'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...
Taka Ishii Gallery will organize the presentation for Art Basel 2017 by assigning apposite works by the artists it represents to the four categories of contemporary sculpture shown below.
1) Works that use natural elements as their material and gives them form
Zon Ito, Tatsuo Kawaguchi, Yoshishige Saito
2) Works that use products of civilization as their material to change their meaning
Ei Arakawa and Katsuhiro Yamaguchi
3) Works that use some method to visualize an invisible space
Koji Enokura, Mario Garcia Torres, Yuki Kimura, Hanako Murakami and Cerith Wyn Evans
4) Works that are documentation of sculptures and installations
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