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Reflection Alone

"Reflection alone can give us the idea of what perception is" We saw these words in pale white neon lights above the stairs leading to the basement gallery at New York's Sean Kelly art gallery. We paused and wondered who wrote these words, and who was the artist who noticed them and used them to [...]

An Era of Anxiety at the 2015 Venice Biennale

by A.P. With the theme of “All the world’s futures”, the Nigerian Okwui Enwezor, the first African guest curator in the Venice Biennale’s 120 years of history, has got together 136 artists from 56 countries, of whom 89 artists are showing their work for the first time. Enwezor’s intention is to “build a new focus [...]

The Flip Side of Consciousness: Mamma Andersson Behind the Curtain

From the Series of Essays Ritual Practices by Elaine Smollin In Mamma Andersson paintings, what is apparent is always the flip side of consciousness. The present may as well be the past, while the past with its heavy hand, can deftly reveal a sudden lightness of being. From where comes this painter’s dialectics? An Andersson [...]