'Poems are like sentences that have taken their clothes off.' Marlene Dumas' poetic and sensual refrain accompanies her figurative watercolours on view in Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life, the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) in the southern state of Kerala, India (12 December 2018–29 March 2019).Dumas' new series...
The paintings of Ellen Altfest are ethereal in their detail. Fields of minutiae come together as pulsating images; small brushstrokes of oil paint accumulate over a series of months to single out seemingly innocuous subjects, such as a hand resting atop patterned fabric (The Hand, 2011) or a deep green cactus reaching upwards from beneath a bed of...
On the rooftop of the former Rio Hotel complex in Colombo, it was hard to ignore the high-rise buildings, still under construction, blocking all but a sliver of what used to be an open view over Slave Island, once an island on Beira Lake that housed slaves in the 19th century, and now a downtown suburb. The hotel was set alight during the...
Raja'a Khalid & Lantian Xie
ARCOmadrid | Opening | Booth 9OP08
February 21 - 25, 2018
Grey Noise, Dubai is pleased to announce its inaugural participation at ARCOmadrid 2018 with a presentation of works by Raja'a Khalid and Lantian Xie.
Titled after American rapper Nelly's 2000 hit song, Country Grammar is staged as a constellation of warnings, cautions, threats, fetishes, idols, dress ups, sugars, starches,and delinquencies.
Country Grammar inflects the mood of an exploded high school foyer recalling school days in Dubai where both artists spent their youth.
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