Mohammad Salemy reports on art historical and political redress within The Museum of ModernArt's permanent collection after the museum's recent expansion.
The Armory Show is really just the weekend-long cherry on top of the splendid sundae that is the New York art scene and all it has to offer.
Düsseldorf, the capital of Germany’s most populous federal state and the economic heart of the Rhine-Ruhr region, has developed an identity as a ‘trade fair city’, with an excellent cultural scene that includes a long list of festivals and cultural institutions.
It was a typical Berlin week of contrasts, of darkness and beauty, the sacred and the profane.
At the height of McCarthyism, American writer Ray Bradbury published his dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 which describes life in a near future where all books are burned on the orders of the state. Extrapolating from the situation of censorship that he felt pervaded 1950s America, Bradbury imagined a fleet of ‘firemen’ who ignite...