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Rirkrit Tiravanija Related Press

What Happens When Artists Run Restaurants? Related Press What Happens When Artists Run Restaurants? 5 July 2019, Frieze

Last month, a new sake bar opened at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts: a softly lit tunnel of booze that promises the kind of entrancing conversation one can never quite remember the next morni

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Singapore Art Week Related Press Singapore Art Week 23 February 2018, art agenda

Developed by the Singapore government in 2013 in an attempt to create hype around the fair Art Stage Singapore, Singapore Art Week (SAW) is a loose collection of events organized by museums, art space

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Ugo Rondinone 'I ♥ John Giorno' at Various venues, New York Related Press Ugo Rondinone 'I ♥ John Giorno' at Various venues, New York 27 July 2017, Mousse Magazine

Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno —the first major U.S. exhibition about the American poet, artist, activist and muse John Giorno—has opened simultaneously across 13 locations in New York City. _I ♥ J

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John Giorno Related Press John Giorno 25 July 2017, artforum.com

I learned early on from the eats, such as Allen Ginsburg and William Burroughs—and the Pop artists too—that archives were very important. This was around the late 1950s, or the beginning of the '60s

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'The Garden—End of Times; Beginning of Times' Related Press 'The Garden—End of Times; Beginning of Times' 10 July 2017, Art Agenda

The inaugural ARoS Triennial, The Garden—End of Times; Beginning of Times, opened in Aarhus, 2017's European Capital of Culture, on the morning that Donald Trump stood in the White House garden and

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A Spin Through All 13 Venues of ‘Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno’ in New York Related Press A Spin Through All 13 Venues of ‘Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno’ in New York 21 June 2017, ARTnews

Tonight, on the longest night of the year, 13 different venues will play host to the stateside edition of Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno, a massive exhibition of work by the artist John Giorno prese

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Parlour tricks: four artists’ exquisite take on the surrealist game cadavre exquis Related Press Parlour tricks: four artists’ exquisite take on the surrealist game cadavre exquis 20 April 2017, Wallpaper*

Anyone who has ever played cadavre exquis (or, exquisite corpse), the surrealist's game in which one participant draws a head, covers the page, and another participant draws the body, covers the page,

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At STPI Creative Workshop, four artists collaborate on an exhibition of 'Exquisite Trust' Related Press At STPI Creative Workshop, four artists collaborate on an exhibition of 'Exquisite Trust' 3 April 2017, designboom

Exquisite Trust (Blindly Collective Collaborations) is an exhibition taking place at the Singapore Tyler Print Institute from March 18th to April 22nd, 2017. a collaboration between four major interna

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Art Basel Hong Kong returns, bigger and bolder than ever before Related Press Art Basel Hong Kong returns, bigger and bolder than ever before 26 March 2017, Wallpaper*

Now in its fifth edition, Art Basel Hong Kong has become a firm annual fixture on the city’s cultural – and art collector’s – map. With almost 80,000 visitors and surprisingly robust sales reported on

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Politics and commerce collide at Art Basel Miami Beach Related Press Politics and commerce collide at Art Basel Miami Beach 6 December 2016, The New York Times

Even the small talk was more solemn at this year’s edition of Art Basel Miami Beach. On opening day of what is America’s largest fair of contemporary art and Champagne-steeped hedonism, the air kisses were shadowed by the challenges the presidency of Donald J. Trump might pose to an art world that likes to imagine itself as a force for...

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Review: Art Basel Miami Beach Related Press Review: Art Basel Miami Beach 5 December 2016, Art Agenda

It has been hard, lately, to think about art. I don’t mean to imply that art isn’t powerful, transformative, or even a necessary distraction. The problem, really, is that it’s been hard to think about anything besides the new president-elect, or how every check I deposit helps fund the poisoning of the sole water supply at...

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Booths at Art Basel Miami Beach take on Trump Related Press Booths at Art Basel Miami Beach take on Trump 2 December 2016, ARTNews

At first glance, there’s little sign of any political unrest here on the sun-dappled, palm-lined streets of Miami Beach, where the art world has decamped for this city’s edition of Art Basel. On the opening night, there was a rosé-soaked picnic at the Standard Spa, an opulent ribbon-cutting at the Faena Forum, and a party for an art...

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Your guide to the Miami fairs Related Press Your guide to the Miami fairs 28 November 2016, Whitewall

Art Basel in Miami Beach is celebrating its 15th anniversary with 269 leading international galleries drawn from 29 countries. The fair has vastly expanded since its first 2002 edition to include dedicated sections for film, outdoor sculpture, and prints, as well as curated shows of historical significance and explorations of new works by emerging...

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Sci-fi and fact at the Okayama Art Summit Related Press Sci-fi and fact at the Okayama Art Summit 28 October 2016, The Japan Times

The city of Okayama was flattened by incendiary bombs in 1945. Many people died, more than 12,000 homes were destroyed and Okayama’s centuries-old wooden castle burned to its stone foundations. In 1966, the donjon was rebuilt with modern concrete, which was likely made in Mizushima — a smoke-spewing industrial site near Okayama that...

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'Protest:' visual autonomy Related Press 'Protest:' visual autonomy 27 October 2016, Aesthetica Magazine

Victoria Miro stages a group exhibition by artists concerned with socio-political issues of their day, who question the status quo and the power structures found within societies, and who take the language of protest as a means to explore its potency. Inspired by Alice Neel’s 1936 painting Nazis Murder Jews, the exhibition draws together new...

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Power to... the art of protest Related Press Power to... the art of protest 19 September 2016, The Guardian

In repressive states, the role of the artist is unambiguous: to assert the individual imagination, the singular power that all dictatorships fear. I remember once talking to the Czech dissident and writer Ivan Klima, who had been subject both to the arbitrary horror of a Nazi concentration camp as a child and the long grinding years of Soviet...

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The art in this show followed me out of the museum, told me I was going to die Related Press The art in this show followed me out of the museum, told me I was going to die 16 September 2016, Observer

At the Jewish Museum, Halloween lovers can trick-or-treat a month early. In Take Me (I’m Yours), which opened today, all of the works by a roster of 42 international artists can be taken away. Visitors can leave with a T-shirt designed by Rirkrit Tiravanija, a blue and red pin conceived by Alex Israel, a tissue from Haim...

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5 international biennials and triennials not to miss around Asia in Fall 2016 Related Press 5 international biennials and triennials not to miss around Asia in Fall 2016 31 August 2016, Art Radar Journal

From the 7th edition of Korea’s Busan Biennale to Japan’s new Triennial the Okayama Art Summit, these five international events will provide thoughtful reflection on new and refreshing curatorial practices in the context of the Biennale infrastructure.

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Mutant Mystique—The STPI network Related Press Mutant Mystique—The STPI network 22 January 2016, Randian

Randian is in Singapore for Art Stage. As part of our coverage we are visiting a number of the institutions and galleries contributing to the emerging Singaporean and South East Asian art scene. In this article, we turn to Singapore’s STPI If New York’s alter ego is Gotham City, then Singapore’s is more like a figment of...

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Review of the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane Related Press Review of the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane 20 January 2016, Aesthetica Magazine

At the recent opening of the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial in Brisbane, Australia, (APT8) immersive installations placed a premium on first hand encounters with works of art. Showcased at the Queensland Art Gallery, (QAG) and Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), works from South Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Australia and the Middle East addressed...

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Recounting contemporaneity: India’s Raqs Media Collective – artist profile Related Press Recounting contemporaneity: India’s Raqs Media Collective – artist profile

Raqs Media Collective embodies the notion of pluralism, interdisciplinarity and proliferation. The vastness of possibilities, be they unpredictable or latent, are at stake in their research, alongside fostering awareness of individuals’ abilities to stretch their own lives beyond predetermined mental categories. Raqs Media Collective is the...

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Baseltopia: Searching For Utopia (and Dystopia) at Art Basel 2015 Related Press Baseltopia: Searching For Utopia (and Dystopia) at Art Basel 2015 22 June 2015, The Huffington Post

The great hall of the world's most influential international art fair might seem like the last place one might find utopia. Indeed, it almost seems antithetical to the art fair environment, as a realm of commercial activity predicated on exclusivity and lavish displays of luxury it is hardly the setting for utopian ideals (unless your idea of...

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Art Basel Roundup Related Press Art Basel Roundup 22 June 2015, Art Agenda

Gold (2004), performed by Alexandra Bachzetsis at the Natural History Museum on the opening night of Parcours, said it all: she entered the room wearing stilettos and a tiny, shiny golden bikini, her body covered in oil like a wrestler. She turned a camera on and started dancing in front of it, building an intense routine of iconic, sexy moves...

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Moscow’s Garage Museum opens with one eye on Soviet past, the other on the future Related Press Moscow’s Garage Museum opens with one eye on Soviet past, the other on the future 12 June 2015, The Art Newspaper

Dasha Zhukova’s Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow was unveiled to the press on Wednesday with a tour by the architect Rem Koolhaas, who explained how he preserved the Brutalist architecture of the Soviet-era building in Gorky Park that has been taken over by the institution.

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Two new museums set to boost contemporary art in Thailand Related Press Two new museums set to boost contemporary art in Thailand 4 June 2015, Asia Correspondent

Lotuses and Buddha images usually spring to mind when Thai art is mentioned. And although such visuals still remain intact in the country, there are much more to Thai contemporary art. While Thai artists such as Rirkrit Tiravanija, Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook and Korakrit Arunanondchai have made their names in the global art world, very few Thais know...

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In the Giardini: five to see in Okwui Enwezor’s All the World’s Futures Related Press In the Giardini: five to see in Okwui Enwezor’s All the World’s Futures 7 May 2015, The Art Newspaper

In his interviews in the weeks before the Venice Biennale opened to invited guests and press today, 5 May, director Okwui Enwezor promised the most politically oriented Venice for years. Speaking on the roof terrace at the Ca’ Guistinian yesterday he discussed the difficulties of installing his exhibition All the World’s Futures in the...

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Sharjah Biennial 12: A March Through the City Related Press Sharjah Biennial 12: A March Through the City 6 April 2015, MutualArt

A performance titled Fanfare funérailles, conceptualized and performed by the Congolese dancer and choreographer Papy Ebotani, and based on a text by young Congolese writer and choreographer Dorine Mokha, took place on March 6 as one of the opening events of the 12th Sharjah Biennial. As one UAE-based art critic described it, “With this...

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Here's the Artist List for the 2015 Venice Biennale Related Press Here's the Artist List for the 2015 Venice Biennale 6 March 2015, Art News

Yes! After months and months of speculation, prayers, and rumors, the Venice Biennale has released the artist list for its 56th edition, “All the World’s Futures,” which is being curated by Okwui Enwezor. At a quick glance, it looks like a thrillingly eclectic list, counting among its participants giants like Bruce Nauman, Adrian...

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Contemporary Asian Art At Art Basel Miami Beach Related Press Contemporary Asian Art At Art Basel Miami Beach

The 13th edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach (ABMB) offered an especially strong showing of Asian galleries. As interest in contemporary Asian art continues to grow, so does the number of Asian exhibitors at international art fairs. Of the 267 exhibitors that showed at this year’s ABMB, 21 are located in or have branches in Asia. New...

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Rirkrit Tiranvanija At Stpi Related Press Rirkrit Tiranvanija At Stpi 1 July 2014, Bruce Quek for Randian / 20 June 2014

One tends to think of food and relational art when thinking of Rirkrit Tiravanija, which is perhaps a little unfair, like the typecasting suffered by Boris Karloff. Despite acknowledging this, the notion of Tiravanija working alongside the Singapore Tyler Print Institute does elicit some sense of fascinated curiosity at what they’ve produced...

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