(1947 – 2012), Austria

Franz West Related Press

Too Big for a Booth? Art Basel Still Has Room for Your Art Related Press Too Big for a Booth? Art Basel Still Has Room for Your Art 11 June 2019, The New York Times

Since it was begun in 2000, Unlimited, which is offered only at the fair in Basel, has proved to be a particularly popular draw. Most people attending the fair–there were 95,000 last year–are expect

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On my radar: Sarah Morris’s cultural highlights Related Press On my radar: Sarah Morris’s cultural highlights 31 March 2019, The Guardian

Born in Kent in 1967, the artist Sarah Morris grew up in Rhode Island and now lives in New York. She studied at Brown and Cambridge universities, and is known for her abstract geometric paintings and

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Sarah Lucas disrupts Franz West’s Tate Modern survey in off-kilter meeting of art provocateurs Related Press Sarah Lucas disrupts Franz West’s Tate Modern survey in off-kilter meeting of art provocateurs 19 March 2019, Wallpaper*

The first posthumous UK retrospective of Austrian artist Franz West has surfaced at London's Tate Modern following a run at the Centre Pompidou. A chronological compendium of work spans the artist's a

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Franz West at Centre Pompidou, Paris Related Press Franz West at Centre Pompidou, Paris 1 December 2018, ArtReview

Emerging in an early-1970s Viennese art scene dominated by the legacy of the Wiener Gruppe and the meteoric rise of the Actionists, Franz West, unsurprisingly, was a loner for much of his career. A gr

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57th Venice Biennale 'Viva Arte Viva' Related Press 57th Venice Biennale 'Viva Arte Viva' 13 May 2017, art agenda

Viva Arte Viva is a tautological title. Since a tautological statement is one that is necessarily true on the basis of its circular syntactical structure, it's logical to assume that Christine Macel

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Art Brussels announces details of Discovery, Rediscovery and Solo sections Related Press Art Brussels announces details of Discovery, Rediscovery and Solo sections 9 April 2016, Art Fix Daily

From April 21 to 24, the 34th edition of Art Brussels will take place in a new location, Tour & Taxis, a spectacular example of industrial architecture built in 1904, formerly a customs house. This year, the fair has been reduced in size, bringing together 141 galleries from 28 countries, represented in three main sections: PRIME, DISCOVERY and...

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Franz West at Eva Presenhuber Related Press Franz West at Eva Presenhuber 6 November 2015, Contemporary Art Daily

As early as the mid 1970s Franz West turned away from the traditionally more passive artist’s life and began producing mostly modest-sized, white-painted sculptures made primarily out of plaster, wire, gauze, and papier mâché, his so-called “Passstücke.” Visitors to his exhibitions were invited to touch them, heft them, and try...

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Prends-ça! A Paris exhibition invites visitors to take the artworks with them Related Press Prends-ça! A Paris exhibition invites visitors to take the artworks with them 20 October 2015, Hyperallergic

Take Me (I’m Yours) at the Monnaie de Paris revives and expands a 1995 exhibition curated by Christian Boltanski and Hans-Ulrich Obrist at London’s Serpentine Gallery, in which all the art is designed to be touched and taken away. Chiara Parisi, director of cultural programs at the French institution, joins the duo in curating the...

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Franz West review – his sculptures look like they've wandered in, up to no good Related Press Franz West review – his sculptures look like they've wandered in, up to no good 19 June 2014, The Guardian

If you stand among Barbara Hepworth's carved and rounded plaster and wood shapes at the Hepworth in Wakefield for long enough, you feel that time will wear a hole right through you. Hepworth's art see

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Franz West Is Dead at 65; Creator of an Art Universe Related Press Franz West Is Dead at 65; Creator of an Art Universe 26 July 2012, NY Times

Franz West, an influential Austrian sculptor with a penchant for art objects that were willfully unserious, nonideological and accessible and were displayed in Central Park and on the plaza at Lincoln

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