Q&A with Davide Allieri

Davide Allieri Where are you from? Bergamo, Italy Where are you based? Milan Listening to UK Grime, Trap Music, Rap Classics What’s on your desk? Books, pastels, paper, projects, mix sculpture materials, my sculptures maquette, Mac Pro, iPhone Can’t live without Agatha, my pogona Sunny or cloudy Cloudy Currently reading Philip K. Dick Favorite writer…

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A walk with Tomás Díaz Cedeño

Tomás recomienda / Tomás recommends Libros / Books The Uprising: On Poetry and Finance, Franco Bifo Berardi The Violence of Financial Capitalism, Christian Marazzi The Soul at Work, From Alienation to Autonomy, Franco “Bifo” Berardi Language and Reality, Vilém Flusser Into the Universe of Technical Images, Vilém Flusser Tierras en trance, Jens Andermann Notas sobre…

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In the studio with: Tomás Díaz Cedeño at Residency Unlimited and PEANA New York Residency Program

Monday, June 11, 2018 6:30 pm Midtown, Manhattan, NY Tomás Díaz Cedeño (Mexico City, 1983) shares his NY favorites while in Residency Unlimited and PEANA New York Residency Program Park: Calvary Cemetery Store: Printed Matter Building: Met Breuer Exhibition: Marlene Dumas, Myths & Mortals Museum: New Museum Ice cream: Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain Nightclub: H0L0…

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Autorreconstrucción: Detritus | A project of Abraham Cruzvillegas

*Scroll down for English El Museo Universitario de Ciencia y Arte (MUCA) presenta la exposición de Abraham Cruzvillegas Autorreconstrucción: Detritus. Para este proyecto el artista hizo una invitación a académicos, artistas y diferentes actores culturales a ocupar el espacio del MUCA para convertirlo en un taller artístico vivo, que utilice el principio de la autorreconstrucción como concepto…

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A walk with Aleph Escobedo

*Scroll down for English Viernes 11 de abril de 2018 1:24 pm Punto de reunión: Plaza Giordano Bruno 2.92 km recorridos Aleph recomienda: Libros Locus, Aura Penélope Cordova Micromégas, Voltaire El libro de arena, Jorge Luis Borges Autobiography of Red, Anne Carson Breve historia del futuro, Jacques Attali Hyperobjects, Timothy Morton Antropología del cerebro, Roger…

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‘Blue Orchids’: Johan Grimonprez at ltd los angeles hosted by ARRÓNIZ | CONDO Mexico City

  *Scroll down for English En colaboración con la galería ltd los angeles y como parte de Condo Ciudad de México, Arróniz Arte Contemporáneo presenta ‘Blue Orchids’, exhibición individual del artista belga Johan Grimonprez (1962), segunda muestra de la Sala Principal de su nuevo espacio. Por primera vez en México -y tras su exhibición previa en 2017- se presentarán los videos…

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Ramiro Chaves | LXS BRUTXS

*Scroll down for English LXS BRUTXS 2015 ESTO SIRVE PARA LA INMORTALIDAD ENTRE OTRAS COSAS dos huevos fritos sobre una cuchara “Las metáforas son nuestra manera de perdernos en las apariencias o de quedarnos inmóviles en el mar de las apariencias.” Roberto bolaño “Ser equis tiene su origen en ser x en el sentido algebraico:…

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Ištvan Išt Huzjan: De Métrico a Imperial at Proyectos Monclova

*Scroll down for English  por Tevž Logar De Métrico a Imperial es un diálogo intensivo entre los experimentos poéticos de Ištvan Išt Huzjan y el espacio de exhibición. En constante coqueteo con las vanguardias y las neovanguardias, el trabajo de Huzjan siempre refleja su habilidad para crear estructuras de capas múltiples, en términos tanto de contenido…

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Ištvan Išt Huzjan: Daily chores on 5th avenue (from the series Performances, 2017) | Documentation of performance (126 photos) | De Métrico a Imperial at Proyectos Monclova

Ištvan Išt Huzjan Daily chores on 5th avenue, from the series Performances, 2017 Documentation of performance (126 photos) held at the exhibition SK State Art: New York, The Impossible Return, James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA (photos by Jaka Vinsek) The artist cleaned the gutter of New York’s 5th Avenue running in the north-south direction…

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’juntos pero no revueltos’: Isa Gagarin and Hugo Montoya at Good Weather hosted by PARQUE Galería | CONDO MexicoCity

Good Weather is excited to participate in Condo Mexico City – a collaborative exhibition by 49 galleries across Mexico City spaces – in presenting a two-person exhibition by Isa Gagarin and Hugo Montoya titled juntos pero no revueltos, alongside Regina Rex at our host PARQUE Galería. juntos pero no revueltos is an archipelago of sculptural compositions of found objects…

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Sarah Lucas: Dame Zero at kurimanzutto

*Scroll down for English version kurimanzutto se complace en anunciar el regreso de Sarah Lucas a México, quien presenta su primera exposición individual en la galería después de haber exhibido NUDS en el Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli en 2012. La artista británica se caracteriza por un humor irreverente y la expresión visual de albures y eufemismos relativos…

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Memories Of Underdevelopment: Art And The Decolonial Turn In Latin America, 1960-1985 at Museo Jumex

Memories of Underdevelopment examines a major paradigm shift in culture and the visual arts, characterized by the articulation of a counter-narrative to the rhetoric of developmentalism that resulted in early instances of decolonial thought in the artistic practices produced in the region between the early 1960s and the mid-1980s. During this period intellectuals and artists throughout…

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Coop Fund, Amalle Dublon & Constantina Zavitsanos, Devin Kenny and John Neff at Artists Space

Coop Fund, Amalle Dublon & Constantina Zavitsanos, Devin Kenny, and John Neff present newly-commissioned and existing artworks that destabilize conventional approaches to education, economics, and the labor of artmaking. A series of public programs and workshops provides a critical component to the exhibition. Artists Space is an organization whose name discloses its foundational mission and…

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Made by 4 Hands (Morgane Tschiember, John Armleder, Douglas Gordon, Olivier Mosset) at OMR | Curated by Anissa Touati

The four-handed piano is a specific form of piano playing: two performers play on the same instrument. This is exactly what happens when Morgane Tschiember plays with John Armleder, Olivier Mosset, and Douglas Gordon… They play in the same register, the same chord, the same vocabulary… When these pianists are on two different pianos, this is…

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Pedro Reyes: Música para litófonos at LABOR

Pedro Reyes Music for Lithophones LABOR is pleased to present Music for lithophones, the fourth individual exhibition of Pedro Reyes in the gallery. A lithophone is a percussion instrument made of stone. In particular, these instruments belong to the subgenre of the linguaphones (solid corbels that emerge from a central block). These are monolithic blocks with parallel cuts…

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Daniel Monroy Cuevas: Sabemos cómo es el fuego (Impresiones del tiempo) at ESPAC

Impressions of Time is based on a selection of artworks and actions that explore ideas and processes originating in audiovisual production. This project explores the technical nature of cinematographic phenomena as well as ties to other artistic practices through two exhibitions, guided visits, project presentations, workshops, a projection session, a roundtable discussion and the publication of…

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Francisco Muñoz: Tepetate at Casa Wabi (Santa María la Ribera)

Tepetate is an installation by artist Francisco Muñoz, meant to simulate an archaeological set that mimics the mortuary rituals carried out throughout the Meso American territory and the anthropological methods for its depiction in public collections and museums. This exhibition is a reflection on different concepts such as theatre, the use of scenery, simulation, recent history…

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Nairy Baghramian: Maintainers at kurimanzutto

For her first exhibition at kurimanzutto, Nairy Baghramian will present recent sculptures collectively titledMaintainers. Each work consists of three interdependent elements – raw aluminium casts, colored wax forms and lacquer painted braces. While presented in a disparate composition within the gallery space, all of the elements resonate with a visible correlation and an inherent potential…

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The Lulennial II: A Low-Hanging Fruit

Curated by Andrew Berardini and Chris Sharp Artists: Yuji Agematsu, Kelly Akashi, Derya Akay, Nina Beier, Luis Miguel Bendaña,Meriem Bennani, Matthew Brannon, Donna Conlon & Jonathan Harker, Jef Geys, Rodrigo Hernandez, Allison Katz, Adriana Lara, Nancy Lupo, Nevine Mahmoud, Aliza Nisenbaum, Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa, Shimabuku, Peter Shire, Gabriel Sierra, Erika Verzutti, Maja Vukoje & Amelie von Wulffen…

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Valentin Carron

Valentin Carron | b. 1977 in Martigny, Switzerland Valentin Carron is one of the important youngest-generation Swiss artists. In recent years Valentin Carron has emerged with an oeuvre that combines central traditions of contemporary art making and questions them in terms of their current meaning. In this way he includes approaches to appropriation in his work as…

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Carsten Nicolai

  Carsten Nicolai | born 1965 in karl-marx-stadt, Germany he is part of an artist generation who works intensively in the transitional area between music, art and science. in his work he seeks to overcome the separation of the sensory perceptions of man by making scientific phenomenons like sound and light frequencies perceivable for both…

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Oa4s: Spirit butterfly X at Lodos

The Mexico City-based poetry group Oa4s (shorthand for “On All Fours”) presents an exhibition of work on the spit-sharing spirit butterfly X, seen from the corner of one’s eye, the perceptual artifacts of imperceptible things, and cross-impregnation of essences. Text via My Art Guides Images: JuneJoonJaxx Lodos gallery  Edificio Humboldt 116 Calle del Artículo 123 Int. 301 Colonia…

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Yoshua Okón: Colateral at MUAC

Yoshua Okón: Colateral examines the video and multimedia work of Yoshua Okón, emphasizing how he has opened up various engagements with the social and political organization of groups active in a wide range of range of locations in North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. If Okón’s earlier work emphasized certain stagings of the…

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Isa Melsheimer

Isa Melsheimer | born in Neuss 1968, Germany, lives and works in Berlin Known for her engagement with the history of architectural styles—especially the legacy of Modernism and 1950s–70s examples of concrete architecture—Isa Melsheimer’s works are expressions of her intense research as well as formal investigations. The artist acts as archeologist of often forgotten or…

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Manfred Pernice

  Manfred Pernice | b. 1963 in Hildesheim, Germany. Since the early 1990s, the Berlin-based artist has created sculptural vessels with scales, materials, and aesthetics derived from the worlds of architecture, shipping cargo, and mass packaging; these works serve as complex, open-ended meditations on the increased segmentation, containment, and, to use Pernice’s term, “canning” of…

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Isa Genzken

Isa Genzken | Born in 1948 in Bad Oldesloe, Germany Isa Genzken’s works draw upon everyday material culture, including design, consumer goods, the media, architecture, and urban environments. Widely recognized for her significant, pioneering contribution to sculpture, Genzken’s prodigious oeuvre also includes paintings, collages, drawings, films, and photographs, and frequently incorporates seemingly disparate materials and imagery…

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Elizabeth Peyton

Elizabeth Peyton | American, b. 1965, Danbury, Connecticut Elizabeth Peyton was a leader in contemporary painting’s return to figuration in the 1990s. Her modest-scale, jewel-like paintings show a deep knowledge of forebears from Édouard Manet and John Singer Sargent to Andy Warhol but are also intimately connected with the culture of late-20th-century America. Her portraits and drawings of friends, family, and personal…

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Squash Editions | SQUASH VI: and what good does all the research of the Impressionists do them when they never got the right person to stand near the tree when the sun sank

SQUASH VI: and what good does all the research of the Impressionists do them when they never got the right person to stand near the tree when the sun sank Works and writing by: Iphgenia Baal, Joseph Grigely/Gregory Battcock, Caitlin Berrigan, Gerry Bibby, Chelsea Culprit, Petrit Halilaj and Alvaro Urbano, Kolbeinn Hugi, Dorothy Iannone, Frieda…

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Haegue Yang

Haegue Yang | 1971, Seoul In her work, Haegue Yang seeks to communicate without language, in a primordial and visual way. She often complements her vocabulary of visual abstraction with sensory experiences that include scent, sound, light and tactility. Combining industrial fabrication and folk craftsmanship, Yang explores the affective power of materials in destabilizing the distinction between the modern and pre-modern. Her practice extends…

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Tatiana Trouvé

Tatiana Trouvé | b. 1968 in Cosenza, Italy. | Lives and works in Paris France. In disquieting, entropic mis–en–scenes, Tatiana Trouvé limns the boundaries between the mental and physical where material space and form converge with immaterial time and memory. Her situations combine intricate scenographic drawings, sculptures both linear and three–dimensional, and spaces that hint at…

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Bojan Šarčević

Bojan Šarčević | Bosnian-French, b. 1974, Belgrade, Serbia, based in Paris & Berlin Šarčević’s work reveals itself to be emphatically concerned with sculpture and space – their perception, as well as their social, political and poetic implications. Their alternating intense materiality or fragile ephemerality is presented alongside a number of his most recent films and…

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Michael Sailstorfer

 German, b. 1979, Velden, Germany, based in Berlin, Germany Michael Sailstorfer’s site-specific interventions emphasize transformation and challenge conventional rubrics of sculpture. He gives objects new meanings and functions by reconfiguring, though not deconstructing, them. Much of Sailstorfer’s work involves breaking down an object to reveal its physical components, as in the case of Zeit ist keine…

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Troika: Compression Loss at Galeria OMR

Troika: Compression Loss Press Release: OMR is pleased to present Compression Loss – Troika’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. Troika is a collaborative contemporary art practice formed in 2003 by Eva Rucki (b. 1976, Germany), Conny Freyer (b. 1976, Germany) and Sebastien Noel (b. 1977, France). For Compression Loss Troika will premiere two new bodies of work alongside…

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Monica Bonvicini

  Monica Bonvicini | Italian, b. 1965, Venice, Italy, based in Berlin, Germany Her multifaceted practice—which investigates the relationship between architecture, power, gender, space, surveillance and control—is translated into works that question the meaning of making art, the ambiguity of language, and the limits and possibilities attached to the ideal of freedom. Dry-humored, direct, and…

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Andrea Zittel | A-Z West

A-Z West is located on over fifty acres in the California high desert next to Joshua Tree National Park. Since it’s inception A-Z West has functioned as an evolving testing grounds for living, in which spaces, objects and acts of living all intertwine as a single ongoing investigation into what it means to exist and…

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Alicja Kwade

Alicja Kwade (b.1979, Poland) has long been engaged with value systems, and with attempting to examine (if not resolve) issues of inherently subjective concepts such as space and time. In her sculptures (as well as installations, photographs and films), Kwade occupies herself with the structural properties of everyday objects. Common materials of little to no…

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Taryn Simon | Paperwork and the Will of Capital, 2015

Paperwork and the Will of Capital, 2015 In signings of political accords, contracts, treaties, and decrees, powerful men flank floral centerpieces curated to convey the importance of the signatories and the institutions they represent. The photographs and sculptures of Paperwork and the Will of Capital had twin points of departure: archival photographs of official signings; and George…

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Tauba Auerbach

Tauba Auerbach |American, b. 1981, San Francisco, California, based in New York, New York San Francisco-born, New York-based artist Tauba Auerbach has described her work as an attempt to reveal “new spectral and dimensional richness…both within and beyond the limits of perception.” Engaging a variety of media, ranging from painting and photography to book design…

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Pamela Rosenkranz

Pamela Rosenkranz | Switzerland, 1979 Through painting, sculpture, and installation, informed by extensive research into fields ranging from marketing and medicine to philosophy and religion, Pamela Rosenkranz, a Swiss artist, addresses the fundamental questions about what it means to be human in today’s world. During the process of taking up the topics of contemporary issues and phenomena…

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Gabriel Kuri

Gabriel Kuri 1970, Mexico City Focusing on the objects and space that mediate human relationships, Gabriel Kuri explores the potential for transformation latent in all familiar things and situations when observed from an unconventional angle. Playing with the principles of minimalism and the history of consumption, he integrates elements of everyday life into sculptures and…

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Nicole Wermers

NICOLE WERMERS German, b. 1971, Emsdetten, Germany, based in London, United Kingdom Through elegant, evocative, and slyly humorous sculptures, installations, photographs, and collages, Nicole Wermers investigates the structure of our built environment and its effect on our lives. She concentrates primarily on public spaces—including restaurants, museums, shopping malls, and other urban locales—cleverly referencing the way…

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Sarah Oppenheimer

Sarah Oppenheimer American, b. 1972 Oppenheimer’s interventions disrupt the experience that we, the visitors, have of the succession of spaces within a building. Her work modifies the existing architectural elements of a building while simultaneously altering our perception of the overall building plan. This transformation varies further with changing light conditions at different times of…

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Virginia Overton

  Virginia Overton | Nashville, Tennessee 1971 Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York Virginia Overton’s work comprises installation, sculpture and photography, often beginning intuitively as a direct response to her physical presence in a particular space. Through a process of trial and error, she creates sculpture that is performative, sometimes obstructing, bisecting, dividing or…

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Q&A with Kelsey Henderson

/// WHAT’S ON YOUR DESK: My “desk” is my bedside table, which aside from my laptop & phone is covered in knick knacks. Such as: a mold of my mom’s teeth, a compact full of dirt from scotland, an eiffel tower snow globe, my grandfather’s cremation tag, an old broken alarm clock, 3 miniature white rabbits, 2 antique toy guns & photos/keepsake from the mid to late 1800’s. Clearly it’s less of a desk then a collection of interests, but it’s what’s surrounding me as I do the more business side of my work.

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Carol Bove

Carol Bove | Born in 1971 in Geneva Carol Bove is known for her assemblages that combine found and made elements. Incorporating a wide range of domestic, industrial, and natural objects, her sculptures, paintings, and prints reveal the poetry of their materials. As the art historian Johanna Burton notes, “Bove brings things together not to nudge associative…

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Nairy Baghramian | Déformation Professionnelle at Walker Art Center

Over the past two decades, Nairy Baghramian (Germany, b. Iran, 1971) has created sculptures, photographic works, and drawings that explore relationships between architecture, everyday objects, and the human body. Her works mark boundaries, transitions, and gaps in the museum, prompting us to consider form and meaning in the context of interior and exterior spaces. Drawing…

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Camile Henrot | Bad Dad & Beyond

Bad Dad & Beyond is an exhibition comprising a series of interactive telephone sculptures, drawings, a bronze ring and an animated three-dimensional zoetrope. Through these various media, Camille Henrot explored the archetype of the abusive father as a metaphor for any authority figure that abuses power—a parent, but also the government, the police or even an…

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Rachel Whiteread | Untitled (One Hundred Spaces), 1995 at Tate Britain

One of Britain’s leading contemporary artists, Whiteread uses industrial materials such as plaster, concrete, resin, rubber and metal to cast everyday objects and architectural space. Her evocative sculptures range from the intimate to the monumental. Born in London in 1963, Whiteread was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993. The same year she made House 1993–1994, a…

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Leonor Antunes

Leonor Antunes | 1972, Lisbon Engaging with the histories of 20th century architecture, design and art, the work of Leonor Antunes reflects on the functions of everyday objects, contemplating the potential of Modernist forms to be materialized as sculptures. Antunes investigates the coded values and invisible flow of ideas embedded within objects, transforming them into…

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Q&A with Charlie Godet Thomas

  Charlie Godet Thomas  Where are you based Currently based in London, but I have been gazing across the  North Atlantic (to Mexico City) longingly for some time Listening to The sound of traffic passing What’s on your desk A beautiful Polaroid taken by my late friend and brilliant artist  Charlotte Horrillo, a plaque my dad had made…

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Isabelle Cornaro

Isabelle Cornaro works with painting, sculpture, film and installation, to explore the influence of history and culture on our perception of reality. As a trained art historian specialising in 16th-century European Mannerism, her visual language draws on a wide array of references from the Baroque to modernist abstraction. In her work Cornaro uses found objects…

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Jenny Holzer | Softer at Blenheim Palace

Images via Contemporary Art Daily | (courtesy of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock; Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Copyright Jenny Holzer. Photos by Edd Horder.) Press Release: Blenheim Art Foundation is delighted to announce SOFTER: Jenny Holzer at Blenheim Palace. As one of America’s most loved living artists since the 1980s, Holzer’s practice circles around language in order to…

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