician […]

The blood flows in Anish Kapoor’s newest show

Blood gushes from Anish Kapoor’s new works on show at the Lisson Gallery in London. Not literally, but close enough in some cases of his silicone and fibreglass reliefs. A gauze dangles beneath the works and is spattered with red. His oil paintings, meanwhile, contain blood-red splashes and spurts emanating from pink and black cavities. […]

After years of legal fights, Vivian Maier comes to London

Vivian Maier took more than 100,000 photographs but never meant for them to be seen, displayed, or even discovered. Now, they are selling for thousands. A decade since she died in a remote Chicago senior home after slipping on ice and hitting her head, a major collection of her photos is going on display and […]

‘Hilma af Klint’ retrospective break attendance record

The Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future exhibition, which began on October 12th, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York has been a wildly popular show and now, the numbers are proving it. A few days before the exhibition wrapped up on April 23rd, the museum announced that Hilma af Klint had broken the […]