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Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

This new account of the young Brooklyn artist was on at the Film Forum in New York last month. We were lucky enough to see it on its last day. An official selection for the Sundance Film Festival this year, The Radiant … Continue reading

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Nothing is Forever

South London Gallery 25.06.10-19.09.10. Still my favourite exhibition space, the South London Gallery celebrates its expansion with a series of wall murals by internationally renowned artists. The pieces are diverse and engaging, ranging between the political vibrancy of Sam Dargan and the sheer playfulness of … Continue reading

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Alice Neel

Whitechapel Gallery 08.07.1o-17.09.10 A unique collection of social realism best describes Neel’s depictions of 20th Century America on show at the Whitechapel Gallery. A contrast to the emotional detachment dominating the mid-century art scene, Neel grapples openly with the flaws in … Continue reading

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fourteen-nineteen

This online exhibition space presents the youngest and freshest photography off the press.  Lewis Chaplin and Alex Webb use a harsh selective process to filter through the hundreds of applicants they receive daily from around the globe. There are some … Continue reading

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A Useful Dream

BOZAR (Palais des Beaux Arts)   26.06.10 – 26.09.10   As part of the Summer Program, Visionary Africa which celebrates 50 years of independence for several African countries, BOZAR is hosting a photographic retrospective of the Dark Continent. Exclusive to native artists, … Continue reading

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La Pesanteur et la Grâce (Gravity and Grace)

Collège des Bernardins, Rue de Poissy, Paris After a gallery blitz yesterday, my last but favourite encounter was with this exhibition in the Cistercian University, curated by Eric de Chassey. Housing works by Marthe Wéry, Callum Innes, Georges Tony Stoll, … Continue reading

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Kseniya Simonova

I came across this on YouTube. It’s not exactly new, winning Ukraine’s Got Talent last year, but it is pretty wicked. Look out for 4:00-4:30 in particular.

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