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MUSIC : THE MELODY, FRANCESCO TRISTANO

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 a young musician and composer causing a stir on the club scene as well as in classical concert venues is probably a world-first. It may also be the first time that purists from the classical and techno camps actually agree on something That they don’t know quite what to make of this young musician who […]

BOOK : ALLAN KAPROW. POSTERS

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Allan Kaprow (1927–2006) was an American artist who is perhaps best known for his work 18 Happenings in 6 Parts that took place at the Reuben Gallery in New York in 1959. In 1958 he wrote an essay, “The Legacy of Jackson Pollock,” that became an essential text for understanding the development of his work […]

SUPPLE EXPANSIONS AT FREEDMAN FITZPATRICK, LOS ANGELES

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SUPPLE EXPANSIONS draws on work by three artists from disparate positions to mold the gallery space into a portal – a somatic voyage to dreamscape beyond the frontiers of waking cognition. Born in the mountain city of Winterthur, Switzerland in 1926, Heidi Bucher moved to California in the 1960s, where she collaborated with her husband, […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | DEC. 9-13, 2014

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This week on the blog we visited the new exhibition Paris De Noche at Night Gallery; we had a review on the last days at Art Basel Miami; we passed by Faire des Fleurs, a show curated by Camille Azaïs at Florence Loewy;  we heard about a new limited edition: Initiation; and we finally saw […]

FAIRE DES FLEURS AT FLORENCE LOEWY

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Mondrian painted flowers. We know of about one hundred fifty paintings and drawings by him representing almost invariably a solitary flower emerging from a neutral ground, painted with expression and vigor. There is a great contrast between Mondrian’s paintings of flowers and his neo- plastic system, which he developed in parallel; and if they remain […]

PARIS DE NOCHE AT NIGHT GALLERY

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When I first thought about an exhibition at Night Gallery my instinct was to tear down all the walls, which I thought created difficult triangular areas and didn’t offer long distance viewing of the work that would be possible in an emptier space. I proposed this idea to Mieke and Davida who both considered it but […]

BENJAMIN SEROR AT REDCAT LOUNGE

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The Marsyas Hours Benjamin Seror’s improvised stories are inspired by phantoms of literature, art history and everyday adventures. Over three Tuesday evenings (november 18, 25 & December 2) in the REDCAT Lounge, he developed and performed a new version of his latest project, The Marsyas Hour, an impromptu script for a TV pilot that recounts […]