'A Picture of War is Not War', we read in Hito Steyerl's iconic film November (2004), an essayistic Super 8 film tackling the definition of terrorism constructed around the figure of the artist's best friend Andrea Wolf, who was killed as a terrorist in 1998 in Eastern Anatolia after she joined the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party). Mixing documentary...
There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial art activity in Japan this year. The Aichi Triennale opened in Nagoya this August, sparking a national debate about the shutting down of a display of formerly censored works—the result of public backlash against a burnt image of Emperor Hirohito and a statue commemorating the women forced into...
Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...
Same as before.
Past, present, future.
'Time, time, time, see what's become of me...'1
The same as always.
Different every time.
'round about midnight.²
Entrance and exit.
'They laughed at me when I said I wanted to be a comedian, well they're not laughing now.'³
— Notes from the artist, April (2019).
Fergus Feehily, born in Dublin in 1968, currently lives and works in Berlin and Helsinki. He has shown widely, including The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Dallas Museum of Art, Walker Art Center, Tokyo Opera City and Irish Museum of Modern Art amonst others. Feehily is currently professor of painting at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts, Helsinki.
From 10 till 14 April we will again exhibit at Art Cologne and would be delighted to welcome you at our booth C26, hall 11.2. The next exhibition will open in the beginning of September.
1 'A Hazy Shade of Winter', recorded by The Bangles in 1987, a cover version of the Simon & Garfunkel song, originally.
² The album 'Round About Midnight' was realised by Miles Davis in 1957, it opens with the song of the same title, written by Thelonious Monk, Bernie Hanighen and Cootie Williams.
³ Bob Monkhouse. Monkhouse was a veteran British comedian, and this one of his most famous jokes.
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