Broomberg & Chanarin, Chicago No. 2, 2006, © Broomberg & Chanarin, Courtesy Lisson Gallery

ART CITIES:Milan-Broomberg & Chanarin

Broomberg & Chanarin approach photography as a form of conceptual ethnography. Much of their work has been concerned with the gathering of visual data relating to matters of human behaviour, often in places of political tension. Stylistically, they avoid the overtly creative, opting instead for a pared down, formal approach …

Park Seo-Bo, Ecriture No. 931204, 1993, Mixed media with Korean Hanji paper on canvas, 46 x 53.5 cm, © the artist, Photo © White Cube (Ben Westoby)

ART-PRESENTATION:Park Seo Bo-ZIGZAG

Park Seo-Bo’s works reflect 50 years of exploring the role of the artist as a channel through which energy manifests itself in form. One of the most influential artists in modern Korean history, Park uses traditional Korean paper and employs simple but dramatic gestures that allude to a rudimentary language. …

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ART NEWS:Jan.03

Trained as a miniature painter in Lahore, Pakistan, Ambreen Butt uses the dramatic imagery and storytelling from her native country’s traditional art form to comment on contemporary issues.  Ambreen Butt created “I Need a Hero”, a temporary site-specific work for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s façade.The work is a scene …

Liza Lou, ingxube (Umlazi), 2015, woven glass beads, 163.5 x 163.5 x 3.5 cm, Lehmann Maupin Gallery Archive

ART CITIES:Hong Kong-Liza Lou

With an emphasis on repetition, formal perfection and materiality, Liza Lou’s sculptures and environments thrive on the tension between the apparent impossibility …

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TRACES:Cindy Sherman

Today is the occasion to bear in mind Cindy Sherman (19/1/54- ), by turning the camera on herself her work continually re-examines …

Katharina Grosse, Untitled (Detail), 2016, Acrylic on canvas, 300 x 230 cm, © Katharina Grosse and VG Bild-Kunst-Bonn 2016, Photo Jens Ziehe, Courtesy Gagosian

ART CITIES:N.York-Katharina Grosse

Katharina Grosse’s approach to painting is not limited by the traditional rectilinear proportions of the canvas or even the architectural margins of …

Marina Abramović, The Hero, 2001, Chromogenic Print, 126 x 126 cm, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection-Washington D.C., © Marina Abramovic Archives, Photo: Lee Stalsworth, Whitechapel Gallery Archive

ART-PRESENTATION: Terrains of the Body

Before the late ‘60s most women artists, struggling to participate in the male-dominated art world, had overwhelming disincentives to put feminist meanings …

Sofia Stevi, Untitled (Detail), 2016, Mixed media on canvas, Courtesy The Breeder-Athens

ART CITIES:Athens- Sofia Stevi

Returning in Athens from a few years in London, Sofia Stevi co-founded Fokidos 21, an artist-led project space in Athens and began …

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INTERVIEW:Peter Bläuer

Peter Bläuer is the charismatic director of LISTE, which saw a significant gap in the contemporary art market. In 1995 along with …

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ART CITIES:N.York- David Reed

David Reed has contributed as much in terms of expanding the vocabulary of abstract painting. With a rare combination of technical virtuosity, …

James Coleman, Untitled, 2011-15, LED video installation with audio, color, Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery

ART-PREVIEW:James Coleman

The work of James Coleman over the last 40 years has transformed the role of image and sound in visual art, and …

Pierrette Bloch, untitled, 1987, Black ink on paper, 20 x 25 cm, © Pierrette Bloch, Photo : Adam Rzepka, Courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve Köln/Paris/St Moritz

ART CITIES:Paris-Pierrette Bloch

For decades, Pierrette Bloch has streaked, dripped, and blotted ink on paper or masonite*. Occasionally she would collage maculated scraps together, or …

Lee Bul, Untitled (Willing To Be Vulnerable), 2016, Mother of pearl, acrylic panel, PVC panel, acrylic paint, collage on silk velvet, 3 x 130 x 96 cm, Photo: Jeon Byung-cheol, Courtesy Studio Lee Bul and Lehmann Maupin - New York and Hong Kong

ART CITIES:N.York-Lee Bul

Lee Bul is considered one of the foremost women artists from Asia to emerge in the international art scene in the ‘90s. …