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David Hammons Follows His Own Rules

David Hammons Follows His Own Rules

David Hammons and Gordon Matta-Clark were both born in 1943. They showed their work in New York galleries during the nineteen-seventies, but in those days artists of color barely registered on the mainstream art scene. Matta-Clark was born into it. His father, the Chilean Surrealist Roberto Matta, had joined the ...

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Rome’s MAXXI celebrates the spiritual in art

Rome's MAXXI celebrates the spiritual in art

On the Spiritual Matter of Art at MAXXI in Rome.17 Oct-8 March. An exhibition at MAXXI of work by leading international artists from diverse backgrounds and cultures asks: “What does it mean today to talk about spirituality?” The show is the result of a project that investigates spirituality through the ...

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Artists tackle sociopolitical engagement at Blitz

Artists tackle sociopolitical engagement at Blitz

Two international artists are addressing political and social awareness in today’s world with a double-solo show at Blitz in Valletta. Use From Below showcases works by Amsterdam-based Turkish artist Ahmet Öğüt and Italian Adelita Husni-Bey, who works in New York, the US. Both Mr Öğüt and Ms Husni-Bey have represented ...

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RA Podcast: RA.704 Esa

RA Podcast: RA.704 Esa

Wandering the world with open ears. Download RA.704 via MP3 Download RA.704 via iTunes In the interview below, Esa Williams speaks abut finding a collaborator on the streets of Mexico City, selling gas. Esa’s musical career is defined by the sort of meetings that can only happen when you wander ...

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