Category Archives: Review

John Martin , The Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum (1822, restored 2011)

‘Ruin Lust’ at Tate Britain

At the risk of sounding shallow, the exhibition Ruin Lust seems to arrive 3 or 4 years late. Not that I would wish to equate art with fashion and its whimsical fads, but the obsession with the ruins of Modernism

John Martin , The Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum (1822, restored 2011)

‘Ruin Lust’ at Tate Britain

At the risk of sounding shallow, the exhibition Ruin Lust seems to arrive 3 or 4 years late. Not that I would wish to equate art with fashion and its whimsical fads, but the obsession with the ruins of Modernism

View of Braco Dimitrijević, “Early London Years,” MOT International, London, 2014.

Braco Dimitrijević’s ‘Early London Years’

This review was originally published on Art-Agenda in March 2014 Braco Dimitrijević’s current exhibition at MOT International offers a careful selection of early works by this Paris-based, Sarajevo-born pioneer of Conceptual art. The show’s title, “Early London Years,” refers to the period from

View of Braco Dimitrijević, “Early London Years,” MOT International, London, 2014.

Braco Dimitrijević’s ‘Early London Years’

This review was originally published on Art-Agenda in March 2014 Braco Dimitrijević’s current exhibition at MOT International offers a careful selection of early works by this Paris-based, Sarajevo-born pioneer of Conceptual art. The show’s title, “Early London Years,” refers to the period from

eye-monster (2013), mixed media, 260 x 394 x 17 cm

Richard Sides at Carlos/Ishikawa

(This review was originally published in frieze magazine #160 January-February 2014) In his 1950 book The Future of Man, the French philosopher and priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin introduced the concept of the Omega Point to designate the maximum level of

eye-monster (2013), mixed media, 260 x 394 x 17 cm

Richard Sides at Carlos/Ishikawa

(This review was originally published in frieze magazine #160 January-February 2014) In his 1950 book The Future of Man, the French philosopher and priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin introduced the concept of the Omega Point to designate the maximum level of

Kiki Kogelnik
Dynamite Darling, 1972 oil and acrylic on canvas 183 x 122 cm; 72 x 48 in unique

Review of Frieze Art Fair 2013

This review was originally published on Art-Agenda in October 2013 The ecosystem of Frieze Art Fair in London keeps growing, like a healthy family of good-looking siblings. That is, indeed, exciting, but it is also a real tour de force for visitors, who since last

Kiki Kogelnik
Dynamite Darling, 1972 oil and acrylic on canvas 183 x 122 cm; 72 x 48 in unique

Review of Frieze Art Fair 2013

This review was originally published on Art-Agenda in October 2013 The ecosystem of Frieze Art Fair in London keeps growing, like a healthy family of good-looking siblings. That is, indeed, exciting, but it is also a real tour de force for visitors, who since last

View of Jack Lavender’s “Dreams Chunky,” The approach, London, 2013.

Jack Lavender’s ‘Dreams Chunky’

This review was originally published on Art-Agenda in July 2013 The group of sculptures gathered here feel like the remnants of some stranded explorer’s dedicated toil, the evidence of an island-bound prisoner bent on making the most of his imposed yet paradisiacal

View of Jack Lavender’s “Dreams Chunky,” The approach, London, 2013.

Jack Lavender’s ‘Dreams Chunky’

This review was originally published on Art-Agenda in July 2013 The group of sculptures gathered here feel like the remnants of some stranded explorer’s dedicated toil, the evidence of an island-bound prisoner bent on making the most of his imposed yet paradisiacal

Sanja Iveković, "Inter Nos" performace (1977)

Sanja Iveković : ‘Unknown Heroine’

In the centre of Zagreb, in a district with streets named after different leaders from the history of Croatia, there is a little street called Ulica Neznane JunaKinje (street of the Unknown Heroine). The street was given this name in

Sanja Iveković, "Inter Nos" performace (1977)

Sanja Iveković : ‘Unknown Heroine’

In the centre of Zagreb, in a district with streets named after different leaders from the history of Croatia, there is a little street called Ulica Neznane JunaKinje (street of the Unknown Heroine). The street was given this name in

Mladen Stilinović "Artist At Work" (1978)

Our Work is Never Over

(This review was originally published on www.frieze.com in August 2012) Our Work is Never Over at Matadero, Madrid, Spain ‘Our Work is Never Over’ comprises work by ten artists exploring the challenges of making a living. The exhibition operates on two levels.

Mladen Stilinović "Artist At Work" (1978)

Our Work is Never Over

(This review was originally published on www.frieze.com in August 2012) Our Work is Never Over at Matadero, Madrid, Spain ‘Our Work is Never Over’ comprises work by ten artists exploring the challenges of making a living. The exhibition operates on two levels.