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Critic’s Guide: Milan

Twitter Facebook Email To Pinterest<p>Critic's Guide - 28 Mar 2017<p>Critic’s Guide: Milan<p>Ahead of this week’s miart art fair, a guide to the best shows …


‘A Fair Is Not an Exhibition’ Says miart Director Alessandro Rabottini

Art Fairs<p>With the big players buying stakes at regional art fair, what can smaller fairs do to stay relevant?<p>,<p>The Milan International Fair of Modern …


Will Documenta have an impact on Athens' art scene?

The prestigious international contemporary art show, Documenta 14, opens in a few weeks in Athens - yet no one seems to know about it. Can it still expect to help the local art scene?<p>It's a sensation. The Documenta will be held outside of Kassel for the first time since it first started in 1955. …


Speak: Tania Bruguera, Douglas Gordon, Laure Prouvost, Cally Spooner / Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Wir haben Übernahmeangebote abgelehnt

«Parkett» zählt seit 33 Jahren zu den renommiertesten Kunstzeitschriften weltweit. Jetzt kommt das Aus. Die Zürcher Chefredaktorin Bice Curiger zieht …

Daniel Hug, director of Art Cologne, on the Cologne art scene and the Germans’ passion for collecting

"Cologne was the art capital of Germany in the 1960s. The Cologne-based art collectors Peter and Irene Ludwig were collecting pop art before the …


Here’s What I Learned from Visiting Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors Exhibition

You may have seen the snaps while scrolling through your Instagram feed — polka dots, pulsing lights, mirrored reflections, and a whole lot of selfies. (If not, check out the hashtag #infinitekusama right now.) The <i>Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors</i> exhibition is made for Instagram, even if the art was …


John Bock: Hell's Bells: A Western / Sadie Coles HQ, London

A World View: John Latham. Retrospective at The Serpentine Gallery, London

Maria Lassnig: A Painting Survey, 1950-2007 / Hauser & Wirth London

7 Abandoned Buildings That Were Transformed into Something Beautiful

From Brooklyn to Barcelona, AD surveys the most striking examples of decay transformed into decadence<p>Abandoned buildings are typically considered eyesores. For some, they're synonymous with neglect and decay. But what if someone takes these structures (many of them decades if not centuries old) and …


Survey: Culture Wars

<b>Pablo Larios</b><i><br>Pablo Larios is associate editor of frieze. He is based in Berlin, Germany.</i><p>In a world increasingly riven by stark political and social …


'Worst view in the world': Banksy opens hotel overlooking Bethlehem wall

Exclusive: British artist launches Walled Off hotel in hope of bringing Israeli tourists – and dialogue – to West Bank city<p>The Walled Off Hotel by Banksy – in pictures<p>The Walled Off hotel may sound utilitarian, even bleak. Its owner says it has “the worst view of any hotel in the world”, while its …

Middle East

Opinion | Black Sky Thinking | Ultimately Meaningless: Banksy's Walled Off Hotel Is The Nadir Of Street Art

As spray can charlatan Banksy opens his Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem, Bella Gladman argues that it makes for a naff and simplistic stunt devoid of …

Street Art

Ibrahim Mahama: Fragments / White Cube, Bermondsey

A World View: John Latham review – trying to make sense of an oddball visionary

Serpentine Galleries, London A survey of the British conceptual artist, whose burnt-book sculptures and spray-can paintings held a mirror to society, proves he’s no less baffling today<p>Pffft went the spray gun, spitting a little constellation of black spattery dots on an otherwise empty canvas, like …


Liz Magor

With the reissue of their eponymous debut album, revisiting the career of legendary Berlin art project / punk band Die...<p>Galeria Jaqueline Martins, …


Josiah McElheny: The Crystal Land / White Cube, Bermondsey

Doris Lasch at Kunsthaus Baselland

Los Angeles

This terrifying synth installation is powered by human blood

<b>Until I Die uses blood-filled batteries to generate an electrical current.</b>Russian artist Dmitry Morozov aka ::vtol:: has shared a video of his latest …


L.A.'s three most exciting museum openings of 2017

L.A.’s contemporary art scene looks bright with a gaggle of galleries opening in the coming months. It’s been just over a year since the Broad opened …

Los Angeles

Jenny Holzer to exhibit new AR and projection works at Blenheim Palace this autumn

Artist Jenny Holzer will unveil new works in a solo exhibition at Blenheim Palace this September. She will create new, site-specific work that will …


New Map Celebrates Paris’ Brutalist Architecture

Adding to its regular releases of city guide maps, London-based publisher Blue Crow Media has now produced the Brutalist Paris Map, in collaboration …

John Giorno: Space Forgets You / Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich

Spanish Architect Turns Old Cement Factory Into His Home, And The Interior Will Take Your Breath Away

When Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a dilapidated cement factory in 1973, he immediately saw a world of possibilities. <i>La fábrica</i> was born, and almost …


Oscar Tuazon: See Through / Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich

A Stanford ophthalmologist explains how we see color and art

Photoreceptor cells in our retinas (the rods and cones) receive light and change it to a neural signal. But they cannot transmit images directly to …

Editor-in-Chief Bice Curiger on the Reason Parkett Is Calling It Quits

Art World<p>The magazine featured in-depth articles on an incredible roster of artists.<p>,<p>“Young kids think everything has to be free,” said curator and …