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b. 1953, USA

Nan Goldin Related Press

Nan Goldin review–Gut-wrenching, brilliant and beautiful. I cannot turn away Related Press Nan Goldin review–Gut-wrenching, brilliant and beautiful. I cannot turn away 26 November 2019, The Guardian

Nan Goldin photographs her life, her friendships and loves, her losses and addictions, good times and bad times. Little, if anything, is off-limits. The first large show of Goldin's work in the UK in almost two decades might be accused of raking over old ground. But Goldin often returns to her past, reincorporating older images in new work...

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NAN GOLDIN AND P.A.I.N. GROUP PROTEST SACKLER FAMILY AT THE GUGGENHEIM Related Press NAN GOLDIN AND P.A.I.N. GROUP PROTEST SACKLER FAMILY AT THE GUGGENHEIM 10 February 2019, ArtForum

Photographer Nan Goldin, her group P.A.I.N. (Prescription Addiction Intervention Now), and dozens of activists flooded the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York on Saturday night in protest of the institution's history with the Sackler family. The action, which began as a surprise demonstration in the museum's rotunda, culminated at the steps...

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How Ed van der Elsken Influenced Other Artists Related Press How Ed van der Elsken Influenced Other Artists 3 March 2017, The New York Times

Ed van der Elsken may not have become a household name, but his art has influenced a broad range of photographers, filmmakers and other contemporary artists. Here are three who expressed a direct connection to his art. Nan Goldin The contemporary American photographer Nan Goldin, known for her deeply personal snapshot-like portraits, and her...

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Refuge or trap? Female artists explore the concept of a room at Sadie Coles Related Press Refuge or trap? Female artists explore the concept of a room at Sadie Coles 3 February 2017, The Telegraph

This exceptional show gathers together a clutch of stand-alone installations and photographic works by some of the great female artists of the 20th and 21st century, all of which revolve in some way around the traditionally feminine domain of the domestic space.  As we see here, the idea of the room can assume a multitude of forms and meanings...

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Home girls: female artists explore domestic architectures at Sadie Coles Related Press Home girls: female artists explore domestic architectures at Sadie Coles 30 January 2017, Wallpaper*

Virginia Woolf famously wrote of the importance of having a ‘room of one’s own’, a physical and psychological place women could truly be free to express themselves. An all-female exhibition just opened at the Sadie Coles HQ London explores the way women artists from the late 20th century have looked at the aesthetics and structures of domestic...

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Klaus Biesenbach recalls the founding of KW in Berlin 25 years ago, a moment of 'radical change and freedom' Related Press Klaus Biesenbach recalls the founding of KW in Berlin 25 years ago, a moment of 'radical change and freedom' 29 November 2016, ARTnews

In late November 1989 I came to Berlin. I had spent the summer in New York, staying with a friend who at the time was the editor of an international magazine. On her cable TV and in the many different newspapers she had at her home on the Upper West Side, I had seen and read about an autumn full of demonstrations in East Germany, embassies taken...

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