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This Is Not America Related Press This Is Not America 18 November 2019, Art Review

ArtReview caught up with Los Angeles-based artist Mark Bradford in Shanghai at the launch of an exhibition titled Los Angeles, a ten-year survey of his painting, sculpture and videowork at the Lon

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Frieze London review, Regent's Park: the fine art of hobnobbing and showing off Related Press Frieze London review, Regent's Park: the fine art of hobnobbing and showing off 3 October 2019, Telegraph

It can be tiring traipsing around the annual Frieze London art fair in Regent's Park – which is why, when you pass Tokyo gallery Taro Nasu's booth, you may find yourself drawn to a black vending mach

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Mark Bradford: The 60 Minutes Interview Related Press Mark Bradford: The 60 Minutes Interview 12 May 2019, CBS News

Mark Bradford is widely considered one of the most important and influential artists in America today. His abstract canvases, which often deal with complex social and political issues, hang in major m

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Mark Bradford Tears Up Tradition Related Press Mark Bradford Tears Up Tradition 24 June 2018, Elephant

In late 2016, when the world was still coming to terms with the reality of Trump's move into the White House (truth be told, it still hasn't fully), American artist Mark Bradford was busy conceiving a

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'Emotionally and Physically, You Have to Keep at It': Mark Bradford on His Epic Painting Cycle Hirshhorn Museum, 'Pickett's Charge' Related Press 'Emotionally and Physically, You Have to Keep at It': Mark Bradford on His Epic Painting Cycle Hirshhorn Museum, 'Pickett's Charge' 6 June 2018, ARTnews

Pickett's Charge, a group of eight humongous, mixed media artworks that Mark Bradford completed last year, may stop you in your tracks. That's what happened to me at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculptu

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Mark Bradford confronts the myths of America’s past Related Press Mark Bradford confronts the myths of America’s past 16 January 2018, Apollo

At a retreat a few years ago, curators from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. held a brainstorming session to contemplate the museum’s most successful shows in recent memor

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In the Flesh: Mark Bradford in the US Pavilion Related Press In the Flesh: Mark Bradford in the US Pavilion 19 May 2017, Art in America

Visitors to Mark Bradford's exhibition as the official United States representative to the 2017 Venice Biennale must enter the neoclassical US pavilion using a single side entrance, where they immedia

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The best art unveiled at the 2017 Venice Biennale Related Press The best art unveiled at the 2017 Venice Biennale 17 May 2017, The Denizen

The 57th edition of the world's most important art exhibition, the Venice Biennale, has, in the past week, seen no end of impressive works unveiled by the world's most important and progressive artist

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Giardini Pavilion Highlights from the 57th Venice Biennale Related Press Giardini Pavilion Highlights from the 57th Venice Biennale 11 May 2017, Whitewall

JAPANESE PAVILION, Takahiro Iwasaki: Turned Upside Down, It's a Forest Takahiro Iwasaki has created a multifaceted spatial experience of viewing the Itsukushima Shrine located in Hiroshima, whe

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57th Venice Biennale: Get to Know the Artists of the Must-See National Pavilions Related Press 57th Venice Biennale: Get to Know the Artists of the Must-See National Pavilions 10 May 2017, MutualArt

The most important global art event of the year is upon us, as thousands descend upon the slowly submerging islands in the Venetian Lagoon to view the microcosm of the art world that is the 57th Venic

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A Venice Biennale About Art, With the Politics Muted Related Press A Venice Biennale About Art, With the Politics Muted 7 May 2017, The New York Times

In 2015, the Venice Biennale with Okwui Enwezor as curator sometimes felt more like a political manifesto, with readings from Marx's Das Kapital and work that touched on climate change, colonialism

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An Artist's Mythic Rebellion for the Venice Biennale Related Press An Artist's Mythic Rebellion for the Venice Biennale 1 May 2017, The New York Times

Mark Bradford, one of America’s most acclaimed painters, could not figure out what to put in the grand rotunda. This artist, who is set to represent his country in May at the 2017 Venice Biennale, fo

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Mark Bradford: From 'Scorched Earth' to the Venice Biennale Related Press Mark Bradford: From 'Scorched Earth' to the Venice Biennale 14 September 2016, Whitewall

'I’m very drape-y,' says artist Mark Bradford as he dangles his limbs over the back of a chair. The photographer wants to know if he was ever a dancer. A smirk passes across Bradford’s face. 'Giiiirl,' he says. That Bradford spent his youth in nightclubs—before embarking on a career that would lead him to...

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Mark Bradford to represent the US at the 57th Venice Biennale Related Press Mark Bradford to represent the US at the 57th Venice Biennale 19 April 2016, The Art Newspaper

The Los Angeles-based artist Mark Bradford will represent the United States at the 2017 Venice Biennale, the Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, announced today, 18 April. The Rose, which was threatened with closure by the university's president during the recession, will present Bradford’s work at the event....

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Three artists who think outside the box Related Press Three artists who think outside the box 7 December 2015, The New York Times

As a young artist getting started in Houston, Rick Lowe sought to address in his paintings the violence and poverty he saw in the city where he lived, especially in those historically black neighborhoods like the Third Ward that had been buffeted by decades of policy neglect. But in 1990, during a visit to his studio by high school students, a...

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