abracadabra

The word “abracadabra” is believed to have magical powers. When uttered from the mouth of a magician, it becomes a magical formula for incredible changes and transformations; it may enchant, disenchant, cast a spell, cure a fatal disease, bring luck, transform a Prince Charming into a frog or an old witch into a beautiful girl, … Continue Reading

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I’ve got my game plan working

New York’s Munch Gallery is presenting the exhibition I’ve Got My Game Plan Working. It is sharp and vibrant and exercises wordplays and irregular shapes. Featuring all new works by Morten Hemmingsen (DK) and Christopher Stribley (AU). The artworks of Morten Hemmingsen are composed of trivial statements and clichés combined with his distinct visual style. … Continue Reading

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orientations

Orientations at Hoxton Art Gallery in London presents a series of photographs by Güler Ates and a projection of new work and stills by Sara Hibbert. Referencing the traditions of Dutch golden age painting Ates presents photographs feature a single female figure within the frame. Using a range of visual signifiers, including traditions of costume, … Continue Reading

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spellbound

Curated by Predrag Pajdic with Jo Andres, Milijana Babic, Maja Bajevic, Hrafnhildur Benediktsdóttir, Andreia Chaves, Carolyn Cowan, Alexandra Eldridge, Alicia Fantozzi, Denise Grünstein, Rose-Gabriel De La Lyre, J. L. Nash, Nathália Mello, Nina Thilas-Mohs, and Lana Zdravkovic (Kitch). Spellbound is a group exhibition of international artists whose work gazes into the understanding, experience and influences … Continue Reading

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alexandra eldridge: the art of wanderine

Alexandra Eldridge’s images emerge from a place where contradictions are allowed, paradox reigns and reason is abandoned. In her search for inherent radiance in all things, the ordinary becomes extraordinary. Her works are primal and reflective, presenting an emotional landscape, often inspiring spiritual investigation. During a month spent in Paris she took on the role … Continue Reading

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studio visit with nathan hanford

Images: Of Three Letter Man studio by the artist Nathan Hanford in the famous Columbia Road in London, that every Sunday hosts the most magnificent flower market. Nathan produces breathtakingly beautiful embroideries that can be seen in his studio next to custom and one of a kind hand embroideries, stitchery, knits and crochets by many … Continue Reading

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eat me

Ghada Amer & Reza Farkondeh, Joel Anderianomearisoa, Reza Aramesh, Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin, Kendell Geers, Frances Goodman, Sigalit Landau, Kalup Linzy, Gavin Turk, Hank Willis Thomas, Mickalene Thomas, Trecey Rose. “I am only interested in what’s not mine. The law of men. The law of the cannibal.” – Oswald de Andrade, from The Cannibal … Continue Reading

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fernando prats

The work of Fernando Prats in the Arsenals of Venice shows the powerful reality of our geography, with topics such as the earthquake and the eruption of the Chaitén volcano. The Chilean Pavilion at the 54th Art Biennale of Venice is the result of a joint collaboration between the National Council of Culture and the … Continue Reading

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barry x ball: portraits and masterpieces

In conjunction with the 54th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, Ca’ Rezzonico presents Portraits and Masterpieces, a solo show of American sculptor Barry X Ball, curated by Dr. Laura Mattioli. Ball’s work incorporates both the traditional and the contemporary, directly engaging the history of art while stretching the boundaries of technique. In … Continue Reading

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the fondazione prada in venice

The Fondazione Prada is pleased to announce the opening, on 31 May, 2011, of its new exhibition space in Venice, the Ca’ Corner della Regina, an historic palazzo on the Grand Canal. Belonging to the Comune di Venezia, the building was made available by the Fondazione Musei Civici, which oversees its use and administration, for … Continue Reading

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